All considering, the fall of 2014 was a good season for Hood River Valley High School athletics.
HRV hosts Wilsonville Tuesday at 6 p.m.
The Hood River Valley Eagles hammered Mountain View Storm quickly into submission Saturday afternoon at Henderson Community Stadium, sending a clear statement to the remaining teams in the 5A bracket that they’re intent on earning the school’s first-ever state boys soccer title. The 7-1 quarterfinal win advanced the No. 2 seeded Eagles to the semifinals Tuesday night (6 p.m. at Henderson Community Stadium) against No. 3 Wilsonville Wildcats, who defeated Hillsboro 2-1 Saturday to stay alive in the bracket. The winner advances to Saturday’s final and will take on the winner of Tuesday’s No. 1 Summit vs. No. 4 Woodburn game.
HRV boys 2, Central 0; HRV girls 2, Wilsonville 1
After battling to a 1-1 tie in regulation time Tuesday night, the Hood River Valley Eagles and the Wilsonville Wildcats were given 20 more minutes (two ten-minute periods) of overtime to determine whose season would end on the field that night and whose would continue on to the 5A girls soccer quarterfinals this weekend.
CSRT freeride team sign ups Nov. 17; Elks Hoop Shoot contest is Nov. 16; more
Boys varsity team plays Thursday in Corvallis for shot at final-four
Diving into new territory, Hood River Valley High School’s varsity boys water polo team will be in Corvallis Thursday night to take on Bend’s Mountain View High in a do-or-die state elimination round.
Crosswhite, Robinson lead HRV cross country teams at 5A state meet in Eugene
In one word: Consistent.
Of all the things that might be scary on Halloween night, nothing would be worse for coach Caleb Sperry and his Hood River Valley High Eagles football team than a loss to the winless Riverhawks from The Dalles. The Eagles (3-6) clearly had no intentions of letting that happen, however, as they concluded their season on a positive note with a 34-6 win over TDW (0-9) on Senior Night Friday at Henderson Community Stadium.
Soccer teams host playoff games; Horizon soccer ends season; Ski Swap is Saturday
Team hosts playoff game Wednesday, 6 p.m. at HRVHS
You’ve probably heard the adage “the best defense is a good offense,” but for coach Jaime Rivera and his 14-0 Hood River Valley varsity boys soccer squad, the opposite is equally, if not more, important.
HRV girls end undefeated in CRC, host playoff first round Tuesday, 6 p.m.
A 2-0 win at home Tuesday night against The Dalles Riverhawks means the Hood River Valley High School varsity girls soccer team closes out its Columbia River Conference schedule undefeated – a first for the team – and heads into the 5A state tournament ranked No. 10 and with the momentum of a six-game winning streak.
Eagles aim to end on high note with final game 7 p.m. Friday vs. 0-8 The Dalles
It was a dark and stormy night … and, as is generally the case with narratives that begin this way, Friday’s home football game quickly went the way of a horror story, for Hood River Valley fans anyway.
Three runners post top-three finishes at district meet
For the first time in at least 14 years, Hood River Valley High School varsity cross country is sending both a boys and a girls team to the state meet.
“This has been a special group of girls and they will be missed,” Scott Walker, Hood River Valley High School volleyball coach, said of his seven seniors following the team’s final game of the season last Tuesday. At a senior night ceremony during the team’s final dual against The Dalles, seniors Jestena Mattson, Lauren Winans, Jenni Packer, Giulia Bezzi, Kayla McCafferty, JoJo Karr and Jessie Karr were recognized for their character, leadership and contribution to the program.
This week, five is Hood River Valley High School varsity girls soccer team’s luck number.
HRV boys claim CRC title with 8-0 win vs. Hermiston
Although a win Wednesday night against Hermiston didn’t come as much of a surprise, the absolute annihilation the HRV varsity boys soccer team achieved against the 5A No. 4 ranked Bulldogs seemed to leave both teams, and the rain-hearty fans watching from Henderson Community Stadium, in disbelief.