School Sports


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HRV baseball again headed to 5A championship game

The Hood River Valley Eagles are headed to Keizer for the OSAA 5A baseball state championship game for the third year in a row, shutting out Churchill 1-0 in Tuesday evening's semifinal game that was played in Hood River.

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Eagles edge Ashland in defensive quarterfinal battle

HRV defeats the Grizzlies 2-0, advances to semis with Churchill

Two home runs by senior pitcher/outfielder Patrick Harvey and a one-hitter thrown by sophomore Connor Coerper in his playoff debut helped lift No. 2 HRV over No. 7 Ashland, 2-0, in a defensive duel that took place in Hood River Friday night.

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Local high school water polo athletes making a national splash

Three of the members of HRV’s 2015 third-place high school state water polo team — Rose Finstad, Jamie Robinson and Lauren Orr — will be playing in the Junior Olympics July 28-31 in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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HRVHS graduate Amy Hay helps lead team to national weightlifting title

Earlier last month, 2009 HRVHS graduate Amy Hay competed at the 2016 USA Weightlifting Nationals/Olympic Trials in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Girls U14 lax adavances to semifinals

The Hood River girls U14 lacrosse team will be playing in a state tournament semifinal game against West Linn this Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Westside north field.

Sports Briefs for June 1

20th Annual Elks Charity Golf tournament June 25; Andres Baeza signs with Concordia; Joel Garcia signs with St. Mary’s University

HRV beats OES, Lincoln, to take sailing state championship

Last Saturday and Sunday, Cascade Locks held the third annual state championship regatta. HRV, Lincoln, and Oregon Episcopal High school were contending for the championship previously held by HRV.

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HRV girls lax wins inaugural Navy championship

Eagles defeat Newberg Tigers 7-4 to take the title

Capping off the best season in the history of the HRV girls lacrosse program, the Eagles finished their playoff run Wednesday night in Wilsonville with a 7-4 defeat of the Newberg Tigers to win the first-ever Oregon Girls Lacrosse Association Navy bracket championship.

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HRV baseball routs Eagle Point in Battle of the Eagles, advances to quarterfinal matchup with Ashland

HRV 17, Eagle Point 3

The HRV Eagles baseball team made quite the opening statement to accompany what they hope will be another deep playoff run, clobbering the Eagle Point Eagles 17-3 in Hood River Wednesday evening in the first round of the OSAA 5A state tournament.

Sports Briefs for May 28

Mt. Adams Country Bike Tour next month; White Salmon Backyard Half returns June 18; Columbia Chinook season reopens; sturgeon season closes; Oregon beach wrestling state championships June 4; Triple Threat basketball camp June 20-24

HRVHS announces March and April Athletes of the Month

The Hood River Valley High School Athletic Department recently announced their Athletes of the Month for March and April: Parker Irusta (track), Ella Rand (girls lacrosse), Patrick Harvey (baseball), and Madè Vallejo (softball).

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HRV boys track wins first-ever state title

An historic field. Historic performances. An historic finish.

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From the Sidelines: HRVHS deserves a track surface worthy of its track program

At the risk of going all Marty McFly and Doc Brown on you, let’s briefly go back to the future with Donnie Herneisen, Hood River Valley High School’s track and field coach.

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Eagles girls lacrosse beats Lincoln, heads to Navy bracket championships

Eagles weather a rally by the Cardinals to win Navy bracket semifinals, 10-7

A furious rally by the Lincoln Cardinals and three HRV goals called back in the second half weren’t enough to sink the Eagles in their Navy bracket semifinal showdown Monday night in Wilsonville, where No. 2 HRV defeated No. 3 Lincoln 10-7 to advance to the Navy championships Wednesday at 6 p.m. with Newberg.

An early exit for HRV boys lax, but not a disappointment

Shorthanded Eagles fall to Glencoe, 11-3, in first-round playoff game

The HRV boys lacrosse team’s season came to an end Friday night in Hillsboro, where the No. 17 Eagles fell 11-3 to No. 16 Glencoe in a first-round playoff game of the Oregon High School Lacrosse Association’s champion bracket.