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Tough matchup with Country Christian provides a benefit to Horizon girls

They knew it was going to be a difficult game Tuesday night, and Country Christian proved to as tough as expected.

Sports Briefs for Dec. 17: Knights of Columbus hoop shoot Dec. 30, Sports canceled again due to weather

Knights of Columbus hoop shoot Dec. 30, Sports canceled again due to weather

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HRV Nordic places three on the podium in season debut

About half of the HRV Nordic team traveled valiantly through winter weather to Mount Bachelor for their first Oregon Interscholastic Ski Racing Association (OISRA) race of the season on Saturday. Amid blowing snow and cold temperatures, the Eagles waxed and warmed up, then delivered three podium finishes.

All-state soccer announced

The Oregonain/Oregon Live recently released the names for 5A soccer athletes tapped for All-State honors and five members of Hood River Valley High School soccer teams made the list.

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Horizon Girls Basketball: Offense runs wild in rout of Klickitat

Fans at the Hawks Nest were treated to the highest-scoring Horizon girls basketball game in five years on Tuesday, when the Hawks pummeled the visiting Klickitat Vandals with 67 points on their way to a 40-point blowout.

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HRV boys basketball unable to match Heritage offense

Eagles fall to Timberwolves 61-42

As HRV continues gaining experience this season, the team got a good look at a productive offense Tuesday evening when the Heritage High Timberwolves from Vancouver, Wash., came to town.

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Loss to Heritage provides teachable moment for HRV girls basketball

Last year, there weren’t many games that the HRV girls basketball team had an opportunity to win. Of the team’s 19 losses throughout the 2015-16 season, only three were by margins of 10 points or fewer.

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Early-game struggles sink Horizon boys in matchup with Life Christian

Horizon’s string of home games continued Tuesday with matchup against Life Christian, but unlike the team’s dominance during last weekend’s Hawk Invitational, Horizon struggled on their home hardwood against the Lions, falling 53-41.

Sports cancellations

The winter weather that arrived late this week has resulted in numerous cancellations of varsity high school sporting events that were scheduled for both Hood River Valley High School and Horizon Christian School

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New team, new coach, new opportunities: HRV boys basketball looks to turn over a new leaf

Eagles get first win of the season with a big 66-37 pasting of the Redmond Panthers

Like the girls basketball team, the HRV boys have had their fair share of struggles over the past 20 years or so, including last season, where the Eagles won just four games.

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Horizon girls look to build on breakout 2015-16 season

Team defeats Mitchell/Spray Eagle/Loggers, hangs tough with Top 10 Arlington Honkers

In their home opener, a vastly improved Horizon Christian High Hawks girls basketball team split two games in the Hawk Invitational Tournament Dec. 2-3 at Horizon Christian High School.

HRV girls basketball team defeats La Grande to get first win of the season

The HRV girls basketball team (1-2) already have a third of the wins they achieved in the 2015-16 season, defeating La Grande (0-2) by a score of 47-41 in the opening round of a tournament in Madras last weekend.

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Donnie Herneisen looks to build up HRV girls basketball program

Eagles drop home-opener in defensive nonleague game with Sandy

For the HRV girls basketball program, there’s pretty much nowhere to go but up.

Winter sports schedule

Winter sports officially get underway this week for both Hood River Valley High School and Horizon Christian School.

Sports Briefs for Nov. 26

Booster Club fundraiser at Springhouse Nov. 29; Hood River’s John Jackson receives first team All-Conference football honors at Middlebury