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First Gorge Sailing Team finds success at state

Hood River’s newly formed high school sailing team ended its season in thrilling fashion last weekend at the Northwest Interscholastic Sailing Association’s Oregon State Championships, where the group of Gorge sailors finished third in the silver fleet and sixth and 10th in the gold fleet.

On the diamond, Eagles take aim at state

HRV softball fights for top ranking, baseball looking for play-in berth

HRV softball and baseball

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Optimistic, HRV girls lacrosse ends ‘growing season’

After allowing a ruinous eight unanswered goals in the first quarter, the Hood River Valley High School varsity girls lacrosse team matched Lincoln High goal-for-goal to end Wednesday’s game — the final of the season — on a positive note. The 16-8 home loss puts the Eagles at 4-10 this season and fifth in the Portland league, and while the win-loss record isn’t all that impressive, coach Andrew McElderry is pleased, and proud, of how the girls did.

Sports briefs for May 10

Hershey’s Track Meet is Saturday; Roller Girls host home bout; Gorge Ultimate registration open; more

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Tennis star gives back

On and off the court, Scottie Ziegner has made his mark at the Tsuruta Tennis Courts, located on May Street next to the Hood River Aquatic Center.

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Eddy’s scholarship a first for Warner Pacific

As part of Restore College Wrestling movement, Warner Pacific revives team

Hood River Valley High School alumni Katy Eddy posed for a photo recently alongside Warner Pacific College coach Frank Johnson, while signing a letter of intent to wrestle under scholarship for the school’s newly formed women’s wrestling team.

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DeHart, Marquez claim state wrestling titles

Christian Marquez is third in HRVHS history to earn triple crown distinction

Coach Trent Kroll has a lot of catching up to do in the Hood River Valley High School wrestling room, and after several months of hard work over the winter and extended spring wrestling seasons, it’s the kind of labor he enjoys the most.

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Weekend sweep keeps Eagle baseball post-season hopes alive

Hood River Valley junior hurler Ryan Ward pitched his first complete game no-hitter to help lead the Eagles to a 4-0 win over arch rival The Dalles-Wahtonka Eagle Indians in the opening contest of Columbia River Conference baseball doubleheader. HRV’s success continued in game two, as four pitchers combined on a one-hitter in a 6-5 win to help coach Eric Harjo’s Eagles earn the impressive sweep Saturday at HRV’s Traner Field.

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Byers records perfect game as Eagle softball trounces TDW

The Hood River Valley High Eagles needed two wins to keep their hopes of claiming the Columbia River Conference softball championship alive, and, as expected, that’s exactly what the Lady Eagles did Saturday in a home doubleheader against The Dalles.

Sports briefs for May 7

Olivia Campbell helps UO squad win national title; Howland wins ICMGA spring tourney; CSRT Mt. Bike Club enrollment opens; Gorge Roller Girls host home bout Saturday

Busy week for boys tennis

A tie for first, an 8-0 sweep, a 6-2 win and a solid showing at a tough tournament — all in the last week — gives the Hood River Valley High School varsity boys tennis team key momentum as it approaches the all-important district tournament later this month.

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Hay, Kuechmann lead HRV golf

Alisha Hay shot a team-leading 85 Wednesday at Indian Creek Golf Course in a mini tournament with Pendleton, Hermiston, Estacada and HRV. Hay’s score — an all-time tournament best — was good enough for third place out of the 16-player field. Teammate Korey Cimock wasn’t far behind Hay, with an 89 — also an all-time tournament best.

Sports briefs for May 3

Horizon baseball defeats Condon; Hershey’s Track Meet is May 10; CrossFit HR hosts celebration; Gorge FC home game Saturday

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Eagle baseball claims league win

The Hood River Valley Eagles broke a seven-game losing streak on the road Saturday with a hard-hitting 13-5 win over 5A No. 11 ranked Hermiston.

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Athletes measure up at Summit meet

With the Columbia River Conference meet just a few weeks away, it’s crunch time for Hood River Valley High School track and field. As a good measuring stick of where individuals are in their events and how the team measures up to the progress of other teams, the Eagles traveled to Bend last weekend for the 14-team Summit Invitational.