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Offense goes off in boys lacrosse home win over Wilsonville

League play starts Monday

The HRV boys lacrosse team ended their nonleague schedule on a high note Monday evening, teeing off on the struggling Wilsonville Wildcats (1-6) at the high school, winning 20-9.

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HRV golfers hit the links at Indian Creek

The HRV boys and girls golf teams hosted their only match of the season this year, fitting in 18 holes between the rainclouds Monday at Indian Creek Golf Course in Hood River.

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After a productive nonleague schedule, well-rounded baseball team looks forward to CRC play

There was some talk around town, and amongst other 5A baseball teams, that this year’s HRV squad wasn’t going to be up to snuff. After all, the class that graduated in 2016 took plenty of talent with it.

HRV baseball team’s offense shines in wins over Tualatin, Bend

The Eagles spent spring break down in Arizona for their annual appearance at the Coach Bob Invitational, and while the trip wasn’t successful in terms of wins — HRV went 1-3, including a frustrating 8-6 loss to tournament champion Boulder Creek (Arizona) that was cut short by lightning — Head Coach Erich Harjo said it was good for team chemistry.

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Back from break, tennis teams torch competition

For not having many outside practices, the HRV girls tennis team seems to be no worse for the wear as the Eagles kept rolling this week with crushing defeats of Pendleton on Wednesday and St. Helens on Thursday — both in Hood River.

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Girls lax edged by Lincoln, roars back against Central Catholic in Portland League preview

HRV started out a back-to-back against league opponents Lincoln and Central Catholic this week with a tough 15-13 loss to the Cardinals Wednesday night on the road, but thankfully, the loss did not impact their league standings, as only the second game counts toward the Portland League table this season.

Sports Briefs: ICMGA Red, White, and Black Tourney results; Horizon golf has home match at Indian Creek

ICMGA Red, White, and Black Tourney results; Horizon golf has home match at Indian Creek

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Boys lax loses close one to Glencoe

Hood River Valley boys lacrosse team had a strong effort and nearly came up victorious in their home opener versus the Glencoe Crimson Tide.

Softball sees success, and sunshine, in California trip

Eagles softball team split four games at the Savannah Showcase tournament in Anaheim.

Sports Briefs for April 1

Hood River Water polo athlete Faith Ocheskey picked for National Team Selection Camp; Skyler Hunter named Big Ten Freshman of the Week; Annie Veatch named NWC Player of the Week; Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort hits 500-inch mark; Gorge Roubaix/Gravel Grinder this weekend; Paddling event April 15 raises money for families with cancer; and Fiona Wylde starts off season with podium finishes

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HRV athletics on board with basketball shot clock proposal

The 24-second shot clock has been a staple of the National Basketball Association (NBA) since 1954, when it was first used in a game in Syracuse, N.Y., to ameliorate “stall ball” tactics that were slowing down the game and making it less enjoyable for fans. The National College Athletic Association (NCAA) introduced a 45-second clock in the mid-1980s and has reduced time periodically over the years — most recently a couple years ago when the NCAA bumped it down to 30 seconds.

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Girls tennis crushes Hillsboro in season debut

Eagles sweep in sets, win 32 of 35 games

The girls varsity tennis team hasn’t seen much time on the courts this season, as the weather has forced practices indoors for almost all of the preseason, as well as the postponement of multiple matches.

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Boys lax head coach believes team is poised for deeper playoff run

Eagles defeat Hermiston 8-6 on the road in season opener

The past few years, the HRV boys varsity lacrosse team has been steadily improving.

HRV track and field shows good marks at ECC meet

The HRV track and field team placed well and dropped numerous personal records (PR) during their annual trip to the East County Classic in Gresham on Friday.

HRV golf teams dodge weather and hit the links

After competing in season-opening tournaments a week ago, a young HRV golf team is confident they’ll improve and enjoy some success in Columbia River Conference events this year.