School Sports


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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.

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Ostler gets the game ball in Eagles’ 14-8 win

Freshman midfielder Bruce Ostler played with the poise and prowess of a senior Friday evening in the Hood River Valley Eagles’ 14-8 home win over the Cleveland Warriors. Ostler’s four goals, one assist and five ground ball grabs earned him the ceremonial game ball at the end of the evening.

Sports briefs for April 30

Upcoming Gorge-area run/walks; Gorge FC hosts home game Saturday; more

HRV boys tennis pleased with progress

Although victory is always nice, Hood River Valley High School varsity boys tennis coach Jon Hiatt isn’t judging the success of this year’s tennis season by wins and losses, but rather by participation and improvement. With 23 players on the roster, the team is considerably larger than in recent years; two years ago the team consisted of just seven players.

Sports briefs for April 25

Strikers undefeated, headed to State Cup finals; BSC Hood River youth soccer tryouts slated; HRVST open to new swimmers

Prep sports roundup

Softball at Pendleton; Baseball at Pendleton; Girls lacrosse; Boys lacrosse; Golf

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High marks for HRV track and Field at Blossom Invite

Eagles take second at revitalized meet

Friday afternoon’s sunny weather illuminated nearby fruit trees in full bloom, providing a fitting backdrop for the aptly named Apple Blossom Invitational at Hood River Valley High School. After many years’ hiatus, the event, once a well-regarded track and field meet, was revitalized this year with the intent of restoring it as an annual occurrence.