The HRV varsity wrestling team earned 16th place in the 36-team NW Duals competition at the Lane County Fair & Expo Center in Albany last week. On the first day, the Eagles were 3-2 beating Woodburn, Cleveland, and Tigard, while losing to David Douglas and Churchill. That result earned HRV the 16th seed in the championship 16-team bracket on the second day.
Swim meet canceled; Horizon Christian basketball games canceled
Turnovers and an injury to a key player hampered Hood River Valley Eagles in this week’s tournament at Sam Barlow High School.
The November/December Hood River County School District Community Education wrestling class had a successful ending just before the Winter break. The
For both Hood River Valley High School and Horizon Christian School, 2015 will go down as one of the most successful years for athletics in either school’s history. Records were smashed, state and conference titles were won, and teams that had struggled in past years suddenly found themselves in the playoffs.
The Eagles girls basketball team had an unusually compressed schedule this week, playing in the team’s only non-tournament back-to-back this season, with a game at home against St. Helens on Monday, then another in Woodburn Tuesday night. The HRV girls continued to improve elements of their game, but the wins still proved elusive, with the Eagles dropping both games to go 1-7 heading into the holiday break.
The HRV girls wrestling team traveled to Richland, Wash., earlier this week to get one more tournament in before the holidays hit, competing in the Hanford Girls Winter Cup at Hanford High School.
The Hawks boys basketball team (2-4) wasn’t able to get revenge against Stanfield Monday night and fell to the Tigers (5-1), 59-42, for the second time this season.
Despite losing recent nonleague home games, the Hood River Valley Eagles girls basketball team has shown much improvement, which has certainly contributed to a positive outlook for the team. The Eagles (1-5), guided by coach Scott Walker, hung with the tough, 6A Reynolds Raiders (7-2) for the majority of a Friday game in Hood River, losing 43-39.
The HRV Nordic team competed this Saturday in Mt. Hood Meadows’ community race series, an annual open 3.5K and 7K skate race. The race had been cancelled for the past two years because of weather and snow conditions. This year it was 31 degrees and the snow was hard packed, perfect for a skate race.
The annual Tournament of Champions in Reno, Nev., is one of the most difficult competitions, if not the most difficult competition the HRV wrestling team competes in all season.
Last-ditch three gives Gophers 68-66 victory over Eagles
The Eagles had their best chance Tuesday night to grab a win against an Oregon team for the first time this season, hanging with the 6A Gresham Gophers into the fourth quarter, which HRV entered with a three-point lead.
A long line stretched out before us, each racer toed the line, the official signaled their start, and off we went into the woods.
Boys, girls play up against 2A teams, go 0-2 at Columbia River Clash
The Hawks had their work cut out for them last weekend at the Columbia River Clash tournament held at Umatilla High School, where the boys faced off against two larger 2A teams: Stanfield on Friday and Irrigon on Saturday.
Swimming has been a lifelong passion for Kelly Cunningham — whether in the water as an athlete or on the sidelines as a coach.