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Baseball shows ‘uncharacteristic’ play in 4-2 road loss to Hermiston

After sweeping Hermiston in their debut league doubleheader, the HRV baseball team hoped to take the four-game series over the Bulldogs with a road rematch on Tuesday. However, an early lead by Hermiston, coupled with some uninspired play by the visiting team, dashed those hopes — at least for now — as the Dawgs (7-9, 1-2 Columbia River Conference) defeated the Eagles (10-6, 2-1) 4-2.

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Girls lacrosse wallops Wilson, extends win streak to four

After a slow start to the season, the HRV girls lacrosse team has been rolling as of late, and extended their win streak to four with another commanding victory, this time over league opponent Wilson, whom the Eagles walloped 19-3 Tuesday evening at Westside Elementary.

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Girls tennis sweeps first round of Columbia River Conference play: Girls take down TD 6-2

Boys tennis loses close one to TD

With the first round of Columbia River Conference play in the books, the HRV girls tennis team remains perfect, defeating The Dalles 6-2 Tuesday in Hood River to go 3-0 in conference matches and 6-0 overall in dual matches.

HRV softball grabs season series against Bulldogs

A hot start to Columbia River Conference plays for the HRV softball team continued Tuesday with the Eagles’ third consecutive victory over the Hermiston Bulldogs, this time in an 8-2 decision on the road.

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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 baseball does their job, takes two over the Bulldogs

Eagles beat Bulldogs 1-0, 14-10 in league opener

Over the past few years, it hasn’t been often that a league rival has been able to defeat the HRV baseball team, let alone at home.

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Hood River Valley softball starts strong with twin bill sweep of Hermiston

Eagles defeat Bulldogs 6-0, 6-4, in Hood River

The weather was wonderful for the HRV softball team’s league debut doubleheader Saturday, but for the Eagles, the result was even better.

Boys tennis gets another win with defeat of Hermiston

A change in date and venue failed to disrupt the Eagles, who grabbed another win over a league opponent.

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Battle-tested softball team ready to advance through CRC

Diving headfirst into play with early-season matchups against some tough 6A teams, the HRV softball team has been tested often through their 13 nonleague games and are anxious to move forward with their Columbia River Conference schedule.

Resilient girls tennis team undefeated despite injuries

After cruising through their first three competitions of the season, the HRV girls tennis team overcame injuries and tough competition to defeat Ridgeview last weekend. Wednesday’s match against Hermiston was no different.

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