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HRV boys basketball unable to match Heritage offense

Eagles fall to Timberwolves 61-42

As HRV continues gaining experience this season, the team got a good look at a productive offense Tuesday evening when the Heritage High Timberwolves from Vancouver, Wash., came to town.

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Loss to Heritage provides teachable moment for HRV girls basketball

Last year, there weren’t many games that the HRV girls basketball team had an opportunity to win. Of the team’s 19 losses throughout the 2015-16 season, only three were by margins of 10 points or fewer.

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Horizon Girls Basketball: Offense runs wild in rout of Klickitat

Fans at the Hawks Nest were treated to the highest-scoring Horizon girls basketball game in five years on Tuesday, when the Hawks pummeled the visiting Klickitat Vandals with 67 points on their way to a 40-point blowout.

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Abundant snowfall puts Meadows’ season ahead of schedule

Ski resort offers a preview of night operations this Friday and Saturday

While snow just started falling in downtown Hood River this week, it has been falling in copious amounts up at Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort for a few weeks now.

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New team, new coach, new opportunities: HRV boys basketball looks to turn over a new leaf

Eagles get first win of the season with a big 66-37 pasting of the Redmond Panthers

Like the girls basketball team, the HRV boys have had their fair share of struggles over the past 20 years or so, including last season, where the Eagles won just four games.

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Donnie Herneisen looks to build up HRV girls basketball program

Eagles drop home-opener in defensive nonleague game with Sandy

For the HRV girls basketball program, there’s pretty much nowhere to go but up.

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Local ultramarathoner wins historic title in Antarctica race

Five races and over a million kilometers later, Jax Mariash Koudele is a world champion.

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Mt. Hood Meadows opens for the season

Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort officially opened this past weekend.

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Introducing Bart Vervloet, new CGWA executive director

For many people, especially longtime Gorge windsurfers, Bart Vervloet probably needs no introduction. He’s been active in the Gorge windsurfing and local recreation scene since the mid-1980s and has been a resident of the area for just as long.

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With snow flying, Meadows offers limited weekend opening

After a busy offseason, snowfall allows the resort to open three lifts Friday

Mother Nature teased powder hounds with an early-season snowfall in October, but now that the snow is falling in earnest on Mount Hood, ski resorts are preparing for limited openings this weekend.

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