RJ Chavez

Sports Reporter

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HRVHS water polo and cross country have titles to defend

Practice has officially started for HRVHS fall sports, and for the Girls Water Polo team, they enter this year with all eyes on them as defending Mt. Hood Conference and 5A State champions.

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‘Whatever we do, do it with a purpose’

On Feb. 3, 2014, Gary Peterson lost his life to an 18-year battle with Spinocerebellar Ataxia (SCA), a condition characterized by progressive problems with movement that attacks the immune system. Inspired by the courageous life his father lived, his son carries on his legacy.

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Ryan Zeller returns home from Russia

Ryan Zeller, a junior wrestler at HRVHS, is back home after a 15-day journey to Russia with the Oregon Wrestling Cultural Exchange team.

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Blue and Gold BBQ and Meet the Eagles Night kick off Friday

Come out to Henderson Stadium this Friday, Aug. 18 to watch and meet your 2017 HRVHS fall sports players at the annual Blue and Gold BBQ.

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Wrestling: ‘A trip that the girls won't ever forget’

Two coaches and 12 student-athletes participated in the first Oregon Girls Wrestling Cultural Exchange. This year's team traveled through three provinces of Canada and four U.S. states, visiting four universities that have womens wrestling teams.

CGWA: The arrest 30 years ago that changed the Gorge

In 1987 a man by the name of Fred Noble was arrested in Rowena for trespassing onto land that was owned by state parks.

Eagle football: time to ‘prove them wrong’

Before the start of every football season, the incoming senior players get together to come up with a motto unique to that group and this year it’s simple, said senior defensive lineman Adrian Ramirez: “Prove them wrong.”

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‘The race that attracts adrenaline junkies’

Doug Archbald had this idea 10 years ago to bring downwind sailing competition to the Gorge and ever since then, he and the Hood River Yacht Club have put on an event during the summer season known as the Double Damned.

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