Sports



TD grapplers break through at Tigard Invitational

JR Scott took home first place, Andrew Richman and Mauricio Carrera each tallied runner-up finishes, and Steven Preston claimed fifth place to lead The Dalles wrestling team to 92.5 points and seventh place overall at the 10-team Tigard Invitational Saturday. For Richman, it was his first finals appearance in his four-year career and Carrera’s first title berth in three campaigns. “I am so proud,” TD coach Paul Beasley said.

January 22, 2019 2:29 p.m. read more..
 

TD girls can’t hold leads in loss

The Dalles girls basketball team had leads in all four quarters of play and limited No. 16-ranked Redmond’s 6-foot-1-inch standout post Ava Kitchins to five points, but could not finish the deal in a 48-39 loss on the road in Redmond Friday, snapping its three-game winning streak.

January 22, 2019 2:26 p.m. read more..
  

Eagle Watch

Visitors gather across from The Dalles Dam powerhouse during the annual Eagle Watch event at the dam visitor center. Bald eagles migrate into the area every winter, attracted by a run of shad, a small but abundant fish with a deeply forked tail.

January 22, 2019 2 p.m. read more..


GSF building a juggernaut through youth soccer

As the years go on, Matthew Dallman hopes to see Gorge Soccer Futsal continue to grow. The GSF program, which features boys and girls from nine-years-old to high school seniors, expanded from 17 local teams in 2017-18 to 30 this past winter in seven different age groups with multiple squads hailing from Goldendale, Wash., White Salmon, Wash., Hood River and The Dalles.

January 18, 2019 3:01 p.m. read more..


TD girls grab third place at Riverhawk Invitational

Kendall Webber picked up a win and a second in two individual races, and The Dalles girls swim team racked up 10 top-5 finishes for third place at last weekend’s Riverhawk Invitational held in Hood River. Added to the girls’ efforts, the short-handed boys group had six swimmers active with Will Evans, Bryce Harris and Grant Loughmiller guiding the team to 112 points for fourth place.

January 18, 2019 2:59 p.m. read more..


The Dalles swoops in to defeat La Grande

Winning is the best cure-all in sports. The Dalles Riverhawks have won five of their last six games and are riding a streak of four wins in a row after a 51-50 comeback victory over La Grande in boys basketball action Tuesday at Kurtz Gym.

January 18, 2019 2:57 p.m. read more..


TD cheer squad places third at Pacer Invite

It is a new season for The Dalles Cheer team. And while the expectations remain high for the group’s state outlook, given past success, Saturday’s performance was historic on many levels. Competing in the coed small-school division for the first time in program history, The Dalles put together a third-place effort versus eight other 6A and 5A schools at the Pacer Invitational in Lakeridge.

January 15, 2019 2:13 p.m. read more..


SWC boys beat up on Echo

Garrett Olson had an all-around game with 18 points, 16 rebounds and five steals and Oscar Thomas swished four 3-pointers on his way to a game-high 21 points in South Wasco County’s 41-31 triumph Friday in Maupin. The Redsides were on top by a 16-12 edge at the break, but took control in the third quarter with a 15-8 run to put the Cougars away.

January 15, 2019 2:12 p.m. read more..


Huskies move to No. 2 in the state

The Sherman Huskies had a scare in Friday’s 54-48 win over Arlington and righted the ship at home Saturday versus Mitchell-Spray by a 74-32 final. Sherman expanded on its 12-10 lead after one quarter with a 19-6 rally to go out in front, 31-16 at halftime.

January 15, 2019 2:11 p.m. read more..
 

SWC cruises past Echo, 62-35

No. 5-ranked South Wasco County broke open a 7-all tie through one quarter with runs of 22-4 and 19-10 in the second and third quarters to defeat Echo, 62-35, in Big Sky conference girls hoops play Friday in Maupin.

January 15, 2019 2:10 p.m. read more..


Huskies notch first win, 64-28

One day after losing a 35-31 heartbreaker to Arlington, the Sherman Huskies responded with their first win of the season, a 64-28 victory, at home versus Mitchell-Spray Saturday in Big Sky girls basketball action in Moro.

January 15, 2019 2:09 p.m. read more..

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