Athletics East team qualifies 15 for USATF Regionals

The Athletics East Running Club had 15 participants step up in a major way at the USATF Oregon Association Junior Olympic Championships last Saturday on the campus of Corban University in Salem. The team, which is comprised of harriers from Hermiston, Union, Dufur, Condon, Heppner and The Dalles, competed against 16 other teams and 461 athletes across several age groups that were all vying for places in the top-35 to advance to Saturday’s regional rounds.

November 16, 2018 1:23 p.m. read more..

Riverhawk soccer gets six all-league recipients

Once again, The Dalles boys’ soccer team improved on its record, goals scored and defense, which marked the third straight season of such an accomplishment under head coach Matthew Dallman. Intermountain Conference coaches rewarded Reed Twidwell, Jake Roetcisoender, Andy Lopez, Alex Gutierrez, Omar Torres and Julian Quintana for their league production, as Twidwell and Roetcisoender, both seniors, chalked up first-team honors.

November 16, 2018 1:22 p.m. read more..

Cheer breaks seal on competitive season

Since taking over The Dalles cheer program four years ago, head coach Kelsey Sugg-Wallace has never fielded stunt groups for the Oregon Cheerleading Coaches Association All-State competition. TD’s three stunt teams had solid performances, Nathan Nañez placed sixth individually out of 18 in the boys’ division, and Emily Adams ended up sixth out of 40 individual girls and was chosen as a member of the 5A All-State team in cheer competition last Saturday at Thurston High School in Springfield.

November 16, 2018 1:21 p.m. read more..

TD hosts robotics tourney

Middle and high school robotics students from across the state will face off in The Dalles for the first tournament of the season Saturday, Nov. 17, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., hosted by local students at The Dalles Middle School. Best viewing times from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

November 13, 2018 3:08 p.m. read more..

Riverhawk standouts recognized

The Dalles Riverhawk Booster Club honored its October Athletes of the Month last Friday at the monthly Booster Club Morning Breakfast held at The Riv Cafe: Andy Lopez and Jake Roetcisoender (boys soccer), Addie Klindt (girls soccer), Mikiyle Branther and Caleb Parsons (cheer), Hanna Ziegenhagen, Rey Aviluz and Gabe Lira (cross country), Reed Twidwell (football) and Kilee Hoylman (volleyball).

November 13, 2018 1:50 p.m. read more..

No. 1 Dufur advances to state semifinals

DUFUR – With Asa Farrell, Tanner Masterson and Derek Frakes leading the offense, and Russell Peters and Tabor McLaughlin spearheading the defense, the No. 1-ranked Rangers steamrolled past the Camas Valley Hornets by a 64-20 margin. Now two wins away from a fourth state title in a row, Marcus Brown and the Rangers are ready to put everything they have on the line for a dance with destiny

November 13, 2018 1:47 p.m. read more..

Girls earn IMC awards

The Dalles girls’ soccer team had four all-league winners in a three-win season in 2017. This past fall, TD posted better numbers across the board, improving on wins by one, adding 16 goals scored, twice that of 2017 (8), and the defense surrendered 22 goals, a sharp decline from 48 last season.

November 13, 2018 1:45 p.m. read more..

CGBA hits all-time high with seven hoops teams

Entering the fifth year of the Columbia Gorge Basketball Academy, program coordinator Greg Cummings is seeing the numbers skyrocket and the skill levels rise for local boys and girls across the Gorge. On Oct. 28 at The Dalles Middle School, hoops standouts from third-through-eighth grades participated in a tryout and all 65 were matched up with a team for seven overall, up from the five teams assembled last year.

November 9, 2018 2:31 p.m. read more..

TD trio nets spots on Intermountain squad

On Oct. 16, The Dalles senior Bailey LeBreton had a chance to put her volleyball career in perspective. She enjoyed a lot of memorable moments and athletic achievements in her four years, but the biggest thing she will miss is her teammates. LeBreton and teammates Kilee Hoylman and Audrey Synon received all-Intermountain Conference awards, with LeBreton scoring second-team honors as an all-around player and both Hoylman (libero) and Synon (all-around) were honorable mention selections.

November 9, 2018 2:30 p.m. read more..

Sno-Park season now underway

As fall turns to winter, it’s the season for cold-weather recreation and activities. Oregon’s Sno-Park program helps provide snow removal at about 100 winter recreation parking areas (Sno-Parks) across the state. Sno-Parks exist in most of Oregon’s mountain passes and in most ski, snowmobile and snow play areas.

November 9, 2018 2:01 p.m. read more..

Robotics students place in tournament

Robotics students scored top-3 finishes at this last weekend’s VEX tournament in Goldendale. Team 5 Elements (Stephen Ganders, Jacob Ganders, Theo Sandoz, Matthew Miller and Haley James) earned Second place Programing Skills trophy and placed Sixth in Robot Skills. System Overload (Ian Castenada, Hayden Jacobsen, and Jack McAllister) placed third in Programming Skills and fifth in Robot Skills. Team Fusion Vex (Angel Garcia, Shane Squires, Meghan Lenardson, and Frances Fuller) placed eighth in Robot Skills.

November 6, 2018 2:39 p.m. read more..

Big Sky Conference honorees

Big Sky Conference recipients, from left to right, Lexie Cox (Echo), Shelby Reed (Sherman), Trinity Blake (Dufur), Desiree Winslow (Sherman), Kyrsten Sprouse (South Wasco County), Jada Myers (South Wasco County) and Alex Putnam (Echo) had their names called as first-team winner during a ceremony held on Saturday, Oct. 20 in Echo. Cox also secured Player of the Year honors.

November 6, 2018 1:34 p.m. read more..

No. 1 Dufur dismantles Bonanza in state opener

When the calendar flips to November, the Dufur football team is dialed in and determined. The No. 1-ranked Rangers racked up 493 yards of offense on 36 plays and scored on their first five possessions for a 62-7 drubbing of Bonanza in their 1A state opener Saturday at Dufur High School.

November 6, 2018 1:31 p.m. read more..



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