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Riverhawk soccer teams drop their state openers

At the end of the day, The Dalles had to travel 334 miles roundtrip for a first-round state playoff game versus No. 2-ranked Corvallis, so the Riverhawks had to be nearly perfect to advance another round. TD had early chances to gain momentum and could have been down or ahead, but the Spartans inched ahead 2-0 at the half in a 6-0 state-playoff boys’ soccer final Tuesday afternoon at Corvallis High School.

November 2, 2018 1:33 p.m. read more..


TD football picks up 11 all-league winners

On votes by opposing coaches, Dalles Seufalemua had his name called as a first-team winner on both sides of the ball and also earned a Lineman of the Year award to lead The Dalles football squad.

November 2, 2018 1:31 p.m. read more..


SWC is eliminated after 3-1 loss to Perrydale

MAUPIN – The South Wasco County Redsides were one win away from a return trip to Redmond. It was not going to be an easy task, however, as they had to contend with the fifth-ranked Perrydale Pirates in Saturday’s 1A state sub-round match in Maupin. SWC lost the first two games, 25-19 and 25-18, before taking a 25-18 decision in the third game, but Perrydale slammed the door shut with a 25-18 fourth-set margin to take the victory.

October 30, 2018 1:24 p.m. read more..


Middle school athletes selected for showcase

For The Dalles Middle School seventh grader Owen Withers, earning a spot on the Football University Oregon Screamin’ Eagles is a reflection of his hard work and dedication to the game of football. It would not be possible without the help of so many that have guided him to greater heights over the past few years. After a tryout on Sept. 16, Withers was one of 11 fifth through eighth graders selected to represent the football program and community for an all-star showcase game next month in Seattle, Wash.

October 30, 2018 1:23 p.m. read more..


SWC pours it on in rout of Eddyville Charter

MADRAS – South Wasco County senior Zane Malefyt called his final year of high school football one of the most memorable. The Redsides finished with a 7-2 record and capped their six-man campaign with a 65-13 blowout win over Eddyville charter Saturday in Madras.

October 30, 2018 1:21 p.m. read more..


Dufur gets district-title victory over Wallowa

LA GRANDE – Playing in a physical matchup came at a perfect time for the Dufur Rangers. On a rain-soaked turf field at Community Stadium, the No. 1 Rangers used second-half touchdowns by Tanner Masterson and Asa Farrell to defeat Wallowa, 22-12, in an eight-man Special District 3 crossover championship Friday in La Grande.

October 30, 2018 1:19 p.m. read more..


Hawks football misses playoffs

All The Dalles football team needed was a win last Friday and they were in the big dance. Facing North Marion on the road, the Riverhawks and Huskies battled to an 18-all tie at the 10:38 mark of the third quarter, but the home team scored 22 unanswered points to lock down a 40-18 victory and a state play-in spot.

October 26, 2018 3:21 p.m. read more..


The Dalles girls, Alvarez chalk up state invites

Emma Mullins, Hanna Ziegenhagen, Tressa Wood and Liz Tapia all turned in top-13 finishes to help The Dalles girls’ cross country team earn a state berth, and Samuel Alvarez was runner-up for the boys’ lone state representative in Wednesday’s Intermountain Conference Cross Country Championships held at Barnes Butte in Prineville.

October 26, 2018 3:19 p.m. read more..


Sherman netters squander chances in state loss

MORO – All the bounces and breaks were going for the Sherman Huskies through the first two games, with wins of 25-14 and 25-23 giving them a 2-0 lead on Damascus Christian. And just like a snap of a finger, Mr. Momentum switched allegiances and the tide turned in the Eagles’ favor, as they reeled off three consecutive victories, 25-22, 25-20 and 15-11 in a five-game triumph Wednesday in 1A state sub-round volleyball action in Moro.

October 26, 2018 3:17 p.m. read more..


TD soccer teams earn trips to state playoffs

With second place hanging in the balance under the lights on Sid White Field Thursday, The Dalles girls’ soccer team peppered Hood River Valley’s goalkeeper Barrett Ihde with nine shots, but could only manage a second-half goal at the 75-minute mark by Petra Van Kessel-Ervin in a 3-1 loss on senior night in The Dalles. Hood River Valley clinches second place in league, while TD is third, as both teams are slated to hit the road for opening-round state playoff matches starting Wednesday.

October 26, 2018 3:15 p.m. read more..


Riverhawks run to glory

With the Intermountain Conference District races coming up Wednesday, The Dalles cross country squad is making its state-qualifying case. Emma Mullins, Zoe Orion and Evan Despain captured individual titles, and both the boys’ junior varsity and varsity groups picked up team victories at the Kyle Burnside Wildhorse Invitational held Thursday in Pendleton.

October 23, 2018 3:42 p.m. read more..


Dufur has top foundation built

ECHO – If there’s any consolation to Saturday’s district volleyball action, it’s that the Dufur Rangers can actually be better than this year’s 15-10 group, so there are things for head coach Kristin Whitley to feel good about. “I am really proud of them and they should be proud of themselves,” Whitley said.

October 23, 2018 3:41 p.m. read more..


Huskies get a runner-up finish

ECHO – The No. 4-seeded Sherman Huskies knew they had a puncher’s chance to get past No. 1 Echo, but it all came down to having the proper mindset. After taking a 25-18 loss in the first game, Sherman reeled off three straight wins by scores of 25-22, 25-18 and 25-17 to advance to the Big Sky Conference championship.

October 23, 2018 3:38 p.m. read more..


Redsides clinch back-to-back district titles

ECHO – As a first-year coach, Crystal Pechanec had to build on what the South Wasco County volleyball team had accomplished last season. The Lady Redsides were coming off a 25-win campaign, a No. 8 ranking, a first-ever district championship and a sixth-place state finish, so the expectations were raised a few notches. Saturday in Echo, No. 14 SWC won its 22nd game of the year after defeating Dufur and Sherman, both in four games, to take hold of a second straight Big Sky Conference district championship.

October 23, 2018 3:35 p.m. read more..


TD athletes receive honors

The Dalles Riverhawk Booster Club honored its September Athletes of the Month at the monthly Booster Club Morning Breakfast held at The Riv Cafe.

October 19, 2018 2:01 p.m. read more..

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