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Hawk players recognized

Peters and Miller pick up two team awards apiece

The Dalles head coach Steve Sugg announced the 2017 baseball awards for his players on both junior varsity squads and the state-qualifying varsity team, as 13 different players received citations for their time with the program.

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Jamack is named as the state’s top official

Umpire is the first in MCUA history to receive such praise

In several walks of life, whether it is a police officer, teacher, doctor or game official, receiving any type of accolades or recognition goes above and beyond any expectation. Most, if not all, are in their respective fields to make a difference and be a contributing member to society. That is why long-time umpire and official, Robert Jamack, was surprised when he received the Oregon Athletic Officials Association’s Official of the year award for the 2016-2017 season, the first ever for the Mid-Columbia Umpires Association, since the OAOA started giving the out the award in 2005-2006.

Helyer earns big honor

In her first year at the community college level, Grace Helyer is already opening eyes. The Dalles High School graduate led Mount Hood Community College in four offensive categories and picked up second-team all-Northwest Athletic Conference honors for her play in the infield.

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TD standout signs on with Warner Pacific

Chase Snodgrass gets scholarship to play golf at NAIA school

When the competition is fierce and he is being challenged, Chase Snodgrass thrives on the golf course. The Dalles High School graduate will take those qualities to Warner Pacific College, where he accepted a scholarship to play golf for a successful Knights program coached by Quincy Heard.

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Sportsmen: Share your tallest tales

Hunters and anglers are invited to submit best catch and trophy photos for the Brag Board in the 2017 outdoor sports publication that is coming in July, as well as stories. This year the Chronicle has teamed with up with the Hood River News to widen the distribution of The Gorge Sportsman, formerly known in The Dalles as Hooks & Horns.

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Wilson dazzles to lead squad to Majors crown

Papa Murphy’s ace fans 14 in one-hit effort for a 7-0 shutout win

Papa Murphy’s Pizza pitcher Kade Wilson dealt with nagging injuries all spring. Late Friday night, he battled a high fever, but recovered just enough to take the mound in a Majors championship game against Riley Brock, Mason Caldwell, Braden Schwartz and a hard-hitting Nelson Tires squad.

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Hank’s Auto comes back for Minors title

Five-run sixth leads way to a 13-9 win over top-seeded Fix Auto

In a back-and-forth battle of auto companies, it was Fix Auto that struck early and often, but Hank’s Auto had the last response. Down by a 9-8 margin in the top of the sixth inning, Hank’s Auto scored five runs to take the lead, and reliever Derek Goulart wiggled out of a bases-loaded jam with a strikeout to give his team a 13-9 comeback victory Saturday in The Dalles Little League Minors championship action at Kramer Field.

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Dufur clay target squad prepping for state

DUFUR – The Annie Oakley competition starts with all shooters at the line, then each person takes turns shooting the clay. Fun times and great moments are the reasons why Robert Wallace decided to start the Oregon Clay Target High School program in Dufur.

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Goslin is ready for her move to William Penn

TD graduate shoots up to the NAIA softball ranks next season

In her two seasons at Big Bend Community College, Morgan Goslin posted a .335 batting average with 11 home runs, 19 doubles, 65 RBIs and 52 runs scored in 77 games. Given that amount of offensive production, Goslin signed a letter of intent to continue her solid softball career at William Penn University.

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Hoylman bringing the storm to Chemeketa

The Dalles senior inks a scholarship deal to play college hoops

Losing three sophomore guards, Chemeketa Community College head women’s basketball coach Kevin McCarrell was on the recruiting trail across the region looking for some reinforcements. He appears to have found one of his answers in The Dalles’ first-team all-league point guard, Kailin Hoylman.

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Riverhawk stars come out in full force

McCall, Telles and Snodgrass earn TDHS Hall of Fame recognition

The Dalles High School athletic director Mike Somnis stood front and center in front of a large gathering of friends, community members, volunteers, coaches and student-athletes for a perfect capper to the 2016-2017 school year, the All Sports Awards held Wednesday at The Dalles Civic Auditorium.

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Johnson hoists gold at PDX Track Festival

TDMS eighth grader breaks 1,500-meter personal record in win

In just her third attempt at 3,000 meters, Emily Johnson showed she has the winning edge. At the two-day Portland Track Festival Youth Meet ending Sunday, The Dalles Middle School eighth grader shattered her previous personal record by 26 seconds and came away with first-place honors after a final marker of 11 minutes and 27.16 seconds.

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Dufur, Sherman represent all-state squad well

Kolbe Bales is named 2A/1A Baseball Player of the Year; Field and Justesen on second team

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Huskies have eight players score BMC honors

Winslow, Moe Fields, Martin and Justesen are all on the first team

The Sherman baseball team nearly put up identical numbers from a season ago, with four more league wins, one more win overall, and a quarterfinal state berth, and as a result, eight players picked up Blue Mountain Conference honors, including five first-team winners.

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Ranger standouts end season on league list

Bales named Player of the Year for Blue Mountain champions

Kolbe Bales had an all-time season on the mound, finishing with career-highs in several categories for the Blue Mountain Conference champion Dufur Rangers. In a year of firsts, the Rangers had their high regular season ranking of No. 1 for that final two months, were the No. 1-seeded entering state action, added a program-best 24-2 record, and vaulted to their deepest postseason run in program history, the semifinals.

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