TD boys, girls defeat St. Helens

When The Dalles gives up 35 points or fewer, they are 5-1. Friday at Kurtz Gym, the 5A classification’s fifth-best scoring defense (38.5 points a game) was on full display in a 43-33 triumph Friday versus St. Helens.

January 8, 2019 2:58 p.m. read more..

Conklin excited about future at Concordia

The Dalles senior Justin Conklin appreciates the opportunity afforded to him. With former coaches and current coaches standing by his side, Conklin soaked in the moment and tipped his cap to everyone who has been part of his life through his wild ride on the track and field circuit.

January 8, 2019 2:47 p.m. read more..

Redside boys lose at Horizon, 60-37

Garrett Olson endured foul difficulties with two first-half points and South Wasco County could only hit five first-half baskets overall, four 3-pointers, in a 60-37 loss to Horizon Christian Saturday in Hood River.

January 8, 2019 2:46 p.m. read more..

Horizon gets past Dufur, 70-57

Derek Johnston put up 25 points and Caleb Lingel had 19 points to lead No. 5-ranked Horizon Christian to a 70-57 victory against Dufur Friday at Dufur High School.

January 8, 2019 2:44 p.m. read more..

No. 6 SWC extends win streak

A basket by Desiree Winslow inched the Sherman Huskies to within a 37-26 deficit with three minutes and 38 seconds remaining in regulation, but they could not get any closer, as No. 6-ranked South Wasco County went on a 10-6 run down the stretch in a 47-32 win Friday in Maupin.

January 8, 2019 2:43 p.m. read more..

Dufur girls earn first victory

MORO – The Dufur Lady Rangers notched their first win of the year in impressive fashion, 50-27, over Sherman in Big Sky Conference girls basketball action Saturday at Sherman High School.

January 8, 2019 2:39 p.m. read more..

Sherman beats Dufur to stay unbeaten in league

MORO – Since losing on a buzzer-beating jumper on Dec. 27 at Prairie City, the No. 5-ranked Sherman Huskies have bounced back with two straight lopsided victories over the weekend versus South Wasco County and Dufur in Big Sky Conference boys hoops action.

January 8, 2019 2:37 p.m. read more..

Preston’s top finish propels TD to 9th place

For the first time in nearly a decade, The Dalles wrestlers put it all together with three top-5 finishes to take home ninth place out of 21 teams at the two-day Don York Invitational ending Saturday at Cleveland High School in Portland. In addition to the efforts of Steven Preston’s 160-pound title run with five pins, JR Scott tacked on runner-up status and Austin Greene’s fifth-place output, Eleyah Sutton-Lott enjoyed a second-place charge in the girls division.

January 8, 2019 2:35 p.m. read more..

Roadkill salvage now legal in Oregon

Under new rules that took effect Jan. 1, the salvage of deer and elk struck accidentally by vehicles is now legal in Oregon, provided an online permit is submitted at within 24 hours of the salvage.

January 8, 2019 1:43 p.m. read more..

SWC girls, Sherman boys move up in 1A ranks

Facing their toughest stretch of the regular season, No. 3-ranked South Wasco County Redsides defeated North Clackamas Christian, Country Christian and Perrydale, all ranked in the top-12, in three non-league girls basketball road matchups.

January 4, 2019 1:24 p.m. read more..

Hawks end holiday break with road wins

Ellie Codding tallied 19 points and seven rebounds, and the trio of Kilee Hoylman, Rainie Codding and Lauryn Belanger combined for 25 points, as The Dalles girls basketball team cruised past 6A Sprague by a 55-35 margin on the road in non-league action on Dec. 21 at Sprague High School. With that win, the Riverhawks are riding a streak of four wins in their past five matchups.

January 4, 2019 1:22 p.m. read more..

Big Sky voters honor Ranger football players

On the football field, the Dufur Rangers absolutely dominated the Big Sky Conference with seven wins, one forfeit, and outscored opponents by a combined 330-82 margin to take league-championship honors. The five seniors, Derek Frakes, Abraham Kilby, Russell Peters, Tanner Masterson and Cole Kortge, each chalked up first-team all-league recognition, with Peters and Kilby receiving their top selections on both sides of the ball.

December 31, 2018 2:41 p.m. read more..

Dufur gets eight picked to all-state squad

When a team finishes undefeated and wins a championship, the rest of the state takes notice. The Dufur Rangers won their fourth consecutive state title, 10th overall, and were rewarded with eight players on the 1A All-State squad, including Asa Farrell, Abraham Kilby and Russell Peters, who were selected for first team on both sides of the ball.

December 31, 2018 2:39 p.m. read more..

Pikeminnow season a success

It was a good year for pikeminnow anglers in the Columbia and Snake rivers. More than 3,000 people registered for the 2018 Northern Pikeminnow Sport Reward Program. Combined, they spent more than 23,000 angler-days catching and removing 180,271 of the salmon-eating fish, which helps protect young salmon and steelhead from predation.

December 28, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


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