Little Leaguers net 15 hits in 16-8 win over Redmond
As the brackets came out before the start of the District 5 Little League championships, The Dalles 10U All Stars were the darkhorses in a formidable field.
TD squad hit the field at 11 a.m. today against Redmond
Due to having a pair of 11-year-old players on the roster, what was originally a 13-2 loss by The Dalles’ 10U baseball squad against Bend North on Sunday was ruled a win by forfeit due to the rule violation.
Team uses a 39-9 scoring margin for its 3-0 record
So far, The Dalles Little League’s 12U All Stars are cruising right along in District 5 baseball action from Redmond. In three games, the Stars are a perfect 3-0 and have outscored their opponents by a 39-9 margin, two of those wins coming in mercy-ruled fashion.
The Columbia Basin Rodeo Club has four high school athletes qualify for the Silver State International Rodeo (SSIR), which starts on Monday in Winnemucca, Nev. If cowboys and cowgirls place from fifth to 15th place in the state standings in each event, they earn an invitation.
Rummage sale raises funds for July 10 team camp
Last weekend, on June 23-24, The Dalles cheer team withstood 90-degree temperatures on the front lawns of The Dalles High School for its annual rummage sale and raised $2,600 over the two days.
Powell and Neal highlight Dufur shooters at state event
DUFUR – Of the eight Dufur Ranger shooters, Peyton Neal and Kyler Powell stood tall under the pressure and under the sweltering 98-degree weather. Neal and Powell each claimed second place to lead Dufur High School at the Oregon High School Clay Target State Tournament last weekend at the Hillsboro Trap and Skeet Club in Hillsboro.
The Columbia Gorge ‘AAA’ Hustlers moved their record to 1-8 on the year after a pair of losses to Showtime and the Champion Rhinos in American Legion games played on Wednesday and Thursday at Quinton Street Ballpark.
Athletics East phenom nets a pair of top-8 state finishes
With two personal records and a first-place output under her belt from her last track and field meet in early June, Athletics East standout Emily Johnson qualified for regional competition with a pair of top-8 finishes at the USATF Junior Olympic State Meet held on June 24-25 at Jesuit High School in Beaverton.
10U softball has 11 ready to return for 2018 season
The Cherry City Crush 10U girls’ fast-pitch softball team capped a ground-breaking 2017 campaign by capturing third-place honors at the Oregon ASA State 10U-C Championship this past weekend in Albany.
Costa's Hummingbird, common in Southwest deserts, and an uncommon visitor to Oregon, perches near a feeder in Wasco County.
TD is one of the darkhorses in eight-team district field
The Dalles 10U All Star head coach Michael Cates fields a roster of seven 10-year olds and six nine-year olds for the start of District 5 Little League play.
Core group is looking for a District 5 repeat effort
Last year, The Dalles Little League All Stars entered District 5 Tournament play with a chip on their shoulders and won. With Styles DeLeon, Braden Schwartz, Riley Brock and Nolan Donivan as the holdovers from the district-winning 10U group, that quartet, with head coach Ken Brock, know there will be a target on their backs at the start of 12U action this Saturday in Redmond.
Group picks up 26 top-5 finishes and sets top ‘B’ state times
In its first meet of the summer campaign, The Dalles swim team posted 26 top-5 finishes, including second-place outputs by Shantill Moody, Maverick Varland and both the boys and girls 200-meter freestyle relays at the 66th annual Ted Walker Invitational, ending Sunday at North Wasco County Aquatics Center in The Dalles.
More than 140 kids show up for 24th annual event
DUFUR – Dufur High School turned into basketball central last week for the 24th annual Jumpstart Camp, as more than 140 participants showed up to learn the fundamentals of the game from expert coaches from across the Gorge.
Dufur graduate helps lead Team Steele to two victories
Through her playing career, Dufur High School graduate Sydney Reed has played under the bright lights, handling pressure with a sense of calm. This past Saturday, Reed donned her Ranger volleyball uniform once again for play in the fourth annual Oregon Athletic Coaches Association all-star volleyball series Saturday at Quinn Coliseum in La Grande.