Physical play on both sides of the ball gets Sherman its first win
MORO – Pride was on the line when the Sherman Huskies hosted their home opener Saturday against Entiat, Wash. Reese Blake and Treve Martin combined for 189 yards rushing and three scores, and the defense forced three turnovers and held the Tigers to 162 total yards in a 52-0 shutout win in Moro.
TROUTDALE (AP) — Hiking trails affected by an Oregon wildfire in the Columbia River Gorge might be closed for months, authorities said Monday.
The 21st annual Jumpstart Elementary Cross Country races are fast approaching and more than 300 boys and girls from kindergarten through fifth grade are expected to join in on the fun, starting at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 26, at Sorosis Park.
Riverhawks show up for a complete game in 34-0 road shutout
With every snap and every offensive series, The Dalles quarterback Gabe Helseth is showing he belongs. The sophomore completed 14 of 28 passes for 192 yards and three touchdowns as the Riverhawks moved their record to 2-0 on the season after a 34-0 shutout victory over Fort Vancouver Friday night in Vancouver, Wash.
Wildfires and extreme fire danger have prompted new fire restrictions and closures in the Mt. Hood National Forest. All campfires and target shooting are now prohibited across the forest.
Sherman puts up solid fight, but Dufur has answers down the stretch
DUFUR – Although the Dufur Rangers weren’t crisp in a lot of areas, they found a way to scratch across a win against the Sherman Huskies.
Volleyball squad is doing well against 3A, 2A programs
The South Wasco County volleyball team split its last four matches, losing two straight to 2A Heppner and 3A Irrigon, Tuesday in a non-league double dual played at Heppner High School.
With a core of top returners, TD runners eye records, district titles
While The Dalles cross country roster has some turnover from last season with 15 graduated seniors no longer on the team, there is plenty of firepower ready to unleash on the 5A classification this fall. Just two days from their season-opening race in Tualatin on Saturday, head coach Bob Thouvenel has seen the program bolster its numbers to 55, 12 of them seniors and 32 underclassmen.
Seventh annual event starts at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 17
The goal and mission of athletics is to get prospective varsity players out and about for a healthy and active lifestyle. Now just two weeks away, excitement is brewing for the Hood River Valley School District’s seventh annual Gorge Kids Triathlon.
South Wasco football team performs well in all phases of the game
DUFUR – As the lone senior on the South Wasco County roster, Tuff Wilson has remained committed to the varsity football program through its peaks and valleys. Last Friday, that dedication paid off.
LeBreton and Thomasian combine for 25 kills, 8.5 blocks in win
Down 2-1 in the match and trailing by scores of 6-2, 12-9 and 14-12 in the fourth set, things looked grim for The Dalles volleyball team. They were down, but definitely not out. The Riverhawks rallied for a 25-19 fourth-set win and completed the comeback with a 15-4 output in the fifth to claim victory over Redmond Tuesday in a varsity match played at Kurtz Gym.
Timberwolves rush for 346 yards in lopsided road win
DUFUR – Every time it appeared like the Sherman Huskies would mount a comeback, the Triad Timberwolves had the answers. Isaac Franklin rushed for 158 yards and three touchdowns, and completed 4 of 5 passes for 91 yards and another score to lead the Timberwolves to a 42-26 victory Saturday in the final game of the Dufur Eight-Man Classic at Dufur High School.
Defense and special teams come through in 26-21 win over Madras
Ahead by a 26-21 score with 53 seconds on the clock, The Dalles’ Michael Armstrong recovered a muffed punt off the foot of teammate Reed Twidwell, which opened the door for a few kneel downs in the final seconds in a five-point victory Friday in the team’s season-opener at Sid White Field in The Dalles.
Decker, Oregon and Cook end 3k event nine seconds apart
On a perfect day for racing at Sorosis Park, 84 running enthusiasts of all ages showed their top game for the 2017 Riverhawk 1k, 3k, and 5k run/walk. “It was a good opportunity for the high school and middle school runners, who have been running the past two weeks and over the summer months, to get some idea as to how their training has been going for them,” said event coordinator and TD head cross country coach Bob Thouvenel.
Softball team defeats Zim’s by an 18-8 score in co-ed title contest
The Northern Wasco County Parks and Recreation District Adult Co-Ed Slow-Pitch Softball League had one of its largest groups this past season, which made for a dramatic playoff race and championship finale last Sunday in front of a large crowd at Kramer Field.