No. 1 Dufur advances to state semifinals

DUFUR – With Asa Farrell, Tanner Masterson and Derek Frakes leading the offense, and Russell Peters and Tabor McLaughlin spearheading the defense, the No. 1-ranked Rangers steamrolled past the Camas Valley Hornets by a 64-20 margin. Now two wins away from a fourth state title in a row, Marcus Brown and the Rangers are ready to put everything they have on the line for a dance with destiny

November 13, 2018 1:47 p.m. read more..

Girls earn IMC awards

The Dalles girls’ soccer team had four all-league winners in a three-win season in 2017. This past fall, TD posted better numbers across the board, improving on wins by one, adding 16 goals scored, twice that of 2017 (8), and the defense surrendered 22 goals, a sharp decline from 48 last season.

November 13, 2018 1:45 p.m. read more..

CGBA hits all-time high with seven hoops teams

Entering the fifth year of the Columbia Gorge Basketball Academy, program coordinator Greg Cummings is seeing the numbers skyrocket and the skill levels rise for local boys and girls across the Gorge. On Oct. 28 at The Dalles Middle School, hoops standouts from third-through-eighth grades participated in a tryout and all 65 were matched up with a team for seven overall, up from the five teams assembled last year.

November 9, 2018 2:31 p.m. read more..

TD trio nets spots on Intermountain squad

On Oct. 16, The Dalles senior Bailey LeBreton had a chance to put her volleyball career in perspective. She enjoyed a lot of memorable moments and athletic achievements in her four years, but the biggest thing she will miss is her teammates. LeBreton and teammates Kilee Hoylman and Audrey Synon received all-Intermountain Conference awards, with LeBreton scoring second-team honors as an all-around player and both Hoylman (libero) and Synon (all-around) were honorable mention selections.

November 9, 2018 2:30 p.m. read more..

Sno-Park season now underway

As fall turns to winter, it’s the season for cold-weather recreation and activities. Oregon’s Sno-Park program helps provide snow removal at about 100 winter recreation parking areas (Sno-Parks) across the state. Sno-Parks exist in most of Oregon’s mountain passes and in most ski, snowmobile and snow play areas.

November 9, 2018 2:01 p.m. read more..

Robotics students place in tournament

Robotics students scored top-3 finishes at this last weekend’s VEX tournament in Goldendale. Team 5 Elements (Stephen Ganders, Jacob Ganders, Theo Sandoz, Matthew Miller and Haley James) earned Second place Programing Skills trophy and placed Sixth in Robot Skills. System Overload (Ian Castenada, Hayden Jacobsen, and Jack McAllister) placed third in Programming Skills and fifth in Robot Skills. Team Fusion Vex (Angel Garcia, Shane Squires, Meghan Lenardson, and Frances Fuller) placed eighth in Robot Skills.

November 6, 2018 2:39 p.m. read more..

Big Sky Conference honorees

Big Sky Conference recipients, from left to right, Lexie Cox (Echo), Shelby Reed (Sherman), Trinity Blake (Dufur), Desiree Winslow (Sherman), Kyrsten Sprouse (South Wasco County), Jada Myers (South Wasco County) and Alex Putnam (Echo) had their names called as first-team winner during a ceremony held on Saturday, Oct. 20 in Echo. Cox also secured Player of the Year honors.

November 6, 2018 1:34 p.m. read more..

No. 1 Dufur dismantles Bonanza in state opener

When the calendar flips to November, the Dufur football team is dialed in and determined. The No. 1-ranked Rangers racked up 493 yards of offense on 36 plays and scored on their first five possessions for a 62-7 drubbing of Bonanza in their 1A state opener Saturday at Dufur High School.

November 6, 2018 1:31 p.m. read more..

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..


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