TD’s Murr caps career with all-state honors

Whether he was alone in a gym perfecting his craft, on the court with his teammates for practice or under the bright lights on game nights, Dakota Murr gave everything he had to The Dalles High School. After capping a regular-season with his third consecutive first-team all-Columbia River Conference award, Murr earned all-state honorable mention recognition for the second year in a row.

May 4, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

TD pushes through in final track tune-up

With Columbia River Conference district meet coming next week, The Dalles track and field squad tallied 16 wins and 27 personal records in a final tune-up with Parkrose and St. Helens Wednesday afternoon at St. Helens High School. Justin Conklin, Paulina Finn and Emma Mullins are all ranked in the top-5 of the entire 5A classification, and several others are highly-ranked in the league rankings.

May 3, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

TD boys tennis aims high for regional success

In their 8-0 loss to Columbia River Conference champion Hood River Valley, The Dalles had four matches that could have gone either way, but were counted as close losses in Wednesday’s league finale at The Dalles High School. Andy Lopez lost his No. 2 singles match against Sawyer Bogard by scores of 3-6, 5-7; and at No. 4 singles, Salvador Garcia had a chance to gain an early edge in the first set, eventually losing in a tiebreaker 6-7 (4); and Hood River’s Jacob Kaplan completed the two-set sweep by a 6-2 margin in the second set.

May 3, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

Six honored for ‘Eagle Watch’ support

Six volunteers were honored for long-time support of The Dalles Dam Eagle Watch with Volunteer Excellence Coins from the Corps Foundation. “What volunteers began as a one-time event for our agencies has snowballed into an annual expectation by the community. It continues to grow, thanks to our excellent volunteers,” said Amber Tilton, a park ranger with The Dalles Lock and Dam.

May 2, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

TD baseball loses to Hood River, 19-3

Although The Dalles baseball team is dealing with three straight losses to Hood River Valley, the third a 19-3 setback at home Tuesday, they can control their own postseason destiny with victories over Pendleton and Hermiston in the next two contests. “We got to get these next two if we want to get in the playoffs, there’s no question about it,” TD head coach Steve Sugg said.

May 2, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

Softball rally comes up short

No. 4-ranked Hood River Valley led by a 7-1 margin through four and a half innings of action and held off a late Riverhawk rally in its 10-6 varsity softball victory Tuesday at 16th Street Ballpark.

May 2, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

No. 8 Huskies gut out home win

With sole possession of first place on the line, the No. 8-ranked Sherman Huskies used a complete-game effort by Brett Troutman and 10-hit offensive attack to inch past No. 10 Culver Tuesday in a Blue Mountain Conference baseball clash in Moro. The Huskies led 5-2 through the first five innings, but the Bulldogs rallied for two unearned runs in the top of the sixth to make it a 5-4 score with the tying run at second base and no outs.

May 2, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

TD tennis almost nets three victories in loss at HRV

Dalia Mondragon scored a three-set tiebreaker win at No. 2 singles, and The Dalles girls’ tennis team nearly had two other wins in doubles play, but lost in tiebreakers in a 7-1 road loss to Hood River Valley in a varsity match Tuesday at Hood River. “Despite the score, this was a great outing for us, especially for our doubles teams,” TD head coach Debby Jones said.

May 2, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

Hawks net seventh at Crook County Invite

Leading up to Monday’s final regular-season tournament, The Dalles boys’ golf team had averaged 414 on the scorecards, but have shaved down several strokes along the way, going from 435 on April 16 to 393 last week in Creswell. Aidan Telles placed sixth with his 79, Tyler Vassar added an 80 for seventh, and Spencer Taylor dropped 12 strokes from last week in Creswell to score a personal-record 102 to help the Riverhawks to a 371 and seventh place at the Crook County High Invitational at Meadow Lakes Golf Course in Prineville.

May 1, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

Cherry Festival Run attracts nearly 100 harriers

Nearly 100 harriers turned out for the Cherry Festival 3k, 5k and 10k, Run/Walk held at Dry Hollow Elementary School in The Dalles last Saturday with the 3k event producing the closest finish, as the top four runners were separated by less than three minutes.

May 1, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

10U Crush takes third

The Dalles’ 10U Cherry City Crush posted a 3-2 record for a third-place outcome at a season-opening tournament ending Sunday in Newberg. The Crush defeated the McMinnville Grizzlies by a 10-2 margin in their final contest.

May 1, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

Huskies are making big moves

On a team with players from Sherman, Condon and Arlington, it can take some time before all the pieces gel. It appears the No. 10-ranked Huskies are picking the right time to get in a groove, as they extended their winning streak to eight games after a two-game sweep over Dufur by finals of 13-3 and 10-0 Saturday in Blue Mountain Conference baseball action in Moro.

May 1, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

TD girls score fifth place at Dean Nice Invite

On the track with seven 6A, seven 5A and two 4A Washington programs at the 16-team Dean Nice Invitational, The Dalles girls’ squad put up 49 points to capture fifth place in track and field action Friday in Gresham.

April 30, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


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