December 13, 2016
December 13, 2016
December 8, 2016
December 8, 2016
SWC offense trying to find its groove in time for league play
The South Wasco County girls’ basketball team lost a pair of games to Echo and Nixyaawii at the two-day Bounc’n Cancer Tournament ending Friday in Echo.
At the three-day Vince Dulcich Memorial Tournament last week in Astoria, The Dalles boys’ basketball team went 1-2, finally taking a 63-54 victory Thursday over Molalla.
At this point in the season, South Wasco County head coach Jim Hull is worried less about the standings and more about overall progression. At the Bounc’n Cancer Tournament in Echo, South Wasco County lost games to Echo and Nixyaawii by an average margin of 2.5 points, and had late chances to pick up wins.
No. 13 Rangers take two tourney victories in Echo
After an opening night loss to Perrydale, the Dufur Rangers have been steadily progressing under first-year head coach Ron Townsend. At the Bounc’n Cancer Tournament held in Echo on Thursday and Friday, the Rangers ran their winning streak to five games and moved up to No. 13 in the 1A rankings, following two lopsided victories over Nixyaawii and Echo.
Beasley has visions for high school program
The Dalles wrestling coach Paul Beasley had been part of the turnaround for the middle school over the past few years, so now he brings vast knowledge of the sports, attention to detail and an emphasis on good behavior and academics for the high school team.
Playing without all-league guard Dakota Murr, The Dalles Riverhawks kept pace with Forest Grove in the first half, but the 6A Vikings fired out for 51-18 run in the second stanza in a 94-44 victory Thursday.
Sherman had a two-game stint in the postseason, but had four players make a lasting impression to opposing coaches and administrators for their representation of Husky football.
Holding on to a 34-31 lead entering the fourth quarter, the Dufur Rangers hit five field goals and went 7 of 12 from the free throw line as part of a 17-6 run to defeat Klickitat by a 51-37 margin Tuesday in a non-league girls’ basketball game played in Klickitat.
Over the years, many of the top players in the state have donned the Dufur Ranger colors, earning countless league and state honors, along with league crowns and state championships. Sydney Reed can now add her name to that esteemed group of former Dufur greats.
Sierra Watson hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to help lead The Dalles girls’ basketball team back from a nine-point fourth quarter deficit in a 47-46 victory Tuesday against Milwaukie.
Hoops team cannot hit big shots down the stretch
The Dalles trailed by 19 points late in the third quarter and cut its deficit down to eight points two minutes into the fourth period, but the Sisters’ Outlaws went on an 11-2 run down the stretch for a 48-30 victory Wednesday in a non-league boys’ basketball game played at Kurtz Gym.
Uhalde, Crawford and Lucas net 46 points in 61-38 victory
Three days ago, the Dufur Rangers got off to a hot start and handled the Klickitat Vandals with relative ease. Tuesday’s result was pretty much a carbon copy, as three players hit double figures, and the Rangers captured their third consecutive win of the season with a 61-38 victory over Klickitat.
MORO – Although the Sherman Husky roster is young, with 11 underclassmen, six freshmen, senior shooting guard Emily Hill is looking forward to a successful final season with her teammates and second-year coach Steve Bird.
The Sherman Huskies lost games to Hosanna Christina (64-28) and Cascade Christian (35-24) this weekend in Klamath Falls.
Coming off a one-point loss to Dayville-Monument, South Wasco County used defense and balanced scoring to dispatch of Gilchrist and Lyle-Wishram in a pair of non-league girls’ basketball games. Saturday, Allie Noland led with 11 points, Abby Birman went off for eight and Madisen Davis and Kiana Moody had six points each in SWC’s 33-23 win over Gilchrist.