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Bass ends college career with academic awards

The Dalles High School graduate Savannah Bass called her experience at Big Bend Community College a crazy ride. It was filled with athletic achievements on the volleyball court, where she earned the team’s Defensive Player of the Year honors. Bass, who graduated in late June with an Associates degree in Arts and Sciences, was named to the Vice President’s List and earned a Student-Athlete Academic Excellence award this past spring.

June 29, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Brown Roofing gets senior title

Brown Roofing scored championship status in the senior division of The Dalles Girls Softball Association after a 20-5 mercy-ruled victory over Spooky’s Pizza Thursday night at Sorosis Park.

June 29, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
 

Les Schwab earns top billing

Les Schwab Tires had some nail biters during their The Dalles Girls Softball Association playoff journey and capped Thursday’s final round with another close win against Pepsi in action at Sorosis Park.

June 29, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Hustlers finding their rhythm on the field

In the second game of Wednesday’s doubleheader, CG Hustler rightfielder Michael Armstrong threw out four runners on the basepaths, three at first base and one at second, and smacked a solo home run in the team’s 9-8 come-from-behind, extra-inning victory at Bob Williams Field in The Dalles. “Mike has really been stepping it up this summer, which is nice to see,” CG Hustlers head coach Steve Sugg said.

June 28, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


CG Hustlers garner home split with Alpenrose

After Monday’s doubleheader sweep over West Linn, the Columbia Gorge Hustlers worked a two-game split versus Alpenrose, losing the opener by a 9-4 score and winning the nightcap, 18-0, in five innings Tuesday in American Legion baseball action from Bob Williams Field.

June 27, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Gridiron greats join forces for one final day

Over the years, football players from Dufur and Sherman have engaged in some classic battles on the gridiron, with the teams splitting four games. Saturday in Union, Dufur standouts Curtis Crawford and Ian Cleveland, along with Sherman’s Jacob Justesen and Treve Martin, cast aside their rivalry as teammates on the East squad at the 29th annual Eight-Man Classic played Saturday.

June 27, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


12U Stars are gunning for a repeat effort

For several, if not all the members of The Dalles Little league 12U All-Stars, this is their last year to make it past districts, state, regionals and to Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Sam Shaver knows every player has even more of a sense of urgency.

June 26, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


It’s a two-horse race for 11U bragging rights

The memorable district-championship run of 2017 was something for The Dalles Little League history books. As 10U All-Stars last year, TD defeated Bend North by a 9-5 margin in the title matchup and posted a 2-2 record at the Oregon State Championships for fourth-place honors.

June 26, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Young 10U Stars embark on their state quest

An important component to playing district baseball games in The Dalles is that players get the chance to eat in their own homes and sleep in their own beds, instead of camping out and braving the elements. The Dalles Little League’s 10U head coach Corey Case wants to fully use that homefield advantage to the best of his team’s ability.

June 26, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


TD football opens eyes at Wildcat Camp

The Dalles football coach Steve Sugg had a chance to catch a full glimpse of his team, as 28 athletes attended the Wildcat Football Team Camp from June 17-24 on the campus of Linfield College in McMinnville.

June 25, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


14U Crush scores third place in West Linn

When standing back and observing the season, 14U Cherry City Crush coach Jeff Smith is not focused on his group’s 5-13-1 record, he is looking at the progression and the heart they have shown in several challenging tournaments.

June 22, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Pepsi wraps up banner season with BR crown

A true testament to any championship team is how they respond when their backs are against the wall. Team Pepsi had an opening-round loss and that meant either the players were going to fold up shop or dig deeper into their souls for a resounding response. Thankfully for coach Chad Smith, his squad chose the latter.

June 22, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Pepsi’s pitching paves way to a title berth

Last year around this time, Kade Wilson pitched his little league squad to a city championship. Wednesday, nearly a year to the day, the right-hander had the right stuff in leading Pepsi to a Babe Ruth championship berth.

June 21, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

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