League sports

TDMS girls gain ground for future success

When taking over as coach at The Dalles Middle School, Nate Timmons just wanted to make a difference. With Timmons and assistant coach Josh Stahly on the sidelines this winter, the eighth-grade girls’ basketball team used its stifling defense and all-around skill set to garner wins in eight of 10 games played.

March 14, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

DiGennaro shines at state

The Dalles swim team standout Lydia DiGennaro cut more than a second from her qualifying time with an impressive mark of 27.47 seconds for 13th place in the 50-yard freestyle event at the OSI Arena 11-14 state championship meet held on Feb. 22-25 at the Osborn Aquatic Center in Corvallis.

March 8, 2018 7:33 a.m. read more..

Hardwood heroes making strides this winter

On Feb. 24-25 in The Dalles, the second annual Columbia Gorge Basketball Academy Winter Classic had some encouraging results from local squads, as the CGBA sixth graders picked up their fourth tournament victory of the season and the newly-formed Big Sky All Stars, with players from Dufur and Sherman, claimed its first title.

March 6, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

Netters see work pay off in tourney win

There is no replacement for constant repetitions. That’s why playing offseason sports is to crucial to the development of high school programs across the state. Volleyball athletes from The Dalles and Dufur, representing the 18U Cherry City Juniors Volleyball Club, won their second straight tournament championship, the latest coming in the gold bracket this past Sunday at the Prineville Tournament.

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

Spots open for CGBA tournament

Just eight days remain until action begins for the second annual Winter Classic Basketball Tournament, which is scheduled to run on Feb. 24-25 at Kurtz Gym and The Dalles Middle School.

February 16, 2018 1:31 p.m. read more..

TD’s youth swimmers blast off in Hillsboro

Lydia DiGennaro and Kaiya Doty finished first or second in a combined nine events, and Lillian Dupuis, Maverick Varland, Carter Randall, Skyler Coburn and Danner Varland each had a hand in top-10 times to highlight The Dalles swim team at the two-day Heat Blast-Off Invitational ending Sunday in Hillsboro.

February 8, 2018 1:43 p.m. read more..

Hull duo earns district title

Basketball players participated in the Elks Northeast Region District Hoop Shoot on Sunday, Dec. 7 in Hermiston. Julie Hull knocked down 22 of 25 shots for first place in her girls’ bracket, while Jason Hull made 18 of his 25 free throw attempts to pull away from his field.

January 26, 2018 1:47 p.m. read more..

CGBA sixth-grade squad hoists title hardware

In their past nine games, the Columbia Gorge Basketball Academy sixth graders have had a torrid unbeaten streak with back-to-back tournament championships, capped by a 4-0 performance at the Hillsboro Tournament last weekend at Century high School.

January 26, 2018 1:44 p.m. read more..

CGBA teams have successful tourney runs

As a coach, Greg Cummings could only smile at what he saw on the hardwood, as two Columbia Gorge Basketball Academy teams duked it out in the championship game of the two-day Gorge Hoops Invitational. Spanning further than the final score, however, was the fact that this title contest also offered a glimpse at a promising future for The Dalles basketball.

January 20, 2018 12:36 p.m. read more..

Sharpshooters off to districts

Maupin natives Julie and Jason Hull and Harley Beaver won their respective events at The Dalles Elks Hoops Shoot Free Throw contest on Dec. 17 in The Dalles, and advanced to the district round, which is scheduled for this Sunday in Hermiston.

January 5, 2018 1:46 p.m. read more..

CGBA to host two local tournaments

Columbia Gorge Basketball Academy president Greg Cummings is looking for more teams to sign up for two upcoming winter tournaments set for Jan. 13-14 and Feb. 24-25 at The Dalles Middle School.

December 27, 2017 1:11 p.m. read more..

Running trio stands tall in national spotlight

While running stride-for-stride with such a competitive group, The Dalles High School freshman Dillon Dorado finished with a time of 18 minutes and 59.30 seconds for 238th in the 15-to-18-year old division and 146th in his 15-to-16 age category at the USATF Junior Olympic Nationals held on Dec. 9 at Apalachee Regional Park, Fla.

December 22, 2017 10:57 a.m. read more..



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