All levels shine bright at the state meet in Eugene
And the competition turned out to be tough indeed. Over 20 teams congregated in the Willamalane Sports Center in Eugene. Among them were the best compulsory-level gymnasts in the state of Oregon.
Hoops and soccer clinic being held
Even during the winter months, the Northern Wasco County Parks and Recreation Department has openings for several youth activities, adding a basketball seminar and soccer tutorial to the long list of upcoming events.
Sunday evening while at a Babe Ruth Softball board meeting to discuss future plans for the program, The Dalles Babe Ruth board members honored coach Dawn Marie Hert with a Volunteer of the Year plaque for her years of service and leadership to the organization.
Fifth and sixth grade girls have 12, boys swell to 58 total athletes
On Valentine’s Day earlier this year, Columbia Gorge Basketball Academy coordinator Greg Cummings had hopes of expanding the program to include some girls’ teams.
CrossFit The Dalles focuses on community and a family atmosphere
At the start of her CrossFit journey three years ago, Cassidy Tibbets was unsure what to expect.
Academy team is a united force at its recent meet in Hillsboro
The vault runway at the Tiki Tumble meet set the stage for many rewarding moments. Riverside’s level 3 gymnasts increased their running speed, impressing the judges and performing their best vaults of the season so far.
Stifling defense is key to Saturday’s 18-8 victory
Even with just five days of preparation The Dalles sixth grade youth football team put up an impressive performance Saturday in an exhibition game played at Eastern Oregon University in La Grande.
Maroon team gets program’s first-ever league crown
For four quarters, The Dalles dominated both sides of the ball, using its big-play offense and suffocating defense to defeat Hood River Blue by a 30-0 margin Saturday at Columbia High School in White Salmon.
Team holds off White Salmon for a 24-16 triumph
With three minutes and 26 seconds left in regulation, Nolan Cates landed the knockout blow, hitting the end zone on a 30-yard touchdown run to seal a 24-16 triumph in a third and fourth grade youth football championship game played Saturday in White Salmon.
Planning and volunteers spearhead Oct. 8 meet’s overall success
It took a year of planning and more than 400 volunteer hours to bring the Oregon Trail Invitational Meet to The Dalles.
The Dalles hs two teams vaulting into championship round
The Dalles Maroon defeated Goldendale 28-0 last week and will play White Salmon for the championship at 6 p.m. The Dalles Maroon fifth and sixth grade team beat The Dalles Gold by a 14-12 margin on Saturday to move into the finals against Hood River Blue with action starting at 7:30 p.m.
First session is starting up at 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 30
The Columbia Gorge Basketball Academy will again be organizing boys traveling basketball teams this winter for local boys from the third-through-eighth grades with a tryout session slated to run from 12:30-3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30 at The Dalles Middle School.
Team fares well at the Judges’ Open in Hillsboro
This was the case for four Riverside gymnasts, Brianna Adams, Taylor Cummins, Erica Matthisen and McKenna Strain. For the first time, these athletes performed their routines before a daunting crowd of onlookers and the watchful eyes of decision-making judges.
September Wednesday, September 28 GORGE CHAPTER: Coastal Conservation Association Oregon is seeking to form a gorge chapter and invites people interested in keeping fishing licenses affordable and hatcheries open to come to a meeting starting at 6 p.m. at the Charburger Country in Hood River, 4100 Westcliff Drive. For more information call Chris Cone at 541-213-1464.
Coordinating soccer games for 650 children and teens is no small task, but a volunteer force makes sure there are coaches and playing fields ready for 10 weeks of action each fall.