Julie Hull picks up her victory in a shoot-off
The South Wasco County brother and sister tandem of Julie and Jason Hull each moved on to the Northwest Regional finals after impressive free throw shooting displays at the Elk’s State Championship Hoop Shoot held last Saturday at Alder Creek Middle School in Milwaukie.
Gymnasts bring home memories, trove of medals
Riverside Gymnastics team recently returned from a 5,200-mile, round-trip to the Aloha Gymfest on the Island of Oahu, Hawaii, where it captured 7 first-place medals.
CGBA squad goes 4-0 and outscores teams by a 192-43 margin
When a team outscores opponents by a 192-43 margin, chances are good that tournament success will follow. That is exactly what the Columbia Gorge Basketball Academy fifth-graders put forth in scoring four consecutive wins and a tournament title at the inaugural Gorge Hoops Invitational ending Sunday at The Dalles Middle School.
Sixth-grade group wins title game over White Salmon, 40-17
At a recent AAU tournament played in Hermiston, sixth graders from the Columbia Gorge Basketball Academy went winless in four games. This past Sunday at the Gorge Hoops Invitational, this group, coached by Ken Brock and Phil Hukari, left nothing to chance, going 5-0 with an average margin of victory of 19.6 points to capture championship honors.
Facing athletes from Baker to The Dalles, the local duo of Julie and Jason Hull, in middle, won their respective age divisions at the Elks Hoop Shoot District Free Throw contest held Sunday in Hermiston.
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.