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.
Local farmers and cattle ranchers are getting ready to put their irons in the fire on Saturday.
14th annual event brings families and friends closer
Community members came together Wednesday night for a memorable meeting at Westwind Frame and Gallery in The Dalles to present two checks from the 2016 Pig Bowl football fundraiser event that raised more than $41,000 for the families.
Annual football game to help families in need The 14th annual Pig Bowl, a friendly flag football competition between Oregon and Washington law enforcement officers, will be 7 p.m. Sept. 17, at the Wahtonka field.
Co-ed softball team caps year with 28-5 romp in finale
As a sponsor for nearly two decades, Nelson Tire Factory has had teams post top-3 and runner-up finishes in the past, but never a championship. Wednesday night at Kramer Field, this group finally climbed over the mountaintop as the champions of the North Wasco County Parks and Recreation Department Co-Ed Softball League after a 28-5 triumph over Domino’s Pizza sponsored, “McGlovin.”
The Dalles athlete J.R. Scott successfully deadlifts upwards of 400 pounds, while Dalles Seufalemua (back) and Dufur’s Abraham Kilby cheer him on during Saturday’s Gorge Gauntlet Competition at Amaton Field.
Baseball coach led the Eagles to their first state title in 1980
Long-time The Dalles coach and hitting instructor, Doug Sawyer, will be inducted into the Hood River Valley High School Hall of Fame in a ceremony set to take place on Sept. 23 and 24.