League sports


Hustlers trying to find their flow

Following a two-game sweep loss at the hands of the Portland Barbers on Wednesday, the Columbia Gorge ‘AAA’ Hustlers will look for some rebound performances in a pair of doubleheaders slated for July 10 and 12 at Quinton Street Ballpark.

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10U Stars in final battle

Team played Bend North Saturday for district crown

Regardless of outcome, The Dalles’ 10U Little League All Star head coach Michael Cates was proud with how far his team had come over the past month in preparation for the District 5 Tournament.

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All Stars wrap up regionals in White City

14U softball squad has 1-3 record in PNW tourney

Looking to take its second straight regional championship, The Dalles 14U All Stars managed a 1-3 record at the Pacific Northwest Regional Championships played in White City.

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12U Stars show a flair for the dramatic

TD rallies for a thrilling 5-2 win to earn title game bid

For 3 2/3 innings, The Dalles 12U All Stars were frustrated, upset, shaking their heads as they looked up at a 2-0 deficit. Braden Schwartz broke a 2-all tie with the eventual game-winning two-out, two-run single in the bottom of the fourth inning, Nathan Hedges added a fifth-inning homer and Kade Wilson tossed a complete-game masterpiece on 72 pitches with seven strikeouts to vault The Dalles’ 12U All Stars to the District 5 baseball championship rounds in comeback fashion, 5-2, over Redmond Thursday at the Umatilla Sports Complex.

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14U All Stars hoping experience leads to success

Seven veterans aim for a regional repeat performance

At this time last year, seven of the 12 members of The Dalles 14U All Star Softball squad were vying to win a regional title and punch a ticket to the Babe Ruth World Series in Florida. While five newcomers are fresh on the scene, the main goal from players down to coaches and parents is putting out a solid effort this weekend in White City for a chance to hoist a Pacific Northwest Regional championship trophy for a second consecutive season.

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TD All Stars vault into 10U championship

Little Leaguers net 15 hits in 16-8 win over Redmond

As the brackets came out before the start of the District 5 Little League championships, The Dalles 10U All Stars were the darkhorses in a formidable field.

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After forfeit victory, 10U group makes a semis run

TD squad hit the field at 11 a.m. today against Redmond

Due to having a pair of 11-year-old players on the roster, what was originally a 13-2 loss by The Dalles’ 10U baseball squad against Bend North on Sunday was ruled a win by forfeit due to the rule violation.

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TD’s 12U Stars cruise into the semifinals

Team uses a 39-9 scoring margin for its 3-0 record

So far, The Dalles Little League’s 12U All Stars are cruising right along in District 5 baseball action from Redmond. In three games, the Stars are a perfect 3-0 and have outscored their opponents by a 39-9 margin, two of those wins coming in mercy-ruled fashion.

CG ‘AAA’ Hustlers fall to 1-8 overall

The Columbia Gorge ‘AAA’ Hustlers moved their record to 1-8 on the year after a pair of losses to Showtime and the Champion Rhinos in American Legion games played on Wednesday and Thursday at Quinton Street Ballpark.

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Crush caps top season with third at state

10U softball has 11 ready to return for 2018 season

The Cherry City Crush 10U girls’ fast-pitch softball team capped a ground-breaking 2017 campaign by capturing third-place honors at the Oregon ASA State 10U-C Championship this past weekend in Albany.

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Young 10U squad poised to make some noise

TD is one of the darkhorses in eight-team district field

The Dalles 10U All Star head coach Michael Cates fields a roster of seven 10-year olds and six nine-year olds for the start of District 5 Little League play.

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Targets are squarely on TD’s 12U All Stars

Core group is looking for a District 5 repeat effort

Last year, The Dalles Little League All Stars entered District 5 Tournament play with a chip on their shoulders and won. With Styles DeLeon, Braden Schwartz, Riley Brock and Nolan Donivan as the holdovers from the district-winning 10U group, that quartet, with head coach Ken Brock, know there will be a target on their backs at the start of 12U action this Saturday in Redmond.

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Swim team opens eyes at Ted Walker Invite

Group picks up 26 top-5 finishes and sets top ‘B’ state times

In its first meet of the summer campaign, The Dalles swim team posted 26 top-5 finishes, including second-place outputs by Shantill Moody, Maverick Varland and both the boys and girls 200-meter freestyle relays at the 66th annual Ted Walker Invitational, ending Sunday at North Wasco County Aquatics Center in The Dalles.

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Hoops camp focuses on the fundamentals

More than 140 kids show up for 24th annual event

DUFUR – Dufur High School turned into basketball central last week for the 24th annual Jumpstart Camp, as more than 140 participants showed up to learn the fundamentals of the game from expert coaches from across the Gorge.

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Sugg sees growth with young ‘A’ Hustlers

Overall aim of summer ball program is fundamental development

When looking at his young roster, Columbia Gorge ‘A’ Hustler coach Steve Sugg is not worried about wins and losses, but about player development.


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