League sports


TD swimmers continuously dropping times

Group of four sets ‘B’ time standards last weekend in Pendleton

After a successful opening act at the Ted Walker Invitational, ending Sunday, June 25, Maisie Bandel-Ramirez, Lydia DiGennaro, Kaiya Doty and Maverick Varland chalked up ‘B’ time standards to lead The Dalles swim teams a solid outcome at the 51st annual Pendleton Open.

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New challenges await TD at state tourney

12U squad faces a tough field starting Saturday in La Grande

At the start of last week’s District 5 Little League Tournament, head coach Ken Brock and his assistants, Ben Donivan and Phil Hukari, ushered out a group of young, determined 12U athletes, who were vying for a championship.

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Crush journey ends at state

The Dalles 12U Cherry City Crush posted a 2-2 record at the 25-team ASA 12U ‘B” State Championships ending on June 30 at Howard M. Terepenning Field at the Tualatin Hills Parks and Recreation Center.

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TDGSA program in talks about future plans

Plans include age expansion and hosting ‘18 regionals

While the 2017 softball season ended with a 1-3 record at the Pacific Northwest Regional Tournament, players and coaches of The Dalles Babe Ruth 14U squad discussed the past, present and future of softball in the local area.

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TD’s 12U Stars win in a classic showdown

Sanchez gets walk-off single in a dramatic 15-14 victory

With the District 5 Little League championship on the line, a year of bragging rights up for grabs and a state berth hanging in the balance, Bend North and The Dalles engaged in a six-inning classic Saturday at the Umatilla Sports Complex in Redmond. The Dalles 12U Little League All Stars battled back from a 14-10 deficit with five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning, capped by a two-out, walk-off RBI single by Cesar Sanchez that scored pinch-runner Andy Maney in a 15-14 thriller Saturday in a winner-take-all baseball matchup.

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10U Stars take out Bend North for the title

Team uses its all-around game for a 9-5 win Saturday

Avery Schwartz went 5 for 5 with three runs scored, Nolan Cates allowed one run in three innings of relief with four strikeouts in The Dalles’ 9-5 triumph Saturday in the 10U District 5 Little League championship played in Redmond.

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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