League sports

Slow start hurts TD in opener

Saturday, The Dalles fell behind by as much as a 10-1 margin through the first four and a half innings, but battled back for two in the fifth and five in the sixth in an 11-8 opening-round setback against Sprague.

July 18, 2017 1:57 p.m. read more..

Hustler program is building for the future

With a pair of weekend doubleheaders still left to play in the season, Columbia Gorge ‘AAA’ Hustlers head coach Ed Ortega discussed the summer season and the future of the program. Although his team has gone through its share of ups and downs, Ortega is happy with the overall development this group has shown over the past two months of action.

July 15, 2017 12:55 p.m. read more..

TD swimmers continuously dropping times

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.

July 14, 2017 1:28 p.m. read more..

New challenges await TD at state tourney

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.

July 13, 2017 1:40 p.m. read more..

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.

July 12, 2017 1:31 p.m. read more..

TDGSA program in talks about future plans

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.

July 12, 2017 1:29 p.m. read more..

TD’s 12U Stars win in a classic showdown

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.

July 11, 2017 1:47 p.m. read more..

10U Stars take out Bend North for the title

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.

July 11, 2017 1:42 p.m. read more..

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.

July 8, 2017 1:48 p.m. read more..

10U Stars in final battle

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.

July 8, 2017 1:46 p.m. read more..

12U Stars show a flair for the dramatic

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.

July 7, 2017 1:48 p.m. read more..

14U All Stars hoping experience leads to success

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.

July 6, 2017 1:33 p.m. read more..


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