League sports



Brown Roofing gets senior title

Brown Roofing scored championship status in the senior division of The Dalles Girls Softball Association after a 20-5 mercy-ruled victory over Spooky’s Pizza Thursday night at Sorosis Park.

June 29, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Les Schwab earns top billing

Les Schwab Tires had some nail biters during their The Dalles Girls Softball Association playoff journey and capped Thursday’s final round with another close win against Pepsi in action at Sorosis Park.

June 29, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Hustlers finding their rhythm on the field

In the second game of Wednesday’s doubleheader, CG Hustler rightfielder Michael Armstrong threw out four runners on the basepaths, three at first base and one at second, and smacked a solo home run in the team’s 9-8 come-from-behind, extra-inning victory at Bob Williams Field in The Dalles. “Mike has really been stepping it up this summer, which is nice to see,” CG Hustlers head coach Steve Sugg said.

June 28, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


CG Hustlers garner home split with Alpenrose

After Monday’s doubleheader sweep over West Linn, the Columbia Gorge Hustlers worked a two-game split versus Alpenrose, losing the opener by a 9-4 score and winning the nightcap, 18-0, in five innings Tuesday in American Legion baseball action from Bob Williams Field.

June 27, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


12U Stars are gunning for a repeat effort

For several, if not all the members of The Dalles Little league 12U All-Stars, this is their last year to make it past districts, state, regionals and to Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Sam Shaver knows every player has even more of a sense of urgency.

June 26, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


It’s a two-horse race for 11U bragging rights

The memorable district-championship run of 2017 was something for The Dalles Little League history books. As 10U All-Stars last year, TD defeated Bend North by a 9-5 margin in the title matchup and posted a 2-2 record at the Oregon State Championships for fourth-place honors.

June 26, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Young 10U Stars embark on their state quest

An important component to playing district baseball games in The Dalles is that players get the chance to eat in their own homes and sleep in their own beds, instead of camping out and braving the elements. The Dalles Little League’s 10U head coach Corey Case wants to fully use that homefield advantage to the best of his team’s ability.

June 26, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


14U Crush scores third place in West Linn

When standing back and observing the season, 14U Cherry City Crush coach Jeff Smith is not focused on his group’s 5-13-1 record, he is looking at the progression and the heart they have shown in several challenging tournaments.

June 22, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Pepsi wraps up banner season with BR crown

A true testament to any championship team is how they respond when their backs are against the wall. Team Pepsi had an opening-round loss and that meant either the players were going to fold up shop or dig deeper into their souls for a resounding response. Thankfully for coach Chad Smith, his squad chose the latter.

June 22, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Pepsi’s pitching paves way to a title berth

Last year around this time, Kade Wilson pitched his little league squad to a city championship. Wednesday, nearly a year to the day, the right-hander had the right stuff in leading Pepsi to a Babe Ruth championship berth.

June 21, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


TD swim team gets set for summer season

The countdown is on the for the official start of the summer swim campaign. From Friday-through-Sunday, The Dalles swim team sounds the bell on 2018 with the 67th annual Ted Walker Invitational at the North Wasco County Aquatics Center.

June 20, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


12U Crush cruises to Father’s Day crown

With the temperature rising close to the 90s, there was nothing going to cool off the streaking 12U Cherry City Crush softball squad. The group posted a .435 team batting average and scored 56 runs, and the pitching duo of Kennedy Abbas and Zoe LeBreton limited the opposition to 13 runs, 10 earned, on 21 hits with 34 strikeouts, as the Crush cruised to a 5-0 record and championship honors at the two-day Father’s Day Tournament ending Sunday in West Linn.

June 19, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
 

TDLL names off its three All-Star squads

The Dalles Little League has enjoyed a solid hold on District 5 Tournament dominance over the past few years and fielded three all-star teams this year that have visions of continuing that successful trend. Last weekend at Kramer Field, league commissioner Nickie Hage announced the 12U, 11U and 10U squads and their coaches, and those groups will be on full display in front of their home crowd for a week of pool play and bracket contests.

June 15, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Crush scores 2nd at Donald Duck Tourney

Mother Nature played a role in last weekend’s Donald Duck Birthday Tournament. Saturday and Sunday in Newberg/Salem, the 10U Cherry City crush softball squad cruised to a 4-0 record, but rain washed out the championship game, so head coach Roger Hoylman and the players showed a gesture of sportsmanship in deciding to give the first-place trophy to the Sherwood Fireballs and the Crush took home runner-up honors.

June 14, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

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