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Another strong finish

PLAYERS from the 10U Cherry City Crush softball team display a second-place trophy from play at the Father’s Day Tournament in Newberg.

Ft. Dalles Hustlers post sweep of the Scots

‘A’ Legion baseball squad scores 15 runs in two wins In a stout hitting display, the Fort Dalles Hustlers rattled off 17 hits, seven walks and went a perfect 5 for 5 on stolen base attempts in wins of 5-2 and 10-8 over David Douglas in ‘A’ American Legion baseball play.

Youth leagues try to rein in ‘bad news parents’

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. — No parent here has rushed onto a playing field to jump a referee who made an unpopular call. No adult has gotten angry and slugged or pushed a coach or a young player, as has happened elsewhere. Nor have there been any of those embarrassing sideline brawls you sometimes see posted on online video sites.

TDCC golfers get top honors in Skamania

Shelley Reynolds-Wacker notched first place as an individual and she was a major cog in a top quartet that cruised to first place in the net category during golf action at Skamania Lodge Golf Course on Monday.

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Hustlers sweep past Knights

Legion team is riding a four-game winning streak so far The Columbia Gorge Hustlers ran their winning streak to four games after rolling to a two-game sweep with wins of 7-2 and 11-1 over the Northwest Star Knights Tuesday in American Legion baseball play at Quinton Street Ballpark.

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Dominant performance put on by D-Backs

WITH PHOTO GALLERY Minors team pulls off mercy-rule win over Pirates It took just 43 minutes for the D-Backs to impose their will against the Pirates. Five players had two hits and pitcher Trenton Schacher tossed three innings of two-hit ball to lead the D-Backs to a 12-1 mercy-rule win in a The Dalles Little League Minors Division city championship game Saturday at Kramer Field in The Dalles.

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Majors Little League battle is an instant classic

Giants build an early lead, ward off late Athletic rally for a 6-4 victory With The Dalles Little League Majors city championship on the line, it came down to power versus power in the final at-bat.

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Sluggers go 1-2 in tournament at Hillsboro

Peters, Bate and Klindt combine to go 11-22 in three games The Dalles 14U Sluggers played close games in three matchups last weekend but ended up going 1-2 at the Reedville Tournament in Hillsboro.

Majors, minors titles up for grabs Saturday

The finals are now set in stone for The Dalles Little League supremacy.

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18U Crush wins crown in Aloha

Softball team starts 0-3, but reels off two consecutive victories on way to finals With a mish-mash group of softball players from The Dalles, Dufur and Hood River, the 18U Cherry City Crush softball team rebounded from a 0-3 record in pool play and reeled off four consecutive wins to secure first place at an open classification tournament last weekend in Aloha.

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12U Sluggers grab third place at Sherwood

JBO baseball team posts 3-1 record; outscores opponents, 45-15 The incline for the 12U Sluggers appears to be up, as they put up another solid performance with third place at the Sherwood Junior Baseball Organization Tournament on June 2.

Little League playoffs are heating up

This week, Kramer Field is the hot spot for The Dalles Little League supremacy, as minors and majors city championships are on the line.

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Fast start helps Spooky’s claim win

Babe Ruth squad scores six runs in first inning, holds on for 9-6 triumph over Y-102 Spooky’s took advantage of some wild pitching from Y-102 ace Izaac Tapia with six runs in the first inning and rode that early surge the rest of the way to a 9-6 win Friday night in 14U Babe Ruth baseball play at Kramer Field.

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For the thrill of it all

Close to 75 youngsters participate in annual Jumpstart Track and Field Meet Event organizer Tom Conklin was smiling ear-to-ear after revealing his thoughts on how well the turnout was for the annual Jumpstart Elementary Track and Field Meet Tuesday at Sid White Field in The Dalles.

Babe Ruth teams slug it out

East Cascade Electric posted a win and a tie in two games played before Memorial Day weekend in The Dalles. The 14U group ended up in a 6-6 tie with Spooky’s in a May 21 matchup played at Quinton Street Ballpark and two days later, they rebounded with a 13-4 blowout win over Y-102.


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