School sports

TD track program doles out its team awards

The Dalles track and field team broke through during the spring season under head coach Garth Miller with an increase in district champions and state qualifiers. With these highlights, the Riverhawks can now move ahead with their solid core of returners and newcomers to take the program to newer heights. At the team’s year-end banquet held last Wednesday at The Dalles Middle School, Miller announced league, state and team awards for his standouts.

June 4, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

Huskies notch seven on all-league squad

MORO – Over the last three years, the Sherman Huskies have secured their spot as one of the state’s premier baseball programs. In that span, the team is 51-19 overall and 29-8 in league, while outscoring opposing teams by a 637-348 margin with state quarterfinal berths in 2017 and 2018. This spring, Sherman went 16-4 and amassed a perfect 9-0 record in league, so it was a given that the all-league list would be dominated by Husky players.

June 1, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

After state loss, Sherman looks ahead to 2019

PILOT ROCK – Friday’s 2A state quarterfinal baseball matchup pitted No. 3 Pilot Rock against No. 6 Sherman in what was a closely-contested affair. The Rockets battled back from a 1-0 deficit with a four-run fifth frame and managed to hold off a late-inning rally for a 4-2 triumph in Pilot Rock.

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

Jumpstart hoops camp opens signups

Starting at 9 a.m. and running until 3 p.m. starting on Monday, June 25 to Friday, June 29, the Jumpstart Basketball Camp will start its 25th season of giving youths from grades 2-9 the opportunity to hone in on their hoops attributes in a five-day event at Dufur High School.

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

Basketball trio earns all-state recognition

Time has flown by for senior athletes Jacob Justesen, Treve Martin and Allie Noland. From the early days of running around in gyms or concrete slabs on the playground, the game of basketball provided each of them a level of joy, frustration and life lessons that is unmatched. Justesen, Martin and Noland were recently voted on as 2017-2018 1A Oregon Basketball Coaches Association All-State athletes for their solid winter seasons.

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

Colton Walker signs with Bellevue University

Baseball will always be No. 1 for Colton Walker. For the past two seasons at Blue Mountain Community College, Walker put in the extra work, stayed dedicated and motivated and improved on several aspects of his pitching to put himself in a position to move up to a four-year program.

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

Six Riverhawks secure all-league selections

For The Dalles baseball coach Steve Sugg, this season was all about growth and progression with his young and inexperienced group, so after punching a state play-in berth, he called it a major accomplishment and two steps forward on the road to future success.

May 25, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

Walk-off double lifts Sherman to victory

MORO – Jacob Justesen drove in the game-winning run and Brett Troutman kept his team close with another clutch pitching performance, but Cal Homer had the big hit to start the eventual game-winning rally.

May 24, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

TDCC golfers storm back for match play win

Back-and-forth they went, as The Dalles Country Club and Goldendale, Wash. Golf Club went toe-to-toe over two days on May 8-9 to determine the winner of the inaugural Columbia Gorge Championship Cup.

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

Huskies lose BMC title game

The No. 6-ranked Sherman Huskies had their 12-game winning streak snapped after a 4-1 loss to Pilot Rock in the Blue Mountain Conference district championships Friday at Bob White Field in Pendleton.

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

TD track gets four top-7 finishes at state

Justin Conklin, Emma Mullins and Paulina Finn each turned in top-5 finishes, and Mercy I’aulualo reached podium for her efforts in the shotput after picking up seventh place to highlight The Dalles High School at the OSAA 5A State Championships ending Saturday from Historic Hayward Field in Eugene.

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

State champions are crowned at 1A state meet

South Wasco County senior and multiple school-record holder Ana Popchock set a new state meet record, school record and personal record in the triple jump with a title-winning distance of 37-feet-4.75 inches to highlight final-day action at the 1A state championships Friday in Eugene.

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

Davis launches her way to a javelin title

It is a rarity that an athlete dominates a track and field event the way South Wasco County’s Madisen Davis did this spring. The junior capped a perfect season with nine wins in nine meets as she captured a javelin state championship with a top distance of 127-feet-1 inch, besting her nearest competitor, Adrian’s Shyanne Allaire (114-6), during opening-day action Thursday at the 1A OSAA State Track and Field Championships at Historic Hayward Field in Eugene.

May 18, 2018 3 p.m. read more..



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