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Riverhawk tracksters give coach hope for the future

Team posts solid marks at 5A state meet held in Eugene

With all but one athlete celebrating a first state track and field meet experience, The Dalles head coach Garth Miller feels that the 2017 campaign is a good first step toward great things to come.

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At long last, Sherman advances to state playoffs

Huskies pull off dramatic comeback win against Pilot Rock

The No. 7-ranked Huskies erased a five-run, fifth-inning deficit with a 13-run sixth inning, followed by a two-run seventh to complete the 15-5 comeback triumph Saturday in a Blue Mountain Conference baseball semifinal played Saturday at Bob White Field in Pendleton.

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Dufur wins first district title since 2008

Bales’ arm helps lead Rangers in a 5-0 victory over Sherman

With a chance to win their first district crown since 2008, Dufur baseball coach C.S. Little sent out his ace starter Kolbe Bales to get the Rangers over the mountaintop. Bales tossed six innings of three-hit ball with 13 strikeouts and no walks, as the No. 1-ranked Rangers defeated No. 7 Sherman by a 5-0 margin for the district crown in action Saturday at Bob White Field in Pendleton.

Wood, Conklin kick off 5A meet

The Dalles freshman Tressa Wood placed eighth in the 3,000 meters this morning with a personal-record time of 11 minutes and 15.63 seconds at the 5A OSAA State Track and Field Championship in Eugene, improving on her old PR set at districts last week in Hermiston (11:23.34).

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1A track teams finish successful spring campaigns

Sherman and Dufur boys finish top-10; SWC girls end up ninth

On the final day of 1A state track and field action in Eugene, the Sherman 4x100-meter relay team placed second, Ezekiel Stelzer added a second-place run in the 1,500 and South Wasco County junior Ana Popchock set a school record in the triple jump to lead their respective teams.

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Riverhawks lose state play-in heartbreaker

TD cannot finish its comeback bid in 3-2 setback to Putnam

MILWAUKIE – One play, one hit, one bounce, one break. That’s all that stood between The Dalles baseball team from a state play-in upset win over No. 7 Rex-Putnam.

Track stars break seal at state

Sherman, Dufur and South Wasco County put on a good showing at Historic Hayward Field for the 1A 2017 OSAA/U.S. Bank/Les Schwab Tires Track and Field Championships.

Belshe making her state move

Sherman senior scores 4th at district tournament

Sherman senior Meghan Belshe placed fourth overall during the Special District 4 4A/3A/2A/1A Tournament held last Friday and Saturday at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash. “I am very excited to go to state for the second time,” Belshe said.

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Hawk boys’ tennis squad shows growth

Varsity players open eyes with breakthrough performance at districts

Although The Dalles High School boys tennis team did not advance to the state championship round, head coach Shea MacNab was pleased with the growth the team experienced and sees reason for optimism as the 2017 season comes to an end.

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Pielli picks up state berth, as TD is second at districts

Hawk senior goes 4-1 in a third-place tennis effort

Kiana Pielli went 4-1 to clinch third place and a singles state berth and The Dalles girls’ tennis team picked up second-place honors after play this weekend in Hermiston.

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Track team is prepped for state showcase

TD athletes have clear goals in mind for successful run in Eugene

Molly Nelson is taking one final bus ride as a Riverhawk. Nelson is headed to state in Eugene as part of the 4x400-meter relay squad, and she is joined by teammates Shyanne Cady, Elizabeth Tapia, Tressa Wood, Jenna Miller, Emma Mullins, Justin Conklin, Julian Hernandez and Cameron Perez for action on Friday and Saturday at Historic Hayward Field.

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Historic finish for Riverhawk boys’ golf

The Dalles places second at state in the program’s best team outcome

Without the bells and whistles of most golf programs across the state, The Dalles boys’ golf team paved the way for success in 2017 with grit, passion, skill and motivation as their calling card. Chase Snodgrass finished third overall, Tyler Vassar was tied for ninth and Mark Felderman ended up tied for 15th to help lead the Riverhawks to second place and their best finish in program history at the 5A OSAA/U.S. Bank/Les Schwab Tires State Golf Championships in Banks.

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New wrestling rules in place for winter

An alternate two-piece uniform consisting of compression shorts or shorts designed for wrestling and a form-fitted compression shirt has been approved for the 2017-18 season in high school wrestling. This revision to Rule 4-1-1 was one of 11 rules changes recommended by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Wrestling Rules Committee at its meeting in Indianapolis, and all changes were subsequently approved by the NFHS Board of Directors.

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Dufur track team shows mettle

Seven Dufur athletes heading to Eugene for state championships

Dufur’s track and field team did itself proud on Saturday in district competition held in Moro. At the end of the day’s events, the Dufur Rangers ending up with seven athletes who qualified to advance to the Oregon School Activities Association state championship events at Hayward Field in Eugene on May 18-19.

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TD golfers are looking toward a bright future

Young core showed some progression through spring season

During basketball season, The Dalles senior Iliana Telles sustained a catastrophic ACL injury that cut short the end of that season along with her varsity golf campaign. The news was painful, but she found a way to give back through coaching — and the results were promising.

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