School sports



Riverhawk Run draws big numbers to Sorosis Park

Under perfect conditions, nearly 140 running enthusiasts turned out for the 2018 Riverhawk 1k, 3k and 5k run/walk last Saturday at Sorosis Park, with a vast majority of the attendees hailing from Pendleton and The Dalles Middle and High Schools.

September 7, 2018 2:26 p.m. read more..


TD scores first goals in 3-3 tie with Putnam

Mired in a scoreless drought that eclipsed more than 207 minutes to start the season, The Dalles boys’ soccer team rebounded from a 3-0 halftime deficit with three unanswered second-half goals in a 3-3 draw versus Rex-Putnam Thursday in a non-league soccer match played at Wahtonka High School.

September 7, 2018 2:24 p.m. read more..


TD runners getting steps ahead of new league

The Dalles cross country team hustles in the new year with Hood River Valley, Pendleton, Crook County, Redmond and Ridgeview representing the new challengers in the Intermountain Conference. So that means returning state qualifiers Emma Mullins, Hanna Ziegenhagen, Samuel Alvarez, Rey Aviluz, Zack Ziegenhagen and the rest of the Riverhawks will need to be at the top of their game.

September 4, 2018 2:54 p.m. read more..


Olson accounts for six touchdowns to boost SWC

MAUPIN – For the first time in nearly 60 years, Oregon had six-man football at the high school level with a full slate of games across the state. Friday in Maupin, the South Wasco County Redsides and the Wheeler County Rattlers kicked off the fall season, with the Redsides taking a 46-0 win.

September 4, 2018 2:51 p.m. read more..


TD squander chances in loss to Hood River

When a team rushes for negative yards, commits four turnovers and goes 0 for 12 on third down conversions, the winning probability is next to zero. The Dalles football coach Steve Sugg looked back at his team’s home-opening 22-6 loss to Hood River Valley as one of learning lessons.

September 4, 2018 2:49 p.m. read more..


SWC loses its first match

On Thursday, South Wasco County opened its volleyball campaign with a three-set home loss to Joseph. The Eagles, who entered play with six tournament matches under their belts, seized momentum early on and cruised to wins of 25-15, 25-21, 25-21 for the sweep.

August 31, 2018 2:30 p.m. read more..


Sherman is off to 2-1 start

Over a span of four days, the Sherman volleyball team lost 3-1 to Cove, but then came back for two straight wins over Trinity Lutheran in three non-league matches. After their loss to Cove, the Huskies swept the Trinity Lutheran Saints 25-15, 25-20 and 25-23 on Friday, Aug. 24 in Moro to give first-year head coach Karissa Gorham.

August 31, 2018 2:30 p.m. read more..


Dufur netters split first two matches in Athena

In their first two volleyball matches, the Dufur Rangers salvaged a split, winning a five-set thriller over Imbler Tuesday in Athena. Following a sweep loss against Weston-McEwen, Dufur battled it out versus Imbler with each team swapping wins in the first four sets.

August 31, 2018 2:29 p.m. read more..


Big second half vaults TD over Parkrose, 8-0

Last year, The Dalles girls’ soccer team started out 0-6-1 and still managed to catch fire at the right time to earn a state play-in berth. Although the team lost a 1-0 heartbreaker to St. Helens in the opening postseason round, the players and head coach Oscar Nunez feel the confidence and will to win are at an all-time high.

August 31, 2018 2:27 p.m. read more..


Redside football takes on six-man challenge

Sweeping changes are coming for 1A football at the start of the 2018 season that will affect the South Wasco County football programs. The Redsides are playing 6-man football as part of an 18-team pilot program, marking the first time since 1959 that Oregon has participated.

August 28, 2018 1:48 p.m. read more..


TD ready for its new journey in the 4A ranks

The Dalles football team is breaking the seal on a new journey in the 4A ranks under head coach Steve Sugg. Instead of playing independent status, as the Riverhawks have for the past two seasons, the program now can vie for a league title and a state championship.

August 28, 2018 1:44 p.m. read more..


Sherman has new Hall members

The Sherman County School District will celebrate the induction of four individuals and one foundation into the Sherman County School District Hall of Honor during half-time of the Friday, Sept. 28, home football game against Enterprise High School.

August 24, 2018 2:23 p.m. read more..


Redsides enter play with a motivated mindset

MAUPIN – All-state middle blocker Jada Myers looks around the gymnasium and sees a lot of familiar faces and several new ones. Although the landscape is much different than a year ago, the senior is not making any excuses — she is even more motivated to help the South Wasco County Redsides win a championship.

August 24, 2018 2:13 p.m. read more..


Six cheer members named All-Americans

With fires creating chaos around the Greater Columbia River Gorge area, The Dalles cheerleading squad approached last weekend’s National Cheerleaders Association Cheer Camp with heavy hearts. They dedicated their performances to those impacted. The Riverhawks fielded 31 athletes for action at their annual camp from July 17-20 at Oregon State University in Corvallis, as 14 members were nominated for All-American honors and a handful of others received various camp awards.

July 24, 2018 2:27 p.m. read more..


Big Sky netters set and spike at all-star event

In a two-week span, Chloe Beeson and Allie Noland were commended for their solid careers on the basketball and volleyball courts. The duo was joined by fellow Big Sky Conference athletes Ana Popchock and Annika Reitmann, at the fifth annual Oregon Athletic Coaches Association all-star volleyball series on June 23 on the campus of Eastern Oregon University in La Grande.

July 2, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

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