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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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TD track team members advance to state

It has been a successful two days for members of The Dalles High School track and field team, which has been participating in the district track meet at Hermiston High School field in Hermiston, Wednesday and Thursday. According to TDHS head coach Garth Miller, during the two days of events numerous students qualified to move on to the Oregon State Athletic Association State Championships, which will be held at Hayward Field in Eugene on May 19-20.

Sherman goes for 12 top-3 places in Madras

Reese Blake and Desiree Winslow racked up a win apiece, and the rest of the Sherman track and field team rallied for 12 other top-3 performances Saturday at the Madras Invitational.

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Hawk girls finish off strong

TD using a strong effort for success at districts

The Dalles girls’ tennis coach Debby Jones said Friday’s season-ending home match in The Dalles was a perfect test with district coming up on Friday. In this varsity matchup, The Dalles and Oregon Episcopal School battled to a 4-4 deadlock, were tied in sets at 8-8, and through the total of games won, OES, the 2016 4A state runner-up, grabbed a 59-56 triumph.

Popchock leads Lady Redsides

The Redsides racked up four firsts and five seconds to finish second in the standings with 95 points at the Arlington Invitational Saturday.

Dufur track shines

Asa Farrell and Ezekiel Stelzer picked up two wins apiece, and Makenzie Dunn added a 100-meter run to lead the girls, as the Dufur track team rattled off 14 top-3 outcomes at Saturday’s Arlington Invitational.


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