School sports

TD baseball drops Hermiston

The Dalles baseball team keeps its season alive with pitching and clutch hitting in a 9-2 victory over Hermiston Thursday from Bob Williams Field. Senior pitcher Jordan Wetmore allowed two unearned runs in a complete-game three-hitter with five strikeouts and no walks for his second win of the season, first in league.

May 11, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

Dufur’s Kolbe Bales named Freshman of the Year

When he first set foot on the Western Oregon University baseball field, Kolbe Bales was unsure of what to expect. The Dufur High School graduate played some big games in the 2A/1A classification and picked up numerous awards, including a first-team all-state selection and Player of the Year honors.

May 10, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

Telles off to state after ninth-place finish

After struggling in his final few holes, there was uncertainty as to whether Aidan Telles would qualify for state. When the final tallies were announced, however, Telles finished tied for ninth place with a 166 to earn his state bid at the two-day 5A Special District 2 Golf Tournament ending Tuesday in Creswell on the Emerald Valley Golf and Resort course.

May 9, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

TD golfers ready to bounce back next year

As the season wore on, The Dalles girls’ golf team remained diligent in using extra practice time and participation on challenging courses to improve every aspect of their game. Sunday and Monday, the Lady Riverhawks were on Sunriver’s Woodlands Course and posted a two-day total of 931 for 10th place at the Class 5A Special District 2 girls golf championships.

May 8, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

Dufur swept by Heppner

The Dufur Rangers capped Blue Mountain Conference baseball play with losses of 11-5 and 15-5 in Heppner Saturday to finish 0-9 in league action for the season.

May 8, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

Sweep gives Sherman No. 1 district seed

Earlier in the season, Sherman seniors Trey Homer and Bradley Moe both agreed that the Huskies are far from a finished product. After Saturday’s two-game road sweep by scores of 6-0 and 12-5 at Culver, it appears that the No. 5-ranked Huskies are hitting their peak at the right time of the year with the No. 1 Blue Mountain Conference district seed and a state berth.

May 7, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

SWC girls score team title at Arlington Invitational

Ana Popchock had a perfect capper to her storybook regular season with four wins, Madisen Davis won her seventh straight javelin event and the South Wasco County girls’ track and field squad racked up 98 points for a team title at the Arlington Invite Saturday.

May 7, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

Sherman teams net seven wins

As impressive as the South Wasco County girls have been this spring, both Sherman teams are racking up solid finishes ahead of this Saturday’s district championship. Makoa Whitaker notched an individual victory and the two relay squads earned wins to get the boys’ 85 points for second place,.

May 7, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

Dufur boys place third in Arlington

Friedrick Stelzer racked up two wins, Cole Kortge was first in the 110-meter hurdles and Tanner Masterson placed second in the 100 and 200 to give the Dufur boys’ track and field group 82.5 points and third place after Saturday’s 1A meet in Arlington. Stelzer crossed the finish line in two minutes and 14.34 seconds for top honors in the 800 meters and picked up a personal-record time of 4:31.91 to get a 1,500-meter triumph.

May 7, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

TD’s Murr caps career with all-state honors

Whether he was alone in a gym perfecting his craft, on the court with his teammates for practice or under the bright lights on game nights, Dakota Murr gave everything he had to The Dalles High School. After capping a regular-season with his third consecutive first-team all-Columbia River Conference award, Murr earned all-state honorable mention recognition for the second year in a row.

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

TD pushes through in final track tune-up

With Columbia River Conference district meet coming next week, The Dalles track and field squad tallied 16 wins and 27 personal records in a final tune-up with Parkrose and St. Helens Wednesday afternoon at St. Helens High School. Justin Conklin, Paulina Finn and Emma Mullins are all ranked in the top-5 of the entire 5A classification, and several others are highly-ranked in the league rankings.

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

TD boys tennis aims high for regional success

In their 8-0 loss to Columbia River Conference champion Hood River Valley, The Dalles had four matches that could have gone either way, but were counted as close losses in Wednesday’s league finale at The Dalles High School. Andy Lopez lost his No. 2 singles match against Sawyer Bogard by scores of 3-6, 5-7; and at No. 4 singles, Salvador Garcia had a chance to gain an early edge in the first set, eventually losing in a tiebreaker 6-7 (4); and Hood River’s Jacob Kaplan completed the two-set sweep by a 6-2 margin in the second set.

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

TD baseball loses to Hood River, 19-3

Although The Dalles baseball team is dealing with three straight losses to Hood River Valley, the third a 19-3 setback at home Tuesday, they can control their own postseason destiny with victories over Pendleton and Hermiston in the next two contests. “We got to get these next two if we want to get in the playoffs, there’s no question about it,” TD head coach Steve Sugg said.

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

Softball rally comes up short

No. 4-ranked Hood River Valley led by a 7-1 margin through four and a half innings of action and held off a late Riverhawk rally in its 10-6 varsity softball victory Tuesday at 16th Street Ballpark.

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


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