A little more than two weeks is all that stands between the first of two basketball tournaments organized by Greg Cummings and the Columbia Gorge Basketball Academy.
The Sherman Huskies posted a 1-3 record in four games played at the Punahou Invitational Basketball Tournament held in Honolulu, HI., taking their lone victory over Kamehameha on Friday by a 69-67 score.
Riverhawks show glimpses in recent California road trip
The Dalles girls’ basketball team was given an opportunity to travel to California for a weeklong tournament at the Surf and Slam Invitational in San Diego.
Hoops team goes 0-2 at Echo Holiday Tournament
Challenging themselves against two top-10 basketball programs, the Dufur Rangers came away with a pair of losses on Thursday and Friday at the Bounc’n Cancer Holiday Hoops Tournament in Echo.
Australian travel team showcased in The Dalles
On a night of celebration and camaraderie, Kurtz Gym served as the Mecca of basketball.
SWC offense trying to find its groove in time for league play
The South Wasco County girls’ basketball team lost a pair of games to Echo and Nixyaawii at the two-day Bounc’n Cancer Tournament ending Friday in Echo.
At the three-day Vince Dulcich Memorial Tournament last week in Astoria, The Dalles boys’ basketball team went 1-2, finally taking a 63-54 victory Thursday over Molalla.
At this point in the season, South Wasco County head coach Jim Hull is worried less about the standings and more about overall progression. At the Bounc’n Cancer Tournament in Echo, South Wasco County lost games to Echo and Nixyaawii by an average margin of 2.5 points, and had late chances to pick up wins.
No. 13 Rangers take two tourney victories in Echo
After an opening night loss to Perrydale, the Dufur Rangers have been steadily progressing under first-year head coach Ron Townsend. At the Bounc’n Cancer Tournament held in Echo on Thursday and Friday, the Rangers ran their winning streak to five games and moved up to No. 13 in the 1A rankings, following two lopsided victories over Nixyaawii and Echo.
Beasley has visions for high school program
The Dalles wrestling coach Paul Beasley had been part of the turnaround for the middle school over the past few years, so now he brings vast knowledge of the sports, attention to detail and an emphasis on good behavior and academics for the high school team.
Playing without all-league guard Dakota Murr, The Dalles Riverhawks kept pace with Forest Grove in the first half, but the 6A Vikings fired out for 51-18 run in the second stanza in a 94-44 victory Thursday.
Sherman had a two-game stint in the postseason, but had four players make a lasting impression to opposing coaches and administrators for their representation of Husky football.
Holding on to a 34-31 lead entering the fourth quarter, the Dufur Rangers hit five field goals and went 7 of 12 from the free throw line as part of a 17-6 run to defeat Klickitat by a 51-37 margin Tuesday in a non-league girls’ basketball game played in Klickitat.
Sierra Watson hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to help lead The Dalles girls’ basketball team back from a nine-point fourth quarter deficit in a 47-46 victory Tuesday against Milwaukie.
Hoops team cannot hit big shots down the stretch
The Dalles trailed by 19 points late in the third quarter and cut its deficit down to eight points two minutes into the fourth period, but the Sisters’ Outlaws went on an 11-2 run down the stretch for a 48-30 victory Wednesday in a non-league boys’ basketball game played at Kurtz Gym.