Ray Rodriguez is sports editor of The Dalles Chronicle.
In a pair of 14U Babe Ruth baseball matchups this week, East Cascade Electric salvaged a split of two games with a 30-9 romp Tuesday versus Goldendale and a 18-6 loss to Pepsi on Thursday.
Tribe hosts Corvallis in state play-in showdown at 5 p.m. When it comes to playoff softball, The Dalles Wahtonka finds a way to flip the switch for a memorable run.
Junior Baseball standouts win three games at Mother’s Day Tournament in Aloha With a young roster on his side, 10U Sluggers manager Thad Routson is using this time to instill the fundamentals of the game, while bringing his years of knowledge and an attitude of fun to the mix.
Atchley and Lenke finish neck-and-neck in 3k rounds Down the stretch they came. Easton Atchley and Michael Lenke were stride-for-stride looking down on the finish line eye-to-eye.
Kramer and McCall grab co-Players of the Year honor The 2013 Columbia River Conference all-league members were named earlier this week with 18 baseball and softball players taking slots and both Katherine Kramer and Nolan McCall picking up co-Player of the year honors.
Roller Derby team rolls to a 114-101 victory over River Reapers in rivalry duel This one was for personal pride, team pride and Columbia River Gorge pride.
Tennis team has solid performances in event at Sunriver
Senior right-hander tosses complete-game in 3-1 victory In his last two outings, The Dalles Wahtonka senior Dakota Walker had been tagged for seven runs on 10 hits with eight walks in six frames, but Tuesday, he put it all together for another dominant performance against 6A North Salem.
Parke smashes winning home run in seventh inning to defeat Pilot Rock, 12-11 Just a home run from a rare cycle, Cole Parke came through with his usual flair for the dramatic. The Dufur junior rifled a 2-1 fastball to the opposite field for walk-off home run in the bottom of the seventh inning to give his team a 12-11 triumph over Pilot Rock and a berth into the 2A Blue Mountain Conference district baseball championships Tuesday in baseball action at Dufur City park.
Mazeski and Wilson string together win streak in consolation bracket to lead way Staked by a resurgent consolation championship effort from Katie Mazeski and Johanna Wilson, The Dalles Wahtonka girl’s tennis team more than doubled its win total from 2012 with five victories this past weekend in 5A Special District 1 tennis play at Hermiston High School. “We only won two matches at last year’s district tournament and to see that tally bumped up to five this year really makes me feel as a coach that we are on the right track,” said TDW head coach Debby Jones. “I could not be more proud of the players that represented The Dalles.”