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Ray Rodriguez

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Huskies use physicality to subdue Mustangs

Sherman ground game leads to 60-14 home victory

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Amping it up another notch

Four local football squads are set for action under the Friday Night Lights

SWC ready to get back to gridiron action

Under coach Mike Waine, Redsides look highly skilled

Redsides nipped by Lyle in five

The South Wasco County Redsides came a few bounces from picking up their first win of the season

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TD takes sweep loss to Sherwood; with photo gallery

On the surface, The Dalles volleyball team lost in three games against a solid 6A Sherwood squad that has started the season undefeated.

Dufur netters go 4-0 at weekend jamboree

Heading into Saturday’s Dufur Classic Jamboree, the No. 2-ranked Dufur Rangers have lost just two sets in running out to a 6-0 start to the fall season.

Riverhawks run well at preview

Coaches get a good glimpse of cross country talent

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Impressive first game for Sherman football

Sherman uses punishing ground game to defeat Powder Valley, 60-20

Redsides battle tough against Stanfield

SWC volleyball wins home opener

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Three-way 1A duel kicks off volleyball preseason

Sherman, dufur are working out preseason kinks

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First-round knockout for TD boys soccer

TD soccer team ramrods Redmond in 8-1 rout for season-opening home victory

Finally, football season is upon us

The Dalles and Dufur compete Friday in home games, Sherman plays Sunday against Powder in the Dufur Eight Man Classic.

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Moving into contention

Sherman head coach Carrie Danchok has been counting down the days, hours and minutes before her varsity team can put its best foot forward for the start of the 2014 volleyball season.

Rangers defeat defending champs

Dufur volleyball beats defending champion Imbler

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The Dalles soccer in midseason form

Varsity squad goes 2-0-1 in jamboree at Hillsboro, goalkeeper Lopez posts three shutouts

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Time to earn their green

South Wasco County volleyball brings new coach and new philosophy for 2014

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Huskies getting back to its physical roots

Sherman set to use ground attack to wear teams down

The Dalles soccer impresses coach at Century Jamboree

Girl’s squad shows some talents versus 6A soccer programs

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Raising the bar to a higher level

After placing third last year, Dufur volleyball is replenishing roster with new names

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New coach, new name, new attitude

With Fanene at the helm, The Dalles Riverhawk volleyballers primed to take flight

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Walking their hearts out

Local team secures fourth place at The World’s Largest Walk Relay in Portland

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Veterans hope to spur on Hawks

The Dalles girl’s soccer has seven seniors playing pivotal roles on offense, defense

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Thompson, Townsend earn praise

Both coaches awarded 40-year plaque by Oregon Athletic Coaches Association

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Bringing back the zebra stripes

Bob McFadden hopes to strengthen officiating crews for Mid-Columbia

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A matter of health and education

With two-a-days in full bloom, coaches and trainers working for player safety

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Local schools are ready for football

Mandatory practices across the gorge start on Monday

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TD cheer team faces economic crossroads

With mascot name change, challenges coming in 2014

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Youth golfers prove they belong

A group of 112 competes in annual The Dalles Country Club Junior Championships

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Running for Dufur daylight

Cardosi takes women’s 5k race; Taphouse first for men

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Starting new year with a clean slate

Schools and programs bring sense of hope, promise and accomplishment to the table

Friday classic highlights regional tourney

Needing a win to keep the season going into the Babe Ruth Regional Championship rounds Sunday, The Dalles had a stiff challenge ahead with South Washington standing across the diamond.

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Still playing at an All Star level

Saylors secures second consecutive nomination in Pacific Football League

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The Dalles blanked by Idaho

Babe Ruth team posts eight hits, but loses 5-0

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Building from the middle up

New TDMS football coach Paul Beasley hopes to construct bridge for varsity future

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Bringing promise to softball

Bringing promise to softball

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Shuffling their way to the top

TD Dance Team rattles off 10 first-place outcomes at Dance Magic in Seaside

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TD turns into triathlon central

More than 250 expected for 26th annual Aluminum Man Triathlon on Sept. 6

Lee, Clark lead the field at TDCC

Players could only hope to stop Aaron Lee and Josh Clark.

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TD Stars in playoff beast mode

Once the shine wore off on reeling off an impressive performance at last week’s Babe Ruth State Tournament, The Dalles 15U All Stars were back to work on the diamond with all eyes fixated on continuing this dream run.

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One man caught up in his fantasy world

The good, bad and the ugly of fantasy sports approaches

Townsend breathing life into hoops

Riverhawk varsity coach announces training camp for boys on Aug. 10-14 in TD

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Making a difference on the gridiron

Youth football offers fun, excitement for local youths from third-through-sixth grades

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All-around beatdown

From a solid pitching output by Dylon Jinkins in the first game, a heroic effort by injured ace Tyler Westin, to a semifinals comeback Saturday and an game-ending, state-title clinching acrobatic stab by catcher Denzel Arellano, there was nothing going to stop the 15U freight train known as The Dalles All Stars.

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Riverhawks, Tribe clash for summer football

Alumni and current athletes play in 7-on-7 scrimmage

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Annihilation session continues

The Dalles 15U Babe Ruth Stars throttle both SRV squads on way to No. 1 seed

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Diamond sharks circling their prey

TD’s 15U Baseball team comes out swinging, pitching in two lopsided pool play wins

‘AAA’ Hustlers prepped for Super Regional

Legion squad ready to show heart at tourney in Dallas

Rodeo golf tourney a success

Many of the top names were on display last Friday for the Fort Dalles Rodeo Golf Tournament on a sunny afternoon at The Dalles Country Club.

Youth softball takes 4th at regional

12U squad shows vast improvements in all phases for solid finish in Roseburg

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TD Babe Ruth 14U All Stars take third place

Baseball team defeats Salem/Keizer 11-4 in finale

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