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Ray Rodriguez

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White has Dufur thinking big picture

Most of group returns for a top squad eyeing playoffs

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Dufur legend calls it a career

Volleyball coach Kelly Darden wins 449 matches and four state titles in her 21 years

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Rangers trying to break through

With all of the hoopla and congratulations lobbed towards the Dufur Rangers after a semifinal football playoff win last week, as a group, they know the journey is far from over. Just two more wins will cap a memorable season.

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Husky football is hungry for more

Sherman prepares for 1A state semifinal game against No.4-ranked Camas Valley

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Rangers punch semifinals ticket

Dufur scores 46 unanswered first-half points on way to 72-20 win over Wallowa

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Hawk defense brought to forefront

Four of five all-league players due to come back next season; Wilson on first team

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TD offense lands five on CRC list

Wilson, Eaton, Bardes, Seufalemua and Duong rewarded for 2014 contributions

Dufur prepped for Wallowa

Dufur head coach Jack Henderson is preaching to his football team that they need to be disciplined on every play.

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A battle of defense and offense

Sherman football team faces challenge of stopping a high-powered Lowell squad

Big Sky winners shine bright

Dufur, Sherman and South Wasco County dominate first-team all-conference recognition

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Dufur volleyball finishes magical ‘14

Lady Rangers secure second-place trophy at 1A state tournament in Redmond

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Huskies make their mark in playoff route of Hosanna

Sherman beats Hosanna Christian in playoff opener

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TD girls propelled to prestigious list

Five soccer players earn all-league honors; Gamez and Walasavage on first team

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Big Sky champs ready to get rolling

No. 3 Dufur starts playoff run at home Friday night against North Douglas

TDMS football building towards solid future

Seventh grade football squad has solid season capped by a championship berth

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Soccer seniors earn CRC status

Through the regular season, The Dalles Riverhawks soccer team enjoyed early success and endured some mid-season struggles, but still managed a postseason berth for first-year head coach Greg Burkart.

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The Dalles girls score fourth place at state

Six runners complete race in less than 22 minutes

Four Redsides earn all-league recognition

Foreaker is named to 1A Big Sky Conference first team

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Hawks lose finale in Hood River

Varsity football team drops rivalry matchup to end up winless on the season

The Dalles girl’s soccer is blanked by HRV

The Columbia River Conference champion Hood River Valley Eagles capped a perfect 6-0 league slate with a goal in each half to pull off a 2-0 home victory Tuesday against The Dalles.

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Dirty and proud: The Dalles’ Mud Brothers

TD all-stars play in an exhibition game versus La Grande

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Holding their heads up high

After three-set loss in Wilsonville, TD volleyball program eyes prosperous future

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Message sent: Rangers dominate at districts

Dufur posts sweep over Condon in Big Sky title matchup

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The magnificent seven

TD girl’s cross country team captures Columbia River Conference championship

Dufur claims third straight Big Sky crown

Fresh off a big win last week against Sherman, the No. 3 Dufur Rangers beat Condon-Wheeler to solidify a Big Sky Conference championship.

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The foundation is rebuilt

After a three-year hiatus, the South Wasco County football team finishes year strong

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Hawks flying high heading to districts

Led by Morin, girls take 2nd; boys claim 3rd place

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TD Gold claims Gorge Youth crown

Third-and-fourth graders hold off TD Maroon for a 7-0 shutout victory Saturday

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Dufur finishes league unbeaten

Darden slams down 21 kills to lead Ranger sweep

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Rangers catch second wind

No. 3 Dufur overcomes halftime deficit with 38 unanswered points for a 52-16 win

TD soccer loses in Hermiston

Facing a Hermiston team sitting at last place in the Columbia River Conference, The Dalles girls’ soccer team could not gain an advantage taking a 2-1 setback Thursday in 5A varsity action at Hermiston High School.

One final honor

The Dalles trio celebrated on senior night at Kurtz Gym

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Clash of the Season

No. 7 Dufur heads to Moro for a showdown versus undefeated No. 3 Sherman

Youth championships bring buzz to Sid White Field

Third and fourth grade title game features two TD squads

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Globetrotting Riverhawks fire off

Girls varsity, JV boys runners grab top-10 status at Crystal Springs Invite in Calif.

CG Hoops Academy is back for some action

The Columbia Gorge Basketball Academy will again be organizing boys traveling basketball teams this winter for local boys from the third-through-eighth grades.

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Hawks masterful in road win

Tony Morales scores twice in second half to lead TD to a 4-2 triumph

Huskies don’t let up on Condon-Wheeler

Sherman had no reason to go through the air Thursday. Their running game worked with great efficiency and success.

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Power fuels Ranger runaway

No. 4 Dufur ruins Ione’s homecoming festivities with a lopsided 66-14 drubbing

Time for gridders to put up their prime outputs

Dufur, Sherman, TD have tests before Oct. 17 tussle

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Dominating dynamos

The Dalles volleyball moves within playoff cusp after home sweep of Hood River Valley

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Riverhawks break down Pendleton

The Dalles soccer team scores six goals in second half as part of 6-2 route

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Staying in top form

No. 1 Dufur rattles off home sweeps of Condon-Wheeler, St. Paul

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Rangers sink Pirates

No. 6 Dufur racks up 368 yards in opening half on way to 46-8 blowout win

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TD loses to Pendleton

Volleyball team suffers three-game sweep to No. 5 Bucks

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Redside netters run upstream

SWC moves Big Sky record to 2-0 after four-game winner over Sherman

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Finding that football flow

Playing schedules now hit the high watermark for local gridiron warriors in Dufur, The Dalles and South Wasco.

Riverhawks take Hermiston to 4

Volleyball squad battles to the last point in four-game loss

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No. 9 TD shows fight in Hermiston match

Team gets a goal, plus top chances in 4-1 home setback

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The Dalles girls use wind-aided goal, stellar defense to hold off Hermiston, 1-0

In the game of soccer, any edge a team can gain through the course of the match proves beneficial in some regards.