Hoops team fights Hermiston until the very end
Feil and Clifford grab pair of seconds each; Clear strong in 50-yard freestyle
The Sherman Lady Huskies fell behind by 23 points through three quarters and finished the final quarter with a 21-8 run, but could not complete the rally in a 50-40 girls’ basketball loss Saturday to Triangle Lake in a neutral site game played at Sisters High School.
The No. 11-ranked Dufur Rangers salvaged a split this past Friday and Saturday, with a big win over Arlington and a loss Saturday afternoon to No. 3 Country Christian in boys’ hoops play.
3rd-ranked Cougars use 22-16 run in fourth to beat Rangers
With a chance to get a final non-league workout in before the Big Sky Conference home stretch run, the No. 9-ranked Sherman Huskies took control of matters early and often for a dominant performance against Triangle Lake.
The Dalles girls’ basketball team fell behind 16-5 after one quarter and crept to within a four-point deficit late in the third quarter, but No. 1-ranked Hermiston slammed the door shut in the final period with a 15-5 run to work a 51-36 victory Friday in Columbia River Conference action at Hermiston High School.
Kaseberg nets season-high 18 points in a 85-36 romp
MAUPIN – From the opening tip to the fourth quarter, the South Wasco County Redsides appeared to be in control of their home tilt versus Mitchell-Spray.
Hayes gets 21, Rager notches double-double in SWC’s 63-35 home victory
Team has five forfeits, but comes close in four matches
No. 9 The Dalles ready to take flight in challenging 5A Columbia River Conference
Elite gymnasts raise the bar while bolstering their ranks at recent meet in Hillsboro
Down six points to start the fourth quarter, The Dalles stiffened up on defense and forged a rally of 21-8 to get past the Union, Wash. Titans by a 48-41 mark Saturday in a non-league girls’ basketball contest played in Vancouver, Wash.
Sherman uses varied offense to beat Pirates by 26 points
Second-quarter run by Knights fuel 63-53 triumph
Senior skier posts impressive two-run time to chalk up first-place status
Redsides ride big first half to a lopsided 39-point victory
MORO – The trio of Meagan McKinney, Janet Guzman and Makenzie Blaylock combined for 33 points, as the Sherman Huskies posted their largest scoring output of the season in a 53-41 victory over Arlington in a Big Sky Conference girls’ basketball contest Saturday in Moro. In all, six players hit baskets and all 11 players contributed on both sides of the court.
Four Sherman players hit double figures in a 75-34 trouncing of Arlington
Through the first 16 minutes of play, the South Wasco county Redsides were playing at a peak level with upset on their minds.
DUFUR – When it comes down to executing in the pressure moments, both Dufur and Sherman were able to do some good things. But the reigning fourth-place state winners, the Lady Rangers, hit more baskets and made more free throws to escape with a 39-35 win over the Huskies Friday in a Big Sky girls’ basketball contest in Dufur.
DUFUR – In the final moments of Friday’s Big Sky showdown between top-10 schools Dufur and Sherman, both teams slugged it out, with the tide turning at quick intervals throughout.
No. 9-ranked Lady Riverhawks force 23 turnovers enroute to a 44-29 road victory
Linebarger and Waters have bouts with 18U Japanese
MORO – Midway through January, both Sherman and South Wasco County have aspirations of postseason play still in place.
Coles, Kaseberg and Justesen combine for 57 points
Feil, Clifford and Clear take wins, as The Dalles posts 10 top-5 finishes
Isaiah Coles scored 18 points and Max Martin tacked on 17 to lead No. 9-ranked Sherman to a 63-26 win over the Mitchell-Spray Loggers Friday night in a Big Sky boys’ basketball clash in Mitchell.
Sixth-ranked Riverhawks use 32-24 second-half run for 47-36 comeback triumph
Stepping back on the hardwood after a stirring win Saturday at the Moda Center in Portland, the South Wasco County Redsides nearly added to their streak Tuesday, but wound up on the short end of a 26-20 loss to Culver in a non-league girls’ basketball game in Maupin. After allowing seven first-half field goals to Culver in the opening half, SWC clamped down and allowed just four over the final 16 minutes of play.
SWC grabs a seaon-high 28 steals in dominant 68-23 win
Mason Bloomster and Jared Davis combined for 47 points to lead No. 1-ranked Horizon Christian to a 71-56 win over No. 9 Sherman Tuesday in a Big Sky Conference boys’ hoops showdown in Hood River.
Playing against a top-5 program in Glencoe with a limited bench, No. 13-ranked The Dalles Riverhawks came close to pulling off the home upset.
The Ione girls’ basketball team went 18 of 25 on free throws and forced Sherman into more than 30 turnovers in a 44-39 comeback win Saturday in Ione.
Hayes, Rager and Morelli hit double digits in victory
Coming off a spirited four-point loss to defending champion Condon-Wheeler at the 1A Hoops Girls’ Basketball Classic, the Dufur Lady Rangers did not leave anything to chance in a 48-29 win over Mitchell-Spray this past Saturday at Spray High School.
Caleb Morris scores 15, as Rangers cruise past Mitchell
Linebarger grabs Freeberry crown, as five The Dalles wrestlers place in Pendleton
Athletes perform at a peak in the second half of 2014
One calendar year can create memories that last a lifetime. Whether it is a last-second shot, a clutch hit, a powerful touchdown or a personal record, the memories stand the test of time. Here are some highlights from the first half of 2014:
Elizabeth McCarty scored a game-high 16 points and Erika Parks added nine to lead the No. 9-ranked Echo Cougars to a 43-13 win over South Wasco County in a non-league girls’ basketball game played Monday night in Maupin.
First-quarter outburst turns tide in Dufur’s 40-27 win
Redside boys connect on 52 percent from floor in a 81-67 drubbing of Echo
Redside basketball team taking on challenge to compete with Big Sky Conference
Senior has a solid time of 1:09.87 in the 100-yard breastroke
The Dalles wrestler secures Adrian Irwin championship
Quick start fuels way in Compass Classic title contest
DUFUR – Playing against South Wasco County presents a challenge for the Dufur Rangers.
Dufur basketball team explodes for a 24-6 third-quarter run in 76-56 home victory