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Ray Rodriguez

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Eagle Indian hardballers hitting their stride

No. 14 TD off to a 4-2 start after two big wins on Monday

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Impressive power performance

No. 9 The Dalles softball team posts a 3-1 record at annual spring break tournament

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Community mourns loss of Edmo

The skies above the greater Columbia Gorge were a picturesque blue with nary a cloud in the sky, as baseball and softball teams hit the diamond to play the game they love Monday on the first day of spring break. The crowds were cheering, athletes were chanting and offering praise — a perfect backdrop of competitive athletics in its purest form. Just the way Eddie Edmo would have wanted it.

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Locals get back into swing of running for a cause

Ford, Bogard each take first in St. Patrick’s 10k event

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Tribe tennis dominates Reynolds

Varsity girls take control early and cruise to an easy 8-0 home victory

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Tribe girls rolls to easy track win

While The Dalles boys track team set the bar high on its side of the track, the girls followed suit with an impressive display in front of the home folks. They scored nine top-2 finishes for 153 points and an easy victory at the Mullen-Leavitt Invitational in The Dalles.

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TD boys tracksters pull off Mullen romp

Boys dominate the field of 12 teams in first event of 2014 spring campaign

McCall, Bartells pace TD offense in win

Coming off a bitter late-inning loss Monday to Marist, The Dalles baseball team responded with aggression Wednesday using an 11-hit attack to post a lopsided 17-3 road baseball victory over Redmond.

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TD battles back in Redmond

Goslin goes 4-for-4 and Triperinas homers to lead Tribe

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Learning lessons in a close loss

Dufur dropped 4-3 by Knappa, but gains confidence in competing with a contender

TD tennis team loses in season-opener

The schedule makers did not take it easy on The Dalles girl’s tennis team with a tough road matchup versus highly-regarded Ridgeview.

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Husky baseball hoping to get over the hump

Sherman brings back solid core with a slew of freshmen

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Dufur victorious on a walk-off

Rangers go extras with Riverside; win 6-5 on a walk

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TD golf starts out strong at home

Varsity group cards a combined 483 to finish fourth at The Dalles Invitational

TD girl’s golf is feeling the greens

With Peters, Bonham and Telles, team has parts to win

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Sherman serving up aces

Team has potential to put up big stats in ‘14

Husky hardballers off to a rousing start

The first inning gave Sherman baseball coach Jeff Justesen a good glimpse as to the talent level he has in the batting order.

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CG Hoops Academy wraps up winter campaign

10U squad snares first in tournament finale

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Out for a state conquest

Dufur baseball team looking to raise game to high level with title aspirations

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Young Tribe is ready to blast off

With a roster of six freshmen and four sophomores, TD has hopes of rising to the top

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Tribe taking on the role of hunted

2013 league champions have necessary tools in place for a repeat run this season

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Seniors talk about journey

And just in a snap of a finger, time flies by. One of the most bittersweet parts of high school athletes is the four-year journey comes and goes with a snap of the fingers. Such is the case for eight seniors on The Dalles baseball squad.

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O’Neal earns Big Sky honors

Redside guard to play bigger leadership role in ‘14

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TD skiers wrap up season on high

Eli Holeman scores eighth in giant slalom; Bailey Cordell nets a combined 19th at state

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The magnificent seven

TD Middle School wrestling team sending bus load to state championships

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Rangers wrap up season in fourth place

Dufur drops Prairie City by a 46-38 margin in consolation

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West Albany drives for state triumph

Bulldogs withstand TDOne by one, players from The Dalles girl’s basketball team emerged from the locker room with their eyes reddened from tears of defeat. The season was over. The quest for a state site berth climbs to 13 years.’s comeback attempt to win 45-41 and earn Eugene trip

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Tribe wrestlers are building for a brighter future

Trio of state qualifiers talk experience in wake of ‘14

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Big Sky names First Team All League Picks

Download a pdf of First Team picks from Sherman, Dufur and South Wasco.

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Bucks trip up Dufur in state opener

St. Paul storms bacIt was a tale of two halves. For the first two quarters, Dufur shot 50 percent and led by five points, but St. Paul clamped down in the final 16 minutes to hold the Rangers to 4 of 22 in a 25-11 run in a 42-33 first-round win Wednesday in OSAA/U.S. Bank/Les Schwab state girl’s hoops action in Baker.k from five-point halftime deficit to post a 42-33 victory

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Tribe ready to take another step forward

Hoopsters set to host West Albany at 7 p.m. Friday

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Going to state with momentum

TD skiers rack up league honors at end-of-the-year banquet at Mount Hood

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Rangers create belief factor

Dufur girls are three wins from state crown

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Wrestlers creating a groundswell

Linebarger places sixth, as TD gets five wins in two days of state wrestling action

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Morales, Linebarger still alive

TD duo in state consolation quarterfinals on Day 2

Ranger hoopsters earn trip to Baker City

Seniors to make first career berth to state site

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Bulldogs complete season sweep

CRC champs win third straight over TD, capping regular season with 57-34 victory

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TDW boys pull off HR sweep

Seniors cap careers with 10 straight wins over rivals

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Local equestrians hit Redmond

TDW, Dufur and Sherman put up good numbers in season-opening event

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Tribe wrestlers all business heading to state

Linebarger, Morales and Waters go into tourney action unseeded

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No Groundhog Day performance

Dufur girl’s basketball team defeats Cove in state sub-round; one win from Baker

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Tribe skiers make jump into 5A state mix

Boys, girls gets 2nd; ratchet up five top-11 finishers

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Memorable weekend for swim team

Coach McKay talks state, senior legacy of Ou and Nelson, program future

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Eagle Indian trio chalks up state berths

Morales, Linebarger and Waters garner top-4 finishes

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Bad bounces catch up to beat South Wasco

It is rare that a team gets snake bitten two years in a row on last-second plays that ended a season.

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Pendleton girls pull off overtime stunner

TDW has comeback bid falls short in 60-57 league loss

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Conlee plays hero in Tribe victory

Junior center sinks two free throws to lead Eagle Indians

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On the right path

Morales, Linebarger still alive in title bracket at 5A wrestling regional tournament

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Sherman girls bounced from tournament

Team struggles offensively in season-ending district losses

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SWC finds groove in district opener

Ocacio goes for 33 points, as Redsides ride hot first half to a 68-45 victory