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Ray Rodriguez

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Jumpstart meet gets big crowd

Close to 75 athletes attend 10th annual event Tuesday

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Putting life, athletics in perspective

On eve of graduation, TD’s Morgan Goslin expands on the career legacy she built

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Night of a thousand stars

TD holds its athletic awards banquet; Rivas, Langer, Pena named to Hall of Fame

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Redside girls hitting the hardwood

Looking to make a big splash in the Big Sky Conference next winter, the South Wasco County Redside girls’ basketball team made its first appearance of the summer session with a pair of wins Monday at The Dalles Middle School.

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On her way to the top

Johnson sets a personal record at Junior meet in Linfield

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Riverhawks fly high

TD softball team has seven athletes named to Columbia River Conference squad

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Rivas vaults to Eastern Oregon

The Dalles senior received a scholarship to play soccer at university in La Grande

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Columbia Basin Rodeo Team headed to state finals

Nationals, Silver State bids on the line from June 10-14

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No. 2 Knappa eliminates Dufur

Loggers score three unearned runs in fifth and stave off late Ranger rally in 6-4 win

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Several Husky track athletes hit top marks

Evans, Coles and Orendorff each get top-6 state finishes

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Darden caps career in Dufur history books

Senior sets school record in discus with toss of 130-feet

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Capping a banner season

South Wasco senior Loreto Morelli scores four state golds, both relays win championships

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Riverhawk softballers have season cut short after state play-in loss

TD loses to Sandy 4-3 at home in opening round

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Rangers pick up dramatic win for state berth

Dufur scores 7 unanswered runs in 9-8 triumph

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Coming up strong

The Dalles track and field team picks up the pace at state meet in Eugene

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Riverhawks have five on CRC list

Colin Noonan, Boston Bate named to first team; Ross Kohl earns spot on second squad

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‘Radically different’ life

John Young headed for Comoros Islands to fulfill Peace Corps mission

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TD Dance Club impressive at recital in The Dalles

Kids of all ages and levels put on show in year-end event

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Locals shine at 1A state meet

SWC’s Rager takes shotput crown; Dufur’s Darden captures discus championship

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Ready to fight to the finish

No. 11-ranked The Dalles kicks off postseason play at home Friday versus Sandy

Sherman’s season ends at Irrigon

Playing for a chance at district berth, Irrigon pitcher Austin Rice allowed one run on two hits with 11 strikeouts in his six innings to lead Irrigon to an 8-2 Blue Mountain Conference win over Sherman County Tuesday at Irrigon.

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Telles earns fourth place status at state

TD sophomore takes on challenge with solid effort at Trysting Tree in Corvallis

Martin, Semlor win two district matches

The Dalles seniors Griffin Martin and Ethan Semlor were able to grab a pair of wins to advance to the doubles quarterfinals, but lost in straight sets in the next round and were eliminated by an 8-4 score in the consolation rounds at the two-day Class 5A Special District 1 tennis championships ending Saturday in Sunriver.

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Tracksters ready to open eyes

The Dalles is breaking through at right time of ‘15 season

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Big Sky’s best shine through

Sherman, Dufur and South Wasco County set high marks at Saturday’s district meet

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Hawks make historic tennis run

Doubles team of Wilson and Miller, and singles player Cianci advance to state final

Helyer plays hero for Riverhawks

The Dalles softball team tops Hood River

Huskies sweep No. 7 Dufur

Sherman travels to Heppner or Irrigon on Tuesday

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TD baseball eliminated from state contention

Riverhawks lose season finale 5-3 to Hood River Valley

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Wind beneath their wings

TD’s Conklin, Strassheim and girls’ 4x100 relay team chalk up state berths Friday

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Mosier fundraiser run is deemed a success

Group of 56 harriers take part in Twin Tunnels event

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Playing with passion

10U Crush prepared for weekend tournament in The Dalles

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Creating memories on the mat

TDW grad Jacob Abrams caps wrestling career as a three-time All-American

Hinatsu 4th at West Level 9 championships

Riverside Gymnastics standout Audrey Hinatsu gave her motther Sue a special Mother’s Day present.

Jumpstart hoops camp is open for signups

Camp will take place June 22

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Huskies kick it into high gear

Six-run first inning leads to a 9-3 victory over Umatilla

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Riverhawk trio headed to state

Yasmin Hill and Riley Bardes qualify in two events; Avery Cardosi gets long jump bid

TD’s Snodgrass misses state cut by eight strokes

The Dalles boys’ golf team finished in 12th place out of 14 teams after two days of regional action on the par-72 Eagle Ridge Course at the Eagle Crest Golf Club ending Tuesday in Redmond.

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Pendleton drops TD softball, 12-2 in five innings

No. 1 Bucks do all of their damage in first three innings

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Desperation mode

After loss to Pendleton, The Dalles facing all-or-nothing game Friday at Hood River

Dufur drops 2 games to Regis and Burns

Riding a 15-game winning streak, the No. 5-ranked Dufur Rangers faced two top-6 ranked teams on the road and came away with a 9-3 loss to No. 4 Regis and a 2-0 setback Friday versus No. 6 Burns in a non-league games played in Madras.

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TD loses 1-0 road heartbreaker

Team strands two runners on base in top of 7th inning

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TD tracksters flying high

Several athletes hit their stride at CRC Last Chance Meet in Pendleton

No. 10 The Dalles softball team romps 10-0 over Hermiston

Sierra Watson tosses one-hitter in mercy-ruled victory

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Telles picks up a state berth

TD sophomore cards 76 on second day of regionals

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Huskies rebound for league split

After stranding 10 in a first-game loss, Sherman beats Culver in nightcap, 10-0

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New contact rules are in place for football in ‘15

OSAA makes changes with athlete safety in mind

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From Riverhawk to Mountaineer

The Dalles senior Olivia Starks signs with Eastern Oregon University to play volleyball

Jumpstart youth track meet set for June 2

The District 21 Elementary School Physical Education team wants to keep kids active during the summer months, so the timing of the 10th annual Jumpstart Track and Field Extravaganza is perfect in many ways.

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Locals make their marks at festival run

Fundraiser features 150 runners in three classes