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TD girls learn lessons from Thursday’s road loss

Tennis team falls just short against Wilsonville

Entering Thursday’s varsity tennis match against Wilsonville, The Dalles girls’ tennis coach Debby Jones knew her group would have its work cut out. Wilsonville swept through singles play, but the Riverhawks claimed wins at No. 1 and No. 3 doubles in a 6-2 loss against the host Wildcats.

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Ortega mows down La Salle Prep

Senior righty scatters three hits in six-inning effort

Pitching against an offense that that scored five or more runs in five of its nine games, The Dalles senior Bailey Ortega needed to be on his top game. He was and then some. Ortega scattered three hits and struck out three, and was supported by an errorless defense that turned two double plays and added several sterling plays in an 8-1 victory over La Salle Prep Thursday at Bob Williams Field in The Dalles.

Gorge Bike Race rolls into The Dalles

The 2016 Gorge Roubaix Bike Race and Ride rolls into The Dalles this weekend with two days of racing Saturday and Sunday as well as a Sunday fun ride. In its fourth year, the event has grown to nearly 400 participants coming from as far away as Colorado and Canada, as well as all over the Pacific Northwest.

Redside track secures seven victories at Culver Invite

Rager gets two winners; senior sets career mark in shotput

Just two meets into the 2016 campaign and South Wasco County senior and defending 1A state shotput champion Ellis Rager already looks poised for a repeat run at the top spot. Rager had a first-place throw of 46-feet-1 inches, a career-best and he tacked on a distance of 120-08 for top honors in the discus event to lead the Redside boys at the Culver Invitational Wednesday in a six-team track meet.

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TD loses big to No. 8 Summit

Storm breaks free with six unanswered in a 10-3 win

No. 8-ranked Summit and The Dalles played close to the vest through the first three innings, but the Storm broke things open with a two-run fourth inning and then added four runs in the sixth to secure a 10-3 win Tuesday in a baseball contest played in Bend.

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Hawk tennis swings away at Mac-Hi

Singles take four matches by an average of 9.25 points

Ready to stake claim to more non-league wins to set the momentum for league play later next month, The Dalles boys’ tennis team finished strong in doubles and singles competition for an 8-0 shutout victory over Mac-Hi. “All of our singles and doubles players had outstanding matches,” said The Dalles Riverhawk head tennis coach Shea Macnab. In four singles matches, the Riverhawk quartet of William Coy, Daniel Santillan, Omar Rodriguez and Alex Lopez took home straight-set wins by an average of 9.25 points.

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TD girls tennis beats up on Mac-Hi

Doubles side takes home three wins in four matches

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No. 3 Huskies wallop Umatilla by mercy-rule

Treve Martin, Trey Homer go deep in a 15-2 victory

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TD softball misses chances in road loss

Team totals 13 hits, but leaves 9 runners stranded

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Wheatfield gets harriers moving

Nearly 100 participants come to TD for fundraiser

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Bringing a family vibe to the court

TD girls’ tennis thriving under coach Debby Jones

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Riverhawks can’t skip past Centennial

TD swept, 5-4 and 13-11, in two extra-inning games

Husky baseball brings energy to Moro

Sherman core is older, wiser as it begins ‘16 season

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Playing for the love of the game

TD’s Devin Wilson signs to play football at George Fox

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Hard-nosed Riverhawks salvage a split against Bend

TD racks up 15 hits in a 14-3 nightcap victory

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The Queens of Crush

Riverhawks score 58 runs on 63 hits in four tourney romps

TD girls’ tennis squad posts dominant effort over Madras

The Dalles girls’ tennis team picked up a doubles sweep and added singles wins at No. 1 and No. 2 in a dominant 6-2 win over Madras Friday in a varsity match played in The Dalles.

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No. 1 Hawks take two at Bend Tourney

TD softball team raps out 31 hits, 26 runs in pair of big wins

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Track stars make their presence known

Local schools put on display at Mullen-Leavitt Invite

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A festive racing event full of inspiration and spirit

Blind student highlights St. Patrick's Day run

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Punchless Hawks lose to Reynolds

TD commits five errors, nets four hits in 8-0 setback

Bales fans 16 in Dufur’s 7-3 victory

Kolbe Bales struck out 16 Riverside batters and flirted with a no-hitter through the first four frames, as the Dufur Rangers broke open a 2-1 lead with a five-run seventh inning in a 7-3 win Monday in Boardman.

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TDMS wrestlers cap year with solid state efforts

Dodge and Carrera show well in first postseason trip

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TD golfers tee off in Riverhawk Invite

Iliana Telles cards an 89 to take second place

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Helyer, Bradford lead TD’s late comeback charge

Senior duo hits home runs to lift Hawks, 8-7

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TD starts year with offensive explosion

Baseball team raps out 14 hits in 8-4 home triumph

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Noonan, Murr on top of their game

TD hoops duo lauded for hustle and leadership

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Hawks earn CRC recognition

McCall, Telles on 1st team; Cimmiyotti on 2nd squad

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Waiting for their chance to shine

TD baseball is using team unity to fuel ‘16 playoff surge

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Middle School duo prepping for state tourney

After regionals effort, Carrera and Dodge aim for more

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Riverside sends sweet 16 to state

Year’s toil leads to nerves and hope igniting final preparation

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Young Riverhawk skiers end season well at state

TD squad is returning a top core for next season

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Dance Academy shines in Portland

Vassar, Sugg and Telles awarded scholarships

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Sherman title creates a solid community bond

Players from past, present take pride in school legacy

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Redemption song: Huskies win 1A title

No. 2-ranked Sherman caps season on a 21-game streak

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Big Sky roundup

Big Sky athletes honored

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Inspired Huskies vault into semifinals

With return of Kyle Fields, Sherman beats Siletz Valley

TD Little League holding annual cleanup

Program is offering lunch to all volunteers on March 12

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CGBA establishing a solid hoops base

Program attracted more than 40 athletes this winter season

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Sherman Huskies set to embark on its title journey

No. 2 seed starts 1A state action at 8:15 p.m. Thursday

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Linebarger caps stellar wrestling career

TD senior places second at weekend state tournament

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Determined SWC ready for Siletz

Redsides eye a return to Baker for first time since ‘13

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Huskies have one goal in mind: Baker

Sherman set for a tough tilt Saturday versus Joseph

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SWC takes one step closer to Baker

Redsides beat the Powder Valley Badgers, 59-49

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TD boys’ skiers grab second place to punch state ticket

Hawks end up 32.56 seconds from league title outcome

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Hawk swimmers set solid marks at state meet

Relay team, Clifford and Varland drop district times

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TD hoops falls short on senior night

With a shot at the playoffs, Hawks lose to HRV, 66-56

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Dufur Rangers miss out on 1A postseason berth

Team loses 59-56 to Horizon in consolation

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Huskies score Big Sky hoops title

Sherman gets 37-33 win over South Wasco County

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Husky defence plucks Hawks

Sherman holds Horizon to 12 first-half points in 72-48 victory