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Ray Rodriguez

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No. 2 Dufur starts off league with a sweep

The No. 2-ranked Dufur Rangers hit the court for the start of league Friday, and used a combined 13 kills, 11 aces and seven digs from senior standouts Taylor Darden and Montana Ferres in a three-game sweep on the road over Mitchell/Spray.

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Redsides come close to winning rally

Volleyball squad takes losses to Trinity and Condon

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Rangers drop hapless Mitchell

Nuevo, Pence combine for 327 yards in 66-22 triumph over the Loggers

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Riverhawk runners land double knockout

While facing top teams, Thouvenel sees potential

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Belief factor still prevalent

After loss to Summit, Riverhawk veterans echo positive sentiments to the ‘process’

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Manzo, Bonham put on a show to lead TD

Top duo combines for two goals, two assists in 5-0 blowout win for The Dalles girls soccer

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Bringing smiles to faces with a Pig Bowl

12th annual Pig Bowl fundraiser amasses more than $25,000 for two families

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Cross country event is still bringing large numbers

Conklin sees 223 signed in for yearly Jumpstart race

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Local football teams rolling up their sleeves

Sherman, Dufur are on the road; TD hosts Summit

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TDMS 8th graders dominate Corbett

All three phases come out strong in a 41-0 victory

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Riverhawks flourish

Six harriers set personal records at Oregon City run

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Still making its moves

The Dalles volleyball plays well in home loss to No. 9 Pendleton

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TD climbs up the ranks

No. 8 boys soccer team has won three of last four games

SWC gets 2nd at Redside volleyball Tourney

Facing teams like Mitchell/Spray, Klickitat, Wash., Portland Waldorf and Condon-Wheeler, the South Wasco County Redsides picked up three consecutive wins and earned a spot in the title match, but ended up losing in three games to Condon-Wheeler for second place at the annual Redside Tournament Saturday in Maupin.

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Making those court strides

No. 2 Dufur takes second at Helix Tournament; loses in five to Country Christian

Maupin redsides tripped up by Echo

South Wasco County could not sustain all of the positive elements that led to victory last weekend in a game Friday against Echo.

Husky football continue to dominate

Kaiden Paulette had a career night to lead the No. 8-ranked Sherman Huskies to a 74-6 drubbing of Mitchell/Spray Friday in Big Sky play in Moro.

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Dufur makes its move past Arlington

Ranger offense scores early and often in runaway 52-28 Big Sky Conference triumph

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There’s no time to rest

Local football teams use hard week of preparation for Friday night success for The Dalles, Sherman, Dufur and Maupin

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Late goal salvages draw for TD

Jennifer Bonham nets equalizer to give Riverhawks a 2-2 tie versus Ridgeview

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Wildcats kick off regular season action

The Dalles Middle School hit the gridiron Saturday against Madison in what turned out to be two close games.

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SWC netters lose two on the road

The South Wasco County Redsides were in action Saturday for a double dual against Country Christian and Trinity Lutheran and lost both matches while on the road in Bend.

Dufur takes tournament title in Moro

Dufur goes undefeated for title victory Saturday

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Redsides score season-opening win

Varsity football squad racks up 529 yards of offense in 62-20 triumph over Alsea

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Huskies use physicality to subdue Mustangs

Sherman ground game leads to 60-14 home victory

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Amping it up another notch

Four local football squads are set for action under the Friday Night Lights

SWC ready to get back to gridiron action

Under coach Mike Waine, Redsides look highly skilled

Redsides nipped by Lyle in five

The South Wasco County Redsides came a few bounces from picking up their first win of the season

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TD takes sweep loss to Sherwood; with photo gallery

On the surface, The Dalles volleyball team lost in three games against a solid 6A Sherwood squad that has started the season undefeated.

Dufur netters go 4-0 at weekend jamboree

Heading into Saturday’s Dufur Classic Jamboree, the No. 2-ranked Dufur Rangers have lost just two sets in running out to a 6-0 start to the fall season.

Riverhawks run well at preview

Coaches get a good glimpse of cross country talent

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Impressive first game for Sherman football

Sherman uses punishing ground game to defeat Powder Valley, 60-20

Redsides battle tough against Stanfield

SWC volleyball wins home opener

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Three-way 1A duel kicks off volleyball preseason

Sherman, dufur are working out preseason kinks

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First-round knockout for TD boys soccer

TD soccer team ramrods Redmond in 8-1 rout for season-opening home victory

Finally, football season is upon us

The Dalles and Dufur compete Friday in home games, Sherman plays Sunday against Powder in the Dufur Eight Man Classic.

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Moving into contention

Sherman head coach Carrie Danchok has been counting down the days, hours and minutes before her varsity team can put its best foot forward for the start of the 2014 volleyball season.

Rangers defeat defending champs

Dufur volleyball beats defending champion Imbler

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The Dalles soccer in midseason form

Varsity squad goes 2-0-1 in jamboree at Hillsboro, goalkeeper Lopez posts three shutouts

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Time to earn their green

South Wasco County volleyball brings new coach and new philosophy for 2014

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Huskies getting back to its physical roots

Sherman set to use ground attack to wear teams down

The Dalles soccer impresses coach at Century Jamboree

Girl’s squad shows some talents versus 6A soccer programs

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Raising the bar to a higher level

After placing third last year, Dufur volleyball is replenishing roster with new names

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New coach, new name, new attitude

With Fanene at the helm, The Dalles Riverhawk volleyballers primed to take flight

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Walking their hearts out

Local team secures fourth place at The World’s Largest Walk Relay in Portland

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Veterans hope to spur on Hawks

The Dalles girl’s soccer has seven seniors playing pivotal roles on offense, defense

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Thompson, Townsend earn praise

Both coaches awarded 40-year plaque by Oregon Athletic Coaches Association

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Bringing back the zebra stripes

Bob McFadden hopes to strengthen officiating crews for Mid-Columbia

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A matter of health and education

With two-a-days in full bloom, coaches and trainers working for player safety

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Local schools are ready for football

Mandatory practices across the gorge start on Monday