HERMISTON — Earlier in the year, the South Wasco County Redsides played a nip-and-tuck first half against top-ranked Horizon Christian only to lose by double digits in the end.
In two Saturday meets at Meadows, Riverhawks secure eight top-13 outputs
HOOD RIVER – In his final season as The Dalles head swim coach, Scott McKay was beaming with excitement. He called this past Saturday’s exploits the most successful district meet he has been a part of.
TD’s junior wrestler loses in 5A finals by a 9-4 decision to Hermiston’s Rodelo
Janet Guzman hit the eventual game-winning free throw with 18 seconds left in regulation and the Sherman Huskies made one final defensive stand to secure a 31-30 win Friday over Arlington in a girls’ hoops tilt in Arlington.
Even on a tough shooting night, the No. 9-ranked Sherman Huskies won their way to a ninth win of the past 10 contests, scoring a 56-37 triumph over Arlington Friday night in a Big Sky boys’ basketball tussle at Arlington High School.
Looks like the South Wasco County Redsides are finding their stride right in a nick of time. The senior trio of Peggy Espeland, Roxanne O’Neal and Molly Foreaker combined for 12 of the team’s 16 fourth-quarter points, as the Lady Redsides erased a 20-11 halftime deficit by outscoring Ione 30-15 in the final 16 minutes for a 41-35 comeback win on senior night Friday in Maupin.
Redside boys shoot at 57 percent in a 81-37 romp over Ione
Hart a first-team member on both sides of the ball; five others on second team
The 5A Special District 4 wrestling division is one of the toughest in the state, with Hermiston, Pendleton, Hood River Valley, Bend, Mountain View, Redmond, Ridgeview and Summit as just some of the heavy hitters.
Caleb Morris dropped 20 points and the No. 13-ranked Dufur Rangers hit Arlington strong in the opening 16 minutes for gains of 16-9 and 26-2 and rode that 42-11 halftime cushion all the way to a lopsided 59-29 tally Tuesday in Big Sky Conference boys’ basketball play at Arlington High School.
Lady Rangers now riding a four-game road winning streak
Sherman girls hope to peak higher with district playoffs right around the corner
Ally Muhleman and Allie Noland notched 11 points apiece, as the South Wasco County Redsides moved into the sixth and final district play-in slot with a 46-36 triumph over Mitchell-Spray Tuesday in a Big Sky Conference showdown at Mitchell High.
Hayes nets 23, as five players hit on double figures in 77-48 win
Saturday in Moro, the Sherman Huskies broke open a 37-23 halftime lead with a 40-23 run in the final 16 minutes of play to post a 77-46 win over Mitchell-Spray.
Max Martin scored all 17 of his points in the second half, and the duo of Austin Kaseberg and Kyle Fields tacked on 16 points each to lead No. 9 Sherman to an 80-56 road win over Condon-Wheeler Tuesday at Condon High.
Deana Harris scored 23 points and Matney Jamieson poured in 14 to lead No. 4-ranked Condon-Wheeler to a 55-26 victory Saturday in a Big Sky Conference girls’ basketball tilt in Condon.
Senior drops season-high 25 in 76-17 Redside romp
HOOD RIVER – On a night when offense was tough to come by, the No. 13-ranked Dufur Rangers used its stifling defense to hold upset-minded Horizon Christian at bay. Down 15-12 at halftime, the Lady Rangers held Horizon Christian without a field goal for the final 18 minutes and used runs of 11-0 and 10-2 to score a 33-17 win Saturday in a Big Sky Conference matchup played in Hood River.
Hawks come back from five-point halftime deficit to steal 54-45 Big Sky triumph
Up by six points with two minutes and four seconds left in regulation, the No. 13-ranked Dufur Rangers hit 4 of 6 free throws and held Ione without a point down the stretch to take hold of a 38-28 victory Friday in a Big Sky Conference test at Dufur High School.
Ahead 39-28 at the half, the No. 9 Sherman Huskies used an early stretch of the third quarter with consecutive 3-poin baskets by Kyle Fields, Austin Kaseberg and Max Martin to start a 9-0 run that led to a 73-54 victory in their boys’ basketball matchup against South Wasco County Friday night in Maupin.
Muhleman, Foreaker lead 23-11 run in the final quarter
No. 2 Hermiston girls use quick start to upend The Dalles by a 55-30 margin
Wildcat wrestling program is on the cusp of greatness
Dufur football has four players named to first-team 1A all-state football list
Trio of girls continue varsity ski progressions Saturday
Andrew Clifford secures 500-yard freestyle record
Wrestling team hits final stretch of regular season looking to build momentum
Mollie Lewandowski and Miranda Halverson scored 14 points each to lead No. 3-ranked Country Christian to a 60-40 win over the Dufur Lady Rangers Monday in a non-league game played at Dufur High School.
No. 3-ranked Country Christian broke open a one-point lead through one quarter with a 16-8 run in the second period to take hold of a 57-44 victory No. 9 Dufur Monday in a non-league boys’ basketball game at Dufur High School.
HOOD RIVER – All the bounces that went The Dalles’ way last Friday in their upset win over Pendleton did not go their way Tuesday in the second half against Hood River Valley. After both teams fought to a 25-all halftime tie, the Eagles used runs of 15-6 and 22-18 in the second half to claim a 62-49 victory in a 5A Columbia River Conference contest played at Hood River Valley high School.
HOOD RIVER – Playing without the services of injured all-league center Olivia Starks, No. 12-ranked The Dalles will need a collaborative effort to dominate the competition. Brooke McCall and Iliana Telles combined for nine 3-pointers and 21 points apiece, and sophomore point guard Kailin Hoylman added two points, six steals and a career-high 13 assists to lead the Riverhawks to a 68-49 blowout of Hood River Valley Tuesday in a Columbia River Conference matchup at Vannet Court.
Four players hit on double figures in 20-point triumph
Sherman comes up just short in rally bid against No. 1-ranked Horizon Christian
Morelli gets 17 to help SWC run streak to three games
TD boys ride dominant first half to a 60-41 dismantling of No. 8-ranked Pendleton
Some of the biggest names in Dufur Ranger volleyball history have hoisted trophies, shared great moments and have been recognized with all-league and all-state awards. Dufur seniors Taylor Darden and Montana Ferres are a part of that esteemed group of athletes.
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