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Sherman boys third in Heppner

Owen Christiansen secured a win and two seconds in his individual events and Desiree Winslow added top finishes in the 100 and 100-meter hurdles in Tuesday’s Mustang Invitational in Heppner. Christiansen, a sophomore, earned his win in the long jump with a personal-record of 20-feet-3 inches to set the pace, and he was runner-up in the triple jump at 38-11 and the 100 meters with a personal-record mark of 12.42 seconds.

April 18, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Popchock and Davis stay on their record pace

Even under horrid weather conditions, Ana Popchock remained on fire. The South Wasco County senior shattered her old school record in the triple jump by almost a foot, and teammate Madisen Davis equaled her school-record in the javelin, as the Lady Redsides posted six wins on their way to third place at the Mustang Invitational Tuesday in Heppner.

April 18, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


No. 10 Sherman gains an edge on Dufur

DUFUR – The No. 10-ranked Huskies scored six first-inning runs and rode the pitching of Trey and Cal Homer to secure a 13-0 mercy-ruled victory over Dufur in a non-league baseball contest played Friday at Dufur City Park.

April 17, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
  

Riverhawks set 17 PRs at Willamette Falls Invite

The Dalles head coach Garth Miller had The Willamette Falls Invitational circled on the calendar for many reasons. Through the track and field team’s first four meets, the numbers have been encouraging, but with his group facing 35 other schools, 10 in the 6A ranks, those performances would give his athletes a better gauge as to where they stand in the 5A circuit.

April 16, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
 

Pendleton offense breaks through

No. 3-ranked Pendleton ran its record to 12-1 overall and 2-0 in league following a two-game road sweep by final margins of 25-3 and 13-2 over The Dalles softball squad Friday at 16th Street Ballpark.

April 16, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Popchock wins three at Umatilla

Ana Popchock ran her first-place total to six on the season after scoring top honors in three events and teammate Madisen Davis put up a first-place finish in the javelin to lead the South Wasco County girls’ squad to 53 points for fifth place in the 16-team field at Friday’s River’s Edge Meet held in Umatilla.

April 16, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Farrell, Kortge lead Dufur boys

Dufur’s No. 1-ranked 4x100-meter relay team of Tanner Masterson, Abraham Kilby, Anthony Thomas and Asa Farrell set a personal-record time of 45.64 seconds for first place, Farrell tacked on a pair of wins, Cole Kortge won the 300-meter hurdles, and the Rangers tallied 10 personal records to grab third place out of 13 teams in Saturday’s Dick Horyna Invitational in Stanfield.

April 16, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


TD battles the elements versus Pendleton

The Dalles girls’ tennis team hit the courts against two adversaries – Pendleton and Mother Nature – Thursday in a league match held at Pendleton High School, which the Buckaroos won by an 8-0 final tally.

April 13, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Hawks galvanized by their power stroke

After Wednesday’s 9-0 victory over Mountain View, The Dalles softball team is riding a nice little streak at the right time. The stakes are raised even higher now, especially with Columbia River Conference action coming up this Friday.

April 12, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


TD puts it all together in non-league finale

All facets of the game came through for The Dalles baseball team – Spencer Honald tossed a gem, the Riverhawk defense showed support with error-free ball, and the offense scored three of their five runs on two-out hits in a 5-2 victory over Mountain View Tuesday at Bob Williams Field.

April 11, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
 

Troutman baffles Weston-McEwen in Sherman’s win

Trey Homer had two hits and three RBIs and all-league starter Brett Troutman allowed an unearned run in a complete-game five-hitter with two strikeouts and one walk to help the No. 10-ranked Sherman Huskies to a 3-1 triumph against Weston-McEwen Tuesday in Moro.

April 11, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


TD boys take hold of third place in Bend

Facing perennial powerhouse players from Summit and Bend, Tyler Vassar and Aidan Telles finished in a three-way tie for fourth place with 78’s, and The Dalles boys’ golf team totaled 351 to secure third place overall at the Bend Invitational Monday from Bend Country Club.

April 10, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


TD girls pick up fifth in Bend

The Dalles girls’ golf squad were without Eliana Ortega and had four golfers average 128 on the scorecards for its team total of 512 to notch sixth place Monday in varsity action at the Bend Invitational.

April 10, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Riverhawks secure one win against Ridgeview

Dalia Mondragon picked up a singles triumph to lead The Dalles girls’ tennis team for its lone win and the team racked up a season-high 52 set points overall in an 8-1 loss versus Ridgeview Friday in Redmond.

April 10, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
 

TD softball inches past Canby, 4-2

Bailey LeBreton has pitched in big games throughout her career, so there is nothing she hasn’t seen or experienced before. The junior right-hander walked the tightrope in the bottom of the seventh inning, as Canby had runners on second and third with two outs and cleanup hitter Mya Pottratz at the plate representing the winning run.

April 9, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


The Dalles baseball salvages weekend split

Saturday, The Dalles baseball team salvaged a split in two games against Washington schools, Prairie and Heritage, losing 2-0 to Prairie, but grabbing a 14-12 triumph against Heritage in the nightcap at Bob Williams Field.

April 9, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


TDLL officially breaks seal on 2018 season

The Dalles Little League officially started the season with its opening ceremony Saturday at Kramer Field with droves of parents, community members and other kids welcoming the 318 baseball athletes.

April 9, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Huskies get four PRs in McKenzie

Owen Christiansen posted a win and a second, Desiree Winslow notched four top-5 outputs, and Jaelyn Justesen added a personal record in the shotput to lead the Sherman Huskies at Friday’s AMJ Invite held in McKenzie.

April 9, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


SWC girls second in Boardman

The South Wasco County girls’ track and field team opened some eyes last Friday at the Riverside Twilight Relays with four wins, four seconds and three thirds, as Ana Popchock, Madisen Davis and Maddie Gragg each posted wins in their events.

April 9, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Sherman tennis eyes continued court success

MORO – Last season, Sherman junior Savannah Moe broke through for Special District 4 Sub-District doubles title and earned the chance to play in regionals, as the girls’ team rose to the top of the standings for its first championship in six years. That was a great accomplishment, Moe admitted, but she is not satisfied.

April 6, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Cheer squad is honored at year-end banquet

The Dalles cheer coach Kelsey Wallace had a chance to share memories of a successful campaign with her varsity and junior varsity members at the team’s year-end banquet Thursday at The Dalles Middle School. This past season, the varsity group won three regular-season meets in a row, secured sixth place at state and competed at the United Spirit Association Spirit Nationals in Anaheim, Calif.

April 6, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
 

Dufur swept in two by Columbia

After what looked like an encouraging start to the season, the Dufur Rangers are mired in a three-game losing skid, capped by a doubleheader sweep by scores of 13-3 and 20-2 at the hands of Columbia, of White Salmon, Wash. Monday in a non-league baseball doubleheader.

April 4, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


TD’s track standouts rise up in Hermiston

Ready to get a gauge of What Columbia River Conference opponent Hermiston had on its roster, The Dalles track and field squad scored nine wins and tallied 30 personal records in a CRC Dual Tuesday from Hermiston High School.

April 4, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
 

Telles comes out on top at Wildhorse Invite

As a sophomore, Aidan Telles is already making some big headlines on the 5A golf circuit by showing steady progression in the first three tournaments of the 2018 campaign. In those tournaments, Telles placed third in Big River on March 22 and claimed runner-up status at the Riverhawk Invitational on March 23, an event won by teammate Tyler Vassar. Monday, he followed up Vassar’s victory by securing first place at the Wildhorse Invitational in Pendleton, where he had to outduel the Hanford, Wash. duo of Tyler Anderson and Gabe Cach with a par putt on the first playoff hole for his first-career medal.

April 3, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


TD girls grab 7th at Wildhorse

Jaeden Biehn was The Dalles’ team medalist with a 126 and her teammates, Samantha Stansbury, Lydia Evans and Eliana Ortega, all came in with 127s to give the Lady Riverhawks fifth place out of seven teams with their 507 at the Wildhorse Invitational in Pendleton.

April 3, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


TD strands 12 in 12-9 road loss

The Sandy Pioneers erased a 9-3 deficit with five runs in the fifth inning and tacked on three in the sixth to defeat The Dalles softball team by a 12-9 margin Monday in varsity softball action at Sandy High School.

April 3, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


TD offense cannot support its strong pitching

When your pitchers limit an opposing offense to three runs on four hits, usually a team has a chance to win games. As effective as The Dalles pitching trio of Jordan Wetmore, Zach Anderson and Henry Lee were, Sandy starter Nolan Turin held the Riverhawks to three hits and three walks with eight strikeouts on 109 pitches in a 3-0 Pioneer victory Monday at Bob Williams Field.

April 3, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Riverhawks take 3 of 4 at Glencoe Tourney

The Dalles softball team wrapped up two days of tournament action Friday afternoon in Hillsboro with wins over Corvallis and Gresham by a combined 19-9 margin for three wins in four games to move up to No. 10 in the 5A rankings.

April 2, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Roller derby mania is quickly catching fire

During the week, Nancy Haley is molding and shaping future generations in the classroom as a preschool teacher. On derby bout days, she transforms from demure instructor to a lean, mean wrecking machine known affectionately as “Comet.” Haley is part of a fast-growing population of roller derby athletes who uses practices and bouts to let off a little steam.

April 2, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


TD baseball reacts to recent Arizona journey

There is no bigger bonding time than a team trip together for some baseball action and some rest, relaxation and team bonding. It is those once-in-a-lifetime moments that many of the players feel will bring them closer and will be a key factor in further establishing chemistry as the season progresses.

April 2, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
 

Chenowith to host youth soccer signups

The Gorge Soccer League – The Dalles Youth is scheduled to run a pair of in-person registration dates from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, April 7 and 14 at Chenowith Elementary School in the cafeteria.

March 30, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


TD splits two at Glencoe Tourney

The Dalles softball team were back at work in Hillsboro during spring break and salvaged an opening-day split at the Glencoe Tournament Thursday, with a 6-4 loss to Canby and an 11-4 triumph over Aloha in varsity action at Hillsboro Stadium.

March 30, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


TD’s local chess duo secures top-6 finishes at state

As the only local chess players to advance to the state level, The Dalles students Trace Larson and Noah Holloran made sure to put their best foot forward. The duo garnered two wins apiece against challenging individuals for top-6 finishes at the Chess For Success State Tournament held on March 9-10 in Portland.

March 29, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


TD engaged in total program progression

While many of the faces are new and the skill sets varied amongst the group of 38, The Dalles girls’ tennis program plans to use the 2018 season as a launching pad for greater accomplishments in the future. TD head coach Debby Jones is not shying away from the task of teaching her team of one senior, 10 juniors and 27 underclassmen; however, she and assistant coach Chelsea Gay are ready to roll up their sleeves to get this program back to the level it was in the past few years.

March 29, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Soccer League opens up registration

The Gorge Soccer League – The Dalles Youth is scheduled to run a pair of in-person registration dates from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, April 7 and 14 at Chenowith Elementary School in the cafeteria.

March 28, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Riverhawks have lost their first three tilts in Arizona

The Dalles baseball team had the rare opportunity to travel outside of Oregon for some non-league contests and went winless in two games on Monday and Tuesday in Arizona. Monday’s first matchup against Chandler was a 9-5 heartbreaker, but Tuesday, the Riverhawks had no answers for Tualatin, as 17 hits, 11 walks and six errors opened the door for a 27-1 mercy-ruled loss to Tualatin.

March 28, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


TD equestrians riding the way to success

With one promising outing in the books, The Dalles equestrian team had a chance to build off that and came through with third place in the small teams division in District Oregon High School Equestrian Team (OHSET) action from March 16-18 at Powell Butte. Even without McKenzie Shaw, the freestyle fours drill team added Andrew Richman to the list and never skipped a beat, as Richman, Tate Howell, Summer Kendall, Jaeden Biehn and Richman captured first place for the second meet in a row.

March 28, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


After top winter, TDST is ready for summer

With one final chance to put up a captivating performance, The Dalles swim team did not disappoint. At the season-ending Oregon City Spring Forward Meet held on March 10-11, the local group racked up 12 top-5 finishes, including a team-best second-place output by Lydia DiGennaro in the 100-meter butterfly, a third out of Kendall Webber and fourths from Salma Ladkani and Sky Coburn.

March 27, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Wheatfield run features feverish finishes

Racing fans had a chance to get up close and personal with many of the top harriers in the gorge at last weekend’s Wheatfield 3k, 8k and half-marathon run/walk held Saturday at Petersburg School in The Dalles, and they were not disappointed, as 59 participants put on a good show across three distances.

March 27, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Vassar earns medalist at Riverhawk Invite

The Dalles golfer Tyler Vassar is familiar with taking home medalist awards, as he captured back-to-back Indian creek Invitational titles as a freshman and sophomore. Friday, he scored another medalist crown, but did so in impressive fashion with a one-under par 70, 12 strokes ahead of teammate Aidan Telles at the Riverhawk Invitational at The Dalles Country Club.

March 26, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Huskies leave John Day with a 2-1 record

Steamed after a heartbreaking, one-run loss to Homedale, ID., the Sherman Huskies took their frustrations out on Nyssa in a 13-0 mercy-ruled drubbing in final-day baseball action at the 2018 Iron Triangle Tournament Saturday in John Day.

March 26, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Vassar, Telles lead TD to 4th place

First-year varsity golfers Jonathan Snodgrass, Spencer Taylor and David Adams had a touch of nerves at the start of Thursday’s Big River Invitational. Snodgrass carded a 104, Taylor finished his tournament at 120, and Adams came through with his 124, to follow up Tyler Vassar, who placed second overall after a 76, and Aidan Telles placed third overall with his 81 to give The Dalles fourth place in Umatilla.

March 23, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

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