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Ray Rodriguez

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The magnificent seven

TD girl’s cross country team captures Columbia River Conference championship

Dufur claims third straight Big Sky crown

Fresh off a big win last week against Sherman, the No. 3 Dufur Rangers beat Condon-Wheeler to solidify a Big Sky Conference championship.

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The foundation is rebuilt

After a three-year hiatus, the South Wasco County football team finishes year strong

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Hawks flying high heading to districts

Led by Morin, girls take 2nd; boys claim 3rd place

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TD Gold claims Gorge Youth crown

Third-and-fourth graders hold off TD Maroon for a 7-0 shutout victory Saturday

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Dufur finishes league unbeaten

Darden slams down 21 kills to lead Ranger sweep

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Rangers catch second wind

No. 3 Dufur overcomes halftime deficit with 38 unanswered points for a 52-16 win

TD soccer loses in Hermiston

Facing a Hermiston team sitting at last place in the Columbia River Conference, The Dalles girls’ soccer team could not gain an advantage taking a 2-1 setback Thursday in 5A varsity action at Hermiston High School.

One final honor

The Dalles trio celebrated on senior night at Kurtz Gym

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Clash of the Season

No. 7 Dufur heads to Moro for a showdown versus undefeated No. 3 Sherman

Youth championships bring buzz to Sid White Field

Third and fourth grade title game features two TD squads

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Globetrotting Riverhawks fire off

Girls varsity, JV boys runners grab top-10 status at Crystal Springs Invite in Calif.

CG Hoops Academy is back for some action

The Columbia Gorge Basketball Academy will again be organizing boys traveling basketball teams this winter for local boys from the third-through-eighth grades.

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Hawks masterful in road win

Tony Morales scores twice in second half to lead TD to a 4-2 triumph

Huskies don’t let up on Condon-Wheeler

Sherman had no reason to go through the air Thursday. Their running game worked with great efficiency and success.

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Power fuels Ranger runaway

No. 4 Dufur ruins Ione’s homecoming festivities with a lopsided 66-14 drubbing

Time for gridders to put up their prime outputs

Dufur, Sherman, TD have tests before Oct. 17 tussle

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Dominating dynamos

The Dalles volleyball moves within playoff cusp after home sweep of Hood River Valley

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Riverhawks break down Pendleton

The Dalles soccer team scores six goals in second half as part of 6-2 route

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Staying in top form

No. 1 Dufur rattles off home sweeps of Condon-Wheeler, St. Paul

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Rangers sink Pirates

No. 6 Dufur racks up 368 yards in opening half on way to 46-8 blowout win

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TD loses to Pendleton

Volleyball team suffers three-game sweep to No. 5 Bucks

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Redside netters run upstream

SWC moves Big Sky record to 2-0 after four-game winner over Sherman

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Finding that football flow

Playing schedules now hit the high watermark for local gridiron warriors in Dufur, The Dalles and South Wasco.

Riverhawks take Hermiston to 4

Volleyball squad battles to the last point in four-game loss

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No. 9 TD shows fight in Hermiston match

Team gets a goal, plus top chances in 4-1 home setback

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The Dalles girls use wind-aided goal, stellar defense to hold off Hermiston, 1-0

In the game of soccer, any edge a team can gain through the course of the match proves beneficial in some regards.

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