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Ray Rodriguez

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Riders on the storm

TDW equestrian team brings largest class to the forefront for 2014 season

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No. 1 Hawks wear down Redsides, 82-51

Horizon rides its 42-20 second-half run for victory

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Tough SWC defense foils Horizon

Redsides hold Hawks to season low in 47-21 win

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First-half deficit Sherman in loss

Austin Kaseberg and Max Martin combined for nine 3-points and 38 points, as the Sherman Huskies used runs of 25-11 and 24-6 in the opening half of their 77-45 blowout win over Trout Lake in boy’s basketball action at Sherman High School.

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Early surge fuels Sherman girls

Basketball is a game of adjustments. After Trout Lake struck first blood with a 14-10 run through first quarter of play, the Sherman Huskies made the proper moves on the hardwood and added some extra defensive intensity for a run of 19-5 in the second quarter on their way to a 50-36 victory Tuesday in non-league girl’s basketball play in Moro.

Huskies bolster record with a win

Sherman gets 12 from Harrison in 44-30 triumph

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Dufur boys roll past Central

The Dufur Rangers put some pressure on South Wasco County and Sherman with a dominant road win Saturday at home against last-place Central Christian.

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Tribe swimmers taking next step

Athletes gain ground, but coach hopes best is yet to come in final stretches

TDW outmanned against Reynolds

Still playing with a shortened roster, The Dalles Wahtonka boy’s basketball team ran into a tough test Friday in Reynolds against the Raiders in a 57-36 road loss.

Horizon too much for Dufur boys

The Dufur Rangers had the unenviable task of facing the No. 1-ranked Horizon Christian hawks in a battle of the Big Sky Conference leaders, but Horizon wound up being too much in the end for a 71-29 home win Friday in Hood River.

Huskies boys control matters in win

Playing against last-place Central Christian, the Sherman Huskies left nothing to chance Friday in taking a 54-39 road victory in Big Sky Conference West Division action in Redmond.

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Redsides cruise to get on winning track

Zoe Morelli had a double-double with 16 points and 12 rebounds and the South Wasco County Redsides stopped their three-game losing streak with style in a 49-28 drubbing of Arlington Friday in a Big Sky Conference girl’s hoops showdown in Maupin.

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SWC runs rugged over Arlington

With many on team battling illness, Redsides find their groove in a 73-43 romp

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Tribe wrestlers second in tournament WITH VIDEO

Team wins two of three at an all-day dual in The Dalles

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On her own level

TDW senior Emily Bailey nominated for 2014 McDonald’s All-American team

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Offseason program looking for new leader

Training for Success has been active for past 3 years

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TDW swimmers rise up at invite

Allie Wood posts win, several others rack up quality times at Eagle Indian Meet

TDW girls too much for Aloha

The Aloha Warriors tried to put some pressure on No. 6-ranked The Dalles Wahtonka, but the high-flying Eagle Indians had all the answers in a 59-50 win, their seventh in a row, Tuesday in non-league girl’s basketball play Tuesday in Beaverton.

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No. 1-ranked Horizon rushes past Sherman

Hawks get off to hot start on way to a 79-44 win

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Huskies impose will on Horizon

Sherman defense holds Hawks to three field goals in lopsided 47-11 victory

SWC girls dropped by Condon, 69-40

Facing the toughest part of its schedule, the South Wasco County girl’s basketball team is in the midst of a 2-9 stretch over the past month, last losing 69-40 Saturday in Big Sky Conference basketball play in Maupin.

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No. 6 Dufur adds lopsided win to the docket

Hot start leads to a 44-30 home win over Nixyaawii

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Rangers miss golden opportunity

Dufur outscored 8-4 in final four minutes of 54-50 loss

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MMA documentary set for the big screen

Film based on life of Glena Avila opening at Slamdance

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Rolling Tribe nets sixth straight win

Defense reigns supreme in 55-25 drubbing of Dallas

TD to become wrestling Mecca

Program plays host to four teams in daylong tourney

TDW girls throttle Franklin, 65-11

The Dalles Wahtonka had its second-highest scoring output along with its best defensive effort Friday night in a 54-point blowout of Franklin in a lopsided 5A battle in The Dalles. TDW’s defense held Franklin without a field goal for the first two quarters, and the offense reeled off scores of 25-1 and 16-1 to lead 41-2 at halftime.

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Missed shots haunt T-Dub in loss

Eagle Indians make just 14 of 28 from free throw line in 49-41 setback to Woodburn

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Eagle Indian grapplers hit mats for Don York Invite

Linebarger, Morales in fifth place to pace varsity squad

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T-Dub skiers get in Duck Dynasty mode

Team fares well in opener; takes home spirit award

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No. 13 Tribe annihilates Wilsonville

The Dalles Wahtonka freshman Iliana Telles scored a career-high 17 points, and senior Emily Bailey added five points, 10 rebounds, eight assists, seven blocks and seven steals to lead their No. 13-ranked varsity girl’s team to a season-high fifth consecutive win in a 63-35 drubbing over the Wilsonville Wildcats Tuesday night in non-league hoops play at Wilsonville High School.

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Redsides get physical in 5-point victory

SWC scores a 10-1 rally in final 3:41 to defeat Sherman

Sunnyside too much for Husky boys

Sunnyside Christian broke open a 27-21 halftime lead with a 15-7 run in the third quarter and rode that cushion out to a 52-39 win Saturday in non-league boy’s hoops play in Moro. Still within shouting distance at the start of the second half, Sherman coach Bill Blevins said three early turnovers led to six consecutive points that put his squad in a 33-21 hole.

SWC boys loses tough OT road matchup

Through three quarters, South Wasco County built a big lead over Nixyaawii, but after playing a gritty four quarters 24 hours earlier at home against Sherman, the legs tired out, as Nixyaawii worked a 37-23 run in the final eight minutes and overtime in a 79-75 victory Saturday in Big Sky conference play in Mission.

Rangers boys claim third in tourney

The rising season showed this past weekend for the first place Dufur Rangers, as they went 2-1 at the 1A Hoops Classic Tournament this past weekend in Portland to secure third place.

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Classic battle goes to the wire

Sherman stages late comeback, but Redsides hold on for 71-68 home triumph

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Second half full of many highlights

Teams break records, blaze new trails and start surges in final part of ‘13

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A great first half for local athletes

Several players and coaches etch names in annals of sports history books

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TDW grapplers hit stage in Redmond

Team puts on a solid showing at Adrian Irwin Event

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Major draw for Gizzards run/walk

Dillard takes men’s 10k run; Ford is women’s champ

TDW gets first win of the season

The Dalles Wahtonka scored their first win of the season Friday in a 60-50 margin over Redmond in the second day of the Holiday Inn Classic Tournament, but now has lost seven of their first eight games after suffering a 52-42 setback to Springfield in the Wilsonville Tournament Saturday.

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Redsides rebound with a Culver blowout

Duling posts double-double to lead SWC to 92-48 win

Redsides loses two on the road

The South Wasco County Redsides suffered a pair of setbacks over the weekend with road losses in Irrigon and Culver Saturday and Monday in non-league girl’s basketball play.

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On top of their game

No. 9-ranked TDW girl’s basketball squad goes 3-1 at Nike Interstate Shootout

Adult hoops league opens spring signups

Plenty of roster spots are open; Deadline is on Jan. 31

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Sefo is named to 5A state FB team

Eagle Indian linebacker is first football player honored since 2010 campaign

Rangers throttle Klickitat, Wash.

The Dufur Rangers won their fourth game in five tries this past weekend by a 60-33 score over Klickitat High School Saturday in a re-scheduled non-league boy’s basketball game against Klickitat, Wash.

Hayes, Redsides make history

It was a historic night Saturday for the South Wasco County Redsides.

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Sherman, SWC play out in tournament finales

Huskies fall two points shy in title game loss to Triad

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Huskies grab Compass Classic title

Austin Kaseberg, Max Martin lead team to 2-0 record; named as tourney selections