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Ray Rodriguez

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Sherman clinches No. 3 seed, district berth

Ben Holliday, Kyle Fields toss gems in Pilot Rock sweep

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Coming through in the clutch

Old veterans Lio Tunai, Katie Conklin and Yasmin Hill have made reservations for the 5A state track and field meet, with Tunai scoring top honors in the shotput and Hill posting first place in the long jump in the opening day of action Friday afternoon on a windy day at Kennison Stadium in Hermiston.

Twin Tunnels brings out best in runners

The crowds were plentiful on a warm and sunny day at the start of the Mosier Twin Tunnel 3k, 5k and 12k Mother’s Day Run this past Sunday on Columbia River Highway in Hood River.

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Morelli uses faith as her guide

South Wasco County senior signs on to play volleyball at New Hope Christian College

Holliday scores the game-winner in 5-4 triumph

Holliday scores the game-winner in 5-4 triumph

TD softball loses in Pendleton

Pendleton junior Tiah Grass slammed a walk-off two-run home run in the bottom of the fifth inning to invoke the mercy and give No. 3-ranked Pendleton a 12-2 home victory in a Columbia River Conference matchup at Steve Cary Field in Pendleton.

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Moment of truth

The Dalles boys and girls golf teams are in action through one day of district tournament play

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Track athletes wrap up regular seasons

Most teams return to form, eyeing district crown

TD golfers fourth at Big River

Freshman Iliana Telles carded an 84, Jennifer Bonham added a personal-best score and The Dalles girl’s golf team totaled a 388 for fourth place in the team standings in Thursday’s Hermiston Invitational at Big River Golf Course.

Perfecto highlights Dufur sweep

Tibbets unhittable in Game 1 versus Condon-Wheeler as No. 3 Rangers take two

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The Sultaness of Swat leads Tribe charge

Ruthie Ford homers to lead TD to win over Hermiston

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Tribe finishes with a bang

It was the type of finishing flurry The Dalles coach Andrew Hughes wanted for his varsity boy’s tennis team. Cole McDowell kept his winning streak going and the newly formed No. 1 doubles team of Griffin Martin and Christian Munoz added a dominant performance to lead the Eagle Indians to a resounding 9-0 victory Wednesday in league tennis action in Pendleton.

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Dufur takes a one-run win

Round and round they went – Dufur and Riverside played close to the vest for 14 innings and the No. 3-ranked Rangers used the arms and bat of Bryson Caldwell to lead the way.

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Prepping for the big stage

TD tennis loses final regular season match; now they gear up for district tourney

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Huskies get draw with Riverside

The Sherman Huskies hit the court against Riverside and picked up three singles wins in a 3-3 tie with Riverside Tuesday in a pro-set varsity tennis match in Moro.

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Tribe netters fall to Bucks

Girl’s team wins three in a 5-3 road loss to Pendleton

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TD restores order with blowout win

Eaton homers to lead No. 8 Tribe to an 11-6 victory over Hood River Valley

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Eagle Indians end tourney with two losses

Girl’s tennis team drops matches to Bend, Ridgeview

Softball squad swept on the road

Hood River Valley pitcher Kayla Byers was her dominant self in the circle and the offense did the rest in a two-game sweep Saturday in a Columbia River Conference softball tussle in Hood River.

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Tribe loses pair to Hood River

The Dalles manages just one hit in doubleheader; falls to last-place CRC tie

Tunai, Hill set PRs, 2nd place in Gresham

The stakes were raised Friday for The Dalles track team while facing four 6A schools, nine 5A programs and a 3A Clatskanie in the Dean Nice Invitational Meet in Gresham. The Eagle Indians posted six top-5 finishes, as Yasmin Hill and senior Lio Tunai picked up the two best finishes for the day.

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TD tennis beats Mt. View at Bend tourney

Pashek, Pielli and Murillo take singles wins in Bend

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Cruising to that sweet 16

No. 2 Dufur Rangers post home sweep over Heppner for 16th consecutive victory

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Dufur track is right on point for district run

Squad has 14 top-5 finishes, three wins in Hood River

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Another notch on their belts

The Dalles girl’s tennis team pulls off 5-3 road victory over Hood River Valley

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Eagle Indian varsity golfers are still on the rise

Glesener cards an 84 to lead boys team to third place honor; Telles gets second place girls invitational

Colquitt, White get golf kickoff title

Craig Colquitt and Randy White set the bar high amongst their peers at the annual kickoff event Saturday at The Dalles Country Club.

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Missed chances hurt TD softball

Of late, one recent trend plaguing The Dalles softball team is leaving runners on base. If the hits come in a timely manner, maybe they are sitting at the top of the Columbia River Conference instead of the cellar.

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TD pulls off sweep of Pendleton

Copper, Wilson drive in four runs apiece in No. 5 Eagle Indians’ 12-11 road triumph

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Numbers keep improving for Tribe track and field squad

Athletes are set additional records Saturday in Hermiston

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Dufur blows out Irrigon in sweep

The No. 2 Dufur Rangers pulled closer to the No. 1 spot Saturday after securing a pair of blowout wins over Irrigon Saturday afternoon in 2A Blue Mountain Conference baseball action at Dufur City Park.

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Back in a winning groove

TD baseball squad ends losing streak with dominating home sweep over Pendleton

Elementary track meet is coming

Hundreds of kids from across the state are expected to participate in this yearly event

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Redsides kick it up a notch

Track squad is coming together in the final half of the season

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Hermiston completes tennis sweep

McDowell keeps on his winning pace as The Dalles loses 7-1 in road varsity tilt

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Linking the competition

TD girl’s golf team nets a 383 to claim second place at Prineville Country Club

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Equestrians feel good about career legacy

TD seniors hope to end the season on a high note

Huskies keep rising at La Pine Invite

Harrison wins, as track team posts 12 top-5 finishes

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Tribe baseball gets mercy-rule loss

From grand plans to start the Columbia River Conference schedule, The Dalles baseball team has hit a bit of tailspin at the midway point of the season with three straight losses to the Hermiston Bulldogs.

Tribe boys golfers get 10th place at Tetherow

All five The Dalles golfers ended play with scores under 90s, and the Tribe finished with a combined 378 for 10th place in the 16-team field for the Tetherow Challenge Monday on a windy afternoon at Tetherow Golf Course in Bend.

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TD equestrians sending a large group to state meet

Program breaks new ground in school history

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Huskies muscle up on Lyle

Sherman rebounds nicely in a mercy-ruled road romp

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Dawgs land final blow for Hermiston win

Hermiston breaks open 4-all tie with a three-run sixth frame in 7-4 triumph

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No. 3 Dufur completes road sweep in Moro

Rangers grab a 11-4 comeback victory in the opener

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Tribe track fights it out in Portland

Just at the midway point of its 12-event spring slate, The Dalles track and field team has come out with consistent performances on the road and at home.

No. 13 Eagle Indians focused on the finish

Team tries to erase skid with league play looming

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Tribe golfers set personal records

All five players hit in the 80s to capture a fourth-place team finish of 336

Dufur continues 2A rampage

No. 2 Rangers pound four homers in a 26-5 victory

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Still earning their marks

TD boy’s tennis team wins three matches in 5-3 loss to Hood River Valley

14U Crush ready for action

With several local high school teams past the midway point of their spring schedules, the Cherry City crush softball program is getting set to kick off their spring and summer campaigns with championship aspirations as a driving force.