Sports briefs

Wrestlers take on Hermiston Thursday

Senior Nate Dethman (right) and the Hood River Valley High School wrestling team will travel to Hermiston on Thursday to face the Intermountain Conference powerhouse Bulldogs. For a full report, see the Dec. 21 edition.

Krizman named to all-state first team

The Oregonian announced Tuesday that HRV senior running back Jacobe Krizman was named to the 4A all-state first team. Teammate Matt Cody was recognized as an all-state third team offensive guard. For more, see the Dec. 17 Oregonian.

Odell little league meeting tonight

The Odell Little League chapter will host a meeting tonight at 6 p.m. at Wy’east Laboratories, located in the Weber Business Park in Odell. Agenda will include new uniforms and fundraising. Everyone is welcome. Two board positions still need to be filled. Call Lisa Colesar at 386-3514 with questions.

HR Little League committee meeting

The Hood River Little League local committee will hold its next meeting on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital. Call Becky Kopecky at 387-3777 with questions.

HRV baseball teams need coaching help

HRV baseball coach Gerry Flink is looking for two coaches to manage the JV and freshman ballclubs this spring. Practices begin in late February. For more information or to apply, call Athletic Director Mitch Sanders at 386-2318.

Julee’s Gorge Tours snowshoe trip

Snow is finally here and Julee’s Gorge Tours is looking for people to sign up for a Mt. Hood snowshoe trip this Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Distance is between 3-6 miles and cost (including guides, equipment, lunch and snacks) is $45. Carpools will meet at Airtime Clothing in downtown Hood River. For more information, visit

** Julee’s is also sponsoring a cross-country ski clinic for beginner and intermediate skiers on Sunday, Dec. 29, at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $45 and includes instructors, equipment, lunch and more.

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I Can't Keep Quiet singers at "Citizen Town Hall"

‘I can’t keep quiet,’ sing members of an impromptu choir in front of Hood River Middle School Saturday prior to the citizen town hall for questions to Rep. Greg Walden. The song addresses female empowerment generally and sexual violence implicitly, and gained prominence during the International Women’s Day events in January. The singers braved a sudden squall to finish their song and about 220 people gathered in HRMS auditorium, which will be the scene of the April 12 town hall with Rep. Greg Walden, at 3 p.m. Enlarge

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