Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Wheat, Kopecky earn all-league honors
Hood River Valley High School seniors Ryan Wheat and Luke Kopecky earned all-league honors for their roles on the Eagles’ varsity boys basketball team. Wheat, a forward, led the team in scoring all season and was named a first team player. Kopecky, also a forward, was named to the second team.
The HRVHS boys team had a rocky season that ended with a 4-17 overall record and an 0-9 league record.
Little League tryouts March 2,4
Hood River Little League is hosting tryouts at Westside School on March 2, 9 a.m., and March 5 at 5:30 p.m. in the school’s cafeteria. Players should bring tennis shoes (no cleats) and a mitt. This is a closed-door tryout where parents can stay but will not be allowed to watch. For questions, contact league organizers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Little League seeks public involvement
Hood River Little League Township is seeking public involvement and participation in the upcoming youth baseball seasons. League organizational meetings are open to the public and are held the third Wednesday of every month, 5:30 p.m. at the West Side Fire Station. For more information or to inquire about how to help the league, contact organizers at email@example.com.
HR water polo gearing up
Hood River Water Polo will be starting its spring season March 5 at the Hood River Aquatic Center. The junior squad for ages 10-13 will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., and the senior squad for ages 14-18 will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30-8 p.m. The spring session will run through the end of May. New members are welcome. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or Dave Cameron at 541-806-3335.
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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