Friday, January 4, 2013
HRVHS alum Amy Hay raises the bar
Amy Hay, a 2009 Hood River Valley High School graduate, qualified for and competed in the recent American Open Weightlifting Championships held in Palm Springs, Calif. Hay competed in the 69 kg (152 lb.) weight class category and placed 13th in the nation overall at the meet.
Her personal bests of 79 kg (173.8 lbs.) on Snatch and 98 kg (215.6 lbs.) on Clean and Jerk put her seventh in the nation for her weight class. Hay trains at Oregon State University under coaches Chris Roth, Tim Rabas and Roger Nielsen. Her next competition will take place in March at the Arnold Classic, followed by nationals in July.
Tumbleweed Tournament: Men’s basketball March 8-10
Organizers are gearing up for the annual Tumbleweed men’s basketball tournament, set this year for March 8-10. The event is a fundraiser for Condon/Wheeler High School basketball programs and organizers are hoping to register 20 teams. Registration is $300 per team.
For more information or to sign up, contact Jared Lathrop at email@example.com or Joe Colby at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 541-384-2581.
Free snowshoe demos Jan. 12 at White River
On Jan. 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., REI is again hosting Winter Trails, a free snowshoe demo event at White River West Sno-Park on Mount Hood. The event is an opportunity for people to try the activity of snowshoeing and demo gear offered by various vendors. For more information visit www.wintertrails.org.
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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