Saturday, April 19, 2014
HRV girls lacrosse defeats Central Catholic in overtime
Hood River Valley High School varsity girls lacrosse team came away with an exciting come-from-behind overtime win this week at Central Catholic. The 14-13 final came off goals by Isabelle Cullen (4), Lydia McElderry (3), Erin Mayer (2), Ellen Hudon (1), Sam Davies (1), Savanna Brentlinger (1) and Ryley Bauer (1), with assists by Bauer (1), Mayer (1), and Delia Dolan (2). The win improved the team’s record to 3-3 going into games Friday (away) and Tuesday (home) against Portland League’s top team, Oregon Episcopal School.
Water’s Edge Duathlon, Half Marathon and 10K is May 3 in The Dalles
The Water’s Edge Duathlon, Half Marathon, and 10K is set for May 3 in The Dalles, starting that morning with a 5K run/30K bike/5K run duathlon that takes competitors through the scenic Columbia River Gorge; the half marathon and 10K runs will start after the duathlon.
For more information visit: watersedgefitnessfestival.com or facebook.com/watersedgefitnessfestival.
White Salmon Backyard Half Marathon is June 14
It’s time to start training for the seventh-annual White Salmon Backyard Half Marathon, set for the morning of June 14 and starting and finishing in downtown White Salmon; hikers start at 8:30 a.m. and runners at 10 a.m. The event is free with a suggested donation of $12 for the Columbia High School Cross Country Team and the CGRC Scholarship Fund. For more information, visit columbiagorgerunningclub.com.
Hood-2-River Relay race is May 31
An exciting new event comes to the Hood River Valley on May 31. This six-stage relay starts on the slopes of Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Area and ends at the Hood River Waterfront. Individual, pair, teams, family, high school teams and business categories will be registered. For more information visit hood2riverrelay.com.
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Sixth Annual Harvest Fest Pie Eating Contest
The sixth annual Pie Eating Contest at Hood River Harvest Fest is sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and HRVHS youth service group Leaders for Tomorrow. HRVHS student Dylan Polewczyk won the 1-minute fruit-pie eating event. Key rule, as stated by Chamber President Jason Shaner, “You have to eat the pie, you can’t just dislocate it. We will be checking for pie dislocation.” Enlarge