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Losses to The Dalles puts HRV in a CRC bind

Eagles drop both games to The Dalles at home Saturday

With the league schedule entering its final stretch, the HRV softball team is on the outside looking in when it comes to a chance at making the postseason after dropping both games of a doubleheader to The Dalles last Saturday in Hood River.

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Boys lax suffers significant setback in league opener

Eagles see ‘missed opportunities’ in OT loss to Wilson

Tuesday night in Hood River, the HRV boys lax team, which has been cruising along on a string of victories against nonleague opponents this season, struck an unexpected speed bump in the team’s league debut against Wilson.

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Rough night for the eagles

The HRV baseball team suffered its worst loss of the season Tuesday night, falling 9-1 to Hermiston.

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Late rally falls short in HRV loss to Hermiston

After defeating Hermiston 10-0 in the last game of a doubleheader on Saturday, the HRV Eagles softball team was looking to pull ahead in the season series with a win Tuesday evening at home and tighten up the standings in the Columbia River Conference.

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HRV softball splits games with No. 6 Hermiston

They may be in one of the toughest leagues in the state, but the HRV softball team continues to perform well in the Columbia River Conference despite the team’s fourth-place ranking, splitting games with the sixth-ranked Hermiston Bulldogs this weekend.

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HRV boys track team runs with the best in 5A

Boys team narrowly misses first at Summit Invitational

Saturday’s track invitational at Summit High School in Bend was the first true test of how the HRV boys team stacked up against some of the best competition in 5A, and the team aced the test… almost.

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Eagle boys lax easily handles Nadzitsaga

After suffering their first loss of the season April 15 — a brutal 16-3 defeat at the hands of the Sherwood Bowmen — the HRV boys lax team (8-1) rebounded with a 17-3 drubbing of Nadzitsaga (0-8) in Hood River Friday evening.

OES proves to be as tough a test as expected for girls lax

HRV has worst loss of the season against OES, then bounces back with win over Wilson

Andrew McElderry, head coach of the HRV girls lax team, had Friday’s contest at Oregon Episcopal School penciled in as the toughest game of the season for the Eagles, and the Aardvarks delivered.

Hot bats for HRV won’t cool down

Eagles baseball slugs its way to 11-5 win over Pendleton

The offensive adjustments made by HRV this season continue to pay off for the Eagles, who beat Pendleton for the third time in four days on Tuesday, routing the Buckaroos 11-5 in Pendleton and winning the season series.

HRV boys tennis beats Bucks in first home league match

The HRV boys tennis team played Pendleton on Wednesday and the Eagles picked up their second league win of the season, beating a shorthanded Buckaroos squad 6-2.

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