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Pendleton no match for HRV boys soccer

Eagles enjoys 8-0 romp against Bucks, draw to 3-3 against Woodburn

Tuesday afternoon was a bad time to be a Buckaroo.

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Clinched!: With defeats of Pendleton and Hermiston, Eagles volleyball already locks up a postseason appearance

They haven’t played a game in the month of October yet, but the HRV volleyball team has already clinched, at the very least, a play-in berth.

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HRV Girls soccer beats up Bucks in league debut

HRV defeats Pendleton 8-0, then shuts out Woodburn 4-0

After two nonconference losses last week, the HRV girls soccer team made a grand opening statement in their first league game of the season, letting the other teams in the Columbia River Conference know that the Eagles will again be the team to beat.

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HRV volleyball easily wins Parkrose tourney

It was another weekend of wins for the surging HRV volleyball team, who swept the competition at Parkrose High on Saturday to claim its third tournament victory of the season.

HRVHS graduate and soccer pro starts Gorge Soccer Academy

Matthew Dallman’s academy to host trainings in TD, HR

He’s played soccer professionally for nine years and has traveled around Europe to play the game, but now, Hood River’s Matthew Dallman is bringing that experience and knowledge back to the Gorge to help a new generation of soccer players.

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XC team picks up the pace at Nike Portland meet

HRV boys place fifth, girls 11th at competitive invitational

Saturday’s Nike Portland XC meet provided the first major test for the HRV cross country team and Head Coach Brandon Bertram liked what he saw, with only a few reservations.

Hood River Valley boys soccer juggernaut rolls into league competition

Continuing a trend from the last couple seasons, the HRV boys soccer team remains undefeated as it heads into its league schedule, after holding La Salle (2-2-2) to a 1-1 draw on the road Tuesday, then shutting out 6A Central Catholic (1-4-1) with a two-goal effort Thursday evening at Westside Elementary. The Eagles (6-0-1), the No. 1 team in 5A, will look to start their Columbia River Conference games with another win Tuesday at 4 p.m. in a match with Pendleton (1-3-1) at Westside Elementary.

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Boys water polo get into a nice groove with wins over Grant, Gresham

It’s been a different kind of season for the boys water polo team, except for one key aspect: they keep winning.

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HRV girls soccer finishes nonleague stretch with losses

Eagles fall to La Salle at home, 6A Barlow on the road

The end of HRV’s nonleague series (save for a game against Woodburn Sept. 29) didn’t go exactly as planned for the Eagles, who have been trying to rack up as many nonconference wins as possible to help them gain a higher ranking at the end of the season.

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Girls water polo pummel Grant in home debut, do the same to Gresham

Tuesday’s home debut for the HRV girls water polo team had the similar trappings to the other victories the young, talented Eagles squad have racked up so far this season.

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