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Sherman strikes first versus HCS

MORO – In a showdown between the last two undefeated Big Sky basketball teams, Tyler Jones, Luke Martin and Wade Fields combined for 35 second-half points and the No. 2-ranked Sherman Huskies broke open a 29-27 halftime lead with a 41-29 run in the third and fourth quarters of their 70-56 victory over No. 8 Horizon Christian Tuesday in Moro.

February 1, 2019 2:36 p.m. read more..


Swimmers rack up 22 all-time bests in La Grande

Of The Dalles’ 18 swimmers competing at Saturday’s La Grande Invitational, 14 posted personal records and there were 22 all-time best times recorded, as both the girls and boys combined for 465.5 points and a tie for third place with Baker City in the five-team field.

February 1, 2019 2:34 p.m. read more..
 

Eagle Watching

A mature bald eagle spreads its wings while perched in the area of the John Day Dam in this photo captured by the photographic team of Gary Elkinton and Carl Gentry, both of The Dalles.

February 1, 2019 1:52 p.m. read more..


Swimmers rack up 22 all-time bests in La Grande

Of The Dalles’ 18 swim athletes competing at Saturday’s La Grande Invitational, 14 posted personal records in at least one event and there were 22 all-time best times recorded, as both the girls and boys combined for 465.5 points and a tie for third place with Baker City in the five-team field.

January 29, 2019 2:04 p.m. read more..
 

Red Cloud puts up TD’s best ski finish since 2017

Louis Red Cloud had The Dalles ski team’s best finish since 2017, scoring third place out of 36 participants, and the quartet of George Harrison, Ethan Martin, Petra Van Kessel-Ervin and Hannah Biehn each had top-20 outputs in Mount Hood League giant slalom action Saturday on the Middlefork Course at Mount Hood Meadows.

January 29, 2019 2:02 p.m. read more..


Pendleton snaps TD’s win streak

The Dalles had its five-game winning streak snapped against Tyler Newsom, Dakota Sams and the No. 11-ranked Pendleton Buckaroos, 81-60 in boys basketball action Friday at Kurtz Gym.

January 29, 2019 2 p.m. read more..


Local teams making big moves

DUFUR – The Dufur Lady Rangers extended their win streak to six games, vaulted to No. 22 in the rankings and climbed into a third-place tie with Echo after league victories over Ione and Mitchell-Spray this past weekend.

January 29, 2019 1:58 p.m. read more..


Wrestling trio pushes TD to sixth-place finish

Steven Preston scored a tournament victory, Austin Greene placed second, JR Scott added a third-place showing and The Dalles wrestling team chalked up sixth place at the nine-team Hood River Elks Invitational Saturday in Hood River.

January 29, 2019 1:57 p.m. read more..
 

TD skiers start winter campaign on a high note

The Dalles ski team started the regular season with giant slalom and slalom events aboard Mount Hood Meadows and put up a combined eight top-20 times, including five at last weekend’s slalom race on the Stadium Course.

January 25, 2019 2:34 p.m. read more..


Dufur squanders late lead

All signs pointed to the Dufur Rangers stacking another win to their record in search of third place in the Big Sky Conference standings. Wesley Goad and the Arlington Honkers had other ideas. Goad sank two free throws with eight seconds remaining in regulation and the Rangers had two chances for a last-second game-winner, but could not execute down the stretch in a 55-54 loss Tuesday in Arlington.

January 25, 2019 2:34 p.m. read more..


Lady Rangers hang on for fourth straight victory

All the Dufur Lady Rangers needed was fast-paced opening half to impose their will on Arlington. Dufur peppered Arlington for a 33-15 halftime lead and staved off a second-half rally to secure a 36-27 triumph Tuesday in girls basketball play in Arlington.

January 25, 2019 2:32 p.m. read more..


Kramer ready to get softball back on top

Back in May 2017, Katherine Kramer shared a Facebook post where she wrote a breakup letter to softball. Part of it stated that for 15 years, she had one true love and it turned out to be one of the worst breakups in her young life. All those years on the diamond took its toll on her physically, however, and she just couldn’t go on. While that decision was a moment of clarity in so many ways, the sport and everything it entails kept calling her name from afar, but in a different capacity — as a coach.

January 25, 2019 2:31 p.m. read more..

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