School sports


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Athletics East trio picks up nationals invite

Alvarez, Lantz and Dorado net top-30s at regional event

Facing off against a group of 37 competitive runners in the 15-to-18-year old classification, The Dalles trio of Sam Alvarez, Michael Lantz and Dillon Dorado qualified to participate in the USATF National Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships after standout regional performances this past Saturday at Woodland Zoo Park in Seattle, Wash.

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SWC wraps up banner season with awards

Noland and Myers each grab spots on the Big Sky’s first team

The South Wasco County volleyball team won 25 matches, claimed two tournaments, lost only one match from Sept. 9 until the state tournament, won a district championship and scored a sixth-place trophy at the 1A state tourney in Redmond.

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Five Hawk players earn spots on CRC list

Dallman is named CRC’s top coach

The Dalles boys’ soccer team enjoyed a breakthrough fall season and five players, along with head coach Matthew Dallman, were rewarded for their standout performances through the regular season.

The Dalles Booster Club is looking for volunteers

Next meeting is set for 6 p.m. on Dec. 11 above Kurtz Gym

The Dalles High School Booster Club has a mission to encourage excellence for all students involved in athletic activities, stimulate a positive community image, promote student health and a healthy competitive spirit at TDHS by providing resources, promoting parent and community involvement in a strategic partnership designed to enhance the development of all athletic activities.

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DiGennaro earns swim honors

TD swimmer scored third-best 1,500 time this past summer

This past summer, Lydia DiGennaro participated in summer swim sessions for The Dalles Swim Team and had several top finishes in multiple events. She shined brightest at the Pendleton Open this past July with a personal-record of 24 minutes and two seconds in the 1,500-meter freestyle to secure a No. 3 ranking amongst all the other 12-year olds.

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TD’s October standouts

The Dalles High School recently honored several athletes for their team contributions during the month of October.

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Husky football gets nine on Big Sky roster

Jacob Justesen receives Offensive Player of the Year award

MORO – For a football team that wound up with a 5-4 record, a No. 10 ranking, second place in league and a state-playoff berth, the Sherman Huskies had nine players pick up Big Sky Conference awards, four on both sides of the ball, and Jacob Justesen was voted on as the league’s Offensive Player of the Year.

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Hawk harriers celebrated

Athletes earn team awards, all-league and all-state certificates

The Dalles cross country coach Bob Thouvenel offered praise and well-wishes to his athletes, his assistant coaches and community members at the team’s year-end banquet Thursday night at the Riverenza Café in The Dalles. Cross country runners received team honors, such as Most Inspirational, Most Improved and Most Outstanding.

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TD cheer puts on a competitive show

Jessika Nañez gets all-state spot at OCCA event

In their first foray into the competitive cheer world, The Dalles’ Emily Adams and Nathan Nañez showed they belong. That duo, plus veteran seniors Kendyl Kumm and Jessika Nañez put on a dazzling display last Saturday at the Oregon Cheerleading Coaches Association All-State competition at Thurston High School in Springfield.

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Hawk soccer picks up four all-league bids

Barragan and Klindt on first-team; Hert and Taylor on 2nd squad

The Dalles girls’ soccer team is steadily making its jump as one of the upper echelon programs in the 5A division. Victoria Barragan and Addie Klindt were named as Columbia River Conference first-team winners, and both Molly Taylor and Courtney Hert earned second-team honors from opposing coaches for their standout performances this fall for The Dalles girls’ soccer team.

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Four Huskies named as Big Sky’s top athletes

Volleyball players are recognized for their solid 2017 season

MORO – In the always-competitive Big Sky Conference, the Sherman Huskies finished fourth in the league standings at 3-4, amassed a 7-6 overall record and earned a district tournament invitation. For those improvements, the Lady Huskies had Desiree Winslow and Sammie Lepinski pick up first-team all-league awards, and the duo of Jaelyn Justesen and Savannah Moe were second-team recipients.

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Trio of TD netters achieve all-CRC status

Thomasian and LeBreton are on 1st team; Logue is a 2nd teamer

With a young roster of five underclassmen, four juniors and two seniors, The Dalles volleyball team increased its win total from four to six, won more sets, jumping from 20 in 2016 to 25 this season, and ended up ranked 24th in the 5A classification, a jump from No. 27 in 2016.

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Redside netters secure sixth-place state honors

SWC has breakthrough season under head coach Donna Barton

Over the past four years, South Wasco County head coach Donna Barton played an integral part in getting the volleyball program playing at a high enough level to compete with the rest of 1A classification. After a 25-win campaign, the program’s first Big Sky Conference District title and a No. 8 ranking, Barton can walk away feeling a sense of accomplishment.

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Riverhawks make their marks at state meet

Boys claim ninth place; Mullins and Ziegenhagen are in top-27

Emma Mullins and Hanna Ziegenhagen each finished in the upper third of the 99 female runners, and the boys’ team combined times for a ninth-place outcome amongst 13 other squads at the OSAA 5A State Championships Saturday at Lane Community College in Eugene.

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Redsides drop state opener in 4

SWC pushes No. 2 Country Christian to the brink in loss

Under the bright lights of the 1A volleyball scene, the South Wasco County Redsides scratched and clawed their way to a close four-set loss to No. 2-seeded Country Christian in opening-round state action Friday afternoon in Redmond.