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Telles captures TDCC golf championship

Veteran golfer keeps Paul Titus at bay with a two-day score of 158

For 36 holes covering two days in The Dalles, Dan Telles and Paul Titus battled back and forth for bragging rights. Telles rode a first-day, two-stroke lead to top honors at The Dalles Classic Club Championship ending Sunday at The Dalles Country Club.

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‘Sole sharing’ to help high school runners

Running shoes don’t come cheap these days, and not every high school student has a budget that can cover the cost of new footwear. “I have started a shoe drive where we are asking for anyone with gently used, or new, running shoes laying around, to donate them to benefit the runners at the high school. The shoes we collect would benefit The Dalles High School cross country and track teams,” explained Angela Hanson, whose daughter, Emily Johnson, will be on the school’s cross country team this fall and the track team in the spring.

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Stevens brings fresh approach to TD basketball

New girls’ basketball coach at The Dalles High School preaches defense, eliminating errors

Brian Stevens, the new head coach for The Dalles High School girls’ basketball team, said he has a simple motto that reflects his philosophy about the sport. “Basketball is a game of mistakes,” Stevens said. “The team that makes the fewest mistakes usually wins.”

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Future hoops dynamos

Youth basketball athletes representing The Dalles, pictured from left to right, Despina Seufalemua, Sydney Newby, Laci Hoylman, Bryce Newby and Maddie Brock participated in the co-ed Elite Basketball Camp this week at The Dalles Middle School.

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Cheerleaders are bringing school pride to Dufur

DUFUR – A new year brings feelings of optimism and excitement for Dufur head cheerleading coach Kelsey Peterson.

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TD cheer ends camp with bevy of awards

Nañez and Kumm earn All-American honors in Corvallis

The Dalles senior Jessika Nañez stood shoulder-to-shoulder with fellow senior teammate Kendyl Kumm as All-American winners. While Nañez and Kumm earned recognition, Lorelay Berry (freshman), Mia Barber (freshman), Breanna Birchfield (freshman), Miguel Torres (sophomore), Emily Adams (freshman), Mackenzie Smith (junior), Sydney Fransen (sophomore), Megan Brace (freshman), Samantha Stanley (senior) and Jordyn Hattenhauer (junior) were nominated for such honors.

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Johnson goes for the gold at regional meet

Incoming TD freshman gets two top-14 finishes

All summer long, Emily Johnson used her challenging slate of race events to prepare for regional competition. With a chance to move to the Nationals stage, the incoming The Dalles High School freshman notched a couple of top-14 finishes at the four-day USATF Region 13 Junior Olympic Championships ending Sunday in Spokane.

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Hawk football team shows well at Linfield camp

Seufalemua, Silapath and Abbas earn camp awards

With summer activities heating up, The Dalles head football coach Steve Sugg fielded a group of 20 athletes for a week of fundamentals at the Wildcat Football Team Camp from June 26-29 on the campus of Linfield College in McMinnville.

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Cheer squad grateful for strong community support

Rummage sale raises funds for July 10 team camp

Last weekend, on June 23-24, The Dalles cheer team withstood 90-degree temperatures on the front lawns of The Dalles High School for its annual rummage sale and raised $2,600 over the two days.

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Ranger duo picks up second place at state

Powell and Neal highlight Dufur shooters at state event

DUFUR – Of the eight Dufur Ranger shooters, Peyton Neal and Kyler Powell stood tall under the pressure and under the sweltering 98-degree weather. Neal and Powell each claimed second place to lead Dufur High School at the Oregon High School Clay Target State Tournament last weekend at the Hillsboro Trap and Skeet Club in Hillsboro.

TDHS takes new direction for science

In the fall, The Dalles High School will have a new science curriculum that focuses not on memorizing facts, but “how to do science,” a teacher said. “Science is a process, and it’s always been taught as a bunch of facts, and that’s the problem,” said The Dalles High School science teacher Tegner Weiseth.

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Coach Garrett retires from softball post

Skipper ends up with a 233-136 record in 13 years at TD

As he walks away from a successful softball coaching journey, Steve Garrett can feel satisfied with what he accomplished over his 13 years.

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Sherman posts an impressive three-peat effort

Two-time champions sweep field at annual hoops invitational

MORO – Playing without graduated seniors Kyle Fields, Max Martin, Maverick Winslow and Isaiah Coles, the two-time defending state champion Sherman Huskies kicked off their offseason slate in style with eight consecutive wins, including a finals romp over Jordan Valley, to score first place at the Sherman Invitational ending Sunday in Moro. “We are super proud that we could go out and get the job done once again,” said all-state point guard Jacob Justesen.

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Hawk players recognized

Peters and Miller pick up two team awards apiece

The Dalles head coach Steve Sugg announced the 2017 baseball awards for his players on both junior varsity squads and the state-qualifying varsity team, as 13 different players received citations for their time with the program.

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Jamack is named as the state’s top official

Umpire is the first in MCUA history to receive such praise

In several walks of life, whether it is a police officer, teacher, doctor or game official, receiving any type of accolades or recognition goes above and beyond any expectation. Most, if not all, are in their respective fields to make a difference and be a contributing member to society. That is why long-time umpire and official, Robert Jamack, was surprised when he received the Oregon Athletic Officials Association’s Official of the year award for the 2016-2017 season, the first ever for the Mid-Columbia Umpires Association, since the OAOA started giving the out the award in 2005-2006.

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