Ray Rodriguez

Sports Editor

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Ray Rodriguez is sports editor of The Dalles Chronicle.

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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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Somnis leaves TD with lifelong memories

Father of three named K-12 principal at Sherman Schools

Stepping into his new post as athletic director and vice principal at The Dalles High School in 2013, Mike Somnis had no idea what to expect. As he resigned his position in late June, after four years, he left Riverhawk Nation with lifelong friends, students who looked up to him and a community that offered the utmost respect and admiration for an administrator and parental figure who put everything he had into his career.

Wilson receives ITA academic honors

The Dalles High School graduate Johanna Wilson was one of six members of the Pacific University women’s tennis program to receive recognition from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association for its efforts in the classroom.

Aluminum Man running on Sept. 9

Northwest’s top harriers are expected to make trek to TD

In the final triathlon race of the 2017 season, several of the Pacific Northwest’s top athletes will be on full display for the 29th annual Aluminum Man Triathlon on Saturday, Sept. 9 at Riverfront Park in The Dalles.

TD youth football camp set for Aug. 17

The Dalles Youth Football Camp is opening up registration for boys and girls from the first-through-eighth grades. The camp runs from 6-8:30 p.m. starting on Aug. 17 until Aug. 19 on Sid White Field on the Wahtonka campus.

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Schools are making health a high priority

Students and coaches are educated on symptoms of heat issues

DUFUR – It is always safe to err on the side of caution. When it comes to sports activities, the biggest area of importance is athlete health, while physical activities are at a heightened level.

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Breathing new life into Ranger volleyball

Coach Kristin Whitley ready to keep legacy of success in place at Dufur

DUFUR – Kristin Whitley knows the legacy of the past and the success of the Dufur Ranger volleyball program has enjoyed in its history. She is not overwhelmed by stepping to the forefront, however, saying it is time to get to work to lead Dufur High School back to 1A prominence.

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Swimmers get laps in for Dolphin Dive

34 members swim the equivalent of 41 miles

With nearly half the roster in attendance, The Dalles swim team shattered last year’s lap and money total at its fourth annual Dolphin Dive fundraiser event held on Monday, July 17, at the Ted Walker Memorial Pool in the North Wasco Aquatic Center.

TD youth football camp set for Aug. 17

The Dalles Youth Football Camp is opening up registration for boys and girls from the first-through-eighth grades. The camp runs from 6-8:30 p.m. starting on Aug. 17 until Aug. 19 on Sid White Field on the Wahtonka campus.

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Swim team makes waves at John Day Meet

DiGennaro, Randall and Varland rack up 17 top-3 finishes

The standout trio of Carter Randall, Maverick Varland and Lydia DiGennaro combined for four firsts, 11 seconds and two third-place finishes to lead The Dalles swim team at the three-day John Day Invitational Meet ending Sunday in John Day.

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