Kelso beats Columbia River to claim 3A GSHL title

By Paul Valencia May 4, 2015 9:28 p.m.

The Kelso Hilanders had more than a league championship to play for Monday afternoon at Columbia River High School.

River baseball's goals unchanged after loss to Kelso

By Paul Valencia April 18, 2015 5:21 p.m.

Kelso got its first hit of the game Saturday in the sixth inning, then scored four runs in the frame and ended up beating Columbia River 5-3 in a Class 3A Greater St. Helens League game.

Columbia River softball star Teaghan Cowles strives for her best in all she does

By Paul Valencia March 31, 2015 10:05 p.m.

It is impossible to play perfect softball, but that is what makes softball the perfect sport for Columbia River junior Teaghan Cowles.

3A boys basketball: Defending champ Rainier Beach too much for Columbia River

By Micah Rice February 28, 2015 8:40 p.m.

To beat top-ranked Rainier Beach, Columbia River would have had to play a nearly flawless game.

The finest nine of prep basketball: State tournament preview features

By Paul Valencia February 24, 2015 11:38 p.m.

This week, we celebrate the teams from Clark County that have made it to state basketball tournaments.

River returns to No. 1 option after leading scorer injured

By Paul Valencia February 24, 2015 11:16 p.m.

The Columbia River Chieftains are without their player of the year. Good thing for the Columbia River Chieftains that they have their player of last year.

Boys basketball: Foss 60, Columbia River 49

February 21, 2015 11 p.m.

After trailing for much of the game, the Chieftains gained a one-point lead at 49-48 but then ran out of gas as Foss pulled away to win the 3A bi-district third-place game at Rogers High School.

Boys basketball: Lincoln 72, Columbia River 64

February 19, 2015 11:20 p.m.

Lincoln of Tacoma pulled away over the final three minutes to reach the Class 3A bi-district championship game.

18th straight state trip didn't come easy for River gymnasts

By Paul Valencia February 19, 2015 6:54 p.m.

This one was a little extra special for the Columbia River gymnastics team.

Swimming: Camas dominates 4A district meet

By The Columbian February 14, 2015 7:15 p.m.

As fast as the Camas boys swimmers were in preliminary heats on Friday, they didn't sink any for the finals on Saturday.

Columbia River boys qualify for 3A state basketball

By Paul Valencia February 14, 2015 5:43 p.m.

Spencer Long scored a career-high 22 points Saturday, and while it was a close game for most of the second half, Columbia River never trailed in a 63-50 victory over Auburn Riverside in the quarterfinals of the bi-district boys basketball tournament at Rogers High School.

Girls basketball: Enumclaw 37, Columbia River 36

February 13, 2015 9:40 p.m.

Columbia River's season ended with a narrow loss in the 3A bi-district tournament consolation round.

Columbia River boys stop Auburn cold in playoff win

By Micah Rice February 12, 2015 10:57 p.m.

All eyes watched the clock as it ticked down in the fourth quarter. Every possession had tension. But the suspense was whether Columbia River would allow any points in the second half to Auburn.

Girls basketball: Kennedy Catholic 46, Columbia River 36

February 11, 2015 10:14 p.m.

After jumping out to an 8-0 lead, the Columbia River girls basketball team had trouble shutting down the outside shooting game of Kennedy Catholic as the Lancers beat River 46-36 in a Class 3A bi-district tournament game on Wednesday in Burien.

Battle Ground wins 4th bowling state title; Columbia River wins first

By Paul Valencia February 7, 2015 8:06 p.m.

Southwest Washington remains the home of bowling excellence.

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