Prep Sports

One last time around for Smalley

By Paul Valencia July 11, 2014 11:39 p.m.

Justin Smalley is 5 feet, 10 inches tall, 190 pounds, and he must be the fastest player on his football team.

Career comes first for Washougal's Jacobs

By Paul Valencia July 10, 2014 10:54 p.m.

Bobby Jacobs, who shined as a running back at Washougal, will be back in football pads Saturday night at the Freedom Bowl Classic, an all-star game for recent high school graduates from Southwest Washington.

Sharing smiles at Shriners

By The Columbian July 9, 2014 11:34 p.m.

Players participating in the Freedom Bowl Classic toured the Shriners Hospital in Portland on Wednesday.

Efraimson wins U.S. Junior 1500 meter championship

July 6, 2014 7:01 p.m.

Add a national championship to Alexa Efraimson’s growing trophy case. The Camas High School junior won the 1,500 meters at the USA Junior Track and Field Championships on Sunday in Eugene, Ore.

Efraimson misses qualifying for 1,500 finals at U.S. championships

By The Columbian June 27, 2014 8:15 p.m.

For three laps, Alexa Efraimson stuck with the nation’s best. But the Camas junior faded during the final lap in her 1,500 meter preliminary heat at the U.S. Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Sacramento, Calif.

Local baseball players named all-state

By The Columbian June 24, 2014 8:13 p.m.

Seven players from The Columbian’s readership area were named as first-team, all-state selections in their classifications.

King's Way football going 11 man

By Paul Valencia June 23, 2014 6:31 p.m.

King's Way Christian quarterback Dustin Johnson lined up behind center at the team's first spring practice earlier this month and that is when it really hit him.

All-Region boys athlete of the year: James Phillips

By Micah Rice June 21, 2014 11:14 p.m.

Sports have always been there for James Phillips.

All-Region girls athlete of the year: Nicole Goecke

By Paul Valencia June 21, 2014 11:10 p.m.

Had Nicole Goecke specialized in her favorite sport heading into high school, she would have earned a college scholarship in basketball.

A Pair at Prairie are All-Region athletes of the year

By Paul Valencia June 21, 2014 9:17 p.m.

He grew up playing a bunch of different sports. No reason to change that once he became a high school student.

All-Region baseball: Rayburn returned to the top for Columbia River

By Paul Valencia June 21, 2014 1:05 a.m.

Seth Rayburn was shut down for months. All he could do was watch and wait and wonder.

Columbia River promotes JV volleyball coach

By The Columbian June 20, 2014 6 a.m.

Kaitlyn Johnson, who has been with the Columbia River volleyball program for the past four seasons, has been promoted to head coach, according to the school's athletic director.

2014 area high school football schedules

By Tim Martinez June 19, 2014 9:24 p.m.

The 2014 high school football season is just 10 weeks away. To get you ready for the season, here are the team-by-team schedules for the 2014 season.

All-Region softball: Camas' Hubbard dialed in as player of the year

By Paul Valencia June 19, 2014 7:49 p.m.

There was a time when the Camas softball team was 10-0, looking like the squad that just missed a state championship the previous year, looking like the roster that was determined to make it back to the state tournament.

All-Region boys soccer: All-around solid season for Skyview soccer star Carter Johnson

By Paul Danzer June 17, 2014 10:47 p.m.

Maybe Carter Johnson could have spent his final high school soccer season hanging up front for the Skyview Storm.

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