Prep Sports

Heritage football preview: Lineman Leads the Way

By Paul Valencia August 28, 2014 11:20 p.m.

Senior offensive lineman Zack Monzon, the only Heritage football player to make the first team for the Class 4A Greater St. Helens League last season, ran to the sled. Soon, others looked around to see what they could pick up before leaving campus.

Battle Ground football preview: Big man steps into spotlight

By Paul Valencia August 27, 2014 10:59 p.m.

A strong lineman must have the mentality that it will never happen to him. That is how Battle Ground junior Andrew Johnson prepares for every snap.

Associated Press preseason high school football state polls

August 27, 2014 3:03 p.m.

Associated Press preseason high school football polls, as voted on by statewide panel of media members

Mountain View football preview: RB Jones gets a free pass for Week 1

By Paul Valencia August 26, 2014 9:46 p.m.

A year ago as a sophomore, Preston Jones the football player rushed for more than 1,000 yards for the Mountain View football team, surpassing 100 yards in a game six times.

Fans can vote on predicted order of finish area prep football leagues

By Tim Martinez August 26, 2014 7:04 p.m.

Fans get their chance to vote for the predicted order of finish in area football leagues.

Fans can vote on predicted order of finish in 1A Trico League football

By Tim Martinez August 26, 2014 1:42 p.m.

The Columbian sport staff has already made its predictions on the predicted order of finish for the Class 1A Trico League in football for the 2014 season. Now it's the fans' turn.

Fans can vote on predicted order of finish in 2A GSHL football

By Tim Martinez August 26, 2014 1:17 p.m.

The Columbian sport staff has already made its predictions on the predicted order of finish for the Class 2A Greater St. Helens League in football for the 2014 season. Now it's the fans' turn.

Camas football preview: Walker mean, but not that green

By Paul Valencia August 25, 2014 10:59 p.m.

Alex Walker might have been one of the best defensive linemen in the region last season, but he did not get a single start for the Camas defense.

Alexa Efraimson announces she will run as a pro for Nike

By Tim Martinez August 25, 2014 9:23 p.m.

Camas High School senior Alexa Efraimson has decided to turn professional and forgo any collegiate eligibility, the running website Dyestat.com reported Monday.

Fans can vote on predicted order of finish in 3A GSHL football

By Tim Martinez August 25, 2014 8:13 p.m.

Fan can make the predictions for the order of finish in football for the 3A GSHL

Fans can vote on predicted order of finish in 4A GSHL football

By Tim Martinez August 25, 2014 7:42 p.m.

Fans make their picks on the predicted order of finish in the 4A GSHL football

Zac the Quarterback: Shomler came to Skyview determined to play QB

By Paul Valencia August 24, 2014 10:58 p.m.

They told him he was a defensive back, a safety. Zac Shomler said he was a quarterback. They said no.

Micah Rice: Columbian aims to be go-to place for preps

By Micah Rice August 23, 2014 10:40 p.m.

Nothing measures up to Columbian reader's interest in local sports, particularly high school varsity athletics.

Crazy season awaits high school football fans

August 23, 2014 10:35 p.m.

The cycle continues. Only this time, that cycle has made the Southwest Washington high school football scene a little dizzy.

Writer gets first-hand experience on trail with Alexa Efraimson

By Carl Click, For The Columbian August 22, 2014 10:36 p.m.

It's one of those story problems we all despised in math class: an elite runner and an ordinary guy start the 3.5-mile Lacamas Lake Heritage Trail simultaneously.

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