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High school sports blog: Results of fans football poll released

By Tim Martinez September 1, 2014 11:40 a.m.

Here's the latest of what you can find on The Columbian's high school sports blog.

Columbia River football preview: Don't sell him short

By Paul Valencia September 1, 2014 6 a.m.

All Nathan Hawthorne has done, in three sports, is prove that he can compete with any and all opponents, that he can get the best of most of his opponents.

Tim Martinez: It's hard to not like football season

By Tim Martinez September 1, 2014 6 a.m.

Welcome to September. And September means football season is back.

Weekly prep sports schedule 9/1

September 1, 2014 6 a.m.

High school sports schedule for the week of Sept. 1-6

Union football preview: Last in Line of Nelsons

By Paul Valencia August 30, 2014 5:54 p.m.

The Nelson name is synonymous with Union football.

Evergreen football preview: Green with Excitement

By Paul Valencia August 29, 2014 11:06 p.m.

Rey Green was one of the best defensive backs in the county last year, voted second-team honors in the Class 4A Greater St. Helens League as a sophomore.

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.

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 reported Monday.

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.

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