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Paul Valencia

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Double the wrestling as athletes can compete in more matches this year

By Paul Valencia December 17, 2014 11:10 p.m.

The Heritage wrestling team hosted a big shindig Wednesday night.

Chaney comes alive in fourth to lift Skyview boys basketball over Prairie

By Paul Valencia December 16, 2014 11:57 p.m.

The Skyview Storm withstood a fourth-quarter rally from Prairie and topped the Falcons 68-67 in overtime Tuesday night in a non-league boys basketball game.

Skyview girls beat Prairie in battle of accomplished programs

By Paul Valencia December 16, 2014 11:52 p.m.

The two most accomplished girls basketball programs from Southwest Washington this century met again Tuesday. And defense ruled again.

All-Region girls swimming: Samiee enjoys best finish at state

By Paul Valencia December 15, 2014 11:33 p.m.

It meant a lot to Darya Samiee, a senior from Mountain View, to crack the top four at state in her final year of high school swimming.

Hockinson boys stay cool, knock off Ridgefield in OT

By Paul Valencia December 15, 2014 10:25 p.m.

Jared Broer scored four points in overtime, including the game winner, and Hockinson got past Ridgefield 50-47 in overtime Monday night in a Class 2A Greater St. Helens League game.

All-Region football: Price owes his success to 'Camas system'

By Paul Valencia December 14, 2014 12 a.m.

James Price credits the system for his success. It is not just a football system, he said. It is the Camas system.

Union's Nolan Henry wins High School Heisman award  

By Paul Valencia December 12, 2014 10 p.m.

Nolan Henry was in middle school when he and his family stopped by Wendy's restaurant and noticed a poster for the High School Heisman award.

Prep Basketball Preview: Five gyms in five nights offers good tip-off

By Paul Valencia December 11, 2014 10 p.m.

Five gyms in five nights. Six games. Three boys contests, three girls matchups. Basketball is back. Oh yes, basketball is back.

Girls basketball: Skyview pulls away for win over Columbia River

By Paul Valencia December 11, 2014 9:58 p.m.

The rivalry got them in the right frame of mind. But what really fired up the Skyview Storm on Thursday was the scoreboard at Columbia River High School.

Union's Nolan Henry heads to New York for High School Heisman ceremony

By Paul Valencia December 11, 2014 7:46 p.m.

For years, Nolan Henry has dedicated himself to the service of others.

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