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Paul Valencia

high school sports reporter


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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.

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.

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.

Prep football 2014: Everything is new again

By Paul Valencia August 20, 2014 8:15 p.m.

Angel Bonilla looked ready to play, refreshed even.

Practice opens today for high school football

By Paul Valencia August 20, 2014 6 a.m.

A year ago, we knew this was the beginning of something special for at least one football team.

Dungey dominates at Washougal

By Paul Valencia July 26, 2014 11:13 p.m.

Ryan Dungey kicking some, er, dirt is just another constant at Washougal.

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