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Paul Valencia

high school sports reporter


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Former Camas athletic director Terry Cavender dies at age 67

By Paul Valencia January 30, 2015 6:27 p.m.

Terry Cavender, who was the athletic director at Camas High School from 2006 to 2012, died Thursday at his job in Puyallup. He was 67.

Freshman delivers game-winner for Columbia River

By Paul Valencia January 29, 2015 10:34 p.m.

Columbia River freshman Jacob Hjort says he is confident at all times because he works so hard on his game.

Camas receiver Price says he'll sign with Wyoming

By Paul Valencia January 28, 2015 6:35 p.m.

James Price, a senior from Camas who was named The Columbian's All-Region football player of the year in the fall, called Wyoming officials Tuesday night to let them know that he intends to sign a scholarship with the Cowboys.

Area high school gymnastics coaches often have to double as judges

By Paul Valencia January 27, 2015 9:14 p.m.

The conclusion of every routine is the same, regardless of the event.

Boys basketball: Union uses all weapons in barrage against Camas

By Paul Valencia January 27, 2015 9:12 p.m.

CAMAS — The top-ranked Class 4A boys basketball team in the state looked worthy of that distinction Tuesday night, dispatching the second-place team in the 4A Greater St. Helens League with ease.

King's Way takes control of Trico League boys basketball

By Paul Valencia January 26, 2015 10 p.m.

King's Way Christian rallied in the fourth quarter to top La Center 62-60 on Monday, taking control of the Trico League boys basketball standings in the process.

Camas boys top Evergreen to take over second place in 4A GSHL

By Paul Valencia January 23, 2015 8:58 p.m.

Jordan Anderson scored 15, Trevor Jasinsky ended up with 14, and the Papermakers ruled most of the second half for a 62-49 victory over the Plainsmen in a key Class 4A Greater St. Helens League boys basketball game.

Defense leads Hockinson girls over Ridgefield

By Paul Valencia January 22, 2015 11:07 p.m.

The Hockinson girls basketball team forced 37 turnovers Thursday night and took 45 more shots than Ridgefield in a 78-36 Class 2A Greater St. Helens League victory.

Prairie shakes up 3A GSHL boys basketball race

By Paul Valencia January 21, 2015 10:15 p.m.

One day can change a lot in the Class 3A Greater St. Helens League.

Boy's basketball: Battle Ground gets a dose of Evergreen's strength

By Paul Valencia January 20, 2015 10:14 p.m.

Apparently, Robert Franks has been sick in recent days.

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