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Paul Valencia

high school sports reporter


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Camas football coach's suspension reduced to three games

By Paul Valencia May 21, 2015 1:35 p.m.

Camas football coach Jon Eagle saw his penalty for a recruiting violation reduced at an appeals hearing Thursday, but the school and assistant coach Dan Kielty were hit with stiffer penalties.

Camas softball headed to state after winning district title

By Paul Valencia May 20, 2015 11:06 p.m.

Camas shut out Battle Ground 3-0 in the championship game of the Class 4A District 4 softball tournament Wednesday afternoon, clinching a berth to the Class 4A state tournament in Spokane.

Girls golf: Winning district as easy as pie for Union's Whitlock

By Paul Valencia May 19, 2015 11:22 p.m.

WOODLAND — It was getting close, but Reilly Whitlock did not know how close.

Skyview's Fredrickson soaring to new heights

By Paul Valencia May 17, 2015 11 p.m.

Just a few people were watching Peyton Fredrickson when he set the Skyview school record in the high jump, clearing the bar at 6 feet, 9 inches at McKenzie Stadium earlier this season.

Union's baseball mission just getting started

By Paul Valencia May 15, 2015 8:19 p.m.

Thomas Lampkin Jr. had three hits and drove in four runs, and the Union Titans took advantage of seven Skyview errors Friday evening, rolling to a 15-1 victory to claim the Class 4A District 4 baseball crown.

Skyview taking district by storm

By Paul Valencia May 14, 2015 9:26 p.m.

Taylor Johnson hit a two-run home run to cap a three-run seventh inning Thursday, leading Skyview to a 4-2 victory over Battle Ground at Propstra Stadium.

Camas softball clinches at least share of league title

By Paul Valencia May 13, 2015 9:29 p.m.

Camas rallied in the sixth inning to beat Battle Ground 2-1, clinching at least a share of the 4A Greater St. Helens League title.

Fort's Bridget Standard wins 3A girls golf district tournament

By Paul Valencia May 12, 2015 10:59 p.m.

The victory was secure long before she teed off Tuesday in the second round of the Class 3A District 4 girls golf tournament. Bridget Standard was just that dominant in the first round.

After life-altering surgery, Colleen Driscoll back in the game

By Paul Valencia May 9, 2015 12:21 a.m.

Colleen Driscoll said goodbye to her sport. No athlete should ever have to walk away from the game too early. Yet Driscoll, a top-notch pitcher, was having to forgo her senior softball season at Mountain View.

Paul Valencia: Eagle suspension hardly a made-for-TV scandal

By Paul Valencia May 7, 2015 7:56 p.m.

It would make for a remarkable story if it were a Friday Night Lights kind of a deal. The Jon Eagle suspension story is not Friday Night Lights. There is no pay for play.

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