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Paul Valencia

high school sports reporter


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Prairie's Hyde to take over football program at Evergreen

By Paul Valencia March 27, 2015 7:30 p.m.

Terry Hyde, who has been the head coach the past nine seasons at Prairie High School, jumped at the chance to return to Evergreen.

Baseball preview: King's Way Christian fields its first varsity baseball team

By Paul Valencia March 23, 2015 7 p.m.

Liam Nabors plays on a tournament baseball team, but until this year had never been part of a school team.

Roundball Shootout Sunday at Clark College

By Paul Valencia March 21, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Many of the top senior boys and girls basketball players from Southwest Washington are scheduled to compete Sunday in the 20th annual Les Schwab Tires Roundball Shootout, powered by Shoot 360. The event begins at 4 p.m. at Clark College

All-Region Gymnastics: Nicole Moss, Heritage

By Paul Valencia March 17, 2015 10:49 p.m.

Nicole Moss, a gymnast from Heritage, stuck the toughest skill she ever attempted on the floor exercise in a high school meet and finished second at the Class 4A state championships last month.

Heritage hires new football head coach from Arizona

By Paul Valencia March 17, 2015 9:20 p.m.

Matt Gracey was a head coach in Port Angeles before heading south to take football jobs in California and Arizona.

All-Region girls basketball: Cherita Daugherty

By Paul Valencia March 16, 2015 11:05 p.m.

Cherita Daugherty got her first real taste of basketball in the fifth grade. Her life changed.

Olympian Misty May-Treanor visits with Vancouver students

By Paul Valencia March 13, 2015 4:23 p.m.

A legend from the volleyball world visited athletes from Evergreen High School and a couple of middle schools Friday, hoping to inspire girls to chase after their dreams and get an education.

Evergreen football coach Don Johnson Jr. resigns

By Paul Valencia March 13, 2015 3:26 p.m.

Evergreen football coach Don Johnson Jr., resigned Friday to accept a job in Portland.

All-Region girls bowling: Lauryn Heying, Fort Vancouver

By Paul Valencia March 12, 2015 10:42 p.m.

The game was OK, but Lauryn Heying was not going to get carried away with it.

4A boys basketball: Union beats Woodinville for third place at state  

By Paul Valencia March 7, 2015 7:45 p.m.

Union earned the third-place trophy at the Class 4A state boys basketball tournament, rolling past Woodinville 69-45 at the Tacoma Dome.

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