By Paul Valencia April 17, 2014 9:07 p.m.
Former Evergreen boys basketball coach Kelly Blankenship is now the girls basketball coach at Union High School.
By Paul Valencia April 14, 2014 10:53 p.m.
Bridget Standard had three teammates last season with the Fort Vancouver golf program. Not a lot, but more than she has this season.
By Paul Valencia March 30, 2014 9:24 p.m.
Union's T. Anderson helped lead her team to a 71-69 victory, and King's Way Christian's Parker Ickert helped his squad win the boys game 116-98 on Sunday.
By Paul Valencia March 25, 2014 8:18 p.m.
The Fort Vancouver Trappers are excited about football again. Former Fort football coach Cal Szueber was introduced as the new Fort football coach Tuesday after school.
By Paul Valencia March 25, 2014 6 a.m.
Three teams from the three Greater St. Helens Leagues and one from the Trico League were so close to a state title last season. Which means there are four teams who have been waiting a long time to try to make amends.
By Paul Valencia March 24, 2014 6 a.m.
Wylicia Faley, a senior, set the scoring record of 1,397 pins in six games to claim the individual title and also helped the Tigers win their third consecutive team title. For this, she is The Columbian's All-Region bowler of the year.
By Paul Valencia March 21, 2014 11:23 p.m.
Aubrey Ward-El has a lot of great memories from her final year in high school basketball.
By Paul Valencia March 20, 2014 11:10 p.m.
Nicole Moss said she retired from her sport a few years ago.
By Paul Valencia March 17, 2014 11:08 p.m.
Just the other day, Brian Valentine sent a picture of Skyview's state championship ring via Twitter to Richard Sherman of the Seattle Seahawks.
By Paul Valencia March 8, 2014 4:01 p.m.
Skyview struggles on offense, falls to Inglemoor 39-36 to conclude girls basketball season
By Paul Valencia March 7, 2014 11:07 a.m.
Skyview's senior starters lead the way in consolation round victory at 4A girls state basketball tournament.
By Paul Valencia March 6, 2014 4:02 p.m.
The Skyview Storm lost to Gonzaga Prep in the opening round of the Class 4A state girls basketball tournament.
By Paul Valencia March 5, 2014 11:09 p.m.
Two senior leaders answered immediately. Jocelyn Adams and Aubrey Ward-El, without hesitation, said Stephanie McDonagh is the best defensive player on the team.
By Paul Valencia March 1, 2014 10:37 p.m.
The Prairie girls basketball team got a feel for what it's like to face the Prairie girls basketball team.
By Paul Valencia March 1, 2014 4:52 p.m.
Skyview's Aubrey Ward-El, Stephanie McDonagh, and Jocelyn Adams all shined Saturday afternoon, leading Skyview to a 62-31 victory over Newport of Bellevue in a Class 4A girls regional basketball game at Mark Morris High School.
By Paul Valencia February 28, 2014 6 a.m.
The Woodland boys play a Class 1A regional game at 8 p.m. Friday vs. Cascade Christian of Puyallup at Mark Morris High School in Longview. On Saturday, the girls take on Blaine, also at Mark Morris, at 6 p.m. A win this weekend means a trip to the state tournament in Yakima.
By Paul Valencia February 27, 2014 5:55 p.m.
Camas High School junior Alexa Efraimson was selected the national high school girls cross country runner of the year by Gatorade.
By Paul Valencia February 22, 2014 10:59 p.m.
The Prairie Falcons used an overpowering second half to blow past Wilson of Tacoma 63-42 and win the 3A bi-district tournament at Pacific Lutheran University.
By Paul Valencia February 21, 2014 9:04 p.m.
Drake Rademacher scored 14 of his team's 15 fourth-quarter points, leading Enumclaw to a 56-54 victory over Columbia River in a 3A bi-district boys basketball consolation matchup at Washington High School.
By Paul Valencia February 20, 2014 11:05 p.m.
Devin Johnson scored 22 points, leading four Tigers in double figures Thursday night, as Battle Ground pulled away from Emerald Ridge of Puyallup for a 69-54 victory in a bi-district tournament game that qualified the Tigers for regionals.
By Paul Valencia February 20, 2014 8:41 p.m.
The biggest lock in Clark County high school sports is Columbia River at the state gymnastics meet.
By Paul Valencia February 19, 2014 11:20 p.m.
The Prairie Falcons have qualified for the state regionals in girls basketball.
By Paul Valencia February 18, 2014 6 a.m.
Road trips are supposed to be part of the experience of high school athletics.
By Paul Valencia February 16, 2014 6 a.m.
The score of the game does not matter as much as the prayer before the game.
By Paul Valencia February 15, 2014 3:32 p.m.
Battle Ground kept its season alive with a 65-61 victory over Gig Harbor in the consolation bracket of the 4A bi-district boys basketball tournament.
By Paul Valencia February 14, 2014 11:08 p.m.
Just about all associated with the Class 3A Greater St. Helens League figured the Columbia River boys basketball team could go undefeated in league and district play last year.
By Paul Valencia February 14, 2014 10:23 p.m.
The Prairie Falcons are ready for the next challenge. Another undefeated league season. Another district championship. The next step is bi-district.
By Paul Valencia February 13, 2014 11:21 p.m.
It was Skyview's last home game of the girls basketball season, but the Storm hope to have one more performance at their gym.
By Paul Valencia February 12, 2014 11:18 p.m.
They wanted at least a couple more games. For themselves. For their coach.
By Paul Valencia February 12, 2014 6:34 p.m.
A day later, Robert Franks stood on the Evergreen basketball court just feet from where he put up The Shot.
By Paul Valencia February 11, 2014 11:56 p.m.
The Union Titans wanted this matchup.
By Paul Valencia February 11, 2014 11:07 p.m.
Tuileisu Anderson goes by T. Anderson for the Union girls basketball team.
By Paul Valencia February 5, 2014 11:12 p.m.
Isaiah Robinson is almost always dominant on defense. That's his specialty for the Union boys basketball team.
By Paul Valencia February 5, 2014 7:11 p.m.
Football. Cross country. Track and field. Oregon State came looking to Clark County for the future in those sports.
By Paul Valencia February 4, 2014 6 a.m.
Zach Berfanger was a little bit worried when Sunday Night Lights opened its doors.
By Paul Valencia February 3, 2014 10:32 p.m.
Robert Franks blocked a shot at the buzzer Monday night, and that might have only been the second-best defensive play of the final 10 seconds for the Evergreen Plainsmen.
By Paul Valencia February 1, 2014 12 a.m.
The Hockinson boys basketball team gave its loud and proud student section plenty to scream about Friday night, ruling the second half to beat R.A. Long 68-54 in a crucial Class 2A Greater St. Helens League game.
By Paul Valencia January 30, 2014 10:58 p.m.
They knew they could be in this position, even if a lot of other people doubted them.