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.
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.
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.
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.
A track worker was critically injured Saturday morning when he was struck by a motorcycle that had gone off the track at the Washougal Motocross Park.
By Paul Valencia July 25, 2014 9:36 p.m.
Tommy Weeck is from Bellevue, but as far as motocross goes, Washougal is home.
By Paul Valencia July 22, 2014 5:40 p.m.
By the time Zac McRobert got to high school, he was told, there would be a new stadium, a new football field, on campus at La Center High School. Letdown after letdown was beginning to take its toll, though.
By Paul Valencia July 17, 2014 9:17 p.m.
Chuck Hawthorne is back as a head football coach, some 25 years after his last head coaching job.
By Paul Valencia July 12, 2014 11:17 p.m.
Dylan King, though, used hit foot, then his hands, then his feet to give the American squad the momentum again.
By Paul Valencia June 21, 2014 11:10 p.m.
Had Nicole Goecke specialized in her favorite sport heading into high school, she would have earned a college scholarship in basketball.
By Paul Valencia June 21, 2014 9:17 p.m.
He grew up playing a bunch of different sports. No reason to change that once he became a high school student.
By Paul Valencia June 21, 2014 1:05 a.m.
Seth Rayburn was shut down for months. All he could do was watch and wait and wonder.
By Paul Valencia June 19, 2014 7:49 p.m.
There was a time when the Camas softball team was 10-0, looking like the squad that just missed a state championship the previous year, looking like the roster that was determined to make it back to the state tournament.
By Paul Valencia June 14, 2014 11:03 p.m.
Bridget Standard knows she can do better, knows she will be better.
By Paul Valencia June 8, 2014 10:34 p.m.
Jesse Heinly made his challenging par putt on the 18th green, shook hands with the rest of the players in his group, then walked off the course, thinking he had a good final round at the 58th Royal Oaks Invitational Tournament.
By Paul Valencia June 5, 2014 7:16 p.m.
Ryan Fery earned one of the biggest victories in his golfing career last June at the Royal Oaks Invitational Tournament.
By Paul Valencia June 4, 2014 9:04 p.m.
Some of the top senior baseball and softball players in Southwest Washington played their all-star games just a block apart from one another Wednesday.
By Paul Valencia June 3, 2014 8:34 p.m.
Justice Murphy, still a junior at Evergreen for a couple more weeks, took another step toward his ultimate goal — to play professional football — when he accepted a scholarship offer with the University of Utah. Signing day is not until February 2015, and he can change his mind, but he said Utah is where he belongs.
By Paul Valencia June 2, 2014 11:19 p.m.
That team has heart. That is the typical description when a team loses a first-round game in a tournament and then goes through the consolation bracket to earn a trophy.
By Paul Valencia May 31, 2014 11:21 p.m.
The Woodland baseball team fell 7-1 to Naches Valley in the Class 1A state baseball championship game Saturday in Yakima.
By Paul Valencia May 30, 2014 10:12 p.m.
One Clark County team was thrilled just to make it to Spokane for the Class 4A state softball tournament.
By Paul Valencia May 29, 2014 5:08 p.m.
Fort Vancouver's Spencer Tibbits fired his second two-under-par 70 of the tournament Thursday to finish at 4-under with a 140 total and win the 3A state title by one shot over Juanita's Frank Garber.
By Paul Valencia May 27, 2014 11:16 p.m.
The defending Class 4A state boys golf champion said he has been practicing at Camas Meadows quite a bit recently.
By Paul Valencia May 25, 2014 6:19 p.m.
The Battle Ground Tigers are going to the Class 4A state softball tournament for the first time in program history after surviving one elimination game Sunday morning, then clinching a berth with a victory in the afternoon at a bi-district tournament in Kent.
By Paul Valencia May 20, 2014 8:59 p.m.
Heritage High School announced that Scott Preuninger is the new boys basketball coach.
By Paul Valencia May 16, 2014 11:34 p.m.
Tennis can break the ice. It can break down borders. It can overcome language barriers. In short, tennis can make the world a better place.
By Paul Valencia May 16, 2014 11:23 p.m.
KELSO — The Prairie softball team has gone from third place to the No. 1 seed.