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Prairie senior and Portland State commit Cassidy Gardner accepts the MVP award at the 24th annual Les Schwab Roundball Shootout at King's Way Christian.

Local all-star hoops game bring together many friends

Prairie senior and Portland State commit Cassidy Gardner accepts the MVP award at the 24th annual Les Schwab Roundball Shootout at King's Way Christian.

March 24, 2019, 10:58pm Prep Sports

The first time Taylor Stephens and Cassidy Gardner met began with a feud as toddlers in daycare, before the two became close friends, and long before their days as local high school basketball standouts. Read story

Camas sophomore Jake Blair readies for a pitch during a 10-4 win over Union on Thursday at Union High School.

Papermakers catch hitting bug in victory over Union

Camas sophomore Jake Blair readies for a pitch during a 10-4 win over Union on Thursday at Union High School.

March 21, 2019, 10:04pm Prep Sports

CAMAS — Jacob Trupp saw the first pitch come over the top of the center of the plate, took a big cut and missed. Read story

Ridgefield’s Kaia Oliver, left, and Woodland’s Olivia Grey have both signed to play NCAA Division-I softball.

2A GSHL Softball: Woodland, Ridgefield rivalry has state title flavor

Ridgefield’s Kaia Oliver, left, and Woodland’s Olivia Grey have both signed to play NCAA Division-I softball.

March 18, 2019, 3:46pm Prep Sports

Last year, the 2A Greater St. Helens league came down to a the battle for the top spot between Woodland and Ridgefield. Both possessed the firepower of two of the top teams in the area, regardless of classification. Both made deep runs in the state tournament. Woodland won the state… Read story

Ridgefield’s Spencer Andersen pitches against Kalama at the new Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

2A GSHL Baseball: New field isn’t only reason Ridgefield riding high

Ridgefield’s Spencer Andersen pitches against Kalama at the new Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

March 18, 2019, 3:45pm Prep Sports

Spirits are high in the Ridgefield dugout these days. Read story

Evergreen senior catcher Blake Whitehead, the glue guy on a small roster, winds up to throw a ball to coach Chad Burchett at Evergreen High School.

3A GSHL Baseball: Evergreen’s Whitehead is the glue behind the plate

Evergreen senior catcher Blake Whitehead, the glue guy on a small roster, winds up to throw a ball to coach Chad Burchett at Evergreen High School.

March 18, 2019, 3:34pm Prep Sports

Evergreen’s baseball roster is comprised of 12 players, and none may be quite as important as the guy behind the plate. Read story

Prairie center fielder Ashley Shelton gathers herself after catching a pop fly during an indoor practice in Prairie High School’s gym.

3A GSHL Softball: Prairie’s Ashley Shelton finds her voice

Prairie center fielder Ashley Shelton gathers herself after catching a pop fly during an indoor practice in Prairie High School’s gym.

March 18, 2019, 3:32pm Prep Sports

Ashley Shelton has never been the first person on her team to speak up. In fact she typically keeps to herself, both on the softball field and at school. Read story

Camas soccer finds its next big scorer

March 15, 2019, 11:10am Prep Sports

CAMAS — Dan Macaya reckons the last time Camas had a completely dominant goal scorer was 2014. Read story

Camas sophomore Shae McGee is The Columbian's All-Region gymnast of the year for 2019.

All-Region gymnastics: Shea McGee, Camas

Camas sophomore Shae McGee is The Columbian's All-Region gymnast of the year for 2019.

March 11, 2019, 9:30pm Prep Sports

Minutes after standing tall on the podium and recieving the first-place medal in the all-around, Shea McGee was posed a question. Read story

Washougal’s Isaiah Ross, our All-Region Swimmer of the Year, is pictured at The Columbian on Wednesday afternoon, March 6, 2019.

All-Region boys swimming: Isaiah Ross, Washougalvideo icon

Washougal’s Isaiah Ross, our All-Region Swimmer of the Year, is pictured at The Columbian on Wednesday afternoon, March 6, 2019.

March 10, 2019, 10:00pm Multimedia

Long after his upcoming graduation, Isaiah Ross hopes to see a robust and successful swimming program when he returns to walk the halls of Washougal High School. He hopes to see banners that say “swim” hanging in the gym. Read story

Washougal's Beyonce Bea, from left, celebrates the girls state basketball championship with teammate Kiara Cross and Washougal Mayor Molly Coston at Reflection Plaza in Washougal on Friday morning, March 8, 2019.

Title-winning Washougal girls honored with paradevideo icon

Washougal's Beyonce Bea, from left, celebrates the girls state basketball championship with teammate Kiara Cross and Washougal Mayor Molly Coston at Reflection Plaza in Washougal on Friday morning, March 8, 2019.

March 8, 2019, 1:43pm Latest News

The Washougal High School girls basketball team stepped off a school bus holding the same state championship trophy it left Yakima with last weekend. Read story