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Stories by Micah Rice

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Skyview's Lainey Phillips, right, is congratulated by coach Kim Anthony after hitting a home run in the sixth inning of a quarterfinal game against South Kitsap in the Class 4A District 3/4 tournament on Friday, May 17, 2024 in Kent.

4A Bi-District Softball: Skyview overcomes drama to wrap up state berth

Skyview's Lainey Phillips, right, is congratulated by coach Kim Anthony after hitting a home run in the sixth inning of a quarterfinal game against South Kitsap in the Class 4A District 3/4 tournament on Friday, May 17, 2024 in Kent.

May 17, 2024, 10:59pm Prep Sports

A rude awakening, some rough footing and a tedious delay. None of that could keep the Skyview softball team from its main goal Friday at the Class 4A District 3/4 tournament – A fourth consecutive state playoff berth. Read story

Prairie's Rylee Wall delivers a pitch during a District 3/4 quarterfinal softball game against River Ridge on Thursday, May 16, 2024 at Regional Athletic Complex in Lacey.

3A Bi-district Softball: Blunt blasts Prairie back into state tournament

Prairie's Rylee Wall delivers a pitch during a District 3/4 quarterfinal softball game against River Ridge on Thursday, May 16, 2024 at Regional Athletic Complex in Lacey.

May 16, 2024, 9:01pm Prep Sports

A one year absence from the Class 3A state softball tournament was long enough for Payton Blunt and her Prairie teammates. Blunt blasted a tiebreaking two-run home run in the sixth inning as Prairie beat River Ridge 6-4 in the quarterfinals of the District 3/4 tournament Thursday. Read story

Varsity360: Looking ahead to baseball and softball postseason

May 16, 2024, 6:00am Podcasts

The baseball and softball playoffs are in full swing. The Columbian's Micah Rice and Tim Martinez look at this weekend's matchups for local teams in the state baseball playoffs and the district softball playoffs. Read story

Columbia River&rsquo;s J.P. Guzman (10) celebrates his first goal against Renton in the Class 2A boys soccer state playoffs with teammates Evan Roscoe, left, and Ryland Perron, back, on Tuesday, May 14, 2024 at Columbia River High School.

2A state soccer: Columbia River beats Renton on Guzman’s late winner

Columbia River&rsquo;s J.P. Guzman (10) celebrates his first goal against Renton in the Class 2A boys soccer state playoffs with teammates Evan Roscoe, left, and Ryland Perron, back, on Tuesday, May 14, 2024 at Columbia River High School.

May 14, 2024, 10:42pm Prep Sports

On a windy evening with gusts strong enough to blow over an aluminum bench, the Columbia River boys soccer team needed someone unshakable. Read story

Alistair Docherty competes during the final round of the Myrtle Beach Classic on Sunday, May 12, 2024 in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Docherty finished tied for second, his highest on a PGA Tour event.

Alistair Docherty’s pro golf career gets boost with 2nd place PGA Tour finish

Alistair Docherty competes during the final round of the Myrtle Beach Classic on Sunday, May 12, 2024 in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Docherty finished tied for second, his highest on a PGA Tour event.

May 13, 2024, 9:53pm Clark County Sports

Alistair Docherty had a professional breakthrough on Sunday. Playing in his second PGA Tour event, the Union High School graduate shot a final-round 64 to finish tied for second at the inaugural Myrtle Beach Classic in South Carolina. Read story

Teddy Wieczorek runs across home plante after scoring a run in the first inning of Seton Catholic's 8-4 loss to La Center in a Trico League baseball game at Harmony Sports Complex on Friday, April 12, 2024.

Baseball Roundup: Seton stays hot, rolls to first district title

Teddy Wieczorek runs across home plante after scoring a run in the first inning of Seton Catholic's 8-4 loss to La Center in a Trico League baseball game at Harmony Sports Complex on Friday, April 12, 2024.

May 11, 2024, 6:39pm Prep Sports

Entering next weekend's state baseball playoffs, no team in Southwest Washington is hotter than Seton Catholic. Read story

Columbia-White Salmon players pose with the championship trophy after the Class 1A boys soccer District 4 championship match on Saturday, May 11, 2024 at Seton Catholic High School.

Boys Soccer Roundup: Columbia-White Salmon tops King’s Way in OT for 1A district title

Columbia-White Salmon players pose with the championship trophy after the Class 1A boys soccer District 4 championship match on Saturday, May 11, 2024 at Seton Catholic High School.

May 11, 2024, 4:57pm Prep Sports

With the temperature approaching 90 degrees and amplified by the shadeless Seton Catholic turf, the King’s Way Christian and Columbia-White Salmon boys soccer teams were put to the test Saturday. Read story

Varsity360: Changes coming to Week 10 football postseason games

May 9, 2024, 6:00am Football

Next fall's football postseason will look different with Week 10 games no longer bound by traditional district matchups. The Columbian's Micah Rice and Tim Martinez discuss the reasons for that change and how it will impact the state playoffs. Read story

High School Scoreboard, results from Tuesday, May 7

May 7, 2024, 10:33pm Prep Sports

Tuesday's high school sports results from baseball, softball and boys soccer. Read story

Rowers in the foreground exit Vancouver Lake after their races while others paddle out to the starting line Friday, May 19, 2023, during the U.S. Rowing Northwest Youth Championship Regatta at Vancouver Lake Park. The three-day event is expected to draw between 1,500 and 3,000 rowers over the course of the competition.

In the Community: Thousands of rowers coming to Vancouver Lake

Rowers in the foreground exit Vancouver Lake after their races while others paddle out to the starting line Friday, May 19, 2023, during the U.S. Rowing Northwest Youth Championship Regatta at Vancouver Lake Park. The three-day event is expected to draw between 1,500 and 3,000 rowers over the course of the competition.

May 7, 2024, 6:15am Clark County Sports

More than 2,000 rowers will converge on Vancouver Lake from May 17-19 for the U.S. Rowing Northwest Youth Championships. Read story