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Union's Josiah Baldassare tries to shoot over a pair of Curtis defenders in a 4A State Boys Basketball semifinal on  Friday, March 4, 2022, at the Tacoma Dome.

Union falls to Curtis 49-40 in 4A boys state semifinalvideo icon

Union's Josiah Baldassare tries to shoot over a pair of Curtis defenders in a 4A State Boys Basketball semifinal on  Friday, March 4, 2022, at the Tacoma Dome.

March 4, 2022, 10:29pm Prep Sports

Titans will play Olympia for third place on Saturday Read story

Camas' Reagan Jamison rises up for a shot in a 4A State Girls Basketball consolation game on  Friday, March 4, 2022, at the Tacoma Dome.

Camas sets 2 tournament records in consolation win

Camas' Reagan Jamison rises up for a shot in a 4A State Girls Basketball consolation game on  Friday, March 4, 2022, at the Tacoma Dome.

March 4, 2022, 12:49pm Prep Sports

Papermakers hit 12 3-pointers in 54-39 win over Lake Stevens Read story

The Union bench celebrates a tough basket by Evan Eschels in a 4A State Boys Basketball quarterfinal game on Thursday, March 3, 2022, at the Tacoma Dome.

Union back in the 4A semifinals after 57-41 win

The Union bench celebrates a tough basket by Evan Eschels in a 4A State Boys Basketball quarterfinal game on Thursday, March 3, 2022, at the Tacoma Dome.

March 3, 2022, 8:29pm Newsletter

There’s plenty of new faces with four new starters this season, including three first-time varsity players as starters, and the Titans’ veteran-like poise led them to a 57-41 convincing quarterfinal victory over Kamiakin on Thursday.   Read story

Camas' Reagan Jamison commits an offensive foul as she goes up for a shot in a 4A State Girls Basketball quarterfinal game on Thursday, March 3, 2022, at the Tacoma Dome.

Sumner tops Camas in overtime in 4A girls quarterfinal

Camas' Reagan Jamison commits an offensive foul as she goes up for a shot in a 4A State Girls Basketball quarterfinal game on Thursday, March 3, 2022, at the Tacoma Dome.

March 3, 2022, 3:59pm Prep Sports

So close.  For the youthful Camas girls basketball team, it was the state tournament game of all state tournament games.  Nineteen lead changes. Twelve ties. And to top it off — overtime.  The only thing was the end result that… Read story

Camas' Reagan Jamison shoots a 3-pointer in the 4A State Girls Basketball tournament on Wednesday, March 2, 2022, at the Tacoma Dome.

Camas girls beat Bellarmine to advance to 4A state quarterfinals

Camas' Reagan Jamison shoots a 3-pointer in the 4A State Girls Basketball tournament on Wednesday, March 2, 2022, at the Tacoma Dome.

March 2, 2022, 3:48pm Prep Sports

It’s not often a team shoots under 30 percent from the field and wins a basketball game, let alone a state tournament game inside the Tacoma Dome. But Camas overcame a cold shooting performance to down Bellarmine Prep, 59-53, in the teams’ 4A girls first-round game Wednesday.  Read story

Call it an occupational hazard as Union senior Porter Hill stares up in disbelief after he's whistled for a foul in a game last month against Camas. However, Hill has had many calls go his way as he set a Union program record this season by taking 17 charges.

Union’s Porter Hill changes games by taking charges for the Titans

Call it an occupational hazard as Union senior Porter Hill stares up in disbelief after he's whistled for a foul in a game last month against Camas. However, Hill has had many calls go his way as he set a Union program record this season by taking 17 charges.

March 1, 2022, 8:16pm Newsletter

Senior recently set the program's single-season record with 17 charges taken Read story

Woodland coach Mike Woodward signals to his team during the 2A Greater St. Helens League opener at Washougal High School on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018.

Mike Woodward hired by Battle Ground, Will Ephraim by Prairie

Woodland coach Mike Woodward signals to his team during the 2A Greater St. Helens League opener at Washougal High School on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018.

February 28, 2022, 8:53pm Newsletter

New football coaches have local ties Read story

King’s Way Christian junior Giovanny Evanson, shown here from a game earlier this season, scored a career-best 35 points to lead King's Way to a 62-59 victory over Lakeside (9 Mile Falls) on Saturday.

1A boys regional: King’s Way tops Lakeside (9 Mile Falls) for a return trip to Yakima

King’s Way Christian junior Giovanny Evanson, shown here from a game earlier this season, scored a career-best 35 points to lead King's Way to a 62-59 victory over Lakeside (9 Mile Falls) on Saturday.

February 26, 2022, 5:28pm Prep Sports

Case in point was Saturday’s 1A boys basketball regional game against Lakeside of Nine Mile Falls, where the guard poured in 35 points to lift King’s Way Christian to a 62-59 victory. Read story

Mariner's Jailin Johnson and Union's Jamison Limbrick compete for a loose ball in a WIAA State Regional basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022, at Battle Ground High School.

4A boys regional: Union clinches spot in 4A state quarterfinals

Mariner's Jailin Johnson and Union's Jamison Limbrick compete for a loose ball in a WIAA State Regional basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022, at Battle Ground High School.

February 26, 2022, 12:36pm Prep Sports

Bryson Metz scored a game-high 22 points, to help the Titans go straight to next week’s 4A state quarterfinals at the Tacoma Dome after a 56-46 win over Mariner of Everett on Saturday. Read story

Camas sophomore Reagan Jamison shoots against Inglemoore during the Papermakers' 56-44 playoff win at Battle Ground High School.

Camas girls basketball headed to Tacoma Dome after regional winvideo icon

Camas sophomore Reagan Jamison shoots against Inglemoore during the Papermakers' 56-44 playoff win at Battle Ground High School.

February 25, 2022, 10:52pm Multimedia

Reagan Jamison picked the perfect stretch of the season to be playing her the best ball, according to her head coach. Read story