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Washougal’s Sydnee Boothby rounds a turn as she starts the third lap of the 1600-meter finals at the WIAA 2A/3A/4A State Track and Field Championships on Thursday, May 25, 2023, at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma.

4A/3A/2A state track: Washougal’s Boothby second in 1,600 as part of busy weekendvideo icon

Washougal’s Sydnee Boothby rounds a turn as she starts the third lap of the 1600-meter finals at the WIAA 2A/3A/4A State Track and Field Championships on Thursday, May 25, 2023, at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma.

May 25, 2023, 8:22pm Prep Sports

The Washougal High senior did what she always likes to do on the track: lead a race from the start, and in the case of the first day of the Class 4A/3A/2A state track and field championship Thursday at Mount Tahoma Stadium, she led by a wide margin, too.  Read story

La Center student-athlete recovers, adapts after sudden cardiac arrest

May 24, 2023, 6:05am Clark County Health

The long-standing Victory Bell that sits outside La Center High School is available to be rung anytime one of the Wildcat sports teams record a victory. Read story

Columbia River boys soccer players celebrate their 2A state quarterfinal victory at home Saturday in a 3-0 victory over East Valley of Yakima (Meg Wochnick/The Columbian)

Columbia River boys soccer back in the 2A state semifinalsvideo icon

Columbia River boys soccer players celebrate their 2A state quarterfinal victory at home Saturday in a 3-0 victory over East Valley of Yakima (Meg Wochnick/The Columbian)

May 20, 2023, 6:15pm Prep Sports

When you compare the 2022 Columbia River High boys soccer team and this season’s squad, which cliched another berth in the Class 2A state semifinals after Saturday’s 3-0 shutout of East Valley of Yakima, there’s little difference. For starters, there’s similar player personnel, including reigning Washington… Read story

Columbia River head coach Jesse Norris talks to an official Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023, during the Rapids’ 41-39 win against Ridgefield at Ridgefield High School.

Jesse Norris named Clark College’s women’s basketball coach

Columbia River head coach Jesse Norris talks to an official Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023, during the Rapids’ 41-39 win against Ridgefield at Ridgefield High School.

May 12, 2023, 10:22am Clark County Sports

Jesse Norris’ career as a high school coach in Clark County has been short, yet also successful. This week, it took another step — or rather, a big leap — when Norris was named Clark College’s new women’s basketball coach Thursday.  Read story

Spectators watch the boys shot put competition Wednesday during the Southwest Washington Middle School League championship meet at Woodland High School. After a double levy vote failure, Woodland Public Schools is expected to be without $3 million in supplemental funding in 2024 and will lose several staff and student programs -- including track and field.

Levy failure for Woodland Public Schools clouds future of more than just athletics

Spectators watch the boys shot put competition Wednesday during the Southwest Washington Middle School League championship meet at Woodland High School. After a double levy vote failure, Woodland Public Schools is expected to be without $3 million in supplemental funding in 2024 and will lose several staff and student programs -- including track and field.

May 12, 2023, 6:03am Clark County News

Bright sun, a taste of summer heat, a buzzing crowd of excited parents and anxious student-athletes: the scene at Woodland High School on Wednesday was a typical spring sight in this sports-loving small town just north of the Lewis River. Read story

First-year Columbia River boys soccer coach Matt Newman addresses his team after Tuesday's 3-1 victory over W.F. West in their 2A District IV semifinal match. The win clinches a 2A state berth for the Rapids (19-0-0), who face Aberdeen on Thursday.

Columbia River clinches 2A boys soccer state berth

First-year Columbia River boys soccer coach Matt Newman addresses his team after Tuesday's 3-1 victory over W.F. West in their 2A District IV semifinal match. The win clinches a 2A state berth for the Rapids (19-0-0), who face Aberdeen on Thursday.

May 9, 2023, 9:16pm Prep Sports

Yes, Tuesday’s 3-1 district semifinal victory over W.F. West clinched a Class 2A state tournament berth, but coaches stressed to players post game the performance was good, but not good enough.  Read story

First generation Ukrainian American Denis Zayets, second from left, and Illia Strynada (13), a refugee from Ukraine, warm up with the soccer team before a match against Washougal at Fort Vancouver High School on Thursday, April 13, 2023.

Ukrainian teens find solace in soccer in Vancouver

First generation Ukrainian American Denis Zayets, second from left, and Illia Strynada (13), a refugee from Ukraine, warm up with the soccer team before a match against Washougal at Fort Vancouver High School on Thursday, April 13, 2023.

April 30, 2023, 6:06am Clark County News

As waves of missile strikes hit and Russian forces pounded his hometown of Kyiv, Ukraine, Illia Strynada and his family hastily packed what they could, piled into their vehicle, and frantically searched for a gas station. Read story

Columbia River's Alex Harris (right) celebrates a first-half goal with teammate Ryland Perron during Thursday's 2A GSHL match against Hockinson. River won, 7-0.

Flurry of goals leads Columbia River boys soccer to 2A GSHL crown

Columbia River's Alex Harris (right) celebrates a first-half goal with teammate Ryland Perron during Thursday's 2A GSHL match against Hockinson. River won, 7-0.

April 27, 2023, 10:20pm Prep Sports

Without question, Columbia River High senior forward Alex Harris said Thursday’s performance on the pitch was the Rapids’ best of the season. Read story

Mountain View's Adam Mathieson talks to his team after a 3A State preliminary game on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, at McKenzie Stadium. Seattle Prep defeated Mountain View 38-27 to end the Thunder season.

After 15 seasons, Adam Mathieson resigns as Mountain View’s football coach

Mountain View's Adam Mathieson talks to his team after a 3A State preliminary game on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, at McKenzie Stadium. Seattle Prep defeated Mountain View 38-27 to end the Thunder season.

April 24, 2023, 5:31pm Editor's Choice

Adam Mathieson resigned as Mountain View High School’s football coach on Monday, citing the elimination of the school's athletic director and no other available in-building positions next school year for why he’s stepping down after 15 years as head coach.  Read story

Skyview players tend to the field on April 5 after the Storm's 6-2 win against Prairie. It was Skyview's first game at its home stadium in 7 years.

Skyview baseball back home after field rehab project

Skyview players tend to the field on April 5 after the Storm's 6-2 win against Prairie. It was Skyview's first game at its home stadium in 7 years.

April 17, 2023, 10:06pm Latest News

Brady Davis doesn’t need a reminder of what the Skyview High School baseball fields looked like a short time ago. Read story