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WIAA Executive Director Mick Hoffman, shown working out of his Vancouver home in 2020, said mask compliance by spectators will be key on whether or not fans will be allowed at state events for the winter postseason. “The biggest factor that’s going to determine whether fans get to attend (state events) and if they get to attend as usual is if the state Department of Health trusts people will follow the guidance,” Hoffman said.

WIAA urges fans to comply with masking guidance as winter postseason draws closer

WIAA Executive Director Mick Hoffman, shown working out of his Vancouver home in 2020, said mask compliance by spectators will be key on whether or not fans will be allowed at state events for the winter postseason. “The biggest factor that’s going to determine whether fans get to attend (state events) and if they get to attend as usual is if the state Department of Health trusts people will follow the guidance,” Hoffman said.

January 10, 2022, 11:19am Prep Sports

Right now, it’s business as usual as the state’s governing body for high school sports prepares to host winter postseason events starting with bowling Feb. 3-5 in University Place and cheerleading Feb. 4-5 at Battle Ground High School. It’s followed by wrestling and boys swimming (Feb. 18-19), gymnastics (Feb. 24-26),… Read story

Ridgefield High senior Ty Snider, who is our All-Region football player of the year, is pictured at his school?s stadium Friday morning, Dec. 10, 2021.

All-Region Football: Ty Snider, Ridgefield

Ridgefield High senior Ty Snider, who is our All-Region football player of the year, is pictured at his school?s stadium Friday morning, Dec. 10, 2021.

December 17, 2021, 11:08pm Prep Sports

Ty Snider didn’t so much question if he’d fit in at Ridgefield High School, but rather, how quickly can he? Read story

The Washington State Department of Health announced new health and safety guidance Friday following recent outbreaks of COVID-19 traced to high school wrestling tournaments.

DOH updates COVID testing guidance in wake of outbreaks

The Washington State Department of Health announced new health and safety guidance Friday following recent outbreaks of COVID-19 traced to high school wrestling tournaments.

December 17, 2021, 11:00am Prep Sports

Effective immediately, all athletes, coaches and other personnel for basketball, wrestling, competitive cheer, and water polo are required to complete COVID-19 testing three times per week, regardless of vaccination status. One test must be conducted at least 24 hours before a contest.  Read story

New LSU football coach Brian Kelly gestures to fans after his arrival at Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, in Baton Rouge, La. Kelly, formerly of Notre Dame, is said to have agreed to a 10-year contract with LSU worth $95 million plus incentives.

Burnt ends and blowing smoke: Brian Kelly at Vancouver home of Notre Dame recruit Merriweather when news of LSU departure broke

New LSU football coach Brian Kelly gestures to fans after his arrival at Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, in Baton Rouge, La. Kelly, formerly of Notre Dame, is said to have agreed to a 10-year contract with LSU worth $95 million plus incentives.

December 3, 2021, 4:39pm Clark County News

Notre Dame football recruit Tobias Merriweather and his family had a front-row seat Monday to the college football craziness surrounding Brian Kelly. Read story

Camas head football coach Jack Hathaway, right, shakes hands Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, after the Papermakers’ 57-20 win against Mount Rainier in a 4A GSHL playoff game at Doc Harris Stadium.

Interim tag lifted: Hathaway becomes Camas’ head football coach

Camas head football coach Jack Hathaway, right, shakes hands Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, after the Papermakers’ 57-20 win against Mount Rainier in a 4A GSHL playoff game at Doc Harris Stadium.

November 24, 2021, 10:06am Football

The interim tag is removed and Jack Hathaway is Camas High School’s new head football coach.  Read story

The Ridgefield Spudders thank their fans after a 63-38 loss to Squalicum on Saturday in the 2A state quarterfinals.

2A football: Squalicum ends Ridgefield’s season

The Ridgefield Spudders thank their fans after a 63-38 loss to Squalicum on Saturday in the 2A state quarterfinals.

November 20, 2021, 8:33pm Football

After a 63-38 loss to Squalicum on Saturday in the Class 2A football season quarterfinals that ended a historic season at 11-1 overall, what many took away most from the defeat instead is a season in which the expectation and foundation that Ridgefield football is here to stay.  Read story

Hudson's Bay football coach Ray Lions talks to linemen Laufilitonga 'Junior' Tamoua and Levi Mikaele at a recent practice. The Eagles have formed a unique bond through their shared experiences, and coach Ray Lions has embraced and cultivated the family-like atmosphere.

Lions steps down after 5 seasons at Hudson’s Bay

Hudson's Bay football coach Ray Lions talks to linemen Laufilitonga 'Junior' Tamoua and Levi Mikaele at a recent practice. The Eagles have formed a unique bond through their shared experiences, and coach Ray Lions has embraced and cultivated the family-like atmosphere.

November 17, 2021, 9:15am Football

Ray Lions informed his players, coaches and school administration he’s stepping down as the Eagles’ head coach after five seasons. Read story

Ridgefield's Ty Snider (5) defends against Orting's Aiden Herd (8) while assisted by teammate Davis Pankow (33) in the second quarter At Ridgefield High School on Saturday night, Nov. 13, 2021.

Ridgefield shuts out Orting in second half, advances to 2A quarterfinals

Ridgefield's Ty Snider (5) defends against Orting's Aiden Herd (8) while assisted by teammate Davis Pankow (33) in the second quarter At Ridgefield High School on Saturday night, Nov. 13, 2021.

November 13, 2021, 10:17pm Football

Still unbeaten, but not done yet.  The Ridgefield Spudders are undefeated through 11 games, but just because they qualified for the Class 2A football state quarterfinals after Saturday’s 27-14 first-round victory over Orting doesn’t mean the goal stopped there.  “The goal isn’t… Read story

Hockinson Hawks Andre Northrup (1) gains against Ridgefield Spudders Connor Delamarter (45) in the 2A Greater St. Helens League season opener for both teams at Hockinson High School on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021. (Randy L.

‘I’ll play anywhere’ — Andre Northrup leads Hockinson with his versatile play

Hockinson Hawks Andre Northrup (1) gains against Ridgefield Spudders Connor Delamarter (45) in the 2A Greater St. Helens League season opener for both teams at Hockinson High School on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021. (Randy L.

November 11, 2021, 7:37pm Football

Andre Northrup is a coach’s solution to a high school football want-ad. Got a spot to fill? The Hockinson High School senior has the perfect résumé. Read story

Columbia River players celebrate Anna Iniguez’s goal in the 50th minute of their state playoff game Wednesday against White River.

Columbia River beats White River to reach 2A state girls soccer quarterfinals

Columbia River players celebrate Anna Iniguez’s goal in the 50th minute of their state playoff game Wednesday against White River.

November 10, 2021, 9:29pm Prep Sports

What’s been a given for Columbia River girls soccer for the past decade is playing soccer in November. Player personnel come and go, but River in the state playoffs has been the mainstay. Read story