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Ridgefield High School football coach George Black in 2002.

Friday Night Flashback: Ridgefield-La Center rivalry had much on the line in 2003

Ridgefield High School football coach George Black in 2002.

September 18, 2020, 7:35pm Football

It’s hard to imagine a rivalry game having two winners. But in some ways, that’s what happened when Ridgefield and La Center renewed their football rivalry for the Trico League title on Oct. 31, 2003. Read story

Portland Timbers forward Yimmi Chara (23), center, scores a goal against San Jose Earthquakes defender Paul Marie (33) and San Jose Earthquakes goalkeeper JT Marcinkowski (18), right, during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in San Jose, Calif.

Qazaishvili scores in 76th, Earthquakes tie Timbers 1-1

Portland Timbers forward Yimmi Chara (23), center, scores a goal against San Jose Earthquakes defender Paul Marie (33) and San Jose Earthquakes goalkeeper JT Marcinkowski (18), right, during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in San Jose, Calif.

September 16, 2020, 10:03pm Soccer

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Valeri Qazaishvili scored in the 76th minute and the San Jose Earthquakes tied the Portland Timbers 1-1 on Wednesday night. San Jose (2-4-5) will host Portland (4-4-3) again Saturday night. Qazaishvili connected with Chris Wondolowski on a give-and-go and Qazaishvili dribbled around goalkeeper Steve Clark… Read story

Cross Country runner fly over a steeple into a water pit during the running of the 51st Annual Run-A-Ree Friday September 7, 2012 in Vancouver, Washington.
The leaders pack runs in the first half of the inaugural Apple Tree Marathon in Vancouver on Sunday, September 16, 2018.

Why Racing keeps popular local running events going in pandemic

The leaders pack runs in the first half of the inaugural Apple Tree Marathon in Vancouver on Sunday, September 16, 2018.

September 12, 2020, 7:30pm Clark County Sports

Two of Vancouver's bigger running events — the PeaceHealth Apple Tree Marathon, Half-Marathon and 10K and the Girlfriends Half Marathon, 10K and 5K for women — will be held virtually this year. Read story

Cast your vote for classic prep football game from 2010-to-present to revisit

September 10, 2020, 6:39pm Newsletter

Voting remains open through noon Monday. Read story

Cast your vote on best classic prep football game from 2001-2009 to revisit

September 10, 2020, 6:17pm Prep Sports

Voting continues through noon Monday Read story

Cast your vote on classic pre-2000 prep football game to revisit

September 10, 2020, 6:08pm Prep Sports

Late last month, The Columbian asked fans to submit which regular-season games they would like to see included as part of our Friday Night Flashback series. In total, 34 regular-season games were offered up, dating back to 1937. We’ve broken these games into three groups — 2010 to present, 2000… Read story

The football stadium at Woodland High School on Friday, Sept.

Martinez: A Friday night tour of empty high school stadiums fills void

The football stadium at Woodland High School on Friday, Sept.

September 7, 2020, 11:31am Newsletter

I couldn’t just stay home. Normally on a Friday night in September and October, I’m at a high school football stadium — or stuck in the office wishing I were at a high school football stadium. Sitting at home on what was supposed to be the opening night of the… Read story

Spectators watch the 4A District Boy's Golf Tournament at Tri-Mountain Golf Course on Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 9, 2018.

Tri-Mountain offers fall golf league for high school-age players

Spectators watch the 4A District Boy's Golf Tournament at Tri-Mountain Golf Course on Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 9, 2018.

September 5, 2020, 2:22pm Prep Sports

Registration is almost full for program to fill void this fall for players Read story

Galaxy wins 3rd straight with 3-2 victory over the Timbers

September 2, 2020, 9:57pm Soccer

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Cristian Pavon scored his fifth goal of the season and the LA Galaxy defeated the Portland Timbers 3-2 on Wednesday night. Efrain Alvarez and Joe Corona also scored for the Galaxy, who have won three straight. Portland’s Diego Valeri scored in stoppage time, becoming… Read story