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Union senior Yanni Fassilis, left, celebrates Friday, Jan. 6, 2023, during the Titans’ 61-41 win against Skyview at Union High School.

Yanni Fassilis scores 32 to lead Union boys over Battle Ground 83-56video icon

Union senior Yanni Fassilis, left, celebrates Friday, Jan. 6, 2023, during the Titans’ 61-41 win against Skyview at Union High School.

January 31, 2023, 9:51pm Prep Sports

Seniors Evan Manville, Josiah Baldassare make contributions on Senior Night Read story

Mountain View players celebrate a basket Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022, during the Thunder’s 74-60 win against Evergreen at Mountain View High School.

Tim Martinez: 3A GSHL basketball coming down to last few games

Mountain View players celebrate a basket Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022, during the Thunder’s 74-60 win against Evergreen at Mountain View High School.

January 31, 2023, 7:05pm Prep Sports

It’s not your imagination. The 3A Greater St. Helens League basketball season is rapidly coming to a close. Read story

Columbia River coach Filly Afenegus talks with his team during half time at the first round of the Class 2A state playoffs at Kiggins Bowl in Vancouver on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.

Filly Afenegus steps down as boys soccer coach at Columbia River High School

Columbia River coach Filly Afenegus talks with his team during half time at the first round of the Class 2A state playoffs at Kiggins Bowl in Vancouver on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.

January 31, 2023, 4:24pm Prep Sports

State-championship winning coach will remain the girls coach at River Read story

Winter athlete of the week (The Columbian files)

Nominees for The Columbian 2022-23 Week 17 prep athlete of the week

Winter athlete of the week (The Columbian files)

January 30, 2023, 3:06pm Prep Sports

Nominees from Skyview, Union, Ridgefield, Evergreen and Camas Read story

Ryan Tyler (5) of King’s Way Christian makes a pass during a Trico League boys basketball game at La Center High School on Friday, Jan. 27, 2023.

Defense fuels King’s Way Christian boys to 51-36 win over La Centervideo icon

Ryan Tyler (5) of King’s Way Christian makes a pass during a Trico League boys basketball game at La Center High School on Friday, Jan. 27, 2023.

January 27, 2023, 11:13pm Prep Sports

Knights face Seton Catholic next on Wednesday for battle for first place in Trico League Read story

High school scoreboard, results from Friday, Jan. 27

January 27, 2023, 10:29pm Prep Sports

SATURDAY’S SCHEDULE GIRLS BASKETBALL La Conner at Skyview, 2 p.m. Ridgefield at Hudson’s Bay, 1:30 p.m. Columbia River at R.A. Long, 7 p.m. Washougal at Woodland, 7:30 p.m. BOYS SWIMMING Southwest Washington Invitational, 10 a.m. at Mark Morris GYMNASTICS Fort Vancouver, Skyview, Hudson’s Bay, Mountain View  vs. Ridgefield, 9… Read story

Prep roundup: Seton Catholic boys beat Castle Rock to keep pace atop Trico League standings

January 27, 2023, 10:18pm Prep Sports

The Seton Catholic boys basketball team kept pace with King’s Way Christian atop the Trico League with a 58-45 win Friday night at Castle Rock. Brady Angelo and Jack Jenniges each scored 17 points for Seton Catholic (14-4, 6-2), which is tied with King’s Way for first place in league. Read story

Columbia River head football coach Brett Smedley talks to his team Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, after Columbia River’s 31-6 loss to Hockinson at Hockinson High School.

Brett Smedley resigns as head coach of Columbia River football

Columbia River head football coach Brett Smedley talks to his team Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, after Columbia River’s 31-6 loss to Hockinson at Hockinson High School.

January 24, 2023, 5:32pm Prep Sports

Brett Smedley has resigned after four seasons as the head football coach at Columbia River, stepping away from a position he called his “dream job.” Read story

La Center’s Austin Nixon (12) looks to go up for a shot over Castle Rock’s James Montgomery (23) in a Trico League boys basketball game on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023, at La Center High School.

La Center’s Austin Nixon is The Columbian 2022-23 Week 16 prep athlete of the week

La Center’s Austin Nixon (12) looks to go up for a shot over Castle Rock’s James Montgomery (23) in a Trico League boys basketball game on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023, at La Center High School.

January 23, 2023, 2:51pm Prep Sports

Nominees for next week's ballot will be posted on Monday Read story

Kayden Miller of Union wrestles Cameron Hanley of Camas in a wrestling dual match at Union HIgh School on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023.

Tim Martinez: Wrestling duals put on a good show that could be even bettervideo icon

Kayden Miller of Union wrestles Cameron Hanley of Camas in a wrestling dual match at Union HIgh School on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023.

January 20, 2023, 11:05pm Prep Sports

Before the conclusion of the winter regular season, I wanted to make a point of going to a high school wrestling dual meet. Read story