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Elle Schoene chats with a teammate during a practice at La Center High School. Schoene and the La Center volleyball team have high goals heading into the Class 1A state volleyball tournament.

Tim Martinez: Ella Schoene stands tall in the middle of La Center volleyball

Elle Schoene chats with a teammate during a practice at La Center High School. Schoene and the La Center volleyball team have high goals heading into the Class 1A state volleyball tournament.

November 10, 2022, 5:55am Prep Sports

After playing two seasons at Mountain View High School, Ella Schoene moved with her family to La Center. Joining the La Center volleyball team was different for Schoene, but a nice change. Read story

Bishop Blanchet's Kaya Hanson (left) and Mountain View's Teaghan Irvin battle for possession of the ball during a Class 3A girls soccer state round-of-20 match at McKenzie Stadium on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022.

Missed opportunities lead to Mountain View’s 1-0 loss to Bishop Blanchet in 3A state girls soccer

Bishop Blanchet's Kaya Hanson (left) and Mountain View's Teaghan Irvin battle for possession of the ball during a Class 3A girls soccer state round-of-20 match at McKenzie Stadium on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022.

November 8, 2022, 8:56pm Prep Sports

The Mountain View girls soccer team learned that missed opportunities in the postseason can be decisive. Missing out on several scoring chances, the Thunder fell to Bishop Blanchet of Seattle 1-0 on Tuesday in a Class 3A state round-of-20 game at McKenzie Stadium. “When you get to playoffs, every game… Read story

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Nominees for The Columbian 2022 Week 9 prep athlete of the week

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November 8, 2022, 7:43am Prep Sports

Voting continues through 7 p.m. Thursday Read story

Washougal's Liam Atkin runs with the ball during the Panthers' 38-34 over Shelton in a 2A district playoff in Washougal on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022.

Washougal’s Liam Atkin was The Columbian 2022 Week 10 prep football player of the week

Washougal's Liam Atkin runs with the ball during the Panthers' 38-34 over Shelton in a 2A district playoff in Washougal on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022.

November 7, 2022, 7:43am Prep Sports

Atkin beat out Skyview's Cameron Crooks for the honor Read story

La Center’s Wyatt Eiesland (5) and Levi Giles (22) celebrate after La Center’s 31-0 win over Castle Rock in La Center on Friday, Oct. 28, 2022.

La Center is lone local football team to host state first-round game

La Center’s Wyatt Eiesland (5) and Levi Giles (22) celebrate after La Center’s 31-0 win over Castle Rock in La Center on Friday, Oct. 28, 2022.

November 6, 2022, 1:46pm Football

Skyview, Kelso and Washougal will hit the road next weekend Read story

Skyview's Paula Galvez swims the 100-yard freestyle at the 4A district meet on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022, at Gaither Pool in Kelso.

Ridgefield’s Medea Rusu wins two titles at 2A/1A district swim meet

Skyview's Paula Galvez swims the 100-yard freestyle at the 4A district meet on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022, at Gaither Pool in Kelso.

November 6, 2022, 5:54am Prep Sports

McKelvey Brewer of Hudson's Bay and Paige Dangleis of Hockinson also win titles Read story

Kelso Hilanders

Kelso erases 24-point deficit to beat Gig Harbor 45-34 in 3A playoff

Kelso Hilanders

November 6, 2022, 5:47am Prep Sports

Conner Noah rushed for 203 yards and two touchdowns as Kelso rallied from a 24-point deficit to beat Gig Harbor 45-34 in a 3A state qualifying playoff Saturday in Kelso. Gig Harbor jumped out to a 27-3 lead in the second quarter and led 34-10 with 3:17 left in the… Read story

Washougal's Liam Atkin runs with the ball during the Panthers' 38-34 over Shelton in a 2A district playoff in Washougal on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022.

Washougal holds on to beat Shelton 38-34 in a 2A district playoff

Washougal's Liam Atkin runs with the ball during the Panthers' 38-34 over Shelton in a 2A district playoff in Washougal on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022.

November 5, 2022, 9:01pm Prep Sports

Back-and-forth battle decided by late turnover forced by Panthers Read story

The members of the Seton Catholic girls soccer team celebrate after their 4-1 win over La Center during the 1A girls soccer district third-place match at King's Way Christian High School on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022.

Seton Catholic girls soccer team beats La Center to earn first state berth

The members of the Seton Catholic girls soccer team celebrate after their 4-1 win over La Center during the 1A girls soccer district third-place match at King's Way Christian High School on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022.

November 5, 2022, 1:58pm Prep Sports

Cougars defeat Wildcats for first time this season Read story

Woodland Beavers

Woodland falls to W.F. West 34-7 in a 2A district playoff

Woodland Beavers

November 5, 2022, 6:23am Prep Sports

Forced to lean more on its passing game on a wet and windy night, Woodland fell to W.F. West of Chehalis 34-7 in a 2A district football playoff game Friday in Centralia. W.F. West held the Beavers to just 11 yards rushing. Quarterback Brett Martynowicz passed for 178 yards on… Read story