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Ridgefield’s Colten Castro, right, races up the court in transition against Fort Vancouver on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022, at Ridgefield High School.

Host of Ridgefield boys basketball players step into larger roles as 2A GSHL play begins

Ridgefield’s Colten Castro, right, races up the court in transition against Fort Vancouver on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022, at Ridgefield High School.

December 8, 2022, 12:08am Prep Sports

In his coaching experience, Jason Buffum hasn’t seen such drastic roster turn over like this year’s Ridgefield boys basketball team. The Spudders graduated a large senior class with four starters and a total of seven players who were part of the team’s rotation. With the exception of senior… Read story

Hudson’s Bay junior Alana Stephens, center, celebrates after teammate Promise Bond, right, made a basket and drew a foul in a non-league game against Prairie on Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, at Hudson’s Bay High School.

Hudson’s Bay girls basketball team strives to continue the ‘Bay Way’

Hudson’s Bay junior Alana Stephens, center, celebrates after teammate Promise Bond, right, made a basket and drew a foul in a non-league game against Prairie on Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, at Hudson’s Bay High School.

December 3, 2022, 12:49am Prep Sports

The Hudson’s Bay girls basketball team no longer has the big three that led the Eagles to their best season in program history last season. Yet the team still maintains an identity rooted in doing the little things that require nothing more than effort: hustle, defensive intensity and constant, unrelenting… Read story

Evergreen freshman Dez Daniel, center, shoots the ball under pressure from Mountain View senior Isaiah Vargas, right, and senior Peter Nguyen on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022, during the Thunder’s 74-60 win against Evergreen at Mountain View High School.

Mountain View boys basketball team opens up new gym with win over 3A GSHL rival Evergreen

Evergreen freshman Dez Daniel, center, shoots the ball under pressure from Mountain View senior Isaiah Vargas, right, and senior Peter Nguyen on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022, during the Thunder’s 74-60 win against Evergreen at Mountain View High School.

November 29, 2022, 11:22pm Latest News

With the opening of its brand new campus complete with a pristine gymnasium, the Mountain View boys basketball team has a blank slate to start from this year. Mountain View closed its old gym, known as the Thunderdome, last February by losing a winner-to-regionals game against Evergreen, its 3A… Read story

Union's Yanni Fassilis, right, dribbles up the floor while being closely guarded by North Kitsap's Mason Chmielewski in the Titans' season opener on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022, at Union High School.

New-look Union Titans take down North Kitsap in boys basketball season opener

Union's Yanni Fassilis, right, dribbles up the floor while being closely guarded by North Kitsap's Mason Chmielewski in the Titans' season opener on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022, at Union High School.

November 26, 2022, 7:31pm Prep Sports

Union boys basketball coaches sometimes ask themselves a hypothetical question about their top player: how would they gameplan to guard Yanni Fassilis? Read story

Columbia River players and coaches celebrate with the Class 2A state soccer championship trophy after the Rapids defeated Sehome 1-0 on Saturday in Shoreline.

Seniors of Columbia River girls soccer team drive home program’s fifth state titlevideo icon

Columbia River players and coaches celebrate with the Class 2A state soccer championship trophy after the Rapids defeated Sehome 1-0 on Saturday in Shoreline.

November 19, 2022, 9:39pm Latest News

The seniors of the Columbia River girls soccer team ended their careers on Saturday just like they started as freshmen in 2019: celebrating with a state championship trophy in their arms and further reinforcing their status as one of the top programs in Washington. Read story

Columbia River players swarm goalscorer Avah Eslinger after a second-half brace in the 2A state soccer semifinals on Friday at Shoreline Stadium.

Columbia River girls soccer returns to 2A state finalvideo icon

Columbia River players swarm goalscorer Avah Eslinger after a second-half brace in the 2A state soccer semifinals on Friday at Shoreline Stadium.

November 18, 2022, 9:06pm Prep Sports

Columbia River beat Tumwater 3-1 on Friday in the 2A state girls soccer semifinals, the same team that dealt River a 2-1 defeat in the district championship two weeks ago. Read story

Camas sophomore Saige McCusker, center, looks to control the ball after a throw-in from teammate Abby Doyle, right, in a Class 4A state quarterfinal playoff game against Issaquah on Nov. 12, 2022, at Doc Harris Stadium in Camas.

Camas falls to Issaquah, 1-0, in 4A state soccer quarterfinals

Camas sophomore Saige McCusker, center, looks to control the ball after a throw-in from teammate Abby Doyle, right, in a Class 4A state quarterfinal playoff game against Issaquah on Nov. 12, 2022, at Doc Harris Stadium in Camas.

November 12, 2022, 8:47pm Prep Sports

With a trip to the Class 4A state soccer final four on the line, a familiar foe stood in the way of the Camas Papermakers. Read story

Columbia River's Ivy Henderson, center, tries to weave in between Bellingham defenders Genevieve Blum, left, and Katura Curtis, right, in a 2A state playoff match Wednesday.

Columbia River blanks Bellingham in 2A state girls soccer playoff openervideo icon

Columbia River's Ivy Henderson, center, tries to weave in between Bellingham defenders Genevieve Blum, left, and Katura Curtis, right, in a 2A state playoff match Wednesday.

November 9, 2022, 9:38pm Prep Sports

No. 6 seed Columbia River earned a 1-0 win over No. 11 Bellingham at John O’Rourke Field after going ahead within the first five minutes on Ivy Henderson’s goal assisted by Avah Eslinger. Read story

Columbia River's Andie Buckley (10) and Ridgefield's Cameron Jones (13) handle a header in the first half at Columbia River High School on Tuesday night, Oct. 12, 2021.

After losing senior season to injury, Cameron Jones finds other ways to contribute to Ridgefield soccer team

Columbia River's Andie Buckley (10) and Ridgefield's Cameron Jones (13) handle a header in the first half at Columbia River High School on Tuesday night, Oct. 12, 2021.

November 8, 2022, 7:00pm Prep Sports

At this time last year, Cameron Jones was enjoying her first “normal” high school soccer season at Ridgefield High. Read story

Camas players run out of the tunnel prior to the Papermakers' game against Union on Oct. 21, 2022, at Doc Harris Stadium.

North Creek stops Camas short of return to Class 4A state football playoffsvideo icon

Camas players run out of the tunnel prior to the Papermakers' game against Union on Oct. 21, 2022, at Doc Harris Stadium.

November 5, 2022, 8:00pm Football

One team is an upstart program only five years old; the other, a program with a decorated recent history of postseason success. Read story