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Longview man killed in two-vehicle crash on State Route 432

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June 17, 2023, 2:55pm Latest News

A 34-year-old Longview man was killed Friday night after his motorcycle struck the rear of a vehicle on State Route 432 near the intersection of 26th Avenue in Longview. Zachary C. Davis, 34, died at PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center following a crash involving his 2003 Honda motorcycle and a… Read story

Raptors player Jackson Nicklaus, center, is mobbed by teammates Friday, June 16, 2023, after his walk-off two RBI single helped the  Raptors win 7-6 against Cowlitz at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Rollercoaster series opener ends in walk-off win for Ridgefield Raptors over Cowlitz

Raptors player Jackson Nicklaus, center, is mobbed by teammates Friday, June 16, 2023, after his walk-off two RBI single helped the  Raptors win 7-6 against Cowlitz at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

June 16, 2023, 10:57pm Clark County Sports

Frustration turned to jubilation twice for the Ridgefield Raptors. By the end of a rollercoaster series opener Friday against the Cowlitz Black Bears, the Raptors walked off with a win. Jackson Nicklaus’ one-out, bases-loaded single in the bottom of the ninth drove in two runs to send the… Read story

Ridgefield Raptors third baseman Jake Tsukada chases Portland Pickles baserunner Dalton Mashore at Walker Stadium in Portland on Wednesday, June 14, 2023.

Ridgefield Raptors stave off Portland Pickles rally to secure series win

Ridgefield Raptors third baseman Jake Tsukada chases Portland Pickles baserunner Dalton Mashore at Walker Stadium in Portland on Wednesday, June 14, 2023.

June 15, 2023, 11:10pm Clark County Sports

Quincy Scott’s smile said it all. Just a matter of hours after flying up from Southern California Thursday morning to join the Ridgefield Raptors in their road series against the Portland Pickles, Scott got the start at centerfield and came up with one of the biggest defensive plays… Read story

Skyview sophomore Maddie Milhorn is The Columbian's All-Region softball player of the year.

All-Region softball: Maddie Milhorn, Skyview

Skyview sophomore Maddie Milhorn is The Columbian's All-Region softball player of the year.

June 14, 2023, 9:01pm Newsletter

Skyview's Maddie Milhorn, The Columbian’s All-Region softball player of the year, posted a 0.82 ERA with 219 strikeouts in 111.1 innings pitched. She was also a force at the plate with a .586 batting average, 16 home runs and 42 RBI. Read story

Columbia River senior Alex Harris (Taylor Balkom/The Columbian)

All-Region boys soccer: Alex Harris, Columbia River

Columbia River senior Alex Harris (Taylor Balkom/The Columbian)

June 13, 2023, 9:01pm Newsletter

The Columbian’s All-Region boys soccer player of the year for a second straight season, Columbia River's Alex Harris was nothing short of sensational. With 76 goals in 24 games, Harris averaged a hat trick while topping last season’s tally of 51 goals Read story

Portland Pickles fans celebrate a run Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, during a playoff game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Portland Pickles at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Raptors, Pickles rivalry will come with some extra precautions at Walker Stadium

Portland Pickles fans celebrate a run Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, during a playoff game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Portland Pickles at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

June 12, 2023, 5:32pm Clark County Sports

The Ridgefield Raptors will make their first trip back to the Portland Pickles’ home field, Walker Stadium, for a three-game series this week following a playoff game last August disrupted by multiple verbal altercations between fans and Raptors players. Read story

Ridgefield Raptors players exchange high fives after defeating the Edmonton Riverhawks, 4-3, to complete the series sweep on Thursday, June 8, 2023, at Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Ridgefield Raptors come from behind to clinch series sweep over Edmonton

Ridgefield Raptors players exchange high fives after defeating the Edmonton Riverhawks, 4-3, to complete the series sweep on Thursday, June 8, 2023, at Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

June 8, 2023, 10:27pm Clark County Sports

Upon making the catch on a throw from Jeff Hoffman to record the final out against Edmonton, Ridgefield first baseman Andy Allanson pumped his fist and shook hands with Hoffman, saluting the third baseman on a job well done. The Raptors felt thrilled with the final result, a… Read story

Raptors batter Trent Prokes readies for a pitch Tuesday, June 28, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Portland Pickles at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Shutdown pitching, timely hits send Ridgefield Raptors to 6-0 win over Edmonton

Raptors batter Trent Prokes readies for a pitch Tuesday, June 28, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Portland Pickles at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

June 7, 2023, 10:01pm Clark County Sports

With efficient pitching, shutdown defense and timely hits to bring in runners, the Ridgefield Raptors put together a formula the Edmonton Riverhawks were hard-pressed to solve. Ridgefield’s 6-0 win over Edmonton was a complete game in all those phases Wednesday at Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex. Backed by an… Read story

Raptors catcher Isaac Lovings hits the ball Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, during a playoff game between Ridgefield and the Portland Pickles at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Ridgefield Raptors grab first win of the season in walk-off fashion

Raptors catcher Isaac Lovings hits the ball Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, during a playoff game between Ridgefield and the Portland Pickles at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

June 6, 2023, 10:57pm Clark County Sports

An unconventional win, but a win nonetheless. The Ridgefield Raptors won’t get many style points for their 6-5 victory over the Edmonton Riverhawks, in which the Raptors scored two runs via bases-loaded walks in the bottom of the ninth inning to end the game. But, after getting swept… Read story

Fans watch a baseball game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Corvallis Knights under partly cloudy skies Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Ridgefield Raptors go cold in 11-3 loss to Corvallis Knights

Fans watch a baseball game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Corvallis Knights under partly cloudy skies Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

June 3, 2023, 10:40pm Clark County Sports

To beat a team like the Corvallis Knights, an opponent needs to bring its best. In two games of their season-opening series against the Knights, the Ridgefield Raptors simply haven’t played to that top level consistently. The Knights, winners of six consecutive West Coast League championships, once again… Read story