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Evergreen coach Brett Henry talks to his team during a break in action against Sherwood on Wednesday at the Les Schwab Invitational in Hillsboro. The Plainsmen received an invite to the prestigous tournament on Christmas, one day before it started.

Evergreen’s unexpected Christmas gift was spot in Les Schwab Invitational

Evergreen coach Brett Henry talks to his team during a break in action against Sherwood on Wednesday at the Les Schwab Invitational in Hillsboro. The Plainsmen received an invite to the prestigous tournament on Christmas, one day before it started.

December 29, 2021, 5:52pm Prep Sports

By 2:30 p.m. on Christmas day, the Evergreen Plainsmen were officially invited to the Les Schwab Invitational basketball tournament. In less than 24 hours, they were scheduled to play Lake Oswego in the opening round. Read story

Battle Ground sophomore Tait Spencer, left, goes for a layup during a scrimmage on Wednesday, Dec. 22, at Battle Ground High School.

Tait Spencer’s time has arrived with Battle Ground boys basketball

Battle Ground sophomore Tait Spencer, left, goes for a layup during a scrimmage on Wednesday, Dec. 22, at Battle Ground High School.

December 24, 2021, 6:00am Prep Sports

A booming voice echoes across the Battle Ground High gym to sophomore Tait Spencer, delivering a reminder of what he’s working toward. Read story

Peter Pickett

Peter Pickett leaves Clark College women’s soccer team

Peter Pickett

December 17, 2021, 5:04pm Clark County Sports

After five seasons with Clark College women’s soccer, including the last two as head coach, Peter Pickett is stepping down from the program. Read story

Bridget and Laurel Quinn cheer after the National Anthem is completed before a non-league basketball game on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021, at King's Way Christian School.

Quinn sisters finally share same court at King’s Way Christian

Bridget and Laurel Quinn cheer after the National Anthem is completed before a non-league basketball game on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021, at King's Way Christian School.

December 15, 2021, 7:10pm Prep Sports

Laurel and Bridget Quinn grew up in the same house, played many of the same sports, but never had the opportunity to play on the same team until now. Read story

Washougal senior Jaiden Bea, left, and Hudson's Bay senior Paytin Ballard fight for a loose ball Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021, during the Panthers' 57-54 win against Hudson's Bay at Washougal High School.

Washougal girls basketball survives late Hudson’s Bay rally

Washougal senior Jaiden Bea, left, and Hudson's Bay senior Paytin Ballard fight for a loose ball Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021, during the Panthers' 57-54 win against Hudson's Bay at Washougal High School.

December 14, 2021, 11:05pm Prep Sports

With a double-digit lead in hand and the home crowd on its side, the Washougal girls basketball team appeared to be cruising by Hudson’s Bay to a win. Read story

Union head coach Blake Conley, center, talks to his team during a timeout against Mount Si on Saturday at Union High School.

Mount Si turns up pressure on Union in 54-52 comeback win

Union head coach Blake Conley, center, talks to his team during a timeout against Mount Si on Saturday at Union High School.

December 11, 2021, 10:49pm Prep Sports

Union learned a lesson in the most painful of ways Saturday. Read story

Carson Frawley, left, of Camas, and Jefferson's Elijah Moaning, right, go up for the opening tip Friday at Jefferson High School in Portland.

Camas boys basketball team keeps energy high to beat Jefferson in Portland

Carson Frawley, left, of Camas, and Jefferson's Elijah Moaning, right, go up for the opening tip Friday at Jefferson High School in Portland.

December 10, 2021, 10:41pm Prep Sports

A non-league meeting against a traditionally strong Jefferson boys basketball program posed a new, unfamiliar challenge for Camas. Read story

Battle Ground breaks from its post-game huddle after defeating Heritage in the Tigers' home opener Wednesday in Battle Ground.

Battle Ground boys outrace Heritage in home opener

Battle Ground breaks from its post-game huddle after defeating Heritage in the Tigers' home opener Wednesday in Battle Ground.

December 8, 2021, 10:43pm Prep Sports

Timeouts taken by Battle Ground and Heritage in the opening minutes of Wednesday’s game reflected each head coach’s apparent frustration with momentary lapses on defense. Read story

Hudson's Bay and Camas get ready for the opening tip of their non-league girls basketball tilt Tuesday in Vancouver.

Hudson’s Bay girls basketball team clamps down on Camas

Hudson's Bay and Camas get ready for the opening tip of their non-league girls basketball tilt Tuesday in Vancouver.

December 7, 2021, 10:46pm Prep Sports

If Friday’s win over Prairie was a statement for the Hudson’s Bay girls basketball team, Tuesday night against Camas was something on another level entirely. Read story

Union High's Annette Chang, who has been selected as The Columbian's All-Region girls swimmer of the year, is pictured at Cascade Athletic Club on Monday evening, Nov. 29, 2021.

All-Region Girls Swimming: Annette Chang, Union

Union High's Annette Chang, who has been selected as The Columbian's All-Region girls swimmer of the year, is pictured at Cascade Athletic Club on Monday evening, Nov. 29, 2021.

December 6, 2021, 4:47pm Prep Sports

In the midst of her individual accomplishments, Annette Chang is all about her Union team. Read story