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Camas head coach Jack Hathaway, left, and Battle Ground head coach Mike Woodward, right, have known each other since Woodward was head coach at Mountain View during Hathaway’s senior football season in 1999. They later coached together in Vancouver and San Diego.

Mike Woodward, Jack Hathaway reunite on opposite sidelines at Battle Ground, Camas

Camas head coach Jack Hathaway, left, and Battle Ground head coach Mike Woodward, right, have known each other since Woodward was head coach at Mountain View during Hathaway’s senior football season in 1999. They later coached together in Vancouver and San Diego.

October 28, 2022, 6:00am Football

Had it not been for his high school coach, Mike Woodward, inspiring him to pursue the same profession, Jack Hathaway isn’t sure what he’d be doing today. Read story

Ridgefield’s Ellie Petersen (5) and Columbia River’s Maree Seibel battle for possession of the ball during the first half on Oct. 26, 2022, at Ridgefield High School.

After capturing 2A GSHL girls soccer title, Columbia River starts looking forward

Ridgefield’s Ellie Petersen (5) and Columbia River’s Maree Seibel battle for possession of the ball during the first half on Oct. 26, 2022, at Ridgefield High School.

October 26, 2022, 11:09pm Prep Sports

Celebrating a 2A Greater St. Helens League title was short-lived for the Columbia River girls soccer team. Sure, the Rapids took a moment to relish their 2-1 win on Wednesday over second-place Ridgefield, wrapping up a regular season with a 14-2 record, including 13-1 in one of the… Read story

Prairie senior Nathan Phongphouvanh, center, lets out a yell Friday, Oct. 21, 2022, after the Falcons’ 13-6 win against Evergreen at McKenzie Stadium.

Prairie keeps postseason hopes alive in 13-6 win over Evergreenvideo icon

Prairie senior Nathan Phongphouvanh, center, lets out a yell Friday, Oct. 21, 2022, after the Falcons’ 13-6 win against Evergreen at McKenzie Stadium.

October 21, 2022, 10:51pm Football

During a recent meeting, the Prairie football team realized it only had some 60 hours left of playing and practicing together in the final two weeks of the regular season. Read story

Evergreen quarterbacks Jayden Crace, left, and Khalil Osbin pause for a portrait during football practice at Evergreen High School on Tuesday, October 12, 2022.

Two-quarterback system with Jayden Crace, Khalil Osbin works for Evergreen football

Evergreen quarterbacks Jayden Crace, left, and Khalil Osbin pause for a portrait during football practice at Evergreen High School on Tuesday, October 12, 2022.

October 20, 2022, 7:05pm Football

While many coaches shy away from the idea of playing multiple quarterbacks, some Southwest Washington high schools are doing it in some form this season. Read story

Camas senior Taylor Ioane, center stretches the football over the goal line for a touchdown Friday, Oct. 14, 2022, during the Papermakers??? 36-33 win against Skyview at Kiggins Bowl.

Camas completes 19-point, fourth-quarter comeback to stun Skyview

Camas senior Taylor Ioane, center stretches the football over the goal line for a touchdown Friday, Oct. 14, 2022, during the Papermakers??? 36-33 win against Skyview at Kiggins Bowl.

October 15, 2022, 12:22am Football

If Camas had any doubt while facing a 19-point deficit in the fourth quarter, the Papermakers kept their poker faces intact. Read story

Kelso senior Conner Noah, center, smirks as he jukes two Mountain View defenders on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022, during the Hilanders??? 28-26 win against Mountain View at McKenzie Stadium.

Kelso holds off Mountain View to capture monumental 3A GSHL road win

Kelso senior Conner Noah, center, smirks as he jukes two Mountain View defenders on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022, during the Hilanders??? 28-26 win against Mountain View at McKenzie Stadium.

October 13, 2022, 9:50pm Football

Winning the turnover battle and leaning on a powerful ground game are recipes for success on the road. Read story

Washougal senior Talon Connelly, right, makes a diving reception Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, during a game between Washougal and Ridgefield at Ridgefield High School.

Pick of the season: Washougal stuns Ridgefield with late go-ahead pick six

Washougal senior Talon Connelly, right, makes a diving reception Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, during a game between Washougal and Ridgefield at Ridgefield High School.

October 1, 2022, 1:01am Football

A go-ahead pick-six Friday will be the play Washougal remembers when looking back on one of the football program’s most important wins in recent memory. That, and a late defensive stand to stun Ridgefield, the reigning 2A Greater St. Helens League champion, on its home turf. In a… Read story

La Center senior receiver Davari Grauer shows off his bright gloves Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, at La Center High School. Grauer wears the gloves for his grandfather, who has Alzheimer's. The colorful gloves allow Grauer's grandfather to find his grandson on the field when he forgets what number he wears.

La Center wide receiver Davari Grauer wears unique gloves for grandfather with Alzheimer’s

La Center senior receiver Davari Grauer shows off his bright gloves Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, at La Center High School. Grauer wears the gloves for his grandfather, who has Alzheimer's. The colorful gloves allow Grauer's grandfather to find his grandson on the field when he forgets what number he wears.

September 30, 2022, 6:00am Football

Across a uniform of blue, gray and white, a contrasting streak of yellow, or occasionally, pink, stands out in a crowd of La Center football players. The source is Davari Grauer. Read story

Nora Melcher, right, of Camas flips a pass ahead to a teammate while being defended by Union's Ohu Miles on Tuesday at Doc Harris Stadium in Camas.

Defending state champion Camas girls soccer team gets back to work

Nora Melcher, right, of Camas flips a pass ahead to a teammate while being defended by Union's Ohu Miles on Tuesday at Doc Harris Stadium in Camas.

September 28, 2022, 5:12pm Prep Sports

The Camas Papermakers’ 2-0 win over the Union Titans on Tuesday night at Doc Harris Stadium was the latest physical game the Papermakers have faced during the opening month of the season. Read story

La Center's Davari Grauer stiff arms a Connell player on the second-half kickoff on Saturday in La Center. Grauer returned the kickoff for a touchdown to put the Wildcats ahead 42-0.

La Center turns 1A football clash into statement win over Connell

La Center's Davari Grauer stiff arms a Connell player on the second-half kickoff on Saturday in La Center. Grauer returned the kickoff for a touchdown to put the Wildcats ahead 42-0.

September 24, 2022, 8:13pm Football

As a playoff hopeful that aspires to be going deep in the postseason come November, La Center’s wire-to-wire win over Connell on Saturday is a step toward reaching that goal. Read story