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Union's Garik Shevchuk cahses down a ball after beating Olympia's Oliver Dickson in a 4A District 3/4 boys soccer game on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at McKenzie Stadium. Union beat Olympia 1-0 to secure its first state berth since 2016.

Union boys soccer comes up short in PK marathon

Union's Garik Shevchuk cahses down a ball after beating Olympia's Oliver Dickson in a 4A District 3/4 boys soccer game on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at McKenzie Stadium. Union beat Olympia 1-0 to secure its first state berth since 2016.

May 12, 2022, 10:09pm Prep Sports

Losses don’t get much tougher to swallow than the one Union went through Thursday in the Class 4A bi-district boys soccer championship. Read story

Columbia River sophomore Cole Backlund, right, celebrates with teammates after scoring a run Wednesday, May 11, 2022, during the Rapids’ 9-4 win against W.F. West in a 2A district semifinal game at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Columbia River baseball sheds its kryptonite to land 2A regional berth

Columbia River sophomore Cole Backlund, right, celebrates with teammates after scoring a run Wednesday, May 11, 2022, during the Rapids’ 9-4 win against W.F. West in a 2A district semifinal game at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

May 12, 2022, 12:08am Prep Sports

Revenge is a dish best served with a late-inning rally, against a team that has had the upper hand for several years running. Or something like that. For Columbia River baseball, W.F. West has been the team’s kryptonite, head coach Stephen Donohue says, the one that stubbornly stood… Read story

Vancouver Volcanoes guard Devaunte Paschal glides toward the hoop for a layup against Roshun Wynne Jr., center, and Jeremy Ireland of the SoCal Moguls during a game May 6, 2022, at O?Connell Sports Center in Vancouver.

Volcanoes basketball rumbling again as first season nearly complete

Vancouver Volcanoes guard Devaunte Paschal glides toward the hoop for a layup against Roshun Wynne Jr., center, and Jeremy Ireland of the SoCal Moguls during a game May 6, 2022, at O?Connell Sports Center in Vancouver.

May 11, 2022, 7:35pm Clark County Sports

Relaunching a professional basketball team during a pandemic was an unenviable task for the Vancouver Volcanoes. Read story

Stadium’s Jeremy Baez flicks a pass forward as Mountain View’s Nolan Brady, second from left, and Jordan Thornton defend in the second half of Saturday’s Class 3A bi-district game at McKenzie Stadium.

Mountain View boys soccer stumble against Stadium in 3A bi-district match

Stadium’s Jeremy Baez flicks a pass forward as Mountain View’s Nolan Brady, second from left, and Jordan Thornton defend in the second half of Saturday’s Class 3A bi-district game at McKenzie Stadium.

May 7, 2022, 9:18pm Prep Sports

The Mountain View boys soccer team has played in enough postseason games in recent memory to know the first 10 minutes can be a make-or-break sequence. Read story

Union's Isaiah Bunda shoots and scores the game's only goal past an outstretched Olympia defender in a 4A District 3/4 boys soccer game on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at McKenzie Stadium. Union beat Olympia 1-0 to secure its first state berth since 2016.

Union boys soccer qualifies for 4A state after 1-0 bi-district win over Olympia

Union's Isaiah Bunda shoots and scores the game's only goal past an outstretched Olympia defender in a 4A District 3/4 boys soccer game on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at McKenzie Stadium. Union beat Olympia 1-0 to secure its first state berth since 2016.

May 7, 2022, 7:28pm Prep Sports

At less than full strength, the Union boys soccer team could offer up a few excuses for a moment, a game or a season that didn’t go its way, but Titans head coach Jason Moore doesn’t want to hear them. Read story

Columbia River's Sam Boyle pitches on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex. Columbia River won 4-2 to advance in the 2A Southwest District Tournament.

Sam Boyle’s dominant season on the mound at Columbia River draws rave reviews

Columbia River's Sam Boyle pitches on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex. Columbia River won 4-2 to advance in the 2A Southwest District Tournament.

May 4, 2022, 6:50pm Prep Sports

In 13 seasons as Columbia River’s head baseball coach, Stephen Donohue has seen a bevy of pitching talent come through the program. Read story

Skyview's Maddie Milhorn sheds her facemask and gives thanks to her catcher after putting the finishing touches on a win in a 4A Greater St. Helens League softball game on Friday, April 29, 2022, at Battle Ground High School. Skyview beat Battle Ground 2-0.

‘Confident, not cocky’ Skyview softball team wraps up 4A GSHL title

Skyview's Maddie Milhorn sheds her facemask and gives thanks to her catcher after putting the finishing touches on a win in a 4A Greater St. Helens League softball game on Friday, April 29, 2022, at Battle Ground High School. Skyview beat Battle Ground 2-0.

April 29, 2022, 10:14pm Prep Sports

To keep an undefeated streak intact, playing perfect may not always be attainable, but instead, doing what is necessary to eke out wins. Read story

Mountain View's Michael Gordon, center, celebrates with teammates Wednesday, April 27, 2022, during the Thunder's 7-1 win against Heritage at Union High School.

Mountain View baseball secures share of GSHL title in win over Heritage

Mountain View's Michael Gordon, center, celebrates with teammates Wednesday, April 27, 2022, during the Thunder's 7-1 win against Heritage at Union High School.

April 27, 2022, 10:46pm Prep Sports

Mountain View’s path to playing for a 3A Greater St. Helens League baseball title was a bumpy ride in the beginning, and even during parts of Wednesday’s deciding game against Heritage. Read story

King?s Way Christian's Makani Geisen raises a fist in victory as his teammates (from left) Andrew Peru, Carson Gilligan and Derek Tarnoski celebrate a win.

King’s Way Christian Knights are top young guns of Trico League baseball

King?s Way Christian's Makani Geisen raises a fist in victory as his teammates (from left) Andrew Peru, Carson Gilligan and Derek Tarnoski celebrate a win.

April 27, 2022, 8:55pm Prep Sports

Todd Pisarczyk came across a quote recently that was reminiscent of his King’s Way Christian baseball team. Read story

Ridgefield sophomore Mallory Vancleave, left, makes a play at second base Friday, April 22, 2022, during the Spudders' 2-1 win against Columbia River at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Ridgefield stays unbeaten with 2-1 win over Columbia River in 2A GSHL softball

Ridgefield sophomore Mallory Vancleave, left, makes a play at second base Friday, April 22, 2022, during the Spudders' 2-1 win against Columbia River at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

April 22, 2022, 9:45pm Prep Sports

Before every game, Ridgefield softball coach Kelsey Anchors likes to gauge how her starting pitcher is feeling mentally. Read story