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Early innings sink Ridgefield Raptors in season-ending playoff loss to Corvallis Knights

August 13, 2022, 10:38pm Clark County Sports

CORVALLIS – The Ridgefield Raptors’ season came to a sudden halt in the West Coast League South Division Championship against the Corvallis Knights, yet they stood on the Goss Stadium… Read story

Ridgefield Raptors finish series sweep of Portland Pickles in hostile road environment

August 11, 2022, 1:09am Clark County Sports

PORTLAND – For a group of baseball players who met just a couple months ago to spend a summer on the same team, the Ridgefield Raptors pride themselves on how… Read story

Washington State wide receiver Lincoln Victor (85) celebrates after scoring a touchdown against Central Michigan during the second half of the Sun Bowl NCAA college football game in El Paso, Texas, Friday, Dec. 31, 2021.

Washington State receiver Lincoln Victor ‘becoming that voice’ for Cougar football team

Washington State wide receiver Lincoln Victor (85) celebrates after scoring a touchdown against Central Michigan during the second half of the Sun Bowl NCAA college football game in El Paso, Texas, Friday, Dec. 31, 2021.

August 10, 2022, 5:08pm College

Lincoln Victor will be a first-year Washington State football starter this year, but he's already become one of the most respected voices in the locker room. Read story

Former Washington State football coach Nick Rolovich, fired for failing to comply with a vaccine mandate Monday, intends to take legal action, according to his attorney on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021.

Washington AG: Former WSU football coach Rolovich files $25M wrongful firing claim

Former Washington State football coach Nick Rolovich, fired for failing to comply with a vaccine mandate Monday, intends to take legal action, according to his attorney on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021.

August 10, 2022, 7:37am College

Former Washington State University football coach Nick Rolovich filed a $25 million tort claim in April against the university, alleging he was wrongfully terminated last year after failing to comply with the state’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Read story

Raptors batter Riley McCarthy celebrates after scoring a run Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, during the Raptors’ 9-8 win against the Portland Pickles in Game 1 of the WCL playoffs at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Ridgefield Raptors capture first playoff win in team history by coming back to beat Portland Pickles

Raptors batter Riley McCarthy celebrates after scoring a run Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, during the Raptors’ 9-8 win against the Portland Pickles in Game 1 of the WCL playoffs at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

August 9, 2022, 10:54pm Clark County Sports

RIDGEFIELD – For two players who have been with the Ridgefield Raptors dating back to their inaugural 2019 season, it was fitting that the first playoff win in team history would be in the hands of relief pitcher Eli Shubert and catcher Isaac Lovings. Shubert knew he would be called… Read story

The sunset illuminates a cloud over the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Bellingham Bells.

Raptors Nest: Ridgefield tops Knights 7-4

The sunset illuminates a cloud over the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Bellingham Bells.

August 5, 2022, 10:13pm Clark County Sports

Two days ago the West Coast League-leading Corvallis Knights had a 15-game winning streak. The Knights are now on a two-game losing streak as the Ridgefield Raptors started their final series of the regular season with a 7-4 win Friday at the RORC. KEY MOMENTS: Jacob Sharp (three-run shot) and… Read story

Rally the Raptor, left, and Ridgefield Raptors players stand for the national anthem Tuesday, June 14, 2022, during a Raptors game against the Edmonton Riverhawks at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Raptors Road Trip: Walla Walla 7, Ridgefield 2

Rally the Raptor, left, and Ridgefield Raptors players stand for the national anthem Tuesday, June 14, 2022, during a Raptors game against the Edmonton Riverhawks at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

August 4, 2022, 10:21pm Clark County Sports

A wacky, wild Thursday night in Walla Walla featured a variety of interesting calls on the bases (according to some), a player playing all nine positions, and ultimately, a 7-2 loss for the Ridgefield Raptors in the Sweets’ home finale. KEY MOMENTS: Walla Walla scored twice in the third, fifth… Read story

The Raptors dugout celebrates with left fielder Alex Sepulveda (43) and Nate Kirkpatrick (11) after a run was scored Tuesday, July 12, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Bellingham Bells at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Ridgefield Raptors’ playoff position comes down to this weekend

The Raptors dugout celebrates with left fielder Alex Sepulveda (43) and Nate Kirkpatrick (11) after a run was scored Tuesday, July 12, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Bellingham Bells at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

August 4, 2022, 5:48pm Clark County Sports

The Ridgefield Raptors enter their final series of the regular season with a guarantee of playing into next week as the West Coast League postseason begins, though some of the details still need to be ironed out. Read story

Auburn quarterback Bo Nix (10) throws a pass as Mississippi State linebacker Tyrus Wheat (2) brings pressure during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, in Auburn, Ala.

Nix settles into Ducks’ QB competition

Auburn quarterback Bo Nix (10) throws a pass as Mississippi State linebacker Tyrus Wheat (2) brings pressure during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, in Auburn, Ala.

August 4, 2022, 4:48pm College

A three-year starter at Auburn, Bo Nix transferred to Oregon in the offseason and now finds himself in a competition at quarterback with young prospects Ty Thompson and Jay Butterfield. Read story

Raptors catcher Jacob Sharp, center, celebrates with teammates in the bullpen — Michael Lozano, left, and Tyler Howard — after hitting a home run Tuesday, July 26, 2022, during a game between Ridgefield and the Bend Elks at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Raptors Road Trip: Ridgefield clinches playoff berth with win at Walla Walla

Raptors catcher Jacob Sharp, center, celebrates with teammates in the bullpen — Michael Lozano, left, and Tyler Howard — after hitting a home run Tuesday, July 26, 2022, during a game between Ridgefield and the Bend Elks at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

August 3, 2022, 9:53pm Clark County Sports

The Ridgefield Raptors weren’t going to be held to just one run like Tuesday’s 1-0 loss to the Walla Walla Sweets. They got the bats working Wednesday night at Borleske Stadium and clinched a West Coast League playoff berth with an 11-4 victory. KEY MOMENTS: Ridgefield batted around in the… Read story