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Beau Braden, a 2018 Columbia River High graduate, is pictured in his school's grandstands on Thursday afternoon, June 25, 2020. Beau played two seasons of football at Washington State University, but recently transferred to Montana. One of the reasons for the transfer is to honor the late Hunter Pearson, a friend and football teammate who died in 2017.

River grad Braden is carrying on a football promise

Beau Braden, a 2018 Columbia River High graduate, is pictured in his school's grandstands on Thursday afternoon, June 25, 2020. Beau played two seasons of football at Washington State University, but recently transferred to Montana. One of the reasons for the transfer is to honor the late Hunter Pearson, a friend and football teammate who died in 2017.

July 3, 2020, 6:35pm College

In what seems like an annual thing, Beau Braden is back at square one. Read story

Oregon running back C.J. Verdell, center, bulls his way past Oregon State’s Doug Taumoelau (42), Jeffrey Manning Jr. (15) and Hamilcar Rashed Jr (right) for a touchdown in the first half of an NCAA football game in Corvallis, Ore., on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Timothy J.

Civil War moniker no more between Oregon, Oregon State athletics

Oregon running back C.J. Verdell, center, bulls his way past Oregon State’s Doug Taumoelau (42), Jeffrey Manning Jr. (15) and Hamilcar Rashed Jr (right) for a touchdown in the first half of an NCAA football game in Corvallis, Ore., on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Timothy J.

June 26, 2020, 10:24am College

The University of Oregon and Oregon State University departments of athletics have mutually agreed to no longer refer to Oregon-Oregon State rivalry games as the "Civil War." Read story

Alex McGarry was an all-Pacific-12 Conferencer first-team pick with Oregon State in 2019.

Columbia River grad Alex McGarry makes it official, signs with Cincinnati Reds

Alex McGarry was an all-Pacific-12 Conferencer first-team pick with Oregon State in 2019.

June 17, 2020, 6:39pm College

Recent Oregon State graduate achieves lifelong dream of being professional baseball player Read story

Alex McGarry of Columbia River, the All-Region baseball player of the year, is pictured in The Columbian's photo studio Monday afternoon, June 6, 2016.

Columbia River graduate Alex McGarry agrees to terms to deal with Cincinnati Reds

Alex McGarry of Columbia River, the All-Region baseball player of the year, is pictured in The Columbian's photo studio Monday afternoon, June 6, 2016.

June 16, 2020, 6:48pm College

Left-handed hitter was an All-Pac-12 player for Oregon State in 2019 Read story

Darien Chase has received scholarship offers from five NCAA FBS schools, including Oregon and Washington.

Union grad Darien Chase announces his transfer to Portland State

Darien Chase has received scholarship offers from five NCAA FBS schools, including Oregon and Washington.

May 30, 2020, 10:57am College

Football standout left Nebraska after one season for personal reasons Read story

Jorie Freitag started 56 games over her four-year soccer career at the University of Rochester.

Seton Catholic graduate Jorie Freitag is scholar-athlete for University of Rochester soccer

Jorie Freitag started 56 games over her four-year soccer career at the University of Rochester.

May 19, 2020, 6:02pm College

Jorie Freitag arrived at the University of Rochester four years ago to study music. And while she returns home this week with a degree in a vastly different field, the former Seton Catholic soccer standout still managed to leave on a high note. Read story

Washougal's Skylar Bea (25) will be playing for the University of Idaho next season.

Idaho is place to Bea as Washougal sisters soon be on roster together

Washougal's Skylar Bea (25) will be playing for the University of Idaho next season.

May 14, 2020, 8:00pm Clark County Sports

Amid the pandemic, there seems to be only one game being played these days — the waiting game. But when making plans for her college future, Skylar Bea saw no point in waiting. Read story

FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2019, file photo, Washington NCAA college football defensive coordinator Jimmy Lake speaks during a news conference about taking over the head coaching position, in Seattle. Just when it seemed like things were up and rolling, the COVID-19 pandemic hit. The ensuring national shutdown hurt coaches across college football as they prepare for next season, but it was particularly difficult on programs with first-year coaches trying to build something from the ground up.

Pac-12 football situation unclear

FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2019, file photo, Washington NCAA college football defensive coordinator Jimmy Lake speaks during a news conference about taking over the head coaching position, in Seattle. Just when it seemed like things were up and rolling, the COVID-19 pandemic hit. The ensuring national shutdown hurt coaches across college football as they prepare for next season, but it was particularly difficult on programs with first-year coaches trying to build something from the ground up.

May 12, 2020, 5:54pm College

As Pac-12 football coaches pitched an NCAA-mandated uniform start to the season, some of the latest plans to fight the coronavirus in California further muddled how college teams will return to play in the West. Read story

Evan Siegel, a Clark College pitcher, is pictured at Fort Vancouver High School in Vancouver on April 22, 2020.

Another door opens for Clark College pitcher Evan Siegel

Evan Siegel, a Clark College pitcher, is pictured at Fort Vancouver High School in Vancouver on April 22, 2020.

May 1, 2020, 6:36pm Clark County Sports

Evan Siegel, a Clark College pitcher and former Fort Vancouver High baseball standout, is a believer everything happens for a reason. Read story

Caleigh Lofstead, a Camas High grad, was a three-time NCAA Regional qualifier in the pole vault while competing at Vanderbilt.

Caleigh Lofstead going to new heights at Vanderbilt

Caleigh Lofstead, a Camas High grad, was a three-time NCAA Regional qualifier in the pole vault while competing at Vanderbilt.

April 30, 2020, 6:31pm Clark County Sports

Even with an opportunity to compete next year at Vanderbilt, Caleigh Lofstead won't compete in the pole vault for the Commodores. She's going to nursing school. Read story