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Loss of fall football season throws Clark County high school recruits into unknown territory

September 27, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

As a youngster, Prairie High School senior Dustin Shelby dreamed of fight songs and roaring crowds that come with playing college football. Read story

Friday Night Flashback: Ridgefield-La Center rivalry had much on the line in 2003

September 18, 2020, 7:35pm Football

It’s hard to imagine a rivalry game having two winners. But in some ways, that’s what happened when Ridgefield and La Center renewed their football rivalry for the Trico League… Read story

Ridgefield's front line in 2003 included (from left) Wedge McKee, Matt Miles, Clayton McKee, Cory Rustvold, Corey Kuhlman and Steve Hefflin.

Friday Night Flashback: Ridgefield’s defense shines in claiming 2003 Trico title

Ridgefield's front line in 2003 included (from left) Wedge McKee, Matt Miles, Clayton McKee, Cory Rustvold, Corey Kuhlman and Steve Hefflin.

September 18, 2020, 7:33pm Football

Jordan Davis did a bit of everything, and the Ridgefield defense stepped to the forefront as the Spudders finished an undefeated regular season with a 14-0 victory on Oct. 31, 2003. Read story

Former Union Titans football player Darien Chase played a key role in his team's victory at El Cerrito, Calif., in 2018.

Friday Night Flashback: Union Titans had a road trip to remember

Former Union Titans football player Darien Chase played a key role in his team's victory at El Cerrito, Calif., in 2018.

September 11, 2020, 7:30pm Football

In a 2018 season of perfection capped by a Class 4A state championship, one weekend stands out for reasons beyond football that helped shape the Union Titans. Read story

Evergreen’s Tyvauntae Deloney reaches out to try and break the end zone plane during a game against Mountain View  at McKenzie Stadium on Friday night, Oct. 18, 2019.
East All-Stars honorary captain Andrew Norton, 11, of Vancouver, is escorted by Shriner Bob Hitchcock, of Vancouver, for the coin toss before the start of the 2019 Freedom Bowl Classic at McKenzie Stadium. The 2020 game has been postponed until 2021 due to health concerns from the coronavirus pandemic.

Freedom Bowl Classic all-star football game postponed to 2021

East All-Stars honorary captain Andrew Norton, 11, of Vancouver, is escorted by Shriner Bob Hitchcock, of Vancouver, for the coin toss before the start of the 2019 Freedom Bowl Classic at McKenzie Stadium. The 2020 game has been postponed until 2021 due to health concerns from the coronavirus pandemic.

May 2, 2020, 3:40pm Football

The Freedom Bowl Classic all-star high school football game featuring top players from Southwest Washington has been postponed until 2021 due to health concerns related to the coronavirus pandemic. Read story

Dennis Herling, Seton Catholic football coach.

New Seton Catholic football coach Herling looks to his inner circle

Dennis Herling, Seton Catholic football coach.

April 8, 2020, 7:34pm Football

As a first-time head coach in his first season at a new school, Dennis Herling is ready for the unique challenge that lies ahead of him. Read story

Fort Vancouver hires Bilodeau as new football coach

February 17, 2020, 11:37am Football

Fort Vancouver High School has hired Doug Bilodeau as its next head football coach, athletic director James Ensley said Monday.  Bilodeau, also a teacher at the school, spent the past two seasons as offensive line coach under head coach Neil Lomax, who resigned in December. Before… Read story

Battle Ground’s Steven Hancock, an all-league defensive end, will also be a starting tailback for the Tigers in 2019.

WIAA denies Battle Ground 3A football drop-down request

Battle Ground’s Steven Hancock, an all-league defensive end, will also be a starting tailback for the Tigers in 2019.

January 25, 2020, 5:40pm Football

It’s a no for Battle Ground football. The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association denied the school’s request to drop down to Class 3A in football only. The decision keeps the Tigers in 4A. Battle Ground athletic director Matt Stanfill appeared before a classification hearing Friday featuring… Read story

Battle Ground’s Steven Hancock, an all-league defensive end, will also be a starting tailback for the Tigers in 2019.

Battle Ground files petition with WIAA to play 3A football

Battle Ground’s Steven Hancock, an all-league defensive end, will also be a starting tailback for the Tigers in 2019.

January 20, 2020, 10:49am Football

Battle Ground High School is asking the state’s governing body for high school sports to play in a smaller classification for football, a move that could pin the Tigers against teams historically in the 3A Greater St. Helens League.  Matt Stanfill, the school’s athletic director, said… Read story