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A photo, provided by Dorothy Brown, shows the Yacolt High School Loggers, which earned third place at the 1925 basketball state tournament at the University of Washington. Bottom row, from left: Marion Roper, Carl Olson, Clarence Grady, Charles Work, and Ernest White. Top row, from left: Rob Huffman, Charlie White, Fred Huffman, and coach Glen Hill.

Yacolt basketball team of 1925 was Clark County’s version of ‘Hoosiers’

A photo, provided by Dorothy Brown, shows the Yacolt High School Loggers, which earned third place at the 1925 basketball state tournament at the University of Washington. Bottom row, from left: Marion Roper, Carl Olson, Clarence Grady, Charles Work, and Ernest White. Top row, from left: Rob Huffman, Charlie White, Fred Huffman, and coach Glen Hill.

May 30, 2020, 8:03pm Newsletter

In 1925, tiny Yacolt High School placed third at the state basketball tournament in an era when all schools played for one trophy. Eight boys put a rural loggging town on Washington’s basketball map. Read story

Spring back: Hudson’s Bay girls bring home first state title in tennis

May 30, 2020, 6:37pm Prep Sports

In 1971, the WIAA held the first girls tennis state tournament at Highline Community College in Des Moines. But bad weather forced the tournament inside, not to an indoor tennis courts, but to the basketball court inside the college’s gym. Read story

Union's Sarah Litchford (33) and Camas' Faith Bergstrom (22) tipoff at the start of Tuesday night's game at Camas High School in Camas on Jan. 7, 2020. Camas won 52-44.

Camas junior Faith Bergstrom verbally commits to play basketball for Cal Poly

Union's Sarah Litchford (33) and Camas' Faith Bergstrom (22) tipoff at the start of Tuesday night's game at Camas High School in Camas on Jan. 7, 2020. Camas won 52-44.

May 30, 2020, 11:10am Newsletter

The 6-2 post was an All-Region selection for the Papermakers Read story

Bailey Meek, King's Way Christian football

Bailey Meek of King’s Way Christian has his pick of 11 schools for college football

Bailey Meek, King's Way Christian football

May 29, 2020, 4:12pm Prep Sports

King’s Way Christian has never had an athlete move on to play NCAA Division I football. Bailey Meek, who will enter his senior season in the fall, is well on his way to changing that. Read story

Spring back: Hudson’s Bay is crowned 1961 state track champion

May 28, 2020, 8:12pm Prep Sports

Clem Eischen remembers fondly the best track and field team he coached at Hudson’s Bay High School — the 1961 team that won the state high school team championship without scoring a single point in a track event. Read story

The WIAA is offering an additional varsity game during the regular season for basketball, volleyball, soccer (boys and girls), softball (slowpitch and fastpitch) and baseball. Interested schools will have to pay a fee to have the game.

WIAA offering extra regular-season game for a fee

The WIAA is offering an additional varsity game during the regular season for basketball, volleyball, soccer (boys and girls), softball (slowpitch and fastpitch) and baseball. Interested schools will have to pay a fee to have the game.

May 28, 2020, 6:51pm Prep Sports

Starting next school year, high school athletic teams will be allowed to play one extra game each season, if the school is willing to pay. Read story

King's Way Christian's new 900-seat roofed bleachers.
Coach Herm VanWeerdhuizen coached five sports over 30 years at La Center, including two stints as girls basketball coach.

La Center’s VanWeerdhuizen retires after 30 years of coaching

Coach Herm VanWeerdhuizen coached five sports over 30 years at La Center, including two stints as girls basketball coach.

May 27, 2020, 12:33pm Latest News

There’s few coaches left in high school sports like La Center’s Herm VanWeerdhuizen — a coach who stays at one school for 30 years, and a head coach of five sports.  Read story

In four years at Camas High, Brian Humphreys placed first, second, fourth and 15th at the Class 4A state golf tournaments.

Spring Back: Recalling Camas golfer’s display of honesty that cost him a state title in 2015

In four years at Camas High, Brian Humphreys placed first, second, fourth and 15th at the Class 4A state golf tournaments.

May 26, 2020, 8:24pm Prep Sports

Camas High School golfer Brian Humphreys won a state title as a freshman. But the state tournament we’ll recall here was from his junior year, when he finished fourth — instead of first — because of two-stroke penalty he called on himself. Read story

From left, Tyler Forner, Kolby Broadbent, Riley Sinclair and Gideon Malychewski are all members of the 2020 Camas High School baseball team who played on the 2015 Camas-Washougal Babe Ruth team that advanced to the World Series (Photos courtesy of Kris Cavin)