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Podcast: Full Circle Ep. 32 — Woodland’s Kelly Sweyer

May 12, 2020, 6:22pm Podcasts

Woodland senior Kelly Sweyer, a two-time state softball champion, discusses what makes Woodland High School a special place for athletes, what the Beavers’ softball team could have achieved this season and her future at University of Montana on the 32nd installment of the Full Circle podcast. Available at … Read story

Spring Back: Vancouver’s Clem Eischen was master of the mile

May 12, 2020, 5:56pm Prep Sports

Because of World War II, the 1943 season was the only other spring prep season to be canceled before this year. In 1944, Clem Eischen of Vancouver High would win the first of his two track and field state titles in the mile. He would go on to compete at Washington State and in the 1948 Olympic Games in London. He would later coach track at Vancouver and Hudson’s Bay… Read story

WIAA committees to seed all team state playoffs

May 11, 2020, 4:21pm Prep Sports

For the first time across all team sports in Washington, seeding for state playoffs will be done by subjective means. Read story

Columbian to debut ‘Spring Back’ series, republishing state championship stories from years past

May 11, 2020, 1:07pm Newsletter

It almost doesn’t seem real that we are almost two months into this new reality. But later this week, it will mark the two-month anniversary of the day schools were closed across the state. It feels like time has managed to march by, even though we feel like we’ve been… Read story

Heritage’s Cade Gardner jumps into community service

May 8, 2020, 6:32pm Prep Sports

Heritage High senior Cade Gardner’s desire to give back to the community, nurtured in youth football, is unrelenting. Read story

Local Concordia commits headed in a new direction

May 6, 2020, 5:21pm Newsletter

The text message arrived on Feb. 10: Concordia University was closing. For three local Cavalier commits, their collegiate dreams were suddenly in doubt. Read story

Senior salute: Neal’s drive to be a three-sport athlete is perfectly Prairie

May 4, 2020, 2:52pm Newsletter

Anna Neal planned to complete her high school athletic career in a perfectly Prairie fashion – as a three-sport athlete. Read story

Football coaches get back to basics with youth program

May 2, 2020, 6:30pm Clark County Sports

Like introducing a new football drill, Adam Mathieson and Rory Rosenbach are busy teaching the basics. But these basics are for a playground game found on YouTube for elementary school children. Read story

Prep notebook: Camas, Kelso in top 5 of WIAA’s Scholastic Cup

May 2, 2020, 3:54pm Prep Sports

Kelso and Camas earned top-5 finishes in their respective classifications as the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association announced its Scholastic Cup winners for 2019-20. Read story