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The 1941 Ridgefield Spudders, as pictured in the school yearbook, won their third consecutive league title by continuing their shutout streak all season.

Ridgefield High’s football state record from 1940s remains a mark to marvel

The 1941 Ridgefield Spudders, as pictured in the school yearbook, won their third consecutive league title by continuing their shutout streak all season.

October 17, 2020, 6:05pm Football

Nearly 80 years ago, the Ridgefield High School football team completed the second of back-to-back unbeaten seasons without allowing an opponent to score. It set a state record. Read story

Friday Night Flashback: Evergreen took big step in 2002 win over Mountain View

October 16, 2020, 7:05pm Prep Sports

For Evergreen and Mountain View, the stakes reached a high point when they met for the 2002 4A Greater St. Helens League title on a rain-soaked Thursday night at McKenzie Stadium. Read story

In a normal year, Mountain View's Graham Moody would be playing in the 3A district golf championship this week.

Martinez: Steady success in turbulent summer for Mountain View’s Moody

In a normal year, Mountain View's Graham Moody would be playing in the 3A district golf championship this week.

October 13, 2020, 6:15pm Prep Sports

On the golf course, intangibles are always in play. Whether it's the weather, bad bounces or a challenging hole, the best players are able to make the best of a bad situation. Read story

Friday Night Flashback: Shining some light on a blackout victory

October 9, 2020, 7:05pm Football

Adam Mathieson still calls Mountain View’s 34-28 win over Columbia River nine years ago as one of the favorite games he’s been a part of in more than two decades coaching high school football. Read story

Union's Tobias Merriweather says he hopes last weekend's showcase will help attract more college offers.

Showcase helps local football players display skills

Union's Tobias Merriweather says he hopes last weekend's showcase will help attract more college offers.

October 7, 2020, 8:25pm Prep Sports

Tobias Merriweather already holds offers from notable college football programs like Washington, Oregon, Arizona State, California and Oklahoma. Read story

Scenes like this, after Union won the 4A bi-district boys basketball championship, won't happen until COVID-19 cases fall under 25 per 100,000 residents in Clark County. Only then will spectators beyond one parent/guardian be allowed at high school events, according to WIAA and state guidelines released Tuesday.

WIAA unveils new COVID return-to-play guidelines

Scenes like this, after Union won the 4A bi-district boys basketball championship, won't happen until COVID-19 cases fall under 25 per 100,000 residents in Clark County. Only then will spectators beyond one parent/guardian be allowed at high school events, according to WIAA and state guidelines released Tuesday.

October 6, 2020, 6:17pm Prep Sports

Clark County has a way to go before high school basketball or football games can take place, but practices remain possible even if COVID-19 cases remain high. Read story

Seton Catholic's Lara Carrion leads the race shortly before crossing the finish line during the 1A Girls District Cross Country meet at Lewis River Golf Course on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 31, 2019.
Mountain View girls basketball players Lauren DeLargy (left), Nina Peterson (center) and Ella Schoene (right) go through individual workouts this week in the Mountain View gym.

Student athletes, coaches are just trying to make it all work out

Mountain View girls basketball players Lauren DeLargy (left), Nina Peterson (center) and Ella Schoene (right) go through individual workouts this week in the Mountain View gym.

October 3, 2020, 7:05pm Prep Sports

Evergreen Public Schools have been the outlier in Southwest Washington, allowing its high school athletic teams to hold limited on-campus workouts. Read story

Columbia River and Hockinson play through muddy conditions late in the fourth quarter at Hockinson High School on Friday night, Oct. 14, 2016.

Friday Night Flashback: Hockinson, River found themselves stuck in the mud

Columbia River and Hockinson play through muddy conditions late in the fourth quarter at Hockinson High School on Friday night, Oct. 14, 2016.

October 2, 2020, 7:05pm Football

The first thing that comes to mind about Friday night, Oct. 14, 2016 at Hockinson High is the mud. Read story

Files/Associated Press 
 Then-Washington gubernatorial candidate Republican Rob McKenna looks at Democrat Jay Inslee during their final debate Oct. 16 in Seattle.

Liability laws in Washington play role in no prep sports, former state attorney general says

Files/Associated Press 
 Then-Washington gubernatorial candidate Republican Rob McKenna looks at Democrat Jay Inslee during their final debate Oct. 16 in Seattle.

September 30, 2020, 4:53pm Newsletter

Rob McKenna says situation unique to the state puts school districts at greater risk Read story