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Ridgefield's Clay Madsen tries to beat out a throw in a 2A district championship baseball game Friday at Propstra Stadium. Ridgefield won 4-2.

Senior Salute: Clay Madsen led by example as three-sport athlete at Ridgefield

Ridgefield's Clay Madsen tries to beat out a throw in a 2A district championship baseball game Friday at Propstra Stadium. Ridgefield won 4-2.

June 8, 2020, 1:39pm Newsletter

Clay Madsen is now a graduate of Ridgefield High School, even though the ending didn’t go how he originally thought. Read story

King's Way Christian baseball players hoist the championship trophy after beating Cedar Park Christian in 2017.

Spring back: King’s Way Christian hoists first baseball state championship

King's Way Christian baseball players hoist the championship trophy after beating Cedar Park Christian in 2017.

June 6, 2020, 7:00pm Prep Sports

King’s Way Christian High School launched its baseball program in 2015. Two years later, the Knights captured the first state team title in any sport in school history. The Knights would return to the 1A state title game in 2018, but lose to place second. Read story

Ridgefield baseball players (from left) Jamie Kaneen, Stu Draper, Jon Parnell, and Joel Fern, celebrate their 2002 state champion during a school assembly.

Spring back: Big rally lifts Ridgefield to its first baseball state title

Ridgefield baseball players (from left) Jamie Kaneen, Stu Draper, Jon Parnell, and Joel Fern, celebrate their 2002 state champion during a school assembly.

June 4, 2020, 6:48pm Prep Sports

In 2002, coach Art “Ossie” Osmundson led the Ridgefield baseball team to its first state championship. The triumph came four weeks after Osmundson was let go as the Spudders’ football coach. Read story

Isaiah Jones, Union

Union’s Isaiah Jones says sense of hopelessness fueling riots

Isaiah Jones, Union

June 4, 2020, 5:43pm Prep Sports

Sports have a way of unifying. Union senior Isaiah Jones believes the rest of the world can take a lesson from it. Read story

Jeff Lukowiak, hired as Ridgefield girls soccer coach on June 4, 2020.

Ridgefield hires Jeff Lukowiak as new girls soccer coach

Jeff Lukowiak, hired as Ridgefield girls soccer coach on June 4, 2020.

June 4, 2020, 3:46pm Prep Sports

Jeff Lukowiak has been named as Ridgefield’s head girls soccer coach, the Ridgefield School District announced Thursday. Read story

Jon Eagle is head coach of the reigning Class 4A state champion Camas High football team. With no spring football due to the coronavirus pandemic, Eagle's focus has been making sure his players are ready when practices can resume.

Clark County high school football coaches plan amid COVID uncertainty

Jon Eagle is head coach of the reigning Class 4A state champion Camas High football team. With no spring football due to the coronavirus pandemic, Eagle's focus has been making sure his players are ready when practices can resume.

June 3, 2020, 4:47pm Prep Sports

As a first-time head football coach, Dennis Herling already had plenty on his plate before the novel coronavirus hit. Read story

Prairie's Ryan Issacson fields a throw as Columbia River's Matt Grammer slides into second base during a game on April 1, 1989. Prairie, which won that game 2-0, would go on to claim the AA state championship that year.

Spring Back: Prairie baseball’s 1989 state title took Falcons to Kingdome

Prairie's Ryan Issacson fields a throw as Columbia River's Matt Grammer slides into second base during a game on April 1, 1989. Prairie, which won that game 2-0, would go on to claim the AA state championship that year.

June 2, 2020, 6:17pm Prep Sports

The 1980s was big time of high school baseball in Clark County. Columbia River won the AAA state title in 1984, Prairie won the AA title in 1986 and Fort Vancouver won the AAA crown in 1990. Read story

Union running back Isaiah Jones, left, sheds a tackle by Bothell defensive back Darius Kubalanza in the 4A state football quarterfinals.

Podcast: Full Circle Ep. 34 — ‘A sense of hopelessness’

Union running back Isaiah Jones, left, sheds a tackle by Bothell defensive back Darius Kubalanza in the 4A state football quarterfinals.

June 2, 2020, 5:08pm Podcasts

Union senior Isaiah Jones, a Whitworth University running back commit, discusses the protests around the country in response to George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis last week and why he believes sports can be an example of how to unify people to work toward a similar goal. Available on 360preps.com and… Read story

Natasha Lewis is 12-letter winner in three sports over four years at La Center High School. She's also co-valedictorian.

Senior Salute: La Center’s Natasha Lewis finds perfect fit at Johns Hopkins Univeristy

Natasha Lewis is 12-letter winner in three sports over four years at La Center High School. She's also co-valedictorian.

June 1, 2020, 1:52pm Newsletter

Natasha Lewis always likes to challenge herself. Read story

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