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Tim Martinez: Battle Ground football celebrates 100 years

September 27, 2022, 8:11pm Prep Sports

On Friday, Battle Ground High School is celebrating 100 years of high school football before and during its game at District Stadium against Mount Tahoma of Tacoma. Read story

Tim Martinez: Day had come for Hudson’s Bay tennis to get a win

September 20, 2022, 8:05pm Prep Sports

Coach Charles Hahn calls senior Braden Thacker one the leaders on the Hudson’s Bay boys tennis team, even though the senior came into this season having never experienced a win. Read story

Columbia River High School is naming its field John O'Rourke Field at Columbia River High School in honor of the late coach, shown here in 2007. O'Rourke retired from teaching in 2007 and from coaching in 2015. He died in November at age 76.

Tim Martinez: Attention now turns to John O’Rourke Field

Columbia River High School is naming its field John O'Rourke Field at Columbia River High School in honor of the late coach, shown here in 2007. O'Rourke retired from teaching in 2007 and from coaching in 2015. He died in November at age 76.

September 13, 2022, 8:05pm Prep Sports

Columbia River and Skyview played the first varsity football game at renovated Kiggins last Saturday because River had circled this Friday as the date they wanted to formally dedicate their high school field as John O’Rourke Field. Read story

An off-target snap gets behind Union's offense during the first quarter of Saturday's game against Eastlake.

Tim Martinez: Area’s top football teams take lessons from Week 1 losses

An off-target snap gets behind Union's offense during the first quarter of Saturday's game against Eastlake.

September 6, 2022, 8:45pm Newsletter

That was a bumpy Week 1 for the top high school football teams in Southwest Washington. Read story

Camas football players warm up Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, before the Papermakers? game against Mount Rainier at Doc Harris Stadium.

Tim Martinez: Taking our Friday night football coverage onlinevideo icon

Camas football players warm up Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, before the Papermakers? game against Mount Rainier at Doc Harris Stadium.

August 30, 2022, 7:35pm Prep Sports

The past two-and-a-half years have brought a lot of change, some good, some bad. Read story

Fort Vancouver's Ernesto Coria Zavala (1) works against Ridgefield's Ashton Wagner during the Trappers' 2-0 win over Ridgefield in 2A boys soccer district playoff on Saturday, May 14, 2022.

Martinez: Just about all of SW Washington was in the state mix this school year

Fort Vancouver's Ernesto Coria Zavala (1) works against Ridgefield's Ashton Wagner during the Trappers' 2-0 win over Ridgefield in 2A boys soccer district playoff on Saturday, May 14, 2022.

May 24, 2022, 8:15pm Prep Sports

As we head into the final weekend, it’s safe to say the 2021-22 high school sports school year was a pretty special year in Southwest Washington. Read story

David Moore pushes the ball forward during Seton Catholic's 3-0 win over Elma in the 1A boys soccer district championship game on Saturday in Vancouver.

Tim Martinez: Seton Catholic boys soccer takes long road in playoffs

David Moore pushes the ball forward during Seton Catholic's 3-0 win over Elma in the 1A boys soccer district championship game on Saturday in Vancouver.

May 16, 2022, 6:00pm Newsletter

The Seton Catholic boys soccer was really hoping to get the chance to host a state tournament match this week. Read story

For the first time in three years, local high school baseball teams will enter the postseason with a goal of winning the state championship.
Heritage senior Nikki Scott stands in the box and awaits a pitch during the Timberwolves? 12-8 win over Hudson?s Bay on Wednesday, April 20, 2022.
Union golfer Jade Gruher hits a shot onto the ninth green at Camas Meadows, which is one of three golf courses in Clark County hosting multiple high school golf programs this spring.

Martinez: Feeling the golf course squeeze in Clark County

Union golfer Jade Gruher hits a shot onto the ninth green at Camas Meadows, which is one of three golf courses in Clark County hosting multiple high school golf programs this spring.

April 19, 2022, 6:25pm Editor's Choice

For Heritage High School golf coach Dwight Patterson, the issue is pretty simple. “Clark County needs more golf courses,” he said. Read story