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Battle Ground junior Rylee Rehbein, Seton Catholic senior David Moore, and Columbia River senior Sam Boyle are just three of the area's top spring athletes in the 2022 high school season.

Martinez: Spring sports 2022 truly feels like a normal season

Battle Ground junior Rylee Rehbein, Seton Catholic senior David Moore, and Columbia River senior Sam Boyle are just three of the area's top spring athletes in the 2022 high school season.

March 22, 2022, 8:09pm Prep Sports

The spring prep sports season is upon us, and I, for one, have been looking forward to this spring season. Read story

Four-time Olympian and Skyview graduate Kara Winger talks to members of the Skyview track and field team before going throw a practice session with Skyview javelin throwers on Friday, March 11, 2022 (Tim Martinez/The Columbian)

Martinez: Kara Winger starts her final track season where it all began

Four-time Olympian and Skyview graduate Kara Winger talks to members of the Skyview track and field team before going throw a practice session with Skyview javelin throwers on Friday, March 11, 2022 (Tim Martinez/The Columbian)

March 15, 2022, 8:03pm Prep Sports

After track and field practice last Friday, several Skyview High School javelin throwers came up to thank Kara Winger for throwing with them and sharing her insight. Read story

Columbia River High School junior Ethan Reyes operates a courtside camera for VPS GameTime in a 4A State Boys Basketball semifinal on  Friday, March 4, 2022, at the Tacoma Dome.

Martinez: Students step up behind camera at state basketball tournament

Columbia River High School junior Ethan Reyes operates a courtside camera for VPS GameTime in a 4A State Boys Basketball semifinal on  Friday, March 4, 2022, at the Tacoma Dome.

March 8, 2022, 5:11pm Prep Sports

For many high school basketball players, the Tacoma Dome is the pinnacle goal of the season. Read story

The Fort Vancouver baseball team runs through drills during their midnight practice on Feb.
Sisters Peyton Cody (left) and Kennedy Cody pose at Vancouver Elite Gymnastics Academy during a practice with the Camas High School team.
The Blick brothers -- (from left to rigth) senior Josh, sophomore Seth and senior Caleb -- posed for a photo in Prairie High School's wrestling room after all three brothers qualified for the 2A state tournament.

Trio of Blick brothers from Prairie advance to state wrestling tournament

The Blick brothers -- (from left to rigth) senior Josh, sophomore Seth and senior Caleb -- posed for a photo in Prairie High School's wrestling room after all three brothers qualified for the 2A state tournament.

February 16, 2022, 7:03pm Prep Sports

High school sports: Tim Martinez Read story

The SpudCat Trophy sits on display at the Ridgefield-La Center wrestling match on Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022.

Martinez: Battle of the SpudCat returns, along with the trophy you can’t unsee

The SpudCat Trophy sits on display at the Ridgefield-La Center wrestling match on Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022.

February 1, 2022, 6:00pm Prep Sports

If the Battle of the SpudCat doesn’t leave an indelible mark on fans of high school wrestling, the trophy most certainly will. Last Thursday in La Center, the Ridgefield and La Center wrestling teams renewed their non-league rivalry that was launched by Ridgefield coach Kim Simmons and his son, La… Read story

Camas' Shea McGee was second on the floor exercise behind Rylye Anderson of Puyallup at the 4A state gymnastics meet (WIAA photo)

Martinez: No COVID disruptions to state events anticipated

Camas' Shea McGee was second on the floor exercise behind Rylye Anderson of Puyallup at the 4A state gymnastics meet (WIAA photo)

January 25, 2022, 10:43pm Newsletter

The winter high school postseason gets started this weekend, and athletes, coaches and fans received a bit a good news Monday during a time when most of the news seems to be bad. Read story

Camas students celebrate a basket Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, during the Papermakers’ 72-60 loss to the Titans at Union High School.
Gracie Brammer of Hockinson High School is approaching second place on the Hawks' career scoring list.

Martinez: Milestone or not, Hockinson senior Gracie Brammer focused on team success

Gracie Brammer of Hockinson High School is approaching second place on the Hawks' career scoring list.

January 11, 2022, 7:05pm Prep Sports

During a trip late last month to Central Oregon for a holiday tournament, things felt almost like normal for Hockinson girls basketball star Gracie Brammer. Read story