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Raptors infielder Jake Tsukada throws the ball Tuesday, June 28, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Portland Pickles at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Raptors Road Trip: Ridgefield holds off Springfield for series sweep

Raptors infielder Jake Tsukada throws the ball Tuesday, June 28, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Portland Pickles at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

July 31, 2022, 4:33pm Clark County Sports

The Raptors earned a three-game series sweep on Sunday in dramatic fashion. Read story

Raptors outfielder Jacob Sharp swings at a pitch Friday, July 15, during a game between the Raptors and the Springfield Drifters at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Center.

Raptors Road Trip: Ridgefield wins second game at Springfield, 9-4

Raptors outfielder Jacob Sharp swings at a pitch Friday, July 15, during a game between the Raptors and the Springfield Drifters at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Center.

July 30, 2022, 10:38pm Clark County Sports

A four-run fourth inning brought the Ridgefield Raptors back from a 3-1 deficit on their way to a 9-4 West Coast League victory over the Springfield Drifters on Saturday night at Springfield, Ore. Read story

Raptors pitcher Sawyer Parkin warms between innings Friday, July 15, during a game between the Raptors and the Springfield Drifters at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Center.

Raptors Road Trip: Parkin helps lead Ridgefield to 8-4 win at Springfield

Raptors pitcher Sawyer Parkin warms between innings Friday, July 15, during a game between the Raptors and the Springfield Drifters at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Center.

July 29, 2022, 10:12pm Clark County Sports

Columbia River High grad and Washington Huskies pitcher Sawyer Parkin threw seven solid innings and the Ridgefield Raptors beat the Springfield Drifters 8-4 on Friday night in their first trip to Drifter Stadium in Springfield, Ore. Read story

Raptors catcher Jacob Sharp, right, celebrates with shortstop Travis Welker on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, after Sharp hit a home run in a game between Ridgefield and the Bend Elks at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Ridgefield Raptors fight back from deficits to take series over Bend Elks

Raptors catcher Jacob Sharp, right, celebrates with shortstop Travis Welker on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, after Sharp hit a home run in a game between Ridgefield and the Bend Elks at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

July 29, 2022, 12:18am Clark County Sports

RIDGEFIELD – The Ridgefield Raptors became the resilient Raptors in Thursday’s series finale against the Bend Elks. They faced deficits at three separate points against the Elks and clawed back each time, scoring all 10 of their runs with two outs. In the aftermath of a five-run sixth inning, the… Read story

Raptors shortstop Travis Welker, left, begins to dash back to first base Tuesday, July 26, 2022, during a game between Ridgefield and the Bend Elks at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Bend Elks homer twice in 7-3 win, even series against Ridgefield Raptors

Raptors shortstop Travis Welker, left, begins to dash back to first base Tuesday, July 26, 2022, during a game between Ridgefield and the Bend Elks at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

July 27, 2022, 11:37pm Clark County Sports

RIDGEFIELD – Few teams in the West Coast League have matched the Ridgefield Raptors’ offensive firepower this season. The Bend Elks, however, are one of those few. The two teams rank first and second among 16 WCL teams in nearly every major offensive statistic. The Elks showed why on Wednesday… Read story

Raptors shortstop Travis Welker, center, tags out Elks outfielder Brady Kasper, left, as Raptors second baseman Jake Tsukada, right, looks on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, during a game between Ridgefield and the Bend Elks at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Ridgefield Raptors get the jump on Bend Elks for series-opening win

Raptors shortstop Travis Welker, center, tags out Elks outfielder Brady Kasper, left, as Raptors second baseman Jake Tsukada, right, looks on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, during a game between Ridgefield and the Bend Elks at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

July 26, 2022, 11:01pm Clark County Sports

RIDGEFIELD – The Ridgefield Raptors took a positive first step in a three-game series against the Bend Elks that could have playoff implications in two weeks. The question now becomes, what will it take for the Raptors to sustain success as they work deeper into the series? Ridgefield topped Bend… Read story

Raptors right fielder Trent Prokes, left, watches as center fielder Austin Caviness throws the ball Tuesday, July 12, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Bellingham Bells at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

After loud start, Ridgefield Raptors’ bats go quiet against Cowlitz Black Bears

Raptors right fielder Trent Prokes, left, watches as center fielder Austin Caviness throws the ball Tuesday, July 12, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Bellingham Bells at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

July 23, 2022, 10:49pm Clark County Sports

LONGVIEW – Had you only watched the Ridgefield Raptors’ first inning on Saturday, it would’ve been safe to assume they were in for a big night offensively against the Cowlitz Black Bears. Three straight base hits from Jacob Sharp, Travis Welker and Trent Prokes set the table for two Ridgefield… Read story

Raptors' Jacob Sharp hits a home run Wednesday, June 1, 2022, during an exhibition game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Cowlitz Black Bears at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Ridgefield Raptors snap losing skid, clinch Columbia River Cup with win over Cowlitz

Raptors' Jacob Sharp hits a home run Wednesday, June 1, 2022, during an exhibition game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Cowlitz Black Bears at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

July 22, 2022, 10:25pm Clark County Sports

LONGVIEW – The Ridgefield Raptors were patient in their approach to a new series on Friday against the Cowlitz Black Bears, following a pair of losses two days prior. Ridgefield lost two straight to the Bend Elks, but had plenty of positives to take away from both in close, 10-9,… Read story

Kara Winger, of the United States, competes in a qualification for the women's javelin throw at the World Athletics Championships on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/David J.

Winger reaches javelin finals at World Championships

Kara Winger, of the United States, competes in a qualification for the women's javelin throw at the World Athletics Championships on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/David J.

July 20, 2022, 6:28pm Clark County Sports

Kara Winger continued a strong finish to her professional javelin career, qualifying for the finals at the World Athletics Championships on Wednesday in Eugene, Ore. Read story

Raptors pitcher Ben Hart throws the ball Wednesday, June 1, 2022, during an exhibition game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Cowlitz Black Bears at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Ridgefield Raptors shut down Springfield Drifters for fifth straight win

Raptors pitcher Ben Hart throws the ball Wednesday, June 1, 2022, during an exhibition game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Cowlitz Black Bears at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

July 16, 2022, 10:50pm Clark County Sports

RIDGEFIELD – When a pitcher and catcher are on the same page like Ben Hart and Isaac Lovings were on Saturday, good things are bound to happen. The left-handed pitcher Hart got the start for the Ridgefield Raptors and struck out his first five batters on the way to a… Read story