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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

Ricky Simon, left, in action against Jack Shore during their mixed martial arts bout at UFC on ABC 3, Saturday, July 16, 2022, in Elmont, NY. Simon won via 2nd round submission.

Vancouver’s Ricky Simon runs UFC win streak to five

Ricky Simon, left, in action against Jack Shore during their mixed martial arts bout at UFC on ABC 3, Saturday, July 16, 2022, in Elmont, NY. Simon won via 2nd round submission.

July 16, 2022, 10:49am Clark County Sports

Vancouver’s Ricky Simon earned his biggest win in the UFC on Saturday, submitting previously unbeaten Jack Shore to run his win streak to five. 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 continue on hot home streak, beat Drifters 4-3

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 15, 2022, 11:05pm Clark County Sports

Stephen Espinoza drove in the game-winning run in the eighth inning, Gary Hall earned the save by striking out two of Springfield’s final three batters and the Ridgefield Raptors took the series opener over the Drifters 4-3 on Friday night at Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Center. KEY MOMENTS: Ridgefield capitalized on… Read story

Raptors second baseman Nate Kirkpatrick tags out a tumbling Bellingham baserunner Tuesday, July 12, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Bellingham Bells at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Ridgefield Raptors complete series sweep of Bellingham Bells — their first of the season

Raptors second baseman Nate Kirkpatrick tags out a tumbling Bellingham baserunner Tuesday, July 12, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Bellingham Bells at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

July 14, 2022, 11:52pm Clark County Sports

Consistency has eluded the Ridgefield Raptors at times this summer, yet for the past three games, they’ve put all the pieces together. The end result, a 7-3 win over the Bellingham Bells on Thursday at Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Center, clinched the Raptors’ first series sweep of the season. Read story

Raptors batter Trent Prokes readies for a pitch Tuesday, June 28, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Portland Pickles at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Ridgefield Raptors’ bats stay hot to clinch series win over the Bellingham Bells

Raptors batter Trent Prokes readies for a pitch Tuesday, June 28, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Portland Pickles at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

July 13, 2022, 11:35pm Clark County Sports

RIDGEFIELD – More fifth-inning fireworks from the Ridgefield Raptors made the difference in clinching a series win over the Bellingham Bells. Just like Tuesday’s five-run fifth, which included two homers, the Raptors matched those numbers Wednesday with a Jacob Sharp solo home run and an Isaac Lovings two-run bomb, which… Read story

Raptors third baseman Justin Trimble, right, celebrates after a double Tuesday, July 12, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Bellingham Bells at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Ridgefield Raptors’ best defense against the Bellingham Bells is offense in 13-7 win

Raptors third baseman Justin Trimble, right, celebrates after a double Tuesday, July 12, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Bellingham Bells at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

July 12, 2022, 11:23pm Clark County Sports

The Raptors scored nine unanswered runs after spotting the Bells a 3-0 lead in the top of the first, and held on for a 13-7 win in Tuesday’s series opener at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex. Read story

Vancouver's Jordan Suell (2) of the Philadelphia Stars catches a touchdown pass against the Birmingham Stallions during the United States Football League championship game on July 3 in Canton, Ohio.

Jordan Suell’s pro football dream gains yardage in new USFL

Vancouver's Jordan Suell (2) of the Philadelphia Stars catches a touchdown pass against the Birmingham Stallions during the United States Football League championship game on July 3 in Canton, Ohio.

July 11, 2022, 7:09pm Clark County Sports

One thing on Jordan Suell’s off-season to-do list as a professional football player is getting a new batch of receiver gloves. Read story

Raptor's Safea Mauai, right, takes a practice swing while Riley McCarthy is at bat during a game against the Walla Walla Sweets at Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex on Friday, June 3, 2022.

Raptors Road Trip: Yakima Valley 7, Ridgefield 1

Raptor's Safea Mauai, right, takes a practice swing while Riley McCarthy is at bat during a game against the Walla Walla Sweets at Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex on Friday, June 3, 2022.

July 9, 2022, 10:41pm Clark County Sports

The Raptors had eight hits Saturday night but left nine runners on base and had just two hits over the final three innings of a 7-1 loss to the Yakima Valley Pippins at Yakima County Stadium. Read story