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Ridgefield Raptors starting pitcher Nick Nygard, a Columbia River grad, pitches against the Bend Elks on Saturday at Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Raptors pound 22 hits in 16-5 win over Bend

Ridgefield Raptors starting pitcher Nick Nygard, a Columbia River grad, pitches against the Bend Elks on Saturday at Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

June 5, 2021, 10:20pm Clark County Sports

Ridgefield pounded 22 hits on Saturday in a 16-5 win over the Bend Elks at Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex. Read story

Ridgefield Raptors pitcher Nick Jennings threw six shutout innings in a 5-1 win over the Bend Elks on Friday at Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Skyview grad Jennings pitches Raptors past Bend, 5-1

Ridgefield Raptors pitcher Nick Jennings threw six shutout innings in a 5-1 win over the Bend Elks on Friday at Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

June 4, 2021, 9:43pm Clark County Sports

Nick Jennings threw six shutout innings as the Ridgefield Raptors beat the Bend Elks 5-1 their West Coast League opener Friday at Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex. Read story

Ridgefield outfielder Caden Connor, left, eyes Cowlitz pitcher Mark Woinarowicz on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, during the Ridgefield Raptors' 10-8 loss to the Cowlitz Black Bears at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Raptors baseball flying after a year of being grounded

Ridgefield outfielder Caden Connor, left, eyes Cowlitz pitcher Mark Woinarowicz on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, during the Ridgefield Raptors' 10-8 loss to the Cowlitz Black Bears at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

June 2, 2021, 11:41pm Clark County Sports

A new season. A new trophy. A newfound appreciation. The Ridgefield Raptors’ season-opener Wednesday didn’t just signal a return of West Coast League collegiate wood bat baseball after a cancelled 2020 season. Read story

Ridgefield Raptors head coach Chris Cota returns after last season was canceled by COVID-19.

Ridgefield Raptors will be hungry for baseball competition

Ridgefield Raptors head coach Chris Cota returns after last season was canceled by COVID-19.

May 29, 2021, 6:01am Clark County Sports

The last time Chris Cota wore a baseball uniform, he was coaching on the day the sports world ground to a halt. Read story

Golfers Cory Gerlack, left, and Geoffrey Howell wrap up a golf game at Lakeview Par 3 Golf Challenge.

Lakeview Par 3 golf course near Vancouver Lake to close

Golfers Cory Gerlack, left, and Geoffrey Howell wrap up a golf game at Lakeview Par 3 Golf Challenge.

May 26, 2021, 6:05am Business

Owners of Lakeview Par 3 Golf Challenge are planning to close the popular course later this year, citing disagreements with Clark County over the property’s value and taxes. Read story

A local kids baseball team called the ACES dedicated their season to benefit a non-profit organization called Team Luke Hope for Minds. The nonprofit assists children who have experienced traumatic brain injuries.

Vancouver Aces baseball team raises money for kids with brain injuries

A local kids baseball team called the ACES dedicated their season to benefit a non-profit organization called Team Luke Hope for Minds. The nonprofit assists children who have experienced traumatic brain injuries.

May 17, 2021, 4:42pm Clark County Sports

A local youth baseball team called the Aces dedicated their season to benefit a nonprofit organization that assists children who have experienced traumatic brain injuries. Read story

In the Community: Vancouver Victory soccer returns

May 17, 2021, 4:38pm Clark County Sports

Vancouver Victory FC returns to action this year after not having a 2020 season due to the pandemic. Read story

Not since the inaugural season in 2019 have fans seen the Ridgefield Raptors play baseball in person. With the 2021 season set to begin in June, fans will be welcomed back at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Raptors baseball planning to welcome back fans

Not since the inaugural season in 2019 have fans seen the Ridgefield Raptors play baseball in person. With the 2021 season set to begin in June, fans will be welcomed back at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

May 16, 2021, 6:01am Clark County Sports

In preparing for this summer’s West Coast League baseball season, Ridgefield Raptors General Manager Gus Farah has felt like a batter seeing nothing but curveballs. Read story

College notebook: Woodland grad helps College of Idaho softball reach NAIA nationals

May 12, 2021, 10:26pm Clark County Sports

College of Idaho softball is headed to the NAIA nationals on the heels of a program first. Read story

Woodland senior Lucy George clears a hurdle in the 100-meter hurdles at a 2A Greater St. Helens League track meet on  April 15 at Woodland High School. George, a Grand Canyon University track and field commit, hasn't lost an event this season - she has competed in the long jump, high jump, hurdles, javelin and shot put - and has a Division I collegiate spot locked up. But while others see athletic success, George struggles to find confidence in herself. She still battles with body image issues and grapples daily with overcoming an eating disorder that stemmed from a past coach telling her she needed to lose weight.

Woodland High track star battled ‘dark days’ with eating disorder

Woodland senior Lucy George clears a hurdle in the 100-meter hurdles at a 2A Greater St. Helens League track meet on  April 15 at Woodland High School. George, a Grand Canyon University track and field commit, hasn't lost an event this season - she has competed in the long jump, high jump, hurdles, javelin and shot put - and has a Division I collegiate spot locked up. But while others see athletic success, George struggles to find confidence in herself. She still battles with body image issues and grapples daily with overcoming an eating disorder that stemmed from a past coach telling her she needed to lose weight.

May 6, 2021, 6:01am Clark County Health

Woodland High School senior Lucy George is undefeated in track and field this season. Read story