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Battle Ground golf coach Eric Liljedahl stepping down after 40 years

July 30, 2020, 7:04pm Editor's Choice

After 40 years and more than 400 combined wins as the coach of Battle Ground High School’s boys and girls golf programs, Eric Liljedahl is calling it quits. Read story

Battle Ground boosters planning drive-through concession sale on Saturday night

May 15, 2020, 12:02pm Prep Sports

Club hopes to sell off inventory that was planned for canceled spring sports events Read story

Union's Tanner Toolson waves to his fans one final time after a 4A State trophy game Saturday at the Tacoma Dome. Union finished third.

Toolson, Perry earned Associated Press all-state honors for boys basketball

Union's Tanner Toolson waves to his fans one final time after a 4A State trophy game Saturday at the Tacoma Dome. Union finished third.

March 25, 2020, 12:23pm Prep Sports

River's Snook and La Center's Ecklund also earn first-team honors Read story

Union's Tanner Toolson went from a 5-foot-6 freshman nicknamed "Little Bambi" into a 6-foot-5 standout for the 27-1 Titans and the All-Region player of the year.

All-Region Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Union senior Tanner Toolson

Union's Tanner Toolson went from a 5-foot-6 freshman nicknamed "Little Bambi" into a 6-foot-5 standout for the 27-1 Titans and the All-Region player of the year.

March 21, 2020, 5:00pm Newsletter

To most basketball players, a postseason award is a humbling honor, and a reflection of a season filled with successes. For Union High's Tanner Toolson, The Columbian's All-Region boys basketball player of the year, it symbolizes so much more. Read story

Federal Way eliminates Battle Ground boys

March 4, 2020, 9:05pm Prep Sports

TACOMA — The sweat clung to Kaden Perry’s face, a droplet of perspiration falling from his chin in a slow but steady drip. The Battle Ground senior wore on his face what the rest of the team was feeling: the fatigue of a long season that saw its… Read story

Kaden Perry goes up for two of his game-high 31 points Saturday in Battle Ground's 72-57 win over Inglemoor.

Tigers head back to Tacoma after 4A regional win

Kaden Perry goes up for two of his game-high 31 points Saturday in Battle Ground's 72-57 win over Inglemoor.

February 29, 2020, 10:01pm Prep Sports

LONGVIEW — Of Kaden Perry’s four dunks on the night that drew rave reviews from the crowd at Mark Morris High School’s Ted M. Natt Court, the last one slammed Battle Ground’s way into the Class 4A Hardwood Classic with authority.  Perry’s game-high 31 points and… Read story

Union senior Tanner Toolson hugs teammate Kaden Horn after the 4A bi-district boys basketball championship game against Battle Ground at Prairie High School on Saturday, February 22, 2020. Union beat Battle Ground 82-57.

Union boys remain perfect, beat Battle Ground for bi-district title

Union senior Tanner Toolson hugs teammate Kaden Horn after the 4A bi-district boys basketball championship game against Battle Ground at Prairie High School on Saturday, February 22, 2020. Union beat Battle Ground 82-57.

February 22, 2020, 9:34pm Latest News

BRUSH PRAIRIE – To cut the final string on the basketball net, everyone on the Union boys basketball team played a role. Read story

Battle Ground boys win another overtime thriller

February 19, 2020, 8:56pm Prep Sports

Cole Billingsley's steal at mid-court and lay-in with 32 seconds to play in the extra session were the go-ahead points in the Battle Ground's 63-59 win over Kentwood on Wednesday night. Read story

Winter athlete of the week (The Columbian files)

Nominees for Week 9 winter sports prep athlete of the week

Winter athlete of the week (The Columbian files)

February 17, 2020, 11:44am Prep Sports

Voting remains open through Thursday Read story

Perry’s putback secures Battle Ground boys regional berth

February 14, 2020, 9:34pm Prep Sports

Twenty-one lead changes. Seven tie games. And one final putback to send the Battle Ground Tigers to the 4A State Regionals. Kaden Perry caught Nate Millspaugh’s 3-point carom and lifted it back in to give the Tigers a 69-67 overtime victory over Skyview in the… Read story