Ladders and pitfalls

The Camas and Washougal high school wrestlers continued to climb ladders during the holidays.

Panthers on a road to redemption

Washougal High School seniors Haley Briggs, Crystal Chase and Jolynn Wenick got the Centralia Tigers off their backs.

Camas quality beats Union quantity

Eleven Camas High School gymnasts defeated 30 opponents from Union Saturday, at Northpointe in Vancouver.

Papermaker girls unwrap three victories

A shorthanded Camas High School girls basketball squad still won all three of its games at the Evergreen Holiday Hoops festival.

Pickleball players vary in abilities

Individuals with a variety of health issues and physical abilities are enjoying the sport of pickleball in the local area.

Camas Andersons

A basketball rolls around at the Anderson house, and the boys continue to bounce it.

Camas-Washougal wrestlers battle best of the west

Camas High School senior wrestlers Talon Edmiston and Bryant Elliott advanced to the championship round of their respective 32-man Best of the West brackets Dec. 20, in Pasco. Both Papermakers settled for silver medals to lead the team to seventh place in the 30-school scramble.

Camas slams Evergreen

A Plainsman had a night to remember, but seven Papermakers set a new school record for points in a game. The Camas boys basketball players and coaches hadn’t forgotten about the game-winning buzzer beating over the shoulder basket Robert Franks made against them in the first round of the district tournament. The shot gained national attention. A video of it is available on Youtube.

All-American Storm

The synergy between the athletes and coaches in the Evergreen Storm Track Club is creating All-Americans. “We’re kind of like a family,” said Rachel Blair, a 13-year-old from Camas. “We spend so much time running together.”

Washougal takes control, earns 44-42 victory

The Washougal boys continued their winning streak Thursday as they topped R.A. Long, 44-42. The Panthers (8-0) trailed the Lumberjacks 20-14 late in the first half, but Washougal then scored the final six points of the second quarter to tie the game 20-20 at halftime.