Camas softball team passes first test in extra innings

After losing to Battle Ground and Union by a run, the Camas High School softball team turned the tide against Mountain View in extra innings Wednesday.

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Effort leads to league title

Alissa Pudlitzke knows her high school track career is coming to an end in a month.

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Panthers gain pride at Twilight meet

Washougal pride was on display during the Panther Twilight track and field meet Friday, at Fishback Stadium.

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Catching fire on the diamond

Seven victories in the last eight varsity games breathes new life into the Camas High School baseball program.

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Camas tennis team doubles up on Union

Meghal Sheth and Hannah Giannan teamed up on the tennis court for the first time.

Panthers push their opponents on the road

Washougal limited R.A. Long to an unearned run and two hits Monday, in Longview. That was all the Lumberjills needed to defeat the Panthers 1-0 in softball.

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Soccer league still belongs to Camas

The Camas High School soccer team wrapped up the league championship with three games to spare Friday, but the boys didn’t celebrate.

Camas head softball coach put on leave

Camas High School head softball coach Ken Nidick was absent from the dugout during Wednesday's home game against Battle Ground because he has been put on administrative leave by the district.

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Defining victories for Washougal baseball team

Just as Ryan Krout wrapped his hands around the bag to ensure the tying run touched home plate for Washougal, Brandon Casteel took a risk to score the winning run and succeeded Monday.

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Oregon Relays go to the Papermakers

The Camas High School track and field athletes had one more lap left in them.

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On a golden destiny

First there was rain, then there was fog and more downpour in this overtime soccer dunk contest at Doc Harris Stadium.

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Fun in the sun

Rivalries disappeared on this sunny day. These golfers were having too much fun.

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TreeSong’s roots grow in Washougal

TreeSong has become a 24-hour, 365-day melody for Michelle Baumann.

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All for the VEGA family

Ryan Dietzman and Trace Jacquot competed for their VEGA family for the last time in Clark County Saturday.

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Panthers kick Hawks to the curb

The rain didn’t let up for one second, and neither did the Washougal High School boys soccer team.

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Panther soccer team breaks through Beaver dam

When Sam Razumovskiy skipped the soccer ball past the Woodland keeper like a rock on the Washougal River, it ended a 135-minute scoring drought and helped the Panthers defeat the Beavers 1-0 Friday at Fishback Stadium.

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Papermakers unravel rivals

As the rain poured down and the Union High School girls softball team put two runs up on the scoreboard in the first inning, the Camas Papermakers realized its for real now.

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Chariots of Panthers

Three Washougal Panthers had the Ridgefield track all to themselves Thursday.

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Deflating the competition

After losing the district title to Skyview in a shootout a season ago, the Camas High School boys soccer team gained a sliver of revenge Wednesday at Doc Harris Stadium.

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Camas, Union baseball and softball teams clash Wednesday

Papermakers and Titans are headed for a collision on the diamond Wednesday, at Camas High School. First pitches are scheduled for 4 p.m.

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Passing the torch

College spring break gave former Washougal High School track and field athletes an opportunity to see the new Panthers in action at Fishback Stadium Thursday.

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Going the distance

After an exhilarating day of hurdling and handing off the baton, Camas High School seniors Jordan Davis and Ryan Gunther gained Athlete of the Meet awards at the Tiger Invitational Saturday, in Battle Ground.

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Camas softball pitcher continues wicked pace

Whether she steps into the pitcher’s circle or the batter’s box, Katie Schroeder strikes fear into the hearts of her opponents.

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Panthers rain on Mountain View

The rain wouldn’t let up in Washougal March 17, and neither would the Panthers during a five-run fifth inning that led to a 7-2 victory against Mountain View.

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Only rivalry left

The Camas and Washougal high school rivalry thrived for more than a century, but now the games between these two neighbors are rare.

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Turning the tide

Camas stepped on to enemy soil at Union High School Monday, and made a statement against the defending league champions.

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Seamless effort

The Camas High School boys soccer team made the last five minutes of each half count in a 3-0 victory against Hockinson Monday, at Doc Harris Stadium.

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Washougal fighter primed for heavyweight title shot

Washougal mixed martial artist Chris De La Rocha fights for his first professional heavyweight championship Saturday, at the Clark County Event Center, in Ridgefield.

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Community ballpark comes alive at 75

Approaching its second diamond anniversary, Louis Bloch Park will be shining brighter than ever by April.

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Camas girls lose grip in first round of state tournament

Saturday’s state regional playoff game slipped away from Camas High School girls basketball team in the second quarter.

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A stroke of genius

Kayla Yraceburu’s evolution from swimming to rowing has been a stroke of genius.

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Bittersweet loss for Camas boys

Although they were thrilled to be playing in the basketball program’s first state playoff game in 51 years, turnovers and missed free throws in the final minute broke the Camas boy’s hearts.

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Winter all-league athletes and coaches

Here is the list of Camas and Washougal high school winter all-league athletes and coaches.

Camas basketball teams are bound for state

The Camas High School boys and girls basketball teams are on the same path to the state tournament.

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Dazzling finale for Lees

After coming up short in the state championship match a year ago, Abby Lees returned to the Tacoma Dome and earned her place on the top of the podium.

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Swimmers say: REMEMBER CAMAS

The Papermakers didn’t need a diving board to spring to second place at the state meet Saturday.

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Lofstead keeps raising the bar

Caleigh Lofstead's third high school state gymnastics meet was short, but sweet. The Camas High School junior earned her first 10.0 starting value on the uneven bars this season Friday, at the Tacoma Dome. She put together one of her best routines and was rewarded with a score of 8.25.

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Camas-Washougal wrestlers earn tickets to Tacoma

Ten Washougal and two Camas high school wrestlers are destined for the Tacoma Dome Friday. Those still competing against the best in the state Saturday achieve medals.

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Swim it forward

When it comes to academics, competition and teamwork, the Camas High School boys swimmers are worth their weight in gold.

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Panthers break 32-year playoff curse

After winning its first playoff game since 1983, the Washougal High School girls basketball team pushed Mark Morris to the final buzzer in the semifinals Monday, at Ridgefield High School.

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Camas sweeps Heritage on Hoops for Pink night

The Camas High School basketball teams swept Heritage off the court Thursday, and raised thousands of dollars for breast cancer research.

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Thompson clinches district title

Rylan Thompson has never forgotten his loss to Taggart Hartwig in middle school.

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Makings of a special team

With Heritage nipping at their heels, the Camas High School gymnasts swung for a second straight district championship Saturday, at the Northpointe gym in Vancouver.

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PANTHERMANIA

The Washougal Panthers defended their home turf against wrestlers from the southern region of Washington state Saturday.

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Papermade athletes are college bound

The biggest assembly of Papermakers particpated in National College Signing Day today, at Camas High School. Eight athletes were advertised. Four more completed the final steps just in time. All of them thanked their parents, teachers, coaches, teammates, friends, family and community for their unwavering support for the past 12 years.

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Dome dreams begin at home

Several Greater St. Helens wrestlers will begin the journey to the Tacoma Dome in Camas and Washougal.

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Hoops for Pink

There’s only one evening of basketball scheduled in Camas this week, and it’s the most important one.

Papermaker football players receive scholarships

Since James Price and Gabe Lopes watched each other’s backs on the football field for the past four years, it seemed fitting for the two Camas Papermakers to receive scholarships on the same night.

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Happy to be home

Happy to be home for the first time in weeks, the Camas High School basketball teams kept rolling along Friday.

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Championship quest

The Camas High School boys swimming team completed the first step on its quest for championships.