Adrenaline is John Utas’ ally, but it can also be his adversary.
Shielded from the howling wind with electricity still pumping through the gym, the Washougal High School boys basketball team held beat Fort Vancouver 41-37 Thursday in a battle of two boys basketball teams who were 5-0.
The Washougal High School boys and girls basketball teams showed no fear against three of the bigger schools in the Greater St. Helens League.
Jessica, Samantha and Hannah Eakins, and Abby and Tanner Lees are bound by family.
Cory Vombaur has the keys to the wrestling room at Camas High School.
The Washington State and Nike Cross Northwest Regional championship runners from Camas traversed a soggy Glendoveer Golf Course with the best in the nation Saturday.
The Washougal High School boys basketball players took their lumps last season.
The Lady Panthers are no longer looking to the future. Their time is now.
Clark and Caryn Vitek spent the past 22 Thanksgiving vacations playing tennis in Palm Springs, Calif. This year, they had a good reason to stay home. Oh sure, they still played tennis. But this time, it was in their new four court 27,000-square foot translucent covered facility in Camas. Evergreen Tennis, located at 5225 N.W. 38th Avenue, offers free play Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. In December, the facility will be open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Hours will expand in the new year with increasing membership growth. If the need becomes great enough, there are plans to build two more indoor courts on site.
The sound of crashing bowling pins is catching on at Camas High School.
Camas High School runners Emily Wilson, Alissa Pudlitzke, Emma Jenkins and Said Guermali gave Team Washington a dose of mill town power during its BorderClash with Oregon Sunday, on the Nike World Headquarters, in Beaverton, Ore.
VEGA continues to evolve in Camas.
A season should not be defined by its ending, but by its journey.
The view from the start line for these Camas runners was like nothing they had seen before.
The Camas High School volleyball team finished a rung higher on the state championship ladder than it did a season ago.
After a difficult loss to Emerald Ridge in the state quarterfinals, the Camas High School volleyball team earned a better finish than last season when it defeated Tahoma for fifth place. "The seniors will remember the feeling of this last match, and how the entire team came together for a great finish," said senior outside hitter Lauren Harris. "It was the perfect way to wrap up the season," added senior middle blocker Sophi Jacobson. "We played with passion and with heart. It doesn't get much better than that."
In order to play football for the next four weeks, these brothers from Camas are going to have to make every single day count. On the field, and in the classroom, weight room and film room. No stone can be left unturned.
This dream season for the Camas High School girls soccer team turned into a nightmare in the district tournament.
The Camas Papermakers slayed the Battle Ground Tigers in the district championship volleyball match Saturday, but this might not be the last time these two rivals clash on the court.
Courtney Owens, Hannah Lintala, Karina Miller, Meredith Collins, Lydia Lyall, Mackenzie Kitchen and Abby Lees accomplished their goal Saturday.
Emma Jenkins, Alissa Pudlitzke and Emily Wilson finished seconds apart. Maddie Woodson, Kaylee Merritt and Brooke Roy did the same.
Emma Jenkins, Alissa Pudlitzke and Emily Wilson finished in fourth, fifth and 11th place. Maddie Woodson, Kaylee Merritt and Brooke Roy followed in 35th, 36th and 38th place. The strong pact between these Papermakers helped them become state cross country champions for the third time in the last four years Saturday, on the Sun Willows Golf Course, in Pasco.
A flock of Cardinals ran away with the Clark County Youth Football Junior Division Championship.
Courtney Owens was motivated. So were her Washougal teammates.
On the verge of a winning season, the Washougal High School football team did something it hadn’t done in nine years. Defeat Mark Morris.
When a soccer game is on the line, this Camas sisterhood gets stronger by the minute.
The Washougal High School girls cross country extended its season to the state championship meet with a third-place finish at districts Saturday, on the Lewis River Golf Course, in Woodland. "It's so much more special when you make it to state as a team," said captain and senior Karina Miller. Sophomore Courtney Owens hung with the leading runners from Tumwater. She also beat league rival Bailey Birch, of Ridgefield, to the finish line in third place with a time of 19 minutes, 53 seconds.
Heavy rain put a damper on Bryce Samwel’s iron game, but the Washougal golfer pushed through and qualified for state for the third time in his high school career.
After shutting out Skyview and Battle Ground last week at Doc Harris Stadium, the Camas girls soccer team checked the league championship off its list of goals.
Fort Vancouver scored two touchdowns off Washougal turnovers, but the Panthers still had a Casteel up their sleeve.
With 10 new starters on the football field, the Camas High School football team is going back to the playoffs as a number-one seed.
Seven Papermakers finished in the top 11 at Lewisville Park Thursday, making Camas a shoe-in for the district cross country championship.
Emma Jenkins, Alissa Pudlitzke, Emily Wilson, Maddie Woodson, Kaylee Merritt, Gabrielle Postma and Brooke Roy finished in the top 11 to earn a one way ticket to the state championship meet. The combined efforts of these girls made Camas a shoe-in for the district title Thursday, at Lewisville Park in Battle Ground.
Thousands of fans filled both sides of McKenzie Stadium Friday to see the No. 2 and No. 3 ranked high school football teams clash in the rain.
Wins in the 200-meter freestyle relay, 100 backstroke and 400 freestyle relay carried the Camas High School girls swimming team to an 87-83 victory against Mountain View Thursday, at Cascade Athletic Center.
Haley Briggs kicked a golden egg into the basket to help the Washougal High School girls soccer team beat Woodland 2-1 in double overtime Oct. 14, at Fishback Stadium.
Twenty seconds from the opening kickoff, Tristan Roseff triggered a landslide and the Washougal football team buried Hudson’s Bay 48-6 Friday at Kiggins Bowl.
Alissa Pudlitzke has been chasing Alexis Fuller for years. “It’s always fun to run with her because I know we are going to push each other,” Pudlitzke said.
Courtney Owens traversed the sand, gravel, dirt and grass at Capt. William Clark Park in record time Wednesday. The Washougal High School sophomore crossed the finish line in first place with a time of 21 minutes, 19 seconds. “It’s a lot harder than normal because your feet are always slipping, but it’s a good challenge,” Owens said. “Once I got off the beach, I said ‘you got this.’ I felt pretty good coming around to the finish.”
The beat goes on for the Camas football team, to the tune of 77-21. Battle Ground scored a touchdown within the first three minutes of Thursday’s game at District Stadium. After that, it was all Papermakers.
It had been a long time since Ben Gruher and Brian Humphreys went one-on-one on the golf course, but that's what the 4A district tournament boiled down to Tuesday.
The Papermakers left everything on the diamond during the slowpitch softball district championship game Monday, at Heritage High School. Kamryn Schroeder, Tori O’Neill and Emma Jimenez led off the top of the seventh inning with back-to-back-to-back hits to load the bases. Rio Smith added an RBI single, Katie Schroeder delivered a 3-run double and McKinley Johnson knocked in a run on a ground out. Abbi Wong and Kennedy Ferguson kept the rally alive with 2-out base hits, but the next Papermaker grounded out to end the game. Skyview held on for a 12-10 victory.
Propelled by a 35-point wave, the Camas football team methodically dismantled Skyview 56-24 Friday, at Doc Harris Stadium.
No football team has been able to stop Woodland so far.
With throbbing legs and thumping hearts, the Camas High School girls soccer players remained bound and determined until the final whistle.
Playing in front of a packed warehouse at Camas High School propelled the Papermakers to a five-set victory against Battle Ground Sept. 30.
Evergreen got under Camas’ skin, but then the Papermakers showed their resolve.
A long bus ride to Puyallup didn’t keep the Camas High School football team from firing on all cylinders Saturday.
With memories of his grandmother pumping his beating heart, Brandon Casteel tore the Ridgefield Spudders to shreds Friday at Fishback Stadium.
The members of the Washougal High School girls soccer team couldn’t have imagined a better start to the season.