Stories by Dan Trujillo

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December 28, 2017
Jack Latimer (left) and Rylan Thompson lock up during wrestling practice at Camas High School. Thompson is a three-time state placer for the Papermakers. Latimer perservered through the J Robinson 28-day wrestling camp in July.

Building the intensity

The intensity inside the Camas High School wrestling room is bursting through the seams.

December 28, 2017
Camas defenders Marianna Payne (front and center), Courtney Clemmer (right), Hailey Hanson and Jillian Webb (background, left) make sure there is no entry for Jesuit. The Papermakers rallied to defeat the Crusaders, 40-38, for their first victory of the season.

Dome or go home

From only three wins in December one year ago, to playing basketball in the Tacoma Dome for the first time in their lives, the Camas High School girls basketball players never lost sight of the dream.

December 28, 2017
Tre Carlisle shoots the basketball over Zachary Chilian during a scrimmage game in the Papermaker Warehouse. Carlisle has high expectations for Camas this season. "Everybody -- from the crowd to the guys on the bench to the players on the floor -- we're all one."

Camas boys shoots for ‘next level’

Camas High School senior basketball players Connor Shira, Kyle Allen, Ryan Rushall, Jack Glikbarg, Ben Cooke and Gabe Mukobi are ready for the next level.

December 14, 2017
Camas swimmers Chris Xia, Finn McClone, Eric Wu, Mark Kim and Jaden Kim (left to right) are back from last season's state championship squad and ready to race for more glory. Not pictured: Austin Fogel.

State swim champs share spotlight

After capturing the program’s first state team championship, the Camas boys swimmers are ready to make another big splash in 2018.

December 7, 2017
Two-time 200- and 500-meter freestyle state champion Mark Kim values team accomplishments over his own. The Camas High School senior looks forward to joining the Army college swimming team next winter.

Kim swims to West Point

A leader in the pool for the Papermakers, Mark Kim hopes to become a cornerstone for the U.S. Military Academy’s men’s swimming team.