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March 19, 2020
Camas freshman hurdler Kit Greenhill practices at Cardon Field on Thursday, March 12. (Photos by Wayne Havrelly/Post-Record)

Camas track and field athletes ‘hoping for the best’

When Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced last week that all public and private K-12 schools in the state will be closed until April 24 at the earliest because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Camas track and field athletes were busy training for the upcoming season at Cardon Field.

March 12, 2020
Camas senior Riley Sinclair practices his first-base skills  at a recent practice session. Sinclair is also the Papermakers' No. 1 pitcher this season. (Photos by Wayne Havrelly/Post-Record)

Camas baseball team ready for next step

After advancing to the 4A state tournament quarterfinals last season, the Camas baseball team is turning to champions in other sports to help lead the team even further this year.

March 12, 2020
Washougal snior Gracie Dolan practices her take-off in the long jump at a recent practice session. (Photos by Wayne Havrelly/Post-Record)

Washougal track team reloading with record numbers

Just 30 student-athletes turned out for Washougal track and field team in Dave Hajek’s first season as the Panthers’ coach 24 years ago. This season, a record-setting 98 student-athletes — up from 77 one year ago — showed up for the team’s first practice on Monday, March 2.

March 5, 2020
Camas Papermakers Jalena Carlisle (left) and Katelynn Forner (right) celebrate a playoff win over Skyview High at the 4A GSHL champions on  Feb. 18. The win propelled the Papermakers to the state tournament. (Contributed photo courtesy of Kris Cavin)

Tacoma Dome Bound

It’s not very often a team with 11 losses earns a trip to the 4A Washington state basketball championships, but the Camas Papermakers (16-11) are not your typical 11-loss team.

March 5, 2020

Virus won’t stop state basketball tournaments

Officials running Washington’s state high school basketball championships say they are not taking any chances when it comes to the coronavirus outbreak, but have no plans, as of now, to cancel or postpone state tournaments for high school athletes.

March 4, 2020
Camas High junior Faith Bergstrom catches a pass during a Monday practice at Camas High School in preparation for the team's state tournament game against Glacier Peak in the Tacoma Dome today. (Wayne Havrelly/Post-Record)

Camas girls basketball falls to Glacier Peak

The Camas girls basketball season has ended. The Papermakers lost 46-40 to fourth-seed Glacier Peak at today’s 4A state basketball championships, being held at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington.