Though many young athletes prefer to specialize in one sport, training and playing with school, club and travel squads year-round in order to maximize their skills and land college scholarships, Camas High senior Josie Rein is not one of them.
In the fall of 2019, Washougal High School golfers Trevor Evers and Chase Baldwin qualified for the 2020 2A state tournament. which was scheduled for May but eventually canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Disc golf is coming to Washougal.
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned fall sports into winter-and-early-spring sports for most Washington high schools, including Camas and Washougal, where athletes and coaches have returned to their softball diamonds, volleyball courts and soccer pitches with great enthusiasm.
Even though the Camas and Washougal high school football teams won’t get the chance to replicate or improve upon their special 2019 campaigns this winter, players say they’re elated to return to the field for competitive play after the COVID-19 pandemic delayed their 2020 seasons by five months.
Kara Prynne never imagined that her high school coaching career would start the way it has.
The long wait is finally over for six Camas and Washougal high school sports teams.
Bill Marshall didn’t know a thing about disc golf when he was introduced to the sport by a friend in 2015. He had never really considered himself as much of an athlete. He had played “ball” golf a handful of times, but came to the conclusion that it just wasn’t for him.
Darcy Mueller joined Camas Soo Bahk Do last March, right before the COVID-19 pandemic forced the martial arts studio to close for in-person instruction, but decided to remain in her classes, which had transitioned to a remote setting.
Mike Wolfe has seen more and more new faces during his regular trips to the pickleball courts at Hathaway Park in Washougal as one of the fastest-growing sports in the United States continues to gain popularity in East Clark County.