Sports

Injury knocks Camas runner out of state meet

Most athletes believe in the “practice makes perfect” proverb, which states that people can become better at something if they do it over and over again. But in the past year, Camas High School cross country runner Katelyn Flolo has realized that less is more when it comes to maximizing her talents and, more importantly, taking care of her body.

Seeing Triple: Washougal sisters integral to Panthers soccer team

As triplets, Molly, Emily and Lauren Rabus share a special bond that not even most other sets of siblings could completely understand. It’s almost telepathic, in a way.

Washougal tennis duo finishes in 3rd place at district tournament

At the start of the 2021 Washougal High School boys tennis season, senior Gavin Kestner and junior Tucker Kneipp thought that they’d be facing off in weekly “challenge” matches to determine the squad’s No. 1 singles player for next competition.

Celebrated coach back in the game

When Rory Oster approached Roland Minder about returning to his post as head coach of the Camas High School boys soccer team earlier this year, the Papermakers’ hall-of-famer wasn’t entirely enthusiastic about the proposition.

Washougal volleyball player is team’s ’emotional pillar’

At the start of the Washougal High School volleyball team’s 2021 campaign, Lexi Melton was unsure about the role she would be asked to play by Juno Cruz, the team’s third head coach in the past four years. But she asked a lot of questions and never shied away from opportunities to take on new challenges.

Staying connected on the softball field

As a full-time Running Start student taking online classes through Clark College, Natalie Collins doesn’t see the inside of the Washougal High School building very much these days. But thanks to her time spent as a member of the Panthers’ slow-pitch and fast-pitch squads, Collins still feels like she’s a part of the greater school community.

Game Changer: Football helps Camas teen cope with mental health diagnoses

When doctors diagnosed their then 9-year-old son with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and bipolar depression, Josh and Sarah Christensen sought professional advice to help their son, Noah Christensen, thrive.

A lane of their own: Washougal swimmers break from Camas

For the first time, Washougal High School girls swimmers have a team of their own.

Camas slowpitch focused on ‘fun’

The Camas High School slowpitch softball team is maintaining a positive outlook despite a slow start to its 2021 season.

Camas girls soccer has ‘unfinished business’

The Camas girls soccer team capped a successful 2019 campaign with a disappointing loss to Enumclaw in a 4A District 3/4 tournament game that it thought it should’ve won. The Papermakers went undefeated during the 2020 season, but couldn’t prove themselves against the best teams in Washington due to the absence of the 4A state tournament, cancelled by the COVID-19 pandemic.