Preps

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.

‘High expectations’ for local athletes as fall prep sports get underway

After a tumultuous 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, prep sports in Camas-Washougal are off to a more normal start this fall. Following is a preview of three local teams — Washougal volleyball, Camas boys golf and Washougal cross country — that have set their aspirations high for the 2021 prep sports season:

Are you ready for some football?

Friday night lights are returning to East Clark County.

State loosens guidelines around prep sports in time for school year

With the return of full regular-season schedules, state tournaments and mask-free competition, many prep sports in Camas and Washougal will look and feel more familiar this year.

Washougal sophomore picked for prestigious QB event

Though he has not yet played in a varsity football game, Holden Bea recently earned a place among the best high school quarterbacks in the Pacific Northwest.

Camas golfer will play for Naval Academy’s golf team

When Owen Huntington was a child, he acquired an interest in two things: golf and a military career. The recent Camas High School graduate will pursue both at his new home — the United States Naval Academy.

Washougal High to offer sports camps in July

The Family That Plays Together

A third Bea will soon be playing Division I basketball for the University of Idaho.

The Comeback Kid

Nobody would have blamed McKenna Jackson if she decided against turning out for the Washougal High School girls basketball team this year after sustaining full tears to her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and meniscus in her left knee in August 2020.

Washougal equestrian team ends season on high note

The Washougal equestrian team began preparing for its 2021 season last fall, implementing strict COVID-19 safety protocols in order to make sure it completed its season safely.