A third Bea will soon be playing Division I basketball for the University of Idaho.
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.
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.
When Steven Evans invited some of his Washington Timbers club soccer players to try out for the Vancouver Victory Football Club earlier this year, he was excited — but not too surprised — when Camas students Hayden Reich and Carter Gorczyca took him up on the offer.
Jake Blair recovered from shoulder injury to lead the Camas High School football and baseball teams to successful seasons. Shealyne McGee performed at an elite level in two sports simultaneously.
After Greater St. Helens League officials announced in early 2021 that their schools’ traditional winter sports teams would begin their 2020-21 seasons in April, Camas girls bowling coach Barb Burden reached out to the bowlers from the Papermakers’ 2019-20 squad to ask if they were planning on coming out for the shortened season.
In the summer of 2018, Washougal wrestling coaches John and Heather Carver took their grapplers to North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, for a camp that featured several highly decorated instructors, including Clarissa Chun, a former Team USA competitor who won a bronze medal at the 2012 Olympic Games.
All of Southwest Washington’s high school sports seasons have been shorter than usual during the 2020-21 school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the 2A Greater St. Helens League’s winter campaign, which begins this week, will be the shortest of them all.
Gabriel Kent has known what he wants to do with his life for a long time.