Sports

Washougal teams kick off ‘winter’ season

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.

Kent prepares for last season on basketball team

Gabriel Kent has known what he wants to do with his life for a long time.

More Camas prep sports teams spring into new season

The Camas gymnastics team’s quest for a fourth straight state title is on pause, but it’s not over.

Camas pole vaulter aims for personal high

Sitting in a Tacoma, Washington-area hotel room on the night of May 24, 2019, Camas High School pole vaulter Anna Bedont decided to have a little fun with her appearance for the next day’s 4A state track and field meet at Mount Tahoma High School.

Camas athletes get ready for shortened winter, spring seasons

With no season-ending state championship events to prepare for, Camas High School’s traditional winter and spring sports coaches are adjusting their priorities as they ready their teams to begin truncated 2021 seasons this week.

Washougal QB makes debut on Panthers’ varsity baseball team

Tristan Farrell’s first season as the Washougal High School football team’s starting quarterback included six touchdowns and 904 yards thrown over the 2020-21 condensed season’s five games and a path toward earning an all-2A Greater St. Helens League first-team selection.

Washougal Unified teams place at esports tournament

Special Olympics Washington cancelled all Unified high school sports during the 2020-21 school year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, the group encouraged schools to participate in its “Virtual Winter Games,” which included a wellness cup, a fitness heptathlon and an esports tournament.

Camas distance runner commits to Gonzaga Sam Geiger signs letter of intent to join Bulldogs’ cross country, track teams

Sam Geiger possesses obvious physical gifts, but his mental abilities have helped him become one of the best high school long-distance runners in Washington. He doesn’t get nervous when he’s running a race. He’s able to stay calm and steady by concentrating on his goals and eliminating distractions.

Break pays off for Camas girls soccer team captain

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.

Washougal golfers lead Panthers to championship match

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.