February 8, 2024
Mihaela Keller-Loss, who trains at The Base Camas jiujitsu academy, will compete March 10, 2024, in her second professional mixed martial arts fight in Houston, Texas. (Contributed photos courtesy of Mihaela Keller-Loss)

Washougal mixed martial arts fighter preps for second professional bout

Mihaela Keller-Loss has worked diligently to improve her grappling and wrestling techniques since switching from sport karate to mixed martial arts (MMA) several years ago. But the Washougal resident’s greatest strength continues to be her striking ability, which she used to win more than 20 world championships during her two decades as a karate fighter.

December 28, 2023
Lone Wolf Jiu Jitsu Academy students show off their medals following the Grappling Industries Portland competition, held Sunday, Dec. 10, 2023, in Happy Valley, Ore. (Contributed photo courtesy Don Stoner)

Washougal jiu-jitsu students win big at tournament

The Vancouver-based Fabiano Scherner Association, consisting mostly of students from Washougal’s Lone Wolf Jiu Jitsu Academy, took first place Dec. 10, at the Grappling Industries Portland Tournament, held in Happy Valley, Oregon.

October 19, 2023
Dante Humble scores the first run for the Camas 11- to 12-year-old all-star team in the district championship game at Forest Home Park in Camas in July 2014. (Post-Record files)

Sports Fields Strike Out: Camas Council splits vote 4-3, knocks down field contract

In an unexpected move this week, a majority of Camas City Council members pulled the plug on a citywide sports field plan that would have, according to Camas Parks and Recreation Director Trang Lam, given the City a management tool to “efficiently and cost-effectively maintain and enhance its existing fields,” while also providing a plan to meet the city’s growing demand for sports fields.