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Ilwaco falls to North Beach, wins vs. Leschi
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Ilwaco falls to North Beach, wins vs. Leschi

LONG BEACH — Ilwaco leapt out to an 8-1 lead over North Beach through two innings, but the Hyaks roared back to win 25-9 in the first game of a Saturday afternoon double-header at Culbertson Field. North Beach took the second game 19-4. Jaymi...

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Softball: Wishkah 17, Naselle 16

Naselle climbed back from an eight-run deficit against Wishkah Valley Monday, but C.J. Morris had the game-winning single in the bottom of the seventh to give the Loggerettes a 17-16 home win in Monday’s wild game. Naselle erupted for 11...

Track: Ilwaco girls 2nd, boys 9th at Kalama

KALAMA — Veteran Ilwaco track stars Alex Kaino, Ebby McMullen and Eliza Bannister had big all-around days, freshman Abby Knopski had a breakout performance with a second-place triple jump, and Ilwaco had several strong relay performances at the...

Six Firsts for Ilwaco in Woodland

Kaytlenn Whelden and Alex Kaino each won a 300-meter hurdles race, Sophia Marsh edged teammate Ebby McMullen for the javelin win, Marcus Connor had the first-place discus throw, and Ilwaco’s girls won two relays at the Tuesday, April 17...

Kukula Two Under at Ocean Shores

Ilwaco’s boys and girls teams won a three-team nine-hole tournament at Ocean Shores on Thursday, April 19, beating Life Christian and North Beach. Blake Kukula won the boys’ medal at two-under par. Madison Chabot and Madeline...

Ilwaco Golfers Win in Longview

Blake Kukula medaled at a three-team tournament at Longview’s Mint Valley Golf Course Friday, April 20, shooting one-over par 36 in nine holes. Brendan Chabot shot 48, Ethan Knopski 50, Charlie Short 59 and John Glenn 61. Ilwaco’s...

Baseball Double-Header: Ilwaco Wins Big in Opener, Hangs on in Second Game

LONG BEACH – Ilwaco swept a double-header against North Beach Saturday, April 21, winning the opener 16-3 and taking a 12-3 lead in the second game before holding on for a 14-11 win. Reese Tynkila homered in the opener and had five hits...

Wirkkala hit beats Astoria
Wirkkala hit beats Astoria
Naselle downs Astoria, Oakville
Softball: Naselle 22, Ilwaco 16
Harman’s homer highlighted Naselle’s win.
Naselle axes Oakville with junk-ball pitching
Naselle axes Oakville with junk-ball pitching
Comets beat Ilwaco, Seaside JVs and Oakville
Ilwaco sweeps Chief Leschi double-header
Ilwaco sweeps Chief Leschi double-header
Ilwaco beat Chief Leschi 16-0 and 17-1 Wednesday
Softball: Naselle 18, Seaside JV 8
Naselle Trailed 8-0 in the Second
Baseball: Naselle 17, Oakville 0

OAKVILLE – Ethan Lindstrom struck out all six batters he faced in Naselle’s 17-0 three-inning victory over Oakville Thursday, April 19. Chase Haataia finished off the short combined perfect game, striking out two of three hitters...

Softball: Ilwaco Wins Two
Ilwaco beat Chief Leschi 19-4 and 22-7 Wednesday
Ilwaco Plays 18 Holes in Astoria

ASTORIA – Ilwaco competed its first 18-hole tournament of the year at Astoria Golf and Country Club Thursday, April 12. The course features holes over hills from the tees and valley fairways. Sophomore Charley Short made his varsity debut,...

Naselle track team competes at Seaside

Naselle’s pole vaulters usually see little or no competition at track meets, but at the Monday, April 9, Daily Astorian Invitational they got a chance to test themselves. Cody Condon and Jack Ruch were both part of a three-way tie for...

Comets host track meet

Shon McEneny’s winning javelin throw and Lilli Zimmerman’s second-place shot put were among the highlights for Naselle at its Thursday, Apr. 12 home track meet, which drew Pacific and Coastal League schools. Naselle’s girls...

Connor Sets Record at Seaside

Marcus Connor’s school-record discus throw highlighted Ilwaco’s performance at the Daily Astorian Invitational in Seaside Monday, April 9. Connor’s throw of 147’9” beat Larry Richardson’s 1968 mark of...

Ilwaco competes at Toutle Meet

Alex Kaino got his 100-meter time near school-record levels at the Toutle Lake track meet Thursday, Apr. 12. Ilwaco faced Kalama, Ketchikan, Onalaska, Winlock, and host Toutle Lake at the meet.

Kaino usually comes in just under 12 seconds...

Great day for a track meet by the sea
Great day for a track meet by the sea
Athletes post great marks on a great day
Scholarship Golf Tourney planned

SURFSIDE — On Saturday, April 21, the Men’s and Women’s Golf Clubs Scholarship Tournament will be held at Surfside Golf Course. This 18-hole, two-person scramble event starts with a 7:30 a.m. check in, and 8 a.m. tee-off. There is...

Ocosta Softball Beats Ilwaco

Kristi Raffelson homered in both games of a double-header as Ocosta beat Ilwaco 18-0 and 23-1 in Westport Monday Apr. 9.

The defending league champions routed Ilwaco in the opener with ten runs in the first and eight in the second, resulting in...

Ilwaco Drops Baseball Double-Header

Ocosta beat Ilwaco 8-1 and 8-3 in a double-header in Westport Monday, Apr. 9. Ilwaco fell to 3-5 overall and 3-2 in league play, while first-place Ocosta improved to 7-1.

“Ocosta is the best team in our league, at least of the...

Naselle 30, Taholah 8

TAHOLAH – Lily Harman was a home run away from the cycle and Taylor Gudmundsen hit two doubles in Naselle’s 30-8 five-inning win over Taholah on Monday, April 9.

Harman’s first-inning line-drive triple to right-center...

Knappa JV 10, Naselle 4

Knappa’s junior varsity team beat Naselle 10-4 Monday, April 9. The teams played with unlimited substitutions. Knappa played varsity players on defense while sending its JV players up to hit. The Comets used a mixture of regulars and bench...

Pe Ell-Valley edges Naselle
Pe Ell-Valley edges Naselle
Back-and-forth game ends up going to north county team
Track Meet Postponed

The Daily Astorian Invitational track meet at Seaside High School, originally scheduled for today, has been postponed until Monday due to expected winds gusting at up to 40 miles per hour. The meet, for which Ilwaco’s and...

Ilwaco 2nd in Naselle track meet
Ilwaco 2nd in Naselle track meet

NASELLE — Ilwaco’s boys and girls track teams each took second behind Northwest Christian at the Naselle track meet Thursday, March 29. Lacey-based Northwest Christian and Ilwaco were the only Pacific League teams at the event. The...

Trailing by 7 in 6th inning, Ilwaco wins

LONG BEACH — Jackson Wilkin’s game-tying, three-run triple highlighted a ten-run sixth inning in Ilwaco’s 11-8 comeback win over South Bend Friday, March 30.

Chase Flynn homered way over the center field fence for the...

Naselle strong on shot put, javelin in home meet
Naselle strong on shot put, javelin in home meet

NASELLE — The Comets took third at a six-team home track and field meet Thursday, March 29. The Comets were outstanding in throwing events, with Shon McEneny’s first-place javelin throw leading a big day for the Comet boys in the...

Naselle falls just short vs. Monte JV

NASELLE — Montesano’s junior varsity team came back after trailing 9-1 to beat the Comets 11-10 in Naselle on Wednesday, March 28.

In the bottom of the seventh, the Comets were down by a run with Courtney Paul on third and two outs...


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