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Comet girls eclipse Knight in non-league game
DAMIAN MULINIX/For the Observer
Comet girls eclipse Knight in non-league game

NASELLE — Kenzie Glenn had a career game with 15 points, 11 rebounds, five assists and four steals as Naselle beat Mary M. Knight 41-30 on Thursday, Dec. 8, to improve to 2-3 in the non-league portion of their season. It was the Comets’...

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IHS wrestlers win in Warrenton
IHS wrestlers win in Warrenton

WARRENTON — Ilwaco freshman Keegan Kemmer won the Warrenton tournament in the 120-pound weight class, taking three matches to improve to 8-0 in his career. Ilwaco added four second-place finishes and five thirds to win the 10-team meet. Rainier...

Warrenton forces NHS turnovers, wins 65-28

WARRENTON — In a fast-break game, the Warriors out-pressed the Comets and ran away from them in a 65-28 win Tuesday, Dec. 5. Warrenton forced 29 Comet turnovers.

The Warriors broke Comet presses and found Fernanda Alvarez under the basket...

IHS boys start strong, win 2, barely lose 1

TOLEDO — The Fishermen took on a top Central League contender on the road and came up a little bit short, falling 45-41 against the Toledo Indians Saturday, Dec. 2. Toledo’s decisive 13-0 run at the end of the second quarter gave them a...

IHS girls notch 1st big win vs. Wahkiakum
IHS girls notch 1st big win vs. Wahkiakum

ILWACO — Out of a timeout, clinging to a four-point lead and needing a basket to stop a 6-0 run, the Fishermen got the ball to their go-to scorer, Makenzie Kaech. Kaech took Erika Glenn’s in-bound pass and dribbled quickly down the...

IHS wins 42 of 58 matches in season opener

KNAPPA — Ilwaco’s wrestling team is less experienced than the powerhouses of recent years, but the project of building the next great team got off to a promising start.

The Fishermen won 42 of 58 matches at Knappa, Oregon, on...

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South Bend High School to debut new turf baseball/softball field this spring
Safe at home: South Bend High School to debut new turf baseball/softball field this spring

SOUTH BEND — Growing up in Naselle, South Bend School District Superintendent Jon Tienhaara says baseball was an important part of his childhood.

“I always loved playing baseball when I was a kid. (It) has always been important to...

Toutle tops NHS boys

TOUTLE LAKE — The Comets went on the road for a tough season opener, playing up a classification against the Ducks, one of the 2B Central League’s strongest teams on Dec. 2. Playing without injured star Antonio Nolan, the Comets hung in...

Comet footballers honored by league
Comet footballers honored by league

NASELLE — Naselle running back and defensive lineman Erik Lund was named Coastal League MVP, linebacker Vince Fauver won defensive MVP, and Cole Dorman was All-League quarterback, following a year when the Comets dominated their league and...

Comet girls beat Pe Ell 44-29

NASELLE — Lilli Zimmerman held sway inside against the Lady Trojans, scoring 16 points on eight of 13 shooting to lead Naselle in its 44-29 home win over Pe Ell on Dec. 1. The Comets led just 6-5 after a quarter, but pulled away for a 20-point...

Lady Fishermen: West side’s top talent
Lady Fishermen: West side’s top talent
Well-balanced offense will be tough to contend with
IHS wrestling starts with a ‘good nucleus’
IHS wrestling starts with a ‘good nucleus’
Strong team begins reconfiguration after most champs graduate
Experienced Comet boys back in force
Experienced Comet boys back in force
Teams has to start season lacking top scorer
Comets girls vie in new league
Comets girls vie in new league
Junior likely to be Naselle’s top scorer
Ilwaco boys basketball preview: 
IHS basketball starts with solid foundation
Ilwaco boys basketball preview: IHS basketball starts with solid foundation
Ilwaco boys basketball preview
Comets lose football quarterfinal
Comets lose football quarterfinal
Comets lose football quarterfinal
Gudmundsen named league volleyball MVP
Gudmundsen named league volleyball MVP
Gudmundsen named league volleyball MVP
Crushing the Champs: Comets advance to State quarterfinals with win vs. Neah Bay
Crushing the Champs: Comets advance to State quarterfinals with win vs. Neah Bay

NASELLE — They say to beat the champ, you have to knock him out. The Comets did that emphatically Friday, crushing the defending state champion Neah Bay Red Devils 72-20 to advance to State quarterfinals.

A devastating wave of injuries,...

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