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Ilwaco girls win soccer finale

ILWACO — Erika Glenn scored three goals in the final game of Ilwaco’s first soccer season, a 4-0 road win over Rainier. Josie Haberman had the other goal.

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Football: Nolan Injured in Naselle Win
Football: Nolan Injured in Naselle Win

NASELLE — The Comets beat Lummi 54-6 in a game that referees ended early after Comet running back Antonio Nolan took a shocking post-play, blindside shot that leveled him and had teammates and fans fearing the worst.

The hit on Nolan...

Volleyball: Firm Foundation over Naselle in five sets
Volleyball: Firm Foundation over Naselle in five sets

NASELLE — Firm Foundation beat Naselle 20-25, 25-22, 25-21, 22-25, 15-6 Thursday, Oct. 18, in Naselle, splitting the season series with Naselle and moving into a tie with the Comets for first place in the Columbia Valley League. Naselle fell to...

Ilwaco Volleyball Beats Pe Ell in Three Sets

ILWACO — Donning tie-dyed pink, blue and purple uniform tops in support of a local girl battling cancer, Ilwaco defeated Pe Ell 25-13, 25-23, 25-21 Thursday, Oct. 18. A raffle at the game raised funds for the medical expenses of Dylan Harrell,...

Go, go, go Fishermen! Win, win, win!
Go, go, go Fishermen! Win, win, win!
Ilwaco High School cheerleaders lead the crowd and support the team
At the Great Columbia Crossing, sunny skies, soaring views
At the Great Columbia Crossing, sunny skies, soaring views
Thousands of people crossed the Astoria Bridge on Sunday for the annual 10K
Soccer: Ilwaco 3, Seaside JV 1

SEASIDE — Goals from Elle Personius, Sunny Kemmer and Erika Glenn lifted Ilwaco to a 3-1 Tuesday, Oct. 16 victory over Seaside’s junior varsity team.

Personius, Ilwaco’s leading scorer, faked left and attacked straight down...

Volleyball: Naselle Over Columbia Adventist

Naselle beat Columbia Adventest 25-18, 25-20, 25-20 in Battle Ground Tuesday, Oct. 16. Taylor Gudmundsen had 31 assists, 12 digs and seven aces. Holly Disch had 10 kills, while Kenzie Glenn added nine.

Ilwaco boys and girls take first in cross country

Daniel Whiting and Tristan Trudell took second and third in a field of 76 runners at the Bigfoot Invitational in Twin Rock Friends Camp in Rockaway Beach, Oregon, on Tuesday, Oct. 9. Whiting and Trudell led Ilwaco’s boys team to a first-place...

Naselle 82, Darrington 22

Naselle scored 11 touchdowns for an 82-22 road win over Darrington on Friday, Oct. 12. Darrington (2-5, 0-4 in Northwest League play) kept things fairly close for a while against Naselle (6-1, 4-0), trailing only 38-22 late in the second quarter. But...

Volleyball: Naselle over WSD
Volleyball: Naselle over WSD

Taylor Gudmundsen served 11 aces in Naselle’s 25-14, 25-8, 25-8 home blowout of the Washington School for the Deaf Thursday, Oct. 11. Kenzie Glenn had a near-perfect stat line, nailing six kills in ten attempts without an error and...

Volleyball: South Bend Beats Ilwaco

ILWACO – Hard hitting by Karley Reidinger and Jessica Sanchez led South Bend to a 25-21, 25-12, 25-20 win over Ilwaco Thursday, Oct. 11.

Asu Herrera-Sanchez nailed a shot right on the back line to cut the Indians’ first set...

Soccer: Ilwaco 2, Astoria JV 0
Soccer: Ilwaco 2, Astoria JV 0

ILWACO – Elle Personius scored goals at the end of both halves for a 2-0 Ilwaco victory over Astoria’s junior varsity team Wednesday, Oct. 10.

The teams were locked in a stalemate for most of the first half, with neither creating...

Volleyball: Ocosta over Ilwaco

Ocosta remained undefeated with a 25-23, 26-24, 25-13 home win over Ilwaco Tuesday, Oct. 9.

The Wildcats, 10-0 at week’s end and 5-0 in the Pacific League, faced a tough contest the first two sets.

“Sophia Marsh did well.

Adult Recreation: 10-10-18


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Toby’s Iron Men 3 2


Ilwaco Cross-Country Competes at South Sound Invite

Freshman Emma Brundage set a personal record with a 23:28.5 run at the Oct. 6 Bill Kehoe South Sound Invite at St. Martins University in Lacey. Brundage took 83rd in a tough field of 147 runners, mostly from big schools, in the varsity race.

Home Team Stands Out at Black Lake Race

The Ilwaco High School boys cross-country team had nine of the top twelve runners and the girls team had three of the top five at the home meet at Black Lake Thursday, Oct. 4.

Ilwaco’s Daniel Whiting won his race in 19:14, beating...

Naselle JV football beats WSD

Warren Wirkkala went 16 of 24 for 294 yards and had 96 yards on eight carries in the Naselle junior varsity team’s first game of the season, a 54-32 home win over the Washington School for the Deaf on Wednesday, Oct. 3. Jason Harman...

Life Christian beats Ilwaco in Close Match

ILWACO – Life Christian scored the final six points in a comeback 25-16, 18-25, 17-25, 25-19, 15-13 win over Ilwaco Thursday, Oct. 6. For Ilwaco, which came in with three straight wins over Pe Ell, Chief Leschi and North Beach,...

Soccer: Clatskanie 6, Ilwaco 0
Ilwaco’s soccer team was shut out in Clatskanie Thursday.
Naselle 54, Neah Bay 0
Homecoming King Vince Fauver, an offensive lineman, scored his first career touchdown
Ilwaco 20, Ocosta 7

Quarterback Ethan Personius ran for 115 yards and two touchdowns, leading Ilwaco to a 20-7 road win over Ocosta Friday, Oct. 5. Ilwaco improved to 4-0 in league play and knocked Ocosta (2-1) from the ranks of the unbeaten. Willapa Valley and Ilwaco...

Volleyball: Naselle Defeats Firm Foundation

The Comets beat Firm Foundation 25-18, 25-17, 25-13 Tuesday, Oct. 2. Holly Disch had 15 kills and 11 digs, Taylor Gudmundsen had 32 assists, nine digs and served five aces, and Sophie Scrabeck added eight digs. Naselle will host the Washington...

Volleyball: Ilwaco over North Beach

OCEAN SHORES – Ilwaco won its third straight game, beating North Beach 25-23, 25-16, 25-15 Tuesday, Oct. 2.

Ilwaco coach Michaela Eastham has tinkered with Ilwaco’s lineup in recent games. She moved Sophia Marsh and Jaymi...

Ilwaco Team Runs at Nike Event

Ilwaco’s cross-country team competed at the Nike Twilight Invitational at Cedarcrest Golf Course in Marysville Saturday, Sept. 29. Tristan Trudell led Ilwaco’s boys with a season-best 18:20, while Carli Kemmer and Alex Carper...

Ilwaco Girls Cross-Country Wins in Warrenton
The Ilwaco boys team added a second-place finish at the event.
Naselle Volleyball Beats Washington School for the Deaf

Naselle beat the Washington School for the Deaf 25-7, 25-12, 25-13 in Vancouver Tuesday, Sept. 25, improving to 2-0 in league play and 7-0 overall.

Naselle Beats Columbia Adventist in Volleyball League Opener

NASELLE – The Comets took their league opener against Columbia Adventist 25-16, 25-15, 25-13 on Monday, Sept. 24.

Naselle had a rough stretch early, when the Kodiaks came back from down 6-2 to tie it at 10. But Naselle outscored...

IHS passing game crushes Westport
IHS passing game crushes Westport
Ilwaco 49, North Beach 14
Naselle 46, Lummi 12

Naselle blew out Lummi 46-12 in Bellingham Friday, Sept. 28. The Blackhawks (5-2, 1-2 in league play) reached State finals six straight seasons before settling for semifinals last year. The Comets (4-1, 2-0) broke open an 8-6 game by outscoring...

Volleyball: Ilwaco beats Chief Leschi

ILWACO – The Lady Fishermen won their league opener over Chief Leschi 25-22, 25-11, 25-10 Thursday, Sept. 27, improving to 3-3 overall. The Lady Warriors were winless last season but entered play Thursday with a 4-0, having beaten Summit...


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Go, go, go Fishermen! Win, win, win!
Ilwaco High School cheerleaders lead the crowd and support the team
At the Great Columbia Crossing, sunny skies, soaring views
Thousands of people crossed the Astoria Bridge on Sunday for the annual 10K
Adult Recreation: 10-10-18

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