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ILWACO — Tim Harrell has resigned as Ilwaco High School boys basketball coach, and Justin Russell, previously the assistant girls basketball coach, has taken over the boys head coaching position. Harrell, who coached Ilwaco from the 2014-15 season through 2019-20 and has been the athletic di…

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ILWACO — September, the month when the weather begins to cool and students return to school, also marks the beginning of a new high school sports season, highlighted by football games under the lights, volleyball matches inside a raucous gymnasium and cross country meets with impossible-to-b…

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The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association released a list of 10 proposed amendments this week ahead of its Winter Coalition meeting on Monday, Jan. 25, including proposals to allow…

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ILWACO — Ilwaco High School Class of 2019 graduate Landin Frank signed a letter of commitment earlier this month to play baseball for the Division II Florida Southern Moccasins in the 2021-22 …

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Bob Enos landed on the Peninsula when he “retired” to Surfside in 2006 after a long teaching and coaching career at Forks. But it turned out he had another long career ahead of him. Enos has b…

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ILWACO — The Gold Card, a fundraiser coupon sold door-to-door to raise money for Ilwaco athletics, is giving way to the Fishermen Pass, an online coupon available through the Long Beach Penins…

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RENTON — Most high school athletes won’t start their 2020 season until February 2021 under the latest plan announced Nov. 19 by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association.

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ILWACO — Tim Harrell has resigned as Ilwaco High School boys basketball coach, and Justin Russell, previously the assistant girls basketball coach, has taken over the boys head coaching positi…

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RENTON — If all goes according to plan, it will be a high school sports season like none other in Washington. If it doesn’t, thousands of student-athletes across the state will feel the bitter…

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RENTON — At a meeting earlier this month, the WIAA Executive Board drafted guidelines for the anticipated reopening of schools and activities for the upcoming school year.

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ILWACO — September, the month when the weather begins to cool and students return to school, also marks the beginning of a new high school sports season, highlighted by football games under th…

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OCEAN PARK — As a freshman, Blake Kukula thought he would be on top of the world if he won four individual state golf championships.

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OLYMPIA — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced April 7 that recreational fishing, shellfish harvesting and spring turkey and bear hunting seasons will be delayed in an effo…

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Monday’s announcement from Gov. Jay Inslee that all Washington schools will be closed throughout the remainder of the 2019-2020 year dashed hopes that high-school athletes could still compete …

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RENTON — The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) announced that it plans to go forward with May state championships in spring sports if schools reopen as scheduled after A…

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PACIFIC COUNTY — With high schools in Washington state closed through at least April 24 to stop the spread of the new coronavirus, there will be no school athletic events or practices througho…

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SPOKANE — All four fields in Spokane crowned a new champion this year; in fact, all four of last year’s champions slipped a lot this year, and none reached semifinals in Spokane.

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High scorer Lauren Katyryniuk looks for a shot as team mate Jackie Steenerson, right, provides some space during action against Curlew in the state championship basketball tournament in Spokan…

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SPOKANE — The Comets left Spokane with the third-place trophy and a very strong case that they are the second-best team in the state after coming back for an overtime quarterfinal win, taking …

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The Odessa Tigers proved they are more than just Ryan Moffet, reaching the State final with a semifinal 62-56 victory over Naselle Friday in a game where Ethan Lindstrom kept their sharp-shoot…

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SPOKANE — Ilwaco came up short against a pair of Eastern Washington teams at the State tournament Thursday and Friday March 5-6, losing to fifth-place finisher Northwest Christian (Colbert) an…

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SPOKANE – Naselle's boys team reached semifinals with an overtime win and Willapa Valley's boys pulled off the day's most shocking upset at the b-school state basketball tournament Thursday.

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YAKIMA — Kolby Glenn put on a point guard clinic in the second half, bringing Naselle a win against one of Eastern Washington’s elite teams heading into next week’s State tournament. Glenn’s p…

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LONGVIEW — Erika Glenn scored 33 points, leading No. 5 seed Ilwaco to a 44-42 win over No. 4 seed Toledo in the Regional round of the post-season Saturday, Feb. 29.

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AUBURN — Bella Colombo’s three-pointer with under three minutes to go put Naselle ahead for good on the way to a 43-39 Regionals victory over Muckleshoot Tribal Friday, Feb. 28. The win sends …

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Naselle center Jackie Steenerson was named Columbia Valley League co-MVP with Leah Pearson of Columbia Adventist Academy.

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MONTESANO — Naselle took down Mary M. Knight 70-55 in the must-win second-place game at District Saturday, Feb. 22. The win clinched spots at both Regionals and State.

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TACOMA — Ilwaco’s Michael Rodda finished fourth at the state wrestling tournament, while Chris Lake and Keegan Kemmer each took fifth, leading Ilwaco to a sixth-place team finish at the Mat Cl…

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MONTESANO — Delaney Kragerud’s layup got Naselle to overtime, but a clutch three by Ashley Hidalgo late in OT put Taholah on the way to a 50-40 District finals win Thursday, Feb 20.

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MONTESANO — Izaiah Mowitch dominated near the basket, scoring 34 points in Taholah’s 58-53 district finals victory over Naselle Thursday, Feb. 20. Naselle came back from a double-digit deficit…

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CHEHALIS — Paige Mace used a lightning quick cross-over dribble and a punishing pull-up three-pointer to light up Ilwaco for 22 points in Wahkiakum’s 41-38 District semifinal win Feb. 18. The …

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CHEHALIS — In a monumental comeback, Ilwaco erased a 27-point deficit before falling short against Wahkiakum 56-52 on Monday, Feb. 17. The loss eliminated the Fishermen from Districts.

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MONTESANO — Erika Glenn’s 23 points, 15 rebounds and four assists led Ilwaco to a 42-26 victory over Adna in District quarterfinals Saturday, Feb. 15. The Lady Fishermen took control by outsco…