Columbia High boys basketball handily beats Seton for first Trico win

Columbia High’s boys varsity basketball team played one its best games of the season here on Monday night. The result was CHS’s first 1A Trico League victory of the season, 57-42, over Seton Catholic of Vancouver.

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Columbia High girls basketball off to best start in years

The Columbia High girls varsity basketball team is off to one of its best starts ever.

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Columbia boys basketball plays 12 games in 32 days

Twelve games. That’s how many games the Columbia High boys varsity basketball team played between Dec. 3 and Jan. 3.

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White Salmon cross country has come long way in short time

Until you attend a major cross country event like the 1A Trico League championships, you can’t fully appreciate and understand the passion long-distance runners have for their sport. That passion also flows from their coaches and parents in the form of encouragement as the runner make their way around a 5-kilometer course that may be flat and fast on a perfect day for running, or hilly and grueling on a day the rain is as relentless as each runner’s commitment to finish.

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CHS girls post 3 wins in 3 days

Columbia’s girls basketball team made its record 6-2 last week thanks to three wins in three days.

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Columbia girls sitting at 1-1 in Trico League standings

Columbia’s girls varsity basketball team rode a fast start last Thursday to a 54-34 1A Trico League victory over visiting Castle Rock.

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Three Columbia High wrestlers reach finals at Bruin Invitational

Three Columbians advanced to weight-class finals last Saturday at the 2014 Bruin Invitational Wrestling Tournament.

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Boys basketball: Mixed results for local squads in first week

Wins were hard to come by for local boys high school basketball teams on the first weekend of the 2014-15 season.

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Lyle/Wishram girls start new season 2-0

The first weekend of prep girls basketball games is in the books.

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Trico coaches honor CHS athletes

At lot of attention in these pages this fall was paid to Columbia High’s boys and girls cross country teams, and rightfully so as the CHS boys, in particular, had their best season since 1996, winning both league and district titles.

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In frigid conditions Lummi leaves Lyle/Wishram in its snowy wake

No regrets were spoken on the Lyle/Wishram sideline as the last few minutes of last Friday’s WIAA 1B football tournament game wound down.

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Klickitat/Glenwood attain season’s goal, win state volleyball trophy

Klickitat/Glenwood survived elimination last Friday night at the WIAA 1B volleyball tournament thanks to a five-set victory over Provi-dence Classical of Kirkland.

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Klickitat/Glenwood beats Lyle/Wishram for berth to state

Chants of “On to State” echoed in White Salmon’s Miller Gym last Saturday as Sunnyside Christian and Klickitat/Glenwood clinch-ed the Yakima Valley District’s two berths in the 2014 WIAA 1B Volleyball Champ-ionship.

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Bruins leave it all on the course at state

Columbia High’s boys cross country team left everything they had on the hilly Sun Willows Golf Course last Saturday on its way to an 11th-place finish in the 2014 WIAA 1A Championship in Pasco.