Ryan Sparks

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Thursday Prep Roundup: Raymond’s Gardner drops 30 in win over Willapa Valley

Also: South Bend gets last-second victory; Montesano boys basketball routs Rochester

  • Dec 6th, 2019 1:52am

Tuesday Prep Roundup: Gardner’s clutch play leads Raymond to upset over Elma

Also: Montesano girls fall to Fife, Hoquiam boys downed by Castle Rock

  • Dec 4th, 2019 4:59pm

Team Evolution takes second straight weightlifting world title

Tyara Straka 220 14-15 3 world records Bench 259 gold Dead lift…

  • Dec 4th, 2019 9:26am
Elma’s Kali Rambo, seen here in a file photo, was named to the 1A Senior All-State Team and will join teammate Jalyn Sackrider at the 2019 Senior All-State Volleyball Series on Sunday at Burlington-Edison High School. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)

Monday Prep Roundup: Nine locals named to Senior All-State squads

Elma, Ocosta, Pe Ell and Willapa Valley all represented as WSVCA announced teams on Monday

  • Dec 4th, 2019 9:24am
Elma’s Kali Rambo, seen here in a file photo, was named to the 1A Senior All-State Team and will join teammate Jalyn Sackrider at the 2019 Senior All-State Volleyball Series on Sunday at Burlington-Edison High School. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)

Monday Prep Roundup: Nine locals named to Senior All-State squads

Elma, Ocosta, Pe Ell and Willapa Valley all represented as WSVCA announced teams on Monday

  • Dec 2nd, 2019 8:13pm

Weekend Rondup: Chokers take two of three at Turkey Tourney

Grays Harbor men beat Big Bend and Northwest Indian College at Skagit Valley

  • Dec 2nd, 2019 5:00am
Aberdeen soccer players Emmy Walsh (2), Char Gutierrez, middle, and Brooklynn Lecomte, left, earned 2A Evergreen All-League honors last week. Walsh and Lecomte were named to the First Team while Gutierrez earned a second-team goalkeeper nod. (File photo)

Four Bobcats named All-League First Team

Aberdeen’s Morrill, Walsh, Green and Lecomte earn 2A Evergreen All-League honors

  • Nov 29th, 2019 11:18am
Aberdeen soccer players Emmy Walsh (2), Char Gutierrez, middle, and Brooklynn Lecomte, left, earned 2A Evergreen All-League honors last week. Walsh and Lecomte were named to the First Team while Gutierrez earned a second-team goalkeeper nod. (File photo)

Local Sports Roundup: Grays Harbor Chokers drop to at Triton-Pirate Classic

Grays Harbor falls to Penninsula and Edmonds at weekend tournament

  • Nov 26th, 2019 6:00pm
Montesano defender Braden Dohrmann, right, deflects a pass intended for Deer Park receiver Dylan Hall during Montesano’s 20-17 loss in a 1A State Tournament quarterfinal game on Saturday at Jack Rottle Field in Montesano. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)

1A State Football Tournament: Montesano’s comeback falls short in quarterfinal loss to Deer Park

Bulldogs roar back from 20-3 hafltime deficit, but run out of time in 20-17 loss

  • Nov 25th, 2019 10:45am
Montesano defender Braden Dohrmann, right, deflects a pass intended for Deer Park receiver Dylan Hall during Montesano’s 20-17 loss in a 1A State Tournament quarterfinal game on Saturday at Jack Rottle Field in Montesano. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)

1A State Football Tournament: Montesano’s comeback falls short in quarterfinal loss to Deer Park

Bulldogs roar back from 20-3 hafltime deficit, but run out of time in 20-17 loss

  • Nov 23rd, 2019 10:27pm

Locals represent on 1A Evergreen All-League soccer, volleyball teams

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story had the incorrect school for…

  • Nov 21st, 2019 7:53am
The Central Park Cougars (bottom row, from left): Kensie Ervin, Sawyer Shoemaker, Sophia Knutson. Top row (from left): Rylee Hendrickson, Wendy Neil, Hadley Durr, Vanessa Lopez, Alyssa Yakovich, Ella Daniels and Coach Elizabeth Martinez (background). (Submitted photo)

Monday Roundup: Monte bowlers fall to Aberdeen

Also: Former Hoquiam football standout named All-NWC

  • Nov 21st, 2019 7:53am
The Central Park Cougars (bottom row, from left): Kensie Ervin, Sawyer Shoemaker, Sophia Knutson. Top row (from left): Rylee Hendrickson, Wendy Neil, Hadley Durr, Vanessa Lopez, Alyssa Yakovich, Ella Daniels and Coach Elizabeth Martinez (background). (Submitted photo)
Montesano forward Anna Ayres, right, holds possession against The Bush School’s Claudia Abram during the Bulldogs’ 2-1 loss against the Blazers in a 1A State Tournament game on Wednesday at Montesano High School. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)

Montesano’s season ends with state-playoff loss

Bulldogs allow two late goals in 2-1 loss to Bush in opening round of 1A State Tournament

  • Nov 21st, 2019 7:51am
Montesano forward Anna Ayres, right, holds possession against The Bush School’s Claudia Abram during the Bulldogs’ 2-1 loss against the Blazers in a 1A State Tournament game on Wednesday at Montesano High School. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)
Montesano’s Brent Hollatz, right, carries the football against King’s Way Christian on Nov. 8. (Photo by Shawn Donnelly)

Prep Football Preview: Montesano hosts Deer Park with a spot in the semifinals at stake

No. 3 Bulldogs set to take on No. 6 Stags at 2 p.m. Saturday

  • Nov 20th, 2019 3:41pm
Montesano’s Brent Hollatz, right, carries the football against King’s Way Christian on Nov. 8. (Photo by Shawn Donnelly)
Montesano defensive lineman Kenny Koonrad, right, grabs hold of Meridian quarterback Cam Webster during Saturday’s state-playoff game at Jack Rottle Field. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)

Montesano hammers Meridian to advance to quarterfinals

Ridgway and Winter hook up for four touchdowns as Bulldogs advance to final eight with 58-14 win

  • Nov 18th, 2019 11:22am
Montesano defensive lineman Kenny Koonrad, right, grabs hold of Meridian quarterback Cam Webster during Saturday’s state-playoff game at Jack Rottle Field. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)
Elma’s Jalyn Sackrider (12) and Ella Moore defend a kill attempt from Castle Rock’s Jordyn Burks during Wednesday’s district playoff game in Montesano. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)

Wednesday Prep Roundup: Elma falls in five to Castle Rock

Also: Willapa Valley wins twice to advance; Ocosta, Raymond bounced from playoffs

  • Nov 13th, 2019 10:23am
Elma’s Jalyn Sackrider (12) and Ella Moore defend a kill attempt from Castle Rock’s Jordyn Burks during Wednesday’s district playoff game in Montesano. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)
Montesano running back Brent Hollatz, left, bowls over King’s Way Christian safety Bryson Metz during the first half of the Bulldogs’ 58-14 victory in a 1A crossover game on Friday in Montesano. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)

Prep Football Roundup: Montesano is off to state with rout of King’s Way Christian

Also: Hoquiam advances to state with blowout over Castle Rock

  • Nov 13th, 2019 10:21am
Montesano running back Brent Hollatz, left, bowls over King’s Way Christian safety Bryson Metz during the first half of the Bulldogs’ 58-14 victory in a 1A crossover game on Friday in Montesano. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)
Montesano’s Jaiden King, left, and Cassadie Golding, right, defend against Tenino’s Morgan Miner during Saturday’s district title game at Tenino High School. (Photo by Shawn Donnelly)

Weekend Prep Roundup: Aberdeen wins seventh straight district girls swim championship

Also: Montesano girls soccer falls in district title game on penalty kicks

  • Nov 13th, 2019 10:21am
Montesano’s Jaiden King, left, and Cassadie Golding, right, defend against Tenino’s Morgan Miner during Saturday’s district title game at Tenino High School. (Photo by Shawn Donnelly)
Aberdeen quarterback Elijah Brown (9) attempts a pass during the Bobcats’ 50-6 victory over Rochester on Friday at Stewart Field. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)

Prep Football Roundup: Monte 55-0 over Tenino

Also: Elma, Raymond pick up key wins

  • Oct 30th, 2019 12:26pm
Aberdeen quarterback Elijah Brown (9) attempts a pass during the Bobcats’ 50-6 victory over Rochester on Friday at Stewart Field. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)
Forks’ Madelyn Archibald crosses the Lake Sylvia Bridge during the 1A Evergreen League Championship Meet on Thursday in Montesano. Archibald won the league title with a time of 21:36. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)

Champs crowned at cross country league meets

Twin Harbors cross country teams competed in their respective league championship meets…

  • Oct 30th, 2019 12:20pm
Forks’ Madelyn Archibald crosses the Lake Sylvia Bridge during the 1A Evergreen League Championship Meet on Thursday in Montesano. Archibald won the league title with a time of 21:36. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)