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Montesano’s Lindsay Pace flexes after picking up a base hit in the state championship game in May. Pace was named the 1A State Player of the Year on Tuesday. (Photo by Shawn Donnelly)

Pace Setter: Montesano’s Lindsay Pace named State Player of the Year

Bulldogs pitcher leads group of 18 Twin Harbors athletes named to All-State teams

  • Jul 17th, 2019 9:56am
Montesano’s Lindsay Pace flexes after picking up a base hit in the state championship game in May. Pace was named the 1A State Player of the Year on Tuesday. (Photo by Shawn Donnelly)
Montesano Little League pitcher Caden Grubb picked up with victory after leading the Bulldogs to a 13-5 victory over Chehalis in the championship round of the 9-11 year old District 3 Tournament on Thursday in Aberdeen. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)

Grubb’s pitching, plenty of offense have Monte one win from district title

Bulldogs 9-11 Little Leaguers beat Chehalis 13-5 to advance to Friday’s winner-take-all contest

  • Jun 28th, 2019 12:00pm
Montesano Little League pitcher Caden Grubb picked up with victory after leading the Bulldogs to a 13-5 victory over Chehalis in the championship round of the 9-11 year old District 3 Tournament on Thursday in Aberdeen. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)
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                                Hoquiam’s Antonio Garcia competes in the 110-meter hurdles at the 1A State Track and Field Championships in May.

2019 Daily World Senior All-Stars

Unfortunately, it’s that time of year where we must say goodbye. With…

  • Jun 12th, 2019 10:52am
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                                Hoquiam’s Antonio Garcia competes in the 110-meter hurdles at the 1A State Track and Field Championships in May.
(Submitted photo) Raymond’s Kyra Gardner stands atop the podium after winning the 2B State championship in the high jump on Saturday at Eastern Washington University in Cheney.

Mary M. Knight’s Sowle closes high school career with multiple state titles

Three other Twin Harbors athletes win gold on final day of event

  • May 29th, 2019 1:06pm
(Submitted photo) Raymond’s Kyra Gardner stands atop the podium after winning the 2B State championship in the high jump on Saturday at Eastern Washington University in Cheney.
Elma’s Destry Dineen (18) walks back to the dugout with her teammates after hitting a home run on Saturday against Hoquiam. Dineen was named the 1A Evergreen League’s Offensive MVP the league announced Monday. (Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group)

Montesano’s Pace, Elma’s Dineen earn top honors for 1A All-League softball

Also: 1A Evergreen All-League golf teams announced

  • May 22nd, 2019 1:30pm
Elma’s Destry Dineen (18) walks back to the dugout with her teammates after hitting a home run on Saturday against Hoquiam. Dineen was named the 1A Evergreen League’s Offensive MVP the league announced Monday. (Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group)
Hoquiam infielder Jackson Folkers was named co-MVP of the 1A Evergreen League after helping lead the Grizzlies to a berth in the district-title game. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)

Montesano’s Zillyett, Hoquiam’s Folkers named co-MVPs as 1A Evergreen names all-league team

Bulldogs’ Osgood named top coach as Monte earns 10 honors

  • May 21st, 2019 5:25pm
Hoquiam infielder Jackson Folkers was named co-MVP of the 1A Evergreen League after helping lead the Grizzlies to a berth in the district-title game. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)
Montesano’s Cole Daniels is consoled after the final out of the Bulldogs’ 4-3 loss to Seattle Christian in a 1A regional final at Castle Rock High School. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)

State Baseball Tournament Roundup: Montesano, Ocosta fall in state regional finals

Monte upended by Seattle Christian; Ocosta blitzed by Kalama

  • May 21st, 2019 5:08pm
Montesano’s Cole Daniels is consoled after the final out of the Bulldogs’ 4-3 loss to Seattle Christian in a 1A regional final at Castle Rock High School. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)

Wednesday Prep Roundup: Montesano’s season ends with district tourney loss

Also: Monte tennis wins twice over Three Rivers Christian

  • May 16th, 2019 9:00am
Elma’s Cody Vollan, left, races around the final corner of the boys 400 meters during the 1A Evergreen League Championship meet in Montesano. Vollan won the event with teammate Ray Billerback, right, placing second. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)

Elma girls, Montesano boys win 1A Evergreen League titles

The Elma Eagles and Montesano Bulldogs came away with team title trophies…

  • May 16th, 2019 9:00am
Elma’s Cody Vollan, left, races around the final corner of the boys 400 meters during the 1A Evergreen League Championship meet in Montesano. Vollan won the event with teammate Ray Billerback, right, placing second. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)
Montesano’s Aaron Lano, left, belts a base hit against the Hoquiam Grizzlies on Saturday. Lano was one of four Bulldogs to collect two hits in the game. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)

Montesano beats Hoquiam for 1A District IV title

Staked to an early lead, Monte starter Ben Wills strikes out 14, allows two hits in 6-0 shutout

  • May 13th, 2019 11:50am
Montesano’s Aaron Lano, left, belts a base hit against the Hoquiam Grizzlies on Saturday. Lano was one of four Bulldogs to collect two hits in the game. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)
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                                PWV catcher Grace Hodel drives a pitch to left-centerfield for an inside-the-park grand slam home run against Ilwaco on Tuesday.

Tuesday Prep Baseball/Softball Roundup: PWV sweeps Ilwaco clinch Pacific League softball title

Also: Aberdeen routs Black Hills; Ocosta sweeps Raymond

  • May 10th, 2019 1:47pm
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                                PWV catcher Grace Hodel drives a pitch to left-centerfield for an inside-the-park grand slam home run against Ilwaco on Tuesday.

Monday Prep Roundup: Montesano watches double-digit lead evaporate in wild win over PWV

Also: Elma advances to disrict semifinals with win over Columbia-White Salmon

  • May 7th, 2019 3:41am

Elma softball team gets wins over Tenino, Forks

Eagles remain undefeated with 12-0-1 record

  • Apr 24th, 2019 11:30am
Montesano starting pitcher Cyrus Parsons throws a pitch during Wednesday’s 9-2 victory over Forks at Vessey Field. Parson earned the win, allowing two earned runs in 3 2/3 innings of work. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)

As Elma struggles, Monte sees 8 victories

Monte has big lead in conference standings

  • Apr 24th, 2019 11:29am
Montesano starting pitcher Cyrus Parsons throws a pitch during Wednesday’s 9-2 victory over Forks at Vessey Field. Parson earned the win, allowing two earned runs in 3 2/3 innings of work. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)

Stanfield’s big day powers Monte fastpitch

Two home runs power offense in rout of North Kitsap

  • Mar 27th, 2019 1:33pm
Montesano defender Tucker Stecher jostles for possession with Elma’s Rodrigo Luna during Monday’s game in Montesano. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)

Montesano boys soccer team beats Elma on penalty-kicks

Max Urbanski stops two penalty shots to help secure win.

  • Mar 27th, 2019 1:33pm
Montesano defender Tucker Stecher jostles for possession with Elma’s Rodrigo Luna during Monday’s game in Montesano. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)

Eagles track teams triumph at Rainier Icebreaker

Eagles girls take first, boys finish second at Rainier Icebreaker

  • Mar 20th, 2019 4:16pm

Lano leads Monte baseball to victory over Aberdeen

Bulldogs junior drives in four runs in Bulldogs’ 15-3 mercy-rule win

  • Mar 20th, 2019 4:16pm

Elma girls ready for shot at state glory

Five Twin Harbors area teams open their respective state tournaments today

  • Feb 27th, 2019 9:31am