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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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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)
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                                Varsity Printworks in Montesano will sell T-shirts with this logo on them to help support Elma student Jesus Torres, whose football jersey number is 45. He has been diagnosed with leukemia.

‘East County family’ rallies around Elma footballer with leukemia

Several East County businesses and at least two football teams’ booster organizations…

  • Nov 13th, 2019
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                                Varsity Printworks in Montesano will sell T-shirts with this logo on them to help support Elma student Jesus Torres, whose football jersey number is 45. He has been diagnosed with leukemia.
Varsity Printworks in Montesano will sell T-shirts with this logo on them to help support Elma student Jesus Torres, whose football jersey number is 45. He has been diagnosed with leukemia. (Courtesy image)

East County community coming together to support Elma student with leukemia

Bulldogs, Monte businesses backing rival school student with cancer

  • Nov 11th, 2019
Varsity Printworks in Montesano will sell T-shirts with this logo on them to help support Elma student Jesus Torres, whose football jersey number is 45. He has been diagnosed with leukemia. (Courtesy image)

Hoquiam tops Elma in soccer play-in game

GIRLS PREP SOCCER Taylor Strom’s penalty kick prowess sent the Grizzlies girls…

  • Nov 7th, 2019

Mansfield named Montesano girls basketball coach

Former Capital High School assistant takes over Bulldogs program

Elma’s Nick Church braces for a hit from Montesano’s Sam Winter in the second quarter of Friday’s game in Elma. (Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group)

Montesano dominant in win over Elma

Ridgway, Winter lead Bulldogs to 49-7 win in East County Rivalry

Elma’s Nick Church braces for a hit from Montesano’s Sam Winter in the second quarter of Friday’s game in Elma. (Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group)

Going the Rounds: Graves deserved a better ending to coaching career

By Rick Anderson For the Grays Harbor News Group In evaluating the…

  • Nov 6th, 2019
The Montesano School Board voted 4-1 to not renew the contract of Bulldogs girls basketball head coach Julie Graves (pictured here in a game from last season) in a meeting on Friday, Oct. 24. (File Photo)

Graves out as Monte girls basketball coach

Dozens of supporters show up at school board meeting, but can’t change the outcome.

  • Oct 31st, 2019
The Montesano School Board voted 4-1 to not renew the contract of Bulldogs girls basketball head coach Julie Graves (pictured here in a game from last season) in a meeting on Friday, Oct. 24. (File Photo)
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

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…

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)
Elma’s Jillian Bieker (12) protects the ball from Montesano’s Vanna Prom late in the second half of a match on Thursday at Jack Rottle Field. (Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group)

Prep Roundup: Elma volleyball beats Monte to clinch league title

Also: Late goal give Monte soccer win over Elma; Tumwater soccer blanks Aberdeen

Elma’s Jillian Bieker (12) protects the ball from Montesano’s Vanna Prom late in the second half of a match on Thursday at Jack Rottle Field. (Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group)

Monday Prep Roundup: Elma beat Houiam in straight-sets, stays atop league race

Also: Ocosta soccer wins in PK shootout; Grays Harbor Special Olympics football advances to state

Montesano running back Aydan Darst runs toward the sideline as Hoquiam’s Cameron Bumstead makes the tackle during Montesano’s 48-0 win on Friday at Jack Rottle Field. (Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group)

Montesano controls Hoquiam, and its destiny with 48-0 blowout

Bulldogs defense dominates with nine sacks in battle of top two 1A Evergreen League teams

Montesano running back Aydan Darst runs toward the sideline as Hoquiam’s Cameron Bumstead makes the tackle during Montesano’s 48-0 win on Friday at Jack Rottle Field. (Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group)
Elma’s Rene Duran takes off on a run against Tenino on Friday at Davis Field in Elma. (Photo by Sue Michalak Budsberg)

Prep Football Roundup: Elma QB leads Eagles to big win over Tenino

Also: Aberdeen’s playoff chances take a hit in loss to Black Hills.

Elma’s Rene Duran takes off on a run against Tenino on Friday at Davis Field in Elma. (Photo by Sue Michalak Budsberg)

Thursday Prep Soccer Roundup: Montesano rebounds from bitter loss to beat Hoquiam

Also: Elma falls to first-place Tenino; Aberdeen beats Centralia on penalty kicks

Elma’s Baylee Crisp gets her shot over Tenino’s Samantha Glenn in the third set of a match in Tenino on Thursday. (Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group)

Thursday Prep Roundup: Elma stays on point, sweeps Tenino

Also: Montesano volleyball beats Hoquiam; Raymond downs Chief Leschi

Elma’s Baylee Crisp gets her shot over Tenino’s Samantha Glenn in the third set of a match in Tenino on Thursday. (Hasani Grayson | Grays Harbor News Group)
Raymond running back McCartney Maden, seen here in a file photo, ran for over 100 yards in a win over North Beach on Friday. Raymond aims to stay in the 2B Pacific League race when it takes on Ocosta on Friday. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)

Prep Football Preview: Montesano faces Hoquiam in battle for 1A Evergreen League’s top spot

Several key games with major playoff implications are on tap for multiple…

Raymond running back McCartney Maden, seen here in a file photo, ran for over 100 yards in a win over North Beach on Friday. Raymond aims to stay in the 2B Pacific League race when it takes on Ocosta on Friday. (Ryan Sparks | Grays Harbor News Group)