Papermakers in the News

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4/20/17 – CW Post Record
Camas track and field teams combine talent at Oregon Relays
Papermakers earn eighth place at prestigious meet.
Yacine Guermali, Daniel Maton, Luke Albert and Cade Greseth take a victory lap after winning the 3,200-meter relay for the Papermakers at the Oregon Relays Saturday, at Hayward Field in Eugene…

4/20/17 – CW Post Record
Persistence and patience
CHS sophomore spends 160 hours on Eagle Scout project to repair flagpoles.
Michael Cline repaired and replaced the flags and flagpoles that line Fourth Avenue in downtown Camas on certain holidays for his Eagle Scout project. He is a member of Boy Scout Troop 562.

4/18/17 – The Columbian
Softball – Focused Camas rolls to 8-1 win over Storm
Papermakers score six run in first inning of
Even after the Papermakers scored six runs in the first inning Tuesday in their Class 4A Greater St. Helens League game against Skyview, they wanted to continue as if the result remained in doubt.

4/14/17 – CW Post Record
Back on the track
William Sun soars to first place for the Papermakers in the 110- and 300-meter hurdle events Tuesday, at Cardon Field in Camas.

3/31/17 – CW Post Record
Jump, run, throw
Madison Peffers beat 27 other high jumpers for first place at the Tiger Invitational Saturday, in Battle Ground. The Camas High School junior cleared 5 …

3/3/17 – CW Post Record
Incredible journey ends a day early for Camas
The Camas girls basketball team lost 45-34 to Sunnyside Friday, at the … The Camas High School girls basketball players would give anything for one ..

2/24/17 – CW Post Record
Girls basketball teams are going to the domes
The Camas High School girls basketball team is going to the Tacoma Dome for the first time in school history. “It almost hasn’t hit me yet that we’re going,” said senior Teague Schroeder. “I feel like when we actually walk in there, we’ll be like, ‘Wow! This is it! We’re here! Let’s roll!’”

2/17/17 – The Columbian
Camas High students create week to increase knowledge of diverse groups at school.
Brenton Riddle wants students from all backgrounds to feel welcome at Camas High School, and he thinks the way to accomplish that is through awareness.
“Awareness is the first step to acceptance,” said the Camas High School senior. “You can’t accept something you don’t know is there.”

2/9/17 – CW Post Record
Camas Girls Make History
Teague Schroeder collects a piece of the net after the Camas High School girls basketball team beat Skyview 42-24 Feb. 1, to become league …

2/4/17 – CW Post Record
Shelby Chartrand bowls into Camas history
Shelby Chartrand finished in second place for Camas at the 4A district … 27, the Camas High School senior finished in second place with a 577 series …

2/4/17 – CW Post Record
Warehouse of winners
Saturday featured an exciting combination of boys wrestling and basketball in the Camas High School gym. Two champions, 10 finalists and 21 …

2/4/17 – CW Post Record
Dietz, Camas go over the top
The Camas High School gymnastics team captured it’s fourth consecutive district title Saturday, in Battle Ground. This time, the team champion goes …

2/2/17 – CW Post Record
Four seasons of swimming glory
Camas swimmers put Southwest and Eastern Washington on notice. … Hanford High School, of Richland, finished 319.5 points behind Camas in …

2/2/17 – CW Post Record
Ready for a challenge
The members are all Camas High School students, although the team is not affiliated with the school. According to Janson, they advocate for greater …

2/1/17 – CW Post Record
Camas boys shock Union
Logan Miller scores two points for the Papermakers on Senior Night Jan. 27, at Camas High School. Miller also made a big basket in the last minute …

2/1/17 – CW Post Record
Sweet 16 Papermakers participate in National College Signing Day
Tianna will earn her fourth fast pitch letter this spring from Camas High School. Tiana helped her team win a league and district title in 2015 and …

1/28/17 – CW Post Record
School Districts Tackle Calendar Revisions
Thanks to a total of nine canceled school days, Camas School District … Officials are planning to keep high school graduation dates of Friday, June 16 …

1/26/17 – CW Post Record
A Positive Impact
Camas High School student Megan Baffaro is collecting donations of pajamas, slippers, coloring books and colored pencils for a Mexican orphanage, …

1/26/17 – CW Post Record
On Jan. 19, the Camas High School cheerleaders, runner Yacine Guermali and members of the girls soccer and football teams celebrated a banner fall season that produced three state champions.

1/26/17 – CW Post Record
Three voices, three art methods, three classes from CHS
The Second Story Gallery will feature art by students from Camas High School’s Integrated Arts and Academics program in February, in a show the …

1/23/17 – CW Post Record
School Districts Tackle Calendar Revisions
Students in the Camas and Washougal School districts have missed an unprecedented number of instructional days due to inclement weather in December and January.

1/23/17 – MaxPreps
CHS Girl’s Soccer Celebration Night Video
CHS Girl’s Soccer program video from our celebration last week for our fall sports. Presented by Max Preps!

1/23/17 – MaxPreps
CHS Football Celebration Night Video
CHS Football program video from our celebration last week for our fall sports. Presented by Max Preps!

1/12/17 –  CW Post Record
The Camas High School girls basketball players pick up pink roses to give to breast cancer survivors in the crowd before Friday night’s game…

1/5/17 – CW Post Record
Papermakers claim third at Pac Coast

The next day, the Camas High School senior beat Graham-Kapowsin’s Chris Sparks 9-0 in the quarterfinals and West Linn’s Connor Maloney 6-2 in …

1/3/17 – MaxPreps
Camas Papermakers named to the 12th Annual MaxPreps Tour of Champions presented…
MaxPreps is pleased to announce that the Camas WA Papermakers have officially been named to the 12th Annual MaxPreps Soccer Tour of Champions presented by the Army National Guard, which is in its sixth year honoring girls soccer.

12/15/16 – CW Post Record
Camas has the makings of a special wrestling team
Dylan Ingram and Sam Malychewski push each other on the wrestling mat at Camas High School. The Papermakers hope to contend in league …

12/13/16 – CW Post Record
Colletto dedicates his season to Camas
Camas High School quarterback Jack Colletto was named Gatorade Washington Football Player of the Year. He racked up 2,846 passing yards and …

12/9/16 – CW Post Record
A celebration of Papermaker state championships is set for Dec. 15
Individual and team State championships earned by Camas High School Papermaker athletes will be celebrated next week. The event is scheduled …

12/8/16 – CW Post Record
Camas girls are a year older and wiser on the court
The Papermakers rallied to within two points in the final seconds of the game, but the Crusaders held on for a 34-30 victory…

12/8/16 – CW Post Record
From dreamers to varsity seniors
Alex Glikbarg dunks the basketball off of a steal Dec. 2, at Prairie. The Camas High School senior scored 18 points, but the Falcons defeated the …

12/8/16 – CW Post Record
A community of champions
Camas started the game off with a bang. … There couldn’t be a better ending to this story for the 31 high school seniors on this Camas football team.

12/5/16 – CW Post Record
A championship community
Dreams came true for the Camas High School football players and coaches when they won the 4A state championship Saturday at the Tacoma Dome.

12/4/16 – The Columbian
Camas vs Richland state championship football game
Camas team members celebrate after they defeated Richland in the 4A State Football … 4A high school football championship, Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 …

12/4/12 – The Columbian
Richland falls to Camas 24-14 in 4A state football championship game
It was three years ago that a miracle finish denied the Camas Papermakers a state championship and opened the door for a team from the Tri-Cities

12/4/16 –
Jack Colletto delivers on promise to coach, leads Camas to 24-14 win over Richland
Photo Gallery from Championship Game

12/4/16 – The Tacoma News Tribune (TNT)
‘It’s a Jack Colletto thing’: Camas QB leads Papermakers to 24-14 victory over Richland for 4A state …

12/3/16 – The Columbian
Camas vs Richland state championship football game
Camas team members celebrate with the trophy after they defeated Richland in the 4A State Football Championship game Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, in Tacoma, Wash.

12/1/16 – The Tacoma News Tribune (TNT)
Camas’ ‘Jake Locker-type’ QB — Jack Colletto —earns TNT state player of the year
Jack Colletto completed his first eight passes as the first-year starting quarterback for the Camas High School football team. He led touchdown drives …

12/1/16 – CW Post Record
Cross country state championship races
The Camas High School girls cross country runners huddle up before their state championship race on the Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco. 1 of 12. Looking back photo gallery…

12/1/16 – The Columbian
McNatt, Owen, Rushall give Papermakers’ triple threat in receiving corps
They came into the football season as virtual unknowns, three receivers about to play for a new starting quarterback.

11/29/16 – The Columbian
WIAA: Hit on Camas player should have led to ejection
A violent hit in Saturday’s state football semifinal game between Camas and Sumner should have resulted in an ejection, the WIAA’s executive director told The Columbian on Tuesday.

11/20/16 – CW Post-Record
All goals achieved by Camas
The Camas High School girls soccer team captured the 4A state championship Saturday, at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup. The Papermakers defeated… Photo Gallery by Dan Trujillo

11/20/16 – The Seattle Times
Camas finally gets best of Skyline in 4A state quarterfinals
For those in Camas’ red and black school colors, Skyline High’s football field turned into an outdoor after party. After shedding tears on the same field…

11/14/16 – The Dispatch
Camas pushes Graham-Kapowsin out of post-season
Camas pushes Graham-Kapowsin out of post-season … The Graham-Kapowsin Eagles lost only twice during the 2016 high school football season.

11/5/16 – The Columbian
Girls State Cross Country: Camas 2nd in bid for third straight title
PASCO – The Camas girls cross country team needed a bit of good news.
The Papermakers had just fallen short of their goal, a third consecutive Class 4A title at the WIAA State Cross Country Championships in Pasco.
The state champion team automatically qualifies for the Nike BorderClash meet, which matches top runners from Oregon and Washington later this month. Camas was uncertain whether the second-place team Saturday would also go.
A BorderClash representative assured the Camas runners that yes, they had qualified.
That’s when the tears began flowing.

11/3/16 – CW Post-Record
A Football Tradition
The Camas High School football team has won 50 regular season games in a row, dating back to a non-league loss to Skyview Sept. 23, 2011.

11/3/16 – CW Post-Record
Westside Classic goes to Camas
The Camas High School girls cross country runners are hitting their stride in the championship races. After winning the district and regional meets, …

11/3/16 – CW Post-Record
Capture holiday magic at upcoming bazaars and craft fairs
Attendees peruse tables at last year’s Holly Days Craft Bazaar in Camas. The annual event is a fundraiser for the Camas High School drug- and …

10/27/16 – CW Post-Record
Camas Girls Soccer Shuts Out League
Seventeen Camas High School girls were playing soccer for their captain on Senior Night. Hannah Taie lost her mother, Shelly, to brain cancer before the 2015 season started. The Papermakers finished in third place at the state tournament that season with a school record 20 victories…

10/20/16 – CW Post-Record
Battan, Quiring eye County Council seat
Battan, of Camas, said he believes in good governance, streamlining … Battan, a 1999 Camas High School graduate, owns Northern Media, a Camas …

10/20/16 – CW Post-Record
Digging for a cure
The Camas High School volleyball players wore pink and played their hearts out for … I really wanted this win for the team and for Camas,” she said.

10/20/16 – CW Post-Record
Runners are getting primed for postseason
After running in the mud against the wind and the rain, Yacine Guermali and the Camas High School cross country teams are ready for anything.

10/20/16 – CW Post-Record
Trading Places
Rita Pakenen began teaching at Camas High School this fall, after years as the school district’s human resources director for 11 years.

10/13/16 – Camas High School
CHS Sets College and Career Fair
Camas High School will host its annual college and career fair from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19 in the gym, 26900 S.E. 15th St.
Families will have a chance to talk with representatives from more than 50 colleges, technical schools, apprenticeship programs and military representatives in a college fair setting.
The event will include large and small group sessions covering information on post high school planning resources and what students can do to prepare for the next step, and small group breakout sessions with college representatives. For more information, email

10/13/16 – CW Post-Record
Candidates debate the issues
The Camas Youth Advisory Council candidate forum at Camas High School featured the men and women running for State Representative and …

10/13/16 – CW Post-Record
CHS volleyball team nails Battle Ground
Hitters step up after Papermakers drop the first set
The Camas High School volleyball team dropped the hammer on Battle … league and district champions 25-14, 25-21, 25-16 Thursday, in Camas.

10/09/16 – The Columbian
Camas graduate shines after being thrust into job at Nebraska
Tragedy puts Caleb Lightbourn into starting punter job…
Camas graduate Caleb Lightbourn planned to be the understudy to one of the nation’s best punters in Sam Foltz. Foltz’s unexpected death thrust Lightbourn into competition for the job, which he won. (Nati Harnik/Associated Press)

10/08/16 – The Columbian
Day After Report: Camas 31, Skyview 9
The Camas Papermakers have not been challenged (on the scoreboard) too much this season. Nor very often in the past five years of regular-season …

10/08/16 – KATU 2 News
Everyday Heroes: Performing for a cause
Students in Camas High School’s Advanced Drama class rehearse ‘Chemo Girl … Camas High School drama teacher Sean Kelly is a very busy man.

10/07/16 – KOIN 6 News
Colletto makes impact on the field and in classroom
Camas High School senior Jack Colletto scored seven touchdowns in win … (KOIN) – Camas High School senior quarterback Jack Colletto is living …

10/06/16 – The Imperial  Republican
Coach Bob Holman inducted into Camas, Washington high school Hall of Fame
Coach Bob Holman and his 2005 team were inducted into the Hall of Fame at the Camas, Wash., high school Saturday night.

10/06/16 – CW Post-Record
Special day for swimmers
CHS and WHS girls excel against Evergreen schools
It was a special day for seven Camas High School senior girls swimmers.
Siobhan Choong, Hannah Clayton, Sarah Doyle, Shelby Gano, Emily Hows, Rachael Smith and MacKenzie Spady helped the Papermakers rise above rivals Union and Mountain View Sept. 28, at LaCamas Swim & Sport.

10/06/16 – CW Post-Record
CHS students tackle cancer
The performance of “Chemo Girl and Other Plays, will take place Friday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. at the Camas High School auditorium, 26900 S.E. 15th St.

10/05/16 – The Seattle Times
Sumner, Camas ranked among best high school football teams in the West
MaxPreps released its regional football rankings and Sumner High broke into the West region’s top 25 teams. The Spartans entered the list at No. 25 after a dominating performance against Puyallup on Saturday.

10/01/16 – CW Post-Record
Victory received by Camas
The Camas High School senior quarterback rifled the football for 399 yards and seven touchdowns to lead the Papermakers to a 49-28 victory against …

9/24/16 – CDA
Vikings fall in scorefest vs. Washington’s 2nd-ranked team Coeur d’Alene Press
On Friday night, Coeur d’Alene challenged Camas of Vancouver, ranked No. 2 in 4A in Washington, and kept up for most of the game before falling 49-30 on homecoming at Viking Stadium.

9/15/16 – Blogtown
The Effervescent Spirit of AU and the Camas High School Choir

8/11/16 – CW Post-Record
Hennessey ready to start for Eastern Washington
Camas Washougal Post Record
The Camas High School graduate completed 59 of his 91 passes for 773 yards and four touchdowns in five games played in 2015. (Photo courtesy of …

8/11/16 – CW Post-Record
A second chance for nutrition
Camas Washougal Post Record
Currently, Second Chance Breakfast is offered at Liberty Middle School, Camas High School, Hayes Freedom High School and Lacamas Elementary.