CHS Senior Sophie Shoemaker is preparing to head off to Johns Hopkins University, widely considered one of top schools in the nation for research and academics in medicine, science and nursing. When it comes to lab experience, Sophie Shoemaker has a leg up on other students pursuing careers in medical science. The 18-year-old Camas High School senior has had a number of research-based internships at Oregon Health & Science University. Read more at the Columbian
Camas’ Caleigh Lofstead was all smiles after clearing a 4A state meet record 12 feet, 7 inches on her final attempt to win the 4A pole vault state title on Saturday, May 30, 2015, at Tacoma. Caleigh cleared 12 feet 7 inches to set a 4A state meet record. That was 10 inches higher than anyone else. “Just winning was the goal,” the junior said. “I didn’t expect to come out here and get the meet record.” Read more at the Columbian
Last Thursday at Mount Tahoma High School, Corbett made a statement with her first throw at the state track and field championships. That toss of 137-9 held up as the farthest over the five rounds that followed. “I wasn’t even throwing as hard as I could,” Corbett said. “I just wanted to get a mark out there and make finals.” Read more at the Columbian
Lewis and Gianan won the Class 4A state girls tennis doubles title with a 7-5, 6-3 win over Union’s Sydney Wallace and McKenzie Schreiner. Last year, the Camas duo topped Wallace and then-senior Jelena Vidovic. Camas took a 4-1 lead in the first set, but Union rallied to tie 5-5. The Papermakers held serve, then broke the Titans for the first set. Camas never trailed in the second set, but most of the games were close. Read more at the Columbian
Our CHS 4A Softball team battled and finished their season this past weekend in Spokane coming home with a 4th place trophy after loosing to Woodinville 3-1 in a consolation semi-final game this past Saturday. The team battled the eventual state champion Tahoma High School in an earlier semi-final game only to come up short 3-2 after nine thrilling innings. Awesome effort ladies! Read more at the Columbian
This year, Junior Brian Humphreys was once again in the hunt for another state title when he teed off last Thursday at The Creek at Qualchan Golf Course in Spokane.
On the second hole, Humphreys was addressing the ball for a putt. “When I set my putter down on No. 2, I nudged the ball forward a little bit and then just tapped it in,” Humphreys said. “Since I accidentally hit it and didn’t replace it, it was a two-shot penalty.” Humphreys called the penalty on himself, even though he may have been the only one to see it. “I guess it didn’t move enough for the people in the gallery to see, but I know it moved forward,” Humphreys said. Camas coach Ed Givens said no one, not even Humphreys’ playing partners, saw the ball move. Read more at the Columbian.