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The Tigers narrowly beat Knappa 60-57 this past Tuesday night in Clatskanie. Tigers senior Cooper Blodgett scored 22 points and Combs scored 13 against the Loggers. Clatskanie had another close game against Kennedy on Nov. 30, pulling in a 58-55 home win. The Tigers dropped their first prese…

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New head coach Zach Davis has his wrestlers competing hard during the first week of competition. Tigers started the season at the Knappa "Mix & Match" meet Wednesday Nov. 28.

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The Columbians sent six athletes to the podium at the Three Rivers Classic held by Mark Morris High School in Longview, Washington. The team took 2nd place in the tournament with 158.5 points. Elena Roubal was named Wrestler of the Tournament for the girls.

After steamrolling Santiam Christian 60-35 on the road, the Lady Tigers picked up two losses for rough preseason start. Clatskanie was beaten 43-36 by Kennedy at home on Nov. 30. The Lady Tigers took a 69-54 loss to Wahkiakum on Dec. 3 in Washington. The team is 1-2 overall and ranked No. 11…

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Dave and Jodi Tjaarda were recently honored with the Bob Wiggins Tiger Football Volunteer Award, sponsored by the Clatskanie Booster, for their efforts and contributions to Clatskanie athletics.

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Working as the Columbians All-Star reporter for the sports tracker Max Preps, Jeremiah Cameron had the best seat in the house for Rainier’s undefeated varsity football season.


After taking a few days to soak in the victory, Rainier football head coach Mike King said the sense of accomplishment was a great feeling after seeing the hard work put in by his athletes.

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At halftime in the big game, Rainier and Cascade Christian were tied 14-14 for the football 3A state championship. The undefeated 2018 Columbians would go on to win 44-14.

Despite a strong start by Clatskanie, scoring first with a touchdown reception by Tigers senior running back Kees Tjaarda, Rainier senior quarterback Joey Tripp answered with an end-zone run to close the first quarter at 6-7 for the Tigers.

Clatskanie and Rainier go head-to-head in a Highway 30 Hootenanny on the Columbians turf at 7 p.m. on Nov. 9. Clatskanie comes in on the heels of a 16-point loss to Rainier in the regular season.

The Tigers plucked the Santiam Christian Eagles 26-3 on Nov. 2, sending Clatskanie through to the quarterfinals of the state playoffs in the 3A division. The Tigers will meet the Columbians at 7 p.m. on Nov. 9 in Rainier. Clatskanie comes in on the heels of a two-touchdown loss to Rainier in…

The Columbians blasted the White Buffaloes 44-0 on Nov. 2 in Rainier, advancing through the first round of the state playoffs in the 3A division. Rainier and Clatskanie, who beat Santiam Christian 26-3 in their first-round playoff, are slated to meet on Columbians turf for a state quarterfin…

Rainier varsity football continued its win streak with a 56-19 homecoming victory against Willamina with this past week. The Columbians are 8-0 overall with a 4-0 league record and are ranked No. 1 in their division. Rainier travels to meet No. 24-ranked Taft (1-7) on Oct. 26 at 7 p.m.

Clatskanie High School Soccer played Catlin Gabel this past week on the road, followed by a home game against Oregon Episcopal School. The team’s only loss this season came from a 4-2 game against Catlin. The Lady Tigers tied OES 3-3 with goals from Olivia Sprague and Cloee McLeod.

Clatskanie beat Dayton 55-25 on Oct. 12 at home. The Tigers, ranked No. 9, are currently 5-2 overall and 2-1 in league play. The team will travel to Amity next to face the No. 2 in the league. Amity was the top team in the division until a loss to Rainier this past week.

Clatskanie High School soccer beat the Seaside Seagulls 4-1 on Sept. 27. Cloee McLeod had two goals, and Olivia Sprague and Shelby Blodgett each had one. Busy in the backfield, Jayden Makinson and Grace Tallman showed a nice defensive hustle.

Right now, most clams are too small to be harvested by commercial clammers or desired by recreational clammers.

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) will delay the opening of fall razor clam harvest along the Clatsop beaches from the traditional date of Oct. 1 to Nov. 1 at the earliest, to allow time to collect public feedback on management options in light of a recent stock assessment.


Clatskanie’s Tigers meet rival Columbians for a showdown at Rainier Jr./Sr. High School this Friday. Both teams are expected to leave it all on the field as they grind for top position this season.

Rainier varsity football won 48-0 over Corbett in a home game on Sept. 21.In smoking-hot first half Rainier racked up 41 points, adding another touchdown in the third quarter.

Coming back from a loss against Warrenton on Sept. 13, Clatskanie beat out Taft in five sets on Sept. 18. The Lady Tigers 1-6 overall and 1-1 in league play, ranked No. 35 in their division by Oregon School Activities Association. CHS volleyball was scheduled to play Willamina (3-7) on Sept.…

The Tigers blasted Blanchet Catholic 52-0 in on the road this past week. It was the third victory for Clatskanie this year, all of which have been big-score games. After the Blanchet (0-3) win, Clatskanie (3-0) is currently ranked No. 3 by the Oregon School Activities Association. The Tigers…

Clatskanie High School girls soccer put a 5-0 shutout on the Astoria team this week. Cloee McCleod, pictured here in a recent home game against Seaside, was credited with all five goals against Astoria. The team will host Catlin Gabel JV at 5 p.m. on Oct. 8 in Clatskanie City Park and then t…

The Columbians varsity volleyball team (1-4) traveled to Taft for a 3-1 win on Sept. 13. Dropping preseason games to Banks, Astoria, Seaside and Blanchet Catholic, Rainier is ranked No. 29 by Oregon School Activities Association and is currently 1-0 in league play. The Columbians will host t…

Clatskanie High School girls soccer, undaunted by the rainy weather, picked up a 3-1 win against Yamhill Carlton High School in non-league play at Clatskanie City Park on Sept. 12.

The Columbians (2-0) overpowered the Loggers (0-2) in Rainier’s first home game of the football season. Leading 24-0 at the half, Rainier beat Scio 39-0 on Sept. 7. The team hits the road for Madras (2-0) on Sept. 14. Click through photos from the game above.

The Lady Tigers soccer team steamrolled the Seaside Seagulls in a 7-1 victory on Sept. 6 in Clatskanie. The team travels to Astoria on Sept. 18 for a 6:30 p.m. game. Click through photos from the game above.

The first home game of the 2018 football season was a blowout. The Tigers beat the Heppner Mustangs 46-0 on Aug. 31 in Clatskanie. On Sept. 7, The Tigers will face Umatilla on the road, kick-off at 7 p.m.

The Lady Tigers varsity volleyball team dropped three sets to the Seaside Seagulls in Clatskanie on Aug. 30. Scores were 25-9, 25-8, and 25-5 for Seaside. The Lady Tigers meet Yamhill-Carlton on Sept. 4, junior varsity game at 5 p.m. and varsity at 6 p.m.

SOCCER JAMBOREE: The Clatskanie High School girls soccer team coach reported from the recent season-starting jamboree that the team won two games and tied one. The Lady Tigers beat Seaside 1-0 with a goal by Olivia Sprague, tied Scappoose 0-0, and beat Astoria 1-0 with a goal from Cloee McLeod.

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