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.

Columbia County Racing Association (CCRA) division leaders Joel Beehler, Bob Berg, Trenton Brogan and Bernie Lujan solidified their position atop the point standings after they each won main events July 28 at River City Speedway.

St. Helens drivers Bob Berg, Jim Potter and Joel Beehler each won stock car racing main events in the sixth round of the Columbia County Racing Association (CCRA) series June 30 at River City Speedway in St. Helens.

Fun for kids from first grade up to age 16, the Ambassadors Soccer Camp returns to Clatskanie City Park from July 10-14. Camps are held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. Cost is $130.

With the largest crowd of the season in River City Speedway grandstands, the June 16 Sam Brittain Memorial Race definitely proved to be one well worth remembering with exciting racing and thrilling finishes throughout the evenings special Columbia County Racing Assciation (CCRA) event.

The Minors CRSS District 1 Tournament of Champions started on June 1st and ended on June 7th with Rainier Northside Towing and Recovery (NSTR) taking the Championship.

River City Speedway's fourth stock car race this year will certainly be a very memorable event for Broc Ross and Bill Sanford as they each recorded their first ever Columbia County Racing Association (CCRA) main event wins June 2 at the county fairgrounds motorsports facility in St. Helens.


A walk-off left Rainier Columbians Varsity on the wrong end of a 3-2 defeat to Dayton on Friday. The game was tied at two with Dayton batting in the bottom of the eighth when an error scored one run for Dayton.


Clatskanie softball nabbed the lead late in the game in a 7-6 victory over Grant Union on Friday, May 25. The game was tied at five with Clatskanie batting in the top of the seventh when Kaity Sizemore hit a fielder's choice, but a run was scored.

Clatskanie softball wins its quarterfinals playoff game against Grant Union 7-6 and advances. The game was held over from last night due to weather. The Lady Tigers will face Dayton in an away game at 5 p.m. on Tuesday.

Local drivers Bernie Lujan and Doug McVae recorded their first main event wins this season in the third consecutive week of Columbia County Racing Association motorsports action on May 19 at River City Speedway in St. Helens.

Wednesday's game against Horizon Christian was a heartbreaker for Rainier Columbians varsity baseball, as they lost the lead late in a 17-5 defeat. The game was tied at three with Horizon Christian batting in the top of the fifth with a single on a 3-1 count, scoring one run.

Clatskanie’s Shelby Blodgett sends another batter packing in the third inning of this first-round playoff game against Harrisburg. The score is tied 1-1 at the bottom of the third. UPDATE: The Lady Tigers win 10-2 over the Eagles.

Rainier Columbians Track & Field had five athletes qualify for six state events that were held this past Thursday and Friday. Head coach Andrew Perri reported the following results from Hayward Field in Eugene.


Record Breakers: Clatskanie Tigers athletes placed 1st in the Men’s 4x100-meter Relay at the 3A State Track & Field Meet. The team includes Ryan Watson, Cooper Blodgett, Crew Blodgett and Kees Tjaarda. They finished with a time of 43.34, setting a new state meet record.

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