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US Diving Olympic Trials Results: Day 1

Since we’ve been following the journey of Steele Johnson, and his diving partners, Dash Enos and Toby Stanley, we’ll report those results first. After Men’s 10m Synchro Prelims and Semi Finals, Steele Johnson and Toby Stanley are in 2nd place; and Steele and Dash are in 3rd. These world-class divers did very well, and are […]

Nerves of Steele, Part II: “Ready To Go!”

  This is Part 2 in a series on Olympic diving hopeful Steele Johnson as he competes at the 2012 US Diving Olympic Trials in Federal Way, WA. By Ernie Geigenmiller Steele Johnson. It’s not everyday a 16-year-old gets to compete in front of a national audience, but that’s what happens today at the King […]

Nerves of Steele, Part I: Johnson’s Journey

By Ernie Geigenmiller This is Part 1 in a series on Olympic diving hopeful Steele Johnson as he arrives at Federal Way, WA, home to the 2012 US Diving Olympic Team Trials. At age 2, Steele Johnson decided he loved doing front flips. Two years later, he stunned his parents again by performing back flips. […]

CHS Announces List of 2012 Hall of Fame Inductees

Every two years, Camas High School inducts several former athletes into the school’s Hall of Fame. Today, the Hall of Fame Committee announced this year’s inductees. The induction will take place on September 29 at Camas High School. SCHOLAR ATHLETE: Mike Sharp   Outstanding scholar/athlete during 1955-57; All around athlete in basketball, football, baseball and […]

Austin Barr Drafted by New York Mets; Rejects Offer and Plans to Play for Stanford University This Fall; Has Sights on Future MLB in 2015

By Ernie Geigenmiller A funny thing happened Wednesday during third period at Camas High School. Senior Austin Barr received a phone call from New York Mets talent scout, Jim Reeves, offering him a spot with the major league franchise. Barr was picked in the 29th round, 12 pick, and 890 overall. It was an honor, […]