sports

Play Ball: Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex is Open for Play

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In the summer of 2014, Ridgefield School Board members dreamed of a large sports and recreation hub that would benefit Ridgefield School District sports teams, as well as enhance recreation for general residents. Five years later, the field of dreams has become a reality. The Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex (RORC), located on Hillhurst Road next… Read More

Leveling the Playing Field in Youth Sports

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Growing up in Ridgefield, Chelsea Adams enjoyed participating in year-round sports and was excited to give her four children the same opportunity. She quickly learned that a lot has changed when it comes to team sports. Now, being part of a team isn’t just about being active, participating in friendly competition, and having fun. It… Read More

Vancouver Tennis Center Grand Re-opening

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Vancouver Tennis Center (VTC) has been a beloved facility for decades, and now it’s undergone an extreme makeover with new management. Situated on land owned by Vancouver Public Schools (and adjacent to Fort Vancouver High School), and leased to the City of Vancouver who has run the facility for years, the valuable indoor sports center… Read More

The Power of Positive Coaching

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Whether it’s trying to fit in with the right group at school, striving to get noticed by a college scout, or simply learning how to navigate the changing world of technology, today’s youth—especially athletes—are being pulled in a variety of different directions.  For this reason, setting a tone of positivity and encouragement from coaches to… Read More

Playing it Safe: Avoiding Youth Sports Injuries

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All sports have a risk of injury; but for most young people, the fun and excitement of playing the game greatly outweighs any risk that comes with sports participation. Playing sports helps kids and young adults stay in shape and practice specific skills, but with that comes a commitment to playing safely and preventing injuries… Read More