The long standing competition between Aberdeen as well as Hoquiam Grizzlies and what a rivalry it is, 100 years in overall excluding this one the 101st came to be possible in 2006 when the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) altered the enrollment limit for the 2A categorization allowing Aberdeen to drop to 2A along with various other college s as well as creating one more organization. One of the largest events for Hoquiam as well as one of the most anticipated is the Grizzly Alumni Cross Country Invitational run. An occasion that thousand of participants really hope and imagine signing up with not just because it is one of the most competitive running events otherwise the biggest held in the west coast of Washington, but also one of the most enjoyable as a result of the views and also seems that Hoquiam needs to offer not only to the individuals of the run however to the plenty of thousands who involve demonstrate to the occasion and delight in Hoquiam’s natural beauty. Hoquiam’s Olympic Arena a historical site as well as city prize housed the Grays Harbor Gulls of the Western Baseball organization from the years 1995 to 1997 and is now the here and now home of the Grays Harbor Bearcats and NAFL developing football team. They have the annual Aberdeen/Hoquiam football video game – which is greater than 100 years of ages, played in the equally historical Hoquiam Olympic arena.