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Stanwood’s Phillips pinned in exhibition match

Brock Hardy of Box Elder, Utah decked Phillips on Dec. 27, but a rematch looms on Jan. 9.

Snohomish freshman wrestler continues to defy odds

‘Hamoody’ Smith has overcome many obstacles in his life, but embraces challenges head on.

Lake Stevens’ Markus Johnson, right, works to lock Xavier Eaglin of South Kitsap Thursday night at Lake Stevens High School in Lake Stevens on December 21, 2017. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Lake Stevens wrestlers storm past South Kitsap to win

The No. 8 Vikings top 2nd-ranked South Kitsap 43-26 in boys wrestling showdown.

Lake Stevens’ Markus Johnson, right, works to lock Xavier Eaglin of South Kitsap Thursday night at Lake Stevens High School in Lake Stevens on December 21, 2017. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Lake Stevens senior eyes 2nd straight state wrestling title

Malachi Lawrence and his powerful offensive arsenal also hope to lead the Vikings to a team championship.

Edmonds-Woodway girls soccer falls to M.I. in state quarterfinal

The Warriors were unable to muster any offense as they fell short in the 3A state quarterfinals.

Commentary: Pitching in MLB playoffs resembling college ball

Twenty-seven outs. From the pitching and defense perspectives, that’s what it takes to win a nine-inning baseball game. There are no rules as to how… Continue reading

Stanwood’s Phillips wins Super 32 wrestling tournament

Phillips captured the 145-pound weight class at the prestigious preseason tourney in North Carolina.

Stanwood wrestling star Phillips reaches Super 32 quarters

The North Carolina commit won 4 bouts Saturday in the prestigious preseason tournament.

Stanwood wrestler Phillips commits to North Carolina

The senior verbally commits to join the Tar Heels after receiving interest from other major programs.

Stanwood’s Phillips commits to wrestle at North Carolina

The 2-time state champion and 4-time national champion competed at the Cadet Worlds last summer.

Lake Stevens’ Barnes to be inducted into WSWCA Hall of Fame

Barnes, who will be entering his 30th season, has guided the Vikings to 11 state wrestling titles.

Stanwood’s Phillips’ run at Worlds ends after 1-1 performance

Stanwood wrestler Mason Phillips saw his run end at the Cadet Greco-Roman World Championships after one win and one loss Monday in Athens, Greece. Phillips,… Continue reading

Area wrestling experts talk Stanwood’s Phillips

Here’s what a collection of area wrestling experts (in alphabetical order) had to say about Stanwood rising senior Mason Phillips, who will represent the United… Continue reading

Legendary wrestling coach Barnes still growing, learning

If Brent Barnes retired tomorrow, he’d do so as one of the greatest high school wrestling coaches to ever sit in the corner of a… Continue reading

8 local wrestlers share international competition experiences

Eight Snohomish County wrestlers represented their country in international competition before Stanwood High School senior-to-be Mason Phillips earned that honor in June, qualifying for the… Continue reading

Wrestling lessons help ex-Monroe star recuperate

June 18, 2015 started out as just a normal work day for Brandon Springer. A commercial plumber working for MacDonald-Miller, a construction firm sub-contracting for… Continue reading

Pair of former Everett High Seagulls wrestlers flying east

Patrick West and Christian Bagdadi will bring an Everett flair to the Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling room next season. West, a 2017 Everett High graduate,… Continue reading

Wesco 3A wrestling teams face new foe in Oregon’s Hermiston

The addition of Oregon’s Hermiston High School, located just 12 miles from the Washington state line, for athletic competition as a member of the Washington… Continue reading

Stanwood’s Phillips earns berth on World cadet wrestling team

The wrestling career of Stanwood’s Mason Phillips reached a new peak on Friday, as the senior-to-be won the Greco-Roman championship in the… Continue reading