Brian Adamowsky

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

Stanwood’s Phillips falls in wrestling freestyle quarterfinals

Kasper McIntosh of Portage, Indiana defeated Stanwood’s Mason Phillips 14-9 in the quarterfinal round of the 63-kilogram (139-pound) division of the United… Continue reading

Stanwood’s Phillips takes aim at berth in wrestling worlds

For Stanwood’s Mason Phillips, this weekend’s United World Wrestling (UWW) Cadet and University Nationals in Akron, Ohio, represents the carrot he’s been chasing at the… Continue reading

Lynnwood clinches 1st state soccer berth in 31 years

After a rip-roaring start that saw both sides score within the first three minutes of the match, Lynnwood and Squalicum settled into a… Continue reading

Snohomish boys clinch 18th state soccer berth in last 20 years

Felipe Cerna, Nathan Nicholson and Conner Smith scored for Snohomish in a 13-minute span to close the first half and the Panthers finished… Continue reading

Phillips adds freestyle title to haul from Vegas tourney

Another technical fall, and another title for Mason Phillips. The junior from Stanwood added a freestyle championship to his haul from the… Continue reading

Phillips headlines local wrestlers on Day 1 at Vegas tourney

Stanwood’s Mason Phillips will wrestle for the 138-pound freestyle championship at the Western Junior Regional wrestling tournament after winning four matches on… Continue reading

Stanwood’s Phillips wins Greco-Roman tourney in Las Vegas

Stanwood’s Mason Phillips captured the 138-pound Greco-Roman championship at the Western Junior Regional wrestling tournament on Wednesday at South Point Casino. Phillips,… Continue reading

Stanwood wrestling state champion relocates to Ohio to train

Anyone who spends any length of time around Mason Phillips can readily identify the confident determination in the decorated 17-year-old wrestler.  The way he talks… Continue reading

Snohomish grad part of college baseball’s best pitching staff

The transition from high school to NCAA Division 1 baseball involves perhaps the steepest adjustment curve of any sport.  Most hitters can handle even a… Continue reading

Stanwood junior dominates way to 3A state title at Mat Classic

With the weight of disproving the doubters off his shoulders, Mason Phillips soared to a second consecutive 3A state championship on Saturday, cradling… Continue reading

Mat Classic notebook: Cascade’s ‘Butcher’ carves way into semis

Here’s how Cascade senior 285-pounder Andrew Raymond got the nickname Butcher. When he was a freshman, Raymond was wrestling in a dual against… Continue reading

Day 1 of Mat Classic shows evolution of girls wrestling

It had nothing to do with male or female. It was about winning. When Arlington’s boys wrestling team was readying to face Everett… Continue reading

Meadowdale senior among the favorites at Mat Classic XXIX

Liam Ball’s eight-second pin of a Shorecrest wrestler in a Jan. 5 Wesco 3A dual meet was the Meadowdale senior 182-pounder’s season in… Continue reading

Redemption for MP wrestler at 3A regional tournament

A wrestler that loses in the semifinals of a major tournament like Saturday’s 3A Region III event at Everett High School can react… Continue reading

Accomplished Stanwood wrestler has sights set on lofty goals

Mason Phillips stood on a wrestling mat in his home gym in Stanwood on Feb. 6, 2016, one of perhaps six people in the building… Continue reading

Everett tops Arlington 48-18 in Wesco 3A girls wrestling dual

Summer Leonard, Molly West and Julia Blair each recorded victories via pinfall as the Seagulls dispatched the Eagles 48-18 in a Wesco 3A… Continue reading

Arlington continues wrestling dominance with win over Everett

Dominance in Wesco 3A wrestling still goes through Arlington. The defending state champions foiled what will likely be the biggest threat to a… Continue reading