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 By Rory Douglas    Sports    January 1, 2014

Lake Stevens High School Wrestling takes third at Tri-State Tournament

The Lake Stevens High School wrestling team took third place at the Tri-State wrestling tournament Dec. 20 in Coeur d’Alene, one of the most difficult tournaments in the Pacific Northwest. The Vikings…

 By Rory Douglas    Sports    December 11, 2013

Lake Wrestling defeats Tahoma in season opener

The Lake Stevens wrestling team has gone more than 20 years without losing a dual meet at home, and at Friday night’s match against Tahoma they kept the streak alive, winning 42-27. Tahoma finished se…

 By Rory Douglas    Sports    December 4, 2013

LSHS Wrestlers seek 10th state team title

Starting the season off with a nail-biter is becoming a Lake Stevens High School wrestling tradition. Last year, the Vikings began the season with a back-and-forth dual against Tahoma that was…

 By Rory Douglas    Sports    February 19, 2013

Viking Wrestlers Win 9th State Championship

There was never much drama in the team title race at this year’s Mat Classic. In the first round of the state tournament, the Lake Stevens wrestling team jumped to a 20 point lead, and they…

 By Rory Douglas    Sports    February 12, 2013

Viking wrestlers win regionals, send 14 to State

Some Viking wrestlers might’ve had deja vu at Saturday’s Region 1 wrestling tournament, and you couldn’t blame them. A week after dominating the district tournament at Snohomish High School, the…

 By Rory Douglas    Sports    January 29, 2013

Lake Stevens Wrestling wins Wesco North Title

The Lake Stevens High School wrestling team defeated Snohomish in a home dual meet on Tuesday, Jan. 22, to take home their fifth straight Wesco North title. Winning eleven out of fourteen matches,…

 By Rory Douglas    Sports    January 22, 2013

Viking Wrestlers Defeat Mount Vernon, now face Snohomish for Wesco North Title

The Lake Stevens High School wrestling team rolled over Mount Vernon 70 to 4 on Thursday night, recording 10 pins and forfeits to bring their Wesco North record to 3-0. The match of the night was…

 By Rory Douglas    Sports    January 15, 2013

Soler leads Vikings to victory at MatMan Wrestling Tournament

Lake Stevens’ Eric Soler, the Viking wrestling team’s lone returning state champion, isn’t used to being a fourth-place seed at tournaments. But that’s just where he found…

 By Rory Douglas    News    January 8, 2013

Five Viking wrestlers go undefeated at national match

Over the holiday break the Lake Stevens wrestling team traveled to the Clash National High School Wrestling Duals in Rochester MN, one of the most prestigious dual-meet tournaments in the country….

 By Rory Douglas    Sports    January 2, 2013

L.S. Viking wrestlers face Roseburg

The last time the Lake Stevens wrestling team faced the team from Roseburg High School in Oregon, the Vikings won by the narrowest of margins—a 33-33 tie that the Vikings won by tiebreaker…

 By Rory Douglas    Sports    December 21, 2012

Lake Stevens Wrestlers remain unbeaten in dual meets

The Lake Stevens High School wrestling team defeated Decatur 51-18 on Tuesday, December 18. Lake Stevens recorded four pins and a forfeit, along with four other victories, to remain unbeaten in this…

 By Rory Douglas    Sports    December 18, 2012

Vikings participate in Tri-State

The Lake Stevens High School wrestling team placed fourth at the prestigious Tri-State Tournament, held at North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene Dec. 14 and 15. The Vikings scored 154 points,…

 By Rory Douglas    Sports    December 11, 2012

Lake Stevens wrestling improves to 5-0

In the second week of competition, the Lake Stevens High School wrestling team notched three more dual-meet wins—and a special honor for one of its coaches. At the Lake Stevens double dual on…

 By Rory Douglas    Sports    December 4, 2012

Wrestling Beats Defending State Champs

On Saturday the Lake Stevens High School wrestling team started the year off with a 31-24 victory over Tahoma, the defending state 4A champions, in a dual meet that came down to the last match of the…

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