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All-Region Wrestling: For Godinho, a special Union between son & father
Junior Godinho’s drive to capture a state championship in wrestling was a family affair

By Micah Rice | The Columbian | February 18, 2014

4A wrestling: Union’s Godinho, Berfanger cap season with state titles

By Paul Danzer | The Columbian | February 22, 2014

4A wrestling: Union has some work to do at state

By Micah Rice | The Columbian | February 22, 2014

State Wrestling: Experience key to Union, Mountain View trophy hopes

By Micah Rice | The Columbian | February 20, 2014

Union, Mountain View win wrestling regionals

The Columbian | February 15, 2014

Union wrestles to another team title, Titans send 14 wrestlers to regional and capture sixth straight district crown

By Paul Danzer | The Columbian | February 11, 2014

Union wrestlers help shine a light on Sunday night, Berfanger brothers set up study hall to help fellow students

By Paul Valencia | The Columbian | February 4, 2014

Godinho’s rally keeps Union on top, Titans capture their fifth straight Clark County crown

By Paul Valencia | The Columbian | January 18, 2014

Gromes win at Pac Coast helps Union wrestlers place third

By Paul Valencia | The Columbian | January 4, 2014

Clark County Wrestlers at the State Tournament

By Paul Danzer | The Columbian | February 16, 2013

Junior Godinho makes the semis, 6 Titans still alive after the first day of the State Tournament

By Paul Danzer | The Columbian | February 16, 2013

Clark County sports: Union, Mountain View gear up for state wrestling tournament

By Nick Daschel | The Oregonian | February 14, 2013

Union wrestlers claim team title, 9 to state

By Paul Danzer | The Columbian | February 9, 2013

No team can wrestle 4A district title from Union

By Paul Valencia | The Columbian | February 2, 2013

Union wrestles sole possession of first place from Evergreen

The Columbian | January 16, 2013

Union Titans Set New Team Score Record, Putting 9 Wrestlers Into the Finals and Claiming 3 Individual Titles.

By Greg Jayne | The Columbian | January 12, 2013

Union’s 2010 State Wrestling Champion Clint Coulter is drafted in the 2012 MLB draft by the Milwaukee Brewers in the first round.

By Paul Valencia | The Columbian | June 8, 2012

Clint Coulter’s week just keeps getting better. After being selected Monday by theMilwaukee Brewers in the firs t round of Major League …

Union in reach of 4a wrestling trophy

By Paul Danzer | The Columbian | February 18, 2012

Battle back from concussion made Union senior a better wrestler

By Paul Valencia | The Columbian | February 17, 2012

Prep Wrestling – Union Wrestlers have quality day at 4A regional

Titans Capture Regional Team Championship.

By Tim Martinez | The Columbian | February 11, 2012

Prep Wrestling – Nyugen Brothers, Districts is Job No. 1

Evergreen wrestlers take first step toward ultimate goal.

By Paul Valencia | The Columbian | February 4, 2012

Clark County wrestlers take title hopes to the mat

post-season begins…

Oregon Live.com | February 3, 2012

Union Wrestlers Claim Six Champions, 1 team Title

Big night for Titans at Clark County Championships.

By Paul Valencia | The Columbian | January 14, 2012

Fatherhood transforms the life of Union High School’s two-time wrestling champion Dillon Thomas

Oregon Live.com | January 7, 2012

Undefeated and largely unchallenged, Union wrestler Dillon Thomas is a favorite to win this year’s Class 4A state title at 171 pounds….

Six local wrestlers, Union Wins Crown

The Columbian | December 30, 2011
Titans easily outdistance Kelso at Pacific Coast meet. Six Vancouver wrestlers claimed individual championships and Union ran away with the team title Friday at the Pacific Coast Wrestling Championships at Hudson’s Bay High School….

Union Wrestler graduates and heads to West Point.


In September, 2011 Jacob Virtue relocated to West Point in New York.

Like a lot of high school athletes, Clint Coulter choses to specialize in one sport

By Tom Lakin| ESPN | February 28, 2011

State wrestling champ decides focusing on baseball is best for his future.

Hu remains undefeated with sub-Regional title

The Columbian | February 6, 2011

The match might not have been perfect, but Tiffany Hu still is….

Union wrestlers celebrate team district tournament crown

The Columbian | February 6, 2011

Titans, Evergreen both produce five district champions.

Rockets wrestlers on a roll heading into clash with Titans

George McCorkle | December 15, 2010

In the 1980′s, the Godinho name was synonymous with wresting excellence in Castle Rock….

Olympic Dream Duals

Union wrestlers show how far they’ve come
George Edgar | Special to Coaches Aid.com | December 11, 2010

Clint Coulter Named All-Region Wrestling Athlete of the Year

By Columbian Staff | April 16, 2010

Wrestlers don’t go through a season unscathed. It is a sport, Clint Coulter says, that tests ones will on a daily basis….

3A GSHL All League Results

By Tim Martinez | The Columbian | March 5, 2010

Calm Coulter captures crown

Union sophomore is county’s lone male wrestling champion
John Froschauer | The Columbian | February 20, 2010

Union’s Clint Coulter controls Anthony Whitmarsh of North Central to claim the championship in the Class 3A 189-pound weight division…

Three from Clark County win wrestling titles

By Paul Valencia | The Columbian | February 20, 2010

Washougal’s Madelynn McIlwain (112) and Arin Vandiver (140) won individual titles in the girls bracket, and Union’s Clint Coulter was the lone boy to win a title, taking the Class 3A 189-pound division…

Simon leads parade of local wrestlers in 4A, 3A semifinals

By Paul Danzer | Columbian staff writer | Saturday, February 20, 2010

TACOMA — Ricky Simon prefers to lay low. The Union senior can’t hide now, even in the tumult of the Tacoma Dome during Mat Classic…

3A wrestling: Trio of firsts sends Union to second place

By Vivian Johnson | The Columbian | February 14, 2010

Ricky Simon of Union beat Patrick Benson of Yelm with a third-round pin Saturday evening during the Class 3A regional tournament at Columbia River High School. Simon was won of three Union wrestlers to claim regional titles as the Titans finished second as a team…

WRESTLING:  Union wrestlers pull together for district title

By Tim Martinez | The Columbian | February 11, 2010

3A wrestling: Snap decision works for Camas’ King

By Greg Jayne | The Columbian | February 7, 2010

… The Titans will capture the team title, standing with 371 points led by
six individual champions. Camas is second with 277 points, followed by Prairie
with 246.5…

A Family Affair At Union

By Greg Jayne | the Columbian | February 7, 2010

Union will be well represented by the Reynolds family at next week’s Class 3A regional wrestling tournament. Siblings JoJo, Jon, and Josh all reached the match for third and fourth place at the district meet, clinching spots in the regional meet. Sophomore JoJo Reynolds won the third-place match at 145 pounds…

Union teams up to take county’s wrestling crown

By Vivian Johnson and Paul Valencia | the Columbian | January 17, 2010

Union’s Preston Hu, left, beats Hunter Goguen of Heritage to win the 119-pound weight division at the Clark County Championships…

Union First: Wrestler puts team first

By Greg Jayne | the Columbian | January 13, 2010

Yes, Union wrestler Clint Coulter will be putting his undefeated season on the line. And, yes, he’ll be trying to improve on last year’s third-place finish at the Clark County Championships. But when Coulter takes the mat in the 189-pound weight division, he also will be focusing on team goals…

Union’s Coulter claims title at Pacific Coast Championships

The Columbian | January 3, 2010

Four other local wrestlers reach title matches Union sophomore Clint Coulter defeated Kane Koerner of Zillah 4-2 to win the 189-pound championship at the Pacific Coast Championships on Saturday at Hudson’s Bay.

State champion wrestlers fill brackets at Pac Coast

By Columbian Staff | Friday, January 1, 2010

Eight state champions, among 51 state placers, will be wrestling at Hudson’s Bay High School the next two days.