All posts by Dedrick Allan

Building Baseball in Shelton

[VIDEO] Spring high school sports are less than a month away. One of those activities, of course, is baseball. Jason Winans, Shelton’s baseball coach, has been working with young ball players for months now giving those as young as eight the skills they need. MasonWebTV Powered by HCC recently spoke with Winans about this youth program and the upcoming season for the Diamond ‘Climbers.

Shelton’s first baseball game is scheduled for March 19th against North Mason. First pitch at Highclimber Field is 4 PM. MasonWebTV Powered by HCC plans to broadcast the game live.

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MMK Hoops Fall in District

Lady Owls (in white) (L-R): #5 Kaylee Ruggles, #25 Angela Diggle & #32 Jadyn Davidson defend CAA’s (in blue) (L-R): #32 Lauren Wegner, #23 Victoria Westcott & #22 Leah Pearson.

The Mary M. Knight basketball teams lost Saturday in the final day of the Class 1B District 4 Tournament. The Lady Owls lost to Columbia Adventist Academy 62 to 15 in the girls’ third place game after the boys from Matlock dropped a 70 to 55 decision to Naselle in the second place game.

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Four Shelton Wrestlers Place at State

All four of Shelton’s wrestlers who competed in Mat Classic XXXII took home trophies at the Class 3A State Wrestling Tournament Saturday.

Cameron MacAlevy placed 3rd at 126 pounds. MacAlevy lost to Yelm’s Gage Nelson in the semi-finals Saturday. The decision was 1 to 0. The Highclimber then beat Ryan Brown from Bethel 5 to 2 in the Consolation Bracket Semi before taking 3rd by injury default over Everett’s Fernie Vasquez.

Robert Allred took 3rd at 145 pounds. Allred advanced through the consolation bracket winning three bouts Saturday. First the ‘Climber pinned Lehman Tucker from Spanaway Lake; then pinned Edmonds-Woodway’s Howie Hare; before beating Eli Osso from Yelm by a 15 to 1 major decision.

Beau Ward finished 7th at 138 pounds. Saturday, Ward lost to Mt. Spokane’s Biley Buth and beat Jermain Broussard from Spanaway Lake.

On the girls’ side, Jazlind Warren finished 8th at 170 pounds after dropping her two consolation bracket bouts Saturday. The Lady-Highclimber lost to Lourdes Torres from Sunnyside and Liberty Spangle’s Charlie Johnson.

State Wrestling Results – Day 1

After the first day of Mat Classic XXXII, Shelton has all four particpants still battling for trophies among Class 3A wrestlers (with one in the semi-finals) while North Mason’s two wrestlers were eliminated from the Class 2A competition.

The Highclimbers’ Cameron MacAlevy is in the semi-finals at 126 pounds after pinning Ben Boss from Eastside Catholic in the first round and taking a 11-3 major decision over Ousman Fatty from Edmonds-Woodway. MacAlevy takes on Yelm’s Gage Nelson in the semis.

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Mason Clinic Grand Opening

Mason Health held the grand opening for Mason Clinic Friday afternoon. Hundreds of people attended the ceremony that featured U.S District Court Judge Ben Settle as keynote speaker.

Mason Clinic is 60,000-square-foot two-story building that will eventually be home to all of Mason Health’s clinics (except for Hoodsport Family Clinic, which will remain in Hoodsport.) Mason Clinic increased the number of rooms to 110. Construction cost $43.5 Million.

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MMK Still Alive in District; Play Saturday

The Mary M. Knight boys’ basketball team is still alive in the Class 1B District 4 Tournament after the Owls beat Three Rivers Christian Thursday night 52 to 35 eliminating the Eagles from the Tourney. The boys from Matlock pulled away from TRCH in the second half, turning a one-point halftime lead into a six-point lead after three quarters and outscoring Three Rivers in the fourth 17 to 6. MMK has a rematch with Naselle Saturday for 2nd place in the District and a shot at Regionals. That game will be played at Montesano High School. Tip is 5 PM.

The Mary M. Knight girls’ basketball team takes on Columbia Adventist Saturday for 3rd place in the District and a spot in the Regional Round of the State Tournament. The game between the Lady Owls and the Lady Kodiaks tips off at 6:30 PM also at Montesano High School Saturday.

Watch North Mason School Board

[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the February 20, 2020 North Mason School Board meeting. This meeting will start at 6 PM with a study session on the District’s replacement levy. At 7 PM the school board will hold their business meeting. The North Mason School Board usually meets on the third Thursday of each month.

Click here for the study session’s agenda. Click here for the business meeting’s agenda.

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Watch Shelton City Council

[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the February 18, 2020 Shelton City Council meeting. There are two ways to watch the council meeting live at 6 PM: and You can also watch on demand on or Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communications’ local channel are Thursday at 3 PM and Saturday at 9 AM.

Click here for the meeting’s agenda.

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Watch Mason County Commission

[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the February 18, 2020 Mason County Commission meeting. There are three ways to watch live at 9 AM:, or Mason County’s website ( You can also watch on demand on or Mason County’s website: Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communications’ local channel are Thursday at 6 PM, Saturday at 2 PM and Sunday at 9 AM.

Here is the meeting’s agenda:

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