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SLIDESHOW | Archbishop Murphy boys basketball team dominates South Whidbey

Archbishop Murphy's boys basketball team forced turnover after turnover and converted those into quick layups or three-pointers to a 64-49 on Tuesday, Jan. 14 at South Whidbey High School in the Cascade Conference contest.

SWHS spring sports participation numbers steady from past season

Perhaps driven by the promise of unusually warm winter temperatures and early sunshine, South Whidbey High School students continued to turn out for spring sports.

Fire tears through Clinton home; no one injured

A fire significantly damaged a Clinton home Thursday afternoon. South Whidbey Fire/EMS firefighters responded to reports of a home on fire on Central Avenue in Clinton, less than 500 feet from the fire protection district's Clinton station. Firefighters responded quickly to knock down the flames that Deputy Chief Jon Beck said is believed to have started in an upstairs bedroom.

Miscommunication causes Falcon wrestlers to miss tournament

South Whidbey’s wrestling team was at the high school parking lot, waiting to be picked up by one of the school district’s buses. It never showed.

Falcons fend off Tigers in baseball’s first win

A five-run second inning with two outs gave South Whidbey enough to work with Friday in its first win of the season, 6-3 over Granite Falls.

Falcons repel Turks

Playing in their final home game of their careers, South Whidbey’s three senior girls soccer players shone Tuesday night.

SLIDESHOW | Offense finally in sync, Falcon volleyball sweeps Coupeville, Lakewood

South Whidbey had its first week of sweeps against Coupeville and Lakewood.

Portable toilets set afire at Dave Mackie Park

A suspicious fire destroyed recently delivered portable toilets at Dave Mackie Park early Friday morning.

Falcon girls soccer ties Oak Harbor

The Falcon girls soccer team’s first game went about as well as head coach Ben Rusch could have imagined.

Snow cancels South Whidbey sports

It may seem obvious, but South Whidbey High School athletics are canceled today. Snow, 2 inches thick in some spots on Whidbey Island, make playing conditions unsafe and otherwise unenjoyable.

Gianni retires from LMS, ready for next adventure

Rocco Gianni doesn’t like, he loves. He doesn’t speak, he orates.

Flock defense favors Falcon girls over Tigers

Playing fast and furious, the South Whidbey girls basketball team won its first Cascade Conference game of the season 44-29 over Granite Falls on Friday night.

South Whidbey boys soccer blasts Granite Falls

The shutouts continued for South Whidbey boys soccer after a 9-0 win over Granite Falls on Friday night.

Need a lift? Langley looking at elevator, bridge view impact on Cascade

Renderings of a bridge and elevator give a glimpse at what Cascade Avenue in Langley may look like.

Rural postal carriers will be moved to Langley

The U.S. Postal Service said it would close post office branches across the country on Tuesday, but facilities on South Whidbey seem to have escaped the cuts.

Offense finally clicks for Falcon boys

gainst their rivals, the Falcon boys hoops squad fired on all cylinders. South Whidbey ended its losing streak Friday night with a 57-37 drubbing of Coupeville in the first of two annual Highway 525 clashes.

Price helps Falcons edge ATM in boys golf

South Whidbey’s boys golf team won its third match against Archbishop Murphy to claim the season’s head-to-head matches.

A winning season for South Whidbey football

Scoring the second-most points of the season in a 51-31 win over Cedar Park Christian on Nov. 8 gave South Whidbey football its first overall winning record in almost six years.

New Langley animal hospital is high-tech operation

LANGLEY — Cats and dogs that are sick as a dog (or a cat) have a new clinic on the South End.

NOTABLE | Whidbey Island Area Fair 4-H exhibitors

Whidbey Island Area Fair 4-H exhibitors in foods and nutrition, clothing, needlework, applied arts, photography, gardening, educational displays, public presentations, judging contests, quiz bowl contests, performing artists, home ec, in action