Evan Thompson

Evan posted 714 stories to South Whidbey Record.
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Falcon football notches another win on the road

South Whidbey football is on a two-game winning streak after a 13-7…

  • Sep 27th, 2017 10:00am

Vacant buildings lead to meeting with biz leader

Langley residents and the city’s mayor have deemed two vacant buildings in…

  • Sep 27th, 2017 10:54am

Falcons’ top doubles team challenges state runners-up

Playing in the Emerald City League is both a blessing and a…

  • Sep 27th, 2017 8:00am

Highway 525 crash sends two to hospital as ‘precautionary measure’

Two people were transported to WhidbeyHealth following a rear-end collision on Highway…

  • Sep 29th, 2017 1:42pm

No seismic work planned at LMS

Seismically retrofitting Langley Middle School isn’t on the South Whidbey School District’s…

  • Sep 23rd, 2017 8:00am

Freshmen given ‘OK’ to play in certain situations on Friday nights

South Whidbey football’s 42-8 win over Valley View Secondary on Sept. 15…

  • Sep 23rd, 2017 8:00am

Lack of depth could be girls soccers’ Achilles’ heel

If there’s anything that could hold South Whidbey girls soccer back from…

  • Sep 23rd, 2017 6:00am

King’s, Cedar Park Christian consider jumping ship to Emerald City League | UPDATED

Move could result in collapse of Falcons’ home league, Cascade Conference

  • Sep 22nd, 2017 3:16pm

Langley Main Street Association to clean up Langley Park

The Langley Main Street Association is taking the lead on making improvements…

  • Sep 20th, 2017 8:00am

Maxwelton Outdoor Classroom turns 20, celebration planned for next month

As much as salmon and students are integral to the Maxwelton Outdoor…

  • Sep 20th, 2017 11:56am

South Whidbey Football breaks losing streak with 42-8 win

South Whidbey football finally has a win under its belt. But, it…

  • Sep 20th, 2017 6:00am

Several Falcons place in top 25 at home meet

Three South Whidbey runners placed in the top 25 at the 39th…

  • Sep 20th, 2017 6:00am

School district releases LMS rental rates

The price tags for rentable rooms at Langley Middle School have been…

  • Sep 16th, 2017 8:00am

Freshman shows poise during cross country’s Sehome Invitational

Despite only being a freshman, Kaia Swegler Richmond showed some veteran-like instincts…

  • Sep 16th, 2017 1:30am

South Whidbey High School garden grows in popularity with students

South Whidbey High School junior Matthew Simmons isn’t a fan of tomatoes.…

  • Sep 15th, 2017 6:00pm

Falcons volleyball continues dominance of home invitational

For the third consecutive year, South Whidbey volleyball won its annual home…

  • Sep 13th, 2017 6:00am

Freeland student participates in agriculture program

Tristan Campbell of Freeland was one of 16 high school students selected…

  • Sep 12th, 2017 6:00pm

Intern program helps small farms bloom

Interns can be a rare commodity in the world of small farming.…

  • Sep 12th, 2017 4:00pm

Falcon volleyball untouched after first two matches

Falcon volleyball untouched after first two matches South Whidbey volleyball is off…

  • Sep 9th, 2017 8:00am

South Whidbey steps up to help Hurricane Harvey victims

It was Tuesday, Sept. 5, just a few days after the worst…

  • Sep 9th, 2017 6:00am

Swim team continues co-op agreement with Kamiak

This fall is South Whidbey senior swimmer Ally Lynch’s last chance to…

  • Sep 9th, 2017 6:00am

City of Langley seeks input on new LED light

The City of Langley is seeking input on a new light emitting…

  • Sep 9th, 2017 6:00am

Reunion for LHS class of 1957 sparks old memories, rekindles friendships

Though it’s been 60 years since Langley High School’s class of 1957…

  • Sep 6th, 2017 8:00am

Falcons drop season-opening game to island rival, 18-0

Growing pains were evident in South Whidbey football’s season-opening game against Coupeville.…

  • Sep 6th, 2017 6:00am

South Whidbey High School’s stadium renamed after Jim ‘Coach’ Leierer

Jim “Coach” Leierer’s legacy was officially cemented in a fitting place on…

  • Sep 6th, 2017 6:00am

South Whidbey grad teaches kids about emotions through song

Josh Turner was skeptical at first of being a children’s musician. Today,…

  • Sep 6th, 2017 6:00am

Cheer team wins camp competition, preps for fall season

For not having competed against other teams in four years, South Whidbey…

  • Sep 2nd, 2017 10:00am

Falcon volleyball aims to win division | FALL SPORTS PREVIEW

South Whidbey volleyball notched a major accomplishment on its belt last year…

  • Aug 30th, 2017 4:00pm

Tough boys tennis league poses difficult challenge for postseason play | FALL SPORTS PREVIEW

South Whidbey seniors Hank Papritz and Ryan Wenzek received a valuable lesson…

  • Aug 30th, 2017 8:00am

New goals set a high bar for Falcon girls soccer squad | FALL SPORTS PREVIEW

South Whidbey’s girls soccer team is being trained to enter matches with…

  • Aug 30th, 2017 6:00am

Chances of making it to state improve with large turnout | FALL SPORTS PREVIEW

Developing a cadre of youth runners to help qualify for state is…

  • Aug 30th, 2017 6:00am

2017 Soup Box Derby draws crowds, smiles

Speed demons, youngsters and businesses on wheels bombed down Zippy Raceway at…

  • Aug 30th, 2017 2:59pm

Independent schedule could boost program viability

South Whidbey football has only one victory to its name over the…

  • Aug 29th, 2017 3:32pm

City council commits to boost in Island Senior Resources funding

Though an attic fire at Senior Thrift in July caused a significant…

  • Aug 26th, 2017 6:00am

Survey results narrow Langley Middle School use

Survey results show South Whidbey residents largely support Langley Middle School transforming…

  • Aug 26th, 2017 6:00am

School meeting draws 700 students, parents

Students affected by the closure of Langley Middle School had a taste…

  • Aug 25th, 2017 6:00pm

Selling South Whidbey School District assets isn’t worth it, administrators say

If the South Whidbey School District is successful in leasing out all…

  • Aug 23rd, 2017 8:00am

South Whidbey football program brings back beach practices

Beach practices under South Whidbey head coach Mark Hodson have long been…

  • Aug 23rd, 2017 6:00am

Archers hit the mark with series of classes at Community Park

Dryah Artis’ posture is still as she draws back her bow. The…

  • Aug 19th, 2017 6:00am

Langley can pick up art insurance for free this time

The Langley City Council voted to insure artist Dale Reiger’s sculpture in…

  • Aug 18th, 2017 4:00pm

New Useless Bay learning center named after beloved PGA pro

Herb Magnusson didn’t expect any accolades in return for his services to…

  • Aug 16th, 2017 8:00am

Veterans survey to gauge service needs, population

Freeland resident Kat Ersch knows what’s done is done. Her late husband,…

  • Aug 16th, 2017 6:00am

Queer Pride Parade set for Sunday afternoon in downtown Langley

Langley is opening its arms to the LGBTQ community once again with…

  • Aug 12th, 2017 6:00am

School budget approved, parents express concern about consolidation

The South Whidbey School Board approved a $20.67 million budget for the…

  • Jul 29th, 2017 8:00am

Whidbey Crabs finish third in two-day home invitational

It was a good day for the Black brothers. Nick and Alex…

  • Jul 29th, 2017 6:00am

Recent testing at Lone Lake shows neurotoxin levels are 150 times over state limit

“When in doubt, stay out.” It turns out that simple catch phrase…

  • Jul 28th, 2017 2:05pm

New Lone Lake test shows neurotoxin level increase

Results from another analysis of Lone Lake show that neurotoxin levels have…

  • Jul 26th, 2017 12:00pm

Whidbey Triathlon to include sibling rivalry, family relay teams

Seven seconds were all that separated Richard Murphy from beating his sister…

  • Jul 26th, 2017 8:00am

Whidbey Island Fair, parade still a small town community affair

The small town vibes at the Whidbey Island Fair has drawn Ted…

  • Jul 26th, 2017 10:57am

Budget hearing for 2017-18 school year set for Wednesday

A $20.74 million budget for the 2017-18 school year will be discussed…

  • Jul 24th, 2017 12:33pm