Jim Waller

Hydros for Heroes return to Whidbey Island this weekend

Hydros for Heroes continues to grow in reputation and stature. The boats will scream across Oak Harbor Bay from 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Saturday… Continue reading

 

Morgan tops local runners at Race the Reserve

Langley’s Sophia Morgan led a handful of local runners by winning her division at the eighth annual Race the Reserve in Coupeville Saturday, Aug. 10.… Continue reading

 

Swim lessons help youngsters learn important skill

Safety and fun. Those are the key elements when it comes to teaching swim lessons, according to Kristi Eager, aquatics coordinator of Swim South Whidbey.… Continue reading

 

Newmans carving out careers in officiating, pickleball

Basketball and tennis helped pay the way through college for siblings Lindsey and Riley Newman. Now the South Whidbey natives are using their experiences in… Continue reading

Oakley leads local competitors / Triathlon

Peter Oakley of Langley was the top local finisher in the 23rd annual Whidbey Island Triathlon Saturday, July 27. The triathlon included a half-mile swim… Continue reading

A piece of Ironman triathlon touches Whidbey event

Some competitors in the 23rd annual Whidbey Island Triathlon Saturday, July 27, might consider the event a stepping stone to competing in the world’s most… Continue reading

Thome to compete in 20th consecutive Whidbey Island Triathlon

“I can do that.” Those were Bob Thome’s thoughts when he first watched the Whidbey Island Triathlon. And he proved it — 19 times. This… Continue reading

Hunters reminded to take classes before season begins

The state Department of Fish and Wildlife reminds prospective hunters to complete their hunter education class before hunting season. “Since most hunting seasons don’t open… Continue reading

Monstars win 3-on-3 basketball tournament title

The Monstars prevailed in the ninth annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament hosted by LM Premier and the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District Saturday, July 20.… Continue reading

Cisney wins world championship / Taekwondo

Just over three years ago, Jenny Cisney took up taekwondo. Last weekend she stood on the podium as a world champion. Cisney, competing in the… Continue reading

3-on-3 tournament begins Saturday / Basketball

Three-on-three basketball returns for the ninth year to South Whidbey Saturday, July 20. The tournament begins about noon at the Rotary Court after the Whidbey… Continue reading

Cisney wins world championship / Taekwondo

Just over three years ago, Jenny Cisney took up taekwondo. Last weekend she stood on the podium as a world champion. Cisney, competing in the… Continue reading

Phay takes 2nd at national tournament / Powerlifting

Whidbey Island’s Sherry Phay finished second at the United States Powerlifting Association Drug Tested National Tournament July 11-14 in Las Vegas. In addition to placing… Continue reading

Burlington blanks SW in district title game / 10-12 baseball

South Whidbey lost 10-0 in four innings to Burlington in the championship game of the District 11 Major Little League baseball tournament Saturday, July 13,… Continue reading

SWPRD hosts 3-on-3 tournament / Basketball

The LM Premier 3-on-3 basketball tournament takes place Saturday, July 20, at the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District Rotary Court. The tournament is open… Continue reading

South Whidbey to play for district title / 10-12 baseball

After defeating Central Whidbey 3-2 Friday, July 12, South Whidbey will play Burlington for the District 11 Major Little League championship this weekend in Oak… Continue reading

South Whidbey blanked by Burlington / 10-12 baseball

Unable to generate any offense, the South Whidbey Major Little League baseball team lost 4-0 to Burlington Thursday, July 11, in the semifinals of the… Continue reading

Parks district looking for volunteers to help with triathlon

The 23rd annual Whidbey Island Triathlon set for Saturday, July 27, is sold out to participants, but South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District is still… Continue reading

South Whidbey uses no-hitter to advance in district tournament / 10-12 baseball

After firing a one-hitter at Central Whidbey in the opening game of the Major Little League District 11 tournament Monday, July 8, in Oak Harbor,… Continue reading

Falcon softball player enjoys helping others

For Natalie Wilmoth, it is all about service. Wilmoth, a recent high school graduate, was a standout softball player for South Whidbey High School the… Continue reading