Jim Waller

Former Falcons continue athletic careers in college / Alumni update

A handful of South Whidbey High School graduates continued their athletic careers by competing in a college spring sport this year. Baseball Charlie Patterson pitched… Continue reading

Chum Run completes 22nd year of competition

More than 160 people took part in the 22nd Chum Run Saturday, June 15, at South Whidbey Community Park. South Whidbey High School distance runner… Continue reading

Falcons receive spring letters, awards, honors

South Whidbey High School wrapped up the spring season by presenting athletes with letters and team awards. Tennis Coach: Karyle Kramer. Record: 7-4; 7-1 (tie),… Continue reading

South Whidbey tabs Turcott to coach Falcons / Boys basketball

South Whidbey High School hired veteran coach Greg Turcott to replace boys basketball coach Mike Washington, who resigned after last season to take a position… Continue reading

Senior Falcons receive year-end awards

A handful of South Whidbey High School seniors collected athletic honors at the awards assembly last week. Eight members of the class of 2019 earned… Continue reading

South Whidbey spring athletes receive all-league honors

Twenty-six South Whidbey High School spring athletes earned first-team, all-North Sound Conference honors, the league announced this week. The group includes three conference players of… Continue reading

Adventure Swim set for June 23

The Whidbey Adventure Swim returns to the waters off Langley Sunday, June 23. The Adventure Swim includes two open-water events: 1.2- and 2.4-mile swims at… Continue reading

Chum Run ready for 22nd year

The 22nd annual Chum Run is set for 10 a.m. Saturday, June 15, at South Whidbey Community Park’s forested trails off Maxwelton Road. Participants are… Continue reading

Nationals win Pope Tournament / Little League

The South Whidbey Little League Nationals protected their home turf by winning the sixth annual Minor League Henry Pope Tournament last week in Langley. Both… Continue reading

Photos: Falcons compete in state meet / Track

I was on vacation while South Whidbey High School competed in the state track meet May 23-25. While I can publish stories online while I… Continue reading

Masked man: Honold’s passion to improve is SWLL’s gain

Most of kids involved in South Whidbey Little League prepared for the 2019 season by tossing the ball around in the backyard or playing a… Continue reading

Falcons’ boys team takes 2nd at state; Yale wins individual title / Track

The South Whidbey High School boys track team put the finishing touches on an outstanding season by placing second in the state 1A meet Thursday… Continue reading

South Whidbey preparing for postseason / Little League

South Whidbey Little League wrapped up the regular season this week, and its teams are now preparing for tournament play. SWLL hosts its sixth annual… Continue reading

Editorial: Reflections on Memorial Day from thankful American

We all have a unique point of view of the military. That perspective is reflective of our beliefs and background. I have never served in… Continue reading

Jacobson-Ross leads South Whidbey at state / Boys, girls golf

In his third trip to the state 1A golf tournament, South Whidbey High School senior recorded his best finish, placing 26th Tuesday and Wednesday, May… Continue reading

15 Falcons advance to state meet / Track

Ten boys and five girls from the South Whidbey High School track team qualified for the state meet through their work in the bi-district championships… Continue reading

SW duo eliminated at bi-district / Tennis

The South Whidbey High School doubles team of senior Mary Zisette and junior Alison Papritz dropped a pair of marathon matches in the bi-district tournament… Continue reading

2 Falcons qualify for state on 1st day of bi-district meet / Track

Two South Whidbey High School athletes qualified for the state track meet through their efforts on the first day of the bi-district championships Thursday, May… Continue reading

South Whidbey ousted from district tournament / Softball

The South Whidbey High School softball team lost twice in the district tournament Thursday, May 16, at Sedro-Woolley and was eliminated from the postseason. The… Continue reading

Falcons lose at bi-district / Tennis

Two South Whidbey High School entries in the bi-district tennis tournament were eliminated in the first round Wednesday, May 15, at the Redmond Tennis Center.… Continue reading