If ever there was a time for South Whidbey senior guard Chase White to come through for the Falcons, it was Senior Night.
For everyone but South Whidbey girls basketball senior Morgan Davis, Monday night’s playoff game will be a new experience.
It was chance that led 26-year-old Robbie Bozin to become head coach of the Langley Middle School wrestling team. Bozin, who works in the warehouse at the Freeland Country Store, spotted South Whidbey High School assistant coach Paul Newman wearing Falcon wrestling apparel. Bozin, a former collegiate wrestler and three-time state finalist at Carson High School in Carson City, Nev. in the mid-2000s, expressed his interest in coaching wrestling. As luck would have it, Newman told Bozin that the middle school wrestling program was in need after former coach David Monell stepped away.
South Whidbey girls basketball lost 38-33 to Cedarcrest on Tuesday night at Cedarcrest High School.
South Whidbey’s boys basketball team lost to Cedarcrest 57-51 on Tuesday night at Cedarcrest High School.
Plans to merge South Whidbey’s football program into a Class 1A football-only league next fall were recently shot down by Cascade Conference athletic directors and principals.
South Whidbey’s wrestling team will compete in the Cascade Conference Super Dual at 10 a.m. Jan. 30 at Sultan High School. Competing in the meet will be Lakewood, Cedarcrest, Sultan and Archbishop Murphy.
South Whidbey’s girls basketball team defeated Sultan 52-50 in overtime on Friday night at South Whidbey High School.
Sultan has been the backbreaker for South Whidbey’s boys basketball team the past two seasons.
The South Whidbey’s boys basketball team lost to King’s, 82-58, on Tuesday night at South Whidbey High School.
South Whidbey’s wrestling team placed fourth at the Darrington Invite on Jan. 16 and defeated a combined team of Granite Falls and Lakewood, 36-15.
Trailing by just nine points at halftime to returning state champ King’s might be considered by some an accomplishment in itself for the South Whidbey girls basketball team.
South Whidbey boys basketball defeated Lakewood 48-31 on Jan. 15 to improve to 6-8 overall and 2-6 in the Cascade Conference.
South Whidbey girls basketball lost two consecutive games to Archbishop Murphy, 58-26 on Jan. 12, and Lakewood, 48-39, on Jan. 15.
The tough competition just keeps coming for South Whidbey wrestler Hunter Newman.
South Whidbey High School athletic director John Patton has named Mandy Jones as the school's new varsity volleyball coach.