During every drill, new Falcon boys basketball head coach Michael Washington is close by, cheering, yelling, and clapping. Lots of clapping. It is all part of a grand, if at times exhausting, plan Washington has for the South Whidbey High School hoops program. He has something more than wins on his mind when he steps onto the court at South Whidbey High School.
Winter sports numbers are similar to the past few seasons at South Whidbey High School, except for wrestling.
Christopher Anderson, 16, recently participated in his first two triathlons. With no wetsuit and a borrowed no-frills bike, he placed 16th overall at both the Lake Stevens Triathlon Sept. 6, and the Kirkland Triathlon Sept. 21.
Not even Mike McInerney’s long-reaching memory is enough to recall the illustrious history of the annual Holmes Harbor Rod & Gun Club’s open turkey shoot.
Led by seniors Cole Zink and Anders Bergquist, the South Whidbey boys cross country team placed ninth at the state 1A championship Saturday.
Running smart is an admonishment often said for cross country and other distance runners. In the case of the South Whidbey boys cross country team, they’re smart runners.
With a 2-7 record, the season was not kind to South Whidbey’s football team under first-year head coach Chris Tormey. The Falcons struggled mightily on defense, allowing more than 30 points in five games, including a season-worst 53 points to Lakewood late last month. South Whidbey’s offense, however, remained a point of pride. According to statistics submitted by coaches to the Daily Herald (a sister paper to The Record), the Falcons had plenty of firepower on their roster.
South Whidbey High School hosted hundreds of runners and fans for the District 1 cross country championships Saturday, Nov. 1. The races included schools from almost every classification, from 4A Kamiak in Mukilteo to 1A Lynden Christian.
An injury to the Falcon volleyball team’s setter, a rash of errors and a lack of energy all led to South Whidbey’s exit from the postseason Saturday.
Cole Zink’s yell roared across Waterman’s Field on Saturday upon learning that he would be joined at the state 1A cross country meet by his teammates.
South Whidbey swept Mount Baker 3-0 in the 1A District 1 volleyball tournament Wednesday, Oct. 29 in Bothell.
Cedar Park Christian kept its undefeated season without blemish after a 3-1 win over South Whidbey in the 1A District 1 volleyball tournament Wednesday in Bothell.
Despite having secured another district playoff match, South Whidbey volleyball players were solemn after a 3-1 loss in the second round to top-ranked Cedar Park Christian on Wednesday.
South Whidbey High School athletic director John Patton has named Mandy Jones as the school's new varsity volleyball coach.