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South End players prep for big showdown against South Skagit

  • Jul 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:05PM

School’s out and summer vacation is here — time to sleep late and catch up on a few video games. Right? Not if you’re a member of the 2007 Little League All Star team, working hard at practice to get up to speed for the big game against South Skagit next week.

Simms completes 100-mile Western States race

  • Jun 27, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:05PM

Langley’s Matt Simms completed the Western States Endurance Run foot race Sunday morning with a time of 21 hours, 48.45 minutes, good for 38th place and the coveted silver belt buckle. All told, 270 runners finished the race. “It’s been a dream of Matt’s for a long time,” Katy Gordon said.

Dedication revives memories of Bayview’s past softball glory

  • Jun 27, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:05PM

BAYVIEW — This is a story about softball, lazy summer days and memories of good times under a hot sun. And it’s about children honoring their father. In the late 1950s and early ’60s — before the national upheavals of assassinations, Vietnam and Watergate — South Whidbey’s villages had the reputation of having a real small-town atmosphere.

Soccer Shockers zap North Whidbey opponents

  • Jun 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:06PM

LANGLEY — Let’s hear it for the Soccer Shockers, a group of Langley Middle School girl soccer fanatics who had the temerity to think they could beat the vaunted North Whidbey Academy team. They did.

Colton Wilson dedicates new and improved baseball field

  • Jun 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:06PM

LANGLEY — It’s been more than a year since Colton Wilson stepped onto Falcon Field for a game of baseball. But what a return Friday night for the Falcon catcher.

SoccerFest was wet, wild and great fun

  • Jun 13, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:06PM

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Colton Wilson

  • Jun 13, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:06PM

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Parks district hosts

  • Jun 6, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:06PM

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SoccerFest 2007 kicks off on South End

  • Jun 6, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:06PM

For budding Beckhams, and the whole community, SoccerFest 2007 is coming to town this weekend. The South Whidbey Youth Soccer Club is staging its first ever All-Island SoccerFest from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District fields on Langley Road. Organizers hope it evolves into an annual affair.

Chum Run gets a big break from the rain clouds

  • Jun 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:06PM

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Newman is tennis singles state champion

  • May 30, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:06PM

South Whidbey sophomore Lindsey Newman triumphed over her Lynden High School nemesis Saturday to take the state title in tennis singles. Newman beat Erica Bosman 6-0, 7-5 to earn the 2A crown.

Relay team blasts its way to a state title

  • May 30, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:07PM

TACOMA — Most high school athletes never make it to state finals in their sports. Those who do will remember it forever. On Saturday at Tacoma’s Mount Tahoma High School, the Falcon 800-meter girls relay team cruised to a first place Kodak moment. Hope Richards, McKenzie Walker, Gwen Bakke and Lauren Sandri turned in a blistering performance for first place among all 40 schools in the 2A classification, running the distance in 1 minute, 45.63 seconds.

Tiger Martial Arts announces tournament winners

  • May 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:07PM

Tiger Martial Arts recently hosted its second annual tournament. A total of 39 contenders in 11 different divisions competed in kata (forms), kumite (pre-arranged sparring drills and free sparring.

South Whidbey golfers take fifth place at state tourney

  • May 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:07PM

The South Whidbey boys golf team placed fifth at the state championship Tuesday at Bellingham Golf Club. All three Falcons made the cut (the top 40 out of 80) on Monday and moved into the final round — only 13 schools had more than one player move forward.

Chum Run fun hits the road this Sunday

  • May 23, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:07PM

People who like to run will have the chance to help children at the same time at this year’s Chum Run. For the first time, proceeds from the race will help kids long after their little legs have recovered from the Children’s Center Walkathon.

South Whidbey’s Mudder race lives up to its name

  • May 23, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:07PM

When Mudder Race organizer Robert Frey wanted to pick the best time of the year to hold a mountain bike event, he looked back at history. “We looked back over the last 50 years and picked the weekend that worked best,” he said. “As it turned out, in the last eight Mudders only two featured rain.”

Five Falcons qualify for state

  • May 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:07PM

South Whidbey High School is sending five golfers to the state tourney.

Sandri sets Cascade Conference record at Cedarcrest

  • May 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:07PM

Other Falcon runners advance to regionals Falcon Lauren Sandri burned up the track at Cedarcrest Friday, winning the 100-meter dash in 12.60 seconds and demolishing the old Cascade Conference record of 12.64 set by Michelle Burk of Kings in 1997.

Lindsey Newman wins tennis conference title

  • May 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:07PM

South Whidbey’s Lindsey Newman became the Northwest District’s singles champion Saturday at Bellingham. Newman was down 5-2 in the third set before staging a remarkable comeback to win the two-hour, 35-minute match over Erica Bosman from Lynden.

South Whidbey golfers are league champions

  • May 12, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:08PM

The wall inside Erikson Gym, featuring all the Falcon team winners over the years, will soon sport a new plaque. On May 8 the South Whidbey boys golf team beat their nearest league competitor by 15 strokes to rank No. 1 in the Cascade Conference.

Falcons lose in a heartbreaker at Volunteer Park

  • May 9, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:08PM

The Falcon baseball team had high hopes traveling to Volunteer Park in Anacortes Saturday for the first round of playoffs.

Track team gears up for districts and state

  • May 5, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:08PM

OK, so Coupeville didn’t send that big of a team to South Whidbey Thursday and the level of competition was spotty at best. But that was just perfect as the Falcon boys and girls track teams took advantage of the day to prepare for state.

Falcons edged by Lakewood in a nail-biter

  • May 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:08PM

The South Whidbey soccer team has had a really bad second half of the season — they’re young and they’re learning, but they’re also losing. In their final home game on Saturday, the Falcons dropped a hard 2-1 loss to Lakewood.

Falcons make ‘mental errors’ in Red Wolves loss

  • Apr 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:08PM

The Red Wolves won 4-1 over the Falcons on Wednesday, but they had to work for it. Although Cedarcrest showed unstinting generosity in raising money to help Colton Wilson’s wish to upgrade the high school baseball field, it didn’t mean they were willing to lay down and lose the game.

Colton Wilson receives his letterman jacket

  • Apr 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:08PM

It was enough to make a grown man cry. And a few did as Colton Wilson was brought out to home plate at Falcon Field Wednesday to be honored for a selfless act of generosity.

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