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South Whidbey girls take first in Westling Invite

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 8:29PM

Lady Falcons first in a field of 14 schools

Hitting the links with the South Whidbey Falcons

  • Apr 22, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 8:29PM

Golf goes Falcons' way on friendly home course.

Matt Simms: Running with the crowd in Iraq

  • Apr 15, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 8:29PM

It’s gonna be hot today — 95 degrees Fahrenheit according to the BBC weather service. Unfortunately, not on Whidbey, but rather at latitude 32.44N, longitude 43.23E in the southern Iraqi city of An Nasiriyah. That’s where Langley resident Lt. Cmdr. Matt Simms will be running the second annual Boston/Iraq marathon.

Falcons circle the wagons against Pioneers

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 8:29PM

A cold, blustery wind blew across Waterman Field Saturday, perfect weather for a Falcon boys soccer blowout as South Whidbey beat Nooksack 4-0. The South Whidbey boys now lead the Cascade Conference at 2-0, and 4-1-1 overall.

Falcons split, but win a thriller over ATM

  • Apr 8, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 8:29PM

The South Whidbey Falcons seven-game win streak came to a sudden and abrupt halt early this week as the team dropped the first of three games with Archbishop Murphy by a score of 11-1 in five innings.

Whidbey Marathon an unqualified success

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 8:29PM

Brian Oster, race director for the Whidbey Island Marathon, doesn’t know what he’ll do if the race continues its growing popularity.

South Whidbey Falcons win first league contest

  • Mar 29, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 8:29PM

Whenever a Falcon batter gets on base, Coach Dave Guetlin yells, “Find it. Find the ball!” For the uninitiated, that’s the coach’s own method of keeping his players safe. “I want the kid to look around for the ball so he doesn’t get tagged,” Guetlin explained. It ensures epic base-stealing by Falcon runners translating to runs scored.

Varsity girls vent their anger over coach’s dismissal

  • Mar 29, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 8:29PM

The citizen trifecta of displeasure at Monday’s school board meeting continued as members of the Falcon varsity girls basketball team vented their anger that John Pyrtek was out of his job as head basketball coach.

Girls dodge deluge against Lakewood in tennis

  • Mar 25, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 8:29PM

This is what spring sports coaches do: They watch the skies, check out the local TV broadcasts, read the paper and visit the Internet on a daily basis. Hourly, even, just to keep track of the weather.

South Whidbey runners battle hills at Chuckanut

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 8:28PM

he Chuckanut 50K has a nice alliterative ring to it, unless you were one of 336 runners chugging up one of its’ steep grades Saturday morning. Amid the hundreds of Chuckanut runners, roughly a dozen South Whidbey athletes were there to challenge themselves against the excruciating 31.1-mile course.

Falcons rule the roost in track and field

  • Mar 18, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 8:28PM

A grand total of eight South Whidbey athletes captured first place during the school’s opening track meet Thursday, a jamboree attended by the best and brightest from four schools. Threatening rain clouds parted and, though the wind was chilly and the grass soggy, the sun raised everyone’s spirits.

Falcon soccer squad sinks Port Townsend

  • Mar 15, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 8:28PM

What’s wrong with a couple of cookies for the conquered? The Falcon boys soccer team celebrated by defeating Port Townsend 3-2 in their home opener. The Redskins were not amused even when the boys offered them Girl Scout cookies as a consolation prize.

No runner stumbles this year for South Whidbey

  • Mar 8, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 8:28PM

On track Coach Doug Fulton’s crowded desk at South Whidbey High School there are exams to be graded, science experiments to be organized, that day’s attendance sheets and the latest issue of Runner’s World.

Boys target: home plate

  • Mar 8, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 8:28PM

For years, baseball coach Dave Guetlin commuted to Monroe High School to teach physical education and run the baseball team. Six years ago he began doing the same at South Whidbey and finds the atmosphere on and off the field to his liking.

Falcon sports medicine: When accidents happen

  • Mar 1, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 8:28PM

No question, it was an anxious moment for everyone present when senior Marcella Litwiller crashed to the floor in the third quarter of the Lady Falcon’s first basketball playoff game at Shore-crest High School Feb. 14.

South Whidbey stays scrappy to the end

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 8:28PM

It’s been a great ride for the South Whidbey girls basketball team, especially for the seniors leaving in June — a winning season to remember for co-captains Caitie Newman and Jessi Eaton, Marcella Litwiller, Amanda LaVassar and Janelle Iversen.

Winter season officially over as Falcons lose to Tigers

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 8:28PM

In the finest tradition of South Whidbey High School athletics, the Lady Falcons ended their season Tuesday night in Bellingham by fighting to the final seconds before succumbing 62-44 to the Burlington-Edison Tigers in a District One playoff game.

Falcons tame Lions with first playoff win

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 8:27PM

First the Lions, next the Tigers — oh, my. The South Whidbey Falcon girls basketball team entered Squalicum High School’s self-described “House of Thunder” Friday to play the Lynden Lions in the second round of District 1 playoffs.

Girls declaw Lions 49-34

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 8:27PM

The Lady Falcon basketball team (15-7) won their second game in District One finals Friday night, decisively beating the Lynden Lions 49-34. Their next challenge will be to take on the Burlington-Edison Tigers (17-5) Tuesday at Squalicum High School in Bellingham.

Cheers! — Carin Lodell headed to Atlanta for Cheersport Nationals

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 8:27PM

For three years now, local sports fans have been seeing junior Carin Lodell cheering her heart out at Falcon football and basketball games. Thing is, it’s not her only gig.

Falcons fall to Shorecrest: Too many fouls, not enough tall timber

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 8:27PM

The South Whidbey High boys basketball team ended their season with the best record —10-11 overall — since 1994 when the Falcons went 16-6. That was the good news.

Falcons lose first of two district road games

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 8:27PM

Though they led most of the way — by seven at the half — the girls basketball team lost to Shorecrest by two shots 49-45 on Tuesday in the first District One double-elimination game.

Lady Falcons play Shorecrest on Valentine's Day

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 8:27PM

On Friday, Anacortes upset Burlington-Edison 48-42 in a 3A division crossover game, meaning South Whidbey will play the Shorecrest Highlanders (15-5), 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14 at Shorecrest High School in Shoreline. "They have a couple of good guards, but they're weak in the middle," Falcons Coach John Pyrtek said. "We're evenly matched (14-6 overall) and it should be a good game."

South Whidbey boys basketball wins one for the Gulvin

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 8:27PM

After a fine 51-46 victory over Archbishop Murphy Feb. 3, the South Whidbey boys basketball team made a strong effort to become the first squad since 1994 to have a winning season.

Falcons stun Wildcats in final seconds

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 8:27PM

Last month after losing 50-47 to Archbishop Murphy, Lady Falcon co-captains Jessi Eaton and Caitie Newman vowed sweet revenge when the Wildcats came to Erikson Gym. Oh, how sweet it was.

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