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Falcons win big over Wolverines

  • Dec 12, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:01PM

The game was in doubt for only about two minutes Saturday. After Friday Harbor guard Kiersten Radden drilled a three-pointer and the Wolverines led 3-0, it appeared the Falcon girls had a real fight on their hands.

Falcons take flight to beat Coupeville in second half

  • Dec 15, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:01PM

The Falcon boys did it again. Down in the first quarter, down at the half and tied at the third break, the South Whidbey boys basketball team roared back to win their first league game over Coupeville 50-42 Thursday.

Falcon girls steal a win from Steilacoom in tough road game

  • Dec 15, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:01PM

The South Whidbey girls basketball team rose to the occasion against a hostile home crowd at Steilacoom to win their second game 46-40. The Falcons are 2-0 overall on the season.

Falcon girls suffer first loss in Coupeville

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

The Coupeville Wolves were on the prowl Friday night, searching for their next victim. And South Whidbey obliged, losing 44-36 in a hard-fought game before a huge home crowd.

Turks topple Falcons in Erickson Gym

  • Dec 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:00PM

In their first four games, the South Whidbey boys basketball team was gaining a reputation for being slow starters and big finishers. But against Sultan in Erickson Gym on Tuesday, the Falcons started slow and stayed that way as the Turks won 50-38 behind leading scorer Jordan Nicholes.

‘Crush in the Slush’ lives up to its name

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

PORT TOWNSEND — The first half blues caught up with South Whidbey once again. The Falcon boys basketball team had high hopes for the Port Townsend “Crush in the Slush” tournament — a chance to get ready for the new year and the resumption of league play this week against Cedarcrest.

Girls win two of three games

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

PORT TOWNSEND — The South Whidbey girls basketball team managed to win two of their three games at the “Crush in the Slush” tournament in Port Townsend over the weekend.

Grapplers Mannie and Schorr share athletic challenges

  • Jan 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:00PM

LANGLEY — They are quiet, but not shy. Reserved, but not timid. South Whidbey High School wrestling teammates Aaron Mannie and James Schorr are the first to say there is no room for the timid or the shy on a wrestling mat.

Cedarcrest powers past South Whidbey

  • Jan 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:00PM

LANGLEY — The girls basketball team from Cedarcrest was short in stature, but long on offense Friday. They beat a flagging South Whidbey team decisively in the fourth quarter to win 65-51. The loss dropped the Falcons to the cellar in the Cascade Conference at 0-4.

Wrestlers take down Sultan Turks at home

  • Jan 12, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:00PM

LANGLEY — In their first home match of the season before an enthusiastic crowd, the South Whidbey wrestling team demonstrated their prowess on the mat. Big time.

Falcons declaw Tiger offense to steal a needed win

  • Jan 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:00PM

Falcon Jeff Brasko and company caught fire Friday and smoked the Tigers. South Whidbey beat Granite Falls 45-37 in a crucial Cascade Conference game. Although King’s is still undefeated in the 1A class, in the 2A slot the Falcons are 2-3 and 6-5 overall and pulled even with Granite Falls to stay third in league standings.

Falcons win big at ATM in boys hoops

  • Jan 19, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:00PM

They’re on a roll and it isn’t coming too soon. The South Whidbey boys basketball team beat Archbishop Murphy 63-59 in a crucial Cascade Conference game Tuesday. The Falcons are now 3-3 in the league, 7-5 overall.

Girls shut down by Archbishop Murphy in tough loss at home

  • Jan 19, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:00PM

An unstoppable force struck Erikson Gym Tuesday: The Wildcat girls basketball team from Archbishop Murphy. At the final buzzer, ATM led 74-39, reflecting a long night for the Falcons from the start. The Wildcats remain undefeated in the Cascade Conference at 6-0 while the Falcons fell to 1-6.

Budding Robin Hoods learn from an expert archer

  • Jan 19, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 7:00PM

It was a stroke of luck. When the South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District wanted to begin an after-school archery program, they didn’t have to go far to find someone who knew the difference between a recurve bow and a quiver.

Falcons overcome ‘cool factor’ to win over Cougars

  • Jan 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:59PM

LANGLEY — There are moments in high school sports. And then there are magical moments. During the South Whidbey boys basketball team’s 62-41 decisive pasting of Lakewood on Friday, Falcon Scott Stallman threw a “Hail Mary” heave to the basket with seconds left in the second quarter.

Grapplers take second place in Cascade Conference

  • Jan 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:59PM

LANGLEY — The South Whidbey wrestling team beat the Lakewood Cougars 43-30 Tuesday, moving them into a tie for first with Cedarcrest and Archbishop Murphy. The Falcons’ time at the top was short-lived, however.

Falcons rattle Coupeville’s cage to win big

  • Jan 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:59PM

LANGLEY — “Containment” was the magic word for the South Whidbey girls basketball game Friday. The Falcons stopped Coupeville’s aggressive bump-and-run tactics to win 60-26. The loss dropped the Wolves to third place in the Cascade Conference and gave the Falcons (2-7, 6-8 overall) their second league win to start the second half of the season.

Falcons fall to hard-charging Turks

  • Feb 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:59PM

Though no one knew it yet, when Sultan’s Morgan Thomas hit a three-pointer to start scoring for the Turks Tuesday, it was an unfortunate sign of things to come.

Cedarcrest runs rings around Falcons

  • Feb 6, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:59PM

LANGLEY — It could have gone either way. In the end, great shooting, the ability to rise to the occasion and a fast offense allowed Cedarcrest to beat the South Whidbey boys basketball team 79-64 on Friday.

Knights unhorse South Whidbey boys in tough home loss

  • Feb 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:59PM

They’re good, no question. Undefeated at 12-0 in the league (14-4 overall) the King’s Knights run a disciplined, intelligent and aggressive game plan and have the players to back it up.

South Whidbey stymies Granite Falls

  • Feb 13, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:59PM

A revitalized South Whidbey girls basketball team climbed out of the league cellar with a smashing 64-41 win over Granite Falls on Friday. They did it with an equal measure of inspired defense and shooting accuracy.

Five Falcon wrestlers headed to the Mat Classic state finals

  • Feb 13, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:59PM

James Schorr won the regional championship in his 160-pound weight class at the regionals in Mount Vernon Saturday. Schorr will join teammates Aaron Mannie (152), Trapper Rawls (285), Darrin Britton (215) and Jordan Broyles (171) in Tacoma for the Mat Classic state wrestling finals on Friday.

Falcons earn playoff slot with win over ATM

  • Feb 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:59PM

The 2007-08 South Whidbey boys basketball team secured their place in school history Tuesday by beating Archbishop Murphy 58-40, securing a 2A division playoff spot and celebrating the team’s first winning season since 1992.

Trapper Rawls places fourth at state finals

  • Feb 20, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:58PM

TACOMA — It was a long road from the small, dark, smelly mat room at South Whidbey High School to the 20th Mat Classic state wrestling finals in the Tacoma Dome on Friday.

Falcons drop first playoff game to Anacortes

  • Feb 27, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:58PM

LANGLEY — On Friday, what could have been a debacle of epic proportions for South Whidbey turned into a night to remember. Granted, the boys basketball team lost their district playoff opener 50-42 to the Anacortes Seahawks, but they almost made a comeback for the ages.

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