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Stories of friendship and hardship

  • Mar 15, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:13PM

When Whidbey Island resident Renee Bourque visited parts of Kenya and Ethiopia to study living conditions there, she found a drought-ridden land — its inhabitants struggling for survival. She also found hard workers, joyful spirits and generous hearts.

Kids helping kids

  • Mar 29, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:13PM

A brutal civil war. A fatal epidemic. It’s hard to imagine children having to face these awful truths. But it’s happening to children in northern Uganda right now.

Army of volunteers rally for mealtime mission

  • Apr 8, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:13PM

It was a factory of food, an assembly line where handfuls of tasty turkey and mouth-watering roast beef were tucked into tortilla wraps. A large crowd of volunteers hustled about the American Legion hall in Bayview Thursday as helpers prepared hundreds and hundreds of lunches for the annual Box Lunch fundraiser.

Community Celebration

  • Jun 3, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:14PM

One thing that makes South Whidbey stand out from other places is the willingness of community members to help each other out. But one thing Whidbey Islanders have in common with most every one else are the high costs of medical care.

Relay for life

  • Jun 14, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:14PM

Cancer is a widespread disease that can happen to anyone. That’s why everyone is invited to fight the disease, celebrate cancer survivors, and honor those who have passed away. Every year, communities all over the nation hold events called Relay For Life. The South Whidbey community is holding its ninth annual Relay For Life on June 23.

WHOLE HEALTH: Whidbey Island nutritional consultant dissents from mainstream ideas about health

  • Jul 8, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:14PM

A South Whidbey woman is spreading the word that not many have heard about proper nutrition. Nutritional consultant Lynn Parr is telling people it’s OK to eat fat, that raw milk is good for the health and that soy products can be detrimental.

Masters of magic

  • Jul 15, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:14PM

Victoria native Murray Hatfield and his partner Teresa Midbo bring their Magic ’n’ Miracles show to his hometown for the first time

Sting shutout Posse, 4-0

  • Jul 29, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:14PM

Despite playing hard all night, the Valley First Princeton Posse couldn’t score against the Summerland Sting on Jan. 10 (top and bottom photos).

Education programs highlighted

  • Aug 5, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:15PM

Nanaimo school district’s innovative new educational programs will be showcased for Education Minister Shirley Bond’s visit Monday (Jan. 22).

Runners overcome winter blahs at Westling Invite

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 6:56PM

LANGLEY — McKenzie Walker and Cayla Calderwood led the charge Saturday as the South Whidbey track team fought cold weather and tough competition at the 25th annual Westling Invite.

Falcons bogie on down the fairway against Cedarcrest

  • Apr 19, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 6:56PM

LANGLEY — The South Whidbey girls golf team is still in the running for a berth at state, situated in the middle of the pack in the Cascade Conference.

Bats go BOOM! for Falcons over Tigers

  • Apr 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 6:56PM

Let’s get this straight — Trapper Rawls likes hitting home runs.

Falcon fastpitch team splits two over the break

  • Apr 12, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 6:56PM

Spring break is a tough time for any team as kids take off for vacations or spend quality time with family.

Digirolamo, about Hanson: “Kaitlyn has long legs, which is good for the long jump.”

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 6:56PM

Digirolamo, about Hanson: “Kaitlyn has long legs, which is good for the long jump.”

Falcons end losing streak with big win over Tigers

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 6:57PM

LANGLEY — Finally, a win.

Both the South Whidbey High School tennis match with Mount Vernon and fastpitch softball game at Sultan were cancelled due to rain on Monday. Neither event has been rescheduled as of Tuesday, April 8.

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 6:57PM

Both the South Whidbey High School tennis match with Mount Vernon and fastpitch softball game at Sultan were cancelled due to rain on Monday. Neither event has been rescheduled as of Tuesday, April 8.

Falcons drop second ballgame to Coupeville

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 6:57PM

LANGLEY — Pitching took center stage in the second-of-three series with Coupeville Wednesday.

The rematch: Newman finishes off Bosman in two sets

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 6:57PM

Let’s face it — there is no love lost between the two premiere girl tennis players in the Northwest Conference.

Falcon golfers undefeated after four outings

  • Apr 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 6:57PM

LANGLEY — Last year, the undefeated South Whidbey boys golf team won the Cascade Conference title and are on the road to do it again. And beyond. On Monday under severe wet conditions, they beat Cedarcrest by 43 strokes, 195 to 238, at Useless Bay Golf Club.

Falcons shine in the slush at three-way track meet

  • Mar 29, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 6:57PM

LANGLEY — Hisashi Sanda and Cayla Calderwood posted personal bests in the 200-meter dash and long jump Thursday. Remarkable, considering the 2-inch layer of hail-induced slush they had to overcome.

Girls face hot Tiger bats in loss at home

  • Mar 29, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 6:57PM

LANGLEY — The Falcons played Granite Falls at home this week hoping to cool down the Tigers bats, but fell instead 9-1. Katy Piehler started on the mound going five innings, giving up four base hits that drove in three Tiger earned runs while striking out two batters.

Turks topple Falcons in Erickson Gym

  • Dec 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 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.

Falcon girls suffer first loss in Coupeville

  • Dec 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 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.

Falcon girls steal a win from Steilacoom in tough road game

  • Dec 15, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 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.

Falcons take flight to beat Coupeville in second half

  • Dec 15, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 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.

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