Sports

First-year head coaches settling into new roles

Robbie Bozin knew one day he’d be a head wrestling coach for a high school program. When that would be, however, was a different question.… Continue reading

 

South Whidbey to break away from Cascade Conference, form new 1A league

The Cascade Conference is officially splitting apart. South Whidbey High School is leaving the combined class 1A/2A conference with four other 1A schools — King’s,… Continue reading

 

Falcon girls basketball team starts season 1-1, beat Clallam Bay

South Whidbey girls basketball lost its season-opening game on Friday night but rebounded with a victory the next day. The Falcons (1-1) lost to Wilson… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2017

 

Despite lack of energy, Falcons defeat Aussies 44-33

South Whidbey boys basketball defended its home turf against foreign invaders on Saturday. The Falcons beat Flinders Christian School from Australia 44-33 at Erickson Gymnasium… Continue reading

Safety in sports: new athletic trainer, safer techniques help Falcon athletics

Injuries are a reality of contact sports. South Whidbey’s football and girls soccer teams had the highest injury rates out of the school’s five fall… Continue reading

Falcons named to all-Cascade Conference teams

The Cascade Conference announced its fall 2017 all-conference teams, and a number of South Whidbey High School student athletes are on the list. The Falcon… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2017

New year, new goals; South Whidbey grapplers set their sights high

Though the bulk of South Whidbey’s wrestling team has just two and a half weeks to prepare for the season, junior Aryeh Rohde has hardly… Continue reading

Youth could make or break season for South Whidbey boys hoops

It will be a trial-by-fire type of year for South Whidbey boys basketball. Six of the Falcons’ top eight players are sophomores. Head coach Mike… Continue reading

Girls basketball aims for postseason win with mix of veterans, underclassmen

South Whidbey girls basketball hasn’t had a problem reaching the postseason the past two years. Winning at the class 1A Bi-District tournament — the road… Continue reading

South Whidbey softball standout inks letter of intent with Division 1 team

Ever since Mackenzee Collins started pitching when she was 8, she’s wanted to reach the highest level in softball. Her late father Tim believed she… Continue reading

Falcons go two-and-out at state volleyball tournament

South Whidbey volleyball fell short of earning a medal at the class 1A state volleyball championships for the second year in a row this past… Continue reading

Players, coaches happy with girls soccer season despite 4-1 loss at state

Despite knowing a loss was all but certain while trailing Klahowya 4-0 in the class 1A state championships, South Whidbey girls soccer kept fighting. Sophomore… Continue reading

Freshman girls cross county runner earns medal at state

South Whidbey freshman Kaia Swegler Richmond finished 14th at the class 1A state cross country championships on Nov. 4 in Pasco. The Falcon girls, which… Continue reading

Girls soccer squad claims first state berth in 14 years at bi-district

South Whidbey girls soccer clinched a berth to the state championships for the first time since 2003 on Saturday. The Falcons finished fifth in the… Continue reading

Unity, cohesion leads Falcon volleyball to state

South Whidbey volleyball punched its ticket to the state championships for the second year in a row on Saturday. The Falcons (15-5 overall) swept the… Continue reading

Volleyball squad seeded third in bi-districts

A state berth is on the line for South Whidbey volleyball this weekend. The Falcons (13-5 overall) play Bush in the first round of the… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2017

Falcon football season ends on high note

South Whidbey football’s season will end on a seven-game winning streak. The Falcons’ 35-15 victory over Liberty Bell on Oct. 27 marked the end of… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2017

Falcon girls soccer one win shy of state berth

Play in November: that’s been the goal for South Whidbey girls soccer all season. That’s because suiting up at this time of year means the… Continue reading

Falcon girls cross country finishes fourth, claims state berth

South Whidbey’s girls cross country team, as well as two Falcon boys, are headed to Pasco. The Falcon girls finished fourth in the 1A District… Continue reading

Emerald City League denies Cedar Park Christian, King’s petition to transfer

The future remains unclear for South Whidbey athletics