Nine Falcon grapplers head to regional tourney

  • Feb 10, 2016 at 8:00AM

South Whidbey will send nine wrestlers to the Class 1A Region 1 tournament at Klahowya High School on Feb. 13. The Falcons finished fourth in the five-team 1A District 1 sub-regional tournament with 105 points. Sultan won the tournament with 375.5 points, while Nooksack Valley finished second with 227.


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Fourth quarter lead slips away in Falcon playoff loss

  • Feb 10, 2016 at 6:00AM

South Whidbey’s girls basketball team lost in overtime to Nooksack Valley, 54-45, on Monday night at Erikson Gymnasium in the first round of the 1A District 1 tournament. South Whidbey led for most of the game and led 34-27 entering the fourth quarter. But, following midrange baskets by Falcon juniors Kacie Hanson and Kinsey Eager which pushed South Whidbey ahead by nine, the Pioneers went on a 12-0 run.

Falcon girls hoops earn postseason berth; host first round of playoffs

  • Feb 6, 2016 at 6:00PM

For everyone but South Whidbey girls basketball senior Morgan Davis, Monday night’s playoff game will be a new experience.

Falcons pull through to beat Lakewood on Senior Night

  • Feb 6, 2016 at 6:00AM

If ever there was a time for South Whidbey senior guard Chase White to come through for the Falcons, it was Senior Night.

Former collegiate wrestler takes over Langley Middle School program

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 6:00PM updated Feb 4, 2016 at 8:24AM

It was chance that led 26-year-old Robbie Bozin to become head coach of the Langley Middle School wrestling team. Bozin, who works in the warehouse at the Freeland Country Store, spotted South Whidbey High School assistant coach Paul Newman wearing Falcon wrestling apparel. Bozin, a former collegiate wrestler and three-time state finalist at Carson High School in Carson City, Nev. in the mid-2000s, expressed his interest in coaching wrestling. As luck would have it, Newman told Bozin that the middle school wrestling program was in need after former coach David Monell stepped away.


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