South Whidbey High School freshman Kody Newman waits for his teammate’s serve during the Falcons’ first practice of the season on Monday morning. Newman’s older siblings have made their mark on the program by winning state titles in singles. Now, it’s his turn.  - Evan Thompson / The Record

CORRECTED | South Whidbey's Kody Newman follows in siblings’ footsteps

  • Aug 25, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Aug 30, 2015 at 1:02PM

Though he’s only a freshman, Kody Newman knows the first day of practice drill better than most.


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Falcon trio to swim in co-op with Kamiak

  • Aug 29, 2015 at 10:00AM

Desire and dedication. That’s what Kamiak High School head swim coach Chris Erickson said it will take for South Whidbey’s Kinsey Eager, Ally Lynch, and Bella Northup to succeed. In a cooperative agreement between Kamiak and South Whidbey, the trio will swim competitively for the Falcons while practicing with the Knights and using their facilities.

South Whidbey mourns coach's death

  • Aug 19, 2015 at 6:00PM

Coach Tim Collins, an even-keeled, goofy, but demanding coach who impacted the lives of many during his 19 years of coaching softball, basketball and volleyball in Washington and Oregon, died Thursday evening of natural causes.

South Whidbey High School softball star Mackenzee Collins proves her worth on national stage

  • Aug 15, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Aug 17, 2015 at 8:39AM

It all starts with Mackenzee Collins. From her vantage in the fastpitch pitcher’s circle, Collins controls when the play begins and how it will unfold.

First-year coach Michael Coe brings fresh energy to the Falcon football program

  • Aug 11, 2015 at 6:00PM

Charlie Patterson was a bit dubious of what to expect when first-year head coach Michael Coe took the reins of the football program.


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