Sports

Boys basketball team goes 2-1, finish 2nd in California tournament

South Whidbey boys basketball came away from its week long trip to San Diego in late December with some hardware. The Falcons finished second in… Continue reading

Kiteboarders battle big waves at Useless Bay

Strong winds this past week attracted a few kiteboarders to Useless Bay. Three adrenaline junkies donned wetsuits and strapped in their harnesses to charge the… Continue reading

Year in review: South Whidbey sports in 2017

It was an action-packed year of sports in 2017, from a state championship to gutsy performances. Here’s a look back at the top stories, month… Continue reading

Falcon girls basketball rebounds from slow start, beats Northwest 45-38

A sluggish start almost cost South Whidbey girls basketball a victory against a non-conference opponent on Tuesday night. The Falcons trailed Northwest, a class 1A… Continue reading

Seven Falcon grapplers place at Lynnwood tournament

Seven South Whidbey wrestlers placed at the Lynnwood Classic on Dec. 16. Placing third were freshman Drew Aposhyan (120 pounds), junior Alex Turner (170) and… Continue reading

Archbishop Murphy ends Falcons’ winning streak

South Whidbey boys basketball’s five-game winning streak came to an end this past week. Now they’ve suffered twp straight losses. The Falcons lost to Archbishop… Continue reading

Grapplers finish fourth at tourney

South Whidbey’s wrestling team finished fourth out of eight teams at the Iron Sharpens Iron tournament at Bellevue Christian on Saturday, Dec. 9. Junior Alex… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2017

Falcon boys hoops on winning streak

South Whidbey boys basketball is off to 5-0 start to the season. The Falcons claimed victories against Sultan, Cedarcrest and Coupeville this past week. South… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2017
Sherry Phay

Islander muscles way into national powerlifting meet

Sherry Phay displayed both her strength and quickness while winning her division in the Sleighin’ Weights powerlifting meet Saturday at Dungeon Fitness in Bremerton. That… Continue reading

Sherry Phay

Falcons earn rebound win against Wolves

A rough stretch of games for South Whidbey’s girls basketball team this past week ended on a high note. The Falcons beat island rival Coupeville… Continue reading

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