Sports

Falcon softball player enjoys helping others

For Natalie Wilmoth, it is all about service. Wilmoth, a recent high school graduate, was a standout softball player for South Whidbey High School the… Continue reading

Pitchers lead South Whidbey Little League to tournament win / 10-12 baseball

Showing off its impressive pitching depth, the South Whidbey Major Little League all-star team won its District 11 tournament opener 6-0 over Central Whidbey Monday,… Continue reading

South Whidbey grad wins 3 gold / Pickleball

South Whidbey High School graduate Riley Newman swept the men’s open division at the Canadian National Pickleball Tournament June 27-30 at Kingston, Ontario. Newman finished… Continue reading

Fleming, 9, qualifies for world taekwondo championships

Braxtyn Fleming may be only 9 years old, but don’t underestimate his abilities. Fleming and three other Whidbey Island athletes qualified for the 50th annual… Continue reading

The Newman Constellation: Siblings’ stars shine bright for South Whidbey High School

It was only fitting that senior Kody Newman was the final batter in the final South Whidbey High School baseball game this spring. Not only… Continue reading

Big 6th inning not enough, South Whidbey knocked out of district tournament / 8-10 baseball

A furious last-inning rally came up just short, and the South Whidbey Little League 8-10 baseball all-star team lost 15-13 to Sedro-Woolley Monday, June 24,… Continue reading

Records fall at Adventure Swim

It was a day of records for the eighth annual Whidbey Adventure Swim Sunday, June 23, at Langley’s Seawall Park. The two-race event set a… Continue reading

South Whidbey drops tournament opener / 8-10 baseball

Anacortes used a big fourth inning to defeat the South Whidbey Little League 8-10 baseball team 15-11 Sunday, June 23, in the District 11 tournament… Continue reading

Former Falcons continue athletic careers in college / Alumni update

A handful of South Whidbey High School graduates continued their athletic careers by competing in a college spring sport this year. Baseball Charlie Patterson pitched… Continue reading

Chum Run completes 22nd year of competition

More than 160 people took part in the 22nd Chum Run Saturday, June 15, at South Whidbey Community Park. South Whidbey High School distance runner… Continue reading

Falcons receive spring letters, awards, honors

South Whidbey High School wrapped up the spring season by presenting athletes with letters and team awards. Tennis Coach: Karyle Kramer. Record: 7-4; 7-1 (tie),… Continue reading

South Whidbey tabs Turcott to coach Falcons / Boys basketball

South Whidbey High School hired veteran coach Greg Turcott to replace boys basketball coach Mike Washington, who resigned after last season to take a position… Continue reading

Senior Falcons receive year-end awards

A handful of South Whidbey High School seniors collected athletic honors at the awards assembly last week. Eight members of the class of 2019 earned… Continue reading

South Whidbey spring athletes receive all-league honors

Twenty-six South Whidbey High School spring athletes earned first-team, all-North Sound Conference honors, the league announced this week. The group includes three conference players of… Continue reading

Adventure Swim set for June 23

The Whidbey Adventure Swim returns to the waters off Langley Sunday, June 23. The Adventure Swim includes two open-water events: 1.2- and 2.4-mile swims at… Continue reading

Chum Run ready for 22nd year

The 22nd annual Chum Run is set for 10 a.m. Saturday, June 15, at South Whidbey Community Park’s forested trails off Maxwelton Road. Participants are… Continue reading

Nationals win Pope Tournament / Little League

The South Whidbey Little League Nationals protected their home turf by winning the sixth annual Minor League Henry Pope Tournament last week in Langley. Both… Continue reading

Photos: Falcons compete in state meet / Track

I was on vacation while South Whidbey High School competed in the state track meet May 23-25. While I can publish stories online while I… Continue reading

Masked man: Honold’s passion to improve is SWLL’s gain

Most of kids involved in South Whidbey Little League prepared for the 2019 season by tossing the ball around in the backyard or playing a… Continue reading

Falcons’ boys team takes 2nd at state; Yale wins individual title / Track

The South Whidbey High School boys track team put the finishing touches on an outstanding season by placing second in the state 1A meet Thursday… Continue reading