From alternate to state placer: Newman finishes fourth

Kody Newman jumped with excitement when he heard the news.

Falcons, Heggenes finish second at girls golf state

South Whidbey sophomore girls golfer Kolby Heggenes had the best round of her life this week.

Girls tennis vying for state berths

South Whidbey girls tennis played in the 1A bi-district tournament May 20 at Amy Yee Tennis Center after The Record’s deadline.

  • May 20th, 2016

Boys soccer upended by Seattle Academy

South Whidbey boys soccer was defeated by Seattle Academy 5-0 in the loser-out round of the 1A Bi-District tournament May 10.

  • May 20th, 2016

Softball defeated in first round of district tourney

South Whidbey softball was defeated 3-1 by Nooksack Valley in the first round of the 1A District 1 tournament May 19.

  • May 20th, 2016

Five qualify for girls, boys golf state championships | FALCON GOLF

It was the kind of shot South Whidbey junior boys golfer Ian Saunsaucie hoped for all season. And it earned him a berth to the class 1A state championships.

Baseball’s playoff run shot down

South Whidbey baseball’s hopes of improving upon its second place finish at the 2015 class 1A state championships were shot down May 14.

  • May 20th, 2016

Tribe of Falcons to compete at bi-district

At this point, South Whidbey track and field’s goal is simple: advance as many athletes through each round of postseason competition as possible. The Falcons will have plenty of opportunities to do just that this week at the bi-district meet May 19 and 21 at King’s High School in Seattle.

New girls soccer program to establish strong competitive atmosphere

Tryouts for South Whidbey Reign U-16 soccer club and a new middle school-aged club are next week at South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District’s soccer fields adjacent to Langley Road.

  • May 13th, 2016

South Whidbey sweeps district tournament | FALCON GIRLS TENNIS

It was teammates facing teammates Wednesday afternoon during the girls tennis 1A District 1 tournament at South Whidbey High School. Fortunately for the Falcons, they were playing against one another in the final matches of the singles and doubles brackets.

South Whidbey faces old foe at bi-districts | FALCON BOYS SOCCER

Despite having battled its way through two loser-out matches, South Whidbey boys soccer still faces in an uphill climb in the bi-district tournament.

South Whidbey baseball’s season on the line Saturday | FALCON BASEBALL

It’s make or break time for South Whidbey baseball.

Falcons win league, enters postseason strong | FALCON GIRLS GOLF

Fourth-year South Whidbey golfer Tarra Moore has wanted to knock King’s off its pedestal for years.

South Whidbey earns victory in final home game | FALCON BASEBALL

South Whidbey baseball defeated King’s 11-2 Friday afternoon in its final home game of the season.

  • May 3rd, 2016

Falcons advance to district semifinals after win over Lynden Christian | FALCON BOYS SOCCER

]South Whidbey boys soccer defeated Lynden Christian 1-0 in overtime in the opening match of the 1A District 1 tournament at Whatcom Community College’s Orca Field Monday afternoon.

  • May 3rd, 2016

Boys golfers finish second at Useless Bay match | FALCON BOYS GOLF

South Whidbey finished second at a three-team match Monday afternoon at Useless Bay Golf and Country Club.

Baseball to wrap regular season

South Whidbey baseball shut out King’s 3-0 Wednesday afternoon at Shorewood High School.

  • Apr 29th, 2016

Boys golf second in league match

South Whidbey boys golf finished second in a nine-hole, three-team match Wednesday afternoon at Jackson Park Golf Course in Seattle.

  • Apr 29th, 2016

South Whidbey tests Granite Falls during strong second inning | FALCON SOFTBALL

Granite Falls saw a different team when they played South Whidbey softball earlier this season.

Pair take home first-place medals | FALCON TRACK AND FIELD

South Whidbey track and field’s girls team took home a pair of first-place medals from the Terrace Invite at Edmonds Woodway High School on Saturday, April 23.

  • Apr 26th, 2016

South Whidbey secures second seed in bi-district playoffs | FALCON BASEBALL

Though there was plenty at stake, South Whidbey baseball’s win over King’s Monday afternoon was without drama.

South Whidbey claims league victory | FALCON BASEBALL

South Whidbey baseball defeated Sultan 10-1 Wednesday afternoon at South Whidbey High School.

  • Apr 22nd, 2016

South Whidbey dominates Archbishop Murphy in home match | FALCON GIRLS GOLF

South Whidbey girls golf defeated Archbishop Murphy 115-29 Thursday afternoon at Useless Bay Golf and Country Club.

  • Apr 22nd, 2016

South Whidbey falters in chance to secure state berth | FALCON BOYS SOCCER

It happened before South Whidbey’s boys soccer team had a chance to blink.

Tracksters perform well at home meet

South Whidbey may have lost to King’s in its home meet April 14, but over a dozen Falcons finished first in their respective events.

  • Apr 19th, 2016

Falcon baseball drops series, win against Sultan

South Whidbey baseball lost three consecutive games to Cedar Park Christian on April 11, 13 and 15. They bounced back with a 15-6 victory over Sultan Monday afternoon.

  • Apr 19th, 2016

Falcon boys golfers earn league win

South Whidbey’s boys golf team defeated Lakewood 293-392 on April 14 at Useless Bay Golf and Country Club.

  • Apr 19th, 2016

South Whidbey hopes to solidify state berth | FALCON BOYS SOCCER

South Whidbey boys soccer could secure a berth to the class 1A state championships with a win over King’s tonight at Waterman’s Field.

Despite slow start, South Whidbey defeats Coupeville, 5-2 | FALCON GIRLS TENNIS

Contrary to how their season has played out thus far, it was a slow start Thursday for most of the South Whidbey girls tennis players against Coupeville.

South Whidbey upends defending state champs | FALCON GIRLS GOLF

Though conditions weren’t favorable, South Whidbey’s girls golf knocked off defending state champion King’s, 85-78, April 12 at Useless Bay Golf and County Club.

Falcon winter sports shine in classroom

South Whidbey High School’s winter sports teams will have new plaques to hang in their respective locker rooms this year, but none have anything to do with achievements in athletics.

First-year softball coach eager to build South Whidbey program

It’s been a dream almost two decades in the making for South Whidbey first-year head softball coach Alexandra Walter. For most of her life, the 24-year-old San Diego, Calif. native has wanted to lead a varsity softball team. Her ambitions came to fruition after taking the mantle of the Falcon program this spring, which she is eager to build from the bottom up after a downward spiral in participation in recent years.

South Whidbey returns to winning ways, beat Coupeville | FALCON BASEBALL

South Whidbey’s baseball team defeated Coupeville, 7-3, on Saturday afternoon. The win came on the heels of two losses to Archbishop Murphy on March 30 and April 1. Despite playing three games in four days, with many of its players and coaches still battling or recovering from illnesses that swept through the team, the Falcons fought their way to a solid victory, head coach Tom Fallon said.

South Whidbey opens league play with win | FALCON GIRLS GOLF

The South Whidbey girls golf team opened their season with a loss to Cedarcrest on March 28 at Blue Heron Golf Course in Carnation. Falcon sophomore Kolby Heggenes led the team with a score of 31.

  • Apr 4th, 2016

Personal bests, sunny weather at recent meet | FALCON TRACK AND FIELD

It’s not often a long jumper shatters a previous mark by 12 inches.

Positives aplenty in 9-2 win | FALCON SOFTBALL

It was difficult for South Whidbey softball players Mackenzee Collins and Leah Merrow to pinpoint the best moment in their win over Cedar Park Christian Thursday afternoon.

Falcons earns first victory of season with win over Port Townsend | FALCON SOFTBALL

South Whidbey’s softball team pulled out an 18-1 victory against Port Townsend at South Whidbey High School on March 26.

  • Mar 29th, 2016

South Whidbey falls to Archbishop Murphy in lopsided loss | FALCON BOYS SOCCER

The South Whidbey boys soccer team came up short against Archbishop Murphy on March 28 with a 3-0 loss at South Whidbey High School.

  • Mar 29th, 2016

South Whidbey dismantles Port Townsend in 11-1 victory | FALCON BASEBALL

South Whidbey’s baseball team, looking to bounce back from the loss to Granite Falls on March 25, recorded an 11-1 win against Port Townsend on March 28 at South Whidbey High School.

  • Mar 29th, 2016

South Whidbey wins tight golf match over Cedarcrest | FALCON BOYS GOLF

South Whidbey High School boys golf recorded their first win of the season Monday, as Falcon junior Thorin Helmersen’s eagle helped lift the Falcons over Cascade Conference opponent Cedarcrest.

Falcons battle elements, illness for win over Tigers | FALCON BASEBALL

Conditions were bitter on two fronts for South Whidbey’s baseball team on Wednesday afternoon.

South Whidbey’s offensive dominance shines against rival | FALCON BOYS SOCCER

When Coupeville goalkeeper Tanner Kircher gripped his head in frustration and despair following a score by South Whidbey freshman Graham Colar, it encapsulated the effectiveness of South Whidbey’s offense. And that was just 11 minutes into the match.

Falcons rally to victory after rain postpones match with Oak Harbor | FALCON GIRLS TENNIS

After rain postponed the South Whidbey’s girls tennis match against Oak Harbor, the Falcons defeated the Wildcats, 5-2, on March 16.

  • Mar 18th, 2016

Falcons opens season with win over Cedarcrest | FALCON BASEBALL

South Whidbey’s baseball team, hot off a second-place finish at the state 1A championships in 2015, began the 2016 season with a 6-2 victory over Cedarcrest on March 16.

  • Mar 18th, 2016

7th grade S.W.I.S.H. team falls at league finals

South Whidbey’s seventh-grade boys S.W.I.S.H. basketball team didn’t finish the 2016 season the way they hoped.

Course work postpones first home match | FALCON BOYS GOLF

South Whidbey boys golf’s first home match of the season, scheduled for Thursday, March 17, has been postponed. Falcon assistant coach Jim Thompson said the team’s course, Useless Bay Golf & Country Club, is being aerated over a three-day period, starting Thursday.

  • Mar 15th, 2016

Offense flounders in season opener against Bush School | FALCON BOYS SOCCER

South Whidbey boys soccer lost to Bush School, 2-0, at home on Saturday afternoon in its season-opener. The Falcons play at home against Coupeville on March 19. Kick-off is at 1 p.m.

  • Mar 15th, 2016

Collins’ 17 strikeouts not enough in season-opener loss | FALCON FASTPITCH

South Whidbey softball lost to Coupeville, 4-1, in its season-opener on March 12.

  • Mar 15th, 2016

Rain delay finds South Whidbey mired behind Oak Harbor | FALCON GIRLS TENNIS

South Whidbey freshman Mary Zisette’s debut as a varsity tennis player was short-lived.

First golf match cancelled due to high winds

Due to high winds that rocked Western Washington on Wednesday night and Thursday morning, South Whidbey High School’s boys and girls golf teams opted not to attend the Lake Stevens Jamboree at Battle Creek Golf Course.

  • Mar 12th, 2016