Sports

Coupeville, Granite Falls join North Sound Conference

The North Sound Conference recently added two new schools to its ranks. Granite Falls and Coupeville are joining the class 1A league following rulings by… Continue reading

Pope achieves 1,000-point milestone

South Whidbey senior Lewis Pope doesn’t play for himself on the court. It goes against the grain of how he was raised. He embraces his… Continue reading

Team asks fans to wear white at home game

A whiteout is planned for South Whidbey boys basketball’s annual Coaches vs. Cancer Night this week. The Falcons, who have a firm hold on the… Continue reading

Grapplers to host double dual on Thursday night

It will be a two-for-one show at South Whidbey wrestling’s lone home match of the year. The Falcons are hosting Cedarcrest and Archbishop Murphy at… Continue reading

U19 youth select boys soccer team wins division title

South Whidbey Youth Soccer Club’s U19 men’s team won a division title in December. FC Wild secured the North Puget Sound League (NPSL) title with… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2018

Falcons puts kibosh on independent schedule

South Whidbey football’s independent schedule will go down as a successful one-year experiment. The Falcons will play in the newly formed North Sound Conference this… Continue reading

Falcon girls team learns what it can from consecutive losses

Losses don’t always have to be just a negative tally on a team’s overall record. They can be teaching moments, if viewed in the right… Continue reading

Two wrestlers place at Sky Valley Invite

South Whidbey wrestling finished 15th out of 20 teams at the Sky Valley Invite on Jan. 6. Freshman Drew Aposhyan (120 pounds) and sophomore Kobe… Continue reading

Falcons beat league juggernaut King’s by 15 points

South Whidbey boys basketball claimed the top spot in the Cascade Conference on Tuesday night. The Falcons aim to keep it, too. South Whidbey beat… Continue reading

Pope named state athlete of the week

South Whidbey senior Lewis Pope was recently named to a state “Athletes of the Week” list for his stellar play in two recent games. Pope… Continue reading

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