Sports

Team keep tough bi-district tournament in mind | SPRING SPORTS PREVIEW

South Whidbey girls tennis hardly went a day without having to practice inside because of rain. The Falcons made it to day three of the… Continue reading

Robbins returns, boys aim for Cascade Conference championship | SPRING SPORTS PREVIEW

Winning the Cascade Conference isn’t an impossible task in the eyes of South Whidbey senior Lake Smith and junior Julian Inches. If they can learn… Continue reading

Falcon softball’s goal shifts to earning a medal at state tournament | SPRING SPORTS PREVIEW

The typical goal for a high school sports team is to make it to state. It’s been South Whidbey softball’s driving motiviation for many seasons… Continue reading

Sluggers to rely on experience from last season | SPRING SPORTS PREVIEW

South Whidbey senior Taylor “Crash” Brown has seen ups and downs in his Falcon baseball career. He was on the 2015 squad that finished second… Continue reading

Small turnout for returning state champions, runner-up changes expectations | SPRING SPORTS PREVIEW

Turnout is low for South Whidbey’s girls and boys teams despite a high level of success in the 2017 state championships. The girls team, which… Continue reading

Athletes focus on earning medals, state berths, breaking records | SPRING SPORTS PREVIEW

South Whidbey seniors Mikayla Hezel and Sophia Nielsen both left the 2017 1A track and field championships wanting more. A dropped baton prevented Hezel’s 4x100-meter… Continue reading

Falcon hoops team nets postseason honors

South Whidbey senior Lewis Pope has a knack for making the players around him better. His play, work ethic and demeanor inspired his teammates to… Continue reading

Falcon state wrestlers fall short of medals at the Tacoma Dome

South Whidbey freshman Drew Aposhyan was struck with a moment of awe when he stepped into the Tacoma Dome. The size of the arena, which… Continue reading

South Whidbey girls basketball team gives maximum effort

No matter what the score, South Whidbey girls basketball head coach Jeff Hanson could count on the team to try its hardest. This was true… Continue reading

Falcons look at positives despite loss in tournament

This one hurt. Season-ending losses usually do. South Whidbey’s 62-41 loss to King’s in the loser-out elimination game of the 1A District 1 tournament on… Continue reading

Girls hoops fall in postseason tourney

South Whidbey girls basketball was eliminated from the 1A District 1 tournament following two losses. The Falcons dropped their opening game to Nooksack Valley 57-34… Continue reading

Falcons’ season ends with loss to King’s

South Whidbey boys basketball’s successful season came to an end Friday night. The Falcons lost to King’s 62-41 in a loser-out, elimination game in the… Continue reading

Three grapplers punch tickets to Tacoma Dome

In their own ways, all three were underdogs. They could have been counted out for their youth, their inexperience, their lack of wins from the… Continue reading

South Whidbey drops district semifinal to Nooksack Valley

On paper, South Whidbey boys basketball looked like the favorites. The Falcons were champions of the Cascade Conference and had the home-court advantage in the… Continue reading

South Whidbey Reign U-14 girls soccer team loses in state semis

South Whidbey Reign’s U-14 girls soccer team recently fell short of playing for another state championship. The Reign lost to NSC Dash 1-0 in the… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2018

Girls basketball drops first round game in district tournament

South Whidbey girls basketball lost to Nooksack Valley 57-34 in the first round of the Northwest District 1A Girls Basketball Tournament Feb. 5 at Nooksack… Continue reading

Eight wrestlers advance to regional tournament

The road to the Mat Classic is a little clearer after this weekend for South Whidbey wrestling. The Falcons advanced eight wrestlers out of the… Continue reading

Grapplers win some, lose some at sole home match

South Whidbey’s wrestlers had a bit of it all at its only home match of the season this past week. Some had pins, others took… Continue reading

South Whidbey claims first league title since 1989

The last time South Whidbey won a conference boys basketball title, not a single member of the Falcons’ 2017-18 squad was alive. They put to… Continue reading

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