Sports

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

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