Sports

Softball earns first win of the season with 15-0 drubbing of La Conner

South Whidbey softball won its first game of the season against La Conner on Wednesday. The Falcons won 15-0, improving to 1-2 overall.… Continue reading

  • Mar 25, 2017

Falcon boys soccer drops home match to returning state champions

South Whidbey boys soccer hosted returning class 2A state champions Archbishop Murphy on Tuesday night at Waterman’s Field, losing 3-0. The Falcons dropped to 1-2-1… Continue reading

  • Mar 25, 2017

Falcon baseball show composure while trailing Cedar Park Christian

If South Whidbey baseball needed a test of its capabilities, it received that and more when it squared off against Cedar Park Christian Wednesday afternoon.… Continue reading

Bigger roster could lead to more wins for Falcon softball team

South Whidbey’s softball field has become a more crowded place this spring. For the Falcons, that’s good. South Whidbey’s roster is two times the size… Continue reading

All roads lead to tough bi-district for girls tennis team

No matter how strong a season doubles team Bayley Gochanour and Mary Zisette may have this year, they know the road eventually leads to one… Continue reading

Avoiding injury bug, utilizing defense key to Falcon boys soccer’s success

Denmark native and foreign exchange student Oliver Lauritsen could have ended up in one of many corners of the world. Countries such as Australia, Brazil… Continue reading

State runner-ups put their sights on a class 1A girls team title; boys aims to return to state

It’s go big or go home for South Whidbey’s girls golf team this season. That shouldn’t come as a surprise for those who have kept… Continue reading

New motto places focus on performing well at state

For those who have competed for South Whidbey’s track and field team in the past, the goal has always been to have fun and qualify… Continue reading

New WIAA rule to test depth of Falcon pitching staff

A new pitch-count rule could throw a curve ball into the way South Whidbey’s baseball team operates this season. The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association has… Continue reading

Former UW basketball standout to lead two clinics at SWHS

Learning to love the “process” is what helped Donald Watts achieve what he did in the sport of basketball. Now he’s trying to pass that… Continue reading

South Whidbey junior girls golfer to contend for state title

When a three-time state champion like King’s girls golfer Hannah Roh graduates, it would seem only natural for state title contenders everywhere to rejoice. But… Continue reading

South Whidbey fifth-grader wins third state wrestling title

Isaiah McClure took winning the novice 100-pound division of the Washington State Folkstyle Championships on Feb. 19 at the Tacoma Dome in stride. The 11-year-old… Continue reading

Longtime head wrestling coach retires from program

As much as Jim Thompson loves coaching the sport of wrestling, he knew that one day he would have to step away from being South… Continue reading

Reign soccer club finishes second in state tournament

South Whidbey Reign’s girls U-14 soccer club was barely nudged out from winning a state championship on Feb. 5. The Reign lost to Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

Falcon senior wrestlers eliminated at state tournament

It was a seven-hour wait that would either spell the end of South Whidbey wrestler Chase Barthlett’s career or provide another glimmer of hope to… Continue reading

Hodson returns to Falcon football program as head coach

When Mark Hodson looks at the prospects of South Whidbey football, he doesn’t see a team that has won just three games in three seasons,… Continue reading

Falcon wrestlers eliminated from state tourney

South Whidbey wrestling has gone another year without a state placer at the Mat Classic. Falcon senior wrestlers Hunter Newman (138 pounds) and Chase Barthlett… Continue reading

Girls hoops eliminated from district tournament

South Whidbey’s girls basketball players didn’t view their 55-44 loss to Mount Baker in the class 1A District 1 elimination game as a downer. The… Continue reading

Overlake puts kibosh on Falcon boy basketball’s season

South Whidbey boys basketball head coach Mike Washington told his players to hold their heads high. In Washington’s eyes, the Falcons had played as well… Continue reading

Two South Whidbey grapplers punch ticket to state tourney

South Whidbey senior Chase Barthlett had never been so nervous in his life. Barthlett, the Falcons’ heavyweight, was warming up to wrestle Zillah’s Luis Briones… Continue reading