Jim Waller

Falcon boys 1st, girls 2nd in league preview meet / Cross country

The South Whidbey boys cross country team notified its league foes that it will be tough to beat with a strong showing at the North… Continue reading

Falcons start season with lopsided wins / Volleyball, soccer

The South Whidbey volleyball and soccer teams began the 2018 season is fine fashion as both posted one-sided wins on the road Tuesday, Sept. 4.… Continue reading

Photos: Falcons play in Oak Harbor Jamboree / Soccer

South Whidbey High School competed against Coupeville and Oak Harbor at the Oak Harbor soccer jamboree Thursday, Aug. 30. Photographer John Fisken submitted the attached… Continue reading

Prep preview / Cheer

Cheer It will be a successful cheer season if…? “There is no if,” coach Savannah Turner said. “They will be successful in everything they do.… Continue reading

Prep preview / Tennis

The South Whidbey tennis team lost the bulk of last year’s varsity team to graduation, so the Falcons will turn to new faces to compete… Continue reading

Prep preview / Volleyball

After reaching the state tournament two years in a row, South Whidbey volleyball coach Mandy Jones believes the Falcons have the firepower to make it… Continue reading

Prep preview / Cross country

The South Whidbey High School cross country team is consistently among the Washington’s best. The Falcon girls have qualified for the state meet 27 times… Continue reading

Prep preview / Soccer

The young South Whidbey soccer team is on the rise. The Falcons had only one senior and one junior last year when they used a… Continue reading

Prep preview / Football

When the South Whidbey football team went to an independent schedule last fall, it found what it was looking for — competitive games. The Falcons… Continue reading

WIAA to use committees to seed football playoffs

Changes are coming to the Washington state high school football playoffs. The Washington Inter-scholastic Activities Association announced in June that committees will determine the seeding… Continue reading

Shooters take aim at archery camp

Chloe Cranch, now 12, got hooked on archery after watching the movie “Brave” when she was 9. “The protagonist was a girl and she liked… Continue reading

Ricky Muzzy raps a base hit for Lower Columbia this spring. Muzzy recently signed to play baseball for the University of Washington. (Photo courtesy of Lower Columbia Athletics)

Huskies sign Muzzy / Baseball

2016 South Whidbey High School graduate Ricky Muzzy recently signed a letter of intent to play baseball for the University of Washington. The past two… Continue reading

Ricky Muzzy raps a base hit for Lower Columbia this spring. Muzzy recently signed to play baseball for the University of Washington. (Photo courtesy of Lower Columbia Athletics)

Anderson, Merritt win Useless Bay Ladies Invitational / Golf

Dianne Anderson and Cindy Merritt led the field at the Useless Bay Golf and Country Club Ladies Invitational Aug. 7 and 8. Anderson and Merritt… Continue reading

Islanders take 2nd in Crossfire tournament / Soccer

The U16 boys South Whidbey Islanders finished second in the Crossfire Select Soccer Tournament July 27-29 in Redmond. The Islanders, coached by Ben Rusch, won… Continue reading

Local runners place among leaders in Race the Reserve

South Whidbey runners finished among the leaders at the Race the Reserve Saturday, Aug. 11, in Coupeville. The Whidbey Island Triathlon, Whidbey Island Marathon and… Continue reading

European coaches lead South Whidbey soccer camp

British Soccer Camp presented by Challenger Sports made a stop at Langley this week, and coaches Danni Rigby and Owin Whelan liked what they saw.… Continue reading

WIAA considering changing classification system

The makeup of South Whidbey High School’s new athletic home, the North Sound Conference, may have a short shelf life. This fall, six area schools… Continue reading

Bromme bounces back from training accident

Five years ago, Coupeville’s Christina Bromme was run over by a truck. Last weekend, she ran across the finish line of the Whidbey Island Triathlon.… Continue reading

Photos from the Whidbey Island Triathlon

Attached are some shots of the 22nd annual Whidbey Island Triathlon from Saturday, July 28, in Langley. The competitors swam a half mile in Goss… Continue reading

Whidbey runners dominate triathlon

The winners’ podium at the 22nd annual Whidbey Island Triathlon Saturday, July 28, in Langley featured a heavy dose of island athletes. The sprint triathlon… Continue reading