Jim Waller

One-hitter sinks Falcons / Baseball

One-hitter sinks Falcons / Baseball

For the South Whidbey High School baseball team, it was too much Hunter Smith. Smith, a senior right-hander and two-time all-Olympic League pitcher, fired a… Continue reading

One-hitter sinks Falcons / Baseball

South Whidbey dumps Coupeville 4-1 / Tennis

The opening match win for the South Whidbey High School tennis team was a little extra special, coming over visiting rival Coupeville 4-1 Friday, March… Continue reading

Falcons get ready for season at Island Jamboree / Track

Falcons get ready for season at Island Jamboree / Track

The South Whidbey High School track teams warmed up for the regular season by taking part in the Island Jamboree along with Coupeville and host… Continue reading

Falcons get ready for season at Island Jamboree / Track

Falcons shut down Oak Harbor / Soccer

It was a bright present and future for the South Whidbey soccer team in its 5-0 rout of visiting Oak Harbor Thursday, March 15. The… Continue reading

South Whidbey opens season at Snohomish / Boys golf

The South Whidbey High School boys golf team began the 2018 season at the Where Do You Stand meet at the Snohomish Golf Course Tuesday,… Continue reading

Falcons, Seagulls battle to 2-2 draw / Soccer

The South Whidbey and Everett high school soccer teams settled for a 2-2 tie in the season opener at Lincoln Field Tuesday, March 13. “It… Continue reading

No experience, no problem — Falcons win / Baseball

No experience, no problem — Falcons win / Baseball

South Whidbey High School’s young baseball team showed some moxie in a 6-5 win in the season opener at Chimacum Saturday, March 10. The Falcons… Continue reading

No experience, no problem — Falcons win / Baseball

Falcons receive all-league honors

South Whidbey High School athletes earned all-league honors the Cascade Conference announced last week. In boys basketball, senior Lewis Pope was selected as the league’s… Continue reading

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
Huff begins hydro career on familiar waters

Huff begins hydro career on familiar waters

The way Steve Huff sees it, he “returned to the waters that gave him birth.” Huff, a 1984 graduate of South Whidbey High School, provided… Continue reading

Huff begins hydro career on familiar waters
VIEWPOINT | Thank you, Wallie

VIEWPOINT | Thank you, Wallie

You are reading this today because of the impact Wallie Funk had on my life 50 years ago. Wallie, longtime publisher of the Whidbey News-Times,… Continue reading

VIEWPOINT | Thank you, Wallie
On the run: Steller to circumnavigate Whidbey Island

On the run: Steller to circumnavigate Whidbey Island

James Steller is going to give Whidbey Island the run-around. Steller, a Coupeville resident and board member of the Community Foundation for Coupeville Public Schools,… Continue reading

On the run: Steller to circumnavigate Whidbey Island
Oak Harbor’s John Filer and Glitteratti compete in the dressage Saturday. They finished second in the Preliminary Young Rider division. (Photo by John Fisken)

Whidbey Horse Trials completes 41st competition over weekend

For Kit Maret, it’s a way to keep active in a sport she enjoys. For Maya Black, it is a springboard to the upper echelons… Continue reading

Oak Harbor’s John Filer and Glitteratti compete in the dressage Saturday. They finished second in the Preliminary Young Rider division. (Photo by John Fisken)
Sean Busby and Sweet Jesus (49470) lead the pack in one of the races this weekend. (Photo by Steve Hucke)

Oak Harbor skippers finish fourth in North American Championships

Oak Harbor skippers Dave Steckman and Bill Walker placed fourth and seventh, respectively, in the San Juan 24 North American Championships hosted by the Oak… Continue reading

Sean Busby and Sweet Jesus (49470) lead the pack in one of the races this weekend. (Photo by Steve Hucke)
Competitors in the 2015 Whidbey Island Race Week race their sailboats through Saratoga Passage. The 34th anniversary of Whidbey Island Race Week will begin Monday

Boaters to participate in 34th anniversary of Race Week

Whidbey Island Race Week celebrates its 34th anniversary this summer, and one of the primary goals of the regatta’s owners is to ensure there will be many more.

Competitors in the 2015 Whidbey Island Race Week race their sailboats through Saratoga Passage. The 34th anniversary of Whidbey Island Race Week will begin Monday
Whidbey’s Scout Smith swings during the team’s 18-3 win over South Skagit Saturday. The sluggers ended their season Tuesday in a loss to Anacortes in the District 11 championship game Tuesday. Smith had seven strikeouts pitching during the game and on offense she had a single and RBI.

Little Leaguers end season at championship game

The Whidbey 11/12 Little League softball All-Stars mounted a late comeback but ran out of time in a 13-5 loss to host Anacortes in the District 11 championship game Tuesday, June 23.

Whidbey’s Scout Smith swings during the team’s 18-3 win over South Skagit Saturday. The sluggers ended their season Tuesday in a loss to Anacortes in the District 11 championship game Tuesday. Smith had seven strikeouts pitching during the game and on offense she had a single and RBI.
Kurt Warwick

Pair of South Whidbey men take top spots at Reserve Half Marathon

Two South Whidbey men took the top two spots in the Race the Reserve Half Marathon on Saturday.

Kurt Warwick
Bella Northup fields a ball and throws out a runner against the Bellevue East/Bellevue Thunderbird/Mercer Island Little League juniors division team on Sunday

Northup brilliant on mound in first elimination game

Central Whidbey’s season came to a crashing end Monday at the Little League junior All-Stars softball tournament at Meridian Park in Shoreline.

Bella Northup fields a ball and throws out a runner against the Bellevue East/Bellevue Thunderbird/Mercer Island Little League juniors division team on Sunday

9/10 Central/South Whidbey softball All-Stars ousted in Asotin

The stay at the Little League 9/10 state softball tournament was a short one for Central Whidbey.

Bella Northup

Central Whidbey tops North Whidbey in first game of series

Continuing its undefeated season, the Central Whidbey Little League Junior (13/14-year-olds) softball team won the first of a best-of-three series 14-2 over North Whidbey in five innings in the District 11 tournament at Coupeville High School on Monday, July 7.

Bella Northup