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SW Wind 1 works overtime to bring home gold / Special Olympics

For the second time in three years, the South Whidbey Wind 1 won a gold medal in the basketball skills division of the Washington State… Continue reading

South Whidbey grads display their talents at collegiate level / Alumni update

Five South Whidbey High School graduates are continuing their athletic careers by competing in a winter sport in college. Here’s a rundown on how the… Continue reading

Jaeger takes reins of South Whidbey program / Softball

Brad Jaeger received a taste of high school coaching last spring when he assisted with the South Whidbey softball team; now he will get the… Continue reading

Newman earns North Sound Conference MVP honor / Boys basketball

The North Sound Conference selected South Whidbey High School senior Kody Newman as the Player of the Year in boys basketball. It is the second… Continue reading

Thompson takes over South Whidbey girls golf program

On the golf course, the South Whidbey High School girls team is one of the most successful programs in the state. However, there is more… Continue reading

Photos: Falcons compete at state / Wrestling

Photographer John Fisken caught the South Whidbey High School wrestling team in action at the state tournament Friday and Saturday, Feb. 15 and 16. Attached… Continue reading

O’Brien finishes 6th at state / Wrestling

South Whidbey High School senior Clay O’Brien placed sixth at the 1A state wrestling tournament, Mat Classic XXXI, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 15 and 16,… Continue reading

Newman follows his own path to sports excellence

Some thought South Whidbey High School senior Kody Newman was out of his mind when he switched fall sports, changing from tennis to football two… Continue reading

Bands hosting 2 benefit events

Whidbey residents can help out while enjoying the sounds of the South Whidbey high school and middle school bands at a pair of events this… Continue reading

Regional tournaments canceled / Wrestling

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association announced Friday morning that the regional wrestling tournaments scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 9, have been canceled because of weather conditions.… Continue reading

Mistakes and red-hot Meridian sink Falcons / Boys basketball

Turnovers and a hot shooting opponent sunk the South Whidbey High School boys basketball team in a 67-47 loss at Meridian Thursday, Feb. 8, in… Continue reading

South Whidbey crushes Granite Falls in district opener / Boys basketball

A stingy defense and some offense from an unexpected source propelled the South Whidbey High School boys basketball team into the second round of the… Continue reading

South Whidbey will now host Granite Falls in district opener / Boys basketball

School cancellations the past two days because of weather have required the North Sound Conference and Northwest Conference athletic directors to reformat the 1A District… Continue reading

Falcons’ district game postponed again / Boys basketball

The South Whidbey High School boys 1A distract basketball game at Meridian scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 5, has been postponed again. The game was originally… Continue reading

South Whidbey’s district game rescheduled for Tuesday / Boys basketball

South Whidbey’s opening game in the 1A boys district basketball tournament at Meridian has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5. The game was… Continue reading

Falcons’ district tournament game postponed / Boys basketball

South Whidbey High School’s opening game in the boys 1A district basketball tournament at Meridian scheduled for Monday, Feb. 4, has been postponed. No makeup… Continue reading

5 Falcons advance to regional meet / Wrestling

Five South Whidbey High School wrestlers earned berths in the regional tournament by placing in the top four at the subregional Saturday. Feb. 2, at… Continue reading

Falcons fall in regular-season finale, turn attention to district tournament / Boys basketball

South Whidbey High School boys basketball coach Mike Washington rested his regulars most of the game in an 84-15 loss at first-place King’s in the… Continue reading

League leaders stop South Whidbey / Girls basketball

The schedulers didn’t do the South Whidbey High School girls basketball team any favors. The Falcons, winless in North Sound Conference play, had to close… Continue reading

Newman reaches 1,000 points in Falcon win / Boys basketball

Picking up some team and individual glory along the way, the South Whidbey High School boys basketball team whipped visiting Coupeville 72-40 Tuesday, Jan. 29.… Continue reading