Sports

Photos: South Whidbey hits the practice field for fall sports

Photos: South Whidbey hits the practice field for fall sports

The South Whidbey High School cross country, swim, volleyball, tennis and soccer teams opened fall practice Monday, Aug. 26. Attached are some shots of volleyball,… Continue reading

Photos: South Whidbey hits the practice field for fall sports
Falcons getting ready for new season

Falcons getting ready for new season

South Whidbey and the other Washington high school football teams hit the practice field for the first time this season Wednesday, Aug. 21. All other… Continue reading

Falcons getting ready for new season
Photos: Falcons begin 2019 season / Football

Photos: Falcons begin 2019 season / Football

Washington state high schools began football practice for the 2019 season Wednesday, Aug. 21. Attached are photos of South Whidbey’s turnout Thursday morning.… Continue reading

Photos: Falcons begin 2019 season / Football
Hydros for Heroes return to Whidbey Island this weekend

Hydros for Heroes return to Whidbey Island this weekend

Hydros for Heroes continues to grow in reputation and stature. The boats will scream across Oak Harbor Bay from 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Saturday… Continue reading

Hydros for Heroes return to Whidbey Island this weekend
Morgan tops local runners at Race the Reserve

Morgan tops local runners at Race the Reserve

Langley’s Sophia Morgan led a handful of local runners by winning her division at the eighth annual Race the Reserve in Coupeville Saturday, Aug. 10.… Continue reading

Morgan tops local runners at Race the Reserve
Swim lessons help youngsters learn important skill

Swim lessons help youngsters learn important skill

Safety and fun. Those are the key elements when it comes to teaching swim lessons, according to Kristi Eager, aquatics coordinator of Swim South Whidbey.… Continue reading

Swim lessons help youngsters learn important skill
Newmans carving out careers in officiating, pickleball

Newmans carving out careers in officiating, pickleball

Basketball and tennis helped pay the way through college for siblings Lindsey and Riley Newman. Now the South Whidbey natives are using their experiences in… Continue reading

Newmans carving out careers in officiating, pickleball
Oakley leads local competitors / Triathlon

Oakley leads local competitors / Triathlon

Peter Oakley of Langley was the top local finisher in the 23rd annual Whidbey Island Triathlon Saturday, July 27. The triathlon included a half-mile swim… Continue reading

Oakley leads local competitors / Triathlon
A piece of Ironman triathlon touches Whidbey event

A piece of Ironman triathlon touches Whidbey event

Some competitors in the 23rd annual Whidbey Island Triathlon Saturday, July 27, might consider the event a stepping stone to competing in the world’s most… Continue reading

A piece of Ironman triathlon touches Whidbey event
Thome to compete in 20th consecutive Whidbey Island Triathlon

Thome to compete in 20th consecutive Whidbey Island Triathlon

“I can do that.” Those were Bob Thome’s thoughts when he first watched the Whidbey Island Triathlon. And he proved it — 19 times. This… Continue reading

Thome to compete in 20th consecutive Whidbey Island Triathlon
Monstars win 3-on-3 basketball tournament title

Monstars win 3-on-3 basketball tournament title

The Monstars prevailed in the ninth annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament hosted by LM Premier and the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District Saturday, July 20.… Continue reading

Monstars win 3-on-3 basketball tournament title
Cisney wins world championship / Taekwondo

Cisney wins world championship / Taekwondo

Just over three years ago, Jenny Cisney took up taekwondo. Last weekend she stood on the podium as a world champion. Cisney, competing in the… Continue reading

Cisney wins world championship / Taekwondo
3-on-3 tournament begins Saturday / Basketball

3-on-3 tournament begins Saturday / Basketball

Three-on-three basketball returns for the ninth year to South Whidbey Saturday, July 20. The tournament begins about noon at the Rotary Court after the Whidbey… Continue reading

3-on-3 tournament begins Saturday / Basketball
Cisney wins world championship / Taekwondo

Cisney wins world championship / Taekwondo

Just over three years ago, Jenny Cisney took up taekwondo. Last weekend she stood on the podium as a world champion. Cisney, competing in the… Continue reading

Cisney wins world championship / Taekwondo
Phay takes 2nd at national tournament / Powerlifting

Phay takes 2nd at national tournament / Powerlifting

Whidbey Island’s Sherry Phay finished second at the United States Powerlifting Association Drug Tested National Tournament July 11-14 in Las Vegas. In addition to placing… Continue reading

Phay takes 2nd at national tournament / Powerlifting
Burlington blanks SW in district title game / 10-12 baseball

Burlington blanks SW in district title game / 10-12 baseball

South Whidbey lost 10-0 in four innings to Burlington in the championship game of the District 11 Major Little League baseball tournament Saturday, July 13,… Continue reading

Burlington blanks SW in district title game / 10-12 baseball

SWPRD hosts 3-on-3 tournament / Basketball

The LM Premier 3-on-3 basketball tournament takes place Saturday, July 20, at the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District Rotary Court. The tournament is open… Continue reading

South Whidbey to play for district title / 10-12 baseball

South Whidbey to play for district title / 10-12 baseball

After defeating Central Whidbey 3-2 Friday, July 12, South Whidbey will play Burlington for the District 11 Major Little League championship this weekend in Oak… Continue reading

South Whidbey to play for district title / 10-12 baseball

South Whidbey blanked by Burlington / 10-12 baseball

Unable to generate any offense, the South Whidbey Major Little League baseball team lost 4-0 to Burlington Thursday, July 11, in the semifinals of the… Continue reading

Parks district looking for volunteers to help with triathlon

Parks district looking for volunteers to help with triathlon

The 23rd annual Whidbey Island Triathlon set for Saturday, July 27, is sold out to participants, but South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District is still… Continue reading

Parks district looking for volunteers to help with triathlon