As part of this year’s Choochokam Arts festival in Langley, a half-marathon 13.1-mile event will be run on Sunday morning.
The South Whidbey 13- to 14 year-old All Star Little League team won their second game against South Skagit 10-0 behind the pitching of Riley Newman.
Newman went six complete innings. Coupled with a smart defense by the entire team, South Whidbey won with no errors, good hitting and aggressive base running.
This year, a 13.1-mile half marathon will be run on Sunday and Choochokam organizer Matt Simms encourages everyone to participate.
The race starts at 8:30 a.m. Sunday, July 13 at the corner of Second and De Bruyn avenues, heads out along Saratoga Road to Fox Spit Road and back to downtown. Water stations will be spaced along the course.
They are the best of the best, no matter their age.
Starting next week, the four South Whidbey All-Star baseball teams will, they hope, forge a path to the top.
Thursday morning, 13 youngsters — all 9- and 10-years-olds — were hard at work at Community Park, honing the skills they learned during the regular season.
LANGLEY — Jeff Brasko and Dino Michaelides scored one goal each Tuesday night against Cedarcrest, but quality and experience overcame the young Falcon soccer team and the Red Wolves won 5-2.
She’s been patient and now she has her reward.
Mandy Jones, volleyball coach for the eighth-grade program at Langley Middle School for the past five years, has been named as head coach of the South Whidbey High School Falcon team.
The South Whidbey American Legion Post 141 Falcons flew around the bases in fine style Monday, beating Lake Stevens 4-3.
In the final inning with two outs and the score tied, Robert Kirby walked to first, stole a couple bases and scored on Hanna’s second hit. Lake Stevens’ shortstop bobbled the ball and Kirby managed to slide into home.
The best triathletes in world were on hand Saturday for the 2008 Triathlon World Championships in Vancouver, B.C.
Four of them came from South Whidbey. In their respective age groups, Blake Willeford placed seventh in 2 hours, 9 minutes and 42 seconds; Kurt Johnson was 21st in 2:04.19; Patricia Buchanan was 38th in 2:42.07 and Challis Stringer placed 73rd with 2:33.06.
South Whidbey High School soccer star Joseph Supang is headed back to the rock.
Supang was the leading scorer for the 2000 Falcon boys team that placed second in the state and a forward for the 2004 national champion Seattle University team.
This summer, he and some friends are putting on a soccer clinic for committed youngsters, age 9 to 17.
The South Whidbey Football Association is holding tryouts for a cheerleading squad.
There will be one team of 8- to 10-year-olds; the $150 fee includes uniform, insurance and registration. Practices will start the last week of July and there’ll be a day camp on Friday, Aug. 1.
Local long-distance runner Matt Simms finished first in the 12th annual 5K Chum Run on Sunday at Community Park with a time of 17 minutes, 45 seconds.
Alex Nydam from Oak Harbor was second with 18:48 and Frank Jacques of Langley was third at 18:51.