Kimery Hern, the South Whidbey High School alumna who qualified for the United States Olympic trials, has retired from the hammer throw.
Senior moments: Veterans’ persuasion proved worthwhile
Under second-year head coach Ben Rusch, South Whidbey’s six seniors powered the program to a 5-9 conference record. The Falcons improved from 4-10 last season, in large part to its veteran leaders.
South Whidbey’s top boy and all of its girl runners will race one more time this year. The next 5,000-meter course they conquer will be at Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco for the state 1A cross country meet.