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Hern takes championship, Long second as team moves on
In a meet that was almost over before it began Thursday, South Whidbey wrestlers pinned three straight opponents to start the event and cruised to a 52-21 win over Granite Falls.
With its wrestlers competing in almost every weight category — a rarity for this point in the season — South Whidbey put the moves on the competition in Klahowya Saturday to place third in an eight-team tournament.
Proving that South Whidbey wrestlers are the toughest anywhere, no matter what their size, the Falcons' smallest wrestler took the weight of the entire team on his shoulders Thursday and carried it.
Squad is sixth in 12-team tourney
South Whidbey squad third in holiday tournament
It may be that more champion athletes emerged on South Whidbey in 2001 than in any previous year.
South Whidbey finishes seventh among 16 teams
In two rounds of dual meet action Thursday night, South Whidbey's wrestling team gained immediate status as a powerhouse program.
Hern looks to repeat as state champion
Running in his first marathon Sunday morning, Langley multisport athlete Matt Simms surprised a field of more than 2,600 runners at the Seattle Marathon to place seventh overall.
Volleyball Coach Jan McNeely believes the South Whidbey High School volleyball program is in good hands if its freshman team is any indication.