Sports

Losses hurt kickers in playoffs

When the South Whidbey boys start high school soccer playoffs on Saturday, they will be trying to kick their way out of the basement.

The Falcons lost two games between Friday and Monday, dropping themselves into losing territory late in the season as their record fell to 7-8.

  • May 1, 2002

Boys, girls tops in NCC track

Though their home invitational was only two days away, the Falcon boys and girls track teams couldn't get out of the habit of excelling Thursday and continued to compete as though they were already in the post season.

  • Apr 20, 2002
Getting a grip on Dustin Haynes of Medical Lake

Hern is state mat champion

Martin fifth, Long seventh for Falcon wrestlers at state

  • Feb 20, 2002
Getting a grip on Dustin Haynes of Medical Lake
Paired off against a Lakewood wrestler more than 40 pounds heavier than he is

Wrestlers third at NCC

Hern takes championship, Long second as team moves on

  • Feb 6, 2002
Paired off against a Lakewood wrestler more than 40 pounds heavier than he is
Chris long gets the upper hand

Wrestlers grab fine home finish

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.

  • Jan 26, 2002
Chris long gets the upper hand

Full Falcon wrestling crew finishes third at Klahowya

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.

  • Jan 23, 2002

Schorr helps wrestlers top Turks in Sultan

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.

  • Jan 19, 2002
Wrestling last week at Lakewood High School

Falcon wrestlers on form at Bainbridge

Squad is sixth in 12-team tourney

  • Jan 16, 2002
Wrestling last week at Lakewood High School
Shown here wrestling at home in December

Wrestlers come on strong

South Whidbey squad third in holiday tournament

  • Jan 9, 2002
Shown here wrestling at home in December
Jenny Saephan guns for the 2A doubles championship at the state tennis meet in May with partner Kylie Bozym. Saephan will return to the Falcon lineup next spring to either defend her championship or to cover new ground as a singles player.

2001 was a year of champions

It may be that more champion athletes emerged on South Whidbey in 2001 than in any previous year.

  • Dec 29, 2001
Jenny Saephan guns for the 2A doubles championship at the state tennis meet in May with partner Kylie Bozym. Saephan will return to the Falcon lineup next spring to either defend her championship or to cover new ground as a singles player.
Falcon senior Chris Martin

Inspired Falcon wrestlers strong in tournament

South Whidbey finishes seventh among 16 teams

  • Dec 12, 2001
Falcon senior Chris Martin
Freshman Falcon Jason Gilberts backs into his Blaine opponent Thursday night as he looks for a winning hold. He won his 189-pound match with a pin in the third round.

Falcon wrestlers put down 2 in double dual

In two rounds of dual meet action Thursday night, South Whidbey's wrestling team gained immediate status as a powerhouse program.

  • Dec 8, 2001
Freshman Falcon Jason Gilberts backs into his Blaine opponent Thursday night as he looks for a winning hold. He won his 189-pound match with a pin in the third round.
Nick Martinovic and Todd Noste get technique instruction from Falcon’s assistant coach Wes Helseth

Wrestlers aim for state podium

Hern looks to repeat as state champion

  • Nov 28, 2001
Nick Martinovic and Todd Noste get technique instruction from Falcon’s assistant coach Wes Helseth
Simms

Langley man seventh in Seattle Marathon

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.

  • Nov 28, 2001
Simms

South Whidbey freshman spikers end 15-5 season

Volleyball Coach Jan McNeely believes the South Whidbey High School volleyball program is in good hands if its freshman team is any indication.

  • Nov 3, 2001