Sports

Whidbey Island athletes create news during lockdown

Organized athletic activities came to a screeching halt in March, but not all sports “action” came to an end. Here’s a rundown of some of… Continue reading

Perfect pitch: Roberts lends voice to South Whidbey soccer matches

Crispin Roberts’ gift of gab helped land him the gig as the public address announcer at South Whidbey High School soccer matches. Six years ago… Continue reading

South Whidbey High School athletes react to 6-week break

South Whidbey High School athletes are not happy about the disruption of the spring sports season, but they understand the necessity of the break. “It… Continue reading

Falcons hold intrasquad meet / Track

Not knowing when the season would resume, the South Whidbey High School track team took advantage of its final practice before the required coronavirus break… Continue reading

Spring prep preview, part 2 / Track, golf

Once spring sports start up again, here is what to expect from the South Whidbey High School track and golf teams. The other Falcon sports… Continue reading

School closure shuts down sports

With the closure of South Whidbey schools through April 24 because of the coronavirus, the high school spring sports season is now in limbo. All… Continue reading

Spring prep preview, part 1 / Tennis, baseball, softball, soccer

South Whidbey High School spring sports teams are about to start competition for the 2020 season. Here is a quick look at what to expect… Continue reading

South Whidbey grads continue athletic careers in college / Alumni update

Several South Whidbey High School graduates competed collegiately this winter season. Here is a rundown of how the former Falcons fared. Basketball Junior Megan Drake… Continue reading

Falcons receive league honors, letters and team awards

Nine South Whidbey High School basketball players received North Sound Conference postseason honors. Senior Carson Wrightson and junior Sterling Patton were first-team selections for the… Continue reading

Book doesn’t close when Robbins retires

Former South Whidbey High School boys soccer coach Emerson Robbins is turning his focus from the pitch to the printed page. Robbins stepped down as… Continue reading

Both South Whidbey teams medal in Winter Games / Special Olympics

Both South Whidbey Wind teams medaled in the basketball skills division of the Washington State Special Olympics Winter Games over the weekend in Wenatchee. Wind… Continue reading

Paul Schuller is the new South Whidbey High School girls golf coach. (Photo provided)

Schuller takes swing at coaching girls golf

The South Whidbey High School girls golf team will be tutored by a champion this spring. Useless Bay Golf and Country Club’s current men’s champion… Continue reading

Paul Schuller is the new South Whidbey High School girls golf coach. (Photo provided)

Davis finishes 4th at state tournament / Wrestling

South Whidbey senior Dylan Davis closed out his high school wrestling career by placing fourth at the state 1A meet Friday and Saturday, Feb. 21… Continue reading

2 South Whidbey teams qualify for state tournament / Special Olympics

Fresh off a gold medal at the regional tournament, South Whidbey Wind 2 heads to Wenatchee this weekend to defend its state title in the… Continue reading

Fuss takes over Falcon program / Boys soccer

New South Whidbey High School boys soccer coach Richard Fuss will bring along a lifelong passion for the sport when he reports to the Falcons’… Continue reading

Registration begins for Whidbey Island Triathlon

Registration for the Whidbey Island Triathlon is now open. The triathlon takes place Saturday, July 25, on South Whidbey and is produced by the South… Continue reading

Aposhyan wins regional title; 3 Falcons qualify for state / Wrestling

South Whidbey High School junior Drew Aposhyan earned this third consecutive state wrestling berth by winning the 132-pound division at the regional tournament Saturday, Feb.… Continue reading

Falcons flutter to the finish / Boys basketball

A promising season came to disappointing end for the South Whidbey High School boys basketball team when the Falcons lost three straight lopsided games in… Continue reading

South Whidbey seeks more players / Girls golf

The South Whidbey High School girls golf season is about to start, and the team is looking for more players. The season runs March 2… Continue reading

Island athletes collect medals / Taekwondo

Whidbey Island athletes from Armstrong’s taekwondo studios won a fistful of awards at a regional tournament in Lynnwood last weekend. Leading the way was Lindsey… Continue reading