Sports

Huff begins hydro career on familiar waters

The way Steve Huff sees it, he “returned to the waters that gave him birth.” Huff, a 1984 graduate of South Whidbey High School, provided… Continue reading

South Whidbey football program brings back beach practices

Beach practices under South Whidbey head coach Mark Hodson have long been known to forge bonds between teammates and push them to the brink of… Continue reading

Archers hit the mark with series of classes at Community Park

Dryah Artis’ posture is still as she draws back her bow. The 15-year-old’s eyes rest on a three-foot-tall circular target standing 49 feet away, while… Continue reading

New Useless Bay learning center named after beloved PGA pro

Herb Magnusson didn’t expect any accolades in return for his services to golfers at the Useless Bay Golf and Country Club. The longtime PGA pro… Continue reading

On the run: Steller to circumnavigate Whidbey Island

James Steller is going to give Whidbey Island the run-around. Steller, a Coupeville resident and board member of the Community Foundation for Coupeville Public Schools,… Continue reading

Hundreds compete in Whidbey Triathlon

Some raced with friends, some with spouses, and some just for and all by themselves. One man raced as a banana. That was the 21st… Continue reading

Whidbey Crabs finish third in two-day home invitational

It was a good day for the Black brothers. Nick and Alex Black, who play for the Whidbey Crabs’ select baseball team, both contributed walk-off… Continue reading

Whidbey Triathlon to include sibling rivalry, family relay teams

Seven seconds were all that separated Richard Murphy from beating his sister Kate Burns in the 2013 Whidbey Triathlon. Had Murphy not sat down to… Continue reading

Northwest Passage Ragnar Relay draws nearly 6,000 racers

The scenery along the Northwest Passage Ragnar Relay helped, a lot. It kept Idaho resident Mickey Nelson’s mind off the grueling aspects of the task… Continue reading

Lack of hitting, errors lead to losses at tournament

South Whidbey Little League 11/12 outfielder Myles Lind thought the game was nearly in the bag. South Whidbey led Burlington 5-4 in the bottom of… Continue reading

Whidbey Horse Trials completes 41st competition over weekend

For Kit Maret, it’s a way to keep active in a sport she enjoys. For Maya Black, it is a springboard to the upper echelons… Continue reading

Select coach hired to lead South Whidbey girls soccer program

Terry Swanson is South Whidbey High School’s new girls soccer coach. Swanson, who has 17 years of youth coaching experience with select and premiere teams,… Continue reading

Mega Sports Camp teaches kids about the basics, sportsmanship

Benjamin Scott Cone couldn’t think of a better place to be than at the Mega Sports Camp at South Whidbey High School this past week.… Continue reading

Oak Harbor skippers finish fourth in North American Championships

Oak Harbor skippers Dave Steckman and Bill Walker placed fourth and seventh, respectively, in the San Juan 24 North American Championships hosted by the Oak… Continue reading

Sports camp at Community Park in July, August

The Skyhawks Multi-Sport Camp will introduce young athletes to multiple sports in July and August. The camp, meant for ages 6-12, will provide the rules… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2017

Seventy-five participate in 20th annual Chum Run at Community Park

Scott Knackstedt’s experience as a collegiate runner shined through at the 20th annual Chum Run on Saturday at Community Park. The former University of Portland… Continue reading

Eight former Falcons to pursue collegiate athletic careers

Bayley Gochanour doesn’t know exactly what the future will hold for her at Pacific Lutheran University. But, one constant that’s been part of her life… Continue reading

Seven Falcons inducted into the 2017 Wall of Fame

Megan Drake has walked through South Whidbey High School’s athletic hallway countless times. Just above the walking corridor of the hallway are the pictures of… Continue reading

Competitive imbalance in league cited as reason for head coach’s resignation

South Whidbey boys soccer coach Emerson “Skip” Robbins has resigned from his position primarily due to “unfair competition” in the Cascade Conference. Robbins, who was… Continue reading

Falcon softball standout to compete in national tournaments with select team

The end of the school year is a welcome respite for most students at South Whidbey High School. But, things are just gearing up for… Continue reading