Sports

Falcons volleyball continues dominance of home invitational

For the third consecutive year, South Whidbey volleyball won its annual home invitational. The taste of victory, however, was slightly less sweet as the Falcons… Continue reading

Falcon girls soccer squad earns first victory of the season

South Whidbey girls soccer won its first match of the season with a 4-2 victory over Coupeville on Thursday night. The Falcons (1-1 overall) dropped… Continue reading

  • Sep 9, 2017

Falcon volleyball untouched after first two matches

Falcon volleyball untouched after first two matches South Whidbey volleyball is off to a hot start. The Falcons beat Bellevue Christian 3-0 on Tuesday, Sept.… Continue reading

Swim team continues co-op agreement with Kamiak

This fall is South Whidbey senior swimmer Ally Lynch’s last chance to achieve her dream of earning a medal at state. With an appearance in… Continue reading

Falcons drop season-opening game to island rival, 18-0

Growing pains were evident in South Whidbey football’s season-opening game against Coupeville. Misalignments and formation mishaps were to be expected from the sophomore-laden team, but… Continue reading

Cheer team wins camp competition, preps for fall season

For not having competed against other teams in four years, South Whidbey cheer held its own and then some this summer. The Falcons won a… Continue reading

Falcon volleyball aims to win division | FALL SPORTS PREVIEW

South Whidbey volleyball notched a major accomplishment on its belt last year when it advanced to the state championships for the second time in four… Continue reading

Tough boys tennis league poses difficult challenge for postseason play | FALL SPORTS PREVIEW

South Whidbey seniors Hank Papritz and Ryan Wenzek received a valuable lesson when they fell one win short of qualifying for the boys tennis state… Continue reading

Chances of making it to state improve with large turnout | FALL SPORTS PREVIEW

Developing a cadre of youth runners to help qualify for state is a focus for South Whidbey cross country this season. Head coach Doug Fulton,… Continue reading

New goals set a high bar for Falcon girls soccer squad | FALL SPORTS PREVIEW

South Whidbey’s girls soccer team is being trained to enter matches with the mindset of not only competing, but winning. This approach will be put… Continue reading

Independent schedule could boost program viability

South Whidbey football has only one victory to its name over the past two seasons. That doesn’t sit well with junior tight end Alex Turner.… Continue reading

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