Sports

A sports year in review: September to June

State titles, forfeits, coaching resignations and retirements were among the dozens of story lines in the sporting world of South Whidbey from September to June.… Continue reading

Falcon softball earns first win at state in a ‘long time’

South Whidbey’s softball team was just glad to be at the class 1A state championships. But, when the Falcons trailed the returning state champion La… Continue reading

South Whidbey softball goes 1-2 at state tourney

South Whidbey softball finished 1-2 in the class 1A state championships on May 26-27 at Columbia Playfield in Richland. The Falcons lost to the eventual… Continue reading

  • Jun 2, 2017

Four Falcons place at state track meet in Cheney

South Whidbey senior sprinter Bailey Forsyth’s final high school competition was like a roller coaster. It had ups and downs, twists and turns. She felt… Continue reading

Four South Whidbey boys golfers make first round cut, finish second as a team

It was the team South Whidbey senior boys golfer Thorin Helmersen always dreamed it could be. The Falcon boys finished second in the class 1A… Continue reading

Fifth-grade wrestler from South Whidbey earns third state title

South Whidbey fifth-grader Isaiah McClure earned a “coveted” title earlier this month when he won state titles in all three of wrestling’s disciplines. McClure, wrestling… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2017

South Whidbey girls golf accomplishes the ‘ultimate,’ wins state championship

South Whidbey girls golf won its first state title in program history on Wednesday. The Falcons claimed the class 1A state championship on Wednesday at… Continue reading

Falcon softball advances to state for second time in three years

The outcome was far from certain. The Falcons were one out from a state berth, up 2-1 over Mount Baker in the final inning of… Continue reading

Falcons girls tennis falls short of state

The gauntlet that is the Emerald City League eliminated all three of South Whidbey’s competitors at the class 1A bi-district tennis championship on Saturday at… Continue reading

Falcons to send 16 total athletes to state track meet

South Whidbey junior Sophia Nielsen hopes to walk away from the class 1A state track and field championships this week with a medal draped around… Continue reading

Reign U-16 girls team loses in state finals

South Whidbey Reign’s U-16 girls team fell short of a state championship when it lost 1-0 to Crossfire Redmond in the finals of the Washington… Continue reading

Falcon softball advances to district championship

South Whidbey softball beat Mount Baker 3-0 in the first round of the class 1A District 1 softball tournament on Thursday, May 18 at Janicki… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2017

Eight Falcon golfers headed to state championships

South Whidbey senior girls golfer Riley Yale wasn’t too sure her score would hold up. In wet and soggy conditions at the bi-district championships on… Continue reading

Falcon baseball’s bid to reach state comes up short in bi-district

South Whidbey Falcon baseball players and coaches have come to expect that no matter how big the deficit, there’s always a chance to win. But,… Continue reading

Boys soccer falls in district tourney

South Whidbey boys soccer was eliminated from the class 1A District 1 tournament this past week after two losses. Both were by a margin of… Continue reading

Girls golf sends five to bi-district

South Whidbey girls golf is sending five players to the class 1A bi-district championship after battling through a cold, wet and windy day at the… Continue reading

Falcons win district tourney, send three to bi-district

South Whidbey senior Alex Foode was tired. At one point she thought she’d throw up. But this was her last chance, and she knew it.… Continue reading

Narrow win keeps Falcon baseball alive in postseason

South Whidbey baseball’s hopes of reaching the class 1A state championships are still alive. The Falcons, who finished second in the state in 2015, beat… Continue reading

Falcons claim team conference titles at league championships

The meet began with a stroke of lightning. It ended with a bang. South Whidbey track and field’s boys and girls teams both captured team… Continue reading

South Whidbey Reign U-16 girls soccer team in semifinals

Another South Whidbey Reign girls soccer team could be playing for a state championship. The Reign’s U-16 girls are playing in the Washington Youth Soccer… Continue reading