Sports

Falcons nipped by Mariner / Volleyball

The South Whidbey volleyball team lost a close match to visiting 4A Mariner Tuesday, Sept. 10. The Marauders eked out a 3-2 (20-25, 25-21, 25-16,… Continue reading

South Whidbey clips Oak Harbor / Soccer

The South Whidbey High School soccer team took the first step in securing the island championship by knocking off visiting Oak Harbor 4-2 Tuesday, Sept.… Continue reading

‘D’ carries Falcons to win over Friday Harbor / Football

Showing its defensive strength, the South Whidbey High School football team won 7-3 in its season opener at Friday Harbor Friday, Sept. 6. Falcon coach… Continue reading

South Whidbey goes toe-to-toe with larger foes / Soccer

The South Whidbey High School soccer team held its own against a pair of much larger schools in a jamboree at Kamiak High School Friday,… Continue reading

Fall prep preview / Swim

Coach: Chris Erickson, Kamiak. 2018: 10th (first among 1A schools) at 2A district meet. Note: South Whidbey High School does not offer swimming, so its… Continue reading

Fall prep preview / Tennis

Coach: Karyle Kramer. 2018: 5-8, sixth in Emerald City League. Note: South Whidbey and Coupeville are the only North Sound Conference schools that play boys… Continue reading

Fall prep preview / Cross country

Coach: Doug Fulton. 2018: Boys – first in conference, third in bi-district, 11th in state; girls – second in conference, fifth in bi-district, 12th in… Continue reading

Fall prep preview / Volleyball

Coach: Mandy Jones. 2018: 12-9; 6-4, third in conference; fourth in district. Returning letter winners: seniors Kayla Knauer, Arianna Briggs; juniors Emma Hodson (second-team, all-league… Continue reading

Fall prep preview / Soccer

Coach: Terry Swanson. 2018: 11-8-1; 7-3, second in North Sound Conference; fifth in district. Returning letter winners: seniors Mallory Drye, Nicole Helseth, Karyna Hezel, Juliana… Continue reading

Fall prep preview / Football

Over the past few years, the South Whidbey High School football team trended in the right direction, and this fall the Falcons should continue along… Continue reading

South Whidbey team wins division at Ragnar trail run

A team of current and former South Whidbey High School cross country runners placed second overall and first in their division out of 341 teams… Continue reading

Photos: South Whidbey hits the practice field for fall sports

The South Whidbey High School cross country, swim, volleyball, tennis and soccer teams opened fall practice Monday, Aug. 26. Attached are some shots of volleyball,… Continue reading

Falcons getting ready for new season

South Whidbey and the other Washington high school football teams hit the practice field for the first time this season Wednesday, Aug. 21. All other… Continue reading

Photos: Falcons begin 2019 season / Football

Washington state high schools began football practice for the 2019 season Wednesday, Aug. 21. Attached are photos of South Whidbey’s turnout Thursday morning.… Continue reading

Hydros for Heroes return to Whidbey Island this weekend

Hydros for Heroes continues to grow in reputation and stature. The boats will scream across Oak Harbor Bay from 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Saturday… Continue reading

Morgan tops local runners at Race the Reserve

Langley’s Sophia Morgan led a handful of local runners by winning her division at the eighth annual Race the Reserve in Coupeville Saturday, Aug. 10.… Continue reading

Swim lessons help youngsters learn important skill

Safety and fun. Those are the key elements when it comes to teaching swim lessons, according to Kristi Eager, aquatics coordinator of Swim South Whidbey.… Continue reading

Newmans carving out careers in officiating, pickleball

Basketball and tennis helped pay the way through college for siblings Lindsey and Riley Newman. Now the South Whidbey natives are using their experiences in… Continue reading

Oakley leads local competitors / Triathlon

Peter Oakley of Langley was the top local finisher in the 23rd annual Whidbey Island Triathlon Saturday, July 27. The triathlon included a half-mile swim… Continue reading

A piece of Ironman triathlon touches Whidbey event

Some competitors in the 23rd annual Whidbey Island Triathlon Saturday, July 27, might consider the event a stepping stone to competing in the world’s most… Continue reading