South Whidbey falls in opener / Softball

Several switches on defense led to several problems as the South Whidbey High School softball team lost 12-0 in six innings to visiting Coupeville Saturday,… Continue reading

One-hitter sinks Falcons / Baseball

For the South Whidbey High School baseball team, it was too much Hunter Smith. Smith, a senior right-hander and two-time all-Olympic League pitcher, fired a… Continue reading

South Whidbey dumps Coupeville 4-1 / Tennis

The opening match win for the South Whidbey High School tennis team was a little extra special, coming over visiting rival Coupeville 4-1 Friday, March… Continue reading

Falcons get ready for season at Island Jamboree / Track

The South Whidbey High School track teams warmed up for the regular season by taking part in the Island Jamboree along with Coupeville and host… Continue reading

Falcons shut down Oak Harbor / Soccer

It was a bright present and future for the South Whidbey soccer team in its 5-0 rout of visiting Oak Harbor Thursday, March 15. The… Continue reading

South Whidbey opens season at Snohomish / Boys golf

The South Whidbey High School boys golf team began the 2018 season at the Where Do You Stand meet at the Snohomish Golf Course Tuesday,… Continue reading

Falcons, Seagulls battle to 2-2 draw / Soccer

The South Whidbey and Everett high school soccer teams settled for a 2-2 tie in the season opener at Lincoln Field Tuesday, March 13. “It… Continue reading

No experience, no problem — Falcons win / Baseball

South Whidbey High School’s young baseball team showed some moxie in a 6-5 win in the season opener at Chimacum Saturday, March 10. The Falcons… Continue reading

Falcons receive all-league honors

South Whidbey High School athletes earned all-league honors the Cascade Conference announced last week. In boys basketball, senior Lewis Pope was selected as the league’s… Continue reading

Team keep tough bi-district tournament in mind | SPRING SPORTS PREVIEW

South Whidbey girls tennis hardly went a day without having to practice inside because of rain. The Falcons made it to day three of the… Continue reading

Robbins returns, boys aim for Cascade Conference championship | SPRING SPORTS PREVIEW

Winning the Cascade Conference isn’t an impossible task in the eyes of South Whidbey senior Lake Smith and junior Julian Inches. If they can learn… Continue reading

Falcon softball’s goal shifts to earning a medal at state tournament | SPRING SPORTS PREVIEW

The typical goal for a high school sports team is to make it to state. It’s been South Whidbey softball’s driving motiviation for many seasons… Continue reading

Sluggers to rely on experience from last season | SPRING SPORTS PREVIEW

South Whidbey senior Taylor “Crash” Brown has seen ups and downs in his Falcon baseball career. He was on the 2015 squad that finished second… Continue reading

Small turnout for returning state champions, runner-up changes expectations | SPRING SPORTS PREVIEW

Turnout is low for South Whidbey’s girls and boys teams despite a high level of success in the 2017 state championships. The girls team, which… Continue reading

Athletes focus on earning medals, state berths, breaking records | SPRING SPORTS PREVIEW

South Whidbey seniors Mikayla Hezel and Sophia Nielsen both left the 2017 1A track and field championships wanting more. A dropped baton prevented Hezel’s 4x100-meter… Continue reading

Falcon hoops team nets postseason honors

South Whidbey senior Lewis Pope has a knack for making the players around him better. His play, work ethic and demeanor inspired his teammates to… Continue reading

Falcon state wrestlers fall short of medals at the Tacoma Dome

South Whidbey freshman Drew Aposhyan was struck with a moment of awe when he stepped into the Tacoma Dome. The size of the arena, which… Continue reading

South Whidbey girls basketball team gives maximum effort

No matter what the score, South Whidbey girls basketball head coach Jeff Hanson could count on the team to try its hardest. This was true… Continue reading

Falcons look at positives despite loss in tournament

This one hurt. Season-ending losses usually do. South Whidbey’s 62-41 loss to King’s in the loser-out elimination game of the 1A District 1 tournament on… Continue reading

Girls hoops fall in postseason tourney

South Whidbey girls basketball was eliminated from the 1A District 1 tournament following two losses. The Falcons dropped their opening game to Nooksack Valley 57-34… Continue reading