Oak Harbor robotics team heads to nationals

Michael Uttmark, Garrett Parmenter and Payton Rollag discuss options for improve their robot’s intake and shooting method before the championship on April 23. - Photo by Michelle Beahm / Whidbey News-Times
  • Apr 16, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Apr 18, 2013 at 9:19AM

A team of students at Oak Harbor High School has a shot at becoming world-champion robot designers. For the first time since Whidbey Island Wildcat Robotics team was formed six years ago, they are going to the FIRST Robotics world championship competition next week in St. Louis, Mo.

Bats wake up as Wildcats thump Stanwood | Baseball

  • Today at 1:00PM

Breaking out of an offensive slump, the Oak Harbor High School baseball team pounded visiting Stanwood 10-0 in five innings Thursday, April 17.

Wildcats outlast Chargers in rain | Girls golf

  • Today at 10:00AM

The Oak Harbor High School girls golf team fought off wind, rain and Marysville Getchell for a 385-400 win at the Whidbey Golf Club Thursday, April 17.

Wildcats produce 3 double winners | Track

  • Today at 9:37AM

Three Wildcats won two individual events, but the Oak Harbor High School track teams both fell to visiting Shorecrest Thursday, April 17.


Glad tree’s no longer next to parking spot | Letter

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Apr 18, 2013 at 9:26AM

Editor, Reading all the negative letters concerning the cutting of the post office Garry oak tree, it seems to me that the ones protesting its removal most are the ones with the least knowledge of the health of the tree and the hazard it had become.

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