Jim Waller

North Whidbey stops Central Whidbey in district opener / 9-11 softball

In a score reminiscent of a football game, North Whidbey Little League edged Central Whidbey 24-20 in the first game of the district 9-11 softball… Continue reading


Oak Harbor takes 1st, Coupeville 3rd at Anacortes tournament / Baseball

The Oak Harbor High School summer baseball team took first place and Coupeville finished third at a four-team tournament in Anacortes June 16 and 17.… Continue reading


Central Whidbey falls to Sedro-Woolley in championship game / 10-12 softball

Host Sedro-Woolley defeated Central Whidbey twice Saturday, June 16, to claim the District 11 Little League Major Softball championship at Janiki Fields. After winning twice… Continue reading


Late rally puts North Whidbey in state tournament / 9-10 softball

Three runs in the final inning propelled the North Whidbey Little League Minor Softball team to a 6-5 win over Sedro-Woolley and into the state… Continue reading

Martin wins state singles, doubles titles / Bowling

For the second consecutive year, the Island Girls, an Oak Harbor-based bowling team, produced the state’s singles champion. The state tournament concluded in Spokane late… Continue reading

Marc Gallaway

Oak Harbor grad earns state Principal of the Year honor

Marc Gallaway, a 1988 graduate of Oak Harbor High School and currently the principal at Selah Middle School, was named 2018 Washington State Middle Level… Continue reading

Marc Gallaway

Park and crew complete Seventy/48 trek

She survived. Oak Harbor’s Drea Park and her six-person crew completed the Seventy/48 race in 13:49:28. The Seventy/48 event, which began at 5:30 p.m. Monday,… Continue reading

Oak Harbor High School NJROTC cadets receive awards

The Oak Harbor High School Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps unit closed out the 2017-18 school year with its awards ceremony Friday, June 8.… Continue reading

NW juniors get state berth; CW majors, NW minors 1 win away / Little League softball

The North Whidbey Little League junior softball team earned a trip to the state tournament without throwing another pitch, and the North Whidbey minor softball… Continue reading

Hines, Jackson receive Athlete of the Year honors at Oak Harbor High School

A pair of three-sport athletes, senior honor students Samantha Hines and Ozell Jackson, were selected as Oak Harbor High School’s Athletes of the Year for… Continue reading

Central Whidbey wins tournament opener / 10-12 softball

The Central Whidbey Major (10-12) Little League softball team scored in every inning on the way to a 15-11 win over South Skagit in the… Continue reading

High school coaches schedule summer youth basketball camps

The Whidbey Island Youth Basketball Association and Whidbey Elite Basketball will offer hoop camps this summer under the direction of the Oak Harbor High School… Continue reading

CHS names Aparicio, Smith Athletes of the Year

While Payton Aparicio was quietly assembling an outstanding career at Coupeville High School, Hunter Smith was becoming one of the most decorated athletes in school… Continue reading

North Whidbey battling back / Junior softball

The North Whidbey Junior (13/14) Little League softball team will need to win two straight loser-out games to earn a berth in the state tournament.… Continue reading

Cubs win Andrade Tournament; Angels 2nd at Pope / Little League baseball

The North Whidbey Major Little League Cubs defended their home turf by throttling Anacortes 17-0 in three innings in the championship game of the Andy… Continue reading

Park takes on challenge of paddling from Tacoma to Port Townsend

The first question for Oak Harbor’s Drea Park was “What were you thinking?” Park, in seems, signed up for the Seventy/48 boat race. Participants are… Continue reading

Wolves dominate Olympic League honors

Coupeville High School’s final season in the Olympic Conference was a special one as the Wolves won league titles in softball, baseball, tennis, boys track… Continue reading

Scramble raises $10,000 for Wildcat golf teams

More than $10,000 was raised for the Oak Harbor High School golf teams at the inaugural Wildcat Golf Teams Scramble Saturday, June 2, at the… Continue reading

Wildcats collect Wesco awards

Thirty-six Oak Harbor High School athletes received Western Conference honors when the league announced the spring athletic awards this week. Seven Wildcats were first-team selections:… Continue reading

Cubs reach title game of Andrade Tournament / Little League baseball

The North Whidbey Little League Cubs reached the finals of the Andy Andrade Tournament with an 8-2 win over Anacortes Wednesday, June 6, at Windjammer… Continue reading