Jim Waller

Snohomish shuts down ‘Cats / Softball

The offensive struggles of the Oak Harbor High School softball team continued in the Wildcats’ six-inning 14-1 loss to visiting Snohomish Monday, March 19. After… Continue reading


Wildcat Battalion rises to the top / JROTC

The Oak Harbor High School Junior Navy Reserve Officer Corps returned to a familiar spot over the weekend — first place in the 32-team Northwest… Continue reading


Wolves recover from tough loss to beat South Whidbey / Baseball

After a wild loss in extra innings at Sequim Friday, March 16, the Coupeville High School baseball team bounced back to squash rival South Whidbey… Continue reading


Wolves roll to 12-0 win in opener / Softball

A strong all-around effort helped the Coupeville High School softball team open the season with a 12-0 six-inning win at South Whidbey Saturday, March 17.… Continue reading

Big inning helps Everett top ‘Cats / Baseball

One bad inning did in the Oak Harbor High School baseball team in its 9-1 loss to Everett at Shorecrest High School Friday, March 16.… Continue reading

Bright spots in Oak Harbor loss / Soccer

Oak Harbor High School soccer coach Jeff Laiblin took a “the glass is half full” attitude about his team’s 5-0 loss to visiting Mount Vernon… Continue reading

Coupeville gains in loss / Soccer

Although the Coupeville High School soccer team fell 4-2 at Sequim Friday, March 16, the match wasn’t a total loss. Coach Kyle Nelson called Sequim… Continue reading

Falcons stop Coupeville / Tennis

The South Whidbey High School tennis team handed visiting Coupeville its third straight loss with a 4-1 win Friday, March 16. Payton Aparicio and Sage… Continue reading

Ground Zero captures 2 blue ribbons / Trampoline and tumbling

Oak Harbor’s Allison Lovett and Kaitlyn Rozycki each earned first place at the Seattle Gymnastics Academy Invitational Saturday, March 17, in Maple Valley. Competing for… Continue reading

Missed chances sink Wolves / Baseball

Eleven men stranded, 10 in scoring position. That tells the story in the Coupeville High School baseball team’s 9-8 non-league loss at Bremerton Monday, March… Continue reading

MV slips by Oak Harbor / Tennis

The Mount Vernon High School tennis team edged visiting Oak Harbor 4-3 Friday, March 16. Two of the Wildcats’ wins came in singles. Emma Wezeman… Continue reading

Oak Harbor loses at Shorecrest / Girls golf

The Oak Harbor High School girls golf team opened the season with a 244-292 loss to Shorecrest at Jackson Park Thursday, March 15. Four Wildcats… Continue reading

Seagulls no-hit Oak Harbor / Softball

The Oak Harbor High School softball team found itself on the wrong end of a no-hitter Friday, March 16. Two Everett pitchers combined for the… Continue reading

Oak Harbor select teams head to state tournament / Youth basketball

For the second straight year, the Oak Harbor select eighth-grade boys basketball team qualified for the state middle school championships. This year, the club is… Continue reading

Wolves, Wildcats start season at Island Jamboree / Track

The three Whidbey Island high school track teams received a taste of competition in the Island Jamboree Thursday, March 15, at Wildcat Memorial Stadium. No… Continue reading

Wildcats lose opener to EW / Tennis

The Oak Harbor High School tennis team found sunshine but not victory in a 5-2 loss to visiting Edmonds-Woodway Thursday, March 15, in the season… Continue reading

Sequim blanks Coupeville / Tennis

The Sequim High School tennis team whipped host Coupeville 7-0 Thursday, March 15. Coupeville, now 0-2 on the young season, will look for its first… Continue reading

Wildcats fall to Falcons / Soccer

Inconsistent play doomed the Oak Harbor High School soccer team in its 5-0 loss to South Whidbey Thursday, March 15, in Langley. “One poorly played… Continue reading

Yeah Dogg leads way in 1st race / Sailing

Yeah Dogg, skippered by Chad Holcomb, won two of the three heats in the opening night of the Oak Harbor Yacht Club early spring racing… Continue reading

Cooley signs with PLU

Jenna Cooley, a senior at Oak Harbor High School, signed a letter of intent Wednesday, March 14, to attend Pacific Lutheran University and compete for… Continue reading