Jim Waller

Wedding proposal, raindrops and running / Race the Reserve

She said yes. Rain dampened the day but not the romantic mood during the eighth annual Race the Reserve, which wove through Central Whidbey Saturday,… Continue reading


Coach works to improve summer program / Youth baseball

Oak Harbor High School baseball coach Cody Anderson added a new dimension to his summer program this year with the goal of better preparing players… Continue reading


Steller, Community Foundation hold 3rd circumnavigate Whidbey event

James Steller’s passions include competing in long-distance events and supporting Coupeville schools. For the third consecutive year, Steller will combine those two elements while organizing… Continue reading


Ross leads local racers / Triathlon

Nathan Ross of Oak Harbor was the top local finisher in the 23rd annual Whidbey Island Triathlon Saturday, July 27. The triathlon included a half-mile… 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

Whidbey boats take top 2 spots in final Whidbey Island Race Week / Sailing

Only two local boats competed in the final Whidbey Island Race Week Regatta July 23-27, but the pair left a positive stamp on the event… Continue reading

Thome to compete in 20th consecutive Whidbey Island Triathlon

“I can do that.” Those were Bob Thome’s thoughts when he first watched the Whidbey Island Triathlon. And he proved it — 19 times. This… Continue reading

NWAC holds meeting for adults interested in joining program

The North Whidbey Aquatic Club is looking to reintroduce adult swimmers to its program. The club will host a meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July… Continue reading

Whidbey athletes shine at national tournament / Trampoline and tumbling

Whidbey Island athletes representing two teams produced an impressive performance at the USA Gymnastics Stars and Stripes Championships July 19-21 in West Palm, Fla. The… Continue reading

White competes in national tournament / Youth bowling

Oak Harbor’s Victorya White placed 206th out of 360 at the Junior Gold Bowling Championships July 13-18 in Detroit. The Junior Gold meet is the… Continue reading

Cisney wins world championship / Taekwondo

Just over three years ago, Jenny Cisney took up taekwondo. Last weekend she stood on the podium as a world champion. Cisney, competing in the… Continue reading

Race the Reserve returns to Central Whidbey Aug. 10

Race the Reverse slated for Aug. 10

Pair leads Blue Heron at Moses Lake / NWAC

Haley Borja and Kiersten Tyson paced the North Whidbey Aquatic Club at the Sizzlin’ Summer Splash July 12-14 in Moses Lake. The event featured swimmers… Continue reading

Phay takes 2nd at national tournament / Powerlifting

Whidbey Island’s Sherry Phay finished second at the United States Powerlifting Association Drug Tested National Tournament July 11-14 in Las Vegas. In addition to placing… Continue reading

SWPRD hosts 3-on-3 tournament / Basketball

The LM Premier 3-on-3 basketball tournament takes place Saturday, July 20, at the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District Rotary Court. The tournament is open… Continue reading

Central Whidbey edged in district semifinals / 10-12 baseball

The Central Whidbey Major Little League baseball team finished third in the District 11 tournament after losing 3-2 in the semifinals to South Whidbey Friday,… Continue reading

Correction: Devroe still running for MSU

In the alumni update published recently, it incorrectly said Oak Harbor High School graduate Dejon Devroe “wrapped up” his career as a member of the… Continue reading

Excelling after high school: Former Wildcats, Wolves compete in college spring sports / Alumni update

Success in sports didn’t end with high school graduation for some Oak Harbor and Coupeville athletes. Many have gone on to the collegiate arena, and… Continue reading

Central Whidbey comes from behind to snare district win / 10-12 baseball

A late two-out rally carried the Central Whidbey Major Little League baseball team to a 6-4 win over Anacortes Thursday, July 11, in the District… Continue reading

Anacortes knocks North Whidbey out of district tournament / 10-12 baseball

Anacortes broke open a close game with an 11-run sixth inning to defeat North Whidbey 21-13 in a Major Little League district tournament elimination game… Continue reading