Jim Waller

Cold ’Cats fall at Mount Vernon / Girls basketball

Unable to get its offense on track, the Oak Harbor High School girls basketball team lost 38-25 at Mount Vernon Thursday, Dec. 27. The Wildcats… Continue reading

2018 sports year in review, part 1

Coupeville and Oak Harbor athletes provided plenty of highlights in 2018. Here is a look at some of the top sports stories from January through… Continue reading

Local team qualifies for national championships / Shooting

Oak Harbor’s Sabertooth Shooting Squad qualified for U.S. Army Junior Air Rifle National Championship set for Jan. 24-26 in Fort Benning, Georgia. The team, coach… Continue reading

Wildcats rally to defeat Bellingham / Boys basketball

Adding a little happy to its holidays, the Oak Harbor High School boys basketball team came from 20 points down to win 70-65 at Bellingham… Continue reading

Pioneers pull away late to defeat Coupeville / Girls basketball

According to Coupeville High School girls basketball coach David King, the Wolves’ 64-41 loss at Nooksack Valley Saturday, Dec. 22, should fall into the “score… Continue reading

Pioneers pop Wolves / Boys basketball

A 28-point second period helped the Nooksack Valley High School boys basketball team blow past visiting Coupeville 73-42 in a non-league game Saturday, Dec. 22.… Continue reading

Royals run by Wildcats / Girls basketball

The Oak Harbor High School girls basketball team fell behind early and couldn’t recover in a 65-45 loss at Lynnwood Friday, Dec. 21. The Royals… Continue reading

Oak Harbor wins half its matches at Stanwood / Girls wrestling

The Oak Harbor High School girls wrestling team split its 16 matches at the Stanwood scramble Wednesday, Dec. 19. Nicole Sipes (130 pounds) won both… Continue reading

Warriors roll past Wildcats / Boys basketball

A high-scoring second quarter helped propel the Edmonds-Woodway High School boys basketball team to an 80-55 win over visiting Oak Harbor Wednesday, Dec. 19. Down… Continue reading

Oak Harbor splits 4 matches at Storm Duals / Boys wrestling

The Oak Harbor High School boys wrestling team won two of four matches and finished third at the Storm Duals at Bellingham’s Squalicum High School… Continue reading

Coupeville-Port Townsend games cancelled / Boys, girls basketball

The Coupeville High School non-league basketball games with Port Townsend scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 20, have been cancelled. The girls contest in Coupeville and the… Continue reading

Coupeville collects conference win / Girls basketball

After a slow start, the Coupeville High School girls basketball team took the lead for good in the second quarter on the way to defeating… Continue reading

Talented Warriors tame Wildcats / Girls basketball

The Edmonds-Woodway High School girls basketball team, pre-season favorites to win the Wesco 3A championship, showed why with a convincing 64-15 win at Oak Harbor… Continue reading

Oak Harbor places 2nd in 17-team Morin Tournament / Boys wrestling

Seven of the 11 athletes Oak Harbor entered in the Graham Morin Invitational Boys Wrestling Tournament Saturday, Dec. 15, at Bellingham’s Squalicum High School placed… Continue reading

Wildcats compete in Lynden tournament / Girls wrestling

The Oak Harbor High School girls wrestling team finished 23rd at the Pride of the Lions Tournament Saturday, Dec. 15, in Lynden. The Wildcats entered… Continue reading

Coupeville comes back to clip Concrete / Boys basketball

Clutch free-throw shooting and tough defense carried the Coupeville High School boys basketball team to its first win of the season, 43-42 at Concrete Friday,… Continue reading

Player’s health overshadows Wolves’ win / Girls basketball

Sometimes the outcome of a game isn’t the most important element of the sporting contest. Such was the case in the Coupeville High School girls… Continue reading

Thunderbirds edge Oak Harbor / Girls basketball

The Shorewood High School girls basketball team held off visiting Oak Harbor for a 37-35 win Friday, Dec. 14. Shorewood’s Davi Borromeo drilled a three-pointer… Continue reading

Lights out: Power outage leaves Oak Harbor and Shorewood in the dark / Boys basketball

Seconds into the fourth quarter of the Oak Harbor-Shorewood boys basketball game Friday, Dec. 14, the Oak Harbor High School gym went dark and the… Continue reading

Wildcats begin dual season with double win / Boys wrestling

Getting the dual season off to a good start, the Oak Harbor High School boys wrestling team defeated Kamiak 45-33 and Mountlake Terrace 60-24 in… Continue reading