Jim Waller

Oak Harbor jumps on Falcons early, coasts to win / Girls basketball

The Oak Harbor High School girls basketball team blitzed South Whidbey in the first and third quarters, earning the Wildcats a 63-31 win over the… Continue reading

2nd-quarter woes cut down Wildcats / Boys basketball

A sloppy second quarter tripped up the Oak Harbor High School boys basketball team in a 65-52 loss at South Whidbey Friday, Dec. 7. The… Continue reading

Wolves finish 2nd in 1st competition / Cheer

After nearly a decade without entering a cheer event, Coupeville High School returned to competition Saturday, Dec. 1, at Bellarmine Prep in Tacoma. The Wolves,… Continue reading

Wildcats begin season with strong start / Girls wrestling

Four Wildcats won both their matches as the Oak Harbor High School girls wrestling team opened its season at the Bellingham scramble Wednesday, Dec. 5.… Continue reading

Wolves hit pressure-packed free throws to hold off Friday Harbor / Girls basketball

Hitting clutch free throws at the end proved to be the difference in Coupeville’s 34-32 win over the visiting Friday Harbor High School girls basketball… Continue reading

Wolverines shoot over Wolves / Boys basketball

Visiting Friday Harbor outscored the Coupeville High School boys basketball team by 15 points in the middle quarters on the way to a 60-40 win… Continue reading

Good start, big finish carries Blaine over Oak Harbor / Boys basketball

Blaine finished the game on a 21-6 run to defeat the Oak Harbor High School boys basketball team 68-47 Tuesday, Dec. 4, on the Wildcats’… Continue reading

M-P slips by Oak Harbor / Girls basketball

Down by 1 point, the Oak Harbor High School girls basketball team had two chances to score in the final 30 seconds but couldn’t come… Continue reading

3rd quarter blitz sinks Coupeville / Girls basketball

A nightmarish third quarter doomed the Coupeville High School girls basketball team in a 50-24 loss at Sequim Monday, Dec. 3. Sequim outscored Coupeville 21-0… Continue reading

Sequim pulls away from Coupeville in 2nd half / Boys basketball

A strong second half lifted the Sequim boys basketball team to a 38-30 win over visiting Coupeville Monday, Dec. 3. Coupeville took a 15-9 lead… Continue reading

Cubs withstand ’Cats comeback / Boys basketball

Down by 19 points, the Oak Harbor High School boys basketball team trimmed the deficit to 6 but couldn’t get any closer and lost 87-72… Continue reading

4 Wildcats place at Edmonds Invitational / Boys wrestling

Four Oak Harbor High School boy wrestlers placed at the Edmonds Invitational Saturday, Dec. 1, at Edmonds-Woodway High School. As a team, the Wildcats placed… Continue reading

Quick-starting Cubs take down Oak Harbor / Girls basketball

Strong starts to both halves carried the Sedro-Woolley High School girls basketball team to a 59-36 win over visiting Oak Harbor Saturday, Dec. 1. The… Continue reading

Coupeville can’t hold early lead / Boys basketball

Turnovers spoiled a good start by the Coupeville High School boys basketball team and the Wolves lost 49-30 to visiting Bush Saturday, Dec. 1. Coupeville… Continue reading

Bush beats Wolves / Girls basketball

A lethargic beginning proved costly as the Coupeville High School girls basketball team lost to visiting Bush 51-27 Saturday, Dec. 1. “We came out with… Continue reading

Winter prep preview / Oak Harbor swim and dive

Perhaps the biggest goal for the Oak Harbor High School swim and dive team this season has already been achieved — to actually have a… Continue reading

Harper named All-American / College volleyball

Oak Harbor High School graduate Kayleigh Harper, now playing volleyball for Western Washington University, received All-American honors this week. Harper, a junior, was named to… Continue reading

Oak Harbor tops Wolves in island showdown / Boys basketball

Coupeville High School picked a bad year to challenge its big neighbors to the north in boys basketball. Oak Harbor rolled past the Wolves 79-31… Continue reading

Photos: Oak Harbor holds annual scrimmage / Wrestling

The Oak Harbor High School wrestling team held its annual public Purple and Gold Dual Wednesday, Nov. 28. John Fisken took some shots of the… Continue reading

Wildcats begin season with a win / Girls basketball

A stingy defense and strong rebounding propelled the Oak Harbor High School girls basketball team to a season-opening 49-36 win over visiting Lakewood Tuesday, Nov.… Continue reading