It's hard to imagine a better way for the North Whidbey Little League 9/10 softball team to start its district tournament, and a tougher way for Central Whidbey to begin its.
If the Oak Harbor Legion baseball team could have skipped the second inning in both games of its doubleheader at Burlington Tuesday, June 30, it might have had a chance.
You might say the Oak Harbor Legion baseball team has a split personality. In four of the five two-game series against league opponents this summer, Oak Harbor has split, the latest at Lynden Thursday, June 25.
The Oak Harbor 13/14 Babe Ruth baseball team, which also includes players from Coupeville, fell twice in the district tournament last week at Burlington's Rotary Park and was eliminated.
Strong postseason performances by Oak Harbor and Coupeville graduates highlighted the collegiate spring season for former Whidbey athletes.
The Whidbey 11/12 Little League softball all-stars mounted a late comeback but ran out of time in a 13-5 loss to host Anacortes in the District 11 championship game Tuesday, June 23.
After defeating South Skagit 10-6 Monday, June 22, the Whidbey 11/12 Little League softball all stars will get another shot at Anacortes in the district tournament.
"Return," skippered by Seattle's Mark Bradner, won the San Juan 24 North American Class Association Championship Regatta on Penn Cove Saturday and Sunday, June 20 and 21.
Oak Harbor's Kaylee Andersen doesn't like to lose, even if she finished among the top 100 in the United States.
The Whidbey Island 11/12 Little League all-star softball game lost 9-5 to host Anacortes in the District 11 tournament Sunday, June 21, but made Anacortes work for a win for the first time this year.
The Little League postseason began Saturday, June 20, and the Whidbey Island 11/12 all-star softball team got the local teams off to a resounding start by thumping South Skagit 18-3 in four innings in the District 11 tournament in Anacortes.
For all the baseball stats geeks out there, here is a look at the final Oak Harbor and Coupeville high school baseball statistics for 2015.
The Oak Harbor Legion baseball team received strong pitching performances in both games of its double header at Mount Vernon Tuesday, June 16, but came away with only one win.
The Oak Harbor Yacht Club hosts the San Juan 24 North American Class Association Championship Regatta Saturday and Sunday, June 20 and 21.
Robinson Cano and Kyle Seager generally patrol Safeco Field. On June 21, it will be Kaylee Andersen’s playpen.
Oak Harbor has produced professional athletes, an Olympic medalist, college All-Americans and high school state champions. It has also produced one of the most successful prep coaches in Oregon state history.
After 19 years at the helm, Willie Smith stepped aside this spring as the Coupeville High School varsity baseball coach. His impact on the community, however, went far beyond the white lines of Robert Sherman Field.
It's time to open the hatches, air out the cabin, check the rigging and hit the water, according to Bill Weinsheimer, Oak Harbor Yacht Club sail fleet captain.
The Oak Harbor Legion baseball team scored in the bottom of the eighth inning to pick up a 3-2 extra-inning league win over visiting Meridian Wednesday, June 10.
Like so many youngsters, Thaddeus Garcia, 6, said his favorite part about baseball is getting to hit.