It was close. So close, if fact, three teams tied for first in the Whidbey Golf Club Five-person Best Ball Tournament Saturday and Sunday, July 26 and 27.
Race the Reserve, which returns Saturday, Aug. 9, is more than a fundraiser.
A tide change has hit the Whidbey Adventure Swim this year, its fourth as an open-water race.
Each spring evening, the Little League baseball fields at Windjammer Park are filled with youngsters running around the diamonds in replica Major League Baseball uniforms.
Christina Wicker, a 2013 graduate of Oak Harbor High School, was a double winner at the Eighth Micronesian Games in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, Tuesday, July 22.
One run and one upset short. After recording three consecutive upsets, the Oak Harbor Legion baseball lost 7-6 to Anacortes in eight innings in a winner-to-state, loser-out game at the district tournament at Burlington-Edison High School Saturday, July 19.
Whidbey Golf Club professional David Phay placed third in the Rosauers Open Invitational at the MeadowWood Golf Course in Liberty Lake July 18-20.
It took an extra hole, but Oak Harbor's Roger Piece teamed with his son, Doug Pierce of Sedro-Woolley, to win the sixth annual Washington State Golfers Association Parent-Child Championship at Gold Mountain Golf Club in Bremerton Friday, July 18.
Oak Harbor upset Ferndale 6-5 in the Legion baseball district tournament Friday, July 18, at Burlington-Edison High School.
A five-run fifth inning helped keep the Oak Harbor Legion baseball season alive as the Wildcats defeated South Whidbey 6-3 in a loser-out game at the district tournament Thursday, July 17, at Burlington-Edison High School.
Anacortes used an impressive offensive performance to overwhelm Oak Harbor 17-5 in five innings in the first round of the Legion baseball district tournament at Burlington-Edison High School Wednesday, July 16.
Oak Harbor Olympian Marti Malloy placed second at the Grand Slam Tyumen in Russia July 12 and 13.
Though the North Whidbey 9/10 Little League baseball team was eliminated 13-0 by Hazel Dell of Vancouver Monday, July 14, the island squad still placed among top 10 in the state tournament in Richland.
A youth cheer clinic, hosted by new Oak Harbor High School coach Kimberly Cherry and the Wildcat squad, will be take place 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at the OHHS fieldhouse.
The Oak Harbor Legion baseball team hopes some its tournament magic carries over into the league's district tournament at Burlington-Edison High School this week.
Whitley is the king of Whidbey. Josh Whitley won the two-day Whidbey Amateur Golf Tournament Saturday and Sunday, July 12 and 13.
A thrilling 7-6 win in the second game of a best-of-three series at Windjammer Park wasn't enough to earn the North Whidbey Little League 10/11 baseball team a trip to the state tournament.
Boosted by the bat of Sarah Wright and the arm of Bella Northup, the Central Whidbey Junior (13/14) Little League softball team returned to its winning ways with a 4-1 win over Bellevue/Mercer Island Sunday, July 13, at the state tournament at Meridian Park in Shoreline.
After a win in the first round, the North Whidbey Senior (15/16) Little League team suffered a 12-1 loss to Lewis River (Woodland) in the quarterfinals Sunday, July 13, at Shoreline's Meridian Park.
The stay at the Little League 9/10 state softball tournament was a short one for Central Whidbey, but the island girls enjoyed the adventure.