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Coupeville girls pick up a pair

  • Jan 9, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 6:22PM

The lady Wolves played perhaps their finest back-to-back games of the season...

Cats awarded for being good sports

  • Jan 4, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 6:22PM

The Oak Harbor Wildcats football team might not have taken home the WesCo 4A North Division championship trophy in 2001, but they didn’t walk away from the season empty-handed.

Cheer team needs help

  • Jan 4, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 6:22PM

Although the Oak Harbor All-Stars cheer squad has qualified for Nationals, the team is unsure if it will be able to participate. The squad might not be able to travel to Florida for the tournament due to the expenses involved.

That's the spirit

  • Jan 4, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 6:22PM

Folks who have lived in North Whidbey for a while and follow the athletic endeavors of Oak Harbor’s youth might already be aware of the strong local tradition of excellence in competition cheerleading at the high school level. One thing people may not be aware of is that there is now a strong training base here for developing cheerleaders for the competition before they get to high school.

FINS, FUR & FEATHERS New year slows hunt opportunities

  • Jan 2, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 6:21PM

For many of us who enjoy hunting and fishing in Washington are lamenting these short days of winter. With the start of the New Year hope springs eternal, but first we must all weather a few more weeks of limited opportunities. Do not despair, there are a few things that one can do to combat cabin fever.

SW hands Coupeville girls' first loss of the season

  • Jan 2, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 6:21PM

It was a game of missed opportunities for the Coupeville girls basketball team last Friday against South Whidbey.

Wolves fall in Island tussle

  • Jan 2, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 6:21PM

The Coupeville boys basketball team was unable to retain a third-quarter lead as the host South Whidbey Falcons rallied for a 61-52 win in the opening round of the 2001 South Whidbey Falcon Classic.

FINS, FUR & FEATHERS Looking for new targets?

  • Dec 29, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 6:21PM

These last few days of the year are days most of us hunters dread. Hunting opportunities are getting fewer with each passing day. Many hunters have put up their rifles, bows and shotguns. For the few that are willing to try something different, there is a season that may just ward off the first signs of cabin fever.

Prep sports year in review

  • Dec 29, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 6:21PM

There were some golden sports moments in North Whidbey in 2001. Individually, Brian Lang and Missy McIntrye captured state titles, while the Coupeville volleyball team made it to the state tournament. Though not every sport is represented here, everyone who competed should be commended.

FINS, FUR & FEATHERS Steelhead is holiday fishing treat

  • Dec 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 6:21PM

The holidays are a time for traditions, many handed down for generations. While many may involve visiting family and exchanging gifts, there are some that involve hitting local rivers.

Coupeville girls keep on winning

  • Dec 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 6:21PM

The Coupeville girls basketball team used another outstanding first quarter to remain undefeated, picking up a 46-34 victory over the Forest Ridge Raiders last Thursday.

Cats move to head of the class

  • Dec 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 6:21PM

When the Oak Harbor girls basketball team hosted Snohomish last Friday night it was a battle of undefeated teams, one a league favorite, one a surprising upstart.

Manibusan's seven three's sink Monroe

  • Dec 22, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 6:21PM

The Monroe Bearcats jumped out to an early 6-0 lead against the Oak Harbor girls basketball team on Wednesday night.

Coupeville girls pick up another sweet win

  • Dec 22, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 6:21PM

The Coupeville girls basketball team has a little tradition after every game. They have a cake into their locker room and if they win everyone joins in on having something sweet to eat. If they lose they give it to the other team.

Wolves rally to defeat Loggers

  • Dec 22, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 6:21PM

A defensive switch by head coach Randy King, a big three-pointer by senior guard Jim Meek and a monster game by senior Chris Good helped the Coupeville Wolves overcome a big third-quarter deficit and earn a 59-54 comeback victory over the Darrington Loggers on Tuesday night.

Wildcats fast-break to easy win

  • Dec 19, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 6:20PM

Nine players score in 60-23 victory over Arlington It was over barely after it began. The Oak Harbor girls basketball team exploded to a 22-7 first quarter lead and were able to dominate an undermanned Arlington Eagles squad, cruising to a 60-23 victory Friday night.

FINS, FUR & FEATHERS Hunters must be careful in wet weather

  • Dec 19, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 6:20PM

For most of us who cannot put away the shotgun just yet, we take to area fields and water to target waterfowl. Late season duck gunning is just a little different than the techniques we used early in the year.

Coupeville boys give Sequim everything they've got

  • Dec 19, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 6:20PM

The Coupeville boys basketball team came close but just couldn’t get over the top in a 51-48 loss in Sequim Friday night.

Wildcats flounder after fast start

  • Dec 19, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 6:20PM

Arlington survives quick Oak Harbor start, wins 63-52

Whidbey Island Naval Sailing Association makes awards

  • Dec 16, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 6:20PM

Local group invites anyone interesting in sailing to join.

Wolves knock off MVC; team moves to 4-1 behind Sherman's 27 points

  • Dec 16, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 6:20PM

The Coupeville Wolves boys basketball team doesn’t have a different leading scorer every game, it just seems that way.

FINS, FUR, & FEATHERS Winterizing boat now pays off later

  • Dec 16, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 6:20PM

For a great deal of anglers, the fantastic fishing seasons have come to a close. While some may have a craft large enough to handle the rough waters of winter, and a few use their smaller boats for open water duck hunting, many boats have seen their last days afloat for the next couple of months. With hunting and fishing seasons coming to an end, you can use the extra time to do a couple of little things that will ensure your boat is ready when the water warms and the fish again become active.

Coupeville girls squeak by Hurricanes

  • Dec 16, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 6:20PM

The Coupeville girls basketball struck early, jumping out to an 11-4 first quarter lead and then holding on for a 39-37 victory over Mount Vernon Christian on Tuesday night.

Cats leave Cascade in their wake

  • Dec 16, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 6:20PM

Three in a row sure feels nice for the Oak Harbor boys swimming team.

FINS, FUR & FEATHERS Not many chances left for a big hunt

  • Dec 12, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 6:20PM

It has always been said that if you are tired of the weather around here, just wait a minute and it will change. These changes in our weather patterns are what make the avid outdoors person grab either rod or gun. Luckily there are still a few opportunities still out there for those willing to brave the weather.

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