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North Whidbey Aquajets fall to Anacortes | Whidbey Swim Wrap

  • Jun 14, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:26PM

Swimming updates from around Whidbey Island.

Whidbey middle schools could use boo$t from community | Commentary

  • Jun 14, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:26PM

Everyone knew it was going to happen, it was just a matter of time. Sooner or later the ax was going to fall and the school district was going to have to shave some programs in an attempt to cover budget shortfalls. Superintendent Rick Schulte said the school district cut it’s budget by nearly 10 percent in the last two years. According to him, officials still need to lop off an additional $2 million to keep “the buildings clean, maintain the grounds, and provide a warm welcome that should be provided by each school.” The latest item to get trimmed is $40,000 in “athletic expenses” from the middle schools’ budgets.

Oak Harbor Legion trimmed again, 5-3

  • Jun 14, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:26PM

All five runs scoring with two outs and hitting into three double plays resulted in visiting Meridian defeating Oak Harbor 5-3 in a Thursday AA American Legion baseball game. The defeat was yet another close game that has become almost the norm for the Wildcats every time the team has taken the field this season.

Whidbey little leaguers wrap seasons | Youth Roundup

  • Jun 18, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:26PM

A look at youth sports programs around Whidbey Island.

North Whidbey youth soccer puts a lid on '08 season

  • Jun 18, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:25PM

Fort Nugent Park was the place to be on Saturday as the North Whidbey Soccer League played its final games to put a cap on a successful 2008 spring season. Teams of all ages were in action on the park’s many fields and the majority of the mid-morning excitement centered around the U-8 teams.

North Whidbey Little League meeting June 19 | Whidbey Sports Briefs

  • Jun 18, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:25PM

Updates and announcements for sports programs around Whidbey Island.

Whidbey crab season opens July 2 — here are some tips

  • Jun 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:25PM

Getting all ready for the crab opener on Whidbey Island July 2? Reports indicate the number of Dungeness crab in Marine areas 8-1 and 8-2 may be slightly higher than last year. Here are a few tips for folks who have never fished for crab before.

Oak Harbor athletic charges could force some out of competition | Commentary

  • Jun 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:25PM

Money, Money, Money, and I’m not referring to an Ed McBain 87th Precinct novel. Last week, I received copy of a survey Oak Harbor High School is conducting regarding athletic fees. The survey requests information on the grade and gender of students, how many and what sports they participate in and how many and what sports they plan to play next year.

Langley to host tennis tourney | Whidbey Sports Briefs

  • Jun 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:25PM

A brief look at Whidbey's world of sports.

Oak Harbor finishes off Everett in 7th | AA American Legion Baseball

  • Jun 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:25PM

Four of the Oak Harbor AA American Legion baseball team’s runs in Thursday’s game were the result of extra-base hits. But the Wildcats played short ball and manufactured a run with one out in the bottom of the seventh inning to claim a 5-4 victory over Everett.

Recreational shrimping in Areas 8-1 and 8-2 will close June 23

  • Jun 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:25PM

Recreational shrimping in Areas 8-1 and 8-2 will close at 9 p.m. the night of Monday, June 23. All shrimp gear must be removed from the water by that time. Recreational spot shrimp fishing will reopen for one day, Tuesday, June 24, in Marine Areas 8-1 and 8-2. All shrimp gear must be removed from the water by 3 p.m. on Tuesday June 24.

Whidbey Aquajets win swim meet | Youth Sports Roundup

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:25PM

The North Whidbey Aquatic Club (NWAC) Aquajets scored 1,157 points to take the team competition at the 11th annual Wine Country Invitational swim meet June 13 to 15, at the Toppenish City Pool.

Whidbey little league rivals come together on all-star squad

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:25PM

During the season, they were rivals. Now that the regular season for North Whidbey Little League has ended, all-star players from the Dodgers, Giants, Red Sox and others are banded together and getting ready for the all-star tournaments.

Busy summer schedule planned for Whidbey pool

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:25PM

School’s out for summer and kids are in the water at John Vanderzicht Memorial Pool.

Fuel costs weighing down Whidbey high school sports programs | Commentary

  • Jun 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:25PM

Just like the rest of us in the non-academic community, Oak Harbor High School is feeling the “trickle down” effect of rising oil and gas prices.

Whidbey Wildcats beats Arlington 76ers 7-4 | American Legion baseball

  • Jun 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:24PM

Coach John Humphries described Thursday’s AA American Legion baseball game between Oak Harbor and Arlington as a “real well-played game.” The Wildcats got strong pitching performances from Ryan Bene, Josh Higbee and J. D. Wilcox, along with some timely hitting, to beat the 76ers 7-4.

PE camp comes to Crescent Harbor Elem. | Whidbey Sports Briefs

  • Jun 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:24PM

Justin Ronning, physical education teacher at Crescent Harbor Elementary School, is hosting a “Get Fit Summer” PE camp from 9 a.m. to noon July 21 to 25 at the school.

Coupeville high schooler wins Jr. Olympics steeplechase

  • Jun 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:24PM

Coupeville’s Adrianna Royal, who is a member of the Oak Harbor High School cross country team and a distance runner for the Coupeville High School track team won the 2,000-meter steeplechase in the 15- to-16-year-old division at Western Washington Junior Olympics track and field championships held June 11.

Up-and-comers test their mettle on Oak Harbor's hardwood

  • Jun 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:24PM

Aspiring basketball players in grades fourth through ninth with dreams of someday donning the purple and gold and stepping onto the hardwood floor as a member of the Oak Harbor High School varsity learned the basics at a three-day summer camp at the high school.

Whidbey fly fishers to meet July 9 | Sports Briefs

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:24PM

The Whidbey Island Fly Fishing Club will have its June meeting on Wednesday, July 9, at the Race Road fire house south of Coupeville.

Crabbing season opens today

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:24PM

By ED OLDHAM

Summer finally begins to sizzle

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:24PM

The long-awaited arrival of sunshine and warm temperatures landed with both feet on Whidbey Island Friday and by Monday morning, folks at the Oak Harbor Marina were still in the process of getting their watercraft spiffed up and ready for the summer.

Districts begin July 5

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:24PM

The 2008 Little League District baseball tournament hosted by the North Whidbey Little League plays its first game Saturday, July 5, at Fort Nugent Park.

Kallander voted all-state

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:24PM

Oak Harbor High School senior Jessica Kallander was voted a Class 4A second team all-state softball player for her efforts this past season playing centerfield for the Wildcats.

Creek signs fail to please

  • Jul 29, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:24PM

This time Oak Bay won’t be asserting that it’s different.

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