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Uplifting experience: Phay sets three state records

It didn’t take Sherry Phay long to muscle her way to the…

 

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Wildcats whip Mount Vernon in season opener / Wrestling

Powered by four falls, the Oak Harbor High School wrestling team won…

 

Oak Harbor comes from behind to top Terrace / Girls basketball

A fourth-quarter rally lifted the Oak Harbor High School girls basketball team…

 

Fast start not enough to carry Wolves to win / Girls basketball

The Coupeville High School girls basketball team scored more points in the…

Young teams off to bumpy start / Boys basketball

The lack of experience of the Oak Harbor and Coupeville high school…

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Lakewood run sinks Wildcats / Girls basketball

Lakewood’s Natalie Neer got hot and the Oak Harbor High School girls…

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Winter prep preview: Wildcats, Wolves set to begin 2016-17 season

Coupeville and Oak Harbor high school winter athletes are ready to take…

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Smith two-way, all-league selection

Hunter Smith, a junior on the Coupeville High School football team, was…

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Littlejohn named Olympic League MVP/ Soccer

Coupeville junior Mia Littlejohn was selected as the Olympic League’s Most Valuable…

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Record-setter among Whidbey grads competing in collegiate sports / Alumni update

A record-setting year by Whitworth quarterback Ian Kolste highlighted the athletic efforts…

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Smith qualifies for Junior Olympic championship meet / Cross country

Oak Harbor High School sophomore Alex Smith qualified for the National Junior…

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Blue Heron pile up PRs at Age Group Invitational / NWAC

Twelve North Whidbey Aquatic Club members competed in the Pacific Northwest Swim…

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Smith two-way, all-league selection

Hunter Smith, a junior on the Coupeville High School football team, was…

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Wildcats to hold Purple and Gold scrimmage / Wrestling

The Oak Harbor High School wrestling team will hold an intrasquad scrimmage…

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Oak Harbor senior team takes title / Youth football

The Oak Harbor youth football senior team wrapped up an undefeated season…

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Oak Harbor, Coupeville athletes receive all-conference honors

Twenty-eight Oak Harbor High School fall athletes received all-league honors, the Western…

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Wildcats finish 10th in state meet / Swim and dive

Jillian Pape, Olivia Tungate and Molly Vagt each placed in two individual…

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Purple and Golden Anniversary: 50 years since last undefeated Oak Harbor High School football team

For many local football fans, the Oak Harbor High School team of…

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Smith sets records, but Wolves fall in finale / Football

Although Cascade Christian defeated the Coupeville High School football team 47-8 Friday,…

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Two Oak Harbor teams qualify for championship game / Youth football

Two Oak Harbor teams will play in divisional championship games when they…

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League champion Wolves lose at district / Volleyball

The Coupeville High School volleyball team ran out of magic dust at…

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Oak Harbor sets three records, earns four state berths / Swim and dive

Four Oak Harbor High School swimmers qualified for the state meet, setting…

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Smith paces Wildcats at state meet / Cross country

Sophomore Alex Smith produced the best finish of the four Oak Harbor…

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Evan Thompson / The Record Jim “Coach” Leierer’s daughter, Nanette Pierson (left) and community member Jon Chapman (right) stand on South Whidbey High School’s football field next to a picture of the deceased coach. The school board unanimously approved the stadium be renamed after longtime football coach Jim “Coach” Leierer on Wednesday night.

‘Coach’ lives on — School board renaming SW stadium

Even in his 90s, ‘Coach’ Leierer was never far from sidelines, and now stadium will bear his name

Evan Thompson / The Record Jim “Coach” Leierer’s daughter, Nanette Pierson (left) and community member Jon Chapman (right) stand on South Whidbey High School’s football field next to a picture of the deceased coach. The school board unanimously approved the stadium be renamed after longtime football coach Jim “Coach” Leierer on Wednesday night.
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Making the grade: Volleyball team among state’s best

When high school student-athletes receive accolades, that praise is generally centered around…

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Oak Harbor misses upset with missed opportunities / Football

File this one under ‘what could have been’

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Heavy lifting: Offensive line key to postseason success / Football

One heartbeat. For the Oak Harbor High School football team to be…

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Wolves get back to their winning ways

A strong all-around performance carried the Coupeville High School football team to…

Whitinger earns district qualifying times / Swim and dive

Oak Harbor High School’s Baelee Whitinger posted district qualifying times in the…

Wildcat United takes first in finals / Middle school cross country

Wildcat United took the team title at the middle school cross country…

Purple Midget quarterback Tyler Abbott looks for an open receiver. (Photo by John Fisken)

Oak Harbor opens postseason with three wins in four games / Youth football

The Oak Harbor youth football program started the postseason with a strong…

Purple Midget quarterback Tyler Abbott looks for an open receiver. (Photo by John Fisken)

Wynn completes season at district / Cross country

Henry Wynn, Coupeville’s lone entry, placed 26th at the District 3 1A…

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Four Wildcats qualify for state meet / Cross country

Four Oak Harbor High School runners qualified for the state meet by…

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E-W knocks Oak Harbor out of playoffs / Volleyball

A 3-0 loss at Edmonds-Woodway in the play-in round of the district…

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Wildcats own state’s second best GPA / Volleyball

The Oak Harbor High School volleyball team was eliminated from the playoffs…

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Wolves clip Chimacum on Senior Night / Soccer

The Coupeville High School soccer team finished off the regular season with…

Wezeman splits district matches / Tennis

Oak Harbor High School senior Jackson Wezeman stayed alive in the District…

Oak Harbor beats Everett in final regular season game / Volleyball

The Oak Harbor High School volleyball team built some momentum for the…

Oak Harbor clinches playoff spot with win over Scots / Volleyball

Winless Shorecrest gave the visiting Oak Harbor High School volleyball team a…

Wildcats close season with 1-0 loss / Soccer

The Oak Harbor High School soccer team closed out its season with…