Wildcats rally past Getchell for 1st Wesco win / Wrestling

Coming from 21 points down, the Oak Harbor High School wrestling team collected its first Wesco North win of the season, a 34-33 thriller at… Continue reading


On the rebound: Three local players overcome lack of height with effort and heart

The realm of rebounding is generally ruled by the giants on a basketball court. Three undersized local players, however, have invaded the territory of their… Continue reading


Wildcats give 10th-ranked Warriors a battle / Girls basketball

Although the visiting Edmonds-Woodway High School girls basketball team defeated Oak Harbor 50-27 Wednesday, Jan. 17, the game was far from a breeze for the… Continue reading


Strong defense helps Coupeville beat Klahowya / Girls basketball

If the old adage “defense wins championships” holds true, the Coupeville High School girls basketball team should be in the running for its fourth consecutive… Continue reading

Wildcats finish 2nd in 5-team meet / Swim and dive

Oak Harbor High School finished second to Cascade in a five-team swim and dive meet at Bellingham’s Arne Hanna Aquatic Center Tuesday, Jan. 16. The… Continue reading

Mistakes wipe out good shooting night for Wildcats / Boys basketball

Although it had one of its best shooting nights of the season, the Oak Harbor High School boys basketball team lost 83-58 at Edmonds-Woodway Tuesday,… Continue reading

Klahowya tops Coupeville, moves into 2nd / Boys basketball

The Klahowya Secondary School boys basketball team steadily pulled away from Coupeville in a 51-37 win over the Wolves Tuesday, Jan. 16, in Silverdale. It… Continue reading

Cupid 5K and kids run comes to Coupeville

Grab your sweetheart, or should that be sweatheart, and compete in the Cupid Cookies and Cocoa 5K and one-mile kids run Saturday, Feb. 10, at… Continue reading

Coupeville succumbs to late Sultan surge / Boys basketball

The Sultan High School boys basketball team used an 11-0 run late in the game to slip by visiting Coupeville 54-49 in a non-league contest… Continue reading

Meridian beats short-handed Wolves / Girls basketball

It wasn’t the ideal situation for the Coupeville High School girls basketball team when it faced Meridian in a non-league game in Laurel Saturday, Jan.… Continue reading

Wildcats still looking for first Wesco win / Girls basketball

Dropping two games last week, the Oak Harbor High School girls basketball team remained winless in league play. The Wildcats fell 45-38 at Mountlake Terrace… Continue reading

Oak Harbor battles back in loss to Scots / Boys basketball

The Oak Harbor High School boys basketball team played its best half of the season Friday, Jan. 12, at Shorecrest, but it couldn’t make up… Continue reading

Arlington holds off Oak Harbor’s upset bid / Wrestling

The Oak Harbor High School wrestling team came up two points shy of upsetting 17th-ranked Arlington when the Eagles edged the host Wildcats 39-37 Thursday,… Continue reading

Oak Harbor takes part in B-E Scramble / Girls wrestling

Members of the Oak Harbor High School girls wrestling team took to the mat at the Burlington-Edison Scramble Wednesday, Jan. 10. Each Wildcat competed twice,… Continue reading

Wolves whip PT, lose to Chimacum / Girls basketball

Unable to handle Chimacum’s press, the Coupeville High School girls basketball team lost 28-20 to the host Cowboys Wednesday, Jan. 10. The Wolves, however, did… Continue reading

Coupeville recovers to club Chimacum / Boys basketball

Shaking off a stretch of sluggish play, the Coupeville High School boys basketball team whipped visiting Chimacum 67-43 Wednesday, Jan. 10. That came after a… Continue reading

Hawks fly by Oak Harbor / Boys basketball

Mountlake Terrace, the No. 4 team in the state 2A boys basketball rankings, exploded for 25 points in the second quarter to breeze by host… Continue reading

Coupeville High School football coach resigns

Coupeville High School football coach Jon Atkins resigned Monday, Jan. 8. Atkins was Coupeville’s fourth coach since Ron Bagby stepped down in 2009 after 26… Continue reading

Bulldogs defeat Wildcats in final home meet / Swim and dive

The Mount Vernon High School swim and dive team slipped by Oak Harbor 102-80 Monday, Jan. 8, at John Vanderzicht Pool. The Bulldogs led by… Continue reading

Oak Harbor competes in four events over weekend / Wrestling

It was a busy weekend — one of mixed results — for the Oak Harbor High School wrestling team. Friday, Oak Harbor took part in… Continue reading