High school teams begin fall season

High School summer sports activities have come to a close and fall sports are starting up in Oak Harbor and Coupeville.

The football teams began Wednesday and the other fall squads will get underway Monday, Aug. 21.

The Oak Harbor football team dons pads for the first time Saturday and holds two-a-day practices at 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. through next Wednesday. The annual purple and gold scrimmage is 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 26.

The Wildcat freshman team turns out a 2:45 p.m. all next week.

Like Oak Harbor, the Coupeville football team will pad-up Saturday for an 8:30 a.m. practice. The Wolves practice at 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and may play in a jamboree on Friday, Aug. 25.

The Oak Harbor volleyball team will hold tryouts with two practices (11 a.m. and 3 p.m.) Monday through Wednesday.

The Wildcat tennis team hits the courts at 3 p.m. next week, while the Wolves practice at 3:30 p.m.

The Oak Harbor soccer team is holding four days of tryouts at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. starting Monday. Coupeville will meet at 3:30 p.m. each day.

The Wildcat swimmers are slated to practice at 4 p.m. each day at John Vanderzicht Pool.

Oak Harbor cross country practice begins at 9 a.m. next week.