Sports

Young Wolves fall to Port Townsend / Football

The first varsity game for an extremely young squad is often a struggle, and such was the case for the Coupeville High School football team… Continue reading

Oak Harbor begins new era with win / Football

That, Wildcat fans, is a forward pass. New Oak Harbor High School football coach Marcus Hughes introduced a new offensive scheme this fall, and the… Continue reading

Photos: Wolves, Wildcats tangle in jamboree / Soccer

The Oak Harbor and Coupeville high school soccer teams received their first taste of competition this spring at the Oak Harbor Jamboree Thursday, Sept. 5.… Continue reading

Fall prep preview / Coupeville cross country

Coach: Luke Samford (first year). 2018: Last fall, Coupeville fielded a cross country team for the first time in 20 years. Returning letter winners: juniors… Continue reading

Fall prep preveiw / Oak Harbor cross country

Coach: Eric Peterson. 2018: Girls – third in division, 10th in district. Boys – third in division, eighth in district. Returning letter winners: Girls –… Continue reading

Fall prep preview / Coupeville tennis

Coach: Ken Stange. 2018: 8-6; 7-6, fourth in Emerald City League. Note: Coupeville and South Whidbey are the only North Sound Conference schools with boys… Continue reading

Fall prep preview / Oak Harbor tennis

Coach: Tino Gutierrez. 2018: 8-4; 3-3, fourth in conference. Returning lettermen: Nick Krantz (first-team, all-conference singles in 2018), Ezra Franklin (first-team doubles), Micah Franklin (first-team… Continue reading

Fall prep preview / Oak Harbor soccer

Coach: Mike Lonborg. 2018: 6-9-1; 4-9-1, 10th in conference. Returning letter winners: seniors Gracie Hiteshew, Peyton Rhyne (all-league honorable mention in 2018), Mikhaela Cortez (honorable… Continue reading

Fall prep preview / Oak Harbor swim and dive

Coach: John Chargualaf (first year). 2018: 1-14, 11th in district. Returning letter winners: seniors Grace Chargualaf, Diandra Dominguez, Frances Empinado; juniors Caitlin Dennen, Lindsey Griffith,… Continue reading

Fall prep preview / Coupeville volleyball

Coach: Cory Whitmore. 2018: 11-5; 7-3, second in conference. Returning letter winners: seniors Maya Toomey-Stout (first-team, all-conference in 2018), Scout Smith (second team), Hannah Davidson,… Continue reading

Fall prep preview / Oak Harbor volleyball

Coach: Kerri Molitor. 2018: 13-4; 11-3, third in conference; fourth in district; state qualifier. Returning letter winners: seniors Leielle Salinger (honorable mention all-league in 2018),… Continue reading

Fall prep preview / Coupeville soccer

Coach: Kyle Nelson. 2018: 2-12-1; 1-9, sixth in conference. Returning letter winners: seniors Tia Wurzrainer (captain; first-team, all-league defender in 2018), Natalie Hollrigel, Avalon Renninger… Continue reading

Fall prep preview / Oak Harbor football

It is a year of change for the Oak Harbor High School football team. Marcus Hughes takes over as head coach after Jay Turner resigned… Continue reading

Photos: Wolves compete in jamboree / Football

Photographer John Fisken caught these shots of the Coupeville High School football team playing in the Sedro-Woolley Jamboree Friday, Aug. 30. The Wolves open the… Continue reading

Fall prep preview / Coupeville football

Coupeville High School is leaving the North Sound Conference this football season to play an independent schedule. With a team small in numbers, size and… Continue reading

NAS Whidbey hosting youth pheasant hunt

Naval Air Station Whidbey Island is hosting a special pheasant hunt for youngsters under the age of 16 with a hunter’s license 8 a.m. until… Continue reading

Oak Harbor’s Oliver earns spot on premier team / Softball

Oak Harbor’s Macy Oliver hopes her life goes to the dogs. More precisely, the Huskies. Oliver wants to play softball for collegiate powerhouse University of… Continue reading

Boyles Memorial Tournament tees off Sept. 21

The third annual Bennett Boyles Memorial Golf Tournament takes place at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Whidbey Golf Club. The tournament, which is… Continue reading

Photos: Hydroplanes thunder through weekend

Hydros for Heroes roared around Oak Harbor Bay Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 24 and 25. Attached are photos taken by John Fisken and Jim Waller.… Continue reading

Photos: Youngsters glide down Barrington Drive in 27th annual Challenge Series

The Rotary Club of North Whidbey Island Sunrise hosted its 27th annual Challenge Series Saturday, Aug. 24. Special needs children enjoyed rides in soapbox derby… Continue reading