Sports

Samford takes over Coupeville program / Cross country

Hiring an experienced college coach to take over the Coupeville High School cross country program helped soften the blow of losing last year’s leader Natasha… Continue reading

Boating course set for September

America’s Boating Course, offered by the Deception Pass Sail and Power Squadron, is set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, Sept. 7 and 14,… Continue reading

Photos: Wolves, Wildcats begin season / Football

Coupeville and Oak Harbor joined the other schools from across the state and began football practice for the 2019 high school season Wednesday, Aug. 21.… Continue reading

Tour de Whidbey sees increased number of participants

Tour de Whidbey, an annual fundraiser for the WhidbeyHealth Foundation, had 330 riders this year, an increase over last year’s 265. “We are happy to… Continue reading

Hydros for Heroes return to Oak Harbor Bay this weekend

Hydros for Heroes continues to grow in reputation and stature. The boats will scream across Oak Harbor Bay from 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Saturday… Continue reading

Wedding proposal, raindrops and running / Race the Reserve

She said yes. Rain dampened the day but not the romantic mood during the eighth annual Race the Reserve, which wove through Central Whidbey Saturday,… Continue reading

Coach works to improve summer program / Youth baseball

Oak Harbor High School baseball coach Cody Anderson added a new dimension to his summer program this year with the goal of better preparing players… Continue reading

Steller, Community Foundation hold 3rd circumnavigate Whidbey event

James Steller’s passions include competing in long-distance events and supporting Coupeville schools. For the third consecutive year, Steller will combine those two elements while organizing… Continue reading

Ross leads local racers / Triathlon

Nathan Ross of Oak Harbor was the top local finisher in the 23rd annual Whidbey Island Triathlon Saturday, July 27. The triathlon included a half-mile… Continue reading

A piece of Ironman triathlon touches Whidbey event

Some competitors in the 23rd annual Whidbey Island Triathlon Saturday, July 27, might consider the event a stepping stone to competing in the world’s most… Continue reading

Whidbey boats take top 2 spots in final Whidbey Island Race Week / Sailing

Only two local boats competed in the final Whidbey Island Race Week Regatta July 23-27, but the pair left a positive stamp on the event… Continue reading

Thome to compete in 20th consecutive Whidbey Island Triathlon

“I can do that.” Those were Bob Thome’s thoughts when he first watched the Whidbey Island Triathlon. And he proved it — 19 times. This… Continue reading

NWAC holds meeting for adults interested in joining program

The North Whidbey Aquatic Club is looking to reintroduce adult swimmers to its program. The club will host a meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July… Continue reading

Whidbey athletes shine at national tournament / Trampoline and tumbling

Whidbey Island athletes representing two teams produced an impressive performance at the USA Gymnastics Stars and Stripes Championships July 19-21 in West Palm, Fla. The… Continue reading

White competes in national tournament / Youth bowling

Oak Harbor’s Victorya White placed 206th out of 360 at the Junior Gold Bowling Championships July 13-18 in Detroit. The Junior Gold meet is the… Continue reading

Cisney wins world championship / Taekwondo

Just over three years ago, Jenny Cisney took up taekwondo. Last weekend she stood on the podium as a world champion. Cisney, competing in the… Continue reading

Race the Reserve returns to Central Whidbey Aug. 10

Race the Reverse slated for Aug. 10

Pair leads Blue Heron at Moses Lake / NWAC

Haley Borja and Kiersten Tyson paced the North Whidbey Aquatic Club at the Sizzlin’ Summer Splash July 12-14 in Moses Lake. The event featured swimmers… Continue reading

Phay takes 2nd at national tournament / Powerlifting

Whidbey Island’s Sherry Phay finished second at the United States Powerlifting Association Drug Tested National Tournament July 11-14 in Las Vegas. In addition to placing… Continue reading

SWPRD hosts 3-on-3 tournament / Basketball

The LM Premier 3-on-3 basketball tournament takes place Saturday, July 20, at the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District Rotary Court. The tournament is open… Continue reading