Sports

Spring prep preview / Oak Harbor girls golf

All but one starter returns for the Oak Harbor High School girls golf team as the Wildcats aim to improve on last year’s fifth-place finish… Continue reading

Spring prep preview / Oak Harbor boys golf

With four of five starters returning and a new allocation for qualifying for state, Oak Harbor High School boys golf coach David Smith believes the… Continue reading

Spring prep preview / Oak Harbor softball

The Oak Harbor High School softball team will begin a new chapter this spring as it takes the field under the guidance of a new… Continue reading

Jamboree by the Sea comes to Oak Harbor April 6

The Deception Pass Sail and Power Squadron and the Oak Harbor Yacht Club are sponsoring Jamboree by the Sea from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.… Continue reading

Spring prep preview / Coupeville softball

The Coupeville High School softball team took a big hit from graduation, but the Wolves’ pantry is far from bare. Coupeville, fresh off an Olympic… Continue reading

Spring prep preview / Oak Harbor soccer

Last year, the Oak Harbor High School soccer team was young, inexperienced and struggled through a rebuilding cycle. Now the Wildcats are ready to step… Continue reading

Spring prep preview / Coupeville soccer

Coming off the highest-scoring season in school history, the Coupeville High School soccer team is now aiming for a league title. The Wolves punched in… Continue reading

Spring prep preview / Oak Harbor baseball

A young Oak Harbor High School baseball team struggled in 2018; now experienced, the Wildcats expect to make a leap up the Western Conference standings.… Continue reading

Roberts, Fitzgerald earn 1st-team, all-league honors

Coupeville’s Lindsey Roberts and Oak Harbor’s Caleb Fitzgerald earned first-team, all-league honors in their respective sports this winter. Roberts, a senior, was honored by the… Continue reading

Spring prep preview / Coupeville baseball

The Coupeville High School baseball team won the Olympic League pennant last spring, but if the Wolves want to finish on top of the new… Continue reading

Turner steps down after 11 seasons as Wildcat head football coach

Oak Harbor High School head football coach Jay Turner is stepping down after 11 seasons at the helm of the Wildcat program. “I decided I… Continue reading

Ground Zero athletes dig gold / Trampline, tumbling

Whidbey athletes from Ground Zero Gymnastics found success at a pair of events over the weekend. Five of the eight athletes who competed at the… Continue reading

Kings retire from 30-year coach career

From herding energetic 5-year-olds for a T-ball game to preparing a high school varsity basketball team for a state playoff contest, David and Amy King… Continue reading

Photos: Wolves begin spring season

Coupeville High School spring sports teams began practice this week, and photographer John Fisken snapped these shots of the Wolves working out Wednesday.… Continue reading

Photos: North Whidbey takes on Cascade / Middle school wrestling

Photographer John Fisken took some shots of North Whidbey Middle School’s wrestling match with Cascade of Sedro-Woolley Tuesday, Feb. 26, in Oak Harbor. Attached are… Continue reading

Photos: Whidbey Island Roller Girls skate to win / Roller Derby

The Whidbey Island Roller Girls opened their home season with a 174-102 win over the Doomsday Bunnies from Greater Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, Feb. 23, at… Continue reading

Ashburn takes over Oak Harbor program / Softball

The stars are aligning for Alicia Ashburn, the new Oak Harbor High School softball coach. Ashburn, who grew up in Indiana, was looking to relocate… Continue reading

Wildcats claim 8th consecutive division title; 2 shooters earn Junior Olympic berths / JROTC

The Oak Harbor High School Junior Navy Reserve Officer Training Corps received good news on two fronts over the weekend. The Wildcat Battalion, with a… Continue reading

Ground Zero collects numerous medals / Trampoline, tumbling

The Oak Harbor members of the Ground Zero trampoline and tumbling team continued their solid season with a handful of first places at the Freedom… Continue reading

Rise Academy stands out over weekend / Trampoline, tumbling, dance

Both of the Rise Academy of the Arts competitive teams from Oak Harbor put in strong showings at events over the weekend. The Island Flyers… Continue reading