Sports

Central Whidbey wins tournament opener / 10-12 softball

The Central Whidbey Major (10-12) Little League softball team scored in every inning on the way to a 15-11 win over South Skagit in the… Continue reading

High school coaches schedule summer youth basketball camps

The Whidbey Island Youth Basketball Association and Whidbey Elite Basketball will offer hoop camps this summer under the direction of the Oak Harbor High School… Continue reading

CHS names Aparicio, Smith Athletes of the Year

While Payton Aparicio was quietly assembling an outstanding career at Coupeville High School, Hunter Smith was becoming one of the most decorated athletes in school… Continue reading

North Whidbey battling back / Junior softball

The North Whidbey Junior (13/14) Little League softball team will need to win two straight loser-out games to earn a berth in the state tournament.… Continue reading

Cubs win Andrade Tournament; Angels 2nd at Pope / Little League baseball

The North Whidbey Major Little League Cubs defended their home turf by throttling Anacortes 17-0 in three innings in the championship game of the Andy… Continue reading

Park takes on challenge of paddling from Tacoma to Port Townsend

The first question for Oak Harbor’s Drea Park was “What were you thinking?” Park, in seems, signed up for the Seventy/48 boat race. Participants are… Continue reading

Wolves dominate Olympic League honors

Coupeville High School’s final season in the Olympic Conference was a special one as the Wolves won league titles in softball, baseball, tennis, boys track… Continue reading

Scramble raises $10,000 for Wildcat golf teams

More than $10,000 was raised for the Oak Harbor High School golf teams at the inaugural Wildcat Golf Teams Scramble Saturday, June 2, at the… Continue reading

Wildcats collect Wesco awards

Thirty-six Oak Harbor High School athletes received Western Conference honors when the league announced the spring athletic awards this week. Seven Wildcats were first-team selections:… Continue reading

Cubs reach title game of Andrade Tournament / Little League baseball

The North Whidbey Little League Cubs reached the finals of the Andy Andrade Tournament with an 8-2 win over Anacortes Wednesday, June 6, at Windjammer… Continue reading

NWLL’s Bat Busters win Island Classic / Little League softball

In the first ever Island Classic Minor Softball Little League Tournament, the North Whidbey Bat Busters, behind a no-hitter by Reese Wasinger, edged a league… Continue reading

Coupeville paddlers to compete in world championships / Dragon boats

They are “tougher and meaner” this year, and they hope those attributes lead to more success this time around. The descriptors, according to Coupeville’s Pennie… Continue reading

Vertigo ties up weekly racing series / Sailing

With a win in last week’s race Thursday, May 31, Shannon Buys aboard Vertigo moved into a tie for first place in the Oak Harbor… Continue reading

Jerrod Fleury, right, will replace Nicki Luper as Oak Harbor High School athletic director next school year. Luper resigned earlier this year after 11 years at OHHS. (Photo by Jim Waller/Whidbey News-Times)

Fleury to replace Luper as OHHS athletic director

There will be a changing of the guard at the helm of the Oak Harbor High School athletic program next school year. Athletic Director Nicki… Continue reading

Jerrod Fleury, right, will replace Nicki Luper as Oak Harbor High School athletic director next school year. Luper resigned earlier this year after 11 years at OHHS. (Photo by Jim Waller/Whidbey News-Times)

Geffe snares WGC’s men’s championship / Golf

Doug Geffe broke Lucas Horrobin’s three-year reign as champion of the Whidbey Golf Club Mountain Mist Men’s Invitational by winning the 53rd edition of the… Continue reading

Renninger, Aparicio take 4th in state tournament / Tennis

Coupeville High School seniors Sage Renninger and Payton Aparicio trimmed their fine high school tennis careers with a fancy bow, taking fourth place in the… Continue reading

Wildcats claim 4th in state 4×100 / Track

Oak Harbor High School’s boys 4x100 relay team finished fourth in the state 3A track meet Saturday, May 26, at Tacoma’s Mount Tahoma High School.… Continue reading

Coupeville grabs 14 medals at state meet / Track

Nine Coupeville High School athletes combined to win 14 medals at the state 1A track meet May 24-26 at Eastern Washington University in Cheney. The… Continue reading

Oak Harbor pair collect shooting medals

Lauren Crossley and Cierra LeGendre from Oak Harbor’s Sabertooth Shooting Squad garnered a variety of awards in the Washington State Smallboare Junior Outdoor Championships in… Continue reading

Younger students run for fun

Adults are always looking for ways for children to burn off energy. Oak Harbor Intermediate and the local elementary schools provide such an opportunity. Hundreds… Continue reading