Jim Waller

Stone surpasses 1,000-point mark / College basketball

Coupeville High School graduate Makana Stone, now playing basketball for Whitman College, passed the 1,000-point milestone in the Blues’ 71-52 win over Whittier College Monday,… Continue reading

Wildcats, Wolves receive all-league honors

Eight athletes from Oak Harbor High School and three from Coupeville received first-team, all-league honors from their respective leagues this fall. In addition, Coupeville volleyball… Continue reading

Winter prep preview / Oak Harbor girls wrestling

Now in its second year, the Oak Harbor High School girls wrestling team is ready to tackle a dual-meet schedule. The Wildcats participated in weekly… Continue reading

Winter prep preview / Oak Harbor swim and dive

The number of athletes turning out for the Oak Harbor High School swim and dive team is increasing, and with the rise should come more… Continue reading

Winter Prep Preview / Oak Harbor cheer

The Oak Harbor High School cheer season got off to a successful start when the Wildcats earned a state-qualifying score in the first competition of… Continue reading

Winter prep preview / Coupeville cheer

The Coupeville High School cheer team is on the verge of qualifying for the state tournament. In a regional competition where the Wolves were attempting… Continue reading

Winter prep preview / Oak Harbor boys wrestling

A core of 10 lettermen will lead the Oak Harbor High School boys wrestling team into the 2019-20 season. The returning Wildcats are seniors Evan… Continue reading

Winter prep preview / Oak Harbor boys basketball

From top to bottom, the Oak Harbor High School boys basketball team will have a new look this winter. The Wildcats are under the direction… Continue reading

Winter prep preview / Coupeville boys basketball

Putting an experienced boys basketball team on the court won’t be a problem for Coupeville High School this winter. The Wolves return all five starters… Continue reading

Winter prep preview / Oak Harbor girls basketball

With an experienced and a veteran roster, the Oak Harbor High School girls basketball team is aiming to flip some of the narrow losses from… Continue reading

Harper receives POY award / College volleyball

Kayleigh Harper, an Oak Harbor High School graduate and volleyball player for Western Washington University, was selected as the Great Northwest Athletic Conference’s player of… Continue reading

Winter prep preview / Coupeville girls basketball

The Coupeville High School girls basketball team will be led by a new coach this season, and the transition to a new system is going… Continue reading

Kraken pair claim 1st / Youth wrestling

Oak Harbor Wrestling Club’s Jordan Wilson and Keyllen Carl finished in first place in their first wrestling tournament last weekend at the Yellowjacket Novice Challenge… Continue reading

GNAC honors Streubel / College football

Coupeville High School graduate Nick Streubel, an offensive lineman for Central Washington University, received a pair of postseason honors last week. Streubel, the Wildcats’s starting… Continue reading

Soccer players wrap up 8 years of playing together

Something good came to an end for a group of Oak Harbor soccer players Sunday. Ridgely Briddell, Max Brighton, Alex Johnston, Brandon McCracken, Jon Pierce… Continue reading

Oak Harbor high schooler won’t be defined by limb difference

A poster of professional surfer Bethany Hamilton, who lost her left arm to a shark attack at age 13, hangs on the wall of Toni… Continue reading

Fox takes over Wolves’ program / Girls basketball

For new Coupeville High School girls basketball coach Scott Fox, developing good players is important but developing good people is paramount. “Obviously I would like… Continue reading

Sullivan begins 1st season with Wildcats / Boys basketball

A new coach will be patrolling the sidelines for the Oak Harbor High School boys basketball team this season. Anacortes native Nate Sullivan takes over… Continue reading

4 Kraken win titles / Youth wrestling

Four members of the Oak Harbor Wrestling Club finished first in the WSWA Punisher Proving Grounds Tournament Nov. 16 and 17 in Arlington. One Oak… Continue reading

Crossley signs letter of intent, then helps SSS win state title / Shooting

It was a productive weekend for Oak Harbor’s Lauren Crossley and the Sabertooth Shooting Squad. Crossley signed a letter of intent to shoot for Division… Continue reading