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Spring prep preview: Oak Harbor baseball

Coach: Cody Anderson. 2019 record: 10-13; 8-10, fourth in Wesco North. Returning lettermen: seniors Andrew Dixon, Luke Golden, Aiden McCarthy (second-team, all-league catcher); juniors Noah… Continue reading

Coronavirus causes some cancellations of high school games

Spring sports schedules are often shuffled because of poor weather. This season the teams are facing a more serious disruptive force — the coronavirus. Four… Continue reading

Nunez runs track for Wartburg College / Alumni update

In the recent update of Oak Harbor and Coupeville high school alumni competing in winter collegiate sports, we missed Mac Nunez. Nunez, an Oak Harbor… Continue reading

Whidbey graduates continue athletic careers in college / Alumni update

A handful of Coupeville and Oak Harbor High School graduates continued their athletic careers by competing for college teams this winter season. Indoor Track Oak… Continue reading

Oak Harbor, Coupeville place athletes on all-conference teams

Oak Harbor and Coupeville high schools each had one winter athlete receive all-league, first-team honors this season. Wildcat senior swimmer Micah Franklin was first-team, all-Wesco… Continue reading

Whidbey teams medal at Winter Games / Special Olympics

Two teams of Whidbey Island athletes medaled in the basketball skills division of the Washington State Special Olympics Winter Games over the weekend in Wenatchee.… Continue reading

Coupeville grad competes at Olympic trials

Kyle King, a 2008 Coupeville High School graduate, finished 47th in the United States Olympic marathon trials Saturday, Feb. 29, in Atlanta. The top three… Continue reading

Wildcats claim 8th consecutive division title / JROTC

Oak Harbor High School’s Wildcat Battalion wrapped up its eighth consecutive JROTC division title with a strong showing at the final regular-season meet Saturday, Feb.… Continue reading

Toomey-Stout twins reach pinnacle of Coupeville sports

When looking for who sits at the summit of Coupeville High School athletics, cast a gaze toward the twin peaks — Maya and Sean Toomey-Stout.… Continue reading

Stone earns league MVP honors / College basketball

Coupeville High School graduate Makana Stone, a senior at Whitman College, was named the Northwest Conference’s Player of the Year in women’s basketball Feb. 25.… Continue reading

Dailey finishes 6th at state / Wrestling

Oak Harbor’s Maria Dailey placed a surprising sixth at the state girls wrestling tournament Friday and Saturday, Feb. 21 and 22, at the Tacoma Dome.… Continue reading

State park hosts 2 new activities

Deception Pass State Park is offering two new activities this spring. The Swing the Gates 5K run/walk is set for 10 a.m. Sunday, March 29,… Continue reading

Fay places 17th in state meet / Swim and dive

Oak Harbor High School freshman Jordan Fay finished 17th at the 3A state diving meet Friday and Saturday, Feb. 21 and 22, at the King… Continue reading

Gallery Women’s Golf Club holds informational meeting

The Gallery Women’s Golf Club is holding its preseason membership and information meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, at the Gallery Golf Course. The… Continue reading

2 Wildcats earn state berths / Girls, boys wrestling

Oak Harbor High School’s Maria Dailey and Jamal Graham both finished second in their respective regional wrestling tournaments Saturday, Feb. 15, and qualified for the state meet.

Registration begins for Whidbey Island Triathlon

Registration for the Whidbey Island Triathlon is now open. The triathlon takes place Saturday, July 25, on South Whidbey and is produced by the South… Continue reading

Youth boating safety class offered

The Deception Pass Sail and Power Squadron is offering a free boating safety class for children ages 5 to 10 from 11 a.m. to 1… Continue reading

Oak Harbor divers qualify for state / Swim and dive

Divers John Blankman and Jordan Fay will represent Oak Harbor High School at the 3A state swim and dive meet Feb. 21 and 22 at… Continue reading

Trio leads Blue Heron / NWAC

The North Whidbey Aquatics Club produced three high-point finishers in the six-team Valentine’s Day Invitational Feb. 8 and 9 at John Vanderzicht Pool. Caitlin Dennen… Continue reading

Island athletes collect medals / Taekwondo

Whidbey Island athletes from Armstrong’s taekwondo studios won a fistful of awards at a regional tournament in Lynnwood last weekend. Leading the way was Lindsey… Continue reading