Jim Waller

Prep preview / Oak Harbor volleyball

The Oak Harbor High School volleyball team posted an 8-7 record in 2017, going 7-5 in Wesco play and finishing in sixth place in the… Continue reading

Prep preview / Oak Harbor soccer

After struggling last fall, a young Oak Harbor High School soccer team will try to jump up the Wesco standings this year. The Wildcats return… Continue reading

Prep preview / Coupeville soccer

Coupeville High School will face the challenges of the new North Sound Conference with a veteran team. “We are returning quite a few starting varsity… Continue reading

Prep preview / Oak Harbor tennis

The Oak Harbor High School tennis team will not only welcome a new coach in 2018, it will feature a number of new faces. Coach… Continue reading

Prep preview/ Coupeville tennis

After dominating the Olympic League for four years and District 1 1A play before that, the Coupeville High School tennis team faces a tougher challenge… Continue reading

Prep preview / Coupeville volleyball

The Coupeville High School volleyball team will enter the new North Sound Conference with plenty of momentum. The Wolves are coming off two straight Olympic… Continue reading

Prep preview / Oak Harbor football

If the Oak Harbor High School football team wants to continue its success of the past 15 years, it will need to overcome the loss… Continue reading

Prep preview / Coupeville football

Injuries derailed what started out as a promising season last year for the Coupeville High School football team. The Wolves won their first two games… Continue reading

Photos: Wolves, Wildcats getting ready for regular season / Football

The Coupeville and Oak Harbor high school football teams prepared for their season openers by playing in game-like conditions Saturday, Aug. 25. Coupeville competed in… Continue reading

New coaches ready to lead teams into fall season / Tennis, cheer

A new high school fall sports season began this week, and two of the local teams began under the guidance of new coaches. Tino Gutierrez… Continue reading

District 1 honors ‘Voice of the Wildcats’

Jay Long, the “Voice of the Wildcats,” received the Dave DuVall Award from the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association District 1 athletic directors Thursday, Aug. 23,… Continue reading

Photos of Oak Harbor’s opening fall practices / Tennis, soccer, volleyball

Oak Harbor’s fall sports teams started practice Monday, Aug. 20, for the upcoming season. Photographer John Fisken visited soccer, tennis and volleyball practice and took… Continue reading

Photos of Coupeville’s 1st fall practices / Tennis, soccer, volleyball

Practice for Coupeville High School’s tennis, soccer, cross country and volleyball teams began Monday, Aug. 20. Photographer stopped by tennis, soccer and volleyball practice and… Continue reading

Bamberger back to lead rebirth of program / Cross country

Coupeville High School will turn to the past to develop the future of its cross country program. Natasha Bamberger, one of the most successful distance… Continue reading

Coupeville High School restarts program / Cross Country

Renewed interest in the sport and the support of the school district spurred the return of the cross country program at Coupeville middle and high… Continue reading

Photos: Wolves, Wildcats start practice / Football

Practice for high school football began across the state Wednesday, Aug. 15. Photographer John Fisken stopped by Coupeville and Oak Harbor Thursday and took a… Continue reading

WIAA proposals could affect new North Sound Conference

The makeup of Coupeville High School’s new athletic home, the North Sound Conference, may have a short shelf life. The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association, the… Continue reading

Deception Pass Sail and Power Squadron sponsors Boater Education Card class

Skippers can earn their Washington State Boater Education Card through America’s Boating Course set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, Sept. 29 and Oct… Continue reading

“Partner in Command” seminar offered / Boating

A free seminar, “Partner in Command,” will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Oak Harbor Yacht Club. The “Skipper… Continue reading

Photos of Race the Reserve

Attached are some photos of the 2018 Race the Reserve Saturday, Aug. 11, in Coupeville.… Continue reading