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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

Deception FC captures Federation Cup / Youth soccer

The Whidbey Island Deception FC girls U13 soccer team finished first in the Washington Federation Cup earlier this month. The Federation Cup “is the biggest… Continue reading

Wolves’ good season comes to a close / Girls basketball

A nice-looking season for the Coupeville High School girls basketball team came to a not so pretty end when the Wolves dropped a loser-out, district… Continue reading

North Whidbey Little League schedules evaluations / Youth baseball, softball

North Whidbey Little League has scheduled evaluations for the upcoming baseball and softball seasons. Baseball evaluations for ages 9-12 are 9 a.m to 5 p.m.… Continue reading

Pioneers cut down Coupeville / Girls basketball

It was a rough start in the 1A district tournament for the Coupeville High School girls basketball team. The Wolves lost 61-15 at Nooksack Valley… Continue reading

Wildcats place 2nd at national championships / Shooting

The Oak Harbor High School precision rifle team finished second at the Civilian Marksmanship Program Navy JROTC National Championships Feb. 6-8 at Chandler, Arizona. By… Continue reading

Wildcats win state title / Cheer

It was worth the wait. The Oak Harbor High School cheer squad performed last but finished first in its division to perform but finished first… Continue reading