Jim Waller

Coupeville paddlers help Washington win 2 medals at worlds / Dragon boats

Coupeville’s Cathie Harrison and Pennie Rees helped the Seattle SAKE Paddling Club win two medals at the International Dragon Boat Federation World Championships in Szeged,… Continue reading

Whidbey runners dominate triathlon

The winners’ podium at the 22nd annual Whidbey Island Triathlon Saturday, July 28, in Langley featured a heavy dose of island athletes. The sprint triathlon… Continue reading

Photos from the Whidbey Island Triathlon

Attached are some shots of the 22nd annual Whidbey Island Triathlon from Saturday, July 28, in Langley. The competitors swam a half mile in Goss… Continue reading

Haskins wins national title / Trampoline and tumbling

Oak Harbor’s Trevor Haskins won a gold medal at the Stars and Stripes Trampoline and Tumbling National Championships July 20-22 in Reno. Haskins was one… Continue reading

Coupeville finishes season with regional loss / 15U Babe Ruth

Two comebacks came up short and the Coupeville Babe Ruth baseball team lost 12-8 to Montana champion Miles City Friday, July 27, in the 15U… Continue reading

Oak Harbor hosts wrestling camp

More than 200 high school wrestlers descended on North Whidbey this week when Oak Harbor hosted the Center Circle Wrestling Camp. Twenty Wildcats, head coach… Continue reading

Conlisk competes at Junior Olympics / Track

Coupeville’s Danny Conlisk placed 60th in the 400 meters at the USA Track and Field National Junior Olympics Friday, July 27, in Greensboro, N.C. Conlisk,… Continue reading

Coupeville tripped up at regional tournament / 15U Babe Ruth

The South Washington champions, KWRL, defeated Coupeville, the North Washington representative, 14-4 in five innings at the 15U Babe Ruth regional tournament Thursday, July 26,… Continue reading

Portland races by Wolves / 15U Baseball

Host Portland scored early and often on the way to defeating Coupeville 17-1 in five innings at the regional 15U Babe Ruth baseball tournament Tuesday,… Continue reading

Wolves fall in Babe Ruth regional opener / 15U Baseball

A late rally wasn’t enough and the Coupeville Babe Ruth baseball team fell 9-5 to Calgary, Alberta, in the opening game of the regional 15U… Continue reading

Steckman leads Renaissance to Race Week win / Sailing

Coupeville skipper Dave Steckman defended his home waters by guiding Renaissance to first place in its class in the 36th running of Whidbey Island Race… Continue reading

White takes 12th in national championships / Bowling

Oak Harbor’s Victorya White, competing in the girls 12U division, placed 12th in the national United States Bowling Congress Junior Gold Championships last week in… Continue reading

White advances in national tournament / Bowling

Oak Harbor’s Victorya White made the cut at the Junior Gold National Bowling Championships this week in Dallas. After four preliminary rounds, White, 12, sits… Continue reading

Juniors learning the game of golf

Youngsters received a taste of golf at the Junior Camp sponsored by the Whidbey Golf Club this week. “The main goals of the camp are… Continue reading

Coupeville accepts invitation to regional tournament / 15U Babe Ruth

It seems the Coupeville 15U Babe Ruth baseball team’s results at the state tournament were more of a check swing than strikeout. Columbia Basin defeated… Continue reading

Race Week shifts schedule to accommodate sailors

The name may no longer quite fit, but the substance, pageantry and thrills of Whidbey Island Race Week remain the same. The sailing event runs… Continue reading

Photos of Oak Harbor at team camp / Football

The Oak Harbor High School football team is spending the week in Wenatchee at team camp, and photographer John Fisken is there to record the… Continue reading

NW falls to South Hill, finishes 6th at state / 9-11 softball

With a 15-0 loss to Puyallup’s South Hill Little League Monday, July 16, North Whidbey finished in sixth place in the eight-team state 9-11 softball… Continue reading

Forbes continues dominance of San Juan 24 championships / Sailing

The Oak Harbor Yacht Club may want to get ahead of the game and engrave Ryan Forbes’ name on the first-place trophy of the 2019… Continue reading

North Whidbey eliminated from state tournament / Junior baseball

The North Whidbey Junior Little League (13-14) baseball team lost twice and was eliminated over the weekend from the nine-team state tournament at sweltering West… Continue reading