Jim Waller

Oak Harbor hosts annual Saturday Night with the Cats / Basketball

Fans can get an early peek at the Oak Harbor High School boys and girls basketball teams at the fifth annual Saturday Night with the… Continue reading

Oak Harbor forms first girls wrestling team

With more and more girls turning out for wrestling each year, high schools are switching from co-ed teams to separate squads for boys and girls.… Continue reading

Oak Harbor, Coupeville athletes receive all-league honors

Forty-three Oak Harbor and Coupeville high school fall athletes received all-league honors, the Western Conference and North Sound Conference announced recently. Twenty-nine Wildcats were on… Continue reading

Oak Harbor athletic department to host Wildcat Winter Bazaar

The Oak Harbor High School athletic department will hold a winter fundraiser again this year. The Wildcat Holiday Winter Bazaar is scheduled for 10 a.m.… Continue reading

Wildcats to take in state experience / Volleyball

Going to the state tournament will be a special experience for her team, according to Oak Harbor High School volleyball coach Kerri Molitor. She knows… Continue reading

Oak Harbor edges Everett, claims state berth / Volleyball

Overcoming a loss in the semifinals of the District 1 3A volleyball tournament, Oak Harbor High School powered past Everett 3-1 Saturday, Nov. 10, at… Continue reading

Oak Harbor challenges Everett for state berth / Volleyball

The Oak Harbor High School volleyball team will attempt to extend its season when it meets Everett at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, in a… Continue reading

Wildcats beat Mavs, face undefeated Snohomish in district semifinals / Volleyball

After defeating Meadowdale 3-0 in the opening round of the district tournament, the Oak Harbor High School volleyball team challenges unbeaten Snohomish in the semifinals… Continue reading

Photos: ‘Little’ Wolves, Wildcats begin seasons / Basketball

The Coupeville Middle School boys basketball and the Oak Harbor and Coupeville girls SWISH seasons are underway. Photographer John Fisken caught some of the action… Continue reading

Smith, Riddle-Stevens represent Oak Harbor in state meet / Cross country

Oak Harbor High School senior Alexis Smith placed 35th and junior Dallas Riddle-Stevens 47th at the state 3A cross country meet Saturday, Nov. 3, at… Continue reading

Oak Harbor’s season comes to an end at district meet / Swim and dive

The Oak Harbor High School swim and dive team completed its season at the district meet Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Snohomish Aquatic Center. The… Continue reading

Timberline’s defense stops Oak Harbor’s playoff push / Football

Oak Harbor High School’s defense was good but Timberline’s was better as the Blazers blanked the Wildcats 21-0 Friday, Nov. 2, in the quad-district playoffs… Continue reading

Golf tournament raises $8,000 for WhidbeyHealth Foundation

The third annual Bennett Boyles Memorial Golf Tournament raised nearly $8,000 for the WhidbeyHealth Foundation. The event, hosted by the Penn Cove Brewing Company, honors… Continue reading

Quidachay fills key role for Wildcats / Volleyball

When the Oak Harbor High School volleyball team adopted senior transfer Leah Quidachay into its program, little did the Wildcats know they would be embracing… Continue reading

Photos: Oak Harbor, Coupeville athletes compete as season nears completion / Football, cross country, volleyball

I have been on vacation for a week. While away, I can write and post stories online but I cannot process photos. John Fisken took… Continue reading

Wolves knocked out of postseason / Volleyball

A goal for most high school teams is to reach the playoffs. However, for those that do qualify, all – except the state champion –… Continue reading

Wildcats stop T-birds, begin postseason play / Volleyball

Building some momentum for the playoffs, the Oak Harbor High School volleyball team finished the regular season with a 3-1 win over visiting Shorewood Tuesday,… Continue reading

Wolves need 1 more win to advance to bi-district / Volleyball

With its season on the brink of ending, the Coupeville High School volleyball team rallied to defeat Cedar Park Christian 3-2 Saturday, Oct. 27, in… Continue reading

Oak Harbor pair qualifies for state meet / Cross country

Oak Harbor’s Alex Smith and Dallas Riddle-Stevens earned return trips to the 3A state cross country meet with their efforts at the district finals Saturday,… Continue reading

Coupeville’s season comes to an end / Cross country

Coupeville’s first official cross country season in 20 years came to a close at the Bi-District meet Saturday, Oct. 27, at South Whidbey High School.… Continue reading