Jim Waller

Defense helps Wolves whip Falcons / Girls basketball

Holding South Whidbey to single digits in all four quarters, the Coupeville High School girls basketball team trimmed the rival Falcons 34-25 Friday, Jan. 17,… Continue reading

Sloppy start sinks Wolves / Boys basketball

A disastrous start derailed the Coupeville High School boys basketball team in a 64-50 loss at South Whidbey Friday, Jan. 17. The Falcons, thanks to… Continue reading

8th-ranked Scots top Oak Harbor / Girls basketball

Eighth-ranked Shorecrest jumped to a big first-quarter lead and cruised to a 77-38 win over the visiting Oak Harbor High School girls basketball team Friday,… Continue reading

Blue Heron take 3rd in 4-team meet / NWAC

The North Whidbey Aquatic Club finished third in a four-team meet hosted by the Thunderbird Aquatic Club Saturday, Jan. 11, in Anacortes. Host TAC won… Continue reading

Hawks hand Oak Harbor league loss / Girls basketball

In a battle of teams looking for their first conference win, visiting Mountlake Terrace slipped by the Oak Harbor High School girls basketball team 58-53… Continue reading

Cascade clips ‘Cats / Swim and dive

The Cascade High School swim and dive team, coached by Oak Harbor graduate Eric Smith, defeated the Wildcats 106-77 Thursday, Jan. 16, in Everett. Oak… Continue reading

Flyers soar at Summit meet / Tumbling and trampoline

Eleven Island Flyers from Oak Harbor’s Rise Academy of Arts trampoline and tumbling team finished first overall in their divisions at the Summit gymnastic meet… Continue reading

Oak Harbor moving to Northwest Conference

Oak Harbor High School was officially accepted by the Northwest Conference Thursday, Jan. 9, and will move to its new athletic league next school year.… Continue reading

Renn collects 3 firsts / Tumbling and trampoline

Oak Harbor’s Izzy Renn, competing for Ground Zero, finished first in three events at the Up in the Air Tumbling and Trampoline Meet Saturday, Jan.… Continue reading

Registration for North Whidbey Little League starts

Registration is underway for the 2020 spring North Whidbey Little League baseball and softball seasons. All registration is being done online this year. To signup,… Continue reading

Coupeville, Oak Harbor high school athletic events for Tuesday postponed

Coupeville and Oak Harbor high school’s athletic contests scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 14, have been postponed. Cedar Park Christian and Granite Falls, Coupeville’s opponents, closed… Continue reading

3 Wildcats place at Arlington tournament / Girls wrestling

Three wrestlers from Oak Harbor High School placed at the Highway 9 Girls Championships Saturday, Jan. 11, in Arlington. Adelina Lopez (130 pounds) finished third… Continue reading

Oak Harbor takes 16th in Snohomish / Boys wrestling

The Oak Harbor High School boys wrestling team placed 16th out of 20 teams at the Panther Classic Saturday, Jan. 11, in Snohomish. The Wildcats… Continue reading

Hard work overcomes free-throw follies; Wolves win / Girls basketball

It was ironic that the Coupeville High School girls basketball team would take the lead for good by making five consecutive free throws in the… Continue reading

Turks rally to topple Wolves / Boys basketball

Ouch. This one hurt. The Coupeville High School boys basketball team saw an 11-point lead evaporate as visiting Sultan stunned the Wolves 57-52 Friday, Jan.… Continue reading

Good start not enough as Wildcats fall at Cedarcrest / Boys basketball

Unable to hold a first-quarter lead, the Oak Harbor High School boys basketball team lost 71-53 to Cedarcrest in Duvall Friday, Jan. 10. The Wildcats… Continue reading

Red Wolves stop Oak Harbor / Girls basketball

The Oak Harbor High School girls basketball team outscored visiting Cedarcrest in the first and fourth periods, but the Red Wolves struck for big points… Continue reading

Oak Harbor begins New Year with 2 wins / Swim and dive

Well rested after three weeks off, the Oak Harbor High School swim and dive team collected its first wins of the season, defeating both Marysville… Continue reading

Wildcats fall in Wesco opener / Boys wrestling

The Oak Harbor High School boys wrestling team fell 58-12 in its Wesco opener at Marysville Getchell Thursday, Jan. 9. Winners for the Wildcats were… Continue reading

Recreational league starts Saturday / Youth basketball

Oak Harbor’s youth basketball recreational league for pre-K through sixth-graders begins Saturday, Jan. 11, at Oak Harbor High School. In other youth basketball news, last… Continue reading