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Baseball players take trip down memory lane / Part 2

Let’s dive into part two of our jump back in time, revisiting Oak Harbor youth baseball in the 1950s and ’60s. For those who did… Continue reading

 

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History lesson: Past youth baseball comes to life in old scorebooks / Part 1

Please excuse me while I break one of the rules of journalism and insert myself into the story. My father, Mert Waller, was a longtime… Continue reading

 

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WhidbeyHealth donates AED to Oak Harbor High School athletic department

The Oak Harbor High School athletic department was granted an Automated External Defibrillator by WhidbeyHeath Emergency Services. Oak Harbor Athletic Director Jerrod Fleury asked Roger… Continue reading

 

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COVID causes changes to college athletes’ careers

Oak Harbor High School graduate Elena Flake, a member of the University of Nebraska rifle team, was just hours away from competing for the national… Continue reading

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Collins begins head coaching career / Oak Harbor girls basketball

Oak Harbor High School will turn to one of its own to take over the girls basketball program. Eric Collins, a 2000 Oak Harbor High… Continue reading

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Photos: Coupeville boys work on their hoop skills

John Fisken stopped by Coupeville High School’s boys basketball workout Thursday and submitted the attached photos.… Continue reading

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WIAA changes guidelines for starting school sports

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association revised its guidelines for school sports this week to fall in line with the new policies announced by the governor’s… Continue reading

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Photos: Wolves hit the volleyball practice court

Offseason workouts resumed for high school athletes last week, and Coupeville volleyball players took advantage of the opportunity Tuesday. John Fisken submitted these photos of… Continue reading

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Photos: Prep athletes return to practice field

Photos: Prep athletes return to practice field

Washington high school athletes were allowed to return to offseason workouts this week. Photographer John Fisken recorded some of the action at Coupeville’s football and… Continue reading

Photos: Prep athletes return to practice field
OHHS starts sponsorship program to help supplement athletic budget

OHHS starts sponsorship program to help supplement athletic budget

The Oak Harbor High School athletic department has developed a sponsorship program, linking with local businesses, to help supplement the budget of Wildcat sports teams.… Continue reading

OHHS starts sponsorship program to help supplement athletic budget
Hodson replaces uncle as head coach at South Whidbey / Football

Hodson replaces uncle as head coach at South Whidbey / Football

Mark and Luke Hodson share more than a last name. First there is the family connection: Mark Hodson is Luke’s uncle. Then there is the… Continue reading

Hodson replaces uncle as head coach at South Whidbey / Football
Green on Greens: Community displays generosity in memorial golf tournament

Green on Greens: Community displays generosity in memorial golf tournament

While COVID-19 has put brakes on much of society’s activities, it didn’t slow down the financial support of participants in the fourth annual Bennett Boyles… Continue reading

Green on Greens: Community displays generosity in memorial golf tournament
One-time team member takes over as sailing coach

One-time team member takes over as sailing coach

Shawn P. O’Connor was once the student, now he is the teacher. O’Connor is the new head coach of the Oak Harbor Yacht Club’s youth… Continue reading

One-time team member takes over as sailing coach
Rhodes, Franssen lead ladies’ par-3 golf tournament

Rhodes, Franssen lead ladies’ par-3 golf tournament

The Short and Sweet Challenge usually takes place in March but was postponed because of COVID-19.

Rhodes, Franssen lead ladies’ par-3 golf tournament

Race the Reserve moves to virtual format this year

Annual event raises funds for Coupeville senior class graduation activities.

COVID-19 calling audibles: Oak Harbor football players adjusting to changes

COVID-19 calling audibles: Oak Harbor football players adjusting to changes

“School isn’t going to be the same without football in the fall” said one high school senior.

COVID-19 calling audibles: Oak Harbor football players adjusting to changes

DPSPS looking for volunteers for emergency response team

Volunteers for crew positions do not need to own a boat.

Tennis team aces relationships: Unfortunately, Falcons lose final season together because of virus
Tennis team aces relationships: Unfortunately, Falcons lose final season together because of virus
Riley Newman takes 1st, sister Lindsey 2nd, in professional tournament / Pickleball
Riley Newman takes 1st, sister Lindsey 2nd, in professional tournament / Pickleball