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There’s no off in offseason for Oak Harbor football players

After being pushed around on the field last fall, Oak Harbor High School football players decided the best way to push back is to push… Continue reading

 

North Whidbey Little League opens registration for 2021 season

After taking last spring and summer off because of COVID-19, North Whidbey Little League is ready to start up again. Registration for the 2021 spring… Continue reading

 

DPSPS offers boating safety course

Registration is open for the virtual America’s Boating Course offered 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays Jan. 16 and 23 by the Deception Pass Sail… Continue reading

 

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Perfect Score: Mazdra keeps Coupeville basketball book for 25 years

Armed with a stack of sharpened pencils, June Mazdra has kept score at Coupeville High School basketball games for the past 25 years. Toss in… Continue reading

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Hidden figures: Three supply decades of help at SW sporting events

On basketball game days at South Whidbey High School, the players, coaches, officials and fans show up, the whistle blows, the referee tosses the ball… Continue reading

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High school sports face another delay

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association delayed the start of high school sports once again. Because of the recent surge in COVID-19 cases, the WIAA pushed… Continue reading

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Calm among the chaos: Coupeville coaches help athletes deal with loss of contests

With last spring’s sports season wiped out and the current high school sports scene in limbo because of COVID-19, Coupeville coaches are working hard to… Continue reading

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Oak Harbor grad helps UCSB baseball team stay on cutting edge

Over the past 30 years or so, the world of baseball has slowly and begrudgingly accepted analytics as a way to measure players’ performances. And… Continue reading

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WIAA revises guidelines for high school athletics

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association, the governing body for high school sports, retrieved its big eraser once again Tuesday, Nov. 3, and edited its guidelines… Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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