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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
Fore gone conclusion: Andersons say good bye to course they built
Fore gone conclusion: Andersons say good bye to course they built
Calorie counter: Strength coach helps fuel athletes

Calorie counter: Strength coach helps fuel athletes

Oak Harbor High School strength and conditioning coach Colby Heefner recognized a problem and did some heavy lifting to help solve it. Heefner created the… Continue reading

Calorie counter: Strength coach helps fuel athletes
Falcon seniors had talent for title run but not opportunity

Falcon seniors had talent for title run but not opportunity

Winning isn’t everything — but in high school varsity sports, they do keep score and they do keep standings. It is not often that a… Continue reading

Falcon seniors had talent for title run but not opportunity

NWLL holds annual meeting via Zoom

North Whidbey Little League will hold its annual general meeting and elections at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26. The purpose of the meeting is to… Continue reading

Island Greens sold, likely to close

Island Greens sold, likely to close

Although tucked away in the backwoods of Clinton, Island Greens is not a hidden gem. The jewel is well known by local players and served… Continue reading

Island Greens sold, likely to close

Life jackets essential for water safety

While more warm days lie ahead on Whidbey Island, a fall into the water can be dangerous and deadly, according to the Deception Pass Sail… Continue reading