Sports

Barkin’ boogie at the pool

Craig Carlson and his staff had the music turned up, but it was unable to drown out the excited barks as more than 50 dogs… Continue reading

  • Aug 29, 2007

Footballs fly Friday night

Oak Harbor, Coupeville, both in action

  • Aug 29, 2007

Fish, Fur, Fowl: Pass on fishing traditions

It’s time to take the kids fishing.Pinks have arrived at many local beaches making it a prime time to get the young ones out and… Continue reading

  • Aug 29, 2007

Now is the time to catch pinks

Outdoor recreation activities usually reach their peak around the Labor Day weekend and the way the pink salmon have been congregating around Whidbey Island, the… Continue reading

  • Aug 25, 2007

Legs and wings carry marathon runner

Ron Young has seen lot of the world in a short period of time.A graduate of the United States Naval Academy, Lt. Young is an… Continue reading

  • Aug 25, 2007

My Side of the Plate: Forget paint balls, use handloads

Occasionally the national media has a story that may seem a bit trivial to the likes of Katie Couric, but one I think should be… Continue reading

  • Aug 22, 2007

Yesterday and today meet at Rendezvous

Past and present intermingled on the grounds of the Central Whidbey Sportsmen’s Association as traders and mountainmen gathered for the fifth annual Rendezvous on the… Continue reading

  • Aug 22, 2007

Encinas calls the shots

Senior takes over for graduated Oak Harbor legend

  • Aug 18, 2007

First junior triathlon a big success

Strenuous but fun.The first-ever Whidbey Island Junior Triathlon Sunday afternoon at John Vanderzicht Memorial Pool attracted 34 competitors between the ages of 6 and 12… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2007

Fish, Fur, Fowl: Pink salmon run nears peak

According to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, the pink salmon run is supposed to be at its peak in the next couple of… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2007

My Side of the Plate:

Like him or hate him, 756 home runs is a bunch of baseballs hit out of the park — steroids or not.What I’m thankful for… Continue reading

  • Aug 11, 2007

Purple and gold runs deep for new AD

Nicolette “Nicki” Luper, Oak Harbor High School’s new athletic director, brings an impressive set of coaching and administrative credentials to her new position.The former assistant… Continue reading

  • Aug 11, 2007

Wheels go round on Barrington Hill

Saturday’s 15th Annual Rotary Club of North Whidbey Island Soapbox Derby Challenge Series for kids was truly a race with miles of smiles.A large group… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2007

Humpy heaven at Keystone

Anglers flock to Admiralty Inlet as salmon return

  • Aug 8, 2007

Trophies awarded as Race Week ends

The silver anniversary of Whidbey Island Race Week ended with a bang at the Oak Harbor Yacht Club Friday evening, July 27. Race organizers reported… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2007

AA Legion wins first game at district

An old baseball adage dictates that good pitching will beat good hitting, so when two evenly matched teams each send a number-one hurler to the… Continue reading

  • Jul 25, 2007

Let Race Week begin

Fleet sets sail on cloudy, calm Monday

  • Jul 25, 2007

My Side of the Plate: Follow the bouncing ball

With few exceptions, sports involve a ball of some shape or size.Whether stitched, dimpled, leather-covered with a “pebble-grained” feel for easy gripping, or made of… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2007

McCardle, Reedy and Ford in state tourney

Oak Harbor will have three golfers entered in the Washington Junior Golf Association state tournament July 23 through 25 at Fircrest Country Club in Tacoma.All… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2007

Legion tops Bellingham twice

Victories secure number-two seed at district

  • Jul 21, 2007