Sports

Third quarter thwarts victory

The third quarter bugaboo reached out and grabbed the Coupeville boys basketball team once again in Tuesday’s Cascade League matchup against Granite Falls.The Wolves played… Continue reading

  • Feb 3, 2007

Wildcats nip Wolves in historic island matchup

For the first time since the late 1950s the Coupeville and Oak Harbor boys basketball teams squared off for a regular season game and Monday’s… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2007

Wolves falter against Falcons

A 17-point second quarter took the wind out of the Coupeville girls basketball team Friday night and cross-island rival South Whidbey put up 29 second… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2007

Wildcats prepare for districts

In its final tune up before the WesCo North qualifying meet, the Oak Harbor boys swimming team faced a strong Snohomish squad Thursday afternoon at… Continue reading

  • Jan 27, 2007

‘Cats fade after first quarter

The Oak Harbor girls basketball team started Wednesday’s WesCo North game against second-place Snohomish like it was going to be a Wildcat runaway.Mietra Smollack scored… Continue reading

  • Jan 27, 2007

Tomahawks pin Oak Harbor

In the final dual match of the season before the district tournament, the Oak Harbor wrestling team dropped a 54-21 decision to Marysville-Pilchuck Thursday night.The… Continue reading

  • Jan 27, 2007

Talented Knights trounce Wolves

Coupeville still seeking first league victory

  • Jan 24, 2007

Folkstyle classic a first for Oak Harbor

Twenty teams with names like the Steel Claw Wrestling Club, the Skagit Valley Yellow Jackets and the Wrestling Rhinos, and a total of 203 young… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2007

Fish, Fur, Fowl: Steelhead action warms things up

Winter steelhead fishermen have been doing fairly well now that the severe weather we’ve been experiencing here on the island has finally decided to take… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2007

My Side of the Plate: Dedicated to the sports we love

As I wander around the island covering sporting events, I haven’t seen any really good bumper stickers lately.Perhaps folks have been playing with their new… Continue reading

  • Jan 20, 2007

Like salmon, steelhead are scarce

Forecasters continue to predict “spectacular runs” but so far, steelhead fishing on Whidbey Island has been spotty at best.David Low, a fish biologist for the… Continue reading

  • Jan 20, 2007

Wolves grab first league victory

Team defense, big fourth quarter tops Lakewood

  • Jan 20, 2007

Go! Fight! Win!

Wildcats host 42 teams at Spiritfest 2007

  • Jan 17, 2007

Fish, Fur, Fowl: Waterfowl season ends with a bang

Well, we have come to the tail end of this year’s hunting season and what an end it was. With all the severe weather we’ve… Continue reading

  • Jan 17, 2007

Vikings pin Wildcats

Despite winning only two bouts in Friday’s 58-12 loss to Lake Stevens in a WesCo North wrestling match, Oak Harbor coach Mike Crebbin said he… Continue reading

  • Jan 17, 2007

My Side of the Plate: Fishing for salmon with Fabio

I took a bit of good-natured ribbing by the faithful Wolves’ fans at the last Coupeville basketball game I attended.Several of them asked whether I’d… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2007

Tomahawks chop down swimmers

Wildcats win just two events in 120-63 loss

  • Jan 13, 2007

Oak Harbor stings Lake Stevens

Smollack, Denmon score career highs

  • Jan 10, 2007

Turks, Knights, defeat Wolves

The Coupeville girls basketball team had a difficult time putting a lot of points on the board and dropped a pair of Cascade League games… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2007

Seagulls handle Wildcat grapplers

A combination of quality opponents and what coach Mike Crebbin termed “a lack of technical execution,” resulted in a 59-10 loss to Everett in a… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2007