Sports

Spring prep preview / Oak Harbor tennis

Spring prep preview / Oak Harbor tennis

Coach: Malia Turner. 2019 record: 7-7; 4-2, third place in Wesco North. Returning letter winners: senior Frances Empinado; juniors Caitlin Dennen, Erika Polack, Annie Salinger.… Continue reading

Spring prep preview / Oak Harbor tennis
Spring prep preview / Coupeville tennis

Spring prep preview / Coupeville tennis

Coach: Ken Stange. 2019 record: 2-7, 2-6, fourth in North Sound Conference. Returning letter winners: Noelle Daigneault, Emily Fielder, Jaimee Masters, Katelin McCormick, Abby Mulholland,… Continue reading

Spring prep preview / Coupeville tennis
3 Wildcats sign letters of intent

3 Wildcats sign letters of intent

Three Oak Harbor High School seniors signed letters of intent Tuesday, March 10, to play college athletics. Nick Krantz committed to play golf at Fort… Continue reading

3 Wildcats sign letters of intent
Spring prep preview / Oak Harbor boys track

Spring prep preview / Oak Harbor boys track

Coach: Jay Turner. 2019 record: Seventh in Wesco North, 12th in district. Returning lettermen: seniors Lincoln Basett, Justin Campbell, Gabriel Daggett, Michael Gomez, Peyton Horn,… Continue reading

Spring prep preview / Oak Harbor boys track
Spring prep preview / Coupeville boys track

Spring prep preview / Coupeville boys track

Coach Randy King. 2019 record: Third in North Sound Conference, fourth in district, fourth in bi-district, fifth in state. Returning lettermen: seniors Koa Davison (first-team,… Continue reading

Spring prep preview / Coupeville boys track
Spring prep preview / Oak Harbor girls track

Spring prep preview / Oak Harbor girls track

Coach: Eric Peterson. 2019 record: Fifth in Wesco North, 10th in district. Returning letter winners: juniors Evelyn Osburn, Kayle Pearcy, Morgan Pease, Courtney VanGiesen; sophomores… Continue reading

Spring prep preview / Oak Harbor girls track
Spring prep preview / Coupeville girls track

Spring prep preview / Coupeville girls track

Coach: Randy King. 2019 record: Second in North Sound Conference, fourth in district, fifth in bi-district, ninth in state. Returning letter winners: seniors Ja’Tarya Hoskins… Continue reading

Spring prep preview / Coupeville girls track
Spring prep preview / Coupeville baseball

Spring prep preview / Coupeville baseball

Coach: Chris Smith. 2019 record: 7-14; 7-8, fourth in North Sound Conference. Returning lettermen: seniors Mason Grove, Gavin Knoblich, Ulrik Wells; junior Daniel Olson; sophomores… Continue reading

Spring prep preview / Coupeville baseball
Spring prep preview: Oak Harbor baseball

Spring prep preview: Oak Harbor baseball

Coach: Cody Anderson. 2019 record: 10-13; 8-10, fourth in Wesco North. Returning lettermen: seniors Andrew Dixon, Luke Golden, Aiden McCarthy (second-team, all-league catcher); juniors Noah… Continue reading

Spring prep preview: Oak Harbor baseball

Coronavirus causes some cancellations of high school games

Spring sports schedules are often shuffled because of poor weather. This season the teams are facing a more serious disruptive force — the coronavirus. Four… Continue reading

Nunez runs track for Wartburg College / Alumni update

Nunez runs track for Wartburg College / Alumni update

In the recent update of Oak Harbor and Coupeville high school alumni competing in winter collegiate sports, we missed Mac Nunez. Nunez, an Oak Harbor… Continue reading

Nunez runs track for Wartburg College / Alumni update
Whidbey graduates continue athletic careers in college / Alumni update

Whidbey graduates continue athletic careers in college / Alumni update

A handful of Coupeville and Oak Harbor High School graduates continued their athletic careers by competing for college teams this winter season. Indoor Track Oak… Continue reading

Whidbey graduates continue athletic careers in college / Alumni update
Oak Harbor, Coupeville place athletes on all-conference teams

Oak Harbor, Coupeville place athletes on all-conference teams

Oak Harbor and Coupeville high schools each had one winter athlete receive all-league, first-team honors this season. Wildcat senior swimmer Micah Franklin was first-team, all-Wesco… Continue reading

Oak Harbor, Coupeville place athletes on all-conference teams
Whidbey teams medal at Winter Games / Special Olympics

Whidbey teams medal at Winter Games / Special Olympics

Two teams of Whidbey Island athletes medaled in the basketball skills division of the Washington State Special Olympics Winter Games over the weekend in Wenatchee.… Continue reading

Whidbey teams medal at Winter Games / Special Olympics

Coupeville grad competes at Olympic trials

Kyle King, a 2008 Coupeville High School graduate, finished 47th in the United States Olympic marathon trials Saturday, Feb. 29, in Atlanta. The top three… Continue reading

Wildcats claim 8th consecutive division title / JROTC

Oak Harbor High School’s Wildcat Battalion wrapped up its eighth consecutive JROTC division title with a strong showing at the final regular-season meet Saturday, Feb.… Continue reading

Toomey-Stout twins reach pinnacle of Coupeville sports

Toomey-Stout twins reach pinnacle of Coupeville sports

When looking for who sits at the summit of Coupeville High School athletics, cast a gaze toward the twin peaks — Maya and Sean Toomey-Stout.… Continue reading

Toomey-Stout twins reach pinnacle of Coupeville sports
Stone earns league MVP honors / College basketball

Stone earns league MVP honors / College basketball

Coupeville High School graduate Makana Stone, a senior at Whitman College, was named the Northwest Conference’s Player of the Year in women’s basketball Feb. 25.… Continue reading

Stone earns league MVP honors / College basketball
Dailey finishes 6th at state / Wrestling

Dailey finishes 6th at state / Wrestling

Oak Harbor’s Maria Dailey placed a surprising sixth at the state girls wrestling tournament Friday and Saturday, Feb. 21 and 22, at the Tacoma Dome.… Continue reading

Dailey finishes 6th at state / Wrestling

State park hosts 2 new activities

Deception Pass State Park is offering two new activities this spring. The Swing the Gates 5K run/walk is set for 10 a.m. Sunday, March 29,… Continue reading