Sports

Wildcats fall in Wesco opener / Boys wrestling

The Oak Harbor High School boys wrestling team fell 58-12 in its Wesco opener at Marysville Getchell Thursday, Jan. 9. Winners for the Wildcats were… Continue reading

Recreational league starts Saturday / Youth basketball

Oak Harbor’s youth basketball recreational league for pre-K through sixth-graders begins Saturday, Jan. 11, at Oak Harbor High School. In other youth basketball news, last… Continue reading

Wildcats hold 1st home match / Girls wrestling

It wasn’t a win but it was a first. The Oak Harbor High School girls wrestling team, in its second year of existence, hosted its… Continue reading

Second-half surge lifts Lynnwood past Oak Harbor / Boys basketball

The Lynnwood High School boys basketball team pulled away from visiting Oak Harbor in the second half for a 57-43 win Wednesday, Jan. 8. The… Continue reading

Long layoff hurts Wolves / Girls basketball

Unable to shake off the rust of not playing in 16 days, the Coupeville High School girls basketball team lost 51-35 at home to Cedar… Continue reading

Coupeville takes down Tigers in conference opener / Boys basketball

A solid all-around effort helped the Coupeville High School boys basketball team win its North Sound Conference opener 60-42 at Granite Falls Tuesday, Jan. 7.… Continue reading

Royals pounce on Wildcats / Girls basketball

Not much went right for the Oak Harbor High School girls basketball team in a 72-45 loss to visiting Lynnwood Tuesday, Jan. 7. The Wildcats… Continue reading

Wildcats take 5th at Battle of the Axe / Boys wrestling

The Oak Harbor High School boys wrestling team finished fifth at the 13-team Battle of the Axe dual tournament Saturday, Jan. 4, in Port Angeles.… Continue reading

2 Wildcats place at Sedro-Woolley / Girls wrestling

Oak Harbor High School’s Ella Erikson and Maria Dailey placed at the Sedro-Woolley Women’s Wrestling Tournament Saturday, Jan. 4. Erikson (125 pounds) finished third and… Continue reading

E-W tops mistake-prone Wildcats / Boys basketball

A cascade of mistakes cost the Oak Harbor High School boys basketball team in a 70-45 loss to visiting Edmonds-Woodway Friday, Jan. 3. The Wildcats… Continue reading

Warriors defeat Oak Harbor / Girls basketball

The Edmonds-Woodway High School girls basketball team outscored visiting Oak Harbor 39-15 in the middle two periods on the way to tripping the Wildcats 67-35… Continue reading

Coupeville to change conferences in 2020-21

While Oak Harbor High School is considering moving to a different athletic conference next school year, Coupeville’s move to a new league is a done… Continue reading

Wildcats bash Bruins / Girls basketball

Getting back on a winning track, the Oak Harbor High School girls basketball team derailed Cascade 48-26 Thursday, Jan. 2, in Everett. The Wildcats opened… Continue reading

Whidbey athletes shine in 2019 / Sports year in review

There were highlights aplenty in the world of 2019 Whidbey sports. January The Washington State Volleyball Coaches Association selected Oak Harbor High School senior setter… Continue reading

Bulldogs defeat Oak Harbor / Boys basketball

The Mount Vernon High School boys basketball team rocked Oak Harbor early on the way to a 70-36 win over the visiting Wildcats Friday, Dec.… Continue reading

Stone thrower: Malone excels in Highland games

Whidbey Island’s Tishia Malone likes to throw stones — big ones. Malone started competing in Highland games at age 49 to control her multiple sclerosis.… Continue reading

Coupeville, Oak Harbor grads continue athletic careers in college / Alumni update

Nick Streubel, a 2014 graduate of Coupeville High School who plays football for Central Washington University, capped an outstanding career this fall, highlighting the efforts… Continue reading

Block party: Harper celebrates outstanding career at WWU / Alumni update

When opponents of Western Washington University met the Vikings in volleyball, they also knew they were being invited to a block party hosted by Kayleigh… Continue reading

Coupeville drops game to Nooksack Valley / Boys basketball

A flurry of first-quarter points led Nooksack Valley to a 71-48 win over the host Coupeville High School boys basketball team Saturday, Dec. 21. The… Continue reading

Wildcats place 2 on podium / Girls wrestling

Maria Dailey and Diandra Dominguez placed for Oak Harbor in the Pride of the Lady Lions Invitational Friday and Saturday, Dec. 20 and 21, in… Continue reading