Sports

Wolverines fall in heartbreaker; 26-19 | Football

Comeback bid doomed by 4th quarter fumble, questionable call at goal line

Wolverines fall one point short at Meridian | Football

In a week filled with upsets, the Friday Harbor football team had one of their own seemingly in hand. A missed point-after-attempt and a failed two-point conversion, and penalties loom large in the loss, Friday Harbor’s first of the season.

  • Oct 2nd, 2012

FH nets victory over winless Pioneers, 5-1 | Girls Soccer

The Wolverines put the brakes on a four-game scoreless losing skid and improved to 4-5 overall, 3-2 in league, with the victory over the winless Pioneers.

Volleyball team notches 2nd win | Girls Volleyball

Winners of the last two matches, including a victory in four games on the road Sept. 18 over Mount Baker, the Wolverines nudged their record over the .500 mark, at 2-1, with back-to-back victories.

  • Sep 25th, 2012

FH clips Eagles, 1-0, in win No. 3 | Girls Soccer

The Friday Harbor girls soccer team’s only goal of the match came early, with Teagan Serna driving home a pass from Emily Guard to give the Wolverines a 1-0 lead with less than five minutes off the clock.

  • Sep 18th, 2012

Wolverines reclaim Island Cup, crush Orcas; 41-0 | Football

In addition to laying claim to the trophy, the Wolverines improved to 3-0 on the year and posted their second shutout of the season. In a battle of unbeatens, they face Northwest 1A/2B League rival La Conner, undefeated, at 3-0, and a 42-20 winner over previously unbeaten Concrete, this coming Friday, at La Conner.

Giant high school sports weekend ahead

This weekend's marquee prep sports matchup features the Friday Harbor football team seeking to reclaim the coveted Island Cup trophy and its third consecutive win with a victory at home, Friday, over the Vikings of Orcas Island; kick off is 6:45 p.m.

  • Sep 14th, 2012

Friday Harbor shuts down Orcas in 5-0 win | Girls soccer

Friday Harbor speedster Emily Guard notches a "hat trick", with two goals in the first half and No. 3 after the break, in leading the Wolverines to a decisive victory over their inter-island rival.

  • Sep 12th, 2012

Wolverines outduel Lyncs; 21-14 | Football

With the win, the Wolverines improved to 2-0 on the season. They also gained a leg up over the Lynden Christian in the 1A regional playoff race. Next up, the Vikings of Orcas Island, at home, Friday, in the annual inter-island clash with the Island Cup trophy at stake.

  • Sep 12th, 2012

Sign up now for girls SWISH hoops season

The SWISH leagues are for girls in grades 5-8. Games are on Saturdays, on the mainland, beginning Oct. 27. Registration forms are available in the elementary and middle school offices. Entry fee includes travel.

  • Sep 11th, 2012

Wolverines shutout Anacortes, 21-0, in season opener | Football

With 108 rushing yards, senior Micah Powell fell one yard shy of matching Anacortes on the ground for the game. Powell tallied two touchdowns, however, which is two more than the Seahawks managed over four quarters of play.

  • Sep 4th, 2012

Wolverines open 2012 season in Anacortes, Friday | Football

“We’re starting off the season with a bang, no doubt about it,” Head Coach Darrin Scheffer said of squaring off against a bigger school, on the road, in the team's opening game of the 2012 season. “We’re going to go out there and play our hearts out. The kids are excited.”

Bellevue teen tops the field in 2012 ‘Loop Run’

With the sound of footsteps closing in, Bellevue 17-year-old Jordan Harris switched on the afterburners and left "the elder" Thomsen in the dust, finishing his first-ever Loop Run in first place overall and, with a time of 34:08, eclipsing his previous "personal best" by a full 30 seconds.

Wolverines reap harvest of spring post-season awards | Prep sports

One the heels of the Friday Harbor softball team's championship season, its second in a row, pitcher Jean Melborne and first-year coach Nickie Davis earned top post-seasons awards. Melborne was named Northwest 1A/2B League MVP; Davis was selected league Coach of the Year.

Cool temps make for swift times at SJ Island marathon

Perhaps no one benefitted more from Sunday's "ideal" conditions than Bothell's Greg Poffenroth, who finished the half-marathon portion of the 10th annual Kings Market San Juan Island Marathon/Half Marathon and 10K run in first place—for the second year in a row.

Meeker places sixth at state | Golf

Kendra Meeker braved the wind and rain to capture sixth place in the 1A High School State Golf Tournament with a score of 87. Meeker, a sophomore at Friday Harbor High School, finished in 12th place in last year’s state tournament.

  • May 24th, 2012

SJ Dragons prevail in post-season opener, 10-9 | Lacrosse

Trailing 6-5 at the half, the Dragons rallied after the break, scoring the next three goals of the contest to take a 9-6 lead and grab an advantage they would maintain until the final buzzer.

  • May 15th, 2012

Meeker claims 2nd place, Bolger, Rousar seal Tri-District berth

Two days after claiming the league title, Friday Harbor sophomore Kendra Meeker, a state tournament-qualifier a year ago, nearly claimed a second consecutive crown, falling to to District champion Jordan Wyrick of King's High School by a single stroke in the District 1 playoffs, Saturday in Bellingham.

  • May 15th, 2012

Blackmon shatters school record; four Wolverines net berths at Tri-Districts | Track & Field

With a school 300m hurdles record in the bag, freshman Willie Blackmon joins senior Lucas Jagel (discus), junior Aaron Prager (long jump and triple jump) and sophomore Alaina Scheffer (javelin) in qualifying for the tri-district meet, which in turn is a qualifying event for the state 1A/1B/2B league meet set for Cheney on May 25 and 26.

  • May 15th, 2012

FH tallies 11 personal bests at BCS Invite | Track & Field

"This was a great meet for us,” Coach Darrin Scheffer said. “The competition was fierce, the weather was great, and the athletes performed well.”

  • May 1st, 2012

Lambright notches 10 K’s in win over Lynden Christian | Baseball

With the win, Friday Harbor boosted its stature in the post-season District 1A playoff brackets, which begin Saturday, at Pipeline Fields in Blaine, and will face Lynden Christian in a rematch in the opening round. Game time is noon.

Wolverines demolish Darrington, 21-3 | Baseball

The Friday Harbor baseball team bounced back from its only loss of the year in league play, a 3-2 defeat at Concrete, with a venegance.

  • Apr 17th, 2012

FH men claim second in four-team match up | Track & Field

The Wolverines catapulted into contention with a pair of first-places finishes, and sealed then a second-place finish on the strength of a trio of second place finishes: Jarray Napier, 11.97 seconds in the 100-meter sprint; Sam McMain, 12:24.25 in the 3200; and Aaron Prager, 16'11.5" in the long jump.

  • Apr 11th, 2012

Wolverines notch third straight; 8-2 win at Orcas | Softball

With the win, the Wolverines remain alone atop the Northwest 1A/2B standings, at 3-0, and improved to 3-2 overall.

  • Apr 10th, 2012

FH tracksters net four firsts, seven second-place finishes | Track & Field

Senior Lucas Jagel won both the 400 meter run and the discus, notching season personal bests in both events—55.35 seconds in the 400M, 106 feet in the discus. — Editor's note: Mark your calendar... Friday Harbor's only home meet of the season is Thursday, beginning at 4 p.m.

  • Apr 3rd, 2012

Boosted by hole-in-one, Bolger bests men’s field | Prep Golf

First year on the team. A couple of first-place medals. And then, a first hole-in-one. The 2012 golf season just keeps getting better for Friday Harbor sophomore Christo Bolger.

  • Apr 3rd, 2012

Wolverines rout Cedar Park Christian for win No. 4 | Baseball

Friday Harbor shattered a scoreless tie in the third inning with a barrage of extra-base hits, and then buried the overmatched Lions in their next two at-bats to seal a 19-1 win, Thursday, at Hartman Field.

  • Mar 23rd, 2012

Spring sports 2012: ‘game on’

Pick up a copy of March 21 edition of the Journal for a preview of Friday Harbor High School's spring sports season. Our spring sports preview includes schedules, an insider's glimpse and photos of each of Friday Harbor's six athletic teams.

  • Mar 21st, 2012

Braves win, but Rousars roll in Monday’s home match | Golf

Friday Harbor High School sophomore bested Monday's burly breeze and bitter cold to shoot a 58 over nine holes and to secure a spot in the District 1A tournament, as the Wolverines golf team hosted league rival La Conner at San Juan Golf & Country Club.

  • Mar 21st, 2012

San Juan’s Chevalier grabs derby lead

Chevalier landed a near 20-pounder (19.92 lbs) to grab the top spot on the derby's leader board as of Saturday's final weigh-in. The weight of his catch proved nearly two times that of Week 1 winner, Carter Whalen (11.18 lbs).

  • Feb 21st, 2012

Wolverines fall in Tri-District opener | Boys Basketball

Three days after claiming a victory in its first home playoff game in nearly a decade, the Friday Harbor boys basketball team fell 55-49 on the road to Life Christian Academy in the first round of the Tri-District tournament.

  • Feb 17th, 2012

Dome-ward bound: FH’s Willy Dunn claims fourth straight Mat Classic appearance | Wrestling

The Friday Harbor senior won the regional 1A heavyweight title Saturday, and earned his fourth straight appearance at State

Quick start, strong finish; Wolverines roll in home playoff win | Boys Basketball

Clinging to a 5-point lead at the start of fourth quarter, Friday Harbor held regional 1A rival Nooksack Valley to just 10 points in the final period of play to clinch a 64-51 victory at home, Wednesday, and advance into the next round post-season play.

Game on: Wolverines open post-season at home, today, vs. Nooksack Valley | Boys Basketball

The Wolverines will open post-season play at home, Wednesday, hosting Nooksack Valley in the first round of the District 1 playoffs in a "loser out" contest; Tip off is 5 p.m. in Turnbull Gym.

  • Feb 8th, 2012

$10,000 prize at Salmon Classic for 16.6-pound catch

The 9th Annual Salmon Classic Invitational hosted 85 boats and 293 anglers. A total of 55 fish were weighed-in Friday, Feb. 3, and 38 fish were weighed-in Saturday, Feb. 4, and $25,000 worth of cash prizes were awarded.

  • Feb 7th, 2012

Wolverines claim crown | Girls Basketball

Late season surge propels girls to second league title in three years The Friday Harbor girls basketball program waited 26 years to clinch its first outright league championship.

Wolverines tame Lions, avenge OT loss; 53-45 | Boys Basketball

On the offensive end, Friday Harbor big men Collin Williamson and Otis Cooper-West carried the load, scoring 17 and 15 points, respectively.

  • Feb 1st, 2012

One down, two to go; Wolverines chase league title | Girls Basketball

With Monday's win over the Loggers, the Wolverines are poised to square off on the road against La Conner, Friday, in a winner-take-all clash for the league title; tip off is 4:30 p.m.

Go fish for the 8th Frank Wilson Derby

The 8th Annual Frank Wilson Memorial Winter Blackmouth Derby runs Feb. 1 - April 15. Weigh-in must be done at King’s Market Meat Department by 5 p.m. daily and by 3 p.m. on the final day. There will be weekly prizes for the largest fish of each week.

  • Jan 31st, 2012

Friday basketball games postponed | Prep sports

The Wolverines basketball games at home versus Darrington have been rescheduled for Monday, Jan. 30. Tuesday's canceled games against Orcas have been rescheduled for Feb. 4, in Turnbull Gym.

  • Jan 20th, 2012