Sports

FH offense falters, Lyncs prevail; 69-53 | Boys basketball

Despite the loss, Friday Harbor secured the No. 2 seed, at the least, in the upcoming District 1 playoffs, on the strength of earlier victories over Meridian and Nooksack Valley. As the No. 2 seed, the Wolverines would host a game in the opening round of post-season play.

  • Jan 17th, 2012

Wolverines loss ground in league title race | Girls basketball

La Conner grabbed an early lead in dealing the Wolverines their first loss in league play, 46-35, Tuesday, in Friday Harbor

  • Jan 13th, 2012

Wolverines fall to league-leading La Conner; 61-44 | Boys Basketball

Turnovers proved costly as the Wolverines fell behind by double digits at the half and couldn't overcome the deficit after the break in a 61-44 loss at home, Tuesday, to league-leading La Conner.

  • Jan 12th, 2012

Friday Harbor wrestling match canceled | Prep sports

Wednesday's home match against Darrington has been canceled. The Wolverines and Loggers were slated to hit the mat beginning at 4 p.m. in Hall Gym.

  • Jan 12th, 2012

Game On: this week in high school sports

Catch the Wolverines wrestling squad in action at home, Wednesday, as perennial league powerhouse Darrington comes to town. The match gets under way at 4 p.m., and with post-season bids in all weight categories on the line.

  • Jan 11th, 2012

Wolverines bounce back from OT loss, tame Trojans; 45-36 | Boys Basketball

Friday Harbor big men Collin Williamson and Otis Cooper-West spark a fourth-quarter rally as the Wolverines put a muzzle on Meridian's upset bid.

Sign up now and save $$; Island Rec girls b-ball league starts Feb. 5

The league is open to girls in grades 4-8; previous team experience is not required to participate. Games begin Feb. 5 and continued through March 11. All games are played Sunday afternoons in Turnbull Gym.

  • Jan 6th, 2012

Turnbull nails 3-pt. buzzer beater, Wolverines prevail in OT; 48-40 | Girls Basketball

Senior Mandy Turnbull, who led all scorers with 18 points, took one dribble and cast up a rainbow-like shot that barely tickled the net as it dropped through the hoop and landed on the court, erasing a near-defeat and turning a buzzer-beater into a pot of gold.

Game on: this week in high school sports

Three games in five days for girls and for boys basketball teams; wrestlers compete in back-to-back matches, beginning Friday with a four-way bout at La Conner.

  • Jan 4th, 2012

Wolverines topple Mount Baker; 51-44 | Boys basketball

The Wolverines jumped out to an early lead, tossing in 16 points in the opening period of the non-conference contest and holding the Mountaineers (2-6) to just nine. The tables turned in a hurry, however, as several Wolverine starters, saddled with fouls, rode out the remainder of the half on the bench and Mount Baker took advantage.

Wolverines ambushed at Mount Baker; 60-29 | Girls Basketball

“They pressed us the entire game and that gave us a little trouble,” Head Coach Eric Jangard said. “It wasn’t our best performance but we’re fine. We’re moving on. We took it as an opportunity to get better.”

  • Dec 30th, 2011

Wolverines by a nose over Nooksack Valley; 43-42 | Boys Basketball

Up by nine at the start of the fourth quarter, the Wolverines saw their lead dwindle as the Pioneers (0-7) caught fire down the stretch, outscoring the visitors 17-11 in the final period. Friday Harbor led 28-19 at the half.

  • Dec 28th, 2011

SWISH sign-up

It’s time for 6th through 8th grade boys to shoot hoops. Pick up SWISH basketball forms at the elementary school and middle school offices.

  • Dec 13th, 2011

Brumsickle, Dunn place first at ‘Iron’ | Wrestling

Senior Willy Dunn and junior Tate Brumsickle bested the competition to finish first in their respective weight categories at the Iron Sharpens Iron match Saturday at Bellevue Christian.

  • Dec 13th, 2011

Wolverines roll over Concrete for first league win; 68-38 | Boys Basketball

With the win, the Wolverines evened their record at 1-1 overall, and are on the road for back-to-back league match ups beginning Saturday, at Orcas, followed by a trip to Darrington on Tuesday.

Friday Harbor rallies in win over LIons; 49-36 | Girls Basketball

The Wolverines grabbed a 4-point lead at the end of the opening period of play. But the Lions fought back, refusing to give ground. Friday Harbor still led by only four, 23-19, at the half.

  • Dec 8th, 2011

Friday Harbor falls to South Whidbey in season opener; 48-44 | Boys Basketball

Trailing 23-19 at the half, the Falcons scored the first five points of the third period to erase the deficit and grabbed a 1-point advantage. Friday Harbor reclaimed the lead moments later, at 29-30, as junior Donald Galt swiped a pass in the backcourt and laid it up and in. The contest proved a see-saw battle after that.

  • Dec 6th, 2011

Wolverines prevail over South Whidey in season opener; 41-35 | Girls Basketball

The Friday Harbor girls basketball team opened the 2011-2012 season with a 41-35 victory, Saturday, at home over South Whidbey, the team's second consecutive season-opening win against the Falcons. But this time the Falcons put up a fight.

Resurrection winner nets 22.34 pound Chinook

Walt and Tommy Vanwingerden netted a 22.34 pound Chinook on Day 1 of the 2nd annual Resurrection Derby to take an early and what proved to be an insurmountable lead over the course of the two-day fishing tournament in Friday Harbor.

  • Dec 6th, 2011

Wolverines earn 13 post-season awards

On the heels of its fourth consecutive league title, though La Conner grabbed a share, the 2011 Friday Harbor girls soccer team claimed a stockpile of post-season awards.

  • Dec 6th, 2011

Wolverines host South Whidbey, Saturday, in season opener | Basketball

With a veteran backcourt of three seniors at the helm, the girls team will be seeking a second straight season-opening win over the Division 2A Falcons. The Wolverines tallied a 67-28 victory over South Whidbey in their season opener a year ago. The two teams tip off at 4:30 p.m. in Turnbull Gym. In the nightcap, the boys team will be looking to avenge last year's season opening loss in their non-conference clash against the Falcons. Tip off is 6 p.m.

  • Dec 1st, 2011

Thar’ she blows — the annual Round the County sailing race began Nov. 12

The annual Round the County sailing race began Nov. 12 at Lydia Shoal, in Rosario Strait, just east of Obstruction Pass, and participants headed north past Orcas Island, around Clark, Matia, Sucia, and Patos Islands, then continued down Boundary Pass past the Turn Point Light House.

  • Nov 24th, 2011

Taylor shines in Lewis & Clark’s ‘Cinderella’ season

Former FH gridiron standout led Pioneers kickoff team in tackles

  • Nov 17th, 2011

Fishing derby tickets going fast

The 2nd annual Resurrection Derby begins Dec. 2 at the Port of Friday Harbor. And tickets are going fast, according to event organizer Kevin Klein.

  • Nov 15th, 2011

F. H. surrenders share of league crown; Braves prevail, 2-1 | Soccer

The Wolverines evened the score at 1-1 after the break, as senior Jenny MacDonald fired a rocket that caught the back of the net at about the 10-minute mark. But this time, the Braves would not be denied.

  • Oct 26th, 2011

Wolverines take down Cedar Park Christian, 3-1, in win No. 3 | Volleyball

On the heels of a 3-0 loss at Orcas, Oct. 18, the Wolverines bounced back two days later and dealt Cedar Park Christian a decisive 3-1 defeat, at home.

  • Oct 25th, 2011

Friday Harbor falls, 36-35 in regular-season finale | Football

The Wolverines will square off against top-seeded Kings, Friday, in the opening round of the District 1 playoffs.

  • Oct 25th, 2011

Friday Harbor’s doubles tandem nets District 1 title, berth in post-season play | Prep tennis

Paired together as Friday Harbor’s No. 1 doubles team, seniors Hayden Place and Parker Satin scorched the competition to clinch the league’s No. 1 doubles title with a pair of straight set victories, Saturday, on the Wolverines home court.

  • Oct 18th, 2011

Wolverines beat back upset bid with 3-2 victory in overtime | Girls soccer

Friday Harbor senior Robyn Roberts delivers the game-winner as the Wolverines clinch their second overtime win of the season, a 3-2 win at home, Saturday, over Nooksack Valley.

Short-handed Wolverines face league-leading Darrinton at home, Thursday | Volleyball

Competing this season without a single senior on the team, the Wolverines will match up against the Loggers without one of its more experienced players, sophomore Kendra Meeker, in the lineup.

  • Oct 5th, 2011

Wolverines dominate ground game in 40-20 win over Lyncs | Football

With a decisive 40-20 victory at home over Lynden Christian in the bag, the Wolverines will have momentum on their side when they match up against Meridian Friday on the road; kick off is 6 p.m.

Wolverines loose grip on upset bid, Orcas rallies in 3-2 victory | Volleyball

With two games in the bag and just one more to go, a scrappy but inexperienced Friday Harbor volleyball team failed to land the knockout punch.

  • Sep 29th, 2011

Wolverines toss shutout of their own; 4-0 win over Orcas | Girls soccer

Speedy sophomore Emily Guard put Friday Harbor on the board at the 13:13 mark of the opening period, beating the Vikings defensive unit on a foot race from midfield and banging in a breakaway goal. And the Wolverines were just getting started.

  • Sep 28th, 2011

F.H. falters vs Nooksack, 47-14 | Football

The Pioneers scored early and often in dealing the Wolverines a 47-14 defeat, Friday, on the road at Nooksack Valley.

  • Sep 28th, 2011

Diggin’ it: Wolverines strike a blow before bowing to Lyncs | Volleyball

The Wolverines caught a highly touted and undefeated Lynden Christian team, at 3-0, flat-footed, raced ahead to snatch the first of the-best-of-five match at 25-22, and were running neck and neck down the home stretch with the towering and highly touted Lyncs in Game No. 2.

Game times set for Wolverines match ups at home, Tuesday, against Orcas | Prep sports

Friday Harbor will host evening match ups against the Vikings of Orcas in soccer and in volleyball Tuesday, Sept. 27, thanks to the pending change to the fall ferry schedule, which goes into effect Sept. 25.

  • Sep 22nd, 2011

Wolverines fall to Coupeville, 3-0, at home in season opener | Volleyball

The Wolverines gained traction in the third game, however, battling the Wolves to a 14-14 tie before losing momentum down the stretch.

  • Sep 21st, 2011

Drought lingers as Wolverines come away empty at Port Townsend | Soccer

Four games into the season and still scoreless, the Wolverines will be looking to end the drought in their Northwest 1A/2B League opener, Thursday, at Concrete.

  • Sep 20th, 2011

Fast start, two wins for Wolverines tennis team | Tennis

One could argue that size and strength are not his greatest assets. But there’s no question that Friday Harbor senior Parker Satin has the never-say-die thing down to a tee.

Wolverines fall behind fast, trampled by Trojans; 50-27 | Football

With just five ticks off the game clock, the Wolverines trailed 6-0 after Meridian's Junior Castro took the opening kick off 75 yards into the end zone. The Trojans were just getting warmed up.

  • Sep 18th, 2011