Sports

Wolverines to battle Orcas in playoff opener | Girls basketball

In the opening round of post-season play, the Wolverines will be looking to avenge a Jan. 27 loss at Orcas, which finished fourth in league play, at 9-5, and split its two-game regular-season series against Friday Harbor. Tip off is 4 p.m., Feb. 18, on the Vikings home court.

  • Feb 11th, 2015

Wolverines await likely rematch vs Auburn Adventist in post-season opener | Boys basektball

The Friday Harbor boys basketball team tumbled into a first-place tie in the league standings following a three-point loss on the road Feb. 6 at La Conner. The Wolverines will likely face a formidable and now-familiar foe, Auburn Adventist, in its post-season opener as a result.

Friday Harbor falls to free-throw savvy Falcons; 60-53 | Boys basketball

Over the course of the 32-minute game, the Wolverines knocked down six of only 10 attempts at the free-throw line. The Falcons buried 29 attempts in 34 trips to the charity stripe.

Wolverines rout Mt Vernon Christian in win No. 4 in a row; 57-27

With a four-game win streak in tow, and a bout against Cedar Park Christian (3-2 league, 3-5 overall) on deck, Friday Harbor will host La Conner (4-0 league, 8-2 overall) Friday with first place in the Northwest 2B/1B League standings most likely riding on the outcome; tip off is 5:30 p.m.

  • Jan 13th, 2015

FH weathers Hurricanes three-point storm in 39-35 victory | Girls basketball

Senior Madden Shanks knocked down a two-pointer to give the Wolverines an eight-point advantage and room to breathe with three minutes remaining in regulation. But the upset-minded Hurricanes and sharpshooter Jacqueline Case weren’t ready to concede.

  • Jan 13th, 2015

Touring ‘Aussie’ team rides second-half rally in win over Wolverines | Girls basketball

On the heels of five games in six days, the Mornington Breakers saved their legs for the second half and turned a 10-point deficit into a 39-34 come-from-behind victory in the final minutes of an international clash Jan. 3 in Friday Harbor.

Wolverines split a pair at ‘Crush in the Slush’ | Girls basketball

Junior Alie Galt, either sidelined or playing limited minutes in the first six games of the season, made her presence known in against the Division 2A Storm, with a game-high 14 points and 15 rebounds.

  • Dec 30th, 2014

Wolverines weather late-game storm; Strasser tallies game-high 22 | Boys basketball

Friday Harbor led by 12 at the break, but Chimacum fought back, holding the Wolverines to five points in the third period and narrowing the deficit to a single point with just under three minutes remaining in regulation.

  • Dec 30th, 2014

Town contributes $10K to ballfields project

The Town Council in mid-December authorized a $10,000 donation to the Friday Harbor Athletic Association to cover the cost of a portion of the construction of a sidewalk on the west side of Carter Avenue.

  • Dec 24th, 2014

FH wrestlers tally seven ‘take downs’ at home | Wrestling

Pitted against an opponent nine pounds above his normal weight, Ben Ware joined in the pin-fest, with a take-down of Burlington-Edison’s Hunter Thompson with less than one minute elapsed in the bout.

  • Dec 22nd, 2014

Wolverines lurch by Coupeville in low-scoring win; 24-19 | Girls basketball

Junior Madi Kincaid scored all of her game-high 13 points in the second half, including a pair of buckets from beyond the 3-point stripe, and accounted for all seven points that the Wolverines tallied in the fourth and final period as well.

  • Dec 18th, 2014

Wolverines strike early, often in back-to-back league wins | Boys basketball

Six-foot, 6-inch junior Kyle Jangard contributed 13 points in a 63-22 win at Concrete, following up on a career-high 27 points in Friday Harbor’s 82-29 rout at home Dec. 9 over an under-sized and overmatched Shoreline Christian squad.

  • Dec 16th, 2014

Martin wins $10K derby prize; Nelson takes 2nd place | Guest Column

The Resurrection Derby, since its inception, has been widely acknowledged as the “Best of the Best” hardcore salmon tournament in the region, attracting saltwater anglers from all over the Northwest and Canada.

  • Dec 15th, 2014

Island Rec seeks volunteer coaches & refs for basketball league

This recreational league focuses on building skills and having fun.

  • Dec 12th, 2014

Winter sport preview: Built for battle in the paint, speed on the wings | Boys basketball

Sure, every team likes its chances at the start of a new season. Friday Harbor is no different in that regard. But having a bounty of proven assets to wield would appear to make a healthy dose of optimism for the prospects ahead something more than a simple inclination for pre-season wishful thinking.

  • Dec 11th, 2014

Winter sports preview: New season, lofty goals, rugged rivals | Girls basketball

For the Friday Harbor girls basketball team, competition at the 2B level means going toe-to-toe with some of the state’s toughest teams in both the 2B and 1B divisions, and with the outcome of each and every game having impact on its position in the Northwest 2B/1B League standings and its prospects of post-season play.

  • Dec 11th, 2014

Winter sports preview: Roster reinforced by youth; familiar foes await | Wrestling

Division 2B competition has meant significant change in regular-season opponents and post-season prospects for many of Friday Harbor’s athletic teams. Not so much for the Wolverines wrestlers. “We’re still grinding it out with Concrete and Darrington,” Head Coach Taine Pyle said.

  • Dec 11th, 2014

Wolverines prevail over Shoreline in O.T.; Wood to the rescue | Girls basketball

Early on, Friday Harbor rode the hot hand of junior Madi Kincaid, who scored 16 of the Wolverines first 20 points, before Wood tallied eight straight in a pivotal run to end the third period, and that carried over into the fourth.

FH boys fall to Overlake in Classic title bout; girls rebound to claim third

Friday Harbor picked off enough passes and parlayed those into a steady diet of break-away lay-ins to remain within striking distance, trailing 38-27, at the start of the second half. But even after draining four 3-pointers in the opening half, Overlake's Katon Minhas had more in store from beyond the third-point arc and for the Wolverines.

Hoop season? It’s here; FH to host ‘Tip-off Classic’

Competition in the two-day tournament gets under way Friday, Dec. 5, at 2 p.m., in Turnbull Gym. The Friday Harbor girls basketball team plays at 5:30 p.m. Friday; the boys are scheduled to tip-off at 7:15 p.m.

  • Dec 5th, 2014

November to remember: FH soccer makes its mark at State

In an unprecedented post-season performance, the Friday Harbor soccer program set a new milestone, as the boys squad claimed the third-place trophy and the girls team finished in fourth place in its first-ever appearance at State.

  • Dec 3rd, 2014

Friday Harbor boys claim 3rd at State; girls team takes 4th | Prep soccer

Saturday's triumph at Sumner High School's Sunset Chervron Stadium catapulted the Wolverines into third place at the 2014 state tournament with a second straight 1-point win over Grace Academy, this time in the consolation round of the championship bracket.

  • Nov 24th, 2014

Top awards trail in season of success

Fall 2014 turned out to be a blockbuster sports season for the Wolverines; the trophy case may need a new wing.

Issanjou’s ‘hat-trick’ propels Friday Harbor to State semi-final berth | Boys soccer

Arno Issanjou tallied his third hat-trick (three goals in a game) of the season and the Wolverines showed one of their strongest defensive performances, limiting the Crusaders (11-8) to only a handful of shots and leaving goalkeeper Dalton Ayers with little to do.

  • Nov 18th, 2014

Wolverines seal first-ever win at State in shutout, clinch semi-final berth | Girls soccer

With the game still scoreless in the 25th minute, the Bears would be whistled for a foul about 30 yards from their goal and there was no doubt who would strike the free kick, as Domenech stepped up to the ball.

  • Nov 18th, 2014

Wolverines rally late for win in season finale | Football

With Friday Harbor trailing 6-0 after three quarters of play, senior Bill Revercomb broke through the Red Raiders defensive front and galloped 25 yards into the end zone to tie the score with eight minutes remaining in the non-league contest, Thursday, Nov. 6, in Friday Harbor.

  • Nov 10th, 2014

Wolverines clinch first-ever state tourney berth in overtime win | Girls soccer

With the victory, the Wolverines (13-4) punched their ticket to the Division 2B state tournament and collected their ninth consecutive victory, thanks in large part to three timely saves by goalkeeper Hayden Mayer.

  • Nov 7th, 2014

Wolverines bag playoff win, clinch state berth | Boys soccer

The victory clinches a spot in the state 2B tournament quarterfinals for the Wolverines, the program's first appearance at state since 2005. They will play two more district playoff games in the next week to decide state seeding, starting with a showdown Wednesday, Nov.5, against undefeated Mount Vernon Christian (17-0).

  • Nov 5th, 2014

State champs; playoff-bound FH soccer teams earn top academic honors

The 14 members of the Friday Harbor’s boys soccer team had a collective 3.38 GPA and the 13-member girls soccer team together averaged 3.74 for the fall quarter. The boys open post-season play Saturday, Nov. 1; the girls face the runner-up of the Sea-Tac League in a "win-to-survive" playoff match, Nov. 5.

  • Oct 31st, 2014

Issanjou nets penalty kick, lifts Wolverines over Grace Academy; 3-2 | Boys soccer

Arno Issanjou scored his team-leading 13th and 14th goals of the season, including opening the scoring just before halftime, and later converting a penalty kick in the dying minutes of the game to give the Wolverines the win.

  • Oct 29th, 2014

Payback: Wolverines dispatch Darrington in post-season preview

With the victory, the Wolverines (9-3) avenged a hard-fought early season loss on the Loggers home court and secured the No. 2 seed for the upcoming Northwest 2B Division playoffs, Oct. 30, at Mount Vernon Christian.

Hoop season is here; coaches needed for boys recreational league

The 2014 season begins Oct. 27 and runs through Dec. 14. The Island Rec program focuses on building skills on the court and friendly competition for players and teams in three age categories: 3/4th grade, 5/6th grade and 7/8th grade.

  • Oct 17th, 2014

Wolverines bounce back from back-to-back losses, trounce Cedar Park | Volleyball

The Wolverines gave up a combined five points in the first two games, and, substituting liberally in the third game of the best-of-five match, tallied a 25-14 win to seal a runaway win over Cedar Park Christian.

  • Oct 7th, 2014

Wolverines bounce back after bitter defeat, net back-to-back wins | Boys soccer

The Wolverines (6-3) sit in fourth place in league, which boasts four of the state's Top 10 Division 2B teams, including No.8 ranked Friday Harbor, as well as No. 4 ranked Mount Vernon Christian (8-0). Friday Harbor will host the league-leading Hurricanes Tuesday, Oct. 7; game time is 4:30 p.m.

  • Oct 7th, 2014

Wolverines even season series, shutout La Conner for 2-0 win | Girls soccer

With the win, the Friday Harbor girls soccer team tallied victory No. 4 in its last five matches, as well as its fourth consecutive win in league play, and also evened its three-game regular season series against the Braves at one game apiece.

  • Oct 2nd, 2014

Friday Harbor blanked by Bear Creek | Girls’ Soccer

A competitive showing against the Grizzlies might be better for the Wolverines at this point of the season than another lopsided win

  • Sep 30th, 2014

Wolverines upend La Conner with second-half shutout | Football

With a 55-yard scoring drive and 2-point safety to start the second half, the Wolverines erased a 5-point deficit, stole back the momentum and muscled their way into the driver’s seat of the Northwest 2B /1B League title chase in a 39-21 victory at home, Sept. 26, over La Conner.

  • Sep 29th, 2014

Wolverines dismiss Vikings in three straight, remain undefeated | Volleyball

With four consecutive wins to open the 2014 season, Friday Harbor has dropped only two games over that four-game stretch and pitched a shutout against each of its last two opponents, the Vikings and Division 2A Sedro Woolley.

  • Sep 26th, 2014

Short-handed Wolverines claim big win on the road | Boys soccer

The Wolverines came out of halftime fired up against the Braves, who seemed to be arguably the better team for the beginning of the second half.

  • Sep 23rd, 2014

Wickman hat-trick fuels win over Concrete | Girls soccer

Emma Wickman scored the first, second and third goals of her varsity career in the Wolverines runaway win over Concrete. But the Friday Harbor sophomore isn't the only one to find the back of the opponent's net.

  • Sep 23rd, 2014