Sports

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

Friday Harbor topples Loggers in a rout; 43-6

With a decisive win over Darrington, the Wolverines (2-1) will have momentum on their side when they face league-leading La Conner, at home, Friday, Sept. 26; kick off is 6:30 p.m.

Retooled, rebuilt for 2B battle | Fall Sports Preview Football

One aspect Coach Richard Ledford is fairly unfamiliar with is the lack of depth on this year’s roster. Only 38 players turned out this year; Ledford is more used to a team with 50.

  • Sep 10th, 2014

New league prompts renewed commitment | Fall Sports Preview Girls’ Soccer

The Wolverines this year face all four Northwest 2B League opponents three times each, in the past they’ve played each other twice.

  • Sep 10th, 2014

Size, experience on their side | Fall Sports Preview Boys’ Soccer

With experience, size, numbers (30 players turned out for the team) and perhaps the most well-conditioned squad in the league, the stars are aligned for the 2014 Wolverines.

Battle-tested, ready to soar | Fall Sports Preview Girls’ Volleyball

First-year coach Nadine Varsovia has about a dozen players on the junior varsity squad who, with a little time, attention and fine-tuning, will help keep the program at its elevated pitch.

Game, set, no more match? | Fall Sports Preview Boys’ Tennis

On the eve of competition, prospective opponents shied away from putting the Wolverines on their calendar because of the absence of bodies on the Friday Harbor roster

Wolverines strike early, often in season-opening win | Football

The Wolverines, playing this year in Division 2B for the first time in more than a decade, exploded for 37 points and held the Vikings, who suited only 14 players for the contest, scoreless in the first half.

  • Sep 7th, 2014

Wolverines to host Orcas in gridiron opener, Friday

This year, league standings and playoff position will come into play, as both teams fall in the same league for the first time since 2006.

  • Sep 3rd, 2014

PIMC ‘outreach’ offers free physicals for high school fall sports

The free physical clinic is Sunday, Aug. 3, 3-7 p.m., in Friday Harbor High School's Hall Gym. Students should fill out and bring a completed "athletics packet" to the clinic (available on the SJI school district website).

  • Jul 24th, 2014

Maggie King joins Hall of Fame

The late Maggie King, a former Mountlake Terrace High School teacher, coach and lifelong advocate of girls sports, was inducted into the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame.

  • Jul 22nd, 2014

Steenkolk scores TD, East prevails in annual gridiron all-star game

Steenkolk earned the starting nod at the fullback position for the West and, along with a TD, carried the ball four times in the first half.

  • Jul 2nd, 2014

Race of the month? ‘Runners World’ picks San Juan Island marathon

Several changes are in store for the 2014 marathon, Sunday, June 22: a new course, still with plenty of hills, and start and finish lines at Lakedale Resort, a first-time host of the event. The Marathon and the Three Lakes Triathlon will both take place June 22, for the first time as well.

  • Jun 10th, 2014

Friday Harbor’s Meeker claims 3rd at state 1A golf championship

In her fourth consecutive appearance at the state 1A golf championship—the final of her prep career—Kendra Meeker knocked five strokes off an 82-opening round to climb back into the hunt for the tournament crown and to claim third place overall by shooting a 77 over 18 holes on the second day of the competition.

  • Jun 3rd, 2014

Meeker clinches fourth-consecutive trip to State

Meeker finished second overall among 36 players competing in the women's field of the Tri-District, Tuesday, May 20, at Gold Mountain Golf Course in Bremerton, three strokes behind Tri-District champion Hannah Hoh of King's High School. The 16 players with the lowest scores advance to State.

  • May 21st, 2014

Wolverines thrash Nooksack Valley, 7-3; advance to District 1 semis

Hitting ninth in the batting order, senior Elliott Garl snapped a scoreless tie and sparked a third inning, 5-run score-fest with a well-placed base hit into shallow centerfield that scored freshman Kai Herko form third. The Wolverines were just getting started.

Wolverines prepare for post-season play

Quest begins for berth at state for baseball, softball, tennis, golf, track and field and soccer for Friday Harbor teams

  • May 7th, 2014

Wolverines prove fiesty, resilient in 3-3 tie | Soccer

In the 64th-minute of the match, Sam Gabler-Brown struck a perfect free kick that Daniel Porter was able to get his head on and flick into the top corner, tying the score at 3-3 and setting off pandemonium from a large and enthusiastic home crowd.

  • Apr 25th, 2014

Cooper-West tosses two-hit shutout; Wolverines trample Trojans, 7-zip | Baseball

After a bumpy 1-and-3 start to the season, the Wolverines have been on a tear, winning seven of their last nine games, with one tie, a 1-1 stalemate against Division 2A Squalicum on the road, and falling only to Cedar Park Christian (Bothell) in a 5-1 loss, April 12, at Cedar Park, during that nine-game stretch.

  • Apr 23rd, 2014

Offense unleashed: Wolverines prevail in seesaw battle | Softball

The Friday Harbor softball team shook off the rust, fired up the offense and left Concrete in the dust to seal a 14-11 win, notching its highest-scoring output of the season along with the victory.

  • Apr 16th, 2014

Friday Harbor makes quick work of Lions in lopsided win; 13-3 | Baseball

At the top of the batting order, leadoff hitter Casey Rothlisberger, 2-of-4 at the plate, scored two runs, Gabe Lawson had two hits and a pair of runs as well, and Amer Melic was 2-of-3 at the plate and added three runs.

  • Apr 16th, 2014

Wolverines shine in league home meet | Track and Field

Girls team claims league win thanks to flurry of first-place finishes, boys take 2nd

  • Apr 7th, 2014

Cooper-West notches eight Ks in one-run win | Baseball

Friday Harbor snapped a scoreless tie and grabbed a 1-0 lead in the third inning after Cooper-West and junior Peter Holt swatted back-to-back singles, and Gabe Lawson and Amer Melic each drew a walk to send Cooper-West across home plate with the Wolverines first run of the contest. But that narrow lead wouldn't last...

Lawson leads Friday Harbor over La Conner in league opener | Baseball

Junior Gabe Lawson tossed a 2-hit shutout over five innings and drove in six of the team's 12 runs with a single, a triple and a home run. Seniors Peter Holt and Mitch Coleman had two hits apiece in the lopsided win.

  • Mar 27th, 2014