Sports

Wolverines net nine wins at Granite Falls Invite | Girls tennis

Freshman Yasmin Sarah, playing in the No. 2 singles slot, swept all three of opponents she faced in the four-school round-robin tournament, highlighted by a 8-7 pro-set victory against Vashon that Yasmin sealed with a 13-11 win in the pivotal tie-breaker.

  • Mar 27th, 2014

Grace Academy no match for Meeker, but Wolverines fall by two | Golf

Top-flight performances by several Wolverines were not enough to put Friday Harbor in the winner's circle, as Grace Academy prevailed by two strokes, 198-200, to notch the team win, Tuesday, at San Juan Island Golf & Country Club.

  • Mar 26th, 2014

Paul bests the field to claim table tennis tournament title

San Juan Island's Roger Paul successfully fended off the tenacious, spirited play of Daniel Farber of Anacortes to claim first place in the top division of the 3rd Annual Island Rec Table Tennis Tournament. Top finishers in other divisions: Table 2, John Entermann of Anacortes, Table 3, Friday Harbor's Tony Fyrqvist, Table 4, Jock Warren.

  • Mar 20th, 2014

Rise in ranks for well-seasoned squad | Tennis

That’s because a total of 22 girls turned out to participate on the 2014 team; only a dozen turned out a year ago.

Tough test awaits title team | Baseball

With only four seniors on the squad, the Friday Harbor baseball team will start the 2014 season with a lot less experience than it has in the past.

Propelled by star power on the links | Golf

Friday Harbor golf fans will have an excellent opportunity to catch the Wolverines at home this season, as five of team’s 10 matches are slated for San Juan Golf & Country Club, the Wolverines home course.

  • Mar 18th, 2014

Bright future in store, expectations remain in check | Soccer

In the first match of the season last Saturday, 2012 state champion Overlake pulled out a 5-2 win, but Friday Harbor showed athleticism and kept it close most of the way.

  • Mar 18th, 2014

Roster re-tooled, new lineup ready to roll | Softball

With only two seniors returning to the roster, first-year Head Coach Brian Lambright knows there are challenges to be met.

Speed, strength; bolstered by numbers | Track and Field

Track Coach Darrin Scheffer and the track and field athletes are looking forward to a banner year in 2014

  • Mar 18th, 2014

Friday Harbor to face University Prep in Tri-District tourney

Avenge and advance: the Wolverines can avenge a 5-point loss early in the season and advance in post-season play with a win over the Pumas (16-4) in the opening round of the Tri-District 1A tournament; tip off is 5 p.m. at University Prep.

  • Feb 18th, 2014

Wolverines host South Whidbey in post-season ‘do-or-die’ | Boys basketball

Stakes are high for the Friday Harbor boys basketball team, as the Wolverines host the Whidbey Island Falcons (6-16) in a post-season elimination game tonight, Friday. Tip off is 5 p.m. in Turnbull Gym.

  • Feb 14th, 2014

Wolverines, Nooksack Valley square off in post-season elimination game | Girls basketball

The Wolverines (8-13) fell into the consolation bracket following a 63-31 defeat at Kings High School, Tuesday. The Pioneers (14-7) stumbled into the consolation game after falling to Blaine 56-39 in their post-season opener as well.

  • Feb 13th, 2014

Wolverines best Blaine in post-season opener; 46-31 | Boys basketball

Post-season update: On the heels of Wednesday's loss on the road to No.2-seed Kings in the District 1A playoffs, the Wolverines will host South Whidbey in a post-season elimination game, Friday; tip off is 5 p.m. in Turnbull Gym. (click on this story to watch video footage of the Wolverines' Feb. 10 playoff win over Blaine— video by Jeremiah Lord).

  • Feb 13th, 2014

Wolverines to host Blaine in post-season opener—tonight, in Turnbull Gym

The Friday Harbor boys basketball team, winners of eight of their last nine games, will open post-season play at home, Monday, Feb. 10, against Blaine High School. Tip off is 5 p.m. in Turnbull Gym. The girls team faces Kings, on the road, Tuesday, in the opening round of post-season play.

  • Feb 10th, 2014

Defense pays dividends in decisive 63-56 win | Boys basketball

The Wolverines, winners of six of their last seven games, will open post-season play at home, Monday, Feb. 10, in a rematch against Northwest Conference 1A rival Blaine

Lynden Christrian upends Wolverines by eight | Boys basketball

The Lyncs turned a 5-point advantage at the end of the first period into a 7-point lead at the half, outscored Friday Harbor by four in the third and coasted to a 61-53 victory in a regional 1A Division match up Saturday, Jan. 25, on their home court.

  • Jan 31st, 2014

Woods nets 31 to lead Wolverines over Coupeville; 62-55 | Boys basketball

With a win over the Wolves in tow, Friday Harbor will face La Conner on the road, Friday, with the league title on the line. Both teams enter the contest undefeated, at 4-0, in Northwest 1A/2B League play.

  • Jan 30th, 2014

Chocolate, salmon, cider… oh my!; SJ County backs Seahawks with Super Bowl wager

In a winner-take-all wager of gut-busting proportions, San Juan County will be backing the Seattle Seahawks with locally produced chocolates, salmon and hard cider. Across the table, Colorado's Eagle County, in backing the Broncos, is laying on the line buffalo jerky, grass-fed beef and beverages from Bonfire Brewing Company, on the outcome of Sunday's Super Bowl.

  • Jan 29th, 2014

Wolverines misfire at Lynden Christian | Girls basketball

The loss to the Lyncs is the latest dip in the Wolverines roller-coaster season. They bounced back from a 62-38 defeat at Orcas, Jan. 17, to rout Concrete 52-13 at home. Tabatha Keane scored 13 and Maddie Kincaid contributed 10 in the win.

  • Jan 28th, 2014

Back on track: Wolverines outpace Meridian; 48-33 | Girls basketball

Tabatha Keane scored 22 points, her second 20-plus point game in a row, to lead all scorers. Sophomore Maddie Kincaid tossed in 18 points, 10 in the first half, and Allie Galt had six.

Wolverines top Meridian in lopsided win; 51-26 | Boys basketball

Points proved hard to come by for the Trojans. The Wolverines grabbed an early advantage by outscoring Meridian 16-5 in the opening period and held the Trojans to just a single point in the third quarter.

  • Jan 15th, 2014

Wrestlers claim sweep in 3-team match at home | Wrestling

In the end, the Wolverines defeated both Tacoma Baptist, 35-21, and Chief Leschi, 48-18

  • Dec 17th, 2013

Wolverines fall to Darrington in one-point loss; 42-41 | Girls basketball

The Wolverines (2-3) led by one point at the half and tallied the first eight points of the third period to gain a 26-17 advantage. But the Loggers rallied, tying the score at 37-37 late in the final period, and went up by a single point, at 42-41, when Amy Miles buried a three-point shot with one minute left in regulation.

  • Dec 16th, 2013

Wolverines roll over Loggers in runaway win; 66-21 | Boys basketball

Capitalizing on size, speed and a tenacious full-court press, the Wolverines lit up the scoreboard with 27 first-period points, held Darrington to just eight, and had an near-insurmountable 47-10 advantage in tow at the half.

  • Dec 16th, 2013

Wolverines rout South Whidbey; 55-21 | Girls basketball

With the win, Friday Harbor improved to 2-0 on the season. Three days earlier, the Wolverines outpaced Forest Ridge to claim a 73-16 victory in their 2013-14 season opener on the road. Keane (32) and Galt (21) together combined for 53 of the team point total.

  • Dec 9th, 2013

Friday Harbor strikes early in win over South Whidbey | Boys basketball

Leading 16-12 at the end of the first period, Friday Harbor weathered a barrage of three-pointers by Falcons senior Brandon Asay, three in the first half and a total of six in the game, widened the advantage late in the second period to take a 30-22 lead at the half.

  • Dec 9th, 2013

Turnovers prove costly; Friday Harbor falls in season opener, 66-41 | Boys basketball

The Wolverines scored the first two and the last two points of the game. But in between, Burlington-Edison scored a whole bunch of buckets of their own...

  • Dec 5th, 2013

Friday Harbor winter high school sports season heats up, starting Tuesday

The Friday Harbor boys basketball team will be first out of the gate, hosting Division 2A Burlington-Edison, Tuesday, in their 2013-14 season opener; tip off is 6 p.m. in Turnbull Gym

  • Dec 3rd, 2013

Wolverines defeat Vashon in season finale, 54-17 | Football

Friday Harbor put up big numbers on the scoreboard in their final game of the season, dealing the visiting Pirates of Vashon Island a 54-17 defeat.

  • Nov 8th, 2013

FH volleyball team splits first two playoff matches; soccer ousted in opening round loss | Prep Sports

High school sports post-season update: Wolverines advance into the second round of the district 1A volleyball playoff consolation bracket with a victory over Meridian. Girls soccer team falls 7-1 to Kings High School in elimination game.

  • Oct 31st, 2013

Earlier start for Friday Harbor home football game

Kick off time for the Halloween clash between the Wolverines and Lynden Christian will be 6:45 p.m... that's 15 minutes earlier than previously planned.

  • Oct 31st, 2013

Young Wolverines prep for post-season | Girls Volleyball

Friday Harbor swept league opponent Shoreline Christian at home Oct. 24 to remain in the hunt with Darrington for sole possession of second place in the final league standings.

  • Oct 29th, 2013

Wolverines prevail over La Conner in shootout | Girls soccer

With the top spot the league standings at stake and the Braves looking to avenge an earlier loss to the Wolverines on their home field, Friday Harbor Coach Paul Hopkins expected Tuesday's battle to be intense. It didn't disappoint.

Make that three in a row; Wolverines sweep Blaine | Volleyball

With perennial 2B state title contender La Conner (11-0) and Lynden Christian (9-1) waiting in the wings, Friday Harbor (9-1) began its toughest four-game stretch of the year Tuesday, Oct. 22, in a showdown at home against La Conner, and with first-place in the Northwest 1A/2B League standing up for grabs

  • Oct 22nd, 2013

Wolverines host La Conner in league title bout, Tuesday | Girls soccer

A week ago, the Wolverines (5-0 league, 7-5 overall) shattered a scoreless tie at the half to upset the La Conner, the defending league champ, in a 3-1 victory on the Braves home field. Expect La Conner to be looking to even the score.

  • Oct 22nd, 2013

Wolverines dominate Orcas in 8-0 win | Girls soccer

The Wolverines may have had difficulty finding the back of the net in their last two matches, but not so against Orcas.

  • Oct 10th, 2013

Wolverines prevail in see-saw battle against Orcas | Volleyball

With the best-of-five match tied at two games apiece, Friday Harbor grabbed a 12-5 advantage midway through the final game and then tallied three of the next seven points to claim a 15-9 win in the finale, and the match by a final score of 3-2.

  • Oct 10th, 2013

Prep sports roundup: Volleyball team extends win streak; football, soccer squad fall short in tangle with Trojans

The Friday Harbor volleyball team collected its second win of the season over a Division 1A rival and remains unbeaten, at 5-0, with a three-game sweep at home, Oct. 3, over Meridian.

  • Oct 8th, 2013

At 3-0, young Wolverines off to scintillating start | Volleyball

With back-to-back victories at home, highlighted by an improbable comeback over Mount Baker, the Friday Harbor volleyball team remains undefeated, but with tougher tests dead ahead.

  • Sep 29th, 2013

Wolverines weather 2nd half storm in 30-28 win | Football

Friday Harbor jumped out to 22-0 lead at the half, and would need every bit and another touchdown, too, to fend off a second-half rally by La Conner and to post their third consecutive win, a dangerously close 30-28 victory, Friday, at home.