Sports

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

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