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Go Wolverines! Go Vikings! | Sponsored post

SaviBank supports the Friday Harbor Wolverines and the Orcas Vikings as they…

  • Nov 18th, 2021

 

FH Soccer team advances to state final four

The Friday Harbor boys’ soccer team is advancing to the state final…

  • Nov 16th, 2021

 

Photo by Jennifer Furber.

Boys and girls wolverine soccer teams off to state!

Girls Soccer Friday Harbor High School boys and girls soccer teams are…

  • Nov 8th, 2021

 

Photo courtesy of Nadine Varsovia.
Volleyball’s “pink out” night to raise awareness for breast cancer.

Girls Soccer Scores Two Wins; Volleyball Suffers Two Losses

Soccer The Friday Harbor girls varsity soccer match on Oct. 26 was…

Photo courtesy of Nadine Varsovia.
Volleyball’s “pink out” night to raise awareness for breast cancer.
John Stimpson photo
Wolverines on defense.

Friday Harbor Wolverines earn a play-off spot after beating Wolves

by John Stimpson Contributor The Friday Harbor Wolverines traveled to Coupeville High…

  • Oct 31st, 2021
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Wolverines on defense.
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Wolverine Pierce Kleine #30 stops a Braves’ runner.

Wolverines overwhelm La Conner braves

The Friday Harbor Wolverines played the La Conner Braves on Oct. 22…

  • Oct 24th, 2021
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Wolverine Pierce Kleine #30 stops a Braves’ runner.
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Sports Update (temporary heading until I find out the scores for the future games this week)

The Friday Harbor High School varsity volleyball team lost 3-0 in a…

  • Oct 18th, 2021
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Wolverine Whiley McCutcheon, #34, runs for a good yardage gain. (John Stimpson photo)

Friday Harbor Wolverines lose to South Whidbey Falcons

Submitted by John Stimpson. The Friday Harbor Wolverines traveled off island to…

  • Oct 14th, 2021
Wolverine Whiley McCutcheon, #34, runs for a good yardage gain. (John Stimpson photo)
The mighty Wolverines take to the field for the start of the game. (John Stimpson photo)

Wolverines football starts October with a win and a loss

Submitted by John Stimpson. The Friday Harbor Wolverines battled the Coupeville Wolves…

  • Oct 9th, 2021
The mighty Wolverines take to the field for the start of the game. (John Stimpson photo)
Wolverine's Geoffrey Volk, #54, and Graham Learing, #16, stop Cougar’s running back. (John Stimpson photo)

Friday Harbor Wolverines cage the Seton Cougars

Submitted by John Stimpson. The Friday Harbor Wolverines played the Seton Catholic…

  • Sep 30th, 2021
Wolverine's Geoffrey Volk, #54, and Graham Learing, #16, stop Cougar’s running back. (John Stimpson photo)
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Island rivals Wolverines and Vikings face off in soccer

Submitted by Corey Wiscomb, Orcas Island. The mail system isn’t the only…

  • Sep 21st, 2021
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Connor Haines, #14, and Chris Gustafson, #24, to stop the La Connor Braves in their tracks. (John Stimpson photo)

Wolverine football battles the Braves

Editor’s note: A previous headline of this article was incorrect. The Wolverines…

  • Sep 21st, 2021
Connor Haines, #14, and Chris Gustafson, #24, to stop the La Connor Braves in their tracks. (John Stimpson photo)
Marcos Soto, #55, tackles the Falcon quarterback. (John Stimpson photo)

Wolverines football starts its season at home

Submitted by John Stimpson. The Friday Harbor High School Wolverines took on…

  • Sep 21st, 2021
Marcos Soto, #55, tackles the Falcon quarterback. (John Stimpson photo)
The Wolverines took on the Coupeville Wolves at home on May 22. (Jennifer Ayers/contributed photo)

Basketball season nears its ends with wins and losses for all four teams

The Friday Harbor Wolverines took on the Coupeville Wolves at home on…

  • Jun 1st, 2021
The Wolverines took on the Coupeville Wolves at home on May 22. (Jennifer Ayers/contributed photo)
2021 Wolverine girls soccer team. (Jennifer Ayers photo)

Wolverines have soccer scrimmage in lieu of canceled season

Fall sports at Friday Harbor High School was the season that didn’t…

  • May 17th, 2021
2021 Wolverine girls soccer team. (Jennifer Ayers photo)
Top row: Ella Mason, Ashley Lawson, Rachel Starr, Olivia Meenan, Stella Parsons, Ava Janson and Coach Nadine Varsovia. Bottom row: Natalie Morton, Rachelle Cruz, Olivia Germain, Annika Janson and Mia Blackmon.(Jennifer Ayers photo)

Varsity volleyball begins its season

Fresh on the heels of the first micro-season of Friday Harbor High…

  • Apr 13th, 2021
Top row: Ella Mason, Ashley Lawson, Rachel Starr, Olivia Meenan, Stella Parsons, Ava Janson and Coach Nadine Varsovia. Bottom row: Natalie Morton, Rachelle Cruz, Olivia Germain, Annika Janson and Mia Blackmon.(Jennifer Ayers photo)
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Havel honored as athlete of the week

Friday Harbor High School golf player, senior Ethan Havel, was honored as…

  • Apr 13th, 2021
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Baseball wraps up season undefeated

Friday Harbor Wolverines Baseball beat Coupeville, 8-6, to finish as league champions…

  • Apr 8th, 2021
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Olivia Brown sliding home. (Jennifer Ayers photo)

Fastpitch wraps up season by celebrating seniors

The Friday Harbor Wolverines Fastpitch team wrapped up its expedited season with…

  • Apr 8th, 2021
Olivia Brown sliding home. (Jennifer Ayers photo)
Individual winners from left to right in front: Ananda Velo, Orcas, third; Jack Mason, Friday Harbor, second; Ethan Havel, Friday Harbor, first. Back row: Friday Harbor Coach Jack Rice.

Wolverines wrap up golf season at home

F.H. High School Wolverine Boys Golf team won the 2021 League Championship…

  • Apr 6th, 2021
Individual winners from left to right in front: Ananda Velo, Orcas, third; Jack Mason, Friday Harbor, second; Ethan Havel, Friday Harbor, first. Back row: Friday Harbor Coach Jack Rice.
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Wolverines Baseball defeats Orcas

Submitted by Rich Warin Wolverine baseball beat Orcas Island baseball twice on…

  • Mar 31st, 2021
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Bristol Halvorson at bat in a game against the Orcas Vikings on March 27, 2021. (Jennifer Ayers photo)

Wolverines Softball comes back to win against Orcas

The Wolverine Fastpitch team came back from behind to win the day…

  • Mar 31st, 2021
Bristol Halvorson at bat in a game against the Orcas Vikings on March 27, 2021. (Jennifer Ayers photo)
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Wolverines baseball goes undefeated so far this season

The Friday Harbor High School Wolverine baseball team swept a doubleheader against…

  • Mar 25th, 2021
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Lauren Taylor, right, and Sandy León pose with an illustration Taylor made of the former Red Sox catcher. (Contributed photo)

Local artist hits a home-run designing for Topps Project 70

Lauren Taylor, 33, a homegrown local islander of Friday Harbor, Washington, has…

  • Mar 24th, 2021
Lauren Taylor, right, and Sandy León pose with an illustration Taylor made of the former Red Sox catcher. (Contributed photo)
Senior Raylee Miniken pitches against Coupeville on March 19. The girls lost 8-3 at home against the Wolves. (Jennifer Ayers/contributed photo)

Fastpitch takes on Coupeville at home

The Friday Harbor Wolverine Girls Fastpitch team faced off against the Coupeville…

  • Mar 25th, 2021
Senior Raylee Miniken pitches against Coupeville on March 19. The girls lost 8-3 at home against the Wolves. (Jennifer Ayers/contributed photo)
Friday Harbor High School 2021 girls tennis team. Front Row: Annabelle Montford, Isabella VanderYacht, Lilli Turnbow, Emilie Mason, Eva Sanabria Back Row: Sidney Herda, Eleanor Rollins, Sonora Tate, Luzy Marinkovic, Elanor Gislason, Lucy Martin, Trinity Cullen, Amelia Eltinge, Allie Fleming, Lillia Gamez. Not pictured: Ava Martin.

School sports return | Spring Sports Preview 2021

Spring sports: excitement, resilience, and safety. Masks cannot conceal the enthusiasm that…

Friday Harbor High School 2021 girls tennis team. Front Row: Annabelle Montford, Isabella VanderYacht, Lilli Turnbow, Emilie Mason, Eva Sanabria Back Row: Sidney Herda, Eleanor Rollins, Sonora Tate, Luzy Marinkovic, Elanor Gislason, Lucy Martin, Trinity Cullen, Amelia Eltinge, Allie Fleming, Lillia Gamez. Not pictured: Ava Martin.
After-school sailing club launches

After-school sailing club launches

With 20 students, four new boats, thanks to generous donations

  • Sep 30th, 2020
After-school sailing club launches
After-school sailing club gets students out in the sun and wind

After-school sailing club gets students out in the sun and wind

Submitted by the San Juan Island Sailing Foundation Most after-school athletic programs…

  • Sep 2nd, 2020
After-school sailing club gets students out in the sun and wind

September 300-mile Relay challenge

Submitted by Island Rec Island Rec and Peace Health want you to…

  • Sep 2nd, 2020

Virtual 8.8K results

Submitted by Island Rec Our 2020 Friday Harbor 8.8k Run/Walk was held…

  • Aug 26th, 2020
(John Stimpson photo/contributed)

Prep football moved to spring as WIAA announces new schedule

The 2020-21 school year will feature four shortened athletic seasons as opposed to the typical three.

(John Stimpson photo/contributed)
Marysville Pilchuck’s Dillon Kuk carries the ball with Prairie’s Ian Davis trailing during a playoff game on Nov. 15, 2019, at Quil Ceda Stadium in Marysville. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

WIAA delays start of fall high school sports season

Football practices are now scheduled to start Sept. 5 and all other fall sports will begin Sept. 7.

  • Jul 14th, 2020
Marysville Pilchuck’s Dillon Kuk carries the ball with Prairie’s Ian Davis trailing during a playoff game on Nov. 15, 2019, at Quil Ceda Stadium in Marysville. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Many golfers take to the course | Spring sports preview

Many golfers take to the course | Spring sports preview

*ALL HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS GAMES HAVE BEEN CANCELED* Coach Jack Rice is…

Many golfers take to the course | Spring sports preview
Wolverine Fastpitch ready to play ball

Wolverine Fastpitch ready to play ball

*ALL HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS GAMES HAVE BEEN CANCELED* The Wolverine ladies fastpitch…

Wolverine Fastpitch ready to play ball
Track team doubles in size

Track team doubles in size

*ALL HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS HAVE BEEN CANCELED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS* Friday Harbor’s…

Track team doubles in size
Tennis team season starts slowly

Tennis team season starts slowly

*ALL HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS HAVE BEEN CANCELED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS* The Friday…

Tennis team season starts slowly
Wolverines baseball is ready to hit it out of the park

Wolverines baseball is ready to hit it out of the park

*ALL HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS GAMES HAVE BEEN CANCELED* With a combination of…

Wolverines baseball is ready to hit it out of the park
Winter sports post-season update

Winter sports post-season update

Submitted by the San Juan Island School District The winter sports season…

  • Mar 4th, 2020
Winter sports post-season update
Swimmer makes big splash in season finale

Swimmer makes big splash in season finale

Submitted by Coach Tim Collins and Carlene Balcomb-Bartok San Juan Island Fitness…

  • Mar 4th, 2020
Swimmer makes big splash in season finale
2020 Wolverine Boys Varsity Team photo. (John Stimpson/contributed photo.)

Wolverines boys basketball season comes to an end

Submitted by John Stimpson The Tri-District Champ Wolverines went to play the…

  • Mar 3rd, 2020
2020 Wolverine Boys Varsity Team photo. (John Stimpson/contributed photo.)