Sports

F.H.’s season ends at tri-district

Back-to-back losses at the tri-district tournament brought an abrupt end to the season for the Friday Harbor softball team, May 14 at Sprinkler Fields in Tacoma.

Wolverines’ tennis title hopes end in post-season

Hopes for the Wolverines' tennis team came to an abrupt halt last weekend as everyone went down swinging.

Barnes, GrosJacques, Porters qualify for state

Kelsey Barnes, Christine GrosJacques, Matthew Porter and his sister Whitney Porter all qualified for the track and field championships, Thursday and Saturday at the tri-district meet at King's High School.

Merrilee Rush headlines at golf classic

The Wells Fargo San Juan Island Celebrity Golf Classic is May 30-31 at the San Juan Golf and Country Club.

  • May 21st, 2008

Taylor wins second bi-district

Friday Harbor’s Jordyn Taylor won the 1A Bi-District Golf Tournament for the second consecutive year May 13, this time at Eagles Pride Golf Course at Fort Lewis.

  • May 21st, 2008

F.H. downs Connell 4-1, takes eighth

The Friday Harbor baseball team claimed an eighth-place finish at State and a shot at advancing into the semifinal round by dealing Connell a 4-1 defeat in the opening round of the state 1A tournament.

Freshman Kelsey Barnes heads to Ohio for basketball invitational

Kelsey Barnes of Friday Harbor High School has been invited to participate in the USA Junior Nationals International Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio, July 21-27.

  • May 21st, 2008

Thursday night racing is back at Jackson’s Beach

The San Juan Sailing Foundation is offering a four-week racing series that starts Thursday, 5:30 p.m. Meet at the Net Shed at Jackson’s Beach.

  • May 21st, 2008

Eat plenty of lasagna and help the sailing team

There will be a live and silent auction and a chance to eat all the lasagna you can handle. Dinner is lasagna, salad, bread, fruit crisp, iced tea and lemonade. High school team members will be on hand to serve and answer any questions that you may have about the auction items or about the team. All the money raised will go toward travel expenses, gas and off-island regattas.

  • May 19th, 2008

Lehr, Lopez, Milkis at quad-district today

Junior tennis player Peter Duggins lost his quad-district qualifier Monday in Coupeville but, according to him, the win couldn't have gone to a nicer guy. "He's a really friendly guy, " Duggins said. "It was a cordial match. We were evenly matched."

  • May 15th, 2008

Taylor wins bi-district; four golfers advance to state

Friday Harbor's Jordyn Taylor won the 1A Bi-District Golf Tournament for the second consecutive year Tuesday, this time at Eagles Pride Golf Course at Fort Lewis. Taylor, a junior, shot an even round 72 at the course, voted the sixth-best golf course in the entire military by Travel and Leisure magazine.

  • May 15th, 2008

Tri-district berth on the line today

The Friday Harbor softball team kept its quest for a state tournament berth alive by dismantling Meridian 6-2 Saturday in the sub-district playoffs at Janicki Fields in Sedro-Woolley.

F.H. clinches berth at state

The Friday Harbor baseball team punched its ticket to the State 1A Baseball Tournament with a 4-2 victory over Orting in the final round of the Northwest District playoffs, Saturday at Stanwood.

F.H.’s Root advances in singles tennis

Friday Harbor senior Amanda Root defeated Coupeville’s Ashley Sanders 6-1, 6-4 Saturday at Coupeville to advance to the bi-district tournament.

  • May 14th, 2008

Register now for June basketball camps

Advantage Basketball Camps is accepting registration for camps scheduled June 16-19, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Friday Harbor High School.

  • May 13th, 2008

In Search of Par

As we piled out of the concierge vans, the breathtaking links-style course was majestically strewn over what seemed like miles of some of the most coveted property in the Tacoma area.

  • May 13th, 2008

Soccer season ends with 2-0 loss to Vashon

The Friday Harbor Wolverines boys soccer team’s season ended May 6 with a 2-0 loss to Vashon Island High School.

  • May 13th, 2008

For Dragons, it was a season to remember

The San Juan Dragons had a scrappy season that they will not soon forget.

  • May 13th, 2008

Sports Briefs

Women’s golf lessons for advanced beginners are scheduled May 22 and 29, and June 5 and 12 at 1:30 p.m. at San Juan Golf and Country Club.

  • May 13th, 2008

Cuomo wins district with 89

To understand first-year golfer Megan Cuomo’s accomplishment at the district tournament Thursday at Avalon ... well, let’s set the scene so you can stand in her place and feel your pulse quicken.

  • May 13th, 2008

Seven Wolverines earn tri-district bids

The Wolverines track team heads to the tri-district meet athlete-heavy this weekend, as seven students did well enough at last week’s sub-district meet at Lynden Christian to qualify for the next level.