Island Rec sailing classes got off to a windy start last week. Using boats generously provided by the Sailing Foundation, two classes of aspiring sailors came to Percich Pond to test the waters.
It only took Rich Rae 14 years — and probably close to 1 million swings at a golf ball — to produce his first hole-in-one.
It happened during Saturday Men’s Club competition at San Juan Golf and Country Club. He used a 9-iron to sink the hole-in-one on the 156-yard par 3 sixth hole.
John Towson and golfing members of the Leo Club stood behind a check for $500 for the Save Our Schools fund, at the conclusion of the second annual Leo Club Spring Scramble Golf Tournament June 8 at San Juan Golf and Country Club.
Peter Bonoff and Rob Cuomo live lacrosse. They played in college and they’ve coached the San Juan Dragons. Cuomo coached the Dragons to the Division II playoffs in his debut year with the team. So will they tip the scales in favor of the Dragons alumni team when they face the 2008 Dragons squad in the annual alumni game Saturday, 1 p.m., at Friday Harbor High School?
The Coast Guard is reminding mariners and recreational boaters to avoid approaching large passenger vessels, such as cruise ships and Washington State Ferries, whether these vessels are underway, moored or at anchor.
At the San Juan Island School Board meeting May 28, the budget ax hit the spreadsheet and six sports programs hit the floor.
Football stays. Girls soccer stays. Boys and girls basketball teams stay. Baseball, softball and girls tennis stay.
Boys tennis and girls volleyball are gone. Boys soccer is gone. The co-ed sports — golf, track and wrestling — are gone.
Cheerleading, not technically a sport since the team doesn’t compete, stays.