Steady rain and blustery southeast winds greeted the 106 sailors comprising 19 Northwest District Interscholastic Sailing Association high school teams on Saturday, March 14 at the Western Washington University Lakewood Sailing Facility
Teams from Orcas, Friday Harbor, Bellingham and Mt. Vernon competed in the third annual 5-on-5 tournament at the Orcas high school gyms on March 14. All proceeds benefited the Orcas Booster Club.
The Orcas Vikings high school basketball season has wrapped up and the following students received all-league selections.
Twelve sailors from the Orcas High School Sailing Team traveled to the annual North West Interscholastic Sailing Association Kick-Off regatta at Seattle Yacht Club on Saturday, March 7.
The winning team was organized by Jack Gates, an Orcas High School graduate who now goes to college in Bellingham. He and his friends, calling themselves Chocolate Drop, came in first after a more than 7-hour day of basketball. The team members are: Gates, Von Holmes, Jared Wells, Blake Brogan and brothers Trevin and Kelby Todd.
The Orcas Christian School Saints ladies team finished its first year in the WIAA and the Northwest 1B League.
Come support your basketball-playing islanders this Saturday, March 14 at both high school gyms.
Second-year coach Dan Drake says a talented group of players has returned for the season opener against Friday Harbor on March 12.
Resurrecting the baseball program at Orcas High School has been the focus of third-year head coach Jim Passer.
Rebounding from a rough inaugural 3-12 season, coach Jason Nichols faced the inherit problem of a small team: not enough players often playing unfamiliar positions.
Photos from Daily Herald/Sound Publishing photographers Kevin Clark and Genna Martin.