Sports

Four Viking boys receive athletic honors

Four members of the Orcas High School received stand out honors this year for their athletic performance during the season.

  • Mar 14th, 2016

Christian School Saints earn league honors

After a successful 2015-2016 campaign which saw the first league title in school history, Orcas Christian School Saints, Boys basketball players, have been named Northwest 1B All Conference Team. And Head Coach, Ryan Davis, was named Coach of the Year. The Lady Saints were awarded the league's sportsmanship award.

  • Mar 14th, 2016

Local junior golfer wins tournament

Burly Hildreth beat out the competition by one stroke to win the Pacific Northwest Junior Mini-Tour.

  • Mar 8th, 2016

Orcas Island Wrestling closes out season strong

Submitted by Orcas Island Wrestling coaches Jason Dean and Rob Harvey.

  • Mar 5th, 2016

OCS Saints end season

The Lady Saints kicked off a new era in their 2015-2016 season with a revamped coaching staff led by Head Coach Roger Worley. Joining Worley on the bench was Michelle Bechtel, a college basketball standout while at Walla Walla University, and Troy O'Neal, a seasoned veteran and coach of the game who has worked with many local basketball programs.

  • Mar 2nd, 2016

Viking b-ball teams are bound for playoffs

The Orcas boys enter the final stage of the season 9-3 in league behind Friday Harbor 10-2 and LaConner 12-0 before competing in the play-offs. At 5-5 in league, the Lady Vikings trail Mt Vernon Christian at 7-5, Friday Harbor 11-1 and undefeated LaConner at 12-0.

Saints win two of three games

Orcas Christian School’s eight-game undefeated winning streak came to an end on Thursday at the hands of the defending 1B State Boys Basketball Champs, the Lummi Blackhawks, by a final overtime score of 75-71.

  • Jan 25th, 2016

Vikings earn strong league standings

The Crusaders and the Vikings traded baskets evenly until about mid first quarter; then it quickly became evident that the Orcas boys were just warming up.

  • Jan 25th, 2016

OCS to start streaming away games

The broadcast will connect Saint's fans with their team while on the road, in addition to creating a broader footprint and fan base across the region.

  • Jan 11th, 2016

Booster Club Alumni Game

The Orcas Island Booster Club hosted their annual fundraising Alumni Basketball Game December 26th at Orcas High School.

  • Dec 31st, 2015

OCS boys #1 in state

Orcas Christian entered holiday break ranked #1 in the state of Washington in Boys 1B basketball.

  • Dec 30th, 2015

OCS ranked #1

Orcas Christian entered holiday break ranked #1 in the state of Washington in Boys 1B basketball.

  • Dec 30th, 2015

OCS Ladies win against Lummi Nation

The Orcas Christian Lady Saints, earned their first win of the season over the Lummi Nation Blackhawks.

  • Dec 24th, 2015

OCS Boys wins against Lummi Nation

Orcas Christian took down the defending state Champions, the Lummi Nation Blackhawks, 44-36.

  • Dec 24th, 2015

OCS Saints currently ranked #1

The Orcas Christian School Saints entered the holiday break ranked #1 in the state of Washington in Boys 1B basketball.

  • Dec 23rd, 2015

Alumni basketball game on Dec. 26

Orcas Island Alumni Basketball and OIHS Varsity basketball players are participating in an annual tournament to support the Orcas Island Booster Club.

  • Dec 18th, 2015

OCS fights hard against Lopez

“It was a good game considering we had 5 players today,” said Assistant Coach, Robin Stillmaker. “The girls did a good job trying out some new offensive plays and Maelle did especially well with 11 points scored.”

  • Dec 18th, 2015

Orcas Vikings fall to La Conner Braves

It was a tense evening of basketball on Dec. 15 as the Orcas High School varsity basketball players poured their hearts out on the court. In the end, the girls and boys' teams lost to the La Conner Braves.

  • Dec 17th, 2015

OCS Saints play first games in season

by MERRICK PARNELL

  • Dec 16th, 2015

Falcon Girls bring home 2nd place in basketball tournament

Coach Blythe Simpson's team of Orcas Island Middle School's 7th grade girls "SWISH" team concluded their two-month season with a 5-3 record.

  • Dec 16th, 2015

OCS boys’ team is pumped for season

by MERRICK PARNELL

  • Dec 14th, 2015

OCS girls’ team is back for another great year

The Orcas Christian School Lady Saints return to the WIAA's Northwest 1B after a successful inaugural during the 2014-15 season, where the team saw a 14-8 record and a playoff appearance.

  • Dec 14th, 2015

Lady Vikings start the season strong

Coach Gregg Sasan has a young team to contend with as only two varsity players return and nine new players join the varsity squad. The young Vikings have their work cut out for them according to Sasan.

  • Dec 8th, 2015

Vickings off to victorious beginning

Head Coach Corey Wiscomb can sense the excitement surrounding his basketball team. With the return of his entire team, Wiscomb is optimistic as well after taking his young team to the playoffs last season for the first time in five years. And his core guys have been busy, spending time in the weight room, doing plyometrics to elevate athletic skills and attending summer camps gaining valuable experience playing against AAA teams. The camps paid off according to Wiscomb.

  • Dec 8th, 2015

Winter basketball season kicks off this week

The following is from the Orcas Island Booster Club.

  • Dec 1st, 2015

Vikings football team earns all-league awards for 2015 season

The 2015 Orcas Vikings football team received all league awards from the state.

  • Nov 21st, 2015

Orcas Vikings finish up fall season

The Orcas Cross Country team was proud to send Stephen Hohman, Jr. to the State Championship meet on Nov. 7 where he finished 89th out of 150 participants.

  • Nov 10th, 2015

‘Round the county race’

The weekend of Nov. 7 and 8, Orcas Island Yacht Club and Friday Harbor Sailing Club will be hosting the 28th Annual “Round the County” sail boat race.

  • Oct 31st, 2015

Girls soccer plays final home game | Slideshow

The Orcas Vikings girls soccer team faced the Friday Harbor Wolverines for the final home game of the season on their home field on Thursday, Oct. 29. The gamed ended 3 - 1. Olivia Gaydos made a goal that her teammate described at the the most beautiful goal ever.

  • Oct 30th, 2015

Saints show promise at tournament

The Orcas Christian School Saints’ Volleyball team traveled to College Place, Washington to compete in the Fall Classic Tournament held on the campus of Walla Walla University.

  • Oct 27th, 2015

Special day for Vikings and Lobos | Sports update

"The activities today both challenged and broadened our athletes' definition and concept of the terms team, pride and unity," said Orcas Booster Club volunteer Justin Paulsen.

  • Oct 19th, 2015

Homecoming events next week

Orcas Island High School would like to invite all of our alumni and community members to join in the 2015 Homecoming activities beginning on Friday, Oct. 23. At 1:15 p.m. we will be having our Homecoming assembly in the high school gym. This is the biggest assembly of the school year and is quite entertaining! This is a free event for our community and we would love to see you there, whether or not you have a child who attends our school!

  • Oct 16th, 2015

Orcas Vikings give it their all

The Lady Vikings volleyball team lost 3-0 to Mt. Vernon Christian on Oct. 5.

Kramer earns ‘athlete of the week’

Senior Vinny Kramer, who lives on Lopez Island and plays for the Orcas High School football team, was nominated by a community member and selected by Washington Interscholastic Activities Association staff as one of the “Athletes of the Week.”

  • Oct 7th, 2015

OCS Saints beat Skykomish

The Orcas Christian School Saints Volleyball teams picked up their first win of the 2015 season with a 3-2 win in 5 sets over the Skykomish High School Sky Rockets in front of a home crowd at the Orcas Christian School gym last week.

  • Oct 6th, 2015

Football and soccer teams bring home victories

“We handled the game quite well, only conceding a penalty late in the game,” said Coach Matt Stolmeier, recalling it was the Braves who knocked the Vikings out of playoff contention last year in a bruising match. “Stand out player was Gerardo Jimenez who showed his attacking prowess by scoring four goals in 15 minutes. Other goal scorers include Wylie Kau, Michael Harlow and Steven Bodenhamer. Five of our goals had beautiful assists.”

Vikings defeat Concrete | Soccer slideshow

The Orcas Vikings soccer team defeated Concrete 4-2 on Weds. Sept. 28.

  • Sep 30th, 2015

Viking sports

The Lady Vikings volleyball team had a busy week with three games and a JV tournament jammed into five days.

OCS opens volleyball season

The Orcas Christian School Saints Women's Volleyball team opened up their 2015 campaign against the Skykomish High School Sky Rockets at Skykomish High School.

  • Sep 26th, 2015

The Vikings faced the Wolverines | Slideshow

The Vikings faced the Wolverines on Sept. 23 on their home turf.

  • Sep 24th, 2015