Sports

Flag football season starts

The Orcas Christian School Saints spring flag football team is gearing up for championship play, and over the next eight weeks will have games and tournaments in Vancouver, BC, Portland, Ore., Spokane, Wash. and Billings, Mont. as well as rivalry games against teams from Skagit, Lynden and Darrington.

  • Apr 9th, 2015

Golfers play at Snohomish course

On April 3, Viking golfers were lucky enough to play at Snohomish Golf Course, one of the nicer courses in Washington and home to Cedar Park Christian golfers.

  • Apr 8th, 2015

Vikings baseball, softball coverage

The Viking baseball team swept a double header on March 30 against Cedar Park Christian, 12-10 and 15-5.

Orcas Cup regatta

Brisk southeast winds and sunny skies greeted 28 sailors from Orcas, Friday Harbor and Oak Harbor high schools who competed on West Sound at the Orcas Cup Regatta on April 4.

  • Apr 7th, 2015

Vikings teams kick off season

Check out what is happening with the Orcas High School softball and baseball teams so far this season.

March Madness for Orcas High School Sailing Team

The Orcas High School sailing team has had away regatta madness this March, travelling and competing away from home every weekend in March.

  • Mar 31st, 2015

Golf team: learning to love the game

Since March 2, the OHS Vikings golf team has had three matches. One at Friday Harbor, at La Conner and this week golfers enjoyed a sunny day at Lopez.

  • Mar 31st, 2015

Sailors compete at WWU facility

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

  • Mar 25th, 2015

Basketball tournament winners crowned

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.

  • Mar 19th, 2015

Basketball all-league named

The Orcas Vikings high school basketball season has wrapped up and the following students received all-league selections.

  • Mar 18th, 2015

High School sailing season launches

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.

  • Mar 18th, 2015

Basketball tournament winners crowned

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.

  • Mar 15th, 2015

Saints finish b-ball season

The Orcas Christian School Saints ladies team finished its first year in the WIAA and the Northwest 1B League.

  • Mar 12th, 2015

Local basketball tourney

Come support your basketball-playing islanders this Saturday, March 14 at both high school gyms.

  • Mar 12th, 2015

Seasoned golfers return | Sports preview

Second-year coach Dan Drake says a talented group of players has returned for the season opener against Friday Harbor on March 12.

Baseball team looking at a strong season | Sports preview

Resurrecting the baseball program at Orcas High School has been the focus of third-year head coach Jim Passer.

Softball team doubles players from last year | Sports preview

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.

Winners of the Day After Valentine’s Day Tournament

Here are the winners of the Day After Valentine's Day Tournament. After 13 games in five hours, it was the team of Troy, Mauro, Stefanie, Stacey, Teodolo, and Aliviah that emerged victorious.

  • Feb 17th, 2015

Lady Vikings take on Wolverines in play-offs

The Lady Vikings have earned a #2 seed into the tournament and will face inter-island rival Friday Harbor on Wednesday, Feb. 18 at 4 p.m. at home.

  • Feb 17th, 2015

V-ball tourney on Feb. 15

Orcas Park and Rec will be holding a volleyball tournament at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 15.

  • Feb 11th, 2015

It’s play-off time

The Orcas Vikings and the Orcas Booster Club invite all of Orcas Island to come cheer on the Viking Basketball teams as they head into playoff action.

B-ball tournament

Calling all island basketball players. Here is your chance to represent your island in the third Annual 5-on-5 Basketball Tournament on Orcas on March 14 at 9:30 a.m. The cost is $75; proceeds go to the Booster Club.

  • Feb 10th, 2015

OCS Lady Saints headed to the district championship

The Lady Saints finished the season with a league record of 13-3 and will now be headed to the district championship against Mount Vernon Christian on Tuesday.

  • Feb 6th, 2015

Girls and boys basketball teams make play-offs

Feb. 18: At home if a win at Darrington this Friday; away if a loss; Feb. 20: At Sedro Wolley High School; Feb. 21: At Sedro Wolley High School, pending the result of the Feb. 20 game.

  • Feb 5th, 2015

Vikings step up for tough games

On Jan. 27 the Lady Vikings traveled to island rival Friday Harbor for a 48-­41 conference win. Losing earlier in the season to the Wolverines, the Vikings came prepared for a physical contest.

  • Feb 5th, 2015

Salmon fishing only Fri-Sun

Recreational salmon fishing in Marine Area 7 (San Juan Islands) is now only open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday each week.

  • Feb 4th, 2015

Young athletes compete in 25K trail run in Moran

Henry Meinhardt Moe was the youngest runner in the “Orcas Island 25k Race” in Moran State Park hosted by Rainshadow Running on Jan. 31.

  • Feb 4th, 2015

Legion holds 36th annual derby

The American Legion Post 93 hosted its 36th Annual Salmon Derby over the weekend of Jan. 24-25.

  • Feb 4th, 2015

Friday is a big game day at Orcas School

Start your sports weekend off early by joining the Orcas Vikings and the Orcas Island Booster Club for "Viking Blue Friday."

  • Jan 29th, 2015

OCS b-ball finishes up

The Orcas Chrisian School Saints won 52 to 39 against the Lopez Lobos last week. Cyrus Amour led the team with 25 points, Michael Harris followed with 16, while Ryan Flint, Elliott Clause, Nick Hodges and Cameron Aragon scored to help lock in the win.

  • Jan 28th, 2015

A look at Viking basketball games

On Jan. 20 the Lady Vikings hosted Cedar Park Christian for a 56-42 win. The Vikings employed a stifling full court press, forcing Cedar Park turnovers but were clearly in a shooting funk, ending the half up only 24-13. Viking points from the free throw line helped maintain the lead.

Vikings eye play-offs

The boys and girls basketball teams look to improve their records as they fight for a second to fourth playoff seed spot for the Northwest 2B/1B playoffs that start Feb. 16.

  • Jan 21st, 2015

Legion Derby this weekend

American Legion Post #93 will be hosting its 36th Annual Fishing Derby the weekend of Jan. 23 to 25.

  • Jan 20th, 2015

Vikings take to the court

The Lady Vikings basketball team, 2-3 in conference and 5-5 overall, played through the holidays and new year, mixing it up with league, non-league and international teams.

OCS basketball update

Orcas Christian womens basketball defeated the Tulalip Heritage Blackhawks 49-17 in a televised game at Tulalip on Dec. 16.

  • Dec 29th, 2014

Benefit for Orcas Rowing

Doe Bay’s Pizza and Open Mic Thursday nights from 5 to 10 p.m. in January will benefit Orcas Island Rowing.

  • Dec 29th, 2014

Hance honored by WIAA

Evie Hance, above, of the Orcas Christian School was honored by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association by being named Student Athlete of the Week, Nov. 30 to Dec. 6.

  • Dec 29th, 2014

The Alumni basketball game

The Alumni basketball game is Saturday, Dec.27 at the high school gym not the "old gym." The girls game is at 12:30 p.m. and the boys game is at 2 p.m.

  • Dec 22nd, 2014

Vikings play LaConner

The Lady Vikings traveled to Skagit Valley for an 81-46 loss to the LaConner Braves on Dec. 16. Facing the top team in the league with a 6-0 record, the 2-2 Vikings led after the first quarter, which Coach Gregg Sasan felt “surprised” the Braves.

  • Dec 22nd, 2014

Saints unveil new look for football

The Orcas Christian School Saints football team unveiled their new football jerseys for the upcoming spring flag football season. The Jerseys showcase a cutting-edge modern look while keeping the school’s original colors with the use of “Rave Yellow” and purple numerals.

  • Dec 17th, 2014