Sports

Sandlot softball team is state champion

Sandlot has been playing tournaments every summer in Mt. Vernon and Ferndale for the past 10 years. This year’s team consists of Josh Claypool, Bobby Curtis, Joe Duenn, Cole Franklin, John Hamel, Reggie Harris, Mayson, Danny McAndrew, Jacob Myers, Tyler Nigretto, Tommy O’Rourke, James Segault and Josh Underdahl.

V-ball tournament

Join the competition at the 2015 Summer Spike Volleyball Tournament on Sunday, Aug. 16. The four-person coed teams will play on the grass starting at 10 a.m. in Buck Park.

  • Aug 7th, 2015

Youth regatta a success

The first annual Ray Jarecki Youth Regatta was sailed on the waters of West Sound July 25 and 25 and it was a huge success.

  • Aug 7th, 2015

B-ball clinic coming up

For the second summer in a row the Orcas Christian School Saints will be bringing in Chris Hyppa for a two-day basketball clinic.

  • Jul 27th, 2015

Orcas Islanders earn victory at MMA event

Combat Games’ “Battle at the Bay” was an action-packed night of mixed martial art fighting at the Swinomish Casino in Anacortes on July 11. It was a night that was highlighted by the stellar performances of two Orcas Island fighters: Andy Nigretto and Colt Hausauer.

  • Jul 14th, 2015

Vikings attend World Cup

The Orcas Island Lady Vikings fulfilled their dreams by attending the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup Quarter final between England and Canada on July 27.

  • Jul 8th, 2015

Rowing for adults

Orcas Island Rowing is offering a beginning sculling (rowing) class for adults next week. Contact Martin Taylor at martin@OrcasDigerati.com or 298-2086 to reserve a place or if you have questions.

  • Jul 1st, 2015

Funhouse Commons to hold 5K on July 4

On Saturday, July 4, before the parade, The Funhouse Commons will hold its fourth annual 5K, now named the “Eat and Run” in honor of the many local restaurants sponsoring the race. Divisions include a 5K run, 5K walk, and a 1K kids’ run. Walkers will start at 8:45 a.m., the kids’ race will start at 9 a.m., and runners will start at 9:15 a.m.

  • Jun 22nd, 2015

Saints win championship

The Orcas Christian School Saints Flag Football team ended its season on a winning note after beating Milo Adventist Academy from Oregon 38-30 and claiming a championship n Billings, Mont. over the weekend. The tournament boosted their overall win-loss record to 18-3.

  • Jun 9th, 2015

Saints runner-up in tournament

The Orcas Christian Saints Flag Football Team had a second place finish in the Fraser Valley Tournament this past weekend in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada.

  • Jun 2nd, 2015

Adult softball

It’s time to shake the dust off your glove and start loosening those muscles that tighten up when you sprint to first base. Adult softball begins Monday, June 15 at 6:30 p.m. on the softball field at Buck Park.

  • Jun 2nd, 2015

Sail Orcas dinner

Sail Orcas is holding a fundraising dinner on Saturday, June 27 at the Orcas Island Yacht Club picnic shelter from 4 to 8 p.m.

  • Jun 2nd, 2015

Golfer Nutt plays at state

On May 27, Mara Nutt golfed with 30 other female competitors. Each golfer qualified in their own district tournament to play in the WIAA Golf Finals at the Columbia Point Golf Course.

  • Jun 2nd, 2015

Vikings all league

The following Vikings received all-league nominations for baseball and softball:

  • Jun 2nd, 2015

Vikings wrap up spring sports

The Lady Vikings finished the season May 15 with a timely and highly anticipated win against league rival Concrete, 11-9, finishing the year with a 1-13 overall record.

  • May 27th, 2015

Viking golf at bi-districts

On May 14, six golfers went to the Bi-District Qualification Tournament at the Gallery in Oak Harbor.

  • May 20th, 2015

Viking sports update

The (0-12) Lady Vikings softball team had a rough schedule last week, facing double headers against the league’s top teams. On May 4 the Vikings dropped both games, 17-4 and 17-6, to Friday Harbor while LaConner went home with two wins on May 8, 9-1 and 7-3.

  • May 13th, 2015

Sailing team in Open Regatta

Nine members of the Orcas High School Sailing Team competed at the Northwest Interscholastic Sailing Associations Port Townsend Open Regatta on Saturday May 9.

  • May 13th, 2015

Update from Sail Orcas

Junior sailing starts June 22. For the past 22 years Orcas youth ages 8-15 have been introduced to the sport of sailing through this popular program.

  • May 12th, 2015

‘Boat Safely’ fair

The Second Annual Boat Safely Fair will be held on San Juan Island and Orcas Island in conjunction with National Safe Boating Week.

  • May 6th, 2015

Orcas Viking update

On April 28, the Viking baseball team narrowly lost 4-3 to the Concrete Lions.Miles Harlow pitched well, and the Viking scored early, but "sloppy play and a couple mistakes" allowed the Lions to score in the bottom of the seventh inning for the win, according to coach Jim Passer. On May 1, the Vikings rebounded strong with an 8-0 win over the Darrington Loggers in a shutout performance by pitcher Pasha Bullock, giving up only three hits.

  • May 5th, 2015

Saints’ flag football team sweeps rivals

The Orcas Christian Saints are off to a hot start in their 2015 Northwest Canadian-American season.

  • May 1st, 2015

Saints sweep rivals in season series

The Orcas Christian Saints are off to a hot start in their 2015 Northwest Canadian-American(NW Can-Am) season.

  • Apr 23rd, 2015

Lady Vikings fall to Forest Ridge, boys beat Darrington

The (0-5) Lady Vikings lost to Forest Ridge Friday, April 17, 9-3, and continue to look for their first win.

Vikings fall to La Conner

The Viking baseball team, despite a setback last week from a 10-5 loss to the LaConner Braves, still sit atop the Northwest 1A/2B league, albeit with close company.

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.