Sports

Viking athletes give jerseys to Darrington team

Orcas Viking baseball and softball and little league teams presented the Darrington Loggers with Orcas jerseys. The shirts were signed to show that Orcas athletes care about the mudslide tragedy. The landslide in Oso occurred last month and claimed 41 lives.

  • Apr 23rd, 2014

Rogers and Brunner-Gaydos invited to All State Basketball Game

Orcas Vikings Shelbi Rogers and Hannah Brunner-Gaydos were asked to play in the All State Basketball Game in Spokane on June 21.

  • Apr 23rd, 2014

Sailing regatta in Port Angeles

Twelve members of the Orcas High School sailing ream traveled to Port Angles the last weekend in March to take part in the Olympic Cup Regatta.

  • Apr 16th, 2014

Lady Vikings have three-game week

The Viking girls softball team (1-5) had a challenging three-game week, dropping contests to Concrete, La Conner and Cedar Park Christian Bothell.

  • Apr 16th, 2014

Nigretto makes ‘all league’

Orcas High School senior Bella Nigretto was selected all league first team for basketball and was asked to play in the “East vs. West” game this coming June.

  • Apr 12th, 2014

Great weather for golf matches

The Orcas High School golfers hosted Cedar Park for a match on April 3. Beautiful weather helped make the match a great experience for all.

  • Apr 10th, 2014

Two wins for Vikings baseball, softball

The Viking girls softball team (1-2) prevailed 12-9 after a hard-fought game against Forest Ridge on April 1.

  • Apr 10th, 2014

Baseball, softball start season | Slideshow

The Viking boys had a rough baseball season opener against the Concrete Lions with a 10-0 thumping on March 21.

Junior sailing report

Spring has sprung and the sun and wind showed up Sunday March 23 at the Sail Sand Point combined division regatta.

  • Mar 27th, 2014

First regatta for rowing

Orcas Island Rowing hosted the Lake Stevens Rowing Club for the first spring regatta of the season held at the OIR Boathouse at Cascade Lake while the Island-Madness Indoor Rowing Fest took place the next day at Camp Orkila last weekend.

Golf team kicks off season

In this coming year of Viking sports we have a diverse of individuals on the golf team.

  • Mar 27th, 2014

Parnell is commentator at hockey game

Orcas Island native and Bellingham resident Merrick Parnell has been a long-time fan of the game of hockey. His passion for the game runs deep and it’s that passion that led to an experience of a lifetime for Parnell.

  • Mar 24th, 2014

Vikings step up to the plate for Darrington

Viking athletes will be stationed at Island Market, Country Corner and at the Teezers intersection (more locations pending) collecting donations in support of the Red Cross relief efforts in Darrington from 4-6 p.m. on Tuesday.

  • Mar 24th, 2014

Saints compete at tournament

The Orcas Saints men’s basketball season went 3-1 at the Auburn Adventist “Hardwood Classic Tournament” at the end of February.

  • Mar 18th, 2014

Building a new team | Boys’ Baseball

Revamping the program last year after multiple years without a team, Head Coach Jim Passer leads the Vikings Baseball team into its second year, but with a challenge of low numbers.

Seasoned seniors to lead softball team | Sports preview

Jason Nichols steps up from 10 years of assistant coaching to become the new head coach of Vikings Softball for 2014.

Golf: ‘great year’ ahead | Sports preview

The Vikings’ golf team moves forward with new Head Coach Dan Drake, a long-time veteran of sports programs on Orcas Island.

Sailing’s first regatta

Eight sailors from the Orcas High School sailing team traveled to Seattle Yacht Club Saturday, March 8 to take part in the Northwest District Interscholastic Sailing Association Kick–Off Regatta.

  • Mar 13th, 2014

Lady Vikings end b-ball season

The fourth seed Lady Vikings fought a tough underdog battle against the top seed Toutle Lake Ducks last Saturday in a 57-47 loss in the 2B Regional playoffs at Mark Morris High School in Longview, Wash.

  • Mar 6th, 2014

Falcons end season as #1

The Orcas Middle School girls seventh and eighth grade Falcon teams wrapped up their season with games last week. The eighth grade girls ended their two-year Falcon career undefeated.

  • Mar 5th, 2014

Lady Vikings trounce Crusaders; next stop is regionals

It looked like it was going to be a tight game between the Lady Vikings and the Tacoma Baptist Crusaders, but the Orcas girls leapt far ahead after halftime, eventually clinching the win at 61-42. The Vikings will move on to regionals; their first game is against LaConner on Thursday.

  • Feb 19th, 2014

Lady Vikings look at regionals – game on Tuesday

The community is invited to cheer them on during the game in the high school gym. People are being asked to wear white.

  • Feb 18th, 2014

Vikings eye play-off spots

The Lady Vikings advanced past the first round of the Northwest 2B Basketball Tournament at LaConner High School defeating the Darrington Loggers, 49-44 on Feb. 12.

  • Feb 14th, 2014

Christian School teams on a roll

After getting out to a slow and cold start against the Cornerstone Christian Cougars, the Orcas Christian School Lady Saints regained composure and did what was necessary to seal the home win in an exciting thriller during the last week of January.

  • Feb 13th, 2014

Vikings win some, lose some

The Viking girls (12-5) hosted the LaConner Braves (15-4) in a home court loss 52-46 on Feb. 4.

  • Feb 13th, 2014

Check out the Saints | Radio Special

Check out this fun Radio Promo for Orcas Christian Basketball. Listen to players from this season and scores from previous games.

  • Feb 7th, 2014

Last week in Viking sports

The Viking boys (3-9) traveled to Cedar Park Christian on Jan. 31, losing 78-37 against the Lions.

Orcas Vikings’ basketball update

On Dec. 21, Viking boys (3-7) shot the lights out in a tough fought win 85-63 against Shoreline Christian (5-10) on home court.

Orcas Island fishermen win top derby prizes

The American Legion Post 93 of Orcas Island concluded its 35th Annual Salmon Derby on Jan. 19.

  • Jan 22nd, 2014

Last week in Orcas sports | Slide show

The Viking boys basketball team traveled far to face the Darrington Loggers and came out alive with their first league win.

  • Jan 21st, 2014

Salmon derby is this weekend

Orcas Island's American Legion Post 93 will host its annual Salmon Fishing Derby for members and guests on Jan. 18 and 19.

  • Jan 16th, 2014

Basketball games update

The Lady Vikings lost to the LaConner Braves 52-38 after a promising start and an eight point lead at halftime on Jan. 10. The Braves stepped up their game in the second half, but the Vikings lacked the fresh players to keep pace.

  • Jan 15th, 2014

Vikings kick off the new year

The Viking girls basketball team competed in a two-day tournament in Darrington at the end of December, coming away with two wins.

OCS Saints battle Cougars

In a clash of the Titans, the Saints of Orcas Christian High School were set to do battle against the Cougars of Cornerstone Christian, as the Saints made the trek to Lynden on Dec. 17.

  • Dec 30th, 2013

OCS team captains made bold move

When Orcas Christian School boys’ basketball coaches presented team captains Michael Harris and Cyrus Amour with the latest grade check report for the team, they made an unprecedented move of cancelling all men’s basketball practices, effectively locking the gym, until the entire team’s academics improved substantially.

  • Dec 17th, 2013

Young players get second in tourney

The Orcas Island SWISH girls team finished an impressive season, placing second in the 2013 SWISH Basketball League Seventh and Eighth Grade Silver Division Tournament in Mount Vernon on Dec. 14.

Vikings start off strong | Slide show

The Lady Vikings traveled to play rival Friday Harbor on Dec. 10 for one of the toughest and most contentious games of the season, winning 54-48.

  • Dec 17th, 2013

Sail Orcas had a full year

Sixteen students in the fall Middle School Exploratory Sailing Class finished up their last session on Oct. 31 and the boats are now put away for the winter.

  • Dec 16th, 2013

Orcas Christian School debuts b-ball program

Dedication, hard work, passion and sportsmanship define Orcas Christian School basketball, says coach Tim Hance.

  • Dec 13th, 2013

Girls’ team: low in numbers, high in determination

Gregg Sasan enters his second year as head coach and anticipates the team to improve, benefiting from stability in the program.

  • Dec 13th, 2013