Sports

Lopez track team wins Tri-District and advances to State

The Lopez boys’ track team dominated the competition at the NW B Bi-District State Championship qualifying meet in Shorleine on Saturday, May 17 to win by a significant margin. The girls’ team was second to North Sound Christian by 5 points.

  • Jun 18th, 2008

Lady Vikings go to State

In what Coach Scott Harris described as “a great battle,” the Orcas Island girls’ softball team earned their way to the State Championships with a 13-3 victory over Quilcene at home on May 13.

  • Jun 18th, 2008

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  • Jun 18th, 2008

Lopez track and field teams astound competition

Under excellent racing conditions, the Lopez boy’s track team claimed the second place trophy over 26 teams at the State 1B Track and Field Championships at Eastern Washington State University in Cheney, Wash. May 23-24. The Lady Lobos squad finished in eighth place in a field of 29 teams.

  • Jun 18th, 2008

Vikings win thriller at May 23-24 State tournament

The Orcas Island fast-pitch softball team traveled to Yakima for the State 2B softball tournament the weekend of May 23-24. “”We were excited to have reached the State Tournament, knowing we were one of only sixteen teams in the 2B division still playing,” said coach Scott Harris. The team won one game and dropped two in the double-elimination tournament.

  • Jun 18th, 2008

Orcas golf team wins runner-up trophy

Orcas Island High School took a record eight players to the 1B/2B State Golf Championship in Bellingham last week. Five boys and one girl made the championship round of the two-day, 36-hole tournament. The Vikings’ boys team won the second place trophy, finishing 23 points ahead of their league rivals, LaConner, and a scant six points behind the State Champions, Northwest Christian of Spokane.

  • Jun 18th, 2008

Click! Orcas Island Rec goes online with youth programs

Orcas Recreation has partnered with many Orcas Island children’s organizations to create a Web site that is a virtual “one-stop shopping” of the community resources for youth on the island. “At Orcas Rec, we want the community to know that every group we can think of is listed on the youth resource page at www.orcasrec.org,” said Didier Ginçig, Coordinator of the Orcas Island Recreation Program.

  • Jun 18th, 2008

Lopez Island sports squads win scholar-athlete awards

Lopez Island High School Athletic Director Larry Berg said recently, “This was quite a year – winning league championships in football, volleyball, boys basketball, girls golf, and boys track; going to the State playoffs in volleyball, boys basketball, girls track, boys track, and girls golf; winning the District  special sportsmanship award girls basketball; and being the State Academic Champions in girls golf with special academic awards for boys golf, boys track, and girls track.”

  • Jun 18th, 2008

Lopez girls’ golf team repeats as League Champs

The defending girls’ golf NW 2B League champion Lady Lobos continued their league dominance this season with another League Championship win on May 13. Senior Lisa Vaughn was the medalist with a nine-hole score of 53 followed by senior Randi Ritchie in third place with 56.

  • May 28th, 2008

Orcas golfers – District Champs again!

Orcas Golf Coach Bobby Olmstead can hardly contain his pride. “Twice out of the last two years the boys have won the Tri-District tournament. Five of six players shot below 90 and we are sending all five to state.”

  • May 14th, 2008

Orcas golfers – District Champs again! Orcas golfers – District Champs again!

Orcas Golf Coach Bobby Olmstead can hardly contain his pride. “Twice out of the last two years the boys have won the Tri-District tournament. Five of six players shot below 90 and we are sending all five to state.”

  • May 14th, 2008

Orcas is girls’ league champs; boys’ a close second

In their final league match of the season at home on Tuesday, the Orcas Golf team battled hard. The boys’ team brought their ‘A’ game but fell by four stokes to LaConner. The girls’ team scored an easy win.

  • May 7th, 2008