$1.6 million dollars of donated dollars have gone into the infrastructure for the San Juan Island Community Fields. Now it's time to raise the funds to get the park open and the first phase of the community sports fields finished - the multi-use athletic field. The goal is to have it open to the public by September 1, 2012.
The Fields of Dreams Fundraiser takes place from 4 p.m. to ... April 21 at the San Juan County Fairgrounds. A BBQ dinner, beer garden, dancing and live music - the Good Husbands, Shotgun Messengers, Laura Lee Chorba, and the One More Time Band - will make this a fun-filled family oriented event.
Four Friday Harbor High School boys basketball team players were named on the 2011-12 NW 1A/2B Boys Basketball All League Teams. Wolverine junior Collin Williamson was named to the first team; junior Donald Galt to the second team. The Honorable Mention List includes Friday Harbor sophomores Otis Cooper-West and CJ Woods.
Registration for the third annual Spring Sprint Triathlon at San Juan Island Fitness is open. Race day is Saturday, April 14 with first wave start at 10:00 a.m.
Triathlons are a multi-sport event including swimming, biking and running, in that order. This triathlon includes a 500 yard swim, 13 mile bike and 3.1 mile run. In the triathlon world, this is considered a sprint distance.
Lopez Island High School girls basketball team advanced to the elite eight of the Class 1B State Tournament after a 59-42 victory over Taholah Saturday, Feb. 25 at Timberline High School in Olympia.
The Lobos next play at the Hardwood Classic March 1-3 in the Spokane Arena. Lopez opens quarterfinal play at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 1 against Almirante Coulee Hartline.
Willy Dunn captures regional title, to make fourth trip to Mat Classic Friday Harbor's Willy Dunn earned his fourth consecutive trip to the state wrestling tournament - the Mat Classic – by pinning his two foes at the 1A Regional Championships at Bellevue Christian High School Saturday, Feb. 11.
"Willy has come through all year long," said Friday Harbor coach Neil MacDiarmid. "It's good to see him finishing strong."
"I'm looking forward to it a lot," Dunn said of competing in next week’s tourney at the Tacoma Dome. "It's my last year, so I might as well savor it."
Life Christian edged Friday Harbor 55-49 Saturday, Feb. 11 by stemming a Wolverine second-half rally. The Eagles improve to 14-7 and advance to the Tri-District Tournament’s second round. The Wolverines finish the season 16-6.
Friday Harbor led most of the first quarter as Collin Williamson scored nine of his team-high 16 points. "We miss him, he’s a good player," said Life Christian coach Mark Lovelady.
Williamson’s old team chipped away and took a 12-11 lead into the second period.
Senior Willy Dunn leads a squad of eight Wolverines competing in the Class 1A Regional Tournament Saturday at Bellevue Christian High School. The top three finishers of each class advance to the State Meet and the fourth-place finisher attends as an alternate.
The double-elimination regional competition begins at 10 a.m.
The Wolverines’ opening matches are: