Topic: Sports

Island Rec –Adult Tennis Lessons

Written on April 9, 2018 at 5:46 am, by

Island Rec is offering another session of Adult Tennis Lessons this May with Caroline Hansen. Classes will be held on Sundays; May 6 – 27. Adult lessons for ages 16 and up are from 2:00 to 3:30 pm at the High School Tennis Courts. Register by April 26 for the early bird special price: $63.00.  Continue Reading

High School Sailing Competition

Written on March 21, 2018 at 5:53 am, by

Friday Harbor Sailors Take 3rd, Orcas Wins The Quartermaster Ranking Regatta While the weekend of March 17 and 18 beckoned many to their gardens, it was a hard-fought weekend of sailing for the Islands’ high school sailing teams. Held at Dockton Regional Park, on Maury Island in lovely Quartermaster Harbor, teams from Bellingham to Hood  Continue Reading

Friday Harbor Sailors Win the “Frostbite”

Written on March 7, 2018 at 5:54 am, by

After 11 races under a clear sky, the scene on the dock was jovial for most in attendance at the NWISA North Regionals “Frostbite” Regatta at Anacortes, but tense for those rooting for the Friday Harbor sailors. With one more good race, they could win their first regatta in at least 5 years. In High  Continue Reading

Senior vs Staff Basketball

Written on March 5, 2018 at 5:51 am, by

Don’t miss this year’s Senior vs Staff Basketball game Friday March 9th! This hilarious event is a full evening’s worth of fun including: shooting contests raffles for firewood and soil raffle for a weekend stay in a condo in Glacier Washington near Mt Baker dessert auction throwing your friends and family in “jail” a dinner  Continue Reading

Thank You Letter from Kaila

Written on March 5, 2018 at 5:44 am, by

In the SJ Update Mailbag this morning we find this letter from Kaila Olin… On January 16th I put on my headset for the first time as your Friday Harbor High School basketball color commentator for Friday Harbor Tiny Radio. Little did I know how much I would actually learn and experience over the course  Continue Reading

On to State!

Written on February 28, 2018 at 5:57 am, by

Red Hot Wolverines Storm Spokane in State Championship Game Wednesday Night The red-hot Friday Harbor High School Wolverines boys basketball put their 10-game winning streak on the line in the first round of the WIAA 2B first round matchup against the Timberwolves of Morton/Whitepass. FHHS head coach Rod Turnbull, has his Wolverine boys in Spokane  Continue Reading

Wolverines vs. Hornets Tonight

Written on February 23, 2018 at 5:53 pm, by

Mike Martin checks in again with the breakdown on tonight’s boys varsity basketball game in Wenatchee… The Friday Harbor High School boys varsity basketball (14 wins and 8 losses) team knows that there’s a bigger prize 169 miles east in Spokane next week. Tonight at 8PM in Wenatchee they will focus on the task at  Continue Reading

Kaila on Color Commentary

Written on February 22, 2018 at 7:27 pm, by

Former “Wolverines Voice” Mike Martin shares this FHHS Sports update with you… The Friday Harbor Wolverines take on the Oroville Hornets in Wenatchee Friday Night at 7:00 pm for a trip to the state tournament in Spokane. The game will be broadcast live on 1650 AM in Friday Harbor and on fhtinyradio.com. Oly Archibald and  Continue Reading

Local Chickens Predict Super Bowl and Odds!

Written on February 5, 2018 at 1:11 pm, by

Lowell Jons reports uncanny accuracy from the chicken coop! The families of Lowell Jons and Jen/Gib Black share a chicken coop. For some gameday fun they had their chickens ‘lay’ the odds and winner of the Super Bowl. There are two main nesting boxes where they lay so the Eagles were given box A and  Continue Reading

Staycation Gift Basket Raffle

Written on January 26, 2018 at 9:07 am, by

San Juan Island Service Scholarship is raffling off a staycation gift basket at the last four high school basketball games. This basket of goodies could be yours! It includes an overnight stay at Roche Harbor Resort‘s Quarryman Hall and a $100 gift certificate to Duck Soup Restaurant! $5/ticket and sales start TODAY at the Friday  Continue Reading

15th Annual 2018 Roche Harbor Salmon Classic

Written on January 22, 2018 at 5:49 am, by

This derby recap was shared by Debbie Sandwith of Roche Harbor… Record early SELL-OUT ~ on October 6, 2017, with a 100 Boat Limit ~ the 15th Annual Derby kicked off on Thursday January 18th registering a total of 357 Anglers. Weather was wet, cool & winds that kept us honest when the cannon went  Continue Reading

Drop-in Adult Volleyball

Written on January 4, 2018 at 5:44 am, by

Island Rec’s evening drop-in programs are expanding in January to include Adult Volleyball in Turnbull Gym! Beginning Thursdays, 1/11/17, stop by from 8-10pm for 2 hours of fun with your friends. All participants must be 16 & Up, and bring clean court shoes into the gym to participate. Sixteen and seventeen year old’s must have  Continue Reading

Commitment Ride

Written on January 1, 2018 at 1:07 pm, by

30 riders showed up for the Commitment Ride this morning. This is an annual event that’s been going on since 1983 when the first riders went out to Cattle Point interpretive center. Photo at right is from John Stimpson’s collection showing that first group. Today’s ride went around Pear Point road and back to John’s  Continue Reading

Resolution Run and Salish Splash

Written on December 29, 2017 at 5:50 am, by

Island Rec – 3rd Annual Resolution Run and Salish Splash! Island Rec invites you to take part in the 3rd Annual Resolution Run 5k scheduled for a 10am start on Sunday, January 1, 2018. This is a family and dog friendly fun run, that travels from Jackson Beach to Mullis Street, into town, up Argyle  Continue Reading

Suiter’s Softball & Baseball Clinic

Written on December 20, 2017 at 5:47 am, by

  The Suiter’s Softball & Baseball Clinic is coming back! Amy Suiter is the Coach of Western Washington University’s Softball team and she and her husband own Competitive Edge Northwest in Mt. Vernon. They have been traveling back and forth to the island the last few years to put on softball and baseball clinics for  Continue Reading

Girl’s Basketball League

Written on December 15, 2017 at 5:53 am, by

It is time to register for Island Rec’s Girl’s Basketball League, open to all girls in grades 3 through 8. The focus of this league is development and improvement of individual and team skills. Previous basketball experience is not required. All games are played on Island, Sunday afternoons in Turnbull Gym. Participants practice twice per  Continue Reading

4th Annual Studio Holiday Party

Written on December 12, 2017 at 5:50 am, by

The Studio will be hosting their 4th annual holiday party this Friday, Decemeber 15th from 7:00 pm to midnight. Please join us as we celebrate the holidays and our appreciation for this community! Bryan Leighton will be providing live holiday music and then later in the night DJ Neon Tide will spin the tunes to  Continue Reading

Youth & Teen Futsal

Written on December 12, 2017 at 5:48 am, by

Registration is now open for Futsal Youth & Teen Indoor Soccer! Island Rec is offering youth and teen indoor Futsal to kick off the new year. Coach Van will be on site to support the kids, with skills and drill the first 15 mins and playing small sided games for the rest. This fast paced  Continue Reading

Bouncing Back

Written on December 6, 2017 at 9:46 am, by

Here is this month’s history column from the San Juan Historical Society and Museum… Bouncing back to 1947-48 Friday Harbor Basketball This gem of a sports photo is especially prized for its identification of each person in the Friday Harbor High School Boys Basketball team portrait from 70 years ago. Who do you recognize in  Continue Reading

Tip Off Classic Tournament

Written on November 30, 2017 at 5:40 am, by

This Friday kicks off the 4th Annual Friday Harbor High School Basketball “Tip Off Classic” Tournament!  Purple and Gold will be selling concessions.  Be sure to come grab a hot dog or popcorn and watch some exciting basketball this weekend!  The tournament schedule is below. GO WOLVERINES!! Schedule: Friday December 1st  (Home team in Whites  Continue Reading

Big turnout for Turkey Trot

Written on November 25, 2017 at 5:53 am, by

An awesome 81 participants turned out in pouring rain Thursday for this year’s Thanksgiving Turkey Trot – the 13th annual 5K race/run/walk/stroll. It began and ended between the Friday Harbor Suites and the Catholic Church property and went out to the end of Lampard Road and back. Besides the runners, there were walkers, many of  Continue Reading

Boxing Circuit Classes

Written on November 16, 2017 at 5:43 am, by

Looking for a new workout? Booboo’s Boxing offers the following circuit classes: Tuesdays & Thursdays: 6:00 am, 10:15 am and 5:30 pm Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays at 8:30 am Call Booboo James at (360) 640-4506 or Shannon Miniken at (360) 317-5225 for more info. Classes will be held at San Juan Fitness in the  Continue Reading