Topic: Sports

Turkey Trot

Written on November 14, 2017 at 5:49 am, by

It’s the 13th Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Trot. A 5K (3.1 mile), run, walk, crawl footrace. Date: Thanksgiving Morning on November 23rd, 2017 Time: Registration at 8:00 a.m., Race at 9:00 a.m. $5.00 plus two cans of food (or under 16 – $2.00 and 2 cans of food) Registration, race start and finish at Friday Harbor  Continue Reading

Per Takes 13th Place in the Nation

Written on November 8, 2017 at 5:56 am, by

Perham Black Takes 13th Place in the Nation at The Cressy Cup On October 28th and 29th, San Juan County’s Perham “Per” Black, a senior at Spring Street International School competed in the Cressy Cup, considered the United States high school national championships for Laser full rig sailing. The national sailing races were held at  Continue Reading

Soccer Championships

Written on November 2, 2017 at 5:50 am, by

FHFC has some exciting news. This weekend 5 of our of traveling teams will compete in the Skagit Valley Youth Soccer Association (SKVYSA) soccer playoffs and championships. Our traveling teams compete against teams from Mt. Vernon, Anacortes, Burlington, Sedro-Woolley and Conway. This year our players and coaches have done very well. On the girls side,  Continue Reading

Wolverine Fall Playoff Update

Written on October 31, 2017 at 5:43 am, by

Rod Turnbull, Athletic Director at the high school shares this playoff update… Fall Season is again winding down, and it is time for those teams that qualified to make their post-season runs. This year we have the potential for all four of our Fall teams to advance to post season. Below is an outline of  Continue Reading

Soccer Games & Jamboree

Written on October 26, 2017 at 5:50 am, by

Hey Friday Harbor – our FHFC soccer season is coming to a close. It has been a great season for all of our FHFC soccer teams. It is always so much fun to watch how much these kids improve throughout the season. This Saturday our U8 teams will be participating in their final games of  Continue Reading

Mike Martin Talks Football

Written on October 26, 2017 at 5:47 am, by

Sometimes in life a life is larger than life itself Mike Martin shares this perspective on FHHS Wolverine Football… As the FHHS Wolverines football team heads into their final regular season game the team finds themselves backed into a corner on the road against the LaConner Braves in a must-win game: win and they advance  Continue Reading

Island Rec –Adult Drop-in Programs

Written on October 23, 2017 at 5:47 am, by

Island Rec is adding more evenings of indoor fun in November to the calendar! Now that it’s getting cooler outside, join us for some indoor fitness at the fairgrounds. Beginning November 2nd at the Fairgrounds: Tuesdays – Roller Hockey (5:30-6:30 ages 5-9) (6:30-7:30 ages 9-15) (7:30-9:00 ages 16+) Thursdays – Indoor Soccer 6:30-8:30pm, Ages 16  Continue Reading

Swim Team Round Up

Written on October 20, 2017 at 5:46 am, by

Swim Team Round Up for swimmers age 7-18 Is your child interested in joining the SJIF swim team? Bring them to San Juan Island Fitness on one of the following days and times to meet coaches and get their first swim times of the season. Mon, Oct 23rd 3:30-4:30 Wed, Oct 25th 3:30-4:30 Thurs, Oct  Continue Reading

What’s Happening

Written on October 13, 2017 at 6:56 pm, by

Here are a few things going on around town… News from the Port: The Port of Friday Harbor is soliciting proposals from qualified parties to lease and operate a shipyard in part or whole. For more information please view the full RFP on the Port of Friday Harbor’s website at http://www.portfridayharbor.org/shipyardrfp/ From the Hospital District:  Continue Reading

And Just Like That…

Written on October 10, 2017 at 5:48 am, by

Debbie Sandwith from the Roche Harbor Salmon Derby writes to let you know… The Derby is SOLD OUT. Please email/call to get on the waiting list. In all years past we have had cancellations. We certainly appreciate the strong support of our participants. ~ Thank You! Debbie Sandwith market@rocheharbor.com 360-378-5562

Only 10 Spots Left…

Written on October 7, 2017 at 10:52 am, by

Debbie Sandwith writes in to let you know the Salmon Derby is quickly filling up… YowZa!!!! ONLY 10 spots left in the 2018 RH Salmon Classic held on Jan 18-20th, 2018!!! Attached is an entry form, don’t hesitate to email, fax or call your team in soon! Last year we sold out by October 17th!  Continue Reading

Perham Black Headed to Cressy Cup

Written on October 4, 2017 at 5:49 am, by

Perham “Per” Black, a senior at Spring Street International School in Friday Harbor is one of 18 youth sailors headed to Florida to compete in the Cressy Cup Laser Radial Division. This competition is considered the United States high school national championships for singlehanded sailing of Laser Radial sailboats. Per Black earned his place to  Continue Reading

Island Rec –Adult Drop-in Programs

Written on October 3, 2017 at 5:45 am, by

Island Rec’s evening drop-in programs begin this week at Turnbull Gym!!! Now that it’s getting cooler outside, join us for some indoor fitness. Beginning 10/2/17 Monday & Wednesday 7:30-9:30pm – Badminton, Table Tennis, & Pickleball Tuesdays Only – 7:30-9:30 – Basketball All participants must be 16 & Up, and bring clean court shoes into the  Continue Reading

A Successful First Annual Bike n Brew

Written on October 2, 2017 at 5:49 am, by

A letter of thanks from the Lions Club… Dear Editor, Thanks to all who made possible the first annual Lions Club Friday Harbor Bike-n-Brew. Many Lions Club and individual volunteers, generous sponsors, enthusiastic bicyclists, and locals made this fund-raising event a ‘roaring’ success! Early-rising cyclists began at the Fairgrounds eating a hearty breakfast served up  Continue Reading

Island Senior: Seahawks Sundays at the Mullis Center

Written on September 23, 2017 at 5:20 am, by

Yay! I saw the Seahawks first touchdown of the season last Sunday at the Mullis Center’s Seahawks Sunday. If you are looking for a friendly, relaxed atmosphere and a nice big screen to watch the game… come on down to the Mullis Center on Sunday. This Sunday doors open at 12:30 to watch the Hawks play  Continue Reading

Forty-Three Pounder

Written on September 21, 2017 at 5:40 am, by

Court Bell checks in to let us know the fish are still out there. Here’s Cal Ryan showing off the 43 pound King Salmon he and Court caught on Monday. They were fishing out of Snug Harbor in Open Bay. The season is open through September 30th. Thanks for sharing the photo, you two!

Thank You!

Written on September 20, 2017 at 5:46 am, by

In the SJ Update mailbag this morning we find this letter of thanks from the Linde family… To Mayor pro tem Ghatan, Maddie Ovenell, Bill Cumming, SJI Park and Recreation District, SJI School District, FH Athletic Association, Don Galt, Inez Brown family, island neighbors and businesses who have given so generously of their time and  Continue Reading

Wolverine Football Cancelled

Written on August 30, 2017 at 7:14 pm, by

Just got this notice from Rod Turnbull, Athletic Director at FHHS… Due to injuries and ineligible players, we would only be able to suit up 12 players for our first football game this Saturday and that would not be safe. So we have cancelled this Saturday’s football game with Seton Catholic. Please let me know  Continue Reading

Horse Soccer

Written on August 30, 2017 at 5:48 am, by

Dear SJ Update, I would like to thank all of the players who participated in the second annual horse soccer game at the San Juan County Fair to benefit the horse barn at the fairgrounds. I would also like to thank Coldwell Banker’s Steve Buck and Windermere’s Gary Franklin for their generous pledge to the  Continue Reading

Island Rec –Adult Tennis Lessons

Written on August 29, 2017 at 5:48 am, by

Island Rec is offering another session of Adult Tennis Lessons this September/October with Caroline Hansen. Classes are held Sundays; September 10 – October 22, with no class Sept 24. Adult lessons for ages 16 and up are from 2:00 to 3:15 pm at the High School Tennis Courts. Register by September 5 for the early  Continue Reading

Eclipse Viewing Knows No Bounds!

Written on August 22, 2017 at 5:53 am, by

Tim and Sally Thomsen of San Juan Kayak Expeditions share this photo of another way to view the eclipse. Thanks for sharing you two!

Huskies Shout Out to Quincy

Written on August 22, 2017 at 5:43 am, by

Several members of the UW Huskies Football team give a shout out to local islander Quincy Vague, a FHHS student who was recently diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. Check out the Huskies at this link. And you can donate to Quincy’s Go Fund Me account here.