Topic: Sports

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

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