Topic: Sports

Firecracker 5000

Written on June 26, 2017 at 5:41 am, by

Eleventh Annual Firecracker 5000 (5K) on July 4th The 11th annual Firecracker 5000 is all set to go for this Tuesday, July 4. The route will remain the same, beginning at the Friday Harbor Suites, 680 Spring Street. The course is for anyone wanting to start the Holiday off with a little exercise and features  Continue Reading

8.8K Loop Run

Written on June 22, 2017 at 5:46 am, by

Island Rec – 40th Annual 8.8K Loop Run! 40 Years Running!!! Island Rec and Xtreme Fitness invite you to take part in some local history and enter the 40th Annual Friday Harbor 8.8k Loop Run/Walk scheduled for a 9:00am start on Saturday August 19, 2017. People of all ages enjoy running or walking in this  Continue Reading

Golf Scramble was a Success!

Written on May 25, 2017 at 5:40 am, by

Dear Editor, The May 21st, 11th Annual LEO Club Golf Scramble was another success!   We wish to thank the local businesses that generously give to our annual Golf Scramble: Harbor Rentals and Saw Shop, Friday Harbor House & Bluff Restaurant, Williams Enterprises (gravel), Friday’s Crabhouse, The Cheesecake Café, Mike’s Cafe and Wine Bar, China  Continue Reading

Lady Wolverines have a Date at State

Written on May 24, 2017 at 5:36 am, by

For the 3rd time in a row and for the 9th time in school history The Friday Harbor Wolverines (18-4) fast pitch team is packing its luggage for a trip to the WIAA State Tournament in Yakima. The Wolverines will take on the Mary Walker Chargers of Springdale. Friday Harbor beat Mary Walker 14-4 in  Continue Reading

Hill of Thrills Race Results

Written on May 23, 2017 at 5:49 am, by

Lowell Jons, Recreation Specialist with Island Rec shares these race results from the 2nd Annual Hill of Thrills soap box derby… 5-8 year old- Ben Baisch, first Lyla Ovenell, second Kate & Mac Douglass, third Porter PJ Nixon, fourth 9-12 year old – Billy Mountford, first Patrick Wagner, second Oliver McEwan, third Natalie Morton, fourth  Continue Reading

Hill of Thrills

Written on May 21, 2017 at 8:43 pm, by

It was a beautiful Sunday afternoon and Grover Street was converted into a racecourse for the 2nd Annual Hill of Thrills, sponsored by Island Rec and Larry’s Autobody.  If you couldn’t be there yourself, you can still see some of the action by clicking on the video above.

Bike Everywhere Day

Written on May 18, 2017 at 5:49 am, by

This Friday, May 19, is Bike Everywhere Day. Yes, you read that right; the best biking holiday in the state of Washington is right around the corner. There will be celebrations all across our great state, and the Cascade Bicycle Club wants you to join in. Bike Everywhere Day is the culmination of all of  Continue Reading

Wolverine Spring Playoff Update

Written on May 18, 2017 at 5:33 am, by

Rod Turnbull, FHHS Athletic Director shares this post season update with you… Below is the updated information for our high school teams post season play. Baseball – Our Baseball team won both of their games this past Saturday making them Bi-District Champions and they will now play in the Regional State Tournament at Anacortes’ Volunteer  Continue Reading

Leo Club Scramble

Written on May 17, 2017 at 5:55 am, by

This Sunday, may 21st, the Leo Club Scramble will take place at the San Juan Golf and Tennis Club. See the attached flyer for more information. (PDF) The scramble starts at 3:00 pm and is 9 holes. Sign up as a team or as a single. Please fill out the entry form and drop it  Continue Reading

2nd Annual Hill of Thrills

Written on May 11, 2017 at 5:47 am, by

Island Rec – Hill of Thrills Soap Box Race Island Rec is very excited to announce the second running of the now famous Hill of Thrills Soap Box Race on Sunday, May 21.  This is a classic old fashioned ‘gravity’ race where people race their homemade non-motorized contraptions down Grover Street by the elementary school.  Continue Reading

Wolverine Spring Playoff Update

Written on May 6, 2017 at 5:40 am, by

Rod Turnbull, Athletic Director at Friday Harbor High School shares this post season report… We are just beginning the spring portion of our post season events. Below is an update on the post season opportunities for our spring sports teams.

Youth Summer Programs

Written on May 5, 2017 at 5:48 am, by

The Studio and Island Rec are excited to announce an expansion in their partnership by offering 2 new youth summer programs. In June, The Studio will lead a fun and athletic cheerleading camp for girls, grades 4-7. Campers will learn fundamental cheerleading skills, cheers and chants, basic stunts, a spirit dance and, most importantly, teamwork!  Continue Reading

Island Rec – Summer Soccer with FHFC

Written on April 29, 2017 at 5:47 am, by

Friday Harbor FC (FHFC) and Island Rec are very excited to announce a new partnership. This summer we will be offering two new youth soccer camps: Western Washington University Summer Soccer Camp and Summer Soccer Technical Training with Coach Van. Western Washington University Soccer Camp: This camp will provide players a unique opportunity to receive  Continue Reading

Adult Softball

Written on April 20, 2017 at 5:38 am, by

Gail Seitz shares this announcement with you… Any Adult Softball players in Friday Harbor who are interested in putting some league play together this summer, please come out to the Elementary School Fields at 1:30 Sunday, April 23rd.  It’s a good time to shake the cobwebs out, do some pick up play and talk about the  Continue Reading

Sailing Foundation Fundraiser

Written on April 7, 2017 at 5:25 am, by

Debbi Fincher writes in support of the Youth Sailing Club… The annual San Juan Island Sailing Foundation Fundraiser which supports our Youth Sailing Programs – both Island Rec Summer Sailing classes on Percich Pond and Teen Sailing Team out on the water at Jackson’s Beach – is coming up on May 4th at the SJI Yacht Club.  Continue Reading

FHHS Games Postponed

Written on March 16, 2017 at 1:35 pm, by

Here are a couple of notices from Rod Turnbull, FHHS Athletic Director… Girls Tennis at Lynden on March 17 has been postponed due to predicted weather. This has been rescheduled for Friday, March 31  Also, the home games with Forks, both Baseball and Fastpitch originally scheduled for Saturday, March 18 have been postponed. No make up date  Continue Reading

Husky Linemen Paying it Forward

Written on March 11, 2017 at 5:58 am, by

Story by Mike Martin – It began as a routine checkup at the clinic in Friday Harbor, Washington. Hollye Vague took her 16-year old son, Quincy in for a check-up. “Quincy was having headaches,” she said. Quincy was an offensive tackle for the Friday Harbor High School Wolverines — the season had just finished —  Continue Reading

Batter Up!

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

Friday Harbor Baseball and Softball Association is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2017 season! Spread the word!! Go to to register for Baseball, Softball, T-Ball and/or Rookies. Options are available for Grades K-8.   And – Early registration will get your child a free pair of baseball/softball pants. (Early registration  Continue Reading

Wolverine Winter Playoff Update

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

Friday Harbor High School Athletic Director Rod Turnbull shares this update on high school sports winter playoffs… As we head into the last two weeks of the winter post season, our Girls basketball team is still competing. See below for details on Wrestling, Girls Basketball and Boys Basketball:

Wolverine Winter Playoff Update

Written on February 10, 2017 at 9:49 am, by

Rod Turnbull, Athletic Director at FHHS shares this playoff update… We are moving into the second week of winter playoffs. Many exciting things going on. Hope you can get out and watch some Wolverine Playoff action. Below is an update on the post season opportunities for our Wrestling, Girl’s Basketball and Boy’s Basketball winter sports  Continue Reading

Women’s Boxing for Fitness

Written on February 6, 2017 at 5:46 am, by

New Women’s Boxing for Fitness Classes at SJI Fitness BooBoo James and Shannon Miniken are excited to announce NEW boxing for fitness classes! FREE Intro to Boxing Class: Curious about boxing? Here’s a chance to try it out – FREE! March 8th, 5:30 pm to 6:30pm. This introductory class is designed for all ages. Try  Continue Reading

14th Annual Roche Harbor Salmon Classic

Written on January 23, 2017 at 5:46 am, by

Selling out earliest ever on October 17, 2016, with a 100 Boat Limit ~ the 14th Annual Derby kicked off on Thursday January 19th registering a total of 347 Anglers. Weather was clear & cool with winds that kept us honest when the cannon went off Friday morning to start day one of fishing. Friday broke the record for  Continue Reading