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SLIDESHOW: Friday Harbor boys soccer team buoyantly returns as state champions

The ride back to San Juan Island on the last ferry of the night is always more enjoyable after a win for Friday Harbor High School athletic teams. Saturday the boys soccer team revelled in one of the most buoyant homebound sailings in more than three decades. By dispatching Orcas Island High School 2-1 in the 2022 Class 1B/2B Boys State Soccer Final in Renton, the Wolverines brought home their school’s first state champion trophy since 1986.

The officials lead the Vikings and Wolverines on Renton Memorial Stadium's pitch for the Class 1B/2B Championship. Matt Pranger photo

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Slideshow: Orcas boys soccer beats Evergreen Lutheran Nov. 11

Islands’ soccer fans were  treated to a double-bill Friday, Nov. 11 at Sedro-Woolley High School. The Wolverines (12-2) faced eighth-seed Puget Sound Adventist (8-3) at noon and the Vikings (14-2) met sixth-seed Evergreen Lutheran (8-3-1) at 2 p.m. Both teams came away with wins. Both teams advanced to the state semifinals Nov. 18 at Renton Memorial Stadium. 

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SLIDESHOW: Friday Harbor and Orcas soccer teams both advance to the state semifinals Nov. 18

 

Friday Harbor and Orcas Island soccer teams played at Sedro Woolley Friday, Nov. 11 and came away with wins.  Both teams advance to the state semifinals Nov. 18 at Renton Memorial Stadium. 

Friday Harbor Wolverines (12-2) beat eighth-seed Puget Sound Adventist (8-3) 1-0 at 12 noon.

At 2 p.m. Orcas Vikings (14-2) beat sixth-seed Evergreen Lutheran (8-3-1) 6-1.

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Friday Harbor trims Orcas in shootout, takes district championship

Friday Harbor boys soccer team won this season's rubber match against Orcas Island 2-1 on Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Class 1B/2B Distirct 1 Championship at Sammamish High School. The Wolverines (12-2) trimmed the Vikings (14-2) by out-booting their crosswater rivals 5-4 in a shootout. Both teams advance to the state tournament and will play Nov. 11 or 12 against opponents to be determined.

October 11 game - Matt Pranger photo

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Slideshow: Friday Harbor Elementary School students parade through town

Witches, Harry Potters, princesses, kings, Colonial Americans, soldiers, bananas, a bag of Reese Pieces, a ghost and even a table paraded through downtown Friday Harbor Monday morning, October 31, 2022. Residents and visitors admired the creativity displayed in the Friday Harbor Elementary School students's costumes. Photos by Matt Pranger

 

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SLIDESHOW and race results for all 114 Island Loop runners on San Juan Island

The 45th Annual Island Rec Loop Run took place Saturday, August 20, 2022 and had a first. Never before had a runner gotten lost and still finished second. Cataldo DiDonna of Anacortes explained that the directions said you go by Jacksons Beach - so he did. Even with the mixup he finished second overall with a time of 34:03.

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SLIDESHOW: Trashion Fashion draws a crowd

San Juan County Fair's popular Trashion Fashion Show was extra lively this year with energetic Mason Turnage as the emcee. An overflow crowd watched the show Saturday afternoon August 20. 

 

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