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Falcon softball stuns Wildcats with mercy-rule victory

March 22nd, 2012 at 12:09 pm by benwatanabe
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South Whidbey’s softball squad picked up where it left off last year – with a win against Archbishop Murphy, a perennial power in the Cascade Conference.  …Read the rest of this post

Falcon tennis sweeps Red Wolves

March 20th, 2012 at 2:34 pm by benwatanabe
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The season has started with barely a blemish for the South Whidbey girls tennis team. …Read the rest of this post

South Whidbey boys golf team schedule released

March 16th, 2012 at 7:13 am by benwatanabe
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South Whidbey’s boys golf team swings into the season against a pair of Wesco schools Tuesday.

Here’s the Falcon 2012 boys golf schedule.

Falcon boys soccer kicks off season

March 15th, 2012 at 12:12 pm by benwatanabe
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The Falcon boys soccer team travels north to Friday Harbor for its first game today.

Here’s the Falcon 2012 boys soccer schedule.

Falcon baseball, softball canceled by rain

March 15th, 2012 at 11:53 am by benwatanabe
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South Whidbey sports are quickly piling up a list of makeup games. The Falcon baseball, softball and tennis teams canceled their contests today.

The Falcon baseball team had to cancel its rescheduled home game against the Cedarcrest Red Wolves today. The makeup is scheduled for tomorrow (Friday, March 16) as a double header at Cedarcrest.

South Whidbey softball had its first cancellation today against Cedarcrest. It would have been the first Cascade Conference game the Falcons had played. The Falcons are rescheduled to host the Red Wolves fastpitch team at 4 p.m. Friday, March 16.

The Falcon girls tennis team’s travels to Friday Harbor were postponed as well. This is the second match that was canceled due to rain or water-covered courts. A makeup date was not yet determined by South Whidbey Athletic Director Scott Mauk. The tennis team is scheduled to travel north to Bellingham on Saturday, March 17.

Falcon softball 2012 schedule released

March 15th, 2012 at 8:02 am by benwatanabe
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South Whidbey’s softball team has its whole Cascade Conference season ahead of it.

Take a look at the 2012 softball schedule.

Falcon girls tennis season starts today

March 15th, 2012 at 7:06 am by benwatanabe
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The 2012 Falcon girls tennis season begins in earnest today against Friday Harbor.

An earlier match that was scheduled against Bellingham was postponed because of the rain until Saturday, March 17.

Take a look at the 2012 girls tennis schedule.

Baseball game against Cedarcrest canceled

March 14th, 2012 at 12:16 pm by benwatanabe
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South Whidbey’s baseball game against Cedarcrest has been canceled.

The game was scheduled for4 p.m. today, but heavy rain overnight and today drenched the field at South Whidbey High School. South Whidbey Athletic Director Scott Mauk said they are hoping to reschedule for Thursday, March 15, and was awaiting word from Cedarcrest officials.

South Whidbey track and field schedule released

March 14th, 2012 at 12:08 pm by benwatanabe
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Here’s the 2012 track and field schedule. The Falcon athletes begin competitions Thursday at Oak Harbor High School for a jamboree.

Falcon girls golf starts season today

March 14th, 2012 at 10:10 am by benwatanabe
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The South Whidbey girls golf team begins its season today against its Cascade Conference rivals.

Here’s the 2012 girls golf schedule.

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About benwatanabe

Reporter for the South Whidbey Record. Currently I cover Langley, South Whidbey Fire/EMS, the South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District, Clinton and sports. On any given night or any given weekday, I'm likely watching a baseball, basketball or football game on TV while reading Mother Jones, Esquire, The New York Times, The Seattle Times, The Daily Herald or scrolling through Twitter. If I can go sailing, I do. Fishing is a recently discovered hobby, but there are few things as exciting as getting a fish on the line and the battle between urgency and patience to haul it in. I don't much care for pets, but probably want to pet your dog or hold your cat.

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