Sports

Lopez on track for a great season

By Gene Helfman You may have noticed it’s been cold, wet and…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

 

Lopez golfers in good mid-season form

By Gene Helfman Lopez began the season with 22 golfers. At the…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

 

Sports spotlight on student Siri Dye

Submitted by Oly Archibald Lopez Lobos 5’6” freshman guard Siri Dye just…

  • Apr 4th, 2017

 

New season, new coach

Lopez Lobos are ready to hil the track for the second season…

Golf season is teeing off

Twenty-two students are teeing up to play on the Lopez Lobos golf…

Lobos win last BB games of 2016

By Gene Helfman Special to the Weekly Both boys and girls basketball…

  • Jan 9th, 2017

LIFRC’s After-school Elementary Soccer Program wraps up

Submitted by LIFRC The Lopez Island Family Resource Center’s After-School Elementary Soccer…

  • Nov 15th, 2016

Lopez Lobos soccer update

By Gene Helfman

  • Oct 12th, 2016

Lopez Lobos soccer stars stun this fall season

By Miles Becker

  • Sep 23rd, 2016

Track team triumphantly returns to Lopez Island High School

For the past two years, Lopez High School has not participated in track-related sporting events. This year the Lobos a triumphant return to the track for Lopez School with 11 students on the roster. Of the 11 participating on the track team this year, six are exchange students and five are local kids. The Lobos will be represented on the track by three women, and eight men.

  • Mar 23rd, 2016

Lopez High School Golfers swing into action

By Richard Tetu

  • Mar 22nd, 2016

Lopez School baseball enters its third season

Lopez Lobos baseball program enters its third year under the leadership of Jeremiah Johnson. "We have lots of young blood coming into the program," said Johnson, "bringing some skill and enthusiasm."

  • Mar 22nd, 2016

Steady Improvement for Lopez Soccer

By Gene Helfman

  • Dec 15th, 2015

Energy and enthusiasm in Lady Lobos basketball

By Kat Barnard

  • Dec 15th, 2015

The Wurst Golf Tournament and Blues Fest

No, these little "golfers" won't actually be playing, but for you teens and adults, Save the date—October 10, 2015, for the first annual "Wurst Golf Tournament and Blues Fest." Starting at 10:00 am on Saturday, golfers will begin registration for an exciting 18-hole scramble. Pre-Registration is encouraged with registration forms available at the Lopez Is-land Golf Club or online on the lopezchildrenscenter.com web site. Make up your own team of 4 or just sign up and let our organizers assign you to a team with other fun players. Both team and individual prizes will be awarded.

  • Nov 12th, 2015

Lobos and Vikings unite forces | Football

Justin Frausto enters his second year as the Vikings’ football coach in a very unique season.

  • Sep 18th, 2015

Have fun, play hard | V-ball

This fall, 15 Lobos will be hitting the court ready to bump, set and spike their way through another volleyball season.

  • Sep 18th, 2015

Strong start for soccer team

Lopez High School Soccer steps onto the field with a fresh young squad for the 2015 fall season. Judging by the level of play in their first game, age will not be a limiting factor.

  • Sep 17th, 2015

Baseball in close loss to Darrington

On an island with a small student population, exchange students are often essential to fielding competitive teams in many sports, whether or not they have played the sport at home.

  • May 14th, 2015

It takes a community to make a golf team

Lopez Island School Golf Coach Richard Tetu has about 15 golf bags in his office, and they all got there by donation. On top of that, every year he receives 100 golf balls from a community member. The golf course lets kids play their matches for free on the green.

Another season for Lopez baseball

It’s the bottom of the last inning of the game, we’re up by two points ... but they’ve got the bases loaded and are at the top of their line-up, with only one out. We’re facing a possible defeat if we can’t hold ‘em.

  • Mar 24th, 2015

Salmon fishing only on Fri., Sat., Sun.

Recreational salmon fishing in Marine Area 7 (San Juan Islands) is now only open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday each week.

  • Feb 6th, 2015

Small, but determined b-ball team | Girl’s Sports Preview

Have fun and play basketball. That is Deanna Brant’s motto for the season.

  • Dec 12th, 2014

Boys basketball working as a team | Sports preview

By Dec. 19, the Lopez Boys’ Basketball team will have played six league games and two non-league games. Coach MR Buffum’s goal for the boys is to win at least half of the league games.

Lopez wins first team selections and sportsmanship award

The Northwest 1B League and the Northwest 1A/2B/1B League Boys’ Soccer presented a first team selection for Cosmos Cordova, sr. forward. Alex Rendon, sr. midfielder received an honorable mention. The team also won the sportsmanship award.

  • Nov 21st, 2014

Lopez soccer finishes with close games

The Lobos soccer team improved steadily through the 2014 season, finishing with a 2 and 14 record but playing well against teams that in the past have scored easily against them.

  • Nov 13th, 2014

Lopez football falls to Lummi Nation

Things started well for the Lopez eight-man football team. Very well. On the first play from scrimmage, Rande Gruenwald connected to Vinnie Kramer for a touchdown with less than a minute off the clock. The Blackhawks scored four minutes later but failed on the point-after try, and the first quarter ended with Lopez up 8-6.

  • Nov 13th, 2014

Lopez volleyball on a roll

Lopez hosted their volleyball nemesis, Providence Classical Christian, and came away with a convincing 3 games to 1 victory on Oct. 17 before a packed and vocal gym crowd. The Lobos’ record now stands at 6 and 1, their only loss this season being to Providence in an away match Oct 9.

  • Oct 28th, 2014

A good showing for the Lopez Lobos soccer team

Soccer powerhouse Grace Academy brought their 7-3 record to Lopez on Oct. 10 to face the 1-8 Lobos. The final outcome wasn’t a surprise, but the score was indicative of just how far the Lopez soccer program has come.

  • Oct 23rd, 2014

A great homecoming for Lopez football

You couldn’t ask for better conditions or a more positive outcome for a homecoming football game.

  • Oct 23rd, 2014

A great homecoming for Lopez football

You couldn’t ask for better conditions or a more positive outcome for a homecoming football game. With the morning rainclouds dispersed and the sun shining, the Lobos faced the 3 and 2 Clallam Bay Bruins at home on Oct. 11 and came away with a resounding 56-0 victory.

  • Oct 20th, 2014

Lobos take Twin Valley with 54 lead

On Sept. 13, the Lopez Lobos played Twin Valley of Amanda Park, Wash. Lopez Island won the game with 54 against Twin Valley who ended the game with 14 points.

  • Sep 16th, 2014

Soccer: starting strong

Lobos Soccer is looking strong for 2014. This year the Lopez soccer team is looking promising in the pre-season. Although short on numbers with a bench of only 13, but the team strong in spirit, talent and enthusiasm.

  • Sep 10th, 2014

Lobos forge ahead in football

Despite having to face two of the highest ranking teams in the state, the Lobos are not a daunted group of players. They finished the last season with 7 and 4. Though they faced their foes and lost, they took home pride for an overall well-played run.

Volleyball : A chance for fun

This fall, 13 Lobos will be hitting the court ready to bump, set and spike their way through another volleyball season.

Annual Lopez Island Tennis Open success

Twenty-three doubles teams and five singles players recently delighted the many spectators at the 14th annual Lopez Open Tennis Tournament.

  • Aug 12th, 2014

Lopez baseball finishes a winning season

The Lobos played against Shoreline Christian in the NW1B District playoffs on May 10 and came away with a 7-5 nail-biting victory, moving on to the Bi-District game with a 3-1 overall league record.

  • May 27th, 2014

Learning to love the game of golf | Spring Sports Preview

Golf coach Richard Têtu said predicting the season each year is almost impossible. What he does like to predict is how much fun the players will have; lots.

After all this time, baseball is back | Spring Sports Preview

After 40 or 70 years, depending on who you talk to, high school baseball is back.