Sports

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 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 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. 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

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.

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.

Life lessons learned on the court | Girls’ Basketball Sports Preview

Girls’ Basketball Coach Nate Borg describes his team as having great potential and gaining confidence every year. Last year the team averaged 49 points a game compared to 28 points a game in 2011.

High hopes for a tight team | Boys’ Basketball Sports Preview

Coach M.R. Buffum has a big goal every year to get his players to win the league title. “We want to make the playoffs and keep improving and peak at the end of the season,” he said.

Lopez triumphant in close game against Tulalip

Hard-fought may be a sports cliché but it’s an accurate description of the Lobos 39-34 victory over the Tulalip Heritage Hawks at home on Oct. 5.

  • Oct 11th, 2013

Lobos win big despite bad weather

On Sept. 28 at a home game vs Lummi JV, the Lopez Lobos won 36-12 in a torrential down pour.

  • Oct 2nd, 2013

Soccer update

The Lobos soccer team had their most productive game of the season at home against Bear Creek Christian Sept. 25. In an 8-3 loss, the Lobos got goals from Axel Rendon and Cosmos Cordoba.

  • Sep 30th, 2013

Building for the future | Football preview

The 2013 Lobo Football team has been busy building. Not houses or cars or machines, instead they’ve been busy building their football program.

  • Sep 18th, 2013

Volleyball team dreams big | Fall preview

Girls from Lopez Island High School give it their all in practice in order to perfect these three fundamentals, fundamentals that could take them all the way to the State Championship.

  • Sep 17th, 2013

A strong and determined team | Soccer preview

The Lobos Varsity Soccer team this year is going to be a pleasure to watch.

  • Sep 17th, 2013

2013 Lopez Tennis Open another success

In spite of a Friday rainout, the annual Lopez Open tennis tournament was a great success, drawing players from Friday Harbor, Orcas Island and the mainland, as well as players from Lopez.

  • Aug 13th, 2013

Golf team brings home state trophy and more

On the second day at the B/BB State Tournament, the combined scores of Marné Cook and Sarah Reeve earned them a tie for ninth place and allowed them to secure third place overall as a team.

  • Jun 3rd, 2013

Lopez golfers qualify for state

After the state qualifying tournament the following people earned spots to the state tournament: Marné Cook, Sarah Reeve, James Brant, Sam Heller, Brytt Weber. They will leave May 19 and return on May 22.

  • May 20th, 2013

Help support junior golf programs

On April 20 the Lopez Golf Club will be hosting an Open Golf Tournament to raise money for junior golf programs. All profits from the event will help support the Lopez High School Golf Program, provide free golf clinics for kids with a pro golfer and seed a new program for younger golfers.

  • Apr 9th, 2013

Taylor plays at All State B-ball Game

Girls Basketball Varsity Player Patience Taylor was chosen and honored to play in the 2013 Washington State Girls Basketball Coaches Association Girls Senior All State Basketball Game.

  • Apr 2nd, 2013

Track and field dreams | Spring preview

This year’s Lopez Lobos track and field team is a small group of students. Head Coach Matt Willis is not daunted by the task. He describes this year’s lineup of players as dedicated and hard working.

Lessons and love of the game of golf | Spring preview

The game of golf is a succession of misses that you make up for – you keep hitting the ball and eventually catch up. Then you start all over again.

Lopez basketball update

The Lopez varsity defeated the LaConner Junior Varsity basketball teams, girls and boys, today with girls at 55-10 and boys, 31-28.

  • Jan 14th, 2013

Basketball update

The Lopez Island girls varsity basketball team defeated Mt Vernon Christian 30 to 28, Friday, Jan 4. The Lopez boys defeated the MVC boys 40-39.

  • Jan 7th, 2013

All-islands ski bus debuts

Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, the Mt. Baker Winter Ride Bus has been reborn and is offering rides to the winter wonderland of Mt. Baker for all ages, from all islands.

  • Dec 29th, 2012

Basketball update

The Lopez girls varsity basketball team lost to Tulalip 42-25 and the Lopez boys lost 49-31.

  • Dec 19th, 2012

Basketball update

Lopez swept Highland Christian today: girls varsity 60-23 and boys 39-31.

  • Dec 17th, 2012

Basketball update

Lopez girls varsity basketball beat Lummi Nation 52-14. Lopez boys lost to Lummi 50-27.

  • Dec 12th, 2012

Basketball update

The Lopez Lobos boys and girls varsity basketball teams lost on Dec. 7 at Cedar Park Christian High school. Boys 34-61 and girls with a very close game of 42-43.

  • Dec 10th, 2012

25th Anniversary of the Round The County sailboat race

This year marked the 25th Anniversary of the Round The County sailboat race. Orcas Islanders, San Juan Islanders, and this year the Lopezians even got in on the preparation and running of this popular regatta.

  • Nov 26th, 2012

Lobos football update

On Oct. 27, the Lopez football team beat Crescent 34 -14.

  • Oct 29th, 2012

Lopez gains three wins over Highland Christian | Volleyball

Lopez faced Highland Christian on Oct. 16. Lopez won all three games, 25-8, 25-14, and 25-16. The third game was tied at 14 apiece until the Lobos stepped on the gas with a series of overpowering serves. Their league leading record stands at 10-0, with three games remaining before the post-season championship tournaments.

  • Oct 18th, 2012

Lopez football score update

On Oct. 16, Lopez Island Viking Football defeated Clallam Bay, 52 -16.

  • Oct 8th, 2012