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Mike Hobi blocks Tulalip #77 and Erik Jonasson (58) opens the other side of a huge hole to allow Eddie Kramer (22) through on the way to a crucial fourth quarter touchdown against Tulalip.

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
Mike Hobi blocks Tulalip #77 and Erik Jonasson (58) opens the other side of a huge hole to allow Eddie Kramer (22) through on the way to a crucial fourth quarter touchdown against Tulalip.
Brytt Weber (99) Harrison Goodrich (32)

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
Brytt Weber (99) Harrison Goodrich (32)
Lopez goalie Will Fields makes a(nother) save against Bear Creek.  Second half action was played largely in front of the Lobos’ goal as a small Lopez squad fought against a continually substituting Bear Creek team.

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
Lopez goalie Will Fields makes a(nother) save against Bear Creek.  Second half action was played largely in front of the Lobos’ goal as a small Lopez squad fought against a continually substituting Bear Creek team.
Back row: Mike Hobi

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
Back row: Mike Hobi
Back row: Mikayla Johnson

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
Back row: Mikayla Johnson
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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
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A scene from the 2013 Lopez Tennis Open.

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
A scene from the 2013 Lopez Tennis Open.

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
PGA Pro Steve Nightingale giving the 2012 high school team a chipping lesson.

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
PGA Pro Steve Nightingale giving the 2012 high school team a chipping lesson.
Patience Taylor

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
Patience Taylor

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.

Front row from left to right: Marne Cook

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.

Front row from left to right: Marne Cook

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
Nikki Turunen (#3) spikes the ball against Highland Christian in the first game on Oct. 16.

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
Nikki Turunen (#3) spikes the ball against Highland Christian in the first game on Oct. 16.

Lopez football score update

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

  • Oct 8th, 2012
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Strong v-ball team has high hopes | Volleyball preview

The sound of smacking volleyballs fills the Lopez Island High School gymnasium as the Lady Lobos prepare themselves for the new season ahead.

  • Sep 21st, 2012
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Rich in numbers and talent | Football preview

Coach Larry Berg has had mean years, lean years, and in-between years. Never before has he had the luxury of fielding a team packed with experienced players.

  • Sep 21st, 2012
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Hardworking athletes hit the field | Soccer preview

The cleated shoes dig into every inch of the grassy field as the Lopez Island High School soccer team runs up and down and all around.

  • Sep 21st, 2012
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Fletcher Moore (#12) heads the ball against Shoreline Christian in the Lobos' close 3-1 loss at home.

Impressive plays by Lobos | Soccer

Fletcher Moore (#12) heads the ball against Shoreline Christian in the Lobos' close 3-1 loss at home.

  • Sep 19th, 2012
Fletcher Moore (#12) heads the ball against Shoreline Christian in the Lobos' close 3-1 loss at home.

Lopez football score updated

On Sept. 15, Lopez Island defeated Quilcene 50 - 22.

  • Sep 17th, 2012

Volleyball score update

The Lopez Lobos girls varsity volleyball team was defeated 0-3 by Orcas Island on Sept. 14.

  • Sep 17th, 2012

Football, volleyball and soccer scores

Lopez Island varsity girls' volleyball team defeated Cedar Park Christian with a score of 3-1. Cedar Park Chistian boys' varsity soccer team defeated Lopez with a score of 7-3.

  • Sep 10th, 2012

After school soccer

Fall Programs for Elementary age students K-5 starts the week of Sept. 17 and runs for six weeks. Pre-registration required by Sep 14. For details call the Lopez Island Family Resource Center at 468-4117. Forms available at LIFRC and Lopez Elementary School Offices.

  • Sep 7th, 2012
Audrey Wakefield (left) and Linda Vint in the women’s finals.

2012 Lopez Tennis Open a big success

Friday through Sunday, August 3-5, Lopez Island Community Tennis Association hosted the 12th annual Lopez Open Tennis Tournament. The weekend was kicked off Thursday evening with a pot luck “draw party” where the divisions, brackets and schedule of play were revealed. Categories of play included singles, mixed doubles, men’s doubles and women’s doubles.

  • Sep 6th, 2012
Audrey Wakefield (left) and Linda Vint in the women’s finals.

Winners of the Lopez 4th of July race/walk

The 33rd annual running of the Lopez Lions Club-sponsored 10 and 5K fun runs and walks, and for the first time a one mile rump where participants could run, walk or crawl if they wished, was blessed, at the last minute by wonderful weather. With all proceeds going back to community causes, we are especially proud of all 365 contestants and the 33.5 volunteer helpers who made the event a smashing success once again!

  • Jul 17th, 2012

Lopez Island Little League games this Saturday

Lopez Island Little League games are May 26, 10:30 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. at Odlin County Park.

  • May 21st, 2012
Chase Schober drives off the 6th tee at the Lopez Course while a La Conner golfer and parents watch.

Schober number one golfer on the team

Chase Schober drives off the 6th tee at the Lopez Course while a La Conner golfer and parent watch. Chase is number one on the Lopez team, having dropped 14 strokes from his 18 hole score last year. The Lobos are preparing for the League Tournament May 8 at Avalon in Burlington and the Tri-District Tourney May 10 at Gallery in Oak Harbor.

  • Apr 30th, 2012
Chase Schober drives off the 6th tee at the Lopez Course while a La Conner golfer and parents watch.
Brianne Swanson takes the lead in the 100 meter dash at the Lopez home track meet April 18.

Lopez shines at 7-school track meet

Rain turned to sun and Lopez athletes responded at a home meet April 18 versus Lummi, Friday Harbor, St. Paul’s Academy, Cedar Park Christian, and Concrete high schools.

  • Apr 23rd, 2012
Brianne Swanson takes the lead in the 100 meter dash at the Lopez home track meet April 18.
Top Row (Left to Right) Coach Richard Tetu

Confidence high for golf team | Sports preview

Rain or shine, when golf season comes around, Richard Têtu is ready for action. Têtu has been the golf coach for the past ten years. His commitment, generosity and passion for his players and the game of golf have helped many develop their skills in the game of golf.

  • Mar 26th, 2012
Top Row (Left to Right) Coach Richard Tetu
Top Row (Left to Right): Josef Blanc-Ridings

Lopez track and field–small but strong | Sports preview

Track is cyclical on Lopez, going from more than 20 athletes in 2010 and 2011 to fewer than 10 this year. Chalk it up to graduations, injuries, cold weather, fate.

  • Mar 26th, 2012
Top Row (Left to Right): Josef Blanc-Ridings
Racers were welcomed to Lakewood

Snow, glassy waters and rainbows at the Lakewood Regatta

Racers were welcomed to Lakewood, Wash., with cold 34 degree temps, snowing, and glassy waters at Western Washington University’s Lakewood Regatta, Saturday, March 17. Light winds started to fill around 11 a.m. and 18 FJs and 11 Alphas sailboats began racing. Winds and temperatures built throughout the day to around eight knots.

  • Mar 21st, 2012
Racers were welcomed to Lakewood