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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.
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.
The Lopez varsity defeated the LaConner Junior Varsity basketball teams, girls and boys, today with girls at 55-10 and boys, 31-28.
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.
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.
The Lopez girls varsity basketball team lost to Tulalip 42-25 and the Lopez boys lost 49-31.
Lopez swept Highland Christian today: girls varsity 60-23 and boys 39-31.
Lopez girls varsity basketball beat Lummi Nation 52-14. Lopez boys lost to Lummi 50-27.
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.
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.
On Oct. 27, the Lopez football team beat Crescent 34 -14.
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.
On Oct. 16, Lopez Island Viking Football defeated Clallam Bay, 52 -16.
The sound of smacking volleyballs fills the Lopez Island High School gymnasium as the Lady Lobos prepare themselves for the new season ahead.
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.
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.
Fletcher Moore (#12) heads the ball against Shoreline Christian in the Lobos' close 3-1 loss at home.
On Sept. 15, Lopez Island defeated Quilcene 50 - 22.
The Lopez Lobos girls varsity volleyball team was defeated 0-3 by Orcas Island on Sept. 14.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Lopez Island Little League games are May 26, 10:30 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. at Odlin County Park.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lobos basketball players and a coach from Lopez Island received accolades and were selected for the 2011-12 Northwest "B" All League Teams.
Hard work, dedication, and skill led the Lopez Island Girls Basketball Team to the regional game Saturday, Feb. 25, a game that would determine whether or not they were headed to State.
On Feb. 9, Lopez Island girls basketball team defeated Highland Christian , 55 to 33.
Lopez Island girls Basketball Team defeated Highland Christian, scoring 35-3.
Lopez varsity girls basketball team defeated the Lummi girls 35-31. The Lopez boys basketball team lost 42-34.
The Lopez girls varsity basketball team lost to Grace Academy, 35-32. The Lopez boys beat Grace Academy, 47-34.
This 2011 season, the Lopez football team was awarded the John Trotto Sportsmanship award. A special trophy presentation by the football officials board will made Tuesday, Jan. 24 between the girls and boys basketball games vs Grace Academy around 6:15 p.m., at the Lopez School Gymnasium. All the football players and parents are invited to be in attendance for this honor.
The County Council is completing the General Section of the CAO update. This section covers Mitigation, Reasonable Use Exception, and Nonconforming Use. The latter two are pretty straight forward legal issues, mitigation is not.
Both boys and girls basketball teams fell just short of pulling out wins against the Grace Academy Eagles on Dec. 9.
The Lobos Football Team ended this season as the Pacific Coast League “B-8” Football Champions with a 9-1 record and participated in district playoffs.
With good outside shooters and team speed from players who compete in at least two to three sports year-round, Coach MR Buffum said the Lobos may have a chance to place first in league and go on to state.