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.
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!
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Last season, the Girls Basketball Team ended with a 11-8 record, earned the title of Northwest B League Champs, placed second at Tri Districts, participated at state and received the District 1 Sportsmanship Award.