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Chad Hoffman takes home $1K Saturday in fishing derby

210-dscn0315Bluewater Bar and Grille in Friday Harbor put on a Blackmouth derby Saturday, January 21, 2011. Prize was $1000, winner take all for biggest fish. With the forecast calling for gales, only ten hardcore boats braved the winds to fish in the one day event. Luckily, the wind blew from due West, and San Juan Channel was fairly calm and protected.


8th Annual Frank Wilson Memorial Fishing Derby starts Wednesday, Feb. 1

It looks to be a great season of Blackmouth (Chinook) salmon this year. With two derbies in the bag, the numbers per fisherman are looking very good. If this trend continues, it will be fun to watch our local anglers battle it out for TEN WEEKS to the finish line, during the upcoming King’s Marine/Frank Wilson Derby starting on Wednesday, Feb 1.


Wolverines cut down Loggers in girls basketball

210-dsc_2518Friday Harbor girls basketball team sank 22 of 36 free throws en route to a 51-42 victory over Darrington Monday, Jan. 30. The Wolverines, 9-2 in Northwest 1A/2B League action, are in first place - a half-game up on La Conner and a game better than the Loggers. Friday Harbor travels to Cedar Park Christian Tuesday, Jan. 31, is at La Conner Friday, Feb. 3 and finishes conference play at home against Orcas Island Saturday, Feb. 4.


Wolverine basketball Boys and Girls: 4 games, 4 wins

Friday Harbor High School's girls basketball team won a close one against Mount Vernon Christian's team   Thursday, January 26. The Wolverines beat the Hurricanes 45-42. The boys team was also victorious against the MVC, with a bit more breathing room, winning 75-20.

Shoreline Christian fared no better against the Wolverines. The boys basketball team won 64-47 against the Crusaders. The girls came away with the win 48-37.