SEDRO-WOOLLEY — Anglers will have the opportunity to ply the waters of Baker Lake for sockeye salmon beginning Saturday.
MOUNT VERNON — Graham Rawson had grown weary of exerting the extra effort required to pedal up inclines of dirt and pavement, as well as the monotonous grind of pumping along lengthy, flat stretches.
Times are tough and the agency responsible for preserving, protecting, and perpetuating fish, wildlife and ecosystems, while providing sustainable fishing, hunting and other recreation opportunities is feeling the pinch.
Three middle school football players from Skagit County got to test themselves against national competition earlier this month at a showcase camp in Florida.
Sean Johnson cruised to victory in the Sportsman Sprint Showdown on Thursday night at Skagit Speedway in Alger.
After a recent win at Skagit Speedway, longtime driver Colton Heath emerged from his car on the front stretch and heard something there he hadn't heard before: nothing.
If high school sports are played this fall, they'll get started later than first expected.
With in-person instruction not possible because of COVID-19, the Skagit Valley College men's basketball coaches are trying something different for their upcoming basketball camp.
SEDRO-WOOLLEY — Not having the necessary outdoor gear used to be a major problem.
Many residents in Skagit County and elsewhere see the Fourth of July as a chance to light off fireworks.
There will be no carnival rides, greasy food or spectators.
MOUNT VERNON — In Deb Castle's inaugural season as coach of the Skagit Valley College women's basketball team, the squad had six players.
Imagine it: football players wearing masks during the coin flip, or volleyball players sitting on the bench 6 feet apart rather than being bunched up.
Of the eight incoming juniors joining the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association's LEAP Committee, two hail from Skagit County.
ALGER — Two of the three races at Skagit Speedway late Thursday saw late, dramatic moves by the eventual winners.
SEDRO-WOOLLEY — Sedro-Woolley High School didn't have to look far to find a new girls' basketball coach.
MOUNT VERNON — Mitch Freeman has been hired as the new athletic director at Skagit Valley College.
Skagit Valley College announced Friday its athletes of the year.
Kylie Hayton, a softball outfielder at the University of Montana, was playing in an early-season series in Phoenix when she heard people talking about a new disease — something called "coronavirus."
After two weeks of second-place sprint car finishes, Colton Heath pulled off a win in the 360 class Thursday night at Skagit Speedway in Alger.
SEDRO-WOOLLEY — The Great Sedro-Woolley Footrace usually starts with a black-powder boom and a cloud of smoke.
The La Conner girls' basketball team went further than ever last season.
Kai Greenough is an eclectic athlete.
Katie King's high school sports career may have ended sooner than expected, but the Burlington-Edison senior got the most out of the seasons she had.
The Skagit Valley College men's basketball team will look very different next season.
MOUNT VERNON — Kyle Skillman is only 15 years old, but the Mount Vernon High School student is already an old hand at racing motorcycles.
Brock Lemley authored a thrilling sprint car finish Thursday night, taking the 360 class checkered flag at Skagit Speedway in Alger by a mere .048 of a second.
Former Skagit Valley College pitcher Kade Mechals was selected in the fourth round of the Major League Baseball draft on Thursday. He was the 112th pick overall.
SEDRO-WOOLLEY — There will be no fishing for sockeye salmon this season on the Skagit River.
SEDRO-WOOLLEY — Isaiah Guerero had options when it came to continuing his basketball career at the college level.
Eric Fisher claimed a narrow win late Thursday in the first Skagit Speedway sprint car A Main of the season in Alger.
No fishing license, no problem.
Burlington-Edison's Wyatt Walker wrapped up a stellar prep basketball career for the Tigers this past season.
Fans will be able to hear the roar of the engines and watch furious finishes Thursday at Skagit Speedway — they'll just need an internet connection to do so.
Skagit Valley College men's basketball coach Carl Howell has added two assistant coaches after a high-profile first season at the helm of the Cardinals.
The state Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking public comment on proposed rules for this year’s recreational and commercial salmon fishing seasons.
SEDRO-WOOLLEY — For a decade, Trek for Treasure participants have overcome plenty of obstacles in their quest to win the competition.
SEDRO-WOOLLEY — For the first time in 43 years, Dave Ward will not be coaching football next fall.
ALGER — The grandstands will be empty and the drivers will be practicing rather than racing, but Skagit Speedway will see its first action of the season Saturday on its clay banked oval.
CONCRETE — Peyton Sanchez and Levi Lowry were standouts on the football field for the Concrete Lions.
High school state tournaments for all team sports will be seeded by committee instead of by computer rankings, the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association Executive Board decided earlier this month.
BURLINGTON — Jackson Reisner made the decision at the end of his prep basketball career to attend and play for Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma.
The Skagit Valley College men's basketball team has added another player to its roster for next season.
SEDRO-WOOLLEY — Staying away from the gym, even as a health precaution to avoid contact with a deadly virus, comes with a cost if there is no replacement exercise.
ANACORTES — Sonja Erlandson is an athlete. Running, basketball, swimming — the 32-year-old Anacortes resident does it all. If the window valance in her bedroom decorated from end-to-end with medals is an indication, she does them well.