Wolves fear no sharks. (Photos courtesy David and Amy King)

   CHS junior Lindsey Roberts, back at summer hoops camp, gets reacquainted with an old friend.

   With multiple games across four days, this was one of the few times the Wolves were sitting still.

Exhaustion (at least for CHS coach Amy King) sets in as she waits for pizza.

Everyone gets an update on their phone at the same time — pizza is here.

   David and Amy King, coaches, tour guides and fashion stars (thanks to this year’s snazzy camp t-shirts).

Cue the “Brady Bunch” theme.

   Wolves (l to r) Roberts, Mikayla Elfrank and Kyla Briscoe are just happy to be here.

Two more days, a ton more photos.

A pack of Coupeville High School girls basketball hoops players wrapped up a four-day stay at summer camp in Ocean Shores Thursday and headed home.

We’ll have a complete recap of the on-court action Sunday, but, until then, here’s some photos from days #3 and #4.

   With winning teams and talented players, the future for Coupeville softball is a bright one. (Renae Mulholland photos)

The boys of summer.

Abby Mulholland (left) and Savina Wells have a chat.

“Ice cream????? Where???????”

The race is on.

Gwen Gustafson (left) and Mulholland enjoy their sweet treats.

With players repping different uniforms, it was an explosion of color.

Mariah Knoblich controls the universe, or at least the ice cream.

   Jill Prince, future Coupeville Sports Hall o’ Famer, was a huge star as a sixth grader.

The games aren’t done, but that’s no reason not to have a party.

While All-Star play looms ahead for many of its team, the Central Whidbey Little League took a moment Thursday to celebrate the season that was.

Ice cream and souvenirs were handed out, and softball mom Renae Mulholland was on hand to document the proceedings for us.

Raising their helmets to a new season of success. (Photos courtesy Bob Martin)

Putting in work under blue skies.

The line surges.

Dreaming of fall success.

Helmets in hand, a new batch of football warriors are taking possession of the gridiron.

Or, the practice field, at least.

Led by coach Bob Martin, the newest version of the Coupeville Middle School football squad is hard at work, putting in time and effort during spring practice drills.

The season may still be two-plus months away, but the Wolves are already on the prowl.

   Wolf basketball mom Sherry Roberts enjoys a warm beverage on a cold day at the beach. (Amy King photos)

CHS coach David King fires up the troops.

The beach awaits.

Sand castle fever rages.

Welcome to … Jurassic Park.

The wrecking crew.

Putting in the (sandy) work.

   A flashback to departure day, as the Wolves get in the right mood for ferry-riding duty.

Double duty.

The lure of the hardwood, and the lure of (cold) beaches, vied for prominence during the first two days of the Coupeville High School girls’ basketball team’s annual trip to Ocean Shores.

After putting in time on the court, the 10 Wolves in attendance at the four-day summer camp (which runs through Thursday) hit the sandy beaches for some bonding time.

The photos above are courtesy CHS coach Amy King.

   Nick Etzell rapped out four hits at a weekend baseball tourney. (John Fisken photo)

Ignore the record and focus on the lessons learned.

That was the mantra for the Coupeville High School baseball squad after it absorbed four losses in as many games at a three-day tourney in Anacortes.

“It’s not a weekend we are going to brag about, but we put together a team and now we need to learn to play together and work as a team,” said CHS coach Chris Smith.

“We had a very good chance to win three of our four games and unfortunately we lacked the mental maturity and toughness to do so under less than ideal situations.”

Coupeville had to fight through player availability issues and injuries to field a squad.

“We had a lot to work around this weekend,” Smith said. “There were some big challenges and overall as a team we just couldn’t quite overcome them to pull off a W.”

The Wolves were one-runned in two of their games, being nipped 6-5 by Oak Harbor and 2-1 by host Anacortes.

CHS also fell 16-7 to Meridian after having the early lead and 20-2 to Lake Stevens.

While scrambling to get enough bodies, Smith also had to juggle those he had, with several players in new spots.

“As a coach I had the opportunity to see a number of guys in different positions, which was very helpful for me,” Smith said.

He praised the play of outfielder Kyle Rockwell and catcher Gavin Knoblich, as well as the hot bat of Nick Etzell, who delivered “some offensive firepower that apparently he has been waiting to unleash all year.”

Hunter Smith ripped five hits, including a pair of doubles, to pace the Wolf attack.

Etzell (four hits), Matt Hilborn (3), Jake Pease (3), Jake Hoagland (2) and Jonathan Thurston (2) had multiple hits, while Taylor Consford, Joey Lippo and Jacob Zettle chipped in with a base-knock apiece.

Consford and Hoagland had triples, while Lippo’s hit was a resounding double.

“Overall, we have got to keep learning, we have got to keep working to get better and we have to form into a cohesive unit if we want to do well as a team,” Chris Smith said.

Coupeville returns to action at a tourney in Gray’s Harbor June 30-July 3.