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   Wolf spikers Ashley Menges (top) and Emma Smith pause in their off-season training to cheer on their classmates. (Photos by JohnsPhotos.net)

   It’s the same spirit shown by CHS athletes (l to r) Teo Keilwitz, Lauren Bayne and Payton Aparicio, who rep Cameron Toomey-Stout, Ethan Spark and Hunter Smith, respectively.

   Coupeville Schools Superintendent Dr. Jim Shank (middle) shares a joke with CHS Principal Duane Baumann (left) and Athletic Director Willie Smith.

   With no game in Oak Harbor, a few Wildcat fans made the trek to Cow Town to root for the Wolves.

   Kali Barrio considers bringing the heat. “Next guy who elbows my baby maybe doesn’t make it back to the bus…”

Catherine Lhamon is ready for her close-up, even if her companion is not.

   Justine McGranahan (middle) and Amy Briscoe chat, while CHS softball coach Kevin McGranahan contemplates how many pairs of long johns he’ll need to wear once “spring” sports start on the damp, wind-torn prairie.

   In a sea of phones, Menges (waving), Emma Mathusek (second from right) and Maya Toomey-Stout (far right) remain vigilent.

Photos falling like raindrops.

Thanks to the fastest portrait-clicker in the biz, the jacked-out-of-his-mind-on-Diet-Coke John Fisken, I have a slight surplus of pics at the moment.

The ones above, which capture fans at a recent Coupeville High School boys basketball game, are courtesy him.

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   Teaching legend Deb Sherman takes a quick break from the classroom to hang out with her grandchildren as son Brad coaches Wolf basketball. (Photos by JohnsPhotos.net)

   Sean “The Torpedo” Toomey-Stout (left) and Will “The Thrill” Nelson are just here for the sweet, sweet candy.

   That moment when you’re hoping against hope the school band shocks everyone and breaks out some Guns N’ Roses.

Lauren Rose (and her sticker) make for a happy duo.

Went to a basketball game and a good book broke out.

Mesmerized by Ethan Spark’s version of Blue Steel.

Having learned from his elders, he then busted out … Baby Blue Steel.

Kimberly Bepler gets her hug on.

   Rose is joined in a farewell smile-off by fellow Wolf volleyball stars (l to r) Ashley Menges, Lucy Sandahl and Emma Smith.

Babies as far as the eye can see.

Lil’ guys and girls dominated the stands Thursday at Coupeville’s final boys basketball home game, and they anchor this batch of fan photos.

Just to keep things fair, we’ve sprinkled in a few people of other ages, but, yep, it’s pretty much all about the babies.

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   Charlotte Nölle (back) delivers a hug to her favorite CHS band member, Mollie Bailey. (Photos by JohnsPhotos.net)

   Left alone to operate the scoreboard, CHS Athletic Director Willie Smith inadvertently launches a nuclear missile.

   SWISH basketball coach Lark Gustafson and future Wolf hoops stars watch the current high school players do what they do.

Heidi Meyers lays down the beat.

Sherry Roberts, AKA “The Velvet Voice,” takes over announcing duties.

   CJ Smith and Sylvia Hurlburt find a semi-comfortable perch on the always-hard bleachers.

   Lucy Sandahl gives volleyball mate Lauren Rose a new ‘do, while Emma Smith keeps an eye on things.

Meyers and Raven Vick get a helping hand from Port Townsend’s Sierra Ruegg.

Pics to the left, pics to the right, pics as far as the eye can see.

Wanderin’ photo bug John Fisken slid by Coupeville’s gym Friday night to catch some Wolf girls basketball action, and put his camera to good use.

Along with in-game snaps, he also landed some glossy photos of fans going about their business, which can be seen above.

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   Former CHS coach Craig Pedlar returned Friday for the 101st anniversary of Wolf boys basketball. (Photos by JohnsPhotos.net)

   Sherry Roberts, a basketball star of the late ’80s, hangs out with the next big thing in Wolf Nation, son Landon.

It ain’t a thing without that swing.

   Speedy shutterbug Maya Toomey-Stout snaps away as the action unfolds a few inches away.

Jordan Ford 1, Sherry Roberts 0. Rest assured, payback will be swift and deadly.

   A superstar in every seat, as the living legends return to their alma mater to be honored.

   Wolf mom Kali Barrio and daughter Jennifer Bergeron cheer on their favorite hoops star, son/brother Ethan Spark.

   Young gun Daniel Olson takes the sticks, as drumming veterans Sean Toomey-Stout (left) and Ben Olson prepare to give him grief (or a Wet Willie).

You can go home again.

Coupeville High School celebrated the 101st anniversary of its boys basketball program Friday, and there was a legend in every seat.

The superstars of the ’70s crossed paths with guys who want to match their achievements in the coming years, and fans of every age showed up to watch it all go down.

Travelin’ photo man John Fisken was there as well, though he was working, snapping pics all night long.

The mix of glossy images above are courtesy him.

To view more photos of the former Wolf players and coaches in attendance, some of which have already run here on Coupeville Sports, and some of which you may not have seen, pop over to:


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   Run photo of cute baby. Get massive page hits. Simple, really. (Photos by JohnsPhotos.net)

   Well-dressed CHS basketball players by day, elbow-throwing hoops assassins by night.

Heidi Meyers (top) whips Catherine Lhamon’s hair into shape.

Wolf fans lay down on the job.

   When she’s not droppin’ three-balls, Wolf sophomore Scout Smith stays busy snapping pics of her fellow hoops stars.

“Yo, ref! I got your seein’ eye dog right here!!”

   Don’t (totally) believe the smile. Ema Smith plays like a beast on the basketball court. A beast, I say.

   Lindsey Roberts (left) and Sarah Wright amuse themselves on the World Wide Web.

Action, action everywhere.

When he’s not busy shooting on-court developments, paparazzi John Fisken is quick to capture behind-the-scenes moments, then kind enough to share them with us.

The pics above, which came from Tuesday’s CHS girls basketball game, are courtesy Cow Town’s #1 photo bug.

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