Michael Carman

SEMIPRO HOOPS: Port Angeles Rams have high hopes

ABA basketball’s North Olympic Peninsula debut was delayed slightly due to an issue facing area prep teams — a shortage of officials… Continue reading


AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Elks Hoops Shoot and another razor clam dig

Boys and girls ages 8 to 13 competed in the annual Elks Hoop… Continue reading


PREP BASKETBALL: Chimacum girls claim Olympic 1A crown

Chimacum sped up and turned over Klahowya in a 55-35 Olympic League 1A Division victory to earn what Cowboys coach Trevor Huntingford said… Continue reading


BOYS BASKETBALL: Port Angeles runs and guns past rival Sequim

Up big early in Tuesday’s Rainshadow Rumble rivalry boys basketball game against Sequim, the Port Angeles student section went to the tried… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL: Clallam Bay’s Ryan McCoy scores 1,000th career point

Senior Ryan McCoy scored his 1,000th point career point in the second quarter for Clallam Bay, but Neah Bay ended up with… Continue reading

WRESTLING: Forks cruises to dual-meet victories

Forks wrestling won 19 of 20 contested match, 13 of them by pin, to dominate two dual-meet Evergreen League contests at home Wednesday.… Continue reading

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula men edge Bellevue in NWAC division opener

Peninsula College handled two Bellevue runs in the second half and finished strong over the final five minutes to open NWAC North… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Late free throw sinks Peninsula women; Elks Hoop Shoot Saturday; Babe Ruth board meets Monday

The Peninsula College women’s basketball were edged out Bellevue 51-50 at the last second in… Continue reading

BASKETBALL: Port Angeles Rams debut Saturday night at Peninsula College

Semipro basketball debuts on the North Olympic Peninsula on Saturday night when the Port Angeles Rams host their first-ever game against the… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Port Angeles fends off Sequim in first-place tussle

Port Angeles’ built enough of an advantage after a big first quarter to hold back strong-willed Sequim in a 59-50 Rainshadow Rumble… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Three days of brant hunting begins Saturday in Clallam County

SOME HOUSEKEEPING IS in order after a lengthy vacation over the holidays and the first week of the New Year. A variety of important outdoors… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Forks’ rally falls just shy; Chimacum wins Perillo trophy with win over rival Port Townsend

Forks fought back from a 20-point halftime deficit to pull within one in the final seconds but couldn’t get a look at a… Continue reading

GOLF: New years, new rules on area courses

GOLFERS ARE NOW free to putt with the flagstick in the cup with no penalty for hitting an unattended flagstick, one of many changes to… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL: Clallam Bay boys, girls sweep at Quilcene

Clallam Bay jumped out to an early lead and held off Quilcene 47-37 in a nonleague boys basketball contest. “The boys have won… Continue reading

2018 SPORTS YEAR IN REVIEW: From titles to splashdowns, the best sports stories of the year

A year of All-Star celebrations, a Major League Baseball draftee, hall of fame enshrinements, the return of roaring engines and record-book breaking… Continue reading

ALL-PENINSULA VOLLEYBALL MVP: Sequim’s Tayler Breckenridge all-everything for the Wolves

If there was a volleyball equivalent to baseball’s five-tool player, Sequim’s Tayler Breckenridge fits the bill. The 5-foot-11 senior filled up stat sheets… Continue reading

ALL-PENINSULA GIRLS SOCCER MVP: Port Angeles’ Millie Long a shooting star

What did Port Angeles’ Millie Long do after putting together one of the finest statistical seasons ever produced by a girls soccer… Continue reading

ALL PENINSULA FOOTBALL MVP: Quarterback Riley Cowan was a coach on the field for the Wolves

Sequim quarterback Riley Cowan recently recounted an experience often described by high-performing athletes and backed by studies by neuroscientists. Elite professionals in sports… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL: Roughriders defense dominant again in blowout win over 4A Auburn Mountainview

They did it again. And against a bigger and better opponent than the first time around. A night after dismantling Rochester via… Continue reading

PREP HOOPS: Forks boys win; Port Angeles JV beats Neah Bay

A seven-deep Forks boys team went off in the second half, scoring 43 of the team’s 61 points in a 61-43 victory… Continue reading