Michael Carman

STATE FOOTBALL: Quilcene’s Holdem Elkins knows when to throw

Trusting in the arm of quarterback Holdem Elkins and a deep crop of talented backs and receivers has never been a gamble for… Continue reading


OUTDOORS: WDFW budget woes could be forestalled in future

WITH A $31 million funding gap looming for the upcoming 2019-21 budget biennieum, the state Department of Fish and Wildlife has submitted a budget to… Continue reading


FOOTBALL: Sequim’s Riley Cowan is Olympic League 2A MVP; Wolves, Riders represented on All-League team

Record-setting Sequim senior quarterback Riley Cowan was selected as The Olympic League 2A Division Football MVP in All-League team voting conducted by league… Continue reading


FOOTBALL: Port Townsend, Chimacum players make Nisqually/Olympic All-League team

Chimacum junior Jacob Williamson is a two-way first-team All-Nisqually/Olympic League football selection along the offensive and defensive lines, headlining a crop of Cowboys… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: State football schedule information; Volleyball tryouts Sunday in PA; Green and White Day on Nov. 24

Quilcene, Neah Bay and Crescent all learned Sunday who they are playing in the state 1B football playoffs. Now they… Continue reading

QUAD-DISTRICT FOOTBALL: Quilcene thumps Darrington, punches ticket to state

Quilcene showed no signs of rust after a lengthy layoff, putting up 38 first-quarter points in a… Continue reading

STATE FOOTBALL: Loaded Steilacoom too much for Sequim to handle

Sequim’s heart was no match for Steilacoom’s multi-faceted athletic ability as the Sentinels ousted Sequim from the… Continue reading

PLAYOFF FOOTBALL: Doubleheader at Silverdale Stadium Friday night

It’s a North Olympic Peninsula takeover tonight at Silverdale Stadium when Quilcene and Sequim co-host a doubleheader of playoff football. The Class 1B… Continue reading

WOMEN’S SOCCER: Peninsula College in rare position as the underdog

An upset-minded Peninsula College women’s soccer team is not something head coach Kanyon Anderson has much experience with in his tenure as the… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Swans arrival imminent, report sick or dead birds

TRUMPETER SWANS HAVE taken to spending the winter in Dungeness Valley fields in growing numbers in recent years likely drawn to the growth of farming… Continue reading

COLLEGE SOCCER: Peninsula’s Serna is North MVP; Pirates’ coaches take top honors

Peninsula College sophomore midfielder Jose Serna is the men’s North Region Co-MVP, while men’s and women’s soccer coaches Jake Hughes and Kanyon… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Rowers compete; Blue and Gold dinner tickets; SkyRidge hosting Battle at the Ridge golf tourney and more …

Olympic Peninsula Rowing Association youth rowers recently competed at the American Lake Fall Classic Regatta, enjoying beautiful rowing weather and… Continue reading

PREP FOOTBALL: Six Quilcene players earn first-team SeaTac honors

Quilcene dominated the ranks of the Class 1B SeaTac League All-League team much like the team rolled through their league schedule this fall.… Continue reading

DISTRICT FOOTBALL: Sequim survives and advances to state for first time since 2011

Sequim senior Jarrett Allen hauled in the game-sealing interception at the Wolves’ goal line with just over a minute to play to preserve… Continue reading

STATE FOOTBALL: Sequim awaits state playoff seed

The Sequim football team knows its headed to the Class 2A state tournament, but some of the… Continue reading

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Sequim girls win district soccer title

The Sequim soccer girls won the West Central District III 2A Tournament championship by beating North Kitsap 1-0 Saturday afternoon.… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Dungeness River re-opened after recent rains

A WEEK, ALBEIT a rainy one, was enough for the Dungeness River to recharge and return to a more normal flow for this point in… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Sequim Wolf Pack teams in youth football title games; Forks beats Stevens in middle school finale

After getting wins in the semifinals, two Sequim youth teams are looking for North Olympic Youth… Continue reading

DISTRICT FOOTBALL: Sequim sophomore Taig Wiker adds balance to Wolves’ attack

A simple question from Sequim assistant coach Dave Ditlefsen last spring has been answered in detail this fall for the Wolves football team.… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Port Angeles swim and dive team heads to district meet; youth wrestling begins Wednesday in Port Angeles; Youth hoops in Sequim

Registration is underway for the Port Angeles Wrestling Club’s youth wrestling program for boys and… Continue reading