Michael Carman

OUTDOORS: Port Townsend’s Burke and Meehan catch blackmouth beauty; flatfish limit changes off the coast

LINGCOD SEASON IS underway off La Push and Neah Bay, and while limits didn’t change for these ugly but delicious fish, recreational anglers fishing off… Continue reading


PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Sequim softball rolls North Mason; Chimacum’s Dotson strikes out 10 in complete-game win

Big innings propelled Sequim to a 14-3 Olympic League 2A Division softball win in five innings over North Mason on Wednesday. Jayla Julmist… Continue reading


OUTDOORS: Halibut tactics and techniques presented Thursday night in Sequim

ANGLER, AUTHOR AND guide John Beath of Sequim will present his Top 10 Tactics for Catching Halibut in the Strait of Juan de Fuca at… Continue reading

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Sequim’s Liam Harris ties career goal scoring mark in shutout win

Sequim’s Liam Harris tied the school’s all-time career goal-scoring record and teammate Liam Stevenson recorded the shutout in goal as the Wolves beat… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Crosscutters baseball tryouts Sunday in Sequim; youth baseball and softball roundup

The Olympic Crosscutters American Legion Single A Division baseball team will hold tryouts Sunday to expand its team… Continue reading

BOYS SOCCER: Forks rallies in second half to knock off Hoquiam, remain in first place

Four second-half goals, including a hat trick by freshman Tony Hernandez-Flores, spurred Forks to a come-from-behind Evergreen… Continue reading

GOLF: Youth can learn the game and have fun with PGA Jr. League at Cedars at Dungeness and Peninsula Golf Club

GOLF CAN BE a hard game for those new to the sport to break into, particularly younger people. PGA Jr. League, a program for juniors… Continue reading

PREP TRACK: Port Townsend, Port Angeles girls rack up plenty of firsts

Port Townsend picked up eight first-place finishes in a home track meet with North Kitsap and Klahowya. The Redhawks’ Aubry Botkin and… Continue reading

2014 Sequim High School grad Nick Johnston pitching for the Campbellsville University Tigers.

COLLEGE SPORTS BASEBALL: Peninsula stars have moved on to bigger diamonds

Nick Johnston, a 2014 Sequim High School graduate, is excelling in his senior season as a pitcher with the Campbellsville University Tigers.… Continue reading

2014 Sequim High School grad Nick Johnston pitching for the Campbellsville University Tigers.

PREP ROUNDUP: Sequim boys, girls remain unbeaten in golf

Sequim’s boys golf team stayed unbeaten after knocking off Bremerton on the Olympic Course at Gold Mountain 249 strokes to 291. “Although we… Continue reading

PREP SOCCER: Port Angeles foiled by Kingston

Soccer’s main unwritten rule may not have been followed by one side and the eventual outcome was harsh for Port Angeles in… Continue reading

PREP SOFTBALL: Roughriders timely in win over White River

Port Angeles was timely in its 4-1 nonleague victory over West Central District 3 foe White River in the first varsity softball… Continue reading

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Port Angeles golfers split with Kingston

Kingston topped Port Angeles 218-241 in a nine-hole Olympic League girls golf match Wednesday at Peninsula Golf Club. Gillian Elofson and Kathryn… Continue reading

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Sequim girls golfers take inside lane to league title

The Sequim’s girls golf team preserved its unbeaten match record and took the upper hand in the race toward an Olympic League championship… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Chinook reductions, coho opportunities highlight finalized salmon seasons

GOOD AND BAD news comes with the release of finalized Pacific Ocean, Strait of Juan de Fuca and Puget Sound salmon seasons by the Pacific… Continue reading

PREP ROUNDUP: Chimacum pitchers two-hit Port Townsend

Chimacum’s Matthew Bainbridge had a monster game and a trio of Cowboys pitchers held Port Townsend to two hits in a 12-1… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Poaching violations on the North Olympic Peninsula

improperly harvesting animals such as fish, deer, elk or natural resources like timber — is common.… Continue reading

Port Angeles man who pleaded guilty to tree theft pleads not guilty to fish poaching

EDITOR’S NOTE: Single barbless hooks are legal fishing gear on the Quillayute River. The initial version of this story incorrectly stated that single-point, barbless hooks… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: NW Cup downhill races return Sunday; PC hosting spring soccer tournament

The Northwest Cup downhill bike races are returning to the Dry Hill track west… Continue reading