Michael Carman

PREP FOOTBALL PICKS: Port Angeles will get a view of the road not taken

The “What May Have Been Bowl” kicks off tonight as the perennial Class 1A powerhouse Montesano Bulldogs and former Forks head coach… Continue reading


PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Port Townsend boys cross country races to win

Junior Nathan Cantrell and senior Gabe Petrick finished first and second individually to lead the Port Townsend boys cross country team to… Continue reading


OUTDOORS: Harvest reductions likely with new salmon accord

REDUCTIONS IN SALMON harvest, particularly chinook, would impact much of the Pacific Coast if the Pacific Salmon Commission’s new conservation plan is adopted by U.S.… Continue reading


AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Peninsula women’s soccer wins, set up first-place showdown Saturday; Sequim’s Cowan recognized by WIAA

Fueled by a goal scored just 47 seconds into Wednesday’s NWAC North Region contest with Whatcom… Continue reading

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Port Angeles volleyball a set away from first win

Port Angeles lost a heartbreaker of an Olympic League volleyball match 3-2 (23-25,… Continue reading

PREP SOFTBALL: Jefferson County rivals Chimacum and Port Townsend to combine on diamond this spring

A season removed from a district championship and state tournament appearance, Chimacum will field a softball team this spring with a little help… Continue reading

GOLF: Cedars at Dungeness back in full swing after cart shed fire

Golf claps all around for SkyRidge Golf Course in Sequim and Peninsula Golf Club in Port Angeles… Continue reading

PREP FOOTBALL COLUMN: Sugar huddle, special teams sweet for Sequim in surprise win

THE BIGGEST SURPRISE in years on the North Olympic Peninsula gridiron occurred Friday night when Sequim was special all over the field, but primarily on… Continue reading

PREP FOOTBALL: Sequim stuns No. 9 North Kitsap

Sequim quarterback Riley Cowan has shown he can beat teams offensively with his arm, but it was his right foot that did the… Continue reading

PREP ROUNDUP: Roughriders soccer goes 1-1 on the week

Port Angeles girls soccer traveled to Ferndale on Saturday, falling to the Ferndale Golden Eagles 2-1.… Continue reading

PREP FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Port Angeles and Chimacum pick up first wins, Quilcene thumps Neah Bay and Forks shuts out Port Townsend

It wasn’t the cleanest of wins, but Port Angeles picked up its first victory of the season in a 28-6 triumph over Kingston… Continue reading

PREP FOOTBALL UPDATE: Stunner in Sequim as Wolves upset No. 9 North Kitsap

Sequim upset N0. 9 ranked North Kitsap 16-14 Friday on the strength of three Riley Cowan field goals and a 26-yard Cowan to… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Graham sets single-game scoring mark for Peninsula College women’s soccer; Fun run in Forks on Saturday

Sophomore Taylor Graham set a new Peninsula College women’s soccer single-game scoring record with five… Continue reading

PREP FOOTBALL PICKS: Olympic League play begins for Sequim, Port Angeles

League play begins tonight for Olympic League 2A Division members Sequim and Port Angeles. And while each North Olympic Peninsula team faces a… Continue reading

Angler Kevin Pennington brought in these two coho last weekend.
                                Mason’s Olson Resort

OUTDOORS: Wade through the wild stock to find keeper coho

A WAVE OF wild coho swept in along the Strait of Juan de Fuca after the recent rains. It’s done little to knock down catch… Continue reading

Angler Kevin Pennington brought in these two coho last weekend.
                                Mason’s Olson Resort

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Port Angeles tennis takes North Kitsap to the limit

The Port Angeles boys tennis team nearly knocked off four-time defending Olympic League champion North Kisap, falling 4-3 to the Vikings at… Continue reading

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Clallam Bay digs in to beat Forks

Clallam Bay edged Forks in a tight, five-set volleyball match at Forks on Tuesday. The Bruins won 25-22, 28-26, 19-25, 15-25, 16-14 to… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Port Angeles’ Cole Uvila wraps successful rookie season in minor leagues

Port Angeles’ Cole Uvila recently wrapped his rookie season in Minor League Baseball with the Spokane Indians. Uvila… Continue reading

GOLF COLUMN: Peninsula pro part of cup-winning team

PENINSULA GOLF CLUB head pro Chad Wagner and his South team came away the victors at the Western Washington PGA’s annual Cutter & Buck North/South… Continue reading

GIRLS SOCCER: Port Angeles shows off quality in win over rival Sequim

Port Angeles showed off its offensive quality and held Sequim off the scoreboard in a 3-0 Rainshadow Rumble girls soccer victory Saturday. “I… Continue reading