Michael Carman

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

DISTRICT SOCCER: Sequim stings White River to earn first-ever state tournament berth; Port Angeles falls to Fife

From the Olympic League 2A Division cellar to sealing the school’s first state tournament trip, October was a heady month for the Sequim… Continue reading

PREP SOCCER: Freshman are in the starting mix for Roughriders

When the invitation came to sit with the upperclassmen in the back of the bus on a road trip, Port Angeles freshmen… Continue reading

PREP FOOTBALL: Sequim finishes league undefeated

Sequim took what the opposition defense gave them, leaning more on their passing game in a 41-21 win over Bremerton on Friday to… Continue reading

PREP FOOTBALL: Port Townsend and Chimacum combine for 130 points, 1,165 offensive yards in 79-51 rivalry shootout

Hundreds of high school football games have been played on the spongy grass surface of Jefferson County Memorial Athletic Field since it… Continue reading

DISTRICT SOCCER: Port Angeles’ Delaney Wenzl indispensable for Roughriders

Wearing a Superman t-shirt to the Port Angeles girls soccer team’s recent senior-led practice (complete with Halloween costumes for each player and… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Rain needed to lift area rivers; Dungeness River closes to fishing Friday

DEPLETED NORTH OLYMPIC Peninsula rivers and streams will welcome whatever rainfall they can receive as the weather forecast shifts to more of the traditional wet… Continue reading

COLLEGE SOCCER: Peninsula men fall to Whatcom, likely lose out on North title

The Peninsula men’s soccer team came up empty Wednesday in its bid to seal up a North Division title and a first-round bye… Continue reading

<strong>Keith Thorpe</strong>/Peninsula Daily News
                                Port Angeles’ Garrett Edwards, left, fends off the defense of North Kitsap’s Colton Bower during last week’s game at Civic Field.

PREP FOOTBALL PICKS: Playoff spot on the line at Civic Field

Port Angeles hopes to join the four other North Olympic Peninsula prep football teams heading to the postseason with a victory tonight… Continue reading

<strong>Keith Thorpe</strong>/Peninsula Daily News
                                Port Angeles’ Garrett Edwards, left, fends off the defense of North Kitsap’s Colton Bower during last week’s game at Civic Field.

PREP SPORTS: Swim and dive set for districts; soccer playoffs set

In their final chance to qualify for the postseason, area swimmers and divers competed at the Divisional Invitational at William Shore Memorial… Continue reading

PREP FOOTBALL: Crescent’s Leonard a leader on the field

There’s only so many places to hide while playing defense on an 8-man football field, but Crescent coach Brian Shimko is exhausting all… Continue reading

Gov. Jay Inslee’s Southern Resident Orca Task Force released an updated batch of recommendations this week to protect the orcas of the Puget Sound and Strait of Juan de Fuca. (NOAA)

OUTDOORS: Last chance to comment on draft orca plan

THE STRUGGLE TO save orcas in the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Salish Sea and Puget Sound continues with Wednesday’s release of an updated batch… Continue reading

Gov. Jay Inslee’s Southern Resident Orca Task Force released an updated batch of recommendations this week to protect the orcas of the Puget Sound and Strait of Juan de Fuca. (NOAA)

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Roughriders spikers win, snap losing streak

The Port Angeles volleyball team closed out its season with a three-set sweep of Olympic 25-15, 25-22,… Continue reading

PREP FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Red Devils romp over Darrington

Neah Bay scored 32 points in the first half behind three Meric Soeneke touchdowns and then hung on in the second half… Continue reading

PREP FOOTBALL: Port Townsend’s playoff hopes dim

Despite the debut of Memorial Field’s updated stadium lights, Port Townsend’s state playoff hopes faded to black in a 27-6 loss to… Continue reading

PREP FOOTBALL UPDATE: Port Townsend has chances but falls against hard-running Klahowya; Sequim falls in nonleaguer; North Kitsap shuts out Port Angeles and more scores

Port Townsend couldn’t convert from 1-yard out on its first and final possesions and couldn’t stop Klahowya running back Hunter Wallis a… Continue reading

PREP FOOTBALL PICKS: Feathers certain to fly in Redhawks-Eagles matchup in Port Townsend

It’s prove-it time for North Olympic Peninsula prep football teams eying a shot at postseason playoff berths. Two teams have playoff spots… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Roughrider baseball selling banquet tickets Friday night; City League hoops registration in PA

Registration is underway for the Port Angeles Parks and Recreation Department’s Men’s Basketball League.… Continue reading