Michael Carman

MARKSMANSHIP: Port Angeles’ Maggard aiming for Navy JROTC championship in Alabama

Hundreds, if not thousands of hours of practice have honed the sharpshooting skills of Port Angeles freshman Cheyenne Maggard who competes in… Continue reading

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Forks’ lineman Luke Dahlgren signs to play for Eastern Washington

After years of dominating on the Forks artificial turf, Luke Dahlgren is headed to the Inferno. Dahlgren was the first recruit to sign… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL: Forks’ Seth Johnson vital to Spartans’ postseason chances

Senior point guard Seth Johnson has been piling up stats in all manner of categories for the Evergreen League-champion Forks Spartans boys basketball… Continue reading

PREP SPORTS: Expected snowfall already altering postseason schedule

THE PROSPECT OF more snow falling Friday and Saturday has athletic directors fretting and planning for potential weather-related postponements of winter sports postseason events. “Past… Continue reading

WRESTLING: PA’s Gale, Basden win subregional titles

Boys and girls teams from more than 40 high schools competed at a mini-Mat Classic on Friday and Saturday as Port Angeles,… Continue reading

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Forks clinches district berth with win

Forks exorcised some road game demons and clinched a district tournament berth with a… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL: Spartan boys seize Evergreen 1A title

Forks sealed the Evergreen League 1A championship with a 64-55 win over Hoquiam at… Continue reading

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Peninsula handles Shoreline in rout

Logan Luke’s 22 points led the Peninsula College women’s basketball team in an 84-43 win over last-place Shoreline at home Wednesday night.… Continue reading

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Peninsula rally comes close in loss to Shoreline

Peninsula clawed back from a deficit that reached as high as 20 points in the second half to make it a two-possession… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Blackmouth season begins Friday in Marine Area 6

A CHANCE TO scratch that saltwater salmon fishing itch begins today in Marine Area 6 (Eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca) with the opening of… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Neah Bay sweeps Clallam Bay; Crescent splits and Port Townsend beats North Mason

Neah Bay absorbed Clallam Bay’s best shot early, but the Red Devils made certain there would be no upset with a big… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL: Polish point guard Kuba Krol part of the Port Townsend family

He’s a made a long journey from Poland to Port Townsend to spend a school year as a Rotary exchange student and… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Sequim seals third seed to districts; Port Angeles, Forks win big

Sequim scrapped out a 51-47 boys basketball win over Olympic at home Tuesday in a game that decided the Olympic League 2A Division’s… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Season opener planned at Hurricane Ridge Saturday

ALL THAT POWDER, and nobody’s dropped in yet at Hurricane Ridge. A compacted winter sports season is set to begin at the ridge this weekend… Continue reading

PREP SPORTS: WIAA panel OKs classification changes

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association Representative Assembly approved two amendments Monday that will impact the state’s athletic classifications beginning with the 2020-21 school… Continue reading

GOLF: Super Bowl deals and events abound

a friend once asked which network’s show, CBS or Fox, I preferred to take in before… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Sequim goes on the defensive in huge win over North Kitsap; Port Angeles wins and Chimacum gets past improving Port Townsend

The usually high-scoring Sequim girls relied on their defense to keep alive a shot at earning a share of the Olympic League 2A… Continue reading

WRESTLING: Forks wins 7th-straight Evergreen League title

Forks won its seventh straight Evergreen League championship with a 65-18 dual-meet victory against Montesano, but it wasn’t quite the… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL: Port Angeles flips the switch after halftime in win over Olympic

Port Angeles’ 72-60 senior night victory over Olympic may be just what the team needed in the home stretch toward postseason play.… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL: Forks picks up huge road win over Montesano; Crescent seals playoff spot; Port Townsend beats rival Chimacum and more

Forks and Montesano traded momentum all game long, but the Spartans finished the game strong — and now sit in sole possession of… Continue reading