Michael Carman

OUTDOORS: Salmon season setting moving forward; hunter education courses coming up in Forks, Port Townsend

THE CHANCE TO compare and contrast the salmon season projections offered up in Thursday’s Outdoors column by Quilcene’s Ward Norden, a former fisheries biologist and… Continue reading

STATE REGIONAL BASKETBALL: Freshmen proving pivotal to Peninsula teams

A bumper crop of freshman basketball players has borne fruit in the form of state regional round girls basketball berths for North Olympic… Continue reading

PREP FOOTBALL: Class 1B Northwest Football League expanding, Neah Bay and Crescent in different divisions

A two-year experiment in an attempt to achieve more competitive balance between high school teams will debut on football fields in Neah… Continue reading

DISTRICT BASKETBALL: Seasons end for Port Angeles, Port Townsend, Forks and Neah Bay boys teams; Neah Bay girls in district title game

Forks had trouble shooting the ball and stopping Montesano from doing the same and were ousted from… Continue reading

STATE WRESTLING: Forks’ Josue Lucas repeats as state champion; Sequim’s Kiara Pierson wrestles for 135-pound girls title tonight

Forks’ Josue Lucas defended his 106-pound Class 1A boys wrestling state championship at Mat Classic XXX at… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Neah Bay seals regional berth, likely state-bound with blowout win over Lummi

Neah Bay handled Lummi defensively, shaking off a 10-day layoff to hold down the Blackhawks 57-19 in a Class 1B Tri-District Tournament… Continue reading

DISTRICT BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Forks boys stay alive; Clallam Bay girls punch ticket to state regionals

Forks withstood an inspired performance by Evergreen League foe Elma, pulling away in the fourth quarter to eliminate the Eagles 51-38 in a… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Peninsula men and women sweep Olympic, Port Angeles swimmers to state, Riders’ Clark honored

Peninsula bounced back from a close loss to Everett, jumping out to a 16-5 advantage… Continue reading

DISTRICT BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Port Angeles and Port Townsend girls on to district championships, Rider boys stay alive, Sequim ousted

Devin Edwards’ 3-point basket from the top of the key with 26 seconds left gave Port Angeles the lead and the Roughriders survived… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Area 9 reopens to blackmouth, razor digs announced

MARINE AREA 9 (Admiralty Inlet) reopened to blackmouth chinook fishing today and the fishery will run until encounter guidelines are met, or April 15, whichever… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Forks boys, girls well-represented on All-Evergreen 1A League team

Six Forks Spartans boys and girls basketball players were selected to Evergreen 1A League all-league teams in voting… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL: Neah Bay struggles in loss to No. 9 Tacoma Baptist

Neah Bay couldn’t keep control of the basketball in its 68-36 Class 1B Tri-District Tournament opening loss to No. 9 Tacoma Baptist,… Continue reading

STATE WRESTLING PREVIEW: 15-strong Forks boys team shooting for Mat Classic crown

A 15-strong contingent of Forks Spartans boys wrestlers hopes to bring home the first team championship in school history at Mat Classic XXIX… Continue reading

GOLF: Spring right around the corner at area courses

PITCHERS AND CATCHERS report this week, most today, to Major League spring training camps in Florida and Arizona. Last Friday, having arrived an hour early… Continue reading

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Clallam Bay holds off Quilcene’s upset bid at Tri-District

Clallam Bay was pushed to the absolute limit by an upset-minded Quilcene, but held together to hold back the Rangers 48-42 in… Continue reading

DISTRICT BASKETBALL: Forks boys comeback bid stopped just shy in loss to Seton Catholic

Forks made a valiant comeback from an 18-point first-half deficit to tie the game late, but a 3-point basket by Hunter Demsky with… Continue reading

DISTRICT BASKETBALL UPDATE: Port Angeles boys, Quilcene girls win, Chimacum girls, Sequim boys fall

Chimacum fell to Charles Wright 41-27 in a Nisqually-Olympic League loser-out pigtail girls basketball playoff contest Thursday. The Tarriers ran out to a… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL: Edwards equals effort for Port Angeles boys and girls basketball teams

Port Angeles senior post Devin Edwards and her younger brother, Garrett Edwards, have grown into complete players while filling similar roles for… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Roughrider swimmers on to district meet; Peninsula men hang on for win

The Peninsula College men’s basketball team hung on and held off Shoreline 70-69 in an… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: State seeks testers for new fishing app; halibut catch record card passes state senate

IT DOESN’T PROVIDE anglers the ability to immediately report their catch totals, a function fishermen have been angling for for years, but the state Department… Continue reading