Michael Carman

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Port Angeles gymnasts, Sequim’s Sharp earn wins at meet

Port Angeles gymnasts edged North Kitsap by just .65 of a point in a 139.85 to 139.2 meet victory over the Vikings at… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Sequim’s Miller to throw for Yaks

Children ages 7 to 12 can register for Ridge Riders Lacrosse, a new youth lacrosse option… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Chinook plan sees a bit of light

DEVISED WITHOUT PUBLIC input in secret meetings between the state Department of Fish and Wildlife and 17 Washington tribes, and with the potential power to… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Sign up for spring youth soccer academy

Registration for the Peninsula Soccer Academy is underway at www.paysc.com. The spring soccer program is presented by Port Angeles… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Rare brant hunt starts Saturday in Clallam County

A HUNTING REVIVAL begins Saturday when a brant (geese) hunt is held for the first time in decades in Clallam County. The state Department of… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL: Port Angeles is money down the stretch in win over Olympic

Progress can be a difficult prospect when teams which want to go from good to great… Continue reading

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Port Angeles’ Nizhoni Wheeler thriving at Lower Columbia

Former Port Angeles dual-sport standout Nizhoni Wheeler is thriving in a similar role so far as… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Apker-Montoya pours in 24 points as Port Townsend tops rival Chimacum

Port Townsend got 24 points from Jaz Apker-Montoya in her best game of the… Continue reading

PREP ROUNDUP: Forks grapplers take double dual; Port Angeles swimmers win

The Port Angeles boys swim team won its first dual meet of the season as seniors… Continue reading

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Peninsula hangs tough against Lower Columbia and Port Angeles’ Wheeler

A rough third quarter doomed the Peninsula College women in a 76-67 loss to Lower Columbia… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Riders dispatch Knights with ease

Port Angeles put on a full-court pressure defense early on its way to a large first-quarter lead and eventually a 73-24 blowout… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Neah Bay girls run past Chimacum

Despite the long bus ride to Chimacum, it was Neah Bay that had all the energy in the early going on its way… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Youth wrestling program begins Monday in Port Townsend; Marathon medal design contest for kids

A monthlong youth wrestling camp for ages 5 and older taught by Port Townsend High School… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Maple-tree tapping another winter activity

WHAT GOES UP on the counter, in this case a large glass jar of salsa verde, must come down. This howlingly painful realization occurs when… Continue reading

2017 SPORTS IN REVIEW: It was the year of the Lefties in Port Angeles

It was a year of Lefties, hurdlers, grapplers and the Cardinal. A year of records being shattered in soccer and a year in which the… Continue reading

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Port Angeles’ Bruce Skinner played big role in growing the Fiesta Bowl

While he never got to see his beloved alma mater Washington play in the Fiesta Bowl under his watch, Port Angeles native… Continue reading

ALL-PENINSULA FOOTBALL MVP: Forks’ Cole Baysinger runs away with honor

It took some time for Forks senior Cole Baysinger to find his rightful position at tailback on the offensive side of the football… Continue reading

Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News Quilcene’s Brittney Beukes drives down court with Chimacum’s Grace Yaley and Mia McNair close on her heels during a Thursday night game in Chimacum.

PREP ROUNDUP: Chimacum girls roll over Quilcene; PT girls win, Forks wrestlers second at tourney

Chimacum controlled its Jefferson County neighbor Quilcene from the opening tip in a 54-20 nonleague girls basketball victory. “Our kids did a really… Continue reading

Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News Quilcene’s Brittney Beukes drives down court with Chimacum’s Grace Yaley and Mia McNair close on her heels during a Thursday night game in Chimacum.

ALL PENINSULA GIRLS SOCCER MVP: Port Angeles freshman Emilia Long takes league by storm

The list of accolades for Port Angeles freshman Emilia Long is lengthy. Long to-taled the best statistical season of any player on… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Forks’ Cort Prose looks to pass around the defense of Rochester’s Keegan Goldrick during Saturday night’s consolation round of the Port Angeles Holiday Basketball Tournament at Port Angeles High School.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Forks holds off Rochester to take third at PA tournament

The final approach was a little wobbly, but Forks brought the game home for a safe landing in a 48-45 win over… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Forks’ Cort Prose looks to pass around the defense of Rochester’s Keegan Goldrick during Saturday night’s consolation round of the Port Angeles Holiday Basketball Tournament at Port Angeles High School.