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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.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Port Angeles boys come up short against lanky Sedro-Woolley

Port Angeles wanted a test during its own holiday hoops tournament and the Roughriders received one, hanging tough with Sedro-Woolley before fading… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL: Roughriders respond on defense, limit Rochester to 7 points in second half

Port Angeles dialed in defensively during the second half of a 51-24 boys basketball win over Rochester, holding the Warriors to just… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Forks’ Jake Jacoby, right, takes a shot as Sedro-Woolley’s Bryson Bartlett, left, and Keenan Hofstad defend during Friday night’s first round of the Port Angeles Holiday Basketball Tournament.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Sedro-Woolley too much for Forks

Four first quarter 3-pointers staked Forks to an early 17-11 lead, but the long and rangy… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Forks’ Jake Jacoby, right, takes a shot as Sedro-Woolley’s Bryson Bartlett, left, and Keenan Hofstad defend during Friday night’s first round of the Port Angeles Holiday Basketball Tournament.

PREP ROUNDUP: Port Angeles boys stand tall in road win over Centralia

Port Angeles surrendered its 10-point lead in the fourth quarter and went down by one point against Centralia in the final minute, but… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: State made right call in Port Angeles net-pen lease withdrawal

STATE COMMISSIONER OF Public Lands Hillary Franz made the difficult decision last week to shut down Cooke Aquaculture’s lease for its Atlantic salmon net-pen farm… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: State’s wolves are on the move

how else would there be a Grey Wolf River or the Sequim Wolves sports teams — wolves are… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Resilient Port Angeles fights off illness, big deficit to pull out win

Port Angeles hung in and scrapped out an impressive 48-45 win against a state-caliber Class 2A opponent, last season’s state runner-up, in… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Port Angeles pulls past Kingston late

Port Angeles’ deep bench wore down Kingston and stretched open a close Olympic League 2A Division girls basketball contest as the Roughriders prevailed… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Port Angeles reserves play key role in win over Kingston

Port Angeles got a boost from its bench in a 61-38 Olympic League 2A Division boys basketball win over Kingston on Friday.… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL: Rough night for Sequim as Roughriders roll in rivalry tilt

The potential was there for a classic Rainshadow Rumble rivalry boys basketball matchup between Sequim and Port Angeles on Wednesday night. It… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Sequim’s Bobbi Sparks, top, and Neah Bay’s Courtney Swan battle for a loose ball in the closing minutes of Tuesday night’s matchup at Sequim High School.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Neah Bay shows resolve in win over Sequim

For a team that starts three freshmen and has two more playing long minutes as reserves Neah Bay displayed a wealth of poise… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Sequim’s Bobbi Sparks, top, and Neah Bay’s Courtney Swan battle for a loose ball in the closing minutes of Tuesday night’s matchup at Sequim High School.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Sequim attacks rim in win over Neah Bay

Sequim attacked inside offensively and shut down a short-handed Neah Bay boys basketball team to triumph 67-36 in a nonleague matchup. Wolves coach… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby tickets on sale online

OLYMPIC PENINSULA SALMON Derby tickets are on sale now online at www.gardinersalmonderby.org, or at area merchants beginning Jan. 5. Set Friday through Sunday, March 9-11,… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Razor clam digs to ring in the new year

RAZOR CLAM DIGGERS can make New Year’s plans as the state Department of Fish and Wildlife has added a Jan. 1 dig to a previously… Continue reading

PREPS: Coupeville leaving Olympic League 1A next year

The ship has sailed on Coupeville’s tenure in the Olympic League 1A Division with league counterparts Port Townsend, Chimacum and Klahowya. Founded… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: First all-woman officiating crew

For the first time in the history of the North Olympic Basketball Officials Association an all-female officiating crew… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL: Forks, Port Angeles cruise in big wins

Forks ended its arduous slate of seven boys basketball games in 12 days with a statement victory over Stevenson, a potential district playoff… Continue reading