Michael Carman

ALL-PENINSULA VOLLEYBALL MVP: Sequim’s Tayler Breckenridge all-everything for the Wolves

If there was a volleyball equivalent to baseball’s five-tool player, Sequim’s Tayler Breckenridge fits the bill. The 5-foot-11 senior filled up stat sheets… Continue reading

ALL-PENINSULA GIRLS SOCCER MVP: Port Angeles’ Millie Long a shooting star

What did Port Angeles’ Millie Long do after putting together one of the finest statistical seasons ever produced by a girls soccer… Continue reading

ALL PENINSULA FOOTBALL MVP: Quarterback Riley Cowan was a coach on the field for the Wolves

Sequim quarterback Riley Cowan recently recounted an experience often described by high-performing athletes and backed by studies by neuroscientists. Elite professionals in sports… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL: Roughriders defense dominant again in blowout win over 4A Auburn Mountainview

They did it again. And against a bigger and better opponent than the first time around. A night after dismantling Rochester via… Continue reading

PREP HOOPS: Forks boys win; Port Angeles JV beats Neah Bay

A seven-deep Forks boys team went off in the second half, scoring 43 of the team’s 61 points in a 61-43 victory… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Port Angeles imposes its will inside late in win over Class 4A Hazen

Port Angeles owned the glass in the second half, closing out a solid Class 4A team with a 13-3 run, including 8-0… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL: Spartans fall, Riders roar at PA tourney

Forks struggled from the floor in the early going and couldn’t keep pace with the Class 4A Auburn Mountainview Lions in a… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL: Red Devils hang on against Crosspoint

An 8-0 Neah Bay run over the final three minutes of the fourth quarter lifted the Red Devils to a 68-67 victory… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: (UPDATE) Federal government shutdown closes Hurricane Ridge

*Editors Note: Due to the federal government shutdown Hurricane Ridge Ski and Snowboard Area will not open for the season Saturday. The ridge road is… Continue reading

FOOTBALL: Crescent’s Noah Leonard, Quilcene’s Robert Comstock III and Olin Reynolds selected to The Associated Press All-State team

Crescent’s Noah Leonard and Quilcene’s Robert Comstock III and Olin Reynolds were named to The Associated Press’ Class 1B All-State Football Team… Continue reading

Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News Chimacum’s Grace Yaley, 1, and Port Townsend’s Aurin Asbell, 12, fight for control of the ball as Chimacum’s Jada Trafton watches during action in a Friday night game in Port Townsend.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Chimacum controls rivalry win over Port Townsend

Chimacum showed balance offensively with three players in double figures in scoring as the Cowboys rolled… Continue reading

Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News Chimacum’s Grace Yaley, 1, and Port Townsend’s Aurin Asbell, 12, fight for control of the ball as Chimacum’s Jada Trafton watches during action in a Friday night game in Port Townsend.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Port Townsend shoots lights out in win over rival Chimacum

The power remained on but Port Townsend still shot the lights out in an 87-38 rivalry… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Millions proposed to increase hatchery chinook production for orcas … and anglers

WEST END RIVERS are going to be sidelined as they recover from rainfall plentiful enough to trigger flood warnings over the last few days. The… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Forks’ Seth Johnson comes up big as Spartans beat Neah Bay

Seth Johnson scored 25 points, including 18 in the third quarter, as Forks edged Neah Bay 57-51 in a nonleague boys basketball… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Sequim superb so far

Graced with size, depth and athletic ability, the Sequim girls basketball team has opened strongly and appears to be in good position to… Continue reading

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Yellowtail rockfish catches should increase off the Pacific Coast as a result of the relaxation of a 20-fathom depth restriction, federal officials announced Wednesday.

OUTDOORS: More time and deeper water await lingcod, rockfish anglers

INCREASED FISHING OPPORTUNITIES are about as rare as a playoff appearance for the Seattle Mariners. But going forward this spring, recreational anglers will have more… Continue reading

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Yellowtail rockfish catches should increase off the Pacific Coast as a result of the relaxation of a 20-fathom depth restriction, federal officials announced Wednesday.
<strong>Mark Krulish</strong>/Kitsap News Group
                                Port Angeles’ Kyle Benedict goes up for a layup while defended by North Kitsap’s Kobe McMillian. Benedict led the Riders with 14 points in a 58-54 loss to the Vikings on Tuesday night in Poulsbo.

BOYS HOOPS ROUNDUP: Rough ending for Roughriders in road loss

North Kitsap’s Kobe McMillian hit a 3-pointer with 12 seconds left in the game to give the Vikings a hard-fought 58-54 win over… Continue reading

<strong>Mark Krulish</strong>/Kitsap News Group
                                Port Angeles’ Kyle Benedict goes up for a layup while defended by North Kitsap’s Kobe McMillian. Benedict led the Riders with 14 points in a 58-54 loss to the Vikings on Tuesday night in Poulsbo.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Port Angeles finds form in fourth, beats North Kitsap

Port Angeles proved it’s very much a work in progress, but also showed flashes of a vast potential in a 47-39 Olympic… Continue reading

BOYS PREP BASKETBALL: Wolves slip past Spartans

Nate Despain poured in 22 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as Sequim edged Forks 72-70 in a nonleague boys basketball contest. “It was… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Neah Bay girls experienced, primed for success

A deep and youthful Neah Bay girls basketball squad that rolled its way to a 23-4 record and a sixth-place finish at… Continue reading