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AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Sequim’s Bentz to play softball at Edmonds

The Peninsula College Kids Basketball Camp will be held from 9 a.m. to noon… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Saltwater chinook fisheries ramping down

DAYS ARE RUNNING out to feel the thrill that caps off landing a hatchery chinook in salt water: overcoming the ensuing endorphin rush and remembering… Continue reading

LEFTIES: Port Angeles adds to single-season home run record but fall to Wenatchee

Port Angeles pitchers allowed 12 runs on 18 hits in a 12-3 loss to the Wenatchee AppleSox on Wednesday at Paul Thomas Field.… Continue reading

BASEBALL: Wilder wraps successful summer

Wilder Senior’s outstanding summer season came to a close a few wins shy of a state title with a 10-0 loss to the… Continue reading

BASKETBALL: New pro team, the Port Angeles Rams, forming

A new professional men’s basketball venture based in Port Angeles is ramping up with the intention of beginning its inaugural season in… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Warmwater species thriving in recently re-opened Crocker Lake

WARMWATER FISH SPECIES such as sunfish, bluegill and brown bullhead catfish have repopulated Jefferson County’s Crocker Lake in the two decades since the state Department… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: PA duo wins gold at senior games; PA’s Gracie Long takes second in steeplechase at national meet

Port Angeles’ Gracie Long placed second in the women’s 2000-meter steeplechase at the USA Track and Field… Continue reading

GOLF COLUMN: Thorne claims club tournament

PENINSULA GOLF CLUB’S Men’s Club Championship was claimed by Gary Thorne with a total score of 3-under-par 141. “The conditions were tough and greens were… Continue reading

SPRINT BOATS: The return of the thrills

A plugged-up pump nearly sank their chances, but the Graham-based Bandit Racing No. 47 got back on track to win the 400… Continue reading

SPRINT BOATS: Navigators an integral part of sprint boat racing

Sometimes you need a helping hand when you’re piloting a sprint boat capable of churning through waist-deep water at speeds in excess… Continue reading

SPRINT BOATS NOTEBOOK: Track better than ever

Sprint boat fans in attendance at Saturday’s American Sprint Boat Racing Series races at Extreme Sports Park were able to see a… Continue reading

WILDER BASEBALL: Wilder’s Ian Miller throws no-hitter at state tournament

Sequim’s Ian Miller tossed a complete game no-hitter and scored the eventual winning run on Milo Whitman’s two-out line drive in the sixth… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: City crowns softball champs; youth football registration in Port Angeles and Chimacum

An in-person registration event for Port Angeles’ Future Riders Youth Football program will be held Tuesday. The sign-up… Continue reading

LEFTIES: Port Angeles bounced by Bellingham 9-2

The West Coast League-ERA leading Bellingham Bells don’t allow opponents much room for error(s). Port Angeles committed two costly mistakes, one in the… Continue reading

The Olympic Crosscutters finished second at their district tournament last weekend in Blaine and will participate in the Washington State American Legion A State Tournament beginning Saturday. The Crosscutters will face Mount Spokane at 3 p.m. at Lower Woodland Park in Seattle. Team members and coaches are, back row from left, Coach Mike McCracken, Zach McCracken, coach Rob Elofson, Silas Thomas, Logan Powers, Joey Hildabrandt, Hayden Eaton, Brandon Barnett, Logan Olson, Coach John Qualls and bottom row, Gabe O’Connor, Trenton Indelicato, Colton Reed, Connor Bear and Dalton Kilmer. Not pictured: ESPN Judd.

SPORTS PHOTO: Olympic Crosscutters heading to American Legion A State Tournament

The Olympic Crosscutters baseball team finished second at their district tournament last weekend in Blaine and will participate in the Washington State American… Continue reading

The Olympic Crosscutters finished second at their district tournament last weekend in Blaine and will participate in the Washington State American Legion A State Tournament beginning Saturday. The Crosscutters will face Mount Spokane at 3 p.m. at Lower Woodland Park in Seattle. Team members and coaches are, back row from left, Coach Mike McCracken, Zach McCracken, coach Rob Elofson, Silas Thomas, Logan Powers, Joey Hildabrandt, Hayden Eaton, Brandon Barnett, Logan Olson, Coach John Qualls and bottom row, Gabe O’Connor, Trenton Indelicato, Colton Reed, Connor Bear and Dalton Kilmer. Not pictured: ESPN Judd.

OUTDOORS: Full moon Friday

A FULL MOON occurs today, and while interpretations of what impact the lunar cycle has on fishing range from positive to little at all, there’s… Continue reading

MOTOR SPORTS: The sprint boats are back in town

A year’s hiatus from sprint boat racing at Port Angeles’ Extreme Sports Park did little to dampen the enthusiasm drivers and navigators… Continue reading

SPORTS PHOTO: Port Angeles boys hoops program puts on successful camp

The Port Angeles High School boys basketball program recently conducted its annual summer boys basketball camp. Coach Kasey Ulin said the camp… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Marine Area 9 re-opens to hatchery chinook Thursday through Sunday; redbanded rockfish record

HATCHERY CHINOOK RETENTION in Marine Area 9 (Admiralty Inlet) has resumed and will be open through Sunday after state fishery managers previously closed the king… Continue reading

Cedars at Dungeness
                                Campers targeted GolfZilla with shots during a Junior Golf Camp at Cedars at Dungeness earlier this week.

GOLF: Port Ludlow doing good deeds

PORT LUDLOW GOLF Course will do its part in doing some good when it hosts the seventh annual Dove House Golf Benefit on Aug. 17.… Continue reading

Cedars at Dungeness
                                Campers targeted GolfZilla with shots during a Junior Golf Camp at Cedars at Dungeness earlier this week.