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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Sequim scores 81, romps over Forks

Four Sequim players scored in double figures as the Wolves overwhelmed Forks 81-25 in a nonleague girls basketball game. Hope Glasser and Jayla… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Chimacum, Port Angeles and Sequim all win big

Chimacum broke out in a big way to pick up its first win of the season, thumping Klahowya 64-29 in the Olympic League… Continue reading

COLLEGE SOCCER: Peninsula’s Tatiana Hagan signs to play for the University of Kentucky

Peninsula Daily News PORT ANGELES – Peninsula College sophomore midfielder Tatiana Hagan signed a national letter of intent Friday to continue her collegiate soccer career… Continue reading

PREP BOYS: Roughriders crush Kingston in league opener

The Roughriders forced 36 turnovers and scored 42 points in the paint in their Olympic League 2A Division opener to sink the… Continue reading

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Port Angeles wrestlers open with two huge dual-meet wins; Roughrider swimmers splash Klahowya

The Port Angeles boys wrestling squad is off to a fantastic start, with wins over their two biggest Olympic League 2A Division… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL: Forks sizzles inside and out in dusting Port Townsend 60-42

Forks head coach Rick Gooding had good things to say about every one of his players as… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Forks rallies past Neah Bay; Port Townsend wins on late 3-point shot

Forks rallied from a first-half deficit and held back Neah Bay 67-64 in a nonleague contest Wednesday at Spartans Gym. The Red Devils… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Neah Bay dials up the pressure in big second quarter to beat Forks; Port Angeles, Sequim also win

Neah Bay turned up its defensive intensity in the second quarter, blanking Forks 27-0 and rolling to a 54-29 girls basketball victory on… Continue reading

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                                A cackling goose, foreground, feeds alongside a Canada goose.

OUTDOORS: Steelhead off to a slow start; low snow totals push season back at Hurricane Ridge; cackling geese spotted near Quilcene

HATCHERY STEELHEAD FISHING is off to a pretty slow start out on the West End. About as slow as anglers attempting to to re-rig their… Continue reading

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                                A cackling goose, foreground, feeds alongside a Canada goose.

BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Port Townsend focused on winning Olympic League 1A

It’s back to the basics for the Port Townsend Redhawks boys basketball team. Some of that focus on the fundamentals is by… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Olson inducted into Forks High School Hall of Fame; Babe Ruth meeting Monday in Port Angeles and more …

Joaquin Robideau drove the wing and made an off-balance layup with four seconds to play… Continue reading

HOCKEY: Glad for Seattle NHL expansion, hoping Sonics aren’t forgotten

THE FORMAL ANNOUNCEMENT of Seattle’s selection as the NHL’s 32nd franchise didn’t elicit an initial feeling of glee out of me. My reaction was more… Continue reading

PREP ROUNDUP: Port Townsend basketball boys win again

Foul trouble and a stagnant offense hampered Chimacum in a 41-17 loss to North Mason in a nonleague girls basketball game. “I think… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL: Rider boys learn lessons in tough loss

The game that got away could pay dividends down the line for the Port Angeles boys… Continue reading

PREP ROUNDUP: Sequim basketball boys beat Steilacoom behind Despain’s 26 points

The Sequim basketball boys got 26 points from Nate Despain and clamped down on… Continue reading

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL: Sequim scores 77 in beating 3A Bainbridge

Jayla Julmist and Hope Glasser finished with double-doubles as Sequim opened its season with an impressive 77-68 win over Class 3A Bainbridge. “We… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL: Redhawks’ Montoya scores 28 in win over Kingston

Port Townsend junior Noa Montoya led all scorers with 28 points, but it was his rebounding effort that impressed head coach Tom… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Post play pushes Forks past Chimacum; Cooke hits for 25 in Port Angeles’ win over Bainbridge

Forks and Chimacum scrapped back and forth until the Spartans took a firm hold late and pulled… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Youthful veterans leading Forks

With no seniors returning to a core of juniors and sophomores, the Forks girls basketball team is a team made up of young… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Accepting, owning roles is priority for Forks Spartans

Forks hopes to equal if not surpass the Spartans’ surprise run to a second-place finish in Evergreen League play with a senior-laden squad… Continue reading