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LEFTIES: Port Angeles reliever Triston Busse excelling in West Coast League

Severe back pain literally floored Port Angeles Lefties sidearm reliever Triston Busse in his attempt to return to baseball last fall. Attempting… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: New head of Department of Fish and Wildlife appointed; Puget Sound Anglers meet Thursday in Sequim; Kokanees on the move

MEET THE NEW boss, hopefully a change for the better from the old boss. Olympia’s Kelly Susewind, who has worked for the state Department of… Continue reading

LEFTIES: Wersland, Schimpf homer, but Port Angeles rally falls just shy

Port Angeles’ attempt at a rally came up just shy in a 9-8 loss to the Corvallis Knights on Tuesday at Civic… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Port Angeles’ Cole Uvila makes minor league debut for Spokane

Port Angeles’ Cole Uvila struck out two batters in one scoreless inning in relief in his minor league debut with the Spokane Indians… Continue reading

GOLF: Peninsula’s Mitrovich an alternate for the Senior Open

PENINSULA GOLF CLUB’S Mark Mitrovich will serve as an alternate for the 2018 U.S. Senior Open after winning a playoff during a sectional qualifying event… Continue reading

ALL-PENINSULA GIRLS GOLF: Sequim’s Shea hit her goals, caps off season fifth at state

Before the girls golf season started, Sequim coach Garrett Smithson had his team go through a visioning exercise, writing down personal and team… Continue reading

ALL PENINSULA MVP: Port Angeles’ Clark the sultan of swats for the Riders

Spectators learned to keep their heads up and out of their phones whenever Liam Clark of Port Angeles was on the floor… Continue reading

PRO BASEBALL: Port Angeles’ Cole Uvila selected by Texas Rangers in MLB draft

Three different colleges, more cross-country drives in a crammed 2003 Buick Century than any man should be forced to endure and a… Continue reading

BASEBALL: First-place Lefties return to Port Angeles; Two 2017 Lefties picked in MLB draft

The West Coast League North Division-leading Port Angeles Lefties (4-2) will take the Civic Field diamond tonight at 6:35 p.m. against the… Continue reading

PRO BASEBALL: Uvila first North Olympic Peninsula product drafted since 2015

RIGHT-HANDED PITCHERS whose fastball can’t clock 80 MPH on the radar gun coming out of high school typically aren’t coveted by Major League Baseball organizations.… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Halibut season extended by three more days

SOME GOOD NEWS for halibut anglers, the state Department of Fish and Wildlife added three more days to the recreational flattie fishery in marine areas… Continue reading

SPORTS BRIEFS: Spartans claim spots on all-league boys soccer team; NW Cup results; Sequim Junior Soccer registration; BMX Ladies Nigh Wednesday

Forks’ youth-filled boys soccer team was well-represented on the Class 1A Evergreen League All-League Team. Spartans sophomore… Continue reading

BASEBALL: Lefties tag Elks for 16 runs in big win

Port Angeles reached double digits in scoring for the second straight game, pounding out 12 hits, all but two of them singles,… Continue reading

GOLF COLUMN: SkyRidge celebrates its 15th anniversary

CONGRATULATIONS AND A hearty happy 15th anniversary to SkyRidge Golf Course in Sequim. SkyRidge will celebrate the milestone with a two-person modified Chapman format SkyRidge… Continue reading

PREP SPORTS: State football goes to RPI seeding

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association’s Executive Board voted Sunday to create committees to seed the 2018 state football field as well as several other changes… Continue reading

PREP BRIEFS: Port Townsend football coach Alex Heilig leaving

Port Townsend’s Alex Heilig has stepped down after two seasons as head football coach of the Redhawks. “It is with a heavy… Continue reading

<strong>Keith Thorpe</strong>/Peninsula Daily News
                                Lefties second baseman Trevor Rosenberg, left, tags out Victoria’s Trey Bigford on a steal attempt in the third inning on Thursday night at Port Angeles Civic Field.

PORT ANGELES LEFTIES: Lefties win league opener against Portland

The Lefties kept up their winning ways when it counted Friday, canning the Portland Pickles 3-2 in the official West Coast League regular… Continue reading

<strong>Keith Thorpe</strong>/Peninsula Daily News
                                Lefties second baseman Trevor Rosenberg, left, tags out Victoria’s Trey Bigford on a steal attempt in the third inning on Thursday night at Port Angeles Civic Field.

BASEBALL: Lefties new skipper, players, impress on opening night

IT WOULD BE foolish to extrapolate an overwhelming amount of meaning from one 15-minute postgame interview session with new Port Angeles Lefties manager Darren Westergard.… Continue reading

NORTH OLYMPIC DISCOVERY MARATHON: Rain, wind should hold off until late morning

After 16 years, the finish line remains the best place to witness the North Olympic Discovery Marathon. As always, the marathon and… Continue reading