Michael Carman

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.

OUTDOORS: Area 9 closing Monday to hatchery chinook

LESS THAN A week of chinook fishing in Marine Area 9 (Admiralty Inlet) has produced a state estimate of 53 percent of the area’s chinook… Continue reading

LEFTIES: Losing skid reaches six games in close loss to Yakima Valley

Two teams going in opposite directions saw winning and losing streaks continue as Port Angeles opened their post All-Star break schedule with a… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Port Angeles Harbor crabbing has risks/rewards

THE QUESTION POPS up once or twice a year from readers and came into my email inbox again this week: is it safe to eat… Continue reading

LEFTIES: All-Star festivities a smashing success for Port Angeles players, fans

The Lefties’ All-Stars showed out with impressive performances in front of the hometown faithful who showed up in droves for the West… Continue reading

Jefferson County Parks and Recreation Jefferson County Parks and Recreation’s Summer Basketball Camp was held at Blue Heron Middle School in Port Townsend earlier this month. About 70 campers ages 5-13 worked on dribbling, shooting, passing and other basics while instructed by 15 camp counselors. A tournament wrapped the week.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Roughriders host boys hoops camp

The Port Angeles boys basketball program’s youth basketball camp for boys entering third through eighth grade will… Continue reading

Jefferson County Parks and Recreation Jefferson County Parks and Recreation’s Summer Basketball Camp was held at Blue Heron Middle School in Port Townsend earlier this month. About 70 campers ages 5-13 worked on dribbling, shooting, passing and other basics while instructed by 15 camp counselors. A tournament wrapped the week.

GOLF: Sixkiller Tournament ready to go

There is PLENTY of links action here on the North Olympic Peninsula in the form of a number of benefit tournaments, and on television this… Continue reading

WCL ALL-STAR GAME: Lefties host league’s best Tuesday night

There’s pretty good odds spectators will get a glimpse of a future Major Leaguer while attending tonight’s West Coast League All-Star Game… Continue reading

WCL ALL-STAR GAME: Neyer’s latest book delves into power, advanced stats

West Coast League Commissioner Rob Neyer’s seventh book, Power Ball Anatomy of a Modern Game uses a Sept. 8, 2017 game between… Continue reading

WCL ALL-STAR GAME: Commissioner Rob Neyer once an outsider, now the ultimate insider

Attempting to avoid a public speaking engagement nearly cost Rob Neyer a shot at becoming the West Coast League commissioner. Installed in… Continue reading