Michael Carman

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

WCL ALL-STAR GAME: Baseballs will be bobbing in the harbor for home run derby Monday

Port Angeles manager Darren Westergard has said Lefties’ home run derby representative “Downtown” Ron Brown possesses enough power to hit a baseball… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Local angler catches 31-pound hatchery chinook

A 31-POUND hatchery chinook was reeled in by Port Angeles’ Pat McMenamin and fishing partners Dave Gauthun of Sequim and Tom Amos of Port Angeles… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Corvallis beats Lefties in slugfest; Wilder wins over Prep and more

Despite getting 16 hits and another home run from Dalton Harum, the Lefties couldn’t keep up with the Corvallis Knights in an… Continue reading

Port Angeles batter Dalton Harum swings in the season opener against the Victoria HarbourCats, a game that he hit a home run in. Harum is second in the WCL with seven home runs and is third with a .354 batting average. Don Descoteau/Black Press

WEST COAST LEAGUE ALL-STAR: Lefties’ Harum takes a pro-style approach to hitting

Numerous Major League Baseball scouts will be in attendance at Civic Field for the West Coast League All-Star Game on Tuesday, seeking… Continue reading

Port Angeles batter Dalton Harum swings in the season opener against the Victoria HarbourCats, a game that he hit a home run in. Harum is second in the WCL with seven home runs and is third with a .354 batting average. Don Descoteau/Black Press

OUTDOORS: Good catches at Freshwater Bay; king limit upped to two Saturday off Neah Bay

FRESHWATER BAY PROVED productive for an experienced batch of salmon anglers recently. Avid angler and lure designer Pete Rosko of Port Angeles loves to fish… Continue reading

BASEBALL: Port Angeles’ Cole Uvila off to a good start in Minor League Baseball

Port Angeles’ Cole Uvila is settling in nicely in his rookie season with the Spokane Indians, the Texas Rangers Class A Northwest League… Continue reading

LEFTIES: Four Port Angeles players picked as All-Stars, game is Tuesday night at Civic Field

Four Port Angeles Lefties will enjoy double duties as hosts and players after being named to the North Division roster for the… Continue reading

Lincoln Park BMX riders raised $3,170 during its Race For Life Saturday during the park’s big weekend of racing. The Race for Life, with 151 riders participating, raised funds for USABMX and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. From left are the top 10 earners, George Williams, Ty Bourm, Claire Luce, Gregory Jourdan, John De Shazo, Taylor Coleman, Tom Dalgardno, Zebastian Ferrier-Dixon, Cash Coleman, Andy Goldsbury and track operator Sean Coleman. Look in Thursday’s paper for results of the weekend’s races.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Home run derby set for PA beach

The 2018 West Coast League All-Star Game Home Run Derby contest will be part of an evening of entertainment centered around City… Continue reading

Lincoln Park BMX riders raised $3,170 during its Race For Life Saturday during the park’s big weekend of racing. The Race for Life, with 151 riders participating, raised funds for USABMX and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. From left are the top 10 earners, George Williams, Ty Bourm, Claire Luce, Gregory Jourdan, John De Shazo, Taylor Coleman, Tom Dalgardno, Zebastian Ferrier-Dixon, Cash Coleman, Andy Goldsbury and track operator Sean Coleman. Look in Thursday’s paper for results of the weekend’s races.
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                                In this July 18, 1999, file photo, France’s Jean Van de Velde smiles as he stands in the water of the Barry Burn that crosses the 18th fairway to see if his ball was playable during the final round of the 128th British Open at Carnoustie.

GOLF: Van de Velde’s Open meltdown will live on in history

STANDING BAREFOOT WITH his pants rolled to his knees in the middle of a Scottish stream, French golfer Jean van de Velde looked utterly alone… Continue reading

The Associated Press
                                In this July 18, 1999, file photo, France’s Jean Van de Velde smiles as he stands in the water of the Barry Burn that crosses the 18th fairway to see if his ball was playable during the final round of the 128th British Open at Carnoustie.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Registration set for Future Riders football

An in-person registration event for Port Angeles’ Future Riders Youth Football program will be held Tuesday, July 31. The sign-up event will… Continue reading

LEFTIES: Brown is Houston strong

When many fellow freshmen around the country were settling in to new routines in their early days at college, Port Angeles Lefties… Continue reading

LEFTIES: Port Angeles misses out on sweep of Kelowna

Port Angeles provided some fireworks in the form of back-to-back home runs by Ron Brown and Dalton Harum to… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Mixed results for salmon, crab

BIGGER KINGS ARE out there in the Strait of Juan de Fuca off Port Angeles but they aren’t being brought to shore because they are… Continue reading

LEFTIES: Rust, Christian leave football behind to chase diamond dreams

The Port Angeles Lefties’ roster is full of former multi-sport athletes, players as used to trotting out for the opening tip with… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Salmon season off to a good start

GOOD SALMON FISHING on the split openers along the Strait of Juan de Fuca off Sekiu (Marine Area 5); from Sunday on and Port Angeles… Continue reading

GOLF: Numerous Fourth of July deals at area courses

TIME TO CELEBRATE Independence Day by chasing a ball around the golf course, thanks to some Fourth of July golf specials at our area layouts.… Continue reading

ALL-PENINSULA BASEBALL MVP: PA’s Ethan Flodstrom floods the stat sheets

The purest baseball swing on the North Olympic Peninsula has its roots in an early-childhood intervention. Port Angeles right fielder/pitcher Ethan Flodstrom… Continue reading

WILDER BASEBALL: Wilder Seniors rolling in Firecracker Classic

Wilder backed up starting pitcher Ethan Flodstrom defensively and produced 15 hits and 13 runs offensively in a 13-0 blowout of Lakeside… Continue reading