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COLLEGE SOCCER: Peninsula women shut out N. Idaho to make another Final Four

The Peninsula College women rode a stout defense and a beautiful long-range goal by big-legged Taylor Graham to beat North Idaho 1-0… Continue reading

DISTRICT SWIMMING: Port Angeles girls third, Sequim seventh

Several more Port Angeles girls qualified for the state 2A swim meet with their performances at the West-Central District III 2A swim meet… Continue reading

PREP FOOTBALL: Crescent cruises in 1B playoff opener; Sequim to play Steilacoom at state

The Crescent Loggers won their first-round football playoff 64-6 game against Mary M. Knight and qualified for a game against power Lummi with… Continue reading

PREP SOCCER: Sequim girls shut out N. Kitsap to win district tourney

After the Sequim soccer girls got off to an 0-6 start in Olympic League 2A play this season, coach Derek Vander Velde vowed… Continue reading

STATE CROSS COUNTRY: Two Riders in top 10 as Port Angeles girls place eighth

With the only school at state with two girls in the top 10, the young Port Angeles cross-country team finished eighth at the… Continue reading

BASEBALL: Port Angeles catcher Joel Wood signs to play for Lower Columbia

Roughrider Joel Wood is continuing a legacy of Port Angeles diamond athletes heading south to Lower Columbia Community College in Longview, signing… Continue reading

<strong>Keith Thorpe</strong>/Peninsula Daily News
                                Pierce’s Austin Stafford, left, and Peninsula’s Manuyel Galiano dance around a loose ball during Wednesday’s NWAC first-round playoff game at Wally Sigmar Field in Port Angeles.

COLLEGE SOCCER: Peninsula men’s season comes to sudden close

Two posts. Two golden chances. That’s how close the Peninsula College soccer men came from moving on to the NWAC quarterfinals. Unfortunately,… Continue reading

<strong>Keith Thorpe</strong>/Peninsula Daily News
                                Pierce’s Austin Stafford, left, and Peninsula’s Manuyel Galiano dance around a loose ball during Wednesday’s NWAC first-round playoff game at Wally Sigmar Field in Port Angeles.

STATE CROSS COUNTRY: Several standouts in area’s state cross country pack

There’s more than the Port Angeles girls team to watch for at the state cross-country championship… Continue reading

STATE CROSS COUNTRY: Youthful Port Angeles girls runners have shot at a high finish

For the second straight year, the Port Angeles girls’ cross-country team is the Westside Classic District III 2A champion. While this is… Continue reading

COLLEGE SOCCER: Lights installed at Peninsula College’s Sigmar Field, Pirate women host playoff game at 5 p.m. Saturday

Soccer under the lights has arrived at Peninsula College’s Wally Sigmar Field. First dreamed of a… Continue reading

ATHLETES OF THE WEEK: Port Angeles’ Tyler Bowen and Crescent’s Noah Leonard, football

We felt two extraordinary performances this week deserved our Athlete of the Week honor. Port Angeles’ Tyler Bowen was a huge part of the Roughriders’… Continue reading

PREP FOOTBALL: 10 touchdowns, 529 yards from scrimmage for Loggers’ Leonard

Crescent’s Noah Leonard has had a lot of huge games for the Loggers over the past two… Continue reading

COLLEGE SOCCER: Peninsula women finish league play unbeaten

The Peninsula College soccer women wrapped up another undefeated season in league, blanking Edmonds 2-0 for the Pirates’ 11th shutout of the… Continue reading

PREP PLAYOFFS: PA, Sequim soccer win district openers; Sequim volleyball No. 3 seed at district

The Port Angeles soccer girls continued their trend in recent years of fading a bit toward the end of regular season and then… Continue reading

<strong>Mark Krulish</strong>/Kitsap News Group
                                Sequim’s Damon Little returns a shot during a West Central District Tournament doubles match at Kitsap Tennis and Athletic Center in Bremerton. Little and partner Liam Payne finished third and qualified for the state tournament in May.

DISTRICT TENNIS: Sequim, Port Angeles players net state tournament berths

Port Angeles and Sequim will send a total of four doubles teams and a singles player to state after qualifying at district this… Continue reading

<strong>Mark Krulish</strong>/Kitsap News Group
                                Sequim’s Damon Little returns a shot during a West Central District Tournament doubles match at Kitsap Tennis and Athletic Center in Bremerton. Little and partner Liam Payne finished third and qualified for the state tournament in May.

CROSS COUNTRY: Port Angeles girls dominate district; PA’s Larson wins race

The Port Angeles cross-country girls served notice that they’re going to be a force to be reckoned with at the state 2A… Continue reading

PREP FOOTBALL: Port Angeles mounts late charge, qualify for playoff berth

Needing a win to qualify for their first district playoff berth since 2011, Port Angeles made huge plays down the stretch on… Continue reading

MOTORCYCLING: Port Angeles’ Jake Anstett champion of hillclimb circuits

Port Angeles’ Jake Anstett has been racing motorcycles most of his life and had a bit of success in motocross and supercross,… Continue reading

ATHLETES OF THE WEEK: Thomas Hughes, Blaker Wiker, Sequim tennis doubles team

The Sequim duo of Thomas Hughes and Blake Wiker dominated at the Olympic League Tennis Championships this past weekend. Not only did Hughes and Wiker… Continue reading

PREP FOOTBALL: Loggers crush the Acorns 78-0

The Crescent Loggers only ran 17 plays on offense. But, with those 17 plays, the Loggers amassed… Continue reading