From left, Paige Pangaro and Abby Robinson from Port Angeles, and Morgan Kayser and Nikoline Updike from Sequim competed in the state 1A/2A bowling tournament this weekend.

PREP BOWLING: Quartet represents Olympic Peninsula at state tournament

Four Port Angeles and Sequim bowlers finished in the top 40 at the 1A/2A state championship held this weekend at Bowlero Lanes. The… Continue reading

 

Jelissa Julmist, Sequim girls basketball.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Jelissa Julmist, Sequim girls basketball

Going up against a feisty Port Angeles squad that briefly took a lead in the second half against Sequim, and playing without leading scorer Jolene… Continue reading

 

Wings Up of Sequim won the Peninsula College volleyball championship last week. From left are Cody Cowan, Ben Cowan, Jared Fodge, Brittney Gale, Tayler Breckenridge and Dena Breckenridge. (Rick Ross)

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Wings Up wins PVL B title and Discovery Bay opened to shellfish

Wings Up of Sequim fought off a serious challenge by Elwha Food and Fuel to capture the Peninsula Volleyball League’s B Division… Continue reading

Wings Up of Sequim won the Peninsula College volleyball championship last week. From left are Cody Cowan, Ben Cowan, Jared Fodge, Brittney Gale, Tayler Breckenridge and Dena Breckenridge. (Rick Ross)
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The Klahhane Bronze Team finished second at the Northshore Invitational this weekend. From left, front are Charlotte Neville, CarlyMae Riggs, Paytynn Lindley and McKinlee Thomason. From left, rear, are Lainey DePiro, Morgan Smith and Raeleigh Thomason. Missing due to illness is Harper Watterkotte.

GYMNASTICS: Klahhane Bronze sets team record

The Klahhane Xcel Bronze Team set a team record, scoring 114.475 points at the Northshore Invitational held in Woodinville Friday and Saturday. Lainey… Continue reading

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The Klahhane Bronze Team finished second at the Northshore Invitational this weekend. From left, front are Charlotte Neville, CarlyMae Riggs, Paytynn Lindley and McKinlee Thomason. From left, rear, are Lainey DePiro, Morgan Smith and Raeleigh Thomason. Missing due to illness is Harper Watterkotte.
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The Forks boys wrestling team celebrates its District 4 1B/2B subregional championship this weekend. It was the ninth meet this year the Spartans have won as a team.

WRESTLING: (Updated with more photos) Forks wins subregionals

13 individuals from Olympic Peninsula schools win subregional titles

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The Forks boys wrestling team celebrates its District 4 1B/2B subregional championship this weekend. It was the ninth meet this year the Spartans have won as a team.
Runners take off at the fifth annual Elwha Bridge Run on Saturday morning just west of Port Angeles. More than 340 runners participated in the first race of the Run the Peninsula series. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

Elwha Bridge Run kicks off running season

More than 340 runners participate in Saturday race

Runners take off at the fifth annual Elwha Bridge Run on Saturday morning just west of Port Angeles. More than 340 runners participated in the first race of the Run the Peninsula series. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)
Port Angeles' Kennedy Rognlien, gets around a pick set by a teammate against Bainbridge's Sierra Berry (23) on Saturday in Port Angeles. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL: Port Angeles wins in dramatic fashion

Anna Petty fourth-quarter entry, Paige Mason steal highlight victory

Port Angeles' Kennedy Rognlien, gets around a pick set by a teammate against Bainbridge's Sierra Berry (23) on Saturday in Port Angeles. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)
East Jefferson Rivals

GIRLS BASKETBALL: East Jefferson wins critical game at Vashon

Rivals in good position for postseason berth

East Jefferson Rivals
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Sequim's Vince Carrizosa eyes the rim while defended by Port Angeles' Dallas Dunning during the Wolves' 60-57 win Thursday in Sequim.
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Sequim's Vince Carrizosa eyes the rim while defended by Port Angeles' Dallas Dunning during the Wolves' 60-57 win Thursday in Sequim.
Sequim's Bobbi Mixon drives the ball against Port Angeles' Anna Petty in Thursday's game in Sequim. The Wolves won 57-46 thanks to a big third quarter. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALl: Sequim caps off perfect league season with win over PA

Jelissa Julmist scores 16 points in second half as Wolves win 57-46

Sequim's Bobbi Mixon drives the ball against Port Angeles' Anna Petty in Thursday's game in Sequim. The Wolves won 57-46 thanks to a big third quarter. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Forks’ Kadie Wood scores over a host of Chief Leschi Warriors during the Spartans’ 76-25 win Wednesday night. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)

PREP BASKETBALL: Forks girls claim share of Pacific League championship

Wood, Neel and Wharton come up big on senior night for Spartans

Forks’ Kadie Wood scores over a host of Chief Leschi Warriors during the Spartans’ 76-25 win Wednesday night. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)
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Fork's Miley Blanton, top, takes on Grace Odun of River Ridge in the 119 lb. class on Saturday at Port Angeles High School.

WRESTLING: March to Mat Classic begins Saturday

North Olympic Peninsula prep grapplers begin the postseason path to the state wrestling tournament on Saturday with the ultimate destination, Mat Classic XXXIV, scheduled for… Continue reading

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Fork's Miley Blanton, top, takes on Grace Odun of River Ridge in the 119 lb. class on Saturday at Port Angeles High School.
Peninsula College Pirates.
Peninsula College Pirates.
Port Angeles' Anna Petty goes around a Kingston defender in the Roughriders' 55-25 win at home Tuesday night. Petty scored 17 points to lead the Riders. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

GIRLS PREP ROUNDUP: Roughriders ride defense to win over Kingston

Port Angeles, now 11-2 in league, face 17-0 Sequim tonight

Port Angeles' Anna Petty goes around a Kingston defender in the Roughriders' 55-25 win at home Tuesday night. Petty scored 17 points to lead the Riders. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)
Port Angeles’ Parker Nickerson scored 42 points in a 68-60 road win Tuesday over Kingston. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula Daily News)
Port Angeles’ Parker Nickerson scored 42 points in a 68-60 road win Tuesday over Kingston. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula Daily News)

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: St. Patrick Run back after hiatus

The St. Patrick’s Day Run/Walk is back after a several-year hiatus due to COVID-19. The event will be held on Saturday, March… Continue reading

East Jefferson's Brody Moore drives against the Life Christian defense Monday in Port Townsend. Moore finished the game with 13 points. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

PREP BASKETBALL: East Jefferson unable to overcome Guzman injury

Petta 8-for-9 shooting; Dow 20 rebounds, 11 boards, 6 blocks

East Jefferson's Brody Moore drives against the Life Christian defense Monday in Port Townsend. Moore finished the game with 13 points. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)
Forks Spartans.

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Forks aiming for first league title since 2008

The Forks girls basketball team got big contributions from the Johnson sisters and put themselves in position to win a share of the… Continue reading

Forks Spartans.
Mike Nolan (863) and Jay Nolan (800) run along the Olympic Discovery Trail in the Elwha Bridge Run 10K in 2022. (Run the Peninsula photo)

RUN THE PENINSULA: Elwha Bridge Run returns Saturday

The Run the Peninsula series returns for 2023 this Saturday with the fifth annual Elwha Bridge 5K and 10K. The run begins… Continue reading

Mike Nolan (863) and Jay Nolan (800) run along the Olympic Discovery Trail in the Elwha Bridge Run 10K in 2022. (Run the Peninsula photo)