PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Port Angeles wrestlers open with two huge dual-meet wins; Roughrider swimmers splash Klahowya

The Port Angeles boys wrestling squad is off to a fantastic start, with wins over their two biggest Olympic League 2A Division… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL: Forks sizzles inside and out in dusting Port Townsend 60-42

Forks head coach Rick Gooding had good things to say about every one of his players as… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Sequim’s Brown resigns, Rapelje steps up to coach Wolves

A few practices and two games into the 2018-2019 season, Larry Brown’s tenure as Sequim High School’s girls basketball… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Forks rallies past Neah Bay; Port Townsend wins on late 3-point shot

Forks rallied from a first-half deficit and held back Neah Bay 67-64 in a nonleague contest Wednesday at Spartans Gym. The Red Devils… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Neah Bay dials up the pressure in big second quarter to beat Forks; Port Angeles, Sequim also win

Neah Bay turned up its defensive intensity in the second quarter, blanking Forks 27-0 and rolling to a 54-29 girls basketball victory on… Continue reading

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                                A cackling goose, foreground, feeds alongside a Canada goose.

OUTDOORS: Steelhead off to a slow start; low snow totals push season back at Hurricane Ridge; cackling geese spotted near Quilcene

HATCHERY STEELHEAD FISHING is off to a pretty slow start out on the West End. About as slow as anglers attempting to to re-rig their… Continue reading

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                                A cackling goose, foreground, feeds alongside a Canada goose.

BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Port Townsend focused on winning Olympic League 1A

It’s back to the basics for the Port Townsend Redhawks boys basketball team. Some of that focus on the fundamentals is by… Continue reading

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                                Port Angeles’ Cameron Butler earned two state-qualifying times in the Riders’ season-opening swim meet against North Kitsap.

BOYS SWIMMING: Port Angeles’ Butler qualifies for two state events in season-opening meet

The Port Angeles swim team got two first places from Cameron Butler and a first from its 400 freestyle relay… Continue reading

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                                Port Angeles’ Cameron Butler earned two state-qualifying times in the Riders’ season-opening swim meet against North Kitsap.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Olson inducted into Forks High School Hall of Fame; Babe Ruth meeting Monday in Port Angeles and more …

Joaquin Robideau drove the wing and made an off-balance layup with four seconds to play… Continue reading

HOCKEY: Glad for Seattle NHL expansion, hoping Sonics aren’t forgotten

THE FORMAL ANNOUNCEMENT of Seattle’s selection as the NHL’s 32nd franchise didn’t elicit an initial feeling of glee out of me. My reaction was more… Continue reading

PREP WRESTLING: Peninsula grapplers take to the mat; Forks will be strong again, other teams rising

The North Olympic Peninsula is a hotbed of wrestling, with one juggernaut in Forks, rising programs in Port Angeles and Port Townsend… Continue reading

PREP ROUNDUP: Port Townsend basketball boys win again

Foul trouble and a stagnant offense hampered Chimacum in a 41-17 loss to North Mason in a nonleague girls basketball game. “I think… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Jayla Julmist, Sequim girls’ basketball

Sequim’s Jayla Julmist is a new face on the varsity sports scene and she made a splash on the hardcourt right off the bat, with… Continue reading

WRESTLING: Forks second at Patriot Dome Classic

Forks came in second as a team, losing only to 3A Lincoln at the Patriot Dome… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL: Rider boys learn lessons in tough loss

The game that got away could pay dividends down the line for the Port Angeles boys… Continue reading

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula men fall to Portland in overtime; beat Tacoma on Saturday

The Peninsula basketball men have been close in almost all of their games this year, but unfortunately, they are having trouble closing… Continue reading

PREP ROUNDUP: Sequim basketball boys beat Steilacoom behind Despain’s 26 points

The Sequim basketball boys got 26 points from Nate Despain and clamped down on… Continue reading

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula women beat Centralia on late basket

Peninsula’s Kameron Bowen scored a bucket with three seconds left to give the women’s basketball team a come-from-behind road win 56-55 against Centralia.… Continue reading

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL: Sequim scores 77 in beating 3A Bainbridge

Jayla Julmist and Hope Glasser finished with double-doubles as Sequim opened its season with an impressive 77-68 win over Class 3A Bainbridge. “We… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL: Redhawks’ Montoya scores 28 in win over Kingston

Port Townsend junior Noa Montoya led all scorers with 28 points, but it was his rebounding effort that impressed head coach Tom… Continue reading