AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Nineteen-pound chinook leads derby heading into final day and other area events

Good-sized blackmouth chinook are found up and down the leaderboard after two days of fishing… Continue reading

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula men fall in NWAC Tournament

Peninsula College struggled to defend against Green River, allowing the Gators to shoot 56 percent from the field in an 89-66 Northwest Athletic… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Derby anglers vying for $10K prize this weekend

ANGLERS FISHING IN the Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby today through Sunday should expect all manner of conditions. Snow, rain, sunshine and cold temperatures all are… Continue reading

PREP SPORTS: Spring storylines to follow

With spring sports practices underway inside gyms and slowly spreading to fields and diamonds, here are five stories to watch featuring teams… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Sequim’s Dave Croonquist seeking spot on state’s Fish and Wildlife Commission

Recreational angling advocate Dave Croonquist of Sequim is waiting to discover if he has received an appointment by Gov. Jay Inslee to… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Port Angeles’ Nizhoni Wheeler named NWAC Player of the Week; Forks duo honored by league

Port Angeles High School alum Nizhoni Wheeler was named the Northwest Athletic Conference’s Under Armour Player… Continue reading

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula teams learn brackets; women to hold celebration Tuesday

The Peninsula College men’s and women’s basketball teams learned Sunday night who they will be facing in the Northwest Athletic Conference tournament… Continue reading

Peninsula College women’s soccer head coach Kanyon Anderson and player Halle Watson at Watson’s signing ceremony last week. The Peninsula College defensive back will play next year for the University of San Francisco.

COLLEGE SOCCER: Peninsula’s Halle Watson signs with University of San Francisco

Peninsula College center back Halle Watson signed a national letter of intent Thursday to play at Division I University… Continue reading

Peninsula College women’s soccer head coach Kanyon Anderson and player Halle Watson at Watson’s signing ceremony last week. The Peninsula College defensive back will play next year for the University of San Francisco.

ATHLETES OF THE WEEK: Patience and Courtney Swan, Neah Bay girls basketball

Courtney and Patience Swan were a big part of the Neah Bay girls’ success this year and they were a big part of the Red… Continue reading

WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Pirates North Region champions

The Peninsula women started off slow in league this year, but they’ve picked a perfect time to get red-hot. After starting North Region… Continue reading

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Pirates roar back from deep hole to earn berth in NWAC Tourney

Things couldn’t have looked much bleaker than they did for the Peninsula College basketball men at halftime. They were in a simple situation… Continue reading

FOOTBALL: Sequim’s Riley Cowan signs to play football at George Fox University

The Sequim football MVP has signed a letter of intent to play football at George Fox University,… Continue reading

Port Angeles’ Madison Cooke vies for control of the ball with White River’s Taylor Schmidtke during the Roughriders’ 60-55 state quarterfinal loss Thursday at the Yakima SunDome.
                                Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group

STATE BASKETBALL: Port Angeles stung late by White River run in quarterfinal

Basketball is a game of runs and that old saying was proven in heartbreaking fashion in No. 6 Port Angeles’ 60-55 Class 2A… Continue reading

Port Angeles’ Madison Cooke vies for control of the ball with White River’s Taylor Schmidtke during the Roughriders’ 60-55 state quarterfinal loss Thursday at the Yakima SunDome.
                                Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group

STATE 2A BASKETBALL: Rough start leads to state exit for Port Angeles girls

A team hoping for an upset can’t spot a state powerhouse a 20-point lead at any time of a game, let alone the… Continue reading

GIRLS 1B BASKETBALL: Just getting started? Young Neah Bay team finishes third in the state

The Red Devils made history Saturday afternoon. And now they’re hungry for more. Neah Bay picked… Continue reading

Sequim’s Hope Glasser goes up against Port Angeles’ Eve Burke at the girls 2A state tournament in Yakima. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group )

STATE BASKETBALL: Young Sequim squad proud of successful year

With only one senior graduating and five returners who averaged between 7.1 and 13.1 points this season all returning for Sequim, the Wolves… Continue reading

Sequim’s Hope Glasser goes up against Port Angeles’ Eve Burke at the girls 2A state tournament in Yakima. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group )

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula men win and stay alive; women in battle for North title

The Peninsula men stayed alive for the postseason with a win Wednesday over Shoreline, while the Peninsula women came from way down to… Continue reading

STATE BASKETBALL: Mikkiah Brady serves to bind Port Angeles together

A common thread exists for Port Angeles’ three state tournament appearances since 2014 under head coach Michael Poindexter — the presence of… Continue reading

STATE 1B BOYS: Moffet’s record night too much for Neah Bay

The Red Devils’ playoff run came to a close, but they weren’t about to let the… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2019