PREP TRACK: Port Townsend, Port Angeles girls rack up plenty of firsts

Port Townsend picked up eight first-place finishes in a home track meet with North Kitsap and Klahowya. The Redhawks’ Aubry Botkin and… Continue reading

PREP ROUNDUP: Forks softball sweeps a pair in the wind

The Forks softball girls showed no rust after a long spring break layoff, surviving howling winds on Whidbey Island to sweep a pair… Continue reading

PREP SOFTBALL: Roughriders timely in win over White River

Port Angeles was timely in its 4-1 nonleague victory over West Central District 3 foe White River in the first varsity softball… Continue reading

PREP SOCCER: Port Angeles foiled by Kingston

Soccer’s main unwritten rule may not have been followed by one side and the eventual outcome was harsh for Port Angeles in… Continue reading

PREP ROUNDUP: Sequim boys, girls remain unbeaten in golf

Sequim’s boys golf team stayed unbeaten after knocking off Bremerton on the Olympic Course at Gold Mountain 249 strokes to 291. “Although we… Continue reading

ALL-PENINSULA WRESTLING MVP: Forks’ Lucas repeats as state champ and MVP

After winning the state wrestling championship for the second straight year, all Forks’ Josue Lucas could think about was … eating. One of… Continue reading

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Port Angeles golfers split with Kingston

Kingston topped Port Angeles 218-241 in a nine-hole Olympic League girls golf match Wednesday at Peninsula Golf Club. Gillian Elofson and Kathryn… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Poaching violations on the North Olympic Peninsula

improperly harvesting animals such as fish, deer, elk or natural resources like timber — is common.… Continue reading

ALL PENINSULA WRESTLING TEAM: Forks grapplers honored for efforts

Forks, with eight state medalists, dominates the All-Peninsula Wrestling Team, with one exception, a very solid girls’ wrestler from Sequim. Forks wrestlers… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Chinook reductions, coho opportunities highlight finalized salmon seasons

GOOD AND BAD news comes with the release of finalized Pacific Ocean, Strait of Juan de Fuca and Puget Sound salmon seasons by the Pacific… Continue reading

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Sequim girls golfers take inside lane to league title

The Sequim’s girls golf team preserved its unbeaten match record and took the upper hand in the race toward an Olympic League championship… Continue reading

PREP ROUNDUP: Chimacum pitchers two-hit Port Townsend

Chimacum’s Matthew Bainbridge had a monster game and a trio of Cowboys pitchers held Port Townsend to two hits in a 12-1… Continue reading

Doug Collins, left, and Zackari Glover teamed to win the Gross division at the 22nd annual Kiwanis Golf Tournament held last month at Port Townsend Golf Club. More than $10,000 was raised to support special needs children attending Camp Beausite Northwest near Chimacum. (Port Townsend Golf Club)

GOLF COLUMN: Masters gets players back on the tees

THE LEADERS HIT the back nine at Augusta National for the Sunday final round at the Masters and every year I head for my golf… Continue reading

Doug Collins, left, and Zackari Glover teamed to win the Gross division at the 22nd annual Kiwanis Golf Tournament held last month at Port Townsend Golf Club. More than $10,000 was raised to support special needs children attending Camp Beausite Northwest near Chimacum. (Port Townsend Golf Club)

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: NW Cup downhill races return Sunday; PC hosting spring soccer tournament

The Northwest Cup downhill bike races are returning to the Dry Hill track west… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Ben Schneider, Port Angeles soccer

Port Angeles’ Ben Schneider has been battling a sore hip this season, but that didn’t stop him from scoring two goals Saturday in a friendly… Continue reading

About 25 kids on eighth-grade and U-18 squads from Luxembourg played in the Port Angeles Parks and Rec April Fool’sDay Tournament this weekend. Port Angeles High School coach Kasey Ulin (fourth from right, middle row), who playedprofessionally in Luxembourg, and his wife Bracey coached these kids in Luxembourg and helped make arrangements tobring them to Port Angeles to play. (Dave Logan /for Peninsula Daily News)

YOUTH BASKETBALL: Luxembourg teams compete in Port Angeles tourney

They came 5,000 miles to Port Angeles for the sights amd cuisine, but most of all for the basketball. And they walked… Continue reading

About 25 kids on eighth-grade and U-18 squads from Luxembourg played in the Port Angeles Parks and Rec April Fool’sDay Tournament this weekend. Port Angeles High School coach Kasey Ulin (fourth from right, middle row), who playedprofessionally in Luxembourg, and his wife Bracey coached these kids in Luxembourg and helped make arrangements tobring them to Port Angeles to play. (Dave Logan /for Peninsula Daily News)

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: April Fools’ results; tickets still available for Hall of Fame dinner

Port Angeles teams won in the fifth-grade and high school divisions in the Port Angeles April Fools’… Continue reading

SPORTS BRIEFS: Storm King, Crosscutters to hold tryouts

The Olympic Crosscutters American Legion Single A Division baseball team will hold tryouts to expand its team for… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Area 6 closing to chinook retention; summer soccer camps; fishing derby reels them in

The state Department of Fish and Wildlife has elected to close Marine Area 6… Continue reading

BOYS SOCCER: Roughriders, Wolves duel to a high-scoring draw

Don’t tell these kids it was just a “friendly.” Port Angeles and Sequim, two of the better teams in the Olympic League… Continue reading