BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Accepting, owning roles is priority for Forks Spartans

Forks hopes to equal if not surpass the Spartans’ surprise run to a second-place finish in Evergreen League play with a senior-laden squad… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL: Port Angeles tests its mettle in road win over Bainbridge

Port Angeles showed its strength late against Class 3A Bainbridge, pulling away in the final two minutes for a season-opening 54-48 road boys… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Experienced Chimacum looking to synch up in early going

With virtually its entire roster intact, the Chimacum girls basketball team came off a promising 2017-2018 with high hopes for this season. Those… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Chimacum deeper this season

Mark Bennett, an assistant on last season’s Chimacum boys basketball team, has moved over on the bench as head coach for the Cowboys… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL: No ceiling for tall, experienced Roughriders

Practices have been intensely competitive in the first two weeks and Port Angeles boys’ basketball coach Kasey Ulin said he has told… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Gina McCaulley, Peninsula College women’s basketball

It’s difficult for almost every prep athlete to make the gigantic leap to college sports. It’s even more difficult for an athlete coming from a… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Port Townsend snow sports program slated

The Kiwanis Club of Port Townsend is sponsoring the annual snow sports program at Stevens Pass Ski Area beginning in January. The… Continue reading

PREP FOOTBALL: Quilcene’s dream season ends at the hands of Odessa

Quilcene’s dream season came to an end this weekend as the Rangers fell in the State 1B Football semifinals to a very powerful… Continue reading

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula men come up short at Skagit tourney

The Peninsula basketball men had a 10-point second half lead Sunday, but weren’t able to hold it, falling 71-66 to Tacoma at… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Youthful Port Angeles on the offensive in the early going

The journey tips off this week for most of the 18 boys and girls prep basketball teams on the North Olympic Peninsula… Continue reading

STATE FOOTBALL SEMIFINALS: Quilcene hoping to get their kicks against onside-heavy Odessa

Top-seeded Odessa’s resume speaks for itself, a 12-0 record in which the Tigers put up 90-plus points on two occasions and broke the… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Port Angeles boys basketball hosts Green and White Day Saturday

The Port Angeles Boys Basketball Program will kick off the 2018-19 season with Green and… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Lake Leland fishing dock, Point Whitney boat ramp will see improvements

A JEFFERSON COUNTY lake was stocked with 1,258 rainbow trout earlier this week, but anglers will have to find another locale for some post-Thanksgiving fishing.… Continue reading

STATE FOOTBALL SEMIFINALS: Quilcene’s Bruner, Reynolds have each other’s backs

It’s not exactly Mr. Inside and Mr. Outside for Quilcene’s senior running backs Olin Reynolds and Ben Bruner. Both players have the ability… Continue reading

GOLF: Options to hit up the links on Black Friday

Peninsula Golf Club’s 27th annual Apple… Continue reading

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Peninsula College storms back in second half in road win over Lower Columbia, Port Angeles’ Wheeler

The Peninsula College women’s basketball team rallied and then held on in the closing seconds for a 65-62 road win over Lower Columbia.… Continue reading

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                                Washington State quarterback Gardner Minshew celebrates with fans after throwing seven touchdown passes in a 69-28 win over Arizona last Saturday.

APPLE CUP: Grateful for Washington State’s Mississippi Mustache

A FOLK HERO taking shape and adding more outrageous tales to the legend on a weekly basis is something to behold. That’s what’s occurred for… Continue reading

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                                Washington State quarterback Gardner Minshew celebrates with fans after throwing seven touchdown passes in a 69-28 win over Arizona last Saturday.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Quilcene’s Ben Bruner has ‘game of his career’ in state playoff win

Quilcene’s Ben Bruner had “the game of his career,” according to Rangers head coach Trey Beathard in a wild 54-50 come-from-behind Class 1B State Quarterfinal… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Sequim, Port Angeles girls soccer players earn All-League honors and more …

Port Angeles and Sequim girls soccer players are well represented in All-Olympic League… Continue reading

STATE 1B FOOTBALL: Quilcene digs out of big hole to win 54-50

The Quilcene football boys fell behind by 22 points, but their defense clamped down in the second half and they roared back behind… Continue reading