WRESTLING: Sequim’s Pierson finishes second at Mat Classic; Forks boys fourth as a team

Sequim’s Kiara Pierson finished second in the state at the Mat Classic, while the Forks boys as a team finished fourth with a… Continue reading

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula men bury Bellevue down the stretch

Down by four points with 2:23 left to play, the Peninsula basketball men rallied, outscoring Bellevue 9-0 down the stretch to win… Continue reading

STATE SWIMMING, DIVING: Sequim, PA divers fifth, sixth at state

Three North Olympic Peninsula divers finished in the top 12 at the state 2A diving championships, led by Sequim’s Mathew Craig, who… Continue reading

STATE GYMNASTICS AND SWIMMING: Port Angeles’ Middlestead 30th at state meet; three area divers in state’s top 11

Port Angeles’ Cassandra Middlestead finished 30th all-around in the state in the State Gymnastics 1A/2A/3A Championships held… Continue reading

DISTRICT BASKETBALL: Seasons end for Port Angeles, Port Townsend, Forks and Neah Bay boys teams; Neah Bay girls in district title game

Forks had trouble shooting the ball and stopping Montesano from doing the same and were ousted from… Continue reading

STATE WRESTLING: Forks’ Josue Lucas repeats as state champion; Sequim’s Kiara Pierson wrestles for 135-pound girls title tonight

Forks’ Josue Lucas defended his 106-pound Class 1A boys wrestling state championship at Mat Classic XXX at… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Area 9 reopens to blackmouth, razor digs announced

MARINE AREA 9 (Admiralty Inlet) reopened to blackmouth chinook fishing today and the fishery will run until encounter guidelines are met, or April 15, whichever… Continue reading

DISTRICT BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Port Angeles and Port Townsend girls on to district championships, Rider boys stay alive, Sequim ousted

Devin Edwards’ 3-point basket from the top of the key with 26 seconds left gave Port Angeles the lead and the Roughriders survived… Continue reading

STATE WRESTLING PREVIEW: 15-strong Forks boys team shooting for Mat Classic crown

A 15-strong contingent of Forks Spartans boys wrestlers hopes to bring home the first team championship in school history at Mat Classic XXIX… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Neah Bay seals regional berth, likely state-bound with blowout win over Lummi

Neah Bay handled Lummi defensively, shaking off a 10-day layoff to hold down the Blackhawks 57-19 in a Class 1B Tri-District Tournament… Continue reading

DISTRICT BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Forks boys stay alive; Clallam Bay girls punch ticket to state regionals

Forks withstood an inspired performance by Evergreen League foe Elma, pulling away in the fourth quarter to eliminate the Eagles 51-38 in a… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL: Neah Bay struggles in loss to No. 9 Tacoma Baptist

Neah Bay couldn’t keep control of the basketball in its 68-36 Class 1B Tri-District Tournament opening loss to No. 9 Tacoma Baptist,… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Forks boys, girls well-represented on All-Evergreen 1A League team

Six Forks Spartans boys and girls basketball players were selected to Evergreen 1A League all-league teams in voting… Continue reading

GOLF: Spring right around the corner at area courses

PITCHERS AND CATCHERS report this week, most today, to Major League spring training camps in Florida and Arizona. Last Friday, having arrived an hour early… Continue reading

ATHLETES OF THE WEEK: Port Angeles basketball player Jaida Wood and Sequim wrestler Kiara Pierson

With so many postseason stars this week, it was hard to single out just one Athlete of the Week. First, Kiara Pierson of Sequim won… Continue reading

SPORTS BRIEFS: Sequim swimmers, diver; PA, Sequim gymnasts qualify for state

The Sequim boys’ team qualified two relay teams and a diver for the state 2A… Continue reading

WRESTLING: Forks wins regional championship, will send 19 to Mat Classic

Forks crushed the competition at its Region 1 meet, winning seven weight classes, placing 19 wrestlers and sending a total of 19 male… Continue reading

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Clallam Bay holds off Quilcene’s upset bid at Tri-District

Clallam Bay was pushed to the absolute limit by an upset-minded Quilcene, but held together to hold back the Rangers 48-42 in… Continue reading

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Riders blitzed by defending 2A champion Foss; Lindbergh next

Going up against the defending 2A state champions, the Port Angeles boys rallied in the third quarter, making a powerful Foss team a… Continue reading