AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Spartans scrimmage/dinner tonight in Forks

The annual Forks High School Blue & Gold Spartan basketball scrimmage will occur today at the… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Senator now chairs important natural resources committee

ONE OF OUR legislators now chairs the committee that oversees state Department of Fish and Wildlife-related affairs. Sen. Kevin Van De Wege, D-Sequim, was named… Continue reading

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Youthful Peninsula men looking to grow

Head coach Mitch Freeman enters his fifth year with a Peninsula College men’s basketball team that has talent, shooters,… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2017
Olympic Peninsula Rowing Association rowers participating in the first-ever John Halberg Memorial Scrimmage. Back row, from left, coach Debby Swinford, Jake McGovern, Tyler Turner, Daniel Weaver Nathan Mishler, Emily Sirguy, Lisa Martin, coach Calum Swinford, Ella Ventura, Lica Kennedy and Adain Feingold. Front row, Sophia Groves, Harrison Fulton, Will Roening, Shannon Callahan, Veronica Kennedy and Jack Feingold.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Green and White Day for Roughrider basketball

Port Angeles boys basketball will hold a Green and White Day season tipoff event at… Continue reading

Olympic Peninsula Rowing Association rowers participating in the first-ever John Halberg Memorial Scrimmage. Back row, from left, coach Debby Swinford, Jake McGovern, Tyler Turner, Daniel Weaver Nathan Mishler, Emily Sirguy, Lisa Martin, coach Calum Swinford, Ella Ventura, Lica Kennedy and Adain Feingold. Front row, Sophia Groves, Harrison Fulton, Will Roening, Shannon Callahan, Veronica Kennedy and Jack Feingold.

OUTDOORS: Credit card test for Hoko steelhead

EXPECT MORE UNCLIPPED steelhead to return to the Hoko River than normal this season and in coming seasons. Beginning today, the definition of hatchery steelhead… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Port Angeles swimmer Nadia Cole

Port Angeles’ Nadia Cole’s swimming performance at the West Central District III championships helped her team win the district crown for the second consecutive season.… Continue reading

COLLEGE SOCCER: Peninsula women’s championship bid ends in overtime

That’s the way the ball bounces. Peninsula’s bid for an undefeated season and a repeat Northwest Athletic Conference women’s soccer title ended abruptly… Continue reading

OUTDOORS BRIEF: Dungeness River to reopen to hatchery coho Wednesday

The Dungeness River will reopen to fishing for hatchery coho salmon on Wednesday, according to the state Department Fish and Wildlife. The river… Continue reading

SPORTS BRIEFS: Parks and Rec begins winter hoops tourneys; All-Olympic XC team named

A total of 16 teams participated in the Port Angeles Parks and Recreation Tipoff Tournament held in area gyms this past weekend.… Continue reading

EVERGREEN 1A ALL-LEAGUE FOOTBALL: Forks’ Baysinger, Moody make first team

Forks’ Cole Baysinger and Brett Moody made the first team of the Evergreen All-League Football team. Baysinger, a running back, gained more than… Continue reading

STATE SWIM MEET: Port Angeles girls come in third

The Port Angeles girls swim team showed that last year’s second-place finish at the State 2A championships was no fluke, as the… Continue reading

1B FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Second half gets away from Quilcene in loss to Tacoma Baptist

Red-eyed from holding back tears in the wake of previously unbeaten Quilcene’s 54-38 loss to Tacoma Baptist in the Class 1B Quad-District Playoffs,… Continue reading

COLLEGE SOCCER: Peninsula women fall 1-0 in OT in NWAC championship

Peninsula’s bid at a repeat NWAC women’s soccer title ended abruptly in the second minute of overtime as the Pirates fell 1-0 in… Continue reading

GIRLS PLAYOFF SOCCER: Roughriders lose overtime heartbreaker 4-3 in state quarterfinals

The Port Angeles soccer girls’ clock struck midnight Saturday in a heartbreaking second overtime 4-3 loss to… Continue reading

Peninsula College’s Sydney Warren fends off a Titans defender and goaltender Jenna Poland during the Pirates’ 4-0 win over the Trojans on Thursday in the Northwest Athletic Conference semifinals. The Peninsula women play Highland in the NWAC championship at 2:30 p.m. today. (Jay Cline/for Peninsula Daily News)

COLLEGE SOCCER: Peninsula women topple Titans, reach NWAC Finals

The unbeaten Peninsula College soccer women (20-0-0) shut out Tacoma 4-0 at the Starfire Sports Complex in the Northwest Athletic… Continue reading

  • Nov 11, 2017
Peninsula College’s Sydney Warren fends off a Titans defender and goaltender Jenna Poland during the Pirates’ 4-0 win over the Trojans on Thursday in the Northwest Athletic Conference semifinals. The Peninsula women play Highland in the NWAC championship at 2:30 p.m. today. (Jay Cline/for Peninsula Daily News)

PREP PLAYOFFS: Neah Bay football loses Quad District game to Naselle

The Neah Bay football team, fighting injuries all season, was knocked off as defending state 1B champions in a 72-20… Continue reading

ALL OLYMPIC-LEAGUE 2A FOOTBALL: Sequim’s Cowan, Velarde make first team

Sequim senior wide receiver/defensive back/kick returner Gavin Velarde and junior quarterback Riley Cowan headline the area… Continue reading

PREP FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Quilcene in a rematch, Neah Bay heading south

And then there were two. No. 4 Quilcene (8-0) and Neah Bay (5-5) are the lone remaining North Olympic Peninsula high school football… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Quilcene still alive at state volleyball tourney

Quilcene is still in contention to place at the Class 1B state volleyball tournament after dispatching Wilson… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Salmon possess unique ability

IN NEWS FROM the ol’ alma mater, it appears the sexual habits of salmon can move mountains. A Washington State University researcher has found that… Continue reading