Preps

PREP GOLF: Sequim boys and girls shoot past Port Townsend

The Sequim boys and girls golf teams defeated Port Townsend in season-opening matches for both schools at Cedars at Dungeness. Wolves junior Blake… Continue reading

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                                Neah Bay’s Laila Greene (4) eyes Mount Vernon Christian’s Josie Droog during the Red Devils’ 53-34 Class 1B state quarterfinal win over the Hurricanes at Spokane Arena on Thursday.

STATE BASKETBALL: Neah Bay girls sink Mount Vernon Christian, on to semifinals Friday

Freshman Lalia Greene showed no first-game jitters under the bright lights of Spokane Arena, sinking her first three 3-point attempts of the game… Continue reading

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                                Neah Bay’s Laila Greene (4) eyes Mount Vernon Christian’s Josie Droog during the Red Devils’ 53-34 Class 1B state quarterfinal win over the Hurricanes at Spokane Arena on Thursday.

NEAH BAY: Senior point guard Gina McCaulley the leader for her young, talented team

The eyes draw you in. Big, round and expressive, Neah Bay senior point guard Gina McCaulley’s gaze encompasses the entire court, able to… Continue reading

STATE BASKETBALL: Neah Bay girls come home with trophy

Neah Bay stood tall for much of the game, but couldn’t overcome both a height and foul discrepancy and a tough shooting afternoon… Continue reading

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                                Neah Bay’s Patience Swan, right, scraps for possession of the ball during with Pomeroy’s Maddy Dixon during the Red Devils’ 44-29 Class 1B state semifinal loss Friday at Spokane Arena.

STATE BASKETBALL: Neah Bay shots come up short in semifinal loss; Red Devils play today for third

Neah Bay was banking on making some shots and playing with pace in its Class 1B girls basketball state semifinal against Pomeroy on… Continue reading

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                                Neah Bay’s Patience Swan, right, scraps for possession of the ball during with Pomeroy’s Maddy Dixon during the Red Devils’ 44-29 Class 1B state semifinal loss Friday at Spokane Arena.

STATE 2A TOURNAMENT: Roughriders run at tourney ends quickly in 53-26 loss

It was quick. Unfortunately for Port Angeles it wasn’t painless. The Roughriders were ousted early from the girls Class 2A state basketball tournament… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL: The trey is here to stay

Thirty years since the 3-point shot was introduced to high school basketball, its importance has never been greater. Outside shooters did exist before… Continue reading

STATE REGIONAL BASKETBALL: Freshmen proving pivotal to Peninsula teams

A bumper crop of freshman basketball players has borne fruit in the form of state regional round girls basketball berths for North Olympic… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Salmon season setting moving forward; hunter education courses coming up in Forks, Port Townsend

THE CHANCE TO compare and contrast the salmon season projections offered up in Thursday’s Outdoors column by Quilcene’s Ward Norden, a former fisheries biologist and… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Salmon forecast for 2018

IT’S NEVER TOO early to think about the return of salmon to marine waters and state rivers and in what strength these species will return.… Continue reading

PREP FOOTBALL: Class 1B Northwest Football League expanding, Neah Bay and Crescent in different divisions

A two-year experiment in an attempt to achieve more competitive balance between high school teams will debut on football fields in Neah… 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

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

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