Matt Schubert

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Winter steelhead season starting in full force

THE ANNUAL OCCUPY Bogachiel free-for-all hath finally arrived. It may have started a few days late, but winter steelhead season is officially underway. From the… Continue reading

SPORTS: Experienced point guards in good supply on Peninsula boys basketball prep teams

It takes a certain type of player to be a point guard. They have to be unselfish, but also control the ball most of the… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Rope tows not ready on Hurricane Ridge

ALL THAT SNOW sitting atop the Olympic Mountains sure is inviting. Now that Hurricane Ridge Road is open seven days a week — weather permitting,… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Townsend runner Grant, always on the move, receives cross country MVP honors

PORT TOWNSEND — Brittany Grant has a lot of interests. The Port Townsend junior sails, mountain bikes, snowboards and, of course, runs. The one thing… Continue reading

SPORTS: Football MVP: Keenen Walker of Port Angeles walking his own path

PORT ANGELES — Keenen Walker began his Port Angeles football career as “Stefan Walker’s little brother.” That’s what happens when you share the same last… Continue reading

GIRLS SOCCER: Standouts call themselves the soccer sisters

PORT ANGELES — They refer to one another as soccer sisters. The way they complemented each other on the Port Angeles girls team this season,… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS: Steelhead season off to slow start

GET THOSE BAG-holding hands ready. Start practicing those half-hearted nods, weak smiles and parallel-parking skills. Thanks to all the rain that fell on the North… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS: Thankful for . . .

IF I HAVE one vice, it’s my full-fledged fixation with fantasy football. As my special ladyfriend can attest — albeit, unenthusiastically — it is an… Continue reading

SPORTS: Dream season for Peninsula College women’s soccer team

TUKWILA — Kanyon Anderson was kicking himself after the match. His Peninsula College women tested top-ranked Walla Walla as much as any other soccer team… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Let it snow as the Hurricane Ridge Winter Sports Club puts on Winterfest on Saturday

SNOW IS ALREADY sitting atop Hurricane Ridge. Now is the time to make sure we get to enjoy it as much as possible. The Hurricane… Continue reading

SPORTS: Peninsula men’s soccer team defending NWAACC title at Final Four this weekend

TUKWILA — It’s one thing to win a championship. It’s quite another to do it two years in a row. But to defend that title… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Anglers and hunters support Wild Olympics campaign

ONE OF THE assumptions often made about the Wild Olympics Campaign is that it’s anti-hunting and fishing. A group of Olympic Peninsula sportsmen from Aberdeen… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S PREP NOTES: Friends stick together as two Port Angeles athletes sign letters for Central Washington University; playoff struggles

THEY’VE BEEN CLASSMATES since preschool. Why not college, too? Port Angeles seniors Kiah Jones and Easton Napiontek will share the same campus once again when… Continue reading

SPORTS: Sweeping success for Peninsula College men’s, women’s soccer teams

PORT ANGELES — The men brought their usual flash, and the women their physicality. Both approaches ended up with the same result at Sigmar Field… Continue reading

SPORTS: W.F. West eliminates Sequim football from state playoffs

POULSBO — The Sequim Wolves knew who they had to stop from W.F. West. Two minutes into Friday night’s Class 2A state playoff at chilly… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Salmon seem to be shy in Port Townsend

THERE’S SOMETHING UNDERWHELMING about the creel checks that come out of Port Townsend. I could probably count on one hand the number of times during… Continue reading

SPORTS: Sequim Wolves open state play while Neah Bay Red Devils one win away from state

POULSBO — The Sequim Wolves are used to seeing great quarterback play. Wolves senior starter Frank Catelli and junior backup Jack Wiker have taken turns… Continue reading

Division I basketball standout joins Peninsula College team; already signs for USC next season

PORT ANGELES — J.T. Terrell hasn't logged even one minute for the Peninsula College men's basketball team. But he's already broken new ground. The North… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS: Razor clam digs OK’d for weekend — but not Kalaloch

THE STATE GAVE the go-ahead for another round of razor clam digs at several ocean beaches this weekend. Conspicuously absent from that list, however, is… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles football falls game short of state playoffs

TACOMA — One team spent the entire fall relying on its power run game. The other was forced to invent one in the final few… Continue reading