Matt Schubert

SPORTS: Toledo nips Forks in Class 1A football game

TOLEDO — The Forks Spartans couldn’t win a game a year ago. On Friday night, they came within one half of reaching the Class 1A… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Winter steelies starting to show

A LOT OF anglers like to wait until after Thanksgiving to start targeting winter steelhead. That doesn’t mean you have to. There are years when… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles one win away from state football playoffs; Sequim and Forks aiming for state, too

TACOMA — Defensive line coach Mike Knowles deemed them the Swamp Hogs. Given what the injury-plagued Port Angeles football team has been forced to resort… Continue reading

SPORTS: Week 10 football capsules

Chimacum at Lynden Christian ■ Time: Tonight at 6. ■ Last meeting: Unknown. ■ Records: Lynden Christian 0-4 in 1A Northwest Conf., 1-8 overall; Chimacum… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles smashes Renton in pigtail playoff game, advances to state playoffs

RENTON — Keenen Walker’s right arm carried the Port Angeles football team through the first six weeks of the season. Now, with it wrapped in… Continue reading

SPORTS: Notes from the Sequim-Port Angeles football faceoff

THE PORT ANGELES coaching staff did not want to share too much going into Friday night's football game. When I showed up at Thursday's practice… Continue reading

SPORTS: Wiker sparks Sequim over archrival Port Angeles in football

SEQUIM — Jack Wiker struggled to contain himself on the sideline. Forced to sit out the first half of Friday night’s Sequim-Port Angeles football showdown,… Continue reading

Port Angeles and Sequim football showdown tonight in Sequim! Teams playing for league championship

SEQUIM — The Port Angeles and Sequim football teams appeared to be on a collision course toward the Olympic League championship two weeks ago. In… Continue reading

SPORTS: Week 9 prep football preview capsules

Port Angeles at Sequim ■ Time: Tonight at 7. ■ Last meeting: Sequim 41-0 win at Port Angeles, Oct. 29, 2010. ■ Records: Sequim 5-1… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Coho becoming scarce in final days of season (Matt Schubert’s Outdoors Column)

THE END OF salmon season in the Strait of Juan de Fuca may have come early. Anglers still have four more days to go after… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS: Costumes to frighten you

NOBODY WANTS TO be the guy with the lame Halloween costume. Not only does it suggest a lack of creativity, it also torpedoes all conversation… Continue reading

SPORTS: Peninsula College’s Miguel Gonzalez is on a level of his own

PORT ANGELES — There is an elegance to the way Miguel Gonzalez plays soccer. It comes out in a malleable improvisational style that bends and… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S PREP NOTES: Injuries take toll on area football teams

A PREP FOOTBALL season can be brutal. Evidence of that will be readily available when Port Angeles and Sequim meet in Dungeness Valley for next… Continue reading

SPORTS: Sequim football’s perfect October run ends

POULSBO — The North Kitsap Vikings have become giant killers. One week after dropping unbeaten and state-ranked Port Angeles, the Vikings did the same thing… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Rain to help salmon anglers this weekend

THE RAINS ARE coming, and so are the fish. An already bountiful fall salmon season should turn into angling Armageddon during the next few days… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles boys take second at Olympic League cross country championships; Port Townsend, Sequim runners also perform well

SEQUIM — Nick Shindler did all he could to reel in Matthew Lutz. In the end, however, the Port Angeles senior fell just a few… Continue reading

SPORTS: Week 8 prep football preview capsules

Orting at Port Townsend ■ Time: Tonight at 7. ■ Last meeting: Orting 48-13 win in Orting, Oct. 22, 2010. ■ Records: Port Townsend 0-5… Continue reading

COLLEGE SOCCER: Peninsula makes it 15 in a row with 4-0 win over Bellevue

PORT ANGELES — Andrew Chapman usually starts drawing up a diagram this time of year. Filled with all sorts of different match outcomes and scenarios,… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS: Tips in the world of combat angling

THROW A DASH of Febreze on those waders. Salmon are entering North Olympic Peninsula rivers in droves, and they’re not exactly enamored with your funk.… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S PREP NOTES: Joey Johnson to step down at Port Townsend High School

FOR THE PAST two decades, Joey Johnson has been Port Townsend wrestling. The Belfair native became something of an institution as the school’s longest-tenured head… Continue reading