Michael Carman

COLLEGE SOCCER: Peninsula women fall in final seconds

Seconds away from the game going to a decisive penalty-kick shootout, Peninsula’ College’s shot at a repeat NWAC Women’s Soccer Championship was snatched… Continue reading


PREP FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Injuries take a big bite out of Wolves

Sequim’s inflatable Wolf mascot deflating while the team gathered for its end of season wrap-up talk was more than a little symbolic in… Continue reading


COLLEGE SOCCER: Peninsula women win semifinal 2-0, will defend NWAC Championship title Sunday

Two second-half scores by Sam Oliveira lifted the Peninsula College women’s soccer team to a 2-0 win… Continue reading


COLLEGE SOCCER: Peninsula pours it on in semifinal rout, reach NWAC Championship game for first time since 2015

Peninsula poured in four goals and stymied the Chemeketa Storm defensively to earn a 4-0 NWAC Championship… Continue reading

COLLEGE SOCCER: Hawaiians play huge role in sustained success for Peninsula women

A proud and powerful moment quietly occurred during the on-field celebration following the Peninsula College women’s soccer team’s 4-0 NWAC Quarterfinal win over… Continue reading

STATE GIRLS SOCCER: Roughriders get boost from versatile varsity newcomers

As she came off the field for a breather during Port Angeles’ 3-1 state tournament victory over Sehome on Tuesday, sophomore Eve Burke… Continue reading

STATE SOCCER: Port Angeles pulls off the comeback with three-goal, second-half charge

Sequim falls 3-0 to Ridgefield, Port Angeles’ next state opponent

THINGS WE LEARNED: Wolves use their Newton

Sequim used its Newton and chased down its second straight Class 2A State Football Tournament berth in a 37-21 win over River Ridge… Continue reading

COLLEGE SOCCER: Copper theft at venue throws wrench into Peninsula teams’ weekend schedule

Light tower theft at Tukwila’s Starfire Sports Complex, host venue of this weekend’s Northwest Athletic Conference Soccer Championships, has caused big changes to… Continue reading

STATE AND QUAD-DISTRICT FOOTBALL: Feeding Ward could be key for Sequim’s hopes; Quilcene, Neah Bay and Crescent also in action

With rain in the forecast for tonight’s Sequim-Lakewood Class 2A State Football Tournament game, ball control will be a crucial component in whether… Continue reading

SPORTS BRIEFS: Future Riders A-Squad wins wild championship game; free golf at Sunland on Saturday; Glow run registration underway

The Port Angeles Future Riders A-Squad rallied from an early 13-0 deficit for a nailbiting 26-25… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Commission to consider Miller Peninsula site of next full-service state park

STATE PARKS COMMISSION members will tackle whether to make Miller Peninsula the site of the state’s next full-service state park at a Thursday, Nov. 21,… Continue reading

The Redhawks’ Joshua Davis (28) carries the ball against Sultan on Friday. Sultan won 68-18. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

PREP FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Port Townsend, Chimacum falter in final contests

The Redhawks had a rough finish to their season, first losing leading rusher Dylan Tracer to a broken hand early against Sultan,… Continue reading

The Redhawks’ Joshua Davis (28) carries the ball against Sultan on Friday. Sultan won 68-18. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

DISTRICT FOOTBALL: Sequim gets back on track, makes state tournament

Sequim was out of sorts in the first quarter of their winner-to-state, loser-out Class 2A West Central District football playoff with the River… Continue reading

DISTRICT VOLLEYBALL: Port Angeles swept away in postseason return

The Port Angeles volleyball team’s run in the playoffs ended with a 3-0 (25-14, 25-13, 25-19) loss against league rival North Kitsap on… Continue reading

PREP FOOTBALL UPDATE: Sequim gets past slow start, earns second straight state tourney berth

Sequim (9-1) dug its way out of a 14-0 first quarter hole against River Ridge and won its West Central District playoff contest… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Evening clamming, lectures can shine a light in the darkness

A softer shock to the system than springing forward, the end of daylight saving time last week has still thrown my sleep cycle off. Now… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Youth football championships in Forks on Saturday; Future Riders recaps; NWAC honors PC’s Inoue

The North Olympic Youth Football League’s Championship Saturday is set for Spartan Stadium in Forks. Title contests… Continue reading

COLLEGE SOCCER: Peninsula’s Sam O a primary option

Peninsula’s NWAC-leading scorer Oliveira is connected and committed