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Forks Spartans

PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Spartans crush South Bend

Forks rolled past South Bend 64-17 in a Class 2B Pacific League boys basketball contest on Tuesday night. The Spartans were up 30-2… Continue reading

 

Sequim's Keenen Green (4) drives the ball to the basket against Olympic on Monday night in Sequim. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

PREP BASKETBALL: Sequim boys bounce back in double-digit win over Olympic

Wolves girls beat Bellevue on the road

 

Sequim Wolves

PREP ROUNDUP: Sequim boys drop a pair; Sequim girls split

The Wolves returned to the floor after a COVID-related pause for two home losses in contests with Olympic League foe Bainbridge and Class… Continue reading

 

Port Angeles Roughriders

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: PA swimmers go up against 3A power; bottomfish meeting set

The Port Angeles boys swim team hit the road Thursday to face their toughest foe to date this season. The Bainbridge Spartans showed… Continue reading

Port Angeles Roughriders
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Forks Candida-Rose Sandoval (left) and Kadie Wood compete with Ilwaco's Olivia McKinstry for ball control during the Spartans' 59-38 win over the Fishermen. Looking on are Forks' Brynn Daniels and Ilwaco's Zoey Zuern.

PREP SPORTS: Forks shakes off 23-day wait to reel in Fishermen

Port Angeles wrestlers pin down Sequim

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Forks Candida-Rose Sandoval (left) and Kadie Wood compete with Ilwaco's Olivia McKinstry for ball control during the Spartans' 59-38 win over the Fishermen. Looking on are Forks' Brynn Daniels and Ilwaco's Zoey Zuern.

State Senate aims to reform commission

Bills would require quicker appointments

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Sequim's Jolene Vaara, right, dribbles upcourt while Port Angeles' Anna Petty attempts to shield Vaara from heading to the basket during the Wolves' 60-55 win over the Roughriders.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Sequim leads Olympic League with first win over Port Angeles since 2015

Jolene Vaara scores 31 points with eight steals for Wolves

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Sequim's Jolene Vaara, right, dribbles upcourt while Port Angeles' Anna Petty attempts to shield Vaara from heading to the basket during the Wolves' 60-55 win over the Roughriders.
Forks' Riley Pursley (1) eyes the ball beneath the Wahkiakum defense from left Titan Niemela, Dominic Curl, and Tanner Collupy.  Looking on is Spartan Brody Lausche (22).  Photo by Lonnie Archibald.

PREP BASKETBALL: Mules kick back against Forks in second half

Forks handled Wahkiakum in the first half of a Class 2B nonleague boys basketball game. Then the Mules shook off the four-hour bus… Continue reading

Forks' Riley Pursley (1) eyes the ball beneath the Wahkiakum defense from left Titan Niemela, Dominic Curl, and Tanner Collupy.  Looking on is Spartan Brody Lausche (22).  Photo by Lonnie Archibald.
Brody Lausche

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Brody Lausche, Forks basketball

Forks freshman post Brody Lausche has stepped up in a big way for the Spartans boys basketball team this season, according to his coach Rick… Continue reading

Brody Lausche

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Registration opens for sun fun color run

Registration is open for the Sequim Sunshine Festival Sun Fun Color Run, scheduled for an 11 a.m. start on Saturday, March 5. The… Continue reading

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Port Angeles' Anna Petty, right, evades the defense of Kingston's Jayla Moon on Thursday in Port Angeles.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Port Angeles girls remain unbeaten in league

Sequim wins, will face Riders on Tuesday

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Port Angeles' Anna Petty, right, evades the defense of Kingston's Jayla Moon on Thursday in Port Angeles.
Port Angeles Roughriders

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Port Angeles wins two back-to-back

Port Angeles boys basketball was back at full strength for a pair of road wins over Kingston, 81-37, and Highline, 71-64, on Thursday… Continue reading

Port Angeles Roughriders
Sequim Picklers member Steve Bennett, at right, won a silver medal in the  3.5 Men’s Singles 75+ category at the 2021 USA Pickleball Nationals in Indian Wells, Calif. Bennett was one of seven Sequim Picklers members to compete at the national tournament.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Sequim Picklers compete at U.S. Nationals

Sequim Junior Soccer registration; Mountain View Pool opens back up in Port Townsend

Sequim Picklers member Steve Bennett, at right, won a silver medal in the  3.5 Men’s Singles 75+ category at the 2021 USA Pickleball Nationals in Indian Wells, Calif. Bennett was one of seven Sequim Picklers members to compete at the national tournament.
Peninsula College goalkeeper Musuai Isaia has signed a letter of intent to continue her soccer career at Washington State University.

COLLEGE SOCCER: Peninsula goalkeeper Musuai Isaia signs with Washington State

Peninsula College goalkeeping standout Musuai Isaia has signed a letter of intent to play in between the posts for the nationally ranked Washington… Continue reading

Peninsula College goalkeeper Musuai Isaia has signed a letter of intent to continue her soccer career at Washington State University.
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Port Angeles' Millie Long, right, looks to pass during a game with North Kitsap. Long, the Olympic League girls soccer and basketball MVP and a standout for Peninsula College, is the Peninsula Daily News Athlete of the Year.

Port Angeles’ Long is area’s Athlete of the Year

Standout for Riders, Pirates

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Port Angeles' Millie Long, right, looks to pass during a game with North Kitsap. Long, the Olympic League girls soccer and basketball MVP and a standout for Peninsula College, is the Peninsula Daily News Athlete of the Year.
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Pierce's Regina Garay, left, and Peninsula's  Grace Johnson chase a loose ball on Saturday in Port Angeles.

SPORTS: Part two of 2021 look back

Area sports are in a precarious position as 2022 begins, the pandemic prolonged further by a more transmissible variant causing case rates… Continue reading

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Pierce's Regina Garay, left, and Peninsula's  Grace Johnson chase a loose ball on Saturday in Port Angeles.

OUTDOORS: More kings, fewer coho set to return in 2022?

or melt and re-freeze at least — so here… Continue reading