Michael Carman

GOLF: Area linksters enjoy Battle at Bandon

a three-day trip to Bandon, Ore., to play three of the four full links… Continue reading

ALL-PENINSULA FOOTBALL MVP: Sequim’s Taig Wiker valued for his versatility

Sequim junior Taig Wiker doesn’t lack for confidence — exactly the kind of personality trait a football team needs out of its signal… Continue reading

PREP SPORTS: Gymnasts tumble past Kingston

A combined group of Port Angeles, Sequim and Crescent gymnasts scored big in a 144.1-96.85 gymnastics meet victory over Kingston on Friday at… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Port Angeles’ Gary Johnson represents Roughriders

What a week for the Port Angeles Roughriders boys basketball team (3-0, 5-1). Port Angeles withstood a 28-0 run by No. 1… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL: Riders in control from opening tip

Port Angeles took the bite out of the North Mason Bulldogs offensively, holding North Mason to single-digit scoring in every quarter in… Continue reading

BASEBALL: Port Angeles’ Brody Merritt signs to play for Lower Columbia

The reigning Olympic League MVP will pitch for a familiar face on a squad with a couple of former high school teammates.… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Port Angeles roughs up short-handed North Kitsap

Wood, Larson, Brady all have big nights offensively

FORKS BASKETBALL: Tough night at the office for Spartans in doubleheader defeats

Forks trimmed Sequim’s lead to two early in the fourth quarter but couldn’t contain the Wolves down the stretch, falling 63-49 in a… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Citizen scientists power Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Counts

Groups in Jefferson County, Sequim tally up area birds

BOYS BASKETBALL: Port Angeles turns tables on North Kitsap

Roughriders rally from 20-point deficit to stun top-ranked Vikings

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Sequim boys stumble at home; Unbeaten Wolves’ girls hoops squad keeps rolling

Sequim lost its first Olympic League 2A Division boys basketball game and had its three-game winning streak snapped after being beaten by Bremerton… Continue reading

Neah Bay’s Julian Carrick runs past Port Angeles Riders during the first half of Port Angeles’ win over the Red Devils last week. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

PREP BASKETBALL: Beefed-up hoops schedules a boon for athletes, coaches and fans

AN ADMIRABLE ASPECT of basketball, college or prep can be found in how the sport approaches scheduling. For most top-tier programs, or those that have… Continue reading

Neah Bay’s Julian Carrick runs past Port Angeles Riders during the first half of Port Angeles’ win over the Red Devils last week. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

AREA SPORTS: Three Neah Bay players make all-state volleyball team

Plus Chimacum league survey; basketball clinics in Chimacum; PT wrestling results

PREP FOOTBALL: Port Angeles not bringing back head coach Troy Mann

Port Angeles is in the market for a high school football coach after Troy Mann’s contract was not renewed in a personnel… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Port Angeles goes baseline to beat state power W.F. West

Larson’s layup with less than 10 seconds lifts Riders

PREP SWIMMING: Port Angeles boys crush Klahowya

Port Angeles’ relay teams swept Klahowya to propel the Roughriders boys swim team to a 110-47 win over the Eagles on Thursday. “The… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL: Spartans and Roughriders romp

Forks’ press did damage defensively early and often as the Spartans doubled up Port Townsend 74-37 in a nonleague boys basketball contest… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL: PA girls take it to the Bucs

Port Angeles’ guards exploited a height advantage against their Kingston counterparts as the Roughriders got the ball inside for buckets in a… Continue reading

BASKETBALL: Port Angeles Rams begin second season Saturday

Take on Peninsula College men