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Wilder Senior's Colton Romero pitches to a Lakeside Gray batter at Civic Field on Sunday. Wilder Senior will be hosting the state AAA American Legion tournament at Civic Field beginning Saturday. Wilder Senior will play at 7 p.m. Saturday against Gonzaga Prep out of Spokane. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL: Wilder Senior to host state AAA tournament

For the first time in many years, the Wilder Baseball Club is hosting the AAA American Legion state tournament at Civic Field… Continue reading

 

Sonny Sixkiller, former University of Washington star quarterback from the 1970s, leads the 13th annual Sonny Sixkiller Celebrity Classic to be held at 7 Cedars Golf Course with a dinner Thursday night and golf Friday. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula Daily News)

GOLF: Sonny Sixkiller Celebrity Classic ramps up Thursday and Friday

From far and wide, former Washington Huskies athletes will make the trek to 7 Cedars Golf Course beginning Thursday for the 13th annual… Continue reading

 

Port Angeles Leftie Jack Kleveno of Utah tied the season record for catcher assists with 29. (Maevis Photography)

PORT ANGELES LEFTIES: Lefties fall to Victoria; remain tied for second place

The Port Angeles Lefties were outhit 14-6 by their cross-channel rival, the Victoria HarbourCats, in a 7-1 loss at Civic Field. Despite… Continue reading

 

Alex Angevine of the Wilder Senior Baseball Club is congratulated by teammate Jordan Shumway after belting a home run against Lakeside Gray at Civic Field late Sunday. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

AMERICAN LEGION: Wilder Senior completes sweep

Angevine 4-for-4 with a home run

Alex Angevine of the Wilder Senior Baseball Club is congratulated by teammate Jordan Shumway after belting a home run against Lakeside Gray at Civic Field late Sunday. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)
Wilder Senior's Bryant Laboy hits against Lakeside Legion at Civic Field in Port Angeles on Saturday. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula Daily News)

AMERICAN LEGION: Wilder Sr. wins two out of three against Lakeside teams

After a Saturday morning loss, the Wilder Senior Baseball Club bounced back with a pair of wins Saturday night and Sunday afternoon.… Continue reading

Wilder Senior's Bryant Laboy hits against Lakeside Legion at Civic Field in Port Angeles on Saturday. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula Daily News)
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WEST COAST LEAGUE: Lefties’ pitching sterling against Bellingham in pair of wins

The Port Angeles Lefties got their best pitching performance of the year from a sextet of hurlers, shutting out the Bellingham Bells 1-0… Continue reading

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Port Angeles Lefties

PORT ANGELES LEFTIES: Lefties lose a close one at Bellingham in battle for first place

The Port Angeles Lefties got solid pitching from their staff Friday night against Bellingham, but only managed six hits in a tight pitchers’… Continue reading

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Lefties shortstop Yahir Ramirez, left, tags out a Wenatchee player at a game in June at Civic Field. Ramirez hit a double and drove in two runs in a 15-6 win Thursday night over Redmond.

PORT ANGELES LEFTIES: Lefties beat up on the Dudes 15-6

The Port Angeles Lefties pounded out 14 hits and scored eight runs in the third inning en route to a 15-6 shellacking… Continue reading

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Lefties shortstop Yahir Ramirez, left, tags out a Wenatchee player at a game in June at Civic Field. Ramirez hit a double and drove in two runs in a 15-6 win Thursday night over Redmond.
Wilder Baseball Club

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Wilder Jr. loses hearbreaker

Wilder Junior had a heartbreaking loss Thursday, allowing six runs in the seventh inning to fall to Whatcom Post No. 7 7-6. The… Continue reading

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Port Angeles Leftie Liam Paddack pitches in a West Coast League game at Civic Field in 2022. Paddack, a Gonzaga pitcher now, was selected in the 18th round of the MLB draft by the Chicago White Sox. He struck out 50 batters in 36 innings for the Lefties. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

MLB DRAFT: Four Former Lefties’ pitchers drafted

What do they all have in common? Strikeouts.

Port Angeles Leftie Liam Paddack pitches in a West Coast League game at Civic Field in 2022. Paddack, a Gonzaga pitcher now, was selected in the 18th round of the MLB draft by the Chicago White Sox. He struck out 50 batters in 36 innings for the Lefties. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
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PORT ANGELES LEFITES: Lefties get creative in nonleague loss

With some of their top players taking the game off over the West Coast League All-Star break, the Port Angeles Lefties decided… Continue reading

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The North Olympic Cap Ripken team won the state 12 and under championship this weekend in Wenatchee. From left, front row, are Julian Dominguez, Noah Kiser, Coleman Keate and Kade Johnstad. From left, second row, are Jay Lieberman, Kyler Williams, Brycen Allen, Cooper Merritt, Gavin Doyle, Jacob Kinzey, Drake Spence, Liam Shea and Carson Greenstreet. From left, back row, are coaches Grian Greenstreet, Evan Kiser, Tyril Spence, Riley Shea and manager Rob Merritt. (Courtesy of Rob Merritt)

CAL RIPKEN BASEBALL: North Olympic 12U squad is state champion

The North Olympic 12U Cal Ripken team didn’t just win a state championship, it did it in utterly dominating fashion. North Olympic pitched… Continue reading

The North Olympic Cap Ripken team won the state 12 and under championship this weekend in Wenatchee. From left, front row, are Julian Dominguez, Noah Kiser, Coleman Keate and Kade Johnstad. From left, second row, are Jay Lieberman, Kyler Williams, Brycen Allen, Cooper Merritt, Gavin Doyle, Jacob Kinzey, Drake Spence, Liam Shea and Carson Greenstreet. From left, back row, are coaches Grian Greenstreet, Evan Kiser, Tyril Spence, Riley Shea and manager Rob Merritt. (Courtesy of Rob Merritt)
Port Angeles’ Julio Vasquez Jr. (24) was 2-for-5 in Monday’s 11-1 victory over Nanaimo, the fourth win in six games for the Lefties, who are tied for first place entering the all-star break.

PORT ANGELES LEFTIES: Lefties tied for first place after crushing Nanaimo 11-1

The Port Angeles Lefties have been close all season with a number of one-run and walk-off losses in the first half of… Continue reading

Port Angeles’ Julio Vasquez Jr. (24) was 2-for-5 in Monday’s 11-1 victory over Nanaimo, the fourth win in six games for the Lefties, who are tied for first place entering the all-star break.
Wilder Baseball Club

AMERICAN LEGION: Wilder Sr. drops game to Whatcom; Wilder A wins a pair

Wilder Senior fell 9-2 to Whatcom Post No. 7 to close out a weekend of games in Bellevue and Issaquah. The seniors managed… Continue reading

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The Port Angeles High School varsity team went 4-0 in its summer tournament held this weekend. A total of 20 teams from around western Washington participated, including local teams from Sequim, Neah Bay, Forks and East Jefferson. Central Kitsap beat the Port Angeles JV squad by one point in overtime in the JV championship game. From left, front row, are head coach Kasey Ulin, Brody Pierce, Hunter Flores, Gus Halberg, Blake Sohlberg, Keatyn Hoch, Jude Wallace, Michael Miller and coach Danny Linde. In the back row is Brock Hope. (Courtesy of Kasey Ulin)

AREA SPORTS BRIEF: Port Angeles hoops 4-0 in home tourney

The Port Angeles High School varsity team went 4-0 in its summer tournament held this weekend. A total of 20 teams from… Continue reading

The Port Angeles High School varsity team went 4-0 in its summer tournament held this weekend. A total of 20 teams from around western Washington participated, including local teams from Sequim, Neah Bay, Forks and East Jefferson. Central Kitsap beat the Port Angeles JV squad by one point in overtime in the JV championship game. From left, front row, are head coach Kasey Ulin, Brody Pierce, Hunter Flores, Gus Halberg, Blake Sohlberg, Keatyn Hoch, Jude Wallace, Michael Miller and coach Danny Linde. In the back row is Brock Hope. (Courtesy of Kasey Ulin)
Jeremy Giesegh of the Port Angeles Lefties, playing first base, tags a Bellingham runner during a pickoff attempt Sunday at Civic Field. Giesegh, who is batting .373, was selected to the North team for the West Coast League's first All-Star game since 2019. The game will be played in Bellingham. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

PORT ANGELES LEFTIES: Slugger Giesegh named to WCL All-Star team

Cal State, San Bernardino product is leading entire league with .373 batting average

Jeremy Giesegh of the Port Angeles Lefties, playing first base, tags a Bellingham runner during a pickoff attempt Sunday at Civic Field. Giesegh, who is batting .373, was selected to the North team for the West Coast League's first All-Star game since 2019. The game will be played in Bellingham. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)
Leftie Yahir Ramirez, pinch-running for Travis Helm, tries to get back to first base on a pickoff move by the Bellingham Bells. The ball sailed into foul territory which resulted in a two-base throwing error. Ramirez ended up scoring from third base on a fly out. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

PORT ANGELES LEFTIES: Lefties drop Sunday slugfest with Bellingham

The Port Angeles Lefties took command early with a six-run third inning, but Bellingham rallied with seven runs late to come from… Continue reading

Leftie Yahir Ramirez, pinch-running for Travis Helm, tries to get back to first base on a pickoff move by the Bellingham Bells. The ball sailed into foul territory which resulted in a two-base throwing error. Ramirez ended up scoring from third base on a fly out. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)
Cooper Disque of the Olympic Peninsula Rowing Association leaves his boat in the Western Canadian Beach Sprint Championship held last weekend. (Olympic Peninsula Rowing Association)
Cooper Disque of the Olympic Peninsula Rowing Association leaves his boat in the Western Canadian Beach Sprint Championship held last weekend. (Olympic Peninsula Rowing Association)
Wilder Senior's Colton Romero hits an RBI double Tuesday against WBC Colts Red. Romero came around to score on a passed ball. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula Daily News)

AMERICAN LEGION: Wilder Seniors walk it off

Townsend a home run, Romero a clutch double in 5-4 win

Wilder Senior's Colton Romero hits an RBI double Tuesday against WBC Colts Red. Romero came around to score on a passed ball. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula Daily News)

WEST COAST LEAGUE: Lefties pitchers struggle against Riverhawks

The Port Angeles pitching, which has been generally solid all season, struggled in the Lefties’ finale against Edmonton, giving up 20 hits,… Continue reading