Seattle Sounders defender Nouhou, right, and Los Angeles FC forward Latif Blessing leap to head the ball ball during the second half of an MLS playoff soccer match Tuesday in Seattle. The Sounders won 3-1. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

SOUNDERS: Seattle crushes LAFC 3-1 to advance in MLS playoffs

The trio of Nicolas Lodeiro, Raul Ruidiaz and Jordan Morris were dominant during the MLS regular season, recognized among the best 11 players… Continue reading

  • Nov 25, 2020

 

FILE - In this March 9, 2020, file photo, Gonzaga's Corey Kispert plays against San Francisco during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the West Coast Conference men's tournament in Las Vegas. Kispert has made The Associated Press 2020-21 preseason All-America team, announced Wednesday, Nov. 11. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File)

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Zags look to contend for NCAA title

Bulldogs denied chance to win it all

 

Run the Peninsula
Mother and daughter Janet and Jessica Ouellet competed in the Run the Peninsula's virtual 10K Railroad Run together in Seabeck, Wash.

Run the Peninsula concludes unusual year

Competitors from 50 states ran virtually

 

APPLE CUP: Huskies, Cougars remain hopeful for rescheduled game

The Apple Cup between Washington and Washington State scheduled for Friday was canceled Sunday due to… Continue reading

FILE - In this March 11, 2020, file photo, Washington State's Isaac Bonton (10) shoots over Colorado's Eli Parquet (24) and Maddox Daniels (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the first round of the Pac-12 men's tournament in Las Vegas. The Cougars went 16-16 last year, 6-12 in the Pac-12, and won their first game in the Pac-12 tournament in a decade when they beat Colorado before the rest of the tournament was terminated because of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Cougars optimistic with new recruits

Kyle Smith’s first season at Washington State was better than expected. Keeping the Cougars moving… Continue reading

FILE - In this March 11, 2020, file photo, Washington State's Isaac Bonton (10) shoots over Colorado's Eli Parquet (24) and Maddox Daniels (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the first round of the Pac-12 men's tournament in Las Vegas. The Cougars went 16-16 last year, 6-12 in the Pac-12, and won their first game in the Pac-12 tournament in a decade when they beat Colorado before the rest of the tournament was terminated because of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
The Gravel Unravel is now a three-race series through the Hoh Rainforest, the Sol Duc Valley and the mountains above Quilcene in May and June. (Peninsula Adventure Sports)

Gravel Unravel expands to three-race series

Peninsula Adventure Sports’ Gravel Unravel is now a three-race gravel series all over the rugged mountains and lush forests of the North… Continue reading

The Gravel Unravel is now a three-race series through the Hoh Rainforest, the Sol Duc Valley and the mountains above Quilcene in May and June. (Peninsula Adventure Sports)
Washington's Kamari Pleasant, left, pushes away Arizona's Rhedi Short on Pleasant's 21-yard touchdown run during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

HUSKIES: UW roars to huge lead, hangs on for 44-27 win over Arizona

Four plays into his second game as Washington’s head coach Jimmy Lake put to rest any worry about not being aggressive enough. Running… Continue reading

  • Nov 22, 2020
Washington's Kamari Pleasant, left, pushes away Arizona's Rhedi Short on Pleasant's 21-yard touchdown run during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Seattle Seahawks defensive end Carlos Dunlap II sacksl Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray on fourth down late in the second half an NFL football game, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 28-21. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

SEAHAWKS: Dunlap a huge boost for Seattle’s pass rush

Which surprised Carlos Dunlap more? How cleanly he got free off the edge of Arizona’s offensive line on fourth and 10 with 38… Continue reading

  • Nov 22, 2020
Seattle Seahawks defensive end Carlos Dunlap II sacksl Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray on fourth down late in the second half an NFL football game, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 28-21. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

COUGARS: Saturday WSU game against Stanford canceled due to COVID-19

By the time Pat Chun joined reporters for a Zoom call, most in the Washington State universe… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2020
Mike Zavadlov
Bob Lashinski caught this chrome king while fishing with Mike Zavadlov of Mike Z's Guide Service (360-640-8109) earlier this month. With Thanksgiving approaching, West End anglers are keeping watchful eyes out for hatchery steelhead.
Mike Zavadlov
Bob Lashinski caught this chrome king while fishing with Mike Zavadlov of Mike Z's Guide Service (360-640-8109) earlier this month. With Thanksgiving approaching, West End anglers are keeping watchful eyes out for hatchery steelhead.
Peninsula College men's basketball players recently assisted Port Angeles' Lighthouse Christian Center and Convoy of Hope volunteers and staff in setting up non-perishable grocery items for distribution to the community. Pirate players are from left, Isaiah Sampson, Jaylin Reed, Lewis Welsh, Mikey Medlock, KeAndre Hunter-Holliday, Neal Garcia and Coach Donald Rollman.

Peninsula College Pirates men’s basketball team lends hand to help community

Boxed out from volunteering with traditional partners such as the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula and the Dungeness Crab and… Continue reading

Peninsula College men's basketball players recently assisted Port Angeles' Lighthouse Christian Center and Convoy of Hope volunteers and staff in setting up non-perishable grocery items for distribution to the community. Pirate players are from left, Isaiah Sampson, Jaylin Reed, Lewis Welsh, Mikey Medlock, KeAndre Hunter-Holliday, Neal Garcia and Coach Donald Rollman.
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) scrambles against the Los Angeles Rams in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in Inglewood, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020. (Keith Birmingham/The Orange County Register via AP)

SEAHAWKS: Arizona and Seattle clash in Thursday Night Football showdown

There was very little time for Kyler Murray and DeAndre Hopkins to enjoy the wave of celebration after one of the great game… Continue reading

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) scrambles against the Los Angeles Rams in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in Inglewood, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020. (Keith Birmingham/The Orange County Register via AP)
Port Angeles' Myra Walker, right, grabs a rebound from Sequim's LeeAnn Raney, left, and Hannah Wagner during a game last February at Port Angeles High School. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

WIAA pushes back prep seasons

The return of high school sports will be delayed by at least another month and all three prep seasons have been reduced… Continue reading

Port Angeles' Myra Walker, right, grabs a rebound from Sequim's LeeAnn Raney, left, and Hannah Wagner during a game last February at Port Angeles High School. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
FILE - In this Oct. 13, 1995, file photo, Seattle Mariners Ken Griffey Jr. tosses his batting helmet after grounding out in the eighth inning against the Cleveland Indians in an ALCS game in Cleveland. The Seattle Mariners are the only baseball franchise never to advance to the Fall Classic. Baseball has never been played in Seattle beyond Oct. 22. The Mariners have three times been to the American League Championship Series, and all three times were sent home before there could ever be a Game 7. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)

MLS SOCCER: Griffey Jr. joins Sounders’ ownership group

The Seattle Sounders have added Baseball Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. to the club’s ownership… Continue reading

  • Nov 18, 2020
FILE - In this Oct. 13, 1995, file photo, Seattle Mariners Ken Griffey Jr. tosses his batting helmet after grounding out in the eighth inning against the Cleveland Indians in an ALCS game in Cleveland. The Seattle Mariners are the only baseball franchise never to advance to the Fall Classic. Baseball has never been played in Seattle beyond Oct. 22. The Mariners have three times been to the American League Championship Series, and all three times were sent home before there could ever be a Game 7. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)
From left, Cedric Wesley Keneipp and Mallory Hood, both of Bellingham, sail in Bellingham Bay. They are part of Barely Legal Racing, a team of 19- to 22-year-olds that plan to compete in the Race to Alaska in 2021.

SAILING: Bellingham teens plan to join Race to Alaska

There’s going to be two young teams racing up the inside passage to Ketchikan, Alaska, hopefully on June 7. Bellingham’s Cedric Wesley… Continue reading

From left, Cedric Wesley Keneipp and Mallory Hood, both of Bellingham, sail in Bellingham Bay. They are part of Barely Legal Racing, a team of 19- to 22-year-olds that plan to compete in the Race to Alaska in 2021.
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
Michael Poindexter was rehired as the Port Angeles girls basketball coach. Poindexter was forced to resign his position when he retired as a teacher in June and had to reapply for the open position. Poindexter has a record of 158-70 for the Roughriders with six league championships and two district championships.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Michael Poindexter back leading Port Angeles basketball girls

Michael Poindexter isn’t prone to picking up technicals, but during this past year, he had to wrangel though a lot of technicalities.… Continue reading

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Michael Poindexter was rehired as the Port Angeles girls basketball coach. Poindexter was forced to resign his position when he retired as a teacher in June and had to reapply for the open position. Poindexter has a record of 158-70 for the Roughriders with six league championships and two district championships.
Cedars at Dungeness hosted its 50th annual Olympic Peninsula Pro-Am/Pro-Pro tournament.

GOLF: Cedars at Dungeness hosts 50th annual pro-am, pro-pro

About 140 golfers participated in this year’s Cedars at Dungeness Pro-Am/Pro-Pro Golf Tournament for the event’s 50th anniversary last weekend. It was a… Continue reading

Cedars at Dungeness hosted its 50th annual Olympic Peninsula Pro-Am/Pro-Pro tournament.
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Freddie Swain (18) reaches but can't catch a pass in the end zone during the first half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

SEAHAWKS: Seattle, Wilson can’t crack Rams’ defense

Seahawks lose 23-16 to L.A. on the road

  • Nov 16, 2020
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Freddie Swain (18) reaches but can't catch a pass in the end zone during the first half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
Washington State running back Deon McIntosh (3) carries the ball during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Oregon in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. Oregon won 43-29. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

COUGARS: Washington State unable to slow down Oregon in 43-29 loss

Cougars keep it close until late, but Ducks’ offense too much

  • Nov 15, 2020
Washington State running back Deon McIntosh (3) carries the ball during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Oregon in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. Oregon won 43-29. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
Rain water flies off the helmet of Oregon State wide receiver Trevon Bradford (8) as he is hit by Washington linebacker Alphonzo Tuputala (40) during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Seattle. Washington won 27-21. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

HUSKIES: Washington holds off Oregon State in Jimmy Lake’s debut

Jimmy Lake’s voice didn’t finally start to fail until the postgame celebration in the locker room. It wasn’t prettiest debut, but Lake was… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2020
Rain water flies off the helmet of Oregon State wide receiver Trevon Bradford (8) as he is hit by Washington linebacker Alphonzo Tuputala (40) during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Seattle. Washington won 27-21. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)