STATE SOFTBALL: Roughriders open up with walk-off win over Shadle Park

Reid, Rognlien, Leitz heavy hitters for PA

 

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The Port Angeles boys golf team from left, Sky Gelder, Austin Worthington, Reid Schmidt, Nate Anderson and Max Gagnon, recently competed at the Class 2A State Tournament at Liberty Lake Golf Course in the Spokane Valley.
Anderson shot a 76 in his opening round and was looking for a high finish before a spring squall complicated matters for all players, dropping temperatures with cold rain and wind. He ended up earning 20th place.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: YMCA flag football registration open until May 31

East Jefferson Little League screens “The Sandlot” outdoors Saturday night

 

The Cedars at Dungeness Women’s 18-hole golf group held their annual Member/Member Golf Tournament on Tuesday with 20 players braving the elements while playing a game of Queen’s of the Green. The pairings of Mimi Shin and Jane Peoples and Lori Wyngaert and Lori Oaks tied for the top spot while Lisa Chon and Carin Bunney were second and Bobbie Piety and Yoon Park third. Marlene Hirschfeld and Judy Reno won Best Costume.

AREA SPORTS: Wilder Baseball Club tryouts begin Saturday at Civic Field

Jefferson County Parks & Recreation hosting summer basketball camp

The Cedars at Dungeness Women’s 18-hole golf group held their annual Member/Member Golf Tournament on Tuesday with 20 players braving the elements while playing a game of Queen’s of the Green. The pairings of Mimi Shin and Jane Peoples and Lori Wyngaert and Lori Oaks tied for the top spot while Lisa Chon and Carin Bunney were second and Bobbie Piety and Yoon Park third. Marlene Hirschfeld and Judy Reno won Best Costume.

OUTDOORS: Watercraft cleaning stations set up at Lake Crescent, Ozette boat launches

Clean all equipment to prevent further spread/introduction of invasive species

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Port Angeles head coach Kasey Ulin urges his team on from the bench during a contest last season. Ulin will be honored with the Pat Fitterer “You Gotta Love It” Positive Coach Contributor Award from the Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association during a ceremony July 17 in Longview.
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Port Angeles head coach Kasey Ulin urges his team on from the bench during a contest last season. Ulin will be honored with the Pat Fitterer “You Gotta Love It” Positive Coach Contributor Award from the Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association during a ceremony July 17 in Longview.
Port Angeles' Harper McGuire, a district champion in the 200 freestyle and 500 freestyle, signed Wednesday to swim for the University of Puget Sound. From left are mother Karry McGuire, Harper McGuire, father Michael McGuire and brother Ronan McGuire. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula Daily News)

PREP SWIMMING: PA’s McGuire to make waves for Puget Sound

Port Angeles’ Harper McGuire completed a wildly successful high school swim career in her senior season, but she’s just getting started. Surrounded… Continue reading

Port Angeles' Harper McGuire, a district champion in the 200 freestyle and 500 freestyle, signed Wednesday to swim for the University of Puget Sound. From left are mother Karry McGuire, Harper McGuire, father Michael McGuire and brother Ronan McGuire. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula Daily News)
Sequim's Dawn Hulstedt, left, and Kaitlyn Bloomenrader will run in the 800 at state at Mount Tahoma Stadium this weekend. Bloomenrader finished third and Hulstedt fourth at the district meet. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

PREP SPORTS: Local athletes off to state tournaments

Athletes from all around the Olympic Peninsula will be off in Yakima, Spokane, Seattle and Tacoma competing in various state championships. Softball… Continue reading

Sequim's Dawn Hulstedt, left, and Kaitlyn Bloomenrader will run in the 800 at state at Mount Tahoma Stadium this weekend. Bloomenrader finished third and Hulstedt fourth at the district meet. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Jake Anstett of Port Angeles competes in the Nitro Nationals Hillclimb competition outside of Sunnyside this weekend. Anstett won three out of six races and finished second in three others. (Roger Harnack/Cheney Free Press)

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: PA’s Anstett dominates at Nitro Nationals

Port Angeles’ Jake Anstett dominated the Washington Nitro Nationals Motorcycle Hillclimb this weekend, winning three first places and three second places over two… Continue reading

Jake Anstett of Port Angeles competes in the Nitro Nationals Hillclimb competition outside of Sunnyside this weekend. Anstett won three out of six races and finished second in three others. (Roger Harnack/Cheney Free Press)

STATE GOLF: PA’s Anderson in top 10 after first day

PA’s Osterberg and Sequim’s Johnson make the cut to the second day

OUTDOORS: Olympic National Park will help with boat cleaning

Olympic National Park is launching a new aquatic invasive species program to protect Lake Crescent and Lake Ozette with free boat cleaning… Continue reading

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Port Townsend's Seamus Fraser, in white tank top, leads the pack at the beginning of the 44th annual Rhody Run held Sunday in Port Townsend. Fraser went on to win the 10K.

RHODY RUN: Nearly 900 runners take to Port Townsend streets

Nearly 900 runners took on the 2024 Jefferson Healthcare 44th annual Rhody Run 5K and 10K races, with competitors as young as… Continue reading

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Port Townsend's Seamus Fraser, in white tank top, leads the pack at the beginning of the 44th annual Rhody Run held Sunday in Port Townsend. Fraser went on to win the 10K.
Elon Gromyko of Lynnwood races in the boys' 7 and under category at the second Northwest Cup race in Port Angeles on Sunday. in the U7 men’s category. More than 500 riders from several states and Canadian provinces competed in the three days of downhill racing this weekend. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

NORTHWEST CUP: It was all downhill at Dry Hill

More than 500 racers take on Port Angeles courses

Elon Gromyko of Lynnwood races in the boys' 7 and under category at the second Northwest Cup race in Port Angeles on Sunday. in the U7 men’s category. More than 500 riders from several states and Canadian provinces competed in the three days of downhill racing this weekend. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)
From left, Clare Turella, Sequim, and Teanna Clark, Port Angeles.

ATHLETES OF THE WEEK: Clare Turella, Sequim track; Teanna Clark, Port Angeles track

Clare Turella of Sequim and Teanna Clark of Port Angeles are peaking at the perfect time for their track and field teams. Turella has had… Continue reading

From left, Clare Turella, Sequim, and Teanna Clark, Port Angeles.

PREP POSTSEASON ROUNDUP: Forks softball second at district

The Forks girls softball team finished second in the District 4 2B tournament after Adna pulled out a 10-7 victory in a back-and-forth… Continue reading

Sequim's Clare Turella cleared 5 feet, 3 inches Saturday to win the bidistrict track and field meet championship in Belfair. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

BIDISTRICT TRACK AND FIELD: Sequim, PA boast three district champions

Turella, Clark shatter personal bests; Skov tops in pole vault

Sequim's Clare Turella cleared 5 feet, 3 inches Saturday to win the bidistrict track and field meet championship in Belfair. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Port Angeles' Lexie Smith hit a grand slam home run to help beat Franklin Pierce on Saturday.

PREP SOFTBALL: (Updated) Port Angeles finishes third at bidistrict, prepares for state tournament

Riders finish third in tournament after crushing No. 2 seed Franklin Pierce 10-0 behind Smith’s grand slam

Port Angeles' Lexie Smith hit a grand slam home run to help beat Franklin Pierce on Saturday.
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