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Neah Bay quarterback Julian Carrick is facemasked by a Liberty Christian defender on one of his big runs Saturday in the state 1B semifinals held at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma. Carrick scored six touchdowns as Neah Bay won 82-24. The Red Devils will face Liberty Bell next week in the championship game.

STATE 1B FOOTBALL SEMIFINAL: Neah Bay crushes Liberty Christian

Red Devils will face Liberty Bell in championship tilt

 

Washington wide receiver Rome Odunze (1) runs for a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Washington State, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022, in Pullman, Wash. Washington won 51-33. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

APPLE CUP: Huskies outlast the Cougars in wide-open game

Washington 700 yards of offense in 51-33 victory

 

PIERRE LaBOSSIERE COLUMN: Neah Bay football returns to prominence

Other than navigating a treacherous icy stretch of highway between the Elwha River and Lake Crescent, I really enjoyed going out to Forks last weekend… Continue reading

 

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The Queen of Angels boys basketball season has gotten off to a 2-1 start this season with wins over Stevens Middle School and Clallam Bay.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Queen of Angeles returns to hosting hoops

After trailing by six points at halftime, the Queen of Angels boys basketball team went on to beat Stevens Middle School 44-30… Continue reading

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The Queen of Angels boys basketball season has gotten off to a 2-1 start this season with wins over Stevens Middle School and Clallam Bay.
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The fledging Port Angeles girls bowling team celebrates its first match, a win over Olympic, on Monday. From left are team members Zoey Van Gordon, Abby Rudd, Izzy Spencer, Kenadie Ring, Taylor Worthington, Violet Mills and Sophie Constant.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Port Angeles bowlers lose a close match with Olympic

The Port Angeles High School bowling team Tuesday traveled to All Star Lanes in Bremerton and was narrowly defeated by Olympic High… Continue reading

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The fledging Port Angeles girls bowling team celebrates its first match, a win over Olympic, on Monday. From left are team members Zoey Van Gordon, Abby Rudd, Izzy Spencer, Kenadie Ring, Taylor Worthington, Violet Mills and Sophie Constant.
Left, Sequim’s Taryn Johnson made first-team all Olympic League in girls soccer. She already holds the all-time Sequim High School scoring record even though she is just a junior. Right, Port Angeles midfielder Anna Petty (14), made the all-Olympic League first team in girls soccer for the second straight year. (Photos by Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group and Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

OLYMPIC LEAGUE GIRLS SOCCER: Port Angeles’ Petty and Commerton joined by Sequim’s Johnson on first team all-league

Record-breaking goal-scorer Tayrn Johnson of Sequim was joined by Port Angeles’ Anna Petty and Saylah Commerton as they were all named to… Continue reading

Left, Sequim’s Taryn Johnson made first-team all Olympic League in girls soccer. She already holds the all-time Sequim High School scoring record even though she is just a junior. Right, Port Angeles midfielder Anna Petty (14), made the all-Olympic League first team in girls soccer for the second straight year. (Photos by Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group and Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Sequim's Aiden Gockerell, left, and Port Angeles' Blake Sohlberg, right were among four Olympic Peninsula players named to the Olympic League first teams offense and defense. Sequim's Ayden Holland and Port Angeles' Jason Hawes were also named. (Photos by Michael Dashiell and Keith Thorpe, Olympic Peninsula News Group and Peninsula Daily News)

ALL LEAGUE FOOTBALL: Sequim, PA put four players on Olympic League first teams

Sequim’s Aiden Gockerell and Ayden Holland were joined by Port Angeles’ Blake Sohlberg and Jason Hawes in making All Olympic League first-team… Continue reading

Sequim's Aiden Gockerell, left, and Port Angeles' Blake Sohlberg, right were among four Olympic Peninsula players named to the Olympic League first teams offense and defense. Sequim's Ayden Holland and Port Angeles' Jason Hawes were also named. (Photos by Michael Dashiell and Keith Thorpe, Olympic Peninsula News Group and Peninsula Daily News)
Sequim's Kendall Hastings, left, was named the Olympic League volleyball offensive player of the year, while Port Angeles' Lily Halberg was named as a member of the all-league team. (Photos by Michael Dashiell and Keith Thorpe, Olympic Peninsula News Group and Peninsula Daily News)

ALL LEAGUE VOLLEYBALL: Sequim’s Kendall Hastings Olympic League offensive player of the year

Sequim front-line force Kendall Hastings was named the Olympic League’s offensive volleyball player of the year this year. Hastings, a middle hitter… Continue reading

Sequim's Kendall Hastings, left, was named the Olympic League volleyball offensive player of the year, while Port Angeles' Lily Halberg was named as a member of the all-league team. (Photos by Michael Dashiell and Keith Thorpe, Olympic Peninsula News Group and Peninsula Daily News)

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Port Angeles bowlers win first-ever match

The new Port Angeles High School bowling team won its first-ever match, beating Olympic on Monday by four pins. Senior captain Taylor… Continue reading

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Jodell Wimberley, left, and Julian Carrick, Neah Bay football

ATHLETES OF THE WEEK: Jodell Wimberley, Julian Carrick, Neah Bay football

We’re choosing Neah Bay football teammates Jodell Wimberley and Julian Carrick as our co-Athletes of the Week. Wimberley and Carrick helped lead the way together… Continue reading

Jodell Wimberley, left, and Julian Carrick, Neah Bay football
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Port Angeles’ Parker Nickerson, top, take aim at the basket as Bainbridge Island’s James Carey defends the lane on Tuesday in Port Angeles.

PREP BASKETBALL PREVIEWS: Cohesion key for Port Angeles boys

Roughriders replacing bulk of roster

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Port Angeles’ Parker Nickerson, top, take aim at the basket as Bainbridge Island’s James Carey defends the lane on Tuesday in Port Angeles.
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Neah Bay's Jodell Wimberley scores one of his five touchdowns against Wellpinit in the state 1B quarterfinals held in Forks, just getting past Wellpinit's Andrew Moyer (19). Neah Bay won 66-14.

STATE 1B FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Neah Bay crushes higher-ranked Wellpinit

Red Devils’ first trip to the state semifinals since 2016

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Neah Bay's Jodell Wimberley scores one of his five touchdowns against Wellpinit in the state 1B quarterfinals held in Forks, just getting past Wellpinit's Andrew Moyer (19). Neah Bay won 66-14.
Peninsula College Pirates.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula College men roar back from behind to win a pair

The Peninsula College men’s basketball team came from behind twice to win a pair of games this weekend, 67-55 over Tacoma and 66-64… Continue reading

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

PREP BASKETBALL PREVIEWS: Veteran Anna Petty heads up a youthful Port Angeles girls squad

Defense will be initial focus for inexperienced Riders

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

WEST COAST LEAGUE: 2023 schedule released

Last week in Southern California, the West Coast League’s board of directors met to review a tremendously successful 2022 season and to approve… Continue reading

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Peninsula's Ituau Tuisaula finds herself surrounded by the Shoreline defense during Wednesday's game in Port Angeles.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL PREVIEW: No. 1 Pirates focus on the now

Peninsula returns several players from last year’s runner-up squad

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Peninsula's Ituau Tuisaula finds herself surrounded by the Shoreline defense during Wednesday's game in Port Angeles.
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Peninsula's Roosevelt Williams Jr., right, tries to push past Bellevue's Nate Johnson on Saturday evening on the Pirate home court.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Peninsula men turn a page with new team

The Peninsula College men’s basketball team has gotten past the effects of the COVID pandemic, meaning like many junior college programs, the… Continue reading

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Peninsula's Roosevelt Williams Jr., right, tries to push past Bellevue's Nate Johnson on Saturday evening on the Pirate home court.
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STATE 1B FOOTBALL: Neah Bay to face Wellpinit Saturday in Forks

Neah Bay’s state 1B football quarterfinal game with Wellpinit has been scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday at Forks High School. The unbeaten Red… Continue reading

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The newly elected officers of the Sequim Grey Wolves Softball Club. From left, Treasurer Joel Hecht, President John White, Secretary Annette Hanson and Vice President Lauren Scrafford.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: East Jefferson girls soccer players make all-league teams

The East Jefferson girls soccer team got two players put on the Nisqually League first-team and midfielder/center back Iris Mattern was named… Continue reading

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The newly elected officers of the Sequim Grey Wolves Softball Club. From left, Treasurer Joel Hecht, President John White, Secretary Annette Hanson and Vice President Lauren Scrafford.