A group of Ride the Hurricane riders pass the new entrance station being built on Hurricane Hill Road. Elinor Jones, 9, from Sequim, was one of the youngest riders in the event that climbs 17 miles and 5,242 feet of elevation to the top of Hurricane Ridge. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

RIDE THE HURRICANE: 800 cyclists tackle Hurricane Hill Road

Dave Logan For Peninsula Daily News A group of Ride the Hurricane riders pass the new entrance station being built on Hurricane Hill Road. Elinor… Continue reading

 

Port Angeles Lefties.

LEFTIES: Port Angeles erupts in 12-1 win

The Port Angeles Lefties bounced back from a crushing extra-inning loss the night before to bury the Cowlitz Black Bears 12-1 Sunday behind… Continue reading

 

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Webinars set for 2022 halibut seasons

The state Department of Fish and Wildlife is holding virtual public meetings on Aug. 23 and… Continue reading

 

Lefties logo

LEFTIES: Coleman Schmidt muscles up; Lefties split two road games

The Port Angeles Lefties got a home run for the second straight game from Coleman Schmidt, but were not able to keep up… Continue reading

Lefties logo
Matt Lane, a Husky baseballer from 2004 to 2006 plays in the Sonny Sixkiller Celebrity Golf Classic Friday at the Cedars at Dungeness. Lane was a PAHS grad who later played three seasons for the Toronto Blue Jays organization. 200 golfers played in a team format Friday at the course and it took six hours for all to complete the course. The event was a fund raiser for the Olympic Medical Foundation and they reported they raised over $76.000. dlogan

SONNY SIXKILLER CLASSIC: Irwin Dental Center team takes first

The Irwin Dental team of Todd Irwin, Jason Doig, Jade Tisdale, Matt Averill and University of Washington’s Joe Jarzynka beat 39 other teams… Continue reading

Matt Lane, a Husky baseballer from 2004 to 2006 plays in the Sonny Sixkiller Celebrity Golf Classic Friday at the Cedars at Dungeness. Lane was a PAHS grad who later played three seasons for the Toronto Blue Jays organization. 200 golfers played in a team format Friday at the course and it took six hours for all to complete the course. The event was a fund raiser for the Olympic Medical Foundation and they reported they raised over $76.000. dlogan

LEFTIES: Port Angeles shackled by Pickles pitching again

The Lefties again had trouble generating offense against Portland’s pitching, mustering six hits in a 5-1… Continue reading

Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula Daily News
From left, former UW Huskies Mark Lee, Ronnie Rowland and Jason Chorak sign footballs for an auction at Cedars at Dungeness in Sequim on Thursday as part of the Sonny Sixkiller Celebrity Golf Classic.

GOLF: Sonny Sixkiller Classic back at Cedars at Dungeness

Returning from a pandemic-caused interruption, the Sonny Sixkiller Celebrity Golf Classic will bring out an entire roster of University of Washington Huskies stars… Continue reading

Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula Daily News
From left, former UW Huskies Mark Lee, Ronnie Rowland and Jason Chorak sign footballs for an auction at Cedars at Dungeness in Sequim on Thursday as part of the Sonny Sixkiller Celebrity Golf Classic.
Photo courtesy of Mike Moreland/Ride the Hurricane
The Ride the Hurricane event returns with as many as 800 riders going up Hurricane Ridge Road Sunday morning and another 200 doing a 100-mile ride on the northern Olympic Peninsula.

ADVENTURE SPORTS: Ride the Hurricane returns Sunday

Though it still won’t have the Canadian riders, the annual Ride the Hurricane bike event will be back Sunday in full force… Continue reading

Photo courtesy of Mike Moreland/Ride the Hurricane
The Ride the Hurricane event returns with as many as 800 riders going up Hurricane Ridge Road Sunday morning and another 200 doing a 100-mile ride on the northern Olympic Peninsula.
Port Angeles Lefties.

LEFTIES: Port Angeles gets off to good start but falls to Portland 9-2

The Port Angeles Lefties got off to a good start with a two-run top of the first inning against Portland, but the Pickles… Continue reading

Port Angeles Lefties.
Wilder Baseball Club.

AMERICAN LEGION: Wilder teams both lose one-run heartbreakers at state

Both Wilder teams had heartbreaking one-run losses in the second round of their American Legion state tournaments Tuesday. Wilder Sr. for the second… Continue reading

Wilder Baseball Club.
Mark Giordano, a defender from the Calgary Flames, speaks Wednesday, July 21, 2021, after being introduced as a new Seattle Kraken player during the Kraken's NHL hockey expansion draft event in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

PIERRE LaBOSSIERE: Meet your Seattle Kraken

One thing is for sure with the Seattle Kraken after watching the team’s expansion draft. It looks like they’re going for the slow-and-steady approach. Which… Continue reading

Mark Giordano, a defender from the Calgary Flames, speaks Wednesday, July 21, 2021, after being introduced as a new Seattle Kraken player during the Kraken's NHL hockey expansion draft event in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Wilder Baseball Club.

AMERICAN LEGION: Wilder teams lose state tourney openers in pitchers’ duels

Wilder Sr. players found out in their first game at the Washington State American Legion AAA that the pitching at the state level… Continue reading

Wilder Baseball Club.
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
Port Angeles' Landon Seibel bats in the third inning on Saturdays game against North Mason at Port Angeles Civic Field.

COLLEGE BASEBALL: Port Angeles’ Landon Seibel will continue career in the land of lakes

Seibel signs with Anoka-Ramsey Community College in Minnesota

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
Port Angeles' Landon Seibel bats in the third inning on Saturdays game against North Mason at Port Angeles Civic Field.
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
Lefties shortstop Nick Oakley makes a throw to first on Thuirsday night in Port Angeles.

LEFTIES: Oakley named West Coast League Player of the Week

Port Angeles Lefty Nick Oakley’s spectacular week earned him a West Coast League Moss Adams Player of the Week award. Oakley belted… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
Lefties shortstop Nick Oakley makes a throw to first on Thuirsday night in Port Angeles.
Lefties logo

LEFTIES: Port Angeles drops rubber match despite two home runs from Nick Oakley

Despite a monster game from Nick Oakley, the Lefties lost the rubber match Sunday against Cowlitz, falling 9-4 to the Black Bears.… Continue reading

Lefties logo
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
The Wicked Racing team of driver Dan Morrison and navigator Sara Hopf make a qualifying run on Saturday at the Extreme Sports Park in Port Angeles.

SPRINT BOATS: Tough day in the channels for area racing teams

Fear Not No. 623, Bandit No. 47 and Team Kiwi No. 35 claim victories

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
The Wicked Racing team of driver Dan Morrison and navigator Sara Hopf make a qualifying run on Saturday at the Extreme Sports Park in Port Angeles.
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
Lefties designated hitter Luke Saunders bats against Ridgefield on Thursday evening at Port Angeles Civic Field.
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
Lefties designated hitter Luke Saunders bats against Ridgefield on Thursday evening at Port Angeles Civic Field.
Dustin Clark, a Port Angeles boys basketball assistant and a two-time state champion back at Elma High School, has been selected to coach the Roughrider football team.

PREPS: Dustin Clark selected as new Roughriders football coach

Boys basketball assistant coach connected to PAHS community

Dustin Clark, a Port Angeles boys basketball assistant and a two-time state champion back at Elma High School, has been selected to coach the Roughrider football team.
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
Extreme Sports Park personnel and emergency medical workers assist navigator Lisa Bowman, left, and driver Steven Church of the Ron Domoe Racing crew after their Bad Influence sprint boat was catapulted over an embankment into the track's spin-out pool and immediately sank, leaving both briefly trapped under water during a qualifying race on Saturday in Port Angeles. For results, see Sports on Monday.

Sprint boats on the water in Port Angeles

Extreme Sports Park personnel and emergency medical workers assist navigator Lisa Bowman, left, and driver Steven Church of the Ron Domoe Racing crew after their… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
Extreme Sports Park personnel and emergency medical workers assist navigator Lisa Bowman, left, and driver Steven Church of the Ron Domoe Racing crew after their Bad Influence sprint boat was catapulted over an embankment into the track's spin-out pool and immediately sank, leaving both briefly trapped under water during a qualifying race on Saturday in Port Angeles. For results, see Sports on Monday.
Port Townsend's Don Arnett found success at Midchannel Bank on opening day of salmon season in Marine Area 9 (Admiralty Inlet). The chinook bite started hot and has cooled somewhat, but catches are still strong.

OUTDOORS: Marine Area 9 remains open to kings after hot start

Neah Bay chinook limit cut to 1 starting Saturday

Port Townsend's Don Arnett found success at Midchannel Bank on opening day of salmon season in Marine Area 9 (Admiralty Inlet). The chinook bite started hot and has cooled somewhat, but catches are still strong.