Port Angeles Roughriders

PREPS ROUNDUP: Port Angeles girls basketball team wins by 39

The Roughriders clamped down on defense and got an early boost from Anna Petty in thumping the Trojans on the road 60-21. “Anna… Continue reading

 

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Sequim senior Kalli Wiker was recently awarded a $5,000 Washington Interscholastic Activities Association Smart Choice Scholarship. Wiker carries a 4.0 grade-point-average and is a three-sport star in volleyball, basketball and tennis. She was undefeated this past season in district in tennis and in 2019 won the state tennis doubles championship. She plans to attend George Fox University in Newberg, Ore.

Sequim Wolves’ Kalli Wiker earns $5,000 scholarship

Sequim senior Kalli Wiker was recently awarded a $5,000 Washington Interscholastic Activities Association Smart Choice Scholarship. Wiker carries a 4.0 grade-point average and is a… Continue reading

 

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Port Angeles' Jenny Nixon, second from right, was a member of a state championship Roughriders 400 freestyle relay team in 1989. She was named to the Port Angeles Hall of Fame in 2020 and will finally be inducted in a ceremony in August.

ROUGHRIDERS HALL OF FAME: Three added to Class of 2021; ceremony to be held in August at Civic Field

Three more people were elected to the Port Angeles High School Hall of Fame to add to a big ceremony at Civic… Continue reading

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Port Angeles' Jenny Nixon, second from right, was a member of a state championship Roughriders 400 freestyle relay team in 1989. She was named to the Port Angeles Hall of Fame in 2020 and will finally be inducted in a ceremony in August.
From left, Harper McGuire and Ella Schulz, members of the Olympic Peninsula Rowing Association

ROWING: OPRA returns to competition

The Olympic Peninsula Rowing Association traveled this past Saturday to its first race since late 2019 on Bainbridge Island. The… Continue reading

From left, Harper McGuire and Ella Schulz, members of the Olympic Peninsula Rowing Association
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Sequim's Jelissa Julmist keeps her eyes on the basket as she drives for a score against East Jefferson's Alyssa Vandenberg, left, Shelby Theibelt, 30, and Gina Brown during a Saturday afternoon game played in Chimacum.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Sequim opens strong against East Jefferson

Forks takes down defending league champ Ilwaco

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Sequim's Jelissa Julmist keeps her eyes on the basket as she drives for a score against East Jefferson's Alyssa Vandenberg, left, Shelby Theibelt, 30, and Gina Brown during a Saturday afternoon game played in Chimacum.
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Port Angeles' Jack Harrelson, front, takes on Central Kitsaps Shayne Hew-Len during Saturday's four-wat meet at Port Angeles High School.

PREP ROUNDUP: Neah Bay football loses barnburner against Lummi; Sequim boys hoops wins

Neah Bay concluded its spring football season with a close 38-36 loss on the road to longtime rival Lummi on Friday night. Lummi… Continue reading

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Port Angeles' Jack Harrelson, front, takes on Central Kitsaps Shayne Hew-Len during Saturday's four-wat meet at Port Angeles High School.
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Peninsula’s Keith Seldon shoulders past Everett’s Brycen Dillworth during the first half of Saturday’s game in Port Angeles.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula men win sixth out of seven

PORT ANGELES —The Peninsula men’s basketball team got off to a torrid start against Everett, but they had to hit some clutch free throws in… Continue reading

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Peninsula’s Keith Seldon shoulders past Everett’s Brycen Dillworth during the first half of Saturday’s game in Port Angeles.

COLLEGE SOCCER: Peninsula men and women both win in shutouts

The Peninsula men and women’s soccer teams each won road games at Everett College by shutouts late last week. The men won Thursday’s… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Port Angeles romps in opener; Millie Long 25 points, 8 steals, 6 assists

Port Angeles forced 39 Klahowya turnovers and yielded no offensive rebounds in soaring past the Eagles 65-18 in the Roughriders’ girls basketball season… Continue reading

PREP ROUNDUP: Forks boys basketball off to a 3-0 start

It was a successful trip south as Forks boys basketball sank the Ilwaco Fishermen 60-47 thanks to a solid second quarter. “They are… Continue reading

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Port Angeles' Dru Clark, left, looks for the hoop while fending off Klahowya's Drew Craft, right and Damon Clarke in the second half on Thursday at Port Angeles High School.

PREP BASKETBALL: Tall, hungry Riders blow out Klahowya 83-31 in season opener

In their first basketball game in 14 long months, the Port Angeles boys were understandably nervous early, allowing an overmatched Klahowya team… Continue reading

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Port Angeles' Dru Clark, left, looks for the hoop while fending off Klahowya's Drew Craft, right and Damon Clarke in the second half on Thursday at Port Angeles High School.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Forks’ Flores named Evergreen League Offensive MVP

Six Spartans earn All-League honors; Glasser scores 17 to pace Peninsula College win

Port Angeles' Millie Long, seated, prepares to sign her letter of intent to play soccer and basketball for Peninsula College. She is joined by, from left, Peninsula College women's basketball assistant coaches Gabi Fenumiai and Mike Knowles, head coach Alison Crumb and women's soccer head coach Kanyon Anderson. (Peninsula College Athletics)

COLLEGE SPORTS: Port Angeles’ Millie Long signs to play soccer and basketball at Peninsula College

All-time leading soccer scorer, multiple league and area MVP joins Pirates

Port Angeles' Millie Long, seated, prepares to sign her letter of intent to play soccer and basketball for Peninsula College. She is joined by, from left, Peninsula College women's basketball assistant coaches Gabi Fenumiai and Mike Knowles, head coach Alison Crumb and women's soccer head coach Kanyon Anderson. (Peninsula College Athletics)
Forks' Raymond Davis scores over South Bend's Steven Kirpes during the Spartans' 84-30 Pacific League win over the Indians. Davis had 12 points in the game. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)
Forks' Raymond Davis scores over South Bend's Steven Kirpes during the Spartans' 84-30 Pacific League win over the Indians. Davis had 12 points in the game. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)
Port Angeles' Daniel Cable, left, and East Jefferson's Kyle Caldwell square off in a 195-pound match during a dual-meet at Kingston High School. Caldwell, who placed second at state in 2020, won the match but the Roughriders won both duals. (Port Angeles Wrestling)

PREP WRESTLING: Brave new world for grapplers

Port Angeles earns dual meet wins over Kingston, East Jefferson

Port Angeles' Daniel Cable, left, and East Jefferson's Kyle Caldwell square off in a 195-pound match during a dual-meet at Kingston High School. Caldwell, who placed second at state in 2020, won the match but the Roughriders won both duals. (Port Angeles Wrestling)

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Play in or sponsor Peninsula College Pirates’ golf tourney

Peninsula College Athletics will hold its lone fundraiser of the year, the annual Pirate Golf Tournament, at The Cedars at Dungeness Golf Course… Continue reading

Spartans from left Rylee Bouchard, Kyra Neel and Chloe Leverington with only one practice since softball season put the pressure on this North Beach player Tuesday evening in the Forks auxiliary gym where Forks defeated the Hyaks 71 to 35.  Photo by Lonnie archibald.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Forks off to a strong start with blowout win over North Beach

With many players absent from Forks’ first week of girls basketball practice last week due to duties as members of the Spartans’ district… Continue reading

Spartans from left Rylee Bouchard, Kyra Neel and Chloe Leverington with only one practice since softball season put the pressure on this North Beach player Tuesday evening in the Forks auxiliary gym where Forks defeated the Hyaks 71 to 35.  Photo by Lonnie archibald.

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Sequim basketball falls in OT in opener

Sequim started strong with senior Erik Christiansen knocking down 16 of his 27 points as Sequim built a 22-7 lead after one quarter,… Continue reading