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Port Angeles' Anna Petty (14) looks upfield as she dribbles against Sequim's Zoe Moore. Petty, the Roughriders' lockdown defensive central midfielder, is the All-Peninsula Girls Soccer MVP

ALL-PENINSULA GIRLS SOCCER MVP: Port Angeles’ Petty displays tenacious D

Travel back to the fall of 2019 and a freshman making her first start in Port Angeles’ girls soccer’s first game of… Continue reading

 

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula men overcome poor shooting to win season opener

The Peninsula College men’s basketball team didn’t shoot very well, but played solid defense to win their 2021 season-opener against Green River… Continue reading

 

Sequim's Taryn Johnson (right), who scored 24 goals for the Wolves this season as a sophomore, made the All-Peninsula Girls Soccer team. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

PREPS: 2021 All-Peninsula Girls Soccer Team

• MVP: Anna Petty, junior, Port Angeles: 8 goals, 5 assists: Described as “a key reason for our success—offensively and defensively,” by coach Scott Moseley.… Continue reading

  • Nov 28, 2021

 

Gonzaga guard Julian Strawther, left, brings the ball up next to Duke forward Wendell Moore Jr. (0) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Ellen Schmidt)

COLLEGE HOOPS: No. 5 Duke wins battle of powerhouses over No. 1 Gonzaga

In a town known for major championship fights,… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2021
Gonzaga guard Julian Strawther, left, brings the ball up next to Duke forward Wendell Moore Jr. (0) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Ellen Schmidt)
Butch, the Washington State Cougars mascot, celebrates with players after a win over Arizona on Nov. 19 in Pullman. Washington State won 44-18 and became bowl eligible. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

APPLE CUP PREVIEW: Cougars look to snap losing streak to Huskies

The third week of October is when it could have all fallen apart at Washington State. There were easy built-in reasons and explanations… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2021
Butch, the Washington State Cougars mascot, celebrates with players after a win over Arizona on Nov. 19 in Pullman. Washington State won 44-18 and became bowl eligible. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Washington State defensive end Quinn Roff (20) leaps in pursuit of Washington quarterback Sam Huard (7) during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

APPLE CUP: Cougars pummel the Huskies 40-13

Washington State has a chance to win the Pac-12 North

Washington State defensive end Quinn Roff (20) leaps in pursuit of Washington quarterback Sam Huard (7) during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
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WOMEN’S SOCCER COLLEGE: Peninsula College No. 1 in the nation

The Peninsula College women’s soccer team is used to NWAC championships, with five over the past decade. The team is used to… Continue reading

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Jaida Wood-Pacific Lutheran University

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Former Roughrider Wood leads PLU to victory

Class of 2021 Port Angeles graduate Jaida Wood is seeing plenty of court time with the Pacific Lutheran University basketball team as… Continue reading

Jaida Wood-Pacific Lutheran University
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A competitor takes on the mud at Extreme Sports Park in March during a demonstration cyclocross race. The real deal put on by Peninsula Adventure Sports is coming back to ESP on Saturday and Sunday.

CYCLOCROSS: Muddy, grueling event coming to ESP on Saturday and Sunday

If you want to see an interesting, albeit a little bit weird, sport new to the Olympic Peninsula, head on out to… Continue reading

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A competitor takes on the mud at Extreme Sports Park in March during a demonstration cyclocross race. The real deal put on by Peninsula Adventure Sports is coming back to ESP on Saturday and Sunday.

OUTDOORS: Plenty of options for outdoor sports even in the wet weather

Staying warm and well-fed on leftovers may be the most attractive option considering the forecast of three potential atmospheric rivers sweeping their way over the… Continue reading

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Peninsula College's Grace Johnson, center, signs to play women's soccer for Humboldt State University in Arcata, Calif., late last week surrounded by her Pirates teammates after her team won the NWAC championship.
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Peninsula College's Grace Johnson, center, signs to play women's soccer for Humboldt State University in Arcata, Calif., late last week surrounded by her Pirates teammates after her team won the NWAC championship.
Jack Gladfelter of Port Angeles, left, and Riley Pyeatt of Sequim were named to the all-state cross-country team.

Gladfelter, Pyeatt make all-state XC

Port Angeles cross-country runner Jack Gladfelter and Sequim harrier Riley Pyeatt were both named to the all-state cross-country boys and girls team this… Continue reading

Jack Gladfelter of Port Angeles, left, and Riley Pyeatt of Sequim were named to the all-state cross-country team.
Seattle Sounders' Cristian Roldan, right, heads the ball on a corner kick against Real Salt Lake during the second half of an MLS first-round playoff soccer match Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

MLS PLAYOFFS: Real Salt Lake takes zero shots, but knocks Sounders out in penalty kicks

Justen Glad scored the deciding goal in the sixth round of a penalty shootout, and Real Salt Lake beat Seattle 6-5 in the… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2021
Seattle Sounders' Cristian Roldan, right, heads the ball on a corner kick against Real Salt Lake during the second half of an MLS first-round playoff soccer match Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
UCLA forward Kenneth Nwuba (14) looks to shoot while Gonzaga forward Drew Timme (2) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/L.E. Baskow)

COLLEGE HOOPS: No. 1 Gonzaga turns showdown with No. 2 UCLA into a rout

Chet Holmgren swatted the ball off the backboard, turned and coolly brought it up the floor like a spider-legged point guard. He… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2021
UCLA forward Kenneth Nwuba (14) looks to shoot while Gonzaga forward Drew Timme (2) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/L.E. Baskow)
Kevin Alejo, Quilcene football

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Kevin Alejo, Quilcene football

Quilcene senior fullback Kevin Alejo has been a huge part of the Rangers’ success, not only this year, but over the past five years with… Continue reading

Kevin Alejo, Quilcene football

1-2 Gonzaga, UCLA battle tonight

1-2 Gonzaga, UCLA to battle tonight Gonzaga and UCLA continued their hold on the top two spots in The Associated Press Top 25 college basketball… Continue reading

Sequim hitter Kendall Hastings was named to the Olympic 2A League all-league first team for volleyball. (Emily Matthiessen/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

VOLLEYBALL: All-Olympic League and All-Nisqually League teams announced

Halberg and Hastings make first team for Port Angeles, Sequim

Sequim hitter Kendall Hastings was named to the Olympic 2A League all-league first team for volleyball. (Emily Matthiessen/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
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Port Angeles girls soccer coach Scott Moseley recently resigned after guiding the Roughriders to four state appearances and three consecutive Olympic League titles. He leaves as the winningest coach in program history.

PREP COLUMN: Moseley made Port Angeles soccer fun

My recent story on Port Angeles girls soccer head coach Scott Moseley had all the information required to salute the impact Moseley had in his… Continue reading

Port Angeles School District
Port Angeles girls soccer coach Scott Moseley recently resigned after guiding the Roughriders to four state appearances and three consecutive Olympic League titles. He leaves as the winningest coach in program history.
Bishop Budnek

STATE 1B FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: (Updated) Rangers start slow but romp in second half

The Quilcene Rangers football team got off to a poor start in the 1B state quarterfinals, going in to the halftime break actually… Continue reading

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Peninsula College Pirates.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula women off to 3-0 start

The Peninsula College women’s basketball team has already shown this young season that it knows how to close out close games. The women… Continue reading

Peninsula College Pirates.