Port Angeles' Ethan Kodama collides with Victoria HarbourCat first baseman Michelle Artzberger after hitting a dribbler along the first-base line. Kodama was down on the ground for half a minute but got up and finished the game. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

PORT ANGELES LEFTIES: Pair of errors cost Lefties against HarbourCats

The Port Angeles Lefties found themselves locked in a pitchers’ duel for four innings, but the dam broke in the fifth through… Continue reading

 

Dan McIntosh, a long ball specialist, will be on hand at the Cedars at Dungeness fifth hole to help celebrities with the 548-yard par five. (Courtesy of Dan McIntosh)

SONNY SIXKILLER CLASSIC: Big hitter, ‘the Smackintosh’, to reside at Hole 14

A champion long driver will offer players his skill at the 548-yard 14th hole on Friday during the Sonny Sixkiller Celebrity Golf Classic.… Continue reading

 

Wilder Senior's Colton Romero pitches to a Lakeside Gray batter at Civic Field on Sunday. Wilder Senior will be hosting the state AAA American Legion tournament at Civic Field beginning Saturday. Wilder Senior will play at 7 p.m. Saturday against Gonzaga Prep out of Spokane. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL: Wilder Senior to host state AAA tournament

For the first time in many years, the Wilder Baseball Club is hosting the AAA American Legion state tournament at Civic Field… Continue reading

 

Sonny Sixkiller, former University of Washington star quarterback from the 1970s, leads the 13th annual Sonny Sixkiller Celebrity Classic to be held at 7 Cedars Golf Course with a dinner Thursday night and golf Friday. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula Daily News)

GOLF: Sonny Sixkiller Celebrity Classic ramps up Thursday and Friday

From far and wide, former Washington Huskies athletes will make the trek to 7 Cedars Golf Course beginning Thursday for the 13th annual… Continue reading

Sonny Sixkiller, former University of Washington star quarterback from the 1970s, leads the 13th annual Sonny Sixkiller Celebrity Classic to be held at 7 Cedars Golf Course with a dinner Thursday night and golf Friday. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula Daily News)
Port Angeles Leftie Jack Kleveno of Utah tied the season record for catcher assists with 29. (Maevis Photography)

PORT ANGELES LEFTIES: Lefties fall to Victoria; remain tied for second place

The Port Angeles Lefties were outhit 14-6 by their cross-channel rival, the Victoria HarbourCats, in a 7-1 loss at Civic Field. Despite… Continue reading

Port Angeles Leftie Jack Kleveno of Utah tied the season record for catcher assists with 29. (Maevis Photography)
Alex Angevine of the Wilder Senior Baseball Club is congratulated by teammate Jordan Shumway after belting a home run against Lakeside Gray at Civic Field late Sunday. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

AMERICAN LEGION: Wilder Senior completes sweep

Angevine 4-for-4 with a home run

Alex Angevine of the Wilder Senior Baseball Club is congratulated by teammate Jordan Shumway after belting a home run against Lakeside Gray at Civic Field late Sunday. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)
Wilder Senior's Bryant Laboy hits against Lakeside Legion at Civic Field in Port Angeles on Saturday. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula Daily News)

AMERICAN LEGION: Wilder Sr. wins two out of three against Lakeside teams

After a Saturday morning loss, the Wilder Senior Baseball Club bounced back with a pair of wins Saturday night and Sunday afternoon.… Continue reading

Wilder Senior's Bryant Laboy hits against Lakeside Legion at Civic Field in Port Angeles on Saturday. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula Daily News)
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WEST COAST LEAGUE: Lefties’ pitching sterling against Bellingham in pair of wins

The Port Angeles Lefties got their best pitching performance of the year from a sextet of hurlers, shutting out the Bellingham Bells 1-0… Continue reading

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PORT ANGELES LEFTIES: Lefties lose a close one at Bellingham in battle for first place

The Port Angeles Lefties got solid pitching from their staff Friday night against Bellingham, but only managed six hits in a tight pitchers’… Continue reading

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Lefties shortstop Yahir Ramirez, left, tags out a Wenatchee player at a game in June at Civic Field. Ramirez hit a double and drove in two runs in a 15-6 win Thursday night over Redmond.

PORT ANGELES LEFTIES: Lefties beat up on the Dudes 15-6

The Port Angeles Lefties pounded out 14 hits and scored eight runs in the third inning en route to a 15-6 shellacking… Continue reading

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Lefties shortstop Yahir Ramirez, left, tags out a Wenatchee player at a game in June at Civic Field. Ramirez hit a double and drove in two runs in a 15-6 win Thursday night over Redmond.
Wilder Baseball Club

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Wilder Jr. loses hearbreaker

Wilder Junior had a heartbreaking loss Thursday, allowing six runs in the seventh inning to fall to Whatcom Post No. 7 7-6. The… Continue reading

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Joe Rantz, who grew up in Sequim and won a gold medal in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, is shown in his University of Washington rowing uniform.

SEQUIM HALL OF FAME: Inaugural class including Rantz, Dryke and 2011 softball champs gets its due Sept. 14

Swimmers, Basketball coach Kaps, star Ryan Kaps and more all honored

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Joe Rantz, who grew up in Sequim and won a gold medal in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, is shown in his University of Washington rowing uniform.
Photo by Kirsti Turella / Clare Turella celebrates with high jump coach Ten Gordon after Turella won the Region 13 high jump championship in Gresham, Oregon, earlier this month. Turella, who will be a sophomore at Sequim High this fall, earned a spot in the Junior Olympic Championships in August.
Photo by Kirsti Turella / Clare Turella celebrates with high jump coach Ten Gordon after Turella won the Region 13 high jump championship in Gresham, Oregon, earlier this month. Turella, who will be a sophomore at Sequim High this fall, earned a spot in the Junior Olympic Championships in August.
Port Angeles Leftie Liam Paddack pitches in a West Coast League game at Civic Field in 2022. Paddack, a Gonzaga pitcher now, was selected in the 18th round of the MLB draft by the Chicago White Sox. He struck out 50 batters in 36 innings for the Lefties. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

MLB DRAFT: Four Former Lefties’ pitchers drafted

What do they all have in common? Strikeouts.

Port Angeles Leftie Liam Paddack pitches in a West Coast League game at Civic Field in 2022. Paddack, a Gonzaga pitcher now, was selected in the 18th round of the MLB draft by the Chicago White Sox. He struck out 50 batters in 36 innings for the Lefties. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
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PORT ANGELES LEFITES: Lefties get creative in nonleague loss

With some of their top players taking the game off over the West Coast League All-Star break, the Port Angeles Lefties decided… Continue reading

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The North Olympic Cap Ripken team won the state 12 and under championship this weekend in Wenatchee. From left, front row, are Julian Dominguez, Noah Kiser, Coleman Keate and Kade Johnstad. From left, second row, are Jay Lieberman, Kyler Williams, Brycen Allen, Cooper Merritt, Gavin Doyle, Jacob Kinzey, Drake Spence, Liam Shea and Carson Greenstreet. From left, back row, are coaches Grian Greenstreet, Evan Kiser, Tyril Spence, Riley Shea and manager Rob Merritt. (Courtesy of Rob Merritt)

CAL RIPKEN BASEBALL: North Olympic 12U squad is state champion

The North Olympic 12U Cal Ripken team didn’t just win a state championship, it did it in utterly dominating fashion. North Olympic pitched… Continue reading

The North Olympic Cap Ripken team won the state 12 and under championship this weekend in Wenatchee. From left, front row, are Julian Dominguez, Noah Kiser, Coleman Keate and Kade Johnstad. From left, second row, are Jay Lieberman, Kyler Williams, Brycen Allen, Cooper Merritt, Gavin Doyle, Jacob Kinzey, Drake Spence, Liam Shea and Carson Greenstreet. From left, back row, are coaches Grian Greenstreet, Evan Kiser, Tyril Spence, Riley Shea and manager Rob Merritt. (Courtesy of Rob Merritt)
Port Angeles’ Julio Vasquez Jr. (24) was 2-for-5 in Monday’s 11-1 victory over Nanaimo, the fourth win in six games for the Lefties, who are tied for first place entering the all-star break.

PORT ANGELES LEFTIES: Lefties tied for first place after crushing Nanaimo 11-1

The Port Angeles Lefties have been close all season with a number of one-run and walk-off losses in the first half of… Continue reading

Port Angeles’ Julio Vasquez Jr. (24) was 2-for-5 in Monday’s 11-1 victory over Nanaimo, the fourth win in six games for the Lefties, who are tied for first place entering the all-star break.
Wilder Baseball Club

AMERICAN LEGION: Wilder Sr. drops game to Whatcom; Wilder A wins a pair

Wilder Senior fell 9-2 to Whatcom Post No. 7 to close out a weekend of games in Bellevue and Issaquah. The seniors managed… Continue reading

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The Port Angeles High School varsity team went 4-0 in its summer tournament held this weekend. A total of 20 teams from around western Washington participated, including local teams from Sequim, Neah Bay, Forks and East Jefferson. Central Kitsap beat the Port Angeles JV squad by one point in overtime in the JV championship game. From left, front row, are head coach Kasey Ulin, Brody Pierce, Hunter Flores, Gus Halberg, Blake Sohlberg, Keatyn Hoch, Jude Wallace, Michael Miller and coach Danny Linde. In the back row is Brock Hope. (Courtesy of Kasey Ulin)

AREA SPORTS BRIEF: Port Angeles hoops 4-0 in home tourney

The Port Angeles High School varsity team went 4-0 in its summer tournament held this weekend. A total of 20 teams from… Continue reading

The Port Angeles High School varsity team went 4-0 in its summer tournament held this weekend. A total of 20 teams from around western Washington participated, including local teams from Sequim, Neah Bay, Forks and East Jefferson. Central Kitsap beat the Port Angeles JV squad by one point in overtime in the JV championship game. From left, front row, are head coach Kasey Ulin, Brody Pierce, Hunter Flores, Gus Halberg, Blake Sohlberg, Keatyn Hoch, Jude Wallace, Michael Miller and coach Danny Linde. In the back row is Brock Hope. (Courtesy of Kasey Ulin)