Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James (23) celebrates after the Lakers defeated the Miami Heat 106-93 in Game 6 of basketball's NBA Finals Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

NBA FINALS: LeBron came to L.A., he saw, he won

He went to Miami and became a champion. He went back to Cleveland and… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2020
Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James (23) celebrates after the Lakers defeated the Miami Heat 106-93 in Game 6 of basketball's NBA Finals Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Seattle Seahawks' DK Metcalf (14) pulls in a long pass reception on the Seahawks' last series of an NFL football game as Minnesota Vikings' Cameron Dantzler defends late in the second half, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 27-26. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Seattle Seahawks' DK Metcalf (14) pulls in a long pass reception on the Seahawks' last series of an NFL football game as Minnesota Vikings' Cameron Dantzler defends late in the second half, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 27-26. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily NewsAaron Petersen (012) of Port Angeles leads Sam Brown (078) of Port Angeles in the novice category at the Lincoln Park BMX Track on Thursday night under the track's new lights. The track is back open for competition.

BMX: Lincoln Park track back racing

Prep sports may not be returning to the North Olympic Peninsula for another couple of months,… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily NewsAaron Petersen (012) of Port Angeles leads Sam Brown (078) of Port Angeles in the novice category at the Lincoln Park BMX Track on Thursday night under the track's new lights. The track is back open for competition.
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson throws against the Minnesota Vikings during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

SEAHAWKS: Wilson comes through again on 94-yard game-winning drive

Russell Wilson capped a 94-yard drive with a 6-yard touchdown pass to DK Metcalf on fourth-and-goal with… Continue reading

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson throws against the Minnesota Vikings during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James (23) celebrates with his teammates after the Lakers defeated the Miami Heat 106-93 in Game 6 of basketball's NBA Finals Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

NBA FINALS: Lakers knock off Heat to win 17th NBA championship

The ultimate anguish. The ultimate joy. This season, for LeBron James and the Los… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2020
Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James (23) celebrates with his teammates after the Lakers defeated the Miami Heat 106-93 in Game 6 of basketball's NBA Finals Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Texas wide receiver Jordan Whittington (4) tries to break a tackle from Oklahoma defensive back Pat Fields (10) during overtime of an NCAA college football game in Dallas, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. Oklahoma defeated Texas 53-45 in four overtimes.(AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

COLLEGE FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Oklahoma goes to four overtimes to beat Texas

Spencer Rattler threw a 25-yard scoring pass to Drake Stoops in the fourth overtime, and Oklahoma survived a late rally from No. 22… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2020
Texas wide receiver Jordan Whittington (4) tries to break a tackle from Oklahoma defensive back Pat Fields (10) during overtime of an NCAA college football game in Dallas, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. Oklahoma defeated Texas 53-45 in four overtimes.(AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)
Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Carson (32) catches the ball in front of Miami Dolphins linebacker Kyle Van Noy (53) during an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Doug Murray)

SEAHAWKS: Seattle gunning for first-ever 5-0 start tonight

Throughout its franchise history, the Seattle Seahawks have never started a season 5-0. Not in the years Seattle was a contender in the… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2020
Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Carson (32) catches the ball in front of Miami Dolphins linebacker Kyle Van Noy (53) during an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Doug Murray)
Matt SagenA member of Atlas Athletes from Olympic leads the pack at the second annual Frosty Moss relay race held along the Olympic Peninsula in early March. Atlas Athletes won the 80-mile race in a time of 9 hours, 29 minutes, 15 seconds.

ADVENTURE SPORTS: Restrictions loosened and outdoor races can return

Inslee order allows live running, cycling competitions again

Matt SagenA member of Atlas Athletes from Olympic leads the pack at the second annual Frosty Moss relay race held along the Olympic Peninsula in early March. Atlas Athletes won the 80-mile race in a time of 9 hours, 29 minutes, 15 seconds.

OUTDOORS: WDFW urges steps to avoid attracting bears

With black bears fattening up during the autumn for winter hibernation, residents in rural areas are being urged by the state to take… Continue reading

SPORTS BRIEFS: Peninsula esports team notches pair of wins Tuesday

Sounders beat Salt Lake; Seahawks make signing

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily NewsSequim's Kalli Wiker, right, gets trapped at the line by Port Angeles' Myra Walker as Walker's teammate Jaida Wood, left, looks on during Thursday's game in Port Angeles.

Guidelines set for return of prep sports

Low infection rates key for allowing fans

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily NewsSequim's Kalli Wiker, right, gets trapped at the line by Port Angeles' Myra Walker as Walker's teammate Jaida Wood, left, looks on during Thursday's game in Port Angeles.
Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird, left, smiles at Breanna Stewart after the team defeated the Las Vegas Aces to win basketball's WNBA championship Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

SEATTLE STORM: Team built to contend for years

Breanna Stewart and the Seattle Storm never really got a chance to defend their 2018… Continue reading

Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird, left, smiles at Breanna Stewart after the team defeated the Las Vegas Aces to win basketball's WNBA championship Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) falls as Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker K.J. Wright (50) and defensive tackle Bryan Mone (92) attempt to tackle, during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

SEAHAWKS: Team embraces new identity with high-octane offense

K.J. Wright is one of the few that are still around and can provide the perspective.… Continue reading

Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) falls as Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker K.J. Wright (50) and defensive tackle Bryan Mone (92) attempt to tackle, during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

SOCCER: Seattle Kraken CEO buys in to the Sounders

The Seattle Sounders have expanded their ownership group with the addition of Tod and Tara Leiweke, the team announced Monday.… Continue reading

SPORTS BRIEFS: Lincoln Park BMX results from Sunday

Taylor Coleman, Port Angeles, first; Veta Cramer, Des Moines, second; Cholena Morrison, Port… Continue reading

Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird poses for a photo after the team won the WNBA Championship on Tuesday in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

WNBA FINALS: Seattle Storm wins league-leading fourth title

Breanna Stewart scored 26 points, and the Seattle Storm won their second WNBA championship in three seasons, sweeping the… Continue reading

Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird poses for a photo after the team won the WNBA Championship on Tuesday in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Dee Sweeney (L), Captain, Discovery Bay Women's Golf Club and Katherine Buchanan (R), Captain, Port Townsend Women's Golf Club sitting on the newly installed memorial bench in honor of Naomi and Janie Marcus at Port Townsend Golf Course. (photo below)

GOLF: Port Townsend Golf Course bench honors mother, daughter

The Port Townsend and Discovery Bay women recently honored the passing of two of their golfing members who died earlier this year… Continue reading

Dee Sweeney (L), Captain, Discovery Bay Women's Golf Club and Katherine Buchanan (R), Captain, Port Townsend Women's Golf Club sitting on the newly installed memorial bench in honor of Naomi and Janie Marcus at Port Townsend Golf Course. (photo below)
Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird (10) drives to the basket in front of Las Vegas Aces center Carolyn Swords (4) during the second half of Game 2 of basketball's WNBA Finals, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

WNBA FINALS: At 40 years old, Sue Bird playing the best basketball of her career

By Doug Feinberg | The Associated Press Sue Bird is playing some of her best basketball during this year’s WNBA playoffs as she nears a… Continue reading

Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird (10) drives to the basket in front of Las Vegas Aces center Carolyn Swords (4) during the second half of Game 2 of basketball's WNBA Finals, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
Miami Heat’s Jimmy Butler (22) is fouled Sunday by Los Angeles Lakers’ Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (1) during Game 3 of the NBA Finals in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

NBA FINALS: Jimmy Butler wills Miami back into contention

Jimmy Butler, perhaps the NBA’s best-known barista, is not adjusting the prices at… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2020
Miami Heat’s Jimmy Butler (22) is fouled Sunday by Los Angeles Lakers’ Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (1) during Game 3 of the NBA Finals in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
WNBA Finals: Seattle Storm one win away from title

WNBA Finals: Seattle Storm one win away from title

Breanna Stewart and a record-setting unselfish offense have the Seattle Storm on the verge of another WNBA championship. Stewart scored 22 points… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2020
WNBA Finals: Seattle Storm one win away from title