OUTDOORS: Peninsula fishing guide groups alarmed by steelhead proposals

FISHING GUIDES UP and down the Olympic Peninsula have come together to alternately express concern over what they see as overreaching restrictions on in-progress steelheading… Continue reading

A snowboarder hits a jump on a ski trail at Hurricane Ridge on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. (Laura Foster/Peninsula Daily News)

Hurricane Ridge ski area hopeful for Sunday opening

Lift inspections set today for Hurricane Ridge’s ski and snowboard operations are the biggest hurdle left to one of the earliest… Continue reading

A snowboarder hits a jump on a ski trail at Hurricane Ridge on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. (Laura Foster/Peninsula Daily News)
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Andy Isabella (17) is hit by Seattle Seahawks middle linebacker Bobby Wagner (54) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Seahawks’ Wagner adds another notch to his career resume

Bobby Wagner reached another milestone last week, which at this point of his career is one… Continue reading

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Andy Isabella (17) is hit by Seattle Seahawks middle linebacker Bobby Wagner (54) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

OUTDOORS: Wide-ranging set of steelhead fishing options presented

Ideas include earlier end, fishing only Quillayute River System, gear restrictions, total closure

Philadelphia Eagles' Dallas Goedert (88) tries to get past Seattle Seahawks' Quandre Diggs (37) during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Seattle’s defense coming around just in time for stretch run

Justifiably maligned for the first half of the season, something has happened to the Seattle Seahawks… Continue reading

Philadelphia Eagles' Dallas Goedert (88) tries to get past Seattle Seahawks' Quandre Diggs (37) during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
Washington's Sam Taimani, left, and Zion Tupuola-Fetui (58) react against Oregon State during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

UW’s breakout linebacker did it all in high school

When Pearl City High School head coach Robin Kami says Zion Tupuola-Fetui did everything on the… Continue reading

Washington's Sam Taimani, left, and Zion Tupuola-Fetui (58) react against Oregon State during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Seattle Seahawks' DK Metcalf reacts after a first down catch during the first half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

COLUMN: Seattle’s delightful beast of a wide receiver

FOR SEAHAWKS FANS, there’s never been a ride like this before with a physically dominant wide receiver who can absorb blows, dish out his own… Continue reading

Seattle Seahawks' DK Metcalf reacts after a first down catch during the first half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
Seattle Seahawks' DK Metcalf (14) tries to get past Philadelphia Eagles' Darius Slay (24) during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

SEAHAWKS: Whatever you do, don’t tug on DK Metcalf’s cape

Seattle wideout shreds the Eagles with a chip on his shoulder

Seattle Seahawks' DK Metcalf (14) tries to get past Philadelphia Eagles' Darius Slay (24) during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
Seattle Sounders defender Shane O'Neill (27) heads in a goal against FC Dallas during the second half of an MLS playoff soccer match, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

SOUNDERS: Seattle in West final after gritty 1-0 win over FC Dallas

Unlike some of his higher profile, high-scoring teammates, Shane O’Neill doesn’t have trouble recalling some of the… Continue reading

  • Dec 1, 2020
Seattle Sounders defender Shane O'Neill (27) heads in a goal against FC Dallas during the second half of an MLS playoff soccer match, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Washington State quarterback Jayden de Laura (4) throws a pass during the second half of the team’s NCAA college football game against Oregon in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. Oregon won 43-29. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

COUGARS: Washington State-USC game will be held Sunday night

Washington State’s upcoming game at USC has been pushed back two days in order to give… Continue reading

Washington State quarterback Jayden de Laura (4) throws a pass during the second half of the team’s NCAA college football game against Oregon in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. Oregon won 43-29. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

SPORTS BRIEFS: No. 2 Baylor routs Huskies

Zags remain No. 1 in AP poll

Seattle Seahawks' DK Metcalf (14) catches a pass against Philadelphia Eagles' Darius Slay (24) during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)

SEAHAWKS: Metcalf, Wilson too much for sloppy Eagles

DK Metcalf got extra motivation he didn’t even need. Metcalf caught 10 passes for 177 yards,… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2020
Seattle Seahawks' DK Metcalf (14) catches a pass against Philadelphia Eagles' Darius Slay (24) during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)

SPORTS BRIEFS: Cougars come from behind to nip E. Washington

Noah Williams scored a career-high 19 points, grabbed eight rebounds and made several big plays down the stretch to help Washington State beat… Continue reading

Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Carson (32) runs as Arizona Cardinals outside linebacker De'Vondre Campbell defends during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

SEAHAWKS: Carson returns tonight against Eagles

The Seahawks’ running game is (almost) whole again. Leading rusher Chris Carson is “full go” to start… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2020
Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Carson (32) runs as Arizona Cardinals outside linebacker De'Vondre Campbell defends during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

SPORTS BRIEF: Jamestown S’Klallam run now a virtual race due to COVID-19 increase

Due to the increase of cases of COVID-19, the Jamestown S’Klallam run scheduled for Dec. 5 has been moved to an all-virtual… Continue reading

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) stands at the line during an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Cleveland. The Browns won 22-17. (AP Photo/David Richard)

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS: Clowney hit altered Wentz’s career

Carson Wentz didn’t finish the game the last time he faced the Seattle Seahawks because of… Continue reading

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) stands at the line during an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Cleveland. The Browns won 22-17. (AP Photo/David Richard)
Washington quarterback Dylan Morris, left, drops to pass as running back Sean McGrew (5) takes off from the line of scrimmage during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Utah, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

HUSKIES: UW roars back from 21-point deficit to shock Utah

Washington scores winning TD with 36 seconds left

  • Nov 28, 2020
Washington quarterback Dylan Morris, left, drops to pass as running back Sean McGrew (5) takes off from the line of scrimmage during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Utah, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Washington's Nate Pryor passes during an NCAA college basketball practice Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in Seattle. Pryor is among several transfers to Washington who the Huskies are hopeful can all make an immediate impact. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

UW BASKETBALL: Huskies schedule Sunday game with No. 2 Baylor

The Washington men’s basketball team has found a new season opener. Last Saturday, UW announced the cancellation… Continue reading

  • Nov 28, 2020
Washington's Nate Pryor passes during an NCAA college basketball practice Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in Seattle. Pryor is among several transfers to Washington who the Huskies are hopeful can all make an immediate impact. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Gonzaga guard Jalen Suggs (1) passes to a teammate against Auburn on Nov. 27, 2020, at the Fort Myers Tip-Off in Fort Myers, Florida.  (Chris Tilley/Fort Myers Tip-Off via McClatchy News Service)

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Timme, Kispert lead No. 1 Gonzaga past Auburn 90-67

Bulldogs go to 2-0 after beating No. 6 Kansas Thanksgiving Day

  • Nov 27, 2020
Gonzaga guard Jalen Suggs (1) passes to a teammate against Auburn on Nov. 27, 2020, at the Fort Myers Tip-Off in Fort Myers, Florida.  (Chris Tilley/Fort Myers Tip-Off via McClatchy News Service)
Houston Texans tight end Jordan Akins (88), defended by Detroit Lions outside linebacker Jamie Collins (58), is unable to make the catch during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

AP SPORTS BRIEFS: Texans pull away from reeling Lions; Cougs win opener

Deshaun Watson had a pair of go-ahead touchdown passes in the first half and threw for two more scores in the fourth quarter… Continue reading

Houston Texans tight end Jordan Akins (88), defended by Detroit Lions outside linebacker Jamie Collins (58), is unable to make the catch during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)