Bobbi Mixon, Sequim basketball.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Bobbi Mixon, Sequim girls basketball

Bobbi Mixon has been red-hot for the Sequim girls basketball team this past week, earning our Athlete of the Week award. Mixon has averaged 22.5… Continue reading

Bobbi Mixon, Sequim basketball.
From left, Port Angeles’ Paige Pangaro and Abby Robinson both qualified for the girls state bowling tournament for the second straight year.

GIRLS BOWLING: PA’s Robinson, Pangaro qualify for state

Port Angeles’ Abby Robinson and Paige Pangaro both qualified for the second straight year to compete at the 2A state bowling tournament this… Continue reading

From left, Port Angeles’ Paige Pangaro and Abby Robinson both qualified for the girls state bowling tournament for the second straight year.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: 7 Cedars, Cougars improve to 2-0 in PBL action

7 Cedars Casino and the Cougars improved to 2-0, and Bayview won a doubleheader to open 2-0 in Peninsula Basketball League play… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2024
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BOYS BASKETBALL: Wild Sequim comeback falls just short

Despite a big game from Keenan Green and a wild fourth-quarter comeback, the Sequim boys basketball team were just nipped on the road… Continue reading

BOYS PREPS: Port Angeles swimmers dominate Olympic

In their final dual meet of the season, the Port Angeles boys swim team claimed victory as they faced off against Olympic, capping… Continue reading

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula women, men beat Everett

The Peninsula College men’s and women’s basketball teams both won on the road Saturday, with Ese Onakpoma erupting for 39 points in a… Continue reading

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Forks players from left, Janessa Ramos, Brynn Daniels and Fynlie Peters trap Ocosta's Anna Davis Friday night in Forks during senior night for the Spartans.  Looking on is Forks' Bailey Johnson.  Forks defeated Ocosta 59-31.
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Forks players from left, Janessa Ramos, Brynn Daniels and Fynlie Peters trap Ocosta's Anna Davis Friday night in Forks during senior night for the Spartans.  Looking on is Forks' Bailey Johnson.  Forks defeated Ocosta 59-31.

WRESTLING: Forks boys tops at The Berserker

The Forks boys wrestling team got four first-place finishes and took first place among the boys teams at The Berserker Tournament at… Continue reading

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Port Angeles' Isaiah Shamp, front, picks his path to the lane as Bainbridge's Will Rohrbacher tries to hold him off on Thursday in Port Angeles.
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Port Angeles' Isaiah Shamp, front, picks his path to the lane as Bainbridge's Will Rohrbacher tries to hold him off on Thursday in Port Angeles.
Snow and ice may have forced a delay but the Sequim Elks Lodge recently held its National Hoop Shoot competition at the Sequim Boys & Girls Club. Contestants included, from left, Bennett Castell, Grayson Castell, Roman Bacchus, Maks Lopez and Luca Blake. Bennett Castle won the 8-9 age bracket, Bacchus the 10-11 division and Blake the 12-13 group and all three will compete at the district-level of the National Hoop Shoot competition.
Snow and ice may have forced a delay but the Sequim Elks Lodge recently held its National Hoop Shoot competition at the Sequim Boys & Girls Club. Contestants included, from left, Bennett Castell, Grayson Castell, Roman Bacchus, Maks Lopez and Luca Blake. Bennett Castle won the 8-9 age bracket, Bacchus the 10-11 division and Blake the 12-13 group and all three will compete at the district-level of the National Hoop Shoot competition.
Sequim’s Colby Ellefson set new school records in the 100-yard backstroke and 200 individual medley during a meet with Kingston on Wednesday. Ellefson already holds the school’s 200 and 500 freestyle records.

BOYS SWIMMING: Colby Ellefson sets two school records

Sequim swimmer competing for Port Angeles

Sequim’s Colby Ellefson set new school records in the 100-yard backstroke and 200 individual medley during a meet with Kingston on Wednesday. Ellefson already holds the school’s 200 and 500 freestyle records.

PREP SPORTS: District rivalries will change with WIAA reclassification

Declining enrollment across the North Olympic Peninsula means area prep teams are staying put while longstanding district and state tournament rivalries will fall… Continue reading

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Crescent's Peyton Watson fights for the ball with Clallam Bay's Parker Prater, center, as Prater's teammates, from left, Dylan Simmons, Mauncio Cruz-Lopez and William Hull try to avoid the fray on Tuesday night in Joyce.

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Crescent back on winning track

Port Angeles and East Jefferson win

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Crescent's Peyton Watson fights for the ball with Clallam Bay's Parker Prater, center, as Prater's teammates, from left, Dylan Simmons, Mauncio Cruz-Lopez and William Hull try to avoid the fray on Tuesday night in Joyce.
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Clallam Bay's Simona Cruz-Lopez, left, grabs a rebound and tries to evade Crescent's Chloe Ferro-May, right, while Crescent's Mia Chester and Clallam Bay's Aizhan Talantbek Kyzy look on from behind on Tuesday in the Crescent gym.

GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Crescent traps Clallam Bay with second-half surge

Crescent took firm command of its North Olympic League contest with Clallam Bay in a second half sparked by the play of Ciara… Continue reading

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Clallam Bay's Simona Cruz-Lopez, left, grabs a rebound and tries to evade Crescent's Chloe Ferro-May, right, while Crescent's Mia Chester and Clallam Bay's Aizhan Talantbek Kyzy look on from behind on Tuesday in the Crescent gym.
Forks’ Dylan Micheau (10) scores over Neah Bay’s Mathias Greene Monday evening in Forks. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)

PREP BASKETBALL: Neah Bay boys’ and girls’ streaks continue

The Neah Bay boys and girls basketball teams kept up their winning streaks with victories at Forks. The boys held on to beat… Continue reading

Forks’ Dylan Micheau (10) scores over Neah Bay’s Mathias Greene Monday evening in Forks. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Peninsula Basketball League action starts

7 Cedars Casino, Black Diamond Electric and The Cougars picked up wins on opening day of the Peninsula Basketball League on Sunday… Continue reading

Participants run, walk and push during the Elwha Bridge Run last year. (Run the Peninsula)

RUN THE PENINSULA: Series adds Spruce Railroad race in 2024

The Port Angeles Marathon Association, a dedicated non-profit organization, announced its 2024 lineup of events this week, including a new race along… Continue reading

Participants run, walk and push during the Elwha Bridge Run last year. (Run the Peninsula)