Seattle Seahawks' Bobby Wagner (54) in action against the Philadelphia Eagles during an NFL football game, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, in Philadelphia. The Seahawks defeated the Eagles (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)

SEAHAWKS: Bobby Wagner named All-Pro for sixth time

Bobby Wagner was already All-Pro worthy. Now, by another renowned measure, he’s worthy of the Hall of… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2021
Seattle Seahawks' Bobby Wagner (54) in action against the Philadelphia Eagles during an NFL football game, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, in Philadelphia. The Seahawks defeated the Eagles (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)
Los Angeles Rams outside linebacker Leonard Floyd (54) knocks the ball away as Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson tries to pass during the first half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund)

SEAHAWKS: Seattle one and done in ugly playoff loss to Rams

Russell Wilson threw a pick-six and was under pressure all game

  • Jan 9, 2021
Los Angeles Rams outside linebacker Leonard Floyd (54) knocks the ball away as Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson tries to pass during the first half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund)

Conservation common thread for new members of Washington State Fish and Wildlife Commission

AFTER SPEAKING WITH Port Townsend’s Lorna Smith, one of Gov. Jay Inslee’s recent appointees to the state Fish and Wildlife Commission, and researching the background… Continue reading

PREPS: WIAA revises prep sport seasons, fall sports on deck

Fall sports would be the first to return under an amended prep sports schedule announced by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association that… Continue reading

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) tries to fend off a sack by Los Angeles Rams defensive lineman Aaron Donald (99) during the second half of an NFL football game Dec. 27 in Seattle. (Elaine Thompson/The Associated Press)

Russell Wilson knows challenge, and headache, L.A. Rams present Seattle Seahawks

Patience can be difficult when at times earlier this season racking up yards and scoring points came so easily for Russell Wilson and… Continue reading

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) tries to fend off a sack by Los Angeles Rams defensive lineman Aaron Donald (99) during the second half of an NFL football game Dec. 27 in Seattle. (Elaine Thompson/The Associated Press)
Lorna Smith appointed to state Fish and Wildlife Commission

OUTDOORS: Port Townsend’s Lorna Smith appointed to state Fish and Wildlife Commission

The North Olympic Peninsula once again has representation on the state Fish and Wildlife Commission, a nine-person citizen panel appointed by the governor to set… Continue reading

Lorna Smith appointed to state Fish and Wildlife Commission
Seattle Seahawks strong safety Jamal Adams (33) reacts to a play with Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff (16) in the background, during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Seattle. (Scott Eklund/The Associated Press)

SEAHAWKS: Adams, Dunlap find the playoffs in first seasons with Seattle

When Jamal Adams and Carlos Dunlap each made it clear to their former employers they wanted out, part of the reason was so… Continue reading

  • Jan 7, 2021
Seattle Seahawks strong safety Jamal Adams (33) reacts to a play with Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff (16) in the background, during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Seattle. (Scott Eklund/The Associated Press)
The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association executive board is expected to meet Wednesday to discuss steps of potentially returning to prep sports.

PREP SPORTS: Schools await WIAA decision

Meetings all week on possible return of prep sports

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association executive board is expected to meet Wednesday to discuss steps of potentially returning to prep sports.
Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Carson (32) during an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

SEAHAWKS: Coach Pete Carroll has no worries over team’s offense

Take away one 40-point outburst in early December and the general feeling is the Seattle Seahawks’ offense that was flying earlier in the… Continue reading

  • Jan 6, 2021
Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Carson (32) during an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett (16) celebrates his touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers with wide receiver David Moore (83) , Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

SEAHAWKS: Wilson does Moore a $100,000 solid

Odd play at end of victory over 49ers nets Seahawks receiver a bonus

  • Jan 5, 2021
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett (16) celebrates his touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers with wide receiver David Moore (83) , Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

WIAA board to discuss prep metrics

BRIEFS: Gonzaga remain No. 1 in Top 25 poll

San Francisco 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard (3) is sacked by Seattle Seahawks defensive end Benson Mayowa (95) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

SEAHAWKS: Seahawks rally in fourth quarter to beat 49ers 26-23

Seattle coach Pete Carroll said Tyler Lockett completed a “beautiful season.” Because of the veteran wide… Continue reading

  • Jan 4, 2021
San Francisco 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard (3) is sacked by Seattle Seahawks defensive end Benson Mayowa (95) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Gonzaga forward Corey Kispert, right, dribbles while pressured by San Francisco guard Khalil Shabazz during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Spokane, Wash., Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Gonzaga blows open close game to remain unbeaten; Cougs fall to Arizona in double overtime

This one looked like most of Gonzaga’s easy victories so far this season. It just didn’t feel… Continue reading

  • Jan 3, 2021
Gonzaga forward Corey Kispert, right, dribbles while pressured by San Francisco guard Khalil Shabazz during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Spokane, Wash., Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
San Francisco 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard (3) looks to pass as Arizona Cardinals defensive end Zach Allen (94) defends during the first half of an NFL football game, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

SEAHAWKS: Seattle still gunning for NFC No. 1 seed

The stakes for this season’s finale between fierce NFC West rivals Seattle and San Francisco are… Continue reading

San Francisco 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard (3) looks to pass as Arizona Cardinals defensive end Zach Allen (94) defends during the first half of an NFL football game, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields gets hit by Clemson linebacker James Skalski during the first half of the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football game Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, in New Orleans. Skalski was ejected from the game for targeting. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF: Six years later, Ohio St. and ‘Bama face off in a CFP rematch

When Ohio State upset Alabama in the semifinals of the first College Football Playoff on the way to the Buckeyes’ last national… Continue reading

  • Jan 2, 2021
Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields gets hit by Clemson linebacker James Skalski during the first half of the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football game Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, in New Orleans. Skalski was ejected from the game for targeting. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
Port Angeles' Kennedy Bruch, center, returns the volleyball between the hands of Sequim's Kendall Hastings, left, and Kali Wiker during an October 2019 match in Sequim. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Port Angeles Roughriders’ Bruch driven to succeed

Aside from an understandable “mopey” period at its outset, Kennedy Bruch has kept to a strict schedule of workouts and training during… Continue reading

Port Angeles' Kennedy Bruch, center, returns the volleyball between the hands of Sequim's Kendall Hastings, left, and Kali Wiker during an October 2019 match in Sequim. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Seattle Seahawks defensive end Alton Robinson (98) reacts with teammates after he sacked Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff (16) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Seattle. (Scott Eklund/The Associated Press)

Rookies add big value to Seattle Seahawks roster

When the NFL draft concluded back in April, it was clear what Seattle Seahawks coach Pete… Continue reading

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Alton Robinson (98) reacts with teammates after he sacked Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff (16) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Seattle. (Scott Eklund/The Associated Press)
Sequim's Riley Pyeatt races in the preliminaries of the 200 meters at the Class 2A state track and field championships in Tacoma in May 2019. Pyeatt placed fifth in the 400-meter race. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group

PREPS: Sequim runner Riley Pyeatt in the midst of a metamorphosis

With her focus centered on running at the collegiate level, Sequim junior Riley Pyeatt has stuck to a workout and training regimen consistently… Continue reading

Sequim's Riley Pyeatt races in the preliminaries of the 200 meters at the Class 2A state track and field championships in Tacoma in May 2019. Pyeatt placed fifth in the 400-meter race. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group
Paddle boarder Luke Burritt of team Fueled on Stoke takes off at the start of the Race to Alaska in 2017.

2021 Race to Alaska canceled

New WA360 race set for June

Paddle boarder Luke Burritt of team Fueled on Stoke takes off at the start of the Race to Alaska in 2017.
Forks' Trey Baysinger (55) tackles Montesano quarterback Sam Winter during a 2019 contest at Spartan Stadium. (Lonnie Archibald/For Peninsula Daily News)

PREP SPORTS: Forks’ Trey Baysinger building up skills during pandemic

A stabilizing force on the football field, basketball court and baseball diamond for Forks, Spartans’ senior Trey Baysinger has found comfort in his… Continue reading

Forks' Trey Baysinger (55) tackles Montesano quarterback Sam Winter during a 2019 contest at Spartan Stadium. (Lonnie Archibald/For Peninsula Daily News)