STATE GOLF: PA’s Anderson in top 10 after first day

PA’s Osterberg and Sequim’s Johnson make the cut to the second day

OUTDOORS: Olympic National Park will help with boat cleaning

Olympic National Park is launching a new aquatic invasive species program to protect Lake Crescent and Lake Ozette with free boat cleaning… Continue reading

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Port Townsend's Seamus Fraser, in white tank top, leads the pack at the beginning of the 44th annual Rhody Run held Sunday in Port Townsend. Fraser went on to win the 10K.

RHODY RUN: Nearly 900 runners take to Port Townsend streets

Nearly 900 runners took on the 2024 Jefferson Healthcare 44th annual Rhody Run 5K and 10K races, with competitors as young as… Continue reading

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Port Townsend's Seamus Fraser, in white tank top, leads the pack at the beginning of the 44th annual Rhody Run held Sunday in Port Townsend. Fraser went on to win the 10K.
Elon Gromyko of Lynnwood races in the boys' 7 and under category at the second Northwest Cup race in Port Angeles on Sunday. in the U7 men’s category. More than 500 riders from several states and Canadian provinces competed in the three days of downhill racing this weekend. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

NORTHWEST CUP: It was all downhill at Dry Hill

More than 500 racers take on Port Angeles courses

Elon Gromyko of Lynnwood races in the boys' 7 and under category at the second Northwest Cup race in Port Angeles on Sunday. in the U7 men’s category. More than 500 riders from several states and Canadian provinces competed in the three days of downhill racing this weekend. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)
From left, Clare Turella, Sequim, and Teanna Clark, Port Angeles.

ATHLETES OF THE WEEK: Clare Turella, Sequim track; Teanna Clark, Port Angeles track

Clare Turella of Sequim and Teanna Clark of Port Angeles are peaking at the perfect time for their track and field teams. Turella has had… Continue reading

From left, Clare Turella, Sequim, and Teanna Clark, Port Angeles.

PREP POSTSEASON ROUNDUP: Forks softball second at district

The Forks girls softball team finished second in the District 4 2B tournament after Adna pulled out a 10-7 victory in a back-and-forth… Continue reading

Sequim's Clare Turella cleared 5 feet, 3 inches Saturday to win the bidistrict track and field meet championship in Belfair. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

BIDISTRICT TRACK AND FIELD: Sequim, PA boast three district champions

Turella, Clark shatter personal bests; Skov tops in pole vault

Sequim's Clare Turella cleared 5 feet, 3 inches Saturday to win the bidistrict track and field meet championship in Belfair. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Port Angeles' Lexie Smith hit a grand slam home run to help beat Franklin Pierce on Saturday.

PREP SOFTBALL: (Updated) Port Angeles finishes third at bidistrict, prepares for state tournament

Riders finish third in tournament after crushing No. 2 seed Franklin Pierce 10-0 behind Smith’s grand slam

Port Angeles' Lexie Smith hit a grand slam home run to help beat Franklin Pierce on Saturday.
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Port Angeles' Kason Albaugh tries to evade the defense of Bainbridge's Emmett Taylor on Friday night at Port Angeles Civic Field.

PREP FOOTBALL: District crossover playoff games could be cross-state contests

District crossover football games have been tweaked for this fall in place of a “Round of 32” high school football playoff system… Continue reading

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Port Angeles' Kason Albaugh tries to evade the defense of Bainbridge's Emmett Taylor on Friday night at Port Angeles Civic Field.
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Port Angeles' Teyah Elofson-Cross, left, and Kylin Weitz represented Lincoln Park BMX and Team USA while competing at the UCI BMX Racing World Championships in Rock Hill, S.C. earlier this week. Kingston's Wyatt Christensen also trains at Lincoln Park BMX and won a world championship at the event.

BMX WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: Lincoln Park BMX riders represent track and country

Lincoln Park BMXers represented track and country while competing in the 2024 UCI BMX Racing World Championship last week, with Kingston-based… Continue reading

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Port Angeles' Teyah Elofson-Cross, left, and Kylin Weitz represented Lincoln Park BMX and Team USA while competing at the UCI BMX Racing World Championships in Rock Hill, S.C. earlier this week. Kingston's Wyatt Christensen also trains at Lincoln Park BMX and won a world championship at the event.
Port Angeles' Tony McMahan surrounded by coaches and family as he signed to wrestle for Waldorf University in northern Iowa. From left, are, head coach Brian Cristion, mother Sarah McMahan, Tony McMahan, father Mike McMahan and assistant coach Rob Smith. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula Daily News)

COLLEGE SIGNING: McMahan makes it three for Port Angeles wrestling

Port Angeles’ Tony McMahan is blazing a trail himself as for the first time in recent history, three Roughriders wrestlers in one… Continue reading

Port Angeles' Tony McMahan surrounded by coaches and family as he signed to wrestle for Waldorf University in northern Iowa. From left, are, head coach Brian Cristion, mother Sarah McMahan, Tony McMahan, father Mike McMahan and assistant coach Rob Smith. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula Daily News)
Sequim's Raimey Brewer qualified for the 2A state girls golf tournament. Here, she is competing earlier in the season against Bainbridge. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

DISTRICT GOLF: Raimey Brewer heading to state for Sequim

PA’s Austin Worthington wins second playoff in as many weeks

Sequim's Raimey Brewer qualified for the 2A state girls golf tournament. Here, she is competing earlier in the season against Bainbridge. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Riley Pyeatt (1513), a 2022 Sequim graduate and state track champion in two events, now running for Abilene Christian, came in third at the Western Athletic Conference championships in the 800 meters this past weekend. (Joshua Beam)

TRACK AND FIELD: Sequim’s Pyeatt third in the WAC in the 800

Distance runner won two state championships for the Wolves and a Nike Nationals title

Riley Pyeatt (1513), a 2022 Sequim graduate and state track champion in two events, now running for Abilene Christian, came in third at the Western Athletic Conference championships in the 800 meters this past weekend. (Joshua Beam)
Forks' Gunner Rogers pitches to a Pe Ell/Willapa Valley batter in the first game of a doubleheader Tuesday at Fred Orr Park. Rogers was the winning pitcher in a 10-6 victory. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)

PACIFIC 2B LEAGUE BASEBALL: Forks’ Gunner Rogers named league MVP

After a dominant season both on the mound and at the plate, Forks baseball pitcher Gunner Rogers was named the Pacific 2B League… Continue reading

Forks' Gunner Rogers pitches to a Pe Ell/Willapa Valley batter in the first game of a doubleheader Tuesday at Fred Orr Park. Rogers was the winning pitcher in a 10-6 victory. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)

TRACK AND FIELD: East Jefferson girls third, boys fourth at district

Rivals will send at least seven athletes to state

PREP SOFTBALL: Port Angeles No. 1 seed and opens district tournament against Highline

The Port Angeles softball team picked up a well-earned No. 1 seed in the bidistrict tournament that begins Friday. The Roughriders, co-champions of… Continue reading

Port Angeles' Natalie Robinson takes a pitch high and outside for a ball as North Kitsap catcher Kendall Becker collects the ball. Robinson had two hits, scoring one run and driving in another. She also was part of a double-play in the seventh inning that killed a Vikings' rally. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula Daily News)

PREP SOFTBALL: PA secures No. 1 seed by beating Vikings 2-1

The Port Angeles softball team got both a measure of revenge and more importantly, the No. 1 district playoff seed out of… Continue reading

Port Angeles' Natalie Robinson takes a pitch high and outside for a ball as North Kitsap catcher Kendall Becker collects the ball. Robinson had two hits, scoring one run and driving in another. She also was part of a double-play in the seventh inning that killed a Vikings' rally. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula Daily News)