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Sequim's Jolene Vaara, right, dribbles upcourt while Port Angeles' Anna Petty attempts to shield Vaara from heading to the basket during the Wolves' 60-55 win over the Roughriders.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Sequim leads Olympic League with first win over Port Angeles since 2015

Jolene Vaara scores 31 points with eight steals for Wolves

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Sequim's Jolene Vaara, right, dribbles upcourt while Port Angeles' Anna Petty attempts to shield Vaara from heading to the basket during the Wolves' 60-55 win over the Roughriders.
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Brant hunting days were added in Clallam County by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.

OUTDOORS: Brant hunt to continue in Clallam County

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife on Tuesday announced continuing hunts in Clallam, Pacific and Whatcom counties and a two-day hunting season… Continue reading

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Brant hunting days were added in Clallam County by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Forks' Riley Pursley (1) eyes the ball beneath the Wahkiakum defense from left Titan Niemela, Dominic Curl, and Tanner Collupy.  Looking on is Spartan Brody Lausche (22).  Photo by Lonnie Archibald.

PREP BASKETBALL: Mules kick back against Forks in second half

Forks handled Wahkiakum in the first half of a Class 2B nonleague boys basketball game. Then the Mules shook off the four-hour bus… Continue reading

Forks' Riley Pursley (1) eyes the ball beneath the Wahkiakum defense from left Titan Niemela, Dominic Curl, and Tanner Collupy.  Looking on is Spartan Brody Lausche (22).  Photo by Lonnie Archibald.
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) celebrates a touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals with Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, left, during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso)

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS: Team at a crossroads — Stand pat or make major changes?

After the first losing season in more than a decade, it seems as if there will, or should, be changes coming for the… Continue reading

  • Jan 12, 2022
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) celebrates a touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals with Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, left, during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso)
Port Angeles Roughrider Bailee Larson signed to play soccer at Lower Columbia College. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula Daily News)

GIRLS’ SOCCER: Port Angeles’ Bailee Larson signs to play at Lower Columbia

Port Angeles’ Bailee Larson was a huge part of the Roughriders’ girls soccer team during the program’s longest stretch of success —… Continue reading

Port Angeles Roughrider Bailee Larson signed to play soccer at Lower Columbia College. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula Daily News)
Georgia head coach Kirby Smart celebrates winning the College Football Playoff Championship game against Alabama, getting a hoist from outside linebacker Bolan Smith, early Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, in Indianapolis. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

COLLEGE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP: Georgia finally gets the best of Alabama

Confetti rained down on Georgia. The Bulldogs fans chanted “Kir-by, Kir-by!” Four decades of pent-up emotion were unleashed Monday night as the Bulldogs… Continue reading

Georgia head coach Kirby Smart celebrates winning the College Football Playoff Championship game against Alabama, getting a hoist from outside linebacker Bolan Smith, early Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, in Indianapolis. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
Brody Lausche

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Brody Lausche, Forks basketball

Forks freshman post Brody Lausche has stepped up in a big way for the Spartans boys basketball team this season, according to his coach Rick… Continue reading

Brody Lausche
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The Port Angeles/Sequim/Crescent gymnastics team took second at the Sehome Invitational this weekend. From left, back row are Maddie Adams, Faith Carr, Jessamyn Schindler, Aubrie Scott and Alex Schmadeke. From left, front row are Susannah Sharp, Mei-Ying Harper-Smith and Yau Fu.

GYMNASTICS: Local girls second at Sehome Invitational

The Port Angeles/Sequim/Crescent gymnastics squad competed in the Sehome Invitational held at the Gymstar Sports Center in Ferndale on Saturday, coming in second… Continue reading

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The Port Angeles/Sequim/Crescent gymnastics team took second at the Sehome Invitational this weekend. From left, back row are Maddie Adams, Faith Carr, Jessamyn Schindler, Aubrie Scott and Alex Schmadeke. From left, front row are Susannah Sharp, Mei-Ying Harper-Smith and Yau Fu.

Quandre Diggs has broken leg, dislocated ankle

Seattle Seahawks Pro Bowl safety Quandre Diggs suffered a broken right leg and dislocated ankle in the fourth quarter Sunday against the… Continue reading

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Kaleb Blanton of Forks, top, takes on River Ridge's Collin Andrews in the 152-lb. class on Saturday in Port Angeles.
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Kaleb Blanton of Forks, top, takes on River Ridge's Collin Andrews in the 152-lb. class on Saturday in Port Angeles.
Sequim Wolves.

PREP HOOPS: Sequim girls win big at Olympic

The Sequim girls basketball team got double figures from five players in the Wolves’ highest-scoring game of the year Saturday, an 83-37 win… Continue reading

Sequim Wolves.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Registration opens for sun fun color run

Registration is open for the Sequim Sunshine Festival Sun Fun Color Run, scheduled for an 11 a.m. start on Saturday, March 5. The… Continue reading

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Port Angeles' Anna Petty, right, evades the defense of Kingston's Jayla Moon on Thursday in Port Angeles.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Port Angeles girls remain unbeaten in league

Sequim wins, will face Riders on Tuesday

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Port Angeles' Anna Petty, right, evades the defense of Kingston's Jayla Moon on Thursday in Port Angeles.
Port Angeles Roughriders

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Port Angeles wins two back-to-back

Port Angeles boys basketball was back at full strength for a pair of road wins over Kingston, 81-37, and Highline, 71-64, on Thursday… Continue reading

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Sequim Picklers member Steve Bennett, at right, won a silver medal in the  3.5 Men’s Singles 75+ category at the 2021 USA Pickleball Nationals in Indian Wells, Calif. Bennett was one of seven Sequim Picklers members to compete at the national tournament.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Sequim Picklers compete at U.S. Nationals

Sequim Junior Soccer registration; Mountain View Pool opens back up in Port Townsend

Sequim Picklers member Steve Bennett, at right, won a silver medal in the  3.5 Men’s Singles 75+ category at the 2021 USA Pickleball Nationals in Indian Wells, Calif. Bennett was one of seven Sequim Picklers members to compete at the national tournament.
Peninsula College goalkeeper Musuai Isaia has signed a letter of intent to continue her soccer career at Washington State University.

COLLEGE SOCCER: Peninsula goalkeeper Musuai Isaia signs with Washington State

Peninsula College goalkeeping standout Musuai Isaia has signed a letter of intent to play in between the posts for the nationally ranked Washington… Continue reading

Peninsula College goalkeeper Musuai Isaia has signed a letter of intent to continue her soccer career at Washington State University.

Australia denies entry to Djokovic

Novak Djokovic was denied entry into Australia and had his visa canceled after arriving in Melbourne late Wednesday to defend his title… Continue reading

  • Jan 6, 2022
Seattle Kraken goaltender Philipp Grubauer, right, makes a stop as Kraken defenseman Adam Larsson (6) and Vancouver Canucks center Matthew Highmore (15) crash against him during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Kraken look to improve during break

Team expects flurry of make-up games later this month

Seattle Kraken goaltender Philipp Grubauer, right, makes a stop as Kraken defenseman Adam Larsson (6) and Vancouver Canucks center Matthew Highmore (15) crash against him during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Dungeness crab. (WDFW photo)

OUTDOORS BRIEF: Feb. 1 deadline for winter crab catch cards

All Puget Sound marine areas are now closed to recreational crab fishing, and sport crabbers have until Feb. 1 to report their results… Continue reading

Dungeness crab. (WDFW photo)