WRESTLING: 20 area grapplers to Mat Classic; five regional champions

18 boys and two girls — from the North Olympic Peninsula, including five regional champions, qualified for the Mat… Continue reading

TRI-DISTRICT 1B PLAYOFFS: Clallam Bay girls stay alive

Michael Jordan had his flu game, a 38-point outburst in game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals. Clallam Bay’s Patience Swan didn’t quite… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL: Saturday night’s prep playoff scores

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL Saturday’s Playoff Games Clarkston 71, East Valley (Spokane) 48 1A CTL Championship Cashmere 84, Omak 28 Play-In Okanogan 38, Chelan 29 1A… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS: Roughrider boys’ backs against the wall after loss

The Port Angeles boys are in familiar territory. Win to stay in. The Roughriders had a rough third quarter and had a hard… Continue reading

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula men, women pound Olympic

The Peninsula women kept up their hot play from the end of their home win last week, crushing Olympic 70-29 on the road… Continue reading

WCD DISTRICT III SWIMMING: Port Angeles boys sixth, Sequim eighth

The Port Angeles boys finished sixth and Sequim finished eighth at the West Central District III swim and dive championships held at Hazen… Continue reading

TRI-DISTRICT 1B TOURNEY: Red Devils can’t get a final look

It was theirs until it wasn’t and the finality of Neah Bay’s season-ending 54-53 Class 1B Tri-District Tournament play-in loss to the Lopez… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES FOOTBALL: Wasche back at PAHS to lead Riders

Brent Wasche and his family were happy to return to the Port Angeles community last fall and he will make his way… Continue reading

PREP ROUNDUP: Forks boys lose playoff opener; Sequim girls lose second-round game

The Forks basketball boys got off to a slow start in their District 4 Tournament opener against Seton Catholic, falling behind 18-2 right… Continue reading

DISTRICT BASKETBALL: Port Angeles girls cruise past Eatonville, earn fifth straight state regional berth

With a state regional round berth on the line in its Class 2A West Central District tournament opener against Eatonville Friday night,… Continue reading

DISTRICT BASKETBALL: Depth, physicality and clutch free-throw shooting late lift Port Angeles boys past Fife

Port Angeles held off a feisty Fife squad to open the district boys basketball tournament with a hard-fought 62-50 win over the… Continue reading

FRIDAY NIGHT’S PLAYOFF SCORES: Port Angeles girls win; Forks, Sequim lose

BOYS PREP BASKETBALL Bear Creek School 41, Overlake School 39 Black Hills 61, Columbia River 56 Seattle Academy 71, The Northwest 44 Sunnyside 65, Eisenhower… Continue reading

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                                Sequim’s Melissa Porter goes up for a layup against Foster on Wednesday. Porter scored 14 of her game-high 19 points on the night off of fast breaks.

DISTRICT BASKETBALL: Sequim girls floor Foster

Sequim’s focus may have been more on Fife and future district foes, but the end result was a ferocious 92-22 defeat of an… Continue reading

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                                Sequim’s Melissa Porter goes up for a layup against Foster on Wednesday. Porter scored 14 of her game-high 19 points on the night off of fast breaks.

OUTDOORS: Wolves are native to Olympics, but not likely to return

BIOLOGISTS WORKING ON wolf management may be in the same kind of no-win situation as their counterparts in salmon management. That’s my takeway from taking… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Peninsula’s Nate Despain, right, drives down court as Skagit Valley’s AJ Chappell defends on Wednesday at Peninsula College.
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Peninsula’s Nate Despain, right, drives down court as Skagit Valley’s AJ Chappell defends on Wednesday at Peninsula College.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Peninsula squeezes Skagit Valley

Peninsula College roared to life with a huge run to finish the fourth quarter to pull away from Skagit Valley for an… Continue reading

DISTRICT BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS: Methner provides a spark for Roughriders

From the soccer field to the basketball court, Port Angeles senior Stuart Methner has never been afraid to shoot his shot. Shooting… Continue reading

COLLEGE SOCCER: Port Angeles’ Lucah Folden signs with Edmonds

Port Angeles’ Lucah Folden will be going away to college, but she will be returning home to play soccer at least once… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL: Crescent boys, girls lose close ones to Chief Kitsap

Crescent battled but troubles getting the ball in the basket inside were a big reason why the Loggers fell 46-39 to No. 15… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Coho returns looking grim

A GOOD PREDICTOR of potential ocean fishing seasons off our coast, the Oregon Production Index, was released by Oregon state fisheries officials. The index is… Continue reading