AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Clallam County Amateur golf tournament this weekend

The Clallam County Amateur Championship, a three-day, 54-hole competition, will be contested across three area courses Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The event is… Continue reading

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PIERRE LABOSSIERE: Breathe deep the return of some semblance of normal

Today, I downloaded an app on my phone called ArriveCAN. It’s what you need now to cross the Canadian border. And I can cross the… Continue reading

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Wilder Jr baserunner Elijiah Flodstrom cruises into third base safely as the Kitsap 3rd baseman waits for the ball. 
Note: The Kitsap team you will note is wearing uniforms that say Angeles Furniture on it. The story is that all the ball players are from the Kitsap area except Jaxson Gray from Sequim. The Grays own Angeles Furniture in PA and were able to supply the whole team with uniforms with their name on it as there was a uniform problem for the Kitsap team.  dlogan

WILDER JUNIOR: Team wins three out of five at Volunteer Field

The Wilder Jr. baseball club had a successful weekend, winning three out of five games at Volunteer Field. Wilder… Continue reading

Wilder Jr baserunner Elijiah Flodstrom cruises into third base safely as the Kitsap 3rd baseman waits for the ball. 
Note: The Kitsap team you will note is wearing uniforms that say Angeles Furniture on it. The story is that all the ball players are from the Kitsap area except Jaxson Gray from Sequim. The Grays own Angeles Furniture in PA and were able to supply the whole team with uniforms with their name on it as there was a uniform problem for the Kitsap team.  dlogan
The Wilder Senior baseball club receives its championship trophy Sunday night at Civic Field after beating the Riverdogs 10-0 in the title game. Wilder went 6-0 in the Dick Brown Memorial Firecracker Classic. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula Daily News)

DICK BROWN MEMORIAL FIRECRACKER CLASSIC: Wilder Senior puts on dominant performance

The Wilder Senior Baseball Club didn’t get the chance to either host or win their home Dick Brown Memorial Firecracker Classic over… Continue reading

The Wilder Senior baseball club receives its championship trophy Sunday night at Civic Field after beating the Riverdogs 10-0 in the title game. Wilder went 6-0 in the Dick Brown Memorial Firecracker Classic. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula Daily News)
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Mountain bikers compete in the Bon Jon Pedal Bender west of Quilcene, the final leg of this year's Gravel Unravel, last weekend.

ADVENTURE SPORTS: Mountain bikers brave sweltering heat in Bon Jon race

More than 100 mountain bike racers from as far away as Virginia survived some tough climbs and brutal 100-degree heat in the Bon… Continue reading

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Mountain bikers compete in the Bon Jon Pedal Bender west of Quilcene, the final leg of this year's Gravel Unravel, last weekend.

LEFTIES: Port Angeles gets great pitching but can’t score against Bellingham Bells

The Port Angeles Lefties got great pitching from a quartet of pitchers Sunday against Bellingham, but couldn’t generate much offense of their own… Continue reading

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Wilder's Logan Olson, left, makes it to second, beating the throw toi WBS Colts Red shortstop Grady Smith on Saturday in Port Angeles.

DICK BROWN MEMORIAL CLASSIC: Wilder Senior just keeps on rolling

The Wilder Senior baseball club got off to a bit of a slow start Saturday night, making a costly error in the… Continue reading

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Wilder's Logan Olson, left, makes it to second, beating the throw toi WBS Colts Red shortstop Grady Smith on Saturday in Port Angeles.

OUTDOORS: Spot shrimp to reopen in Marine Area 6 on July 14

Recreational spot shrimp will reopen in a handful of Puget Sound marine areas, including Marine Area 6 in the eastern half of the… Continue reading

WEST COAST LEAGUE: Lefties’ bus and bats break down

After playing a week-long stretch of games in temperatures in the upper 90s and triple digits, Port Angeles suffered through two separate team… Continue reading

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Wilder third baseman Landon Siebel makes a throw to first during Fridays game against Lakeside Recovery at Port Angeles Civic Field.
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Wilder third baseman Landon Siebel makes a throw to first during Fridays game against Lakeside Recovery at Port Angeles Civic Field.
Sequim Picklers members from left, Steve Bennett, Richard Reed, Colleen Alger, John Herbolt, Bob Sester, Jeannie Ramsey and Beverly Hoffman were part of 14-strong Sequim Picklers contingent that competed at the 2021 USA Pickleball Pacific Northwest Regional Championship in Boise, Idaho, last month.

AREA SPORTS: Sequim Picklers fare well at Pacific Northwest regional

Forks has a host of sports activities set Saturday

Sequim Picklers members from left, Steve Bennett, Richard Reed, Colleen Alger, John Herbolt, Bob Sester, Jeannie Ramsey and Beverly Hoffman were part of 14-strong Sequim Picklers contingent that competed at the 2021 USA Pickleball Pacific Northwest Regional Championship in Boise, Idaho, last month.
Mike Hofstetter caught this chinook while fishing in 90 feet of water off Waadah Island near Neah Bay. He used a moonjelly flasher and a cookies and cream Coyote spoon while trolling at 2.1 miles per hour with Scotty Downriggers.

OUTDOORS: Kings and Dungeness crab some of the best of nature’s bounty

Not much can compete with the satisfaction of landing, cleaning, preparing and, most importantly, eating a king that you caught yourself or a Dungeness crab… Continue reading

Mike Hofstetter caught this chinook while fishing in 90 feet of water off Waadah Island near Neah Bay. He used a moonjelly flasher and a cookies and cream Coyote spoon while trolling at 2.1 miles per hour with Scotty Downriggers.

Port Angeles Lefties rally to win series over Yakima Pippins

Port Angeles and Yakima engaged in a version of “West Coast League After Dark” Wednesday as the Lefties picked up a 6-3 win… Continue reading

Sekiu's Kristy King hauled in this 18-pound hatchery chinook while mooching a cut-plug herring off Slip Point on the opening day of the 2020 recreational salmon season in marine areas 5 (Sekiu) and 6 (Port Angeles). The salmon season opens off Sekiu and Port Angeles today.
Sekiu's Kristy King hauled in this 18-pound hatchery chinook while mooching a cut-plug herring off Slip Point on the opening day of the 2020 recreational salmon season in marine areas 5 (Sekiu) and 6 (Port Angeles). The salmon season opens off Sekiu and Port Angeles today.
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COLUMN: Heat has found us here on the Olympic Peninsula

There is a reason why I left the San Joaquin Valley. When I was a kid and it was some 110-degree day, I asked my… Continue reading

Pierre LaBossiere

ELITE SOCCER: Northern Peninsula Football Club fights to a draw in 105-degree heat

Playing in brutal 105-degree heat this weekend, the Northern Peninsula Football Club managed to keep Gala FC off the scoreboard… Continue reading

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The women of the Sunland Golf and Country Club won the annual War of the Roses Major Tournament against the men last week.

GOLF: Women win Sunland’s War of the Roses

The women were the winners of the 2021 War of the Roses at the Sunland Golf and Country Club. In round one, the… Continue reading

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The women of the Sunland Golf and Country Club won the annual War of the Roses Major Tournament against the men last week.
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Wilder Senior's Landon Seibel takes a cut in a game at at Civic Field earlier this month. Wilder will be hosting the Dick Brown Memorial Firecracker Classic at Civic Field beginning Thursday.
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Wilder Senior's Landon Seibel takes a cut in a game at at Civic Field earlier this month. Wilder will be hosting the Dick Brown Memorial Firecracker Classic at Civic Field beginning Thursday.
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WEST COAST LEAGUE BASEBALL: Lefties to play on in scorching Yakima

Temperatures of 115 degrees forecast for Tuesday

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