Port Angeles Lefties.

PORT ANGELES LEFTIES: Lefties’ pitchers struggle in loss to AppleSox

The Port Angeles Lefties got off to a good start in their Monday road game against Wenatchee, taking a 2-0 lead in the… Continue reading

Port Angeles Lefties.
Pierre LaBossiere

PIERRE LaBOSSIERE COLUMN: A year to make up for lost time

And now we take a deep breath. Another prep season done. Another marathon done. A prep season that tried and largely succeeded to return to… Continue reading

Pierre LaBossiere
Wilder Baseball Club

WILDER BASEBALL CLUB: Seniors play tough after sweep

The Wilder Baseball Club senior team bounced back from a rough opening day to take a strong Yakima Pepsi-Pak team to eight innings… Continue reading

Wilder Baseball Club
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Lefties shortstop Riley Parker tags out Kamloops baserunner Tommy Green during a steal attempt in the second inning of the first game of Saturday's double header in Port Angeles.

PORT ANGELES LEFTIES: Lefties split doubleheader with Kamloops

The Lefties split their first two West Coast League home games at Civic Field in a doubleheader Saturday. Saturday was a doubleheader… Continue reading

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Lefties shortstop Riley Parker tags out Kamloops baserunner Tommy Green during a steal attempt in the second inning of the first game of Saturday's double header in Port Angeles.
Youths take off from the starting line of Saturday’s Kids’ Marathon, a family-friendly feature of the Olympic Discovery Marathon, along the Waterfront Trail at Port Angeles City Pier. About 300 children were expected to take part in the 1.2-mile fun run. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

KIDS’ MARATHON: Even the little ones run on marathon weekend

Youths take off from the starting line of Saturday’s Kids’ Marathon, a family-friendly feature of the Olympic Discovery Marathon, along the Waterfront Trail at Port… Continue reading

Youths take off from the starting line of Saturday’s Kids’ Marathon, a family-friendly feature of the Olympic Discovery Marathon, along the Waterfront Trail at Port Angeles City Pier. About 300 children were expected to take part in the 1.2-mile fun run. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Lauren Larson, Langdon Larson and Leia Larson celebrate their victories at the North Olympic Discovery Marathon. Lauren won the women's 10K, Langdon the men's 10K and Leia the women's 5K. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula Daily News)
Lauren Larson, Langdon Larson and Leia Larson celebrate their victories at the North Olympic Discovery Marathon. Lauren won the women's 10K, Langdon the men's 10K and Leia the women's 5K. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula Daily News)
Chad Huffman caught this halibut over Memorial Day weekend while fishing with John Nunnally and Dave Sutton. All three found halibut inside the Strait of Juan de Fuca after getting bounced around and blown off the Pacific Ocean.

OUTDOORS: Three more halibut days added off coast

Any extra Strait and Puget Sound dates announced at end of June

Chad Huffman caught this halibut over Memorial Day weekend while fishing with John Nunnally and Dave Sutton. All three found halibut inside the Strait of Juan de Fuca after getting bounced around and blown off the Pacific Ocean.
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Sequim's Brandon Wagner was a first-team All-Olympic League Boys Soccer Team pick. Wagner will play for Peninsula College next season.

PREPS: All-Olympic League baseball, soccer and girls tennis all-league teams announced

A number of players on Sequim’s state tournament boys soccer squad were honored with Olympic League All-League honors in voting conducted by league… Continue reading

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Sequim's Brandon Wagner was a first-team All-Olympic League Boys Soccer Team pick. Wagner will play for Peninsula College next season.
Port Angeles Lefties.

LEFTIES: Port Angeles earns series win over Victoria on the road

Riley Parker hitting .500 through 3 games

Port Angeles Lefties.
Humboldt squid brian burke

OUTDOORS: Humboldt squid off coast

A potential rarity to watch for this summer, the return of non-native Humboldt squid to the waters of the North Pacific Ocean, Strait of Juan… Continue reading

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The club crest of the new Northern Peninsula Football Club, an adult soccer team that will compete in the Western Washington Premier League’s Second Division this spring. The team will practice in Sequim and play games at Memorial Field in Port Townsend.

Soccer club hosting quarterfinal Sunday

PORT TOWNSEND —Northern Peninsula FC plays for a spot in Cascadia Premier League’s Hummel Cup semifinals on Sunday at Memorial Field. Playing its second season… Continue reading

The club crest of the new Northern Peninsula Football Club, an adult soccer team that will compete in the Western Washington Premier League’s Second Division this spring. The team will practice in Sequim and play games at Memorial Field in Port Townsend.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Kiwanis beats Leitz in 16U softball league finale

Maryrose Halberg was the winning pitcher for Kiwanis with eight strikeouts, holding Leitz to three hits in a 13-1 win. Adi Richardson… Continue reading

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Runners take off at the start of the North Olympic Discovery Marathon in June 2019, the last time the public was allowed to attend the marathon.
Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News
Runners take off at the start of the North Olympic Discovery Marathon in June 2019, the last time the public was allowed to attend the marathon.
Port Angeles Lefties.

WEST COAST LEAGUE: Port Angeles Lefties drop league opener to Victoria

The Port Angeles Lefties got off to a promising start in their West Coast League opener, scoring in the opening inning on… Continue reading

Port Angeles Lefties.
Forks pitcher Logan Olson releases a pitch against Adna in the District 4 quarterfinals at Shelton High School on May 7. Olson was named the Pacific 2B League baseball MVP. (Alec Dietz/The Daily Chronicle)

PREP BASEBALL: Forks’ Logan Olson named Pacific 2B League MVP

Forks senior Logan Olson capped off his high school career by being named the Pacific 2B League MVP for baseball. Olson was a… Continue reading

Forks pitcher Logan Olson releases a pitch against Adna in the District 4 quarterfinals at Shelton High School on May 7. Olson was named the Pacific 2B League baseball MVP. (Alec Dietz/The Daily Chronicle)
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Skagit Williams, 9, of Joyce, qualified to race at the Monster Energy Amateur National Motocross Championship in Hurricane Mills, Tenn., in August.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Joyce boy qualifies for national motocross race

Nine-year-old Skagit Williams of Joyce finished third overall in the 50CC limited category at the Washougal Northwest Regional motocross qualifier Saturday. With his… Continue reading

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Skagit Williams, 9, of Joyce, qualified to race at the Monster Energy Amateur National Motocross Championship in Hurricane Mills, Tenn., in August.
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Lefties pitcher Andres Quinones throws in the first inning against Northwest on Friday in Port Angeles.

WOODEN BAT BASEBALL: West Coast League play begins; Lefties start out in Victoria

Tuesday was opening night in the wooden bat West Coast League, with four games played in Washington, Oregon and British Columbia. In three… Continue reading

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Lefties pitcher Andres Quinones throws in the first inning against Northwest on Friday in Port Angeles.
From left, Riley Pyeatt, Hi'ilei Robinson, Kaitlyn Bloomenrader, Eve Mavy, members of the Sequim girls 4x400 relay team, celebrate their state championship at the 2A meet at Mount Tahoma Stadium on Saturday. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

STATE TRACK AND FIELD: Sequim’s Riley Pyeatt finally gets another chance at state meet

Sequim’s Riley Pyeatt went into this weekend at Mount Tahoma Stadium wanting to make up for lost time. And boy, did she ever.… Continue reading

From left, Riley Pyeatt, Hi'ilei Robinson, Kaitlyn Bloomenrader, Eve Mavy, members of the Sequim girls 4x400 relay team, celebrate their state championship at the 2A meet at Mount Tahoma Stadium on Saturday. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Riley Pyeatt, Sequim track and field.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Riley Pyeatt, Sequim track and field

What a conclusion to the high school career of Sequim’s Riley Pyeatt. Pyeatt, who didn’t get a chance to run at state in 2020 and… Continue reading

Riley Pyeatt, Sequim track and field.
The Forks softball team celebrates its third-place trophy at the state 2B tournament held in Yakima this weekend. (Roger Harnack/Free Press Publishing)

STATE SOFTBALL: Young Forks team will be back after third-place finish

Spartans finish third at 2B state tournament

The Forks softball team celebrates its third-place trophy at the state 2B tournament held in Yakima this weekend. (Roger Harnack/Free Press Publishing)