Olympic Junior Babe Ruth regular season champions Local 155. From left, Chris Jaynes, Lance Moore, Bryant Perry, Bryce Deleon, Ian Smithson, Brian Belbin, Brady Rudd, Carson Waddell, Cole Beeman, Alex Angevine, Jaron Tolliver, Alik Ross, coach Madox Pangaro, coach Brady Shimko and coach Mike Mudd. Not in the photo are coaches Kelly Perry, Tanner Bray and Seth Scofield.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Local 155 wins Olympic Junior Babe Ruth regular-season title

Local 155 clinched the Olympic Junior Babe Ruth Baseball Don Mudd regular season championship title last week at Volunteer Park by beating… Continue reading

Olympic Junior Babe Ruth regular season champions Local 155. From left, Chris Jaynes, Lance Moore, Bryant Perry, Bryce Deleon, Ian Smithson, Brian Belbin, Brady Rudd, Carson Waddell, Cole Beeman, Alex Angevine, Jaron Tolliver, Alik Ross, coach Madox Pangaro, coach Brady Shimko and coach Mike Mudd. Not in the photo are coaches Kelly Perry, Tanner Bray and Seth Scofield.
Sequim's Riley Pyeatt, left, and Eve Mavy celebrate winning the girls 4x400 state championship Saturday at Mount Tahoma Stadium in Tacoma. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

STATE TRACK AND FIELD: Sequim’s Pyeatt, girls 4×400 team champions

Sequim’s Riley Pyeatt was denied a chance at a state track and field championship for two years because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Pyeatt,… Continue reading

Sequim's Riley Pyeatt, left, and Eve Mavy celebrate winning the girls 4x400 state championship Saturday at Mount Tahoma Stadium in Tacoma. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
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Lefties second baseman Gabrial De Jesus, top, stuggles to keep his balance after tagging out Northwest's Jesse Bechtold on a steal attemp in the first inning on Friday evening at Port Angeles Civic Field.

WOODEN BAT BASEBALL: Lefties take two of three in opening series

PA’s Jarnagin, Acker do well in exhibition series

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Lefties second baseman Gabrial De Jesus, top, stuggles to keep his balance after tagging out Northwest's Jesse Bechtold on a steal attemp in the first inning on Friday evening at Port Angeles Civic Field.
Forks players celebrate beating Rainier to come in third place at the state 2B tournament in Yakima. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)

STATE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENTS: Forks finishes third

PA, Sequim have dramatic wins

Forks players celebrate beating Rainier to come in third place at the state 2B tournament in Yakima. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)

STATE TENNIS: Sequim’s Little third at state tournament

Sequim’s Garrett Little finished third and Kendall Hastings eighth in the boys and girls state 2A tennis championships held at the Nordstrom Tennis… Continue reading

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Lefties second baseman Gabrial De Jesus, top, stuggles to keep his balance after tagging out Northwest's Jesse Bechtold on a steal attemp in the first inning on Friday evening at Port Angeles Civic Field.
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Lefties second baseman Gabrial De Jesus, top, stuggles to keep his balance after tagging out Northwest's Jesse Bechtold on a steal attemp in the first inning on Friday evening at Port Angeles Civic Field.
Sequim's Riley Pyeatt receives her medal for winning the state championship in the 800-meter run Saturday at the 2A state track and field championships held at Mount Tahoma Stadium. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

STATE TRACK AND FIELD: Sequim’s Riley Pyeatt wins state championship in the 800

Sequim’s Riley Pyeatt, one of the top middle-distance runners in the state, came through in the 800-meter run with a performance worthy of… Continue reading

Sequim's Riley Pyeatt receives her medal for winning the state championship in the 800-meter run Saturday at the 2A state track and field championships held at Mount Tahoma Stadium. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Rudd walks it off with extra-inning HR

Peyton Rudd followed up a controversial delay with a two-run walkoff home run as No. 8-seed Port Angeles edged No. 9 Ridgefield 11-10… Continue reading

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Port Angeles' Lily Halberg bats in an April game against Kingston at Dry Creek School in Port Angeles.
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Port Angeles' Lily Halberg bats in an April game against Kingston at Dry Creek School in Port Angeles.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Pump track schedule set

With wet weather forecast this weekend, volunteer shifts for the Port Angeles Pump Track’s asphalt installation at Erickson Playfield have been extended… Continue reading

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Clark College's Liam Clark, right, a 2019 Port Angeles High School graduate, is faring well in his sophomore season with the Penguins. Clark is averaging 10.9 points and 5.6 rebounds per game this season.
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Clark College's Liam Clark, right, a 2019 Port Angeles High School graduate, is faring well in his sophomore season with the Penguins. Clark is averaging 10.9 points and 5.6 rebounds per game this season.
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Port Angeles baserunner Peyton Rudd looks towards Kingston pitcher Jayla Moon while stealing home after a wild pitch got away from the catcher during a game earlier this season.

STATE SOFTBALL: Peyton Rudd’s place is at second base for Port Angeles

Riders, Sequim, Forks and Quilcene begin state softball today

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Port Angeles baserunner Peyton Rudd looks towards Kingston pitcher Jayla Moon while stealing home after a wild pitch got away from the catcher during a game earlier this season.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: PA’s Leia Larson winner of women’s Rhody Run Redux 5K

Updated results from the Rhody Run Redux showed that Port Angeles middle school student Leia Larson was the winner of Sunday’s women’s… Continue reading

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Lefties first baseman Ethan Flodstrom, left, receives a short toss from pitcher Steven Brooks to force out Yakima batter Taylor Holder on an infield dribbler in the third inning on Friday night at Port Angeles Civic Field.

PORT ANGELES LEFTIES: Season begins Friday at Civic Field

The Port Angeles Lefties return to the Civic Field diamond Friday night and will feature some solid returners such as former Port… Continue reading

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Lefties first baseman Ethan Flodstrom, left, receives a short toss from pitcher Steven Brooks to force out Yakima batter Taylor Holder on an infield dribbler in the third inning on Friday night at Port Angeles Civic Field.
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Port Angeles catcher Zoe Smithson, left, was named the Olympic League MVP for the second year in a row. At right is Sequim's Taylee Rome, whol made the all-league second team.

PREP SOFTBALL: Roughriders’ Smithson named league MVP

Port Angeles’ Zoe Smithson was named the Olympic League softball MVP and several of her Roughriders teammates and Sequim players made the all-league… Continue reading

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Port Angeles catcher Zoe Smithson, left, was named the Olympic League MVP for the second year in a row. At right is Sequim's Taylee Rome, whol made the all-league second team.
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From left, Sequim's Dominic Riccogene, coach Sean O'Mera and Ben Sweet celebrate Sequim's fifth-place finish at the state 2A golf championship at the Capitol City Golf Club in Olympia.

STATE GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS: Sequim’s Ben Sweet finishes second

Sequim fifth as a team; six Peninsula golfers make second-day cut

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From left, Sequim's Dominic Riccogene, coach Sean O'Mera and Ben Sweet celebrate Sequim's fifth-place finish at the state 2A golf championship at the Capitol City Golf Club in Olympia.
After a two-year hiatus, the Rhody Run took off again on Sunday in a new venue, the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. At the starting gun, the trio of Owen Chamberlain, from Tacoma, John Munro, from Port Townsend and the city manager, and Seamus Fraser, from Port Townsend, lead the pack around the 6.2-mile (10K) course. Fraser won the event with an official time of 35 minutes, 12.33 seconds. Munro was first in his age group of 45-49 and third overall with a time of 36:56.72. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

OUTDOOR SPORTS: (Updated results) Rhody Run returns in style

More than 900 runners took part in the 2022 Rhody Run Redux at a new venue in the first running of the… Continue reading

After a two-year hiatus, the Rhody Run took off again on Sunday in a new venue, the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. At the starting gun, the trio of Owen Chamberlain, from Tacoma, John Munro, from Port Townsend and the city manager, and Seamus Fraser, from Port Townsend, lead the pack around the 6.2-mile (10K) course. Fraser won the event with an official time of 35 minutes, 12.33 seconds. Munro was first in his age group of 45-49 and third overall with a time of 36:56.72. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)
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The Forks softball team celebrates representing the west side of the state and qualifying for the state 2B tournament at the Southwest 1/4 tournament this weekend.

SOFTBALL: Four Olympic Peninsula teams prepare for state tournaments

Four north Olympic Peninsula high school teams begin play at various state softball tournaments beginning Friday. Olympic League champion Port Angeles and Sequim… Continue reading

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The Forks softball team celebrates representing the west side of the state and qualifying for the state 2B tournament at the Southwest 1/4 tournament this weekend.
Sequim's Ben Sweet sits in second place after the first day of the 2A boys state golf championships.

STATE GOLF TOURNAMENT: (Updated) Sequim’s Sweet in second place

Five other Olympic Peninsula golfers make second-day cut

Sequim's Ben Sweet sits in second place after the first day of the 2A boys state golf championships.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Event slated for youths interested in learning rodeo

The Peninsula Junior Rodeo Association is hosting a free event at the Clallam County Fairgrounds rodeo arena at 1608 W. 16th St.… Continue reading