Olympic Motorcycle Club’s Triple Crown Fall Series gets underway with the first of three racing weekends this Saturday at the club’s track off of Deer Park Road. Round two follows on Oct. 16-17, and the series concludes Nov. 5-6. (Tom Hines/Olympic Motorcycle Club)

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Olympic Peninsula Motorcycle Club’s Fall Series underway this weekend; Quillayute and Sol Duc rivers reopen Wednesday

Weekend rain on the West End did the trick as the Quillayute and Sol Duc rivers will re-open to recreational fishing beginning Wednesday.… Continue reading

Olympic Motorcycle Club’s Triple Crown Fall Series gets underway with the first of three racing weekends this Saturday at the club’s track off of Deer Park Road. Round two follows on Oct. 16-17, and the series concludes Nov. 5-6. (Tom Hines/Olympic Motorcycle Club)

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: WSU’s Rolovich has shown more than enough to warrant a change

Team has lost big leads, then games in four of seven contests under 2nd year coach

Port Angeles junior Jack Gladfelter, front left, races at the front of the pack at the opening of the varsity boys race at the 43rd Salt Creek Invitational at Salt Creek Recreation Area. Gladfelter finished second overall as the Roughrider boys claimed the varsity and junior varsity team titles. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)
Port Angeles junior Jack Gladfelter, front left, races at the front of the pack at the opening of the varsity boys race at the 43rd Salt Creek Invitational at Salt Creek Recreation Area. Gladfelter finished second overall as the Roughrider boys claimed the varsity and junior varsity team titles. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)
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Sequim's Kobe Applegate holds the Rainshadow Rumble rivalry trophy as the team heads toward the student section to sing the school fight song after a 17-12 win over Port Angeles on Friday.
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Sequim's Kobe Applegate holds the Rainshadow Rumble rivalry trophy as the team heads toward the student section to sing the school fight song after a 17-12 win over Port Angeles on Friday.
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Port Angeles freshman Zakara Braun was the Roughriders' top girls finisher in a meet held in Bremerton on Wednesday.
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Port Angeles freshman Zakara Braun was the Roughriders' top girls finisher in a meet held in Bremerton on Wednesday.
Terry and Barbara Rossow of Ellensburg caught this good-sized coho while fishing off Sekiu on Wednes-day. The pair also enjoyed whale watching after the big catch.
Terry and Barbara Rossow of Ellensburg caught this good-sized coho while fishing off Sekiu on Wednes-day. The pair also enjoyed whale watching after the big catch.
Peninsula College's Theodore Baiye, left, and Nicolas Hernandez work the ball upfield during the Pirates' 2-0 win over the Titans on Wednesday at Wally Sigmar Field. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)
Peninsula College's Theodore Baiye, left, and Nicolas Hernandez work the ball upfield during the Pirates' 2-0 win over the Titans on Wednesday at Wally Sigmar Field. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

GOLF: Event boots Field Arts & Events Hall

More than $10,000 was secured toward construction of Port Angeles’ Field Arts & Events Hall as the facility hosted its second annual Swinging… Continue reading

Taryn Johnson, Sequim Soccer. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

PREP ROUNDUP: Wolves’ Taryn Johnon tallies hat trick in win

The Sequim girls soccer team got a hat trick from Taryn Johnson, who scored her flurry of goals in just seven minutes, in… Continue reading

Taryn Johnson, Sequim Soccer. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

ADVENTURE SPORTS: Open houses set to prepare for Little Hurt

Peninsula Adventure Sports and its partner, North Olympic Healthcare Network, are teaming up with Lincoln Park BMX, Port Angeles School District Americorps… Continue reading

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SPORTS BRIEFS: Rangers VB splits a pair; Little Riders sweep

The Quilcene Rangers split their first two matches of the year against Mary M. Knight, losing on the… Continue reading

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Kids dig for razor clams at Long Beach. (Photo courtesy Tammy Foes/WDFW)

OUTDOORS: First razor clam digs for 2021-2022 get green light

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has given final approval to the first nine razor clam digs of the 2021-22 season, with… Continue reading

Kids dig for razor clams at Long Beach. (Photo courtesy Tammy Foes/WDFW)
Rachael Canavan of Sequim runs in the 50K race Saturday in the annual Great Olympic Adventure Trail run west of Port Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sagen)

ADVENTURE SPORTS: Sequim woman wins 50K GOAT run

Nearly 240 runners from Washington and states beyond ran through the woods and the hills west of Port Angeles this weekend in… Continue reading

Rachael Canavan of Sequim runs in the 50K race Saturday in the annual Great Olympic Adventure Trail run west of Port Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sagen)
Blake Nelson of Wenatchee, wearing a Santa cap, flies down the course at Dry Hill on Sunday. Nelson finished second in the 30-39 age bracket. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

MOUNTAIN BIKING: Nearly 500 riders compete in final race of 2021 NW Cup

More than 480 riders from all across the Pacific Northwest descended on the muddy hills of Dry Hill in the fifth NW… Continue reading

Blake Nelson of Wenatchee, wearing a Santa cap, flies down the course at Dry Hill on Sunday. Nelson finished second in the 30-39 age bracket. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)
East Jefferson's Max Allworth-Miles runs at the Tahoma cross country race Saturday. Allworth-Miles led the team, finishing fifth in the boys' race. (Courtesy photo)

PREP SPORTS: East Jefferson cross country opens season

The East Jefferson Cross Country team had its opening meet of the season at the Tahoma Coed Relays at Lake Wilderness Park… Continue reading

East Jefferson's Max Allworth-Miles runs at the Tahoma cross country race Saturday. Allworth-Miles led the team, finishing fifth in the boys' race. (Courtesy photo)
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COLLEGE SOCCER: Pirates men, women dominate second halves to win the road

In an unusual road split of the two teams that’s going to be more common this season, the Peninsula College men’s soccer team… Continue reading

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AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Sol Duc, Quillayute fishing closed

The Quillayute and Sol Duc rivers outside of Olympic National Park were closed to all fishing Friday by the Washington Department of Fish… Continue reading

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Sequim's Jolene Vaara, right, and Port Angeles' Kennedy Bruch battle at the net during the Wolves' 3-1 win over the Roughriders on Thursday.

PREP ROUNDUP: Wolves outlast Roughriders in volleyball

Sequim and Port Angeles battled back and forth in a rivalry volleyball match Thursday, with the Wolves coming out on top 3-1 (23-25,… Continue reading

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Sequim's Jolene Vaara, right, and Port Angeles' Kennedy Bruch battle at the net during the Wolves' 3-1 win over the Roughriders on Thursday.