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Lefties leadoff batter Nick Oakley gets a hit in the first inning Sunday as the Port Angeles club got off to a 5-0 lead in the first inning.

LEFTIES: Bats as hot as the weather

Port Angeles puts up 30 runs in past two games

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Lefties leadoff batter Nick Oakley gets a hit in the first inning Sunday as the Port Angeles club got off to a 5-0 lead in the first inning.
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Former Port Angeles Roughrider Eric Lane is stepping down as head baseball coach at Lower Columbia College. He won NWAC titles at LCC in 2018 and 2019.

COLLEGE BASEBALL: PA’s Eric Lane stepping down as head coach of LCC

Eric Lane, the former Port Angeles High School three-sport standout and head coach of the Lower Columbia College baseball program, has stepped down… Continue reading

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Former Port Angeles Roughrider Eric Lane is stepping down as head baseball coach at Lower Columbia College. He won NWAC titles at LCC in 2018 and 2019.
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Lefties second baseman Kai Saterstrom, left, waits with the ball as Highline's Garet Smith tries to extend a single into a double, only to be caught with an out on the way to second base during the first inning on Thursday at Port Angeles Civic Field.

LEFTIES: Port Angeles keeps it rolling

A commanding pitching performance from starter Connor Spears and some timely hitting pushed Port Angeles to a 9-5 win over the Northwest… Continue reading

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Lefties second baseman Kai Saterstrom, left, waits with the ball as Highline's Garet Smith tries to extend a single into a double, only to be caught with an out on the way to second base during the first inning on Thursday at Port Angeles Civic Field.

AREA SPORTS BRIEF: Crab pot benefit Sunday

Jefferson Search and Rescue will hold a sale of recovered crab pots and related gear this morning. The… Continue reading

LEFTIES: Port Angeles scores its fourth straight win

The good times are continuing to roll offensively for the Port Angeles Lefties. Port Angeles earned its fourth-consecutive win with a come-from-behind… Continue reading

Anglers from left, Dave Lewis, Alea Holloway, Doug Demmrell and Josh Kilmer, all from the Port Townsend/Sequim area, caught these good-sized halibut while fishing the Pacific Ocean via Sekiu with Tom Burlingame of Excel Fishing Charters.

OUTDOORS: Halibut still the priority for anglers

Kings being caught near Neah Bay

Anglers from left, Dave Lewis, Alea Holloway, Doug Demmrell and Josh Kilmer, all from the Port Townsend/Sequim area, caught these good-sized halibut while fishing the Pacific Ocean via Sekiu with Tom Burlingame of Excel Fishing Charters.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Future Riders youth football and cheer registration online now

Peninsula College athletes honored for academics

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The humpback whale named Pop Tart for its love of breaching, surfaces in the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Pop Tart and two of his siblings were recently spotted off Port Angeles with their mother, Big Mama.

OUTDOORS: Rare humpback whale sibling sighting off Port Angeles

Unlike those finicky eaters, the Southern Resident orca whales, humpback whales are showing a resurgence in the waters of the Strait of Juan de Fuca,… Continue reading

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The humpback whale named Pop Tart for its love of breaching, surfaces in the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Pop Tart and two of his siblings were recently spotted off Port Angeles with their mother, Big Mama.
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Justin Miller pitches for the Lefties in the first inning against the Highline Bears on Tuesday at Port Angeles Civic Field.

Port Angeles tames Highline Bears

Port Angeles plated 11 or more runs for the third straight game, dispatching the Highline Bears 11-5 Tuesday night in the first… Continue reading

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Justin Miller pitches for the Lefties in the first inning against the Highline Bears on Tuesday at Port Angeles Civic Field.
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From left, Christian Snavely, Phoenix Flores and Chloe Snavely of Port Angeles wrestled at the Washington State Wrestling Association Kids Folkstyle state championships this past weekend in Centralia.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Port Angeles kids place at state wrestling meet

Port Angeles youth wrestlers took home hardware in the Washington State Wrestling Association Kids Folkstyle finals held in Centralia… Continue reading

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From left, Christian Snavely, Phoenix Flores and Chloe Snavely of Port Angeles wrestled at the Washington State Wrestling Association Kids Folkstyle state championships this past weekend in Centralia.
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Seahawks fans will return to games inside Lumen Field, as they were packed in for this one against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Nov. 3, 2019, in September.

FOOTBALL: Seahawks, Huskies, Cougars will return to full houses in September

As the Northwest and nation continue to get vaccinated and emerge from the coronavirus pandemic, the Seahawks… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2021
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Seahawks fans will return to games inside Lumen Field, as they were packed in for this one against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Nov. 3, 2019, in September.
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PORT ANGELES LEFTIES: Former Lefty Matthew Christian named a college baseball All-American

Matt Christian, who starred for the Port Angeles Lefties in 2018 and 2019, was named to the NCAA All-America third team by the… Continue reading

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WILDER SR.: Olson throws two-hit complete-game shutout in 8-0 win

An outstanding pitching performance by Forks’ Logan Olson snapped a four-game losing streak for Wilder Sr. Olson pitched a seven-inning complete-game shutout, striking… Continue reading

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These Lincoln Park BMX racers raised $5,500 for the Race for Life fundraisers. From left, are George Williams, Bradan Gray, track operator Sean Coleman, Zebastian Ferrier-Dixon, Kristopher Giffin, Bennett Gray, Wayne Goldsbary, Orion Hedin, Andy Goldsbary, Cash Coleman and Kylin Weitz.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Lincoln Park BMX raises over $6,700; NPFC wins against Harbor Force 2

Wilder Sr. loses close game against Bellingham Post No. 7

These Lincoln Park BMX racers raised $5,500 for the Race for Life fundraisers. From left, are George Williams, Bradan Gray, track operator Sean Coleman, Zebastian Ferrier-Dixon, Kristopher Giffin, Bennett Gray, Wayne Goldsbary, Orion Hedin, Andy Goldsbary, Cash Coleman and Kylin Weitz.
FILE - United States' Sue Bird, right, is defended during the first half of a women's exhibition basketball game against Canada  in Bridgeport, Conn., in this Friday, July 29, 2016, file photo. Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi will try and become the first five-time Olympic gold medalists in basketball as they lead the U.S women's team at the Tokyo Games. The duo was selected for their fifth Olympics on Monday, June 21, 2021, joining Teresa Edwards as the only basketball players in U.S. history to play in five.(AP Photo/Jessica Hill, FIle)

U.S. OLYMPICS: Bird, Stewart to lead women’s basketball team in Tokyo

The Associated Press Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi will try and become the first five-time Olympic gold medalists in basketball as they lead the U.S.… Continue reading

  • Jun 22, 2021
FILE - United States' Sue Bird, right, is defended during the first half of a women's exhibition basketball game against Canada  in Bridgeport, Conn., in this Friday, July 29, 2016, file photo. Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi will try and become the first five-time Olympic gold medalists in basketball as they lead the U.S women's team at the Tokyo Games. The duo was selected for their fifth Olympics on Monday, June 21, 2021, joining Teresa Edwards as the only basketball players in U.S. history to play in five.(AP Photo/Jessica Hill, FIle)
Jon Rahm of Spain holds the champions trophy for photographers after the final round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Sunday, June 20, 2021, at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego. (Jae C. Hong/The Associated Press)

U.S. OPEN: Rahm was on to something good

Jon Rahm’s road to becoming a U.S. Open champion might have started with a pair of… Continue reading

  • Jun 22, 2021
Jon Rahm of Spain holds the champions trophy for photographers after the final round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Sunday, June 20, 2021, at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego. (Jae C. Hong/The Associated Press)

AMERICAN LEGION: Wilder Sr. swept by first-place Lakeside Recovery

Wilder Sr. has been pretty dominant all season long, but ran into a buzzsaw in a Lakeside Recovery AAA team, losing a doubleheader… Continue reading

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Port Angeles Roughrider Adam Borde finished sixth at the Super State Wrestling Tournament held in Centralia this weekend. Borde lost his first match in the 145-pound category and had to win six straight matches to climb back into the medal rounds. Borde is a three-time placer at Super State.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Port Angeles’ Borde claws back to place at Super State

Port Angeles graduate Adam Borde finished his high school wrestling career by winning six straight matches to finish sixth at… Continue reading

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Port Angeles Roughrider Adam Borde finished sixth at the Super State Wrestling Tournament held in Centralia this weekend. Borde lost his first match in the 145-pound category and had to win six straight matches to climb back into the medal rounds. Borde is a three-time placer at Super State.