MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Park ranger talks can turn preachy

PAPA DON'T PREACH, but the National Park Service certainly does. As keeper of some of our country's most beautiful outdoor landscapes, perhaps it is its… Continue reading

SPORTS: Eighteen-team softball tournament set for Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES -- The 17th annual Larson Invitational returns to Port Angeles this weekend, bringing men's slowpitch softball players from throughout Western Washington along with… Continue reading

PAT NEAL’S WILDLIFE: I get letters — all cut up in little pieces

MOMMA ALWAYS SAID if you can't say something nice, write a newspaper column. When I first started out, all I knew about writing a newspaper… Continue reading

SPORTS: North Olympic 10U softball team captures state championship

HOQUIAM -- The North Olympic 10U Junior Babe Ruth softball team captured the state championship by pounding Ellensburg 25-13 on Sunday. The 10U team joins… Continue reading

SPORTS: Wilder Baseball Team claims fourth place at 12-team tournament

CLACKAMAS, Ore. -- Wilder Baseball Team finally ran out of gas at the prestigious Clackamas, Ore., 12-team tournament Sunday at Clackamas High School. After winning… Continue reading

SPORTS: Junior Babe Ruth wins two state championships, another near

HOQUIAM -- The North Olympic Junior Babe Ruth softball program won two state championships Friday and Saturday. Another team is one win away from a… Continue reading

SPORTS: Wilder Baseball Team remains perfect in Oregon tournament

CLACKAMAS, Ore. -- It's finally cooled down for Wilder Baseball Team at the 12-team Clackamas, Ore., tournament but Wilder remains hot as it cruises into… Continue reading

Full story — Mariners trade ace Cliff Lee to Texas Rangers

By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer ARLINGTON, Texas — Cliff Lee is suddenly in the starting rotation for the AL West-leading Texas Rangers, who pulled… Continue reading

  • Jul 9, 2010

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: A perfect morning for king fishing

THE SCENE COULDN'T have been more perfect Thursday morning. The Strait of Juan de Fuca was glassy calm, the clear sky above it tinged a… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles BMX hosting a big weekend with charity and state championship racing

PORT ANGELES -- One of the biggest weekends of the year is coming up for the Port Angeles BMX track. Located between the Clallam County… Continue reading

SPORTS: Wilder Baseball Team sweats way to win in triple-digit heat

CLACKAMAS, Ore. -- The Wilder Baseball Team was hot during the first day of the 12-team Clackamas, Ore., tournament Thursday. Literally. It was 104 degrees… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT ON SPORTS: Beautiful words for the Beautiful Game

GIVE THE BRITS this much: They sure know how to describe the Beautiful Game. It's hard to imagine an American announcer pulling off a World… Continue reading

PAT NEAL’S WILDLIFE: The wilderness can be downright buggy

IT IS DAYLIGHT in the swamp. There is a buzzing sound as the insects of the forest awakened. The first to be noticed is the… Continue reading

MICHAEL CARMAN ON GOLF: Port Angeles graduate heading to U.S. Senior Open

HIS GROOVES WON'T be coming back anytime soon, but 1976 Port Angeles High School graduate Jerry Johnson is headed to play at the 2010 U.S.… Continue reading

MICHAEL CARMAN’S GOLF COLUMN: Port Angeles High School graduate qualifies for U.S. Senior Open

HIS GROOVES WON'T be coming back anytime soon, but 1976 Port Angeles High School graduate Jerry Johnson is headed to play at the 2010 U.S.… Continue reading

SPORTS: Wilder Baseball Team prepares for state competition

PORT ANGELES -- Wilder Baseball Club had little trouble winning its own eight-team tournament Sunday, and now is set to tune up for the state… Continue reading

SPORTS: When outs no longer are in

SO MUCH FOR the out being in. The big talk around Major League Baseball this spring was all about how defense and pitching were the… Continue reading

SPORTS: Wilder’s offensive explosion in Firecracker Classic

PORT ANGELES -- Wilder Baseball's stranglehold on the Dick Brown Memorial Firecracker Classic continued this weekend. The North Olympic Peninsula all-star squad delivered a pair… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS: Solving mystery that is summer

IT ONLY TOOK five years, and several thousand frequent flier miles, but my parents are paying me a visit at last. After traveling to such… Continue reading

SPORTS: Wilder starts Firecracker with a bang

PORT ANGELES -- Wilder Baseball pulled out some early fireworks as they blew out the Victoria Mariners 11-0 in its opening game of the Dick… Continue reading