COVID-19: Testing increased for winter prep sports

The state Department of Health has updated COVID-19 safety requirements for high contact indoor sports after the discovery of a multi-county outbreak traced… Continue reading

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East Jefferson’s Lonnie Kenney breaks for the basket as Seattle Christian’s Hayden Hochhalter tries to break up the play during action Friday night in Chimacum.

PREP HOOPS ROUNDUP: Riders come up just short against 4A foes

East Jefferson falls to Seattle Christian

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East Jefferson’s Lonnie Kenney breaks for the basket as Seattle Christian’s Hayden Hochhalter tries to break up the play during action Friday night in Chimacum.
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The Port Angeles/Sequim/Crescent gymnastics team competed in its first meet of the year Friday at Bainbridge Island. From left are Maddie Adams, Lum Fu, Kathryn Jones, Faith Carr, Ellie Turner (Sequim), Aubrie Scott (Crescent), Jessamyn Schindler, Mei-Ying Harper-Smith and Susannah Sharp (Sequim).

PREP ROUNDUP: PA swimmers rule Klahowya; gymnasts begin season

The Roughriders claimed 11 of 12 events to sink the Eagles in their home opener at William Shore Memorial Pool. “The first-place… Continue reading

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The Port Angeles/Sequim/Crescent gymnastics team competed in its first meet of the year Friday at Bainbridge Island. From left are Maddie Adams, Lum Fu, Kathryn Jones, Faith Carr, Ellie Turner (Sequim), Aubrie Scott (Crescent), Jessamyn Schindler, Mei-Ying Harper-Smith and Susannah Sharp (Sequim).
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Port Angeles' Anna Petty, center, pulls down a rebound surrounded by Bainbridge's Macy Kingrey, left, and Grace Colburn, right, on Thursday at Port Angeles High School.

PREP BASKETBALL: Port Angeles girls hold Bainbridge to 18 percent shooting in 53-26 win

The Port Angeles girls basketball team got off to an 0-2 start against 3A and 4A teams but has now won four… Continue reading

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Port Angeles' Anna Petty, center, pulls down a rebound surrounded by Bainbridge's Macy Kingrey, left, and Grace Colburn, right, on Thursday at Port Angeles High School.
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Forks' Riley Pursley (1), along with his Spartans teammates ran into Ilwaco's tough defense in a 58-38 loss to the Fishermen at home Wednesday. Pursley had 19 points in his season debut.

PREP ROUNDUP: Ilwaco reels in Forks in boys hoops

East Jefferson pins down wrestling victories

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Forks' Riley Pursley (1), along with his Spartans teammates ran into Ilwaco's tough defense in a 58-38 loss to the Fishermen at home Wednesday. Pursley had 19 points in his season debut.

OUTDOORS: Region 6 open house provides information

Three petitions exist to reverse bear hunt decision

PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: PA girls dominate the boards in win

The Port Angeles girls basketball team denied Olympic opportunities with numerous steals and created more chances for themselves offensively with a strong… Continue reading

Seattle Seahawks running back Rashaad Penny (20) carries the ball during an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Dec. 12, 2021, in Houston. (AP Photo/Matt Patterson)

Seahawks in for a Penny

Seattle’s backup RB making most of his opportunity

Seattle Seahawks running back Rashaad Penny (20) carries the ball during an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Dec. 12, 2021, in Houston. (AP Photo/Matt Patterson)

WRESTLING: Dec. 4 tournaments linked to 85-plus COVID cases

State officials may alter guidance, area teams not in attendance at four events

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Northwest 1B League football all-stars named

A total of nine Neah Bay and Crescent football players were named last week to the 1B Northwest Football League All-Star team. Making… Continue reading

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"The Summit of the Gods" is a new French-Luxembourgish-Japanese film showing on Netflix.

PIERRE LaBOSSIERE COLUMN: ‘Summit of the Gods,’ climbs into the heart of obsession

For some reason, there are no great mountain-climbing films. Hockey has “Slap Shot” and “Miracle.” Football has “North Dallas Forty” and “The Longest Yard” (the… Continue reading

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"The Summit of the Gods" is a new French-Luxembourgish-Japanese film showing on Netflix.
Sequim's Jelissa Julmist drives to the basket against Central Kitsap on Monday in Sequim. Also in on the play is Sequim's Sammie Bacon (3). (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Sequim girls comeback comes up just short

Sequim fought back from a 15-point halftime deficit against 3A Central Kitsap but couldn’t overcome some early defensive lapses and turnovers in a… Continue reading

Sequim's Jelissa Julmist drives to the basket against Central Kitsap on Monday in Sequim. Also in on the play is Sequim's Sammie Bacon (3). (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Hannah Bates, Sequim girls' basketball

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Hannah Bates, Sequim girls’ basketball

Sequim’s Hannah Bates had a basketball game for the ages Saturday against Olympic League 2A foe Bremerton. Bates hit five 3-pointers, shooting 5-for-10 from beyond… Continue reading

Hannah Bates, Sequim girls' basketball
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The Forks boys and girls wrestling teams celebrate their second- and fourth-place team finishes at the Tony Saldiver Invitational held in Granger this weekend.

Forks grapplers among the best

The Forks boys and girls wrestling teams celebrate their second- and fourth-place team finishes, respectively, at the Tony Saldiver Invitational held in Granger this weekend.… Continue reading

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The Forks boys and girls wrestling teams celebrate their second- and fourth-place team finishes at the Tony Saldiver Invitational held in Granger this weekend.
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The Port Angeles High School ROTC team. From left, back row, are Liam McBride, Finn Thompson, William Rife, William Webber, Kaeden Murphy, Jenna Sanders and Ashe Thomason. From left, middle row, are Lucas Gavin, Naaman McGuffey, Anthony Brigandi, Brian Guttormsen, Brenna Murphy, Octavia Smith and Katelyn Sanders. From left, front row, are Javen DeScala, Cheyenne Maggard, Addie Lomax, Clara Murphy, Liam Warren, Allison Pettit and Katherine Ghrist.

PREP ROUNDUP: Port Angeles ROTC wins trophies

Klahhane Gymnastics wins medals at Kent meet

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The Port Angeles High School ROTC team. From left, back row, are Liam McBride, Finn Thompson, William Rife, William Webber, Kaeden Murphy, Jenna Sanders and Ashe Thomason. From left, middle row, are Lucas Gavin, Naaman McGuffey, Anthony Brigandi, Brian Guttormsen, Brenna Murphy, Octavia Smith and Katelyn Sanders. From left, front row, are Javen DeScala, Cheyenne Maggard, Addie Lomax, Clara Murphy, Liam Warren, Allison Pettit and Katherine Ghrist.
Peninsula Pirates.

PENINSULA COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Pirates’ Long scores 20 in win; Men win two straight

Peninsula College’s Millie Long had her first 20-point college game, scoring nearly half of the Pirates’ points in a 43-38 win over Wenatchee… Continue reading

Peninsula Pirates.
Sequim Wolves.

PREP BASKETBALL: Sequim girls remain unbeaten

The Sequim girls basketball team didn’t play its best game, according to coach Joclin Julmist. But they got great games from Hannah Bates… Continue reading

Sequim Wolves.
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The Forks boys and girls wrestling teams celebrate their second- and fourth-place trophies at the Tony Saldiver Invitational held in Granger on Saturday.

WRESTLING: Forks grapplers second at Saldiver; PA sixth at Larry Brown Invite

The Forks boys wrestling team came in second out of 22 schools at the Tony Saldiver Invitational held in Granger this weekend. The… Continue reading

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The Forks boys and girls wrestling teams celebrate their second- and fourth-place trophies at the Tony Saldiver Invitational held in Granger on Saturday.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Additional razor clam digs set; PC women split two

Razor clam digs have been confirmed through Dec. 23, with more tentative dates planned over the New Year’s Holiday. “These late-winter digs… Continue reading