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Teammates congratulate Port Angeles' Teagan Clark, No. 4, after the first of her two free-kick goals during the Roughriders 3-1 win over Sequim on Thursday.

PREP SOCCER: Port Angeles, Clark put best foot forward in win over rival Sequim

Clark scores twice on long free kicks, Wagner nets for Wolves

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Teammates congratulate Port Angeles' Teagan Clark, No. 4, after the first of her two free-kick goals during the Roughriders 3-1 win over Sequim on Thursday.
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Port Angeles’ Daniel Cable, center, weaves around East Jefferson defenders, from left, Malachi Azariah McDonald, Gerald Lindsey and Christopher Fair on Friday in Port Angeles.
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Port Angeles’ Daniel Cable, center, weaves around East Jefferson defenders, from left, Malachi Azariah McDonald, Gerald Lindsey and Christopher Fair on Friday in Port Angeles.

OUTDOORS: Now is the time for prime coho fishing

The pinks have pushed through the Strait of Juan de Fuca and its time to seriously reel in some silvers before the season shut down… Continue reading

Team Kiwi, driven by Chris Munro and navigated by Katie Munro, competes at the Extreme Sports Park in Port Angeles on Saturday. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Team Kiwi, driven by Chris Munro and navigated by Katie Munro, competes at the Extreme Sports Park in Port Angeles on Saturday. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

PIERRE LaBOSSIERE COLUMN: No shot? No Seahawks, No Sounders, No Huskies, No concerts, No Canada

This week, the hammer came down on COVID-19 mandates. I’ve been seeing it coming for weeks. I’m talking about more than the bar and restaurant… Continue reading

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Sequim wins season opener in rare Labor Day match

The Sequim volleyball team played its first full match of the year Monday, fighting traffic jams and a slow start against West… Continue reading

Sequim head coach Erik Wiker and the Wolves look for a full season in the fall of 2021 after playing just five games this spring thanks to COVID restrictions and schedule limitations. (Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell)

PREP FOOTBALL: Small roster, quarantine issues sideline Sequim

Update: Friday’s home opener canceled

Sequim head coach Erik Wiker and the Wolves look for a full season in the fall of 2021 after playing just five games this spring thanks to COVID restrictions and schedule limitations. (Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell)
Forks' Kaleb Blanton runs with the ball during pregame warmups before the Spartans' home opener with Sequim last Friday. Blanton and Forks debuted new home uniforms with gold and white shoulder stripes and gold numbers in the game. (Michael Carman/Peninsula Daily News)

WHAT WE LEARNED: New uniforms for Forks football

Forks debuted some brand new home uniforms for its season opener with Sequim last Friday. The Spartans added yellow and white sleeve… Continue reading

Forks' Kaleb Blanton runs with the ball during pregame warmups before the Spartans' home opener with Sequim last Friday. Blanton and Forks debuted new home uniforms with gold and white shoulder stripes and gold numbers in the game. (Michael Carman/Peninsula Daily News)
FILE - In this July 25, 2021, file photo, members of the Emerald City Supporters and other fans wave flags and cheer before an MLS soccer match between the Seattle Sounders and Sporting Kansas City in Seattle. Fans attending most pro sporting events in Seattle will soon be required to show proof they've been vaccinated against COVID-19 or that they've tested negative for the virus. The NFL's Seahawks, MLS's Sounders, NHL's Kraken and the University of Washington all announced updated policies Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, for fans attending games this season.  (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

SEATTLE SPORTS: Pro, college teams to require vaccinated status to attend

Negative COVID test OK for Seahawks, Huskies

  • Sep 7, 2021
FILE - In this July 25, 2021, file photo, members of the Emerald City Supporters and other fans wave flags and cheer before an MLS soccer match between the Seattle Sounders and Sporting Kansas City in Seattle. Fans attending most pro sporting events in Seattle will soon be required to show proof they've been vaccinated against COVID-19 or that they've tested negative for the virus. The NFL's Seahawks, MLS's Sounders, NHL's Kraken and the University of Washington all announced updated policies Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, for fans attending games this season.  (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
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Peninsula College's Tim Deser (23) fights for the ball with Wenatchee Valley's Sebastian Aviles on Sunday afternoon at Wally Sigmar Field. The Pirates won 3-0 behind three goals in the second half.

MEN’S SOCCER: Pirates win on second-half flurry of goals

The Peninsula Pirates men’s soccer team found itself stymied for the first 67 minutes of a match against a skilled, very physical… Continue reading

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Peninsula College's Tim Deser (23) fights for the ball with Wenatchee Valley's Sebastian Aviles on Sunday afternoon at Wally Sigmar Field. The Pirates won 3-0 behind three goals in the second half.
Quilcene Rangers.

PREP FOOTBALL: Quilcene Rangers beat 1A foe at 11-man; Neah Bay loses wild shootout in OT

Playing short-handed at the 11-man level and playing a 1A opponent at the last minute, the Quilcene Rangers still won their season-opener, 18-8… Continue reading

Quilcene Rangers.
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Granite Falls Tiger, Connor Wichman, (11) can only watch as East Jefferson Rival, Cash Holmes, dives into the end zone for six points after a 10 yard dash from scrimmage during a Friday night game in Port Townsend’s Memorial Field.

PREP FOOTBALL: (Updated) East Jefferson, Port Angeles both lose close games

The East Jefferson Rivals got plenty of offense from a corral of running backs, but… Continue reading

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Granite Falls Tiger, Connor Wichman, (11) can only watch as East Jefferson Rival, Cash Holmes, dives into the end zone for six points after a 10 yard dash from scrimmage during a Friday night game in Port Townsend’s Memorial Field.

SATURDAY’S PREP SCORES: Quilcene wins opener; Neah Bay loses wild one in OT

By The Associated Press PREP FOOTBALL Saturday’s scores from around Washington Naselle 48, Neah Bay 42, OT Quilcene 18, Bellevue Christian 8 Almira/Coulee-Hartline 58, Cusick… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS: Oyster races return to Quilcene on Sept. 19

The Quilcene Oyster Races, featuring a half-marathon and 5- and 10-kilometer running events, returns to Quilcene on Sept.… Continue reading

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Forks quarterback Logan Olson outruns Sequim's Mason King for a touchdown in the second quarter of the Spartans' 56-28 season-opening win over the Wolves.
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Forks quarterback Logan Olson outruns Sequim's Mason King for a touchdown in the second quarter of the Spartans' 56-28 season-opening win over the Wolves.

FRIDAY’S PREP FOOTBALL SCORES: Forks beats Sequim; East Jefferson, Port Angeles nipped

Friday’s PREP FOOTBALL scores Blaine 36, Port Angeles 28 Forks 56, Sequim 28 Granite Falls 20, East Jefferson 19 Aberdeen/Wishkah Valley Co-op 40, Hoquiam 8… Continue reading

Peninsula's Jonathon De Motta, center, dribbles between two Lane defenders during the Pirates' 2-0 season-opening win last week. The Pirate men host Wenatchee Valley at 4 p.m. Sunday in their home opener. Peninsula's women host a free scrimmage tonight at 7 p.m. (Rick Ross/Peninsula College Athletics)
Peninsula's Jonathon De Motta, center, dribbles between two Lane defenders during the Pirates' 2-0 season-opening win last week. The Pirate men host Wenatchee Valley at 4 p.m. Sunday in their home opener. Peninsula's women host a free scrimmage tonight at 7 p.m. (Rick Ross/Peninsula College Athletics)

OUTDOORS: Parks-a-plenty in Jefferson County’s Irondale

Changes in longitude, even if it’s only one degree easterly, are significant. Recently, circumstances dictated that I pack up and leave Deer Park, the name… Continue reading

Sequim senior quarterback Kobe Applegate, left, prepares to hand off the football to Aiden Gockerell during a recent practice. The Wolves visit Forks tonight at 7 p.m. in the season opener for each school. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

PREP SPORTS NOTEBOOK: Enjoy the return and let’s hope it lasts

AP football rankings and Salt Creek Invite back Sept. 18

Sequim senior quarterback Kobe Applegate, left, prepares to hand off the football to Aiden Gockerell during a recent practice. The Wolves visit Forks tonight at 7 p.m. in the season opener for each school. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)