SPORTS: Neah Bay girls and boys basketball teams earn trip to 1B Elite Eight state tournament

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — The Neah Bay girls took the easier route while the Red Devil boys took the harder trail, but at the end both… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles boys basketball team plays with top team for three quarters but falls in end, just missing Elite Eight state tournament

TACOMA — The Port Angeles boys basketball coaching staff spent all year trying to persuade its team it could play with anyone. For most of… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles girls basketball team falls in state regionals to end season, just two minutes away from advancing

TACOMA — The Port Angeles girls basketball team had 64 minutes to earn a trip to Yakima. In the end, it could have used another… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Matt Schubert’s five best bets to do this weekend

■ Rip up the Ridge — Hurricane Ridge received another dusting of fresh powder in the last few days. If you have to endure the… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles and Neah Bay boys and girls basketball teams charging toward state tournament

TACOMA — Expect a minor traffic jam in west Tacoma tonight. The Port Angeles boys and girls basketball teams will play Class 2A state playoff… Continue reading

MICHAEL CARMAN’S GOLF COLUMN: Going for that handicap index

INTERESTED IN BECOMING a more serious and committed golfer, I decided to find out just what it takes to establish a handicap index. It didn’t… Continue reading

SPORTS: Peninsula College men’s basketball team finishes regular season undefeated at home

PORT ANGELES — Three players scored in double figures to keep the Peninsula College men’s basketball team in the hunt for the NWAACC North Division… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles boys win district double-overtime thriller

TACOMA — It ended up being James Keum versus the Port Angeles boys basketball team. Against most teams, the Lindbergh shooting guard’s record-breaking performance might… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles girls basketball team wins West Central District title for first time since 1999

KENT — It took Alison Knowles a couple of times to get it right. After three straight years of going winless in postseason play, the… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S PREP NOTES: Moment matters at Mat Classic state championships

EVERY SECOND COUNTS at the Mat Classic. With just six minutes in a match — and only five in the consolation round — there is… Continue reading

SPORTS: Cristion of Port Angeles leads all area wrestlers with a fourth-place state finish

TACOMA — Four years after being introduced to the sport, Nathan Cristion is the fourth-best 189-pound wrestler in all of Class 2A. The Port Angeles… Continue reading

SPORTS: Peninsula College men’s and women’s basketball teams split with Edmonds; final home games Monday night

EDMONDS — The Peninsula College men’s basketball team, trailing at half, rallied Saturday night to beat Edmonds 79-68. The Pirates took control of the game… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles boys basketball team within a win of state playoffs; other boys basketball district results

TACOMA — The Port Angeles boys basketball team moved within a win of state after belting fellow Olympic League team Olympic 62-43 at the Class… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles girls basketball one win away from district title; other girls basketball district reports

TACOMA — The Port Angeles girls basketball team is one win away from a district championship after dominating Sumner 41-25 in the semifinals Saturday night.… Continue reading

SPORTS: First day of Mat Classic XXIII takes toll on North Olympic Peninsula wrestling contingent

TACOMA — The first day of Mat Classic XXIII took its toll on the North Olympic Peninsula wrestling contingent Friday. On the day when each… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Salmon derby is bigger and better than ever

ONE SCORE AND 18 years ago, the people of Gardiner-Discovery Bay brought forth on this Peninsula a salmon derby. Called the Discovery Bay Salmon Derby,… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Matt Schubert’s five best bets to do this weekend

■ Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby — George Washington might not have been able to tell a lie, but that’s probably because he never fished. Luckily… Continue reading

SPORTS: Grahn, Cristion highlight strong area group going to state wrestling this weekend

TACOMA — The last three months have all been leading up to this. Mat Classic XXIII is not just the end of a long wrestling… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles diver aims to win state 2A title and set meet scoring record this weekend

PORT ANGELES — Austin Fahrenholtz had two goals at the beginning of the season: Break the 400-point barrier and win state. The Port Angeles High… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles girls basketball team rips Olympic to advance to state playoffs for first time in seven years

TACOMA — The Port Angeles girls basketball team is back at state for the first time in seven years. The Roughriders, the No. 3 seed… Continue reading