Former longtime High School boys basketball coach Lee Sinnes will be inducted Thursday into the Washington State Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame in Tacoma. Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News

For the love of basketball; former Port Angeles coach joining Hall of Fame

PORT ANGELES — The Sinnes family revolves around a basketball. Head of family Lee Sinnes is a former all-state high school and Hall of Fame… Continue reading

Former longtime High School boys basketball coach Lee Sinnes will be inducted Thursday into the Washington State Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame in Tacoma. Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News

SPORTS: Area softball teams roll through regional tournament

HOQUIAM — Pool play was close to perfect for the North Olympic Peninsula teams competing in the Pacific Northwest Babe Ruth Softball tourney Thursday and… Continue reading

LEE HORTON’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Silvers share the ocean throne

SALTWATER CHINOOK FISHING was so fruitful last week that it really had nowhere to go but down. And down it has gone. The drop hasn’t… Continue reading

LEE HORTON’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Thunder, lightning don’t stop anglers

MOTHER NATURE PUT on a fireworks show last week that caused many throughout the North Olympic Peninsula to go to work Friday tired and grumpy.… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles hosting 14U Babe Ruth State Tournament starting Thursday

PORT ANGELES — Sequim may have the lavender celebration this weekend but Port Angeles has the North Washington 14U state Babe Ruth Tournament. Both host… Continue reading

MICHAEL CARMAN’S GOLF COLUMN: Be safe; don’t test the lightning

LAST WEEK’S EXTENDED series of lightning storms was a rarity for the North Olympic Peninsula, which is good thing for the game of golf. Too… Continue reading

SPORTS: Wilder Baseball captures regionals; to head to Senior Babe Ruth World Series

KENT — Wilder Baseball is headed to the Senior Babe Ruth World Series for only the second time in its long and storied history. “The… Continue reading

SPORTS: Wilder Baseball set to play in regional championship bracket; two wins from World Series

KENT — Wilder Baseball is playing in the regional championship bracket today, just two wins away from the World Series. That’s quite the turnaround after… Continue reading

Two Quileute tribal welcoming canoes head up the Quillayute River on Thursday as they await paddlers coming into LaPush. Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News

Paddle Journey docks in Port Angeles on Monday

PORT ANGELES — Hollywood Beach will serve as the meeting point Monday for at least 17 canoes participating in the Paddle to Squaxin 2012. Once… Continue reading

Two Quileute tribal welcoming canoes head up the Quillayute River on Thursday as they await paddlers coming into LaPush. Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News

SPORTS: Wilder Baseball loses 2-1 heartbreaker at regional championships

KENT — The 18U Senior Babe Ruth regional championships did not start out well for Wilder Baseball despite two pitchers throwing a no-hitter. The elite… Continue reading

SPORTS: Longtime Port Angeles boys basketball coach Lee Sinnes makes coaching Hall of Fame

PORT ANGELES — Longtime Port Angeles High School boys basketball coach Lee Sinnes will be inducted into the Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association Hall of… Continue reading

MICHAEL CARMAN’S GOLF COLUMN: Youth camps galore are set to start

YOUTH WILL BE served at a host of upcoming golf clinics intended for the junior set across the North Olympic Peninsula. This Saturday, Port Townsend… Continue reading

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SPORTS: Peninsula College point guard signs to play at Western Oregon

PORT ANGELES — Former Peninsula College star Tyler Funk has signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball for Western Oregon University next winter.… Continue reading

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SPORTS: North Olympic captures three state softball championships; Forks gains regional berth

FORKS — It was a very good weekend for the North Olympic girls of Port Angeles, as they claimed three state softball championships in four… Continue reading

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SPORTS: North Olympic 16U softball team wins state; 11U Cal Ripken squad advances at state

The North Olympic 16U softball team from Port Angeles defeated Hoquiam to win the state championship while the 11U Cal Ripken team advanced during Saturday… Continue reading

SPORTS: Wilder Baseball captures second at state, headed to regionals

MOSES LAKE — Wilder Baseball captured second place at the Babe Ruth 18U state tournament to earn a trip to the regional championships. Wilder went… Continue reading

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SPORTS: Tournament time begins for youth baseball, softball teams

PORT ANGELES — Youth baseball tournaments started this weekend and continue through next week for North Olympic Baseball and Softball teams. The Port Angeles organization… Continue reading

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LEE HORTON’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: It’s warm, take a hike

A COMMON DECLARATION I hear around the newsroom is that summer weather doesn’t come to the North Olympic Peninsula until July 5. Well, here we… Continue reading

LEE HORTON’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Kings ruling the Strait

IT’S A BEAUTIFUL thing when something actually lives up to the hype. Behold the beauty of the ocean salmon opener. “The kings have been outstanding,”… Continue reading

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SPORTS: Port Angeles state-class athlete is Big in performance

PORT ANGELES — He’s not the runt of the pack, but he’s no Arnold Schwarzenegger, either. At 5-foot-8 and a mere 135 pounds, Cameron Braithwaite… Continue reading

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