SPORTS: Port Townsend girls basketball team pounds North Mason; other prep reports

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Port Townsend girls basketball team clinched a postseason berth Tuesday night with a 53-37 win over North Mason. Port Townsend had… Continue reading

SPORTS: Neah Bay stomps Lopez Island in boys basketball

NEAH BAY -- Drexler Doherty scorched the nets for 37 points to spark Neah Bay over Lopez Island in boys basketball nonleague action Saturday night.… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S PREP NOTES: What constitutes an assist in basketball? You be the judge

JUST ABOUT EVERYONE has his or her own idea of what constitutes an assist. It's simply too easy to stretch the definition (loosely: a pass… Continue reading

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Port Angeles’ Madison pushes toward brother’s record as girls team wins

PORT ANGELES -- Port Angeles' Jessica Madison is closing in on her brother's scoring record. After a career night in the Roughrider girls basketball team's… Continue reading

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Forks wins two close ones

FORKS -- The Forks boys basketball team seems to know only one way to win games these days: By the skin of its teeth. The… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Time of year for wild steelhead fishing

THE COMING OF February means many things to many people. For some, it symbolizes football season coming to an end, leaving behind a dark and… Continue reading

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

• Sol Duc steelhead -- The Sol Duc tends to be the river of choice for Peninsula steelheaders January through February. Given that natives and… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles rips Olympic in wrestling; other prep reports

PORT ANGELES -- The five seniors on the Port Angeles wrestling team all had easy victories to spark the Roughriders to victory on senior night… Continue reading

COLLEGE HOOPS: Peninsula men rally to win thriller against Shoreline

PORT ANGELES -- On a night when the men's soccer program unveiled its NWAACC championship banner, the Peninsula College men's basketball team took another step… Continue reading

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Sequim wrestlers win dual meet

SEQUIM -- The Sequim wrestling team had a dominant evening, taking down both Port Townsend and Bremerton in a pair of Olympic League duals Wednesday… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS: Last chance for steelhead fishing

AS THE STATE'S last true wild steelhead fishing outpost, West End rivers tend to see serious crowds each winter. Those promise to return this year… Continue reading

MICHAEL CARMAN’S GOLF COLUMN: Oh baby, what a bad shot

THOSE FAMILIAR WITH the No. 8/No. 17 hole at Port Townsend Golf Club know that San Juan Avenue runs along the entire length of the… Continue reading

SPORTS: Bremerton beats Port Angeles with half-court shot at buzzer in boys basketball; other boys hoops reports

PORT ANGELES -- It was a heart-breaking loss for the Port Angeles boys basketball team against one of the best teams in the Olympic League… Continue reading

SPORTS: Kingston holds off Port Townsend girls basketball team; other girls hoops reports

PORT TOWNSEND -- The physical Kingston girls basketball team wore out Port Townsend in an Olympic League game Tuesday night. The tough Buccaneers beat the… Continue reading

SPORTS: Clallam Bay boys basketball team holds off physical Port Angeles C team; Crescent rallies to beat Sequim JV squad

PORT ANGELES -- Emmett James ripped the nets for 24 points to lead the Clallam Bay boys basketball team to a nonleague win over the… Continue reading

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula beats Everett easily

EVERETT -- The gym might have been empty, but that didn't keep the Peninsula College men's basketball team from putting on a show Saturday night.… Continue reading

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Port Angeles boys beat Port Townsend 48-36

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Port Angeles boys basketball team turned on the defense in the second half to top Port Townsend 48-36 in Olympic League… Continue reading

PREP SPORTS: Port Angeles girls stay unbeaten in league with win over Port Townsend

PORT ANGELES -- The Port Angeles girls basketball team can flip the switch in a hurry. And as the Port Townsend Redskins learned once again… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Ridge Rally for hardy skiers on Sunday

CROTCHES NEED NOT be harmed. There are other ways to attack the north side of Hurricane Ridge that do not include hitching a slightly uncomfortable… Continue reading

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

• Area 9 mystery -- Nobody wants to tell me anything about Area 9 (Admiralty Inlet) blackmouth. Does that mean it's so good nobody wants… Continue reading