SPORTS: Capsules of all prep softball teams on North Olympic Peninsula

Port Angeles (3A) • Head coach: Buddy Bear (second year). • Last year: 13-3 in Olympic League, 17-9 overall; eliminated at 3A state (1-2). •… Continue reading

SPORTS: Sequim girls and boys golf teams blast Klahowya; other prep reports

SEQUIM -- Zoei Zbaraschuk is unstoppable. Sequim's senior girls golf team ace took medalist honors in league competition for the 18th consecutive time with 33… Continue reading

SPORTS: Sequim’s softball team loaded with a lineup of outstanding hitters

SEQUIM -- Mel Hendrickson never had it so good. Armed with a lineup loaded with speed and power, the Sequim softball coach is blessed with… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: New fishing licenses needed by April 1

BEWARE THE END of March. April Fools' Day doesn't only apply to playful pranks and elaborate ruses. It also denotes those anglers who fail to… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Extreme athletes to hit North Olympic Peninsula this weekend for winter sports and downhill mountain biking

MOUNTAIN DEW MIGHT want to get its people out here. Things are about to become pretty extreme in the coming days on the North Olympic… Continue reading

SPORTS: North Kitsap blanks Port Angeles 3-0 in boys soccer; other prep reports

PORT ANGELES -- In a tough defensive battle Tuesday night, the Port Angeles boys soccer team was shut out by the North Kitsap Vikings 3-0.… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles baseball team beats Sequim 7-6 in eight innings; other prep reports

PORT ANGELES -- Keenan Walker's squeeze bunt in the bottom of the eighth inning sparked Port Angeles to an Olympic League baseball win over archrival… Continue reading

SPORTS: Successful baseball coach didn’t play . . . baseball

CHIMACUM -- Sure, Loren Bishop played ball. Just not baseball. Hard to believe, but, yes, Chimacum High School's highly successful baseball coach doesn't have a… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Free events next two weekends at Hurricane Ridge

FREE IS FOR me. I've based my life upon that principle for years. Sign up for a credit card at a baseball game and get… Continue reading

SPORTS: Sequim pounds North Mason 5-0 in boys soccer; other prep reports

BELFAIR -- Sequim pounded North Mason 5-0 in an Olympic League boys soccer game Thursday night. The Wolves outshot the Bulldogs 17-10 and received a… Continue reading

SPORTS: Two Port Angeles divers lead boys swimming and diving team to new heights at state

PORT ANGELES -- Nick Peterson and Austin Fahrenholtz has sent the Port Angeles boys swimming and diving team to heights it hasn't seen in quite… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S MARCH MADNESS COLUMN: Area high school and college coaches pick their favorites in NCAA tournament

THERE'S ONE RULE to the bracket business: Don't get too cute. It's a temptation that is often hard to resist when it comes time to… Continue reading

SPORTS: Sequim nips archrival Port Angeles 2-1 in boys soccer; other prep reports

PORT ANGELES -- The Sequim Wolves boys soccer team won a hard-fought nonleague battle over archrival Port Angeles on Wednesday night by a score of… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles blanks Forks 3-0 in boys soccer; other prep reports

PORT ANGELES -- Forrest Epstein had a hand in all three Port Angeles goals as the Roughrider boys soccer team beat Forks 3-0 on Tuesday… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles youth soccer postpones start of spring season

PORT ANGELES -- The issue of gender equality has grounded temporarily much of the Port Angeles Youth Soccer Club's spring season. All practice and games… Continue reading

SPORTS: Chimacum beats Sequim 4-1 in nonleague baseball game; other prep reports

CHIMACUM -- A two-run homer by Austin McConnell sparked Chimacum to a 4-1 nonleague baseball win over Sequim on Monday. The Class 1A Cowboys (1-0)… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S PREP NOTEBOOK: O’Hara steps down as Port Townsend football coach

HE WANTED TO raise the bar. In back-to-back seasons, Port Townsend football coach Brian O'Hara did just that. Yet only a few months after guiding… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles boys open soccer season with 6-1 loss

GIG HARBOR -- A young Port Angeles boys soccer team opened its season with a 6-1 loss to the Class 4A Gig Harbor Tides on… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS: Topsy-turvy weather picks up fishing

THAT EL NIÑO sure knows how to mix it up. Give me spring when I'm expecting winter, then come with winter when I'm hoping for… Continue reading

SPORTS: Peninsula College hires coach for its new women’s soccer team

PORT ANGELES -- Peninsula College has named Kanyon Anderson its new head women's soccer coach -- and he is wasting no time building a team… Continue reading