MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS: Beauty is hook deep

CHUM SALMON DON'T need any help around Halloween. They're scary enough as it is. As one writer put it a few years ago, spawning chum… Continue reading

SPORTS: Olympic League meet today might add to array of past state cross country champions

SEQUIM -- Pat Durr felt compelled to make a prediction after the Salt Creek Invitational in September. Kingston's Marina Roberts had just dominated a field… Continue reading

MICHAEL CARMAN’S GOLF COLUMN: Spooky Halloween event set for Port Townsend Golf Club

A GENTLEMAN FROM Port Townsend wrote in with some kind words for my column and a query. Flattery will get you everywhere with me, so… Continue reading

SPORTS: Neah Bay beats Clallam Bay in volleyball, sets up championship showdown with Crescent; Port Angeles beats Sequim 5-3 in girls soccer and other prep reports

NEAH BAY -- The Neah Bay volleyball team moved into a tie for first place after beating Clallam Bay 3-0 on Tuesday to set up… Continue reading

SPORTS: Sequim beats Port Angeles 3-0 in key volleyball match; both teams tied for second in league

PORT ANGELES -- A single tear welled up in Christine Halberg's right eye as she tried to find the right words. It was the same… Continue reading

SPORTS: Crescent volleyball team warms up for rival Neah Bay by beating Sequim JV 3-1

JOYCE -- The Crescent volleyball team used a 3-1 nonleague victory over the Sequim JV on Monday as a tune-up for a showdown with Neah… Continue reading

SPORTS: Four advance for Port Angeles at the boys tennis subdistrict championships

TACOMA -- Four Port Angeles players advanced at the Class 2A subdistrict boys tennis tournament Friday at Clover Park High School. The Olympic League, South… Continue reading

SPORTS: Bellevue nips Pirates in men’s and women’s soccer action

PORT ANGELES -- The Peninsula College men's soccer team's hold on the NWAACC West Division got a little more tenuous Saturday night. The Pirates dropped… Continue reading

SPORTS: Matt Schubert’s Preps notes: Playoff home fields unfair to North Olympic Peninsula football teams; Port Townsend loses much more than football game

SOMETIMES, HOME TEAMS travel too. Such will be the case for the Sequim and Port Angeles football teams in the first week of November. Both… Continue reading

SPORTS: Sequim locks up playoffs with homecoming win over Olympic; other prep football reports

SEQUIM -- The Sequim football team attacked the Olympic Trojans right from the beginning in an Olympic League football game Friday night. Sequim allowed only… Continue reading

SPORTS: Top-ranked Cascade Christian ruins Port Townsend’s homecoming game

PORT TOWNSEND -- Tom Webster loves everything about his Port Townsend football team . . . except for the results on Friday nights. The first-year… Continue reading

SPORTS: Football prep scores

Adna 41, Winlock 14 Anacortes 14, Burlington-Edison 10 Archbishop Murphy 62, Coupeville 0 Auburn Riverside 20, Tahoma 17 Bellarmine Prep 35, Shelton 21 Bellevue 56,… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Duck hunting just got better on the North Olympic Peninsula

DUCK HUNTING HAS finally come to the people of the North Olympic Peninsula. For the first time in more than 100 years, an area west… Continue reading

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

• Sol Duc salmon -- Listen, I can't say this anymore than I already did in today's column, so I'll do it in all caps:… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles, Sequim football teams one win away from playoffs; other football previews

The prep football season hits the home stretch this weekend with several teams still holding on to playoff hopes. While some still have a lot… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Townsend defeats Sequim 1-0 in girls soccer; Sequim beats Port Townsend 3-0 in volleyball, and other prep reports

SEQUIM -- The Port Townsend girls soccer team continued its ascension up the Olympic League standings with a scrappy 1-0 win over rival Sequim on… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS: Lake Sutherland closed to fishing?

LAKE SUTHERLAND IS many things to many people: Water skiing wonderland, sun-bathing sweet spot, Fourth of July fireworks freakfest. More than anything else, however, it… Continue reading

SPORTS: Peninsula College soccer teams tie

BREMERTON -- The Peninsula College men's and women's Soccer teams came home with a pair of ties after Wednesday's road doubleheader at NWAACC rival Olympic.… Continue reading

SPORTS: Sequim claims league tennis crown

PORT ANGELES -- The Olympic League boys tennis title is staying put. The Sequim Wolves claimed their second straight league crown after avenging one of… Continue reading

SPORTS: Sequim runner wins cross country meet in close finish

PORT ANGELES -- The finish couldn't have been much closer, but, no doubt, Audrey Lichten will take it. The Sequim senior claimed a battle of… Continue reading