Major League Baseball takes over operation of Los Angeles Dodgers

Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig said Monday that he would appoint someone to oversee all operations of the Los Angeles Dodgers because of his "deep concerns"… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S PREP NOTES: Mound Everest helps Sequim baseball team; other prep news

BASEBALL FIELDS ARE often unique. As one of the few games that allows for undefined dimensions, the sport lends itself to creative landscaping. And if… Continue reading

MICHAEL CARMAN’S GOLF COLUMN: Area golf courses heating up with activity

THE SUN IS shining, the taxes are paid, temperatures are slowly inching upward and the North Olympic Peninsula golf season has started in earnest. Demo… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles holds off Sequim 3-1 in boys soccer

SEQUIM — Last year, the “curse of Chris Saari” was lifted by the Port Angeles boys soccer team. Now, after beating the Sequim Wolves 3-1… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles upsets North Kitsap 2-1 in eight innings to move up in the baseball standings; other prep reports

PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles baseball team is making its playoff run at the right time. After belting Port Townsend on Monday, the Roughriders… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles sweeps Port Townsend in baseball and softball; other prep reports

PORT TOWNSEND — Port Angeles scored 10 runs in the third inning to beat winless Port Townsend 14-1 in an Olympic League baseball game Monday.… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT ON PREPS: Martin starts off hot

MAN HAS IT been cold this spring. And wet. Just ask any of the area’s spring sports teams, and they’ll tell you, the story of… Continue reading

SPORTS: Loggers, Riders shine at Crescent Invitational

JOYCE — The field was smaller than normal, but there was still plenty of competition at the Crescent Invitational track and field meet Saturday. One… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Great time to fish West End rivers

APRIL CAN BE a mighty fine month for West End river buffs. The out-of-town crowd begins to tail off as interest in the winter steelhead… Continue reading

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

■ Sol Duc steelhead — Steelhead and springers are sharing space on the Sol Duc. No matter which one you happen to hook, you really… Continue reading

SPORTS: Peninsula College basketball coach Von Vogt named coach of the year

PORT ANGELES — Peninsula College’s first-year head coach Lance Von Vogt was named the 2011 NWAACC men’s basketball coach of the year Thursday. Von Vogt’s… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles boys, Sequim girls dominate three-way Olympic League track meet; other prep reports

SILVERDALE — The Sequim girls and Port Angeles boys dominated a three-way Olympic League track and field meet at Olympic High School on Thursday. The… Continue reading

SPORTS: Sequim comes from behind to beat archrival Port Angeles 12-10 in sloppy, muddy baseball game

SEQUIM — Only one pitcher conquered Mound Everest amid Thursday afternoon’s damp, drizzly chill at Sequim High School. Oddly enough, it was a knuckleballer. Jake… Continue reading

SPORTS: A heartbreaker as Montesano defeats Forks 3-2 in overtime in boys soccer

FORKS — Juan Carlos Beltran scored two goals within a minute of each other in the second half but the Forks boys soccer team fell… Continue reading

SPORTS: Sequim rallies late to beat archrival Port Angeles in softball

PORT ANGELES — The Sequim softball team didn’t have to just play its first full game of the season Wednesday. It also had to survive.… Continue reading

MICHAEL CARMAN’S GOLF COLUMN: A dream finish for fans at Masters tournament

IT’S ALWAYS ENJOYABLE when major sporting events fulfill their promise and provide a quality spectacle for fans watching at home and in person. This year’s… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles girls tennis team blows out North Mason to remain perfect; other prep reports

PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles girls tennis team did not drop a set in an Olympic League match against North Mason while remaining perfect… Continue reading

SPORTS: Veteran broadcaster Chapman named to WIAA Hall of Fame

PORT ANGELES — The longtime voice of Port Angeles sports is now a hall of famer. Howard “Scooter” Chapman was named one of 11 new… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles, Sequim softball teams still perfect on year, will meet Wednesday in Port Angeles

SILVERDALE — The Port Angeles softball team remained perfect on the year to set up a showdown with undefeated archrival Sequim on Wednesday. The Roughriders,… Continue reading

Lots of mud, lots of speed, lots of noise at downhill mountain bike races [**Gallery AND Video**]

PORT ANGELES — The mud-speckled spectators of Port Angeles' Dry Hill reveled in the Sunday afternoon drizzle. Armed with bullhorns, boomboxes and cowbells throughout the… Continue reading