SPORTS: Port Townsend football in playoff game tonight; Sequim volleyball just misses state

Port Townsend, Sequim, Neah Bay and Crescent are all still alive in the state football picture with the Redskins in a loser-out preliminary game tonight… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S PREP NOTEBOOK: The Eveready Bunny of clocks

THE CLOCK OPERATOR had it right. After the Sequim Wolves kicked off with a commanding 45-0 lead over the Forks Spartans in the third quarter,… Continue reading

SPORTS: North Olympic Peninsula prep football roundup

JOYCE -- Dylen Heaward scored five touchdowns as Crescent stomped the Mary M. Knight Owl 54-7 in Saturday's opening game. "It's a real good start… Continue reading

SPORTS: Sequim QB almost perfect in rout of Forks

SEQUIM -- Sequim quarterback Drew Rickerson was almost perfect on opening night. So too, were the rest of the Wolves (1-0 overall). Sequim debuted its… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S five things to do this weekend

• Tuna talk -- John Keizer and Paul Castillo of saltpatrol.com will speak at the Puget Sound Anglers-East Jefferson Chapter monthly meeting at the Marina… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Cold weather slowing down winter steelhead

IT GOT AWFULLY cold on the North Olympic Peninsula, in more ways than one. Blown-out rivers made for some forgetful fishing during Thanksgiving weekend, the… Continue reading

SPORTS: Prep football season starts tonight

Coaches tend to downplay the importance of the nonleague season in high school football. Yet it's hard to deny the sort of boost starting a… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT OUTDOORS: Crab season winding down

TIME TO COUNT your crabs. The summer recreational crab fishery comes to a close in Marine Areas 6 (eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca) and… Continue reading

MICHAEL CARMAN ON GOLF: His secret is out

I DEBATED ABOUT whether I should let this not-so-secret secret slip so soon. It would have come out eventually, so here goes: I'm a pretty… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Five best bets for things to do this weekend

• Pink pleasure -- There aren't too many times when one is guaranteed a fish. Yet that appears to be the case in Sekiu right… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Hunters have been declining on North Olympic Peninsula

PERHAPS THERE WAS something to that Y2K bug after all. We just weren't looking in the right places. For it was the state's big-game hunting… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles hires Rich Butler as new girls swimming and diving coach

PORT ANGELES -- Rich Butler, who has coached the Port Angeles High School boys swimming and diving team since 1998, has been selected to also… Continue reading

BILLY SALLEE ON GOLF: Columnist heading for 19th hole

ON THE FRONT page of the Peninsula Daily News sports section for Nov. 21, 2000, the editor's note of my first column read: "Billy Sallee,… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT COLUMN: Now is the time for all good sports to be arts patrons

A GOOD FRIEND of mine once argued that anything can be art. He said that art was undefined; an expression of a concept in the… Continue reading

SPORTS: North Olympic Peninsula Sports Briefs

Grinnell competes at world event MARIBOR, Slovenia -- Port Angeles resident Jaiden Grinnell recently traveled halfway across the world to participate in the 2009 International… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Salmon are still in the pink

ANGLERS ARE RUNNING out of time to pillage pink salmon. No doubt the gargantuan run, which typically begins to tail off inside the Strait of… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Matt Schubert’s five best things to do

• Sekiu salmon --If you don't catch a salmon while fishing at Sekiu, you're fired. After all, everybody else seems to be bringing in at… Continue reading

SPORTS: Prep football teams start practice

Friday night lights are almost back. The high school football season officially kicked off with the beginning of summer two-a-days on Wednesday. Here's a quick… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Winter sports fundraiser Winterfest this weekend

HAVE I GOT a movie event for you. It's quite the gala affair, one that might even inspire a long line. Yet unlike that other… Continue reading

BILLY SALLEE’S GOLF COLUMN: Port Townsend pro Mike Early claims fifth at event

MIKE EARLY IS the PGA professional who runs the Port Townsend Municipal Golf Club. He has played a lot of tournaments during the 25 years… Continue reading