MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Salmon is king but flatties are nice

ONE HAS TO look long and hard to find any remnants of the old Port Angeles Salmon Derby. I stumbled upon one myself during an… Continue reading

PENINSULA SPORTS PREVIEW: State track and field competition starts today for Class 2A; 1A and 1B begins Friday

With a total of 35 North Olympic Peninsula athletes competing in this weekend's state track and field championships, there's plenty of story lines. All told,… Continue reading

SPORTS: Two area golfers finish in top five at state championships

DUPONT — Mason Moug never found the hot putter he was looking for. With everything else working for him, however, the Chimacum senior still managed… Continue reading

MICHAEL CARMAN’S GOLF COLUMN: Peninsula Golf Club wins third annual Peninsula Cup

HAVING THE PENINSULA Cup stay on the North Olympic Peninsula was a foregone conclusion. But having Port Angeles’ Peninsula Golf Club buck the trend of… Continue reading

SPORTS: Chimacum, Sequim and Port Townsend golfers sitting near top of leaderboards at state tournaments

DUPONT — Give Mason Moug a hot putter and the Chimacum Cowboys just might have another state champion. The Chimacum senior sits just two shots… Continue reading

SPORTS: High school spring state tournaments start Tuesday with golf, other sports to follow

It’s late May, so it must be state championship week for high school spring sports. State tournaments for the 2011 spring season start today for… Continue reading

SPORTS: Wilder Baseball set to start 2011 season

PORT ANGELES — Wilder Baseball, an elite Senior Babe Ruth program for players ages 16-18, kicks off its 33rd season today with a team meeting.… Continue reading

SPORTS: Sequim, Port Angeles combine to send eight to Class 2A state tennis championships

TACOMA — The Sequim and Port Angeles tennis teams are sending eight boys and girls players to the Class 2A state tournament this coming weekend.… Continue reading

Today’s Duck Derby results

Here are the results from today’s Great Olympic Peninsula Duck Derby, the rubber duck races held on the Nippon Paper Industries USA mill canal in… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S PREP NOTES: One win goes a long way

WRESTLING HAS A way of fostering independence. The individual nature of the sport forces wrestlers to succeed on their merits alone. It took Port Angeles… Continue reading

SPORTS: Chimacum baseball team back in Class 1A state final four

CASTLE ROCK — A year ago, it was the Chimacum baseball team’s bats that catapulted the Cowboys to the Class 1A state semifinals. Now, it’s… Continue reading

SPORTS: North Olympic Peninsula sends 35 track and field athletes to state meets

SUMNER — Sequim’s Frank Catelli and Port Angeles’ Troy Martin have taken their head-to-head rivalry to a new level. The two throwers were in a… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles, Quilcene lose heartbreakers at state baseball tournaments

BELLINGHAM — Cody Sullivan played with fire all game long. It wasn’t until late in Saturday’s Class 2A state playoff game that it came back… Continue reading

SPORTS: Sequim, Port Angeles softball teams advance to state tournament

TACOMA — Nobody’s raining on the Sequim softball team’s parade this spring. A year removed from having their state bid cut short by a driving… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Only young need apply for this fishing event

PAT NEAL HAS a problem with Kids Fishing Day this Saturday in Sequim. Mainly, that he’s not included. Approximately 1,500 trout have been dumped into… Continue reading

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

■ Strait halibut — Yes, the tides are a little less than desirable. Yes, the fishing has been a little less than spectacular. But the… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles, Chimacum and Quilcene baseball teams set for state tournaments

Three North Olympic Peninsula baseball teams are still alive, including one that is a veteran at the state level and two others making it back… Continue reading

SPORTS: Quilcene baseball pitcher is strikeout king

QUILCENE — Brandon Bancroft doesn’t have to think too long about why pitching appeals to him so much. It’s the voices he hears from behind… Continue reading

COLLEGE SPORTS: Clark signs with College of Idaho

PORT ANGELES — Only a couple of months after leading the Peninsula College men’s basketball team to an NWAACC championship, Mitrell Clark is moving on.… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS: Reality TV star in the making?

FEW CLAMS ARE coveted quite like the geoduck. They’re large, they’re elusive and — more so than any other North Olympic Peninsula shellfish — they’re… Continue reading