MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Salmon derby is bigger and better than ever

ONE SCORE AND 18 years ago, the people of Gardiner-Discovery Bay brought forth on this Peninsula a salmon derby. Called the Discovery Bay Salmon Derby,… Continue reading

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

■ Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby — George Washington might not have been able to tell a lie, but that’s probably because he never fished. Luckily… Continue reading

SPORTS: Grahn, Cristion highlight strong area group going to state wrestling this weekend

TACOMA — The last three months have all been leading up to this. Mat Classic XXIII is not just the end of a long wrestling… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles diver aims to win state 2A title and set meet scoring record this weekend

PORT ANGELES — Austin Fahrenholtz had two goals at the beginning of the season: Break the 400-point barrier and win state. The Port Angeles High… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles girls basketball team rips Olympic to advance to state playoffs for first time in seven years

TACOMA — The Port Angeles girls basketball team is back at state for the first time in seven years. The Roughriders, the No. 3 seed… Continue reading

It’s a Knowles family affair for Port Angeles girls basketball team

PORT ANGELES — It's the second quarter of a blowout against Olympic League rival Port Townsend, but Mike Knowles isn't happy. His starting point guard… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Will razor clam population bounce back at Kalaloch Beach?

THE FEARED DEMISE of Kalaloch Beach’s razor clam population will be put to the test this weekend. Surf conditions are expected to be good, and… Continue reading

SPORTS: Peninsula College men’s basketball team loses a 199-point shootout with Whatcom

BELLINGHAM — The Peninsula College men’s basketball team had little choice but to turn Wednesday night’s game against Whatcom into a track meet. The ploy… Continue reading

SPORTS: Sequim, Port Angeles boys basketball teams are a win away from state after winning district games Wednesday night

TACOMA — Corbin Webb sank 21 points to spark the Sequim boys basketball team to within one win of the state tournament. The Wolves (16-7)… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S PREP NOTES: Port Townsend girls basketball coach wants to switch leagues from Olympic to Nisqually; other playoff news

COULD IT BE that Port Townsend athletics will call a different league home in 2012? If Port Townsend girls basketball coach Randy Maag had his… Continue reading

MICHAEL CARMAN’S GOLF COLUMN: It was windy and cold for first day of Arctic Open in Port Townsend

TYPICALLY I USE my Saturday and Sunday mornings to catch back up on my nasty sleeping habit. Forgive me for my weekend laziness, I’m up… Continue reading

SPORTS: Early registration cost still available for Port Townsend’s Rhody Run

PORT TOWNSEND — Registration for Port Townsend’s Rhody Run XXXIII are already arriving, yet the May 22 race date is three months away. A special… Continue reading

SPORTS: Neah Bay girls basketball advances to state while boys team knocked into consolation; Quilcene girls stay alive; other playoff reports

The Neah Bay girls basketball team advanced to state for the fifth straight year and the Quilcene girls stayed alive with victories in the Class… Continue reading

Junior still ‘special’ to Mariners — as a special consultant

PEORIA, Ariz. -- Ken Griffey Jr., the greatest player in Seattle Mariners history, has agreed to rejoin the club as a special consultant and work… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2011

SPORTS: Playoffs resume Tuesday night for some area boys and girls basketball teams

Five North Olympic Peninsula high school basketball teams continue playoff games today, including Sequim girls and both Neah Bay and Quilcene boys and girls squads.… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S PREP NOTES: Getting it wrong on many levels

THE CARDINAL RULE of journalism: Get your facts straight before putting anything in print. Because I failed to do that after Thursday night's Port Townsend-Chimacum… Continue reading

SPORTS: Neah Bay boys basketball team begins state run with blowout victory; other boys basketball playoff reports

JOYCE -- Gerrad Brooks likes what he sees. Entering the stretch run of his first season as Neah Bay boys basketball head coach, his Red… Continue reading

SPORTS: Neah Bay girls basketball team a win away from reaching state tournament; other girls basketball playoff reports

JOYCE -- The Neah Bay girls basketball team has been here before. The Red Devils turned in another dominant performance, beating Tulalip Heritage 68-33 in… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles gymnastics team is sending two to state

TUMWATER -- Two gymnasts from Port Angeles High School qualified for the Class 1A/2A/3A state gymnastic championships at regionals on Friday. Roughriders Cecily Schwagler and… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles wins two boys swimming district crowns; Sequim sends divers to state

RENTON -- An already impressive season for the Port Angeles boys swim team got even better Saturday. Charlie Parks and Austin Fahrenholtz each won district… Continue reading