Smiles big on final day at Olympic Peninsula Senior Games

PORT ANGELES — Smiles all around seemed to be the highlight of the final day of the seventh annual 2011 Olympic Peninsula Senior Games on… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S PREP NOTES: Surgery doesn’t slow up Sequim football coach

HARD TO IMAGINE a season getting off to a rougher start than Erik Wiker’s did. After all, the longtime Sequim football coach was lying in… Continue reading

SENIOR GAMES: Mr. One Thousand — as in Senior Games medals — for Port Angeles’ Snipe

PORT ANGELES — The public address announcer requested a brief break three-quarters of the way through the Olympic Peninsula Senior Games swim meet at William… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Coho starting to make move into area

GIVE THE COHO this much: They've got good timing. Just as king season is set to close around the North Olympic Peninsula, the secondary salmon… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Sea-run cutthroat trout are fish of a different color

SEA-RUN CUTTHROAT trout don’t typically inspire the same sort of crowds as their salmon counterparts. Still, a day targeting the anadromous trout is often much… Continue reading

MICHAEL CARMAN’S GOLF COLUMN: Benefit golf tournament for spouses and children of war heroes

GOLFERS LOOKING FOR a reason to head over to play Sequim’s SunLand Golf & Country Club (besides nicely manicured greens and fairways) should look no… Continue reading

SPORTS: Victoria defeats Peninsula Pirates 5-1 in men’s soccer scrimmage

PORT ANGELES — The Gonzalez brothers make quite the pair. Miguel Gonzalez, who broke the Peninsula College men's soccer single-season scoring record in 2010, scored… Continue reading

SOCCER PREVIEW: Peninsula College men defend first NWAACC championship

PORT ANGELES — It would appear the Peninsula College men’s soccer program is running out of room to grow. A year after winning their first… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Pinks perfect for Kids’ Salmon Derby in Sekiu

LEAVE THE RITALIN in the medicine cabinet. With Humpy Madness 2011 still in full effect, little Joey and Josie should have little trouble focusing during… Continue reading

SPORTS: Area prep football practice heats up

The long grind of the high school football season began this week as teams around the state held their first practices of the fall Wednesday.… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS: Kalaloch unlikely to have razor clam harvest

RAZOR CLAM DIGGERS shouldn’t expect much, if anything, from Kalaloch Beach this fall. Olympic National Park completed its annual stock assessment of Kalaloch’s clam population… Continue reading

SPORTS: Concussion testing for athletes starts today

North Olympic Peninsula athletes can take preseason concussion testing starting today through a special program offered by Area athletes ages 10 and older can… Continue reading

MICHAEL CARMAN’S GOLF COLUMN: Port Angeles High School graduate assists LPGA tourney in Oregon

IT ALL STARTED back behind the since-shuttered Fairview Elementary School in the mid-1990s in Port Angeles. Fifth-grade teacher and Port Angeles High School golf coach… Continue reading

SPORTS: No baby steps for Peninsula College women’s soccer team as it aims for the top

PORT ANGELES — The Peninsula College women’s soccer team is 1-year-old this season but don’t think for a second that you can take candy away… Continue reading

SPORTS: North Olympic 16U softball team claims fifth place at World Series

LAMAR, Colo. — North Olympic, the smallest team with only 11 players, and the youngest with just four 16-year-olds, captured fifth place at the 16U… Continue reading

SPORTS: These are not your grandparents of the 1940s as the North Olympic Peninsula gears up for the Senior Games

PORT ANGELES — These aren’t your grandparents of the 1940s and ’50s. These grandparents can boogie. The public will get the chance to see these… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Pinks are abundant, kings are strong at Freshwater Bay, silvers are coming

COLOR THEM PINK. Pink salmon are still going like gangbusters, especially in Sekiu, while the kings seem to be leaving and the silvers are starting… Continue reading

SPORTS: Storm postpones North Olympic World Series game

LAMAR, Colo. — Lightning and thunderstorm 1, North Olympic 0. The Colorado weather seems to keep beating the North Olympic 16U softball team at the… Continue reading

SPORTS: North Olympic 16U World Series team hanging on by thread after losing first game [**Gallery from Colorado**]

LAMAR, Colo. — North Olympic's 16U softball team can't afford to lose any more games at the Babe Ruth World Series after falling to powerhouse… Continue reading

SPORTS: Registration deadline coming up fast for Olympic Peninsula Senior Games

PORT ANGELES — It’s one of the most popular events on the North Olympic Peninsula and the deadline to register is approaching fast. The Olympic… Continue reading