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

• Snowshoe walk -- The first of many ranger-led snowshoe walks will be offered today through Sunday atop Hurricane Ridge. The one-mile walks last 90… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles dunks Bremerton in boys swimming; Quilcene boys basketball win first league game; other prep reports

PORT ANGELES -- Port Angeles qualified for five district events while dominating Bremerton in an Olympic League boys swimming meet Thursday. Tyler Burke led the… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS: Huffing about stopping the puffing

FORGIVE MY WRITER'S block, but I'm trying to say goodbye to my Parliament Lights. It's hard to concentrate on much of anything -- even the… Continue reading

PREP SPORTS: Sequim cruises to win over Peninsula High

SEQUIM -- Sequim senior Nick Camporini let the game come to him Wednesday night. He was rewarded handsomely. So, too, was the Sequim boys basketball… Continue reading

MICHAEL CARMAN ON GOLF: TV shows show best, worst of golf

GOOD OR BAD, I've watched an inordinate amount of television in my life. Most of the time I can pride myself on watching shows that… Continue reading

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Sequim girls snap 43-game losing streak with win over Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND -- After two years of losing, the Sequim girls basketball team finally got to celebrate. Leading from start to finish in their second… Continue reading

SPORTS: North Beach beats Forks boys basketball team; Chimacum and Quilcene boys both win; other prep reports

FORKS -- The Forks boys basketball team came out flat in the second half and paid for it in its first game of the season… Continue reading

SPORTS: Defending Olympic League girls basketball champions Port Angeles Roughriders ready to battle

PORT ANGELES -- Who wants to hit the fast-forward button? Surely, a few members of the Port Angeles girls basketball team wouldn't mind doing so.… Continue reading

SPORTS: Girls basketball preview capsules for area 2A-/1A teams

Port Angeles (2A) • Head coach: Mike Knowles (ninth year; 161-38 overall). • Last year: 16-0 in Olympic League, 18-5 overall; reached districts. • Returning… Continue reading

SPORTS: Prep basketball preview . . . is the 3-pointer bad for kids?

Greg Glasser was a senior at Spanaway when the 3-point line was first introduced to high school basketball in 1987. The first thing he did… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Steelhead are still running strong

ONE WOULD'VE THOUGHT Morgan Freeman was enough. We give FIFA the movie star of "Shawshank Redemption," and they give us the cold shoulder on our… Continue reading

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

• Go steelheading -- Forget about Christmas, Kwanzaa or Hanukkah. The real December tradition on the North Olympic Peninsula is steelhead fishing. Given the crowds… Continue reading

SPORTS: Sequim boys basketball team beats Bainbridge 64-59

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND -- The Sequim boys basketball team (1-0) kicked off the season with a come-from-behind 64-59 nonleague win against Bainbridge (0-1) on Wednesday. "I… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Hurricane Ridge getting ready for snow, ski lovers

THE STREETS ARE safe once again. And now that Snowmageddon 2010 has come and gone, it's time to start thinking about Hurricane Ridge. After all,… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles boys basketball pounds W.F. West in first game of season

PORT ANGELES -- Port Angeles came out on fire and beat highly respected W.F. West 64-51 in its first boys basketball game of the season… Continue reading

MICHAEL CARMAN’S GOLF COLUMN: Cedars at Dungeness golf director earns award

CONGRATULATIONS ARE IN order for Cedars at Dungeness Golf Course PGA director of golf and general manager Bill Shea. Dungeness is in Sequim. Shea is… Continue reading

SPORTS: Peninsula College men’s soccer coach Andrew Chapman named coach of the year

PORT ANGELES -- Peninsula College men's soccer coach Andrew Chapman was named the NWAACC coach of the year Tuesday. It was the second time in… Continue reading

SPORTS SPECIAL: The mushroom contest

EDITORS NOTE -- Columnist Matt Schubert's work usually appears in Sports, Page B1, on Thursdays and Fridays. This bonus column chronicles the PDN's third annual… Continue reading

SPORTS: Neah Bay falls to nemesis Lummi in 1B state football semifinals

TACOMA -- The Lummi Blackhawk big-play machine struck again Saturday. The second-ranked Blackhawks eliminated Neah Bay in the Class 1B state football semifinals for the… Continue reading

SPORTS: Peninsula College men’s basketball opens season with two close losses

LONGVIEW -- The Peninsula College men's basketball team opened the 2010-2011 season with two close losses at the Red Devil Classic on Friday and Saturday.… Continue reading