MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Boaters beware of area rivers

THE RIVERS RUN wild this time of year on the North Olympic Peninsula. Not only is there a conga line of native steelhead entering the… Continue reading

SPORTS: Clallam Bay rallies to nip Crescent on the road in boys basketball action; Port Angeles JV girls upset previously undefeated Neah Bay

JOYCE -- The Clallam Bay boys basketball team rallied from a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to inch past North Olympic League rival Crescent 47-44 on Wednesday… Continue reading

SPORTS: Peninsula College men’s basketball team rips Olympic; Rangers shade Pirates in women’s basketball

PORT ANGELES -- DeShaun Freeman powered his way inside for 25 points to lead the first-place Peninsula College men's basketball team to a romp over… Continue reading

MICHAEL CARMAN’S GOLF COLUMN: Tiger’s resort for super rich folds; builder’s golf tournament all set

ALL THE PROMISE of the shimmering steel, grandiose construction projects and high-living clientele, both native-born and expatriate, living in the baking heat of the Middle… Continue reading

SPORTS: Confusing boys and girls basketball district playoff seedings are explained

HOW CONFUSING ARE district playoff seedings? Sometimes athletic directors don't even know how their own schools fit into the equation. Such was the case for… Continue reading

SPORTS: Jessica Madison breaks school scoring record as the Port Angeles girls basketball team rips North Kitsap

NORTH KITSAP -- The Madison family has a new leading scorer. So too, does Port Angeles High School. Senior Jessica Madison scored 26 points in… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles boys basketball smashes North Kitsap; Port Townsend boys come from behind to beat North Mason and stay alive for playoffs

PORT ANGELES -- Ian Ward and Colin Wheeler combined for 41 points to spark the Port Angeles boys basketball team to an easy Olympic League… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Townsend girls basketball team pounds North Mason; other prep reports

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Port Townsend girls basketball team clinched a postseason berth Tuesday night with a 53-37 win over North Mason. Port Townsend had… Continue reading

SPORTS: Neah Bay stomps Lopez Island in boys basketball

NEAH BAY -- Drexler Doherty scorched the nets for 37 points to spark Neah Bay over Lopez Island in boys basketball nonleague action Saturday night.… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S PREP NOTES: What constitutes an assist in basketball? You be the judge

JUST ABOUT EVERYONE has his or her own idea of what constitutes an assist. It's simply too easy to stretch the definition (loosely: a pass… Continue reading

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Port Angeles’ Madison pushes toward brother’s record as girls team wins

PORT ANGELES -- Port Angeles' Jessica Madison is closing in on her brother's scoring record. After a career night in the Roughrider girls basketball team's… Continue reading

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Forks wins two close ones

FORKS -- The Forks boys basketball team seems to know only one way to win games these days: By the skin of its teeth. The… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Time of year for wild steelhead fishing

THE COMING OF February means many things to many people. For some, it symbolizes football season coming to an end, leaving behind a dark and… Continue reading

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

• Sol Duc steelhead -- The Sol Duc tends to be the river of choice for Peninsula steelheaders January through February. Given that natives and… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles rips Olympic in wrestling; other prep reports

PORT ANGELES -- The five seniors on the Port Angeles wrestling team all had easy victories to spark the Roughriders to victory on senior night… Continue reading

COLLEGE HOOPS: Peninsula men rally to win thriller against Shoreline

PORT ANGELES -- On a night when the men's soccer program unveiled its NWAACC championship banner, the Peninsula College men's basketball team took another step… Continue reading

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Sequim wrestlers win dual meet

SEQUIM -- The Sequim wrestling team had a dominant evening, taking down both Port Townsend and Bremerton in a pair of Olympic League duals Wednesday… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS: Last chance for steelhead fishing

AS THE STATE'S last true wild steelhead fishing outpost, West End rivers tend to see serious crowds each winter. Those promise to return this year… Continue reading

MICHAEL CARMAN’S GOLF COLUMN: Oh baby, what a bad shot

THOSE FAMILIAR WITH the No. 8/No. 17 hole at Port Townsend Golf Club know that San Juan Avenue runs along the entire length of the… Continue reading

SPORTS: Bremerton beats Port Angeles with half-court shot at buzzer in boys basketball; other boys hoops reports

PORT ANGELES -- It was a heart-breaking loss for the Port Angeles boys basketball team against one of the best teams in the Olympic League… Continue reading