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Lefties third baseman Ricardo Amavizca leaps up for the ball as Driveline's Thomas Rudinsky slides into base during the third inning on Friday night at Port Angeles Civic Field.
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Lefties third baseman Ricardo Amavizca leaps up for the ball as Driveline's Thomas Rudinsky slides into base during the third inning on Friday night at Port Angeles Civic Field.
Swain's captured the Olympic Junior Babe Ruth baseball championship with a 12-7 win over Athlete's Choice. Team members and coaches are from left, coach Eric Flodstrom, Jude Wallace, Jordan Shumway, Hunter Tennell, Khyler Thompson, Joseph Ritchie, Aiden Swenson, Bryton Amsdill, Trae Hanson (behind trophy), Tanner Jacobsen, Luke Flodstrom, Tate Alton, coach Tim Adams, Ryland Proettie and Cody Martin.
Swain's captured the Olympic Junior Babe Ruth baseball championship with a 12-7 win over Athlete's Choice. Team members and coaches are from left, coach Eric Flodstrom, Jude Wallace, Jordan Shumway, Hunter Tennell, Khyler Thompson, Joseph Ritchie, Aiden Swenson, Bryton Amsdill, Trae Hanson (behind trophy), Tanner Jacobsen, Luke Flodstrom, Tate Alton, coach Tim Adams, Ryland Proettie and Cody Martin.
The Port Angeles Navy JROTC Precision Air Rifle Team became the first Port Angeles High School to qualify for the Navy JROTC National Championship. The team finished fifth in the nation in the virtual event. Team members from left are, back row, Meagan McCann and Kaeden Murphy and front, Cheyenne Maggard and Jenna Sanders.

SHOOTING SPORTS: Port Angeles Navy JROTC rifilists aim is true

Port Angeles Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps members have been busy honing their precision air rifle skills in recent months. Cheyenne… Continue reading

The Port Angeles Navy JROTC Precision Air Rifle Team became the first Port Angeles High School to qualify for the Navy JROTC National Championship. The team finished fifth in the nation in the virtual event. Team members from left are, back row, Meagan McCann and Kaeden Murphy and front, Cheyenne Maggard and Jenna Sanders.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: West End Thunder drag races return this weekend

Peninsula College to host summer basketball camps in July and August

LEFTIES: Bats slow to stir for Port Angeles

Maybe some extended sunshine will help the Port Angeles Lefties’ bats break out of the early season doldrums. The Bellingham Bells posted… Continue reading

Starting Saturday anglers fishing off of Neah Bay will have the chance to bring home a chinook like this one caught by Bellingham's Tyler Dockins off Mushroom Rock during the 2020 salmon opener.

OUTDOORS: Where to find the kings

Neah Bay always productive

Starting Saturday anglers fishing off of Neah Bay will have the chance to bring home a chinook like this one caught by Bellingham's Tyler Dockins off Mushroom Rock during the 2020 salmon opener.
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Logan Massie of East Jefferson is surrounded by Port Angeles' Kameron Meadows, left, and Jacob Felton, right, as Massie is backed up by teammates Hunter Cerna, left rear and Anton Jones during a February game in Port Angeles. East Jefferson is looking for a new head coach after the resignation of Patrick Gaffney.
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Logan Massie of East Jefferson is surrounded by Port Angeles' Kameron Meadows, left, and Jacob Felton, right, as Massie is backed up by teammates Hunter Cerna, left rear and Anton Jones during a February game in Port Angeles. East Jefferson is looking for a new head coach after the resignation of Patrick Gaffney.
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Lefties pitcher Preston Howey throws in the first inning of Tuesday night's game against the Bellingham Bells at Port Angeles Civic Field.

LEFTIES: Early blast, strong pitching fell Port Angeles

Bellingham opens series with 4-0 win

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Lefties pitcher Preston Howey throws in the first inning of Tuesday night's game against the Bellingham Bells at Port Angeles Civic Field.

OUTDOORS: Halibut and salmon two-fer Saturday

Anglers are about to make the jump from halibut to salmon, appropriate for salmon, a species named after the Latin word for leap. Thanks to… Continue reading

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Sequim junior Petra Bernsten, right, controls her Bainbridge opponent during a match earlier this month. Bernsten has been selected the Olympic League Girls Wrestling MVP.
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Sequim junior Petra Bernsten, right, controls her Bainbridge opponent during a match earlier this month. Bernsten has been selected the Olympic League Girls Wrestling MVP.
Wilder Senior's Michael Grubb dives safely back to the first-base bag on a pickoff attempt as Seattle Select's Alex Ballot prepares to apply the tag during an American Legion game Monday at Civic Field. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)
Wilder Senior's Michael Grubb dives safely back to the first-base bag on a pickoff attempt as Seattle Select's Alex Ballot prepares to apply the tag during an American Legion game Monday at Civic Field. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)
Western Washington PGA
Jeff Coston,right, won the 7 Cedars Senior Washington Open held at The Cedars at Dungeness in Sequim for the 11th time. Coston is joined by Chad Wagner, director of golf at The Cedars at Dungeness, left, and amateur champion Tom Brandes.

GOLF BRIEFS: Sequim Realtors hoping to ‘level the field’ with upcoming tournament

This tournament is on the level. The Level the Field Tournament hosted by the Sequim Association of Realtors will be held at The… Continue reading

Western Washington PGA
Jeff Coston,right, won the 7 Cedars Senior Washington Open held at The Cedars at Dungeness in Sequim for the 11th time. Coston is joined by Chad Wagner, director of golf at The Cedars at Dungeness, left, and amateur champion Tom Brandes.
Port Townsend graduate and George Fox University track and field athlete Berkley Hill recently earned NCAA Division III All-American status after finishing seventh in the 10-event decathlon at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships held recently in Greensboro, N.C.

TRACK AND FIELD: Port Townsend’s Berkely Hill earns NCAA All-America status in decathlon

Berkley Hill exceled in four sports at Port Townsend High School, where he earned Nisqually League MVP awards as a football quarterback,… Continue reading

Port Townsend graduate and George Fox University track and field athlete Berkley Hill recently earned NCAA Division III All-American status after finishing seventh in the 10-event decathlon at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships held recently in Greensboro, N.C.
Payton Cagey pitched for Wilder Junior against Rock Creek on Sunday at Volunteer Field in Port Angeles. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

AMERICAN LEGION: Wilder Junior opens season with sweep

Wilder Junior began its season with some great pitching and a pair of wins, 2-1 and 6-1, over Rock… Continue reading

Payton Cagey pitched for Wilder Junior against Rock Creek on Sunday at Volunteer Field in Port Angeles. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Open house at Lincoln Park BMX; NPFC loses road game to top team

Kids and adults who have never tried BMX before are being given the chance to learn about the sport,… Continue reading

LEFTIES: Port Angeles loses series finale in Walla Walla

The Lefties got four-hit by a septet of Walla Walla pitchers and were unable to salvage a series win from the Sweets… Continue reading

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Port Angeles' Millie Long, left. drives around Kingston's Brianna Jorgensen in Port Angeles in May. Long was named the Olympic League 2A girls MVP.

OLYMPIC LEAGUE BASKETBALL: Millie Long named league MVP

Port Angeles’ Millie Long capped off a successful high school basketball career by being named the Olympic League 2A girls basketball Most… Continue reading

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Port Angeles' Millie Long, left. drives around Kingston's Brianna Jorgensen in Port Angeles in May. Long was named the Olympic League 2A girls MVP.
Wilder Baseball Club.
Wilder Baseball Club.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Free tennis camp; Hillclimb returns to Deer Creek Road

There will be a free tennis camp for boys attending Port Angeles High School from July 5-8, hosted by high school head… Continue reading

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Forks' Trey Baysinger (40) was named the Most Valuable Player of the boys basketball 2B Pacific League last week.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Forks’ Baysinger named Pacific League MVP

Forks’ Trey Baysinger capped off his senior season for the Spartans by being named the Pacific League boys’ basketball MVP. Baysinger led the… Continue reading

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Forks' Trey Baysinger (40) was named the Most Valuable Player of the boys basketball 2B Pacific League last week.