Crescent’s Ciara Cargo-Acosta, center, signs to play basketball for Northwest Indian College. She is flanked by parents Jeremy Acosta and Vashti White-Acosta. (Courtesy photo)

PREP BASKETBALL: Crescent’s Cargo-Acosta signs to play at NW Indian College

Crescent’s Ciara Cargo-Acosta made history for the Loggers’ girls basketball program, becoming the first girls basketball player in decades at least to sign… Continue reading

Crescent’s Ciara Cargo-Acosta, center, signs to play basketball for Northwest Indian College. She is flanked by parents Jeremy Acosta and Vashti White-Acosta. (Courtesy photo)
Klahhane Gymnastics’ Carly Mae Riggs won several medals at the Xcel Region 2 Regionals, including first place all-around. (Courtesy photo)

GYMNASTICS: Klahhane gymnast Carly Mae Riggs wins first all-around at regionals

Klahhane Gymnastics Carly Mae Riggs won the first-place all-around Xcel gold championship title at the USA Gymnastics Region 2 Xcel Regional Championships… Continue reading

Klahhane Gymnastics’ Carly Mae Riggs won several medals at the Xcel Region 2 Regionals, including first place all-around. (Courtesy photo)
Sequim's Ethan Staples pitches against Kingston on Friday. Staples allowed just five hits in the Wolves' victory, their fourth straight. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

PREP ROUNDUP: Sequim baseball wins fourth straight

The Sequim baseball team beat Kingston 7-3 for its fourth straight win, getting above .500 for the season. The Wolves’ Ethan Staples and… Continue reading

Sequim's Ethan Staples pitches against Kingston on Friday. Staples allowed just five hits in the Wolves' victory, their fourth straight. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
With teammate Taylee Rome looking on, Sequim second baseman Mia Kirner throws out a Klahowya running in a non-league match-up Saturday. Kirner had a home run in the windy game. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

PREP SOFTBALL: Sequim splits a pair of games over the weekend

Forks beats Elma behind Gaydeski home runs

With teammate Taylee Rome looking on, Sequim second baseman Mia Kirner throws out a Klahowya running in a non-league match-up Saturday. Kirner had a home run in the windy game. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

PREP TRACK AND FIELD: Port Angeles boys second at Li’l Norway

Forks’ Dahlgren wins shot put at Bellevue Christian meet

BOYS SOCCER: Miller hat trick not enough in Roughriders’ 5-3 loss

Port Angeles scored early and got a hat trick from Matthew Miller, but it wasn’t enough to get past North Mason in… Continue reading

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Kayla Grant of Port Angeles competes in the girls high jump on Thursday at Port Angeles High School.
KEITH THORPE/PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
Kayla Grant of Port Angeles competes in the girls high jump on Thursday at Port Angeles High School.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Laurel Lanes offers Kids Bowl Free program now through Sept. 1

4x4, mud drags this weekend in PT

OUTDOORS: Last day of Sekiu king fishery is today (Friday)

Limit reaches 98-percent before final days

Port Angeles’ Waverly Mead leans low for the return during her singles match against Bainbridge’s Izzy Wallin on Wednesday afternoon in Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

PREP ROUNDUP: Bainbridge tames Rider tennis

Wolves golfers upend Knights

Port Angeles’ Waverly Mead leans low for the return during her singles match against Bainbridge’s Izzy Wallin on Wednesday afternoon in Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

PREP ROUNDUP: Port Angeles, Sequim baseball both win

The Port Angeles baseball team got another great pitching performance from Colton Romero and four runs in the seventh inning to help hold… Continue reading

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Sequim's Finn Braaten, front, takes a header as Port Angeles' A.J. Martinez keeps watch on Thursday at Peninsula College.
KEITH THORPE/PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
Sequim's Finn Braaten, front, takes a header as Port Angeles' A.J. Martinez keeps watch on Thursday at Peninsula College.
Sequim’s pitcher Nevaeh Owens delivers to the plate while the PA runner at first Lexie Smith is ready to take off. Sequim first baseman is Rylie Doig also ready for a play. dlogan

PREP SOFTBALL: No. 1 Riders pull away from the Wolves in final two innings

Robinson four RBIs; Sequim’s Rome a home run

Sequim’s pitcher Nevaeh Owens delivers to the plate while the PA runner at first Lexie Smith is ready to take off. Sequim first baseman is Rylie Doig also ready for a play. dlogan
Sequim wolves

PREP ROUNDUP: Wolves baseball howls thanks to 6-run sixth inning

The Sequim baseball team erupted for six runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to pull away from Crosspoint in a 12-8… Continue reading

Sequim wolves
Dawn Munson of Dry Creek Elementary was the winner of the 2024 North Olympic Kids Marathon medal contest. (Courtesy photo)

NORTH OLYMPIC DISCOVERY MARATHON: Kids’ marathon medal art contest winners announced

Dawn Munson of Dry Creek Elementary School was the grand prize winner this year in the eighth annual North Olympic Discovery Kids… Continue reading

Dawn Munson of Dry Creek Elementary was the winner of the 2024 North Olympic Kids Marathon medal contest. (Courtesy photo)
Abby Kimball, Port Angeles softball.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Abby Kimball, Port Angeles softball

The Port Angeles softball team has been great so far this season. As good as they’ve been, the Roughriders had a massive challenge last Tuesday,… Continue reading

Abby Kimball, Port Angeles softball.
Nicholas Kim of Seattle (29), leads a pack of runners in the 12K race of the Olympic Adventure Trail run this weekend west of Port Angeles. (Matt Sagen/Cascadia Films)

PENINSULA ADVENTURE SPORTS: More than 350 take on the Olympic Adventure Trail

More than 360 competitors took on the annual Olympic Adventure Trail run held in the woods and hills west of Port Angeles… Continue reading

Nicholas Kim of Seattle (29), leads a pack of runners in the 12K race of the Olympic Adventure Trail run this weekend west of Port Angeles. (Matt Sagen/Cascadia Films)
Cat 1 19-29 rider Jayce Winter of Arlington flies down the course Sunday at the NW Cup held at Dry Hill. More than 500 riders from several states and British Columbia of all ages competed in the three-day event. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

MOUNTAIN BIKING: 500-plus racers descend on Dry Hill

Competitors come from as far as Tennessee, Quebec

Cat 1 19-29 rider Jayce Winter of Arlington flies down the course Sunday at the NW Cup held at Dry Hill. More than 500 riders from several states and British Columbia of all ages competed in the three-day event. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)
Forks' Peyton Johnson throws the Javelin during the annual Forks Lions Clubs' track and field meet at Spartan Stadium on Saturday. Johnson was the winner of the girls' javelin. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)

PREP TRACK AND FIELD: Port Angeles boys win at Forks Lions Invitational

East Jefferson’s Yearian No. 1 in the state in 800, 1,600

Forks' Peyton Johnson throws the Javelin during the annual Forks Lions Clubs' track and field meet at Spartan Stadium on Saturday. Johnson was the winner of the girls' javelin. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)