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Pacific Lutheran guard Grayson Peet drives during a game earlier this season. The 2017 Port Angeles grad sank two 3-point baskets in a win over rival Puget Sound on Saturday.

COLLEGE SPORTS: Update on Port Angeles graduates Peet, Long; Forks’ Dahlgren

Port Angeles graduate Grayson Peet is nearing the end of his senior college basketball season with Pacific Lutheran University. Peet was a multi-sport… Continue reading

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Pacific Lutheran guard Grayson Peet drives during a game earlier this season. The 2017 Port Angeles grad sank two 3-point baskets in a win over rival Puget Sound on Saturday.
A landslide blocks safe passage along the Spruce Railroad Trail. Olympic National Park officials said heavy rain was the cause. (Photo courtesy of Noel Carey)

OUTDOORS: Funding secured for repairing Spruce Railroad Trail

Funding has been secured and a contractor lined up to repair a 280-foot-long stretch of the Spruce Railroad Trail that was buried… Continue reading

A landslide blocks safe passage along the Spruce Railroad Trail. Olympic National Park officials said heavy rain was the cause. (Photo courtesy of Noel Carey)

PREP SPORTS: East Jefferson swimmers improve times

The East Jefferson swim team posted its second time trials this weekend at Shore Aquatic Center in Port Angeles. “It’s the little… Continue reading

Port Angeles High School
Port Angeles cross country runners get off to a team start at Port Townsend on Saturday. From left, are Jayden McLarty, Reid Schmidt, Brian Guttormsen, Jason Gladfelter and Kowen Kasten.

PREP ROUNDUP: Riders dominate Olympic in cross country

Sequim’s Pyeatt and EJ’s Allworth-Miles win

Port Angeles High School
Port Angeles cross country runners get off to a team start at Port Townsend on Saturday. From left, are Jayden McLarty, Reid Schmidt, Brian Guttormsen, Jason Gladfelter and Kowen Kasten.
North Kitsap defenders tackle Sequim quarterback Kobe Applegate in the first half of the Vikings' 28-0 rout of their Olympic League rivals in Poulsbo on Saturday afternoon. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group

PREP FOOTBALL: Sequim unable to keep up with Vikings

Missing a host of starters on both sides of the ball, Sequim’s Wolves kept the score close with the reigning Olympic League champions… Continue reading

North Kitsap defenders tackle Sequim quarterback Kobe Applegate in the first half of the Vikings' 28-0 rout of their Olympic League rivals in Poulsbo on Saturday afternoon. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group
Forks' Hayden Baker (30) runs the ball against Pe Ell-Willapa Valley on Saturday. (Eric Trent/Daily Chronicle)

PREP FOOTBALL: Spartans shut out Pe Ell-Willapa Valley; Quilcene romps

Forks’ Hayden Baker scored four touchdowns as the Spartans romped over Pe Ell-Willapa Valley 49-0 in an easy road victory. Coach Trevor Highfield… Continue reading

Forks' Hayden Baker (30) runs the ball against Pe Ell-Willapa Valley on Saturday. (Eric Trent/Daily Chronicle)
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Port Angeles' Jaziel Livingston, right, tries to slip around the defense of East Jefferson's Nathan Nisbet on Saturday on the Stevens Middle School athletic field in Port Angeles.
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Port Angeles' Jaziel Livingston, right, tries to slip around the defense of East Jefferson's Nathan Nisbet on Saturday on the Stevens Middle School athletic field in Port Angeles.
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Port Angeles' Millie Long, left, fends off the defense of East Jefferson's Sorina Johnston during the first half of their Saturday match-up at Peninsula College in Port Angeles.

GIRLS SOCCER: Port Angeles warms up, shoots past East Jefferson

Long notches hat trick, Clark adds goal and assist

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Port Angeles' Millie Long, left, fends off the defense of East Jefferson's Sorina Johnston during the first half of their Saturday match-up at Peninsula College in Port Angeles.

PREP ROUNDUP: Sequim volleyball outlasts Port Angeles

The Wolves volleyball team beat a much-improved Port Angeles squad 3-1 in the girls’ third match in three days. Sequim won (25-20, 25-14,… Continue reading

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Port Angeles' Anna Petty, left, is defended by Sequim's Natalya James as Petty passes to teammate Bailee Larson.

GIRLS SOCCER: Port Angeles trips up rival Sequim 2-1

Goals by Reetz and Petty for Riders; Hare for Wolves

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Port Angeles' Anna Petty, left, is defended by Sequim's Natalya James as Petty passes to teammate Bailee Larson.

Area Briefs: Fun Color Run in Sequim; Men’s soccer tryouts Saturday

Registration remains open for the city of Sequim’s Sun Fun Color Run, set for Saturday, March… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: New Port of Port Angeles webcam in PA Harbor

Lakes continue slow warming trend

Forks' Candida-Rose Sandoval, second from left, clears the ball away from the Spartans' net between Ocosta players while Forks goalkeeper Katelynn Wallerstedt looks on. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)

PREP ROUNDUP: Youthful Forks soccer makes strides; Sequim spikers, soccer sweeps Olympic

Forks’ youthful girls soccer squad had trouble catching up to Ocosta’s speed and technique in an 8-0 Pacific League loss at Spartan Stadium… Continue reading

Forks' Candida-Rose Sandoval, second from left, clears the ball away from the Spartans' net between Ocosta players while Forks goalkeeper Katelynn Wallerstedt looks on. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)

MICHAEL CARMAN COLUMN: Return to preps is lifting spirits

A YEAR AND a day. That’s how long it had been since I had last covered a sporting event in person on the North Olympic… Continue reading

PREP ROUNDUP: East Jefferson soccer posts shutout win; PA volleyball improves to 2-0

East Jefferson picked up its first girls’ soccer win in Olympic 2A play, scoring a goal in the sixth minute against Kingston and… Continue reading

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Port Angeles' Millie Long (10) had two goals for the Roughriders Tuesday night against Klahowya in a 3-1 win over a strong team. In the background is the Riders' Paige Mason (15).

PREP GIRLS SOCCER: Port Angeles bounces back in a big way vs. Klahowya

Long nets two goals, Clark scores and adds assist

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Port Angeles' Millie Long (10) had two goals for the Roughriders Tuesday night against Klahowya in a 3-1 win over a strong team. In the background is the Riders' Paige Mason (15).
North Olympic Discovery Marathon
John Ruddell, 12, is the Grand Prize winner of the North Olympic Discovery Marathon kids medal design contest.

NORTH OLYMPIC DISCOVERY MARATHON: Kids medal grand prize winner announced

Dry Creek Elementary School student John Ruddell, 12, is the Grand Prize winner of the 2021 North Olympic Discovery Marathon kids medal… Continue reading

North Olympic Discovery Marathon
John Ruddell, 12, is the Grand Prize winner of the North Olympic Discovery Marathon kids medal design contest.

PREP ROUNDUP: Young Forks soccer team falls to powerhouse Adna

The Forks soccer girls went up against one of the strongest 1B teams in the state and came away holding their heads up,… Continue reading

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Crescent's Brenten Dalton, right, tries to evade Lummi Nation's Jaie Leighton during Satuday's matchup in Joyce.

SMALL SCHOOL FOOTBALL: 1B schools return to the gridiron

The Class 1B football teams have dealt with the same type of scheduling headaches and COVID-19 precautions as their larger North Olympic… Continue reading

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Crescent's Brenten Dalton, right, tries to evade Lummi Nation's Jaie Leighton during Satuday's matchup in Joyce.

PREP ROUNDUP: East Jefferson swimmers post time trials

The East Jefferson girls’ swim team got in its initial time trial at the Shore Aquatic Center in Port Angeles. The team’s… Continue reading