Teagan Clark, Port Angeles softball

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Teagan Clark, Port Angeles softball

The Port Angeles softball team came into Friday’s game needing to win to ensure the Roughriders’ sixth Olympic League championship since 2015. The Sequim Wolves… Continue reading

Teagan Clark, Port Angeles softball
Crescent graduate Raine Westfall won the hammer throw this weekend for Western Washington University at the Great Northwest Athletic Conference track and field championships held in Ellensburg. (Western Washington University)

SPORTS BRIEFS: Crescent’s Westfall wins GNAC hammer throw championship

Crescent High School graduate Raine Westfall, now a freshman at Western Washington University, won the women’s hammer throw at the Great Northwest Athletic… Continue reading

Crescent graduate Raine Westfall won the hammer throw this weekend for Western Washington University at the Great Northwest Athletic Conference track and field championships held in Ellensburg. (Western Washington University)
Forks' Logan Olson pitches a shutout against Ilwaco in the Southwest 2B district tournament Friday. Olson finished with nine strikeouts in a 7-0 win. (Jordan Nailon/Longview Daily News)

PREP BASEBALL: Riders’ playoff run ends; Forks qualifies for regionals

The Port Angeles baseball team had a fantastic run at the 2A bi-district tournament, winning three straight. But, being a No. 9 seed… Continue reading

Forks' Logan Olson pitches a shutout against Ilwaco in the Southwest 2B district tournament Friday. Olson finished with nine strikeouts in a 7-0 win. (Jordan Nailon/Longview Daily News)
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Sequim second baseman Addie Smith just avoids into a collision with Port Angeles baserunner Heidi Leitz at first base during Friday's game at Dry Creek in Port Angeles.

SOFTBALL: Riders bounce back to win Olympic League title

Pitchers’ duel between PA, Sequim comes down to pair of home runs

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Sequim second baseman Addie Smith just avoids into a collision with Port Angeles baserunner Heidi Leitz at first base during Friday's game at Dry Creek in Port Angeles.

TRACK AND FIELD: East Jefferson boys, girls second at Nisqually League meet

The East Jefferson boys and girls track teams, buoyed by their distance runners and throwers, both finished second in the Nisqually League track… Continue reading

Sailors Ella Schultz, middle, and Ozzy Minard earned a first-place finish in the first Kelly Cup Regatta hosted by the Sea Scout Ship Marvin Shields and the Port Angeles Yacht Club (represented by Doug Mecham).

SAILING: Port Angeles Sea Scouts qualify for Boston race

Sea Scout sailors from Port Angeles, Seattle, Port Orchard and Portland came together to compete on the waters of Port Angeles Harbor.… Continue reading

Sailors Ella Schultz, middle, and Ozzy Minard earned a first-place finish in the first Kelly Cup Regatta hosted by the Sea Scout Ship Marvin Shields and the Port Angeles Yacht Club (represented by Doug Mecham).
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Port Angeles catcher Zoe Smithson, left, tags out North Kitsap's Alison Dovorak at home plate on Thursday in Port Angeles.

PREP ROUNDUP: Port Angeles slips up at home in softball loss

Sequim boys fall, but still heading to state

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Port Angeles catcher Zoe Smithson, left, tags out North Kitsap's Alison Dovorak at home plate on Thursday in Port Angeles.
Wilder Senior third baseman Landon Siebel makes a throw to first during a 2021 contest at Civic Field. Tryouts for the American Legion baseball program will be held later this month. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL: Wilder sets tryout schedule

Tryouts are set later this month for the original Olympic Peninsula boys of summer, Wilder Baseball Club’s American Legion program. Wilder will… Continue reading

Wilder Senior third baseman Landon Siebel makes a throw to first during a 2021 contest at Civic Field. Tryouts for the American Legion baseball program will be held later this month. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Russell Wilson set for Week 1 return to Seattle

The NFL wasted no time in setting up Russell Wilson with a return trip to Seattle to face his former team. Wilson and… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Razor harvest a record

Aided by higher daily limits for much of the fall and spring seasons, recreational razor clam diggers took home more clams in the season that… Continue reading

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Port Angeles freshman Blake Sohlberg came on in relief and pitched four solid innings as the Roughriders rallied from a four-run deficit for a 7-5 win in a loser-out district playoff against Olympic on Wednesday at Central Kitsap High School.
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Port Angeles freshman Blake Sohlberg came on in relief and pitched four solid innings as the Roughriders rallied from a four-run deficit for a 7-5 win in a loser-out district playoff against Olympic on Wednesday at Central Kitsap High School.
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Port Angeles pitcher Elijah Flodstrom throws in the second inning on Tuesday against Franklin Pierce at Volunteer Field in Port Angeles.

PREP BASEBALL: Port Angeles Roughriders win behind hot bats

Forks loses first game of the year, but still alive

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Port Angeles pitcher Elijah Flodstrom throws in the second inning on Tuesday against Franklin Pierce at Volunteer Field in Port Angeles.
Forks’ Arturo Dominguez-Gomez, left, kicks past Winlock’s Xavier Sancho at Spartan Stadium. Forks won 5-4. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)

PREP ROUNDUP: Forks boys soccer team stays alive

Sequim soccer qualifies for state with dramatic win

Forks’ Arturo Dominguez-Gomez, left, kicks past Winlock’s Xavier Sancho at Spartan Stadium. Forks won 5-4. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)
Logan Urvina, Forks baseball

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Logan Urvina, Forks baseball

Forks’ Logan Urvina accomplished a rare feat for a high school pitcher last week. He threw a complete game (five innings) perfect game against Chief… Continue reading

Logan Urvina, Forks baseball
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Port Angeles' Jake Anstett won four classes at the Washington Nitro Nationals hillclimb races at Rattlesnake Ridge near Sunnyside last Saturday.
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Port Angeles' Jake Anstett won four classes at the Washington Nitro Nationals hillclimb races at Rattlesnake Ridge near Sunnyside last Saturday.
The Sequim boys golf team earned a 19-stroke victory in the Olympic League Boys Golf Championships held Monday at Kitsap Golf & Country Club. Sequim's Ben Sweet (kneeling) won the individual league title by one stroke over teammate Dominic Riccobene, far left. The Wolves also finished the Olympic League regular season with an undefeated record. Team members are, from left, Riccobene, Cole Smithson, Coach Sean O’Mera, Lars Wiker, Pryce Glasser, Zackary Thompson and Sweet.

PREP GOLF: Sequim boys, Port Angeles girls win Olympic League championships

Wolves’ Sweet, Smithson, Riccobene and Wagner qualify for state

The Sequim boys golf team earned a 19-stroke victory in the Olympic League Boys Golf Championships held Monday at Kitsap Golf & Country Club. Sequim's Ben Sweet (kneeling) won the individual league title by one stroke over teammate Dominic Riccobene, far left. The Wolves also finished the Olympic League regular season with an undefeated record. Team members are, from left, Riccobene, Cole Smithson, Coach Sean O’Mera, Lars Wiker, Pryce Glasser, Zackary Thompson and Sweet.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: West End squad pulls off upset

Forks FC upset previously unbeaten Pura Vida 2-1 Sunday, tightening the race to the Peninsula Soccer League playoffs. Oscar Gonzalez Sr. and… Continue reading

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Peninsula baserunner Payton Knowles, center, gets chased by Port Angeles shortstop Michael Soule as second baseman Colton Romero looks on after Knowles was caught in a rundown between second and third and eventually tagged out in the first inning on Friday at Port Angeles Civic Field.
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Peninsula baserunner Payton Knowles, center, gets chased by Port Angeles shortstop Michael Soule as second baseman Colton Romero looks on after Knowles was caught in a rundown between second and third and eventually tagged out in the first inning on Friday at Port Angeles Civic Field.
Forks pitcher Logan Olson releases a pitch against Adna in the District 4 quarterfinals at Shelton High School on Saturday. (Alec Dietz/The Chronicle)

PREP ROUNDUP: Forks baseball walks it off in playoff opener

Port Angeles baseball to host playoff game Tuesday

Forks pitcher Logan Olson releases a pitch against Adna in the District 4 quarterfinals at Shelton High School on Saturday. (Alec Dietz/The Chronicle)
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Titus White of Crescent makes his run up in the javelin competition during Friday's North Olympic League championships at Crescent School in Joyce.

TRACK AND FIELD: Neah Bay, Crescent go toe-to-toe

The Neah Bay boys and girls edged Crescent in the North Olympic 1B track and field championships held in Crescent on Friday. The… Continue reading

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Titus White of Crescent makes his run up in the javelin competition during Friday's North Olympic League championships at Crescent School in Joyce.