Area Sports

A group of Ride the Hurricane riders pass the new entrance station being built on Hurricane Hill Road. Elinor Jones, 9, from Sequim, was one of the youngest riders in the event that climbs 17 miles and 5,242 feet of elevation to the top of Hurricane Ridge. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

RIDE THE HURRICANE: 800 cyclists tackle Hurricane Hill Road

Dave Logan For Peninsula Daily News A group of Ride the Hurricane riders pass the new entrance station being built on Hurricane Hill Road. Elinor… Continue reading

 

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Webinars set for 2022 halibut seasons

The state Department of Fish and Wildlife is holding virtual public meetings on Aug. 23 and… Continue reading

 

Port Angeles Lefties.

LEFTIES: Port Angeles gets off to good start but falls to Portland 9-2

The Port Angeles Lefties got off to a good start with a two-run top of the first inning against Portland, but the Pickles… Continue reading

 

Wilder Baseball Club.

AMERICAN LEGION: Wilder teams both lose one-run heartbreakers at state

Both Wilder teams had heartbreaking one-run losses in the second round of their American Legion state tournaments Tuesday. Wilder Sr. for the second… Continue reading

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Wilder Baseball Club.

AMERICAN LEGION: Wilder teams lose state tourney openers in pitchers’ duels

Wilder Sr. players found out in their first game at the Washington State American Legion AAA that the pitching at the state level… Continue reading

Wilder Baseball Club.
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The Wicked Racing team of driver Dan Morrison and navigator Sara Hopf make a qualifying run on Saturday at the Extreme Sports Park in Port Angeles.

SPRINT BOATS: Tough day in the channels for area racing teams

Fear Not No. 623, Bandit No. 47 and Team Kiwi No. 35 claim victories

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The Wicked Racing team of driver Dan Morrison and navigator Sara Hopf make a qualifying run on Saturday at the Extreme Sports Park in Port Angeles.
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Extreme Sports Park personnel and emergency medical workers assist navigator Lisa Bowman, left, and driver Steven Church of the Ron Domoe Racing crew after their Bad Influence sprint boat was catapulted over an embankment into the track's spin-out pool and immediately sank, leaving both briefly trapped under water during a qualifying race on Saturday in Port Angeles. For results, see Sports on Monday.

Sprint boats on the water in Port Angeles

Extreme Sports Park personnel and emergency medical workers assist navigator Lisa Bowman, left, and driver Steven Church of the Ron Domoe Racing crew after their… Continue reading

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Extreme Sports Park personnel and emergency medical workers assist navigator Lisa Bowman, left, and driver Steven Church of the Ron Domoe Racing crew after their Bad Influence sprint boat was catapulted over an embankment into the track's spin-out pool and immediately sank, leaving both briefly trapped under water during a qualifying race on Saturday in Port Angeles. For results, see Sports on Monday.
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The Ynot Racing sprint boat racing team of navigator Jamie Johnson, left, and driver Dave Brown makes it way around the course in 2019 at Extreme Sports Park in Port Angeles.
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The Ynot Racing sprint boat racing team of navigator Jamie Johnson, left, and driver Dave Brown makes it way around the course in 2019 at Extreme Sports Park in Port Angeles.
The Wilder A baseball team won the American Legion District 1 A Tournament held at Port Angeles' Volunteer Field over the weekend. The team will compete at the American Legion A State Tournament in Spokane beginning Monday. 
Team members and coaches are front row, from left, Alex Angevine, Bryant Laboy, Hunter Stratford, Camren Sotebeer, Tate Alton, Braydan White and back row, Manager Mike Politika, coach Gary White, Juan Terrones, Rylan Politika, Blake Sohlberg, Dylan Micheau, Josiah Gooding, Joseph Ritchie, Luke Flodstrom, coach Eric Flodstrom, coach Steve Uvila. 
Not Pictured: Ethan Staples

AMERICAN LEGION: Wilder’s A squad wins district title

Team opens state tournament Monday in Spokane

The Wilder A baseball team won the American Legion District 1 A Tournament held at Port Angeles' Volunteer Field over the weekend. The team will compete at the American Legion A State Tournament in Spokane beginning Monday. 
Team members and coaches are front row, from left, Alex Angevine, Bryant Laboy, Hunter Stratford, Camren Sotebeer, Tate Alton, Braydan White and back row, Manager Mike Politika, coach Gary White, Juan Terrones, Rylan Politika, Blake Sohlberg, Dylan Micheau, Josiah Gooding, Joseph Ritchie, Luke Flodstrom, coach Eric Flodstrom, coach Steve Uvila. 
Not Pictured: Ethan Staples

AREA SPORTS: Sprint boat race Saturday; buy tickets in advance

Tickets for Saturday’s sprint boat races at are available online at tickets.extremesportspark.net. The venue is Extreme Sports Park, 2917 W. Edgewood Drive.… Continue reading

Wilder Sr. celebrates winning the Nate Steffens Memorial Tournament on Sunday evening in Mount Vernon.

AMERICAN LEGION: Wilder Sr. wins Mount Vernon tourney on Wyatt Hall walk-off

Wilder Sr. got a walk-off hit from Wyatt Hall to win the Nate Steffens Memorial Tournament in Mount Vernon, 7-6 over the… Continue reading

Wilder Sr. celebrates winning the Nate Steffens Memorial Tournament on Sunday evening in Mount Vernon.

AMERICAN LEGION: Wilder Sr. wins Mount Vernon semifinal

Wilder Sr. rode its pitching to make it to the finals of the Nate Steffens Memorial Tournament in Mount Vernon, going 3-0-1… Continue reading

Wilder Sr. Baseball Club.

AMERICAN LEGION: Wilder Sr. gets great pitching in pair of wins

Wilder Sr. won its opening two games at the Nate Steffens Baseball Tournament in Mount Vernon behind outstanding pitching in both games.… Continue reading

Wilder Sr. Baseball Club.

LOCAL SPORTS BRIEFS: Rams to host basketball camp

The Port Angeles Rams semipro basketball team is hosting a “Crunch Time” basketball camp with former Los Angeles Laker Devin Green. The… Continue reading

Luke Dahlgren.

AREA SPORTS: Forks’ Luke Dahlgren makes All-Big Sky Conference All-Academic Team

Forks standout Luke Dahlgren has made the Big Sky Conference’s All-Big Sky Academic Team. Dahlgren is a redshirt freshman offensive lineman for the… Continue reading

Luke Dahlgren.

SPORTS BRIEFS: Jefferson County to hold softball tourney

The Jefferson County Rec Adult Softball League tournament will return this week at HJ Carrol Park, Memorial Field and Irondale Park. Games… Continue reading

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AMERICAN LEGION: Wilder Sr. dominates in shutout over California club

It continues to be a tournament of shutouts for Wilder Senior in California. Wilder has been involved in five shutouts out of… Continue reading

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Wilder Baseball

AMERICAN LEGION: Wilder Sr. 2-2-1 at California tournament

Wilder Senior has produced mixed results in a series of contests with American Legion baseball clubs from around Northern California and Oregon.… Continue reading

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Cole Uvila, a 2012 Port Angeles High School graduate, is performing well as a pitcher at Double-AA Frisco, posting a 2.21 ERA with eight saves in eight opportunities this season. 


Frisco Rough Riders right hand pitcher Cole Uvila (35) at Riders Field in Frisco, Texas Friday, June 4, 2021.
(Photo by Zach Del Bello/ Frisco RoughRiders)
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Cole Uvila, a 2012 Port Angeles High School graduate, is performing well as a pitcher at Double-AA Frisco, posting a 2.21 ERA with eight saves in eight opportunities this season. 


Frisco Rough Riders right hand pitcher Cole Uvila (35) at Riders Field in Frisco, Texas Friday, June 4, 2021.
(Photo by Zach Del Bello/ Frisco RoughRiders)