Area Sports

Elizabeth Hammel, left and Jessica Rohr, right cross the finish like at the Larry Scott Trail Run in 2019, the last year the event was run live.

RUN THE PENINSULA: Spots available for Larry Scott Run

The fourth of five Run the Peninsula events, the Larry Scott Paved Trail Run, is set Saturday along the Port Townsend Bay… Continue reading

 

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: WDFW taking comment on trout; Future Riders results

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking public comment on updates to a variety of fishing rules and regulations affecting state… Continue reading

 

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Last call for Tour de Forts participants; Crescent-Quilcene to play

It’s last call for the Tour de Forts, set to happen Saturday in Jefferson County. The Gran Fondo-style ride will tour three… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Teams sought for volleyball league

Plans are in the works to hold an adult coed volleyball league, formerly run by the City of Port Angeles Parks and… Continue reading

SPORTS BRIEFS: Windermere moves into first-place tie in soccer league

Pura Vida, Windermere and the Bandidos FC were the winners Sunday in the Peninsula Soccer League with Windermere moving into a tie… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Crab Fest 5K Fun Run set Oct. 9; Future Riders youth football recaps

The Crab Fest 5K Fun Run will be held along the Olympic Discovery Trail along the… Continue reading

Chase Schweitzer of Port Hadlock, center, took the No. 1 plate at the Northwest Region BMX championships held in Richland Saturday and Sunday. At left is second-place finisher Kameron Johnson and at right is third-place finisher Erick Rios.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: East Jefferson Volleyball wins first match of year; Port Hadlock teen wins regional BMX titles

The East Jefferson volleyball team went to five sets and 205 points in a marathon 3-2 (19-25, 25-18, 17-25, 25-21, 16-14) victory… Continue reading

Chase Schweitzer of Port Hadlock, center, took the No. 1 plate at the Northwest Region BMX championships held in Richland Saturday and Sunday. At left is second-place finisher Kameron Johnson and at right is third-place finisher Erick Rios.
Olympic Motorcycle Club’s Triple Crown Fall Series gets underway with the first of three racing weekends this Saturday at the club’s track off of Deer Park Road. Round two follows on Oct. 16-17, and the series concludes Nov. 5-6. (Tom Hines/Olympic Motorcycle Club)

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Olympic Peninsula Motorcycle Club’s Fall Series underway this weekend; Quillayute and Sol Duc rivers reopen Wednesday

Weekend rain on the West End did the trick as the Quillayute and Sol Duc rivers will re-open to recreational fishing beginning Wednesday.… Continue reading

Olympic Motorcycle Club’s Triple Crown Fall Series gets underway with the first of three racing weekends this Saturday at the club’s track off of Deer Park Road. Round two follows on Oct. 16-17, and the series concludes Nov. 5-6. (Tom Hines/Olympic Motorcycle Club)

ADVENTURE SPORTS: Open houses set to prepare for Little Hurt

Peninsula Adventure Sports and its partner, North Olympic Healthcare Network, are teaming up with Lincoln Park BMX, Port Angeles School District Americorps… Continue reading

Quilcene Rangers

SPORTS BRIEFS: Rangers VB splits a pair; Little Riders sweep

The Quilcene Rangers split their first two matches of the year against Mary M. Knight, losing on the… Continue reading

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Blake Nelson of Wenatchee, wearing a Santa cap, flies down the course at Dry Hill on Sunday. Nelson finished second in the 30-39 age bracket. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

MOUNTAIN BIKING: Nearly 500 riders compete in final race of 2021 NW Cup

More than 480 riders from all across the Pacific Northwest descended on the muddy hills of Dry Hill in the fifth NW… Continue reading

Blake Nelson of Wenatchee, wearing a Santa cap, flies down the course at Dry Hill on Sunday. Nelson finished second in the 30-39 age bracket. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)
Team Kiwi, driven by Chris Munro and navigated by Katie Munro, competes at the Extreme Sports Park in Port Angeles on Saturday. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Team Kiwi, driven by Chris Munro and navigated by Katie Munro, competes at the Extreme Sports Park in Port Angeles on Saturday. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

AREA SPORTS: Oyster races return to Quilcene on Sept. 19

The Quilcene Oyster Races, featuring a half-marathon and 5- and 10-kilometer running events, returns to Quilcene on Sept.… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Last-chance registration for Klahhane Gymnastics fall classes

Jones cards 5th ace, Perkins his 10th hole-in-one at Peninsula Golf Club

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Fee-free day Wednesday in state and national parks

Pool plans cardboard boat races for 18 and younger

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Field cleanup plus dinner and a movie Saturday in Sequim; Soccer refs needed; West End Thunder drags Saturday and Sunday

A day of field cleanup followed later by an old-fashioned spaghetti dinner and a baseball movie under the stars will be hosted Saturday… Continue reading

Port Angeles High School graduate Bob Peterson, left, meets with Egypt's Anwar Sadat, U.S. President Jimmy Carter and Isreal's Menachem Begin in the 1970s. After starring as a Roughriders football player, Peterson joined the U.S. Air Force and will be inducted into the Roughrider Hall of Fame on Saturday.

PORT ANGELES HALL OF FAME: Bob Peterson, member of 2020 class, has met kings and emperors

Port Angeles’ Bob Peterson went from playing football to “carrying the football” in his lifetime. Peterson, a three-sport star at Port Angeles… Continue reading

Port Angeles High School graduate Bob Peterson, left, meets with Egypt's Anwar Sadat, U.S. President Jimmy Carter and Isreal's Menachem Begin in the 1970s. After starring as a Roughriders football player, Peterson joined the U.S. Air Force and will be inducted into the Roughrider Hall of Fame on Saturday.
Kathleen LaBossiere in 1969.

PIERRE LaBOSSIERE COLUMN: A champion who was better than she realized

Last week would have been my mother’s 91st birthday. Today, I’ve started writing her eulogy for her memorial. She passed away on Sept. 11 of… Continue reading

Kathleen LaBossiere in 1969.