Area Sports

Sequim Picklers member Steve Bennett, at right, won a silver medal in the  3.5 Men’s Singles 75+ category at the 2021 USA Pickleball Nationals in Indian Wells, Calif. Bennett was one of seven Sequim Picklers members to compete at the national tournament.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Sequim Picklers compete at U.S. Nationals

Sequim Junior Soccer registration; Mountain View Pool opens back up in Port Townsend

 

Peninsula College goalkeeper Musuai Isaia has signed a letter of intent to continue her soccer career at Washington State University.

COLLEGE SOCCER: Peninsula goalkeeper Musuai Isaia signs with Washington State

Peninsula College goalkeeping standout Musuai Isaia has signed a letter of intent to play in between the posts for the nationally ranked Washington… Continue reading

 

White Crane Martial Arts in Port Angeles is adding more classes during the winter in an effort to expand its programs. (Courtesy photo)

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: White Crane expanding instruction

White Crane Martial Arts in downtown Port Angeles has made changes and will offer more variety to its schedule starting with the… Continue reading

White Crane Martial Arts in Port Angeles is adding more classes during the winter in an effort to expand its programs. (Courtesy photo)
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Hurricane Ridge Kennel Club member Faerin Tait, 14, of Port Angeles and her German pinscher, Rookie, competed in the national owner-handled series and the junior handling finals last month in Orlando, Fla.

HURRICANE RIDGE KENNEL CLUB: Local dog owners win awards at national championships

Two members of the Hurricane Ridge Kennel Club and their dogs won prestigious awards at the American Kennel Club National Championships held… Continue reading

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Hurricane Ridge Kennel Club member Faerin Tait, 14, of Port Angeles and her German pinscher, Rookie, competed in the national owner-handled series and the junior handling finals last month in Orlando, Fla.
Xander Maestas, Port Angeles basketball

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Xander Maestas, Port Angeles boys basketball

Xander Maestas has been a big part of the Port Angeles Roughriders boys basketball team’s success this year. The senior point guard has been an… Continue reading

Xander Maestas, Port Angeles basketball
Port Angeles' Lily Halberg was named to the honorable mention all-state team by the Washington State Volleyball Coaches' Association. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Roughriders’ Lily Halberg makes all-state in volleyball

Port Angeles’ Lily Halberg was named as an honorable mention on the Washington State Volleyball Coaches’ Association All-State teams. Halberg was named to… Continue reading

Port Angeles' Lily Halberg was named to the honorable mention all-state team by the Washington State Volleyball Coaches' Association. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Fundraising is underway for the Peninsula Baseball and Softball Barn, an indoor pitching, hitting and defensive skills facility near Port Angeles for Clallam County youth ages 9-18.
Fundraising is underway for the Peninsula Baseball and Softball Barn, an indoor pitching, hitting and defensive skills facility near Port Angeles for Clallam County youth ages 9-18.
Wyatt Christensen of Kingston, won the 9-year-old expert class at the USA BMX Grand Nationals held in Tulsa, Okla., this weekend. Christensen calls the Lincoln Park BMX Track in Port Angeles his home track. (Courtesy photo)

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Lincoln Park BMX-based rider wins national title

Kingston’s Wyatt Christensen, who rides at the Lincoln Park BMX Track in Port Angeles, won the 9-year-old export class in Tulsa, Okla.,… Continue reading

Wyatt Christensen of Kingston, won the 9-year-old expert class at the USA BMX Grand Nationals held in Tulsa, Okla., this weekend. Christensen calls the Lincoln Park BMX Track in Port Angeles his home track. (Courtesy photo)

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Pirate Classic set for this weekend

The First Federal Pirate Classic returns to the Peninsula College gym this weekend for three days of hoops action from 10 different… Continue reading

Run the Peninsula

RUN THE PENINSULA: Jamestown S’Klallam Run set for Saturday

The final race of the Run the Peninsula series, the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe 5K/10K Glow Run/Walk, will take place in Blyn Saturday… Continue reading

Run the Peninsula
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Bryan Smith of Seattle pushes his bicycle up a steep, muddy hill during Saturday's PNW Extreme Cyclocross mens single-speed race at Extreme Sports Park in Port Angeles.

CYCLOCROSS: A muddy time was had by all

Nearly 200 riders — and runners — from all around the Pacific Northwest braved the mud and torrential rain of the Extreme… Continue reading

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Bryan Smith of Seattle pushes his bicycle up a steep, muddy hill during Saturday's PNW Extreme Cyclocross mens single-speed race at Extreme Sports Park in Port Angeles.
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A competitor takes on the mud at Extreme Sports Park in March during a demonstration cyclocross race. The real deal put on by Peninsula Adventure Sports is coming back to ESP on Saturday and Sunday.

CYCLOCROSS: Muddy, grueling event coming to ESP on Saturday and Sunday

If you want to see an interesting, albeit a little bit weird, sport new to the Olympic Peninsula, head on out to… Continue reading

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A competitor takes on the mud at Extreme Sports Park in March during a demonstration cyclocross race. The real deal put on by Peninsula Adventure Sports is coming back to ESP on Saturday and Sunday.
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Salazar Painting won the championship of the Peninsula Adult Soccer League on Sunday with a 5-2 win over Windermere. From left, back row are Raul Medina, Abisai Garcia, Felix Morales, Sergio Arriola, Juan Carlos Cisneros, Pablo Salazar, Dave Brenckenridge, Nick Allen and Juan Carlos Salgado. From left, front row, are Sabrina Wilk, Tina Breckenridge, Armando Sanchez, Sergio Yanez, Manuel Gonzalez and Javier Mora.

REC SOCCER: Salazar Painting wins title

Salazar Painting won the championship of the Peninsula College Soccer League, cementing the title with a 5-2 win over… Continue reading

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Salazar Painting won the championship of the Peninsula Adult Soccer League on Sunday with a 5-2 win over Windermere. From left, back row are Raul Medina, Abisai Garcia, Felix Morales, Sergio Arriola, Juan Carlos Cisneros, Pablo Salazar, Dave Brenckenridge, Nick Allen and Juan Carlos Salgado. From left, front row, are Sabrina Wilk, Tina Breckenridge, Armando Sanchez, Sergio Yanez, Manuel Gonzalez and Javier Mora.
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Lefties designated hitter Luke Sanders bats in the first inning against Portland on Thursday evening in Port Angeles.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: WCL’s 2022 schedule set with four new teams

The Port Angeles Lefties will visit the rival Victoria HarbourCats to open the 2022 West Coast League summer collegiate wood bat baseball… Continue reading

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Lefties designated hitter Luke Sanders bats in the first inning against Portland on Thursday evening in Port Angeles.
Port Angeles High School sailing team members Elliot Dahlin and Fern Knobel (152), sail at a regional scrimmage this weekend off Kingston as a rainbow comes out. Teammates Ozzy Minard and Ella Schulz are in boat 156. (Photo courtesy of Perry Brestel)

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Port Angeles sailors end season strong; Peninsula soccer, volleyball results

This weekend, sailing teams from Port Townsend, Central Kitsap, Kingston and Port Angeles came together for a regional scrimmage in Apple Tree Cove… Continue reading

Port Angeles High School sailing team members Elliot Dahlin and Fern Knobel (152), sail at a regional scrimmage this weekend off Kingston as a rainbow comes out. Teammates Ozzy Minard and Ella Schulz are in boat 156. (Photo courtesy of Perry Brestel)
Port Angeles High School sailing team members Elliot Dahlin and Fern Knobel (152), sail at a regional scrimmage this weekend off Kingston as a rainbow comes out. Teammates Ozzy Minard and Ella Schulz are in boat 156. (Courtesy of Perry Brestel)

Port Angeles sailing team ends season with strong finish

This weekend, sailing teams from Port Townsend, Central Kitsap, Kingston and Port Angeles came together for a regional scrimmage in Apple Tree Cove… Continue reading

Port Angeles High School sailing team members Elliot Dahlin and Fern Knobel (152), sail at a regional scrimmage this weekend off Kingston as a rainbow comes out. Teammates Ozzy Minard and Ella Schulz are in boat 156. (Courtesy of Perry Brestel)
Peninsula College Pirates

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Peninsula women’s soccer ranked No. 3 in the nation; men ranked No. 6

The Peninsula College women’s soccer team is ranked No. 3 among Div. II community colleges and the Peninsula College men’s soccer… Continue reading

Peninsula College Pirates
Sequim’s Russ Britton (507) jumps through the finish line after he completes the Run the Peninsula 5K on the Larry Scott Trail in Port Townsend on Saturday. Taran Johnson, (547) also from Sequim, races to the finish. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Hundreds of runners take on Larry Scott Trail

High-schoolers, locals among 264 live-event entrants

Sequim’s Russ Britton (507) jumps through the finish line after he completes the Run the Peninsula 5K on the Larry Scott Trail in Port Townsend on Saturday. Taran Johnson, (547) also from Sequim, races to the finish. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)