Area Sports

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Play in or sponsor Peninsula College Pirates’ golf tourney

Peninsula College Athletics will hold its lone fundraiser of the year, the annual Pirate Golf Tournament, at The Cedars at Dungeness Golf Course… Continue reading

 

Jesse Major photo
Laura Gould of Sequim was one of only two riders to compete in the Hoh-ly Roller using  a single-speed bicycle. She took second place in the womens open medium course.

GRAVEL UNRAVEL: Over 150 riders take on the Hoh Rainforest

Nearly 100 racers and 50 untimed gran fondo participants rode in the Hoh-ly Roller this weekend, the first race of the Gravel Unravel… Continue reading

 

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Adult softball league registration underway in Port Angeles and Jefferson County

A team captain meeting for the city of Port Angeles Parks and Recreation Department’s adult softball leagues will be held at Vern… Continue reading

Port Townsend Women's Golf Club
Port Townsend Women's Golf Club Captain Katherine Buchanan spent last week as a volunteer repairing the bunker on hole No. 3.

GOLF ROUNDUP: Wilder Baseball to hold fundraiser May 15

The Wilder Baseball Club four-person golf fundraiser will be held at 10 a.m. May 15 at Peninsula Golf Course. Cost is $110… Continue reading

Port Townsend Women's Golf Club
Port Townsend Women's Golf Club Captain Katherine Buchanan spent last week as a volunteer repairing the bunker on hole No. 3.
Port Angeles Marathon Association
Mother and daughter, Katie and Audrey Rudd of Port Angeles, run in the 5K Railroad Bridge Run on Saturday.

ADVENTURE SPORTS: More than 300 compete in Railroad Bridge Run

More than 300 participants ran the Olympic Discovery Trail from Carlsborg to Sequim in the Railroad Bridge Run this weekend, the second leg… Continue reading

Port Angeles Marathon Association
Mother and daughter, Katie and Audrey Rudd of Port Angeles, run in the 5K Railroad Bridge Run on Saturday.
Photo courtesy of Jessica Lancaster 
From left, back row, coach Jay Marazon, Stella Fradkin, Madison Wilkinson, Emma Desjardin, Maddie Walton, assistant coach Rob Walton, Mariah Traband, Alayna Marazon, Lilly Lancaster, and assistant coach Jack Waknitz. From left, front row, Brooklynn Schmidt, Madigan Ordona, Emma Rhodes, Cela Waknitz, Lila Nix and Peyton Smith.

STORM KING SOCCER: Avalanche girls finish second at Founders Cup

The Storm King FC Avalanche Girls 2010 team finished second in the Washington Youth Soccer 2021 Founders Cup held over… Continue reading

Photo courtesy of Jessica Lancaster 
From left, back row, coach Jay Marazon, Stella Fradkin, Madison Wilkinson, Emma Desjardin, Maddie Walton, assistant coach Rob Walton, Mariah Traband, Alayna Marazon, Lilly Lancaster, and assistant coach Jack Waknitz. From left, front row, Brooklynn Schmidt, Madigan Ordona, Emma Rhodes, Cela Waknitz, Lila Nix and Peyton Smith.

Railroad Bridge Park Run/Walk slated Saturday

The third annual Railroad Bridge Park Run, the Run the Peninsula organization’s next road race, will be held Saturday with… Continue reading

Debbie Proctor of Vancouver (307) and Sherry Xiong of Port Angeles (343) run in the half-marathon of the Olympic Adventure Trail run Saturday. (Photo by Matt Sagen, Cascadia Films)
Debbie Proctor of Vancouver (307) and Sherry Xiong of Port Angeles (343) run in the half-marathon of the Olympic Adventure Trail run Saturday. (Photo by Matt Sagen, Cascadia Films)
Sailors from Port Townsend and Port Angeles high schools compete in a regatta on Port Townsend Bay on Saturday, April 3.

PREP SAILING: Port Angeles, Port Townsend high school sailors take to the bay for first regatta

Light winds may have calmed seas and slowed boats, but they didn’t dampen the enthusiasm as Port Angeles and Port Townsend high… Continue reading

Sailors from Port Townsend and Port Angeles high schools compete in a regatta on Port Townsend Bay on Saturday, April 3.
Photo courtesy of Jay Cline
The first "test event" of cyclocross was held at Extreme Sports Park outside of Port Angeles in late March. Races that are part of the normal cyclocross fall circuit are scheduled at the site in October and November.

ADVENTURE SPORTS: Cyclocross passes its test; more races to come in the fall

Extreme Sports Park hosted the first-ever “Cyclocross” event on the Olympic Peninsula late last month, hosting racers from Washington and Oregon as… Continue reading

Photo courtesy of Jay Cline
The first "test event" of cyclocross was held at Extreme Sports Park outside of Port Angeles in late March. Races that are part of the normal cyclocross fall circuit are scheduled at the site in October and November.
Western Washington University
Sequim native Sarah Shea, now golfing for Western Washington University, was named the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Women's Golfer of the week Monday.

SPORTS BRIEFS: Sequim’s Sarah Shea named GNAC Women’s Golfer of the Week

Western Washington University sophomore Sarah Shea, a Sequim High School alumna, has been selected as… Continue reading

Western Washington University
Sequim native Sarah Shea, now golfing for Western Washington University, was named the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Women's Golfer of the week Monday.
Ally Downey/Pacific Lutheran University Athletics
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.

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

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.
Pierre LaBossiere

COLUMN: Welcoming the return of local sports

IT’S BEEN ALMOST exactly a year. A year of dashed hopes and crushing lows. A few days of despair. Some false starts. Other days in… Continue reading

Pierre LaBossiere
Port Angeles High School
Wally Sigmar Field at Peninsula College still had a couple of inches of snow on the field Monday afternoon. The Port Angeles soccer girls are hoping to open their season tonight against East Jefferson, but that game may be postponed if the snow doesn't melt.

PREP SPORTS: More preps back Tuesday and Wednesday after long hiatus

Despite a bit of a hiccup from a weekend snowstorm, prep sports is finally returning to the Olympic Peninsula today after a… Continue reading

Port Angeles High School
Wally Sigmar Field at Peninsula College still had a couple of inches of snow on the field Monday afternoon. The Port Angeles soccer girls are hoping to open their season tonight against East Jefferson, but that game may be postponed if the snow doesn't melt.
Run the Peninsula
Sue Stednek of Sequim competes in the 2020 Elwha Bridge Run. The Run the Peninsula series returns Saturday with the 2021 Elwha Bridge Run.

RUN THE PENINSULA: Elwha Bridge Run returns Saturday

The second annual Run the Peninsula Elwha Bridge Run 5K/10K along the Olympic Discovery Trail will take place from 9:30 a.m. to… Continue reading

Run the Peninsula
Sue Stednek of Sequim competes in the 2020 Elwha Bridge Run. The Run the Peninsula series returns Saturday with the 2021 Elwha Bridge Run.
Harald Tittel/The Associated Press
The sport of Cyclocross is coming to the Olympic Peninsula with a CycloX event set in late March at the Extreme Sports Park outside of Port Angeles. This is the World Cyclocross Championships in Germany in 2011.

ADVENTURE SPORTS: Cyclocross coming to Olympic Peninsula

Peninsula Adventure Sports sets calendar for year’s events

Harald Tittel/The Associated Press
The sport of Cyclocross is coming to the Olympic Peninsula with a CycloX event set in late March at the Extreme Sports Park outside of Port Angeles. This is the World Cyclocross Championships in Germany in 2011.