STATE FOOTBALL: Quilcene’s Budnek manning many positions

It’s rare that a noseguard gets the nod as league MVP, but Quilcene junior Zach Budnek stands out by going all out. The… Continue reading


AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Port Townsend, Port Angeles turkey trots set

The eighth annual Turkey Trot 5K and 1-mile Kids Fun Run in support of Jumping Mouse Children’s… Continue reading


ATHLETES OF THE WEEK: Kenzie Johnson, Emma Murray and Felicia Che, Port Angeles girls swimming

What a finale for the Port Angeles swimming seniors. After a fifth-place finish at the West Central District III meet, the Roughriders weren’t expected to… Continue reading


STATE SWIMMING MEET: Port Angeles girls sixth at state

Relying on a combination of experienced seniors and a talented freshman, the Port Angeles swim and dive girls team placed again at… Continue reading

PREP FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Injuries take a big bite out of Wolves

Sequim’s inflatable Wolf mascot deflating while the team gathered for its end of season wrap-up talk was more than a little symbolic in… Continue reading

PREP 1B FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Budneks lead Quilcene to victory

The Quilcene Rangers got 50 out of their 52 points from the Budnek brothers en route to a 52-26 Class 1B Quad-District Football… Continue reading

PREP FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Sequim falls to Lakewood in 2A state playoff

The Sequim football team’s season came to a close Friday night, as the Wolves fell to Lakewood 38-12 in the opening round of… Continue reading

STATE SOCCER: Port Angeles pulls off the comeback with three-goal, second-half charge

Sequim falls 3-0 to Ridgefield, Port Angeles’ next state opponent

THINGS WE LEARNED: Wolves use their Newton

Sequim used its Newton and chased down its second straight Class 2A State Football Tournament berth in a 37-21 win over River Ridge… Continue reading

STATE AND QUAD-DISTRICT FOOTBALL: Feeding Ward could be key for Sequim’s hopes; Quilcene, Neah Bay and Crescent also in action

With rain in the forecast for tonight’s Sequim-Lakewood Class 2A State Football Tournament game, ball control will be a crucial component in whether… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Tipoff tournament results; Peninsula College and Forks all-stars named

North Olympic Peninsula teams made it to two championship games in the Port Angeles Parks and… Continue reading

FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Opponents, venues times set for postseason teams

Times, dates and venues have been finalized for four North Peninsula football teams’ playoff battles this weekend. The Sequim Wolves will play their 2A State… Continue reading

PIERRE LaBOSSIERE COLUMN: The center of the soccer world on the Peninsula

What a great weekend for the Beautiful Game. We had looked forward all week to Saturday, when the planets in the soccer universe aligned to… Continue reading

PREP SWIMMING: WIAA announces local swimmers invited to state meet

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association has released the list of North Olympic Peninsula swimmers and divers who will compete at the 2019… Continue reading

CROSS-COUNTRY: Three North Olympic Peninsula runners place at State

A trio of North Olympic Peninsula runners placed in the top 10 in their respective races at the state cross-country meet and the… Continue reading

PREP SOCCER: Roughrider girls take rubber match from Sequim

You could definitely say that the Port Angeles and Sequim soccer teams are both up in the clouds. Playing in a thick… Continue reading

DISTRICT SWIMMING: Roughrider girls fifth at district; Sequim eighth

Port Angeles’ Mackenzie DuBois finished second in two events as the Roughrider girls finished fifth as a team at the West Central District… Continue reading

The Redhawks’ Joshua Davis (28) carries the ball against Sultan on Friday. Sultan won 68-18. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

PREP FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Port Townsend, Chimacum falter in final contests

The Redhawks had a rough finish to their season, first losing leading rusher Dylan Tracer to a broken hand early against Sultan,… Continue reading

The Redhawks’ Joshua Davis (28) carries the ball against Sultan on Friday. Sultan won 68-18. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

DISTRICT FOOTBALL: Sequim gets back on track, makes state tournament

Sequim was out of sorts in the first quarter of their winner-to-state, loser-out Class 2A West Central District football playoff with the River… Continue reading

DISTRICT VOLLEYBALL: Port Angeles swept away in postseason return

The Port Angeles volleyball team’s run in the playoffs ended with a 3-0 (25-14, 25-13, 25-19) loss against league rival North Kitsap on… Continue reading