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Forks' Dalton Kilmer, center, is one of five North Olympic Peninsula athletes who will play for the West team in the Class 2A/1A/B Earl Barden Classic, the all-state football game, in Yakima on Saturday. Kilmer is joined by Forks football coach Trevor Highfield and his mom, Amy Kilmer.

ALL-STATE FOOTBALL: Six players representing West

Rivals, Roughriders, Rangers and Spartans in 2A/1A/B game

 

The 1967 Port Angeles Roughriders football team went 9-0 and featured Bernie Fryer, who went on to play basketball at the University of Washington.

ROUGHRIDERS HALL OF FAME: Two historic teams to be inducted

Two of the best teams in the history of Port Angeles High School athletics will join 11 individuals in being inducted into… Continue reading

 

Nike video Sequim’s Riley Pyeatt celebrates with her teammates, from left, Eve Mavy, Hi’ilei Robinson and Bloomenrader after winning the women’s 4x400 emerging athlete championship at the Nike Nationals held in Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Ore., this weekend.

TRACK AND FIELD: Sequim 4×400 team wins at Nike Nationals

Port Angeles’ Jack Gladfelter third in 2-mile run

 

Sequim High head coach Greg Glasser, center, talks to Isaiah Moore, left, and Erik Christiansen during a timeout in the Wolves’ 51-46 win over North Mason in January 2020. (Olympic Peninsula News Group file photo)

PREP BASKETBALL: Longtime Sequim boys coach Greg Glasser stepping away

Longest tenure of any high school basketball coach on the Peninsula

Sequim High head coach Greg Glasser, center, talks to Isaiah Moore, left, and Erik Christiansen during a timeout in the Wolves’ 51-46 win over North Mason in January 2020. (Olympic Peninsula News Group file photo)
Port Angeles football player Daniel Cable signed to play with George Fox University in Newberg, Ore., on Monday. His Roughrider coaches all attended the ceremony. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula Daily News)
Port Angeles football player Daniel Cable signed to play with George Fox University in Newberg, Ore., on Monday. His Roughrider coaches all attended the ceremony. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula Daily News)
Pierre LaBossiere

PIERRE LaBOSSIERE COLUMN: A year to make up for lost time

And now we take a deep breath. Another prep season done. Another marathon done. A prep season that tried and largely succeeded to return to… Continue reading

Pierre LaBossiere
Wilder Baseball Club

WILDER BASEBALL CLUB: Seniors play tough after sweep

The Wilder Baseball Club senior team bounced back from a rough opening day to take a strong Yakima Pepsi-Pak team to eight innings… Continue reading

Wilder Baseball Club
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Sequim's Brandon Wagner was a first-team All-Olympic League Boys Soccer Team pick. Wagner will play for Peninsula College next season.

PREPS: All-Olympic League baseball, soccer and girls tennis all-league teams announced

A number of players on Sequim’s state tournament boys soccer squad were honored with Olympic League All-League honors in voting conducted by league… Continue reading

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Sequim's Brandon Wagner was a first-team All-Olympic League Boys Soccer Team pick. Wagner will play for Peninsula College next season.
Forks pitcher Logan Olson releases a pitch against Adna in the District 4 quarterfinals at Shelton High School on May 7. Olson was named the Pacific 2B League baseball MVP. (Alec Dietz/The Daily Chronicle)

PREP BASEBALL: Forks’ Logan Olson named Pacific 2B League MVP

Forks senior Logan Olson capped off his high school career by being named the Pacific 2B League MVP for baseball. Olson was a… Continue reading

Forks pitcher Logan Olson releases a pitch against Adna in the District 4 quarterfinals at Shelton High School on May 7. Olson was named the Pacific 2B League baseball MVP. (Alec Dietz/The Daily Chronicle)
From left, Riley Pyeatt, Hi'ilei Robinson, Kaitlyn Bloomenrader, Eve Mavy, members of the Sequim girls 4x400 relay team, celebrate their state championship at the 2A meet at Mount Tahoma Stadium on Saturday. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

STATE TRACK AND FIELD: Sequim’s Riley Pyeatt finally gets another chance at state meet

Sequim’s Riley Pyeatt went into this weekend at Mount Tahoma Stadium wanting to make up for lost time. And boy, did she ever.… Continue reading

From left, Riley Pyeatt, Hi'ilei Robinson, Kaitlyn Bloomenrader, Eve Mavy, members of the Sequim girls 4x400 relay team, celebrate their state championship at the 2A meet at Mount Tahoma Stadium on Saturday. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Riley Pyeatt, Sequim track and field.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Riley Pyeatt, Sequim track and field

What a conclusion to the high school career of Sequim’s Riley Pyeatt. Pyeatt, who didn’t get a chance to run at state in 2020 and… Continue reading

Riley Pyeatt, Sequim track and field.
The Forks softball team celebrates its third-place trophy at the state 2B tournament held in Yakima this weekend. (Roger Harnack/Free Press Publishing)
The Forks softball team celebrates its third-place trophy at the state 2B tournament held in Yakima this weekend. (Roger Harnack/Free Press Publishing)
Sequim's Riley Pyeatt, left, and Eve Mavy celebrate winning the girls 4x400 state championship Saturday at Mount Tahoma Stadium in Tacoma. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

STATE TRACK AND FIELD: Sequim’s Pyeatt, girls 4×400 team champions

Sequim’s Riley Pyeatt was denied a chance at a state track and field championship for two years because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Pyeatt,… Continue reading

Sequim's Riley Pyeatt, left, and Eve Mavy celebrate winning the girls 4x400 state championship Saturday at Mount Tahoma Stadium in Tacoma. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Forks players celebrate beating Rainier to come in third place at the state 2B tournament in Yakima. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)
Forks players celebrate beating Rainier to come in third place at the state 2B tournament in Yakima. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)

STATE TENNIS: Sequim’s Little third at state tournament

Sequim’s Garrett Little finished third and Kendall Hastings eighth in the boys and girls state 2A tennis championships held at the Nordstrom Tennis… Continue reading

Sequim's Riley Pyeatt receives her medal for winning the state championship in the 800-meter run Saturday at the 2A state track and field championships held at Mount Tahoma Stadium. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

STATE TRACK AND FIELD: Sequim’s Riley Pyeatt wins state championship in the 800

Sequim’s Riley Pyeatt, one of the top middle-distance runners in the state, came through in the 800-meter run with a performance worthy of… Continue reading

Sequim's Riley Pyeatt receives her medal for winning the state championship in the 800-meter run Saturday at the 2A state track and field championships held at Mount Tahoma Stadium. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Rudd walks it off with extra-inning HR

Peyton Rudd followed up a controversial delay with a two-run walkoff home run as No. 8-seed Port Angeles edged No. 9 Ridgefield 11-10… Continue reading

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Port Angeles' Lily Halberg bats in an April game against Kingston at Dry Creek School in Port Angeles.
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Port Angeles' Lily Halberg bats in an April game against Kingston at Dry Creek School in Port Angeles.
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Port Angeles baserunner Peyton Rudd looks towards Kingston pitcher Jayla Moon while stealing home after a wild pitch got away from the catcher during a game earlier this season.

STATE SOFTBALL: Peyton Rudd’s place is at second base for Port Angeles

Riders, Sequim, Forks and Quilcene begin state softball today

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Port Angeles baserunner Peyton Rudd looks towards Kingston pitcher Jayla Moon while stealing home after a wild pitch got away from the catcher during a game earlier this season.
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Port Angeles catcher Zoe Smithson, left, was named the Olympic League MVP for the second year in a row. At right is Sequim's Taylee Rome, whol made the all-league second team.

PREP SOFTBALL: Roughriders’ Smithson named league MVP

Port Angeles’ Zoe Smithson was named the Olympic League softball MVP and several of her Roughriders teammates and Sequim players made the all-league… Continue reading

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Port Angeles catcher Zoe Smithson, left, was named the Olympic League MVP for the second year in a row. At right is Sequim's Taylee Rome, whol made the all-league second team.