Preps

BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Port Townsend focused on winning Olympic League 1A

BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Port Townsend focused on winning Olympic League 1A

It’s back to the basics for the Port Townsend Redhawks boys basketball team. Some of that focus on the fundamentals is by… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Port Townsend focused on winning Olympic League 1A
Patty Reifenstahl                                Port Angeles’ Cameron Butler earned two state-qualifying times in the Riders’ season-opening swim meet against North Kitsap.

BOYS SWIMMING: Port Angeles’ Butler qualifies for two state events in season-opening meet

The Port Angeles swim team got two first places from Cameron Butler and a first from its 400 freestyle relay… Continue reading

Patty Reifenstahl                                Port Angeles’ Cameron Butler earned two state-qualifying times in the Riders’ season-opening swim meet against North Kitsap.
PREP ROUNDUP: Sequim basketball boys beat Steilacoom behind Despain’s 26 points

PREP ROUNDUP: Sequim basketball boys beat Steilacoom behind Despain’s 26 points

The Sequim basketball boys got 26 points from Nate Despain and clamped down on… Continue reading

PREP ROUNDUP: Sequim basketball boys beat Steilacoom behind Despain’s 26 points
GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL: Sequim scores 77 in beating 3A Bainbridge

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL: Sequim scores 77 in beating 3A Bainbridge

Jayla Julmist and Hope Glasser finished with double-doubles as Sequim opened its season with an impressive 77-68 win over Class 3A Bainbridge. “We… Continue reading

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL: Sequim scores 77 in beating 3A Bainbridge
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Post play pushes Forks past Chimacum; Cooke hits for 25 in Port Angeles’ win over Bainbridge

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Post play pushes Forks past Chimacum; Cooke hits for 25 in Port Angeles’ win over Bainbridge

Forks and Chimacum scrapped back and forth until the Spartans took a firm hold late and pulled… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Post play pushes Forks past Chimacum; Cooke hits for 25 in Port Angeles’ win over Bainbridge
GIRLS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Youthful veterans leading Forks

GIRLS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Youthful veterans leading Forks

With no seniors returning to a core of juniors and sophomores, the Forks girls basketball team is a team made up of young… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Youthful veterans leading Forks
BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Accepting, owning roles is priority for Forks Spartans

BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Accepting, owning roles is priority for Forks Spartans

Forks hopes to equal if not surpass the Spartans’ surprise run to a second-place finish in Evergreen League play with a senior-laden squad… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Accepting, owning roles is priority for Forks Spartans
BOYS BASKETBALL: Port Angeles tests its mettle in road win over Bainbridge

BOYS BASKETBALL: Port Angeles tests its mettle in road win over Bainbridge

Port Angeles showed its strength late against Class 3A Bainbridge, pulling away in the final two minutes for a season-opening 54-48 road boys… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL: Port Angeles tests its mettle in road win over Bainbridge
GIRLS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Experienced Chimacum looking to synch up in early going

GIRLS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Experienced Chimacum looking to synch up in early going

With virtually its entire roster intact, the Chimacum girls basketball team came off a promising 2017-2018 with high hopes for this season. Those… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Experienced Chimacum looking to synch up in early going
BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Chimacum deeper this season

BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Chimacum deeper this season

Mark Bennett, an assistant on last season’s Chimacum boys basketball team, has moved over on the bench as head coach for the Cowboys… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Chimacum deeper this season
GIRLS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Youthful Port Angeles on the offensive in the early going

GIRLS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Youthful Port Angeles on the offensive in the early going

The journey tips off this week for most of the 18 boys and girls prep basketball teams on the North Olympic Peninsula… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Youthful Port Angeles on the offensive in the early going
STATE FOOTBALL SEMIFINALS: Quilcene hoping to get their kicks against onside-heavy Odessa

STATE FOOTBALL SEMIFINALS: Quilcene hoping to get their kicks against onside-heavy Odessa

Top-seeded Odessa’s resume speaks for itself, a 12-0 record in which the Tigers put up 90-plus points on two occasions and broke the… Continue reading

STATE FOOTBALL SEMIFINALS: Quilcene hoping to get their kicks against onside-heavy Odessa
STATE FOOTBALL SEMIFINALS: Quilcene’s Bruner, Reynolds have each other’s backs

STATE FOOTBALL SEMIFINALS: Quilcene’s Bruner, Reynolds have each other’s backs

It’s not exactly Mr. Inside and Mr. Outside for Quilcene’s senior running backs Olin Reynolds and Ben Bruner. Both players have the ability… Continue reading

STATE FOOTBALL SEMIFINALS: Quilcene’s Bruner, Reynolds have each other’s backs
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Quilcene’s Ben Bruner has ‘game of his career’ in state playoff win

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Quilcene’s Ben Bruner has ‘game of his career’ in state playoff win

Quilcene’s Ben Bruner had “the game of his career,” according to Rangers head coach Trey Beathard in a wild 54-50 come-from-behind Class 1B State Quarterfinal… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Quilcene’s Ben Bruner has ‘game of his career’ in state playoff win

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Sequim, Port Angeles girls soccer players earn All-League honors and more …

Port Angeles and Sequim girls soccer players are well represented in All-Olympic League… Continue reading

STATE FOOTBALL: Quilcene’s Holdem Elkins knows when to throw

STATE FOOTBALL: Quilcene’s Holdem Elkins knows when to throw

Trusting in the arm of quarterback Holdem Elkins and a deep crop of talented backs and receivers has never been a gamble for… Continue reading

STATE FOOTBALL: Quilcene’s Holdem Elkins knows when to throw
FOOTBALL: Sequim’s Riley Cowan is Olympic League 2A MVP; Wolves, Riders represented on All-League team

FOOTBALL: Sequim’s Riley Cowan is Olympic League 2A MVP; Wolves, Riders represented on All-League team

Record-setting Sequim senior quarterback Riley Cowan was selected as The Olympic League 2A Division Football MVP in All-League team voting conducted by league… Continue reading

FOOTBALL: Sequim’s Riley Cowan is Olympic League 2A MVP; Wolves, Riders represented on All-League team

FOOTBALL: Port Townsend, Chimacum players make Nisqually/Olympic All-League team

Chimacum junior Jacob Williamson is a two-way first-team All-Nisqually/Olympic League football selection along the offensive and defensive lines, headlining a crop of Cowboys… Continue reading

QUAD-DISTRICT FOOTBALL: Billy Parkin runs wild, Neah Bay heading back to state tournament

QUAD-DISTRICT FOOTBALL: Billy Parkin runs wild, Neah Bay heading back to state tournament

Neah Bay’s Billy Parkin III is sure to be sore this week, but he probably doesn’t mind.… Continue reading

QUAD-DISTRICT FOOTBALL: Billy Parkin runs wild, Neah Bay heading back to state tournament
QUAD-DISTRICT FOOTBALL: Quilcene thumps Darrington, punches ticket to state

QUAD-DISTRICT FOOTBALL: Quilcene thumps Darrington, punches ticket to state

Quilcene showed no signs of rust after a lengthy layoff, putting up 38 first-quarter points in a… Continue reading

QUAD-DISTRICT FOOTBALL: Quilcene thumps Darrington, punches ticket to state