OUTDOORS: Autumn’s arrival marks mushroom season

HEAVY RAINS THAT came with the storm that blew in last weekend served a two-fold purpose: bringing up the levels on depleted rivers, notably out… Continue reading

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Sequim sophomore Lars Wiker made his first varsity start at quarterback during the Wolves' 17-12 rivalry victory over Port Angeles.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tackling not a part of Quilcene practices

Close contact saved for game days

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Sequim sophomore Lars Wiker made his first varsity start at quarterback during the Wolves' 17-12 rivalry victory over Port Angeles.
Sequim's Rileigh VanDyken, right, vies for the ball with Bainbridge's Laine Romney in the Wolves' penalty-shootout loss to the Spartans on Tuesday. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Sequim's Rileigh VanDyken, right, vies for the ball with Bainbridge's Laine Romney in the Wolves' penalty-shootout loss to the Spartans on Tuesday. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Sequim's Jolene Vaara swings away at the net during a match with Bainbridge on Tuesday. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Sequim out-paced vs. Spartans

Riders compete with North Kitsap

Sequim's Jolene Vaara swings away at the net during a match with Bainbridge on Tuesday. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
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Port Angeles' No. 1 boys tennis singles player Reef Gelder backhands a volley in the team's match against North Kitsap on Monday.

PREP SPORTS: Port Angeles netters swept by North Kitsap

East Jefferson girls soccer picks up second straight shutout

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Port Angeles' No. 1 boys tennis singles player Reef Gelder backhands a volley in the team's match against North Kitsap on Monday.
Olympic Motorcycle Club’s Triple Crown Fall Series gets underway with the first of three racing weekends this Saturday at the club’s track off of Deer Park Road. Round two follows on Oct. 16-17, and the series concludes Nov. 5-6. (Tom Hines/Olympic Motorcycle Club)

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Olympic Peninsula Motorcycle Club’s Fall Series underway this weekend; Quillayute and Sol Duc rivers reopen Wednesday

Weekend rain on the West End did the trick as the Quillayute and Sol Duc rivers will re-open to recreational fishing beginning Wednesday.… Continue reading

Olympic Motorcycle Club’s Triple Crown Fall Series gets underway with the first of three racing weekends this Saturday at the club’s track off of Deer Park Road. Round two follows on Oct. 16-17, and the series concludes Nov. 5-6. (Tom Hines/Olympic Motorcycle Club)

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: WSU’s Rolovich has shown more than enough to warrant a change

Team has lost big leads, then games in four of seven contests under 2nd year coach

Port Angeles junior Jack Gladfelter, front left, races at the front of the pack at the opening of the varsity boys race at the 43rd Salt Creek Invitational at Salt Creek Recreation Area. Gladfelter finished second overall as the Roughrider boys claimed the varsity and junior varsity team titles. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)
Port Angeles junior Jack Gladfelter, front left, races at the front of the pack at the opening of the varsity boys race at the 43rd Salt Creek Invitational at Salt Creek Recreation Area. Gladfelter finished second overall as the Roughrider boys claimed the varsity and junior varsity team titles. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)
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Sequim's Kobe Applegate holds the Rainshadow Rumble rivalry trophy as the team heads toward the student section to sing the school fight song after a 17-12 win over Port Angeles on Friday.
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Sequim's Kobe Applegate holds the Rainshadow Rumble rivalry trophy as the team heads toward the student section to sing the school fight song after a 17-12 win over Port Angeles on Friday.
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Port Angeles freshman Zakara Braun was the Roughriders' top girls finisher in a meet held in Bremerton on Wednesday.
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Port Angeles freshman Zakara Braun was the Roughriders' top girls finisher in a meet held in Bremerton on Wednesday.
Terry and Barbara Rossow of Ellensburg caught this good-sized coho while fishing off Sekiu on Wednes-day. The pair also enjoyed whale watching after the big catch.
Terry and Barbara Rossow of Ellensburg caught this good-sized coho while fishing off Sekiu on Wednes-day. The pair also enjoyed whale watching after the big catch.
Peninsula College's Theodore Baiye, left, and Nicolas Hernandez work the ball upfield during the Pirates' 2-0 win over the Titans on Wednesday at Wally Sigmar Field. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)
Peninsula College's Theodore Baiye, left, and Nicolas Hernandez work the ball upfield during the Pirates' 2-0 win over the Titans on Wednesday at Wally Sigmar Field. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

GOLF: Event boots Field Arts & Events Hall

More than $10,000 was secured toward construction of Port Angeles’ Field Arts & Events Hall as the facility hosted its second annual Swinging… Continue reading

Taryn Johnson, Sequim Soccer. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

PREP ROUNDUP: Wolves’ Taryn Johnon tallies hat trick in win

The Sequim girls soccer team got a hat trick from Taryn Johnson, who scored her flurry of goals in just seven minutes, in… Continue reading

Taryn Johnson, Sequim Soccer. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

ADVENTURE SPORTS: Open houses set to prepare for Little Hurt

Peninsula Adventure Sports and its partner, North Olympic Healthcare Network, are teaming up with Lincoln Park BMX, Port Angeles School District Americorps… Continue reading