Michael Dashiell

Spring sports preview/Baseball: Wolves look to senior, freshmen class for diamond wins

Spring sports preview: Baseball Head coach: Dave Ditlefsen (13th year) 2017 finish: 14-7 (7-4, third in Olympic League); 2-2 at West Central District tournament Top… Continue reading

Spring Sports Preview/Girls Tennis: Freshmen bolster competitive Wolves squad

Spring sports preview: Girls tennis Head coach: Mark Textor (2009-2013, 2003-2007) 2017 finish: 9-4 (third in Olympic League 2A); one doubles team to state tourney… Continue reading

Spring Sports Preview/Track & Field: Junior class leads way for Sequim boys

Spring sports preview: Track & Field Head coach: Brad Moore (24th year) 2017 finish: Boys — 11-1, 7-0 in Olympic League; fourth at league meet,… Continue reading

Top tumbler finds groove on Olympic Peninsula

For a middle-schooler who’s already traveled much of the country thanks to her U.S. Coast Guard family, the half-hour-plus commute for Alex Schmadeke to her… Continue reading

Basketball: SHS Staff Takes on Seniors

The students may have received the funds but the staff got the last laugh. Sequim High School’s teachers and other staffers knocked off their younger… Continue reading

Prep sports: Glasser siblings headline Wolves’ all-league picks

Their season ended a couple of games short of the state tournament, but Sequim’s Payton Glasser and teammate Nate Despain have some postseason hardware to… Continue reading

Library board votes to consider all-new construction

If the community agrees to back the effort, the Sequim Library will be getting a significant makeover in coming years. On Feb. 22, the North… Continue reading

OPAA offers scholarships for students pursuing art careers

Each year the Olympic Peninsula Art Association offers scholarships to students interested in pursuing a career in visual arts, art education, or commercial art. The… Continue reading

Reandeau Stipe selected Sequim’s Citizen of Year

Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year, past winners 1968 — Peter Black 1969 — Carl Klint 1970 — Virginia Keeting 1971 —… Continue reading

Tour De Dungeness bike races back for 21st year

Sequim’s premier annual bicycle racing event is back for its 21st season, complete with a new start/finish line. The 21st-annual Tour De Dungeness is set… Continue reading

Boys swimming/diving: Craig dives to fifth-place finish at state

Sequim’s Mathew Craig capped a stellar prep diving career with another medal at a state meet. Craig tallied 281.85 points in the preliminaries, semifinals and… Continue reading

Trustees to consider new construction vs. remodel of Sequim Library

To add on or to start anew. Officials with the North Olympic Library System are closing in on a plan that would, assuming local support… Continue reading

Boys basketball: Trojans edge Wolves in OT to end Sequim’s season

In the end, it was a familiar foe ushering Sequim out of the West Central District playoffs — and in a heartbreaking fashion, no less.… Continue reading

Boys basketball: Fife puts Wolves on the brink at districts

If they want to stay alive, the Wolves will need a big win against a familiar foe. A 66-45 loss to Fife in the opening… Continue reading

Boys swimming: Wolves sending two relays, diver Craig to state

Sequim’s boys swimming crew will finish their final 400 meters of the season at the state finals. So too will Sequim diver Mathew Craig, seeking… Continue reading

Clallam’s special guests ‘shine’

They come decked out in their finery, with flowing gowns and crisp jackets and hair done up just so. Still, there is a need for… Continue reading

Wilderness backpacking reservations accepted starting Feb. 15

The Wilderness Information Center will begin accepting wilderness permit reservation requests beginning Thursday, Feb. 15, for the 2018 season. Reservation requests will now be accepted… Continue reading

Girls basketball: Wolves knock off Coupeville in final home game

Olympic League standings (final) Port Angeles 11-1 17-3 North Kitsap 11-1 16-4 Olympic 7-5 9-11 Kingston 7-5 13-7 Sequim 4-8 8-12 North Mason 2-10 8-12… Continue reading

Boys swimming: Wolves quartet sets school 400 free relay mark in district prep meet

Some records are made to be broken, or so the saying goes. Others are meant to be ripped right off the wall, apparently. Sequim High’s… Continue reading

Wrestling: Wolves welcome competition in All-Comers tourney

One final warm-up before the season’s true tests begin. Sequim High hosted the All-Comers tournament on Jan. 27, with grapplers from peninsula schools Port Angeles… Continue reading