Michael Carman

College soccer: Pirate women get first victories of season

The perennial powerhouse Pirate women weren’t winless for long. After beginning the year with two losses at the NWAC Friendlies, Peninsula College’s women scored a… Continue reading


Fall sports preview: SHS girls soccer squad seeks return to postseason

SHS girls soccer 2017 season preview Head coach: Derek Vandervelde (third year); Assistants: Antonio Frutos, Javier Gomez, Keith McMinn, Erin Vig 2017 record: 6-6 in… Continue reading


PREP FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Freshman QB plays well for Port Townsend; Sequim’s Cowan sets school passing record and other action

Senior quarterback Riley Cowan now owns the school’s career passing yardage mark after throwing for 267 yards and four touchdowns in the Wolves’ season-opening, 44-21… Continue reading


COLLEGE SOCCER: Peninsula teams swept at NWAC Friendlies

The regular-season opening NWAC friendlies last week proved to be downright rude to the Peninsula College men’s and women’s soccer teams. Both teams went 0-2… Continue reading

College soccer preview: Peninsula men look to climb back to top of NWAC

Four NWAC men’s soccer championship banners are displayed at Peninsula College’s Wally Sigmar Field. The ability to sustain that level of success is not so… Continue reading

Wilder’s Ian Miller throws no-hitter at state tournament

Wilder Senior’s outstanding summer season came to a close a few wins shy of a state title with a 10-0 loss to the Vancouver Mavericks… Continue reading

Boys soccer: Sequim loses in finale; but celebrates match that wasn’t supposed to happen

Unlike the aftermath of most knockout losses in prep state tournaments, smiles, hugs and laughter permeated the atmosphere on the artificial turf as friends and… Continue reading

Boys soccer: Wolves sweep Bucs, Knights

Olympic League standings Team Lg. Over. Kingston 5-1-0 6-2-0 North Kitsap 5-1-0 6-2-0 Port Angeles 4-2-0 6-2-0 Sequim 4-2-0 5-2-1 Bremerton 2-4-0 3-6-0 North Mason… Continue reading

Men’s College Basketball: Youthful PC looks to grow

Head coach Mitch Freeman enters his fifth year with a Peninsula College men’s basketball team that has talent, shooters, height — and some well-known faces… Continue reading

College soccer: Peninsula women fall 1-0 in OT in NWAC championship

That’s the way the ball bounces. Peninsula’s bid at a repeat Northwest Athletic Conference women’s soccer title ended abruptly in the second minute of sudden-death… Continue reading

WOMEN’S SOCCER: Peninsula College cruises to semifinals as Pirates improve to 19-0-0

In control throughout, the Peninsula College women’s soccer team knocked off Lane 3-0 in a Northwest Athletic Conference quarterfinal Saturday, Nov. 4, at Wally Sigmar… Continue reading

Girls soccer: SHS’s playoff hopes take hit with losses

A rivalry game that good deserved a winning goal that great. Sierra Robinson’s game-winning strike just beat the outstretched hands of Sequim goalkeeper Claire Henninger,… Continue reading

LEFTIES: Sequim’s Johnston, Port Angeles’ Paynter on pitching staff

For the few North Olympic Peninsula baseball fans out there who have yet to rally around the Port Angeles Lefties, here’s a couple of homegrown… Continue reading

Sprint boat season shut down

The roar is no more, at least for the 2017 sprint boat races at Port Angeles’ Extreme Sports Park. Port Angeles’ Dan and Kelie Morrison,… Continue reading

PREP SOCCER: Sequim speeds past Port Angeles, earns playoff spot

Olympic League standings (as of April 30) Team Lg. Over. North Kitsap 11-0-0 13-0-1 Kingston 8-2-0 10-3-1 Sequim 6-4-0 7-5-2 Port Angeles 5-5-0 8-6-0 Bremerton… Continue reading

Boys soccer: Kingston, PA squads shut out Sequim

Olympic League standings Team Lg. Over. North Kitsap 5-0-0 7-0-1 Kingston 4-1-0 5-1-1 Port Angeles 4-1-0 5-2-0 Bremerton 2-3-0 3-4-0 Sequim 2-3-0 3-3-1 North Mason… Continue reading

COLLEGE SOCCER: Peninsula selects former player and assistant Hughes as next men’s head coach

Peninsula College’s nationally-ranked men’s soccer program may have a European feel next fall. The college last week named Jake Hughes, formerly of London, England, as… Continue reading

Girls basketball: Trojans top Wolves, ending Sequim’s season at district tourney

A furious rally ended short — and ended Sequim’s season two games short of regionals — in a 42-38 loss to Fife at the Class… Continue reading

Henninger named All-Peninsula MVP

Sequim Wolves soccer goalkeeper Claire Henninger thought about what she could do to boost her team’s underclassmen-heavy roster prior to her junior soccer season. “I… Continue reading

Shea edges Krumpe for Clallam County Amateur golf title

2016 SHS grad rallies from three strokes back for tourney victory