Sports

Turnovers cost Wolves against NK

Four turnovers let down Wolves in heated game

Volleyball: Wolves split with Bremerton, Olympic

Olympic League standings (as of Sept. 23) Team Lg. Over. North Mason 2-0 2-1 Olympic 2-1 3-2 North Kitsap 1-0 2-1 Port Angeles 1-1 2-1… Continue reading

Under head coach Bill Shea (far right), the Sequim High School boys golf team celebrates defense of its title at the 51st annual Tim Higgins Memorial at Kitsap Golf and Country Club in Bremerton in 2017. Shea is stepping down from the coaching position this year after leading Sequim to four consecutive undefeated, Olympic League title-winning seasons. Pictured, from left, are assistant coach Sean O’Mera, Blake Wiker, Paul Jacobsen, Andrew Vanderberg, Josiah Carter and Shea. Submitted photo

Prep golf: SHS boys coach Shea steps down

Bill Shea, known for taking the Sequim High boys’ golf program to impressive heights during his 10-year tenure, is turning in his coaching scorecard. Shea… Continue reading

Under head coach Bill Shea (far right), the Sequim High School boys golf team celebrates defense of its title at the 51st annual Tim Higgins Memorial at Kitsap Golf and Country Club in Bremerton in 2017. Shea is stepping down from the coaching position this year after leading Sequim to four consecutive undefeated, Olympic League title-winning seasons. Pictured, from left, are assistant coach Sean O’Mera, Blake Wiker, Paul Jacobsen, Andrew Vanderberg, Josiah Carter and Shea. Submitted photo

Community scoreboard — Sept. 18, 2019

Golf • Men’s Club, Long-Short Team Event, Sept. 11 First flight — Gross: 1. Jeff Jones-Russ Veenema, 150; 2. Ron Grant-John Raske, 155. Net: 1.… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2019

Cross country: Wolves start season at Eagle Jamboree

Sequim runners got their first taste of the 2019 cross country season, and friendly rivalries were renewed. Junior Lauren Larson of Port Angeles took top… Continue reading

Football: Sequim runs away with win at Forks

Playing through the rain in their first road game against a traditionally tough Forks team, Sequim’s Wolves overcame all of that — and some self-created… Continue reading

Girls soccer: Riders rout Wolves in rivalry match

The superstar controlled play, the newcomers stepped up and Port Angeles showed its strength in a 4-1 pasting of rival Sequim on a soggy Civic… Continue reading

Girls swimming: SHS sweeps Trojans, Buccaneers to open season

Two meets, two wins for Sequim’s girls swimming squad under first year head coach Sarah Thorson. After edging Olympic to open the season on Sept.… Continue reading

Sports briefs — Sept. 18, 2019

Anglers to talk razor clams The next monthly meeting of Puget Sound Anglers-North Olympic Peninsula Chapter is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2019

Volleyball: Roughriders edge Sequim’s Wolves in 5 sets

A young, rebuilding Wolves nearly completed a comeback in their Olympic League opener last week but came up short against the Port Angeles Roughriders. Behind… Continue reading

Wolf of the Week: Sydney Swanson

Class: Senior Team: SHS girls swimming Head coach: Sarah Thorson Reason for selection: “Sydney has posted district qualifying times in the 100 breaststroke as well… Continue reading

GOAT runners pound the trails

Locals shine while previous winners return to the Peninsula

Annual Bob Cup golf tourney in Sequim raises $19K for Clallam Mosaic

Another tourney, another big boost for Clallam Mosaic. The fourth-annual Bob Cup charity golf tournament saw 30 golfers and others come together to raise more… Continue reading

Community scoreboard — Sept. 11, 2019

Golf The Cedars at Dungeness • CADWGA, Monthly Medal, Sept. 3 First division — 1. Marine Hirschfeld, 71; 2. Linda Case, 73; 3. Wanda Synnestvedt,… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2019

Fall sports preview: New cross country coach leads Wolfpack squads into season

Fall sports preview: SHS cross country Head coach: Paul Brinkman (first season); Assistant: BJ Schade 2018 finish: Boys — 4-2 in Olympic League, sixth (No.… Continue reading

Sequim High School junior Dustan Koch waits to strike a ball at a boys tennis practice in September. Head coach Mark Textor named Dustan as one of the players he’s expecting to step up after nine core players from last year’s team graduated, including all five who went to 2A state tournaments. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Fall sports preview: SHS boys tennis set for season of learning

“Very young” Wolves tennis team working to fill a lot of holes from successful 2018 team

Sequim High School junior Dustan Koch waits to strike a ball at a boys tennis practice in September. Head coach Mark Textor named Dustan as one of the players he’s expecting to step up after nine core players from last year’s team graduated, including all five who went to 2A state tournaments. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Fall sports preview: Strong turnout, hard work fueling SHS girls swim squad’s optimism

SHS girls swim 2019 season preview Head coach: Sarah Thorson (first season); Assistant: Cherise Seser 2018 record: 4-2-1, tied for third in Olympic League 2A… Continue reading

Football: Wolves rout Patriots in season opener

Tough defense, an offense that looks in mid-season form and plenty of big play highlights. Sequim’s Wolves looked anything but rusty in their season opener… Continue reading

Girls soccer: Sequim opens season with non-league draw

For the second consecutive year, the Sequim Wolves have played Lakewood in a non-league match — and for the second straight year, the Wolves and… Continue reading

Guest column: Gridiron game brings back SHS memories

Something as simple and enjoyable as a Friday night watching high school football certainly can make one wax nostalgic. For many years during the 1990s,… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2019