Michael Dashiell

Gary Neal sits in his office a few weeks after starting his assistant superintendent position in July 2014.

Sequim schools pick Neal for interim superintendent role

In the end, Sequim’s next superintendent was just down the hall.

Gary Neal sits in his office a few weeks after starting his assistant superintendent position in July 2014.
Odds, ends from the editor’s desk — May 20, 2015

Odds, ends from the editor’s desk — May 20, 2015

Forgive the gross use of cultural exceptionalism, but Sequim rocks. Well, our festivals do, anyway.

Odds, ends from the editor’s desk — May 20, 2015
Sequim's Tanner Rhodefer

Baseball: Sequim wins 2, heads to regionals

Behind some gutsy pitching, solid defense and timely hitting, Sequim’s Wolves knocked off White River and Sammamish in succession to earn a spot in the West Central District tournament Saturday in Kent.

Sequim's Tanner Rhodefer
Sequim’s 4x200 relay team (clockwise from far left

Track & Field: Wolves post strong finishes at Olympic League meet

Moore named Olympic League's boys 2A Coach of Year, SHS girls set 4x200 school record

Sequim’s 4x200 relay team (clockwise from far left
Sequim's Nigel Christian pitches through wet conditions in an April league game against North Kitsap. He and the Wolves play in the West Central District tourney Saturday

Baseball: Wolves fall in finale, take fourth seed

Sequim opens West Central District tournament play in Kent May 9

Sequim's Nigel Christian pitches through wet conditions in an April league game against North Kitsap. He and the Wolves play in the West Central District tourney Saturday
Tanner Rhodefer works the mound against Port Angeles last week. Rhodefer wenty all seven innings as Sequim upended the Riders

Baseball: Sac fly, Rhodefer help Sequim edge Riders

Coach Dave Ditlefsen looked to Sequim ace Tanner Rhodefer to help end a four-game skid on last week against the Wolves’ rival.

Tanner Rhodefer works the mound against Port Angeles last week. Rhodefer wenty all seven innings as Sequim upended the Riders
Brendon Despain races to first place finishes in both 1

Track & Field: NK takes battle of top track teams SLIDESHOW

Sequim earns 14 first-place finishes but host Vikings earn sweep

Brendon Despain races to first place finishes in both 1
Sequim second baseman Jordan Bentz throws out a Port Angeles runner and looks to turn a double play.

Fastpitch: Riders power past Wolves on ‘Pink’ day

Three teams have separated themselves from the rest of the Olympic League and Sequim is once again in the lead pack.

Sequim second baseman Jordan Bentz throws out a Port Angeles runner and looks to turn a double play.
Sequim schools superintendent Kelly Shea congratulates SEF Film Festival winner Zavier Zarit.

Zarit takes top honor at SEF Film Fest SLIDESHOW

Zavier Zarit has hopes of studying communications and video production at Western Washington University.

Sequim schools superintendent Kelly Shea congratulates SEF Film Festival winner Zavier Zarit.
Like this book in the school library

SHS junior has eyes on Harvard summer program

Enough with theory. Ian Houghton wants to put his passion for science into practice.

Like this book in the school library
Isabelle MacMurchie shows her science project project titled

Schools revamp superintendent search schedule

With less than a month before possible selection of a new superintendent, the Sequim School District’s board of directors and staff have a full slate of meetings to narrow their search.

Isabelle MacMurchie shows her science project project titled
High school softball players and community members gather for a photo at the 2014 “Pink Up” event in Sequim.

Area softball teams to revive ‘Pink Up’ event

Game, festivities promote cancer awareness on April 29 at Sequim field

High school softball players and community members gather for a photo at the 2014 “Pink Up” event in Sequim.
Cate MacQueen says her son Casey struggled with a drug addiction for at least 10 years.

A young man’s struggle, a mother’s grief

Sequim woman says son’s death should serve as a warning for all parents, youths

Cate MacQueen says her son Casey struggled with a drug addiction for at least 10 years.
Sequim’s Quintan Johnson looks to hand off to anchor Oscar Herrera in the 4x100 relay event last week in Port Townsend. Sequim won the event with a 45.88-second mark.

Track & Field: Sequim posts state-best marks at P.T. meet

Some of the top athletes in the 2A ranks were on the track and in the field last week in Port Townsend. And they were all wearing purple and gold.

Sequim’s Quintan Johnson looks to hand off to anchor Oscar Herrera in the 4x100 relay event last week in Port Townsend. Sequim won the event with a 45.88-second mark.
Sequim’s Daniel Harker drives in a run with a sacrifice fly to deep left field in the first inning of an 18-0 rout of Port Townsend on April 16. Harker had two of Sequim’s 16 hits and

Baseball: Sequim slugs its way to key victories

Sequim’s offense pounded Port Townsend pitchers for 16 hits while SHS hurlers Daniel Harker and Gavin Velarde tossed five innings of no-hit baseball in an 18-0 win on April 16.

Sequim’s Daniel Harker drives in a run with a sacrifice fly to deep left field in the first inning of an 18-0 rout of Port Townsend on April 16. Harker had two of Sequim’s 16 hits and
Sequim junior Brendon Despain races to a 13th-place finish in the 800 meters.

Track & Field: Wolves post 14 top-ten finishes in Tacoma

Sequim’s track squad got good performances in Tacoma, but eyes are on even better finishes in this city in late May.

Sequim junior Brendon Despain races to a 13th-place finish in the 800 meters.

Baseball: Wolves top Bucs in comeback

A persistent Sequim offense batted back from a 6-0 deficit to knock off Kingston 7-6 on April 7, earning the Wolves a key Olympic League win.

Sequim shortstop MaryLu Clift

Fastpitch: Wolves edge Trojans in extra innings

Sequim Fastpitch remains undefeated in Olympic league play

Sequim shortstop MaryLu Clift
Demiree Briones’ page on the North Carolina Central website.

Wolves return to diamond

A trio of former Sequim High softball stars are battling for wins on softball diamonds for their respective college teams this spring.

Demiree Briones’ page on the North Carolina Central website.
Sequim High School students and staff give Dan and Janet Peterson a 'go tunnel' send-off last week; the Petersons are retiring.

Sweet SHS send-off for Petersons SLIDESHOW

It was emotional (almost) last day for Janet and Dan Peterson at Sequim High School last week.

Sequim High School students and staff give Dan and Janet Peterson a 'go tunnel' send-off last week; the Petersons are retiring.