Michael Dashiell

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Sharing the tumbling mat

Sequim High gymnast duo joins Port Angeles crew for ’14-’15 season

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Sequim’s Payton Glasser looks to score as he shoots over Port Angeles defenders Grayson Peet (4)

Boys Basketball: Wolves rise up over Riders

Barry nets 18 as Sequim finishes season sweep of Port Angeles

Sequim’s Payton Glasser looks to score as he shoots over Port Angeles defenders Grayson Peet (4)
With four Kingston defenders closing in

Boys basketball: Sequim KO’s Kingston

One bad quarter nearly did in Sequim's chances to survive a home upset.

With four Kingston defenders closing in

Boys Basketball: Wolves get defensive versus Knights

Barry nets 27 as Sequim comes back for key road victory at Bremerton

Sequim cross country head coach Harold Huff was named this year’s class 2A boys Coach of the Year by the Washington State Cross Country Coaches Association.

Wolfpack leader gets state honor

Huff named state’s class 2A Coach of Year for cross country

Sequim cross country head coach Harold Huff was named this year’s class 2A boys Coach of the Year by the Washington State Cross Country Coaches Association.
Sequim’s Wendall Lorenzen swims the butterfly leg of the 200 individual medley as his Wolves take on North Kitsap last week.

NK’s Vikings victorious in Sequim pool

Despite a disparity in the number of athletes, Sequim’s swimming and diving squad saw some improvement in a 124-49 loss to North Kitsap on Jan. 7.

Sequim’s Wendall Lorenzen swims the butterfly leg of the 200 individual medley as his Wolves take on North Kitsap last week.
If I could change the sports world (seriously), Part II

If I could change the sports world (seriously), Part II

After being nearly lulled unconscious by my 20th college football bowl game, I’m beginning to think this was a bad idea …

If I could change the sports world (seriously), Part II
Resurrection of the Elwha, on film

Resurrection of the Elwha, on film

Four-plus-year effort has ‘Return of the ‘River’ gaining the spotlight

Resurrection of the Elwha, on film

Odds and ends and a year to remember

I don’t know about you, dear Gazette reader, but I’m not sure I’m ready for 2015. I’m still winded from a whirlwind 2014.

Second place at state? Why not take a selfie? SHS senior Mikey Cobb (foreground) snaps a pic of teammates (from left) Wendall Lorentzen

2014: The Year in Sequim sports

There were plenty of athletes and teams for Sequim sports fans to root for, from a dynamic pair of cross country teams and a phenom freshman golfer to the emergence of Sequim High’s girls wrestling program and the resurgence of SHS’s football squad.

Second place at state? Why not take a selfie? SHS senior Mikey Cobb (foreground) snaps a pic of teammates (from left) Wendall Lorentzen

If I could change the sports world (seriously), Part I

A few years ago, sportswriting demigod Rick Reilly wrote a column about what he’d change if he were some kind of American Sports Czar and could change anything he wanted with the kind of impunity only Roger Goodell can imagine.

Odds, ends from the editor’s desk — Dec. 17, 2014

Get ready for the hordes arriving en masse — again. For the umpteenth time, Sequim is on another “great place to retire” list.

OMC tackling emergency issues

OMC tackling emergency issues

Hospital leaders eyeing expansion, adding staff to reduce wait times

OMC tackling emergency issues

OMC board approves raise for chief exec

As chief executive officer of a $146 million organization, Olympic Medical Center’s Eric Lewis’ salary is well below that of other area hospitals, much of them smaller than OMC.

Editor’s Corner: Oddities from the editor’s desk

Kudos to the local citizenry who took flocked to local stores during Small Business Saturday recently. Admittedly, it’s not an entirely small business concept but started out through American Express OPEN, the company’s small business unit.

Cody Beeson

Supporting the home-to-school connection

Sequim WaKIDS program scheduled for Dec. 11 at Greywolf Elementary

Cody Beeson
Sequim guard Alex Rutherforfd (center) applies some defensive pressure to Dylan Lott in a preseason drill. Rutherford and the Wolves tip off their season Dec. 5 at Klahowya. Looking on are (from left) teammates Jackson Oliver

Winter sports preview: Wolves;s boys hoops team looks to reach top of league

The theme for this year’s Wolves squad is big. Big expectations, big shoes to fill, big questions about their lineup … and they’re just plain big.

Sequim guard Alex Rutherforfd (center) applies some defensive pressure to Dylan Lott in a preseason drill. Rutherford and the Wolves tip off their season Dec. 5 at Klahowya. Looking on are (from left) teammates Jackson Oliver
As Sequim High School bowling coach Randy Perry talks with sophomore Dakota Henderson (at left)

Winter sports preview: Wolves bowlers eye third district playoff spot

With the closure of Sequim’s only bowling alley in June, SHS’s bowling squad hits the road to Port Angeles’ Laurel Lanes when they need to practice their pin-dropping, and not just for their official league matches.

As Sequim High School bowling coach Randy Perry talks with sophomore Dakota Henderson (at left)

More odds, ends from the editor’s desk

A kind Sequim resident (who prefers to remain anonymous) recently dropped off a couple of items newspaper folks like myself consider treasures, both editions of the now defunct Sequim Press.

Sequim School Board president John Bridge talks with fellow board members at their Nov. 17 meeting. Board directors approved a school construction bond proposal

Sequim schools set bond vote

Special election for $49M construction proposal goes to voters Feb. 10

Sequim School Board president John Bridge talks with fellow board members at their Nov. 17 meeting. Board directors approved a school construction bond proposal