Conor Dowley

Barrett arrest could have positive outcome

Many hoping that recent arrest of man with Down Syndrome can lead to better education for police

 

Sequim Wolves girls basketball head coach Linsay Rapelje observes a preseason practice of her team as they prepare for the first full season of her second tenure as head coach. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Basketball preview: Experienced Wolves girls look to test their strength

Linsay Rapelje coaches a tough and experienced Sequim girls team that is looking to get better

 

Dallin Despain drives to the hoop during a pre-season practice for the Sequim Wolves boys basketball team on Nov. 21. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Boys basketball: New-look Wolves look to turn up the pace

A younger, faster Sequim boys basketball team is ready to take the court

 

Freshman forward Isaiah Moore, second from right, passes the ball out from under the basket while under pressure from Klahowya Eagles forward Deven Patch during the Sequim Wolves’ 45-37 win over the Eagles on Dec. 2. Moore had eight points, eight rebounds and two blocks in his first high school game. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Boys basketball: Wolves come from behind to beat Klahowya

Sequim boys dig a hole in the second quarter, but Christiansen, Chen and Moore help bring them back

Freshman forward Isaiah Moore, second from right, passes the ball out from under the basket while under pressure from Klahowya Eagles forward Deven Patch during the Sequim Wolves’ 45-37 win over the Eagles on Dec. 2. Moore had eight points, eight rebounds and two blocks in his first high school game. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley
Sequim Wolves forward Hope Glasser, center, goes up for a layup against the Klahowya Eagles during the Wolves’ 73-17 win over the Eagles on Dec. 2. Glasser scored 11 points on the night, and was a key part in keeping the Eagles’ offense quiet on the night. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Girls basketball: Wolves dominate in win over Klahowya

Sequim earns 73-17 win over the Eagles in season opener

Sequim Wolves forward Hope Glasser, center, goes up for a layup against the Klahowya Eagles during the Wolves’ 73-17 win over the Eagles on Dec. 2. Glasser scored 11 points on the night, and was a key part in keeping the Eagles’ offense quiet on the night. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Flavored vape ban meant to protect youth among nation-wide lung disease outbreak

SMS principal: “No doubt in my mind” that flavored vape products target youth

Pastor Jerry Luengen, left, practices his role as Josaiah in a Nov. 20 dress rehearsal for the Sequim Valley Nazarene Church living nativity performance. The nativity will be performed four times each night at the church on Dec. 6-8. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Living Nativity returns to Sequim Valley Nazarene

Local church hosts event for third year

Pastor Jerry Luengen, left, practices his role as Josaiah in a Nov. 20 dress rehearsal for the Sequim Valley Nazarene Church living nativity performance. The nativity will be performed four times each night at the church on Dec. 6-8. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

SHS to host community forum, introduce volunteer program

High school getting new tool to help boost Career and Technical Education class experience

Sequim Wolves sophomore quarterback Kobe Applegate throws a pass in the first quarter of the Wolves’ 38-21 loss to the Lakewood Cougars in the 2A state playoffs on Nov. 15. Applegate was forced to start the game due to a knee injury suffered by Taig Wiker, but responded with a touchdown pass on the Wolves’ opening drive of the game. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Football state playoffs: Cougars knock out Wolves

With Taig Wiker sidelined by injury, Wolves fall 38-12

Sequim Wolves sophomore quarterback Kobe Applegate throws a pass in the first quarter of the Wolves’ 38-21 loss to the Lakewood Cougars in the 2A state playoffs on Nov. 15. Applegate was forced to start the game due to a knee injury suffered by Taig Wiker, but responded with a touchdown pass on the Wolves’ opening drive of the game. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Girls soccer: Spudders kick Wolves from state tourney

The Sequim Wolves fell 3-0 to the Ridgefield Spudders in the first round of the 2A state tournament

School board offers support for SHS music programs

SHS band, choir teachers say Core 24 is “really hard” on their programs

Stormwater management the focus of DRMT meeting

The Dungeness River Management Team heard a presentation on Clallam County stormwater plans

Jim Stoffer, pictured speaking during a League of Women Voters forum in October for the candidates for Sequim School Board, position 3, won reelection on Nov. 5. Olympic News Group file photo by Jesse Major

2019 General Election: Stoffer leading in reelection for Sequim School Board seat

The incumbent candidate has earned nearly 60% of the vote

Jim Stoffer, pictured speaking during a League of Women Voters forum in October for the candidates for Sequim School Board, position 3, won reelection on Nov. 5. Olympic News Group file photo by Jesse Major
Sequim Wolves quarterback Taig Wiker celebrates after scoring a rushing touchdown in the second quarter of the Wolves’ 37-21 district playoff win over the River Ridge Hawks on Nov. 8. Wiker threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more on the night to help lead to the Wolves to a second straight state playoff berth.

Football: Wolves come from behind, earn state berth

Sequim earns 37-21 comeback win, draws Lakewood in state playoffs

Sequim Wolves quarterback Taig Wiker celebrates after scoring a rushing touchdown in the second quarter of the Wolves’ 37-21 district playoff win over the River Ridge Hawks on Nov. 8. Wiker threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more on the night to help lead to the Wolves to a second straight state playoff berth.

School board hears SHS improvement plan

The Sequim High School improvement plan was examined at the latest school board meeting

Sequim Wolves goalkeeper Olivia Hale (left) parries a long shot away while Port Angeles Roughriders star Millie Long (right, 10) lurks near goal during their District 3 playoff tournament match at Peninsula College on Nov. 9. Port Angeles won 1-0 thanks to a goal from Long, but the Wolves had already qualified for the 2A state playoffs. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Soccer: Wolves earn second-ever state playoff berth

A win over the Orting Cardinals gave Sequim a trip to the 2A state playoffs

Sequim Wolves goalkeeper Olivia Hale (left) parries a long shot away while Port Angeles Roughriders star Millie Long (right, 10) lurks near goal during their District 3 playoff tournament match at Peninsula College on Nov. 9. Port Angeles won 1-0 thanks to a goal from Long, but the Wolves had already qualified for the 2A state playoffs. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley
Taig Wiker celebrates as he crosses the goal line for his fourth rushing touchdown of the night in the Sequim Wolves’ 36-21 win against the Bremerton Knights on Nov. 1. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Football: Wolves beat Knights, head to district playoffs

Four Taig Wiker rushing touchdowns and a dominant O-line lead Sequim to key win

Taig Wiker celebrates as he crosses the goal line for his fourth rushing touchdown of the night in the Sequim Wolves’ 36-21 win against the Bremerton Knights on Nov. 1. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Girls soccer: Wolves top Lindbergh, advance in district tourney

Olympic League final standings Team Lg. Pts. Over. Port Angeles 10-2-0 32 13-2-1 North Kitsap 11-1-0 29 27 15-1-1 Sequim 7-5-0 20 9-5-1 North Mason… Continue reading

Jennifer Paul works with a black lab named Molly during a canine hydrotherapy session at Swim Doggie Swim. Paul would help Molly get around the pool, and pause periodically to massage areas on her legs, hips and back that were bothering her thanks to a previous leg issue. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Swim Doggie Swim helps dogs feel healthy

Hydrotherapy sessions help dogs recover from injuries

Jennifer Paul works with a black lab named Molly during a canine hydrotherapy session at Swim Doggie Swim. Paul would help Molly get around the pool, and pause periodically to massage areas on her legs, hips and back that were bothering her thanks to a previous leg issue. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Boys tennis: Sequim’s Zingaro advances to district in singles

Head coach happy with results of “learning” season