Sports

Peninsula College to host high school esports tournament for May 22-24

Though spring prep sports have been called off, some high school athletes are competing from home. Peninsula College’s Pirate Esports team is inviting youths to… Continue reading

Sequim High’s Jack to cheer at University of Idaho

From the Wolf pack to a pack of Vandals. Sequim High grad-to-be Brianna Jack is taking her classroom and cheerleading talents east to the University… Continue reading

Sports briefs — May 20, 2020

Women’s group back on links The 18-Hole Women’s Golf Group at The Cedars at Dungeness Golf Course is back playing golf, with mandated restrictions on… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2020
Sequim Wolves head baseball coach Dave Ditlefsen (center) gives his team instructions and advice before running a drill at a March 4 practice at Sequim High School. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Spring sports preview: SHS baseball looking to step up in 2020

Most starters return from team one game away from state in 2019

  • May 13, 2020
Sequim Wolves head baseball coach Dave Ditlefsen (center) gives his team instructions and advice before running a drill at a March 4 practice at Sequim High School. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Spring sports preview: Sequim boys’ soccer looks to grow from successful season

A team that went undefeated in league play in 2019 hopes to improve

  • May 13, 2020

Spring sports preview: Wolves set to dominate once again on links

Editor’s note: After a handful of practices, Sequim High School’s spring sports seasons were cancelled before any officials games were played following statewide shutdown of… Continue reading

Sequim High freshman shortstop Hannah Bates looks to make a play at a preseason practice in early March. Bates and the Wolves saw their 2020 spring season suspended before playing their first game in mi-March. Sequim Gazette file photo by Michael Dashiell

School closure ends prep seasons

Careers wrap for high school seniors

Sequim High freshman shortstop Hannah Bates looks to make a play at a preseason practice in early March. Bates and the Wolves saw their 2020 spring season suspended before playing their first game in mi-March. Sequim Gazette file photo by Michael Dashiell

Spring sports preview: Defending state champ SHS girls tennis team challenged by roster turnover

Editor’s note: After a handful of practices, Sequim High School’s spring sports seasons were cancelled before any officials games were played following statewide shutdown of… Continue reading

Mike McFarlen, pictured here in the spring of 2014, returns to lead the Sequim High fastpitch program after a three-season absence. He led the Wolves from 2012-2016. Sequim Gazette file photo by Michael Dashiell

Spring sports preview: Experienced Sequim fastpitch squad seeks return to state

Editor’s note: After a handful of practices, Sequim High School’s spring sports seasons were cancelled before any officials games were played following statewide shutdown of… Continue reading

Mike McFarlen, pictured here in the spring of 2014, returns to lead the Sequim High fastpitch program after a three-season absence. He led the Wolves from 2012-2016. Sequim Gazette file photo by Michael Dashiell

Spring sports preview: Sequim track & field squads look for repeat of ‘19 success

Editor’s note: After a handful of practices, Sequim High School’s spring sports seasons were cancelled before any officials games were played following statewide shutdown of… Continue reading

Peninsula golf courses once again open for play

Time to get back on the greens and fairways. Gov. Jay Inslee on April 27 announced that golf courses throughout the state are allowed to… Continue reading

City of Sequim park playgrounds have been closed to all users, including playground equipment at Carrie Blake Community Park, since March 24. City parks will reopen for day use but playground equipment and some restrooms are closed for public use, and large gatherings and team sports will not be allowed. Sequim Gazette file photo by Michael Dashiell

State, county, city parks to re-open for day use Parks

State and county parks on the North Olympic Peninsula — along with two city parks in Sequim — reopened for day use with some restrictions… Continue reading

City of Sequim park playgrounds have been closed to all users, including playground equipment at Carrie Blake Community Park, since March 24. City parks will reopen for day use but playground equipment and some restrooms are closed for public use, and large gatherings and team sports will not be allowed. Sequim Gazette file photo by Michael Dashiell
From left, Sequim Equestrian Team seniors Hannah Kokoschka, Grace Niemeyer, Emma Albright and Lilly Thomas each earned at least one District 4 postseason medal following a shortened 2020 season. Submitted photo

Equestrian sports: Sequim riders cap shortened season with district honors

The Sequim Equestrian Team saw its season end abruptly and without a chance to compete at the state meet, but riders are still coming away… Continue reading

From left, Sequim Equestrian Team seniors Hannah Kokoschka, Grace Niemeyer, Emma Albright and Lilly Thomas each earned at least one District 4 postseason medal following a shortened 2020 season. Submitted photo

Peninsula College to host high school esports tournament

Registration is open for Peninsula College’s first high school esports event, a weekend of online tournament gaming set May 22-24. Players will compete from their… Continue reading

Sequim’s Miller earns spot on WWU cheer squad

There’s only one thing Kianna Miller loves about cheerleading: Everything. “You feel like you’ve got a team of all your best friends, your sisters,” said… Continue reading

Virtual runs to support OMCares

Runners and walkers will attempt to meet a $10,000 fundraising goal for OMCares, an independent, Olympic Medical Center employee-operated emergency fund during an OMCares May… Continue reading

Friday night lights honor spring prep athletes

For 20 minutes Friday night, Olympic Peninsula prep athletes got their due. Athletes who had their spring seasons eliminated, some of whom on the peninsula… Continue reading

SHS looks to ‘Shine the Light’ in honor of prep athletes

To pay a tribute to spring sport athletes who lost their season after the school year was cut short in light of the novel coronavirus… Continue reading

College basketball: Glasser to hit hardcourt for PC Pirates

She may have seen her senior prep career end a bit early, but Hope Glasser plans on continuing her athletic career at the next level.… Continue reading

NODM canceled for 2020, goes ‘virtual’

The races are still on … virtually. Organizers of a multitude of events under the North Olympic Discovery Marathon umbrella have decided to cancel all… Continue reading