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Erik Christiansen, 34, pictured playing against the Bremerton Knights on Dec. 17, lead the Wolves in scoring at the Cloud 9 Classic in Lynden with 38 points, including scoring 27 against the Sehome Mariners on Dec. 28. Sequim Gazette file photo by Conor Dowley

Boys basketball: Wolves handed two tough losses in Cloud 9 Classic

Wolves tossed around by two “big, physical teams”

Erik Christiansen, 34, pictured playing against the Bremerton Knights on Dec. 17, lead the Wolves in scoring at the Cloud 9 Classic in Lynden with 38 points, including scoring 27 against the Sehome Mariners on Dec. 28. Sequim Gazette file photo by Conor Dowley
Jayla Julmist, 30, pictured facing Neah Bay on Dec. 4, lead the scoring for the Sequim Wolves in the Cloud 9 Classic tournament on Dec. 27-28, with 29 points across their two games. Sequim Gazette file photo by Conor Dowley

Girls basketball: Wolves handed first loss in Cloud 9 Classic

Sequim girls beat impressive Sehome, fall to Lynden Christian

Jayla Julmist, 30, pictured facing Neah Bay on Dec. 4, lead the scoring for the Sequim Wolves in the Cloud 9 Classic tournament on Dec. 27-28, with 29 points across their two games. Sequim Gazette file photo by Conor Dowley
All-around winners from the Sequim-Port Angeles combined prep squad’s gymnastics win over Kingston on Dec. 20 are, from left, Sequim’s Gracie Sharp, Port Angeles’ Aiesha LaTourette, Sequim’s Emma Sharp and Sequim’s Lesae Pfeffer. Photo by Jackie Mangano

Gymnastics: Port Angeles-Sequim squad tumbles past Kingston

A combined group of Port Angeles, Sequim and Crescent gymnasts scored big in a 144.1-96.85 gymnastics meet victory over Kingston on Dec. 20 at Breidablik… Continue reading

All-around winners from the Sequim-Port Angeles combined prep squad’s gymnastics win over Kingston on Dec. 20 are, from left, Sequim’s Gracie Sharp, Port Angeles’ Aiesha LaTourette, Sequim’s Emma Sharp and Sequim’s Lesae Pfeffer. Photo by Jackie Mangano
Enjoy skiing, snowboarding, tubing, snowshoeing hiking and more at Hurricane Ridge this winter. Sequim Gazette file photo by Michael Dashiell

Hurricane Ridge highlights Olympic National Park’s 2019-2020 winter season

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. A flurry of skiers and snowboarders followed the snow flurries that helped open the Hurricane Ridge… Continue reading

Enjoy skiing, snowboarding, tubing, snowshoeing hiking and more at Hurricane Ridge this winter. Sequim Gazette file photo by Michael Dashiell

Bowling: Trojans topple Wolves on lanes

Sequim’s bowling squad enters the mid-season winter break with a 1-8 mark after dropping a 7-0 decision at Olympic on Dec. 17. Madison McKeown bowled… Continue reading

Dallin Despain (0) guards Bremerton Knights guard D’Angelo Moore (1) during the first quarter of the Sequim Wolves’ 77-62 loss to the Knights on Dec. 17. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Boys basketball: Wolves suffer first Olympic League loss

Sequim lose to high-pressure Bremerton boys, pick up win over Forks

Dallin Despain (0) guards Bremerton Knights guard D’Angelo Moore (1) during the first quarter of the Sequim Wolves’ 77-62 loss to the Knights on Dec. 17. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Boys swimming: Wolves splash to first win

For Kaleb Needoba, all the turns, the stops and starts and laps upon laps are starting to pay off. The Sequim High junior broke a… Continue reading

Hope Glasser, pictured playing against the Klahowya Eagles on Dec. 2, scored a season-high 25 points against the Bremerton Knights on Dec. 17, along with 9 rebounds and 9 steals. Sequim Gazette file photo by Conor Dowley

Girls basketball: Wolves cruise to win behind Glasser’s 25 points

Glasser nearly earns triple-double as Sequim grabs 49 point win

Hope Glasser, pictured playing against the Klahowya Eagles on Dec. 2, scored a season-high 25 points against the Bremerton Knights on Dec. 17, along with 9 rebounds and 9 steals. Sequim Gazette file photo by Conor Dowley

Local golfers ‘battle’ at Oregon courses

A cadre of local golfers made a trek south earlier this month for a bit of friendly competition. The 36 golfers, split into three teams,… Continue reading

Registration for NODM, Run the Peninsula 2020 races open

Registration is open for the 18th-annual North Olympic Discovery Marathon and the second-annual Run the Peninsula series, a four-race set series across the North Olympic… Continue reading

Sports briefs — Dec. 25, 2019

Hoops tourney on tap The Port Angeles Parks & Recreation Department is hosting the Martin Luther King youth basketball tournament, presented by Captain T’s Custom… Continue reading

  • Dec 25, 2019

Wolf of the week: Kaleb Needoba

Class: Junior Team: Sequim High boys swimming Head coach: Britt Hemphill Reason for selection: “Kaleb broke the school record in the 500 free on Dec.… Continue reading

  • Dec 25, 2019
Michael Young scores a touchdown on the Sequim Wolves’ first drive against the Olympic Trojans on Oct. 11. Young would total 23 receptions for 432 yards and six touchdowns on the season and played shutdown defense as a cornerback to help earn first team All Olympic League honors on offense and defense. Sequim Gazette file photo by Conor Dowley

Wolves football: 2019 was great, but 2020 could be better

Head coach Erik Wiker enjoyed this past season, but he’s eager to see this team play next year

Michael Young scores a touchdown on the Sequim Wolves’ first drive against the Olympic Trojans on Oct. 11. Young would total 23 receptions for 432 yards and six touchdowns on the season and played shutdown defense as a cornerback to help earn first team All Olympic League honors on offense and defense. Sequim Gazette file photo by Conor Dowley

Bowling: Sequim picks up first win of 2019-20 season

Despite missing a pair of varsity players, Sequim High’s bowling squad picked up its first win of the season at home against North Mason on… Continue reading

Boys basketball: Wolves win two close league games

Wolves follow last-second save with an overtime win to open their Olympic League season

Boys Swimming: Sequim’s Wolves post postseason-qualifying marks in opening meets

Squaring off against the defending state champs to open their season, the relatively small Sequim Wolves still managed to post a number of strong swims… Continue reading

Community scoreboard — Dec. 18, 2019

Volleyball Port Angeles Parks & Recreation coed league • Dec. 16 Interfor 2, Beastmode 1 (19-25, 25-9, 25-21) Roji Home & Garden 3, Seven Cedars… Continue reading

  • Dec 18, 2019
Sequim High School competition cheerleaders perform during the Jungle Jam competition hosted at Auburn Mountainview High School. The SHS cheer squad won the Medium Non-tumbling division with a score of 59.5 points, which qualifies them to compete at state in February for the first time in school history. Submitted photo

SHS cheer earns first-ever state berth with competition win

The SHS cheer squad won a “very competitive” division with a state-qualifying score

Sequim High School competition cheerleaders perform during the Jungle Jam competition hosted at Auburn Mountainview High School. The SHS cheer squad won the Medium Non-tumbling division with a score of 59.5 points, which qualifies them to compete at state in February for the first time in school history. Submitted photo

Sports briefs — Dec. 18, 2019

Anglers to host CWI lead/biologist The next monthly meeting of Puget Sound Anglers-North Olympic Peninsula Chapter is set for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, at… Continue reading

  • Dec 18, 2019
Kalli Wiker, right, pictured playing against the Klahowya Eagles on Dec. 2, set the Sequim High School record for 3-pointers made during a girls basketball game with eight, and tied the overall school record set by Art Green. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Wiker sets Sequim girls record, ties school record in win

Sequim’s elite 3-point shooter comes up big and earns a place in the school record books

Kalli Wiker, right, pictured playing against the Klahowya Eagles on Dec. 2, set the Sequim High School record for 3-pointers made during a girls basketball game with eight, and tied the overall school record set by Art Green. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley