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Sports briefs — Jan. 22, 2020

Anglers meeting reset for Jan. 22 The Puget Sound Anglers-North Olympic Peninsula Chapter’s Jan. 16 meeting has been postponed to Wednesday, Jan. 22, at the… Continue reading

  • Jan 22, 2020

Wrestling: Wolves grapple for wins at Lads, Lasses tourney

After seeing a league match postponed last week to snowy weather, Sequim wrestlers were back in action last weekend, earning five top-three finishes at the… Continue reading

Bowling: SHS tops Trojans for first home win

Third time was a charm. A quirk in the season schedule pitted Sequim bowlers against Olympic for three consecutive matches. And while the second place… Continue reading

Sequim Wolves guard Erik Christiansen rises up for a 3-point shot in the second quarter of the Wolves’ 74-54 loss to the North Kitsap Vikings on Jan. 7. Christiansen lead the Wolves in scoring with 16 points on 6-of-14 shooting, including making two of six shots from 3-point range. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Boys basketball: Wolves split with Olympic, NK

Wolves get rocked by Vikings, hold on to narrow win over Trojans

Sequim Wolves guard Erik Christiansen rises up for a 3-point shot in the second quarter of the Wolves’ 74-54 loss to the North Kitsap Vikings on Jan. 7. Christiansen lead the Wolves in scoring with 16 points on 6-of-14 shooting, including making two of six shots from 3-point range. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley
Hope Glasser (right) drives into the lane against North Kitsap Vikings forward Georgia Tucker in the second quarter of the Sequim Wolves 55-45 win over the Vikings on Jan. 7. Glasser and teammate Kalli Wiker lead the scoring for the Wolves with 12 points apiece, and Glasser helped keep the Wolves in the game during a back-and-forth first half.

Girls basketball: Wolves bounce back with 2 big league wins

After a non-league three-game skid, Sequim girls back in form with two important wins

Hope Glasser (right) drives into the lane against North Kitsap Vikings forward Georgia Tucker in the second quarter of the Sequim Wolves 55-45 win over the Vikings on Jan. 7. Glasser and teammate Kalli Wiker lead the scoring for the Wolves with 12 points apiece, and Glasser helped keep the Wolves in the game during a back-and-forth first half.

Sports briefs — Jan. 15, 2020

Anglers to meet The featured speaker at the Puget Sound Anglers-North Olympic Peninsula Chapter’s January meeting is John Beath, an author, club member, fishing guide… Continue reading

  • Jan 15, 2020

Wolf of the Week: Jayla Julmist

Class: Junior Team: SHS girls basketball Head coach: Linsay Rapelje Reason for selection: “Jalya had 16 points and 10 rebounds in the Wolves convincing 70-28… Continue reading

Above: Sequim Wolves freshman forward Cole Smithson takes a free throw in the 
4th quarter of the Wolves’ 57-55 win over the Central Kitsap Cougars on Jan. 3. Smithson only scored two points on the night, but they came in the form of two crucial free throws in the last minute to help secure the win. Below: Sequim Wolves freshman forward Isaiah Moore tries to block a shot from Central Kitsap Cougars forward Ethan Searer in the third quarter Sequim Gazette photos by Conor Dowley

Boys basketball: Wolves boys win thriller against Cougars

Late free throws from two freshmen secure win over 3A team

Above: Sequim Wolves freshman forward Cole Smithson takes a free throw in the 
4th quarter of the Wolves’ 57-55 win over the Central Kitsap Cougars on Jan. 3. Smithson only scored two points on the night, but they came in the form of two crucial free throws in the last minute to help secure the win. Below: Sequim Wolves freshman forward Isaiah Moore tries to block a shot from Central Kitsap Cougars forward Ethan Searer in the third quarter Sequim Gazette photos by Conor Dowley

Girls basketball: Sequim learns from two tough losses

Sequim lose two difficult non-league games, but hold their heads high

Gymnastics: Peninsula team competes at Sehome invite

The combined Port Angeles-Sequim-Crescent prep gymnastics squad vied for top placings at the five-team Sehome Invitational on Jan. 4. Sequim’s Emma Sharp earned a pair… Continue reading

Wrestling: Sequim grapplers compete at Axe, Hawkins tourneys

Sequim grapplers have their collective hands full in early-season tournaments and league matches, but several individuals are picking up wins in the 2019-2020 season. SHS… Continue reading

2019: The year in Sequim sports

An epic comeback for SHS basketball, historic runs for several spring prep teams and a trio of longtime coaches step down. There were plenty of… Continue reading

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