Sports

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

Wolf of the Week: Erik Christiansen

Wolf of the Week: Erik Christiansen Class: Junior Team: Sequim High boys basketball Head coach: Greg Glasser Reason for selection: “Erik hit a game-tying 3-pointer… Continue reading

Winter sports preview: Sequim boys swim crew to battle some of state’s top teams

A coaching change and a smaller crew hopefully won’t deter the Wolves from a successful season in the pool, new head coach Britt Hemphill says.… Continue reading

Bowling: Wolves post season-high scores in loss to Klahowya

The Wolves aren’t yet in the win column, but their scores saw another improvement in a 6-1 loss to state-caliber Klahowya in Port Angeles on… Continue reading

Jaylah Julmist (30) gets fouled while getting an offensive rebound in the second quarter against Neah Bay during the Sequim Wolves’ 86-63 win on Dec. 4. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Girls basketball: Wolves score 40 points in one quarter against Neah Bay

Sequim rides explosive scoring to two impressive non-league wins

Jaylah Julmist (30) gets fouled while getting an offensive rebound in the second quarter against Neah Bay during the Sequim Wolves’ 86-63 win on Dec. 4. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Adventure sports events coming to peninsula in 2020

Adventure sports on the North Olympic Peninsula are booming as area event promoter Peninsula Adventure Sports is adding two more outlets to the outdoors beginning… Continue reading

Sequim Wolves freshman forward Isaiah Moore, pictured second from right playing against the Klahowya Eagles on Dec. 2, scored 45 points with 32 rebounds and 6 blocks in his first four games of the season. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Boys basketball: Moore, Eaton lead Wolves to PT win

Wolves’ big men help lead team to 3-1 non-league record going into first Olympic League game

Sequim Wolves freshman forward Isaiah Moore, pictured second from right playing against the Klahowya Eagles on Dec. 2, scored 45 points with 32 rebounds and 6 blocks in his first four games of the season. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Sports briefs — Dec. 11, 2019

Pre-Christmas golf tourney set SkyRidge Golf Course will hold a Pre-Christmas 18-hole Golf Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 14. The event has a triple-six format from… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2019

Winter sports preview: Rebuilding Wolves’ wrestling crew banks on newcomers

After a rebuilding year in 2018-2019, the Wolves’ wrestling crew is back on the mats with a smaller crew and another coaching change. After splitting… Continue reading