Sports briefs — Feb. 26, 2020

  • Wednesday, February 26, 2020 1:30am
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Register now for Quilcene Oyster Races

Registration is now open for the Quilcene Oyster Races, set for Sunday, Sept. 20, in Quilcene.

Races include a half-marathon, 10k, 5k and free youth race.

Costs are: $55 for the half marathon, $35 for the 10k and $25 for the 5k. Prices increase after June 30.

See to register or for more information.

Rides to Hurricane Ridge

The schedule for transportation from downtown Port Angeles to Hurricane Ridge has changed.

Those interested can catch free Black Ball shuttle bus rides each Saturday through the end of March at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. at Civic Field, 307 S. Race Street, with return trips slated for 1:45 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Riders are encouraged to bring their National Park pass if they have one, though a pass is not required; a park pass on the bus admits the holder and three others.

Hoopfest tourney set for March 7-8

The Port Angeles Parks & Recreation Department is hosting the Competitive Hoops Spring Hoopfest, March 7-8, with divisions for boys and girls teams in grades 4-12.

Entry fee is $250, with a four-game guarantee.

For more information or to register, contact Dan at or 360-417-4557.

Semi-pro soccer team tryouts set for March 8

Northern Peninsula FC, a new second division soccer club in the Western Washington Premier League based in Sequim and Port Townsend, hosts tryouts at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 8, at the Albert Haller Playfields in Sequim.

Interested players should contact the club ahead of time ( to reserve a spot at the tryouts, though walk-ups will be accepted as well. There is a $30 trial fee.

The team will play home games at Port Townsend’s Memorial Field and training at the Albert Haller Playfields.

Adult soccer league registration open

The spring season for Sequim FC adult (16+) soccer registration is now open.

Opening day for the eight-on-eight league is Wednesday, March 25. Teams play eight games in all; cost is $40 per person, with uniforms provided.

See for more information.

St. Patty’s run a fundraiser

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day a bit early with a 5k or youth 1-mile fun run on Saturday, March 14, in Port Angeles.

The youth run starts at 9 a.m. and the 5k at 9:30 a.m. along an out-and-back course starting at Hollywood Beach and following the the Olympic Discovery Trail.

Cost is $10 for the youth run, $35 (adults) and $25 (youths) for the 5k. Funds raised benefit the United Way of Clallam County and the Hurricane Ridge Ridge Winter Sports Education Foundation.

Register and find more event details online at

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