Sports briefs — Sept. 21, 2022

Basketball tryouts set

The Port Angeles Rams semi-pro basketball squad host an open tryout starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Elwha Gym, 281 Lower Elwha Road, Port Angeles.

Participants must be 18 or older and out of high school.

Anglers group set general meeting

The Puget Sound Anglers’ North Olympic Peninsula Chapter will host an open to the public general meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 21, at the Sequim Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road.

People start gathering at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting starts at 7 p.m. This month’s speaker is club member Bob Jautz, who will share details of the proposed Pebble Mine mine on Bristol Bay, Alaska, and why it would be devastating both to the bay and fisheries.

Also on the agenda is a short business meeting, fishing reports, a fishing tip for success and raffle drawings following his talk (raffles are for members only). Join that night to participate; annual memberships are $25 and includes The Reel News monthly publication.

PC to host adult soccer, volleyball, basketball leagues

The Peninsula Soccer League kicks off Sunday, Sept. 25, with matches throughout the day. Teams and schedules are set, but there may be room for additional players by contacting league director Jake Hughes at The league hosts games on Sundays at Wally Sigmar Field through early November.

The Peninsula Volleyball League, an indoor coed league for adults 16 and older, gets under way the week of Oct. 17 at the Peninsula College gymnasium, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. Matches take place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings with teams in two divisions. Each division is open to the first eight paid teams. The fee is $400 per team. Captains can reserve their spot by contacting league director Rick Ross at

The Peninsula Basketball league will also get underway in October. Games will be on Monday and Wednesday evenings at the college. This league is open to the first eight paid teams. The entry fee is $400. Contact league director Donald Rollman at to reserve your spot.

Details about all three leagues are available at the Pirate Athletics website at

Sunland players take Super Senior titles

Jay Tomlin and Kathy Benedict became two-time title-winners at Sunland Golf Club earlier this month.

Tomlin shot 158 over two rounds to win the Super Seniors Club Championship’s men’s 70+ division at Sunland that finished on Sept. 8; he was also the Sunland club champion.

Benedict earned Sunland’s Super Seniors Club Championship women’s 70+ division net title; she was also Sunland’s overall net club champion.

At the Super Seniors Club Championship, John Sims (144) took the men’s 70+ division net title. In the men’s 80+ division, Dan O’Claray (175) was overall champion and Gene Mattson (151) won the net title. Sandi Gunn (182) won the women’s 70+ overall championship. In the women’s 80+ division, Linda Beatty (196) won the overall title and Alice Myers was the net winner (155).