AREA SPORTS: Lifeguard certification courses in June, August at Sequim YMCA

Port Angeles basketball and wrestling camps set for July

Lincoln Park BMX 
Lincoln Park BMX racers Teyah Elofson-Cross and Kylin Weitz of Port Angeles will ride for Team USA at the UCI World BMX Finals in Rock Hill, S.C. Sunday through May 18. The fifth-graders attend Dry Creek (Elofson-Cross) and Franklin elementary schools (Weitz).

Lincoln Park BMX Lincoln Park BMX racers Teyah Elofson-Cross and Kylin Weitz of Port Angeles will ride for Team USA at the UCI World BMX Finals in Rock Hill, S.C. Sunday through May 18. The fifth-graders attend Dry Creek (Elofson-Cross) and Franklin elementary schools (Weitz).

Lifeguard trainings set for Sequim Y

SEQUIM — Two lifeguard certification courses will be hosted by the YMCA of Sequim this summer.

The courses includes two online systems, classroom training and pool sessions.

Pre-class swim workouts are available for anyone who needs to improve their swim skills.

Completion of the class will provide a Lifeguard Certification plus CPR, First Aid, AED and Emergency Oxygen certifications.

Registration is open through June 8 for the first session, set June 21-23 and 29-30.

Registration is open through July 20 for the second session, set Aug. 3-4, 10-11 and 17.

Students must be age 16 by the final day of class, complete the swim test by the registration date and the online learning system by the first day of training.

The cost is $75 and to register, visit or call 360-477-4381.

For more information, email

Run/Walk for Justin

CHIMACUM — Registration is underway for the Run/Walk for Justin, a 5K/10K and virtual race to support 2012 Chimacum High School graduate Justin Morris set for Aug. 3.

Born and raised in Chimacum, Morris is now married with a young daughter and works as a corrections officer while living in Ellensburg.

Morris was recently diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and his treatments are all located in western Washington.

The run/walk is designed to raise funds to support travel and living expenses for Morris.

Kids ages 12 and younger are free to participate alongside a guardian.

The course will start and end at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Chimacum, 10104 Rhody Drive, and will be an out-and-back through neighboring HJ Carroll Park on crushed gravel.

There will be water on the course and snacks at the finish line.

Registration is $25 and available at

Summer hoops camp

PORT ANGELES — Port Angeles Basketball will host summer youth basketball camps for boys entering grades 3-5 and 6-8 this fall from July 15-18 at Port Angeles High School.

Incoming students in grades 3-5 will attend from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Students entering sixth through eighth grades will go from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

The cost is $75 per camper and registration and payment will be taken at the door via credit/debit card or check made out to Port Angeles Boys Basketball.

Players will receive

For more information, contact Kasey Ulin at 360-640-1845 or email

PA wrestling camp

PORT ANGELES — The 2024 Gene Mills Pin 2 Win Wrestling Camp will be hosted by Port Angeles Wrestling from July 17-19.

The camp will be held at Stevens Middle School, 1139 W. 14th St., from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a lunch break from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

This camp is open to wrestlers in grades six and up or those with two or more years of wrestling experience.

The cost is $125 and registration is available at

For more information, email or call/text Rob Gale at 360-460-1284.

Peninsula News

More in Sports

Ava-Anne Sheahan, Port Angeles softball.
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Ava-Anne Sheahan, Port Angeles softball

Port Angeles’ Ava-Anne Sheahan had a spectacular 2A state tournament this weekend,… Continue reading

Peninsula College’s Hannah Wagner of Sequim signs to play soccer for Vancouver Island University surrounded by her teammates and assistant coach Andrew Cooper and head coach Kanyon Anderson. Wagner was also the women’s soccer team recipient of the Wally Sigmar and Art Feiro awards for leadership, academics and citizenship. (Peninsula College)
COLLEGE ATHLETICS: Pirates hand out awards for leadership, inspiration

Peninsula College last week announced its annual athletics awards… Continue reading

The Port Angeles softball team celebrates its fourth-place finish at 2A state tournament Saturday. The Roughriders won three out of five games at state to place and they only graduate two seniors. (Port Angeles softball)
STATE SOFTBALL: Roughriders finish fourth at state

Forks pulls out one victory but unable to place at 2B

Port Angeles' Parker Nickerson competes in the long jump this weekend at Mount Tahoma. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
STATE TRACK AND FIELD: Peninsula athletes shine at state meets

Sequim’s Clare Turella lone state champion from area but plenty of athletes place

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Lincoln Park BMX clinic hosted by Olympian Nyhaug

Canadian BMX Olympic champion Tory Nyhaug will be giving… Continue reading

Garrett Little of Sequim finished second at the state 2A boys tennis tournament this weekend. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
STATE TENNIS: Sequim's Garrett Little finishes second

Sequim’s Garrett Little finished second in the state 2A boys… Continue reading

Port Angeles' Kennedy Rognlien slides in to base against Shadle Park on Friday. The Riders beat Shadle Park 10-9, then went on to beat Lynden in the quarterfinals Friday in Selah. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula News)
STATE SOFTBALL: (Updated) Port Angeles in third-place game at state tournament

Roughriders will face North Kitsap for a fifth time this season

STATE TENNIS: (Updated) Sequim's Garrett Little in finals

Sequim’s Garrett Little is in the state finals after winning… Continue reading

FILE PHOTO: Port Angeles pitcher Heidi Leitz throws in the first inning against Kingston on Thursday at the Dry Creek Athletic Fields in Port Angeles.
STATE SOFTBALL: Roughriders reach Saturday semifinal

Forks falls in 17-15 slugfest despite Keira Johnson grand slam, Soto solo shot

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula News
Peninsula's Millie Long, right, drives past the defense of Shoreline's Symone Pease during Wednesday's season finale in Port Angeles.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Port Angeles' Millie Long transfers to Alaska Anchorage

Same school/coach of Port Angeles star Jessica Madison