Pierre LaBossiere

MOUNTAIN BIKING: Northwest Cup concludes

Alex Matthew of Delta, B.C., competes at the Northwest Cup at Dry Hill in Port Angeles on Sunday. More than 500 mountain bikers from across… Continue reading

Mariners column: A red-hot team and a $13.50 beer

I had the privilege this season of attending the Mariners’ season opener at Safeco… er, I mean T-Mobile Park, last week. A lot of people… Continue reading

SPORTS BRIEFS: Area pickleballers collect medals

Several Olympic Peninsula competitors picked up medals in the Intenrational Indoor Pickleball Championships held in Centralia from March 25-31..… Continue reading

GYMNASTICS: Harper-Smith takes gold at Xcel state championships

The Klahhane Gymnastics Gold Division Team finished their season at the Xcel State Championships March 29-31 at the Southridge Sports… Continue reading

MOUNTAIN BIKING: NW Cup returns to Port Angeles this weekend

Races also part of national Pro Gravity Racing Tour

SPORTS BRIEFS: Sequim fifth-grade team wins state tournament and swim club results

The Sequim fifth-grade select boys basketball team won the AAU middle school state championship for its division… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Rian Peters, Forks softball

Forks’ Rian Peters had a heck of a doubleheader at the Lower Elwha Billy Whiteshoes fields this weekend. The Spartans slugger had a three-run home… Continue reading

PREP ROUNDUP: Roughriders baseball wins fifth in a row

The Port Angeles baseball team got a home run and a solid outing on the mound from Brody Merritt in beating Lynden 10-4… Continue reading

PREP ROUNDUP: Riders soccer wins in fifth straight shutout; Big match with first-place Sequim up next

Making a formation change after entering the half tied 0-0, the Port Angeles soccer squad scored two goals in the second half to… Continue reading

MARATHON: Port Angeles’ Bruce Skinner checks Antarctica off list of continents completed

You’ve heard of Dances With Wolves? Port Angeles’ Bruce Skinner can say he has gone Mud-Bogging with Penguins. After traveling nearly 10,000… Continue reading

BOYS SOCCER ROUNDUP: Port Angeles, Port Townsend and Sequim all triumph

Port Angeles put the pressure on the entire match against Bremerton, but shots went high, wide and off the post. But one… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Aeverie Politika, Port Angeles softball

Port Angeles’ Aeverie Politika showed she is back from an ankle injury she suffered during basketball season. Politika missed much of the second half of… Continue reading

FORKS HOOPS: Olympic Sporting Goods wins Crippen tournament

Fifteen teams from around the state competed Saturday and Sunday in the Nate Crippen Memorial Tournament. Olympic Sporting Goods won the tournament, beating… Continue reading

PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Sequim duo pitches no-hitter; Roughriders rally for four runs in the 9th

The Sequim duo of Brandon Barnett and Hayden Eaton combined for a five-inning no-hitter as the Wolves baseball team bounced back from a… Continue reading

PREP ROUNDUP: Chimacum golfers get past PA; Forks soccers wins in Hoquiam

The Cowboys got the better of the Roughriders in a nine-hole match at Port Ludlow Golf Course on Thursday, winning 196-217. Logan… Continue reading

PREP SOFTBALL: Defense, offense, pitching all shine in Port Angeles’ win over Sequim

The Port Angeles softball team showed little rust after an unusual two-week break in their schedule, getting plenty of hitting, pitching and… Continue reading

TRACK AND FIELD: Port Angeles girls win 15 of 16 events at North Mason meet

The Port Angeles girls finished first in 15 out of 16 events at a three-team meet with Port Townsend and North Mason on… Continue reading

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Roughrider boys golf off to a solid start

The Port Angeles boys golf team got solid rounds from Derek Sparks and Skyer Cobb to remain undefeated, beating… Continue reading

Seattle Mariners’ Domingo Santana hits a grand slam off Oakland Athletics starter Mike Fiers in the third inning of Game 1 of their Major League opening series baseball game at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

MARINERS: In Ichiro’s triumphant return to Japan, M’s win on Santana grand slam

Ichiro drew all the cheers. Most everyone else on the Seattle Mariners did all the hitting. A crowd… Continue reading

Seattle Mariners’ Domingo Santana hits a grand slam off Oakland Athletics starter Mike Fiers in the third inning of Game 1 of their Major League opening series baseball game at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Windle, Kilmer, Reaume lift Forks; Sequim wins on road; mistakes hurt Port Angeles

The Forks baseball team got a great pitching performance from Carson Windle, who struck… Continue reading