Pierre LaBossiere

PIERRE LaBOSSIERE COLUMN: The fun begins as we enter the meat of basketball season

Slogging through a torrential rainfall between Port Angeles and Port Townsend on Friday morning to cover a Crush in the Slush tournament, I wondered for… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Kaitlyn Meek, Port Townsend basketball player

Kaitlyn Meek is the straw that stirs the drink for the Port Townsend basketball girls. At this weekend’s Crush in the Slush tournament, Meek averaged… Continue reading

PREP GIRLS HOOPS: Foul trouble hurts Redhawks in loss to 2B power La Conner

With Kaitlyn Meek and Jaz Apker-Montoya having to go to the bench with foul trouble, the Port Townsend girls had trouble handling… Continue reading

PREP BOYS HOOPS: Owls’ shooting too hot for the Redhawks

The Port Townsend boys were within four points halfway through the fourth quarter against a hot-shooting Overlake team, but they struggled to… Continue reading

WRESTLING: Forks boys take second at The Rock

Forks continued its strong season, finishing second out of 15 schools at The Rock tournament on Vashon Island Saturday, with Spartans Colby Demorest,… Continue reading

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula women pick up first win; men win two of three at Oregon tourney

The Peninsula basketball women finally got the monkey off their backs with their first win of the year, beating Clark College 82-53 in… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL: Redhawk girls hang with speedy Wahluke

The Port Townsend girls came back time and again at their Crush in the Slush opener against a small, speedy Wahluke team,… Continue reading

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Port Townsend bombs away to beat Blaine

The Port Townsend boys hit nine 3-pointers and had three players in double figures in a 65-45 win over Blaine in the… Continue reading

2017 SPORTS IN REVIEW: It was the year of the Lefties in Port Angeles

It was a year of Lefties, hurdlers, grapplers and the Cardinal. A year of records being shattered in soccer and a year in which the… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: KC Spencer, Crescent basketball

Crescent’s KC Spencer had a game for the ages on Dec. 19 against Quilcene. Spencer scored 39 points on 11 for 22 shooting, including 7… Continue reading

OUTDOORS BRIEF: Regulators consider cutting Pacific halibut quota next year

Regulators are considering reducing the amount of halibut that fishermen are allowed to catch along the Pacific Coast next year. The International… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL: Holiday hoops tournaments abound this week

Joining the annual Crush in the Slush this holiday season will be a new tournament in Joyce called the Crescent Holiday Break… Continue reading

Noah Leonard

PREP FOOTBALL: Crescent’s Noah Leonard makes B Class All-State team

O’Dea senior Jamyn Patu has been voted the Associated Press Washington state player of the year for all classifications after… Continue reading

Noah Leonard

WRESTLING: Sequim’s Gresli wins class at North Mason Classic

Sequim’s Hayden Gresli won his division at 160 pounds at the North Mason Hawkins Memorial Classic this weekend, helping the Wolves finish sixth… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL: Friday night’s prep scores

Friday Night’s scores Port Angeles Tournament Port Angeles 51, Rochester 24 Sedro-Woolley 69, Forks 37 Thursday night’s scores Girls Port Townsend 46, Vashon 38 Chimacum… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Forks girls rally past Chimacum for OT win

Playing without Rian Peters, who re-injured a sprained ankle, the resurgent Forks girls basketball team came roaring back from a big deficit to… Continue reading

PIERRE LaBOSSIERE COLUMN: Do we dare hope this is Edgar’s year?

FOR THE SECOND straight year, I’ve been obsessively clicking on sportswriter Ryan Thibodaux’s baseball Hall of Fame voting tracker a half dozen times a day… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Sequim, Port Angeles gymnasts take first at Auburn meet

The Port Angeles-Sequim high school gym squad attended the WOWI Invitational Gymnastics meet at Auburn Mountainview High School with a number of Port… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Ally Bradley, Port Townsend wrestler

Port Townsend wrestler Ally Bradley pulled off a rare feat this week and it helped her team win a meet against Klahowya. Though Port Townsend… Continue reading

PREP ROUNDUP: Neah Bay, Crescent basketball boys win; Sequim’s Chen wins at Hammerhead Invite

The Neah Bay boys got four 3-pointers and 29 points from Keith Johnson Jr. and another three treys from Captain Claplanhoo to beat… Continue reading