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BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Port Angeles reserves play key role in win over Kingston

Port Angeles got a boost from its bench in a 61-38 Olympic League 2A Division boys basketball win over Kingston on Friday.… Continue reading

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula men win their third in a row

The Peninsula basketball men won their third straight, erupting for 93 points and 10 3-pointers in a 93-84 win over Big Bend at… Continue reading

PREPS: Friday night prep basketball scores

Friday, Dec. 15th North Peninsula scores BOYS BASKETBALL LaConner 62, Neah Bay 45 Port Angeles 61, Kingston 38 Port Townsend 57, Bremerton 44 Olympic 73,… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Port Angeles pitches rare first-half shutout in rivalry win

Port Angeles and its swarming defense achieved the rare feat of holding a team scoreless for an entire half as the Roughriders… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Olson hits five treys in Forks’ win over Chimacum

The resurgent Forks girls used a stifling defense and got five 3-pointers from Jayden Olson in beating Chimacum in the first of a… Continue reading

PIERRE LaBOSSIERE COLUMN: Seattle is likely getting a team, are you ready for NHL hockey?

ALL SIGNS POINT to the NHL coming to Seattle and who knows, maybe the Stanley Cup will return to the city (more on that). In… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK, Payton Glasser, Sequim basketball

Payton Glasser is off to a roaring start for the Sequim Wolves basketball squad. Last year’s Olympic League 2A All-League first-teamer scored 32 in the… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL: Forks, Port Angeles cruise in big wins

Forks ended its arduous slate of seven boys basketball games in 12 days with a statement victory over Stevenson, a potential district playoff… Continue reading

WRESTLING: Forks wins Spud Walley meet; Port Townsend beats Vashon

Forks came in first place at the Spud Walley Tournament, with 12 out of 14 Spartan wrestlers placing and five wrestlers winning their… Continue reading

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula men sweep at Triton-Pirates tourney

The Peninsula College men blew out two both opponents at the Triton-Pirate Classic at Edmonds Community College this weekend, crushing Grays Harbor 75-52… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Neah Bay romps over Mt. Vernon Christian

The Neah Bay girls got 16 points from Ruth Moss and 15 from Courtney Swan and clamped down hard on defense in… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Chimacum holds off furious Port Townsend rally

Port Townsend and Chimacum literally went down to the final second as the Cowboys hung on for a 44-41 win over their… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Port Townsend soars past Chimacum, Forks tops 2A Blaine

Port Townsend rolled out to a huge lead after one quarter and never looked back in a 79-36 boys basketball rivalry win… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Liam Clark, Port Angeles basketball

Port Angeles’ Liam Clark may be one of the players to watch this season. And it’s not hard to notice Clark, who grew a couple… Continue reading

COLUMN: The never-ending allure of the alma mater

I saw a little news blurb today in my Facebook feed that the junior college I attended 35 years ago in California won the California… Continue reading

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Men split pair at Pirate Classic

The Peninsula College men built up a 14-point lead against Tacoma on Sunday, but they weren’t able to hold off a Trojans’… Continue reading

PREP ROUNDUP: Roughrider girls knock off 4A Hazen on the road

The Port Angeles basketball girls came roaring back from a deep hole to knock off 4A Hazen 43-39 on the road. Hazen held… Continue reading

PREP ROUNDUP: Redhawk, Rider grapplers do well at weekend meets

The Port Angeles wrestling team placed sixth out of 17 teams at the Patriot Dome Classic with Kenny Soule taking first at 152… Continue reading

COLLEGE HOOPS: Peninsula women lose season-opener

The Peninsula women fell in their season opener at the First Federal Pirate Classic Friday night, scoring just 13 points in the… Continue reading

PREP ROUNDUP: Forks girls remain undefeated, Port Townsend boys win in wild finish

The Roughriders couldn’t keep 6-foot-2 Kirsten Ritchie out of the paint late and fell to the Class 3A Seahawks in a nonleague… Continue reading