Pierre LaBossiere

PREP HOOPS: Forks boys, girls sweep North Beach

Forks started strong in its season opener, building up an early 10-0 lead against North Beach, downing the Hyaks 60-43 in a nonleague… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Forks’ Marky Adams — Peninsula College post player

We don’t normally feature Peninsula College students as our Athlete of the Week, but we’re making an exception this week for the Pirates’ Marky Adams,… Continue reading

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Pirate men fall in last two games at Skagit tourney

The Peninsula basketball men lost their final two games at the Skagit Valley tournament, falling Sunday by 21 points to undefeated Portland… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Sequim swimmer Sonja Govertsen

Sequim’s Sonja Govertsen, just a sophomore, had a fantastic state 2A swim meet on Nov. 11. First, Govertsen finished fourth in the 50-yard freestyle with… Continue reading

PENINSULA COLLEGE HOOPS: PC men win season-opener behind Forks’ Adams

The Peninsula basketball men got some clutch plays down the stretch and a huge first college game from Forks’ Marky Adams to… Continue reading

SPORTS BRIEF: Dungeness crab season on the coast delayed for two weeks

Officials in Washington state say they’re delaying the start of Dungeness crab season by two weeks because of harmful algae. KING-TV reports that… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Port Angeles swimmer Nadia Cole

Port Angeles’ Nadia Cole’s swimming performance at the West Central District III championships helped her team win the district crown for the second consecutive season.… Continue reading

OUTDOORS BRIEF: Dungeness River to reopen to hatchery coho Wednesday

The Dungeness River will reopen to fishing for hatchery coho salmon on Wednesday, according to the state Department Fish and Wildlife. The river… Continue reading

STATE SWIM MEET: Port Angeles girls come in third

The Port Angeles girls swim team showed that last year’s second-place finish at the State 2A championships was no fluke, as the… Continue reading

EVERGREEN 1A ALL-LEAGUE FOOTBALL: Forks’ Baysinger, Moody make first team

Forks’ Cole Baysinger and Brett Moody made the first team of the Evergreen All-League Football team. Baysinger, a running back, gained more than… Continue reading

SPORTS BRIEFS: Parks and Rec begins winter hoops tourneys; All-Olympic XC team named

A total of 16 teams participated in the Port Angeles Parks and Recreation Tipoff Tournament held in area gyms this past weekend.… Continue reading

GIRLS PLAYOFF SOCCER: Roughriders lose overtime heartbreaker 4-3 in state quarterfinals

The Port Angeles soccer girls’ clock struck midnight Saturday in a heartbreaking second overtime 4-3 loss to… Continue reading

PREP PLAYOFFS: Neah Bay football loses Quad District game to Naselle

The Neah Bay football team, fighting injuries all season, was knocked off as defending state 1B champions in a 72-20… Continue reading

STATE GIRLS SOCCER: Port Angeles triumphs in Yakima, now in elite eight

The Port Angeles soccer girls overcame a long road trip and bitterly cold temperatures in the center… Continue reading

STATE 2A SOCCER TOURNAMENT: Port Angeles girls beat East Valley (Yakima) 2-0 to advance

The Port Angeles soccer girls won their state 2A tournament opener, beating East Valley (Yakima) 2-0. The Roughriders (13-8) are now the state… Continue reading

COLLEGE SOCCER: Pirates dominate men and women’s all-star teams

Northwest Athletic Conference scoring leaders Sydney Warren and Cesar Gervacio of Peninsula College were named this week as the… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK, Lauren Larson, Port Angeles cross country runner

Port Angeles’ Lauren Larson had a spectacular end to her freshman season on the Roughriders’ girls cross country team, capped off with a top 10… Continue reading

OUTDOORS BRIEF: Dungeness River to close for hatchery coho

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced that the Dungeness River will close to fishing for hatchery coho salmon from Wednesday through… Continue reading

GIRLS SWIMMING: Port Angeles swimmers win district, off to state meet

For the second straight year and the fourth time in six years, the Port Angeles girls swim team won the West Central District… Continue reading

GIRLS SOCCER: Underdog Roughriders boot their way to state for second straight year

The Port Angeles girls apparently love it on the road and love being underdogs. For the second straight year, the Port Angeles soccer… Continue reading