Pierre LaBossiere

WILDER BASEBALL: Wilder seizes Firecracker title with 11-run first inning

Beginning in a hole, Wilder Senior quickly left zero doubt of the final outcome. After what could have been a bad start… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: PC summer camp will run July 9-13

The Peninsula College Summer Basketball Camp will be held from July 9 to 13 at the… Continue reading

WILDER JR.: Juniors win four straight against Elma, Montesano

Wilder Junior swept four games this weekend, and the juniors did it in a variety of ways — through outstanding pitching in one… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: July 4 fun run set on PA waterfront

There will be a 5K and 10K family-friendly fun run on July 4 along the Olympic Discovery trail on the Port Angeles… Continue reading

WILDER BASEBALL: Wilder wins Dick Brown Memorial Firecracker Classic

[Editor’s Note: The Wilder Baseball Club won the Dick Brown Memorial Firecracker Classic championship game Sunday evening, beating the Centerfield Roosters 15-5. Details on the… Continue reading

LEFTIES: Cowlitz a thorn in Port Angeles’ side

The Cowlitz Black Bears don’t have a very good record compared with the rest of the West Coast League, but… Continue reading

LEFTIES: Port Angeles opens road trip with 6-2 loss to Kelowna

The high-powered Lefties could only manage five hits against a trio of Kelowna pitchers in a 6-2 road loss. The… Continue reading

MOUNTAIN BIKING: Peninsula riders place at NW Cup race in Idaho

Thirteen mountain-bikers from the Olympic Peninsula competed in the fourth round of the Northwest Cup held at the Silver Mountain Ski Resort… Continue reading

PIERRE LaBOSSIERE COLUMN: Plenty of power to be found on the Peninsula

Power is king. Power attracts. Absolute power corrupts absolutely. An emphasis on absolute power is absolutely corrupting baseball. But not here on the Olympic Peninsula.… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Wilder to host Firecracker Invite beginning Thursday

The Wilder Seniors will go up against four other teams in the 2018 Dick Brown Memorial Firecraker Invitational at Civic Field from… Continue reading

LEFTIES: Lefties hit two more HRs but AppleSox come back to win

The Lefties got home runs from Dalton Harum and Austin Earl and four hits from Justin VanDebrake, but it wasn’t enough to… Continue reading

WILDER BASEBALL: Wilder Senior has won seven straight; unbeaten in league

The Wilder Baseball Club won its sixth and seventh straight games and got 23 hits on the day in sweeping ESC Gold and… Continue reading

ALL-PENINSULA BOYS TRACK MVP: Forks’ Cole Baysinger has speed and strength

Forks’ Cole Baysinger hadn’t run a sprint in years until Lewis-Clark State College told him they’d like him to run a 100-meter dash… Continue reading

AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL: Wilder sweeps its league openers behind strong pitching

The Wilder seniors swept ESC Tigers Green and Gold from Auburn in their league openers this weekend. Wilder won its first game… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Ocean salmon season starts Saturday; Lefties leading West Coast League in runs, home runs

Anglers can reel in salmon off the Washington coast beginning Saturday, when three marine areas open for recreational salmon fishing. Marine areas 1… Continue reading

CAL RIPKEN BASEBALL: Laurel Lanes wins championship in wild fifth inning

Laurel Lanes rode a big eight-run fifth inning, punctuated by a grand slam by Ezra Townsend to come from behind to beat… Continue reading

LEFTIES: Lefties rally for four runs in the ninth to beat Victoria

The Lefties blew up for four runs in the ninth inning with help from a three-run home run from Jason Dicochea to… Continue reading

WILDER BASEBALL: Wilder Jr.’s Adams, Jarnigan go wild at the plate on the weekend

The Wilder Jr. baseball club got a ton of offense from Lucas Jarnigan and Timmy Adams, sweeping a pair of games against… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Wrestling practice and Ilwaco camp; BMX new rider clinic

Wrestling practice and a get-together for wrestlers 7 years old and up will begin at Port Angeles High School on Monday, June… Continue reading

LEFTIES: Lefties roar back against HarbourCats behind Christian’s grand slam

The Lefties broke out of their minislump in a big way, getting a grand slam and a solo home run from Matthew… Continue reading