Pierre LaBossiere

STATE SWIM AND DIVE: Port Angeles’ Methner third in diving

Port Angeles’ Andrew Methner came in third and Crescent’s Micah Scott came in fifth in the… Continue reading

Chimacum dog wins Best of Breed

Diznee, a Japanese chin, is now set to retire

PIERRE LaBOSSIERE COLUMN: Watching the Huskies … and a Deadhead back from the dead

I literally groaned out loud when I turned on the TV this past week …

UPDATED PREP PLAYOFF SCHEDULE: Games moved to Wednesday and Thursday; officials cross their fingers

Peninsula Daily News Here is an update on the schedule for this week’s prep basketball playoff games. These schedules continue to be tentative as schools… Continue reading

Most local games postponed to Wednesday

Snow continues to wreak havoc with area basketball playoffs as games that were already postponed once were postponed again on Monday. The… Continue reading

Forks basketball team’s Braton Armas saves his best for last

Braton Armas has been both incredibly clutch and consistent all season for the Forks Spartans basketball team, saving his best work for the fourth quarter.… Continue reading

WESTMINSTER DOG SHOW: Olympic Peninsula dogs hit the big stage Monday and Tuesday

A pair of Olympic Peninsula dog owners are going to the pinnacle of the dog show… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL: Tri-District games set in Joyce today postponed

Tri-District 1B Tournament games originally set to be played Monday afternoon at Crescent High School have been postponed due to the latest snowstorm.… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Peninsula games postponed; Quilcene girls now to play Wednesday

Bellevue Community College has called off the Peninsula College basketball games scheduled for today because of snow and… Continue reading

COLUMN: Your prep basketball playoff primer

Basketball playoff season has arrived, with a whopping 13 teams on the North Olympic Peninsula qualifying for postseason. Several of these teams have valid aspirations… Continue reading

SUBREGIONAL WRESTLING: Forks takes team championship; Port Townsend has four champions

The Forks boys won nine out of 14 weight divisions at the WIAA District 4 1A Subregionals held at The Hub in Centralia,… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL: Roughrider boys grab No. 1 seed and first-round bye by beating North Kitsap

Beating North Kitsap. Check. League championship. Check. Beating North Kitsap … again. Check. No. 1 seed out of the Olympic League 2A Division.… Continue reading

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: PA goes wild in second half against Sequim

Editors Note: Port Angeles won a tiebreaker with North Kitsap in Kingston on Saturday to determine who will be the Olympic League 2A Division No.… Continue reading

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Roughriders storm past Sequim in second half, lock up championship

On paper, the Sequim basketball girls didn’t have that much to play for, locked in to third… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Sequim stumbles; Port Angeles clinches share of league crown and Chimacum and Port Townsend earn wins

The Wolves rallied in the fourth quarter, but they were in too big of a hole and fell on the road 49-45 to… Continue reading

BOYS SWIMMING: Port Angeles add to state, district qualifications at last-chance meet

Port Angeles swimmers qualified for state in two more events and in district in another, while Crescent’s Micah Scott qualified for state… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: OPRA to hold indoor competition

The Olympic Peninsula Rowing Association will hold its second annual indoor rowing regatta in the “Sasquatch… Continue reading

X GAMES: Port Angeles’ Anstett wins bronze in Aspen

Port Angeles’ Jake Anstett is used to going uphill in the dirt and the mud. Now, he’s getting the hang of going… Continue reading

PIERRE LaBOSSIERE COLUMN: Defense is dead; all hail the new king, offense

Welcome to the era of high-octane scoring. Seriously, never have three major sports had an explosion in scoring simultaneously. Football, basketball and hockey are all… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Cort Prose, Forks basketball

What a week for Forks’ Cort Prose. First, the hot-shooting Prose drilled eight 3-pointers and scored 30 points to help Forks beat Chimacum on Jan.… Continue reading