Pierre LaBossiere

PREP FOOTBALL PREVIEWS: Roughriders talking playoffs

Incoming head coach Troy Mann certainly doesn’t lack for enthusiasm about this year’s edition of the Port Angeles Roughriders. Mann said more… Continue reading

PREP FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Red Devils look to rebound from injury-marred 2017

Last season, the Neah Bay Red Devils, coming off the program’s fourth Class 1B state football championship in six seasons, had a… Continue reading

PREP FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Crescent will be looking for a Beastly year from Leonard

The Crescent Loggers will be heading into a new league setup, carrying with them the motto “feed the Beast.” That “Beast” is star… Continue reading

SPORTS SHOT: Clallam County rodeo bareback rider

The last day of the Clallam County Fair, the rodeo competition concluded with bareback riding. Here, Kyle Bounds of Harrisburg, Ore. Oregon is given a… Continue reading

WOMEN’S SOCCER PREVIEW: Pirates will pack a punch

Don’t expect a record-breaking goal-scoring team again this year, according to Peninsula College women’s soccer coach Kanyon Anderson. But Anderson doesn’t anticipate… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Sequim’s Beuke wins bronze at worlds; PC men nearly force draw with Univ. of Victoria; Johnni’s wins on Grand Slam

Sequim graduate and NCAA champion Elise Beuke can add another medal to her cabinet after the U23… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Klahhane registration opens Aug. 20

Klahhane Gymnastics registration for fall gymnastics and ninja classes opens Monday, Aug. 20, with classes beginning on… Continue reading

LEFTIES: Lefties rally to tie, but fall in 11 innings; season finale Tuesday

The Lefties didn’t want to end their West Coast League season Sunday. And they weren’t able to quite recapture the magic from… Continue reading

SPORTS SHOT: Safe at home in Dick Brown Tournament

The 21st annual Dick Brown Memorial Baseball Tournament began at the Lincoln Park fields in Port Angeles Saturday. Twenty teams from as far as Bellevue… Continue reading

LEFTIES: Pickle power too much; WCL season wraps up Sunday

The Lefties gave up 16 hits to a powerful Portland Pickles team and managed only five hits of their own in a… Continue reading

BASEBALL: Wilder Senior bows out at state tournament

Wilder Senior bowed out of the American Legion AAA State Tournament on Wednesday at Wheeler Field, held to five hits in a 10-0… Continue reading

LEFTIES: Offense limited in loss

The Lefties’ bats never got on track against Wenatchee as a pair of AppleSox pitchers fired a five-hitter in a 7-1 win over… Continue reading

STATE AMERICAN LEGION UPDATE: Wilder Senior stays alive with win over Lakeside

Wilder Senior remained alive in the AAA American Legion State Tournament with a 4-2 win Tuesday night over Lakeside. Wilder Senior got outstanding… Continue reading

MOUNTAIN BIKING: Port Angeles duo wins again at NW Cup

Port Angeles’ Mathew Mangano and James Gardner won their divisions for the second straight race in the Northwest Cup downhill mountain biking… Continue reading

AMERICAN LEGION STATE TOURNAMENTS: Wilder Jr., Crosscutters’ tourney runs come to an end

Wilder Jr.’s season came to a close in tough fashion with a 20-2 loss against the Kennewick Phantoms on Tuesday in the American… Continue reading

WILDER BASEBALL: Wilder Senior, Wilder Jr., Crosscutters all win

The Wilder Seniors had a wild 13-12 win over the Twin Cities Titans on Monday at the American Legion AAA State Touranment, rallying… Continue reading

AMERICAN LEGION STATE TOURNEYS: Wilder Jr., Crosscutters win tourney openers

All three Olympic Peninsula teams won at their respective American Legion tournaments this weekend, as the Wilder Juniors and Olympic Crosscutters joined the… Continue reading

LEFTIES: Lefties hang on to win second straight over Sweets

The Lefties won their second straight over the Walla Walla Sweets on Sunday at Civic Field, but it was a nervous ending… Continue reading

LEFTIES: Lefties lose a pair to Sweets, Bells

The Lefties tried to come back after getting shelled with 11 runs in the first four innings against the Walla Walla Sweets,… Continue reading

LEFTIES: Port Angeles yields grand slam, falls to Bellingham

The top pitching club in the West Coast League beat out the top hitting club, thanks largely to one big swing in the… Continue reading