Pierre LaBossiere

LEFTIES: Lefties muscle up, pound the Elks

The Lefties muscled up with a home run from Kyle Schimpf and 11 hits in routing the Bend Elks 10-4 to even… Continue reading

NORTH OLYMPIC DISCOVERY MARATHON: Full marathon results (Updated)

Keith Laverty, Bainbridge Island, first, 2:34:44.01; Steve… Continue reading

LEGION BASEBALL: Wilder sweeps opening doubleheader

The Wilder Baseball team got off to a hot start for its 2018 season, getting both good hitting and good pitching while… Continue reading

LEFTIES: Portland pitchers two-hit Lefties

The Port Angeles Lefties found out the new boys in the league can pitch. After being five-hit Saturday in Portland, the Lefties had… Continue reading

NORTH OLYMPIC DISCOVERY MARATHON: 12-year-old record broken by Bainbridge runner

The rain held off for the top finishers, the headwinds didn’t stop a 12-year-old marathon record from being broken, and the air… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES LEFTIES: Lefties lose first game of year against Pickles

The Lefties lost their first game of the year, falling 6-1 on the road to the Portland Pickles. Ironically, the Lefties had come… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: PA’s Gracie Long fifth in state Multi-Events heptathlon

Port Angeles’ Gracie Long competed in one last high school track and field event this weekend, finishing fifth in the state in… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES LEFTIES: Year Two begins for Lefties with new deck, more beers, new team in league

After a wildly successful inaugural season, the Port Angeles Lefties are preparing for their second West Coast League campaign with more beer… Continue reading

BASEBALL: Successful HarbourCats have WCL act down pat

The Lefties have the most successful team in the West Coast League right across the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The HarbourCats,… Continue reading

BASEBALL: Short-handed Lefties top rivals in exhibition opener

The Port Angeles Lefties, with many of their players still scattered all over the country playing in… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Port Angeles distance runner Gracie Long

Port Angeles’ Gracie Long had quite a finish to her high school career for the Roughriders. After a disappointing end to her cross country season,… Continue reading

STATE TRACK: Gracie Long caps off prep career with dramatic flair

The Port Angeles girls and the Sequim boys both ended up ninth in the state at the 2A Track and Field Championships at… Continue reading

The Sequim doubles tennis team of Jessica Dietzman, left and Kali Wiker played in the 2A state championship match late Saturday.

STATE 2A TENNIS: Sequim’s Dietzman, Wiker finish second in the state

The Sequim doubles’ team of Jessica Dietzman and Kali Wiker finished second at the state 2A championship Saturday. Dietzman and… Continue reading

The Sequim doubles tennis team of Jessica Dietzman, left and Kali Wiker played in the 2A state championship match late Saturday.

STATE TRACK: Gracie Long state champ in 1,600

Port Angeles’ Gracie Long ran a personal best, cracking 5 minutes in the 1,600-meter run to win the state 2A championship in that… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Burke wins four events in Bremerton

The Olympic Peninsula Track Club’s Eve Burke won all four events she entered in the 15-16 age group during the Bremerton Jaguars Track… Continue reading

PREP SOFTBALL: Riders slugger Natalie Steinman named Olympic 2A MVP

Port Angeles second baseman Natalie Steinman was named the most valuable player for Olympic League 2A Division softball. Joining Steinman on the… Continue reading

PREP SOCCER: Sequim’s Liam Harris named Olympic 2A MVP

Sequim midfielder Liam Harris was named the MVP for Olympic League 2A Division boys soccer, while his teammates Ryan Tolberd and Hayuk Minano… Continue reading

ATHLETES OF THE WEEK: Jessica Dietzman and Kali Wiker, Sequim doubles’ tennis

There were a number of great candidates for Athletes of the Week this week, with Brennan Gray and Jada Cargo hitting home runs during a… Continue reading

PIERRE LaBOSSIERE COLUMN: Time to change the culture of chew in baseball

A few weeks ago at a Port Angeles Roughriders baseball game, some girls from the softball team sat down next to me, and much like… Continue reading

PREP SOFTBALL: Port Angeles, Quilcene win districts

The Port Angeles softball girls had a wild, extra-inning come-from-behind game just to get to the West Central District III. Once they got… Continue reading