Pierre LaBossiere

GOLF: Record turnout for Clallam County Amateur

Ed Klein won over the biggest-ever field of the Clallam County Amateur, building up a solid lead after two days and hanging… Continue reading

LEFTIES: Lefties beat Yakima behind Dicochea’s eighth-inning HR

Jason Dicochea broke open a tight pitchers’ duel with a two-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to help… Continue reading

WILDER BASEBALL: Wilder’s 13-game winning streak snapped; Wilder Jr. wins on a walk-off

Wilder had its 13-game winning streak snapped this weekend at the Diamond Classic at Clackamas High School, but the Olympic Peninsula team… Continue reading

LEFTIES: Port Angeles belts three homers to power past Kelowna

The Port Angeles Lefties brought their trademark boomsticks back out in beating Kelowna 16-6 for their fourth straight win. The Lefties, leading… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Big weekend at BMX park; fun run in PA

More than 300 riders will be expected at the Lincoln Park BMX Track for its… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Port Angeles Illusion third at state tournament

The Port Angeles Illusion girls softball team went 3-2 and finished third out of 13 in the 16U B Division this weekend… Continue reading

LEFTIES: Lefties steal a win over Kelowna

Dalton Harum had two RBIs, including one on a crucial sacrifice fly in the bottom of the eighth inning for the go-ahead… Continue reading

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