Pierre LaBossiere

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

DISTRICT TENNIS: Sequim’s Dietzman, Wiker win district title, off to state

The Sequim duo of Kali Wiker and Jessica Dietzman won the West Central District 3 2A doubles’ tennis championship, coming from behind in… Continue reading

1A, 1B DISTRICT TRACK: Forks’ Baysinger, Dahlgren take first; Clallam Bay girls third at district

Forks’ Cole Baysinger won the 100-meter dash and Luke Dahlgren won the discus at the 1A District 4 Track and Field championships. Baysinger,… Continue reading

PREP SOFTBALL: Playoff-bound Riders tune up, but fall short in finale

Port Angeles played 3A Gig Harbor tough in their final regular-season game of the year in a tune-up for the district softball… Continue reading

ATHLETES OF THE WEEK: Miriam Wonderly, Hannah Olson, Athletes of the Week

Clallam Bay’s Miriam Wonderly and Hannah Olson had pair of spectacular North Olympic League meets last week, combining to win 10 individual and relay events.… Continue reading

PENINSULA COLLEGE: PC to induct four individuals, team into Hall of Fame

Peninsula College will induct Mark Amaral, Curt Bagby, Kent Brauninger and the late William Quenette, as well as the 1999-2000 men’s basketball… Continue reading

PREP BASEBALL: Riders win on a walk-off, finish third at district

The Port Angeles baseball boys bounced back from a bad loss in the West Central District 3 semifinals to rally in the bottom… Continue reading

OLYMPIC 2A TRACK AND FIELD: Roughriders girls win league meet, Sequim boys second

The Port Angeles girls, deep in the middle- and long-distance events, won the Olympic League 2A Subdistrict track and field meet, while the… Continue reading

PREP SOFTBALL: Port Angeles rolls past Kingston 13-0 on senior night

Coming off a loss that snapped a 14-game winning streak, the Olympic League 2A Division champion Port Angeles softball team was all… Continue reading

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Quilcene baseball stays alive on extra-innings walk-off home run

The Quilcene Rangers baseball team won in about the most dramatic fashion possible to keep its season… Continue reading

PREP SOFTBALL: Sequim ends one streak, PA’s streak still alive

Sequim softball gets some bragging rights, while Port Angeles gets to keep its league unbeaten streak intact. Playing a fill-in game Monday so… Continue reading

MOUNTAIN BIKING: Two Port Angeles winners at second NW Cup

Two Port Angeles riders won their classes in the second running of the Northwest Cup downhill bike races at Dry Hill this… Continue reading

FORKS SOCCER TIME CHANGE: Spartans will play playoff match at 4 p.m. today

The time for a Forks playoff soccer match today against Columbia-White Salmon has been changed. The match will be played at 4 p.m. at Forks.… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Storm King Soccer Tryouts, MayDay Tourney results

Storm King Soccer Club will hold tryouts for the fall 2018 select season on May 19-20 at Agnew Fields.… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Ryan Tolberd, Sequim soccer

Sequim’s Ryan Tolberd is one the reasons for the Wolves’ success this season in boys soccer, and he saved one of his best performances of… Continue reading

TRACK AND FIELD: PA girls win league meet; Sequim boys tally six first places

The Port Angeles girls, with five first-place finishes and 37 top 10 finishes, won the Olympic League 2A meet, nipping North Kitsap for… Continue reading

PREP BASEBALL: Roughriders beat Steilacoom, qualify for state 2A tourney

The Port Angeles baseball boys erupted for four runs in the first inning, then got an outstanding pitching performance from Colton McGuffey to… Continue reading

PREP SOCCER PLAYOFFS: Port Angeles, Sequim boys both dominate in wins

Port Angeles and Sequim both won their first-round District 3 2A playoff openers in dominating fashion. The Port Angeles boys soccer team got… Continue reading

PREP TRACK AND FIELD: Port Townsend’s Botkin cruises to fastest 1A 100-meter hurdles time in state

Port Townsend’s Aubry Botkin and Nathan Cantrell were the big winners at the Olympic League 1A Subdistrict… Continue reading