Pierre LaBossiere

STATE BASKETBALL: Neah Bay teams already on the road for Spokane

Neah Bay is the only school on the Olympic Peninsula that has two teams at the Hardwood Classic and the only school on… Continue reading

COLLEGE HOOPS: Peninsula women in battle for first place; men’s backs against the wall

The Peninsula basketball women won their eighth game in a row and remain tied for first place in the North Division, getting… Continue reading

MAT CLASSIC: Forks’ Luke Dahlgren lives up to his billing with state title

Luke Dahlgren comes through at Mat Classic

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Sean Bitegeko, Neah Bay basketball

Sean Bitegeko had one of the most dominating performances you will see in a basketball game, leading Neah Bay to a 66-44 Tri-District 1B Tournament… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL: Roughriders in mourning after painful Olympic loss

In the end, having to play a team for the third time — twice in two… Continue reading

WRESTLING: Forks’ Luke Dahlgren a state champion; Forks third in state

Wrestling in a frenzied Tacoma Dome, Forks grapplers came in third among 1A schools at the Mat Classic this weekend, with veteran Spartan… Continue reading

COLLEGE HOOPS: Peninsula women, men win on clutch 3-pointers

The Peninsula College women remained tied for first place with a come-from-behind 52-48 win over Olympic. The win puts the women at… Continue reading

PREP PLAYOFF BASKETBALL: PA girls get 21 from Jaida Wood in district championship win

The Port Angeles girls won the West Central District III 2A Tournament championship thanks to their stifling defense and a monster game from… Continue reading

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