Pierre LaBossiere

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Sequim track to hold fundraiser

The Sequim High School track and field team is doing a “Flapjack Fundraiser” at from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. May 6 at… Continue reading

PREP SOFTBALL: Roughrider bats erupt in doubleheader sweep

The Port Angeles softball girls swept a nonleague doubleheader, but it wasn’t easy, as they had to score four runs in the seventh… Continue reading

TRACK ROUNDUP: PA girls fourth, Sequim boys sixth at Shelton Invite

Going up against 39 schools, including 15 3A and 4A schools, the Port Angeles girls finished fourth overall at the Shelton Invitational Track… Continue reading

PREP ROUNDUP: Sequim golf duo fourth at Streeter

Sequim’s Josiah Carter and Andrew Vanderberg teamed to shoot a 5-under-par 67 in best-ball scramble format play at the 24th annual Duke… Continue reading

PREP SOCCER: Sequim beats PA 5-1; will play for league title Friday

Earlier this season, the Port Angeles soccer boys easily handled Sequim, beating them 4-0. This is an entirely different Sequim team now.… Continue reading

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Dropped third strike costly for Chimacum baseball

The Chimacum baseball team got an outstanding performance from pitcher Issac Purser, but two small mistakes in the third inning cost the Cowboys… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Riley Martin, Sequim hurdler

Sequim’s Riley Martin this past weekend at the Li’l Norway Track and Field meet in Poulsbo won the 110-meter hurdles for the seventh time this… Continue reading

PIERRE LaBOSSIERE COLUMN: The Beautiful Game takes root in a beautiful place

The Beautiful Game is finding a beautiful part of the world to settle down in. We’ve got a soccer mecca here on the Olympic Peninsula.… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES HALL OF FAME: First class inducted in front of hundreds

Seventeen Port Angeles athletes or their surrogates traveled home from around the country to be part of the historic inaugural class of… Continue reading

PREP TRACK: Roughrider girls win Li’l Norway

Thanks to 22 top 10 finishes, the Port Angeles girls won the Li’l Norway Track and Field meet in Poulsbo, edging out host… Continue reading

PREP BASEBALL: Port Angeles pitchers outstanding; team splits a pair

The Port Angeles baseball boys got spectacular perfomances from their pitching staff in a doubleheader, giving up just eight hits and one earned… Continue reading

HALL OF FAME: Port Angeles High School’s inaugural class to be inducted Saturday

There’s still a few tickets left if you want to rub elbows with some of the elite members of Port Angeles sports… Continue reading

BASEBALL: Woods throws 3-hitter, Roughriders’ offense clicking as Port Angeles blanks Bremerton

Hayden Woods pitched a gem, getting a rare complete-game shutout on a three-hit, nine strikeout performance as the Port Angeles baseball team… Continue reading

PREP ROUNDUP: Sequim softball puts a scare into Port Angeles

Sequim gave league-leading Port Angeles all it could handle in a heavy rainstorm at the Billy Whiteshoes Memorial Park, but the Roughriders… Continue reading

NORTH OLYMPIC DISCOVERY MARATHON: Group running to bring water to those who have none

We all take our water for granted in America. In much of the world, the fight for clean and safe water is… Continue reading

NW CUP: Over 500 riders battle gravity and the mud

More than 500 downhill mountain bikers from the Pacific Northwest, Canada, California, New Mexico and as far away as Vermont descended on… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Aubry Botkin, Port Townsend track and field

Port Townsend’s Aubry Botkin was a double winner at this past weekend’s Port Townsend’s home track meetin. Botkin won both the 100-meter hurdles and the… Continue reading

PREP TRACK: Forks boys, PA girls win at Forks Lions Club Invite

Dominating the field events and getting three first-place finishes from Cole Baysinger, the Forks boys won the Forks Lions Club Invitational meet, edging… Continue reading

PREP ROUNDUP: Forks softball sweeps a pair in the wind

The Forks softball girls showed no rust after a long spring break layoff, surviving howling winds on Whidbey Island to sweep a pair… Continue reading

ALL-PENINSULA WRESTLING MVP: Forks’ Lucas repeats as state champ and MVP

After winning the state wrestling championship for the second straight year, all Forks’ Josue Lucas could think about was … eating. One of… Continue reading