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

STATE SOCCER: Sequim loses in finale; but celebrates match that wasn’t supposed to happen

Unlike the aftermath of most knockout losses in prep state tournaments, smiles, hugs and laughter permeated the atmosphere on the artificial turf as… Continue reading

PREP BASEBALL: Roughriders done at state tournament

One rough inning, Mountlake Terrace’s five-run third, was all the Hawks needed to take down Port Angeles and end the Roughriders season in… Continue reading

PREP SOFTBALL: Port Angeles in title game; Sequim has wild run, but eliminated

Port Angeles is in the West Central District 3 title game after fending off Olympic 14-8 in the district semifinals Saturday. The Riders… 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 SOCCER: Sequim soccer still alive in state tournament after Toppenish forced to forfeit win

A record-breaking season for Sequim High School’s boys soccer squad — one that looked over after a loss in the opening round of… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Port Angeles’ Carson Jackson, left, crosses home plate in a March 18 game against Bremerton in Port Angeles.

STATE BASEBALL: Port Angeles’ Jackson relishing his role for Roughriders

On a roster laden with talent, Port Angeles’ versatile left fielder Carson Jackson focuses on doing his job for the Olympic League… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Port Angeles’ Carson Jackson, left, crosses home plate in a March 18 game against Bremerton in Port Angeles.

OUTDOORS: Kids’ Fishing Day canceled in Sequim

STASH THE SNOOPY fishing rods for a little while, kids. Saturday’s annual Kids Fishing Day at Carrie Blake Park in Sequim has been canceled due… Continue reading

DISTRICT SOFTBALL: Forks stays alive by splitting pair against Castle Rock and La Center

Forks split a pair of games at the Class 1A Southwest District 4 softball tournament at Centralia’s Borst Park, falling to TriCo League… Continue reading

DISTRICT SOFTBALL: Port Angeles’ Robinson a senior standout

As far as dilemmas go, the one facing Port Angeles senior center fielder Sierra (CC) Robinson is relatively minor. With the Roughriders softball… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Halibut in hiding during opening weekend

THE EFFORT CERTAINLY wasn’t lacking for halibut anglers off the coast and along the Strait of Juan de Fuca last Friday and Sunday, during the… Continue reading

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Sequim boys soccer runs out of steam in state loss; five more area golfers advance to state tournaments

Sequim’s Class 2A state boys soccer tournament experience ended with a 7-1 loss to Toppenish, five of those goals coming in the final… 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

Marissa Bailey

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Port Angeles softball, Chimacum tennis academic champs

The Port Angeles softball team and the Chimacum boys tennis team have won Washington Interscholastic Activities Association academic… Continue reading

Marissa Bailey

GOLF COLUMN: Spring Shotgun set at Peninsula Golf Club

THE EMERALD GEM atop the hill, Peninsula Golf Club in Port Angeles, will host its 57th annual Spring Shotgun event Friday and Saturday, May 26-27.… 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