Brad LaBrie

SPORTS: Olympic Peninsula Eagles open this week with bigger and faster team

The Olympic Peninsula Eagles, the area semi-pro adult football team, is bigger and better in 2012 and truly represents the North Olympic Peninsula with games… Continue reading

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SPORTS: Mountain bike downhill national championships coming to Port Angeles this week

PORT ANGELES — The party starts today, gets serious Thursday and ends Sunday as the biggest non-World Cup mountain bike racing event in the country… Continue reading

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OUTDOORS: Dry Hill downhill mountain-bike races begin Friday in Port Angeles

IT’S APRIL, WHICH means that it’s time for mountain-bike downhill racers to invade Port Angeles for the start of the Northwest Cup Series. And all… Continue reading

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SPORTS: Forks basketball player Braden Decker voted All-Peninsula Co-MVP

FORKS — Scott Justus, the longtime boys basketball coach at Forks High School, would have never guessed at the beginning of this year that a… Continue reading

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SPORTS: Sequim’s Corbin Webb voted All-Peninsula Co-MVP for boys basketball

SEQUIM — Port Angeles boys basketball coach Wes Armstrong called them the Big Three. Sequim’s trio of Corbin Webb, Gabe Carter and Jayson Brocklesby averaged… Continue reading

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SPORTS: Port Angeles diver a state champion two times over

PORT ANGELES — Austin Fahrenholtz has those twisters down pat. The Port Angeles High School senior’s favorite diving move propelled him to his second straight… Continue reading

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SPORTS: Two sports, two MVP awards for Port Angeles athlete

PORT ANGELES — Her first love is volleyball, there’s no question about that. “Really, volleyball is her passion,” Port Angeles girls basketball coach Michael Poindexter… Continue reading

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SPORTS: A remarkable season for All-Peninsula wrestling MVP

SEQUIM — Dakota Hinton is not your typical wrestling star. “In spite of his success, Dakota is on an even keel, he has good balance… Continue reading

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SPORTS: Area wrestlers claim state hardware

TACOMA — Sequim’s Dakota Hinton finished his high school wrestling career on a high note by capturing third place at the Mat Classic at the… Continue reading

SPORTS: Sequim boys basketball team holds off archrival Port Angeles for second place in Olympic League

SEQUIM — Corbin Webb ended his high school career at his home Rick Kaps Gym with a bang. The 6-foot-2 Sequim senior was on fire… Continue reading

SPORTS: Port Angeles captures Rainshadow wrestling tournament championship; Sequim third and Port Townsend is fifth

SEQUIM — Everything pretty much went to script as Port Angeles continued to dominate the area wrestling scene. The Roughriders captured the 15th annual Rainshadow… Continue reading

SPORTS: Wrestling teams showing star power

CONVENTIONAL WISDOM SAID that there was no star power in wrestling this year on the North Olympic Peninsula because there are no returning top-three state… Continue reading

PREP WRESTLING: Port Angeles Axes own tournament

PORT ANGELES — The Axe stays in Port Angeles. The Roughrider wrestling team made history by winning its own tournament, Olympic Shootout: “The Battle for… Continue reading

SPORTS: Wrestling preview: All area wrestlers have sights on end-of-season state tournament

This is the time of year that all high school wrestlers dream of glory and a state trophy. Come state tournament time in early March,… Continue reading

Port Angeles’ Jones volleyball player of the year

PORT ANGELES — Port Angeles High School senior Kiah Jones keeps racking up the honors. Jones, the Olympic League MVP, was a monster at the… Continue reading

SPORTS: Peninsula College women’s soccer team aiming for the top at NWAACC Final Four

TUKWILA — The Pirate women are just two wins away from their ultimate goal. The Peninsula College women’s soccer team has come from the back… Continue reading

SPORTS: Third time may be the charm as Neah Bay tangles with Lummi again in state playoffs

BELLINGHAM — Neah Bay is hoping third time’s the charm as the Red Devils face their nemesis Lummi in the state Class 1B quarterfinals Friday… Continue reading

SPORTS: Peninsula women’s basketball program ready to take a step up

PORT ANGELES — It won’t be so easy to push the Pirates around this season. That couldn’t be said about the Peninsula College women’s basketball… Continue reading

SPORTS: Prep football playoffs start with Port Angeles at Renton tonight; Forks wins three-way tiebreaker to earn playoff berth

RENTON — The area prep football playoff season is off and running with Forks winning a three-way league tiebreaker to advance Monday night and Port… Continue reading

Sprint boat races attract more than 8,000 to first-ever event in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — It’s NASCAR on water. The crowds were there, the noise, picnic baskets, RVs and camping on site, plus even a few skimpy… Continue reading