Brad LaBrie

Huskies reportedly hire another Port Angeles assistant coach

PORT ANGELES -- The University of Washington football program is starting to get quite the Port Angeles connection. At least on offense. At least three… Continue reading

Sports: Former Port Angeles High tight end standout to become Huskies’ offensive coordinator

PORT ANGELES -- Jim Michalczik, one of the best prep football players to compete on the North Olympic Peninsula, will join the new Washington Huskies… Continue reading

Day of thunder in Port Angeles allows hydroplanes to reign

PORT ANGELES — Greg Hopp is back. Near silence on Saturday turned to a joyous roar on Sunday as the hydroplane races got in a… Continue reading

Sequim author’s first book looks inside professional wrestling

SEQUIM — Matthew Randazzo V probably thought he was still dreaming when he woke up this morning. The 24-year-old author's first book — on professional… Continue reading

Port Angeles superfan recalls the first AFL-NFL ‘super’ championship game 41 years ago — and a coach named Elway

PORT ANGELES — Port Angeles native Sonny Luke knows a little bit about sports history. He has lived it. The 67-year-old longtime millworker, who has… Continue reading

Port Angeles-bred pitcher Ridgway traded to Atlanta Braves

PORT ANGELES — Port Angeles native Jeff Ridgway is having an early Christmas in 2008. The hard-throwing southpaw, who pitched in his first major league… Continue reading

Sports: Sequim eliminates Port Townsend from soccer playoffs

PORT ANGELES -- Yolanda Chinn scored the deciding goal in the shootout as Sequim High School shaded rival Port Townsend 2-1 in an Olympic League… Continue reading

Renton runner wins North Olympic Discovery Marathon

PORT ANGELES -- The winner was competing in his first marathon while the runner-up was displaced from New Orleans by hurricane Katrina and the third-place… Continue reading

Sports: Archrivals in showdown game tonight

CHIMACUM -- This is about as good as it gets. The Chimacum High School girls basketball team will host archrival Port Townsend in a do-or-die… Continue reading

Sports: 18 from North Olympic Peninsula in state wrestling championships starting today

Eighteen North Olympic Peninsula high school wrestlers are competing for hardware and honors at the state championships starting today. All levels will compete at the… Continue reading

Sports: Neah Bay to play powerhouse team in Pasco

NEAH BAY -- The surprising Neah Bay Red Devils are one win away from the Class B-8 state football championship game. The Red Devils, 4-3,… Continue reading

Sequim police still investigating altercation at high school basketball game

SEQUIM -- A visiting parent's behavior at a basketball game at Sequim High School last week is being investigated as a gross misdemeanor. But it… Continue reading

Sports: Revered swimming coach to be inducted into hall of fame

PORT ANGELES -- Like father, like son. Don Fairbairn will receive an honor Saturday morning that few sons can claim. The 73-year-old former longtime Port… Continue reading

UW football great Sonny Sixkiller holds court on Super Sunday at casino

BLYN -- The little boy from the North Olympic Peninsula brought in two footballs with him when he met Sonny Sixkiller on Super Sunday. Sixkiller,… Continue reading

Sports: Clallam Bay loses playoff football game, but there’s always basketball

CLALLAM BAY -- There is good news and bad news about the Clallam Bay loss to LaCrosse-Washtucna in the state Class B-8 football semifinals Saturday… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Fog delayed light hydroplane races finally get under way

PORT ANGELES -- The father-and-son team of Jerry and Greg Hopp of Snohomish won the national championship in Port Angeles for the second year in… Continue reading

Sports: Port Angeles softball team departing for World Series

PORT ANGELES -- What is it with the Port Angeles 16-under softball team, that no matter who the players or coaches are, it advances to… Continue reading

Sports: Port Angeles High loses a coach, gains another one

PORT ANGELES -- Port Angeles High School gained a new boys head coach while losing another one Wednesday. Thirty-year-old Erik Lathen, the third generation of… Continue reading

British Columbian wins second Olympic Discovery Marathon

Thirteen is Robert Barber's lucky number. In his 13th marathon, the 44-year-old runner from Surrey, British Columbia, won the second annual North Olympic Discovery Marathon,… Continue reading

Hundreds run today for North Olympic Discovery Marathon glory

Runners from as far away as France and the Netherlands are set to participate in today's second annual North Olympic Discovery Marathon and Half-Marathon. A… Continue reading