Pierre LaBossiere

PREP FOOTBALL: Riders give Kingston a hard time, but Bucs’ defense holds at the end in 30-22 loss

The Roughriders football squad rallied and had a chance with possession of the ball at midfield with 3 minutes left, but the… Continue reading

 

COLLEGE SOCCER: Peninsula women prove they are still the team to beat

In a battle of two unbeaten teams, Peninsula College showed the path to an NWAC North Division women’s soccer championship still goes… Continue reading

 

COLLEGE SOCCER: Peninsula men show resolve in victory over Whatcom

Sure it was just another NWAC North Division men’s soccer match. But the Peninsula players have long memories. Especially the sophomores who… Continue reading

 

ROUGHRIDERS SWIMMING: No pool? No problem for PA girls

This is the Port Angeles swimmers’ year to be road warriors. Literally, because every single one of their swim meets this year… Continue reading

TAEKWONDO: White Crane students to test for black belts in Korea

Taekwondo students Scarlett Fulton of Port Angeles and Ava Reymond of Sequim will soon be off on a grand adventure — and… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Brayden Emery, Crescent football

Brayden Emery had huge shoes to fill this weekend for the Crescent Loggers, and boy did he. Filling in for his older brother, Eric, at… Continue reading

PREP 8-MAN FOOTBALL: Quilcene survives battle of 18-12 over Crescent

The Quilcene Rangers basically annihilated every team they played last year not named Odessa. And Crescent came in to the game missing its… Continue reading

PREP ROUNDUP: Port Angeles swimmers hold their own against elite competition

The Port Angeles girls picked up a number of second-place finishes going up against top 3A and 2A relay teams at the Spartan… Continue reading

COLLEGE SOCCER: Peninsula women win in shut out, men tie in a scoreless draw

The Peninsula College soccer women got a goal from former Port Angeles Roughrider Kyrsten McGuffey and shut out Edmonds 2-0 to remain unbeaten… Continue reading

MOUNTAIN BIKING: Area racers win NW Cup titles

The Northwest Cup downhill mountain bike racing series concluded at Stevens Pass this weekend, with a pair of area winners taking home… Continue reading

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Roughriders win two matches at Sequim Jamboree

Port Angeles got off to a fast start in its season opener at the Sequim Jamboree, beating Port Townsend in three straight sets… Continue reading

MOUNTAIN BIKING: Group heading North Olympic team to meet

With a wildly successful BMX track in Port Angeles, a world-class downhill track and a new layout for mountain biking novices in… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Future Riders win a pair

The Port Angeles Future Riders won a pair of North Olympic Youth Football season openers over the Port Townsend… Continue reading

GOAT runners pound the trails

Locals shine while previous winners return to the Peninsula

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Dylan Tracer, Port Townsend football

Dylan Tracer had the game of his life for the Redhawks football team Friday night, leading Port Townsend to a 49-16 romp over cross-strait rival… Continue reading

COLLEGE SOCCER: Peninsula men cruise to 9-0 victory; women win with fourth-straight shutout

The Peninsula men had their highest-scoring game since 2017, erupting for nine goals, their most in at least three years, in a… Continue reading

PREP ROUNDUP: Quilcene football wins in romp; Chimacum loses in defensive battle

The Quilcene Rangers got a monster game from sophomore Bishop Budnek, which included a school-record 99-yard touchdown run, in beating Mary M. Knight… Continue reading

PIERRE LaBOSSIERE COLUMN: Surviving the Battle of the Banff

This is a story where I’m likely to get a lot of lectures. Well, don’t. I have spent a lot of years in the backcountry.… Continue reading

LEFTIES: ‘Voice of the Lefties’ loses 120 pounds through cycling

A year ago, Chig Martin, the “Voice of the Lefties” had to buy a bus ticket to get up West Hill Street… Continue reading