Pierre LaBossiere

ATHLETES OF THE WEEK: Britney Dean and Chloe Leverington, Forks softball

Forks shocked the Washington softball world by finishing fourth at the State 1A Tournament last weekend in Richland. Forks, playing in arguably the toughest 1A… Continue reading

NORTH OLYMPIC DISCOVERY MARATHON: Numbers way up for 17th annual race

More than 2,000 people came out to run distances long and short, and “discovered” near-perfect racing conditions and weather this weekend that… Continue reading

NORTH OLYMPIC DISCOVERY MARATHON: Sequim runners rule the day; records fall

It was Sequim’s day to shine in the sun. And quite literally, the sun was shining down on the racers of the… Continue reading

WOMEN’S ROWING: Sequim’s Beuke on UW national championship team

The Washington women’s rowing team won its second NCAA national championship Sunday, with Sequim’s Elise Beuke picking up her second national championship as… Continue reading

AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL: Wilder Senior rallies to win season opener

The Wilder seniors opened up their season with a dramatic come-from-behind 5-3 win Saturday over Bellingham Post No. 7 behind four innings… Continue reading

FORKS SOFTBALL: Spartans return most of their players from team that finished fourth at state

All the Forks softball team had to do was just get out of its own league and out of its district to show… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Former MLB pitcher to speak at East Jefferson Rotary

Former Major League Baseball pitcher and World Series winner Ray Washburn will speak to the Rotary… Continue reading

PIERRE LaBOSSIERE COLUMN: A crescendo of drama at the end of prep season

And so concludes another year of prep sports on the North Olympic Peninsula. What a year it was. It felt like it was ending on… Continue reading

NORTH OLYMPIC DISCOVERY MARATHON: Event keeps getting bigger each year

They come from not only all around the nation, but all around the world to run in the beauty of the Olympic… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Sequim’s Beuke wins third straight Pac-12 championship as member of UW women’s crew

Sequim rower Elise Beuke won her third straight Pac-12 women’s championship as a member of the… Continue reading

ATHLETES OF THE WEEK: State champions Murray Bingham, Millie Long, Jessica Dietzman and Kalli Wiker

We’re doing something unique for Athlete of the Week this week, because it was truly a week of champions on the Olympic Peninsula. Four individual… Continue reading

STATE TRACK: Sequim boys take state title; PA girls a close second

It’s the first state boys track and field team championship on the Peninsula since 1976.

STATE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP: Sequim’s Dietzman and Wiker prove unstoppable

Even when they were beaten in the first set against the team that defeated them last year in the state 2A finals, Sequim… Continue reading

STATE TRACK & FIELD: Sequim’s Murray Bingham, Port Angeles’ Millie Long are state champions

The Sequim boys’ track and field team is in position to possibly win a team championship with events still going on early Saturday evening.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Lauren Larson, Port Angeles Track and Field

Port Angeles distance runner Lauren Larson had a spectacular weekend at the West Central District III 2A Track and Field meet in Bremerton. Larson ran… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Second American Legion baseball tryout Friday at Civic Field

The Peninsula Tennis Club is offering free tennis instruction, drills and supervised play for area… Continue reading

Taye Babeker Tirfea, from Addis Ababa, Ethiopa, stops his watch ase he crosses the line in 37:37 to win the Men’s Elite 2019 Rhody Run at Fort Worden State Park on Sunday. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

OUTDOOR SPORTS: Rhody run keeps it local and goes international

More than 1,500 runners from all around the Pacific Northwest competed in 6K and 12K races at the 41st annual Rhody Run… Continue reading

Taye Babeker Tirfea, from Addis Ababa, Ethiopa, stops his watch ase he crosses the line in 37:37 to win the Men’s Elite 2019 Rhody Run at Fort Worden State Park on Sunday. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

PREP GOLF: Peninsula golfers tee off at state Tuesday morning

A total of nine golfers from Port Angeles, Sequim, Port Townsend and Chimacum, including three league champions, will begin play this morning… Continue reading

PREP SOFTBALL: Roughriders take district title over Sequim; both to state

The Port Angeles and Sequim softball girls have certainly grown familiar with each other. The Roughriders and Wolves played an unprecedented five times… Continue reading

TRACK AND FIELD: Port Angeles girls, Sequim boys win district

The Sequim boys and Port Angeles girls won the West Central District III 2A track and field championship, with the Roughriders roaring back… Continue reading