Pierre LaBossiere

EVERGREEN 1A BASKETBALL: Forks’ Hernandez-Flores, Baysinger co-MVPs of the league

Forks’ Tony Hernandez-Flores and Trey Baysinger were named the co-MVPs in basketball of the Evergreen 1A League Monday as all-league selections were made… Continue reading

COLLEGE SIGNING: Port Angeles swimmer Kenzie Johnson commits to Biola University

One-third of a powerhouse trio that joined the Port Angeles High School girls swim team four years ago has signed to swim… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Trey Baysinger, Forks basketball

Forks’ Trey Baysinger has been a scoring machine all year for the Forks Spartans. Baysinger scored 29 points in a game last week against Hoquiam… Continue reading

PREP WRESTLING: Port Angeles, Port Townsend, Forks combine for 9 subregional champs

The Port Angeles, Forks and Port Townsend wrestling squads earned a total of nine first-place finishes in their subregionals held this weekend.… Continue reading

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula men, women overcome Tritons

The Peninsula College basketball men held off a comeback attempt by Edmonds to win their game 88-83 over the Tritons, while the women… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Riders claim league title against Sequim

Port Angeles left no doubt that it remains at the top of the Olympic League 2A Division. Going up against second-place Sequim,… Continue reading

THURSDAY’S PREP SCORES: Final regular season prep basketball scores from around the state

BOYS PREP BASKETBALL Klahowya 69, Port Townsend 58 Port Angeles 57, Sequim 32 Aberdeen 52, Rochester 37 Adna 76, Winlock 57 Anacortes 57, Sedro-Woolley 42… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Sequim win sets up a dandy with Port Angeles

Wolves-Riders duke it out Thursday night with title on the line

BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Forks picks up important road win; Sequim suffers costly road loss

Forks put itself in solid position to host a district playoff game with a 55-39 road win over Elma on Wednesday. The Spartans… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL: Late charge helps Port Angeles lance Knights

25-1 run turns close game into blowout

PREP BASKETBALL: Neah Bay boys, girls roll

The Neah Bay boys and girls basketball teams swept Crescent, with both teams riding huge quarters in the first half to cruise… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Kaleb Needoba, Sequim boys’ swim team

Sequim swimmer Kaleb Needoba has accomplished something unique. After the “last chance” divisionals meet this weekend, Needoba has qualified for district in every single individual… Continue reading

GYMNASTICS: Klahhane picks up firsts-place finishes at pair of meets

The Klahhane Gymnastics Team opened its season with back-to-back weekend competitions at the Aloha Invitational at Seattle Pacific University on Jan. 31… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL: Riders’ defense kennels Bulldogs

Port Angeles holds North Mason scoreless for first 13 minutes

PREP SWIMMING: Port Angeles bumps Kingston for third-place finish in highly competitive Olympic League

Port Angeles boys swimmers beat Kingston 94-76, guaranteeing them a winning season in the Olympic League and a third-place finish in the league… Continue reading

PIERRE LABOSSIERE COLUMN: Forever tied to Kobe’s death

In a way, I’ll always feel tied to Kobe Bryant. For years, I’ve liked to joke that my birthday is on a sacred day in… Continue reading

ATHLETES OF THE WEEK: Hayden Baker and Hayden Queen, Forks wrestlers

The Haydens of the Forks wrestling team have been so strong this year that it was difficult to pick just one. So, we picked both.… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Youth baseball and softball registration

New North Olympic Baseball and Softball players need to create online account

PREP WRESTLING: Forks wins three dauls against state’s elites

Forks showed that while it’s not as strong in past years in some weight classes, the Spartans can still hold their own against… Continue reading

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Trojans’ second-half bombs too much for PC

Going up against one of the best teams in the NWAC, the Peninsula men had a seven-point lead midway through the second… Continue reading