Pierre LaBossiere

On March 21, Port Angeles junior golfer Phoenix Flores, 13, made a hole-in-one at the second hole of the Sunland Golf and Country Club. Flores hit his shot from 145 yards out with a 9 iron and a Callaway ball. (Sunland Golf and Country Club)

GOLF: 13-year-old hits hole-in-one

Sunland Golf and Country Club A young Hole in One Port Angeles junior golfer Phoenix Flores, 13, made a hole-in-one at the second hole of… Continue reading

On March 21, Port Angeles junior golfer Phoenix Flores, 13, made a hole-in-one at the second hole of the Sunland Golf and Country Club. Flores hit his shot from 145 yards out with a 9 iron and a Callaway ball. (Sunland Golf and Country Club)
Sequim Wolves

PREP ROUNDUP: Sequim softball crushes Klahowya, Olympic

Port Angeles, East Jefferson, Sequim track results

Sequim Wolves
Gonzaga guard Jalen Suggs (1) drives on Creighton guard Marcus Zegarowski (11) in the second half of a Sweet 16 game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Sunday, March 28, 2021. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

NCAA SWEET SIXTEEN: Zags cruise over Creighton en route to Elite Eight

Gonzaga guard Andrew Nembhard believes he still has room to improve. The scary part is, he thinks… Continue reading

Gonzaga guard Jalen Suggs (1) drives on Creighton guard Marcus Zegarowski (11) in the second half of a Sweet 16 game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Sunday, March 28, 2021. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
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Port Angeles amputee Dana Lawson is a survivor of multiple bouts of cancer and domestic violence. She plans to compete in the North Olympic Discovery Marathon in June to raise awareness for her group Unbounded Horizons, which helps domestic violence survivors heal through nature.

NORTH OLYMPIC DISCOVERY MARATHON: PA amputee, cancer survivor to compete

Dana Lawson looks to raise awareness for domestic violence survivors

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Port Angeles amputee Dana Lawson is a survivor of multiple bouts of cancer and domestic violence. She plans to compete in the North Olympic Discovery Marathon in June to raise awareness for her group Unbounded Horizons, which helps domestic violence survivors heal through nature.
Port Angeles Roughriders finish the 3,000-meter race at the Roughriders track and field jamboree Saturday with Klahowya. From left are Langdon Larson, Port Angeles (10:12.94), Maxwell Baeder, Port Angeles (10:12.85) and Evan Hagle, Klahowya (10:19.75). (Photo courtesy of Loren Larson)

PREP ROUNDUP: Sequim spikers end season on winning note; PA track holds jamboree

The Sequim volleyball team capped off a successful 10-3 season with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-23, 25-20) win this weekend over 3A Central Kitsap.… Continue reading

Port Angeles Roughriders finish the 3,000-meter race at the Roughriders track and field jamboree Saturday with Klahowya. From left are Langdon Larson, Port Angeles (10:12.94), Maxwell Baeder, Port Angeles (10:12.85) and Evan Hagle, Klahowya (10:19.75). (Photo courtesy of Loren Larson)
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East Jefferson’s Lonnie Kenney (49) watches as teammate Logan Massie (34) pivots around Cascade Christian’s Ryan Hersey to pick up yardage in a game played in Chimacum on Saturday.

FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: EJ defense stout; Forks wins wild finale; Quilcene claims Sea-Tac 1B title

The East Jefferson football team went up against a powerhouse squad from Cascade Christian that has handled Chimacum and Port Townsend both pretty… Continue reading

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East Jefferson’s Lonnie Kenney (49) watches as teammate Logan Massie (34) pivots around Cascade Christian’s Ryan Hersey to pick up yardage in a game played in Chimacum on Saturday.
Photo courtesy of Forks cross country

PREP ROUNDUP: Forks’ Johnson fifth at district cross country; EJ track begins season

Forks freshman Keira Johnson finished fifth at the 2B District 4 Cross Country meet held Saturday at Rainier High School. Runners from 17… Continue reading

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Olympic’s Alexis Valenzuela, left, and Sequim’s Abigail Schroeder chase after a loose ball during Tuesday night’s match at Sequim High School. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

GIRLS SOCCER: Sequim closes season on a high note

Wolves preserve shutout victory over Olympic

Olympic’s Alexis Valenzuela, left, and Sequim’s Abigail Schroeder chase after a loose ball during Tuesday night’s match at Sequim High School. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
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Port Angeles' John Vaara, right, looks out from the key as Fife's Ivan Gonzalez-Cortez, left, and Kevin Williams defend the lane on Thursday night in Port Angeles.

PREP SPORTS: Coaches, players prepare for Phase 3

There will be hoops, grappling in the spring

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Port Angeles' John Vaara, right, looks out from the key as Fife's Ivan Gonzalez-Cortez, left, and Kevin Williams defend the lane on Thursday night in Port Angeles.

PREP ROUNDUP: Sequim soccer wins in overtime on James goal

The Sequim soccer team got a golden goal winner in overtime from Natayla James to beat Kingston 2-1 this weekend. The win snapped… Continue reading

Maxwell Baeder, Port Angeles (to his right is Brennan Koontz of South Kitsap)

CROSS COUNTRY: PA boys win league title; PA’s Larson wins girls’ race

The Port Angeles boys won the Olympic League championship by a wide margin, while Port Angeles’ Lauren Larson ran her best competitive race… Continue reading

Maxwell Baeder, Port Angeles (to his right is Brennan Koontz of South Kitsap)
East Jefferson’s Bjorn Danaan-Devas hangs onto the ball while being tackled by a Klahowya Eagle during a Saturday afternoon home game in Chimacum.

PREP FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Forks romps over Rainier; EJ, Sequim fall

Forks beat Rainier 30-16 on the road Saturday, improving its record to 2-2 with a chance at a winning record in their season… Continue reading

East Jefferson’s Bjorn Danaan-Devas hangs onto the ball while being tackled by a Klahowya Eagle during a Saturday afternoon home game in Chimacum.
(Lonnie Archibald/For the Peninsula Daily News)

PREP ROUNDUP: Forks wins district volleyball opener; PA spikers win

The Forks volleyball team moved on in the Southwest 2B District tournament with a 3-0 (25-17, 25-19, 25-22) sweep over Rainier. With the… Continue reading

(Lonnie Archibald/For the Peninsula Daily News)
Quilcene Rangers

PREP FOOTBALL: Rangers finish regular season unbeaten

Playing in their final regular-season game of the year, the Quilcene Rangers scored seven offensive touchdowns on only 23 plays and romped over… Continue reading

Quilcene Rangers
#6 Lily Sanders of PA tries to take the ball away from #9 Cora Caidis of Kingston. dlogan

GIRLS SOCCER: Roughriders use creative passing to create 4-1 win

The Roughriders girls soccer team did wonders moving the ball around Kingston defenders, leading to an efficient 4-1 win over the Buccaneers… Continue reading

#6 Lily Sanders of PA tries to take the ball away from #9 Cora Caidis of Kingston. dlogan
Sequim’s Kalli Wiker (21) and Kendall Hastings look for a block as the Wolves take on — and beat — Klahowya on March 8 at home. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell
Sequim’s Kalli Wiker (21) and Kendall Hastings look for a block as the Wolves take on — and beat — Klahowya on March 8 at home. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell

GIRLS SOCCER: East Jefferson blanks Olympic to improve to 3-3

The East Jefferson girls soccer squad got a measure of revenge against Olympic this weekend with a 1-0 shutout, after losing 4-0… Continue reading

Pierre LaBossiere

PIERRE LaBOSSIERE COLUMN: Finding a new definition for normal

Ever so slowly, we’re feeling some semblance of normal again. Which begs the question. Are we ever going to remember what “normal” was to begin… Continue reading

Pierre LaBossiere
Port Angeles cross country runners from left, Caleb McLarty and Brock Tejeda on the course in Sequim. Rodger Johnson photo

PREP ROUNDUP: Sequim girls; PA boys and girls win cross country duals

Christening a new cross country course at the Dungeness Recreation Area outside of Sequim, the Port Angeles boys and girls won their dual,… Continue reading

Port Angeles cross country runners from left, Caleb McLarty and Brock Tejeda on the course in Sequim. Rodger Johnson photo

FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Loggers’ Lee rushes for 330 yards; Budneks score 5 TDs for Quilcene

Crescent’s Wyatt Lee had a monster day, rushing for 330 yards on 35 carries and scoring four touchdowns against Mary M. Knight in… Continue reading