Pierre LaBossiere

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Peninsula's Fernando Tavares, center, fightrs off a tackle by Everett's Carlos Rodriguez as Tavares' teammate, Juan Carlos Hernandez, looks on during Saturday's match at Wally Sigmar Field in Port Angeles.

COLLEGE SOCCER: Peninsula men win finale, prepare to defend title

Men, women host playoff games Saturday at Wally Sigmar Field

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Peninsula's Fernando Tavares, center, fightrs off a tackle by Everett's Carlos Rodriguez as Tavares' teammate, Juan Carlos Hernandez, looks on during Saturday's match at Wally Sigmar Field in Port Angeles.
Quilcene Rangers.

PREP FOOTBALL: Quilcene wins fifth straight league title; Crescent romps

Four seniors on the Quilcene Rangers football team have now won five straight SeaTac 1B titles. That’s right, five straight. In eight-man football,… Continue reading

Quilcene Rangers.
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Port Angeles tennis players Michael Soule, Reef Gelder and Damon Gundersen all qualified to play at the 2A state boys tennis tournament in May 2022.

PREP TENNIS: Sequim and Port Angeles to send four to state tournament next spring

Port Angeles will send a singles player and a doubles team to the boys state tennis tournament in the spring after punching their… Continue reading

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Port Angeles tennis players Michael Soule, Reef Gelder and Damon Gundersen all qualified to play at the 2A state boys tennis tournament in May 2022.
The Port Angeles cross country team, from left Jack Gladfelter, Naaman McGuffey, Langdon Larson, Coach Rodger Johnson, Kowen Kasten, Josh Gavin, Jason Gladfelter and Max Baeder, took first place at district.

CROSS COUNTRY: Riders, Rivals win district; Sequim’s Pyeatt dominates girls’ race

The Port Angeles and East Jefferson boys and Sequim’s Riley Pyeatt were all champions Saturday at the 2021 Westside Classic West-Central District III… Continue reading

The Port Angeles cross country team, from left Jack Gladfelter, Naaman McGuffey, Langdon Larson, Coach Rodger Johnson, Kowen Kasten, Josh Gavin, Jason Gladfelter and Max Baeder, took first place at district.
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Port Angeles' Lily Sanders, right, slips past Bremerton's Marisol Popoca-Pablo on Thursday night in Port Angeles.

PREP SOCCER: Riders red-hot heading into playoffs

East Jefferson wins regular-season finale

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Port Angeles' Lily Sanders, right, slips past Bremerton's Marisol Popoca-Pablo on Thursday night in Port Angeles.

PREP FOOTBALL SCORES: PA plays Bremerton tough; Neah Bay beats No. 2 Lummi

Friday’s Prep Football Scores Bremerton 19, Port Angeles 13 Neah Bay 40, Lummi 30 East Jefferson 43, Klahowya 6 (Thursday) Olympic 56, Sequim 0 (Thursday)… Continue reading

Port Angeles High School sailing team members Elliot Dahlin and Fern Knobel (152), sail at a regional scrimmage this weekend off Kingston as a rainbow comes out. Teammates Ozzy Minard and Ella Schulz are in boat 156. (Photo courtesy of Perry Brestel)

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Port Angeles sailors end season strong; Peninsula soccer, volleyball results

This weekend, sailing teams from Port Townsend, Central Kitsap, Kingston and Port Angeles came together for a regional scrimmage in Apple Tree Cove… Continue reading

Port Angeles High School sailing team members Elliot Dahlin and Fern Knobel (152), sail at a regional scrimmage this weekend off Kingston as a rainbow comes out. Teammates Ozzy Minard and Ella Schulz are in boat 156. (Photo courtesy of Perry Brestel)
Port Angeles High School sailing team members Elliot Dahlin and Fern Knobel (152), sail at a regional scrimmage this weekend off Kingston as a rainbow comes out. Teammates Ozzy Minard and Ella Schulz are in boat 156. (Courtesy of Perry Brestel)

Port Angeles sailing team ends season with strong finish

This weekend, sailing teams from Port Townsend, Central Kitsap, Kingston and Port Angeles came together for a regional scrimmage in Apple Tree Cove… Continue reading

Port Angeles High School sailing team members Elliot Dahlin and Fern Knobel (152), sail at a regional scrimmage this weekend off Kingston as a rainbow comes out. Teammates Ozzy Minard and Ella Schulz are in boat 156. (Courtesy of Perry Brestel)
#12 Grace Smelcer of the North Mason girl Bulldogs fights with #2 Catie Brown of the PA lady Riders Monday. dlogan

PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Riders rain goals on the Bulldogs

Sequim keeps pace in battle for Olympic League title

#12 Grace Smelcer of the North Mason girl Bulldogs fights with #2 Catie Brown of the PA lady Riders Monday. dlogan
Neah Bay Red Devils

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Neah Bay volleyball ranked No. 1 in the state

After its season was delayed until the end of September due to COVID-19 protocols, the Neah Bay volleyball team has been lights… Continue reading

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Port Angeles' Jack Gladfelter won the Olympic League Cross Country Championships at The Cedars at Dungeness Golf Course last week and helped lead the Roughriders boys to the team title.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Jack Gladfelter, Port Angeles cross country

Port Angeles cross-country runner Jack Gladfelter had a pretty decent start to his career for the Roughriders. He had six top-10 finishes his freshman year… Continue reading

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Port Angeles' Jack Gladfelter won the Olympic League Cross Country Championships at The Cedars at Dungeness Golf Course last week and helped lead the Roughriders boys to the team title.
Peninsula Pirates

PENINSULA COLLEGE SOCCER: Women, men remain unbeaten

Men to face No. 2 Whatcom Wednesday; women’s scoreless streak up to 655 straight minutes

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Quilcene Rangers.

PREP FOOTBALL: Quilcene sets stage for title rematch with 59-12 win

The Quilcene Rangers got 201 yards rushing and three touchdowns from eighth-grader Jayden Love en route to a 59-12 romp over Sound Christian… Continue reading

Quilcene Rangers.
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Port Angeles quarterback Parker Nickerson, center, looks downfield as Olympic's Jacob Gesell, left, and Alexander Larson, right, close in on Friday night at Port Angeles Civic Field.

PORT ANGELES FOOTBALL: Riders undone by rough second quarter against Olympic

The Port Angeles Roughriders football team got off to a great start on its opening drive and had a great 22-point fourth… Continue reading

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Port Angeles quarterback Parker Nickerson, center, looks downfield as Olympic's Jacob Gesell, left, and Alexander Larson, right, close in on Friday night at Port Angeles Civic Field.

FRIDAY PREP FOOTBALL: East Jefferson, Sequim, Neah Bay all win

Friday’s Prep Football scores East Jefferson 48, Life Christian Academy 7 Napavine 60, Forks 0 Olympic 41, Port Angeles 29 Neah Bay 48, Crescent 6… Continue reading

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With teammate Kaia Lestage (left) looking on, Sequim's Jennyfer Gomez (10) vies for possession in the Wolves' 6-0 win Tuesday night against visiting Bremerton.

PREP ROUNDUP (Updated): Sequim soccer bounces back with win; PA wins fourth straight

The Sequim girls soccer team got off to a fast start with five goals in the first half, going on to win 6-0… Continue reading

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With teammate Kaia Lestage (left) looking on, Sequim's Jennyfer Gomez (10) vies for possession in the Wolves' 6-0 win Tuesday night against visiting Bremerton.
Peninsula College Pirates

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Peninsula women’s soccer ranked No. 3 in the nation; men ranked No. 6

The Peninsula College women’s soccer team is ranked No. 3 among Div. II community colleges and the Peninsula College men’s soccer… Continue reading

Peninsula College Pirates
Pierre LaBossiere

PIERRE LaBOSSIERE COLUMN: The painful hassle of mallet finger

Yay, I have something in common with Russell Wilson. When Wilson injured his finger against the L.A. Rams last week, NBC showed a close-up of… Continue reading

Pierre LaBossiere

PREP ROUNDUP: EJ soccer draws; Forks VB improves to 7-1 in league

The East Jefferson girls soccer team earned a tie and a point against Cascade Christian, but coach Robert Cantley thought the team can… Continue reading

Bishop Budnek

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Bishop Budnek, Quilcene football

Quilcene senior Bishop Budnek ran for 196 yards on 26 carries and scored four touchdowns and two 2-point conversions in his return to the gridiron… Continue reading

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