Pierre LaBossiere

Forks' Chloe Gaydeski-St. John delivers a pitch against Pe Ell/Willapa Valley on Friday in Pe Ell. The Spartans' three-game win streak was snapped in a doubleheader sweep by Pe Ell/Willapa Valley, the top team in the Pacific 2B League. (Eric Trent/The Chronicle)

PREP ROUNDUP: Forks soccer wins pair of games

Spartans’ softball win streak snapped

Forks' Chloe Gaydeski-St. John delivers a pitch against Pe Ell/Willapa Valley on Friday in Pe Ell. The Spartans' three-game win streak was snapped in a doubleheader sweep by Pe Ell/Willapa Valley, the top team in the Pacific 2B League. (Eric Trent/The Chronicle)
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East Jefferson’s Anson Jones heaves the shot put 41 feet, 3 inches for second place in the shot put during a Nisqually League meet at Blue Heron Middle School on Tuesday.

TRACK AND FIELD: East Jefferson boys win home meet; girls second

The East Jefferson boys track team won its home Nisqually League meet by a big margin thanks to dominance in the distance… Continue reading

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East Jefferson’s Anson Jones heaves the shot put 41 feet, 3 inches for second place in the shot put during a Nisqually League meet at Blue Heron Middle School on Tuesday.
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Port Angeles' Wyatt Dunning, front, tries to evade the defense of North Kitsap's Jonas La Tour during Thursday night's game at Port Angeles High School.

OLYMPIC LEAGUE BOYS BASKETBALL: Port Angeles’ Dunning, Vaara make first team

Seniors Wyatt Dunning and John Vaara of the Port Angeles Roughriders have been named to the first team of the all-Olympic League… Continue reading

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Port Angeles' Wyatt Dunning, front, tries to evade the defense of North Kitsap's Jonas La Tour during Thursday night's game at Port Angeles High School.
Sequim's Jolene Vaara, left, and Hannah Bates pressure Port Angeles' Bailee Larson in the first half of a West Central District playoff game in February in Port Angeles. All three players made the first all-Olympic girls basketball team. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

OLYMPIC LEAGUE GIRLS BASKETBALL: Sequim, Port Angeles dominate all-league teams

The Port Angeles Roughriders and Sequim Wolves shared the Olympic 2A League championship, and they dominated the Olympic 2A League all-league basketball… Continue reading

Sequim's Jolene Vaara, left, and Hannah Bates pressure Port Angeles' Bailee Larson in the first half of a West Central District playoff game in February in Port Angeles. All three players made the first all-Olympic girls basketball team. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Rhody Run

OUTDOOR SPORTS: Registration opens for Rhody Run Redux

Registration is open for the Jefferson Healthcare Rhody Run Redux that is set for May 22. This year’s race starts and finishes… Continue reading

Rhody Run
Logan Olson, Forks baseball

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Logan Olson, Forks baseball

Logan Olson is off to a blazing start for the Forks Spartans baseball team. In his first game of the year March 18 against Sequim,… Continue reading

Logan Olson, Forks baseball
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Peninsula College's Keeli-Jade Smith dribbles against Lower Columbia in the NWAC women's basketball championship game Sunday. Also in on the play at right is Peninsula's Itaua Tuisaula.

NWAC WOMEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP: A dagger at the buzzer breaks the Pirates’ hearts

Oh, so close. Less than a second close. The Peninsula College women’s basketball team just missed out on an NWAC championship in heartbreaking… Continue reading

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Peninsula College's Keeli-Jade Smith dribbles against Lower Columbia in the NWAC women's basketball championship game Sunday. Also in on the play at right is Peninsula's Itaua Tuisaula.

OUTDOORS BRIEF: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife approves six days of razor clam digs beginning April 1

Razor clam enthusiasts can head to four coastal beaches as the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife last week confirmed the next round… Continue reading

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Peninsula College's Millie Long goes up for a layup and teammate Hope Glasser watches in the background. Long scored 14 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Pirates to a 67-61 win over Clackamas in the NWAC tournament semifinals in Everett on Saturday night.

NWAC WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Peninsula comes from behind to shock Clackamas

Pirates lose in championship game in overtime on a Lower Columbia buzzer-beater

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Peninsula College's Millie Long goes up for a layup and teammate Hope Glasser watches in the background. Long scored 14 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Pirates to a 67-61 win over Clackamas in the NWAC tournament semifinals in Everett on Saturday night.

PREP SOFTBALL, BASEBALL: Roughrider girls belt 7 home runs in sweep

Sequim girls, Port Angeles boys both win

TRACK AND FIELD: Sequim’s Mooney, Pyeatt have big days at Bremerton meet

Sequim’s Tyler Mooney and Riley Pyeatt had huge days at a three-way track and field meet at Bremerton. Mooney won the 100-meter dash… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Sequim tennis edges North Kitsap

The Sequim girls tennis team, behind a sweep from the Wolves’ singles players and a hard-fought doubles victory, beat North Kitsap 4-3 on… Continue reading

Pierre LaBossiere.

PIERRE LaBOSSIERE COLUMN: Something special brewing at Peninsula College

Exciting things are happening with the Peninsula College women’s basketball team. For the first time since Mitch Freeman’s men’s team made a surprise run to… Continue reading

Pierre LaBossiere.
Lily Halberg, Port Angeles softball

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Lily Halberg, Port Angeles softball

Port Angeles’ Lily Halberg got off to a scorching start in the Roughriders softball team’s doubleheader sweep over Anacortes and Sehome on Saturday. In the… Continue reading

Lily Halberg, Port Angeles softball
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Peninsula Ituau Tuisaula (13) battles inside against Portland's Iris Cubit (10) in the Pirates' 64-59 win the NWAC Elite Eight on Sunday night. Also in on the play are Millie Long (3) and Keeli-Jade Smith (0).

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula women in the NWAC Final Four

Pirates’ Tuisaula a ‘beast’ in the second half

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Peninsula Ituau Tuisaula (13) battles inside against Portland's Iris Cubit (10) in the Pirates' 64-59 win the NWAC Elite Eight on Sunday night. Also in on the play are Millie Long (3) and Keeli-Jade Smith (0).
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Peninsula College's Tatianna Kamae (2) brings the ball up the court against North Idaho in the Pirates' 56-48 win in the opening round of the NWAC Tournament held in Everett. At left is Hope Glasser.

NWAC BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Peninsula women in Final Four

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Peninsula College women beat Portland 64-59 Sunday night, getting 21 points from Ituau Tuisaula and 15 from Sequim’s Hope Glasser in the… Continue reading

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Peninsula College's Tatianna Kamae (2) brings the ball up the court against North Idaho in the Pirates' 56-48 win in the opening round of the NWAC Tournament held in Everett. At left is Hope Glasser.
Port Angeles Roughriders.

PREP ROUNDUP: Port Angeles softball girls belt five homers, romp in doubleheader

The Port Angeles girls softball team, returning to action after a 15-1 abbreviated season in 2021, started off with two big wins on… Continue reading

Port Angeles Roughriders.
Sequim Wolves.

PREP TRACK: Sequim boys and girls win at Port Angeles Invitational

The Sequim boys and girls track teams rode their sprinters and middle distance runners to each come in first place at the… Continue reading

Sequim Wolves.
Port Angeles' Beckett Jarnigan runs back to second base in a game at Civic Field on Tuesday. In on the play is Bremerton shortstop Landon Isenhart. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

PREP BASEBALL: Young Roughriders lose opener

After a day of torrential rain, the skies cleared, the sun came out, the field at Civic Field was in good shape… Continue reading

Port Angeles' Beckett Jarnigan runs back to second base in a game at Civic Field on Tuesday. In on the play is Bremerton shortstop Landon Isenhart. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
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Sequim's Brandon Charters battles for the ball with a North Mason defender in the Wolves' 4-0 win Tuesday night in Sequim.

PREP SOCCER: Sequim rallies in second half for win

Port Angeles comes from behind to earn a point

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Sequim's Brandon Charters battles for the ball with a North Mason defender in the Wolves' 4-0 win Tuesday night in Sequim.