Pierre LaBossiere

WOMEN’s COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula women drop pair at Pierce tournament

Despite a rough shooting day from Leilani Padilla and Casandra White, the Peninsula women’s basketball team managed to stay within double digits of… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL: Friday night’s prep scores from around the state

Boys Basketball Crescent 46, Lake Quinault 31 Forks 65, Aberdeen 54 La Conner 83, Neah Bay 66 Crosspoint Academy 64, Chimacum 25 Pope John Paul… Continue reading

SEAHAWKS: Seattle fends off Minnesota 37-30 to claim first in NFC West

By the time the playoffs arrive, the Seattle Seahawks are going to feel just fine in a… Continue reading

PIERRE LaBOSSIERE COLUMN: Culture of silence over abusive coaches is toxic

Flying under the radar a bit because it involved hockey was an incredibly ugly story about former Calgary Flames head coach Bill Peters. This comes… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Gabe Long, Peninsula Men’s Basketball

For the second week in a row, a Peninsula College men’s basketball player has been named Athlete of the Week. Gabe Long is a 2019… Continue reading

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula men sweep three at Skagit tournament

The Peninsula College basketball men completed a three-game sweep at the Skagit Valley College Turkey Tournament, winning with explosive offensive and clutch… Continue reading

PREP FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Saturday’s scores from around the state

Prep Football Playoff Scores Saturday’s Semifinal Games Class 1B Naselle 70, Almira/Coulee-Hartline 44 Odessa 84, Entiat 20 Class 2B Kalama 44, Napavine 42 Onalaska 44,… Continue reading

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Pirates shoot lights out in win over Green River

Davien Harris-Williams had one of his worst games for the Peninsula basketball men Friday. And yet, showing the team’s new scoring depth,… Continue reading

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: ‘Flopping’ being cracked down on in new rules

When fans come to a Peninsula College game next Saturday, they’re going to notice a few changes. To the rules, that is.… Continue reading

COLLEGE SOCCER: Peninsula’s Jake Hughes named NWAC Men’s Coach of the Year

In only his third year as the men’s head coach at Peninsula College, Jake Hughes has reached the pinnacle of the Northwest… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Memorial tennis, racquetball tourneys set in Sequim

A benefit tennis tournament to raise funds for The Smile Train, a charity to help babies in… Continue reading

PIERRE LaBOSSIERE: ‘Tis the season of thanks

AS WE PREPARE for Thanksgiving week, what do we have to be thankful for in the sports world on the Olympic Peninsula? First of all,… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Nate Despain, Peninsula Pirates basketball

It’s not easy making the leap from high school basketball, especially from a small school, to college basketball. It appears Sequim’s Nate Despain is making… Continue reading

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula men look to run

This year, the Pirates’ Davien Harris-Williams has help. Harris-Williams was the Pirates’ leading scorer last year at 16.8 points per game. But… Continue reading

WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula women bounce back after first loss of season

The Peninsula basketball women bounced back from a heartbreaking last-second loss in the opener of the Wenatchee Valley Tournament by bouncing back and… Continue reading

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Pirates men split two to open season

It was a tale of two different kinds of basketball styles for the Peninsula men in their season openers at the Tritons/Pirates Classic,… Continue reading

WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula has speed and experience

The Peninsula College women’s basketball team bring back a lot of firepower from last year’s North Division champion squad and the team… Continue reading

ADVENTURE SPORTS: Salt Creek endurance event planned for March; Quilcene Gravel Unravel coming in June

Adventure sports on the North Olympic Peninsula are booming as area event promoter Peninsula Adventure Sports is adding two more outlets to… Continue reading

COLLEGE SOCCER: Peninsula College men focused on championship since last year’s heartbreak

The Peninsula College soccer men had been thinking about Sunday’s game since … well, last year. The men had about as heartbreaking… Continue reading

ATHLETES OF THE WEEK: Kenzie Johnson, Emma Murray and Felicia Che, Port Angeles girls swimming

What a finale for the Port Angeles swimming seniors. After a fifth-place finish at the West Central District III meet, the Roughriders weren’t expected to… Continue reading