Pierre LaBossiere

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East Jefferson Rival Nathan Nisbet tags safe at third before the ball reached Quilcene’s third baseman Aiden Kate during a non-league game played in Chimacum on Monday. East Jefferson won the game 11-4.

PREP BASEBALL: East Jefferson begins season with win over Quilcene

Steve Mullensky For Peninsula Daily News East Jefferson Rival Nathan Nisbet tags safe at third before the ball reached Quilcene’s third baseman Aiden Kate during… Continue reading

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East Jefferson Rival Nathan Nisbet tags safe at third before the ball reached Quilcene’s third baseman Aiden Kate during a non-league game played in Chimacum on Monday. East Jefferson won the game 11-4.
Wyatt Dunning, left, and Eve Burke

PREP ROUNDUP: Port Angeles’ Dunning, Burke named to all-state teams

Neah Bay’s Allie Green, Julian Carrick named North Olympic League MVPs

Wyatt Dunning, left, and Eve Burke
Dominic Riccobene, Sequim boys golf

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Dominic Riccobene, Sequim boys golf

Dominic Riccobene is one of the leaders on a very good Sequim boys golf team that shot an amazing team score of 163 at Cedars… Continue reading

Dominic Riccobene, Sequim boys golf
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Peninsula's Millie Long, right, drives past the defense of Shoreline's Symone Pease during Wednesday's season finale in Port Angeles. Long sprained her ankle in this game and the Pirates hope to have her back for the NWAC tournament that begins Saturday.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Favorable NWAC draws for the Peninsula Pirates men, women

The Peninsula College men’s basketball team can expect to see some familiar opponents at the Northwest Athletic Conference Tournament, whereas the women… Continue reading

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Peninsula's Millie Long, right, drives past the defense of Shoreline's Symone Pease during Wednesday's season finale in Port Angeles. Long sprained her ankle in this game and the Pirates hope to have her back for the NWAC tournament that begins Saturday.

OUTDOORS: Volunteers sought for marking salmon

WDFW office open again to the public next week

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Port Angeles' Caleb Gagnon, left, fends off Forks' Arturo Dominguez on Saturday in Port Angeles.

BOYS PREP SOCCER: Port Angeles offense shines in 7-1 win

Sequim shut out by Central Kitsap

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Port Angeles' Caleb Gagnon, left, fends off Forks' Arturo Dominguez on Saturday in Port Angeles.
Gravel Unravel
Gravel Unravel
Keith Dahlin photo
The Port Angeles High School sailing team competed off Silverdale earlier this month. Boat No. 121 is skippered by Luna Hutchin with crewmate Charlie Kasten, boat No. 156 is skippered by Ozzy Minard with crewmate Ella Shultz and boat No. 122 is skippered by Elliot Dahlin Skipper with cremate Fern Knobel.

SAILING: Port Angeles duo of Minard-Schulz win in Silverdale

The Community Boating Program’s high school sailing team, representing high schoolers from all over Clallam County, competed in its first regatta earlier in… Continue reading

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The Port Angeles High School sailing team competed off Silverdale earlier this month. Boat No. 121 is skippered by Luna Hutchin with crewmate Charlie Kasten, boat No. 156 is skippered by Ozzy Minard with crewmate Ella Shultz and boat No. 122 is skippered by Elliot Dahlin Skipper with cremate Fern Knobel.

GOLF ROUNDUP: North Peninsula high school teams all win

The Sequim High School golf team improved its record to 2-0 today, defeating the Bremerton High School Bremerton by 46 strokes. Playing in… Continue reading

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Peninsula's Jaylin Reed, front, looks for the hoops as Shoreline's Morgan Brown defends the lane on Wednesday at Peninsula College in Port Angeles.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula men win and advance to NWAC tourney

Officially, it wasn’t a playoff game. But it had all the atmosphere and intensity of one. Win and move on to the… Continue reading

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Peninsula's Jaylin Reed, front, looks for the hoops as Shoreline's Morgan Brown defends the lane on Wednesday at Peninsula College in Port Angeles.
FILE - Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner pauses during the team's NFL football game against the Houston Texans on Dec. 12, 2021, in Houston. Wagner has been informed he is being released by Seattle. Wagner confirmed the news to The Associated Press on Tuesday night, March 8, 2022, hours after the team agreed to trade quarterback Russell Wilson to Denver. Seattle is expected to make Wagner's release official Wednesday. (AP Photo/Matt Patterson, File)

SEAHAWKS: LB Bobby Wagner released; Seattle in full rebuild mode

With two brush strokes over the span of about 10 hours, the Seattle Seahawks said goodbye to giant foundations of their Super Bowl… Continue reading

FILE - Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner pauses during the team's NFL football game against the Houston Texans on Dec. 12, 2021, in Houston. Wagner has been informed he is being released by Seattle. Wagner confirmed the news to The Associated Press on Tuesday night, March 8, 2022, hours after the team agreed to trade quarterback Russell Wilson to Denver. Seattle is expected to make Wagner's release official Wednesday. (AP Photo/Matt Patterson, File)

OUTDOORS: More razor clam digs added

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife on Tuesday confirmed the next round of digging can proceed as planned from March 16-22. “We… Continue reading

A pedestrian walks past a photo of Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson at Lumen Field, Tuesday, March 8, 2022, in Seattle. The Denver Broncos agreed to send a massive haul of players and draft picks to the Seattle Seahawks in a trade for Wilson, two people familiar with the negotiations confirmed to The Associated Press on Tuesday. The blockbuster trade, which is pending Wilson passing a physical, can't become official until the start of the new league year on March 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

PIERRE LaBOSSIERE COLUMN: End of an era for the Seahawks

This is a genuine shocker. It remains to be seen if the Seattle Seahawks will deeply regret their decision Tuesday to move on from Russell… Continue reading

A pedestrian walks past a photo of Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson at Lumen Field, Tuesday, March 8, 2022, in Seattle. The Denver Broncos agreed to send a massive haul of players and draft picks to the Seattle Seahawks in a trade for Wilson, two people familiar with the negotiations confirmed to The Associated Press on Tuesday. The blockbuster trade, which is pending Wilson passing a physical, can't become official until the start of the new league year on March 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Registration open for Rhody Run Redux

Registration for the Jefferson Healthcare 5K/10K Rhody Run Redux 2022 to be held on May 22 is open. The revamped race will… Continue reading

John Vaara, Port Angeles basketball

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: John Vaara, Port Angeles basketball

Post player John Vaara, at 6-foot-9, was instrumental in the Port Angeles boys basketball team coming back with its first trophy since 1997 from the… Continue reading

John Vaara, Port Angeles basketball
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The Port Angeles girls basketball team qualified for the state 2A tournament in Yakima after a two-year hiatus. From left, front row are, Isabelle Felton, Anna Petty, Jenna McGoff, Eve Burke and Raeah Kibe. From left, back row, are Angelina Sprague, Lexie Smith, Paige Mason, Catherine Brown, Bailee Larson, Piper Williams and Jayde Gedelman.

STANDALONES: State aspirations and qualifiers

The Sequim boys golf team is the defending Olympic League state champion. The boys won their first match of the year last week in defense… Continue reading

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The Port Angeles girls basketball team qualified for the state 2A tournament in Yakima after a two-year hiatus. From left, front row are, Isabelle Felton, Anna Petty, Jenna McGoff, Eve Burke and Raeah Kibe. From left, back row, are Angelina Sprague, Lexie Smith, Paige Mason, Catherine Brown, Bailee Larson, Piper Williams and Jayde Gedelman.
The Sequim boys golf team is the defending Olympic League state champion. The boys won their first match of the year last weekend. From left are Dominic Riccobene, Ben Sweet, Pryce Glasser, Cole Smithson, Lars Wiker and Zack Thompson. (Photo courtesy of Sean O'Mera)

PREP GOLF: Port Angeles, Sequim open season with wins

The Port Angeles boys golf team began its 2022 season with a 198-209 win over Bremerton at Gold Mountain Golf Course. Edun Bailey… Continue reading

The Sequim boys golf team is the defending Olympic League state champion. The boys won their first match of the year last weekend. From left are Dominic Riccobene, Ben Sweet, Pryce Glasser, Cole Smithson, Lars Wiker and Zack Thompson. (Photo courtesy of Sean O'Mera)
Jaylin Reed, left and Keeli-Jade Smith of the Peninsula College basketball teams in action Saturday. (Keith Thorpe, Peninsula Daily News)

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Men’s backs against the wall; PC women win share of North title

The Peninsula College men’s basketball team had a chance to clinch a playoff spot, but lost a heartbreaker to Bellevue 91-89 in… Continue reading

Jaylin Reed, left and Keeli-Jade Smith of the Peninsula College basketball teams in action Saturday. (Keith Thorpe, Peninsula Daily News)
In her final game for Neah Bay, senior Oceana Aguirre scored 10 points and had 13 rebounds in the Red Devils' 1B girls' basketball championship game against Mount Vernon Christian. (Roger Harnack/Cheney Free Press)
In her final game for Neah Bay, senior Oceana Aguirre scored 10 points and had 13 rebounds in the Red Devils' 1B girls' basketball championship game against Mount Vernon Christian. (Roger Harnack/Cheney Free Press)
Neah Bay's Amber Swan drives to the basket Thursday against Wilbur-Creston-Keller in the 1B state quarterfinals. Swan scored 21 points in Neah Bay's 59-47 win. (Roger Harnack/Cheney Free Press)

1B STATE BASKETBALL: Neah Bay girls in state finals Saturday night

After winning a pair of games at the 1B state girls basketball tournament, Neah Bay is playing for the state championship Saturday night… Continue reading

Neah Bay's Amber Swan drives to the basket Thursday against Wilbur-Creston-Keller in the 1B state quarterfinals. Swan scored 21 points in Neah Bay's 59-47 win. (Roger Harnack/Cheney Free Press)