Pierre LaBossiere

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Port Angeles baseball hangs tough with 4A school

Port Angeles hung tough with 4A Mount Rainier on the road, but six late runs were the difference in an 8-2 loss.… Continue reading

TRACK AND FIELD ROUNDUP: Neah Bay boys, Clallam Bay girls take North Olympic League meet

The Neah Bay boys and Clallam Bay girls won the second North Olympic League 1B track meet… Continue reading

WRESTLING: Forks’ Lucas is All-Peninsula MVP

In 2016, Forks’ Josue Lucas finished eighth in the 106-pound Class 1A bracket at Mat Classic, the state wrestling meet. That’s pretty good,… Continue reading

WRESTLING: Forks’ Lucas heads up All-Peninsula team

Forks’ Josue Lucas was the lone state champion from the North Peninsula and thus is the All-Peninsula Most Valuable Player. Several other area… Continue reading

PREP BASEBALL: Port Angeles freshman duo 3-hits Bremerton

After a weeklong break, Port Angeles’ bats were quiet, but the Roughriders managed to manufacture a… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Luke Angevine, Port Angeles baseball

Port Angeles’ Luke Angevine is off to a blistering start for the Roughriders baseball team. Angevine, a shortstop for the Riders, is batting a eye-popping… Continue reading

MEET THE LEFTIES: Oregon 6A Player of the Year and Harvard outfielder

By Pierre LaBossiere Peninsula Daily News Every week until the beginning of the Port Angeles Lefties season on June 1, the Peninsula Daily News will… Continue reading

BOYS SOCCER: Port Angeles defends the Peninsula against Ketchikan

Playing before a cacophony of nearby frogs at Peninsula College’s Sigmar Field, the Port Angeles soccer boys got a goal and an… Continue reading

PREP SOCCER: Sequim ties, PT falls to Alaskan team

The Sequim and Port Townsend boys soccer teams interrupted spring break for games with a squad from Ketchikan, Alaska, managing a tie and… Continue reading

OAT RUN: Port Townsend, women runners shine in adventure run

Port Townsend and women runners all shined at the fifth annual Olympic Adventure Trail Run held Saturday in and around the woods and… Continue reading

MEET YOUR LEFTIES: Talent from far and wide coming to Port Angeles

Every week until the beginning of the Port Angeles Lefties season on June 1, the Peninsula Daily News will be printing profiles of several Lefties… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Seren Dances, Port Townsend track and field

Port Townsend’s Seren Dances has had a busy start to his track season. In a meet on March 23 agains Klahowya and North Kitsap, Dances… Continue reading

SPORTS BRIEFS: 28 teams play in April Fools’ Tourney, Avalanche Black nearly wins high school division

Twenty-eight teams in five divisions took to the courts this weekend for the Port Angeles Park and Recreation Department’s April Fools’ Extravaganza… Continue reading

BOYS SOCCER: Port Angeles shuts down, shuts out rival Sequim

Facing a high-powered Sequim boys soccer team that had scored 28 goals in its first five games, the Port Angeles defense clamped… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Gracie Long, Port Angeles Track and Field

Port Angeles’ Gracie Long has gotten off to a scorching start this track season. Long has already won seven events in her first two track… Continue reading

SPORTS BRIEF: Olympic Avalanche Black win Tulip Tournament

The Next Door Gastropub Olympic Avalanche Black eighth-grade girls basketball team won the 25th Annual Tulip Tournament this weekend. The OAB won the… Continue reading

SPORTS BRIEF: Award winners selected for Nate Crippen tourney

Winners of team and individual awards were announced for this year’s Nate Crippen Memorial Basketball Tournament. The team winners were: Men’s Lower Division… Continue reading

TRACK & FIELD: Port Townsend relay teams win at Lewis County Invite

Port Townsend got first-place finishes from both its boys and girls 4-by-100 relay teams at the Lewis County Invitational meet featuring 14 high… Continue reading

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Port Angeles’ depth sinks Port Townsend in golf match

The Port Angeles boys golf team remained undefeated, narrowly beating Port Townsend in an Olympic League… Continue reading