Pierre LaBossiere

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

PREP FOOTBALL: Third time not a charm for Neah Bay; Red Devils fall to Lummi

The Red Devils found out the hard way it is truly difficult to beat the same team three times in a season. Especially… Continue reading

MEN’S SOCCER: Peninsula beats Tacoma in penalty kicks

The Peninsula College soccer men have returned to the pinnacle of the NWAC. The men beat Tacoma 3-1 in penalty kicks at the… Continue reading

STATE SWIMMING MEET: Port Angeles girls sixth at state

Relying on a combination of experienced seniors and a talented freshman, the Port Angeles swim and dive girls team placed again at… Continue reading

PREP SOCCER: Record-breaking Port Angeles girls can’t get past powerful Ridgefield

The Port Angeles soccer girls’ run in the state 2A playoffs ended with a 5-1 loss in the quarterfinals to a very good… Continue reading

PREP 1B FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Budneks lead Quilcene to victory

The Quilcene Rangers got 50 out of their 52 points from the Budnek brothers en route to a 52-26 Class 1B Quad-District Football… Continue reading

PREP FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Sequim falls to Lakewood in 2A state playoff

The Sequim football team’s season came to a close Friday night, as the Wolves fell to Lakewood 38-12 in the opening round of… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Tipoff tournament results; Peninsula College and Forks all-stars named

North Olympic Peninsula teams made it to two championship games in the Port Angeles Parks and… Continue reading

FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Opponents, venues times set for postseason teams

Times, dates and venues have been finalized for four North Peninsula football teams’ playoff battles this weekend. The Sequim Wolves will play their 2A State… Continue reading

COLLEGE SOCCER: Heartbreak healed for Peninsula men; now on to NWAC Final Four

The Peninsula College soccer men exorcised a lot of demons Saturday. Not only did they qualify for their first Northwest Athletic Conference… Continue reading

NFL: Unbeaten no more — 49ers’ miscues help Seahawks win OT thriller

San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan easily could have played for a tie at the end… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Madi Roening, goalkeeper, Port Angeles girls soccer

Madi Roening was a huge part of the Port Angeles Roughriders winning their West Central District III 2A soccer playoff match against Sequim on Saturday… Continue reading

PIERRE LaBOSSIERE COLUMN: The center of the soccer world on the Peninsula

What a great weekend for the Beautiful Game. We had looked forward all week to Saturday, when the planets in the soccer universe aligned to… Continue reading

PREP SWIMMING: WIAA announces local swimmers invited to state meet

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association has released the list of North Olympic Peninsula swimmers and divers who will compete at the 2019… Continue reading

CROSS-COUNTRY: Three North Olympic Peninsula runners place at State

A trio of North Olympic Peninsula runners placed in the top 10 in their respective races at the state cross-country meet and the… Continue reading

PREP SOCCER: Roughrider girls take rubber match from Sequim

You could definitely say that the Port Angeles and Sequim soccer teams are both up in the clouds. Playing in a thick… Continue reading

DISTRICT SWIMMING: Roughrider girls fifth at district; Sequim eighth

Port Angeles’ Mackenzie DuBois finished second in two events as the Roughrider girls finished fifth as a team at the West Central District… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES HALL OF FAME: 11 past, current Roughriders to be inducted

Eleven more legendary coaches and athletes from Port Angeles lore have been selected to the third class of the Roughriders Hall of… Continue reading

DISTRICT SWIM MEET: Sequim, Port Angeles swimmers hope to make a splash

Port Angeles and Sequim, two of the strongest swim programs in the state last year, will again be sending big squads to the… Continue reading