Pierre LaBossiere

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Forks’ Peyton Johnson throws the Javelin during the annual Forks Lions Clubs’ track and field meet at Spartan Stadium on Saturday. Johnson was the winner of the girls’ javelin.

PREP TRACK AND FIELD: Port Angeles boys win at Forks Lions Invitational

East Jefferson’s Yearian No. 1 in the state in 800, 1,600

Forks Spartans

SATURDAY'S PREP BASEBALL: Spartans walk off in bottom of the seventh inning

The Forks baseball bats came alive in the bottom of the seventh inning with Landin Davis delivering the game-winning walk-off hit in a… Continue reading

PREP ROUNDUP:Forks softball wallops Coupeville 11-2

EJ boys soccer ties with Annie Wright

Sequim Wolves
Sequim Wolves
Port Angeles' Josiah Gooding (11) leads off of second base while Sequim shortstop Devyn Dearinger plays behind him in Sequim on Friday. The Roughriders won 7-4. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

PREP BASEBALL: Riders able to hold off Wolves again

Forks steals 30 bases and sweeps a pair of games over Ocosta

Port Angeles' Josiah Gooding (11) leads off of second base while Sequim shortstop Devyn Dearinger plays behind him in Sequim on Friday. The Roughriders won 7-4. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Port Angeles Roughriders

PREP SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: PA ranked No. 1 after beating North Kitsap

The Port Angeles softball team showed the defending 2A state champion North Kitsap Vikings that they are definitely for real. The Roughriders got… Continue reading

Port Angeles Roughriders
Port Angeles' Alex Angevine slides home safely against Sequim as catcher Ayden Holland waits for a throw. In the on-deck circle is Port Angeles' Ezra Townsend. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula News)

PREP BASEBALL: Riders able to hold off Wolves at Civic Field

Guttormsen outduels Staples in pitchers’ battle

Port Angeles' Alex Angevine slides home safely against Sequim as catcher Ayden Holland waits for a throw. In the on-deck circle is Port Angeles' Ezra Townsend. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula News)
Laurel Lanes owner Vern Elkhart with Port Angeles Business Association president Anthony Sanders receiving his hall of fame plaque back in January. (Courtesy photo)

BOWLING: Laurel Lanes' Vern Elkhart inducted into Westsound bowling hall of fame

Bowling alleys in small towns all across the country have been closing down over the past few decades. Sequim and Port Townsend… Continue reading

Laurel Lanes owner Vern Elkhart with Port Angeles Business Association president Anthony Sanders receiving his hall of fame plaque back in January. (Courtesy photo)
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East Jefferson's Cash Holmes tumbles into home for a run during a game against Klahowya on Monday in Chimacum. Despite the Eagles coming in to Monday's game as the defending 1A state champion, East Jefferson gave Klahowya a tough game, but fell in the end 5-4.

PREP BASEBALL: East Jefferson's Brody Moore strikes out 14 in tough loss to Klahowya

Despite only getting one hit, the East Jefferson baseball team gave defending 1A state champion Klahowya everything it could handle in a 5-4… Continue reading

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East Jefferson's Cash Holmes tumbles into home for a run during a game against Klahowya on Monday in Chimacum. Despite the Eagles coming in to Monday's game as the defending 1A state champion, East Jefferson gave Klahowya a tough game, but fell in the end 5-4.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Seventh Klahhane gymnast qualifies for regionals

A seventh Klahhane Xcel gymnast qualified for the regional Xcel gymnastics championship to be held April 19-20 in Boise, Idaho. Xcel Gold gymnast… Continue reading

Klahhane Xcel gymnasts, from left, Elyse Brown, Mariah Traband and Scarlett Sullivan all qualified for regionals at the Washington State Xcel Championship held in Pasco this weekend. Brown won a first-place medal for the floor exercise. (Klahhane Gymnastics)

GYMNASTICS (Updated): Seven Klahhane gymnasts qualify for regionals after state XCel championships

Seven Klahhane Xcel gymnasts qualified for regionals after competing at the Washington State Xcel Championships this weekend. The top highlight for the Olympic… Continue reading

Klahhane Xcel gymnasts, from left, Elyse Brown, Mariah Traband and Scarlett Sullivan all qualified for regionals at the Washington State Xcel Championship held in Pasco this weekend. Brown won a first-place medal for the floor exercise. (Klahhane Gymnastics)
Ethan Staples, Sequim baseball.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK, Ethan Staples, Sequim baseball

Sequim’s Ethan Staples has been a big part of the baseball team’s three-game winning streak. In a 15-4 victory over Mount Tahoma on Friday, Staples… Continue reading

Ethan Staples, Sequim baseball.
Spot shrimp season begins on May 16 and May 17 in the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Admiralty Inlet and Hood Canal, depending on the specific marine area. (Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife)

OUTDOORS: Spot shrimp season begins May 16-17

More razor clam digs this week

Spot shrimp season begins on May 16 and May 17 in the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Admiralty Inlet and Hood Canal, depending on the specific marine area. (Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife)
Sequim Wolves

PREP BASEBALL: Sequim, Forks both win big

The Sequim baseball team won its third straight, riding a nine-run third inning to crush Mount Tahoma on Friday 15-4. With the victory,… Continue reading

Sequim Wolves

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Port Angeles Band Boosters to hold golf tournament

The Port Angeles High School Band Boosters club is hosting its annual County to Fore! Golf Tournament on May 11. The four-person… Continue reading

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Port Angeles pitcher Brian Guttormsen throws in the first inning against Peninsula on Saturday at Port Angeles Civic Field.

PIERRE LaBOSSIERE COLUMN: Something special seems to be brewing with PA baseball, softball

If you get a chance, get out to Civic Field, Volunteer Field or Dry Creek Elementary sometime this spring to catch either the Port Angeles… Continue reading

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Port Angeles pitcher Brian Guttormsen throws in the first inning against Peninsula on Saturday at Port Angeles Civic Field.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Free kids golf clinic in Port Townsend

The Port Townsend Golf Park is offering a free youth golf clinic today and Thursday as a spring break activity. The clinic… Continue reading

Fynlie Peters, Forks softball

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Fynlie Peters, Forks softball

Seniors Keira Johnson and Lizzy Soto are the senior leaders of the Forks girls softball team, but last week, their freshman teammate Fynlie Peters really… Continue reading

Fynlie Peters, Forks softball
Naomii Sprague, Crescent track and field.

1B TRACK AND FIELD: Clallam Bay, Crescent track teams shine at Kingston

A number of Crescent and Clallam Bay boys and girls had impressive showings in a meet late last week with 2A schools from… Continue reading

Naomii Sprague, Crescent track and field.
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Port Angeles baserunner Alex Angevine, left, bowls over Peninsula catcher Jonathan Vegara-Dykes after a force out at the plate on Saturday afternoon in Port Angeles.

PREP BASEBALL: Riders romp over Peninsula

Gooding’s 3-run triple big blow in 9-4 win

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Port Angeles baserunner Alex Angevine, left, bowls over Peninsula catcher Jonathan Vegara-Dykes after a force out at the plate on Saturday afternoon in Port Angeles.