Dennis Browne

Dennis Browne is a longtime local interior designer, husband and father of two great sons in Gig Harbor. Dennis grew up in Manchester, often fishing or bicycling with the Seattle skyline as his backdrop. After his high school and college basketball career ended, he found the love of sports never would. He moved to Gig Harbor after college, found a beautiful girl and never left. He is a outdoor loving, river running, sunset man and Supersonic fan, who loves to play tennis and shoot hoops with his sons, from their home overlooking a local park. He is a member of the National Sports Media Association and is ready to provide a deserved, fresh take on current and former athletes from the vibrant Gig Harbor sports scene.

Sports Beat | Gig Harbor boys golf third, girls golf fourth at state

May 23, 2024

The Gig Harbor boys finished third and the girls fourth at the state golf tournament on Wednesday and Thursday, May 21 and 22. Those strong state showings came on the heels of impressive finishes at the West Central District meet, where the Tides won the girls team championship behind individual medalist Carly Ikei. Gig Harbor

Sports Beat | Peninsula’s Baurichter wins league tennis title

May 16, 2024

Peninsula’s McKenna Baurichter defeated all of the top South Sound Conference tennis players to win the girls singles championship at the league finals on May 10 and 11 at Central Kitsap High School in Silverdale. Baurichter went 13-1 during the regular season to post the South Sound Conference’s best record, but was inexplicably seeded third

Peninsula wins district baseball title, Gig Harbor also makes state

May 12, 2024

The Peninsula Seahawks knocked off the state’s No. 1-ranked Class 3A baseball team, the Kelso Highlanders, 2-0 in District 3/4 baseball action to advance to the district title game on Saturday, May 11. Later Saturday, Peninsula defeated Stadium, 5-4 to win the district title. The Seahawks earned the No. 12 seed into the Class 3A

Sports Beat | League track meet off to a fast start

May 09, 2024

Both local teams filled the podiums on the first day of the South Sound Conference track and field championships on May 7 in Lacey. Nine individuals and a relay team walked away with conference championship medals. Stevens wins third 100 meter title The SSC meet is divided into two days of competition. The meet resumed

Sports Beat | Tides score early and often vs. Seahawks

May 03, 2024

The Gig Harbor Tides (11-3 overall and South Sound conference) boys soccer team earned second place in the South Sound Conference with a 6-1 win over Peninsula (5-9-1, 5-8-1) on April 30 at Roy Anderson Field. The Tides look like a team on the rise as they used pinpoint passing and aggressive runs to score

Two baseball games weren’t quite enough for Gig Harbor, Peninsula

May 03, 2024

The Peninsula (12-8, 8-6 South Sound Conference) and Gig Harbor (12-10, 8-6) baseball teams split two games this week, setting up a one-game playoff between the rivals on Friday afternoon to determine second place in the South Sound Conference. Peninsula won the first game, 4-0, on April 30. Gig Harbor rallied to win 5-3 the

Sports Beat | Gig Harbor rallies for key league fastpitch win

Apr 25, 2024

The Gig Harbor (7-6, 6-2 South Sound Conference) girls fastpitch team did it again, as they came up with a thrilling come-from-behind victory over River Ridge on April 22. The 7-6 win keeps Gig Harbor in the hunt for a league championship. The Tides were behind most of the game, but excellent relief pitching from

Sports Beat | Peninsula baseball sweeps River Ridge

Apr 19, 2024

The Peninsula Seahawks (10-5, 7-3) baseball team climbed into sole possession of second place in the South Sound Conference on the strength of a pair of wins against River Ridge. The Seahawks came from behind to defeat the Hawks 4-3 on April 15 at Sehmel Field. They then dismantled River Ridge 11-0 in Lacey a

Sports Beat | Tides soccer shuts out Seahawks

Apr 11, 2024

The Gig Harbor soccer team beat their crosstown rivals from Peninsula 3-0 in a commanding performance at Roy Anderson Field on April 4. Both teams played hard and showed off advanced footwork to cap off a rivalry week that exhibited excellent sportsmanship in contests involving five sports. Gig Harbor’s quick-striking forwards came at the Peninsula

Sports Beat | Gig Harbor dance team wins 2nd state title in 3 years

Apr 04, 2024

The Gig Harbor High School dance team, H2Whoa, won the Class 3A state championship in the Hip Hop category at the Yakima Valley SunDome on March 23. The Tides accumulated 287.7 points to win comfortably over second-place Hermiston (Ore.), which had 279.2 points. The team almost pulled off a rare double. H2Whoa missed a state