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.

High school sports roundup: Sheets earns shutout for Seahawks

Mar 25, 2022

Editor’s note: Every Friday during spring sports season, Gig Harbor Now will post a high school sports roundup that provides scores, highlights  and standout performances by areas athletes and teams. The Peninsula baseball team has begun this season with a 3-2 record. The Seahawks have some impressive players that can hit the ball hard and

Gig Harbor boys basketball reflects on a season to remember

Mar 08, 2022

Gig Harbor boys basketball reached new heights this year — and they might be even better next season.

Tight-knit Tides eager for school’s first Dome visit in 15 years

Mar 02, 2022

When the Gig Harbor Tides boys basketball team opens state tournament play at the Tacoma Dome on Thursday, it will be the first time the school has made the trip in 15 years. The 23-2 Tides are champions of the South Sound Conference and have won four consecutive postseason games. The latest was a 62-51

Tides girls’ season ends with 3-point loss to Bonney Lake

Feb 27, 2022

Gig Harbor girls fell one game short of the state 3A basketball tournament with a 61-58 loss to the Panthers.

Tides boys upset O’Dea in regionals, earn first-round state bye

Feb 27, 2022

Gig Harbor downed O’Dea 62-51 in a regional contest, will face Wednesday’s winner between Ferris and Rainier Beach Thursday at state.

Tides boys, girls competing in regional basketball playoffs Saturday

Feb 25, 2022

The Gig Harbor boys basketball team will be taking its show on the road bright and early Saturday morning against the O’Dea Fighting Irish in a 10 a.m. Class 3A regional playoff game at Bellevue College. The Tides, ranked sixth in the state, will face No. 4 O’Dea (20-6) from the always-tough Seattle Metro League.

Tides girls advance to regional game while Seahawks suffer season-ending loss

Feb 23, 2022

In a close, physical game indicative of two teams whose seasons would end with a loss, Gig Harbor defeated the young, talented Kennewick Lions, 63-51, in a District 3/4 3A girls basketball playoff Tuesday night at home to keep its state tournament aspirations alive. Peninsula, however, traveled all the way to eastern Oregon and dropped

Gig Harbor boys face O’Dea in regionals; Tides, Seahawks girls need a win to get in

Feb 20, 2022

The girls teams must win Tuesday to advance to regionals Saturday. The Tides boys will move on to state no matter what happens against the Fighting Irish on Saturday.

Gig Harbor boys clinch state berth with defeat of Evergreen

Feb 19, 2022

Luke Browne broke the Tides’ season record for 3-pointers in the 68-42 win, with regional and state games still to come.

Kelso knocks Tides out of district title contention

Feb 17, 2022

Gig Harbor rallied to tie in the late going, but couldn’t get over the hump. The Tides, who had already clinched a regional berth, will play for third place on Saturday.