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

May 23, 2024 | By:

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

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Sports Beat | Peninsula’s Baurichter wins league tennis title

May 16, 2024 | By:

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

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Peninsula wins district baseball title, Gig Harbor also makes state

May 12, 2024 | By:

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

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Sports Beat | League track meet off to a fast start

May 09, 2024 | By:

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

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Sports Beat | Tides score early and often vs. Seahawks

May 03, 2024 | By:

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

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

May 03, 2024 | By:

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

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Sports Beat | Gig Harbor rallies for key league fastpitch win

Apr 25, 2024 | By:

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

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Sports Beat | Peninsula baseball sweeps River Ridge

Apr 19, 2024 | By:

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

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Peninsula School District making administrative, athletic staffing changes

Apr 18, 2024 | By:

Peninsula School District recently announced staffing changes that will affect its administration and athletic department. The district is also adding back some of the classified and custodial positions cut last spring amid a $12 million budget reduction, according to a letter sent to staff in March. According to the letter, two assistant superintendent positions will

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Gig Harbor native Gilich an assistant at ASU after long climb up coaching ladder

Apr 17, 2024 | By: Leland Smith

Anthony Gilich can attest that profound life lessons can be learned on a baseball diamond. For the Gig Harbor native, one life-altering lesson came while serving as junior varsity baseball coach at Ellensburg High School during his final semester of college. To graduate from Central Washington University with his degree in communications, it was a

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