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Sports Beat: Gig Harbor leads league, Peninsula in second

Mar 24, 2023 | By:

The Gig Harbor boys soccer team reeled off five straight wins to start the season, including a crucial 2-1 victory over South Sound Conference power Central Kitsap on Thursday, March

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Sports Beat: Strong group returns for Gig Harbor golf

Mar 17, 2023 | By:

The Gig Harbor boys golf team, looking to improve on an eighth-place showing at state last spring, returns several talented golfers and adds a promising freshman. Shane Henderson is in

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Gig Harbor’s Christensen marathons her way into Guinness Book of World Records

Mar 16, 2023 | By: Lee Jorgenson

Editor’s note: This piece was submitted by community member Lee Jorgenson, who is a personal friend of the subject of the article.  Tami Christensen of Gig Harbor recently returned from

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Sports Beat: 12 earn basketball all-conference honors

Mar 10, 2023 | By:

Twelve local players earned All-South Sound Conference recognition for the 2022-23 season. Honored were: Boys Basketball First Team All-South Sound Conference Luke Browne, Gig Harbor, senior (fourth all-conference selection, including

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Former Gig Harbor star Jarzynka dies on Olympic Peninsula fishing trip

Mar 08, 2023 | By:

Joe Jarzynka, who starred on the football field for Gig Harbor High School and the University of Washington, died while fishing on the Sol Duc River near Forks on Sunday,

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Sports Beat: Bad quarter ends Tides’ state run

Mar 03, 2023 | By:

The Gig Harbor boys basketball season ended Feb. 25 with a 69-60 loss to Shorecrest in the regional round of the Class 3A state tournament. Gig Harbor (21-4) led 50-40

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Investigator unable to substantiate alleged slur at girls basketball game

Feb 25, 2023 | By:

Allegations of a racial slur at a Jan. 11 girls’ basketball game between Gig Harbor and Peninsula high schools are unsubstantiated, according to an investigation initiated by Peninsula School District.

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Sports Beat: Hammer wins two state swim titles for Gig Harbor

Feb 24, 2023 | By:

It was Hammer time for Gig Harbor at the state swimming and diving championships Feb. 16 to 18 at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. Freshman phenom Aiden

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Gig Harbor girls clinch state tournament berth

Feb 20, 2023 | By:

The Gig Harbor girls basketball team is going to state after a hard-fought 50-41 overtime win against Central Kitsap on Friday, Feb. 17. This game was a defensive battle, and

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Sports Beat: Tides beat Timberline, play for district title

Feb 17, 2023 | By:

The Gig Harbor boys basketball team reached the championship game of the Class 3A District 3/4 tournament with a 58-54 overtime win over Timberline on Thursday, Feb. 16, at Auburn

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