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When longtime GH resident Rang speaks, pro football listens

Oct 13, 2022 | By:

Rob Rang was a senior at Central Washington University when John Taylor of asked him to scout the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama. The Senior Bowl is where many of the most-talented college football seniors play in hopes of catching the attention of pro football evaluators. At 21 years old, Rang was younger than

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Photo gallery: Peninsula 45, Central Kitsap 13

Oct 11, 2022 | By:

Peninsula High stayed unbeaten in South Sound Conference play with a 45-13 win over Central Kitsap on Friday, Oct. 7, in Silverdale. Peninsula (5-1, 4-0 SSC) has scored at least 45 points in each of its last three games, outscoring opponents 141-31 in that span. According to statistics posted on, Isaac Smith led the

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Athletes from France, Quebec visiting Gig Harbor

Oct 07, 2022 | By:

Athletes from France and Quebec are visiting the region this week to train and compete with members of the national-champion Gig Harbor Canoe and Kayak Racing Team. The international athletes will join GHCKRT members and others in the Narrows Challenge on Saturday, Oct. 8. Twenty-three athletes and coaches from Arras, France, and the Canadian province

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Sports Beat: Gig Harbor team hopes to dance to a repeat title

Oct 07, 2022 | By:

We start this week’s Sports Beat with the talented and award-winning cheer and dance teams from both local high schools. Including the only local team that won a state championship last year: H2Whoa!, the Gig Harbor High School dance team. Last year’s team combined hip-hop dance choreography into precise routines that featured acrobatic moves, perfect

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After 2-2 tie, Peninsula and Gig Harbor still tied atop league standings

Oct 03, 2022 | By:

A much-anticipated battle between soccer powers and South Sound Conference co-leaders went down at Roy Anderson Field on Friday, Sept. 30. The Gig Harbor Tides and Peninsula Seahawks ended the night exactly where they started: tied atop the SSC standings, after a 2-2 tie. Gig Harbor grabbed early lead The game started fast as players

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Sports Beat: Local schools square off for soccer supremacy

Sep 30, 2022 | By:

It’s time for the Sports Beat, a weekly capsule of athletic events and standout performances from Peninsula and Gig Harbor high schools. We will start out with a preview of the game of the week between girls soccer powers Gig Harbor (6-0, 6-0 South Sound Conference) and Peninsula (7-1, 6-0). They square off at 7

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Gig Harbor rallies for win; Peninsula takes a no-doubter

Sep 25, 2022 | By:

High school football roundup: Peninsula 48, North Thurston 12 and Gig Harbor 44, Capital 21.

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Sports Beat: Volleyball teams look like contenders

Sep 23, 2022 | By:

It’s time for the return of the Sports Beat. Every Friday, we will provide a weekly capsule of athletic events that involve competitors from Gig Harbor and Peninsula high schools. Volleyball: Peninsula, GH enjoy early success The girls volleyball season is in full force, as the Peninsula Seahawks are 3-1 and 2-0 in South Sound

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Gig Harbor girls soccer off to unbeaten start

Sep 21, 2022 | By:

The Gig Harbor girls soccer team is once again dominating opponents with a smothering defense and a potent offense. This year’s team is 4-0 and has outscored their opponents by a combined score of 17-0. It was more of the same on Tuesday, Sept. 20, when Gig Harbor beat Timberline 8-0 in Lacey. A winning

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Fish Bowl: Key 2-point conversion helps Peninsula outlast Gig Harbor

Sep 17, 2022 | By:

The 44th Fish Bowl between Gig Harbor and Peninsula was a wild, back-and-forth battle with everything you could want from a high school football game. In the end, the Seahawks (2-1, 1-0 South Sound Conference) outlasted the Tides (2-1, 0-1) 39-30 to win their seventh straight Fish Bowl. Emotion, competition, atmosphere, drama, momentum swings —

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