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Peninsula, Gig Harbor both among top softball teams in state

Apr 06, 2022 | By:

Two of the top 18 Class 3A softball teams in the state, as ranked by the high school sports website Maxpreps, square off on the afternoon of Wednesday, April 6. And they don’t even have to leave the peninsula to do it. No. 7 Peninsula and No. 18 Gig Harbor are both unbeaten in South

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Peninsula High baseball atop the South Sound Conference

Apr 04, 2022 | By:

Peninsula High School’s South Sound Conference-leading baseball team is playing for more than meets the eye, according to coach Michael Johnson. The Seahawks (6-3, 5-1 SSC) are playing for their fallen brothers Caleb Wanaka and Jake Moore, who both died in tragic incidents in the offseason. An emotional memorial was held on Saturday, April 2,

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Sports Beat: Gig Harbor girls tennis team unbeaten on season

Apr 01, 2022 | By:

In this Friday’s edition of the sports beat — a weekly sports capsule of local prep athletic news — we will start with the undefeated. There are some very good high school teams in the area, but the only local team currently undefeated is the Gig Harbor girls tennis team at 5-0. They sit atop

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High school sports roundup: Sheets earns shutout for Seahawks

Mar 25, 2022 | By:

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

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Good for You: Four Gig Harbor YMCA swimmers qualify for regionals

Mar 10, 2022 | By:

The Seals team swimmers qualified through the state meet at King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.

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Gig Harbor boys basketball reflects on a season to remember

Mar 08, 2022 | By:

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

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Gig Harbor’s season ends with loss to Mountlake Terrace

Mar 04, 2022 | By:

Gig Harbor’s boys basketball season came to an end one win short of a trophy. The Tides lost to Mountlake Terrace 73-71 on Friday at the Tacoma Dome, ending Gig Harbor’s season with a record of 23-4. Gig Harbor led by 14 points after one quarter and 11 at the half before Mountlake Terrace rallied.

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Tides can’t overcome Beach in state tournament

Mar 03, 2022 | By:

Gig Harbor boys basketball drops 65-60 decision to Rainier Beach in the quarterfinal round of the Class 3A state tournament at the Tacoma Dome.

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

Mar 02, 2022 | By:

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

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

Feb 27, 2022 | By:

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

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