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Photo gallery: Gig Harbor High School soccer

Mar 22, 2024 | By:

Click on any image below to see a gallery of photos from Gig Harbor High School’s 2-1 loss to Central Kitsap on Thursday, March 21, in Silverdale. Photos by Meegan M. Reid of the Kitsap Sun newspaper of Bremerton.

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Sports Beat | Tides baseball earns first league win

Mar 22, 2024 | By:

The Gig Harbor baseball team (2-3, 1-1 South Sound Conference) opened league play with a decisive, 14-4 win over Yelm on March 19 at Sehmel Homestead Park. The game had some suspense in the first few innings as the Tides took a 1-0 lead when Nick Lang drove in a run with a ground out

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Play ball! Mariners open new training center in Port Orchard

Mar 18, 2024 | By:

Her father describes her as fearless. Carolina wears layers of protective padding, her face partially obscured by a catcher’s helmet. The sixth grader is passionate about fastpitch softball and “loves being a catcher,” says her dad, Chris Doughty. Over and over, Carolina dives for a ball thrown by her coach. Her dad’s eyes follow each

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Sports Beat | Thomas earns first win as Peninsula baseball coach

Mar 14, 2024 | By:

The Peninsula baseball team got their season started on the right foot with a dramatic 6-2 road win over the Bellevue Wolverines on March 12. The Seahawks held a 1-0 lead for five innings behind the pitching of Grayson Ford, who allowed only one hit with two walks and three strikeouts over four innings in

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Sports Beat | Spring sports preview

Mar 08, 2024 | By:

The spring sports season is upon us and that means the local high schools will be fielding talented teams in baseball, fastpitch, boys soccer, girls tennis, golf, lacrosse and track and field. Local teams have the potential to win South Sound Conference titles in almost all of those sports. In this spring preview we will

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Gig Harbor grad Brynna Maxwell hopes to help Zags make a deep run in March

Mar 07, 2024 | By:

Brynna Maxwell was a scoring machine for Gig Harbor High School, the Class 3A state player of the year after leading the Tides to their first state girls basketball championship in 2018. In the coming weeks, she will get another chance to shine on a big stage. Maxwell, a graduate senior guard, is a key

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Fish Bowl 2024 to be played in Tacoma

Feb 23, 2024 | By:

Fish Bowl, the annual football game between Peninsula and Gig Harbor high schools, is on for 2024. But it will be in Tacoma. The Peninsula School District announced Thursday, Feb. 22, that the 2024 Fish Bowl will be played at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma. The game will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept.

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Sports Beat | Gig Harbor’s Huston wins two swimming titles

Feb 22, 2024 | By:

The Gig Harbor swimming and diving team scored 139 points on their way to an impressive sixth-place finish in the Class 3A boys swimming and diving championships at the King County Aquatic Center on Feb. 15-17. Two individual state championships from senior Grant Huston, in the 100 and 200 yard freestyle, boosted the Tides’ score.

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Peninsula wins state girls wrestling title behind two individual champions

Feb 20, 2024 | By:

The Peninsula High girls wrestling team won the Class 3A/4A state championship at Mat Classic XXXV in the Tacoma Dome on Saturday, Feb. 17, led by individual champions Mira Sonnen (140 pounds) and Bailey Parker (145 pounds). Five other wrestlers collected valuable points for the Seahawks, who finished with 122 points. Second-place Curtis had 119.

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Gig Harbor, Peninsula could play in different divisions of same league next year

Feb 19, 2024 | By:

Peninsula and Gig Harbor high schools will play in different divisions, but “cross-town competitions” will continue, district says

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