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Sports Beat | Gig Harbor falls when late shot rims off

Jan 26, 2024 | By:

The Gig Harbor (18-3, 9-2 South Sound Conference) boys basketball team dropped a 49-47 decision at Timberline (11-6, 9-2) on Wednesday, Jan. 24. A three-point attempt by Gig Harbor’s Michael Masini with four seconds left almost won it for Gig Harbor. It looked good but just glanced off the rim. Timberline raced out to a

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Sports Beat: Four Gig Harbor wrestlers stand out in loss to North Thurston

Jan 19, 2024 | By:

The Gig Harbor Tides wrestling team dropped a 54-22 decision to North Thurston on Thursday, Jan. 18. The score wasn’t really indicative of a contest that saw the Tides dominate four matches and lose four matches, but forfeit the rest of the contests because they don’t have enough wrestlers in the middle and heavier weight

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Sports Beat | Gig Harbor survives regulation buzzer-beater to win a girls basketball thriller

Jan 12, 2024 | By:

The Peninsula High school gym was packed for an overtime thriller on Wednesday, Jan. 10, as the Gig Harbor Tides (8-5, 5-2 South Sound Conference) and the Peninsula Seahawks(6-4, 4-3) girls basketball teams put on a show for local hoops fans. The Tides won 53-51, as both teams hit clutch shots down the stretch before

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Sports bus no-shows leave GHHS wrestlers scrambling to attend meets

Jan 11, 2024 | By:

Communication issues, both internal and external, resulted in several no-shows for buses taking Gig Harbor High School wrestlers to meets in December, according to Peninsula School District’s transportation director. Parents and athletes have been left scrambling at the last minute to secure rides in their own cars, with friends or other families. The team had

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Sports Beat | Peninsula wrestling teams sweep North Thurston

Jan 05, 2024 | By:

The Peninsula Seahawk boys wrestling team continued its winning ways with a complete team victory at home over the North Thurston Rams on Thursday, Jan. 4, by the score of 52-18. The Seahawks debuted a brand new wrestling mat, but it was the same old story for the Rams, who were dominated by both the

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Tides to Huskies: A conversation with two locals who will play for a national title

Jan 05, 2024 | By:

The Washington Huskies (14-0) play for the college football national championship versus the Michigan Wolverines (14-0) at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 8 in Houston, Texas. A couple former Gig Harbor Tides will suit up for the second-ranked Huskies. Samuel Peacock and Jake Jennings are busy preparing for the biggest game of their lives, but still

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Business Spotlight | Cougarwear isn’t just for Cougs anymore

Dec 31, 2023 | By:

Gig Harbor’s Cougarwear store specializes in apparel from its namesake school, but you’ll find plenty of Huskies, Zags and other gear there.

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State champions, dramatic comebacks and more: Our 2023 top sports stories

Dec 29, 2023 | By:

Our top sports stories of 2023 is headlined by Peninsula High School’s fastpitch state championship last spring.

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Gig Harbor boys rally from 16-point deficit to stun Timberline

Dec 21, 2023 | By:

The Gig Harbor boys basketball team rallied from a 16-point fourth-quarter deficit to win a thrilling South Sound Conference boys basketball showdown against Timberline, 58-57, on Tuesday, Dec. 19. A large crowd watched the Tides refuse to lose on their home court, as Gig Harbor pulled off the largest fourth-quarter comeback in the 11-year tenure

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Sports Beat: Tides remain unbeaten in boys basketball

Dec 15, 2023 | By:

Gig Harbor boys opened the season with five straight wins, including a two-point thriller last week. Peninsula and Gig Harbor girls are both unbeaten in league play.

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