The Gig Harbor High School softball team has established itself as a perennial contender under coach Kara Dressel. The Tides are in the hunt for a fifth-straight state tournament appearance this season.
Gig Harbor lost last year’s state championship game to nearby rival Curtis, snapping the Tides’ title streak at four. This year, the Tides are looking to get back on top with a talented roster with plenty of returners
Tasked with replacing nearly its entire starting 11 from last season, the Peninsula High School boys soccer team expects to hit the ground running with a fresh roster under first-year coach in Alec Moore.
Gig Harbor High School’s Brynna Maxwell is The News Tribune’s 2018-19 All-Area girls basketball player of the year, after completing a stellar four-year career for the Tides and rewriting the program’s record book.
Gig Harbor High swimmer Billy Oates, a Bellarmine Prep student, won the 50-yard freestyle state title at the Class 3A state swim meet in Federal Way and the Tides took fifth in the meet’s team standings
Peninsula lost its regional round game to Kamiakin in Richland, setting up a Feb. 27 showdown against Roosevelt in the opening round of the Class 3A state tournament Hardwood Classic at the Tacoma Dome.