2018 Hall of Fame event set for June 2

PORT ANGELES, Washington (May 11, 2018) – Peninsula College will induct four individuals, Mark Amaral, Curt Bagby, Kent Brauninger, and the late William Quenette, as well as the 1999-2000 men’s basketball team into its Pirate Athletics Hall of Fame at a ceremony scheduled for June 2.

It will be Peninsula’s third induction event, this one set for 5 p.m., June 2, at the Cedars at Dungeness Golf Course banquet room.

Pirate Golf Tournament set for June 2

PORT ANGELES - The annual Pirate Golf Tournament, a fund raiser for athletic scholarships, is set for a 9 a.m. shotgun start on June 2 at Cedars at Dungeness Golf Course.

The 2017 tournament nearly sold out and organizer Mitch Freeman, Peninsula College men's basketball coach, is working hard in hopes of a full field for 2018.

"This is not only a fund raiser for scholarships, but it's a fun end-of-year celebration of Pirate Athletics," said Rick Ross, Associate Dean for Athletics and Student Life. "Coach Freeman and a group of Pirate athletic volunteers put on a great tournament every year and Jerry Allen of 7 Cedars Casino, and Bill Shea and Garrett Smithson of the Cedars at Dungeness Golf Course take very good care of us. Golfers of all abilities can come out and have a great time."

The tournamnent fee is $100 per player, and the golf committee welcomes business leaders to put teams together and get their corporate Tee Sign at one of the 18 holes.

Prizes will go to first and second place in the men's division and first place in the women's division, as well as hole-in-one prizes on par 3 holes sponsored by Wilder Auto Center, KP prizes on select par 3 holes, long drive, as well as two special holes featuring soccer and basketball stations, staffed by Pirate student athletes.

The event will include 18 holes of golf with cart, appetizers and drinks, a tee prize, lunch, and a chance to win prizes, cash and more!

Contact Mitch Freeman at mfreeman@pencol.edu or 360-417-6467 to reserve your spot.

Peninsula Bottling donates $7,000 to Pirate Athletics

PORT ANGELES, Washington (February 11, 2017) - Peninsula Bottling Co.representatives Jim Gossard and Harrison Hinds presented Peninsula College a check for $5,000 as part of a $7,000 sponsorship package that enabled the College to purchase a new screen for its gym, as well as banners for the field, and support of Pirate Casino Night, a scholarship fund-raiser for the athletic program.

Accepting the donation for Peninsula College was Rick Ross, Associate Dean for Athletics and Student Life, as well as Pirate basketball players Cami Butler and Alicia Dugan. The event took place during halftime of Pepsi Throwback Night.

Wilder Auto donates $5,000 for athletic scholarships

Wilder Auto

PORT ANGELES, Washington (January 3, 2017) –On Friday, December 30, Wilder Auto presented the Pirate Athletic Association at Peninsula College with a $5,000 donation to support athletic scholarships.

“This is a very significant gift and will greatly impact our ability to provide scholarships for student athletes,” said Rick Ross, Associate Dean for Athletics and Student Life. “The Wilder Auto family continues to be a huge supporter of this community.

We are very blessed that Dan Wilder Jr. and his team chose to provide such a high level of support. The success we’re having in soccer and basketball can directly be linked to the support we get from the businesses and fans in our community.”

Peninsula College is coming off a fall season that saw the men’s and women’s soccer teams both win league titles and the women’s team win the Northwest Athletic Conference championship. The men’s and women’s basketball teams are defending league champions and they are preparing to tip off league play on Jan. 11.

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