Sports

NK, KHS winter season sports preview

Kingston and North Kitsap athletes are putting forth their best in basketball,…

 

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South Kitsap boys basketball players head into new season

The South Kitsap boys basketball team kicked off its prep season at…

 

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Port Orchard golf course closes for season, prepares for new

The Village Greens Golf Course is officially closed for the winter after…

 

Kitsap Soccer Club places 2017 ​season ​tickets on sale

BREMERTON — Ahead of its inaugural season in the National Premier Soccer…

  • Nov 25th, 2016
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South Kitsap winter sports step center stage

In less than two weeks, South Kitsap High’s Wolves winter sports teams…

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Kitsap Soccer Club announces 2017 tryouts

Kitsap Soccer Club will hold an open tryout Jan. 28, as well…

  • Nov 18th, 2016
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Kitsap Pumas joining new league

In association with the National Premier Soccer League, the Kitsap Soccer Club…

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South Kitsap Wolves fall season comes to a close

Sports in South Kitsap are a unifying force. Even when things were…

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Big swim meet finishes for Klahowya’s Crane, Olympic’s Partsch

FEDERAL WAY — Klahowya placed 11th and Olympic placed 14th in the…

  • Nov 15th, 2016

Kingston 13th, North Kitsap 16th in state XC meet; Simon is district’s top finisher

KINGSTON – Kingston finished 13th and North Kitsap finished 16th in the…

  • Nov 15th, 2016

Three state swim titles for North Kitsap’s Beers

FEDERAL WAY – Freshman Eleanor Beers of North Kitsap won state titles…

  • Nov 15th, 2016

North Kitsap finishes seventh in state volleyball tournament

LACEY – North Kitsap defeated Fife 3-0 Nov. 12 to finish seventh…

  • Nov 15th, 2016

Central Kitsap’s Sims finishes in top 10 in four events at state swim championships

SILVERDALE — Central Kitsap’s 400-yard freestyle relay team placed seventh in the…

  • Nov 15th, 2016

Central Kitsap’s Fischer places 17th at 2016 3A Girls Cross Country Meet

SILVERDALE — Central Kitsap junior Molly Fischer placed 17th at the 2016…

  • Nov 15th, 2016

Seattle Prep shuts out Central Kitsap in state soccer tournament opener

SILVERDALE — Seattle Prep shut out Central Kitsap 6-0 Nov. 8 in…

  • Nov 15th, 2016

Columbia River ends Olympic’s soccer title hopes

VANCOUVER — Columbia River ended Olympic’s title hopes Nov. 8 with a…

  • Nov 15th, 2016
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North Kitsap loses 34-0 to Archbishop Murphy

POULSBO — Archbishop Murphy’s r0ad to the first round of the 2A…

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Kitsap’s Athletes of the Week

As selected by Kitsap News Group’s editors and sports writers

  • Nov 11th, 2016
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Respect all, fear none: Vikings host ATM Nov. 11

POULSBO — With the state football championships on the rise, there’s no…

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Vikings defeat Orting 44-21; Archbishop Thomas Murphy is next | Road to State

POULSBO — The North Kitsap Vikings defeated the Orting Cardinals 44-21 Nov.…

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North Kitsap Vikings are fourth on Seattle Times’ Top 10 2A list | Prep football

The North Kitsap Vikings (3-0, 5-0) are ranked fourth on The Seattle Times' list of Top 10 2A football teams

  • Oct 5th, 2016
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NK, Olympic: 34-14 Blowout

Vikings continue winning streak at their home game on Sept. 23.

  • Oct 5th, 2016
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DRIVE basketball honors long-time coach at auction

Poulsbo — The DRIVE Basketball program of Kitsap County will honor long-time basketball coach Jim Harney at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 8 at their first annual crab dinner and auction at the Village Green Community Center.

  • Sep 30th, 2016

FOOTBALL UPDATE | SK football falls to Puyallup, 77-60

South Kitsap fell to Puyallup on Sept. 23, and Coach Kralik is looking ahead to the Wolves' toughest competitors yet, the Olympia Bears.

Midfielder Savannah Foster challenges for a ball during South Kitsap’s girls soccer match against Bellarmine Sept. 20. The Wolves’ lost in a heartbreaking 2-1 finish when the Lions scored in the final minute of play.

SK girls soccer: Former Narrows League foes face off in SPSL battle

In the Port Orchard Independent's Game of the Week, the Wolves battle to a heartbreaking 2-1 loss against Bellarmine.

Midfielder Savannah Foster challenges for a ball during South Kitsap’s girls soccer match against Bellarmine Sept. 20. The Wolves’ lost in a heartbreaking 2-1 finish when the Lions scored in the final minute of play.

Olympic wins battle, and game, in the trenches

There is an old saying: If you can’t beat them in the alley, you won’t beat them on the gridiron.

Long time, no see: North Kitsap’s second-half blitz overwhelms Central Kitsap, 34-13

The first football game meeting Sept. 9 at Silverdale Stadium between Central Kitsap and rival North Kitsap since 2007 was memorable -- at least for the Vikings.

  • Sep 11th, 2016
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South Kitsap falls to Sumner in home opener

In front of a packed house at Kitsap Bank Stadium, the South Kitsap Wolves started off their 2016 home opener with a loss to the Sumner Spartans.

The Wolves celebrate a touchdown during their game against Sumner Sept. 9 at Kitsap Bank Stadium.
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CK vs. NK: first game in years | Game of the Week

The Central Kitsap vs. North Kitsap football game is at 5 p.m on Sept. 9 at the Central Kitsap High School stadium.

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Times ranks Vikings seventh on list of top 2A football teams | Prep football

The North Kitsap Vikings moved up from 10th to seventh on The Seattle Times' list of Washington's top 2A football teams. The latest list was published in the Times' Sept. 8 edition.

  • Sep 9th, 2016

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South Kitsap wide receiver Ddajshon Keel goes airborne to nab a pass from Wolves quarterback Siaosi Soto.

Next up: Sumner a daunting test for Wolves football squad

As a new member of the South Puget Sound League, South Kitsap High’s football team is finding the powerhouse collection of 4A schools it is now facing to be as tough as advertised.

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South Kitsap wide receiver Ddajshon Keel goes airborne to nab a pass from Wolves quarterback Siaosi Soto.

Wolves run out of gas against Graham-Kapowsin

South Kitsap High’s football team proved it could compete with one of Washington state’s toughest 4A squads in its first opening South Puget Sound League game on Sept. 2.

South Kitsap wide receiver Ddajshon Keel goes airborne to nab a pass from Wolves quarterback Siaosi Soto.
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Vikings win opener 52-7 | Prep football

North Kitsap scored eight touchdowns and held Bainbridge scoreless for three quarters en route to a 52-7 win at home, Sept. 2.

  • Sep 3rd, 2016
The Vikings carried their pre-game confidence onto the field in a 52-7 defeat of Bainbridge

West Sound Warriors baseball tryouts Sept. 11

Tryouts will take place 9-11 a.m. Sept. 11 at North Kitsap High School for the new 15-U West Sound Warrior baseball team.

  • Sep 2nd, 2016
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Big start for NK grad at Willamette | College soccer

Freshman midfielder Jenae Arnold, North Kitsap Class of 2016, started her Willamette University soccer career with a strong performance on Aug. 27. She scored the game’s first goal late in the first half and added an assist in the second half to lead the Bearcats to a 2-0 victory over Evergreen State College in an exhibition game at Sparks Field.

  • Sep 2nd, 2016
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Vikings rated 10th on Times’ list of top 2A teams | Prep football

North Kitsap hosts Bainbridge, Kingston travels to Sammamish

  • Sep 2nd, 2016
Mayor Patty Lent gives Nathan Adrian a key to the city of Bremerton. “He already has a street named after him

Welcome home: Nathan Adrian returns to Bremerton

Friends, family and former educators watch Adrian get key to the city of Bremerton

Mayor Patty Lent gives Nathan Adrian a key to the city of Bremerton. “He already has a street named after him
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SK football prepares for a new season in a new league

New season, new league, new helmets, new attitudes for the South Kitsap Wolves.

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Kitsap’s Adrian goes for – and wins – the gold

With a gold medal already in the 400 freestyle relay, Nathan Adrain also brings home bronze medal in 100-meter freestyle and will race in the 50-meter freestyle semi-final.

Nathan Adrian in the pool.