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Kingston’s Tim Gallagher has been named an Athlete of the Week by the WIAA. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kingston’s Gallagher named WIAA Athlete of the Week

KINGSTON — For his performance during Kingston’s 106.5-69.5 victory over Olympic at a dual meet on Jan. 11, swimmer Tim Gallagher was named an Athlete… Continue reading

 

SK boys basketball coach suspended an extra day

Callaghan returns to court sideline against Curtis.

 

DeAnte Ward (22) drives the lane against the Emerald Ridge defense. Ward scored 23 points, but South Kitsap lost 58-54. 
                                Mark Krulish
                                Kitsap News Group

South Kitsap stumbles late against Emerald Ridge

The Wolves are now one game behind for the last SPSL playoff berth

 

Sports Roundup: Jan. 17

Olympic holds off North Mason The Trojans continued to put pressure on North Kitsap and Port Angeles with another league win on Jan. 16, defeating… Continue reading

<em>Klahowya’s Jacob Kraft (1) slips by a Coupeville defender. His team picked up an important 51-37 win over the Wolves on Jan. 16.</em>								 Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

Klahowya captures important league victory over Coupeville

Eagles now have sole possession of second place in the 1A Olympic League

<em>Klahowya’s Jacob Kraft (1) slips by a Coupeville defender. His team picked up an important 51-37 win over the Wolves on Jan. 16.</em>								 Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
Ethan Fox, one of Kingston’s two swimmers with Ironmen status, competes in the 200 individual medley during a dual meet with Olympic. The Bucs won 106.5-69.5. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kingston’s Ironmen lead Bucs past Olympic

Two top Olympic League swim teams went toe-to-toe

Ethan Fox, one of Kingston’s two swimmers with Ironmen status, competes in the 200 individual medley during a dual meet with Olympic. The Bucs won 106.5-69.5. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Olympic’s Greg Brehmer (24) goes up for a basket as North Kitsap’s Shaa Humphrey (23) tries to block it. Brehmer scored ten points for the Trojans and was one of many players who stepped up in the 55-50 victory. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Trojans take down North Kitsap in Olympic League bout, 55-50

The loss drops North Kitsap into a tie for first place with Port Angeles

Olympic’s Greg Brehmer (24) goes up for a basket as North Kitsap’s Shaa Humphrey (23) tries to block it. Brehmer scored ten points for the Trojans and was one of many players who stepped up in the 55-50 victory. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
<em>Logan Chmielewski of North Kitsap goes up for a shot against Jai Poole (1) and Alex Bing (2) of Franklin Pierce in the team’s 71-43 victory on Jan. 6. 	 </em>Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

North Kitsap on a roll headed toward Olympic rematch

Vikings have won three straight games since participating in the UVIC Tournament in Canada during the holidays

<em>Logan Chmielewski of North Kitsap goes up for a shot against Jai Poole (1) and Alex Bing (2) of Franklin Pierce in the team’s 71-43 victory on Jan. 6. 	 </em>Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
11-year-old Mya Wiley is a Level 9 gymnast at the Olympic Gymnastics Center in Silverdale. She is part a small, elite group of gymnasts that is headed to a national camp in Texas. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

11-year-old gymnast has Olympic goals

Invited to U.S. national team’s A camp in Texas

11-year-old Mya Wiley is a Level 9 gymnast at the Olympic Gymnastics Center in Silverdale. She is part a small, elite group of gymnasts that is headed to a national camp in Texas. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
<em>Kingston’s Sierra Denning (20) tries to muscle past Olivia Selembo and Katie Hughes (24) of North Kitsap on Jan. 9. The Vikings won the game 50-40. 					 </em>Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

North Kitsap prevails over rival Kingston, 50-40

Olivia Selembo scores 15 points for North Kitsap in her first full game of the season

<em>Kingston’s Sierra Denning (20) tries to muscle past Olivia Selembo and Katie Hughes (24) of North Kitsap on Jan. 9. The Vikings won the game 50-40. 					 </em>Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
<em>Central Kitsap senior Olivia Krog had 15 points, 13 rebounds and four assists in a 59-48 loss against Yelm on Jan. 9.</em>
                                Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

Central Kitsap finds improvement in tough South Sound Conference

Cougars are progressing slowly, but surely

<em>Central Kitsap senior Olivia Krog had 15 points, 13 rebounds and four assists in a 59-48 loss against Yelm on Jan. 9.</em>
                                Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
South Kitsap junior forward Emma Erickson (25) puts up a shot over the Puyallup defense during the Wolves’ 52-44 win on Jan. 5. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Standridge’s late heroics lead South Kitsap past Puyallup

The senior guard scored 20 points in a 52-44 win.

South Kitsap junior forward Emma Erickson (25) puts up a shot over the Puyallup defense during the Wolves’ 52-44 win on Jan. 5. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
<em>Kingston junior Michael Vallejo attempts a jumper over several Sequim defenders in his team’s 53-38 loss on Jan. 4.</em>
                                Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

Sequim swarms Kingston in 53-38 loss

Kobee Hunt led Kingston with 16 points

<em>Kingston junior Michael Vallejo attempts a jumper over several Sequim defenders in his team’s 53-38 loss on Jan. 4.</em>
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Kingston girls basketball, along with North Kitsap, should compete for a top spot in the Olympic League this season. The two teams play twice in January. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

What to look forward to in 2018

The surprise moments never get old

Kingston girls basketball, along with North Kitsap, should compete for a top spot in the Olympic League this season. The two teams play twice in January. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
<em>North Kitsap’s Dax Solis holds up the picture of teammate Hunter Schaap, who was killed in January, during the coin toss of a playoff game. The team carried his picture with them at every game this season and he remained listed on their official roster. </em>Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

Top sports moments of 2017

Another successful season for Kitsap athletes is in the books.

<em>North Kitsap’s Dax Solis holds up the picture of teammate Hunter Schaap, who was killed in January, during the coin toss of a playoff game. The team carried his picture with them at every game this season and he remained listed on their official roster. </em>Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

Defense reigns as Olympic knocks off Steilacoom

The Sentinels were held under 40 points for the first time this season.

<em>Chief Kitsap Academy sophomore Miya Smith looks to make a bounce pass against Klahowya on Dec. 19. </em>					 Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

Bright future is in sight for CKA Bears

Girls getting themselves ready ‘for another level of hoops’

<em>Chief Kitsap Academy sophomore Miya Smith looks to make a bounce pass against Klahowya on Dec. 19. </em>					 Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

Sports Roundup: a pair of victories for Central Kitsap

Holiday tournament schedules for Klahowya and North Kitsap

  • Dec 27, 2017