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South Kitsap forward Maya Foster (8) chases down a loose ball in Tuesday night’s home-opener against Graham-Kapowsin. (Mark Krulish | Kitsap News Group) 
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South Kitsap forward Maya Foster (8) chases down a loose ball in Tuesday night’s home-opener against Graham-Kapowsin.

South Kitsap snags 4-1 victory in home opener

Wolves prevail despite team experiencing COVID shutdown

 

South Kitsap quarterback Mason Elena tries to go over a Rogers defender. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Football Roundup: Week 3

North Mason at North Kitsap, postponed. This game was postponed due to continuing COVID-19 issues at North Mason. North Kitsap will play Port Angeles on… Continue reading

 

Bainbridge’s Jacob Dorsey (45) helps bring down Olympic’s Luke Silva (9) during Friday night’s matchup. The Trojans prevailed 28-24. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

BHS comeback falls short due to lack of kicking game

The good news from Friday night’s football game is that Bainbridge scored as many touchdowns as Olympic. The bad news? The lack of a kicking… Continue reading

 

Bainbridge middle blocker Holley McFadden gets in the way of a Kingston shot during her team’s victory over the Bucs on Thursday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Bainbridge beats Kingston for 3rd consecutive win

Three games, nine sets, all of them have gone Bainbridge’s way. The Spartans have an experienced group of spikers hoping to have a big year,… Continue reading

Bainbridge middle blocker Holley McFadden gets in the way of a Kingston shot during her team’s victory over the Bucs on Thursday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Sky Henderson (29) rushes to congratulate teammate Avery Pujolar after scoring her third goal of the game in a 5-0 win over Bremerton. (Mark Krulish/Bainbridge Island Review photos)

Pujolar’s hat trick sparks Bainbridge to victory

Bainbridge sophomore Avery Pujolar was flying down the left sideline at full speed in pursuit of a loose ball. She bounced off a defender trying… Continue reading

Sky Henderson (29) rushes to congratulate teammate Avery Pujolar after scoring her third goal of the game in a 5-0 win over Bremerton. (Mark Krulish/Bainbridge Island Review photos)
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One-armed save turns around volleyball match for Wolves

South Kitsap edges past Kingston for second win this season

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South Kitsap junior Anna Harvey drops a shot past the Kingston defense. The Wolves defeated the Bucs three sets to two Monday night. (Mark Krulish/North Kitsap Herald photos)

SK comes back to defeat Kingston in 5 sets

South Kitsap was trailing two sets to one late in the fourth set against Kingston, fighting desperately to send the match to a fifth and… Continue reading

South Kitsap junior Anna Harvey drops a shot past the Kingston defense. The Wolves defeated the Bucs three sets to two Monday night. (Mark Krulish/North Kitsap Herald photos)
Klahowya is now 2-0 on the season after defeating Coupeville and Kingston in its first two games. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Football Roundup: Week 2

North Kitsap 62, Lakeside 0 The Vikings improved to 2-0 and have scored 112 points in two games thanks to another offensive outburst, this one… Continue reading

Klahowya is now 2-0 on the season after defeating Coupeville and Kingston in its first two games. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston senior Sam Reber looks for running room against Klahowya. He finished the game with 76 yards and a touchdown for the Bucs. (Mark Krulish/North Kitsap Herald)

Disaster strikes on last play for Kingston

The unexpected rain that fell over Klahowya’s stadium was just the first of many surprises in Friday night’s game between the Eagles and Kingston. With… Continue reading

Kingston senior Sam Reber looks for running room against Klahowya. He finished the game with 76 yards and a touchdown for the Bucs. (Mark Krulish/North Kitsap Herald)
Josh Smith, along with partner Drake Jones, are the top doubles pair for North Kitsap and led the way in Thursday’s match against Bainbridge, winning 6-0, 6-1. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

BI wins singles, NK doubles and match

North Kitsap’s seniors are hoping to make the most of their final year of high school tennis, and the work they put in during the… Continue reading

Josh Smith, along with partner Drake Jones, are the top doubles pair for North Kitsap and led the way in Thursday’s match against Bainbridge, winning 6-0, 6-1. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston lineman Hugo Hall goes head-to-head with a teammate during a blocking drill at a preseason practice. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Coach finally has time to teach new system

It’s fair to say that few football coaches had a tougher first season than Kingston’s Billy Russo. Hired in March 2020, just as schools were… Continue reading

Kingston lineman Hugo Hall goes head-to-head with a teammate during a blocking drill at a preseason practice. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston senior Marion Stejer is one of the volleyball team’s top returning players after being named an Olympic League MVP in the spring. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Fall sports preview: Kingston

Volleyball 2021 record: 11-2 Head coach: Mikaela Strutz Key players: Marion Stejer, outside hitter, sr.; Karyss Johnson, middle blocker, sr.; Nizhoni Price, outside hitter, sr.;… Continue reading

Kingston senior Marion Stejer is one of the volleyball team’s top returning players after being named an Olympic League MVP in the spring. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Bainbridge running back Matt LeDorze crashes through the line in the Spartans’ opening night game against Garfield. (Mark Krulish/Bainbridge Island Review)

Young Bainbridge blown out in opener

It was a baptismal by fire for Bainbridge’s young gridders on opening night. Hosting Metro League power Garfield, the Spartans hung tough early on, but… Continue reading

Bainbridge running back Matt LeDorze crashes through the line in the Spartans’ opening night game against Garfield. (Mark Krulish/Bainbridge Island Review)
Hailey Deese leads the rush upfield during last year’s match against Bremerton. South Kitsap has a number of returners from last spring’s varsity team. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Sports previews: South Kitsap

Girls Soccer 2021 record: 8-2-1 Head coach: Hailey Parker Key players: Rosamaria Deluna, goalkeeper, jr.; Payton Pine, midfielder, sr.; Katharine Kent, midfielder, jr.; Kailey Strong,… Continue reading

Hailey Deese leads the rush upfield during last year’s match against Bremerton. South Kitsap has a number of returners from last spring’s varsity team. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Sophomore running back/wide receiver Jorden Lee should be one of the team’s featured ball carriers this year. (Mark Krulish | Kitsap News Group)

Young Wolves football team is hungry for a full season

PORT ORCHARD — South Kitsap’s football team will feature a mostly “new-look” squad this year. With only nine seniors on the roster — just six… Continue reading

Sophomore running back/wide receiver Jorden Lee should be one of the team’s featured ball carriers this year. (Mark Krulish | Kitsap News Group)
Colton Bower was a 2A All-State selection in the spring and he leads an experienced North Kitsap team this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

All-State QB leads N. Kitsap this fall

Editor’s note: A preview on Kingston football will run in next week’s paper. The stars are in alignment for the North Kitsap football team this… Continue reading

Colton Bower was a 2A All-State selection in the spring and he leads an experienced North Kitsap team this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Isabelle Prentice is one of the volleyball team’s top returners this season. (Review file photo)

Fall sports previews: Bainbridge

Girls Soccer 2021 record: 6-4 Head coach: Katie Drovdahl Key players: Savannah Mabee, defender/midfielder, jr.; Kendall Low, midfielder, jr.; Ellie Murray, forward, jr.; Erin Weiss,… Continue reading

Isabelle Prentice is one of the volleyball team’s top returners this season. (Review file photo)
Strength up front: Wyatt Goade (59) and Axel Gibson go head-to-head in a drill during preseason practice. (Mark Krulish/Bainbridge Island Review)

Bigger line could mean better for Bainbridge

The Bainbridge football team has undergone a serious transformation in just a few months, and in more ways than one. Last season, the Spartans were… Continue reading

Strength up front: Wyatt Goade (59) and Axel Gibson go head-to-head in a drill during preseason practice. (Mark Krulish/Bainbridge Island Review)
Drake Jones, along with partner Josh Smith, are the favorites in the Olympic League doubles tournament. The duo also qualified for the 2A state tournament as sophomores. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Sports previews: North Kitsap

Editor’s note: Capsules on Kingston sports will run in next week’s paper. Girls Soccer 2021 record: 5-5-1 Head coach: Greg St. Peter Key players: Kamora… Continue reading

Drake Jones, along with partner Josh Smith, are the favorites in the Olympic League doubles tournament. The duo also qualified for the 2A state tournament as sophomores. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
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We’re closer to being normal this fall sports season

All felt right again as I pulled up to South Kitsap High School this week, ready to observe a fall practice for the first time… Continue reading

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