Mark Krulish

Juli Inkster raises the trophy at the 2019 Suquamish Clearwater Legends Cup. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Juli Inkster cruises to victory at Suquamish Clearwater Legends Cup

Inkster finished the tournament 15-under after shooting rounds of 65 and 66 this weekend

Juli Inkster raises the trophy at the 2019 Suquamish Clearwater Legends Cup. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Juli Inkster shot an 8-under 65 in round one. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Juli Inkster leads the field after day one at the Suquamish Clearwater Casino Legends Cup

KINGSTON — Juli Inkster was in the zone on day one of the Suquamish Clearwater Casino Legends Cup. Coming off a second place finish in… Continue reading

Juli Inkster shot an 8-under 65 in round one. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Column: The playoffs will always keep us guessing

Jessica Cabato has been connected to the game of softball for a long time — from her days as a star at Central Kitsap High… Continue reading

Port Orchard Independent Male Athlete of the Year: Deyondre Davis

A prediction made at the end of the 2018 4A state track meet nearly proved prophetic for South Kitsap hurdler Deyondre Davis. Following the 300-meter… Continue reading

Port Orchard Independent Female Athlete of the Year: Paxton DePoe

PORT ORCHARD — Most people don’t think of cross country as a team sport, but at South Kitsap, it’s ingrained in the program’s DNA. So… Continue reading

WIAA votes to move state football championships out of the Tacoma Dome

Football teams all around Washington will have to change those “Road to the T-Dome” hashtags for next season. The WIAA has decided not to renew… Continue reading

LPGA Legends Tour returns to White Horse Golf Club this weekend

KINGSTON — The LPGA Legends Tour is returning to White Horse Golf Club in Kingston for the second year in a row. The Suquamish Clearwater… Continue reading

Emily Riehl

Athlete of the Week: Emily Riehl, South Kitsap track and field

For the third consecutive year, Emily Riehl was one of the best high-jumpers in the state. The South Kitsap senior finished sixth in the pouring… Continue reading

Emily Riehl
Central Kitsap’s Carson Wiler slides into home plate to score one of the 30 runs tallied in the Senior All-Star game.

Kitsap’s best run up the score at annual All-Star Senior Game

EAST BREMERTON — Kitsap eldest high school baseball players went out with a bang on Wednesday as the American All-Stars and the National All-Stars finished… Continue reading

Central Kitsap’s Carson Wiler slides into home plate to score one of the 30 runs tallied in the Senior All-Star game.

State Tennis Roundup: Olympic’s Marissa Nemeth takes fourth, North Kitsap’s Karly Rojas finishes sixth

SEATTLE — Olympic’s Marissa Nemeth and North Kitsap’s Karly Rojas represented Kitsap as its only two state placers at the 2A girls state singles tennis… Continue reading

Tyishea McWhorter crosses the finish line in first place after running anchor on Bremerton’s state championship 4x100 relay team. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Day 3 roundup: Kitsap relay teams shine at state track meet

Bremerton’s 4x100 relay team successfully defended its state crown and the North Kitsap 4x200 team claimed a title on Saturday

Tyishea McWhorter crosses the finish line in first place after running anchor on Bremerton’s state championship 4x100 relay team. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Olympic sophomore Riley Burdyshaw pitched well in an elimination game against Eatonville, holding her opponent to just three runs. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Olympic, North Kitsap see their seasons end at the 2A state tournament

SELAH — North Kitsap’s Olympic League nemesis did them in one final time in 2019. After losing to East Valley (Yakima) 5-3 in the first… Continue reading

Olympic sophomore Riley Burdyshaw pitched well in an elimination game against Eatonville, holding her opponent to just three runs. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Pono Fuiava won the 3A state discus competition with a throw of 146 feet, one inch. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Day One roundup: Central Kitsap’s Pono Fuiava crowned state discus champion; North Kitsap 4×200 relay sets West Sound record

TACOMA — Pono Fuiava made her last chance count. Central Kitsap’s sophomore discus thrower was down to her last opportunity and sitting in sixth place.… Continue reading

Pono Fuiava won the 3A state discus competition with a throw of 146 feet, one inch. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kymeal Gaulden won two individual events and was part of a winning relay team in helping the Central Kitsap girls win the district title. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap girls, Klahowya boys grab district track titles

SUMNER — The Central Kitsap girls made it two-for-two in postseason meets in 2019, winning a 3A West Central/Southwest bi-district championship at Sunset Chevy Stadium… Continue reading

Kymeal Gaulden won two individual events and was part of a winning relay team in helping the Central Kitsap girls win the district title. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Olympic’s Marissa Nemeth reached the district finals and finished second in the West Central District III tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Olympic, North Kitsap district qualifiers all move on to state

Two singles players and three doubles pairs will represent the league at the state tournament

Olympic’s Marissa Nemeth reached the district finals and finished second in the West Central District III tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Sadie Chipley

Athlete of the Week: Sadie Chipley, Olympic fastpitch

Sadie Chipley was instrumental in helping the Olympic softball team reach the 2A state tournament. The senior first baseman went 1 for 3 with a… Continue reading

Sadie Chipley
Max Larsen (7) and the rest of the Vikings congratulate Colton Bower on his home run against Sequim in the district playoffs. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Another successful Vikings season comes to an end in the state tournament

EPHRATA — The Vikings season came to an end last week in the first round of the state tournament, falling to Selah 4-1 at Johnson… Continue reading

Max Larsen (7) and the rest of the Vikings congratulate Colton Bower on his home run against Sequim in the district playoffs. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Olympic’s Sadie Chipley circles the bases after hitting one of her two home runs against North Kitsap in the district tournament third place game. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

District softball roundup: Olympic takes third place, North Kitsap gets fourth at 2A district tournament; South Kitsap’s season comes to an end

LACEY — Two familiar foes matched up in the 2A West Central District III third place game after suffering disappointing losses in the semifinals. Olympic… Continue reading

Olympic’s Sadie Chipley circles the bases after hitting one of her two home runs against North Kitsap in the district tournament third place game. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Mackenzie Wagner went 4 for 4 with a double, a home run and five RBI in North Kitsap’s 17-2 win over Orting in the district tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap, Olympic advance to district semifinals and clinch a spot in the 2A state tournament; 4A district tournament postponed to Saturday and Sunday

LACEY — The Olympic League dominated the first day of the 2A West Central District III tournament. North Kitsap and Olympic, along with rivals Port… Continue reading

Mackenzie Wagner went 4 for 4 with a double, a home run and five RBI in North Kitsap’s 17-2 win over Orting in the district tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)