Mark Krulish

North Kitsap Vikings Baseball | Spring Sports Preview

Head coach: Jeff Weible 2017 record: 21-5 Top returning players: P/1B Ryan Hecker, Sr.; C/P Kyle Green, Jr.; P/OF Jordin Robbins, Sr.; P/OF Peter Klos,… Continue reading

<em>George Beddoe dribbles up the field for North Kitsap during an early-season game against Kingston.							 </em>Mark Krulish / Kitsap News Group<em></em>

North Kitsap Vikings Boys Soccer | Spring Sports Preview

Head coach: Greg St. Peter 2017 record: 11-1, 16-3-1 Top returning players: MID George Beddoe, Sr.; MID Nate Blanchard, Sr.; D Clayton Bond, Sr.; F… Continue reading

<em>George Beddoe dribbles up the field for North Kitsap during an early-season game against Kingston.							 </em>Mark Krulish / Kitsap News Group<em></em>

North Kitsap Vikings Softball | Spring Sports Preview

Head coach: Jamie Smaaladen 2017 record: 8-4, 11-9 Top returning players: C Lamara Villiard, Jr; P Sarah Smith, Jr.; P/IF Makenzie Wagner, Jr.; SS Iyreland… Continue reading

South Kitsap boys soccer | Spring Sports Preview

HEAD COACH: Cory Vartanian 2017 RECORD: 8-4-5 TOP RETURNING PLAYERS: M Grant Larson, Sr.; D/M David Mansfield, Sr.; M Eduardo DeLaCruz, Sr.; D Quinn Dick,… Continue reading

Kingston’s Jordan Sanchez looks upfield for a pass in his team’s 1-0 victory over North Kitsap on March 12. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Sports Roundup: Kingston defeats North Kitsap, 1-0

Central Kitsap falls to Gig Harbor, plus scoreboard and schedules

Kingston’s Jordan Sanchez looks upfield for a pass in his team’s 1-0 victory over North Kitsap on March 12. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Logan O’Neil pitched three innings for the Trojans and also went 2-for-4 at the plate with two doubles. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Logan O’Neil pitched three innings for the Trojans and also went 2-for-4 at the plate with two doubles. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
From left to right: Bruce Chandler, Morgan Chandler, Noah Pluska, Ian McConkey, Victor Taylor, Trenton Rodriguez, Santiago Portillo and Annelise Pardee. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Boats descend on Appletree Cove in Kingston for NWISA South Regional regatta

Newly-formed Kingston Krakens set sail in home port

From left to right: Bruce Chandler, Morgan Chandler, Noah Pluska, Ian McConkey, Victor Taylor, Trenton Rodriguez, Santiago Portillo and Annelise Pardee. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston swimmer Ethan Fox receives a medal from head coach Mark VanHuis after he and his fellow teammates set a new state record in the 200-yard medley relay. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston swimmer Ethan Fox receives a medal from head coach Mark VanHuis after he and his fellow teammates set a new state record in the 200-yard medley relay. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap’s Olivia Selembo capped off her career with a 15-point performance against Lynden in the state tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap’s Olivia Selembo capped off her career with a 15-point performance against Lynden in the state tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Bremerton-Seattle ferry service affected after a suspicious package was found aboard the Kaleetan

The 8:45 sailing from Bremerton to Seattle was canceled.

North Kitsap eliminated in first round of state tournament

YAKIMA — Sometimes the journey ends a little earlier than expected. North Kitsap drew a first round matchup against a tall, long, physical William F.… Continue reading

NK girls basketball advances to second round of state tournament

YAKIMA – Olivia Selembo and her fellow North Kitsap seniors have been waiting three years for their chance to play at the 2A state tournament… Continue reading

South Kitsap wrestlers cheered at downtown celebration

Port Orchard gives Wolves a heroes’ welcome.

Olympic’s Alec Acfalle was named the Olympic League MVP. He finished second in his weight class in the state tournament this year. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Olympic’s AcFalle, North Kitsap’s Beaudoin named league MVPs

The votes are in. Alec AcFalle of Olympic and Holly Beaudoin of North Kitsap are the boys and girls Olympic League wrestling most valuable player… Continue reading

Olympic’s Alec Acfalle was named the Olympic League MVP. He finished second in his weight class in the state tournament this year. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Junior guard Raelee Moore led North Kitsap with 16 points in their regional win over Renton. The Vikings have qualified for the state tournament for the first time since 1988. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap boys and girls are Yakima-bound

SOUTH HILL — The North Kitsap basketball teams finally get to ride together to the Hardwood Classic at the Yakima SunDome. The two teams played… Continue reading

Junior guard Raelee Moore led North Kitsap with 16 points in their regional win over Renton. The Vikings have qualified for the state tournament for the first time since 1988. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap point guard Zac Olmsted has won his second Olympic League MVP award. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap’s Zac Olmsted wins league MVP

For the second year in a row, North Kitsap point guard Zac Olmsted has been named the most valuable player of the 2A Olympic League,… Continue reading

North Kitsap point guard Zac Olmsted has won his second Olympic League MVP award. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston’s Tim Gallagher won four state championships — two as an individual and two as part of relay teams — at the state swim meet. The Buccaneers finished third overall.​ (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kingston third, Olympic fourth in state swim meet

Seven state titles were won by Kitsap swimmers and, in five of them, state records were broken

Kingston’s Tim Gallagher won four state championships — two as an individual and two as part of relay teams — at the state swim meet. The Buccaneers finished third overall.​ (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap girls finish third in district tournament

Vikings hold off a furious fourth-quarter charge by the Trojans to seal a 49-41 win

North Kitsap’s Zac Olmsted slips by his defender in the 2A WCD III district championship game. The Vikings won 50-37 to capture their second title in three years. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap wins West Central District 3 title

Olmsted’s 17 points leads the way in 50-37 win over Fife

North Kitsap’s Zac Olmsted slips by his defender in the 2A WCD III district championship game. The Vikings won 50-37 to capture their second title in three years. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap’s Ryan Hecker looks to get by Renton’s Jaloni Gardner. The Vikings won their district semifinal game 73-66 and will play for the championship Saturday against Fife. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap will play for district championship

The Vikings defeated Renton, 73-66, behind a 28-point performance from Zac Olmsted.

North Kitsap’s Ryan Hecker looks to get by Renton’s Jaloni Gardner. The Vikings won their district semifinal game 73-66 and will play for the championship Saturday against Fife. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)