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Lauren Hudson was chosen as a first-team all-state soccer player this year by the Washington State Soccer Coaches Association. She will play next year at Seattle University. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap athletes sign on to colleges

Wood will play for Puget Sound, Welborne for Central Washington, Hudson for Seattle U

Lauren Hudson was chosen as a first-team all-state soccer player this year by the Washington State Soccer Coaches Association. She will play next year at Seattle University. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston’s Aron Markow won the 100 breaststroke in 58.65 and is one of four Kingston Ironmen this season. (Kitsap News Group file photo)

Kingston swimmers capture district title

Buccaneers now turn their attention towards defending the state 2A crown

Kingston’s Aron Markow won the 100 breaststroke in 58.65 and is one of four Kingston Ironmen this season. (Kitsap News Group file photo)
Logan Chmielewski goes for the basket against Franklin Pierce on Jan. 6. The two teams met again in the district tournament on Feb. 10 and North Kitsap won, 70-55. (Kitsap News Group File Photo

North Kitsap tops Franklin Pierce, 70-55

The Vikings will play Renton in the district semifinals

Logan Chmielewski goes for the basket against Franklin Pierce on Jan. 6. The two teams met again in the district tournament on Feb. 10 and North Kitsap won, 70-55. (Kitsap News Group File Photo
Olympic’s Brandon Barron (4) scores a layup as Giovanni Vasquez attempts the block. The Trojans defeat the Sentinels, 50-39 on Feb. 8 in the West Central District 2A tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Olympic beats Steilacoom, falls to Renton in district tournament

The Trojans face Sequim in an elimination game Feb. 14.

Olympic’s Brandon Barron (4) scores a layup as Giovanni Vasquez attempts the block. The Trojans defeat the Sentinels, 50-39 on Feb. 8 in the West Central District 2A tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
<em>Katie Hughes (24) goes up for a layup against the Franklin Pierce defense in her team’s district playoff opener. North Kitsap won 67-31.			</em>Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

North Kitsap overwhelms Franklin Pierce, 67-31, in district opener

POULSBO — North Kitsap’s season had been going pretty well until the final week. Two losses to Port Angeles in the span of five days,… Continue reading

<em>Katie Hughes (24) goes up for a layup against the Franklin Pierce defense in her team’s district playoff opener. North Kitsap won 67-31.			</em>Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

SK wrestling takes second place at SPSL championship

PUYALLUP — South Kitsap took home second place at the SPSL 4A league championship on Feb. 3, finishing just 17 points behind Curtis. Both teams… Continue reading

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                                South Kitsap wrestler Mason Eaglin commits to Duke University.

Student athletes commit to colleges on National Signing Day

PORT ORCHARD — Six South Kitsap athletes made their college commitments official on Feb. 7 as they took part in National Signing Day. Baseball players… Continue reading

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                                South Kitsap wrestler Mason Eaglin commits to Duke University.
<em>Olympic’s Samantha Stump finished in 15th at the state bowling tournament Feb. 1-3 at Narrows Plaza Bowl in Tacoma. The Trojans finished third in the 1A/2A tournament.</em>
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Olympic bowlers finish third at state tournament

Bremerton’s Sutton, Central Kitsap’s Clewis among top finishers

<em>Olympic’s Samantha Stump finished in 15th at the state bowling tournament Feb. 1-3 at Narrows Plaza Bowl in Tacoma. The Trojans finished third in the 1A/2A tournament.</em>
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<em>Phil Stafford, shown here wrestling Clayton Brooks of South Kitsap at the HammerHead Tournament in December, was one of six Klahowya wrestlers to capture the top spot at the Sub-Regional Tournament.</em>				 Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

Six wrestlers propel Klahowya to regional victory

VASHON ISLAND — Six Klahowya wrestlers took home championships at the West Central District III Sub-Regional Tournament on Feb. 3, propelling the Eagles to a… Continue reading

<em>Phil Stafford, shown here wrestling Clayton Brooks of South Kitsap at the HammerHead Tournament in December, was one of six Klahowya wrestlers to capture the top spot at the Sub-Regional Tournament.</em>				 Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
Firefighters from Central Kitsap Fire Rescue and Navy Federal Fire contained a fire at Cash Brewing to the inside of a wall, Feb. 6. (CKFR photo)

Fire at Cash Brewing contained to inside of wall

Smoke, but reportedly no significant damage

Firefighters from Central Kitsap Fire Rescue and Navy Federal Fire contained a fire at Cash Brewing to the inside of a wall, Feb. 6. (CKFR photo)

Crosspoint boys win SeaTac League title

No. 2 seed in the 2B Bi-District tournament, host Orcas Island Feb. 13

South Kitsap coach John Callaghan to retire after next season

The 2018-19 season will be his last as South Kitsap boys basketball head coach

North Kitsap’s Logan Chmielewski evades the defense of Port Angeles’ Colton McGuffey during the third quarter on Tuesday night at Port Angeles High School. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

North Kitsap boys one step closer to league title

PORT ANGELES — The Vikings now control their destiny. In front of a packed house on the Olympic Peninsula, North Kitsap prevailed in a game… Continue reading

North Kitsap’s Logan Chmielewski evades the defense of Port Angeles’ Colton McGuffey during the third quarter on Tuesday night at Port Angeles High School. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
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                                The South Kitsap bowling team stood together to cheer each other on during the Baker games at the West Central District III Tournament on Jan. 27.

Two South Kitsap bowlers are headed for state

TACOMA — The South Kitsap High bowling team will once again be represented at the state tournament in 2018. Juniors Ginger Cermak and Abigail Kay… Continue reading

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                                The South Kitsap bowling team stood together to cheer each other on during the Baker games at the West Central District III Tournament on Jan. 27.
North Kitsap’s Lauren Weins makes a pass to the wing in her team’s 54-48 loss to Port Angeles. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Port Angeles knocks off North Kitsap, 54-48

The two teams are now tied for first place in the Olympic League

North Kitsap’s Lauren Weins makes a pass to the wing in her team’s 54-48 loss to Port Angeles. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Central Kitsap senior Lauren Hudson was named a First-Team All-State forward by the Washington State Soccer Coaches Association. Hudson scored 19 goals this past season and plans to attend Seattle University in the fall. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Roundup: Kitsap All-State soccer selections

SILVERDALE — The Washington State Soccer Coaches Association has made its selections and six Kitsap high school soccer players have been named to the All-State… Continue reading

Central Kitsap senior Lauren Hudson was named a First-Team All-State forward by the Washington State Soccer Coaches Association. Hudson scored 19 goals this past season and plans to attend Seattle University in the fall. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Crosspoint demolishes Quilcene, 66-22

BREMERTON — A breakout second quarter helped Crosspoint (9-5) blast Quilcene, 66-22, in a non-league game on Jan. 26. The Warriors scored 28 points in… Continue reading

Bremerton’s Hannah Sutton was the overall individual winner with a three-game score of 560 that included a high-game of 233. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya, Bremerton’s Sutton take home top prizes at districts

Olympic and two Central Kitsap and South Kitsap bowlers advance to state

Bremerton’s Hannah Sutton was the overall individual winner with a three-game score of 560 that included a high-game of 233. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kai Warren and North Kitsap have games remaining against Port Angeles and Sequim. The Vikings are currently tied with Port Angeles for the league lead with two games to go. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kitsap boys and girls basketball teams enter the homestretch

Buckle up, folks. We could be in for a wild finish to the regular season in both boys and girls basketball. With only a week… Continue reading

Kai Warren and North Kitsap have games remaining against Port Angeles and Sequim. The Vikings are currently tied with Port Angeles for the league lead with two games to go. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
<em>Olympic’s Haakon Meyer swims a state-qualifying time during the 500-yard freestyle, giving him Ironman status. </em>Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

Olympic’s Haakon Meyer, Kingston’s Walker, reach Ironman at Swimvitational

Some of Kitsap’s best compete at Olympic Aquatic Center

<em>Olympic’s Haakon Meyer swims a state-qualifying time during the 500-yard freestyle, giving him Ironman status. </em>Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group