Mark Krulish

Klahowya’s Jaeden Ellis (left) and Alex Oathout (middle) chase North Mason’s Noah Hasselblad. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Klahowya’s Jaeden Ellis (left) and Alex Oathout (middle) chase North Mason’s Noah Hasselblad. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Sydney Troy scored the shootout-winner for Olympic in the first of two regular season matches against North Kitsap on Sept. 25. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Olympic defeats North Kitsap in penalty shootout

EAST BREMERTON — Sydney Troy picked her spot and didn’t miss it. Olympic’s senior captain put her team’s important league match with North Kitsap on… Continue reading

Sydney Troy scored the shootout-winner for Olympic in the first of two regular season matches against North Kitsap on Sept. 25. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap XC state rankings hold steady

The South Kitsap boys and girls cross country teams have held steady in the newest edition of the Washington State Cross Country Coaches Association Poll.… Continue reading

Trojans get first win of the season

Zeke Gillick throws for four touchdowns in the first quarter.

Olympic running back Cameron Bailey slips through the line during the Trojans’ 56-12 win over Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Olympic running back Cameron Bailey slips through the line during the Trojans’ 56-12 win over Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Second-ranked South Kitsap XC proving themselves early this season

PORT ORCHARD — It’s not just the boys and girls that comprise the South Kitsap cross country teams that have high expectations for themselves. The… Continue reading

North Kitsap routs Bremerton

POULSBO — After losing their first league game since 2015, the Vikings needed to respond in a big way Friday night against Bremerton. Isaiah Kahana… Continue reading

Louis Gannon finished third in the boys race with a time of 13:55.73. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Cougars take first place at cross country meet

GIG HARBOR — Both the Cougars boys and girls teams took top honors at the second South Sound Conference cross country meet Wednesday. Running against… Continue reading

Louis Gannon finished third in the boys race with a time of 13:55.73. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Klahowya’s John Hartford has completed 70 percent of his passes this season for 505 yards and six touchdowns. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Klahowya’s John Hartford has completed 70 percent of his passes this season for 505 yards and six touchdowns. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
<em>Kingston’s Grayce Hentzel scores a late kill for the Bucs in her team’s victory over Bremerton. </em>Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

Kingston takes match from Bremerton

KINGSTON — The Bucs are serving and spiking their way to another successful season. Kingston took on Bremerton at home Tuesday evening and came away… Continue reading

<em>Kingston’s Grayce Hentzel scores a late kill for the Bucs in her team’s victory over Bremerton. </em>Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

Shorthanded Klahowya loses match to Sequim

SILVERDALE — The Eagles knew they were in for a tough game with Sequim coming to town. But they also had to battle illnesses and… Continue reading

North Kitsap’s John Jones gets his jersey pulled by a Sequim defender. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic News Group)

Week 3 Roundup: CK soars to 3-0, Sequim stuns NK

A wild comeback, two lightning delays and an enormous upset capped one of the more exciting nights of football games in Kitsap in recent memory.… Continue reading

North Kitsap’s John Jones gets his jersey pulled by a Sequim defender. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic News Group)
Kingston’s Kyler Coe-Yarr heads for the edge in a 28-6 loss to Port Angeles on Sept. 14. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kingston’s ironmen tire late, drop game to Port Angeles

KINGSTON — It was a one-score game for much of the night before injuries and fatigue finally caught up to the Bucs. Two fourth-quarter touchdown… Continue reading

Kingston’s Kyler Coe-Yarr heads for the edge in a 28-6 loss to Port Angeles on Sept. 14. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Football Week 3 preview: Two undefeated teams square off

North Kitsap (2-0) at Sequim (2-0), 7 p.m. After squeaking by Bainbridge in Week 1, the Vikings crunched Kamiak, 56-0, last week. North Kitsap now… Continue reading

After recovering from broken wrist, Nail shines in senior season

PORT ORCHARD — Last year was supposed to be Megan Nail’s time to shine. The talented goalkeeper had spent two years as a backup on… Continue reading

Hanna Troy scored twice for Olympic (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Trojans’ offense sparks comeback win

EAST BREMERTON — Any time Olympic fell behind, its offense kicked into high gear and came along to save the day. The Trojans erased a… Continue reading

Hanna Troy scored twice for Olympic (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
John Kuntz at the Grand Coulee Dam. (Photo courtesy of John Kuntz)

Man kayaking entire Columbia River crosses US border

POULSBO — John Kuntz is back in the good ol’ U.S. of A. The Port Gamble man making the Columbia River trek from the “source”… Continue reading

John Kuntz at the Grand Coulee Dam. (Photo courtesy of John Kuntz)
Middle blocker Taylyn Boop guards the net during North Kitsap’s five-set win over Steilacoom. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap Daily News)

North Kitsap storms back to take match from Steilacoom

POULSBO — North Kitsap may have lost seven players from last year’s district championship team to graduation, but its spirit lives on. The Vikings got… Continue reading

Middle blocker Taylyn Boop guards the net during North Kitsap’s five-set win over Steilacoom. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap Daily News)

Buccaneers snap losing streak

Kingston had lost 16 games in a row prior to Thursday night’s big win.