Mark Krulish

North Kitsap Girls Basketball | Winter Sports Preview

Head coach: Penny Gienger 2018-2019 record: 16-9 (10-2 OLY 2A) Key players: Noelani Barreith, sr., G; Grace Johnson, sr., F; Mia McNair, jr., G; Kamora… Continue reading

North Kitsap gymnastics | Winter Sports Preview

Head coach: Kris Goodfellow 2018-2019 record: 3-0 (2-0 OLY) Key gymnasts: Grace Billings, jr.; Junko Ketch, sr.; Kelli Stevens, sr.; Caytie Johnson, sr.; Alivia Plamer,… Continue reading

Olympic Boys Basketball | Winter Sports Preview

Head coach: Jon O’Connor 2018-2019 record: 13-12 (6-6 OLY 2A) Key players: Kendall McInnis, sr., F; Clayton Talarico, sr., G; Tyler Lindal, sr., G; Cadyn… Continue reading

Olympic Boys Swimming | Fall Sports Preview

Head coach: Paul Henderson 2018-2019 record: 5-2 (5-1 OLY) Key swimmers: Dietrich Meyer, jr.,; Ranier Meyer, jr.; Ryan Burchell, jr. Outlook: The Trojans are the… Continue reading

Olympic Girls Basketball | Winter Sports Preview

Head coach: Bryan Hanley 2018-2019 record: 8-12 (5-7 OLY 2A) Key players: Jakyiiah Willis, jr., G; Aaliyah Williams, sr., P; G; Elisa Turnquist, jr., G;… Continue reading

Olympic Girls Bowling | Winter Sports Preview

Head coach: Dave Jamrog 2018-2019 record: 9-3 (9-3 OLY) Key players: Heather Huskinson, sr.; Tara Stump, sr.; Alyssa Woods, sr.; Mackenzie Jamrog, so. Outlook: Olympic… Continue reading

Olympic Wrestling | Winter Sports Preview

Head coach: Tim Aiken (boys, first season), Caleb O’Halek (girls) 2018-2019 record: 4-2 (4-2 OLY 2A) Key wrestlers (boys): Taylor Andrews, D’Angelo Ignacio, Anjelo Pangelinan,… Continue reading

South Kitsap Boys Basketball | Winter Sports Preview

Head coach: Brian Cox (first season) 2018-2019 record: 11-12 (8-8 SPSL) Key players: Kyler Kelso, sr., F; Gavin Morkert, sr., F; Eli Mackie, sr., G;… Continue reading

South Kitsap Boys Swimming | Winter Sports Preview

Head coach: Dennis Anderson (first year) 2018-2019 record: 1-5 (1-5 SPSL) Key swimmers: Andrew Carlos, sr.; Charlie Moore, sr.; Connor Twiss, sr.; Ethan Conrad, sr.;… Continue reading

South Kitsap Girls Basketball | Winter Sports Preview

Head coach: CJ Scott (first season) 2018-2019 record: 6-14 (4-12 SPSL) Key players: Areeza Amian, jr., PG; Marissa Line, jr., F; Danae Hughes, jr., F;… Continue reading

South Kitsap girls bowling | Winter Sports Preview

Head coach: Lee LaDeaux 2018-2019 record: 11-2 (11-1 SPSL) Key players: Abigal Rogers, sr.; Annabelle Nash, sr.; Jazmin Lamoureux, sr. Outlook: Last season’s team tied… Continue reading

Brian Cox gets a congratulatory hug after picking up his first career win as head coach on opening night. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap grabs a 62-60 win over the defending SPSL champs on opening night

PORT ORCHARD — Brian Cox arrived at South Kitsap around noon on Wednesday, hours before he was set to make his debut as the new… Continue reading

Brian Cox gets a congratulatory hug after picking up his first career win as head coach on opening night. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap Wrestling | Winter Sports Preview

WRESTLING Head coach: Chad Nass 2018-2019 record: 7-1 (7-1 SPSL) Key wrestlers: Peyton Motter, sr.; Ashton Hoyt, sr.; Vince Nabors, so.; Dylon Murray, jr.; Ben… Continue reading

Brian Cox, a former South Kitsap basketball and baseball player, takes over the boys basketball program from his former coach John Callaghan.

Brian Cox, CJ Scott set to guide South Kitsap’s basketball programs

PORT ORCHARD — When the South Kitsap boys and girls basketball teams hit the hardwood this week, both will have new, yet familiar faces directing… Continue reading

Brian Cox, a former South Kitsap basketball and baseball player, takes over the boys basketball program from his former coach John Callaghan.
Brianna Hoffman

Athlete of the Week: Brianna Hoffman, North Kitsap girls swimming

Brianna Hoffman had a difficult 2019, but things were looking up as the year came to a close. In January, Hoffman found she had a… Continue reading

Brianna Hoffman

South Kitsap girls, North Kitsap boys victorious in season openers

LACEY — The Wolves trailed by 13 at halftime in their season opening game against North Thurston, but shutdown the Rams thereafter and came back… Continue reading

Athlete of the Week: Celina Madrid, South Kitsap girls soccer

No matter the opponent, no matter how big the moment was, Celina Madrid always found a way to come through for her team. The highlights… Continue reading

Klahowya’s Rachel Bailey is the Olympic League 1A MVP for the second year in a row. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Olympic All-League volleyball: Klahowya’s Rachel Bailey nabs another MVP

Klahowya’s Rachel Bailey has been named the Olympic League 1A’s Most Valuable Player for the second year in a row. The Eagles senior captain has… Continue reading

Klahowya’s Rachel Bailey is the Olympic League 1A MVP for the second year in a row. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
The Central Kitsap Cougars with their third place trophy — their first in program history. They beat Lakeside 1-0 in the third place match. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap beats Lakeside to finish third at the 3A state tournament

PUYALLUP — Senior captain Marielle Arnold predicted her team would be ready to play Saturday morning as they took on Lakeside of Seattle in the… Continue reading

The Central Kitsap Cougars with their third place trophy — their first in program history. They beat Lakeside 1-0 in the third place match. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Paris Agana scored her fourth goal of the postseason in the semifinal match against Lake Washington. The Cougars lost 5-2. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Paris Agana scored her fourth goal of the postseason in the semifinal match against Lake Washington. The Cougars lost 5-2. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)