Mark Krulish

South Kitsap Volleyball | Fall Sports Preview

Volleyball Head coach: C.J. Scott 2018 record: 5-9 (0-8 SPSL) Key players: Mykah Curtis, sr., RS; Talia Gamboa-Poole, sr., OH; Hailey Robinson, jr., S; Jaeleen… Continue reading

South Kitsap Water Polo | Fall Sports Preview

Water Polo Head coach: Zack Fogel 2018 record: 10-6 (9-6 SPSL) Key players: Charlie Moore, sr.; Carson Rader, sr.; Ethan Conrad, sr; Daulton Lynam, jr.;… Continue reading

South Kitsap Girls Soccer | Fall Sports Preview

Girls Soccer Head coach: K-Lee Haynes 2018 record: 9-5-3 (4-2-2 SPSL) Key players: Sierrah VanGesen, so., M; Celina Madrid, sr., F/M; Franquie Moppins, jr., F/M;… Continue reading

Dodging hazards, Androckitis glides to top racing circuit status

PORT ORCHARD — In some ways, the life of 15-year-old Jobe Androckitis is far different from that of his athletic peers. While most students spend… Continue reading

Kickoff is almost here for fall sports. (File photo)

Krulish: What to watch for this fall sports season

You’d think fall was already here, what with the mild temperatures we’ve had this summer. Perhaps that’s for the best. Last year at this time,… Continue reading

Kickoff is almost here for fall sports. (File photo)
Barrelman Denny Halstead awaits his time to step into the ring. (Photo courtesy Kent Soule - Hoot Creek Photography)

The ballad of the bullfighter | KITSAP COUNTY FAIR

Ask a bullfighter why they go out there, night after night, and put themselves in harm’s way, and the answer might leave you unsatisfied. Not… Continue reading

Barrelman Denny Halstead awaits his time to step into the ring. (Photo courtesy Kent Soule - Hoot Creek Photography)
Poulsbo Piranhas swimmer James Correll gets ready at the starting blocks. (Photo courtesy Erika VanHuis)
Poulsbo Piranhas swimmer James Correll gets ready at the starting blocks. (Photo courtesy Erika VanHuis)
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Nathan Adrian bounces back from cancer to capture five medals at the Pan Am Games

Nathan Adrian had a successful return to the pool last week mere months after undergoing cancer surgery. Adrian won five medals at last week’s Pan… Continue reading

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                                Aaron Sele

Kitsap remembers Sele and Bloomquist, but others shone in ‘The Bigs’

I read with delight last week about former South Kitsap pitcher Lucas Knowles being promoted to Short Season A ball, the classification that mostly receives… Continue reading

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                                Aaron Sele
Kingston graduate Tim Gallagher has qualified for the U.S. Olympic Time Trials in June. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kingston’s Tim Gallagher will swim at U.S. Olympic Time Trials in June

Kitsap County is accustomed to being represented on the USA swim team at the Summer Olympics, but might there be two to come in 2020?… Continue reading

Kingston graduate Tim Gallagher has qualified for the U.S. Olympic Time Trials in June. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Former SK hurler Lucas Knowles promoted to Short Season Class A

Former South Kitsap pitcher Lucas Knowles is on the move, making the jump from Rookie Ball to Class A Short Season in the Washington Nationals… Continue reading

<em>Kingston gradute Tim Gallagher qualified for the U.S. Olympic Time Trials next June after his performance at the Phillips 66 National Championships. </em>Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

Kitsap swimmers thrive at national and regional events

Some of our area’s best swimmers have been keeping busy this summer as a number of them have recently competed in both regional and national… Continue reading

<em>Kingston gradute Tim Gallagher qualified for the U.S. Olympic Time Trials next June after his performance at the Phillips 66 National Championships. </em>Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

Kitsap athletes represent at USATF Nationals

SACRAMENTO — Several Kitsap athletes took part in the USA Track and Field National Junior Olympic Championships in California at the end of July, with… Continue reading

Gabe Threadgold, who grew up in Bremerton, was recruited to play for a rising University of Washington men’s soccer program. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Bremerton’s Gabe Threadgold is ready to make an impact at University of Washington

EAST BREMERTON — One of Kitsap’s own is getting ready to join a University of Washington men’s soccer team that has quickly risen to national… Continue reading

Gabe Threadgold, who grew up in Bremerton, was recruited to play for a rising University of Washington men’s soccer program. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
<em>Alex Hernandez, a 2016 Kingston graduate, continues to pursue his passion for soccer. </em>Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

Passion fuels Alex Hernandez’s will to stay on the pitch

Take a look around at the summer soccer leagues across Washington. Many of them have rosters filled with college players looking to stay in shape… Continue reading

<em>Alex Hernandez, a 2016 Kingston graduate, continues to pursue his passion for soccer. </em>Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
Izzy Severns, showing her playing for the Oly-Pen Force, recently wrapped up her college career at Central Washington University and is getting ready to work on her master’s degree at Gonzaga. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Former Klahowya star Izzy Severns is ready for her next challenge

EAST BREMERTON — Izzy Severns has never been one to back away from a challenge on the field, and now she’s getting ready for one… Continue reading

Izzy Severns, showing her playing for the Oly-Pen Force, recently wrapped up her college career at Central Washington University and is getting ready to work on her master’s degree at Gonzaga. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Grant Larson is getting used to life as a college soccer player

EAST BREMERTON — Former South Kitsap soccer star Grant Larson learned first-hand this past year about the concept of taking his game to the next… Continue reading

The “Thom” passes by Waterfront Park in Poulsbo. “Thom” was the winning eight in the inaugural Kitsap Invitational Masters Summer Scrimmage. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Liberty Bay hosts first-ever Kitsap Invitational Masters Summer Scrimmage

POULSBO — Liberty Bay got its first K.I.S.S. on Sunday. Boats of various sizes raced around took on the 4.8 kilometer course thanks to the… Continue reading

The “Thom” passes by Waterfront Park in Poulsbo. “Thom” was the winning eight in the inaugural Kitsap Invitational Masters Summer Scrimmage. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Masters rowing summer scrimmage to be held Sunday on Liberty Bay

The event will be hosted by the Kitsap Rowing Association