Mark Krulish

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)
Tim French coached North Kitsap’s volleyball team for 16 seasons and had a record of 269-100. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap’s Tim French announces his retirement from coaching

POULSBO — Nearly every November for the past eight years, North Kitsap head coach Tim French’s grocery budget has ballooned. In 2011, after his first… Continue reading

Tim French coached North Kitsap’s volleyball team for 16 seasons and had a record of 269-100. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Colton Bower led North Kitsap with 1,345 passing yards, 1,094 rushing yards and 22 total touchdowns. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

2A, 3A, 4A all-league football teams: NK’s Colton Bower snags Olympic League MVP

North Kitsap quarterback Colton Bower can add another accolade to his growing resume. After being named as an all-state linebacker as a freshman, Bower added… Continue reading

Colton Bower led North Kitsap with 1,345 passing yards, 1,094 rushing yards and 22 total touchdowns. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Athlete of the Week: Dani Bodlorick, Bremerton girls swimming

Four years of hard work finally paid off for senior Dani Bodlorick at the last meet of her high school career. After qualifying for the… Continue reading

The Vikings finished 2019 as the Olympic League champions for a seventh-straight season and took fifth at the district tournament. At state, they fell one match short of placing in the top eight. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap goes 1-2 at state tournament, falls one match shy of placing

ELLENSBURG — North Kitsap had another solid run at the 2A state tournament this past weekend at Central Washington University, which left them one win… Continue reading

The Vikings finished 2019 as the Olympic League champions for a seventh-straight season and took fifth at the district tournament. At state, they fell one match short of placing in the top eight. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap junior Brianna Hoffman won her second consecutive state championship in the 200-yard freestyle at the 2A state meet this past weekend. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap junior Brianna Hoffman won her second consecutive state championship in the 200-yard freestyle at the 2A state meet this past weekend. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)