Mark Krulish

South Kitsap’s Grant Larson, as a member of the Oly-Pen Force, chases down a ball against the Vancouver Victory. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Force off to a fast start in the EPLWA

Men’s soccer team off to 3-2-1 start

South Kitsap’s Grant Larson, as a member of the Oly-Pen Force, chases down a ball against the Vancouver Victory. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Ed Fisher: ‘I was appreciative, humbled and very honored’

The longtime South Kitsap football coach will have the athletic field renamed for him in the fall

Kingston Debate team places tenth at national tournament

DALLAS — The Kingston Speech and Debate team turned in its best performance ever at the National Speech and Debate Association National Tournament last week.… Continue reading

Mitchell Balmer battles for a loose ball against the Seattle Sounders U23 reserves on Tuesday at Gordon Field. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Seattle Sounders U23 defeat the Force in a friendly

EAST BREMERTON — The Oly-Pen Force men’s team is getting ready for the homestretch in the 2019 Evergreen Premier League season and got a chance… Continue reading

Mitchell Balmer battles for a loose ball against the Seattle Sounders U23 reserves on Tuesday at Gordon Field. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Oly-Pen Force midfielder Emily Peters, a former star at Klahowya, patrols her own half against Black Hills FC. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Oly-Pen Force women’s team keeps its playoff hopes alive, wallops Black Hills FC 8-0

Former Klahowya standout Isabelle Severns picked up two goals and three assists and former South Kitsap star Hailey Parker scored a hat trick

Oly-Pen Force midfielder Emily Peters, a former star at Klahowya, patrols her own half against Black Hills FC. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Former Kingston player Alex Hernandez evades a sliding tackle while playing for the Oly-Pen Force against the Vancouver Victory. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Oly-Pen Force men and women split a doubleheader at Gordon Field

The men solidified their playoff chances with a 5-1 win over the Vancouver Victory while the women dropped a heartbreaker 3-2 to the Washington Timbers

Former Kingston player Alex Hernandez evades a sliding tackle while playing for the Oly-Pen Force against the Vancouver Victory. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Grey Monsters capture South Kitsap Southern Little League minor prep championship

OLALLA — On the big field at South Kitsap Southern Little League June 11, the Grey Monsters came away with a minor prep championship in… Continue reading

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Krulish: In restaurants, as in rebuilds, patience is the key for the Mariners

As a food lover, I’ve spent a lot of time waiting to be seated in restaurants. Whether it’s a matter of a place’s popularity or… Continue reading

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Colton Bower looks downfield for a target in Wednesday’s scrimmage against Central Kitsap. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

New faces lead North Kitsap, Central Kitsap at spring scrimmage

POULSBO — The calendar may read June, but autumn was in the air on a cool, cloudy and damp Wednesday night at North Kitsap as… Continue reading

Colton Bower looks downfield for a target in Wednesday’s scrimmage against Central Kitsap. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

WIAA approves rotation of 2A, 3A and 4A state volleyball tournaments

The WIAA approved at its June meeting a proposal that would rotate the 2A, 3A and 4A state volleyball championships between the Yakima Valley SunDome… Continue reading

Juli Inkster, the winner of the 2019 Suquamish Clearwater Legends Cup is presented with the trophy and check by Irene Carper, COO of Port Madison Enterprises, Miss Chief Seattle Days Cassady Jackson and Suquamish Tribe Chairman Leonard Forsman. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Legends Tour takes a leap forward in its second year at White Horse

The Safeco Classic was once the premier golf event in the Pacific Northwest. From 1982 to 1999, the best female golfers in the world stepped… Continue reading

Juli Inkster, the winner of the 2019 Suquamish Clearwater Legends Cup is presented with the trophy and check by Irene Carper, COO of Port Madison Enterprises, Miss Chief Seattle Days Cassady Jackson and Suquamish Tribe Chairman Leonard Forsman. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kylie Woodrum (left) holds up her diploma with Klahowya principal Jodie Woolf. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Eagles soar into the sunset

Klahowya held its graduation ceremony June 13 at the Kitsap Pavilion

Kylie Woodrum (left) holds up her diploma with Klahowya principal Jodie Woolf. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
P.J. Moritz was one of the top arms in Kitsap this season, posting a 0.52 ERA. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
P.J. Moritz was one of the top arms in Kitsap this season, posting a 0.52 ERA. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
South Kitsap High School’s football stadium is to be renamed in honor of former Wolves coach Ed Fisher. (Courtesy photo)

South Kitsap sports field to be named for Ed Fisher

Former coach led Wolves to playoffs 17 consecutive seasons

South Kitsap High School’s football stadium is to be renamed in honor of former Wolves coach Ed Fisher. (Courtesy photo)
Olympic shortstop Molly Gates is the Olympic League 2A MVP after hitting 15 home runs and driving in 41 runs this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Olympic’s Molly Gates wins Olympic League MVP

Molly Gates had a season to remember for Olympic and was the centerpiece of the West Sound’s most explosive offense. The junior shortstop batted an… Continue reading

Olympic shortstop Molly Gates is the Olympic League 2A MVP after hitting 15 home runs and driving in 41 runs this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Drew Dickson was named the Olympic League 1A MVP for the second year in a row. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kitsap fills out all-league soccer teams

For the second year in a row, Drew Dickson has been named the Olympic League 1A MVP. With 19 goals in the past two seasons,… Continue reading

Drew Dickson was named the Olympic League 1A MVP for the second year in a row. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Saturday will be a Day of Positivity in Poulsbo

POULSBO — It seems that for many people life has become full of negativity, so perhaps it’s time to do something positive. That’s the aim… Continue reading

Juli Inkster raises the trophy at the 2019 Suquamish Clearwater Legends Cup. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Juli Inkster cruises to victory at Suquamish Clearwater Legends Cup

Inkster finished the tournament 15-under after shooting rounds of 65 and 66 this weekend

Juli Inkster raises the trophy at the 2019 Suquamish Clearwater Legends Cup. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Juli Inkster shot an 8-under 65 in round one. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Juli Inkster leads the field after day one at the Suquamish Clearwater Casino Legends Cup

KINGSTON — Juli Inkster was in the zone on day one of the Suquamish Clearwater Casino Legends Cup. Coming off a second place finish in… Continue reading

Juli Inkster shot an 8-under 65 in round one. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Column: The playoffs will always keep us guessing

Jessica Cabato has been connected to the game of softball for a long time — from her days as a star at Central Kitsap High… Continue reading