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Senior catcher Colton Bower was a big reason for NK’s success this season. He will be on scholarship to play for Washington State University next year.

NK baseball stunned in 1st round at state

North Kitsap’s baseball team won over 20 games and only lost a few. So its season-ending loss last week in Tacoma knocking them out of… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2022

 

Makayla Stockman winds up to pitch for the Vikings. Steve Powell/File Photos

NK girls make it to state the hard way

Competitions took place last weekend to see who would advance to the state finals this weekend. Softball North Kitsap’s girls softball team advanced to the… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2022

 

Pitcher Noah Sorensen moved the ball around and struck out a number of Pirates.

NK wins district title, on to state

Kingston wins 1 before being eliminated

 

NK's Angel Chavez (8), a junior forward, and Jackson Reeves (12) rush back to defend to keep Clover Park from scoring a breakaway goal. Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald photos

NK wins in soccer, softball

North Kitsap is still alive in the District 2/3 2A boys soccer tournament. The Vikings, seeded third, pulled out a 5-4 win over 11th seeded… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2022
NK's Angel Chavez (8), a junior forward, and Jackson Reeves (12) rush back to defend to keep Clover Park from scoring a breakaway goal. Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald photos
Laine Miller of NK tossed the discus over 142 feet to win the discus. Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald photos

NK boys, girls win home track meet

Whether it’s for first place, or last, or somewhere in between, high school track is all about personal records - getting better every meet. North… Continue reading

Laine Miller of NK tossed the discus over 142 feet to win the discus. Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald photos
Kingston sophomore Peau Tameilau (33) slides safety into home plate as catcher Colton Bower of North Kitsap awaits the throw. Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald photos

NK comes back to beat Kingston

For a little while, it looked like Kingston might upset rival North Kitsap in an Olympic League game Monday. But the Vikings were able to… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2022
Kingston sophomore Peau Tameilau (33) slides safety into home plate as catcher Colton Bower of North Kitsap awaits the throw. Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald photos
The free fishing derby put on by the Lions Club is Saturday in Poulsbo. Courtesy Photo

Free fishing derby Saturday in Poulsbo

The Poulsbo Noon Lions Club is hosting a “Hooked on Fish Derby” for children ages 11 and younger from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2022
The free fishing derby put on by the Lions Club is Saturday in Poulsbo. Courtesy Photo
Colton Bower of NK dives safely back to first base after hitting a single in the first inning. Zach Duffy of BHS applies the tag. Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald

NK falls to league-leading Bainbridge

You can bet the North Kitsap Viking outfielders are going to be getting some fly-ball practice this week. An error by each led to five… Continue reading

Colton Bower of NK dives safely back to first base after hitting a single in the first inning. Zach Duffy of BHS applies the tag. Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald
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NK baseball team keeps winning

North Kitsap The Vikings beat Columbia River in baseball 10-7 and Ridegefield 8-6. The Vikings then beat Sequim 15-2. They also beat Kingston 13-4. In… Continue reading

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Viet Tran of Kingston follows through on his second shot after missing the numerous sand trips off the tee on Hole 1 at White Horse Golf Club. Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald photos

Kingston splits golf matches against Bainbridge

Kingston In girls golf last week, Bainbridge beat Kingston 230 to 264. In boys golf, Bainbridge fell to Kingston 164 to 184. Both matches were… Continue reading

  • Mar 22, 2022
Viet Tran of Kingston follows through on his second shot after missing the numerous sand trips off the tee on Hole 1 at White Horse Golf Club. Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald photos
Owen Scheer tees off for Bainbridge in a match at Kingston. Steve Powell/Bainbridge Island Review Photos

BI, Kingston split golf matches

Bainbridge In girls golf last week, Bainbridge beat Kingston 230 to 264. In boys golf, Bainbridge fell to Kingston 164 to 184. Both matches were… Continue reading

Owen Scheer tees off for Bainbridge in a match at Kingston. Steve Powell/Bainbridge Island Review Photos
Kingston goalie Carter Krantz jumps up to make a save under crowded conditions against Olympic. Krantz and the Bucs shut out the visitors 1-0. Krantz’s booming kicks also were a powerful offensive weapon for the Bucs, keeping Olympic on the defensive side of the field. Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald photos

Kingston’s defense blanks Olympic in soccer

Kingston has a strong defense, and it needed every bit of it in blanking Olympic 1-0 in soccer Thursday. Even the defense scored the only… Continue reading

Kingston goalie Carter Krantz jumps up to make a save under crowded conditions against Olympic. Krantz and the Bucs shut out the visitors 1-0. Krantz’s booming kicks also were a powerful offensive weapon for the Bucs, keeping Olympic on the defensive side of the field. Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald photos
Kaden Schaefer of Kingston signs a letter of intent to play college soccer, while brother Zander, 5, looks on with admiration. Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald photos

Buc scores college soccer scholarship

Once Kaden Schaefer got to high school, he started to think maybe he could play soccer in college. For his mom, those thoughts started much… Continue reading

Kaden Schaefer of Kingston signs a letter of intent to play college soccer, while brother Zander, 5, looks on with admiration. Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald photos
Ian ‘J.R.’ Ritche

Outdoor prep sports spring into action

The Bainbridge Spartan baseball team returns one of the top pitchers in the state as it tries to retain the Olympic League crown this spring.… Continue reading

Ian ‘J.R.’ Ritche
Junior captain Elise Walters was the medalist for Bainbridge in the match against Sequim. Lucy Rector/Courtesy Photos

Defending champs start year with win over Sequim

The Olympic League defending champion Spartans started off the season last week with a win over Sequim. Bainbridge captain Elise Walters led the girls golf… Continue reading

Junior captain Elise Walters was the medalist for Bainbridge in the match against Sequim. Lucy Rector/Courtesy Photos
Cade Orness had 7 assists in the game for third place.

NK boys place 3rd at state

Now that’s more like the Vikings North Kitsap fans know and love. The boys basketball team took third place in 2A at state in Yakima… Continue reading

Cade Orness had 7 assists in the game for third place.
Jonas La Tour led the Vikings to their win over Sehome. File Photo

Basic math leads NK to win over Sehome

It’s simple math - 3 is more than 2. So with top-seed North Kitsap standout Jonas La Tour knocking down 3’s like they were layups… Continue reading

Jonas La Tour led the Vikings to their win over Sehome. File Photo
Sophomore standout Evelyn Beers was held to six points. Steve Powell/File Photos

NK girls sunk by Eagles

North Kitsap’s girls basketball team ran into an offensive and defensive juggernaut Saturday night at Central Valley in Spokane. The Vikings, seeded 16th, fell to… Continue reading

Sophomore standout Evelyn Beers was held to six points. Steve Powell/File Photos
Viking Maliyah Reed (32) looks for someone to pass to against Renton. Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald photographs

NK girls beat Renton in overtime

NK plays W. Valley for a spot at state

Viking Maliyah Reed (32) looks for someone to pass to against Renton. Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald photographs
Aiden Olmstead goes baseline against White River in the title game. Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald photos

NK boys beat White River for district title without La Tour

Now seeded 1, Vikings play 8th seed Sehome next

Aiden Olmstead goes baseline against White River in the title game. Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald photos