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Klahowya guard Gabriel Smith sets up the offense during his team’s league victory over Chimacum. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya splits varsity doubleheader with Chimacum

SILVERDALE — Expectations are high for the Klahowya boys basketball program this season, and the team is off to a 3-1 start thanks to a… Continue reading

 

<em>Junior guard Noelani Barreith led North Kitsap with 11 points against Black Hills in the team’s home opener.</em>
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North Kitsap grinds through a tough early season schedule

POULSBO — The North Kitsap girls basketball team hasn’t shied away from a tough early season slate despite having so many new faces on varsity.… Continue reading

 

Kobe McMillian led North Kitsap with 22 points in his team’s 77-47 victory over Bremerton. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap cruises to victory in league opener

Juniors Kobe McMillian and Shaa Humphrey had 22 and 18 points respectively

Kobe McMillian led North Kitsap with 22 points in his team’s 77-47 victory over Bremerton. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
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                                DeAnte Ward led South Kitsap with 18 points in Tuesday night’s home opener against Olympia.

South Kitsap falls to Olympia in home opener

PORT ORCHARD — It’s likely there isn’t an SPSL team that has had a tougher start to the season than South Kitsap. After falling to… Continue reading

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                                DeAnte Ward led South Kitsap with 18 points in Tuesday night’s home opener against Olympia.
Kingston sophomore Kylee Walker is one of four underclassmen in the Buccaneers’ starting lineup this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston sophomore Kylee Walker is one of four underclassmen in the Buccaneers’ starting lineup this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Central Kitsap guard Austin McMinds helped the Cougars get off to a hot start against Olympic. He finished the game with 15 points. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

CK, Oly split the Battle of Bucklin Hill

The Olympic girls and Central Kitsap boys were victorious in the annual crosstown doubleheader

Central Kitsap guard Austin McMinds helped the Cougars get off to a hot start against Olympic. He finished the game with 15 points. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap, head football coach part ways

Cory Vartanian was winless in two years as the Wolves’ football coach

Emily Riehl was South Kitsap’s offensive leader with 18 points in a 51-49 win over Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Emily Riehl’s buzzer-beater lifts South Kitsap to victory over Kingston

PORT ORCHARD — South Kitsap’s Emily Riehl started the night with a bang, and then ended it with one. The senior forward sang a beautiful… Continue reading

Emily Riehl was South Kitsap’s offensive leader with 18 points in a 51-49 win over Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap junior Shaa Humphrey led the Vikings with 27 points in their opening night win over Clover Park. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Basketball Roundup: NK, CK boys win on opening night

BELFAIR — Elijah McGee and Austin McMinds scored 14 points each as Central Kitsap won its Monday night opener against North Mason, 64-54. The Cougars… Continue reading

North Kitsap junior Shaa Humphrey led the Vikings with 27 points in their opening night win over Clover Park. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Teanna Lathum played multiple positions for her playoff-qualifying team. She was named a second-team All-SPSL forward. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap athletes win all-league honors

Ten South Kitsap fall prep athletes were honored by the 4A South Puget Sound League with spots on the all-league list. Leading the way was… Continue reading

Teanna Lathum played multiple positions for her playoff-qualifying team. She was named a second-team All-SPSL forward. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya’s Alyssa Peters, North Kitsap’s Sophia Pixton take MVP honors

North Kitsap keeper Sophia Pixton and Klahowya midfielder Alyssa Peters have been named the most valuable players in the 2A and 1A Olympic Leagues respectively.… Continue reading

North Kitsap swimmer Nathan Ramey signs to swim at the University of Utah. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Nathan Ramey signs with University of Utah

POULSBO — Just after North Kitsap swimmer Nathan Ramey signed his letter of intent to swim at the University of Utah, he relayed a story… Continue reading

North Kitsap swimmer Nathan Ramey signs to swim at the University of Utah. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Ava McCabe is the 2A Olympic League MVP after finishing the season with 344 kills and 53 aces. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kingston’s Ava McCabe, Klahowya’s Rachel Bailey given league MVP honors

Kingston’s Ava McCabe had a year to remember and she has been awarded with the 2A Olympic League Most Valuable Player Award. McCabe racked up… Continue reading

Ava McCabe is the 2A Olympic League MVP after finishing the season with 344 kills and 53 aces. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap running back Isaiah Kahana is the 2A Olympic League offensive MVP. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Isaiah Kahana, McCoy Retome, Hunter Wallis nab league MVP honors

All-league teams for the Olympic League and South Sound Conference have been announced.

North Kitsap running back Isaiah Kahana is the 2A Olympic League offensive MVP. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kate Streck (15) battles for the ball with Deer Park’s Carmen Kiewert during the 1A state tournament third place game. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya captures third place in 1A state tournament, defeating Deer Park 2-1

Rylee Radford and Kylie Woodrum scored for the Eagles.

Kate Streck (15) battles for the ball with Deer Park’s Carmen Kiewert during the 1A state tournament third place game. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kayden Eckley tries to slip by the Knights defense during her team’s 1A state semifinal game. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya loses heartbreaker in shootout to King’s Way Christian

The Eagles will play for third place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17

Kayden Eckley tries to slip by the Knights defense during her team’s 1A state semifinal game. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Maddie Pruden signs her letter of intent on Nov. 14 at North Kitsap High School. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap’s Maddie Pruden commits to Seattle Pacific University

POULSBO — This past summer, North Kitsap volleyball coach Tim French knew he had a few holes in his lineup to fill after losing seven… Continue reading

Maddie Pruden signs her letter of intent on Nov. 14 at North Kitsap High School. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston seniors Ethan Fox, Tim Gallagher and Aron Markow have signed their letters of intent to swim at Colorado Mesa University, University of Hawaii and University of Wyoming respectively. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kingston High swimming stars sign with college teams

KINGSTON — During the early part of the 2010s, the Kingston boys swimming program had been having some success at the league level, and typically… Continue reading

Kingston seniors Ethan Fox, Tim Gallagher and Aron Markow have signed their letters of intent to swim at Colorado Mesa University, University of Hawaii and University of Wyoming respectively. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Chloe Hoepfinger is one of five seniors graduating from the program this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap exits the postseason with a 2-0 loss to Liberty

The Vikings lost to the same opponent in the same round of the state tournament for the second consecutive year

Chloe Hoepfinger is one of five seniors graduating from the program this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)