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Mark Krulish

Kraken hope slow and steady wins the race

The tortoise and the hare, one of Aesop’s fables, is one of the first stories I remember from my childhood. No doubt, many others do… Continue reading

 

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Kiwanis Park gets new disc golf putting green

It’s golf, but without the heavy clubs, carts and dress code, and it’s coming to Poulsbo this weekend. The Kiwanis of Greater Poulsbo and the… Continue reading

 

Chad Rounds, Jimmy Lee Burrus and Ryan Hough on the water at the completion of the Warrior Paddle. (Contributed photo)

Veterans paddle to raise awareness for mental health

Armed Forces veterans know what it means to face a challenge head-on. They know what it means to push themselves to their physical limits. And,… Continue reading

 

Raul Ruidiaz tries to squeeze by a Sporting KC defender in Seattle’s 3-1 loss on Sunday at Lummen Field. (Mike Fiechtner/Sounders FC Communications)

Sounders win at Austin, lose at home, but stay in 1st

With a number of veteran players remaining out of the lineup due to injury or international duty, the Sounders have continued to ride the rollercoaster… Continue reading

Raul Ruidiaz tries to squeeze by a Sporting KC defender in Seattle’s 3-1 loss on Sunday at Lummen Field. (Mike Fiechtner/Sounders FC Communications)
Visitors view the ice and seating areas of Climate Pledge Arena during a media tour of the facility July 12 in Seattle. The arena will be the home of the NHL hockey team Seattle Kraken and the WNBA Seattle Storm basketball team as well as hosting concerts and other performing arts events. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Visitors view the ice and seating areas of Climate Pledge Arena during a media tour of the facility July 12 in Seattle. The arena will be the home of the NHL hockey team Seattle Kraken and the WNBA Seattle Storm basketball team as well as hosting concerts and other performing arts events. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
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BI Little League Majors still alive at state

The Bainbridge Island Little League baseball team was still alive in the Washington state tournament as of Wednesday, after compiling a 2-1 record in their… Continue reading

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Fredy Montero holds off a Minnesota United defender in the Sounders first loss of the season on Sunday. (Photo: Minnesota United FC)

Sounders 13-match unbeaten streak ends in Minnesota

The Seattle Sounders record-breaking unbeaten streak finally came to an end Sunday in the Twin Cities. On a 93-degree day in front of 20,000 impassioned… Continue reading

Fredy Montero holds off a Minnesota United defender in the Sounders first loss of the season on Sunday. (Photo: Minnesota United FC)
Cadence Robles reaches down into the dirt to honor the memory of classmate Gee Still, who recently passed away in an accident. Kris Bartlett Courtesy Photos

Resilient North Kitsap juniors rally to reach state softball finals

From the coaches on down to the players, the North Kitsap junior All Stars run at the Washington state tournament was an example of how… Continue reading

Cadence Robles reaches down into the dirt to honor the memory of classmate Gee Still, who recently passed away in an accident. Kris Bartlett Courtesy Photos
Mark Krulish

Krulish: An exciting late summer is ahead in Seattle

The state Department of Health finally shared some good COVID-related news this week as it announced 70 percent of the population had received at least… Continue reading

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Seattle Kraken set for Wednesday’s expansion draft

Get ready to meet the Kraken. On July 21, the Seattle Kraken will take part in the NHL Expansion Draft, which will allow the club… Continue reading

The Bainbridge LL Senior All Stars were coached by Larry Goode and Life Horwitz. The players were: Christian Benze, McCrea Curfman, Garrett Goade, Conor Grady, Spencer Grady, Matthew Grant, Jack Grant, Ben Hobbs, Monty Horowitz, Judah Marshall, Andrew O’Connell, Isaac Sellers, Miles Wieland, Owen Bernstein and AJ Stevens. (Photo courtesy Ed Wieland)

BI baseball team that almost wasn’t goes 15-2

At the beginning of the Little League season, it looked like the Bainbridge Island senior baseball team wasn’t going to get a chance to play.… Continue reading

The Bainbridge LL Senior All Stars were coached by Larry Goode and Life Horwitz. The players were: Christian Benze, McCrea Curfman, Garrett Goade, Conor Grady, Spencer Grady, Matthew Grant, Jack Grant, Ben Hobbs, Monty Horowitz, Judah Marshall, Andrew O’Connell, Isaac Sellers, Miles Wieland, Owen Bernstein and AJ Stevens. (Photo courtesy Ed Wieland)
Ben Kussie digs out of the box for the Reds in the 18th annual old-timers and alumni Stars and Strikes game as MacKenzie Bond waits on deck. Bond tripled home Kussie in the bottom of the seventh to tie the game and send it to extra innings. (Photo courtesy Paimon Jaberi)

Reds win BI’s Stars and Strikes game with walkoff double

Participants glad to be back after year off due to COVID

Ben Kussie digs out of the box for the Reds in the 18th annual old-timers and alumni Stars and Strikes game as MacKenzie Bond waits on deck. Bond tripled home Kussie in the bottom of the seventh to tie the game and send it to extra innings. (Photo courtesy Paimon Jaberi)
New Seattle Kraken head coach Dave Hakstol listens during a news conference June, 24 in Seattle. (Ken Lambert/The Seattle Times via AP)

Seattle Kraken putting together NHL coaching staff

The Seattle Kraken inaugural season is rapidly approaching, and with the expansion draft and first-year player entry draft at the end of this month the… Continue reading

New Seattle Kraken head coach Dave Hakstol listens during a news conference June, 24 in Seattle. (Ken Lambert/The Seattle Times via AP)
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Krulish: 2021 sports season one we’ll never forget

It was likely the shortest high school sports season in state history, cramming three seasons into four months, but even putting aside the external circumstances… Continue reading

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Jaynie Davis (3) makes the grab coming over from leftfield as Layla Baker backs her up. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

NK can’t flush away final 2 losses to Gig Harbor

The North Kitsap Little League Majors Softball All Stars had an unusual tradition this year. After a bad play, the player would write it down… Continue reading

Jaynie Davis (3) makes the grab coming over from leftfield as Layla Baker backs her up. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Dominic D’Amico makes the final out of the game at second base and avoids a collision with a Gig Harbor base runner in the District 2 championship. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

BI Little League majors capture district championship

Team advances to state in Redmond July 17

Dominic D’Amico makes the final out of the game at second base and avoids a collision with a Gig Harbor base runner in the District 2 championship. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
The annual Stars and Strikes 
old-timers game will take place 
at noon July 4 at Bainbridge 
High School. 
Review file photo

Old-timers return to field in July 4 Stars and Strikes game

The “old-timers” are going to hit the diamond once again this year, and this time they’re the stars of the Fourth of July weekend. With… Continue reading

The annual Stars and Strikes 
old-timers game will take place 
at noon July 4 at Bainbridge 
High School. 
Review file photo

Hydroplane flips onto Poulsbo driver, killing him

A Poulsbo man was killed during the opening races of the Richland hydroplane Regatta June 25. The man was identified as Matt Mattson, the driver… Continue reading

Cache Holmes, shown here chasing down Bainbridge’s Cal Breen, will play football and wrestle at Southern Virginia in the fall. (KNG File Photo)

NK gridder, wrestler to play both at Virginia college

Many high school athletes dream of playing a sport in college, but not many even think of playing two and even fewer ultimately make that… Continue reading

Cache Holmes, shown here chasing down Bainbridge’s Cal Breen, will play football and wrestle at Southern Virginia in the fall. (KNG File Photo)
Ryan Rohrbacher flips the ball to Ely Olesen at first base after snagging an easy grounder. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Outscoring foes 51-0, BI one win away from title game

It’s been a long year since Little League tournaments were canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and although life has begun to return to normal,… Continue reading

Ryan Rohrbacher flips the ball to Ely Olesen at first base after snagging an easy grounder. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)