Sports

<em>Fans wait near the 18th hole during the inaugural Clearwater Legends Cup held at White Horse Golf Club. </em>
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White Horse, Kitsap, get thumbs up from LPGA golfers

KINGSTON — It’s been a long journey for White Horse Golf Club. The course opened June 15, 2007, one week before Chambers Bay in University… Continue reading

 

Team returns to Gordon Field June 27 for two more regular season home games

EAST BREMERTON — The Kitsap Pumas return home next week for their final two regular season games. And they will be important ones. The two… Continue reading

 

Mason Eaglin wrestled his way through the 4A 170-pound weight class at the Mat Classic, culminating in a state championship. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Port Orchard Independent Male Athlete of the Year: Mason Eaglin

State champion wrestler helped South Kitsap to its first-ever team title in more ways than one

 

Port Orchard Independent Female Athlete of the Year: Savannah Foster

The senior footballer dished out assists on the field and lessons off the field to her younger teammates

Middle-school sports season shifts begin in fall

South Kitsap district says weather, officials’ availability played a role in change.

North Kitsap’s Nate Blanchard is a first-team All-League pick. He led the Vikings with nine goals this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Ten Buccaneers and Vikings on 2A Olympic All-League list

Peter Sustad, Ian Schmid, Adin Bowers, Nate Blanchard and Wyatt Murphy were named to the first team

North Kitsap’s Nate Blanchard is a first-team All-League pick. He led the Vikings with nine goals this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Trish Johnson, the winner of the inaugural Clearwater Legends Cup, stands with Greg George, Sam Askew, Hailey Crow, Leonard Forsman and Irene Carper. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Trish Johnson wins inaugural Clearwater Legends Cup

The Great Britain native won by five strokes over Lisa Grimes

Trish Johnson, the winner of the inaugural Clearwater Legends Cup, stands with Greg George, Sam Askew, Hailey Crow, Leonard Forsman and Irene Carper. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
<em>Alicia Goetz slides safely into third during the state tournament. The junior second baseman is one of five North Kitsap players named to an All-League team.	 </em>Mark Krulish / Kitsap News Group
<em>Alicia Goetz slides safely into third during the state tournament. The junior second baseman is one of five North Kitsap players named to an All-League team.	 </em>Mark Krulish / Kitsap News Group
<em>Kyle Green was named Olympic League MVP for 2018.</em>
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North Kitsap’s Kyle Green named Olympic League MVP

Four Vikings and Four Bucs are on the Olympic All-League team

<em>Kyle Green was named Olympic League MVP for 2018.</em>
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The Pumas celebrate after Ismael DeLuna (15) scored his second goal of the game. DeLuna is a former North Kitsap standout. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap grad Ismael DeLuna leads Kitsap Pumas to 2-0 victory

DeLuna scored twice to lift the Pumas into first place in the NPSL Northwest Division

The Pumas celebrate after Ismael DeLuna (15) scored his second goal of the game. DeLuna is a former North Kitsap standout. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Central Kitsap’s Fred Buckson was named the co-MVP of the game along with Olympic’s Cale Dower. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Central Kitsap’s Fred Buckson was named the co-MVP of the game along with Olympic’s Cale Dower. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Bremerton junior Hector Infante led the Knights’ resurgence this year with a .569 batting average.

South Sound Conference and Olympic League announce all-league players

KITSAP COUNTY — The South Sound Conference and Olympic League have announced the selections to their respective all-league teams. Leading the way is Central Kitsap… Continue reading

Bremerton junior Hector Infante led the Knights’ resurgence this year with a .569 batting average.
<em>Olympic shortstop Kiki Mitchell slides into second during a district tournament game.</em>
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<em>Olympic shortstop Kiki Mitchell slides into second during a district tournament game.</em>
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<em>Klahowya’s Drew Dickson was named the Co-MVP for the 1A Olympic League.</em>
                                Mark Krulish / Kitsap News Group

Klahowya dominates 1A Olympic All-League selections

Undefeated Eagles took five spots and a Co-MVP award; seven Cougars, two Knights, two Trojans recognized

<em>Klahowya’s Drew Dickson was named the Co-MVP for the 1A Olympic League.</em>
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                                Senior Jason Sauer stands on the mound during his team’s district playoff game against Federal Way.

South Kitsap places 12 on SPSL All-League teams

Six players were named to the first team

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                                Senior Jason Sauer stands on the mound during his team’s district playoff game against Federal Way.
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                                Senior Grant Larson is committed to Northwest Nazarene after scoring more than 20 goals over the past two seasons for South Kitsap.

Five South Kitsap footballers land on SPSL All-League teams

Seniors Grant Larson, Quinn Dick and David Mansfield all were named to the first team in their final year

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                                Senior Grant Larson is committed to Northwest Nazarene after scoring more than 20 goals over the past two seasons for South Kitsap.
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                                Statia Cermak led her team in every major offensive category and was named a first-team outfielder by the SPSL coaches.

Seven South Kitsap players are among the SPSL’s best

Outfielder/pitcher Statia Cermak was the lone first-teamer

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                                Statia Cermak led her team in every major offensive category and was named a first-team outfielder by the SPSL coaches.
North Kitsap’s Danya Wallis became the first Kitsap tennis player to win four state championships. Here she shares North Kitsap’s team title with teammate Anna Bronchal and head coach Jordan Prince. (Jacob Moore/Kitsap News Group)

Danya Wallis makes Kitsap history

The North Kitsap senior became the first Kitsap tennis player to win four state titles

North Kitsap’s Danya Wallis became the first Kitsap tennis player to win four state championships. Here she shares North Kitsap’s team title with teammate Anna Bronchal and head coach Jordan Prince. (Jacob Moore/Kitsap News Group)
Deyondre Davis clears the final hurdle in the 300-meter event. He took third in that race and second in the 110-meter hurdles. (Mark Krulish | Kitsap Daily News photo)

Seven SK athletes take home trophies at state track meet

TACOMA — Seven South Kitsap High track and field athletes walked away with podium finishes at the WIAA 4A state meet on May 24-26. It… Continue reading

Deyondre Davis clears the final hurdle in the 300-meter event. He took third in that race and second in the 110-meter hurdles. (Mark Krulish | Kitsap Daily News photo)
Bremerton’s 4x100 relay team of Lauryn Chandler (top left), Nyaijah Johnson (bottom left), Tyishea McWhorter (bottom right) and Te’Caela Wilcher (top right) captured a state championship at the WIAA 2A state meet. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Bremerton’s 4x100 relay team of Lauryn Chandler (top left), Nyaijah Johnson (bottom left), Tyishea McWhorter (bottom right) and Te’Caela Wilcher (top right) captured a state championship at the WIAA 2A state meet. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)