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Colton Bower defends a pass away from Sequim receiver Garrett Hoesel. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Vikings take down Sequim in Olympic League opener

North Kitsap’s only league loss came against Sequim last season

 

Riley Knapp led Central Kitsap with 12 kills in a home-opener win over Timberline. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap sweeps Timberline in home-opener at brand new gym

SILVERDALE — Take an emotional five-set win over Gig Harbor in their previous match, add in the fact that Thursday night served as the Cougars’… Continue reading

 

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                                Ed Fisher addresses the big crowd at Kitsap Bank Stadium in a pregame ceremony that renamed the athletic complex in his honor.

Krulish: Wolves resurrect good times at Ed Fisher Field

PORT ORCHARD — If you’re a believer in good omens, then last Friday night at Ed Fisher Field may have been a sign that South… Continue reading

 

Riley Rabedeaux knocks down one of her 14 kills against South Kitsap. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

With a few new faces, Vikings eye seventh straight league title

PORT ORCHARD — It might sound funny to say this about a program that has won six consecutive league championships, but North Kitsap could sneak… Continue reading

Riley Rabedeaux knocks down one of her 14 kills against South Kitsap. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
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Athlete of the Week: Rylen Bayne, South Kitsap football

Rylen Bayne had never played quarterback before this year, but that didn’t stop him from becoming a small part of the long history of South… Continue reading

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Hope Martin dribbles through the South Kitsap defense during a recent non-league match. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya battling through injuries and inexperience early in the season

SILVERDALE — For a while now, the Klahowya Eagles have been one of the most successful soccer teams in the West Sound; and they have… Continue reading

Hope Martin dribbles through the South Kitsap defense during a recent non-league match. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
South Kitsap senior Tyson Carter celebrates after a tackle for a loss against Rogers. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Victory! South Kitsap snaps 21-game skid with 31-14 win over Rogers

PORT ORCHARD — Nearly three calendar years have passed since South Kitsap has won a football game, but the program’s 21-game losing streak came to… Continue reading

South Kitsap senior Tyson Carter celebrates after a tackle for a loss against Rogers. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Volleyball: Olympic gets first league win of the season, NK, Klahowya grab victories

EAST BREMERTON — The Trojans were victorious in their first Olympic League match of the season, defeating Bremerton in straight sets, 25-20, 25-14, 25-19. Junior… Continue reading

Kyler Coe-Yarr escapes for a big gain against Port Townsend. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Port Townsend-Kingston football game called off due to thunderstorms

The Bucs led 20-0 with 6:56 left in the second quarter when lightning hit the area

Kyler Coe-Yarr escapes for a big gain against Port Townsend. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Week 2 matchups: Kingston, Central Kitsap look to go 2-0

Week 2 football matchups All games are on Friday, Sept. 13 unless otherwise noted. Port Townsend (1-0) at Kingston (1-0), Thursday, Sept. 12 at 6:30… Continue reading

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                                Jesse Eyre, 13, never stopped playing soccer while battling cancer.

Cancer can’t slow down young Jesse Eyre

PORT ORCHARD — Nothing — not even cancer — can keep Jesse Eyre away from soccer. It doesn’t matter that he has just spent an… Continue reading

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                                Jesse Eyre, 13, never stopped playing soccer while battling cancer.
The Buccaneers huddle up during a timeout late in set three just before defeating Bainbridge in their opening match. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kingston’s next generation is ready to continue the tradition

KINGSTON — Over the last four years, Kingston volleyball has grown into one of the West Sound’s most consistent programs. Past players such as Ava… Continue reading

The Buccaneers huddle up during a timeout late in set three just before defeating Bainbridge in their opening match. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Athlete of the Week: Joshua Willis, Central Kitsap football

Central Kitsap’s Joshua Willis left his mark on his school’s brand new athletic field in week one. His huge rushing performance helped the Cougars to… Continue reading

Senior running back Joshua Willis rushed 36 times for 254 yards and two touchdowns in a 41-17 victory over Olympic. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap wins first game in new stadium, 41-17 over Olympic

SILVERDALE — Central Kitsap didn’t get the first touchdown on its new home field, but it did come away with the first victory. The Cougars… Continue reading

Senior running back Joshua Willis rushed 36 times for 254 yards and two touchdowns in a 41-17 victory over Olympic. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Football Week 1: the first chance for new faces to impress as rivalries rekindle

Kingston at Klahowya, 6:30 p.m. The Eagles host their first football game on campus and welcome the Buccaneers in a rematch of last year’s Week… Continue reading

Bremerton Volleyball | Fall Sports Preview

Bremerton Volleyball Head coach: Brandon Lilly 2018 record: 4-10 (3-10 Olympic) Key players: Jennifer Kielley, sr.,; Patricia Reyes, jr.; Julia Heath, jr.; Mia Falotico, jr.;… Continue reading

Bremerton Girls Swimming | Fall Sports Preview

Bremerton Girls Swimming Head coach: Chriss Kuykendall 2018 record: 2-6 (2-5 Olympic) Key swimmers: Valencia Tang, jr.; Rain Bitah, sr.; Dani Bodlorick, sr.; Taylor Parker,… Continue reading

Central Kitsap and Olympic will get together Friday for the 42nd time in the Battle of Bucklin Hill. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

New venue, same rivalry for the 42nd Battle of Bucklin Hill

The game will be the first at the new Central Kitsap athletic field

Central Kitsap and Olympic will get together Friday for the 42nd time in the Battle of Bucklin Hill. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap senior Boaz Adams should be one of the featured runners in the Vikings’ offensive attack this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap Football | Fall Sports Preview

North Kitsap Football Head coach: Jeff Weible 2018 record: 9-2 (5-1 Olympic) Key players: Boaz Adams, sr., RB/LB; Cache Holmes, jr., LB/RB; Colton Bower, so.,… Continue reading

North Kitsap senior Boaz Adams should be one of the featured runners in the Vikings’ offensive attack this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap Volleyball | Fall Sports Preview

North Kitsap Volleyball Head coach: Tim French 2018 record: 19-3 (13-0 Olympic) Key players: Noelani Barreith, sr., OH; Riley Rabedeaux, jr., OH; Joslyn Leage, sr.,… Continue reading