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Rachel Bailey sends the ball back over the net against Bremerton. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya rides ten-game winning streak into the postseason

The Eagles won a rousing five-set match over Bremerton to finish the regular season

 

Lady Wolves pack runs together to SPSL title

South Kitsap boys team takes third.

 

The Klahowya boys won the Olympic League championship on Saturday led by a fourth place finish by Jaeden Ellis. (Michael Dashiell/Sequim Gazette)

Klahowya boys win Olympic League championships; PA edges out girls by one point

PORT TOWNSEND — One point made all the difference in the world for Klahowya at the Olympic League championships. While the boys finished 23 points… Continue reading

 

North Kitsap’s Isaiah Kahana fends off the defense of Port Angeles’ Nolan Hughes in the second quarter on Friday at Port Angeles Civic Field. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
North Kitsap’s Isaiah Kahana fends off the defense of Port Angeles’ Nolan Hughes in the second quarter on Friday at Port Angeles Civic Field. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Maya Nichols won her second consecutive South Sound Conference championship with a time of 19:00.20, leading Central Kitsap to a team title as well. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group).

Central Kitsap girls, South Kitsap girls win league championships

LAKEWOOD — The Central Kitsap girls and South Kitsap girls both won their respective league titles on a perfect day for cross country at Fort… Continue reading

Maya Nichols won her second consecutive South Sound Conference championship with a time of 19:00.20, leading Central Kitsap to a team title as well. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group).
Olympic’s Clayton Talarico tries to break free from Bremerton’s Hector Infante early in the Trojans’ 34-27 win. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Olympic slips past Bremerton on White’s late touchdown

The Trojans are in the driver’s seat now for a postseason berth

Olympic’s Clayton Talarico tries to break free from Bremerton’s Hector Infante early in the Trojans’ 34-27 win. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap’s Jamison Jacobson tries to slip past Olympic’s Hanna Troy in an Oct. 18 match. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap now tied with Olympic atop league standings after 2-1 shootout victory

POULSBO — North Kitsap found itself down 1-0 to Olympic in a match that could have had major implications on the race for the league… Continue reading

North Kitsap’s Jamison Jacobson tries to slip past Olympic’s Hanna Troy in an Oct. 18 match. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Garrett Lawson won the Olympic League singles tournament, defeating Raymond Lam of Sequim, 6-0, 6-0. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Bremerton’s Lawson wins Olympic League singles championship

POULSBO — Garrett Lawson was in control from start to finish as he demolished opponents on his way to an Olympic League singles championship. Lawson… Continue reading

Garrett Lawson won the Olympic League singles tournament, defeating Raymond Lam of Sequim, 6-0, 6-0. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Maddie Pruden spikes a ball during North Kitsap’s Oct. 10 match against Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

From Utah with love: Pruden fits right in on North Kitsap’s right side

POULSBO — In early August, a Herald reporter was in the North Kitsap gymnasium to watch the football team practice indoors. Volleyball player Noelani Barreith… Continue reading

Maddie Pruden spikes a ball during North Kitsap’s Oct. 10 match against Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Bremerton junior Garrett Lawson is the No. 1 seed in the Olympic League singles tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

GALLERY | Olympic League Tennis Championships, Day 1

POULSBO — The Olympic League tennis championships began Wednesday at North Kitsap High School. The tournament will take place over the course of two days.… Continue reading

Bremerton junior Garrett Lawson is the No. 1 seed in the Olympic League singles tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Baylee Anderson hits the ball Tuesday against Timberline. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap sweeps Timberline as team eyes playoffs

SILVERDALE — The postseason may not start for another two weeks, but Central Kitsap is already in the mindset that every game is a must-win.… Continue reading

Baylee Anderson hits the ball Tuesday against Timberline. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
South Kitsap’s Jamin Cummings looks to make a pass against Lakes. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Playoffs loom for improving SK water polo team

Records improves to 8-5 with win over Lakes

South Kitsap’s Jamin Cummings looks to make a pass against Lakes. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Central Kitsap’s Joshua Willis crashes into the end zone against North Thurston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Central Kitsap’s Joshua Willis crashes into the end zone against North Thurston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Hunter Wallis scored four touchdowns for Klahowya in a 44-20 win over Charles Wright Academy. Wallis rushed for 109 yards and three scores and returned an interception for a touchdown. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya picks up fourth consecutive win, 44-20, over Charles Wright Academy

EAST BREMERTON — The Eagles started well, finished well and a struggled a little in between, but the end result was a third consecutive Nisqually… Continue reading

Hunter Wallis scored four touchdowns for Klahowya in a 44-20 win over Charles Wright Academy. Wallis rushed for 109 yards and three scores and returned an interception for a touchdown. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Alex Refilong had 196 yards and two touchdowns on 22 carries. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap continues march towards playoffs with 46-6 win over North Thurston

EAST BREMERTON — No mistakes, no letdowns. Central Kitsap took the field against North Thurston on Thursday night and took care of business. In what… Continue reading

Alex Refilong had 196 yards and two touchdowns on 22 carries. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Elijah McGee leads his team into a big Week 7 game against North Thurston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Elijah McGee leads his team into a big Week 7 game against North Thurston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
South Kitsap midfielder Sierrah VanGesen slips by a Curtis defender in her team’s 1-0 victory. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap girls soccer dominates Curtis, 1-0

Wolves firing on all cylinders, coach says.

South Kitsap midfielder Sierrah VanGesen slips by a Curtis defender in her team’s 1-0 victory. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Central Kitsap’s Haley Morkert celebrates her victory in the 50-yard freestyle event. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap wins tri-district swimming meet

EAST BREMERTON — The Cougars came away victorious in the tri-district meet held between Central Kitsap, Klahowya and Olympic. Central Kitsap freshman Amanda Ashmore won… Continue reading

Central Kitsap’s Haley Morkert celebrates her victory in the 50-yard freestyle event. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Maya Nichols races towards the finish line at a South Sound Conference league meet. She will be looking to build upon a stellar freshman season that saw her win league and district titles, finish ninth at state, and set a school record. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

XC record-holder Nichols looks to shave time off her personal best

SILVERDALE — It was a freshman year to remember for Central Kitsap’s Maya Nichols. As a ninth grader, she burst on to the Washington cross… Continue reading

Maya Nichols races towards the finish line at a South Sound Conference league meet. She will be looking to build upon a stellar freshman season that saw her win league and district titles, finish ninth at state, and set a school record. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Klahowya quarterback John Hartford threw for a school-record five touchdown passes against Vashon Island. He is currently 636 yards away from Klahowya’s single-season passing record of 1,558 yards. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Klahowya quarterback John Hartford threw for a school-record five touchdown passes against Vashon Island. He is currently 636 yards away from Klahowya’s single-season passing record of 1,558 yards. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)