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Nathan Adrian bounces back from cancer to capture five medals at the Pan Am Games

Nathan Adrian had a successful return to the pool last week mere months after undergoing cancer surgery. Adrian won five medals at last week’s Pan… Continue reading

 

Good beginner hikes in Central Kitsap

Clear Creek Trail and Illahee Forest Preserve are both just under three miles roundtrip

 

Clam Island Rowing to host sixth annual Bill Richards Memorial Regatta Saturday

Event will take place 8 a.m. in Dyes Inlet at Silverdale Waterfront Park

  • Aug 16, 2019

 

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                                Aaron Sele

Kitsap remembers Sele and Bloomquist, but others shone in ‘The Bigs’

I read with delight last week about former South Kitsap pitcher Lucas Knowles being promoted to Short Season A ball, the classification that mostly receives… Continue reading

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                                Aaron Sele
Kingston graduate Tim Gallagher has qualified for the U.S. Olympic Time Trials in June. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kingston’s Tim Gallagher will swim at U.S. Olympic Time Trials in June

Kitsap County is accustomed to being represented on the USA swim team at the Summer Olympics, but might there be two to come in 2020?… Continue reading

Kingston graduate Tim Gallagher has qualified for the U.S. Olympic Time Trials in June. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
<em>Kingston gradute Tim Gallagher qualified for the U.S. Olympic Time Trials next June after his performance at the Phillips 66 National Championships. </em>Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

Kitsap swimmers thrive at national and regional events

Some of our area’s best swimmers have been keeping busy this summer as a number of them have recently competed in both regional and national… Continue reading

<em>Kingston gradute Tim Gallagher qualified for the U.S. Olympic Time Trials next June after his performance at the Phillips 66 National Championships. </em>Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

Former SK hurler Lucas Knowles promoted to Short Season Class A

Former South Kitsap pitcher Lucas Knowles is on the move, making the jump from Rookie Ball to Class A Short Season in the Washington Nationals… Continue reading

Kitsap athletes represent at USATF Nationals

SACRAMENTO — Several Kitsap athletes took part in the USA Track and Field National Junior Olympic Championships in California at the end of July, with… Continue reading

Gabe Threadgold, who grew up in Bremerton, was recruited to play for a rising University of Washington men’s soccer program. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Bremerton’s Gabe Threadgold is ready to make an impact at University of Washington

EAST BREMERTON — One of Kitsap’s own is getting ready to join a University of Washington men’s soccer team that has quickly risen to national… Continue reading

Gabe Threadgold, who grew up in Bremerton, was recruited to play for a rising University of Washington men’s soccer program. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
<em>Alex Hernandez, a 2016 Kingston graduate, continues to pursue his passion for soccer. </em>Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

Passion fuels Alex Hernandez’s will to stay on the pitch

Take a look around at the summer soccer leagues across Washington. Many of them have rosters filled with college players looking to stay in shape… Continue reading

<em>Alex Hernandez, a 2016 Kingston graduate, continues to pursue his passion for soccer. </em>Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
Izzy Severns, showing her playing for the Oly-Pen Force, recently wrapped up her college career at Central Washington University and is getting ready to work on her master’s degree at Gonzaga. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Former Klahowya star Izzy Severns is ready for her next challenge

EAST BREMERTON — Izzy Severns has never been one to back away from a challenge on the field, and now she’s getting ready for one… Continue reading

Izzy Severns, showing her playing for the Oly-Pen Force, recently wrapped up her college career at Central Washington University and is getting ready to work on her master’s degree at Gonzaga. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Grant Larson is getting used to life as a college soccer player

EAST BREMERTON — Former South Kitsap soccer star Grant Larson learned first-hand this past year about the concept of taking his game to the next… Continue reading

The “Thom” passes by Waterfront Park in Poulsbo. “Thom” was the winning eight in the inaugural Kitsap Invitational Masters Summer Scrimmage. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Liberty Bay hosts first-ever Kitsap Invitational Masters Summer Scrimmage

POULSBO — Liberty Bay got its first K.I.S.S. on Sunday. Boats of various sizes raced around took on the 4.8 kilometer course thanks to the… Continue reading

The “Thom” passes by Waterfront Park in Poulsbo. “Thom” was the winning eight in the inaugural Kitsap Invitational Masters Summer Scrimmage. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Masters rowing summer scrimmage to be held Sunday on Liberty Bay

The event will be hosted by the Kitsap Rowing Association

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Krulish: Kitsap is a sports desert in the summer

I must admit, I feel an occasional twinge of jealousy when I look at what my colleagues to the north have to cover in the… Continue reading

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Mitchell Balmer gets taken down going for a loose ball against Spokane Shadow. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Oly-Pen Force settle for 2-2 draw in regular season finale

EAST BREMERTON — The Oly-Pen Force nearly escaped their regular season finale with a win and three points, but after an unfortunate free kick deflection… Continue reading

Mitchell Balmer gets taken down going for a loose ball against Spokane Shadow. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kitsap Cornhole Classic

Port Orchard to host finals on July 27

Ricci Wiedbrecht took more than a decade off from competitive soccer before returning to action in 2017 with the Olympic Force, now known as the Oly-Pen Force. 
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Ricci Wiedbrecht made a long journey back to competitive soccer

EAST BREMERTON — After more than a decade away from the pitch, Ricci Wiedbrecht decided a couple of years ago to get back into the… Continue reading

Ricci Wiedbrecht took more than a decade off from competitive soccer before returning to action in 2017 with the Olympic Force, now known as the Oly-Pen Force. 
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Local teams mix it up in summer hoops action

PORT ORCHARD — School may be out, but students are still hanging around their local gyms, putting in the time and effort to try to… Continue reading

In her team’s final two games, Cerenity Fake struck out seven hitters against Mill Creek and drove in three runs against Redmond. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap Little League finishes third in the state tournament

POULSBO — The North Kitsap Little League All Stars nearly completed a tremendous comeback against Redmond, but fell just short, bringing an end to their… Continue reading

In her team’s final two games, Cerenity Fake struck out seven hitters against Mill Creek and drove in three runs against Redmond. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)