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<em>Mark Smaha was devastated when his wife, Jackie, battled stage three ovarian cancer.	 	 </em>Jacob Moore / Kitsap Daily News

Transcending the tragedies of life

Jackie and Mark Smaha have come close to death, and therefore know best about dealing with hardships

 

Jazmin Lamoureux fights for a loose ball during a water polo match against Tahoma on April 16. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap making a push for the playoffs

The Wolves are battling with Lincoln High School for the final spot

 

Dani Snyder threw four shutout innings for Olympic on Wednesday against North Kitsap. The Trojans face first place Port Angeles on Friday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Olympic defeats North Kitsap, 9-1, has sights set on rematch with Port Angeles

The Trojans rapped out 11 hits and scored nine runs in the victory

Dani Snyder threw four shutout innings for Olympic on Wednesday against North Kitsap. The Trojans face first place Port Angeles on Friday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap second baseman Max Larsen lays down a bunt during his team’s 13-1 victory on April 18. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap second baseman Max Larsen lays down a bunt during his team’s 13-1 victory on April 18. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Klahowya junior Andrew Dickson looks down the field to start the counter attack in a 3-1 victory over Sequim on April 13. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya picks up important victory over Sequim

Goals by Mason Joe, Josh Connolly and Matt Frank carried the Eagles to a win

Klahowya junior Andrew Dickson looks down the field to start the counter attack in a 3-1 victory over Sequim on April 13. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kyle Green and Isaac Richardson enter the dugout while receiving the silent treatment, a baseball custom for a first home run, after Green’s three-run homer. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News
Kyle Green and Isaac Richardson enter the dugout while receiving the silent treatment, a baseball custom for a first home run, after Green’s three-run homer. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News
Mackenzie Wagner pitched five innings for North Kitsap and allowed just one run on four hits while striking out four. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Mackenzie Wagner pitched five innings for North Kitsap and allowed just one run on four hits while striking out four. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston’s Delaney Olson tees off against Port Angeles High School on the first hole on at Peninsula Golf Course in Port Angeles. Golf has been one of the few sports relatively unaffected by recent rainstorms. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Kingston’s Delaney Olson tees off against Port Angeles High School on the first hole on at Peninsula Golf Course in Port Angeles. Golf has been one of the few sports relatively unaffected by recent rainstorms. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
<em>Bob Covello using 40-pound weights to work out at Poulsbo Athletic Club on April 9. </em>Jacob Moore / Kitsap Daily News

For Bob Covello, powerlifting is more than a lifestyle

At 71 years old, the powerlifter recorded a 341.7-pound squat and a 248-pound bench press

<em>Bob Covello using 40-pound weights to work out at Poulsbo Athletic Club on April 9. </em>Jacob Moore / Kitsap Daily News

Professional athlete to hold summer basketball camp

Students looking to enhance their basketball skills can do so beginning in June at Sheridan Gym

Port Angeles-North Kitsap matchup postponed to Thursday

The top two teams in the Olympic League will have to wait another day

Bremerton senior James Moran, right, hugs his teammate, junior Luis Clemen, after he scored the second goal of the night. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News

Bremerton soccer blanks the Bulldogs, 2-0

This was the Knights’ first shutout against North Mason in nearly one year

Bremerton senior James Moran, right, hugs his teammate, junior Luis Clemen, after he scored the second goal of the night. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News
Kingston celebrates a victory over North Kitsap following a save by keeper Ian Schmid in the seventh round of the penalty shootout. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston celebrates a victory over North Kitsap following a save by keeper Ian Schmid in the seventh round of the penalty shootout. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Garrison Glisson tossed four shutout innings in relief for South Kitsap in a 6-2 loss to Graham-Kapowsin. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Graham-Kapowsin spoils South Kitsap homecoming

The Wolves played at Elton Goodwin Field for the first time in nearly two years, but took a 6-2 loss to the Eagles.

Garrison Glisson tossed four shutout innings in relief for South Kitsap in a 6-2 loss to Graham-Kapowsin. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Bremerton infielder Karli Uhrich clenches her fist in celebration of her team taking a late 10-8 lead as she steps on home plate in the bottom of the sixth inning. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News

Linkemyer’s clutch hit lifts Bremerton to 10-8 victory

The Knights came from behind to defeat Kingston in an Olympic League match

Bremerton infielder Karli Uhrich clenches her fist in celebration of her team taking a late 10-8 lead as she steps on home plate in the bottom of the sixth inning. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News

Whitehorse Golf “Take Over”

NORTH KITSAP — The North Kitsap and Kingston high school golf teams are “Taking Over” White Horse Golf Course on Saturday, April 14 for a… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2018
An athlete runs the ball during a championship game on March 31. Over 100 children were involved in the league. Mark Krulish | Kitsap Daily News

Flags fly during Under the Lights championship

POULSBO — Here are a couple photos from the “Under the Lights” flag football championship games, held March 31 at North Kitsap Stadium in Poulsbo.… Continue reading

An athlete runs the ball during a championship game on March 31. Over 100 children were involved in the league. Mark Krulish | Kitsap Daily News
<em>Vikings junior Makenzie Wagner eyes a pitch up and out of the strike zone for a ball. She scored two runs on the day. </em>Jacob Moore / Kitsap Daily News

Vikings softball comes back for 3-2 victory

North Kitsap junior Makenzie Wagner scored two late runs to help NK beat the Bulldogs

<em>Vikings junior Makenzie Wagner eyes a pitch up and out of the strike zone for a ball. She scored two runs on the day. </em>Jacob Moore / Kitsap Daily News
Junior Kaden McDowell, who entered the game as a pinch runner, races for home plate. He scored the winning run for Central Kitsap to complete his team’s comeback bid. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News

CK baseball stings Capital on walkoff

Central Kitsap’s only lead of the game came when the team rallied for four runs in the last inning

Junior Kaden McDowell, who entered the game as a pinch runner, races for home plate. He scored the winning run for Central Kitsap to complete his team’s comeback bid. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News