Sports

“Strong Like Her” features American powerlifter Megan Gallagher on the cover.
“Strong Like Her” features American powerlifter Megan Gallagher on the cover.
Cross country was one of the few remaining sports that had a chance to compete this fall until the decision was made to move all fall sports to spring. (Review File Photo)

PREPS: Fall seasons officially pushed to spring 2021

Cross country, boys tennis join girls swim and dive in season 3

Cross country was one of the few remaining sports that had a chance to compete this fall until the decision was made to move all fall sports to spring. (Review File Photo)
Island resident Greg Nance pulls up to the end of Point Monroe Drive near Fay Bainbridge Park during his endurance run around Bainbridge. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

With community encouragement, Greg Nance completes his run around Bainbridge Island

For the rare few among us who enjoy putting ourselves through the rigorous training required to complete great physical feats, life can be lonely. Long… Continue reading

Island resident Greg Nance pulls up to the end of Point Monroe Drive near Fay Bainbridge Park during his endurance run around Bainbridge. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Photo courtesy Pete Saloutos                                Greg Nance, a 2007 Bainbridge High School graduate, will run the island’s entire shoreline on Aug. 18 to raise awareness for mental health issues.

BHS grad Greg Nance to run island shoreline for mental health and addiction support

On the surface, just about anyone would be envious of Greg Nance. He grew up in a loving family and attended Bainbridge High School, where… Continue reading

Photo courtesy Pete Saloutos                                Greg Nance, a 2007 Bainbridge High School graduate, will run the island’s entire shoreline on Aug. 18 to raise awareness for mental health issues.
Krulish: Release the Kraken

Krulish: Release the Kraken

What’s in a name? When it comes to professional sports teams, not much, provided it isn’t offensive to or doesn’t make light of any particular… Continue reading

Krulish: Release the Kraken
Girls swimming will be moved to season 3 in the spring after the WIAA received further guidance from the Department of Health (Review file photo)

Moving fall sports to spring provides a glimmer of hope for coaches and athletes

There’s nothing quite like combining the crisp, damp Autumn air of the Pacific Northwest with the bright lights of the gridiron. The fall weather here… Continue reading

Girls swimming will be moved to season 3 in the spring after the WIAA received further guidance from the Department of Health (Review file photo)
Nathan Adrian joined the Kitsap Athletic Roundtable in July for a talk on swimming in the Olympics, battling cancer, and growing up in Kitsap. (Kitsap Athletic Roundtable video screengrab)

Nathan Adrian talks Olympics, cancer and training during COVID-19 in Kitsap Athletic Roundtable chat

Every year Kitsap County sends a significant number of swimmers to state. The area is in a renaissance period. The Bainbridge boys won three consecutive… Continue reading

Nathan Adrian joined the Kitsap Athletic Roundtable in July for a talk on swimming in the Olympics, battling cancer, and growing up in Kitsap. (Kitsap Athletic Roundtable video screengrab)
The Bainbridge football team, shown here celebrating their 2019 Agate Cup win over North Kitsap, will have to wait until March of 2021 to get a chance to defend the cup. (Review file photo)

WIAA to move most fall sports to March 2021

Friday night lights won’t be returning in 2020 for high school sports fans in Kitsap. The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association made it official Tuesday that… Continue reading

The Bainbridge football team, shown here celebrating their 2019 Agate Cup win over North Kitsap, will have to wait until March of 2021 to get a chance to defend the cup. (Review file photo)
WIAA delays start of football season to Sept. 5

WIAA delays start of football season to Sept. 5

The WIAA Executive Board voted this month to delay the start of the fall sports season to Sept. 5 for football and Sept. 7 for… Continue reading

WIAA delays start of football season to Sept. 5
Seattle to Portland bike ride goes virtual

Seattle to Portland bike ride goes virtual

Although the Northwest cycling season was effectively stopped short after February’s Chilly Hilly in the wake of the ongoing health crises, the region’s largest group… Continue reading

Seattle to Portland bike ride goes virtual
WIAA release guidelines for fall prep sports

WIAA release guidelines for fall prep sports

While it’s still unknown exactly what the fall sports season will look like for high schools across Kitsap County, the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association has… Continue reading

WIAA release guidelines for fall prep sports
Putting in the miles: routes to help you complete your virtual summer races

Putting in the miles: routes to help you complete your virtual summer races

Normally at this time of year, racing season for professionals, amateurs and beginners alike would be in full swing. The spring and summer months in… Continue reading

Putting in the miles: routes to help you complete your virtual summer races
Sports officials release COVID-19 guidance for high school athletics

Sports officials release COVID-19 guidance for high school athletics

A three-phase plan endorsed by the National Federation of High School Associations and its Sports Medicine Advisory Committee was released earlier this month to provide… Continue reading

Sports officials release COVID-19 guidance for high school athletics
WIAA approves seeding committees for all team sports beginning in the fall

WIAA approves seeding committees for all team sports beginning in the fall

The WIAA began an experiment two years ago when it approved the use of seeding committees to rank teams for state tournament matches, and it… Continue reading

WIAA approves seeding committees for all team sports beginning in the fall
Bremerton junior Te’Caela Wilcher is one of two remaining members of the two-time defending 2A 4x100 relay champions. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Krulish: What the spring sports season might have brought us

It’s early May, and the high school sports scene in Kitsap is usually buzzing with activity as teams get ready for the postseason. But this… Continue reading

Bremerton junior Te’Caela Wilcher is one of two remaining members of the two-time defending 2A 4x100 relay champions. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston Rotary postpones June golf tournament

Kingston Rotary postpones June golf tournament

The Kingston North Kitsap Rotary Club has postponed its annual Swing for Rotary Golf Tournament to June 2021. This was to be the club’s 14th… Continue reading

Kingston Rotary postpones June golf tournament
North Olympic Discovery Marathon cancels June 7 race, goes virtual

North Olympic Discovery Marathon cancels June 7 race, goes virtual

The Olympic Peninsula race sees plenty of participation from runners in Kitsap County

North Olympic Discovery Marathon cancels June 7 race, goes virtual
The spring sports season has been canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak

The spring sports season has been canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak

The announcement yesterday from Gov. Jay Inslee that traditional, on-site education would cease for the remainder of the school year put the final nail in… Continue reading

The spring sports season has been canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak
WIAA: spring sports could be held if schools return by May 4

WIAA: spring sports could be held if schools return by May 4

Although the prospect of a spring sports season looks bleak, the WIAA is still working on contingency plans to hold “some type of culminating event”… Continue reading

WIAA: spring sports could be held if schools return by May 4
Seattle sports teams and major event organizers issue public plea: Stay home

Seattle sports teams and major event organizers issue public plea: Stay home

When the Seahawks, Mariners, Sounders FC and Storm speak, will fans heed the call? The four sports teams — joined by some of Seattle’s biggest… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2020
Seattle sports teams and major event organizers issue public plea: Stay home