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North Kitsap running back Isaiah Kahana is the 2A Olympic League offensive MVP. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Isaiah Kahana, McCoy Retome, Hunter Wallis nab league MVP honors

All-league teams for the Olympic League and South Sound Conference have been announced.

North Kitsap running back Isaiah Kahana is the 2A Olympic League offensive MVP. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kate Streck (15) battles for the ball with Deer Park’s Carmen Kiewert during the 1A state tournament third place game. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya captures third place in 1A state tournament, defeating Deer Park 2-1

Rylee Radford and Kylie Woodrum scored for the Eagles.

Kate Streck (15) battles for the ball with Deer Park’s Carmen Kiewert during the 1A state tournament third place game. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kayden Eckley tries to slip by the Knights defense during her team’s 1A state semifinal game. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya loses heartbreaker in shootout to King’s Way Christian

The Eagles will play for third place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17

Kayden Eckley tries to slip by the Knights defense during her team’s 1A state semifinal game. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Maddie Pruden signs her letter of intent on Nov. 14 at North Kitsap High School. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap’s Maddie Pruden commits to Seattle Pacific University

POULSBO — This past summer, North Kitsap volleyball coach Tim French knew he had a few holes in his lineup to fill after losing seven… Continue reading

Maddie Pruden signs her letter of intent on Nov. 14 at North Kitsap High School. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston seniors Ethan Fox, Tim Gallagher and Aron Markow have signed their letters of intent to swim at Colorado Mesa University, University of Hawaii and University of Wyoming respectively. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kingston High swimming stars sign with college teams

KINGSTON — During the early part of the 2010s, the Kingston boys swimming program had been having some success at the league level, and typically… Continue reading

Kingston seniors Ethan Fox, Tim Gallagher and Aron Markow have signed their letters of intent to swim at Colorado Mesa University, University of Hawaii and University of Wyoming respectively. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Chloe Hoepfinger is one of five seniors graduating from the program this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap exits the postseason with a 2-0 loss to Liberty

The Vikings lost to the same opponent in the same round of the state tournament for the second consecutive year

Chloe Hoepfinger is one of five seniors graduating from the program this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston takes a timeout during its first match against Columbia River at the 2A state tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston takes a timeout during its first match against Columbia River at the 2A state tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Klahowya quarterback John Hartford now holds the school records for passing yardage (1,809) and touchdowns (19). (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya finishes the season with loss to Zillah at state

The Eagles finished 7-3 and made the state tournament for the second time in school history

Klahowya quarterback John Hartford now holds the school records for passing yardage (1,809) and touchdowns (19). (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Chloe Partsch receives her medal for winning the 200-yard individual medley. She is the first state champion in Olympic girls swimming history. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Chloe Partsch receives her medal for winning the 200-yard individual medley. She is the first state champion in Olympic girls swimming history. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Hope Martin (7) scored the only goal in regulation for Klahowya in its 1A state quarterfinal game. The Eagles won on penalty kicks. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya advances to the state semifinals in a shootout victory

Kylie Woodrum, Alyssa Peters, Kayden Eckley and Rylee Radford all scored on their penalty kicks

Hope Martin (7) scored the only goal in regulation for Klahowya in its 1A state quarterfinal game. The Eagles won on penalty kicks. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap wins the 2018 2A state swimming championship. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap reaches the pinnacle with a 2A state championship

The Vikings finished 47.5 points ahead of second place Liberty

North Kitsap wins the 2018 2A state swimming championship. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Blake Wetzsteon hauls in a pass from Andrew Blackmore during North Kitsap’s 24-21 loss to Fife in the first round of the 2A state tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Blake Wetzsteon hauls in a pass from Andrew Blackmore during North Kitsap’s 24-21 loss to Fife in the first round of the 2A state tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Olympic’s Chloe Partsch won the 100-yard butterfly at the 2A West Central District meet and is looking to win at state this weekend. Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

Olympic’s first Ironwoman has her sights set on a state title

Chloe Partsch is a favorite to win the 100-yard butterfly at the 2A state meet

Olympic’s Chloe Partsch won the 100-yard butterfly at the 2A West Central District meet and is looking to win at state this weekend. Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
North Kitsap’s Taylor Clodfelder records a kill against Fife. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Volleyball Roundup: NK, Kingston, advance to state; Klahowya eliminated in district tournament

PARKLAND — North Kitsap was unable to defend its district crown in 2018 with a semifinal loss to Fife. The team rebounded to defeat White… Continue reading

North Kitsap’s Taylor Clodfelder records a kill against Fife. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
The Vikings are off to the 2A state tournament. They will play Fife in the first round. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Week 10 Football Roundup: North Kitsap, Klahowya advance to state

North Kitsap 33, River Ridge 22 Isaiah Kahana and Blake Wetzsteon led the charge to erase a 22-12 halftime deficit to send the Vikings on… Continue reading

The Vikings are off to the 2A state tournament. They will play Fife in the first round. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
The 2018 West Central 2A District 3 champions, North Kitsap. (Photo courtesy RJ Iral)
The 2018 West Central 2A District 3 champions, North Kitsap. (Photo courtesy RJ Iral)
South Kitsap’s Ashley Sciocchetti runs near the head of the pack during the SPSL championships. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
South Kitsap’s Ashley Sciocchetti runs near the head of the pack during the SPSL championships. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Melenia Wright corrals a ball during Olympic’s district game against Fife. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Melenia Wright corrals a ball during Olympic’s district game against Fife. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)