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North Kitsap senior Shaa Humphrey is congratulated by his teammates after reaching the 1,000-point milestone in his team’s district win over Steilacoom. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Humphrey hits 1,000 career points as North Kitsap clinches its regional berth

POULSBO — There was no shortage of reasons to celebrate in North Kitsap’s final home game of the season on Saturday night. The Vikings blew… Continue reading

North Kitsap senior Shaa Humphrey is congratulated by his teammates after reaching the 1,000-point milestone in his team’s district win over Steilacoom. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Noelani Barreith had 11 points and 13 rebounds in North Kitsap’s upset victory over White River. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group).

North Kitsap stuns No. 1 White River to secure a spot at regionals

BUCKLEY — The North Kitsap girls stunned White River on Friday evening and have secured a 2A regional berth and a top four finish at… Continue reading

Noelani Barreith had 11 points and 13 rebounds in North Kitsap’s upset victory over White River. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group).
Gavin Morkert (2) receives a warm welcome at the bench from Jack Kees (14) shortly after the final buzzer sounded and South Kitsap defeated Rogers 64-52 at the 4A West Central/Southwest bi-district tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap topples Rogers to move within one game of regionals

TACOMA — Kyler Kelso took a long pass from a teammate during the fourth quarter of his team’s district game against Rogers and made a… Continue reading

Gavin Morkert (2) receives a warm welcome at the bench from Jack Kees (14) shortly after the final buzzer sounded and South Kitsap defeated Rogers 64-52 at the 4A West Central/Southwest bi-district tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Peninsula’s Cole McVay and Central Kitsap’s Colby White battle for a loose ball in the first quarter of their district playoff game. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Peninsula buzzer-beater edges out Central Kitsap in district game

CK will play Wednesday against either Prairie or Lincoln

Peninsula’s Cole McVay and Central Kitsap’s Colby White battle for a loose ball in the first quarter of their district playoff game. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Sophia Baugh led North Kitsap with 12 points in her team’s 54-27 win over Washington on Wednesday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap doubles up Washington, 54-27, in first round district game

TACOMA — The Vikings cruised right past their West Central District III first round opponent on Wednesday, setting up a big Friday night matchup with… Continue reading

Sophia Baugh led North Kitsap with 12 points in her team’s 54-27 win over Washington on Wednesday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Josiah Sorenson

Athlete of the Week: Josiah Sorenson, Bremerton wrestling

Josiah Sorenson of Bremerton is hoping to place at the Mat Classic for the first time this year, and his current ranking predicts him to… Continue reading

Josiah Sorenson
Central Kitsap freshman Jo Jo Johnson helped his team pull within nine during the third quarter against Lincoln as he scored 11 of his 13 points in that quarter. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap falls to Lincoln in pigtail game, hosts Peninsula on Thursday

TACOMA — The first round pigtail game at the 3A West Central/Southwest bi-district tournament between the No. 2 seeds from the South Sound Conference and… Continue reading

Central Kitsap freshman Jo Jo Johnson helped his team pull within nine during the third quarter against Lincoln as he scored 11 of his 13 points in that quarter. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Mia McNair sidesteps the defense of North Mason’s Kirstin Griffey (15) in North Kitsap’s final regular season game against the Bulldogs. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Mia McNair sidesteps the defense of North Mason’s Kirstin Griffey (15) in North Kitsap’s final regular season game against the Bulldogs. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Olympic senior Anjelo Pangelinan won the 113 finals at the KingCo/Olympic 2A subregional on Saturday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Olympic senior Anjelo Pangelinan won the 113 finals at the KingCo/Olympic 2A subregional on Saturday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
South Kitsap’s Jonathan Walters looked for a way to the hoop while sandwiched by two Rogers defenders in their tiebreaker game Saturday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap falls to Rogers in tiebreaker game, takes No. 5 seed into district tournament

TACOMA — The third time facing Rogers wasn’t a charm for South Kitsap. With the No. 4 seed out of the South Puget Sound League… Continue reading

South Kitsap’s Jonathan Walters looked for a way to the hoop while sandwiched by two Rogers defenders in their tiebreaker game Saturday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap’s Aiden Olmstead reaches out to grab a rebound in his team’s 80-47 win over North Mason. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap secures league title with blowout win over North Mason

POULSBO — It was a bit of an anti-climatic end to the regular season, but North Kitsap secured the Olympic League championship Thursday night with… Continue reading

North Kitsap’s Aiden Olmstead reaches out to grab a rebound in his team’s 80-47 win over North Mason. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Abigail Rogers led South Kitsap with a 507 over three games to help her team finish second in the West Central District III bowling tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

State Bowling Preview: South Kitsap, Klahowya seeking state titles

PORT ORCHARD — After losing several top bowlers from last winter’s state bowling team, it’s not a surprise that expectations for South Kitsap were down… Continue reading

Abigail Rogers led South Kitsap with a 507 over three games to help her team finish second in the West Central District III bowling tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Eli Mackie

Athlete of the Week: Eli Mackie, South Kitsap boys basketball

South Kitsap senior point guard Eli Mackie has been coming up big for his team all season long. In the Wolves’ opening-night victory over Curtis,… Continue reading

Eli Mackie
North Kitsap senior Noelani Barreith led the Vikings with 20 points in their 61-47 victory over Kingston on Tuesday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap senior Noelani Barreith led the Vikings with 20 points in their 61-47 victory over Kingston on Tuesday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap’s Alivia Palmer makes a leap for the high bar during a dual meet against Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap, Kingston gymnasts tune up for Thursday’s subdistrict meet

POULSBO — The North Kitsap gymnastics team topped Kingston on Senior Night at Breidablik Elementary School on Saturday, winning the meet 153.5-109.5. Junko Ketch and… Continue reading

North Kitsap’s Alivia Palmer makes a leap for the high bar during a dual meet against Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
James Sanchez of Central Kitsap won two events at the South Sound Conference championships this past weekend. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
James Sanchez of Central Kitsap won two events at the South Sound Conference championships this past weekend. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
James Correll won two events for the Vikings — the 50-yard freestyle and the 100-yard breaststroke — in his team’s victory over Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap tops Kingston in final regular season meet

POULSBO — It’s been quite some time since the North Kitsap boys swim team bested their district rival, but the Vikings came out on top… Continue reading

James Correll won two events for the Vikings — the 50-yard freestyle and the 100-yard breaststroke — in his team’s victory over Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Anna Quinn

Athlete of the Week: Anna Quinn, Kingston gymnastics

The Kingston girls gymnastics team is younger this winter than in years past, but they do have a seasoned veteran they can rely upon for… Continue reading

Anna Quinn
Eli Mackie looks to drive past a Graham-Kapowsin defender in South Kitsap’s 68-61 win on Wednesday night. Mackie finished the game with a team-high 16 points. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap knocks off Graham-Kapowsin to clinch at least a tie for a playoff spot

The Wolves can still finish anywhere from third to sixth in the SPSL

Eli Mackie looks to drive past a Graham-Kapowsin defender in South Kitsap’s 68-61 win on Wednesday night. Mackie finished the game with a team-high 16 points. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)