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Alex Refilong had 196 yards and two touchdowns on 22 carries. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap continues march towards playoffs with 46-6 win over North Thurston

EAST BREMERTON — No mistakes, no letdowns. Central Kitsap took the field against North Thurston on Thursday night and took care of business. In what… Continue reading

Alex Refilong had 196 yards and two touchdowns on 22 carries. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Elijah McGee leads his team into a big Week 7 game against North Thurston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Elijah McGee leads his team into a big Week 7 game against North Thurston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
South Kitsap midfielder Sierrah VanGesen slips by a Curtis defender in her team’s 1-0 victory. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap girls soccer dominates Curtis, 1-0

Wolves firing on all cylinders, coach says.

South Kitsap midfielder Sierrah VanGesen slips by a Curtis defender in her team’s 1-0 victory. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Central Kitsap’s Haley Morkert celebrates her victory in the 50-yard freestyle event. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap wins tri-district swimming meet

EAST BREMERTON — The Cougars came away victorious in the tri-district meet held between Central Kitsap, Klahowya and Olympic. Central Kitsap freshman Amanda Ashmore won… Continue reading

Central Kitsap’s Haley Morkert celebrates her victory in the 50-yard freestyle event. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Maya Nichols races towards the finish line at a South Sound Conference league meet. She will be looking to build upon a stellar freshman season that saw her win league and district titles, finish ninth at state, and set a school record. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

XC record-holder Nichols looks to shave time off her personal best

SILVERDALE — It was a freshman year to remember for Central Kitsap’s Maya Nichols. As a ninth grader, she burst on to the Washington cross… Continue reading

Maya Nichols races towards the finish line at a South Sound Conference league meet. She will be looking to build upon a stellar freshman season that saw her win league and district titles, finish ninth at state, and set a school record. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Klahowya quarterback John Hartford threw for a school-record five touchdown passes against Vashon Island. He is currently 636 yards away from Klahowya’s single-season passing record of 1,558 yards. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Klahowya quarterback John Hartford threw for a school-record five touchdown passes against Vashon Island. He is currently 636 yards away from Klahowya’s single-season passing record of 1,558 yards. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Olympic stymied by Sequim in the second half

EAST BREMERTON — The Trojans led at halftime, but a bizarre sequence allowed Sequim to grab the momentum and put itself in the driver’s seat… Continue reading

Darelle White is part of a passing attack unlike anything Sequim has seen so far this season. The Trojans will need to be in top form against the Wolves on Friday night. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Week 6 Football Preview: Olympic and Sequim face off in league match with huge playoff ramifications

Sequim (3-0, 5-0) at Olympic (2-1, 2-3), 6:45 p.m. This is the game of the week in the Olympic League. A win for the Wolves… Continue reading

Darelle White is part of a passing attack unlike anything Sequim has seen so far this season. The Trojans will need to be in top form against the Wolves on Friday night. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Dominant Klahowya girls soccer team finds challenges against larger schools

POULSBO — When you’ve had a run of regular season dominance like the Klahowya girls soccer teams has in recent years, sometimes the challenge is… Continue reading

North Kitsap’s Autumn Carver looks to tap the ball past the defense in her team’s win over Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap sweeps Kingston in hard-fought sets

POULSBO — North Kitsap may have swept its inter-district rival Kingston in three sets, but the score doesn’t even begin to tell the whole story.… Continue reading

North Kitsap’s Autumn Carver looks to tap the ball past the defense in her team’s win over Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Rachel Newhard won the Division 2 girls race at Nike Portland. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya XC places in Top 10 in Portland

PORTLAND (Ore.) — The Klahowya boys and girls took ninth and tenth respectively in Division 2 at the Nike Portland 5,000 meter meet this past… Continue reading

Rachel Newhard won the Division 2 girls race at Nike Portland. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap falls to Bellarmine, 48-0, on homecoming night

PORT ORCHARD — A big Homecoming crowd was in attendance at Kitsap Bank Stadium, but it couldn’t help the Wolves break through on the scoreboard… Continue reading

Ailin Zhang, one of two freshmen starting at forward for Central Kitsap, tries to dribble through the North Thurston midfield during her team’s 1-0 win on Sept. 27. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap blanks North Thurston for third league win

EAST BREMERTON — The Cougars got the early goal they were looking for in Thursday’s league match with North Thurston, and they knew what to… Continue reading

Ailin Zhang, one of two freshmen starting at forward for Central Kitsap, tries to dribble through the North Thurston midfield during her team’s 1-0 win on Sept. 27. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Klahowya’s Jaeden Ellis (left) and Alex Oathout (middle) chase North Mason’s Noah Hasselblad. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Klahowya’s Jaeden Ellis (left) and Alex Oathout (middle) chase North Mason’s Noah Hasselblad. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap XC state rankings hold steady

The South Kitsap boys and girls cross country teams have held steady in the newest edition of the Washington State Cross Country Coaches Association Poll.… Continue reading

Sydney Troy scored the shootout-winner for Olympic in the first of two regular season matches against North Kitsap on Sept. 25. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Olympic defeats North Kitsap in penalty shootout

EAST BREMERTON — Sydney Troy picked her spot and didn’t miss it. Olympic’s senior captain put her team’s important league match with North Kitsap on… Continue reading

Sydney Troy scored the shootout-winner for Olympic in the first of two regular season matches against North Kitsap on Sept. 25. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Trojans get first win of the season

Zeke Gillick throws for four touchdowns in the first quarter.

Olympic running back Cameron Bailey slips through the line during the Trojans’ 56-12 win over Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Olympic running back Cameron Bailey slips through the line during the Trojans’ 56-12 win over Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)