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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)

No major changes for Kitsap teams as WIAA approves 2020-2024 classifications

RENTON — The WIAA has finalized the classifications for the next four-year cycle, but there were no changes for any Kitsap high schools. Bremerton, North… Continue reading

South Kitsap’s Natalie Millet looks to dribble past Kiara Maxwell of Curtis. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Curtis’s clutch shooting downs South Kitsap, 50-43

PORT ORCHARD — Monday night’s game was a big test for a young team. South Kitsap needed a victory over fifth-place Curtis in order to… Continue reading

South Kitsap’s Natalie Millet looks to dribble past Kiara Maxwell of Curtis. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Camie Yeik Devitt receives her Hall of Fame award from Kitsap Athletic Roundtable President Noah Garguile. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Memories old and new created at KAR Hall of Fame induction

POULSBO — It’s tough to top being inducted into your local sports hall of fame, but Camie (Yeik) Devitt managed to do just that this… Continue reading

Camie Yeik Devitt receives her Hall of Fame award from Kitsap Athletic Roundtable President Noah Garguile. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Aiden Olmstead looks for an open teammate while Port Angeles’s John Vaara applies the pressure. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Second half surge leads North Kitsap past the Roughriders

Kobe McMillian led the Vikings with 28 points

Aiden Olmstead looks for an open teammate while Port Angeles’s John Vaara applies the pressure. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Stefan Anthony was the winner of the 200-yard freestyle event for Olympic, one of nine events the Trojans won against Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Olympic defeats Kingston to move within one win of capturing its first league championship

EAST BREMERTON — The Olympic boys swim team is one step closer to doing something they have never done before — win a league championship.… Continue reading

Stefan Anthony was the winner of the 200-yard freestyle event for Olympic, one of nine events the Trojans won against Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Colby White looks to get up and over Gig Harbor’s Christopher Parrish (11) for a basket. White scored 25 points in his team’s 50-49 loss. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Tides sweep over Central Kitsap in varsity doubleheader

SILVERDALE — Central Kitsap had an opportunity to jump up to near the top of the league standings with a tough opponent in Gig Harbor… Continue reading

Colby White looks to get up and over Gig Harbor’s Christopher Parrish (11) for a basket. White scored 25 points in his team’s 50-49 loss. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kobe McMillian

Athlete of the Week: Kobe McMillian, North Kitsap boys basketball

The North Kitsap boys basketball team could be embarking on an historic season. With a 12-2 record and a No.3 ranking in the WIAA RPI,… Continue reading

Kobe McMillian
Jack Kees (14) and Kyler Kelso rush out to celebrate with Eli Mackie (12) after time expired in South Kitsap’s 64-61 double-overtime victory over Bellarmine Prep. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap knocks off Bellarmine Prep in double-overtime thriller

TACOMA — Gavin Morkert started the game 0-for-4 from the free throw line, but he was on the money when his team needed him the… Continue reading

Jack Kees (14) and Kyler Kelso rush out to celebrate with Eli Mackie (12) after time expired in South Kitsap’s 64-61 double-overtime victory over Bellarmine Prep. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap second, Kingston fourth at Port Angeles meet

PORT ANGELES — North Kitsap and Kingston traveled up to the Olympic Peninsula this past weekend to compete with gymnasts from a combined Port Angeles/Sequim/Crescent… Continue reading

Olympic junior Ross Burchell swam state-qualifying times in the 200- and 500-yard freestyle events at Saturday’s Olympic Swimvitational. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Olympic second, Central Kitsap third at Olympic Swimvitational

EAST BREMERTON — They were away from the pool for nearly a week thanks to the recent snowstorm, but the Olympic Trojans brought everything they… Continue reading

Olympic junior Ross Burchell swam state-qualifying times in the 200- and 500-yard freestyle events at Saturday’s Olympic Swimvitational. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap’s Logan Chmielewski looks for an open teammate as he is defending by Bremerton’s Kimo Retome. Chmielewski finished his team’s 84-55 win over the Knights with 12 points. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap grabs another big win over Bremerton, 84-55

POULSBO — Friday night’s matchup between Bremerton and North Kitsap arrived with a little extra juice after the Knights had knocked off Port Angeles the… Continue reading

North Kitsap’s Logan Chmielewski looks for an open teammate as he is defending by Bremerton’s Kimo Retome. Chmielewski finished his team’s 84-55 win over the Knights with 12 points. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston’s Suzanne Skinner (left) and Olympic’s Midori Carrier wrestle for a loose ball. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kingston wrestles victory away from Olympic, 77-59

KINGSTON — Despite three days off due to the winter storm that blanketed the Puget Sound region, the Buccaneers and the Trojans showed little rust… Continue reading

Kingston’s Suzanne Skinner (left) and Olympic’s Midori Carrier wrestle for a loose ball. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Leetsah Deam

Athlete of the Week: Leetsah Deam, Kingston girls basketball

The Kingston girls basketball team picked up an emotional victory last week, defeating their district rivals North Kitsap for the first time since 2016. Leetsah… Continue reading

Leetsah Deam
The 1948 Bainbridge boys state championship basketball team is one of two teams to be inducted into the Kitsap Athletic Roundtable’s Kitsap Sports Hall of Fame. Back row: Bob Dixon, Pete Uglesich, Bob Woodman, Jack Start, Bob Olsen, Ray Lowrie, Coach Tom Paski. Front row: Bob Sigle, Bob Buchanan, Dale Wallace, Don Nadeau, Jim Nadeau, Don Barnes, Sam Clarke. (Photo courtesy KAR)
The 1948 Bainbridge boys state championship basketball team is one of two teams to be inducted into the Kitsap Athletic Roundtable’s Kitsap Sports Hall of Fame. Back row: Bob Dixon, Pete Uglesich, Bob Woodman, Jack Start, Bob Olsen, Ray Lowrie, Coach Tom Paski. Front row: Bob Sigle, Bob Buchanan, Dale Wallace, Don Nadeau, Jim Nadeau, Don Barnes, Sam Clarke. (Photo courtesy KAR)
Kingston senior Leetsah Deam looks to dribble through the defense of North Kitsap’s Kamora McMillan (13) and Riley Rabedeaux. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Clutch shooting leads Kingston past North Kitsap, 49-46

POULSBO — With just one win in their first four league games, the Kingston Bucs playoff season started a little earlier than usual this year.… Continue reading

Kingston senior Leetsah Deam looks to dribble through the defense of North Kitsap’s Kamora McMillan (13) and Riley Rabedeaux. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
South Kitsap’s Jonathan Walters tries to get by a pressuring Puyallup guard. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Hoops roundup: South Kitsap boys fall at home, girls victorious on the road; Klahowya sweeps doubleheader with Crosspoint

PORT ORCHARD — The Wolves had another rough night shooting from the floor while Puyallup’s sharpshooters were on target as the first place Vikings rolled… Continue reading

South Kitsap’s Jonathan Walters tries to get by a pressuring Puyallup guard. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)