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South Kitsap’s Franqie Moppins sends a pass towards her winger against Graham-Kapowsin. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap gets by with a little help in a 1-0 victory over Graham-Kapowsin

PORT ORCHARD — South Kitsap’s girls soccer team had spent 80 minutes trying to crack the Graham-Kapowsin defense when they finally got a break. In… Continue reading

South Kitsap’s Franqie Moppins sends a pass towards her winger against Graham-Kapowsin. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Midori Carrier

Athlete of the Week: Midori Carrier, Olympic girls soccer

Midori Carrier stepped up when her team needed her most in a recent match against Kingston. With the two teams tied at 2, and the… Continue reading

Midori Carrier
North Kitsap’s Elizabeth Kimmel scored the shootout winner over Olympic. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap prevails over Olympic on penalty kicks

The two teams went to a shootout for the seventh consecutive time

North Kitsap’s Elizabeth Kimmel scored the shootout winner over Olympic. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap’s Madison Zosa takes an early lead in a league meet against Port Angeles and Sequim. (Michael Dashiell/Sequim Gazette)

Cross Country roundup: NK boys, girls finish second in Sequim; Klahowya, tops Kingston, Olympic; South Kitsap beats Curtis in SPSL meet

SEQUIM — Vikings runners couldn’t find their way past Port Angeles at the first league meet of the season as the North Kitsap boys and… Continue reading

North Kitsap’s Madison Zosa takes an early lead in a league meet against Port Angeles and Sequim. (Michael Dashiell/Sequim Gazette)
North Kitsap quarterback Colton Bower threw three touchdowns and rushed for two more against Bremerton. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Bower’s big night leads North Kitsap past Bremerton, 35-27

The Vikings sophomore accounted for all five of his team’s touchdowns

North Kitsap quarterback Colton Bower threw three touchdowns and rushed for two more against Bremerton. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Midori Carrier scored a hat trick in Olympic’s 5-2 win over Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Midori Carrier’s hat trick lifts Olympic past Kingston

EAST BREMERTON — Olympic had just given up a 2-0 lead to Kingston early in the second half and looked to be lacking a spark… Continue reading

Midori Carrier scored a hat trick in Olympic’s 5-2 win over Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Erik Burchill

Athlete of the Week: Erik Burchill, North Kitsap football

North Kitsap’s only league loss last season came in week three against Sequim. In 2019, the Vikings got some revenge, defeating the Wolves 16-8 in… Continue reading

Erik Burchill
Fe’Nani Frogge-Mendiola (20) celebrates with teammate Tiana Flores along with Anna Harvey (39), Faith Smith, Abigail Gantuangco (4) and Hailey Robinson (3). (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap volleyball gaining confidence heading into league play

The Wolves have won two in a row with the SPSL opener set for next Wednesday

Fe’Nani Frogge-Mendiola (20) celebrates with teammate Tiana Flores along with Anna Harvey (39), Faith Smith, Abigail Gantuangco (4) and Hailey Robinson (3). (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston’s Kyler Coe-Yarr, left, fends off the defense of Port Angeles’ Tyler Bowen on Friday night at Port Angeles Civic Field. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Week 3 football roundup: Kingston defeats PA to improve to 2-0; Olympic and Bremerton win big

Kingston 30, Port Angeles 22 Garrett Sitting Dog rushed for over 150 yards and two touchdowns as the Buccaneers went 2-0 for the first time… Continue reading

Kingston’s Kyler Coe-Yarr, left, fends off the defense of Port Angeles’ Tyler Bowen on Friday night at Port Angeles Civic Field. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

WIAA selects three Pierce County sites for football state championships

RENTON — The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) has approved three sites in Pierce County to host the 2019 WIAA Football State Championships. State championship… Continue reading

Klahowya girls win 42nd Salt Creek Invitational

Alyssa Becker finished second overall with a time of 17:54.44

KTAC Columbus Day Racquetball Tournament to take place Oct. 14-16

BREMERTON — The Kitsap Tennis and Athletic Club will host its annual Columbus Day Racquetball Tournament Oct. 14-16. Entry deadline is 5 p.m. on Wednesday,… Continue reading

Colton Bower defends a pass away from Sequim receiver Garrett Hoesel. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Vikings take down Sequim in Olympic League opener

North Kitsap’s only league loss came against Sequim last season

Colton Bower defends a pass away from Sequim receiver Garrett Hoesel. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Riley Knapp led Central Kitsap with 12 kills in a home-opener win over Timberline. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap sweeps Timberline in home-opener at brand new gym

SILVERDALE — Take an emotional five-set win over Gig Harbor in their previous match, add in the fact that Thursday night served as the Cougars’… Continue reading

Riley Knapp led Central Kitsap with 12 kills in a home-opener win over Timberline. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
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                                Ed Fisher addresses the big crowd at Kitsap Bank Stadium in a pregame ceremony that renamed the athletic complex in his honor.

Krulish: Wolves resurrect good times at Ed Fisher Field

PORT ORCHARD — If you’re a believer in good omens, then last Friday night at Ed Fisher Field may have been a sign that South… Continue reading

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                                Ed Fisher addresses the big crowd at Kitsap Bank Stadium in a pregame ceremony that renamed the athletic complex in his honor.
Riley Rabedeaux knocks down one of her 14 kills against South Kitsap. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

With a few new faces, Vikings eye seventh straight league title

PORT ORCHARD — It might sound funny to say this about a program that has won six consecutive league championships, but North Kitsap could sneak… Continue reading

Riley Rabedeaux knocks down one of her 14 kills against South Kitsap. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Rylen Bayne

Athlete of the Week: Rylen Bayne, South Kitsap football

Rylen Bayne had never played quarterback before this year, but that didn’t stop him from becoming a small part of the long history of South… Continue reading

Rylen Bayne
Hope Martin dribbles through the South Kitsap defense during a recent non-league match. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya battling through injuries and inexperience early in the season

SILVERDALE — For a while now, the Klahowya Eagles have been one of the most successful soccer teams in the West Sound; and they have… Continue reading

Hope Martin dribbles through the South Kitsap defense during a recent non-league match. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)