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Anjelo Pangelinan

Athlete of the Week: Anjelo Pangelinan, Olympic boys wrestling

Anjelo Pangelinan is hoping his senior season will be one to remember. After placing sixth in the state at the Mat Classic at 106 pounds… Continue reading

Anjelo Pangelinan
Olympic’s boys swim team captured a 2A state championship in February. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Krulish: championships, records and wild weather left their mark on 2019

Another year has gone by so fast that you’d swear it was just a few days ago that a February snowstorm was causing myriad postponements… Continue reading

Olympic’s boys swim team captured a 2A state championship in February. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Bremerton’s Thor Michaelson was named a Wrestler of the Meet at the North Mason Classic after a dominant performance. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Bremerton captures team title at North Mason Classic

BELFAIR — Bremerton’s wrestlers put up a strong showing at this past weekend’s North Mason Classic as it rode four first-place finishes to the overall… Continue reading

Bremerton’s Thor Michaelson was named a Wrestler of the Meet at the North Mason Classic after a dominant performance. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Hunter Wallis was the heart and soul of Klahowya’s team this year, leading the Eagles in rushing, all-purpose yards, touchdowns, tackles and sacks. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya’s Hunter Wallis, North Kitsap’s Colton Bower land on all-state teams

The accolades keep coming in for Klahowya junior Hunter Wallis. After being named league MVP for the second year in a row, Wallis was given… Continue reading

Hunter Wallis was the heart and soul of Klahowya’s team this year, leading the Eagles in rushing, all-purpose yards, touchdowns, tackles and sacks. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Athlete of the Week: Areeza Amian, South Kitsap girls basketball

The South Kitsap girls basketball team is having a resurgent season led by a group of young players and a few key veterans. Leading a… Continue reading

South Kitsap finds its groove in the fourth quarter to beat Graham-Kapowsin

PORT ORCHARD — A young South Kitsap team struggling from the floor was looking for someone to jump-start their offense Dec. 19 against Graham-Kapowsin and… Continue reading

Olympic’s Anjelo Pangelinan took home a championship at 113 after pinning his first three opponents and then winning a major decision in the finals. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Six Kitsap wrestlers were crowned at the 2019 Hammerhead Invitational

EAST BREMERTON — The end of each calendar year brings some of the state’s best wrestlers to Kitsap County in the annual Hammerhead Invitational, and… Continue reading

Olympic’s Anjelo Pangelinan took home a championship at 113 after pinning his first three opponents and then winning a major decision in the finals. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Point guard Kylee Walker bursts through the Bremerton defense. Walker finished her team’s 70-14 win with 15 points. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kingston breaks out in a big win over Bremerton

Four Bucs scored in double figures in a 70-14 victory

Point guard Kylee Walker bursts through the Bremerton defense. Walker finished her team’s 70-14 win with 15 points. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Noelani Barreith tries to get around Port Angeles’s Eve Burke (22) in the Vikings’ 67-39 loss. Barreith led the team with 12 points. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap boys and girls both defeated by Port Angeles

POULSBO — It was a tale of two halves for the North Kitsap girls in their home matchup with a top-ranked Port Angeles team. The… Continue reading

Noelani Barreith tries to get around Port Angeles’s Eve Burke (22) in the Vikings’ 67-39 loss. Barreith led the team with 12 points. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston point guard Chris Russell was one of three players to finish in double-figures for the Bucs. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kingston falls to North Mason at the buzzer, 51-50

KINGSTON — The Bucs opened well with a 7-2 run against North Mason in a home league contest on Tuesday night and ended up leading… Continue reading

Kingston point guard Chris Russell was one of three players to finish in double-figures for the Bucs. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Rainer Meyer

Athlete of the Week: Rainer Meyer, Olympic boys swimming

Rainer Meyer is well on his way to Ironman status this season after his performance at the Central Kitsap School District swim meet this week.… Continue reading

Rainer Meyer
Damien Miller takes home second in the 200-yard freestyle, helping Central Kitsap win the CKSD Tri-Meet with Olympic and Klahowya on Tuesday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap comes out on top at CKSD Meet

EAST BREMERTON — Central Kitsap went toe-to-toe on Tuesday afternoon with the defending 2A state champions at the annual Central Kitsap School District swim meet… Continue reading

Damien Miller takes home second in the 200-yard freestyle, helping Central Kitsap win the CKSD Tri-Meet with Olympic and Klahowya on Tuesday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Anabelle McElhaney averaged 200 pins in her two full games against Rogers. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

SK bowlers show top form in win over Rogers

PORT ORCHARD — The South Kitsap bowlers have been a little unlucky this season, starting off with some of the top SPSL teams as well… Continue reading

Anabelle McElhaney averaged 200 pins in her two full games against Rogers. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Juli Inkster won the 2019 Suquamish Clearwater Legends Cup by four strokes. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

LPGA Legends Tour to return to White Horse Golf Club in 2020

KINGSTON — White Horse Golf Club will play host to The Legends Tour, the official senior tour of the LPGA for a third consecutive year.… Continue reading

Juli Inkster won the 2019 Suquamish Clearwater Legends Cup by four strokes. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Logan Chmielewski of North Kitsap goes up over Kimo Retome (30) of Bremerton in the Vikings’ 86-52 victory. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Logan Chmielewski of North Kitsap goes up over Kimo Retome (30) of Bremerton in the Vikings’ 86-52 victory. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Colby White

Athlete of the Week: Colby White, Central Kitsap boys basketball

As the lone returning starter on the Central Kitsap boys basketball team, Colby White has been tasked with the role of leading the next generation… Continue reading

Colby White
North Kitsap’s Grace Johnson takes a shot over Ellie Woolever of Bainbridge (23) in her team’s 53-45 victory on Dec. 9. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap shuts down Bainbridge in its first victory of the season

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND — Another year, another challenge right off the bat for the North Kitsap girls basketball team. A crew with two returning starters and… Continue reading

North Kitsap’s Grace Johnson takes a shot over Ellie Woolever of Bainbridge (23) in her team’s 53-45 victory on Dec. 9. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap Wrestling | Winter Sports Preview

Head coach: Robert Zornes 2018-2019 record: 6-3 (5-2 SSC) Key wrestlers: Micah Lamb, sr.; Connor Olsen, sr.; Mano Diego, jr.; Shayne Hew-Len, jr.; Madeline McKee,… Continue reading

Racquetball: Results for the 13th annual open singles championships at KTAC

EAST BREMERTON — The Kitsap Tennis and Athletic Center hosted the 13th Annual McClouds Grill House Racquetball Singles Championship on Dec. 7. The free-to-watch event… Continue reading

Colby White (left) scored 28 points in Central Kitsap’s 72-56 victory over Olympic. Kayla Brehmer (right) scored 15 in the Olympic girls’ win over Central Kitsap. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Colby White (left) scored 28 points in Central Kitsap’s 72-56 victory over Olympic. Kayla Brehmer (right) scored 15 in the Olympic girls’ win over Central Kitsap. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)