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Jaiden Tolentino-Balagtas fist-bumps with Austin McMinds (4) after scoring the final run of the game against Shelton. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

McCormick’s complete game shutout, Wiler’s five-RBI day lead CK to win over Shelton

EAST BREMERTON — A day after being shutdown by Shelton’s ace, a 16-hit mercy-rule game was just what the doctor ordered for Central Kitsap. Cougars… Continue reading

Jaiden Tolentino-Balagtas fist-bumps with Austin McMinds (4) after scoring the final run of the game against Shelton. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Jacob Duarte dives for the plate in the seventh inning against Emerald Ridge, but a good throw resulted in an out. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Wolves rue missed opportunities in 3-2 loss to Emerald Ridge

PORT ORCHARD — South Kitsap is entering a critical stretch of games in a South Puget Sound League that is jam-packed at the top of… Continue reading

Jacob Duarte dives for the plate in the seventh inning against Emerald Ridge, but a good throw resulted in an out. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Blake Ballew connects for a base hit during his team’s 7-6 win over Central Kitsap. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap holds off Central Kitsap in non-league battle

EAST BREMERTON — South Kitsap grabbed an early lead in an old-school matchup with Central Kitsap and held off a late Cougars rally. It was… Continue reading

Blake Ballew connects for a base hit during his team’s 7-6 win over Central Kitsap. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
<em>Sophomore Samantha Burgh went 4 for 4 with a pair of doubles and a three-run homer against Olympic.		 </em>Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

Big swings power North Kitsap to 13-3 win over Olympic

The Vikings hit three home runs against the Trojans

<em>Sophomore Samantha Burgh went 4 for 4 with a pair of doubles and a three-run homer against Olympic.		 </em>Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
Isaac Richardson threw a complete game against Olympic, giving up just four hits and one run. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Baseball Roundup: Richardson tosses gem against Olympic; Gagnon strikes out 15 for Klahowya; McKlosky goes yard in South Kitsap win over Sumner

North Kitsap 6, Olympic 1 Isaac Richardson threw a complete game gem, giving up one run and four hits over seven innings of work as… Continue reading

Isaac Richardson threw a complete game against Olympic, giving up just four hits and one run. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Sarah Hoyt connects for a base hit against Puyallup. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap falls to Puyallup, 11-3

PORT ORCHARD — The South Puget Sound League still runs through Puyallup as the Vikings handed South Kitsap its first loss of the season March… Continue reading

Sarah Hoyt connects for a base hit against Puyallup. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Central Kitsap senior Carter Nilsen slips a pass through the Yelm defense. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap blanks Yelm 6-0 for fifth shutout of the season

EAST BREMERTON — The Central Kitsap boys soccer team prides itself on keeping the ball out of the net. With five shutouts in seven games,… Continue reading

Central Kitsap senior Carter Nilsen slips a pass through the Yelm defense. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Olympic’s Josh Frey (center) is mobbed by his teammates after scoring the game-winning goal against Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Olympic’s Josh Frey (center) is mobbed by his teammates after scoring the game-winning goal against Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Logan Prater struck out seven in 4.1 innings of work against Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya fights off rain and a late Kingston rally to secure a 4-3 victory

SILVERDALE — It’s uncertain if the rain or Kingston’s final-inning rally was the bigger threat to a potential Klahowya victory, but the Eagles fought off… Continue reading

Logan Prater struck out seven in 4.1 innings of work against Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
State champion hurdler Lauryn Chandler leaps to victory in the 100-meter hurdles. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

[GALLERY] North Kitsap, Bremerton, Olympic hit the track

BREMERTON — The Vikings, Knights and Trojans hit the track Thursday for each school’s first league meet of the season. North Kitsap was victorious in… Continue reading

State champion hurdler Lauryn Chandler leaps to victory in the 100-meter hurdles. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Sam Canton comes to the plate to celebrate after hitting a leadoff home run against Graham-Kapowsin. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Canton’s blast sparks South Kitsap’s 9-2 win over Graham-Kapowsin

Nathaniel Beers, P.J. Moritz and Stratton Fazio each drove in a pair of runs

Sam Canton comes to the plate to celebrate after hitting a leadoff home run against Graham-Kapowsin. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
South Kitsap’s Jordynn Lawrence strikes a base hit against Rogers. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap blanks Rogers in SPSL opener

Kaitlynn Johnston went 3 for 3 and drove in two runs on a pair of doubles

South Kitsap’s Jordynn Lawrence strikes a base hit against Rogers. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap setting expectations high this season

The Vikings are 2-0 and begin league play Wednesday

South Kitsap pours on the runs in 12-1 victory over Kentwood

The Wolves collected 12 hits in the five-inning mercy rule game

North Kitsap Boys and Girls Golf

North Kitsap Boys and Girls Golf Head coach: Tom Harney 2018 record (boys): 2-9 (1-9) 2018 record (girls): 5-6 (4-6) Key players: Samantha Henricks, jr.;… Continue reading

Logan O’Neil struck out nine hitters in five innings in Olympic’s 8-2 win over Bremerton. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Trojans grab first league win, defeat Bremerton 8-2

BREMERTON — A classic early-season pitching battle turned into a big win as the Trojans exploded for five runs in the top of the sixth… Continue reading

Logan O’Neil struck out nine hitters in five innings in Olympic’s 8-2 win over Bremerton. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap Boys Soccer | Spring Sports Preview

Head coach: Cory Vartanian 2018 record: 9-9-2 (7-7-2) Key players: Eduardo De La Cruz, sr.; Jackson Kambich, sr.; George Robertson, sr.; Logan Anchick, jr.; Hunter… Continue reading

Kingston Baseball | Spring Sports Preview

Kingston Baseball Head coach: Ralph Milleson 2018 record: 9-10 (5-7) Key players: Tim Melzer, sr., pitcher/first base; Jack Hermanson, jr., pitcher/third base; Tyler Bates, sr.,… Continue reading

Kingston Boys Soccer | Spring Sports Preview

Kingston Boys Soccer Head coach: Craig Smith 2018 record: 12-6 (10-2) Key players: David Andersen, sr.; Ben Hewett, jr.; Bradley Walgren, sr.; Ryuzo Kumei, sr.;… Continue reading