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Owen Davies drives to the basket against Mountain View. The Cougars comeback effort fell short in an 80-77 loss. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Owen Davies drives to the basket against Mountain View. The Cougars comeback effort fell short in an 80-77 loss. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
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                                Xavier Eaglin was one of South Kitsap’s two first-place finishers at the SPSL 4A championship meet.

South Kitsap captures SPSL championship; 15 wrestlers win individual sub-regional titles

PUYALLUP — South Kitsap took home the SPSL 4A wrestling tournament title at Rogers High School this past weekend, finishing 20 points ahead of second-place… Continue reading

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                                Xavier Eaglin was one of South Kitsap’s two first-place finishers at the SPSL 4A championship meet.

South Kitsap, Klahowya, Olympic earn top eight finishes at state tournament

TACOMA — Olympic, Klahowya and South Kitsap all finished the 2018-2019 bowling season among the top eight in the state in their respective classifications with… Continue reading

South Kitsap senior Abigail Kay has been one of South Kitsaps top bowlers despite battling rheumatoid arthritis. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Abigail Kay knocks down pins, arthritis on the road to state

Kay was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis three years ago, which often causes her pain while bowling

South Kitsap senior Abigail Kay has been one of South Kitsaps top bowlers despite battling rheumatoid arthritis. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Olympic pulled off an upset of Sequim on Tuesday to force a winner-take-all game with Kingston on Thursday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Thursday schedule is full of games with playoff implications for Kitsap teams

Kingston and Olympic face off for the final Olympic League 2A playoff spot while Klahowya tries to qualify in 1A with a win over Port Townsend

Olympic pulled off an upset of Sequim on Tuesday to force a winner-take-all game with Kingston on Thursday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

WIAA votes to change athletics classifications

Representatives for the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association have voted in favor of changing the way schools are classified for athletics. The Seattle Times reported Monday… Continue reading

Olympic guard Jakyiiah Willis drives the baseline against Sequim in her team’s 49-45 victory. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Olympic keeps its playoff hopes alive with upset victory over Sequim

Brilee Triggs sparked a 10-0 run that helped the Trojans to a big lead in the second quarter

Olympic guard Jakyiiah Willis drives the baseline against Sequim in her team’s 49-45 victory. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Members of the 1996 South Kitsap baseball team, which won the 3A state championship, take the stage. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Members of the 1996 South Kitsap baseball team, which won the 3A state championship, take the stage. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Junior forward Gavin Morkert had a big night against Graham-Kapowsin, scoring 25 points on a 10 for 13 shooting performance. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Morkert’s breakout night helps South Kitsap clinch playoff berth

Gavin Morkert had a game-high 25 points in a 61-55 win over Graham-Kapowsin

Junior forward Gavin Morkert had a big night against Graham-Kapowsin, scoring 25 points on a 10 for 13 shooting performance. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Shaa Humphrey scored 25 points and picked up nine rebounds in a 81-65 victory over Sequim. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap splits varsity doubleheader with Sequim

Kobe McMillian led the boys team with 28 points in an 81-65 win over the Wolves

Shaa Humphrey scored 25 points and picked up nine rebounds in a 81-65 victory over Sequim. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Nathan Adrian swims the 100-meter freestyle in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

Bremerton’s Nathan Adrian announces he has testicular cancer

Former Bremerton High School swimming star Nathan Adrian announced Thursday he has been diagnosed with testicular cancer. The 30-year-old Olympian and five-time gold medalist took… Continue reading

Nathan Adrian swims the 100-meter freestyle in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

South Kitsap selects Dan Ericson as its next football coach

Ericson has spent the last eight years as the head coach at Klahowya

Emma Erickson looks for a lane to the basket against Graham-Kapowsin. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Emma Erickson looks for a lane to the basket against Graham-Kapowsin. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Ginger Silfies scored a 7.0 for her floor routine in the meet with Shorewood and Shorecrest. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap wins meet with Shorewood and Shorecrest

The Vikings are eyeing a solid postseason run

Ginger Silfies scored a 7.0 for her floor routine in the meet with Shorewood and Shorecrest. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Marissa Nemeth is the 2018-2019 Olympic League champion. Nemeth knocked down 487 pins over three games for a 162 average. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Nemeth, Olympic grab league championship

SILVERDALE — Klahowya may have ended the regular season on top of the Olympic League, but it was the Olympic Trojans who walked away with… Continue reading

Marissa Nemeth is the 2018-2019 Olympic League champion. Nemeth knocked down 487 pins over three games for a 162 average. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Noelani Barreith flies through the lane against Port Angeles. Barreith finished with 24 points, four assists, five steals and two blocks. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap topples Port Angeles, 69-63, to move into a tie for first place

The Vikings received strong offensive performances from Noelani Barreith, Raelee Moore, Alicia Goetz and Maddie Pruden

Noelani Barreith flies through the lane against Port Angeles. Barreith finished with 24 points, four assists, five steals and two blocks. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston’s Tim Gallagher swims to victory in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 52.32. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kingston edges out Olympic to take sole possession of first place in league standings

The Bucs now have a one-win lead over the Trojans with two meets remaining

Kingston’s Tim Gallagher swims to victory in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 52.32. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
South Kitsap head coach John Callaghan celebrates with the game ball commemorating his 300th career win. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

John Callaghan gets win No. 300 over Bellarmine

South Kitsap took down the Lions 36-30 in a defensive duel

South Kitsap head coach John Callaghan celebrates with the game ball commemorating his 300th career win. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

SK bowlers knock off undefeated Puyallup, sit tied atop SPSL

PORT ORCHARD — The South Kitsap bowling team capped off an excellent regular season Jan. 15, knocking off previously undefeated Puyallup 2067-1947 to tie them… Continue reading

<em>Brandon Barron (4) attempts to slice between two Bremerton defenders during a Jan. 15 matchup</em>			 Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

Barron’s big night boosts Olympic to 78-55 win over Bremerton

Olympic’s senior point guard scored 30 points on an 11-for-12 shooting performance

<em>Brandon Barron (4) attempts to slice between two Bremerton defenders during a Jan. 15 matchup</em>			 Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group