Boys basketball

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

 

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

 

Kobe McMillian had a game-high 24 points for North Kitsap in a 74-54 win over Sequim. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Big fourth quarter run sparks North Kitsap victory over Sequim

POULSBO — The Vikings survived a tough shooting night from the floor and some erratic play in their return to Olympic League action on Tuesday.… Continue reading

 

Colby White (10) tries to squeeze past Kingston Trichler in Central Kitsap’s 65-40 win over the Bucs. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap boys, Kingston girls victorious in varsity doubleheader

SILVERDALE — Central Kitsap’s star guard, Colby White, wasn’t given an inch of free space in their non-league contest against Kingston. Every time White touched… Continue reading

Colby White (10) tries to squeeze past Kingston Trichler in Central Kitsap’s 65-40 win over the Bucs. (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)
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
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)

North Kitsap Boys Basketball | Winter Sports Preview

Head coach: Scott Orness 2018-2019 record: 23-6 (11-2 OLY 2A) Key players: Shaa Humphrey, sr., F; Kobe McMillian, sr., G; Logan Chmielewski, sr., F; Johny… Continue reading

Kingston Boys Basketball | Winter Sports Preview

Head coach: Henry Guterson (first season) 2018-2019 record: 1-19 (1-11 OLY 2A) Key players: Jack Hermanson, sr., F; Zach Mead, so, G/F; Camas Unsell-West, jr.;… Continue reading

Central Kitsap Boys Basketball | Winter Sports Preview

Head coach: Scott McMinds 2018-2019 record: 14-8 (10-4 SSC) Key players: Colby White, sr., PG; Elijah LaBow, sr., G; Seth Tower, sr., F; Cooper Watkinson,… Continue reading

Klahowya Boys Basketball | Winter Sports Preview

Head coach: Bryan Thoemke 2018-2019 record: 15-7 (6-0 OLY 1A) Key players: Landon Betzing, sr. F/C; Nick Lewis, sr., G; Drew Kraft, jr., G; Matthew… Continue reading

Olympic Boys Basketball | Winter Sports Preview

Head coach: Jon O’Connor 2018-2019 record: 13-12 (6-6 OLY 2A) Key players: Kendall McInnis, sr., F; Clayton Talarico, sr., G; Tyler Lindal, sr., G; Cadyn… Continue reading

Bremerton Boys Basketball | Winter Sports Preview

Head coach: Miah Davis 2018-2019 record: 8-12 (4-8 OLY 2A) Key players: Keith Jackmon, sr., F; D’Angelo Moore, so., G; Joseph Wilson, so., G; Kaipo… Continue reading

South Kitsap Boys Basketball | Winter Sports Preview

Head coach: Brian Cox (first season) 2018-2019 record: 11-12 (8-8 SPSL) Key players: Kyler Kelso, sr., F; Gavin Morkert, sr., F; Eli Mackie, sr., G;… Continue reading

Brian Cox gets a congratulatory hug after picking up his first career win as head coach on opening night. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap grabs a 62-60 win over the defending SPSL champs on opening night

PORT ORCHARD — Brian Cox arrived at South Kitsap around noon on Wednesday, hours before he was set to make his debut as the new… Continue reading

Brian Cox gets a congratulatory hug after picking up his first career win as head coach on opening night. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Brian Cox, a former South Kitsap basketball and baseball player, takes over the boys basketball program from his former coach John Callaghan.

Brian Cox, CJ Scott set to guide South Kitsap’s basketball programs

PORT ORCHARD — When the South Kitsap boys and girls basketball teams hit the hardwood this week, both will have new, yet familiar faces directing… Continue reading

Brian Cox, a former South Kitsap basketball and baseball player, takes over the boys basketball program from his former coach John Callaghan.

South Kitsap girls, North Kitsap boys victorious in season openers

LACEY — The Wolves trailed by 13 at halftime in their season opening game against North Thurston, but shutdown the Rams thereafter and came back… Continue reading