Boys basketball

North Kitsap’s Shaa Humphrey drives to the hoop against Clarkston in the fourth place game at the state tournament. The Vikings lost, 50-32. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Clarkston clamps down on North Kitsap, Vikings finish sixth

YAKIMA — The season ended on a bit of a sour note for the Vikings, but the team still finished as one of the six… Continue reading

 

North Kitsap beats Fife, 69-56, to advance to fourth place game against Clarkston

YAKIMA — North Kitsap rebounded from Thursday’s disappointing loss to Renton in a big way on Friday morning, taking down Fife 69-56 to advance to… Continue reading

 

North Kitsap drops first state tournament game to Renton, 56-51

The Vikings must regroup on Friday to face the winner of the Selah-Fife game

Jamo Moore looks for an opening in the paint during his team’s 59-51 win over Clarkston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap beats Clarkston to earn first round state bye

PUYALLUP — He’s rarely among North Kitsap’s leading scorers, but freshman Johny Olmsted may have hit the biggest shot of his team’s season so far.… Continue reading

Jamo Moore looks for an opening in the paint during his team’s 59-51 win over Clarkston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap celebrates its semifinal victory over Renton. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Regional basketball matchups set for this weekend

Three teams from Kitsap qualified for the regional round

North Kitsap celebrates its semifinal victory over Renton. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Shaa Humphrey scored 15 points in North Kitsap’s win over Renton, including a 5 for 6 performance from the free throw line in the final two minutes of the game. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Clutch shooting lifts North Kitsap into district championship game

UNIVERSITY PLACE — The amazing run continues for the Vikings. What was a physical, helter skelter foul-laden game for three quarters turned into a track… Continue reading

Shaa Humphrey scored 15 points in North Kitsap’s win over Renton, including a 5 for 6 performance from the free throw line in the final two minutes of the game. (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)
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)
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)
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)
<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
North Kitsap guard Kobe McMillian drives the lane in his team’s 62-34 win over Bremerton. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap guard Kobe McMillian drives the lane in his team’s 62-34 win over Bremerton. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Central Kitsap guard Owen Davies run by the Shelton defense in his team’s Jan. 9 win. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap takes down the Highclimbers, 57-35

Austin McMinds led the Cougars with 14 points

Central Kitsap guard Owen Davies run by the Shelton defense in his team’s Jan. 9 win. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
South Kitsap’s Josh Potz (10) closely guards Nick Hansen of Rogers in his team’s 47-37 win. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
                                South Kitsap senior DeAnte Ward swings the ball across the floor. Ward scored a game-high 18 points against Rogers. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap clamps down on Rogers in 47-37 victory

The Rams shot just 30 percent from the floor thanks to a strong performance from the Wolves defense

South Kitsap’s Josh Potz (10) closely guards Nick Hansen of Rogers in his team’s 47-37 win. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
                                South Kitsap senior DeAnte Ward swings the ball across the floor. Ward scored a game-high 18 points against Rogers. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Greg Brehmer (50) tries to get by Liam Clark of Port Angeles in an 83-52 loss on Dec. 18. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Hot shooting Roughriders sink Olympic

Port Angeles hit 12 3-pointers in the game

Greg Brehmer (50) tries to get by Liam Clark of Port Angeles in an 83-52 loss on Dec. 18. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Klahowya guard Gabriel Smith sets up the offense during his team’s league victory over Chimacum. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya splits varsity doubleheader with Chimacum

SILVERDALE — Expectations are high for the Klahowya boys basketball program this season, and the team is off to a 3-1 start thanks to a… Continue reading

Klahowya guard Gabriel Smith sets up the offense during his team’s league victory over Chimacum. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kobe McMillian led North Kitsap with 22 points in his team’s 77-47 victory over Bremerton. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap cruises to victory in league opener

Juniors Kobe McMillian and Shaa Humphrey had 22 and 18 points respectively

Kobe McMillian led North Kitsap with 22 points in his team’s 77-47 victory over Bremerton. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
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                                DeAnte Ward led South Kitsap with 18 points in Tuesday night’s home opener against Olympia.

South Kitsap falls to Olympia in home opener

PORT ORCHARD — It’s likely there isn’t an SPSL team that has had a tougher start to the season than South Kitsap. After falling to… Continue reading

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                                DeAnte Ward led South Kitsap with 18 points in Tuesday night’s home opener against Olympia.
Kingston sophomore Kylee Walker is one of four underclassmen in the Buccaneers’ starting lineup this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston sophomore Kylee Walker is one of four underclassmen in the Buccaneers’ starting lineup this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)