Boys basketball

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)
Central Kitsap guard Austin McMinds helped the Cougars get off to a hot start against Olympic. He finished the game with 15 points. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

CK, Oly split the Battle of Bucklin Hill

The Olympic girls and Central Kitsap boys were victorious in the annual crosstown doubleheader

Central Kitsap guard Austin McMinds helped the Cougars get off to a hot start against Olympic. He finished the game with 15 points. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap junior Shaa Humphrey led the Vikings with 27 points in their opening night win over Clover Park. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Basketball Roundup: NK, CK boys win on opening night

BELFAIR — Elijah McGee and Austin McMinds scored 14 points each as Central Kitsap won its Monday night opener against North Mason, 64-54. The Cougars… Continue reading

North Kitsap junior Shaa Humphrey led the Vikings with 27 points in their opening night win over Clover Park. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)