Boys basketball

Kimo Retome gets a shot up and over the Steilacoom defense in Bremerton’s 54-52 win on Wednesday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Bremerton’s fourth quarter comeback moves them to within one win of a regional berth

The Knights play Franklin Pierce on Friday in a winner-to-state game

Kimo Retome gets a shot up and over the Steilacoom defense in Bremerton’s 54-52 win on Wednesday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Mateo Sipai of Chief Kitsap Academy looks to get past a Puget Sound Adventist defender in the Bears’ 53-50 win in the 1B tri-district tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Chief Kitsap Academy clinches 1B regional spot with win over Puget Sound Adventist

KINGSTON — Things were looking a little grim for Chief Kitsap Academy as the second half of their 1B tri-district game against Puget Sound Adventist… Continue reading

Mateo Sipai of Chief Kitsap Academy looks to get past a Puget Sound Adventist defender in the Bears’ 53-50 win in the 1B tri-district tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap senior Shaa Humphrey is congratulated by his teammates after reaching the 1,000-point milestone in his team’s district win over Steilacoom. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Humphrey hits 1,000 career points as North Kitsap clinches its regional berth

POULSBO — There was no shortage of reasons to celebrate in North Kitsap’s final home game of the season on Saturday night. The Vikings blew… Continue reading

North Kitsap senior Shaa Humphrey is congratulated by his teammates after reaching the 1,000-point milestone in his team’s district win over Steilacoom. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Gavin Morkert (2) receives a warm welcome at the bench from Jack Kees (14) shortly after the final buzzer sounded and South Kitsap defeated Rogers 64-52 at the 4A West Central/Southwest bi-district tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap topples Rogers to move within one game of regionals

TACOMA — Kyler Kelso took a long pass from a teammate during the fourth quarter of his team’s district game against Rogers and made a… Continue reading

Gavin Morkert (2) receives a warm welcome at the bench from Jack Kees (14) shortly after the final buzzer sounded and South Kitsap defeated Rogers 64-52 at the 4A West Central/Southwest bi-district tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Peninsula’s Cole McVay and Central Kitsap’s Colby White battle for a loose ball in the first quarter of their district playoff game. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Peninsula buzzer-beater edges out Central Kitsap in district game

CK will play Wednesday against either Prairie or Lincoln

Peninsula’s Cole McVay and Central Kitsap’s Colby White battle for a loose ball in the first quarter of their district playoff game. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Central Kitsap freshman Jo Jo Johnson helped his team pull within nine during the third quarter against Lincoln as he scored 11 of his 13 points in that quarter. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap falls to Lincoln in pigtail game, hosts Peninsula on Thursday

TACOMA — The first round pigtail game at the 3A West Central/Southwest bi-district tournament between the No. 2 seeds from the South Sound Conference and… Continue reading

Central Kitsap freshman Jo Jo Johnson helped his team pull within nine during the third quarter against Lincoln as he scored 11 of his 13 points in that quarter. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Mia McNair sidesteps the defense of North Mason’s Kirstin Griffey (15) in North Kitsap’s final regular season game against the Bulldogs. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Mia McNair sidesteps the defense of North Mason’s Kirstin Griffey (15) in North Kitsap’s final regular season game against the Bulldogs. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
South Kitsap’s Jonathan Walters looked for a way to the hoop while sandwiched by two Rogers defenders in their tiebreaker game Saturday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap falls to Rogers in tiebreaker game, takes No. 5 seed into district tournament

TACOMA — The third time facing Rogers wasn’t a charm for South Kitsap. With the No. 4 seed out of the South Puget Sound League… Continue reading

South Kitsap’s Jonathan Walters looked for a way to the hoop while sandwiched by two Rogers defenders in their tiebreaker game Saturday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap’s Aiden Olmstead reaches out to grab a rebound in his team’s 80-47 win over North Mason. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap secures league title with blowout win over North Mason

POULSBO — It was a bit of an anti-climatic end to the regular season, but North Kitsap secured the Olympic League championship Thursday night with… Continue reading

North Kitsap’s Aiden Olmstead reaches out to grab a rebound in his team’s 80-47 win over North Mason. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Eli Mackie

Athlete of the Week: Eli Mackie, South Kitsap boys basketball

South Kitsap senior point guard Eli Mackie has been coming up big for his team all season long. In the Wolves’ opening-night victory over Curtis,… Continue reading

Eli Mackie
North Kitsap senior Noelani Barreith led the Vikings with 20 points in their 61-47 victory over Kingston on Tuesday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap senior Noelani Barreith led the Vikings with 20 points in their 61-47 victory over Kingston on Tuesday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Eli Mackie looks to drive past a Graham-Kapowsin defender in South Kitsap’s 68-61 win on Wednesday night. Mackie finished the game with a team-high 16 points. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap knocks off Graham-Kapowsin to clinch at least a tie for a playoff spot

The Wolves can still finish anywhere from third to sixth in the SPSL

Eli Mackie looks to drive past a Graham-Kapowsin defender in South Kitsap’s 68-61 win on Wednesday night. Mackie finished the game with a team-high 16 points. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Aiden Olmstead looks for an open teammate while Port Angeles’s John Vaara applies the pressure. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Second half surge leads North Kitsap past the Roughriders

Kobe McMillian led the Vikings with 28 points

Aiden Olmstead looks for an open teammate while Port Angeles’s John Vaara applies the pressure. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Colby White looks to get up and over Gig Harbor’s Christopher Parrish (11) for a basket. White scored 25 points in his team’s 50-49 loss. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Tides sweep over Central Kitsap in varsity doubleheader

SILVERDALE — Central Kitsap had an opportunity to jump up to near the top of the league standings with a tough opponent in Gig Harbor… Continue reading

Colby White looks to get up and over Gig Harbor’s Christopher Parrish (11) for a basket. White scored 25 points in his team’s 50-49 loss. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kobe McMillian

Athlete of the Week: Kobe McMillian, North Kitsap boys basketball

The North Kitsap boys basketball team could be embarking on an historic season. With a 12-2 record and a No.3 ranking in the WIAA RPI,… Continue reading

Kobe McMillian
Jack Kees (14) and Kyler Kelso rush out to celebrate with Eli Mackie (12) after time expired in South Kitsap’s 64-61 double-overtime victory over Bellarmine Prep. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap knocks off Bellarmine Prep in double-overtime thriller

TACOMA — Gavin Morkert started the game 0-for-4 from the free throw line, but he was on the money when his team needed him the… Continue reading

Jack Kees (14) and Kyler Kelso rush out to celebrate with Eli Mackie (12) after time expired in South Kitsap’s 64-61 double-overtime victory over Bellarmine Prep. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
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

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)
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

South Kitsap’s Jonathan Walters tries to get by a pressuring Puyallup guard. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
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

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