Boys swimming

Olympic twin brothers Dietrich and Rainer Meyer finished first and second in the 50-yard freestyle at this year’s 2A state meet. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Meyer’s three-peat powers Olympic to fourth place finish at state meet

FEDERAL WAY — Olympic junior Dietrich Meyer is well on his way to becoming one of the best sprinters in West Sound history. For the… Continue reading

 

Ryan Burchell has two top-six seed times for the Trojans in this year’s 1A/2A state meet. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

State Swimming Preview: Swimmers to watch this weekend

FEDERAL WAY — This weekend is the culmination of yet another great swim season for Kitsap County. The 1A/2A, 3A and 4A state swimming and… Continue reading

 

James Correll won two events for the Vikings — the 50-yard freestyle and the 100-yard breaststroke — in his team’s victory over Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap tops Kingston in final regular season meet

POULSBO — It’s been quite some time since the North Kitsap boys swim team bested their district rival, but the Vikings came out on top… Continue reading

James Correll won two events for the Vikings — the 50-yard freestyle and the 100-yard breaststroke — in his team’s victory over Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Stefan Anthony was the winner of the 200-yard freestyle event for Olympic, one of nine events the Trojans won against Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Olympic defeats Kingston to move within one win of capturing its first league championship

EAST BREMERTON — The Olympic boys swim team is one step closer to doing something they have never done before — win a league championship.… Continue reading

Stefan Anthony was the winner of the 200-yard freestyle event for Olympic, one of nine events the Trojans won against Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Rainer Meyer

Athlete of the Week: Rainer Meyer, Olympic boys swimming

Rainer Meyer is well on his way to Ironman status this season after his performance at the Central Kitsap School District swim meet this week.… Continue reading

Rainer Meyer
Damien Miller takes home second in the 200-yard freestyle, helping Central Kitsap win the CKSD Tri-Meet with Olympic and Klahowya on Tuesday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap comes out on top at CKSD Meet

EAST BREMERTON — Central Kitsap went toe-to-toe on Tuesday afternoon with the defending 2A state champions at the annual Central Kitsap School District swim meet… Continue reading

Damien Miller takes home second in the 200-yard freestyle, helping Central Kitsap win the CKSD Tri-Meet with Olympic and Klahowya on Tuesday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kingston Boys Swimming | Winter Sports Preview

Head coach: Mark VanHuis 2018-2019 record: 7-0 (6-0 OLY) Key swimmers: Rocco Velie, so.; Evan Yamane, jr.; Charlie Near, Zawadi Leon, Benji Eudeline, Tyler Lanning,… Continue reading

North Kitsap Boys Swimming | Fall Sports Preview

Head coach: Greg Braun 2018-2019 record: 4-2 (4-2 OLY 2A) Key swimmers: Yordon Henry, sr.; Spencer Grubb, sr.; Kian Dougherty, sr.; Blu Brush, jr.; Logan… Continue reading

Central Kitsap Boys Swimming | Winter Sports Preview

Head coach: Whitney Dodd (first season) 2018-2019 record: 1-4 (1-4 SSC) Key swimmers: James Sanchez, sr.; Noah Portis, sr.; Alex Huang, sr.; Joseph Sandoval, jr.;… Continue reading

Klahowya Boys Swimming | Winter Sports Preview

Head coach: Diana Peterson 2018-2019 record: 2-4 (2-4 OLY) Key swimmers: Braden Robinson, sr.; Gavin Smith, jr.; Alex Oathout, jr.; Kyle Marquez, jr.; Wyatt Vertefueille,… Continue reading

Olympic Boys Swimming | Fall Sports Preview

Head coach: Paul Henderson 2018-2019 record: 5-2 (5-1 OLY) Key swimmers: Dietrich Meyer, jr.,; Ranier Meyer, jr.; Ryan Burchell, jr. Outlook: The Trojans are the… Continue reading

Bremerton Boys Swimming | Winter Sports Preview

Head coach: Chriss Kuykendall 2018-2019 record: 0-6 (0-6 OLY) Key swimmers: Spencer Gill, jr.; Zane Guyt, jr.; Thomas Peli, jr. Outlook: Gill was the lone… Continue reading

South Kitsap Boys Swimming | Winter Sports Preview

Head coach: Dennis Anderson (first year) 2018-2019 record: 1-5 (1-5 SPSL) Key swimmers: Andrew Carlos, sr.; Charlie Moore, sr.; Connor Twiss, sr.; Ethan Conrad, sr.;… Continue reading

Kingston graduate Tim Gallagher has qualified for the U.S. Olympic Time Trials in June. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kingston’s Tim Gallagher will swim at U.S. Olympic Time Trials in June

Kitsap County is accustomed to being represented on the USA swim team at the Summer Olympics, but might there be two to come in 2020?… Continue reading

Kingston graduate Tim Gallagher has qualified for the U.S. Olympic Time Trials in June. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston senior Tim Gallagher was named Swimmer of the Meet at the 2019 2A state championship. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Swimming Roundup: Special group of Kitsap seniors take their final bow

FEDERAL WAY — Kitsap swimmers once again dominated the 2A state meet in 2019, winning nine out of the program’s 12 events, capped by the… Continue reading

Kingston senior Tim Gallagher was named Swimmer of the Meet at the 2019 2A state championship. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Olympic gold! Trojans capture 2A state championship

FEDERAL WAY — As Dietrich Meyer came barrelling down lane four in the final event of the 2A state meet, the 400-yard freestyle relay, a… Continue reading

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)
James Sanchez of Central Kitsap was named Swimmer of the Meet. He won the 200-yard individual medley in 1:58.87. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
James Sanchez of Central Kitsap was named Swimmer of the Meet. He won the 200-yard individual medley in 1:58.87. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Ethan Fox won the 200-yard freestyle event against Port Angeles with a time of 1:47.81. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kingston swimmers are primed for tough January schedule

The Bucs will swim eight meets this month, including two invitational events against some of the state’s best teams

Ethan Fox won the 200-yard freestyle event against Port Angeles with a time of 1:47.81. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)