Central Kitsap High School

Central Kitsap junior Madisyn Diabo set up the match-tying goal in the 75th minute. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap advances to state semifinals for the first time in program history; North Kitsap falls to Selah in penalty kicks

VANCOUVER — For the first time in program history, the Central Kitsap girls soccer team is headed to the Class 3A state semifinals. Their magical… Continue reading

Central Kitsap junior Madisyn Diabo set up the match-tying goal in the 75th minute. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Bremerton’s Dani Bodlorick will participate in the 100-yard breaststroke and 200-yard IM at the 2A state meet this weekend. Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

State meet preview: Swimmers to watch and schedule of events

FEDERAL WAY — This weekend is the culmination of the 2019 girls swimming season as the state’s best gather at the King County Aquatic Center… Continue reading

Bremerton’s Dani Bodlorick will participate in the 100-yard breaststroke and 200-yard IM at the 2A state meet this weekend. Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
Central Kitsap junior Devon Graham looks upfield against Seattle Prep. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap defeats Seattle Prep in penalty kicks to advance to the 3A state quarterfinals; North Kitsap defeats Cheney in 2A state tournament

SEATTLE — Central Kitsap nearly had their first match of the 3A state tournament in the bag when disaster struck. Nearly four minutes into extra… Continue reading

Central Kitsap junior Devon Graham looks upfield against Seattle Prep. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
State roundup: Klahowya boys place second, girls fourth in 1A; Central Kitsap girls take fourth in 3A
State roundup: Klahowya boys place second, girls fourth in 1A; Central Kitsap girls take fourth in 3A
Mackenzie Weaver and her Klahowya teammates are once again 1A District 3 champions after defeating Cascade Christian, 3-1. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

District roundup: Klahowya wins 1A title; NK clinches 2A state berth; CK falls to Bonney Lake in semifinals

ORTING — In crunch time, you put the ball in the hands — or in this case, at the feet — of your best players… Continue reading

Mackenzie Weaver and her Klahowya teammates are once again 1A District 3 champions after defeating Cascade Christian, 3-1. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
XC Roundup: Klahowya boys, girls win 1A districts; CK girls repeat in 3A

XC Roundup: Klahowya boys, girls win 1A districts; CK girls repeat in 3A

UNIVERSITY PLACE — The Klahowya boys and girls captured 1A district crowns and the Central Kitsap girls successfully defended their title at the Westside Classic… Continue reading

XC Roundup: Klahowya boys, girls win 1A districts; CK girls repeat in 3A
Central Kitsap freshman Ella Smith looks to move the ball upfield against Kelso in her team’s 1-0 playoff victory. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap advances to the 3A state tournament with a 1-0 win over Kelso

Paris Agana scored the Cougars’ only goal in the eighth minute of the match

Central Kitsap freshman Ella Smith looks to move the ball upfield against Kelso in her team’s 1-0 playoff victory. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Week 9 roundup: NK wins league title; Kingston tops Tenino; South Kitsap ends the season with a victory
Week 9 roundup: NK wins league title; Kingston tops Tenino; South Kitsap ends the season with a victory
Week 9 picks and previews: NK, Oly battle for league title; Bremerton needs a win over Sequim to advance to the playoffs
Week 9 picks and previews: NK, Oly battle for league title; Bremerton needs a win over Sequim to advance to the playoffs
Week 8 football roundup: Oly to play NK for league championship; Klahowya blows out PT; Kingston defeats North Mason
Week 8 football roundup: Oly to play NK for league championship; Klahowya blows out PT; Kingston defeats North Mason
Week 8 football previews and picks: Oly, Bremerton meet in a crosstown clash; NK looks to stay unbeaten; CK hopes to hold on to the final SSC playoff spot
Week 8 football previews and picks: Oly, Bremerton meet in a crosstown clash; NK looks to stay unbeaten; CK hopes to hold on to the final SSC playoff spot
Bremerton’s Keith Jackmon (9) and Kaipo Retome (45) collide with Kingston’s Garrett Sitting-Dog (24) in the first quarter of the Knights’ 30-20 victory. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Bremerton’s Keith Jackmon (9) and Kaipo Retome (45) collide with Kingston’s Garrett Sitting-Dog (24) in the first quarter of the Knights’ 30-20 victory. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Central Kitsap’s Amanda Ashmore swims to victory in the 100 yard backstroke at the Olympic Swimvitational. Ashmore also won Swimmer of the Meet. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Central Kitsap’s Amanda Ashmore swims to victory in the 100 yard backstroke at the Olympic Swimvitational. Ashmore also won Swimmer of the Meet. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Week 6 football roundup: Klahowya picks up first win; NK knocks off rival Kingston; Bremerton takes down Port Angeles; Olympic falls to Sequim
Week 6 football roundup: Klahowya picks up first win; NK knocks off rival Kingston; Bremerton takes down Port Angeles; Olympic falls to Sequim
Week 6 football previews and picks: Oly, Bremerton head to the Olympic Peninsula; NK and Kingston square off; CK gets big home test against Peninsula; SK faces No. 3 Graham-Kapowsin; Klahowya looking for their first win against Vashon
Week 6 football previews and picks: Oly, Bremerton head to the Olympic Peninsula; NK and Kingston square off; CK gets big home test against Peninsula; SK faces No. 3 Graham-Kapowsin; Klahowya looking for their first win against Vashon
Senior captain Marielle Arnold scored one of Central Kitsap’s four goals against Shelton. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap knocks off Shelton 4-0 in a battle for a top two league spot

The Cougars are one point behind Gig Harbor and one point ahead of North Thurston with six matches to go

Senior captain Marielle Arnold scored one of Central Kitsap’s four goals against Shelton. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Week 5 football roundup: Oly, Bremerton run wild; CK defense shuts down Shelton
Week 5 football roundup: Oly, Bremerton run wild; CK defense shuts down Shelton
Week 5 football previews and picks: Olympic looks to grab temporary hold on the top league spot
Week 5 football previews and picks: Olympic looks to grab temporary hold on the top league spot
(photo courtesy of Madrona Eickmeyer)

Kingston students participate in global climate change strike

Students from Kingston High School recently joined thousands of other young people around the world on in a global youth strike demanding action on climate… Continue reading

(photo courtesy of Madrona Eickmeyer)
Week 4 roundup: Oly, North Kitsap tied atop league standings; CK wins a defensive battle; Wallis rushes for 240 yards in Klahowya loss
Week 4 roundup: Oly, North Kitsap tied atop league standings; CK wins a defensive battle; Wallis rushes for 240 yards in Klahowya loss