Central Kitsap High School

Riley Knapp led Central Kitsap with 12 kills in a home-opener win over Timberline. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap sweeps Timberline in home-opener at brand new gym

SILVERDALE — Take an emotional five-set win over Gig Harbor in their previous match, add in the fact that Thursday night served as the Cougars’… Continue reading

Riley Knapp led Central Kitsap with 12 kills in a home-opener win over Timberline. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kitsap Credit Union donates $500,000 for new bleachers at CKHS football stadium
Kitsap Credit Union donates $500,000 for new bleachers at CKHS football stadium
Athlete of the Week: Joshua Willis, Central Kitsap football

Athlete of the Week: Joshua Willis, Central Kitsap football

Central Kitsap’s Joshua Willis left his mark on his school’s brand new athletic field in week one. His huge rushing performance helped the Cougars to… Continue reading

Athlete of the Week: Joshua Willis, Central Kitsap football
Senior running back Joshua Willis rushed 36 times for 254 yards and two touchdowns in a 41-17 victory over Olympic. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap wins first game in new stadium, 41-17 over Olympic

SILVERDALE — Central Kitsap didn’t get the first touchdown on its new home field, but it did come away with the first victory. The Cougars… Continue reading

Senior running back Joshua Willis rushed 36 times for 254 yards and two touchdowns in a 41-17 victory over Olympic. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Central Kitsap and Olympic will get together Friday for the 42nd time in the Battle of Bucklin Hill. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

New venue, same rivalry for the 42nd Battle of Bucklin Hill

The game will be the first at the new Central Kitsap athletic field

Central Kitsap and Olympic will get together Friday for the 42nd time in the Battle of Bucklin Hill. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
<em>Sophomore receiver Kalai Pasi catches a pass during a preseason practice. </em>                                Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

Central Kitsap Football | Fall Sports Preview

Central Kitsap Football Head coach: Mark Keel 2018 record: 6-4 (4-3 SSC) Key players: Nigal Hardee, sr., DB; Colton Van Dijk, sr., LB; Mekai Seau,… Continue reading

<em>Sophomore receiver Kalai Pasi catches a pass during a preseason practice. </em>                                Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
Central Kitsap Boys Tennis | Fall Sports Preview

Central Kitsap Boys Tennis | Fall Sports Preview

Central Kitsap Boys Tennis Head coach: TBD 2018 record: 8-3 (5-2 SSC) Schedule: Sept. 10, 3:30 p.m., Gig Harbor | Sept. 12, 3:30 p.m., Peninsula… Continue reading

Central Kitsap Boys Tennis | Fall Sports Preview

Central Kitsap Volleyball | Fall Sports Preview

Central Kitsap Volleyball Head coach: Becky Arthur 2018 record: 9-7 (9-5 SSC) Key players: Natalie Cole, sr., S; Baylee Anderson, jr., OH; Keahi-Rose Sarono, jr.,… Continue reading

Central Kitsap Girls Swimming | Fall Sports Preview

Central Kitsap Girls Swimming | Fall Sports Preview

Central Kitsap Girls Swimming Head coach: Whitney Dodd (first season) 2018 record: 4-3 (4-2 SSC) Key swimmers: Alayna Kisiday, sr.; Eleanor Hebard, jr.; Amanda Ashmore,… Continue reading

Central Kitsap Girls Swimming | Fall Sports Preview
Central Kitsap Girls Soccer | Fall Sports Preview

Central Kitsap Girls Soccer | Fall Sports Preview

Central Kitsap Girls Soccer Head coach: Keith Sargent 2018 record: 7-8-2 (7-6-1) Key players: Madisyn Diabo, jr., M/D; Madisyn Smith, sr., M/D; Kiley Hall, sr.… Continue reading

Central Kitsap Girls Soccer | Fall Sports Preview
Central Kitsap Cross Country | Fall Sports Preview

Central Kitsap Cross Country | Fall Sports Preview

Central Kitsap Cross Country Head coach: Jeremy Duplissey Key runners (boys): Jamal Chandler, Daniel Lizon, Seth Tower, Teich Fischer, Dawson Fourier, Kal-El Drummond, Simon Stainbrook.… Continue reading

Central Kitsap Cross Country | Fall Sports Preview
Gabe Threadgold, who grew up in Bremerton, was recruited to play for a rising University of Washington men’s soccer program. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Bremerton’s Gabe Threadgold is ready to make an impact at University of Washington

EAST BREMERTON — One of Kitsap’s own is getting ready to join a University of Washington men’s soccer team that has quickly risen to national… Continue reading

Gabe Threadgold, who grew up in Bremerton, was recruited to play for a rising University of Washington men’s soccer program. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Local teams mix it up in summer hoops action

Local teams mix it up in summer hoops action

PORT ORCHARD — School may be out, but students are still hanging around their local gyms, putting in the time and effort to try to… Continue reading

Local teams mix it up in summer hoops action
P.J. Moritz was one of the top arms in Kitsap this season, posting a 0.52 ERA. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
P.J. Moritz was one of the top arms in Kitsap this season, posting a 0.52 ERA. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Olympic shortstop Molly Gates is the Olympic League 2A MVP after hitting 15 home runs and driving in 41 runs this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Olympic’s Molly Gates wins Olympic League MVP

Molly Gates had a season to remember for Olympic and was the centerpiece of the West Sound’s most explosive offense. The junior shortstop batted an… Continue reading

Olympic shortstop Molly Gates is the Olympic League 2A MVP after hitting 15 home runs and driving in 41 runs this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Central Kitsap’s Carson Wiler slides into home plate to score one of the 30 runs tallied in the Senior All-Star game.

Kitsap’s best run up the score at annual All-Star Senior Game

EAST BREMERTON — Kitsap eldest high school baseball players went out with a bang on Wednesday as the American All-Stars and the National All-Stars finished… Continue reading

Central Kitsap’s Carson Wiler slides into home plate to score one of the 30 runs tallied in the Senior All-Star game.
State Golf Roundup: Central Kitsap’s Brittany Kwon wins fourth consecutive 3A championship
State Golf Roundup: Central Kitsap’s Brittany Kwon wins fourth consecutive 3A championship
Tyishea McWhorter crosses the finish line in first place after running anchor on Bremerton’s state championship 4x100 relay team. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Day 3 roundup: Kitsap relay teams shine at state track meet

Bremerton’s 4x100 relay team successfully defended its state crown and the North Kitsap 4x200 team claimed a title on Saturday

Tyishea McWhorter crosses the finish line in first place after running anchor on Bremerton’s state championship 4x100 relay team. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kymeal Gaulden won two individual events and was part of a winning relay team in helping the Central Kitsap girls win the district title. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap girls, Klahowya boys grab district track titles

SUMNER — The Central Kitsap girls made it two-for-two in postseason meets in 2019, winning a 3A West Central/Southwest bi-district championship at Sunset Chevy Stadium… Continue reading

Kymeal Gaulden won two individual events and was part of a winning relay team in helping the Central Kitsap girls win the district title. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Track and Field roundup: North Kitsap, Central Kitsap girls take top spots at league meets
Track and Field roundup: North Kitsap, Central Kitsap girls take top spots at league meets