Central Kitsap High School

Elijah McGee leads his team into a big Week 7 game against North Thurston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Elijah McGee leads his team into a big Week 7 game against North Thurston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Central Kitsap’s Haley Morkert celebrates her victory in the 50-yard freestyle event. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap wins tri-district swimming meet

EAST BREMERTON — The Cougars came away victorious in the tri-district meet held between Central Kitsap, Klahowya and Olympic. Central Kitsap freshman Amanda Ashmore won… Continue reading

Central Kitsap’s Haley Morkert celebrates her victory in the 50-yard freestyle event. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Maya Nichols races towards the finish line at a South Sound Conference league meet. She will be looking to build upon a stellar freshman season that saw her win league and district titles, finish ninth at state, and set a school record. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

XC record-holder Nichols looks to shave time off her personal best

SILVERDALE — It was a freshman year to remember for Central Kitsap’s Maya Nichols. As a ninth grader, she burst on to the Washington cross… Continue reading

Maya Nichols races towards the finish line at a South Sound Conference league meet. She will be looking to build upon a stellar freshman season that saw her win league and district titles, finish ninth at state, and set a school record. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Klahowya quarterback John Hartford threw for a school-record five touchdown passes against Vashon Island. He is currently 636 yards away from Klahowya’s single-season passing record of 1,558 yards. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Klahowya quarterback John Hartford threw for a school-record five touchdown passes against Vashon Island. He is currently 636 yards away from Klahowya’s single-season passing record of 1,558 yards. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Rachel Newhard won the Division 2 girls race at Nike Portland. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya XC places in Top 10 in Portland

PORTLAND (Ore.) — The Klahowya boys and girls took ninth and tenth respectively in Division 2 at the Nike Portland 5,000 meter meet this past… Continue reading

Rachel Newhard won the Division 2 girls race at Nike Portland. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Week 5 Football Roundup: CK, NK, Oly and Bremerton pick up big wins
Week 5 Football Roundup: CK, NK, Oly and Bremerton pick up big wins
Ailin Zhang, one of two freshmen starting at forward for Central Kitsap, tries to dribble through the North Thurston midfield during her team’s 1-0 win on Sept. 27. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap blanks North Thurston for third league win

EAST BREMERTON — The Cougars got the early goal they were looking for in Thursday’s league match with North Thurston, and they knew what to… Continue reading

Ailin Zhang, one of two freshmen starting at forward for Central Kitsap, tries to dribble through the North Thurston midfield during her team’s 1-0 win on Sept. 27. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Week 5 Football Preview: CK hopes to get coach to 100 wins, Kitsap teams hit the road
Week 5 Football Preview: CK hopes to get coach to 100 wins, Kitsap teams hit the road
Klahowya’s Jaeden Ellis (left) and Alex Oathout (middle) chase North Mason’s Noah Hasselblad. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Klahowya’s Jaeden Ellis (left) and Alex Oathout (middle) chase North Mason’s Noah Hasselblad. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap XC state rankings hold steady

The South Kitsap boys and girls cross country teams have held steady in the newest edition of the Washington State Cross Country Coaches Association Poll.… Continue reading

Olympic running back Cameron Bailey slips through the line during the Trojans’ 56-12 win over Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Olympic running back Cameron Bailey slips through the line during the Trojans’ 56-12 win over Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Klahowya’s John Hartford has completed 70 percent of his passes this season for 505 yards and six touchdowns. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Klahowya’s John Hartford has completed 70 percent of his passes this season for 505 yards and six touchdowns. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Louis Gannon finished third in the boys race with a time of 13:55.73. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Cougars take first place at cross country meet

GIG HARBOR — Both the Cougars boys and girls teams took top honors at the second South Sound Conference cross country meet Wednesday. Running against… Continue reading

Louis Gannon finished third in the boys race with a time of 13:55.73. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap’s John Jones gets his jersey pulled by a Sequim defender. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic News Group)

Week 3 Roundup: CK soars to 3-0, Sequim stuns NK

A wild comeback, two lightning delays and an enormous upset capped one of the more exciting nights of football games in Kitsap in recent memory.… Continue reading

North Kitsap’s John Jones gets his jersey pulled by a Sequim defender. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic News Group)
Football Week 3 preview: Two undefeated teams square off

Football Week 3 preview: Two undefeated teams square off

North Kitsap (2-0) at Sequim (2-0), 7 p.m. After squeaking by Bainbridge in Week 1, the Vikings crunched Kamiak, 56-0, last week. North Kitsap now… Continue reading

Football Week 3 preview: Two undefeated teams square off
Central Kitsap is off to a 2-0 start this year after a 30-23 victory over Lakes. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Refilong’s four touchdowns lead Central Kitsap to victory

EAST BREMERTON — One of Alex Refilong’s final touches in the game against Lakes exemplified the kind of night he had. The senior running back… Continue reading

Central Kitsap is off to a 2-0 start this year after a 30-23 victory over Lakes. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Central Kitsap football | Fall Sports Preview

Central Kitsap football | Fall Sports Preview

Head coach: Mark Keel 2017 record: 5-5 Key Players: Elijah McGee, sr., QB/DB; Alex Refilong, sr., RB/DB; Avery Scheutte, sr., OL/DL; Nigal Hardee, jr., DB;… Continue reading

Central Kitsap football | Fall Sports Preview
Autumns Mullins is one of a number of returning starters for Central Kitsap from last season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap girls soccer | Fall Sports Preview

Head coach: Keith Sargent 2017 record: 10-6-1 (9-4-1) Key players: Marielle Arnold, jr., F/MID; Megan Hedrick, sr., DEF; Autumn Mullins, sr., MID; Madisyn Diabo, so.,… Continue reading

Autumns Mullins is one of a number of returning starters for Central Kitsap from last season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Sophomore Maya Nichols set a school record last year at the 3A state meet in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 18:24. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap cross country | Fall Sports Preview

Head coach: Jeremy Duplissey Boys key runners: Lucas Bertnik, so.; Louis Gannon, sr.; Samuel Christiansen, so.; Seth Tower, jr.; Jamal Chandler, jr.; Daniel Lizon, so.… Continue reading

Sophomore Maya Nichols set a school record last year at the 3A state meet in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 18:24. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Central Kitsap boys tennis | Fall Sports Preview

Central Kitsap boys tennis | Fall Sports Preview

Head coach: Angel Daquiz 2017 record: 6-4 Schedule: Sept. 6, 3:30 p.m., South Kitsap | Sept. 7, 3:30 p.m., at Wilson | Sept. 11, 3:30… Continue reading

Central Kitsap boys tennis | Fall Sports Preview