Football

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
North Kitsap quarterback Colton Bower threw three touchdowns and rushed for two more against Bremerton. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap quarterback Colton Bower threw three touchdowns and rushed for two more against Bremerton. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Erik Burchill

Athlete of the Week: Erik Burchill, North Kitsap football

North Kitsap’s only league loss last season came in week three against Sequim. In 2019, the Vikings got some revenge, defeating the Wolves 16-8 in… Continue reading

Erik Burchill
Kingston’s Kyler Coe-Yarr, left, fends off the defense of Port Angeles’ Tyler Bowen on Friday night at Port Angeles Civic Field. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Week 3 football roundup: Kingston defeats PA to improve to 2-0; Olympic and Bremerton win big

Kingston 30, Port Angeles 22 Garrett Sitting Dog rushed for over 150 yards and two touchdowns as the Buccaneers went 2-0 for the first time… Continue reading

Kingston’s Kyler Coe-Yarr, left, fends off the defense of Port Angeles’ Tyler Bowen on Friday night at Port Angeles Civic Field. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
WIAA selects three Pierce County sites for football state championships

WIAA selects three Pierce County sites for football state championships

RENTON — The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) has approved three sites in Pierce County to host the 2019 WIAA Football State Championships. State championship… Continue reading

WIAA selects three Pierce County sites for football state championships
Colton Bower defends a pass away from Sequim receiver Garrett Hoesel. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Vikings take down Sequim in Olympic League opener

North Kitsap’s only league loss came against Sequim last season

Colton Bower defends a pass away from Sequim receiver Garrett Hoesel. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
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Krulish: Wolves resurrect good times at Ed Fisher Field

PORT ORCHARD — If you’re a believer in good omens, then last Friday night at Ed Fisher Field may have been a sign that South… Continue reading

Mark Krulish | Kitsap News Group                                Ed Fisher addresses the big crowd at Kitsap Bank Stadium in a pregame ceremony that renamed the athletic complex in his honor.
Rylen Bayne

Athlete of the Week: Rylen Bayne, South Kitsap football

Rylen Bayne had never played quarterback before this year, but that didn’t stop him from becoming a small part of the long history of South… Continue reading

Rylen Bayne
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
South Kitsap senior Tyson Carter celebrates after a tackle for a loss against Rogers. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Victory! South Kitsap snaps 21-game skid with 31-14 win over Rogers

PORT ORCHARD — Nearly three calendar years have passed since South Kitsap has won a football game, but the program’s 21-game losing streak came to… Continue reading

South Kitsap senior Tyson Carter celebrates after a tackle for a loss against Rogers. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kyler Coe-Yarr escapes for a big gain against Port Townsend. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Port Townsend-Kingston football game called off due to thunderstorms

The Bucs led 20-0 with 6:56 left in the second quarter when lightning hit the area

Kyler Coe-Yarr escapes for a big gain against Port Townsend. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Week 2 matchups: Kingston, Central Kitsap look to go 2-0

Week 2 matchups: Kingston, Central Kitsap look to go 2-0

Week 2 football matchups All games are on Friday, Sept. 13 unless otherwise noted. Port Townsend (1-0) at Kingston (1-0), Thursday, Sept. 12 at 6:30… Continue reading

Week 2 matchups: Kingston, Central Kitsap look to go 2-0
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)
Football Week 1: the first chance for new faces to impress as rivalries rekindle

Football Week 1: the first chance for new faces to impress as rivalries rekindle

Kingston at Klahowya, 6:30 p.m. The Eagles host their first football game on campus and welcome the Buccaneers in a rematch of last year’s Week… Continue reading

Football Week 1: the first chance for new faces to impress as rivalries rekindle
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)
North Kitsap senior Boaz Adams should be one of the featured runners in the Vikings’ offensive attack this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap Football | Fall Sports Preview

North Kitsap Football Head coach: Jeff Weible 2018 record: 9-2 (5-1 Olympic) Key players: Boaz Adams, sr., RB/LB; Cache Holmes, jr., LB/RB; Colton Bower, so.,… Continue reading

North Kitsap senior Boaz Adams should be one of the featured runners in the Vikings’ offensive attack this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston junior Kyler Coe-Yarr will be a fixture on both sides of the ball this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kingston Football | Fall Sports Preview

Kingston Football Head coach: Alec Grimm 2018 record: 3-7 (0-6 Olympic) Key players: Garrett Sitting Dog, sr., RB/LB; Kade Claymore, jr., QB/DB; Kyler Coe-Yarr, jr.,… Continue reading

Kingston junior Kyler Coe-Yarr will be a fixture on both sides of the ball this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
<em>Bremerton junior Kelo Logova returns for his second year as the Knights quarterback. </em>Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

Bremerton Football | Fall Sports Preview

Bremerton Football Head coach: Paul Theriault 2018 record: 4-6 (2-4 Olympic) Key players: Kelo Logova, jr., QB/DB; Kaipo Retome, sr., RB/LB; Kanye Taylor, so., RB/DB;… Continue reading

<em>Bremerton junior Kelo Logova returns for his second year as the Knights quarterback. </em>Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
Klahowya Football | Fall Sports Preview

Klahowya Football | Fall Sports Preview

Football Head coach: Jeff Witte (first year) 2018 record: 7-3 (5-1 Nisqually) Key players: Hunter Wallis, jr., RB/LB; Anthony Hernandez, jr., RB/LB; Nick Lewis, sr.,… Continue reading

Klahowya Football | Fall Sports Preview