Football

Olympic’s Anthony Turso takes a pass and looks upfield toward the end zone against Bremerton. The Trojans defeated the Knights 49-14. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Olympic charges past Bremerton, 49-14, to solidify playoff chances

The Trojans have clinched at least a tie for one of the three district playoff spots

Olympic’s Anthony Turso takes a pass and looks upfield toward the end zone against Bremerton. The Trojans defeated the Knights 49-14. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
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)
Sophomore quarterback Joshua Tapangco rushes around the edge against Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Sophomore quarterback Joshua Tapangco rushes around the edge against Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Klahowya’s Max Garvey carries the ball during a recent practice. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Eagles flying high after picking up their first win, 43-0 over Vashon Island

SILVERDALE — The Klahowya Eagles have had a little more pep in their step lately. Picking up your first win of the season in a… Continue reading

Klahowya’s Max Garvey carries the ball during a recent practice. (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
Krulish: Plenty of drama left to come on the gridiron this fall

Krulish: Plenty of drama left to come on the gridiron this fall

It’s hard to believe there are just a few weeks left in the 2019 football season, but the calendar has flipped to October and teams… Continue reading

Krulish: Plenty of drama left to come on the gridiron this fall
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
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
Trent Feistner had a big night for Olympic, rushing for 320 yards and two touchdowns in a win over Port Angeles. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Trojans ground game pummels Port Angeles in 48-14 victory

Junior running back Trent Feistner led the charge with 320 yards and two touchdowns

Trent Feistner had a big night for Olympic, rushing for 320 yards and two touchdowns in a win over Port Angeles. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
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
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)
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.

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