Football

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
<em>Running back Malcolm Dewalt will help lead an explosive Olympic offense this season. </em>                                Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

Olympic Football | Fall Sports Preview

Olympic Football Head coach: Sal Quitevis 2018 record: 3-7 (3-3 Olympic) Key players: Adam Johnson, sr., WR/DB; Malcolm Dewalt, sr., RB/DB; Zeke Gillick, sr., QB;… Continue reading

<em>Running back Malcolm Dewalt will help lead an explosive Olympic offense this season. </em>                                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
Backed by coaching talent, South Kitsap hopes for improved grid season
Backed by coaching talent, South Kitsap hopes for improved grid season
Cache Holmes carries the ball for North Kitsap at a recent scrimmage against Central Kitsap. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Cache Holmes looks to continue linebacker legacy at North Kitsap

POULSBO — Cache Holmes knows well the names of those who came before him. Entering his junior season as a prominent member of the Vikings… Continue reading

Cache Holmes carries the ball for North Kitsap at a recent scrimmage against Central Kitsap. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Ed Fisher: ‘I was appreciative, humbled and very honored’

Ed Fisher: ‘I was appreciative, humbled and very honored’

The longtime South Kitsap football coach will have the athletic field renamed for him in the fall

Ed Fisher: ‘I was appreciative, humbled and very honored’
Colton Bower looks downfield for a target in Wednesday’s scrimmage against Central Kitsap. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

New faces lead North Kitsap, Central Kitsap at spring scrimmage

POULSBO — The calendar may read June, but autumn was in the air on a cool, cloudy and damp Wednesday night at North Kitsap as… Continue reading

Colton Bower looks downfield for a target in Wednesday’s scrimmage against Central Kitsap. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
South Kitsap High School’s football stadium is to be renamed in honor of former Wolves coach Ed Fisher. (Courtesy photo)

South Kitsap sports field to be named for Ed Fisher

Former coach led Wolves to playoffs 17 consecutive seasons

South Kitsap High School’s football stadium is to be renamed in honor of former Wolves coach Ed Fisher. (Courtesy photo)
WIAA votes to move state football championships out of the Tacoma Dome

WIAA votes to move state football championships out of the Tacoma Dome

Football teams all around Washington will have to change those “Road to the T-Dome” hashtags for next season. The WIAA has decided not to renew… Continue reading

WIAA votes to move state football championships out of the Tacoma Dome
South Kitsap selects Dan Ericson as its next football coach

South Kitsap selects Dan Ericson as its next football coach

Ericson has spent the last eight years as the head coach at Klahowya

South Kitsap selects Dan Ericson as its next football coach