Girls soccer

Senior captain Marielle Arnold scored one of Central Kitsap’s four goals against Shelton. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap knocks off Shelton 4-0 in a battle for a top two league spot

The Cougars are one point behind Gig Harbor and one point ahead of North Thurston with six matches to go

 

South Kitsap’s Franqie Moppins sends a pass towards her winger against Graham-Kapowsin. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap gets by with a little help in a 1-0 victory over Graham-Kapowsin

PORT ORCHARD — South Kitsap’s girls soccer team had spent 80 minutes trying to crack the Graham-Kapowsin defense when they finally got a break. In… Continue reading

 

Midori Carrier

Athlete of the Week: Midori Carrier, Olympic girls soccer

Midori Carrier stepped up when her team needed her most in a recent match against Kingston. With the two teams tied at 2, and the… Continue reading

 

North Kitsap’s Elizabeth Kimmel scored the shootout winner over Olympic. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap prevails over Olympic on penalty kicks

The two teams went to a shootout for the seventh consecutive time

North Kitsap’s Elizabeth Kimmel scored the shootout winner over Olympic. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Midori Carrier scored a hat trick in Olympic’s 5-2 win over Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Midori Carrier’s hat trick lifts Olympic past Kingston

EAST BREMERTON — Olympic had just given up a 2-0 lead to Kingston early in the second half and looked to be lacking a spark… Continue reading

Midori Carrier scored a hat trick in Olympic’s 5-2 win over Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Hope Martin dribbles through the South Kitsap defense during a recent non-league match. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya battling through injuries and inexperience early in the season

SILVERDALE — For a while now, the Klahowya Eagles have been one of the most successful soccer teams in the West Sound; and they have… Continue reading

Hope Martin dribbles through the South Kitsap defense during a recent non-league match. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap Girls Soccer | Fall Sports Preview

North Kitsap Girls Soccer Head coach: Greg St. Peter 2018 record: 13-6-1 (10-2 Olympic) Key players: Sophia Pixton, sr., GK; Audrey Zinn sr., M/D; Charlotte… Continue reading

Kingston Girls Soccer | Fall Sports Preview

Kingston Girls Soccer Head coach: Craig Smith 2018 record: 3-13 (1-11 Olympic) Key players: Kaylee Dressler, sr., F/M; Kaye Lanfear, sr., D; Outlook: The league… Continue reading

Bremerton Girls Soccer | Fall Sports Preview

Girls Soccer Head coach: Lance McCoy 2018 record: 6-9-1 (4-8 Olympic) Key players: Ammaya Robinette, sr., M; Alyssa Hansel, sr., GK; Sophia Capedon, sr., D;… Continue reading

Olympic Girls Soccer | Fall Sports Preview

Olympic Girls Soccer Head coach: Steve Haggerty 2018 record: 15-5 (10-2 Olympic) Key players: Kiarra Richards, sr., M; Melenia Wright, jr., D; Kaya McGill, sr.,… Continue reading

Klahowya Girls Soccer | Fall Sports Preview

Girls Soccer Head coach: Troy Oelschlager 2018 record: 19-3 (6-0 Olympic) Key players: Alyssa Peters, sr., M; Hope Martin, sr., F; Hope Swenland, sr., D;… Continue reading

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

South Kitsap Girls Soccer | Fall Sports Preview

Girls Soccer Head coach: K-Lee Haynes 2018 record: 9-5-3 (4-2-2 SPSL) Key players: Sierrah VanGesen, so., M; Celina Madrid, sr., F/M; Franquie Moppins, jr., F/M;… Continue reading

Izzy Severns, showing her playing for the Oly-Pen Force, recently wrapped up her college career at Central Washington University and is getting ready to work on her master’s degree at Gonzaga. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Former Klahowya star Izzy Severns is ready for her next challenge

EAST BREMERTON — Izzy Severns has never been one to back away from a challenge on the field, and now she’s getting ready for one… Continue reading

Izzy Severns, showing her playing for the Oly-Pen Force, recently wrapped up her college career at Central Washington University and is getting ready to work on her master’s degree at Gonzaga. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
South Kitsap freshman Sierrah VanGesen has committed to the University of Idaho. (Contributed photo: Jon VanGesen)

South Kitsap’s Sierrah VanGesen chooses University of Idaho

PORT ORCHARD — She may still have three more years of high school to go, but Sierrah VanGesen has already chosen her next home. VanGesen,… Continue reading

South Kitsap freshman Sierrah VanGesen has committed to the University of Idaho. (Contributed photo: Jon VanGesen)
Teanna Lathum played multiple positions for her playoff-qualifying team. She was named a second-team All-SPSL forward. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap athletes win all-league honors

Ten South Kitsap fall prep athletes were honored by the 4A South Puget Sound League with spots on the all-league list. Leading the way was… Continue reading

Teanna Lathum played multiple positions for her playoff-qualifying team. She was named a second-team All-SPSL forward. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya’s Alyssa Peters, North Kitsap’s Sophia Pixton take MVP honors

North Kitsap keeper Sophia Pixton and Klahowya midfielder Alyssa Peters have been named the most valuable players in the 2A and 1A Olympic Leagues respectively.… Continue reading

Kayden Eckley tries to slip by the Knights defense during her team’s 1A state semifinal game. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya loses heartbreaker in shootout to King’s Way Christian

The Eagles will play for third place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17

Kayden Eckley tries to slip by the Knights defense during her team’s 1A state semifinal game. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Chloe Hoepfinger is one of five seniors graduating from the program this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap exits the postseason with a 2-0 loss to Liberty

The Vikings lost to the same opponent in the same round of the state tournament for the second consecutive year

Chloe Hoepfinger is one of five seniors graduating from the program this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Hope Martin (7) scored the only goal in regulation for Klahowya in its 1A state quarterfinal game. The Eagles won on penalty kicks. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya advances to the state semifinals in a shootout victory

Kylie Woodrum, Alyssa Peters, Kayden Eckley and Rylee Radford all scored on their penalty kicks

Hope Martin (7) scored the only goal in regulation for Klahowya in its 1A state quarterfinal game. The Eagles won on penalty kicks. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)