Girls soccer

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

 

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

 

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)
Melenia Wright corrals a ball during Olympic’s district game against Fife. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Melenia Wright corrals a ball during Olympic’s district game against Fife. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap clinches state playoff berth with 1-0 win over Orting

The Vikings will play Saturday for a chance to earn the No. 1 seed

Kiarra Richards was one of four Trojans to hit the back of the net in a 7-0 win over Eatonville on Saturday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kiarra Richards was one of four Trojans to hit the back of the net in a 7-0 win over Eatonville on Saturday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
South Kitsap midfielder Sierrah VanGesen slips by a Curtis defender in her team’s 1-0 victory. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap girls soccer dominates Curtis, 1-0

Wolves firing on all cylinders, coach says.

South Kitsap midfielder Sierrah VanGesen slips by a Curtis defender in her team’s 1-0 victory. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Dominant Klahowya girls soccer team finds challenges against larger schools

POULSBO — When you’ve had a run of regular season dominance like the Klahowya girls soccer teams has in recent years, sometimes the challenge is… 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)

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)
Sydney Troy scored the shootout-winner for Olympic in the first of two regular season matches against North Kitsap on Sept. 25. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Olympic defeats North Kitsap in penalty shootout

EAST BREMERTON — Sydney Troy picked her spot and didn’t miss it. Olympic’s senior captain put her team’s important league match with North Kitsap on… Continue reading

Sydney Troy scored the shootout-winner for Olympic in the first of two regular season matches against North Kitsap on Sept. 25. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Hanna Troy scored twice for Olympic (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Trojans’ offense sparks comeback win

EAST BREMERTON — Any time Olympic fell behind, its offense kicked into high gear and came along to save the day. The Trojans erased a… Continue reading

Hanna Troy scored twice for Olympic (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

VanGesen named Athlete of the Week

PORT ORCHARD — Sierrah VanGesen’s high school career is off to a pretty good start. The freshman midfielder has been named Athlete of the Week… Continue reading

South Kitsap’s Eliza Villarma and Central Kitsap’s Camryn Castro battle for possession of the ball. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Cougars, Wolves battle to a draw

EAST BREMERTON — A rare Sept. 4 matchup between South Kitsap and Central Kitsap saw two girls soccer teams on similar paths battle to a… Continue reading

South Kitsap’s Eliza Villarma and Central Kitsap’s Camryn Castro battle for possession of the ball. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Port Orchard Independent Female Athlete of the Year: Savannah Foster

The senior footballer dished out assists on the field and lessons off the field to her younger teammates