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Abigail Rogers led South Kitsap with a 507 over three games to help her team finish second in the West Central District III bowling tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

State Bowling Preview: South Kitsap, Klahowya seeking state titles

PORT ORCHARD — After losing several top bowlers from last winter’s state bowling team, it’s not a surprise that expectations for South Kitsap were down… Continue reading

Abigail Rogers led South Kitsap with a 507 over three games to help her team finish second in the West Central District III bowling tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap senior Noelani Barreith led the Vikings with 20 points in their 61-47 victory over Kingston on Tuesday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap senior Noelani Barreith led the Vikings with 20 points in their 61-47 victory over Kingston on Tuesday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

No major changes for Kitsap teams as WIAA approves 2020-2024 classifications

RENTON — The WIAA has finalized the classifications for the next four-year cycle, but there were no changes for any Kitsap high schools. Bremerton, North… Continue reading

Olympic junior Ross Burchell swam state-qualifying times in the 200- and 500-yard freestyle events at Saturday’s Olympic Swimvitational. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Olympic second, Central Kitsap third at Olympic Swimvitational

EAST BREMERTON — They were away from the pool for nearly a week thanks to the recent snowstorm, but the Olympic Trojans brought everything they… Continue reading

Olympic junior Ross Burchell swam state-qualifying times in the 200- and 500-yard freestyle events at Saturday’s Olympic Swimvitational. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
The 1948 Bainbridge boys state championship basketball team is one of two teams to be inducted into the Kitsap Athletic Roundtable’s Kitsap Sports Hall of Fame. Back row: Bob Dixon, Pete Uglesich, Bob Woodman, Jack Start, Bob Olsen, Ray Lowrie, Coach Tom Paski. Front row: Bob Sigle, Bob Buchanan, Dale Wallace, Don Nadeau, Jim Nadeau, Don Barnes, Sam Clarke. (Photo courtesy KAR)
The 1948 Bainbridge boys state championship basketball team is one of two teams to be inducted into the Kitsap Athletic Roundtable’s Kitsap Sports Hall of Fame. Back row: Bob Dixon, Pete Uglesich, Bob Woodman, Jack Start, Bob Olsen, Ray Lowrie, Coach Tom Paski. Front row: Bob Sigle, Bob Buchanan, Dale Wallace, Don Nadeau, Jim Nadeau, Don Barnes, Sam Clarke. (Photo courtesy KAR)
South Kitsap’s Jonathan Walters tries to get by a pressuring Puyallup guard. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Hoops roundup: South Kitsap boys fall at home, girls victorious on the road; Klahowya sweeps doubleheader with Crosspoint

PORT ORCHARD — The Wolves had another rough night shooting from the floor while Puyallup’s sharpshooters were on target as the first place Vikings rolled… Continue reading

South Kitsap’s Jonathan Walters tries to get by a pressuring Puyallup guard. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Maile Lueck

Athlete of the Week: Maile Lueck, Klahowya girls basketball

Maile Lueck has been one of Klahowya’s best athletes since the day she set foot on campus. A diminutive, but tough-as-nails leader, it’s not unusual… Continue reading

Maile Lueck
Ella Koebelin, a sophomore point guard who played at Vashon Island last season, leads Klahowya with 19 points per game this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

New coach Chris Koebelin is hoping to lead a Klahowya girls basketball revival

SILVERDALE — Chris Koebelin has a confidence that is not unusual for coaches no matter the sport. But he and his Klahowya Eagles certainly have… Continue reading

Ella Koebelin, a sophomore point guard who played at Vashon Island last season, leads Klahowya with 19 points per game this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Hunter Wallis was the heart and soul of Klahowya’s team this year, leading the Eagles in rushing, all-purpose yards, touchdowns, tackles and sacks. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya’s Hunter Wallis, North Kitsap’s Colton Bower land on all-state teams

The accolades keep coming in for Klahowya junior Hunter Wallis. After being named league MVP for the second year in a row, Wallis was given… Continue reading

Hunter Wallis was the heart and soul of Klahowya’s team this year, leading the Eagles in rushing, all-purpose yards, touchdowns, tackles and sacks. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya Girls Basketball | Winter Sports Preview

Head coach: Chris Koebelin (first season) 2018-2019 record: 6-12 (1-5 Oly 1A) Key players: Katie Cooper, jr., F; Maile Lueck, sr., G; Ella Koebelin, so.,… Continue reading

Klahowya Boys Basketball | Winter Sports Preview

Head coach: Bryan Thoemke 2018-2019 record: 15-7 (6-0 OLY 1A) Key players: Landon Betzing, sr. F/C; Nick Lewis, sr., G; Drew Kraft, jr., G; Matthew… Continue reading

Klahowya Girls Bowling | Winter Sports Preview

Head coach: David Colby 2018-2019 record: 12-0 (12-0 OLY) Key players: Hannah Catt, sr.; Jacklynne Stroup, jr.; Shelby Perkins, jr.; Kendall Fite, jr. Outlook: The… Continue reading

Klahowya Boys Swimming | Winter Sports Preview

Head coach: Diana Peterson 2018-2019 record: 2-4 (2-4 OLY) Key swimmers: Braden Robinson, sr.; Gavin Smith, jr.; Alex Oathout, jr.; Kyle Marquez, jr.; Wyatt Vertefueille,… Continue reading

Klahowya Wrestling | Winter Sports Preview

Head coach: Ed Hamblet 2018-2019 record: 5-1 (3-1 Nisqually) Key wrestlers: Kelton Gagnon, so.; James Cameron, sr.; Hunter Wallis, jr.; Summer Paul, so. Outlook: Gagnon… Continue reading

Klahowya’s Rachel Bailey is the Olympic League 1A MVP for the second year in a row. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Olympic All-League volleyball: Klahowya’s Rachel Bailey nabs another MVP

Klahowya’s Rachel Bailey has been named the Olympic League 1A’s Most Valuable Player for the second year in a row. The Eagles senior captain has… Continue reading

Klahowya’s Rachel Bailey is the Olympic League 1A MVP for the second year in a row. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Colton Bower led North Kitsap with 1,345 passing yards, 1,094 rushing yards and 22 total touchdowns. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Colton Bower led North Kitsap with 1,345 passing yards, 1,094 rushing yards and 22 total touchdowns. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap junior Brianna Hoffman won her second consecutive state championship in the 200-yard freestyle at the 2A state meet this past weekend. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap junior Brianna Hoffman won her second consecutive state championship in the 200-yard freestyle at the 2A state meet this past weekend. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)