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Graduates wore masks and social distanced at last year’s North Kitsap ceremony due to COVID-19 concerns. File Photos

NK, Kingston graduations back to normal

Attendance open; no masks or social distancing

 

Sylvia Cauter is retiring as North Kitsap High School’s choir director at the end of the school year after 28 years. Courtesy Photos

NKHS choir director set to retire after 28 years

For 28 years, North Kitsap High School choir director Sylvia Cauter has brought increased interest and success to the program and wants to keep it… Continue reading

 

La Tour shoots a runner inside against tight defense.

NK’s La Tour sets sight on 2nd state title

Standout guard will be playing for Seattle-Pacific University next year

La Tour shoots a runner inside against tight defense.
Scott Orness was named Boys Basketball Coach of the Year for the Northwest region after winning a state title in March. North Kitsap Herald/File photo

Mental aspect of game helps N. Kitsap leader win coach of the year honors

Scott Orness was already well into a successful coaching career entering the 2019-20 season with his North Kitsap Vikings squad. After 11 years at Bainbridge… Continue reading

Scott Orness was named Boys Basketball Coach of the Year for the Northwest region after winning a state title in March. North Kitsap Herald/File photo
Courtesy photoMegan Hyte, a former Poulsbo resident and North Kitsap soccer star, is giving back to her old club, Kitsap Alliance, through her 110 brand and fundraising platform.

Former NK soccer star gives back to her old club team

In order to find the right path in life, Megan Hyte first had to remember what she loved as a child. Hyte, 33, spent years… Continue reading

Courtesy photoMegan Hyte, a former Poulsbo resident and North Kitsap soccer star, is giving back to her old club, Kitsap Alliance, through her 110 brand and fundraising platform.
NK, Kingston seniors make the best of virtual graduation

NK, Kingston seniors make the best of virtual graduation

Graduation ceremonies for high school seniors in the North Kitsap School District looked quite different this year due to restrictions on large gatherings resulting from… Continue reading

NK, Kingston seniors make the best of virtual graduation
Turf replacement to cost NKSD over $1 million

Turf replacement to cost NKSD over $1 million

The North Kitsap School district will be re-turfing the fields at the North Kitsap High School athletic field and Strawberry Field, a project which is… Continue reading

Turf replacement to cost NKSD over $1 million
Mike Desmond was sworn in as a member of the North Kitsap School District by Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson on Dec. 12, 2019.

New NKSD board members sworn in

The newly elected members of the North Kitsap School District were sworn into their positions by Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson during the district’s Dec. 12… Continue reading

Mike Desmond was sworn in as a member of the North Kitsap School District by Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson on Dec. 12, 2019.
Bosnian family returning to Poulsbo for holidays

Bosnian family returning to Poulsbo for holidays

After fleeing Bosnia in the 1990s the Durakovic family will return to Poulsbo for the holidays

Bosnian family returning to Poulsbo for holidays
NKHS Astronomy Club invites the public to view astronomical event Nov. 11

NKHS Astronomy Club invites the public to view astronomical event Nov. 11

Transit of Mercury observation set for Nov. 11 at 7:30 a.m.

NKHS Astronomy Club invites the public to view astronomical event Nov. 11
BECU Foundation awards 80 student scholarships

BECU Foundation awards 80 student scholarships

Scholarships up to $3,500 awarded to students headed to college

BECU Foundation awards 80 student scholarships
<em>Kingston gradute Tim Gallagher qualified for the U.S. Olympic Time Trials next June after his performance at the Phillips 66 National Championships. </em>Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

Kitsap swimmers thrive at national and regional events

Some of our area’s best swimmers have been keeping busy this summer as a number of them have recently competed in both regional and national… Continue reading

<em>Kingston gradute Tim Gallagher qualified for the U.S. Olympic Time Trials next June after his performance at the Phillips 66 National Championships. </em>Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
Jordynn Lawrence leads South Kitsap with a .569 batting average. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

District softball begins Friday for South Kitsap, North Kitsap, Olympic

Kitsap is sending three fastpitch teams to district tournaments this year and they all have one thing in common — plenty of thump in the… Continue reading

Jordynn Lawrence leads South Kitsap with a .569 batting average. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Track and Field roundup: North Kitsap, Central Kitsap girls take top spots at league meets
Track and Field roundup: North Kitsap, Central Kitsap girls take top spots at league meets
Junior forward Shaa Humphrey was awarded the Olympic League 2A MVP after averaging 17 points per game this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

NK’s Humphrey, Klahowya’s Hartford win league MVPs

A pair of Kitsap basketball players earned league most valuable player honors as the All-Olympic League team selections have been made. Klahowya’s John Hartford and… Continue reading

Junior forward Shaa Humphrey was awarded the Olympic League 2A MVP after averaging 17 points per game this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group                                Xavier Eaglin was one of South Kitsap’s two first-place finishers at the SPSL 4A championship meet.
Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group                                Xavier Eaglin was one of South Kitsap’s two first-place finishers at the SPSL 4A championship meet.
North Kitsap junior Shaa Humphrey led the Vikings with 27 points in their opening night win over Clover Park. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Basketball Roundup: NK, CK boys win on opening night

BELFAIR — Elijah McGee and Austin McMinds scored 14 points each as Central Kitsap won its Monday night opener against North Mason, 64-54. The Cougars… Continue reading

North Kitsap junior Shaa Humphrey led the Vikings with 27 points in their opening night win over Clover Park. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap’s Nate Blanchard is a first-team All-League pick. He led the Vikings with nine goals this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Ten Buccaneers and Vikings on 2A Olympic All-League list

Peter Sustad, Ian Schmid, Adin Bowers, Nate Blanchard and Wyatt Murphy were named to the first team

North Kitsap’s Nate Blanchard is a first-team All-League pick. He led the Vikings with nine goals this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
&lt;em&gt;Kyle Green was named Olympic League MVP for 2018.&lt;/em&gt;                                Mark Krulish / Kitsap News Group

North Kitsap’s Kyle Green named Olympic League MVP

Four Vikings and Four Bucs are on the Olympic All-League team

&lt;em&gt;Kyle Green was named Olympic League MVP for 2018.&lt;/em&gt;                                Mark Krulish / Kitsap News Group