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Bosnian family returning to Poulsbo for holidays

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

 

BECU Foundation awards 80 student scholarships

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

 

<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)
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
North Kitsap’s Danya Wallis became the first Kitsap tennis player to win four state championships. Here she shares North Kitsap’s team title with teammate Anna Bronchal and head coach Jordan Prince. (Jacob Moore/Kitsap News Group)

Danya Wallis makes Kitsap history

The North Kitsap senior became the first Kitsap tennis player to win four state titles

North Kitsap’s Danya Wallis became the first Kitsap tennis player to win four state championships. Here she shares North Kitsap’s team title with teammate Anna Bronchal and head coach Jordan Prince. (Jacob Moore/Kitsap News Group)
&lt;em&gt;North Kitsap huddles up before its first game against East Valley. &lt;/em&gt;Mark Krulish / Kitsap News Group

North Kitsap goes 1-2 at state, ends with loss to Sedro-Woolley

The Vikings won their first game, but lost the next two to end their run

&lt;em&gt;North Kitsap huddles up before its first game against East Valley. &lt;/em&gt;Mark Krulish / Kitsap News Group
Sarah Smith tossed a shutout against White River in the district tournament. North Kitsap won three of its four games to qualify for state. (Jacob Moore/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap returns to state tournament for the first time since 2006

The Vikings defeated Lindbergh, White River and Fife before falling to Port Angeles in the championship

Sarah Smith tossed a shutout against White River in the district tournament. North Kitsap won three of its four games to qualify for state. (Jacob Moore/Kitsap News Group)
NK senior Nate Blanchard unleashes a kick toward goal in the first half of the game against Archbishop Murphy on May 16. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News

Despite strong effort, Vikings’ season comes to an end

You wouldn’t know it by the final score, but North Kitsap dominated offensively

NK senior Nate Blanchard unleashes a kick toward goal in the first half of the game against Archbishop Murphy on May 16. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News
Nate Blanchard is embraced by his teammates after heading in a late, decisive goal against Fife on May 12. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News
Nate Blanchard is embraced by his teammates after heading in a late, decisive goal against Fife on May 12. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News
Junior pitcher Isaac Richardson tosses a pitch in his team’s game against Fife on May 12. He gave up just three earned runs. Mark Krulish | Kitsap Daily News

North Kitsap defeats PA, loses to Fife to get No. 2 district seed

The Vikings will play in the regional round of the state playoffs this weekend in Centralia

Junior pitcher Isaac Richardson tosses a pitch in his team’s game against Fife on May 12. He gave up just three earned runs. Mark Krulish | Kitsap Daily News

North Kitsap advances to state tournament

The Vikings will play for the No. 3 seed Saturday against Fife at Franklin Pierce

NK junior pitcher Sarah Smith tosses a pitch in the third inning against Bremerton on May 3. She finished the game with 11 strikeouts. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News
NK junior pitcher Sarah Smith tosses a pitch in the third inning against Bremerton on May 3. She finished the game with 11 strikeouts. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News