North Kitsap Vikings

South Kitsap’s Reese Zimny (15) battles North Kitsap’s Evelyn Beers for a loose ball. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Wolves take down N. Kitsap in girls soccer

A chilly, rainy night couldn’t slow down the South Kitsap offensive attack; the Wolves scored a pair of second-half goals and dominated play in a… Continue reading

 

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Bainbridge, North Kitsap meet Saturday in 2nd Agate Cup

Bainbridge and North Kitsap will hit the gridiron Saturday for the second edition of the Agate Cup. The Spartans took home the inaugural trophy on… Continue reading

 

N. Kitsap, Kingston both fall in cross country meets

The North Kitsap boys and girls cross country teams drew a tough matchup Saturday in 3A Central Kitsap, and the Cougars prevailed in both races.… Continue reading

 

North Kitsap defensive back Lincoln Castillo (12) tries to get a hand on a pass intended for Sequim’s Garrett Hoesel (10). (Mark Krulish/North Kitsap Herald)

NK blanks Sequim; passing combo excels

North Kitsap and Sequim have clashed for great games several times in recent years, but the Vikings defense pitched a shutout and Colton Bower picked… Continue reading

North Kitsap defensive back Lincoln Castillo (12) tries to get a hand on a pass intended for Sequim’s Garrett Hoesel (10). (Mark Krulish/North Kitsap Herald)
North Kitsap running back Zeke Harris leads the charge down the field in the fourth quarter. Harris scored the game-winning touchdown with under two minutes left. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Bower, Harris lead North Kitsap to dramatic comeback victory

Down two scores with less than seven minutes to go Saturday night at Central Kitsap, the Vikings got their second wind, and it was enough… Continue reading

North Kitsap running back Zeke Harris leads the charge down the field in the fourth quarter. Harris scored the game-winning touchdown with under two minutes left. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Riley Rabedeaux led North Kitsap with 24 kills in a three-set victory over Bainbridge. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

BI spikers fall to powerhouse N. Kitsap

Game one of the Olympic League season proved once again that North Kitsap is going to be a tough volleyball opponent this season. Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

Riley Rabedeaux led North Kitsap with 24 kills in a three-set victory over Bainbridge. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Bainbridge’s Eden Michael (left) and South Kitsap’s Evelyn Collins-Winn lead the pack during the first Olympic League meet of the season at North Mason High School. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Olympic League kicks off XC season

A chilly, rainy 45-degree morning was just perfect for the Olympic League’s first cross country meet of the season at Belfair. After nearly 11 months… Continue reading

Bainbridge’s Eden Michael (left) and South Kitsap’s Evelyn Collins-Winn lead the pack during the first Olympic League meet of the season at North Mason High School. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap’s Kobe McMillian was one of three Vikings name to the AP’s 2A All-State team. McMillian and Jonas La Tour were first-team selections and Shaa Humphrey was an Honorable Mention. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Three Vikings named to Associated Press All-State teams

Sportswriters and editors from the Associated Press have selected three Vikings for the 2A All-State teams. Two were first-team selections and a third was an… Continue reading

North Kitsap’s Kobe McMillian was one of three Vikings name to the AP’s 2A All-State team. McMillian and Jonas La Tour were first-team selections and Shaa Humphrey was an Honorable Mention. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Like all others around Kitsap, North Kitsap High School’s baseball field has no activity in its future. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Local athletic fields left empty as schools shutter for weeks

At a time when Kitsap County athletic fields should be beehives of activity, all is silent as the coronavirus crisis has shut down sporting activity… Continue reading

Like all others around Kitsap, North Kitsap High School’s baseball field has no activity in its future. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Shaa Humphrey

Athlete of the Week: Shaa Humphrey, North Kitsap boys basketball

North Kitsap captured its first ever boys hoops championship this past weekend, and leading the way was Shaa Humphrey. The senior forward averaged 16.2 points… Continue reading

Shaa Humphrey
Logan Chmielewski, playing for Team Cascade, opened the 18th Annual West Sound All-Star game with a pair of 3-pointers, but Team Puget Sound prevailed 90-83. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Logan Chmielewski, playing for Team Cascade, opened the 18th Annual West Sound All-Star game with a pair of 3-pointers, but Team Puget Sound prevailed 90-83. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Holly Beaudoin

Athlete of the Week: Holly Beaudoin, North Kitsap girls wrestling

Holly Beaudoin capped off an incredible four-year wrestling career at North Kitsap in the best way possible. After finishing as a runner-up three times at… Continue reading

Holly Beaudoin
The North Kitsap Vikings are the 2019-2020 2A boys basketball state champions. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Vikings reign! NK captures first-ever boys hoops title

North Kitsap defeated Clarkston 56-53 in the championship game

The North Kitsap Vikings are the 2019-2020 2A boys basketball state champions. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Johny Olmsted squares up to defend Lynden’s Jordan Medcalf in North Kitsap’s semifinal win over No. 1 Lynden. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

2A state finals: North Kitsap takes on No. 7 Clarkston with a championship on the line

WHO: No. 3 North Kitsap (22-4, 11-1 Olympic League) vs. No. 7 Clarkston (20-5, 11-1 Great Northern League). WHAT: 2A state championship game WHERE: Yakima… Continue reading

Johny Olmsted squares up to defend Lynden’s Jordan Medcalf in North Kitsap’s semifinal win over No. 1 Lynden. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap celebrates their stunning semifinal victory over Lynden moments after the buzzer sounds. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap celebrates their stunning semifinal victory over Lynden moments after the buzzer sounds. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Logan Chmielewski goes up for a basket in North Kitsap’s 64-43 win over White River on Thursday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap takes on No. 1 Lynden tonight in Yakima

The Vikings have won two in a row at state and now take on the defending 2A champions in the semifinals

Logan Chmielewski goes up for a basket in North Kitsap’s 64-43 win over White River on Thursday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap’s Shaa Humphrey and Logan Chmielewski, with Jonas La Tour and Aiden Olmstead in the background, run onto the court to celebrate their comeback victory in the 2A state quarterfinals over White River. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Second half explosion propels North Kitsap into the state semifinals

Their next game is Thursday at 7:15 p.m. against No. 1 Lynden

North Kitsap’s Shaa Humphrey and Logan Chmielewski, with Jonas La Tour and Aiden Olmstead in the background, run onto the court to celebrate their comeback victory in the 2A state quarterfinals over White River. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Colby White had a career-high 35 points in Central Kitsap’s regional round win over Shorecrest. The Cougars take on Marysville-Pilchuk at 9 a.m. Wednesday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

State hoops preview: And then there were two

The North Kitsap and Central Kitsap boys are the last local hoops teams standing

Colby White had a career-high 35 points in Central Kitsap’s regional round win over Shorecrest. The Cougars take on Marysville-Pilchuk at 9 a.m. Wednesday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap seniors Noelani Barreith and Kobe McMillian were named the girls and boys 2A Olympic League Most Valuable Players. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

NK’s Barreith, McMillian, Klahowya’s Koebelin, Kraft nab league MVPs

A pair of North Kitsap basketball players have been named the Most Valuable Player of their respective leagues. Vikings seniors Noelani Barreith and Kobe McMillian… Continue reading

North Kitsap seniors Noelani Barreith and Kobe McMillian were named the girls and boys 2A Olympic League Most Valuable Players. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap’s Logan Chmielewski tries to get a shot up and over Tumwater’s big forward Damon Gaither at regionals. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Playoff roundup: NK bested by Tumwater; CK upsets Shorecrest; Chief Kitsap falls short at regionals

TACOMA — North Kitsap has been riding high all season long, but has gotten a wake-up call over the past few games. After falling to… Continue reading

North Kitsap’s Logan Chmielewski tries to get a shot up and over Tumwater’s big forward Damon Gaither at regionals. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)