North Kitsap Vikings

Bremerton’s Te’Caela Wilcher sticks the landing during the long jump competition. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kitsap athletes battle windy and wet conditions at Lil’ Norway Invitational

POULSBO — It was a wet, windy, cold day at North Kitsap High School for yet another installment of the Lil’ Norway Track Invitational. Conditions… Continue reading

 

North Kitsap’s Jared Reister makes contact against Port Angeles. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Vikings baseball, softball defeated by Port Angeles

POULSBO — The Vikings couldn’t overcome a pair of second-inning runs in a low-scoring, tight game featuring the Olympic League’s two best teams. Isaac Richardson… Continue reading

 

Josh Fisher drives a ball the opposite way in North Kitsap’s win over North Mason. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Small ball and base running helps North Kitsap to 4-2 league win over North Mason

POULSBO — The Vikings returned to action after a two week break from games Wednesday. There was a little rust early, but they settled down… Continue reading

 

Isaac Richardson threw a complete game against Olympic, giving up just four hits and one run. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Isaac Richardson threw a complete game against Olympic, giving up just four hits and one run. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
State champion hurdler Lauryn Chandler leaps to victory in the 100-meter hurdles. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

[GALLERY] North Kitsap, Bremerton, Olympic hit the track

BREMERTON — The Vikings, Knights and Trojans hit the track Thursday for each school’s first league meet of the season. North Kitsap was victorious in… Continue reading

State champion hurdler Lauryn Chandler leaps to victory in the 100-meter hurdles. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap setting expectations high this season

The Vikings are 2-0 and begin league play Wednesday

Central Kitsap sophomore Chandler Lindstrom came on in relief against North Kitsap and tossed four innings of shutout ball, giving up just one hit and no runs. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Lindstrom shuts the door as Central Kitsap overcomes three-run deficit to defeat North Kitsap

Chandler Lindstrom threw four shutout innings to close out the game as the offense rallied from behind

Central Kitsap sophomore Chandler Lindstrom came on in relief against North Kitsap and tossed four innings of shutout ball, giving up just one hit and no runs. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap senior Joey Gore tries to flag down a pass and get past a Kingston defender in his team’s 1-0 victory. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap takes down Kingston, 1-0

Wyatt Murphy’s 73rd minute goal lifted the Vikings to victory

North Kitsap senior Joey Gore tries to flag down a pass and get past a Kingston defender in his team’s 1-0 victory. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Klahowya sophomore Matthew Hytinen chases down a loose ball against Central Kitsap. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Boys Soccer Roundup: Klahowya, Central Kitsap battle to a draw; South Kitsap beats Kingston

SILVERDALE — Two teams poised for strong seasons went toe-to-toe on Saturday in their respective regular season openers. Klahowya and Central Kitsap battled to a… Continue reading

Klahowya sophomore Matthew Hytinen chases down a loose ball against Central Kitsap. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap’s Shaa Humphrey drives to the hoop against Clarkston in the fourth place game at the state tournament. The Vikings lost, 50-32. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Clarkston clamps down on North Kitsap, Vikings finish sixth

YAKIMA — The season ended on a bit of a sour note for the Vikings, but the team still finished as one of the six… Continue reading

North Kitsap’s Shaa Humphrey drives to the hoop against Clarkston in the fourth place game at the state tournament. The Vikings lost, 50-32. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap beats Fife, 69-56, to advance to fourth place game against Clarkston

YAKIMA — North Kitsap rebounded from Thursday’s disappointing loss to Renton in a big way on Friday morning, taking down Fife 69-56 to advance to… Continue reading

North Kitsap drops first state tournament game to Renton, 56-51

The Vikings must regroup on Friday to face the winner of the Selah-Fife game

Grace Billings of North Kitsap finished in the top 46 for the all-around after qualifying for all four events at the state gymnastics meet. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kitsap gymnasts take to the mats at state meet

BELLEVUE — Seven North Kitsap School District gymnasts took to the mats this past weekend to participate in the 1A/2A/3A state gymnastics meet on Feb.… Continue reading

Grace Billings of North Kitsap finished in the top 46 for the all-around after qualifying for all four events at the state gymnastics meet. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Grace Johnson looks for room against Anacortes forward Melissa Frein. North Kitsap saw its season end with a 65-49 loss. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Anacortes takes down North Kitsap at regionals

MOUNT VERNON — North Kitsap drew a tough regional matchup in Anacortes, a member of the Northwest Conference and a team with only one postseason… Continue reading

Grace Johnson looks for room against Anacortes forward Melissa Frein. North Kitsap saw its season end with a 65-49 loss. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Jamo Moore looks for an opening in the paint during his team’s 59-51 win over Clarkston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap beats Clarkston to earn first round state bye

PUYALLUP — He’s rarely among North Kitsap’s leading scorers, but freshman Johny Olmsted may have hit the biggest shot of his team’s season so far.… Continue reading

Jamo Moore looks for an opening in the paint during his team’s 59-51 win over Clarkston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Five North Kitsap gymnasts, Caytlin Johnson, Ginger Silfies, Junko Ketch, Grace Billings and Kelli Stevens qualified for the state meet. (Photo courtesy of Kris Goodfellow)

Five NK and two Kingston gymnasts are bound for state

KENT — A total of seven gymnasts, five from North Kitsap and two from Kingston, have qualified for the state meet. Grace Billings, Junko Ketch,… Continue reading

Five North Kitsap gymnasts, Caytlin Johnson, Ginger Silfies, Junko Ketch, Grace Billings and Kelli Stevens qualified for the state meet. (Photo courtesy of Kris Goodfellow)
North Kitsap celebrates its semifinal victory over Renton. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Regional basketball matchups set for this weekend

Three teams from Kitsap qualified for the regional round

North Kitsap celebrates its semifinal victory over Renton. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston senior Tim Gallagher was named Swimmer of the Meet at the 2019 2A state championship. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Swimming Roundup: Special group of Kitsap seniors take their final bow

FEDERAL WAY — Kitsap swimmers once again dominated the 2A state meet in 2019, winning nine out of the program’s 12 events, capped by the… Continue reading

Kingston senior Tim Gallagher was named Swimmer of the Meet at the 2019 2A state championship. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap’s Holly Beaudoin took second place at Mat Classic XXXI. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap’s Holly Beaudoin took second place at Mat Classic XXXI. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Shaa Humphrey scored 15 points in North Kitsap’s win over Renton, including a 5 for 6 performance from the free throw line in the final two minutes of the game. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Clutch shooting lifts North Kitsap into district championship game

UNIVERSITY PLACE — The amazing run continues for the Vikings. What was a physical, helter skelter foul-laden game for three quarters turned into a track… Continue reading

Shaa Humphrey scored 15 points in North Kitsap’s win over Renton, including a 5 for 6 performance from the free throw line in the final two minutes of the game. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)