North Kitsap Vikings

Cache Holmes carries the ball for North Kitsap at a recent scrimmage against Central Kitsap. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Cache Holmes looks to continue linebacker legacy at North Kitsap

POULSBO — Cache Holmes knows well the names of those who came before him. Entering his junior season as a prominent member of the Vikings… Continue reading

 

Olympic shortstop Molly Gates is the Olympic League 2A MVP after hitting 15 home runs and driving in 41 runs this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Olympic’s Molly Gates wins Olympic League MVP

Molly Gates had a season to remember for Olympic and was the centerpiece of the West Sound’s most explosive offense. The junior shortstop batted an… Continue reading

 

Column: The playoffs will always keep us guessing

Jessica Cabato has been connected to the game of softball for a long time — from her days as a star at Central Kitsap High… Continue reading

Central Kitsap’s Carson Wiler slides into home plate to score one of the 30 runs tallied in the Senior All-Star game.

Kitsap’s best run up the score at annual All-Star Senior Game

EAST BREMERTON — Kitsap eldest high school baseball players went out with a bang on Wednesday as the American All-Stars and the National All-Stars finished… Continue reading

Central Kitsap’s Carson Wiler slides into home plate to score one of the 30 runs tallied in the Senior All-Star game.
Tyishea McWhorter crosses the finish line in first place after running anchor on Bremerton’s state championship 4x100 relay team. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Day 3 roundup: Kitsap relay teams shine at state track meet

Bremerton’s 4x100 relay team successfully defended its state crown and the North Kitsap 4x200 team claimed a title on Saturday

Tyishea McWhorter crosses the finish line in first place after running anchor on Bremerton’s state championship 4x100 relay team. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Olympic sophomore Riley Burdyshaw pitched well in an elimination game against Eatonville, holding her opponent to just three runs. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Olympic, North Kitsap see their seasons end at the 2A state tournament

SELAH — North Kitsap’s Olympic League nemesis did them in one final time in 2019. After losing to East Valley (Yakima) 5-3 in the first… Continue reading

Olympic sophomore Riley Burdyshaw pitched well in an elimination game against Eatonville, holding her opponent to just three runs. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kymeal Gaulden won two individual events and was part of a winning relay team in helping the Central Kitsap girls win the district title. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap girls, Klahowya boys grab district track titles

SUMNER — The Central Kitsap girls made it two-for-two in postseason meets in 2019, winning a 3A West Central/Southwest bi-district championship at Sunset Chevy Stadium… Continue reading

Kymeal Gaulden won two individual events and was part of a winning relay team in helping the Central Kitsap girls win the district title. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Olympic’s Marissa Nemeth reached the district finals and finished second in the West Central District III tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Olympic, North Kitsap district qualifiers all move on to state

Two singles players and three doubles pairs will represent the league at the state tournament

Olympic’s Marissa Nemeth reached the district finals and finished second in the West Central District III tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Max Larsen (7) and the rest of the Vikings congratulate Colton Bower on his home run against Sequim in the district playoffs. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Another successful Vikings season comes to an end in the state tournament

EPHRATA — The Vikings season came to an end last week in the first round of the state tournament, falling to Selah 4-1 at Johnson… Continue reading

Max Larsen (7) and the rest of the Vikings congratulate Colton Bower on his home run against Sequim in the district playoffs. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Olympic’s Sadie Chipley circles the bases after hitting one of her two home runs against North Kitsap in the district tournament third place game. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

District softball roundup: Olympic takes third place, North Kitsap gets fourth at 2A district tournament; South Kitsap’s season comes to an end

LACEY — Two familiar foes matched up in the 2A West Central District III third place game after suffering disappointing losses in the semifinals. Olympic… Continue reading

Olympic’s Sadie Chipley circles the bases after hitting one of her two home runs against North Kitsap in the district tournament third place game. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Marissa Nemeth went a perfect 4-0 in the Olympic League tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Olympic’s Marissa Nemeth captures Olympic League singles title

POULSBO — After four years, the Olympic League finally has a new singles champion, and the trophy remains in Kitsap County. Olympic senior Marissa Nemeth… Continue reading

Marissa Nemeth went a perfect 4-0 in the Olympic League tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Isaac Richardson puts a ball in play against Sequim. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Isaac Richardson puts a ball in play against Sequim. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Chris Schuchart drove in the tying and winning runs for North Kitsap in its district game against Eatonville. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Baseball roundup: North Kitsap is now one win away from reaching the state tournament; South Kitsap eliminated from districts by Kentlake

EAST BREMERTON — North Kitsap lives to fight another day after rallying for six runs in the final three innings against Eatonville. The Vikings trailed… Continue reading

Chris Schuchart drove in the tying and winning runs for North Kitsap in its district game against Eatonville. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Tucker Gowin celebrates his three-run homer against Franklin Pierce. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap splits first two games in district tournament

The Vikings beat Franklin Pierce, but lost to River Ridge

Tucker Gowin celebrates his three-run homer against Franklin Pierce. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Bremerton’s Luis Clemen flicks a ball upfield against Renton in the first round of the 2A West Central District III tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Soccer Roundup: North Kitsap, Central Kitsap, Bremerton all suffer defeats in the first round at districts

PARKLAND — The Vikings had all the momentum on their side as they entered the second half of their first round district game against Foss.… Continue reading

Bremerton’s Luis Clemen flicks a ball upfield against Renton in the first round of the 2A West Central District III tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Wyatt Murphy drives past a North Mason defender in his team’s final regular season game. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Wyatt Murphy drives past a North Mason defender in his team’s final regular season game. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Raelee Moore signed to Lipscomb University in front of family and friends. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap’s Raelee Moore signs to Lipscomb University

POULSBO — Raelee Moore’s dream of signing with a Division I school finally came true, though not for the sport she originally imagined. Moore, a… Continue reading

Raelee Moore signed to Lipscomb University in front of family and friends. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Makayla Stockman struck out nine hitters and gave up one run against Port Angeles. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap captures first league championship since 2004

POULSBO — The long and winding road for North Kitsap’s senior softballers has finally led them to the summit of the Olympic League. The season… Continue reading

Makayla Stockman struck out nine hitters and gave up one run against Port Angeles. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)