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Ryan Burchell has two top-six seed times for the Trojans in this year’s 1A/2A state meet. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

State Swimming Preview: Swimmers to watch this weekend

FEDERAL WAY — This weekend is the culmination of yet another great swim season for Kitsap County. The 1A/2A, 3A and 4A state swimming and… Continue reading

Ryan Burchell has two top-six seed times for the Trojans in this year’s 1A/2A state meet. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Olympic’s Caleb Erickson tries to get a shot up and over Port Angeles’s Damen Ringgold (22) in Wednesday’s 72-55 loss. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Hoops roundup: Oly boys fall to PA; CK boys and Klahowya girls stay alive

UNIVERSITY PLACE — The Trojans were looking to pull an upset against Port Angeles in the district tournament for the second year in a row,… Continue reading

Olympic’s Caleb Erickson tries to get a shot up and over Port Angeles’s Damen Ringgold (22) in Wednesday’s 72-55 loss. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Noelani Barreith

Athlete of the Week: Noelani Barreith, North Kitsap girls basketball

For the past four years, Noelani Barreith has been one of the best all-around athletes at North Kitsap. On the volleyball court, she’s an adept… Continue reading

Noelani Barreith
North Kitsap senior Shaa Humphrey is congratulated by his teammates after reaching the 1,000-point milestone in his team’s district win over Steilacoom. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Humphrey hits 1,000 career points as North Kitsap clinches its regional berth

POULSBO — There was no shortage of reasons to celebrate in North Kitsap’s final home game of the season on Saturday night. The Vikings blew… Continue reading

North Kitsap senior Shaa Humphrey is congratulated by his teammates after reaching the 1,000-point milestone in his team’s district win over Steilacoom. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Noelani Barreith had 11 points and 13 rebounds in North Kitsap’s upset victory over White River. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group).

North Kitsap stuns No. 1 White River to secure a spot at regionals

BUCKLEY — The North Kitsap girls stunned White River on Friday evening and have secured a 2A regional berth and a top four finish at… Continue reading

Noelani Barreith had 11 points and 13 rebounds in North Kitsap’s upset victory over White River. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group).
Sophia Baugh led North Kitsap with 12 points in her team’s 54-27 win over Washington on Wednesday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap doubles up Washington, 54-27, in first round district game

TACOMA — The Vikings cruised right past their West Central District III first round opponent on Wednesday, setting up a big Friday night matchup with… Continue reading

Sophia Baugh led North Kitsap with 12 points in her team’s 54-27 win over Washington on Wednesday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Mia McNair sidesteps the defense of North Mason’s Kirstin Griffey (15) in North Kitsap’s final regular season game against the Bulldogs. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Mia McNair sidesteps the defense of North Mason’s Kirstin Griffey (15) in North Kitsap’s final regular season game against the Bulldogs. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Olympic senior Anjelo Pangelinan won the 113 finals at the KingCo/Olympic 2A subregional on Saturday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Olympic senior Anjelo Pangelinan won the 113 finals at the KingCo/Olympic 2A subregional on Saturday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap’s Aiden Olmstead reaches out to grab a rebound in his team’s 80-47 win over North Mason. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap secures league title with blowout win over North Mason

POULSBO — It was a bit of an anti-climatic end to the regular season, but North Kitsap secured the Olympic League championship Thursday night with… Continue reading

North Kitsap’s Aiden Olmstead reaches out to grab a rebound in his team’s 80-47 win over North Mason. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap senior Noelani Barreith led the Vikings with 20 points in their 61-47 victory over Kingston on Tuesday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap senior Noelani Barreith led the Vikings with 20 points in their 61-47 victory over Kingston on Tuesday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap’s Alivia Palmer makes a leap for the high bar during a dual meet against Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap, Kingston gymnasts tune up for Thursday’s subdistrict meet

POULSBO — The North Kitsap gymnastics team topped Kingston on Senior Night at Breidablik Elementary School on Saturday, winning the meet 153.5-109.5. Junko Ketch and… Continue reading

North Kitsap’s Alivia Palmer makes a leap for the high bar during a dual meet against Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
James Sanchez of Central Kitsap won two events at the South Sound Conference championships this past weekend. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
James Sanchez of Central Kitsap won two events at the South Sound Conference championships this past weekend. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
James Correll won two events for the Vikings — the 50-yard freestyle and the 100-yard breaststroke — in his team’s victory over Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap tops Kingston in final regular season meet

POULSBO — It’s been quite some time since the North Kitsap boys swim team bested their district rival, but the Vikings came out on top… Continue reading

James Correll won two events for the Vikings — the 50-yard freestyle and the 100-yard breaststroke — in his team’s victory over Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

No major changes for Kitsap teams as WIAA approves 2020-2024 classifications

RENTON — The WIAA has finalized the classifications for the next four-year cycle, but there were no changes for any Kitsap high schools. Bremerton, North… Continue reading

Camie Yeik Devitt receives her Hall of Fame award from Kitsap Athletic Roundtable President Noah Garguile. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Memories old and new created at KAR Hall of Fame induction

POULSBO — It’s tough to top being inducted into your local sports hall of fame, but Camie (Yeik) Devitt managed to do just that this… Continue reading

Camie Yeik Devitt receives her Hall of Fame award from Kitsap Athletic Roundtable President Noah Garguile. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Aiden Olmstead looks for an open teammate while Port Angeles’s John Vaara applies the pressure. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Second half surge leads North Kitsap past the Roughriders

Kobe McMillian led the Vikings with 28 points

Aiden Olmstead looks for an open teammate while Port Angeles’s John Vaara applies the pressure. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kobe McMillian

Athlete of the Week: Kobe McMillian, North Kitsap boys basketball

The North Kitsap boys basketball team could be embarking on an historic season. With a 12-2 record and a No.3 ranking in the WIAA RPI,… Continue reading

Kobe McMillian

North Kitsap second, Kingston fourth at Port Angeles meet

PORT ANGELES — North Kitsap and Kingston traveled up to the Olympic Peninsula this past weekend to compete with gymnasts from a combined Port Angeles/Sequim/Crescent… Continue reading

Olympic junior Ross Burchell swam state-qualifying times in the 200- and 500-yard freestyle events at Saturday’s Olympic Swimvitational. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Olympic second, Central Kitsap third at Olympic Swimvitational

EAST BREMERTON — They were away from the pool for nearly a week thanks to the recent snowstorm, but the Olympic Trojans brought everything they… Continue reading

Olympic junior Ross Burchell swam state-qualifying times in the 200- and 500-yard freestyle events at Saturday’s Olympic Swimvitational. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)