North Kitsap Vikings

The Vikings finished 2019 as the Olympic League champions for a seventh-straight season and took fifth at the district tournament. At state, they fell one match short of placing in the top eight. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap goes 1-2 at state tournament, falls one match shy of placing

ELLENSBURG — North Kitsap had another solid run at the 2A state tournament this past weekend at Central Washington University, which left them one win… Continue reading

The Vikings finished 2019 as the Olympic League champions for a seventh-straight season and took fifth at the district tournament. At state, they fell one match short of placing in the top eight. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap junior Brianna Hoffman won her second consecutive state championship in the 200-yard freestyle at the 2A state meet this past weekend. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap junior Brianna Hoffman won her second consecutive state championship in the 200-yard freestyle at the 2A state meet this past weekend. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Central Kitsap junior Madisyn Diabo set up the match-tying goal in the 75th minute. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap advances to state semifinals for the first time in program history; North Kitsap falls to Selah in penalty kicks

VANCOUVER — For the first time in program history, the Central Kitsap girls soccer team is headed to the Class 3A state semifinals. Their magical… Continue reading

Central Kitsap junior Madisyn Diabo set up the match-tying goal in the 75th minute. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap running back Taylor Jackson tries to maneuver through the Archbishop Murphy defense. The Wildcats won 46-0. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Vikings can’t tame Wildcats in 46-0 state playoff loss

It was Archbishop Murphy’s fourth consecutive state playoff victory over North Kitsap

North Kitsap running back Taylor Jackson tries to maneuver through the Archbishop Murphy defense. The Wildcats won 46-0. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap faces Archbishop Murphy tonight at Everett Memorial Stadium. It is the fourth time in five years they have matched up in the 2A state playoffs. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

2A state playoffs preview: No. 9 North Kitsap at No. 8 Archbishop Murphy

The game is tonight at 7 p.m. at Everett Memorial Stadium

North Kitsap faces Archbishop Murphy tonight at Everett Memorial Stadium. It is the fourth time in five years they have matched up in the 2A state playoffs. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Bremerton’s Dani Bodlorick will participate in the 100-yard breaststroke and 200-yard IM at the 2A state meet this weekend. Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

State meet preview: Swimmers to watch and schedule of events

FEDERAL WAY — This weekend is the culmination of the 2019 girls swimming season as the state’s best gather at the King County Aquatic Center… Continue reading

Bremerton’s Dani Bodlorick will participate in the 100-yard breaststroke and 200-yard IM at the 2A state meet this weekend. Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
Manny Oliveros (58) and Aidan King (1) celebrate with North Kitsap quarterback Colton Bower after his third touchdown tied their playoff game against Fife in the fourth quarter. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Bower power! North Kitsap sophomore QB lifts his team into the 2A state tournament

Head coach Jeff Weible picked up career victory No. 100 in his team’s 28-25 win over Fife

Manny Oliveros (58) and Aidan King (1) celebrate with North Kitsap quarterback Colton Bower after his third touchdown tied their playoff game against Fife in the fourth quarter. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Morgan Halady (13) and Abby Steele (10) of Kingston team up for a block attempt against Fife. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kingston, North Kitsap fall in district quarterfinals, now need two victories to get to state

PARKLAND — Kingston and North Kitsap will have to get to the 2A state tournament the hard way as both teams lost their respective winner-to-state… Continue reading

Morgan Halady (13) and Abby Steele (10) of Kingston team up for a block attempt against Fife. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Mackenzie Weaver and her Klahowya teammates are once again 1A District 3 champions after defeating Cascade Christian, 3-1. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

District roundup: Klahowya wins 1A title; NK clinches 2A state berth; CK falls to Bonney Lake in semifinals

ORTING — In crunch time, you put the ball in the hands — or in this case, at the feet — of your best players… Continue reading

Mackenzie Weaver and her Klahowya teammates are once again 1A District 3 champions after defeating Cascade Christian, 3-1. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

XC Roundup: Klahowya boys, girls win 1A districts; CK girls repeat in 3A

UNIVERSITY PLACE — The Klahowya boys and girls captured 1A district crowns and the Central Kitsap girls successfully defended their title at the Westside Classic… Continue reading

Athlete of the Week: Charlotte Bond, North Kitsap soccer

The North Kitsap girls soccer team is hoping to make a long playoff run this season and got it started on the right foot this… Continue reading

Klahowya’s Tori Peters battles with Vashon Island’s Mari Kanagi for a loose ball in her team’s 3-1 victory on Tuesday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

District roundup: Klahowya advances to championship game with 3-1 win over Vashon; North Kitsap falls 2-1 to Fife

SILVERDALE — The Eagles were in pretty firm control from start to finish in their opening match in the 1A District 3 tournament, defeating Vashon… Continue reading

Klahowya’s Tori Peters battles with Vashon Island’s Mari Kanagi for a loose ball in her team’s 3-1 victory on Tuesday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap senior Charlotte Bond scored four goals against Franklin Pierce in her team’s district tournament opener. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap defeats Franklin Pierce 6-0 to move on to winner-to-state match

The Vikings play Fife on Tuesday night at Franklin Pierce High Schol

North Kitsap senior Charlotte Bond scored four goals against Franklin Pierce in her team’s district tournament opener. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Emma Gaines (2) and Noelani Barreith (15) look to make a block against North Mason. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap wins Olympic League tournament, Kingston places third

The Vikings play a winner-to-state game Thursday at 7 p.m. at North Mason

Emma Gaines (2) and Noelani Barreith (15) look to make a block against North Mason. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap head coach Jeff Weible unsuccessfully tries to get away from an impending Gatorade shower after his team clinched the Olympic League championship. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

A Gatorade shower to remember — North Kitsap clinches league title with 28-14 victory over Olympic

The young Vikings ran the table to clinch its third Olympic League championship in five years

North Kitsap head coach Jeff Weible unsuccessfully tries to get away from an impending Gatorade shower after his team clinched the Olympic League championship. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Garrett Lawson finished as the Olympic League tennis champion for the second year in a row. He beat Sequim’s Nico Zangaro in straight sets, 6-3, 6-3 in the finals. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Bremerton’s Garrett Lawson repeats as Olympic League champ

North Kitsap’s Logan Chmielewski and Cole Walker took home the doubles title

Garrett Lawson finished as the Olympic League tennis champion for the second year in a row. He beat Sequim’s Nico Zangaro in straight sets, 6-3, 6-3 in the finals. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)