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Local teams mix it up in summer hoops action

PORT ORCHARD — School may be out, but students are still hanging around their local gyms, putting in the time and effort to try to… 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)
Sadie Chipley

Athlete of the Week: Sadie Chipley, Olympic fastpitch

Sadie Chipley was instrumental in helping the Olympic softball team reach the 2A state tournament. The senior first baseman went 1 for 3 with a… Continue reading

Sadie Chipley
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)
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)
Jordynn Lawrence leads South Kitsap with a .569 batting average. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

District softball begins Friday for South Kitsap, North Kitsap, Olympic

Kitsap is sending three fastpitch teams to district tournaments this year and they all have one thing in common — plenty of thump in the… Continue reading

Jordynn Lawrence leads South Kitsap with a .569 batting average. (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)

Softball Roundup: South Kitsap, Olympic close regular season with victories

GRAHAM — The South Kitsap fastpitch team finished the regular season tied for second with Rogers thanks to an 11-1 victory over Graham-Kapowsin on Thursday.… Continue reading

Six Kitsap golfers qualify for 2A state tournament

SEQUIM — Two boys and four girls golfers from Kitsap qualified for the state tournament, and a whole host of others qualified for the district… Continue reading

North Kitsap’s Alicia Goetz went 2 for 4 with a double in a 7-4 win over North Mason. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap’s Alicia Goetz went 2 for 4 with a double in a 7-4 win over North Mason. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Ben Hewett scored a hat trick and picked up two assists in the 7-0 win over Olympic. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Ben Hewett scored a hat trick and picked up two assists in the 7-0 win over Olympic. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Lamara Villiard secured a walk-off victory with an RBI-single in the bottom of the eighth inning against Olympic. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Vikings come up big in the clutch to defeat Olympic, 9-8, in extra innings

Grace Ibarra delivered a game-tying RBI-single in the seventh and Lamara Villiard secured the walk-off victory in the eighth

Lamara Villiard secured a walk-off victory with an RBI-single in the bottom of the eighth inning against Olympic. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
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

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