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Central Kitsap and Olympic will get together Friday for the 42nd time in the Battle of Bucklin Hill. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

New venue, same rivalry for the 42nd Battle of Bucklin Hill

The game will be the first at the new Central Kitsap athletic field

Central Kitsap and Olympic will get together Friday for the 42nd time in the Battle of Bucklin Hill. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Olympic Girls Swimming | Fall Sports Preview

Olympic Girls Swimming | Fall Sports Preview

Olympic Girls Swimming Head coach: Patti Matthew (first season) 2018 record: 4-2 (4-2 Olympic) Key swimmers: Ginae Ramirez, sr.; Melanie Cole, jr. Outlook: The team… Continue reading

Olympic Girls Swimming | Fall Sports Preview
Olympic Volleyball | Fall Sports Preview

Olympic Volleyball | Fall Sports Preview

Volleyball Head coach: Keith Peden 2018 record: 2-13 (2-11 Olympic) Key players: Jaylaa Cabrera, sr., OH; Faith Harer, sr., OH; Kaylani Riley, sr., S; Alani… Continue reading

Olympic Volleyball | Fall Sports Preview
<em>Running back Malcolm Dewalt will help lead an explosive Olympic offense this season. </em>                                Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

Olympic Football | Fall Sports Preview

Olympic Football Head coach: Sal Quitevis 2018 record: 3-7 (3-3 Olympic) Key players: Adam Johnson, sr., WR/DB; Malcolm Dewalt, sr., RB/DB; Zeke Gillick, sr., QB;… Continue reading

<em>Running back Malcolm Dewalt will help lead an explosive Olympic offense this season. </em>                                Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
Olympic Girls Soccer | Fall Sports Preview

Olympic Girls Soccer | Fall Sports Preview

Olympic Girls Soccer Head coach: Steve Haggerty 2018 record: 15-5 (10-2 Olympic) Key players: Kiarra Richards, sr., M; Melenia Wright, jr., D; Kaya McGill, sr.,… Continue reading

Olympic Girls Soccer | Fall Sports Preview
Olympic Cross Country | Fall Sports Preview

Olympic Cross Country | Fall Sports Preview

Olympic Cross Country Head coach: Margo Peterson (first season) Key runners (boys): Wyatt Pisz, Josh Rehahn, Marcus Horan. Key runners (girls): Olivia McFall, jr.; Malaya… Continue reading

Olympic Cross Country | Fall Sports Preview
Olympic Boys Tennis | Fall Sports Preview

Olympic Boys Tennis | Fall Sports Preview

Olympic Boys Tennis Head coach: Dakota Giddings 2018 record: 5-11 (5-10 Olympic) Schedule: Sept. 10, 4 p.m. at Klahowya | Sept. 12, 4 p.m., Chimacum… Continue reading

Olympic Boys Tennis | Fall Sports Preview
Local teams mix it up in summer hoops action

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

Local teams mix it up in summer hoops action
P.J. Moritz was one of the top arms in Kitsap this season, posting a 0.52 ERA. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
P.J. Moritz was one of the top arms in Kitsap this season, posting a 0.52 ERA. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
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

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)
Column: The playoffs will always keep us guessing

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

Column: The playoffs will always keep us guessing
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)
Track and Field roundup: North Kitsap, Central Kitsap girls take top spots at league meets
Track and Field roundup: North Kitsap, Central Kitsap girls take top spots at league meets