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Mitchell Balmer gets taken down going for a loose ball against Spokane Shadow. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Oly-Pen Force settle for 2-2 draw in regular season finale

EAST BREMERTON — The Oly-Pen Force nearly escaped their regular season finale with a win and three points, but after an unfortunate free kick deflection… Continue reading

 

Ricci Wiedbrecht took more than a decade off from competitive soccer before returning to action in 2017 with the Olympic Force, now known as the Oly-Pen Force. 
                                Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

Ricci Wiedbrecht made a long journey back to competitive soccer

EAST BREMERTON — After more than a decade away from the pitch, Ricci Wiedbrecht decided a couple of years ago to get back into the… Continue reading

 

Oly-Pen Force’s Saoirse Brown of Olympic battles for a loose ball. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Roundup: Oly-Pen Force women eliminated from playoff contention; men still fighting for the postseason

CENTRALIA — The Oly-Pen Force women needed at least a point from their final game to advance to the playoffs, but couldn’t slow down Twin… Continue reading

 

Mitchell Balmer battles for a loose ball against the Seattle Sounders U23 reserves on Tuesday at Gordon Field. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Seattle Sounders U23 defeat the Force in a friendly

EAST BREMERTON — The Oly-Pen Force men’s team is getting ready for the homestretch in the 2019 Evergreen Premier League season and got a chance… Continue reading

Mitchell Balmer battles for a loose ball against the Seattle Sounders U23 reserves on Tuesday at Gordon Field. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Oly-Pen Force midfielder Emily Peters, a former star at Klahowya, patrols her own half against Black Hills FC. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Oly-Pen Force women’s team keeps its playoff hopes alive, wallops Black Hills FC 8-0

Former Klahowya standout Isabelle Severns picked up two goals and three assists and former South Kitsap star Hailey Parker scored a hat trick

Oly-Pen Force midfielder Emily Peters, a former star at Klahowya, patrols her own half against Black Hills FC. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Former Kingston player Alex Hernandez evades a sliding tackle while playing for the Oly-Pen Force against the Vancouver Victory. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Oly-Pen Force men and women split a doubleheader at Gordon Field

The men solidified their playoff chances with a 5-1 win over the Vancouver Victory while the women dropped a heartbreaker 3-2 to the Washington Timbers

Former Kingston player Alex Hernandez evades a sliding tackle while playing for the Oly-Pen Force against the Vancouver Victory. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Team returns to Gordon Field June 27 for two more regular season home games

EAST BREMERTON — The Kitsap Pumas return home next week for their final two regular season games. And they will be important ones. The two… Continue reading

The Pumas celebrate after Ismael DeLuna (15) scored his second goal of the game. DeLuna is a former North Kitsap standout. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap grad Ismael DeLuna leads Kitsap Pumas to 2-0 victory

DeLuna scored twice to lift the Pumas into first place in the NPSL Northwest Division

The Pumas celebrate after Ismael DeLuna (15) scored his second goal of the game. DeLuna is a former North Kitsap standout. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Nate Blanchard is embraced by his teammates after heading in a late, decisive goal against Fife on May 12. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News
Nate Blanchard is embraced by his teammates after heading in a late, decisive goal against Fife on May 12. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News
Bremerton senior James Moran, right, hugs his teammate, junior Luis Clemen, after he scored the second goal of the night. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News

Bremerton soccer blanks the Bulldogs, 2-0

This was the Knights’ first shutout against North Mason in nearly one year

Bremerton senior James Moran, right, hugs his teammate, junior Luis Clemen, after he scored the second goal of the night. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News

Kitsap Soccer Club signs seven for upcoming season

BREMERTON — Kitsap Soccer Club signed seven players last week to continue filling out the team’s 2017 National Premier League roster. KSC signed attacking midfielder… Continue reading

Wolves knock Eagles off their perch in 3-0 rout

By SARA MILLER Kitsap News Group The South Kitsap Wolves boys soccer team topped the Graham Kapowsin Eagles 3-0 in a chilly battle March 11… Continue reading

South Kitsap boys soccer, more than just a team

A band of brothers: Bonded Wolves team is looking to make a name for themselves