Sports

Island resident Greg Nance pulls up to the end of Point Monroe Drive near Fay Bainbridge Park during his endurance run around Bainbridge. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

With community encouragement, Greg Nance completes his run around Bainbridge Island

For the rare few among us who enjoy putting ourselves through the rigorous training required to complete great physical feats, life can be lonely. Long… Continue reading

 

Krulish: Release the Kraken

Krulish: Release the Kraken

What’s in a name? When it comes to professional sports teams, not much, provided it isn’t offensive to or doesn’t make light of any particular… Continue reading

 

Girls swimming will be moved to season 3 in the spring after the WIAA received further guidance from the Department of Health (Review file photo)

Moving fall sports to spring provides a glimmer of hope for coaches and athletes

There’s nothing quite like combining the crisp, damp Autumn air of the Pacific Northwest with the bright lights of the gridiron. The fall weather here… Continue reading

Girls swimming will be moved to season 3 in the spring after the WIAA received further guidance from the Department of Health (Review file photo)
WIAA delays start of football season to Sept. 5

WIAA delays start of football season to Sept. 5

The WIAA Executive Board voted this month to delay the start of the fall sports season to Sept. 5 for football and Sept. 7 for… Continue reading

WIAA delays start of football season to Sept. 5
Bremerton junior Te’Caela Wilcher is one of two remaining members of the two-time defending 2A 4x100 relay champions. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Krulish: What the spring sports season might have brought us

It’s early May, and the high school sports scene in Kitsap is usually buzzing with activity as teams get ready for the postseason. But this… Continue reading

Bremerton junior Te’Caela Wilcher is one of two remaining members of the two-time defending 2A 4x100 relay champions. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
(photo courtesy of NW Sports Therapy)

NW Sports Physical Therapy opens clinic in Poulsbo

NW Sports Physical Therapy Inc. recently opened an outpatient clinic in Poulsbo, marking its eighth location in the region. The new clinic is located at… Continue reading

(photo courtesy of NW Sports Therapy)
Racquetball: Results for the 13th annual open singles championships at KTAC

Racquetball: Results for the 13th annual open singles championships at KTAC

EAST BREMERTON — The Kitsap Tennis and Athletic Center hosted the 13th Annual McClouds Grill House Racquetball Singles Championship on Dec. 7. The free-to-watch event… Continue reading

Racquetball: Results for the 13th annual open singles championships at KTAC
National Franchise to open extreme air sports park in Silverdale

National Franchise to open extreme air sports park in Silverdale

Park hopes to open in the next few weeks, according to General Manager Delinda Hernandez

National Franchise to open extreme air sports park in Silverdale
Mark Krulish

Krulish: Kitsap is a sports desert in the summer

I must admit, I feel an occasional twinge of jealousy when I look at what my colleagues to the north have to cover in the… Continue reading

Mark Krulish
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
Olympic senior Ashlyn Morris grounds the ball toward third base in the first inning of the April 20 game against Port Angeles. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News

Olympic falls to first-place Port Angeles

An early move to the bullpen was beneficial in preserving the Roughriders’ undefeated league record

Olympic senior Ashlyn Morris grounds the ball toward third base in the first inning of the April 20 game against Port Angeles. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News
Kingston’s Delaney Olson tees off against Port Angeles High School on the first hole on at Peninsula Golf Course in Port Angeles. Golf has been one of the few sports relatively unaffected by recent rainstorms. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Kingston’s Delaney Olson tees off against Port Angeles High School on the first hole on at Peninsula Golf Course in Port Angeles. Golf has been one of the few sports relatively unaffected by recent rainstorms. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
<em>Kingston senior Avy Hiner (4), lets go of a shot as she’s surrounded by Central Kitsap defenders in her team’s 59-49 victory on Dec. 20.</em>Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

Kingston takes charge in 59-49 win over Central Kitsap

KINGSTON — The Buccaneers had escaped the third quarter with a two-point lead after a furious charge by Central Kitsap. Needing to rally after a… Continue reading

<em>Kingston senior Avy Hiner (4), lets go of a shot as she’s surrounded by Central Kitsap defenders in her team’s 59-49 victory on Dec. 20.</em>Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
South Kitsap High School’s girls soccer team was one of many that had its opening game postponed due to poor air quality. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
South Kitsap High School’s girls soccer team was one of many that had its opening game postponed due to poor air quality. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

A shell game of achievement

Washington Nationals right-fielder Bryce Harper told a group of Little Leaguers in Washington, D.C., that participation trophies are not OK. “No participation trophies,” he said… Continue reading

Racers compete in the 2016 Armed Forces Day Regatta, a Seattle Outboard Association race sanctioned by the American Power Boat Association.                                Michelle Beahm / File photo

Hydros race here for Armed Forces Day

BREMERTON — Kitsap Lake will be closed over the weekend for the 2017 Armed Forces Regatta. On May 20-21, the lake will be used for… Continue reading

Racers compete in the 2016 Armed Forces Day Regatta, a Seattle Outboard Association race sanctioned by the American Power Boat Association.                                Michelle Beahm / File photo

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

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

Wolves knock Eagles off their perch in 3-0 rout

South Kitsap football coach hands in resignation

PORT ORCHARD — South Kitsap High School head coach Gavin Kralik, who has directed the Wolves’ football fortunes since March 2015, has resigned. Kralik announced… Continue reading