Volleyball

Sophomore Ashlyn Potz has been a breakout player for South Kitsap. In the team’s most recent match against Graham-Kapowsin, she led the Wolves in kills, digs and assists. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Young Wolves hanging tough in early SPSL matches

PORT ORCHARD — Life is never easy when you play in a league with a top three team in the state and a few others… Continue reading

Sophomore Ashlyn Potz has been a breakout player for South Kitsap. In the team’s most recent match against Graham-Kapowsin, she led the Wolves in kills, digs and assists. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Morgan Halady recorded 17 kills and three blocks for Kingston in its loss to North Mason. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Bucs and Bulldogs battle closely for four sets, Kingston falls 3-1

KINGSTON — An opportunity for the Bucs to solidify their position in the top four slipped through their grasp on Tuesday night, as they battled… Continue reading

Morgan Halady recorded 17 kills and three blocks for Kingston in its loss to North Mason. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
South Kitsap senior middle blocker Faith Smith, who is a leader on the volleyball court, will be headed to Southwestern College in Kansas next fall. (Mark Krulish | Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap’s Faith Smith commits to Southwestern College

PORT ORCHARD — Faith Smith always knew she wanted to play volleyball at the next level, but she never thought she’d move out of state… Continue reading

South Kitsap senior middle blocker Faith Smith, who is a leader on the volleyball court, will be headed to Southwestern College in Kansas next fall. (Mark Krulish | Kitsap News Group)
Faith Smith

Athlete of the Week: Faith Smith, South Kitsap volleyball

The South Kitsap volleyball team is bringing along several young, promising players this season, and guiding them as the on-court veteran has been Faith Smith.… Continue reading

Faith Smith
Maddie Pryde (12) celebrates a victory over Bremerton with Autumn Carver (9) and Emma Orness (4). (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap perfect through first half of league schedule

POULSBO — The Vikings are halfway through their double round robin Olympic League schedule and so far the results have been resoundingly positive. North Kitsap… Continue reading

Maddie Pryde (12) celebrates a victory over Bremerton with Autumn Carver (9) and Emma Orness (4). (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Fe’Nani Frogge-Mendiola (20) celebrates with teammate Tiana Flores along with Anna Harvey (39), Faith Smith, Abigail Gantuangco (4) and Hailey Robinson (3). (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Fe’Nani Frogge-Mendiola (20) celebrates with teammate Tiana Flores along with Anna Harvey (39), Faith Smith, Abigail Gantuangco (4) and Hailey Robinson (3). (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Riley Knapp led Central Kitsap with 12 kills in a home-opener win over Timberline. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap sweeps Timberline in home-opener at brand new gym

SILVERDALE — Take an emotional five-set win over Gig Harbor in their previous match, add in the fact that Thursday night served as the Cougars’… Continue reading

Riley Knapp led Central Kitsap with 12 kills in a home-opener win over Timberline. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Riley Rabedeaux knocks down one of her 14 kills against South Kitsap. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

With a few new faces, Vikings eye seventh straight league title

PORT ORCHARD — It might sound funny to say this about a program that has won six consecutive league championships, but North Kitsap could sneak… Continue reading

Riley Rabedeaux knocks down one of her 14 kills against South Kitsap. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Volleyball: Olympic gets first league win of the season, NK, Klahowya grab victories

Volleyball: Olympic gets first league win of the season, NK, Klahowya grab victories

EAST BREMERTON — The Trojans were victorious in their first Olympic League match of the season, defeating Bremerton in straight sets, 25-20, 25-14, 25-19. Junior… Continue reading

Volleyball: Olympic gets first league win of the season, NK, Klahowya grab victories
The Buccaneers huddle up during a timeout late in set three just before defeating Bainbridge in their opening match. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kingston’s next generation is ready to continue the tradition

KINGSTON — Over the last four years, Kingston volleyball has grown into one of the West Sound’s most consistent programs. Past players such as Ava… Continue reading

The Buccaneers huddle up during a timeout late in set three just before defeating Bainbridge in their opening match. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Bremerton Volleyball | Fall Sports Preview

Bremerton Volleyball | Fall Sports Preview

Bremerton Volleyball Head coach: Brandon Lilly 2018 record: 4-10 (3-10 Olympic) Key players: Jennifer Kielley, sr.,; Patricia Reyes, jr.; Julia Heath, jr.; Mia Falotico, jr.;… Continue reading

Bremerton Volleyball | Fall Sports Preview
North Kitsap Volleyball | Fall Sports Preview

North Kitsap Volleyball | Fall Sports Preview

North Kitsap Volleyball Head coach: Tim French 2018 record: 19-3 (13-0 Olympic) Key players: Noelani Barreith, sr., OH; Riley Rabedeaux, jr., OH; Joslyn Leage, sr.,… Continue reading

North Kitsap Volleyball | Fall Sports Preview
Kingston Volleyball | Fall Sports Preview

Kingston Volleyball | Fall Sports Preview

Kingston Volleyball Head coach: Ed Call 2018 record: 13-9 (10-4 Olympic) Key players: Morgan Halady, jr., M/RS; Grayce Hentzel, sr., S/RS/M; Olivia Call, jr., L/OH/DEF;… Continue reading

Kingston Volleyball | 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

Central Kitsap Volleyball | Fall Sports Preview

Central Kitsap Volleyball Head coach: Becky Arthur 2018 record: 9-7 (9-5 SSC) Key players: Natalie Cole, sr., S; Baylee Anderson, jr., OH; Keahi-Rose Sarono, jr.,… Continue reading

South Kitsap Volleyball | Fall Sports Preview

South Kitsap Volleyball | Fall Sports Preview

Volleyball Head coach: C.J. Scott 2018 record: 5-9 (0-8 SPSL) Key players: Mykah Curtis, sr., RS; Talia Gamboa-Poole, sr., OH; Hailey Robinson, jr., S; Jaeleen… Continue reading

South Kitsap Volleyball | Fall Sports Preview

Middle school volleyball camp opens next week at NKHS

Volleyball camp for those girls who will be fifth through eighth graders opens next week in the North Kitsap main gym. The camp takes place… Continue reading

WIAA approves rotation of 2A, 3A and 4A state volleyball tournaments

WIAA approves rotation of 2A, 3A and 4A state volleyball tournaments

The WIAA approved at its June meeting a proposal that would rotate the 2A, 3A and 4A state volleyball championships between the Yakima Valley SunDome… Continue reading

WIAA approves rotation of 2A, 3A and 4A state volleyball tournaments
Kitsap lands six on all-state volleyball teams
Kitsap lands six on all-state volleyball teams
Teanna Lathum played multiple positions for her playoff-qualifying team. She was named a second-team All-SPSL forward. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap athletes win all-league honors

Ten South Kitsap fall prep athletes were honored by the 4A South Puget Sound League with spots on the all-league list. Leading the way was… Continue reading

Teanna Lathum played multiple positions for her playoff-qualifying team. She was named a second-team All-SPSL forward. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)