Volleyball

Ava McCabe is the 2A Olympic League MVP after finishing the season with 344 kills and 53 aces. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kingston’s Ava McCabe, Klahowya’s Rachel Bailey given league MVP honors

Kingston’s Ava McCabe had a year to remember and she has been awarded with the 2A Olympic League Most Valuable Player Award. McCabe racked up… Continue reading

Ava McCabe is the 2A Olympic League MVP after finishing the season with 344 kills and 53 aces. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Maddie Pruden signs her letter of intent on Nov. 14 at North Kitsap High School. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap’s Maddie Pruden commits to Seattle Pacific University

POULSBO — This past summer, North Kitsap volleyball coach Tim French knew he had a few holes in his lineup to fill after losing seven… Continue reading

Maddie Pruden signs her letter of intent on Nov. 14 at North Kitsap High School. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston takes a timeout during its first match against Columbia River at the 2A state tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston takes a timeout during its first match against Columbia River at the 2A state tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Weekend roundup: Kitsap teams take on the state’s best
Weekend roundup: Kitsap teams take on the state’s best
North Kitsap’s Taylor Clodfelder records a kill against Fife. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Volleyball Roundup: NK, Kingston, advance to state; Klahowya eliminated in district tournament

PARKLAND — North Kitsap was unable to defend its district crown in 2018 with a semifinal loss to Fife. The team rebounded to defeat White… Continue reading

North Kitsap’s Taylor Clodfelder records a kill against Fife. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap wins sixth consecutive league title; Four Kitsap teams head to districts

North Kitsap wins sixth consecutive league title; Four Kitsap teams head to districts

POULSBO — North Kitsap won its sixth-consecutive league championship last Saturday, but it didn’t come easy. The Vikings played three tough sets against Kingston in… Continue reading

North Kitsap wins sixth consecutive league title; Four Kitsap teams head to districts
Rachel Bailey sends the ball back over the net against Bremerton. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya rides ten-game winning streak into the postseason

The Eagles won a rousing five-set match over Bremerton to finish the regular season

Rachel Bailey sends the ball back over the net against Bremerton. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Maddie Pruden spikes a ball during North Kitsap’s Oct. 10 match against Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

From Utah with love: Pruden fits right in on North Kitsap’s right side

POULSBO — In early August, a Herald reporter was in the North Kitsap gymnasium to watch the football team practice indoors. Volleyball player Noelani Barreith… Continue reading

Maddie Pruden spikes a ball during North Kitsap’s Oct. 10 match against Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Baylee Anderson hits the ball Tuesday against Timberline. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap sweeps Timberline as team eyes playoffs

SILVERDALE — The postseason may not start for another two weeks, but Central Kitsap is already in the mindset that every game is a must-win.… Continue reading

Baylee Anderson hits the ball Tuesday against Timberline. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap’s Autumn Carver looks to tap the ball past the defense in her team’s win over Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap sweeps Kingston in hard-fought sets

POULSBO — North Kitsap may have swept its inter-district rival Kingston in three sets, but the score doesn’t even begin to tell the whole story.… Continue reading

North Kitsap’s Autumn Carver looks to tap the ball past the defense in her team’s win over Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
<em>Kingston’s Grayce Hentzel scores a late kill for the Bucs in her team’s victory over Bremerton. </em>Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

Kingston takes match from Bremerton

KINGSTON — The Bucs are serving and spiking their way to another successful season. Kingston took on Bremerton at home Tuesday evening and came away… Continue reading

<em>Kingston’s Grayce Hentzel scores a late kill for the Bucs in her team’s victory over Bremerton. </em>Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
Shorthanded Klahowya loses match to Sequim

Shorthanded Klahowya loses match to Sequim

SILVERDALE — The Eagles knew they were in for a tough game with Sequim coming to town. But they also had to battle illnesses and… Continue reading

Shorthanded Klahowya loses match to Sequim
Middle blocker Taylyn Boop guards the net during North Kitsap’s five-set win over Steilacoom. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap Daily News)

North Kitsap storms back to take match from Steilacoom

POULSBO — North Kitsap may have lost seven players from last year’s district championship team to graduation, but its spirit lives on. The Vikings got… Continue reading

Middle blocker Taylyn Boop guards the net during North Kitsap’s five-set win over Steilacoom. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap Daily News)
The Vikings celebrate their district volleyball tournament win, their first since 2014 (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
The Vikings celebrate their district volleyball tournament win, their first since 2014 (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Klahowya’s Chloe Settle looks to tip a ball past the Cascade Christian blockers during their district match on Nov. 2. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Klahowya’s Chloe Settle looks to tip a ball past the Cascade Christian blockers during their district match on Nov. 2. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap’s Riley Rabedeaux (10) goes up for a spike as Bremerton’s Lily Gelhaus (13) and Adia Anderson (34) try to block the scoring attempt.                                Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
North Kitsap’s Riley Rabedeaux (10) goes up for a spike as Bremerton’s Lily Gelhaus (13) and Adia Anderson (34) try to block the scoring attempt.                                Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
Kingston junior Ava McCabe (7) puts down one of her 14 kills as Klahowya’s Chloe Settle (26) and Kindra Fuller (7) attempt to make the block. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston junior Ava McCabe (7) puts down one of her 14 kills as Klahowya’s Chloe Settle (26) and Kindra Fuller (7) attempt to make the block. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap sweeps Bremerton for top spot in Olympic League
North Kitsap sweeps Bremerton for top spot in Olympic League
South Kitsap Wolves | Fall Sports Preview
South Kitsap Wolves | Fall Sports Preview
Klahowya quarterback John Hartford passes over a defender during a late- August practice.                                 Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

Klahowya Eagles | Fall Sports Preview

Football2016 record: 7-3 Head coach: Dan Ericson Returning players: C/DL Collin Deutscher, senior; FB-LB Tyler Vandergriff, senior; SB/DB Karsten Martinson, senior; SB/DB Jerikho Presley, senior.… Continue reading

Klahowya quarterback John Hartford passes over a defender during a late- August practice.                                 Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group