Kitsap News Group staff

The finish line: Year’s last All-Comers Track Meet is a fun, fast finale

Stretch it out, gang, that’s the end. Don’t forget to hydrate. More than 150 children have participated in each of the six weeks of this… Continue reading


BIFC nabs eight championships at Redmond tourney

Bainbridge Island Football Club recently returned from Redmond with eight championships and three finalists. BIFC had more than 20 teams competing in the Crossfire Select… Continue reading


Penultimate Kiwanis community track meet sees slew of close races

The suspense was terrific. If you like close races, you would have been delighted by the penultimate Kiwanis All-Comers Track Meet, which severely tested the… Continue reading


Young runners shine brightest at fourth Kiwanis All-Comers Track Meet

It was an especially speedy start. Although Preston Brashers finished the jogger’s mile far ahead of anybody else, and was a mere 3 seconds over… Continue reading

Third Kiwanis All-Comers Track Meet sees several standout multi-event victors

Higher temperatures had little effect on the booming crowd of runners and spectators at the third of six weekly Kiwanis All-Comers Track Meets at Bainbridge… Continue reading

Second week sees many a close race at the Kiwanis All-Comers Track Meet

Another huge crowd turned out to enjoy the second week of the Kiwanis All-Comers Track Meet Monday evening. A big field of 41 runners reportedly… Continue reading

That’s A Some Pizza owner earns recognition at international competition

Will Grant, owner and operator of That’s A Some Pizza, has made pizza history once again. Earlier this year, the pizzaiolo (an Italian distinction awarded… Continue reading

July Fourth Fun Run sees record turnout for 40th year

The 40th annual Bainbridge Youth Services Fourth of July Fun Run was the biggest ever, with a record-breaking 1,286 participants in the 5k, 1-mile run/walk… Continue reading

Visit private gardens on Bainbridge to benefit Garden Conservancy

The public is invited to visit five private gardens on Bainbridge Island as part the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days program on Saturday, June 22. All… Continue reading

EPA updates cleanup plan for Wyckoff-Eagle Harbor Superfund site

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced they have updated and revised cleanup plans for the Wyckoff-Eagle Harbor Superfund site on Bainbridge Island. “The newly… Continue reading

BI Rowing alumna nabs fourth national championship

Bainbridge High School Class of 2015 graduate and Bainbridge Island Rowing vet Samantha Dore recently capped four years of rowing at Stanford University by earning… Continue reading

Bainbridge Junior Football joins Greater Eastside association

The ongoing resurgence of youth football on Bainbridge Island continued recently, as the Bainbridge Island Junior Football Association announced it has joined the highly regarded… Continue reading

Spartans advance nine to State track-and-field meet

A busy night of finals at the Seattle King County Track & Field District Championship, showcasing the best athletes from 32 high school teams in… Continue reading

Island sailors excel in Portland, Bellingham regattas

The Bainbridge High School Sailing team gave impressive showings at two separate regattas last weekend, with the Spartan team racing against other Northwest District Interscholastic… Continue reading

County report notes rise in ‘unsheltered homelessness’

More than 450 people in Kitsap County are homeless and about 170 of them are living in places not meant for human habitation, according to… Continue reading

The sound of Galax: Wild Ponies stampede onto the Treehouse stage

We’ll always be the pinball that bounces between folk, rock and roll, and country.” That’s Telisha Williams, half of the Virginia folk duo Wild Ponies,… Continue reading

BIMA rebuilds ‘Momentum’ in springtime festival offerings

Described as “refreshingly edgy” and a “fresh interdisciplinary concept” when it debuted last year at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, the Momentum Festival will… Continue reading

BHS boys 8th at State in XC, Belkin sprints to historic repeat second

For the second straight year Bainbridge High School senior Sebastian Belkin took second place at the Washington State 3A Cross Country Championship in Pasco, once… Continue reading

Spartans XC stars take second at Districts, set sights on State

The Bainbridge High School cross country team has never made it to the state championship meet two years in a row. Until now. The boys… Continue reading

BI Rowing varsity girls snag ninth at nationals

SACRAMENTO, California — It was a big weekend for Bainbridge Island Rowing, as two crews competed in the USRowing Youth National Championships in Sacramento, California,… Continue reading