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Bainbridge’s Alex Miller chases down Central Kitsap’s Daniel Lizon in the second Olympic League meet of the season. Miller won the race with a time of 17:20.20. (Photo courtesy of Rick Peters)

Bainbridge XC earns split with Central Kitsap

The Bainbridge cross country teams came away with a split against their hosts, Central Kitsap, Saturday, in two extremely close races with the girls coming… Continue reading

Bainbridge’s Alex Miller chases down Central Kitsap’s Daniel Lizon in the second Olympic League meet of the season. Miller won the race with a time of 17:20.20. (Photo courtesy of Rick Peters)
Bainbridge junior Isabelle Prentice paced the offense against South Kitsap. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Prentice sparks BI to win over S. Kitsap in straight sets

After losing to powerhouse North Kitsap in its first match, the Bainbridge High School volleyball team bounced back nicely Thursday, taking down South Kitsap in… Continue reading

Bainbridge junior Isabelle Prentice paced the offense against South Kitsap. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Bainbridge quarterback Gabriel Todd looks to make the pitch to running back Matt LeDorze in the season-opener against Shelton. (Photo courtesy Justin Johnson/Mason County Journal)

BI shines on offense, defense in opener vs. Shelton

The Bainbridge Island Spartans got off to a slow start in their long-delayed gridiron opener, but a second half scoring explosion propelled them to victory… Continue reading

Bainbridge quarterback Gabriel Todd looks to make the pitch to running back Matt LeDorze in the season-opener against Shelton. (Photo courtesy Justin Johnson/Mason County Journal)
Riley Rabedeaux led North Kitsap with 24 kills in a three-set victory over Bainbridge. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

BI spikers fall to powerhouse N. Kitsap

Game one of the Olympic League season proved once again that North Kitsap is going to be a tough volleyball opponent this season. Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

Riley Rabedeaux led North Kitsap with 24 kills in a three-set victory over Bainbridge. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Seattle Kraken radio voice Everett Fitzhugh takes a break at the Brass Kraken during a visit to Poulsbo. (Photo courtesy Seattle Kraken)

Seattle NHL broadcaster features Poulsbo in travelogue

1st Black play-by-play radio announcer a milestone

Seattle Kraken radio voice Everett Fitzhugh takes a break at the Brass Kraken during a visit to Poulsbo. (Photo courtesy Seattle Kraken)
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Getting back on track

It’s funny how something that was once a part of your daily routine can feel foreign after time away. After nearly 11 months without covering… Continue reading

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Bainbridge’s Eden Michael (left) and South Kitsap’s Evelyn Collins-Winn lead the pack during the first Olympic League meet of the season at North Mason High School. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Olympic League kicks off XC season

A chilly, rainy 45-degree morning was just perfect for the Olympic League’s first cross country meet of the season at Belfair. After nearly 11 months… Continue reading

Bainbridge’s Eden Michael (left) and South Kitsap’s Evelyn Collins-Winn lead the pack during the first Olympic League meet of the season at North Mason High School. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Old rivalries to be revived on the gridiron

Over 10 months ago, I was driving home from the state basketball championships in Yakima. Light was quickly fading as I headed toward Snoqualmie Pass… Continue reading

Wing Point Golf & Country Club. Courtesy Photo

Wing Point Golf & CC saw record number of rounds played this year

Course is going to have about 30,000 rounds compared to an average of 20,000

Wing Point Golf & Country Club. Courtesy Photo
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WIAA sports: When does spring come before winter?

Winter and spring sports have swapped places in the latest iteration of the WIAA high school sports calendar. With the pathway to high-risk indoor sports… Continue reading

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Bainbridge will participate in the Olympic League for the first time since 2001. (Review file photo)

Olympic League expands for rest of school year

South Kitsap, Bainbridge and Central Kitsap will be part of a 13-team Olympic League

Bainbridge will participate in the Olympic League for the first time since 2001. (Review file photo)
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WIAA moves fall sports to Feb. 1

Kitsap’s region can start Season 1 if it can move to Phase 2 of Insee’s reopening plan

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The Seattle Storm again won the WNBA title.

COVID makes it ‘The Longest Year’ for sports

If you’re a sports fan, you’ve probably seen the movie The Longest Yard. If 2020 was a movie, it would be The Longest Year. Sports… Continue reading

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The Seattle Storm again won the WNBA title.
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Notable sports figures who passed away in 2020

With 2020 coming to a close, many of us will welcome the New Year and put all the troubles and chaos in the rearview mirror.… Continue reading

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The Spartan state championship 200-yard freestyle relay team waves to the crowd from the winners platform. From left, Jude Wenker, Andrew Witty, Harrison Villella, and Tyler Stewart. (Review file photo)

Shortened 2020 prep season still gave us memorable moments

The end of December is typically a quiet time in the world of high school sports. Most teams are either out of town for a… Continue reading

The Spartan state championship 200-yard freestyle relay team waves to the crowd from the winners platform. From left, Jude Wenker, Andrew Witty, Harrison Villella, and Tyler Stewart. (Review file photo)
Members of Bainbridge’s 1948 state championship basketball team reminisce about their memorable season as they were inducted to the Kitsap Sports Hall of Fame in January. From left to right: Bob Olsen, Bob Woodman, Sam Clarke, Ray Lowrie and Jim Nadeau. (Mark Krulish/Review file photo)

Only BHS state roundball title 72 years ago

In the high school sports world, December means the beginning of the hoops season. But in 2020, the familiar sights and sounds — a roaring… Continue reading

Members of Bainbridge’s 1948 state championship basketball team reminisce about their memorable season as they were inducted to the Kitsap Sports Hall of Fame in January. From left to right: Bob Olsen, Bob Woodman, Sam Clarke, Ray Lowrie and Jim Nadeau. (Mark Krulish/Review file photo)
Charlotte Bourgeois gets set to throw the shot put. Courtesy photo

BHS athletes happier being able to workout

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, prep athletes have not been able to compete so far this school year. There was no Metro League season, no district… Continue reading

Charlotte Bourgeois gets set to throw the shot put. Courtesy photo
Sounders midfielder João Paulo tries to out-leap a Columbus player for the ball in the MLS Cup. (Mike Fiechtner/Sounders FC Communications)

Sounders magic runs out in 3-0 MLS Cup loss to Columbus

The Sounders’ playoff magic ran out in Columbus, Ohio, as a flat performance put them on the wrong end of a 3-0 loss to Columbus… Continue reading

Sounders midfielder João Paulo tries to out-leap a Columbus player for the ball in the MLS Cup. (Mike Fiechtner/Sounders FC Communications)
Sounders captain Nicolas Lodeiro celebrates as his team advanced to the MLS Cup for the fourth time in franchise history. (Mike Fiechtner/Sounders FC Communications)

Sounders win thriller to advance to MLS Cup

It was all aboard the train to the MLS Cup for the fourth time in five seasons as Seattle Sounders FC completed an improbable comeback… Continue reading

Sounders captain Nicolas Lodeiro celebrates as his team advanced to the MLS Cup for the fourth time in franchise history. (Mike Fiechtner/Sounders FC Communications)
WIAA Executive Director Mick Hoffman (Contributed photo)

WIAA: School sports activities needed now more than never

Ever since I was lucky enough to become executive director at the WIAA, I’ve told our staff and membership that we are in the memory-making… Continue reading

WIAA Executive Director Mick Hoffman (Contributed photo)