Sara N. Miller is the North Kitsap Herald’s newest reporter, covering sports, ports and environment. Miller, 22, is a 2014 graduate of Linfield College, where she played soccer and wrote for the athletic department.
The North Kitsap baseball team lost to Fife in the 2A district title match on May 16 to finish in second place.
The North Kitsap Vikings fell 3-0 to the Shorecrest Scots on May 20 at North Kitsap High School.
After finishing first in conference, it’s clear to see that the North Kitsap girls tennis team is filled with skilled competitors. More important than that, however, the team is filled with friends who like having fun with each other.
North Kitsap Vikings baseball coach Jeff Weible has seen the big stage. And he’s preparing his team to make it there.
No. 1 singles Danya Wallis of North Kitsap handily beat Tessa Johnson of Kingston 6-0, 6-0 before beating Ryoko Kumei from Kingston and Hannah Gauthun by the same scores, May 12 in the Olympic League 2A Girls Tennis Tournament. Willis was to face Sarah Casias of Bremerton in the final May 14.
Handily defeats Franklin Pierce 9-1 at fairgrounds
The North Kitsap Vikings won five Olympic League titles: baseball, boys soccer, boys track, girls tennis, and girls track. The next step on the road to state begins May 9, when several district tournaments begin.
It’s not too late to catch the North Kitsap lacrosse team in action. The team was originally scheduled to end its season April 28 at home against Vashon. A few more games were added, with the final scheduled game, as of now, at 7:30 p.m. May 11 at Strawberry Field. NK (3-8 conference) hosts Ballard (1-8-0).
On May 4 at North Kitsap, Port Angeles scored four runs in the sixth inning to take a one-run lead over the Vikings, and it suddenly became the Roughriders’ game to lose. But PA pitcher Ryan Rodocker allowed the Vikings to tie the game in the bottom of the sixth and North Kitsap’s Tyler Trainer scored the winning run on consecutive wild pitches in the bottom of the seventh to eke out a 6-5 win.
Lynden was leading 2-1 and held North Kitsap scoreless for two innings May 2 in Poulsbo. Then, the Vikings unleashed a four-run barrage in the bottom of the sixth and relief pitcher Joey Regan held Lynden scoreless in the top of the seventh to seal the win and improve the Vikings’ record to 8-2, 14-3 and put them in a tie for the Olympic League title.
Bainbridge inched closer to regain a .500 record in boys lacrosse as the Spartans easily handled North Kitsap in prep action, April 30 at Battle Point Park on Bainbridge Island.
The Bainbridge Island Dive Club jumped into the ferociously competitive fray of the Junior Region 10 Championships this past weekend in Beaverton and two divers earned a chance to compete at the USA Diving Zone E Championship meet next month.
North Kitsap (3-7) headed to Bainbridge (5-2) for a non-league game on April 30, third in the Olympic Conference but the playoffs outside their grasp. For a team that can play with such intensity, what went wrong?
The Kingston Port Commission will host a special meeting at 9-11 a.m. May 4 to discuss a sailing program operating out of the Port of Kingston.
Tenille Schwan, 36, of Kingston finished in the top half of runners in the 119th Boston Marathon, April 20. Four hours later, she and her fiance, Ik Icard, were on a plane to Mexico to be married.
And they are playing like they intend to be in the postseason