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Mixed emotions for Buccaneers

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 9:21AM

TACOMA — Saturday didn’t unfold the way Kingston wrestling coach Bobby Reece envisioned. On one hand, the career of a senior came to an unfortunate end. On the other, the Buccaneers got a glimpse at just how bright the future might be.

So close they can taste it

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 9:21AM

TACOMA — These boys are hungry and it’s almost dinnertime. After a disappointing 70-67 loss to Gig Harbor Friday night, the North Kitsap Vikings came back with a vengeance to defeat Mount Tahoma 57-36 on Saturday. Friday night’s loss created a loser-out situation in the 4A West Central District tournament for the Vikes, who are but a mere two consecutive wins away from the prize: a berth to the state tournament.

Nothing will be left on the mat

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 9:21AM

POULSBO — It’s down to the last matches of the season, and Anthony Lindfors won’t be holding anything back. Lindfors and fellow senior Matt Cordell are representing the North Kitsap Vikings in the 4A Washington State Mat Classic XX Championships in the Tacoma Dome today. The event started yesterday in double-elimination style matches. The results of those matches weren’t available at press time.

Coover sheds his quiet-guy persona

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 9:20AM

TACOMA — The North Kitsap Vikings’ decisive 71-63 victory over Curtis High on Wednesday night left a single question on everybody’s minds. Where, exactly, did Jordan Coover come from? Coover played like a man on a mission, scoring 22 points to compliment Kyle Erickson’s 25. Coover’s been flying under the radar all season, but with his performance against Curtis, now everyone knows what he’s capable of.

Super sophomores make a show a state

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 9:20AM

TACOMA — The road most traveled this weekend ended with two North Kitsap/Kingston gymnasts placing in the state competition. The NKK “Vikaneers” wore a groove in the pavement between North Kitsap and the Tacoma Dome this weekend, driving back and forth for the WIAA state gymnastics championship.

Peterson, Lindfors place at state mat classic

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 9:20AM

TACOMA — Blythe Peterson did Kingston High proud in its first wrestling season out of the gate. The 145-pounder earned fifth place at the girl’s 4A Washington State Mat Classic XX Championship at the Tacoma Dome on Saturday.

Be aggressive or get devoured

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 9:20AM

KINGSTON — Appropriate. That’s how lady Buccaneers’ head basketball coach Kevin Strozier sums up the team’s season as it heads to the district tournament as one of the top three teams in Olympic League play.

Poulsbo Middle’s defense scores big

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 9:20AM

POULSBO — Defense secured the Poulsbo Middle Panthers basketball team’s season opener win against Klahowya Eagles Tuesday, 55-30. “I thought we played real well once we switched to man-to-man defense,” said head coach Glen Godfrey. “That changed the game.”

Vikings’ season grinds to a halt

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 9:20AM

POULSBO — After last Tuesday’s Vikings versus Gig Harbor Tides loser-out basketball game, head coach Tony Chisholm was all smiles. A smile that might indicate a much-needed tally in the W column. However, the Vikes season ended and the Tides advanced in their bid for a berth in the state tournament with a 67-58 victory.

Buccaneers didn’t come out swinging

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 9:20AM

TACOMA — Championship teams come ready to play all four quarters every night, especially during postseason action. But, in their first district battle, the Kingston High School Buccaneers weren’t prepared when the whistle blew, dropping the game to Foster 48-44 Wednesday night in Tacoma.

Panthers on a roaring good start

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 9:20AM

POULSBO — The Poulsbo Middle Panthers added another win to its already flawless record, as it pounced McMurray Middle School of Vashon Island, 51-30. Led by a strong defense, the young basketball team boosted its record to 3-0 on Thursday afternoon.

‘We just played Kingston basketball’

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 9:20AM

TACOMA — The Buccaneers wrapped up the final two days of the 2-A district basket ball tournament playing Kingston High School ball at its best. On Friday the Bucs stomped the Sequim Wolves 55-38 and repeated its winning ways with a narrow 41-38 victory over Foster on Saturday.

KHS kickers ready to take on the season

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 9:20AM

Bouncing back from a loss of players to Kingston High School and stiff Narrows League competition marks the beginning of the 2007-08 North Kitsap High boys soccer season. But head coach Chris May and assistant coach Greg St. Peter are “optimistic” about the season, which will be headed by sound senior leadership and overall quality athletes. At tryouts approximately 50 players showed up and 40 made the cut — 10 players are seniors.

Golf is not a good walk spoiled

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 9:20AM

It’s tee-time for the joint North Kitsap High School and Kingston High School women’s golf team. The team, comprised of 11 athletes, welcomes back letter winners sophomore Kyla Miedema and juniors Hayleigh Wuensch, Megan Mitchell, Lindsay Sheridan and Helen Wytko.

Kitsap’s best shines on the hardwood

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 9:20AM

All sports teams are comprised of dedicated and talented individual athletes. Unfortunately in “team” sports some of those stand-out individuals get lost in the team’s shadow. In an effort to recognize the multitude of talented Kitsap County boys basketball players The Herald presents the 2007-08 All-Kitsap County boys basketball team.

Vikings baseball starts off rocky

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 9:20AM

Ambitions and determination aside, sometimes a sports season begins on a sour note. And the Vikings baseball team opened its season on such a note. With a horror story of walks and missed opportunities at the plate on Friday, the Vikes dropped its season opener against the Bainbridge Island Spartans, 7-6.

Bucs soccer kicks off season strong

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 9:20AM

KINGSTON — The Buccaneers soccer team kicked its season off with a message: We may be new, but we can play. On Saturday in their season opener the Bucs played last year’s top 2A Olympic League school, Sequim High School, and didn’t let the Wolves get a bite.

North soccer kicks its way to another win

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 9:20AM

POULSBO — The North Kitsap kickers know how to dominate an opponent on the field. In a non-league home game Saturday against Bremerton’s Olympic Trojans the Vikings controlled the ball 60 percent of the contest. The Vikes waxed Olympic in shots on goal, posting 13 to the Trojans 4.

Sports Briefs

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 9:19AM

Shutting out the competition

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 9:19AM

KINGSTON — Beginner’s luck, no. A talented group of driven and soulful soccer players, yes. In its first year of existence — and its first time ever playing together as a team — the Kingston High soccer stars lead the Olympic League, said KHS head coach Craig Smith. The Buccaneers league record: three wins and a tie. The overall record: four wins and two ties.

Buccaneers fastpitch bats ’em in

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 9:19AM

KINGSTON — The Buccaneers home fastpitch game against Bremerton on Wednesday was over as soon as it started. In the first inning the Bucs scored 11 runs. In the second the Bucs added an additional four runs to polish off a 15-0 shut out.

Sports Briefs

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 9:19AM

North’s tennis team lost to Central Kitsap 5-0 on Thursday at home.

Sa-wing, batta

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 9:19AM

New Poulsbo bank to advocate for businesses

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 9:15AM

POULSBO — A new bank is about to find its home on the shores of Liberty Bay, and investors are being sought as preparations continue for a spring 2008 opening. Ending the image of bankers sitting feet-up behind mahogany desks, clouded in a smoke of ambivalence, Liberty Bank is on its way to becoming a community-serving agency with solutions, involvement and understanding of clients’ needs.

Good Scents brings a fresh perspective to Poulsbo

  • Mar 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 26, 2008 at 9:15AM

POULSBO — Walking into the Front Street shop, the clean smell of soap tinged with something one can’t quite put one’s finger on pervades the nose. Good Scents, organized to sell wonderfully fragrant soaps, lotions, perfumes, candles and all varieties of bath amenities, has been striving to present a fresh face and excellent customer service to North Kitsap residents and visitors for more than a year.

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