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The North Kitsap Vikings baseball team is right on the heels of the Kingston High School Buccaneers as the two teams continue to fight for first place in the Olympic League.

The race for first became closer than ever this season after the Vikings defeated Sequim (7-3 in the League) last night at home. The victory places the Vikings (8-2, 9-3) within half a game of the Bucs (8-2, 8-4) and a game ahead of Sequim.

North Kitsap v. Sequim (April 18 at home)

Final: 12-6, North Kitsap

Sequim: 310 200 0 — 6 runs on 8 hits, 4 errors

North Kitsap: 801 003 X — 12 runs on 12 hits, 3 errors

Battery: Rickerson, Hudson and Campbell (Seq); Smith, Harrel and Benish (NK). Win: Smith. Lose: Rickerson.

North Kitsap Hitters: Smith 2-4, 2 2B, R; Smit 1-3, 2RBI, 2R; Minder, R; Jeffcoat, 2R, RBI; Benish 2-4; Reitan 2-4, R, 4RBI; Reece 1-2, R; Harrel 1-2, 2B, RBI; Nettletone 3-4, 2 2B, 3RBI, 2R; Urquhart, 2R.

Kingston v. North Mason (April 18 at home)

Final: 8-4, Kingston

Kingston: 007 001 X — 8 runs on 11 hits and 2 errors

North Mason: 100 012 0 — 4 runs on 6 hits and 3 errors

Battery: Herrera, Klopp and Wildung (KHS); McDonnell Bielec and Schoonhoven (NM)

Win: Herrera. Lose: Bielec.

Kingston leading hitters: Gorman 2-4, 2B, 2RBI, R; Torento 2-3, RBI, R, HP; Sander 2-3, RBI, R; Freiboth 2-4, 2B; Rice 2-3, R; Wildung 1-1, 3BB, RBI, 2R.

Schedule: Today— North Kitsap against Port Angeles today, starting at 4 p.m (away); Kingston against Hazen today, starting at 4 p.m. (away). Wednesday — North Kitsap against Bremerton (away), starting at 4 p.m. Friday — North Kitsap against Klahowya (away), starting at 4 p.m.; Kingston against Port Angeles (away), starting at 4 p.m.

Girls tennis

Kingston v. Bremerton (April 18 at home)

Final: 5-2, Kingston

Singles: Casias (Brem) d. Turner 6-2, 6-0; Arriolla (Brem) d. Ruchmer 6-0, 6-1; Heaps (KHS) d. Chidester 6-1,6-2.

Doubles: Guevera and Fyfe (KHS) d. Morrison and Martindale 6-2, 6-1; Fladgard and Miller (KHS) d. Neil and Howard 6-0, 6-0; Wicklein and Daniels (KHS) d. Frei and Rahm 6-0, 6-0; Kilborn and Fick (KHS) d. Ebbay and Callarco 6-1, 6-0.

North Kitsap v. Klahowya (April 18 at home)

Final: 6-1, North Kitsap

Singles: Landram (Klah) d. Farmer 6-0, 6-0; Crabtree (NK) d. Bozarth 6-1, 6-0; Hoak (NK) d. Ormerod 6-0, 6-0.

Doubles: Grunden and Bohl (NK) d. Webster and Spiegel 6-2, 6-2; Skansi and Yee (NK) d. Hard and Slater 6-2, 6-2; Anderson and Shaha (NK) d. Button and Bozarth 6-1, 6-3; McClenahan and Frombach (NK) d. Nelson and Parks 6-0, 6-1.

Kingston High School track and field athletes competed in the Pasco Invitational for the first time in program history on April 16.

Fourteen athletes who qualifyed for the event. Out of the 96 teams that competed, the men to 49th place and the women took 48th. The top eight athletes from each event earned points for their team.

Results

Women: 200 Meters — 17, Kayla Campbell, 27.37; 800 Meters — 7, Marina Roberts, 2:21.8; 1 Mile — 11, Marina Roberts, 5:10.7; 3200 Meters — 26, Annie Roberts, 12:05.8; 4×400 Relay — 22, Melia Beckwith, Sarah Wahl, Kelly Nash, Kayla Campbell, 4:16.5; Distance Medley — 10, Rose Bishop, Dana Van Wyck, Kelly Nash, Annie Roberts, 13.19.1; High Jump — 19, Sarah Wahl, 4’10″; Long Jump — 18, Kayla Campbell, 15’10.25″

Men: 400 Meters — 18, Nick Gasser, 53.39; 1600 Meters — 3, Nick Schippers, 4:22.5; 3200 Meters — 22, Austin Cherry, 10:05.9; 4×400 Relay — 28, Lucas Thompson, Thomas Gill, Nick Gasser, Nick Schippers, 3:38.3; Shot Put — 29, Ben Hanson, 41’4.5″; Discus — 9, Ben Hanson, 141’10″

North Kitsap at Eason Invite

While Kingston was competing at the Pasco Invite, the North Kitsap High School women’s track and field team were wrapping up another top 10 finish.

The North Kitsap women took sixth out of 47 competing teams. The men placed 22nd out of 47.

Results

Men: 100 Meters —  400 Meters — 4, Tyler Spear, 51.34; 800 Meters — 31, Alexander Cook, 2:13.64; 800 Meters-Relay Split — 4, Sam Zimmerman, 2:19; 1200 Meters-Relay Split — 2, Alexander Cook, 3:36.7; 1600 Meters — 21, Daniel Hansen, 4:41.23; 1600 Meters-Relay Split — 2, Ian Christen, 4:57.5; 3200 Meters — 32, Kyle Ramsey, 10:31.43; 4×100 Relay — 17, Paolo De Guzman, Daniel Mitchell, Conner McCorkle, Edward Capell, 46.64; 4×400 Relay — 1, Tyler Spear, Paolo De Guzman, Edward Capell, Conner McCorkle, 3:34.67; Distance Medley 12,4,8,16 — 12, Adam Beck, Shane Miller, Alexander Cook, Ian Christen, 11:50.85.

Women: 100 Meters — 4, Indigo Williams, 12.68; 200 Meters — 4, Indigo Williams, 26.53; 400 Meters — 20, Kendall Rock, 64.55; 400 Meters-Relay Split —5, Kendall Rock, 63.9; 800 Meters — 21, 2:32.54; 1600 Meters — 15, Katie Ramsey, 5:33.89; 100 Meter Hurdles (33″) — 4, Reagan Colyer, 15.55; 300 Meter Hurdles (30″) — 3, Reagan Colyer, 46.68; 4×100 Relay — 8, Heidi Johnson, Reagan Colyer, Addie Carion, Indigo Williams, 52.12; Distance Medley 12, 4, 8, 16 — 4, Olivia Krol, Clara Lund, Alexandra Nausid-Nichols, Kendall Rock, 13:45.87; Shot Put — 32, Lexi Simmons, 28-00; Discus — 5, Lexi Simmons, 102-02; Javelin — Dahrein Cardoza, 91-02 and 21, Marley Tamm, 86-02; Long Jump — 13, Alexandra Lanzafame, 15-01.50; Triple Jump — 12, Alexandra Lanzafame, 33-09.50

Students blog for the Herald at the North Kitsap High School Career Fair

April 15th, 2011 at 9:43 am by Kipp Robertson
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Students visiting the North Kitsap Herald’s booth at the NK Career Fair are blogging on the North Kitsap Vikaneer’s site.

By Symone Carr: The North Kitsap High School student newspaper is planned to come out in about 2 weeks. Articles such as news on Japan and advice columns will be put in the paper. For any past events that anyone would like to know about, we have information on Joel and Anthony. If you would like a copy, they will be available in the main office.

By Kendra Harrington (Editor): The Viking Vision is also doing an article on the drug Spice and its affects on the human body. We will also have updates on how our sports teams are doing. If you have any questions or any story ideas email me at kendralu33@hotmail.com.

By Kyler Barnum: Upcoming for North Kitsap sports, there is a track meet invite at Eason High School this Saturday.

Poulsbo is the official host of 2012 13-year-old World Series

April 14th, 2011 at 12:26 pm by Kipp Robertson
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Poulsbo has been officially picked to host the 2012 13-year-old World Series according to an email received from North Kitsap Babe Ruth tournament director Brent Stenman.

Robert Faherty, the Babe Ruth National Baseball Commissioner, made the announcement from the Babe Ruth Regional Meeting in Reno, Nev. this morning, Stenman wrote in the email.

The games will be held at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds in Bremerton. Poulsbo will be the host town, allowing families from around the area to house traveling athletes. Though Poulsbo is the official host town, families in other towns will have the opporunity to host athletes as well.

The official public signing will take place in Poulsbo on May 18.

More details will be posted as they become available.

Kingston schools host simultaneous rummage sales

April 8th, 2011 at 12:52 pm by Kipp Robertson
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Kingston Middle School and Kingston High School will each run a rummage sale on April 16.

Proceeds from both sales, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., will go towards band trips this spring. The event is being hosted by the Band Boosters from both schools.

Donations of household items are welcome. Donations can be dropped off at either school on April 15 or by 10 a.m. April 16.

The eighth-grade celebration/dance parent committee is seeking parent volunteers for the next eighth grade celebration and dance.

The committee is holind a meeting April 13 at 7 p.m. in the Poulsbo Middle School Library.

Volunteers are needed to help decorate, chaperone, clean, donate prizes, or bring snacks and beverages. Recommended prizes are $5 to $10 gift cards.Monetary donations are also accepted and will be used to purchase items not donated.

For more information email broberts@nkschools.org.

Author to present at Poulsbo Middle School

Author Ridley Pearon will be at Poulsbo Middle School April 9 at 11 a.m. Pearson is the author of the Kingdom Keepers book series.

Check out this Disney blog video: http://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2011/04/kingdom-keepers-series-author-ridley-pearson-visits-walt-disney-world/

Poulsbo Middle School solar panel monitor now online

April 4th, 2011 at 10:51 am by Kipp Robertson
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A live data feed of the solar panels on top of Poulsbo Middle School is now available through the North Kitsap School District website.

The online program monitors the energy output levels of the solar panels, providing hourly updates.

You can view the energy monitor here.

The school board recently approved the installation of two other solar projects, which will include Kingston High School and Wolfle Elementary School. Both projects are still in the planning stages. Washington Solar Incentives is currently working on a feasibility study to assess the best location for the two additional panel project.

A 75 kilowatt system, the same size as Poulsbo Middle School, is planned to be built at Kingston High. A smaller, 50 kilowatt system is proposed to be built at Wolfle.

Sports update | Kingston High School boys soccer ties in first league game

March 25th, 2011 at 2:43 pm by Kipp Robertson
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The Kingston High School boys soccer team was unable to score during its first Olympic League game against Port Angeles on Thursday.

The away game went into overtime and the score would stay 0-0 with overtime running out.

Kingston outshot PA 22 to 8, but PA’s defense overcame any offenseive efforts.

Kingston will play Sequim on April 4 in an away game; varsity begins at 6:45 p.m.

North Kitsap baseball narrowly loses first league game

The North Kitsap High School baseball team lost its first league game of the season to North Mason by one point on Thursday.

Though NK caught up near the end, scoring six runs in the sixth inning, it would not be enough. North Mason ended the game 9-8.

North is now 1-1 in the league, 2-2 overall.

NK — 100 006 1 on 10 hits, four errors

North Mason — 320 400 X on seven hits and two errors

Battery: NK— Justin Straight, Shane Crowell (4), Andrew Urquhart (5); and Nick Benish.

North Mason — MxDonnell, Daley (6), Schoonhousen (6) and Hohmann.

Winning pitcher: North Mason — McDonnell

Losing pitcher: NK — Straight (1-1)

Leading hitters: NK — Alex Smith, HR, RBI, 2 runs; Nick Benish 2-4, HR, RBI, 2 runs; Zane Minder 2-4, 2B, RBI; Steffen Jeffcoat 2-3, 2 B.

North mason: McKean, 3 runs; Bielec 2-3, grand slam HR, 4 RBI; McDonnell 3-4, HR, 2 RBI.

North Kitsap plays Bremerton today in a home game at 4 .m.

Prep sports | Weekly scorecard

March 18th, 2011 at 11:16 am by Kipp Robertson
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As the first week of high school sports nears an end, teams continue to battle the wet weather.

The Kingston High School girls tennis matches against Port Townsend were rained out halfway through, only allowing the doubles teams to play. This was in Kingston’s favor, however, as all four doubles teams won.

The North Kitsap tennis team also took its first win against Bremerton, giving up a single match.

Girls tennis

North Kitsap v. Bremerton
Final score North Kitsap 6, Bremerton 1

Singles
Breanna Casias, Bremerton, def. Stephanie Bird, North Kitsap, 6-3, 60.
Julia Hoak, NK, def. Jessica Martendale, Brem, 6-1, 6-7, 6-0.
Amanda Moreno, NK, def. Ashley Chidester, Brem, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4.
Doubles
Kelsey Grunigen/Bryana Bohl, NK, def. Kayla Caldwell/Catie Rahm, Brem, 6-2, 6-0.
Ana Yee/Taylor Skansi, NK, def. Stephanie Frei/Krystal Wahlquist, Brem, 6-1, 6-0.
Sarah Farmer/Sydney Crabtree, NK, def. Trisha Pallarco/Miranda Towler, Brem, 6-0, 6-0.
Maegan McClanahan/Wynter Anderson, NK, def. Valerie Ebbay/Abby Neil, Brem, 7-6, 6-0.

Kingston High School v. Port Townsend
Final: Kingston 4, Port Townsend 0

*Singles matches rained out

Doubles
Andrea Fladgard/Maddi Miller, KHS, def. Itterley/Adreanna Gore, PA, 6-0, 6-2.
Lindsey Wicklein/Erika Daniels, KHS, def. Richardson/Enriquez, PA, 6-1, 6-0.
Becca McNurney/Anna Rushmer, KHS, def. Willer/Madary, PA, 6-1, 6-0.
Charlotte Kilborn/Marilyn Fick, KHS, def. Nguyen/Bainbridge, PA, 6-0, 6-1.

Fastpitch

Kingston High School v. Central Kitsap
Final: KHS 8, CK 6

KHS – Lomas 2-4; Coleman 2-4, 2 HR, 6 RBI; Ekonomakis 1-4, HR; Trevors 3-4, 2 DBL; Glad 1-1; Garcia 2-2

Line score:
KHS- 1 0 0 1 4 1 1 — 8
CK- 0 2 1 1 0 2 0 — 6

Boys soccer

The Kingston High School boys team advanced to a 2-1 recor after defeating the Evergreen Wolves 1-0 on Tuesday. North Kitsap improved to 1-1 after defeating Port Angeles 4-1 on Tuesday.

Lacrosse

Boys lacrosse
North Kitsap v. South Kitsap
Final: 8-6

The North Kitsap boys lacrosse faced South Kitsap on Thursday night in a closely matched game, which ended in an NK victory.
Scoring two goals and recovering 10 ground balls, Duncan Hack of NK lead the team in the Division II boys game. The game at Strawberry Park in Poulsbo ended 8-6.

Highlights: Duncan Hack, NK, 2 goals, 10 ground balls; Brandon Larson, NK, 2 goals; Chazz Zacroff, NK, 10 saves.

Girls lacrosse
North Kitsap v. Holy Names
Final: 14-6

The North Kitsap girls lacrosse team trampled Holy Names in a game that saw NK score goal after goal.
Mallory Glebe of NK added six goals in the first half, helping the team quickly boost its lead, which it would keep through the whole game.
With assists from Emilie Poffenroth and goals from Julia Goar and Olivia Otto, the first half ended 8-3.
By the second half, Glebe would score once more and Poffenroth accompanied her assists with four goals.

Highlights: Mallory Glebe, NK, 7 goals; Emilie Poffenroth, NK, 5 goals, 3 assists; Val Kranich, 8 saves.

Kingston boys basketball team qualifies for state quarterfinals

February 28th, 2011 at 10:32 am by Kipp Robertson
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The Kingston Buccaneers boys basketball team is traveling to Yakima this weekend.
On Saturday, the Bucs (20-7) defeated Franklin Pierce 65-61 at Stanwood High, earning the team the chance to play at the Yakima Valley SunDome.
The win against Franklin Pierce was the second in less than two weeks, after winning in overtime 62-61.
Last week, Kingston guard Tucker Bowman said if the Bucs were to play Franklin, he was confident the team would be headed to Yakima. And he was right.
The win, however, was preceded with a loss.
During the first round of the tournament at Stanwood on Feb. 25. Kingston lost to Burlington-Edison 69-65. The Bucs match against Franklin was a loser-out game.
Next on the list of opponents is West Valley (22-3) in the quarterfinal game Thursday at 2 p.m.
The advancing team goes on to play the winner of the Tumwater/Squalicum game in the semifinals on Friday at 5:30 p.m.
2011 Hardwood Classic 2A bracket

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