TACOMA — There is an old adage in sports that everyone except one person — the state champion — will be disappointed in the end.
The Kitsap Pumas have re-signed another member of the 2014 Premier Development League national finalist squad. Michael Chamberlain, who assumed the role of a very physical and hard-working target man for the Pumas, appeared in 17 games last season.
Port of Bremerton Commissioner Roger Zabinski announced in a press release that he would not seek re-election when his term ends in December. “I will finish my term; however I think it is only fair that I let you know of my plans so that others may consider filing and running for the position,” stated Zabinski in the statement.
Four local teams — three girls and one boys — are still in the hunt for a state playoff berth as the regional tournaments get underway this weekend.
Central Kitsap 65, Hazen 33: At Franklin Pierce, the Cougars jumped out to a 16-4 run early and never looked back in a loser-out game. MacKenzie Page paced the Cougars with a game-high 15 points, while Maddie White tossed in 13 and Taylor Krouse added 12.
Kitsap County will be well represented at this weekend’s Mat Classic XXVII in the Tacoma Dome, with 23 wrestlers who will complete in the Class 3A, 2A and 1A brackets.
Photos from Daily Herald/Sound Publishing photographers Kevin Clark and Genna Martin.
Senior guard wanted to avenge past playoff loses against Warriors
Invitational tryouts for the 2015 Puma soccer season will be held Feb. 14-15 at Gordon Field. Tryouts on Saturday are from 9-12 and 1:30-5 p.m.
The Kitsap Pumas, the defending Western Regional champions of the highly competitive Premier Development League, signed goalkeeper Austin Rogers this week.
TACOMA — Five Central Kitsap wrestlers claimed Class 3A Narrows League Championships Saturday at Foss High School.
UNIVERSITY PLACE — The Olympic High School girls bowling team took third place in the WIAA Class 3A/2A state championships at Narrows Plaza.
District and league tournaments tipoff this week for local Class 3A, 2A, 1A and 1B teams looking to reach their respective state tournaments.
Out of sight, out of mind.
As the lights flicker on in the gym, a mahogany ball hits the hardwood, thumping like a heart and a hero’s silhouette crawls into the rafters. Les Eathorne stands alone at midcourt in the East High School gymnasium, basketball in hand. It’s 1956 and he is the school’s new — first — boys basketball coach. It’s the beginning of a decorated career at East High in Bremerton, a school Eathorne single-handedly put on the basketball map during its short existence.
This is one Stampede that keeps gaining momentum. While in the past the Kitsap Fair & Stampede Rodeo has seen considerable growth and improvements in everything from stock, to funding, to the arena floor itself, it's never seen a boon like this.