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Pumas to play game at Cheney Stadium?

Monday, March 19th, 2012

That’s right. The Kitsap Pumas will play one game at the home of the Tacoma Rainiers — Cheney Stadium — on June 15 against the Sounders U23s (formerly Tacoma Tide). Here’s a link to the story.


Pumas’ Lee destined to join Sounders U23s?

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

We knew that the Kitsap Pumas were going to look quite different in 2012 after winning the PDL title last summer. Some players have joined upper-level teams, others have moved out of the area or called it a career.

One player the club hopes will make a return is left back Mark Lee. The defender has been a mainstay in the lineup for three years. But here is a report from goalWA.net talking about Lee trying out for the Sounders U23s (formerly the Tacoma Tide).

Could the Pumas be losing one of their top players to their Northwest Division rivals? Very interesting….


Chriswell preparing for NCAA wrestling tournament

Friday, March 9th, 2012

Fresh off his first-place finish at the Pac-12 wrestling tournament, South Kitsap graduate Brent Chriswell is preparing for next week’s NCAA championships in St. Louis. Here are the brackets for the tournament, which begins Thursday.

Athree-time Pac-12 champion and junior at Boise State, Chriswell is up against Oklahoma State’s Cayle Byers — the No. 5 seed at 197 pounds — in the first round.

Chriswell has been to nationals twice before. He didn’t place in his freshman season at Arizona State, then took sixth in his sophomore campaign at Boise State.

I asked Chriswell, a two-time state champion at South Kitsap, if he gets nervous for big-time events like these. After all, going to nationals is like a kid from Washington going to the Tacoma Dome in high school. He said nerves aren’t part of the equation for him anymore.

“For me, that awe has been long gone,” he said. “It’s just another tournament.”


Pumas Tidbits: Invitational tryouts this weekend

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

I talked with Pumas coach James Ritchie for a few minutes (and by a few minutes, I mean almost an hour) about the upcoming invitational tryouts this weekend at Gordon Field. The team will be going Saturday (9 a.m. to noon, 2-4 p.m.) and Sunday (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Expect to see between 40-60 players.

Since the Pumas are always dealing with the Premier Development League’s overage rule (the team can have no more than eight players 23 or older), I wanted to find out what players off last year’s team would fit the overage category.

Here are the list of players who are overage AND have invites for this weekend’s tryouts: Kyle Johnson, Mark Lee, Taylor Hyde, Steve Mohn, Matt Friesen, Greg Miley and Chris Andre.

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Pumas defender Scott inks 2-year deal with Tampa

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Former Kitsap Pumas defender Daniel Scott signed a two-year deal with FC Tampa Bay, the NASL club announced Wednesday.

Here’s a link to the story.


Q&A with Kasey Dunn

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Former North Kitsap athlete Kasey Dunn, now the receivers coach at No. 3 Oklahoma State and former running backs coach with the Seahawks, sat down with scout.com to talk about the athletes he’s now coaching in Stillwater, Okla.


Villopoto leads USA to Motocross of Nations triumph

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Ryan Villopoto’s monster motocross season continued over the weekend as he led the USA team to victory at the Motocross of Nations in France.

The Poulsbo rider, now living in Florida, won the AMA Supercross and AMA Motorcross 450cc titles previously.

There’s no disputing that the Kawasaki rider is the best in the world at what he does. How many people can say that?

 


Jared Prince earns all-star honors as utility outfielder

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

Former North Kitsap star Jared Prince of the Myrtle Beach (S.C.) Pelicans was named to the Class A Carolina League All-Star team. The Texas Rangers’ farm hand made it as a utility outfielder.

Here’s what the press release reported on Prince:

After a brutal 4-for-45 start to the season, the Washington State University product has been a constant engine in the Myrtle Beach order, batting .297 in 116 games since. The versatile offensive performer has spent 13 games or more at the second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, and seventh spots in the order and currently leads Pelicans regulars in games played (128), average (.278) and RBI (67) and is tied for the team lead in hits (131), walks (45), and doubles (29). Prince leads the Carolina League in on-base percentage (.371) and is the second-hardest batter to strike out in the league with one K per 11.83 plate appearances. The Poulsbo native also has made his mark on the Carolina League in a more painful way. Prince has been hit by pitches 29 times this season, a mark that ranks second in all of Carolina League history, one behind the single-season league record set by Winston-Salem’s Seth Loman last season


Kitsap County Fair and Stampede 5K/Mile results

Sunday, August 28th, 2011

KITSAP COUNTY FAIR STAMPEDE 5K & 1 MILE

 

August 27, 2011

1 MILE RUN

42 Runners

 Overall Winners

Men:  Ryan Woodard, 16, 5:29

Women:  Michaela Rubenstein, 15, 6:19

 

MEN

6 and under

WOMEN

6 and under

  1)  Natalie Oathout, 13:38
   
   

7 – 9

7 – 9

1)  Liam Peterson, 7:07* 1)  Claire Christen, 7:06*
2)  Drew Kraft, 7:38 2)  Erin Christen, 8:16
3)  Alex Oathout, 7:42  
   

10 – 12

10   - 12

1)  J.D. Kegerreis, 7:43

2)  Simeon Barker, 7:47

3)  Michael Gabrielli, 10:36

1)  Caroline Bittle, 8:25

2)  Tori LaFountaine, 19:28

 

   
   
   

13 – 15

13 – 15

1)  Ethan Goldizen, 6:22 1)  Maeve Bittle, 7:21
2)  Robert Lafferty, 6:43 2)  Hannah Welzbaeker, 7:22
3)  Noah LaFountaine, 6:59 3)  Kimmy Kreifels, 7:40
   

16 – 18

16 – 18

1)  Spencer Groulik, 5:40 1)  Myranda Stout, 9:55
  2)  Erica Runyon, 11:48
   
   

19 – 29

19 – 29

   
   
   

30 -39

30 – 39

1)  Tim Van Norman, 7:52 1)  Rachel Oathout, 7:53
2)  Brian Oathout, 13:38 2)  Keerstin Weldin, 17:19
  3)  Rachel LaFountaine, 19:28
   
   

40 – 49

40 – 49

1)  Jeff Kreifels, 7:00  
2)  Rod Snope, 10:34  
3)  Keith LaFountaine, 19:29  

 

 

50 – 59

50 – 59

1)  Rick Tomlinson, 5:47*  
   
   
   

60 and over

60 and over

1)  John Gardner, 12:04 1)  Janet Emery, 13:16
2)  Gaylord Jackson, 25:35 2)  Trisha Robinette, 17:20
  3)  Carol Bichon Jackson, 25:36
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5K RACE

107 Runners

 

Overall Winners

Men: Craig Bookenogen, 16, 16:52

Women:  Amber Hoak, 20, 18:36

 

 

MEN

12 and under

WOMEN

12 and under

1)  Cody Dato, 48:48 1)  Tessa Vollmer, 44:41
  2)  Kayauna Cordero, 41:41
  3)  Suntaya Sanchez, 44:43

 

 

13 – 15

13 – 15

1)  Ian Christen, 17:38 1)  Morgan Boddy, 28:08
2)  Dutton Polk, 20:42 2)  Amy McConoughey, 44:40
3)  Christian Schwieterman, 21:03  

 

 

16 – 18

16 – 18

1)  Ian Goldizen, 17:46 1)  Krista Holden, 24:13
2)  Kyle Ramsey, 18:08 2)  Gwen LaFountaine, 26:35
3)  Austin Fritz, 18:16 3)  Caitlyn McIntyre, 30:20

 

 

19 – 29

19 – 29

1)  Chris Baldus, 17:05 1)  Rachel Feiring, 22:38
  2)  Matthew Beal, 18:17 2)  Meghan O’Hare, 25:16
3)  Andrew Crain, 19:11 3)  Catherine Fitzhugh, 27:13

 

 

30 – 39

30 – 39

1)  Tariq Al-Agba, 20:25 1)  Liz Starks, 20:40
2)  Tim Weldin, 20:38 2)  Brandy Layton, 22:28
3)  Chris Gonzales, 27:44 3)  Courtney Bowie, 24:45

 

 

MEN

WOMEN

40 – 49

40 – 49

1)  Gene Schwieterman, 19:11 1)  Ginger Gruber, 21:07*
2)  Theo Cragg, 19:28 2)  Delores Montgomery, 21:30
3)  Peter Vosshall, 19:55 3)  Michelle Woodward, 22:45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

50 – 59

50 – 59

1)  Jay Strickland, 18:47 1)  Lisa Christen, 29:17
2)  Ken Peper, 18:59 2)  Ellen Strong, 32:20
3)  Louie Pratt, 19:17 3)  Robin Ward, 41:16

 

 

60 – 69

60 – 69

1)  John Emery, 20:56*  
2)  Erick Lindbergh, 21:43*  
3)  Bill Powers, 24:36  

 

 

70 and over

70 and over

1)  Glen Jurges, 26:31  
2)  Roger Dean, 27:51

3)  Orvil Clay, 33:21

 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
       *new course record

 


Whale of a Run Results

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011
Whale of a Run
July 30, 2011
   
1 Mile Run
   
TOP 10 MEN TOP 10 WOMEN
1.  Zackery Weber, 5:06 1.  Michaela Rubenstein, 6:36
2.  James Mackovjak, 5:10 2.  Linday Holcomb, 6:40
3.  Cameron Carroll, 5:12 3.  Alyssa Gascoyne, 6:52
4.  Philip Skala, 5:13 4.  Claire Christen, 6:59
5.  Todd Pedersen, 5:30 5.  Brianna Wells, 7:10
6.  Lee Knapp, 5:35 6.  Kimmy Kreifels, 7:28
7.  Andrew Kuster, 6:00 7.  Madison Largey, 7:29
8.  Eric Devenny, 6:01 8.  Samantha Thompson, 7:29
9.  Tyler Church, 6:09 9.  Hannah Kuster, 7:30
10.  Josh Monette, 6:12 10.  Maeve Bittle, 7:49
   
   
4 Mile Run
   
1st Male:  Shane Moskowitz, 21:08
1st Female:  Kelsi Canauan, 25:28
   
Men Women
   
12 and Under 12 and Under
1.  Alex Stefanski, 33:31 1.  Maya Nichols, 35:06
2.  Alex Bradbury, 33:43 2.  Taylor, Nichols, 35:07
3.  Drew Carpenter, 34:01 3.  Abby Schwieterman, 36:43
4.  Cameron Crebs, 35:06 4.  Caitlyn Wetzel, 41:21
5.  Jayce Holcomb, 36:01 5.  Emily Funston, 41:54
   
13-15 13-15
1.  Ian Christen, 23:10 1.  Rose Christen, 26:26
2.  Egan Dunning, 25:09 2.  Sophie Carroll, 27:14
3.  Joel Corlew, 26:17 3.  Alexa Carr, 31:40
4.  Christian Schwieterman, 26:45 4.  Maria Greco, 32:20
5.  Kyle Samson, 27:07 5.  Jasmine Ford, 34:37
   
16-18 16-18
1. Will Drikwater, 21:58 1.  Emily Kreifels, 29:59
2.  Matthew Lutz, 22:17 2.  Jenna Warner, 30:47
3.  John Mackojak, 22:27 3.  Krista Holden, 31:38
4.  Keith Ryan, 23:06 4.  Catherine Deloach, 32:41
5.  Ian Goldizen, 23:25 5.  Jilian Carlo, 34:28
   
19-29 19-29
1.  Chris Baldas, 22:09 1.  Erika Copeland, 27:42
2.  CJ Godfrey, 22:32 2.  Mackenzie Vaughn, 28:00
3.  Andrew Crode, 24:43 3.  Samantha Adamski, 29:57
4.  Nick Rothwall, 25:58 4.  Rachel Feiring, 30:30
5.  Jacob Feiring, 26:11 5.  Stephanie Shoemaker, 31:42
   
30-39 30-39
1.  Mark Cook, 23:47 1.  Liz Starks, 27:23
2.  Paul Ringsrud, 25:35 2.  Tracy Eilmes, 28:54
3.  Loren McNiel, 29:01 3.  Brandy Layton, 29:05
4.  Steven Riley, 29:04 4.  Elizabeth Koehler, 30:25
5.  Soshuu Paulas, 29:09 5.  Amy Slater, 30.33
   
40-49 40-49
1.  Douglas Babbitt, 23:15 1.  Yang Carpenter, 27:44
2.  Blazin Downhill, 24:38 2.  Dolores Montgomery, 27:48
3.  Joe Turk, 26:00 3.  Julie Sebek, 27:55
4.  Kirk Leaf, 26:45 4.  Michelle Denully, 30:23
5.  Walter Boyaardt, 26:53 5.  Alicia Cole, 31:11
   
50-59 50-59
1.  Ken Peper, 24:38 1.  Celene Salyer, 32:12
2.  Louis Pratt, 25:12 2.  Leslie Brown, 33:56
3.  Bob Schlemmer, 25:19 3.  Carrie Kale, 34:37
4.  David Sherman, 26:07 4.  Katrins Fulkerson, 34:44
5.  Keith Lerew, 26:38 5.  Patricia Coogan, 34:46
   
60-69 60-69
1.  John Emery, 26:22 1.  Isobel Lang-Anderson, 38:59
2.  Bill Powers, 30:54 2.  Kathy Avery, 41:18
3.  Larry MacIntyre, 31:37 3.  Emma Vanacker, 45:23
4.  Bill Dewey, 33:08 4.  Chaz Staunton, 45:48
5.  Jeffrey Brown, 33:57 5.  Holly Hall, 46:24
   
70 and Over 70 and Over
1.  Glen Jurges, 33:28 1.  Jean Cornwell, 50:01
2.  Roger Dean, 34:19 2.  Molly Childs, 52:50
3.  Terry Reichardt, 38:16 3.  Chloe Parr, 55:17
4.  Dino Briones, 40:33  
5.  Carl Johnson, 41:29  
   
 

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