Behind the second strong pitching performance in as many days, the Kitsap BlueJackets were able to knock off the Cowlitz Black Bears 5-0 on July 26, earning the team the first road sweep in franchise history.
BREMERTON — Familiar music played and the stands were filled with Jedi Knights and members of the rebellion as Safeco Field was transported to a galaxy far, far away on June 19. The first-ever "Star Wars Night" was a big success as fans flocked to watch the Mariners beat the Astros 5-2.
Hawaii to Portland to Bremerton. This is the road travelled thus far in Michael Chamberlain’s soccer career. After growing up on the island of Kauai, Chamberlain went to college at Concordia University in Portland, Oregon before moving to Bremerton where he plays for the Kitsap Pumas. “Soccer is always what I’ve wanted to do,” he said. “I was always drawn to the sport and still find myself dribbling rocks or juggling [a ball] in my spare time.”
RBIs from Aaron Ping and Jordan Peabody in the sixth provided insurance support as the Kitsap BlueJackets took the middle game against the Yakima Valley Pippins by a score of 4-1 at home July 14, ending an 11-game losing streak.
Sounders FC U23 play the Kitsap Pumas at Bremerton’s Gordon Field July 15 with the game having some extra incentive for both teams.