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Bremerton and Central Kitsap sports notices

Olympic High summer training

The Olympic High School athletic department is sponsoring a summer strength and conditioning program, to be instructed by longtime physical education teacher and certified strength and conditioning specialist John Freeman.

An intense, comprehensive program designed to meet the needs of fall, winter and spring athletes, the program begins June 21.

Athletes will learn basic and complex movement skills, developing joint stability, balance and movement proficiency.

Participants also will have a chance to improve their strength, speed and power.

Sessions will be Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays through Aug. 13.

Two sessions are available. Session 1 runs from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and Session 2 runs from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

The cost is $40, with financial assistance available.

Please visit the Olympic website for more information or to see the registration form link, www.olhs.cksd.wednet.edu.

McGhee signs with Highline

Bremerton High School senior basketball player Terrick McGhee signed a letter of intent Monday to play basketball next season at Highline Community College.

The 5-foot-9-inch guard averaged 10.6 points and 1.5 steals per game in 2009, helping the Knights to the Class 3A state tournament for the first time since 1999.

McGhee, who also plays football, is the second Bremerton basketball player from the class of 2009 to sign with a college for next season. Fellow senior Jarell Flora is headed to Seattle University to play under coach Cameron Dollar.

Wrestling champs

Three Central Kitsap and Bremerton area wrestlers from the Northwest Washington Wrestling Club earned individual state titles at the 2010 WSWA Cadet and Junior Freestyle State Championships on Saturday in Spokane.

State champs qualify to wrestle for Team Washington at the USAW Cadet and Junior National Championships, which are July 18-24 in Fargo, N.D. Northwest Washington Wrestling placed sixth of 69 in the team standings.

Here are the champions, as well as the individuals from Bremerton and Central Kitsap who placed in the top eight.

Adam Burchett, Seabeck, state champion; Cody Yeik, Bremerton, state champion; Joey Troyer, fifth place; Nehemiah Salo, Bremerton, sixth place; and Lauren Richardson, Bremerton, state champion.

KSS hoops camp

Klahowya Secondary School will host a summer basketball camp June 21 to 25 for both male and female players.

The sessions for female players are from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. and the sessions for the boys are from 4 to 6 p.m. at Klahowya. Current camp openings are for players going into fourth, fifth, sixth or seventh grade.

Cost is $40 and covers five days of basketball. The camp will focus on all-around basketball skills — dribbling, passing, defense, shooting and more.

For more information or a camp flyer, contact Alan Langguth, klahowyabasketball@yahoo.com.

Kitsap Pumas

In their May 15 home opener at Bremerton Memorial Stadium, the Kitsap Pumas beat division rival Tacoma Tide FC to take a 3-0 victory. Mark Lee, Cameron Hepple and Nik Besagno scored goals.

The win boosted Kitsap’s record to 3-0-0, and the team has not allowed a goal since a preseason match against the Portland Timbers U23 team in early April.

“We’re getting better,” coach Peter Fewing said. “We’re getting more comfortable, starting to settle down and find our rhythm.”

The Pumas play their next game at 7:30 p.m. May 22 at home against Seattle’s Washington Crossfire.

For tickets contact club headquarters, (360) 377-6008, or visit www.brownpapertickets.com.

Total Package basketball

Total Package Basketball staff will be teaching sound shooting techniques to give players the instruction they need to become a consistent and confident shooter.

Ball handling is one of Total Package’s specialties. Players will be challenged to use both hands equally well when handling the basketball in the open court, under defensive pressure and attacking the basket.

Bring your own basketball with your name on it.

Craig and Megan Murry, Rick Walker and Total Package seasoned players will run the clinic.

Location: Crosspoint Academy (formerly King’s West School), 4012 Chico Way NW, Bremerton.

Cost: $95. The clinic is June 28-30, with sessions for players in grades four to six running from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and sessions for players in grades six through nine running from noon to 3 p.m.

For online registration visit www.totalpackagehoops.com.

For additional information call Rick Walker, (360) 271-4831.

BlueJackets baseball tickets

Tickets are now on sale for the Kitsap BlueJackets’ 2010 season. A collegiate baseball team that plays its home games at Gene Lobe Field at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds, the Jackets open the season July 4 against the Corvallis Knights.

Season tickets also are available by calling (360) 479-0123. Tickets can be purchased at The UPS Store in Silverdale, 2916 NW Bucklin Hill Road.

For additional information contact Bill Anderson, wanderson@kitsapbluejackets.com or (360) 731-3239.

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