At West Sound SportsPlus, we shine a light on Kitsap County athletes and their amazing accomplishments. From local sports, high school and club athletics, we enjoy telling the stories in our community. We also offer advice on ways to stay healthy, both physically and spiritually.

Annette Griffus is a multiple award-winning journalist with 27 years in the newspaper industry, including 17 years at the Kitsap Sun in Bremerton, Washington. Annette covered everything from youth sports to high school, collegiate athletics, professional sports including the Summer Olympics in 2004 in Athens, Greece. She graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in journalism from Eastern Washington University in 1997, and in 2015 she completed her Bachelors of Science degree Summa Cum Laude in Health and Wellness from Kaplan University. Also in 2015, Annette completed her first triathlon and again in 2016.