Jeff Helminiak

Soldotna's Tanner Inman drives on Mila Hargrave of Juneau-Douglas on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023, at the Al Howard Tournament at Soldotna High School in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Kenai, SoHi open with losses at Al Howard tourney

Anchorage Christian Schools swept Kenai Central and Juneau-Douglas swept Soldotna on Thursday at the opening day of the Al Howard Tournament at Soldotna High School.… Continue reading

 

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Brown Bears look to cool off Windigo

On Oct. 22, the Kenai River Brown Bears defeated the Wisconsin Windigo 5-0 at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex in North American Hockey League play.… Continue reading

 

JD McGee of Anchorage Christian Schools knocks the ball away from Soldotna's Jakob Brown on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, at Soldotna High School in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

ACS hoops sweeps Soldotna

The visiting Anchorage Christian Schools boys basketball team pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 60-52 Northern Lights Conference victory over Soldotna on Wednesday.… Continue reading

 

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Andrew captures Ski Dash

Mitchell Andrew won the Food Cache Ski Dash on Sunday on Tsalteshi Trails, finishing the 7-kilometer course in 23 minutes, 50 seconds. The 25-skier event… Continue reading

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Cook Inlet Academy's Alek McGarry battles for a rebound against Birchwood Christian on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, at Cook Inlet Academy just outside of Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

CIA girls, boys sweep Birchwood Christian

The Cook Inlet Academy girls and boys basketball teams hope to break state tournament droughts by running through the Peninsula Conference this season. The host… Continue reading

Cook Inlet Academy's Alek McGarry battles for a rebound against Birchwood Christian on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, at Cook Inlet Academy just outside of Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Eventual race winner Morgan Aldridge chases Libby Jensen, who finished third, and is chased by Amy Anderson, who took second, at the Ski for Women on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, at Tsalteshi Trails just outside of Soldotna. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Sterling’s Aldridge wins age group at national championships

Sterling’s Morgan Aldridge won the 40 to 44 women’s age group Saturday at the USA Triathlon 2023 Winter National Championships in Anchorage. The Tri-Flake Winter… Continue reading

Eventual race winner Morgan Aldridge chases Libby Jensen, who finished third, and is chased by Amy Anderson, who took second, at the Ski for Women on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, at Tsalteshi Trails just outside of Soldotna. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
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Saturday hoops roundup: Bethel sweeps Nikiski to take Donlin Gold titles

The Nikiski girls and boys basketball teams finished play at the Bethel Donlin Gold Invitational on Saturday with losses to Bethel, which won both the… Continue reading

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Wolverines sweep Brown Bears

The Anchorage Wolverines finished a two-game North American Hockey League sweep of the Kenai River Brown Bears with a 5-1 Saturday win at Ben Boeke… Continue reading

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Kenai, SoHi hockey notch road wins

The visiting Kenai Central hockey team handed Palmer its first Railbelt Conference loss, toppling the Moose 3-0 on Saturday. The Kardinals move to 8-13-0 overall… Continue reading

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Friday hoops: Kenai sweeps Seward

The Kenai Central girls and boys basketball teams swept host Seward in Peninsula Conference play Friday. The Kardinals girls won 39-26 to move to 2-0… Continue reading

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Wolverines start fast, hold off Brown Bears

The Kenai River Brown Bears lost 4-2 to the Anchorage Wolverines on Friday in North American Hockey League play at Ben Boeke Ice Arena in… Continue reading

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Kenai, SoHi hockey notch nonleague road wins

The visiting Kenai Central hockey team moved to 7-13-0 overall with a 4-1 nonconference victory over East on Friday. Logan Mese got started on a… Continue reading

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Thursday hoops: Nikiski sweeps; Ninilchik falls to Lathrop

The Nikiski girls and boys basketball teams opened up play in the Bethel Donlin Gold Tournament with victories over Unalakleet. The Bulldogs girls notched a… Continue reading

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SoHi, Kenai hockey lose on road

The host Palmer hockey team defeated Soldotna 3-2 in overtime Thursday in Railbelt Conference action. The victory gives the Moose the inside track to the… Continue reading

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Nikolaevsk's Kristin Klaich shoots on Cook Inlet Academy's Emilee Cragg and Anna Cizek on Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, at Cook Inlet Academy. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Kenai, CIA hoops notch sweeps

The visiting Kenai Central basketball teams swept Homer in Peninsula Conference action Tuesday. The Kardinals girls won 34-28 to move to 1-0 in the league… Continue reading

Nikolaevsk's Kristin Klaich shoots on Cook Inlet Academy's Emilee Cragg and Anna Cizek on Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, at Cook Inlet Academy. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
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SoHi’s Cannava wins Lynx Loppet; Danielson takes Besh sprint

Soldotna’s Ariana Cannava won the Lynx Loppet at Kincaid Park in Anchorage on Friday and Saturday. The race consisted of a 7.3-kilometer classic race Friday… Continue reading

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Ninilchik's Colvin Moore, with parents Robin and Brian Moore, scored his 1,000th high school point Saturday, Jan. 14, 2022, at Tok, Alaska. (Photo provided)

Saturday hoops: Moore, Beck score 1,000th point; Ninilchik boys, Kenai girls stay perfect

Ninilchik’s Colvin Moore and Kenai Central’s Emma Beck both pass the 1,000-point mark for their careers Saturday. Ninilchik’s Moore had his 1,000th career high school… Continue reading

Ninilchik's Colvin Moore, with parents Robin and Brian Moore, scored his 1,000th high school point Saturday, Jan. 14, 2022, at Tok, Alaska. (Photo provided)
Nikiski's Avery White and Kotzebue's Zaina McConnell battle for the ball Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023, at the 34th Annual Rus Hitchcock Nikiski Tip Off Tournament at Nikiski High School in Nikiski, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Valdez sweeps Hitchcock tournament

The Valdez girls and boys basketball teams finished 3-0 at the 34th Annual Rus Hitchcock Nikiski Tip Off Tournament to sweep the titles. The Valdez… Continue reading

Nikiski's Avery White and Kotzebue's Zaina McConnell battle for the ball Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023, at the 34th Annual Rus Hitchcock Nikiski Tip Off Tournament at Nikiski High School in Nikiski, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
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Ice Dogs sweep Brown Bears

The Fairbanks Ice Dogs completed a two-game sweep of the Kenai River Brown Bears at the Big Dipper Ice Arena in Fairbanks with a 3-2… Continue reading

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SoHi gets OT win in Juneau; West topples Kenai

The Soldotna hockey team moved to 5-1 in the Railbelt Conference and 8-5-2 overall with a 4-3 overtime victory over host Juneau-Douglas on Saturday. Just… Continue reading

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