Jeff Helminiak

Brown Bears top Ice Wolves, snap 7-game skid

The Kenai River Brown Bears snapped a seven-game losing streak by defeating the New Mexico Ice Wolves 4-3 after a wild third period Friday at… Continue reading

 

Hockey roundup: Homer, Soldotna net wins

Staff report Alden Ross used a hat trick to help Division II Homer score a nonconference road win over Division I Wasilla Thursday night at… Continue reading

 

Thursday hoops roundup

Mt. Edgecumbe topped visiting Kenai Central 41-28 in nonconference action Thursday. Lisa Strom had eight for the Braves, while Kailey Hamilton had eight points for… Continue reading

 

Bears look to snap 7-game skid

Kenai River Brown Bears head coach Kevin Murdock does not think his team deserves to be on a seven-game losing streak as the Bears head… Continue reading

Hoops roundup: Mt. Edgecumbe sweeps Kenai Central

Host Mt. Edgecumbe swept Kenai Central on Wednesday in nonconference play. The Kenai girls lost to Mt. Edgecumbe 34-31. Kenai led 30-21 after three quarters… Continue reading

Hoops roundup: Soldotna sweeps Nikiski

An explosive second quarter led the Soldotna girls to a 55-22 nonconference victory over Nikiski on Tuesday. The Stars led the game 4-3 after the… Continue reading

Area skiers compete at Homer Besh Cup races

The Kachemak Nordic Ski Club hosted Besh Cups 3 and 4 on Saturday and Sunday at Lookout Mountain in Homer. There are six Besh Cup… Continue reading

Monday hoops: Nikiski JV, Ninilchik split

The Nikiski junior varsity and Ninilchik split nonconference games Monday at Nikiski. The Nikiski JV girls started fast in a 37-16 victory, outscoring Ninilchik 19-2… Continue reading

Nordiques sweep Brown Bears

The Maine Nordiques swept the Kenai River Brown Bears on Friday and Saturday at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex to extend Kenai River’s North American… Continue reading

Hoops roundup: Soldotna girls, boys sweep Kodiak in weekend NLC play

The host Soldotna boys notched a 50-32 victory over Kodiak on Friday in Northern Lights Conference play, then completed the sweep Saturday. Soldotna led 17-11… Continue reading

Homer hockey tops Kenai

When the Homer hockey team got to work, Kenai Central had a hard time stopping the Mariners. Homer notched a 7-0 Railbelt Conference victory over… Continue reading

Thursday hoops roundup: Nikiski girls win on opening day of Tip Off Tournament

The Houston boys opened the Rus Hitchcock Tip Off Tournament in Nikiski with a 56-46 victory over the host Bulldogs. Braden Cart and Cody Wyrick… Continue reading

Brown Bears return home looking to snap skid

The Kenai River Brown Bears return to the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex looking to snap a five-game losing streak in North American Hockey League play.… Continue reading

Homer’s Tyler Gilliland and Soldotna’s Wyatt Medcoff jockey for position during a Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020 hockey game at Kevin Bell Arena in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Soldotna hockey tops Homer

The Soldotna hockey team notched a big victory over host Homer on Wednesday in Railbelt Conference play. Soldotna is now 8-7 overall and 4-1 in… Continue reading

Homer’s Tyler Gilliland and Soldotna’s Wyatt Medcoff jockey for position during a Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020 hockey game at Kevin Bell Arena in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Hoops roundup: Peninsula Conference action

The Nikolaevsk and Ninilchik basketball teams split Peninsula Conference games Wednesday in Nikolaevsk. The Nikolaevsk girls topped Ninilchik 48-20, with Elizabeth Fefelov leading the way… Continue reading

Eventual race winner Morgan Aldridge leads Carly Reimer and Amy Anderson at the Ski for Women on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at Tsalteshi Trails. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Klecka, Aldridge ski to Freezer Food victories

Joey Klecka and Morgan Aldridge won the 10th Freezer Food Series race of the season Sunday at Tsalteshi Trails. This race was a 4.7-mile ski.… Continue reading

Eventual race winner Morgan Aldridge leads Carly Reimer and Amy Anderson at the Ski for Women on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at Tsalteshi Trails. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

CIA hoops splits with Kenai JV

Staff report The host Cook Inlet Academy basketball team split with Kenai junior varsity Monday. The CIA boys notched a 44-36 victory. In the girls… Continue reading

Friday hockey: Kenai, SoHi win

Trent Powell scored Soldotna’s first three goals, one in each period, to lead the Stars to a 4-1 Railbelt Conference win over Palmer Saturday in… Continue reading

Hoops roundup: Kenai, Homer split

Halftime adjustments carried the visiting Homer girls to a 38-35 Southcentral Conference victory over Kenai Central on Friday. Homer grabbed a 9-4 lead after the… Continue reading

Ice Wolves sweep Brown Bears

The visiting Kenai River Brown Bears dropped a 6-2 decision to the New Mexico Ice Wolves on Friday and a 6-5 decision on Saturday in… Continue reading