Joey Klecka

Stulls dominate Polar Vortex Cyclocross race

The Anchorage Invasion made its annual trip to the Kenai Peninsula on Saturday afternoon to dominate the front of the field at the Polar Vortex… Continue reading

 

Changes coming to prep wrestling season

Changes are coming to the prep wrestling scene on the peninsula, and there is no real consensus as to how things will shake out by… Continue reading

 

3 Friends Dog Park gets additions as one-year celebration kicks off

When the ribbon was cut to open 3 Friends Dog Park in Soldotna last September, park organizer Connie Hocker realized a dream. One year later,… Continue reading

 

SoHi, Homer clash in swim dual

The Soldotna swimming and diving team hosted Homer for a dual meet Friday. The Soldotna girls won 183-108, while the Homer boys notched a 128-121… Continue reading

SoHi captures 7th straight football state crown

Their season began with a nightmare, but they finished it in seventh heaven. The Soldotna Stars capped the 2018 prep football campaign with a state… Continue reading

Soldotna senior Aliann Schmidt delivers a ball Thursday against Wasilla at Soldotna High School. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Wasilla volleyball prevails in 5 games over SoHi

Big play after big play punctuated the action Thursday night inside the Soldotna High School gym as the SoHi volleyball team lost in agonizing fashion… Continue reading

Soldotna senior Aliann Schmidt delivers a ball Thursday against Wasilla at Soldotna High School. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Soldotna eyes 7th straight title against newcomer Eagle River

The tale of the tape of the two teams matching up for the Alaska Division II state football crown tells two very different stories. In… Continue reading

A unique way to spend your PFD: Native Arts and Crafts show slated for Friday

It’s once again time for the annual injection of oil profits into the Alaska economy, colloquially known around the state as PFD Day. On Oct.… Continue reading

Kenai’s Dye leads college golf team at NACC tournament

Kenai golfer Max Dye posted the lowest round of the Marian University (Wisconsin) men’s team in the opening rounds of the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference… Continue reading

Clay on Display exhibit showcases fine art

Featuring work by the Kenai Potters Guild, Thursday’s “Clay on Display” art show opening provided both newcomers and experienced ceramic artists an opportunity to connect… Continue reading

SoHi football bests Palmer to reach 7th straight title game

A bold fourth-down call in the opening minutes of Saturday’s state football semifinal contest by the hometown Palmer Moose led to an early lead and… Continue reading

Peninsula Conference football awards announced

Peninsula teams were represented well in the Peninsula Conference football All-Conference awards released this week. Nikiski finished with a 3-5 record but put eight players… Continue reading

SoHi tackles Div. II playoffs on road

The playoff race has ended, the seedings have become final and now the two-week fight to decide the 2018 champions in three divisions of Alaska… Continue reading

A pair of American flag design wall plaques sit on stage Friday night at the Alaska Fire Conference in the Kenai Center mall. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Alaska Fire Conference ends with celebratory banquet in Kenai

Friday night saw the culmination of a weeklong study in firefighting techniques, and the event brought in the big names. The Alaska Fire Conference closing… Continue reading

A pair of American flag design wall plaques sit on stage Friday night at the Alaska Fire Conference in the Kenai Center mall. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Seward freshman posts unofficial state record

Seward freshman Lydia Jacoby continued her torrid run of domination in the pool Saturday with an unofficial state record at the Seward Invite. Jacoby blazed… Continue reading

Calvert, Kenai girls win state

A summer of hard work paid dividends when Kenai Central senior Jaycie Calvert left the field in her dust to claim a state crown. Calvert… Continue reading

Nikiski netters pull off sweep over Houston

The Nikiski volleyball squad got the Bulldogs homecoming weekend off to a high start with a three-game sweep Friday night over Southcentral Conference opponent Houston.… Continue reading

Seward volleyball sweeps Redington

The Seward volleyball team picked up a Southcentral Conference victory Thursday night over Redington, sweeping the Huskies 3-0 with game scores of 25-9, 25-16 and… Continue reading

CIA soccer moves to semifinals of Borealis Conference tourney

Cook Inlet Academy senior Hunter Moos provided the fireworks in CIA’s 5-1 quarterfinal win over Holy Rosary Academy at the 2018 Borealis Conference tournament Thursday… Continue reading

Week 8 football: Kenai, SoHi clash; Nikiski sees 11-year playoff run done

Just like the unusual late-season summer weather, the Kenai Central football team doesn’t intend to go away. Last Saturday’s meeting at Ed Hollier Field against… Continue reading