Joey Klecka

Kenai baseball drops 1st game of year

The Kenai Central baseball program opened its 2019 season Thursday with a 10-0 loss to the Palmer Moose at the Kenai Little League fields. The… Continue reading

 

Tutka Backdoor Trail project gaining momentum

The rugged backcountry on the south side of Kachemak Bay is getting a fresh look from hikers with an eye on connecting two coasts. As… Continue reading

 

Peninsula soccer teams enjoy successful Thursday

The Soldotna girls rolled to a 10-0 shutout victory over Houston Thursday night in nonconference soccer action. The Stars got scoring from seven different players,… Continue reading

 

Katie Schwartz (right) trades lines with Jaron Swanson during rehearsal for “Rosie” Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at Soldotna High School in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

‘Rosie’ makes debut at SoHi

The story follows Rosie as she looks for work in the American World War II efforts.

Katie Schwartz (right) trades lines with Jaron Swanson during rehearsal for “Rosie” Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at Soldotna High School in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)
Nikiski goalkeeper Michael Eiter corrals a save Tuesday in a Peninsula Conference game at Soldotna High School. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Nikiski stays close but SoHi soccer sweeps

The Nikiski soccer teams seem to think they can run with the big dogs this year. And so far, they’re showing it too. The Nikiski… Continue reading

Nikiski goalkeeper Michael Eiter corrals a save Tuesday in a Peninsula Conference game at Soldotna High School. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Homer soccer sweeps Seward, Redington over weekend

The Homer soccer teams swept the Redington Huskies and Seward Seahawks in boys and girls action Friday and Saturday in Homer. Friday, the Mariner girls… Continue reading

Kenai gets soccer sweep of North Pole

Just when they needed a quick boost, junior Olivia Brewer was there to give the Kenai Central girls a surge. Brewer scored the go-ahead goal… Continue reading

Friday: SoHi pulls off soccer sweep of North Pole

The second-half flurry of goals between Soldotna and North Pole at Soldotna’s Justin Maile Field on Friday was punctuated with a five-goal outburst between both… Continue reading

Softball season preview: How to beat the Southeast teams

In their quest for Alaska prep softball trophies, Kenai Peninsula teams haven’t had much trouble navigating their own conference. In the Northern Lights Conference that… Continue reading

Kenai soccer solves Nikiski goalkeepers, sweeps Bulldogs

The Kenai Central soccer teams picked up a pair of conference wins to sweep Nikiski on Thursday afternoon at home, but the real show was… Continue reading

Dinner and a show?

Triumvirant dinner theater makes 14th appearance with “Sockeye Balboa”

Pair of Alaskan authors to share parallel experiences at KPC Showcase

“A lot of people are afraid to open a book of poetry.”

Homer softball goes 4-3 at Kodiak Island Invite

The Homer softball team opened its season Thursday and Friday with play at the Island Invitational in Kodiak. The Mariners played three games Thursday and… Continue reading

Ostrander, Theisens reunite at Big C Relays

For one day, it was like old times again. Boise State runner Allie Ostrander was reunited with former Kenai Central High School running mates Jordan… Continue reading

Art pieces are on display at the Kenai Fine Arts Center during Thursday’s opening reception of the 30th anniversary Visual Feast art show. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

A feast for the eyes

Show featuring local student art celebrates 30 years

Art pieces are on display at the Kenai Fine Arts Center during Thursday’s opening reception of the 30th anniversary Visual Feast art show. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Boys soccer preview: Kenai returns as champs, can anyone topple them?

Having had their rule of the roost for three years in succession, the Kenai Central boys are enjoying life at the top of the Peninsula… Continue reading

SoHi swept by West in soccer openers

Playing in their season soccer openers at home, and against bigger competition, the SoHi boys and girls had their hands full with the pesky West… Continue reading

Acclaimed musician Zilberkant returns to Soldotna

The Russian-born Zilberkant is a classically trained pianist and orchestra conductor

Kenai girls, boys swept by West in home openers

The Kenai Central offense was almost as cold as the weather Thursday night on the soccer pitch in the Kardinals home openers. The girls lost… Continue reading

Ostrander given top weekly athlete honor

Boise State’s Allie Ostrander was named the Mountain West Conference Track Athlete of the Week Tuesday afternoon, just four days after setting a top-10 all-time… Continue reading