Joey Klecka

Peninsula crowd shines in 3rd annual Alaskaman race

There are the obvious challenges that come with trying to complete a grueling ultra marathon race like Alaskaman, an event that combines a 2-mile swim,… Continue reading

Resonant Rogues perform at Soldotna Creek Park during the Levitt AMP Soldotna Music Series on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Week 6 of Soldotna music series kicks off with energetic group

The 2019 Levitt AMP Soldotna Music Series has seen an explosion in attendance this summer.

Resonant Rogues perform at Soldotna Creek Park during the Levitt AMP Soldotna Music Series on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Twins go 11 innings, forge split with West

The two American Legion teams that squared off Monday at Coral Seymour Memorial Park were in no rush to get home. Not with the race… Continue reading

Pregame ejection of Oilers coach sparks walk-off win for Oilers

Before the first pitch was even thrown on a sweltering, lazy Sunday afternoon, Peninsula Oilers head coach Kyle Brown had the key to victory ready… Continue reading

Oilers turn defensive gem into win over Miners

Sometimes, a struggling team just needs a little confidence boost to send them in the right direction. The Peninsula Oilers looked to be getting that… Continue reading

Larsen brings love of forest, trees to life in July exhibit

Exhibit features a collection of sculptures, acrylic painting, quilted fabric and table art

The crowd listens to the music at Soldotna Creek Park during the Levitt AMP Soldotna Music Series on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Pamyua to bring blend of musical styles to Soldotna music series

The successful Yup’ik musical group from Anchorage will perform.

The crowd listens to the music at Soldotna Creek Park during the Levitt AMP Soldotna Music Series on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Twins split 1st day of Wood Bat tourney

The Legion AA Twins got off to a solid start on the first day of the Bill Miller Big Fish Wood Bat tournament at Coral… Continue reading

Saturday night racing at Twin City Raceway

Mashing the gas and ripping the fence at Twin City Raceway in Kenai will get the adrenaline pumping for any race car driver. For Nikiski’s… Continue reading

Twins push winning streak to 8 in Kodiak

Days after combining with Post 20 teammate Harrison Metz on a no-hitter, Twins pitcher Logan Smith was up to his old tricks again Thursday in… Continue reading

Oilers drop 2 to Pilots

In a one-run game with the tying man 90 feet away, the Peninsula Oilers couldn’t find a way to bring him home in what was… Continue reading

Seward’s Fred Moore stands at the base of Mount Marathon in Seward, Alaska, on Monday, June 24, 2019. Moore will run in his 50th consecutive Mount Marathon race on July 4. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Seward’s Moore celebrating 50 years of running Mt. Marathon

‘Relish the crowd and don’t be looking tired at the end’

Seward’s Fred Moore stands at the base of Mount Marathon in Seward, Alaska, on Monday, June 24, 2019. Moore will run in his 50th consecutive Mount Marathon race on July 4. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)
Oilers outfielders Calvin Farris, Camden Vasquez and Paul Steffensen receive congratulations after the Oilers defeated the Chugiak-Eagle River Chinooks on Sunday, June 16, 2019, at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, Alaska.

Hot-hitting Vasquez helping Oilers in early season

Don’t expect to hear much out of Camden Vasquez. His bat does all the talking for him. Vasquez, a 19-year-old Arizona native who is playing… Continue reading

Oilers outfielders Calvin Farris, Camden Vasquez and Paul Steffensen receive congratulations after the Oilers defeated the Chugiak-Eagle River Chinooks on Sunday, June 16, 2019, at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, Alaska.

Final week of Run Into Summer results posted

Samuel Roberts won his second straight Run Into Summer race Tuesday evening in downtown Kenai, the final race of the four-week series. Roberts covering the… Continue reading

Oilers blasted by Bucs to end road trip

The Peninsula Oilers wrapped up a tough road trip Tuesday night at Mulcahy Stadium with a 12-2 loss to the league-leading Anchorage Bucs in Alaska… Continue reading

Youngren leads peninsula at Mayor’s Marathon

Soldotna runner Megan Youngren led peninsula runners Saturday at the Mayor’s Marathon in Anchorage with a runner-up finish in the women’s race. Youngren trailed women’s… Continue reading

Twins stage rally to walk off Service; get doubleheader sweep

The Legion AA Twins had chance after chance to score against the Service Cougars, but nothing worked until the last moment in a wild finish… Continue reading

Roberts takes Run Into Summer week #3

The third week of the Run Into Summer five-kilometer series went to Samuel Roberts, who won the 5K race on the streets of old Kenai… Continue reading

Nikiski powerlifter reaches new highs with Team USA invite

Three years ago, Nikiski’s Billie Denison dipped her toes into the sport of powerlifting as an avenue to self-improvement. Now, the former Alaska state powerlifting… Continue reading

Thursday: Miners walk it off against Oilers

For a second straight night, the Peninsula Oilers and Mat-Su Miners found themselves in a pitchers duel. And, for a second straight night, the three-time… Continue reading