Joey Klecka

Friday: Kenai girls snap NLC win drought

When it’s been as long a drought between conference wins as the Kenai Central girls basketball team has faced, the players have every reason in… Continue reading

SoHi, Kenai wrestlers nab region wrestling titles

Competing under the lights in a home meet, the Kenai Central and Soldotna wrestling squads had a lot on the line to fight for Friday… Continue reading

Wild dominate shutout win over Brown Bears

The Kenai River Brown Bears had a tough time finding the back of the opposing net Thursday night at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex.Actually, the… Continue reading

Soldotna, Kenai face tough task at NLC wrestling tourney

The math this weekend at the Northern Lights Conference wrestling tournament is pretty simple. If you finish among the top six in your weight class,… Continue reading

Tuesday hoops roundup: SoHi boys escape with win over Kenai

It may not have been pretty, but the SoHi boys escaped Tuesday night with their first Northern Lights Conference win of the season, holding off… Continue reading

Soldotna hoops roundup

The Soldotna Stars will have to wait another game for their first conference win of the season. They gave it a good try, though, Saturday.… Continue reading

Kenai swept by Colony, Wasilla

Friday’s Northern Lights Conference tilt featuring the Kenai Central and Colony girls basketball squads saw a one-sided matchup in the second half — the Knights’… Continue reading

Friday hoops roundup: Knights sweep Kards

Friday's Northern Lights Conference tilt featuring the Kenai Central and Colony girls basketball squads saw a one-sided matchup in the second half — the Knights'… Continue reading

Soldotna takes dual win over Kenai

After being handed a dual loss by Kenai earlier this season, the Soldotna Stars wrestling team was looking for redemption before the season comes to… Continue reading

CIA tops Ft. Yukon with buzzer-beater shot

The Fort Yukon boys had rebounding and a vicious defensive press, but the Cook Inlet Academy boys had Timmy Smithwick. Smithwick, a junior, nailed a… Continue reading

Weekend hoops roundup

Bartlett High School basketball coach Greg Fullmer fully enjoys the annual trip down to the Kenai Peninsula each winter when his boys team faces local… Continue reading

Nikiski Tip-Off Tournament wrapup

The Nikiski boys and girls basketball teams came within seconds Saturday of sweeping their own Nikiski Tip-Off tournament for the first time in 17 years,… Continue reading

Friday hoops roundup: SoHi swept by 2 different teams

Bartlett High basketball coach Greg Fullmer fully enjoys the annual trip down to the Kenai Peninsula each winter when his boys team faces local competition.… Continue reading

Colony, SoHi nab big wins on the ice

The Soldotna and Wasilla hockey teams have cultivated quite a spectacular rivalry on the ice in recent meetings, starting with last year’s quadruple overtime finish… Continue reading

Tuesday hoops roundup

The Ninilchik boys toppled Cook Inlet Academy for the first time in three years Tuesday night at CIA, using a strong first-half effort to notch… Continue reading

Weekend prep hockey roundup

The Chugiak hockey squad received some good vibes Friday night at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex, shutting out Kenai Central in an 8-0 nonconference win.… Continue reading

Homer sweeps Nikiski in hoops action

The Nikiski boys had trouble containing the Homer offense Saturday at Nikiski. More specifically, the Bulldogs had trouble containing Homer senior Sheldon Hutt.Hutt propelled the… Continue reading

Late goal gives Kenai win over SoHi

After taking a 6-1 beating the last time they played Soldotna, the Kenai Kardinals hockey squad was looking for something different Thursday night. They figured… Continue reading

Reclassification to change Alaska prep football landscape in 2015

The Alaska high school football landscape will sport a slightly different look next fall with a change in school population benchmarks.A recent reclassification was instituted… Continue reading

Brown Bears enter new year eyeing improvements

Since heading home for the holiday break on the tail of a six-game winless streak, the Kenai River Brown Bears are looking to make some… Continue reading