Joey Klecka

Kenai netters sweep Seward

Sometimes, seeing an opponent for the second time helps a team figure out where their weaknesses lie. The Kenai Central volleyball squad may have already… Continue reading

Ostrander looks to cap prep cross-country with a state title

Five kilometers is all that separates Allie Ostrander from the end of a brilliant prep cross-country running career. Since 2011, the Kenai Central senior has… Continue reading

Week 8 football sees classic rivals match up

The final week of the 2014 prep football season is here. Eight weeks ago, teams began the season with fresh faces and high hopes, buoyed… Continue reading

Kenai netters sweep Cordova

The Kenai Central volleyball team challenged themselves Thursday night to keep the visiting Cordova Wolverines under 15 points in each set. Two out of three… Continue reading

Stars take homecoming game over West Valley

The Soldotna Stars got the challenge that they wanted on the football turf Saturday for homecoming. It looked to be the makings of a great… Continue reading

Friday: Nikiski breaks homecoming streak

Nikiski football coach Ted Riddall does not hide his disdain for high school homecoming weekend. The week of activities and social gatherings can play a… Continue reading

SoHi netters stump Palmer

As much of a momentum sport that volleyball is, a two-set lead can vanish pretty quickly in any given match. The Palmer Moose rallied back… Continue reading

Week 7 football preview: Playoff picture sharpens

After six jumbled weeks to start the 2014 prep football season, the playoff pictures for the medium-schools Northern Lights Conference and the small-schools Greatland Conference… Continue reading

Nikiski rallies to beat Homer in 4 sets

In a crucial Tuesday night Southcentral Conference matchup, Nikiski took care of business with a 3-1 win over Homer at Nikiski High School.The Bulldogs trailed… Continue reading

Friday: Lindquist’s dominate SoHi Pentathlon

Growing up with siblings can lead to some interesting family rivalries that often continue into future years.The Lindquist family of Kodiak can attest to that.It… Continue reading

Week 6 prep football preview: Getting down to crunch time

It’s getting down to that time of year for prep football teams. With three weeks left in the regular season, playoff spots are still up… Continue reading

SoHi girls, Kenai boys take borough cross-country titles

With two races left in the 2014 prep cross-country running season (only one for some runners), the time to make a move, impress the coach,… Continue reading

Friday: Wasilla football edges Kenai

Kenai Central put together three quality quarters of football Friday night at Ed Hollier Field in Kenai, but unfortunately for the Kardinals, football games are… Continue reading

Nikiski football routs Valdez

A week after suffering a tough loss to Eielson at home, the Nikiski football team regrouped and beat Valdez in a 50-0 rout Saturday afternoon… Continue reading

Week 5 prep football preview: Grading the teams

The prep football season reached its midpoint this week, with four games down and four to go for teams across the state. Although the academic… Continue reading

SoHi volleyball uses late rally to sweep Nikiski

Soldotna staved off the threat of losing a clean sweep to Nikiski with a late rally in a nonconference volleyball match Tuesday night at Soldotna… Continue reading

Kenai football topples Palmer

The Kenai Central football team used a powerful second-half effort Friday night at Ed Hollier Field in Kenai to take down large-schools opponent Palmer with… Continue reading

Eielson running back collects state rushing record against Nikiski

Facing a third-down situation against Nikiski with 45 seconds left and the victory essentially locked up, Eielson running back Anthony Griffith took the ball on… Continue reading

Week 4 football preview

Astonishingly, the prep football season is already hitting hump week. After this weekend’s slate of games, the 2014 campaign will be on the downhill path… Continue reading

SoHi opens 2014 nontournament season

Sheila Kupferschmid closed one chapter last November and opened another Tuesday night, coaching the Soldotna volleyball team to a win over Seward in the Stars’… Continue reading