Joey Klecka

Oilers’ DeVrieze provides consistency on the hill

In the weeks since the school year finished up and in the dog days of summer that have taken hold of Southcentral Alaska, a Midwestern… Continue reading

Twins sweep Bartlett, clinch playoff spot

With a state tournament berth on the line, the Legion AA Twins needed a big day Saturday against Bartlett. They got one en route to… Continue reading

Twins sweep West

With the Alaska Legion National Division baseball standings so tight for the three state slots allotted to the division, Post 20 Twins coach Hector Rivera… Continue reading

Bucs take rubber game from Oilers

Between inconsistent pitching and lean batting, the Peninsula Oilers simply could not get anything going against the Anchorage Bucs on Wednesday night at Coral Seymour… Continue reading

Oilers, Bucs split doubleheader

Both the Peninsula Oilers and the Anchorage Bucs have both seen their share of struggles in recent weeks, so both squads looked pretty reluctant to… Continue reading

Dexheimer, Wright win All-Alaska skins game under glorious skies

Sometimes, the best advice comes from the unlikeliest source. In Monday’s professional skins game that capped a day of action in the All-Alaska Pro-Am tournament… Continue reading

Shields gives Theisens a stiff challenge

It seems the Theisen brothers of Kenai have found some new competition on the road.Saturday’s 11th annual Soldotna Rotary Unity Run that ended at Soldotna… Continue reading

Three area athletes prepare for powerlifting nationals

Three local high schoolers are on their way to greater heights, starting this weekend at the USA Power Lifting Raw National Championships.Kenai Central sophomore Robin… Continue reading

Twins drop semifinal at Wood Bat tourney to Service

The American Legion Twins were forced to play catchup for nearly the entirety of a game that ultimately resulted in a 6-3 loss to Service… Continue reading

SoHi graduate Blackburn continues with throwing career

The last time Soldotna’s Paige Blackburn was competing for a spot in the 2012 Summer Olympic games, she was a bright-eyed, bushy-tailed college kid riding… Continue reading

Wild night of racing headlines memorial race for “Cowboy” at Twin Cities

A midsummer sun greeted over 500 racing fans Saturday night at Twin Cities Raceway in Kenai, but as epic as the racing was, the bigger… Continue reading

Ostrander seeks another record at Mount Marathon

For a race that has seen nearly a century’s worth of challengers hoping to lay claim as the king of the mountain, there have been… Continue reading

Skyview graduate O’Guinn reflects on running career at UAA

Right about the time Skyview High School was getting ready to close its doors, a former Skyview athlete was reaching one of the pinnacles of… Continue reading

3rd annual Mud Run gets messy

Saturday morning’s third annual Mud Run just north of Kenai featured enough mud and dirt — including a muddy water pit at the end of… Continue reading

Yagi’s style working well for Oilers

Standing at a diminutive 5-foot-8, Carter Yagi does not always match up in a sport that typically rewards height. But so far, the Peninsula Oilers… Continue reading

Friday: Oilers shut out Waves

The Peninsula Oilers have given the Oceanside (San Diego) Waves a bit of everything after Friday evening’s 1-0 win at Coral Seymour Memorial Park under… Continue reading

Oilers beat Waves with one big run

The Peninsula Oilers have given the Oceanside (San Diego) Waves a bit of everything after Friday evening's 1-0 win at Coral Seymour Memorial ballpark under… Continue reading

Oilers wax Waves

A night after topping their opponent in a pitchers’ duel, the Peninsula Oilers topped the Oceanside (San Diego) Waves once again — this time using… Continue reading

Oilers win after early mistake

After Wednesday night’s batting lineup blunder, it can be certain that Peninsula Oilers head coach Kyle Richardson will be double-checking his batting lineup for every… Continue reading

Kenai visited by Tampa Bay Lightning skater

Local hockey fans and young up-and-comers were treated to a chance to meet a national level talent Tuesday at the Kenai Multipurpose Facility ice rink.… Continue reading