Joey Klecka

Motocross state races seeing younger faces

With a gang of kids running around helter skelter, it can be easy to forget that you’re at a motocross race at Kenai’s Twin Cities… Continue reading

Oilers’ Munoz takes a licking, keeps on ticking

With only one catcher on the team for now, the Peninsula Oilers are putting a lot of weight on Gabriel Munoz’s shoulders. But the 5-foot-11,… Continue reading

Oilers, Monarchs hit 4 HRs en route to tie

Earlier in the day Friday, Peninsula Oilers head coach Kyle Richardson joked with new arrival Jordan Sanford about if he had any jetlag from his… Continue reading

Twins bat around with South, split doubleheader

If Thursday’s hitting performance against South is any indication of how the Post 20 Twins will do this year, then opposing defenses are going to… Continue reading

PGA Tour pro Chip Beck goes to Birch Ridge to promote First Tee program

With nearly 40 local kids grouped around him, PGA Tour professional Chip Beck demonstrated the finer points of putting on a green with three shots.… Continue reading

Oilers drop 1st game of year

Mistakes and missed opportunities left the Peninsula Oilers with their first loss of the season Tuesday evening at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, losing… Continue reading

Homer takes 3rd at state softball

After a spirited run at one of the top softball teams in the state, the Homer Mariners fell just shy of competing for another small-schools… Continue reading

Season preview: Oilers season on the mend

The field is green, the dirt is soft, the weather is nice, the players are here and so are the coaches. The only thing missing… Continue reading

250 show up for Run for the River races

Rain couldn’t deter an enthusiastic group of runners Saturday morning in downtown Soldotna, as 250 completed the Run for the River five-kilometer and 10-mile races.As… Continue reading

Homer softball team ready for state

It was a rough go of it at first, but the Homer softball team managed to grab a spot at the state tournament for the… Continue reading

Homer boys tie for 3rd at state

Even though they didn’t get to keep it all to themselves, the Homer boys soccer squad took third-place honors at the Alaska state soccer championships… Continue reading

Soldotna girls nab 3rd at state soccer tourney by topping Kenai

The Soldotna girls soccer squad may have claimed third place at the Alaska state soccer championships for the third year in a row, but this… Continue reading

Colony boys keep Homer from soccer state title game

A day after the energy and exuberance lifted the Homer boys to a 3-1 upset win over Service, the Mariners were brought back down with… Continue reading

South girls claim OT win over SoHi in state soccer semis

The Soldotna girls pushed one of the state's top girls soccer teams and nearly won Friday in the state semifinals at Anchorage Football Stadium. Unfortunately,… Continue reading

SoHi, Kenai girls start with wins at state soccer

Preserving a shutout in goal is a difficult thing to do as a soccer goalie. Doing it at a state tournament against a team that… Continue reading

Homer boys upset Service at state

Heading into Thursday’s first-round state soccer match at Eagle River High School, the Homer and Service boys teams each had something big to play for.… Continue reading

State soccer preview: Random draw draws reaction from coaches

The final three days of the Alaska high school soccer campaign will play out in Anchorage this weekend, beginning today with an eight-game slate that… Continue reading

Kenai’s Ostrander sets pair of state records

The 3,200-meter race that Kenai Central’s Allie Ostrander ran on Friday at Dimond High was not unusual for the 5-foot-1 junior. In fact, it didn’t… Continue reading

Ostrander breezes to girls 3,200 state record

The 3,200-meter race that Kenai Central's Allie Ostrander ran on Friday at Dimond High was not unusual for the 5-foot-1 junior. In fact, it didn't… Continue reading

State track preview: Ostrander chases records

The final meet of the year is here. The 2014 Alaska School Activities Association state track and field meet.This year’s state clash will feature the… Continue reading