Joey Klecka

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

Wednesday: Oilers duel against Miners

The Mat-Su Miners forced a series split at the very least with the Peninsula Oilers with a 6-3 win Wednesday night at Hermon Brothers Field… Continue reading

Oilers infielder Victor Carlino fields a ball at second during an 8-4 loss to the Mat-Su Miners. (Photo by Jeremiah Bartz/Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman)

Tuesday: Oilers drop series opener to Miners

In two of their previous three games, the Mat-Su Miners used a no-hitter and a walk-off grand slam to put together a winning streak. Tuesday,… Continue reading

Oilers infielder Victor Carlino fields a ball at second during an 8-4 loss to the Mat-Su Miners. (Photo by Jeremiah Bartz/Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman)
Seward’s Lydia Jacoby races to victory in the girls 100-yard breaststroke final Oct. 27, 2018, at the Northern Lights Conference championship swim meet at Homer High School. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Seward’s Jacoby dazzles at star-studded swim meet

Seward swimmer Lydia Jacoby dazzled in the pool at the Counsilman Classic meet in Indianapolis, Indiana, finishing fifth June 15 in a loaded women’s field… Continue reading

Seward’s Lydia Jacoby races to victory in the girls 100-yard breaststroke final Oct. 27, 2018, at the Northern Lights Conference championship swim meet at Homer High School. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)
The Derek Poppins Trio performs at Soldotna Creek Park during the Levitt AMP Soldotna Music Series on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Louisiana country singer to play concert in the park

Meghan Linsey will appear at the Wednesday evening music series

The Derek Poppins Trio performs at Soldotna Creek Park during the Levitt AMP Soldotna Music Series on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

State motocross brings out the thrills, chills and spills

The familiar guttural din of motocross bikes ripping around the track at the Twin Cities Raceway dirt motocross track quietly fell away Saturday afternoon when… Continue reading

Racers get dirty at Clam Scramble

In the five years the Ninilchik Clam Scramble Mud and Obstacle Run has been organized, there has been no shortage of mud, rocks and staircases… Continue reading

A detailed look at an illustration of old Kenai and the Columbia Ward Fisheries by Thor Evenson at the Kenai Fine Art Center Thursday, June 6, 2019, during the opening reception to the June exhibit Historic Buildings of Kenai. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

June exhibit showcases historic Kenai buildings

The Kenai Fine Art building was once part of the Kenai Volunteer Fire Department

A detailed look at an illustration of old Kenai and the Columbia Ward Fisheries by Thor Evenson at the Kenai Fine Art Center Thursday, June 6, 2019, during the opening reception to the June exhibit Historic Buildings of Kenai. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Run into Summer race #3 results posted

The third week of the Run Into Summer race series went to 10-year-old Karalyn Veideffer Tuesday night in old town Kenai. Veideffer won the 5-kilometer… Continue reading

Run Into Summer results posted

The second week of the Run Into Summer series saw nine runners race a 5-kilometer loop Tuesday in downtown Kenai. Ten-year-old Karalyn Veideffer crossed the… Continue reading

Oilers take on Chinooks to end season-opening road trip

The Peninsula Oilers wrapped up a season-opening, five-game road trip in the Alaska Baseball League with an overpowering 11-4 win Monday night over the Chugiak/Eagle… Continue reading

Tri-The-Kenai racers hit the road

Construction on Gas Well and Kalifornsky Beach roads is finished, so let the bikers reign again! Most cyclists competing in Sunday’s Tri-The-Kenai Triathlon were happy… Continue reading

Sunday: Walks doom Oilers in loss to Pilots

The Peninsula Oilers continued to slog out a rough opening road trip to the 2019 Alaska Baseball League season with a 4-2 loss Sunday to… Continue reading

Twins split Sunday doubleheader

The Post 20 Twins split a Sunday doubleheader with the Eagle River Wolves at Coral Seymour Memorial Ballpark. The Twins won the first game 8-2… Continue reading

Oilers rally for 1st win of 2019

The Peninsula Oilers used a late rally to pick up their first win of the Alaska Baseball League season Friday over the Anchorage Bucs, but… Continue reading

Ostrander wins historic 3rd straight DI steeplechase crown

Under stiflingly hot temperatures in Austin, Texas, Allie Ostrander never wilted as she added a new chapter to the NCAA history books. Ostrander, a Boise… Continue reading

Twins swept by Chugiak on opening day

The Legion AA Twins opened their 2019 summer with a pair of losses to Chugiak Saturday at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, losing the… Continue reading

The field of 5K runners stream through the woods Saturday, June 8, 2019, at the Run for the River 5-kilometer/10-mile races in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Runners tackle Run for the River 5K, 10-miler

There are many reasons to lace up a pair of running shoes and take to the trails, but almost none carry the weight of racing… Continue reading

The field of 5K runners stream through the woods Saturday, June 8, 2019, at the Run for the River 5-kilometer/10-mile races in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Refuge Notebook: Geologists search for glacier-transported granitic boulders

Glaciers have carried granitic boulders 200-plus miles down Cook Inlet from interior mountains during the last two glaciations. The most recent glaciation deposited hundreds of… Continue reading

Bucs blast Oilers in season opener on road

The Peninsula Oilers opened their 2019 Alaska Baseball League season with an 11-1 loss to the Anchorage Bucs Thursday at Mulcahy Stadium in Anchorage. Powered… Continue reading