Joey Klecka

Crawford, Baeten win Soldotna Cycle Series #5

Mike Crawford took home the victory in the 12-kilometer race Thursday night at race No. 5 of the Soldotna Cycle Series, while Brady Baeten won… Continue reading

Bucs eliminate Oilers from playoffs

The underdog story ended Saturday for the Peninsula Oilers with a 4-0 loss to the Anchorage Bucs at Mulcahy Stadium. After avoiding elimination and forcing… Continue reading

Oilers blow 6-0 lead, drop playoff game 1 to Bucs

The underdog Peninsula Oilers learned another painful lesson as to why the Anchorage Bucs are the top team in the Alaska Baseball League in 2019,… Continue reading

Parks, Youngren take SRS Week 4

Jason Parks put a stop to Bradley Walters’ winning streak Wednesday at the Salmon Run Series, winning the 5-kilometer race at the Tsalteshi Trails in… Continue reading

Oilers ready for ABL playoffs

Now that the Peninsula Oilers have made it to the big show, it’s time for them to shine. The Oilers slipped into the Alaska Baseball… Continue reading

Chinooks help Oilers clinch ABL playoff spot

The Peninsula Oilers officially clinched a playoff spot in the Alaska Baseball League postseason Tuesday night without ever taking the field. The Oilers (15-29) ended… Continue reading

The front facade of the relocated River City Books and Lucy’s Market in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

New location sits well for River City Books, Lucy’s Market

When the store’s lease at its previous location went unrenewed, it was time to look for a new home.

The front facade of the relocated River City Books and Lucy’s Market in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Pilots send Oilers to 6th straight loss, out of ABL playoff picture

The Peninsula Oilers bats fell silent Thursday night in a 3-1 loss to the Anchorage Glacier Pilots at Mulcahy Stadium. Anchorage starter Matthew Sanchez carried… Continue reading

Prep coaching turnover: Kupferschmid leaves SoHi volleyball program

Nine head coaches will be departing peninsula high school varsity sports programs this spring, and eight of them leave behind 16 combined years of head-coaching… Continue reading

Oilers drop 4th straight, teeter on edge of ABL playoff spot

The Peninsula Oilers lost their fourth straight Tuesday night at Mulcahy Stadium with a 3-1 loss to the Anchorage Bucs in Alaska Baseball League action.… Continue reading

The crowd listens to the music at Soldotna Creek Park during the Levitt AMP Soldotna Music Series on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Soldotna concert series heats up

Milo Matthews will be the latest in a string of popular musical acts to perform.

The crowd listens to the music at Soldotna Creek Park during the Levitt AMP Soldotna Music Series on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Twins pitcher Mose Hayes (14) slides safely into home ahead of the tag of Palmer catcher Brady Shults Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Hayes dodges rain, runs to help Twins beat Palmer

Barely eight minutes after first pitch, the Legion Twins and Palmer Moose were running for cover from a passing shower that soaked Coral Seymour Memorial… Continue reading

Twins pitcher Mose Hayes (14) slides safely into home ahead of the tag of Palmer catcher Brady Shults Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)
Powder Puff winner Brenda Robson drives a victory lap with the checkered flag Saturday, July 13, 2019, at Twin City Raceway in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Powder Puff races unleash the girl power

A race car doesn’t know who’s driving it. So when Saturday night’s Powder Puff main feature took the green flag, the ladies at the wheel… Continue reading

Powder Puff winner Brenda Robson drives a victory lap with the checkered flag Saturday, July 13, 2019, at Twin City Raceway in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Twins go 3 for 4 on the road

The American Legion Twins went three for four on the road Friday and Saturday, sweeping two league games Friday in Anchorage, then winning a league… Continue reading

Boise State’s Allie Ostrander competes in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase final June 30 at the Prefontaine Classic at Stanford University in California. (Photo taken by Cortney White)

Ostrander returns home after turning pro, leads Salmon Run Series field

In joining the pro ranks of distance running and the Brooks Running company, Soldotna’s Allie Ostrander is strengthening her ideals and running philosophies at the… Continue reading

Boise State’s Allie Ostrander competes in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase final June 30 at the Prefontaine Classic at Stanford University in California. (Photo taken by Cortney White)

Pilots beat Oilers in 10 innings

The Peninsula Oilers fell victim to a late rally by the Anchorage Glacier Pilots on Thursday at Mulcahy Stadium, losing 5-4 in walk-off fashion. The… Continue reading

A group of concertgoers enjoy the music at the 2018 Rock’n the Ranch at the Rusty Ravin music festival in Kenai. (Photo provided by Valerie Anderson)

Rock’N the Ranch at the Rusty Ravin returns

Within a span of three years, the sober-living home of Nuk’it’un has not only given men a place to rehab their lives, but the organization’s… Continue reading

A group of concertgoers enjoy the music at the 2018 Rock’n the Ranch at the Rusty Ravin music festival in Kenai. (Photo provided by Valerie Anderson)

Dexheimer takes Birch Ridge ProAm tournament, Skins game goes to extras

The only thing hotter than the temperatures on Monday was the golf during the 2019 State Farm Pro Am and Skins Game, sponsored by Nancy… Continue reading

Oilers lose pitching duel to Pilots

In the middle of a pitcher’s duel Wednesday night at Mulcahy Stadium, the Peninsula Oilers came out on the losing end. The Oilers lost 2-0… Continue reading

Bobby Goodloe of the Peninsula Oilers slides past Matt Ottino of the Anchorage Glacier Pilots on Thursday, June 27, 2019, at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Tuesday: McCord pitches Oilers past Pilots

The Peninsula Oilers emerged victors of a 3-2 game over the Anchorage Glacier Pilots thanks to a stellar outing on the mound by Connor McCord.… Continue reading

Bobby Goodloe of the Peninsula Oilers slides past Matt Ottino of the Anchorage Glacier Pilots on Thursday, June 27, 2019, at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)