Weekend wrestling roundup

The host Homer wrestling team won the Homer Round Robin Rumble on Saturday. The Mariners scored 209.5 points for the victory, while Nikiski was second… Continue reading


Stulls dominate Polar Vortex Cyclocross race

The Anchorage Invasion made its annual trip to the Kenai Peninsula on Saturday afternoon to dominate the front of the field at the Polar Vortex… Continue reading


Changes coming to prep wrestling season

Changes are coming to the prep wrestling scene on the peninsula, and there is no real consensus as to how things will shake out by… Continue reading


Bears top Pilots, snap 3-game skid

The Kenai River Brown Bears snapped a three-game losing streak by topping the host Topeka (Kansas) Pilots 5-2 on Saturday in North American Hockey League… Continue reading

Nikiski volleyball takes consolation in Silver Bracket at Dimond Service tourney

Nikiski led Kenai Peninsula volleyball teams by winning consolation in the Silver Bracket on Saturday at the Dimond Service Volleyball Tournament. Also from the peninsula,… Continue reading

Homer volleyball tops Seward

The visiting Homer volleyball team topped Seward 25-23, 25-14 and 25-13 on Thursday in Peninsula Conference play. Homer moves to 6-1 in the conference and… Continue reading

Refuge notebook: The impermanence of permafrost

By JOHN MORTON Ohio experienced a record-high temperature of 89 degrees last week as I was driving from Cleveland to Vermont. Strangely enough, I was… Continue reading

Soldotna volleyball topples Nikiski

The Soldotna volleyball team snapped a two-match losing streak by defeating host Nikiski 27-25, 20-25, 25-13 and 25-13 on Tuesday. The Stars moved to 13-4… Continue reading

SoHi graduate Furlong scores 1st college touchdown

On the same Saturday that the Soldotna football program was winning its seventh-straight state title, one of the most legendary players to come out of… Continue reading

Stars win 3 of 5 major NLC awards

The Northern Lights Conference champion Soldotna football team won three of the five major awards in all-conference voting announced Saturday. Jersey Truesdell was offensive player… Continue reading

Kenai’s Heaven picks up 2 wins at Palmer Invite

The Kenai Central and Seward swimming and diving teams competed in the Palmer Invitational on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The following are point scorers at… Continue reading

Roundup: Homer volleyball gets big win over Nikiski

The Homer volleyball team was able to pick up a big Southcentral Conference victory Saturday over a Nikiski team coming off a tough five-set loss… Continue reading

Jets take 2 tense games from Bears

The Janesville (Wisconsin) Jets took a pair of tense games from the Kenai River Brown Bears on Friday and Saturday at the Soldotna Regional Sports… Continue reading

SoHi, Homer clash in swim dual

The Soldotna swimming and diving team hosted Homer for a dual meet Friday. The Soldotna girls won 183-108, while the Homer boys notched a 128-121… Continue reading

SoHi captures 7th straight football state crown

Their season began with a nightmare, but they finished it in seventh heaven. The Soldotna Stars capped the 2018 prep football campaign with a state… Continue reading

Nikiski wrestlers win Luke Spruill Memorial Tournament

The Nikiski wrestling team got its season off to a promising start by winning the Luke Spruill Memorial Tournament on Saturday at Kenai Central High… Continue reading

Results posted for Cyclocross Race 5

The five-race Chainwreck Cyclocross Series wrapped up Thursday at Tsalteshi Trails with Jim Hall, John Messick, Morgan Aldridge and Landen Showalter taking the victories. Hall… Continue reading

Soldotna senior Aliann Schmidt delivers a ball Thursday against Wasilla at Soldotna High School. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Wasilla volleyball prevails in 5 games over SoHi

Big play after big play punctuated the action Thursday night inside the Soldotna High School gym as the SoHi volleyball team lost in agonizing fashion… Continue reading

Soldotna senior Aliann Schmidt delivers a ball Thursday against Wasilla at Soldotna High School. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Nikiski volleyball tops Kenai

The Nikiski volleyball team overcame a large Killing Cancer on the Kenai crowd Thursday at Kenai Central to notch a 25-16, 26-24, 25-12 Southcentral Conference… Continue reading

Soldotna eyes 7th straight title against newcomer Eagle River

The tale of the tape of the two teams matching up for the Alaska Division II state football crown tells two very different stories. In… Continue reading