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Oilers blasted by Bucs to end road trip

The Peninsula Oilers wrapped up a tough road trip Tuesday night at Mulcahy Stadium with a 12-2 loss to the league-leading Anchorage Bucs in Alaska… Continue reading

 

‘The perfect run’: Seward’s DiMarzio takes 3rd crown in Kenai 250 endurance mountain biking event

Seward’s Chaz DiMarzio is done with the Kenai 250. Really. He means it this time. DiMarzio won the backcountry endurance ride held on pretty much… Continue reading

 

Oilers win Sunday, lose Monday vs. Chinooks

The Peninsula Oilers defeated the Chugiak-Eagle River Chinooks 5-2 Sunday at Lee Jordan Field in Chugiak before dropping a 6-5 decision Monday. The Oilers started… Continue reading

 

Area athletes fare well at Broken Arrow Skyrace

Taylor Ostrander, a 2012 graduate of Kenai Central High School, headed up several impressive performances by athletes with Kenai Peninsula connections at the Broken Arrow… Continue reading

Twins no-hit Dimond, run winning streak to 6

After starter Smith leaves with knee injury, Metz calmly finishes piece of history

Youngren leads peninsula at Mayor’s Marathon

Soldotna runner Megan Youngren led peninsula runners Saturday at the Mayor’s Marathon in Anchorage with a runner-up finish in the women’s race. Youngren trailed women’s… Continue reading

Oilers top Chinooks, snap skid

The Peninsula Oilers snapped a four-game losing skid Saturday night with a tight 6-5 Alaska Baseball League victory over the Chugiak/Eagle River Chinooks at Chugiak’s… Continue reading

  • Jun 22, 2019

Twins stage rally to walk off Service; get doubleheader sweep

The Legion AA Twins had chance after chance to score against the Service Cougars, but nothing worked until the last moment in a wild finish… Continue reading

Roberts takes Run Into Summer week #3

The third week of the Run Into Summer five-kilometer series went to Samuel Roberts, who won the 5K race on the streets of old Kenai… Continue reading

Nikiski powerlifter reaches new highs with Team USA invite

Three years ago, Nikiski’s Billie Denison dipped her toes into the sport of powerlifting as an avenue to self-improvement. Now, the former Alaska state powerlifting… Continue reading

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

The Kenai Mountains across Kachemak Bay rise behind the Mariner Park Campground on the Homer Spit in Homer, Alaska, as seen on June 15, 2019. The city campground offers both tent and motorhome camping. Although the facilities are minimal, the beachfront view is amazing. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
The Kenai Mountains across Kachemak Bay rise behind the Mariner Park Campground on the Homer Spit in Homer, Alaska, as seen on June 15, 2019. The city campground offers both tent and motorhome camping. Although the facilities are minimal, the beachfront view is amazing. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
A black bear sow with two cubs leave a barbed-wire exclosure designed to snag their hair. (Photo provided by Kenai National Wildlife Refuge)

Refuge notebook: Where do black and brown bears occur?

Science is more than the five-step method we learn about in grade school — science is a philosophy of questions. As a budding graduate student… Continue reading

A black bear sow with two cubs leave a barbed-wire exclosure designed to snag their hair. (Photo provided by Kenai National Wildlife Refuge)

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)

Becher makes strong return from surgery

2016 SoHi grad looks to Oilers to help him take it to the next level

Malone, Maguire win fun run in Nikiski

A 5-kilometer fun run was held at the Family Fun in the Midnight Sun event Saturday in Nikiski. Peter Malone won the men’s race at… Continue reading

Boise State redshirt sophomore Allie Ostrander runs to fourth place at the NCAA cross-country championships Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo provided by Michael Scott)

Ostrander named Mountain West Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Student-Athlete of Year for 3rd straight time

Allie Ostrander, a 2015 graduate of Kenai Central, was named the 2019 Mountain West Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Student-Athlete of the Year on Monday.… Continue reading

Boise State redshirt sophomore Allie Ostrander runs to fourth place at the NCAA cross-country championships Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo provided by Michael Scott)

Sunday: Oilers notch 3rd straight win

Peninsula Oilers shortstop Skyler Messinger is a poster boy for just how quickly things can change for a player and his team in baseball. Friday… Continue reading