Sports

Week 2 Pigskin Pick ‘Em

The opening week of the 2019 NFL season was a little uneven for the Prince of Prognostication. Denver’s debacle on Monday Night sealed a 9-7… Continue reading

  • Sep 12, 2019

Homer volleyball takes down Kenai

The digs, kills and lengthy rallies that punctuated Tuesday night’s Southcentral Conference clash at Kenai Central High School seemed to perfectly encapsulate the type of… Continue reading

Mariner Triathlon set for Saturday

The rescheduled Mariner Triathlon will take place Saturday in Homer at 8 a.m. The event was originally scheduled for Labor Day weekend, but had to… Continue reading

Dye, Clark play golf for Marian University

A pair of Kenai Central graduates are playing golf for Marian University, an NCAA Division III school in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Kenai’s Max Dye… Continue reading

Young, Williamson win Halibut Hustle 5K in Homer

Hanna Young and Lance Williamson won the Halibut Hustle 5K on the Homer Spit on Sunday. Young finished the course in 23 minutes, 0 seconds,… Continue reading

Beeson, Aldridge capture the Gauntlet

Brian Beeson and Morgan Aldridge won the Gauntlet mountain biking race Saturday at Tsalteshi Trails. The Gauntlet ends the mountain biking season at Tsalteshi, but… Continue reading

Ostrander takes 16th at 5th Avenue Mile

Allie Ostrander, a 2015 graduate of Kenai Central High School, finished 16th in the 20-runner women’s pro division in the 5th Avenue Mile on Sunday… Continue reading

Homer’s Eyoab Knapp sprints the final stretch of the Division II boys race of the Palmer Invitational. Knapp finished seventh. (Photo by Tim Rockey/Frontiersman)

Homer’s Daigle wins at Palmer Invite; Kenai girls, boys take 2nd

Homer senior Autumn Daigle won the girls Division II race at the Palmer Invitational, while the Kenai girls and boys both took second in Division… Continue reading

Homer’s Eyoab Knapp sprints the final stretch of the Division II boys race of the Palmer Invitational. Knapp finished seventh. (Photo by Tim Rockey/Frontiersman)

SoHi holds off Kenai for Shayna Pritchard volleyball title

So far, so good for Soldotna head volleyball coach Luke Baumer. Baumer’s SoHi Stars rolled to a championship victory Saturday at the 12th annual Shayna… Continue reading

Barrow defense smothers Nikiski football

In a game defined by a titanic midfield struggle amid a steady autumn rain, it was only appropriate that a high-flying, acrobatic play would decide… Continue reading

North Pole football topples Kenai

Chris Wetland, when he came to North Pole High School for Saturday afternoon’s football game against the Kenai Kardinals, was accompanied by a memory of… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2019
Homer quarterback Anthony Kalugin (12) tackles Houston’s Kennedy Fono during a Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 football game between the two teams on the Mariner field in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Football roundup: SoHi crushes San Diego powerhouse, Houston topples Homer

The Soldotna football team moved to 3-0 with a dominant, 42-7 nonconference win over Christian High School on Friday at Granite Hills High School just… Continue reading

Homer quarterback Anthony Kalugin (12) tackles Houston’s Kennedy Fono during a Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 football game between the two teams on the Mariner field in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Homer’s Madison Story swims to first place in the girls 100 yard breaststroke during the Homer Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019 at the Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Homer girls, Colony boys swimmers win Homer Invite

The Homer girls and Colony boys picked up victories Saturday at the Homer Invitational in Homer. The Homer girls scored 85 points to top the… Continue reading

Homer’s Madison Story swims to first place in the girls 100 yard breaststroke during the Homer Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019 at the Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Night racing gets wild at Twin City Raceway

When autumn in Alaska gets dark enough for bright lights to come on, race car drivers turn up the intensity. Friday night exuded that wild-card… Continue reading

CIA soccer finishes 0-3 at Tri-Valley Kickoff Tourney

The Cook Inlet Academy coed soccer team finished 0-3 at the Tri-Valley Kickoff Tournament on Thursday and Friday to fall to 0-5-1 on the season.… Continue reading

Corey Wilkinson competes in a jackpot race of the Last Frontier Barrel Racers on Friday, May 31, 2019, at the Soldotna Rodeo Grounds in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

9/11 Tribute Rodeo returns with added significance

The tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, will never be forgotten, thanks to the efforts of the Soldotna Equestrian Association. The organization will be putting… Continue reading

Corey Wilkinson competes in a jackpot race of the Last Frontier Barrel Racers on Friday, May 31, 2019, at the Soldotna Rodeo Grounds in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Root Beer Fun Run, Gauntlet on tap for the weekend

The second annual Root Beer Fun Run hosted by the Hospice of the Central Peninsula is back for another year, and organizers hope to see… 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)

Swimming preview 2019: Seward’s Jacoby takes swimming world by storm

Last year at this time, the talk was that Lydia Jacoby is coming. This year, the Seward sophomore has most certainly arrived. Jacoby took the… 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)

Week 4 football: Schedule back to normal, for now

The fourth week of the prep football season has finally returned a sense of normalcy to the schedule, which has been beaten up over the… Continue reading

Kat Sorensen, the author, walks alongside her 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee on Kenai Beach in May 2018. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Tangled up in Blue: Miles and miles

I bought my 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee when I first moved to Alaska after a failed fling with a 1992 Cherokee that had a leaky… Continue reading

Kat Sorensen, the author, walks alongside her 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee on Kenai Beach in May 2018. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)