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Post 20 Twins take down Palmer, return to .500 in league

The American Legion Post 20 Twins returned to .500 in the league with a 4-2 victory over host Palmer on Sunday. That victory capped a… Continue reading

Oilers get rolling with doubleheader sweep

Friday, after the Peninsula Oilers had lost a third straight game to the Chugiak-Eagle River Chinooks, head coach Kyle Brown said he needed someone to… Continue reading

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

Twins drop league, win nonleague contest in Wasilla

The American Legion Twins lost the league contest and won the nonleague contest Saturday at Wasilla. The Twins are 1-2 in the league and 2-4… Continue reading

Thursday: Oilers fall again to Chinooks

For a second straight night, the Peninsula Oilers struggled to find home plate as they lost 4-1 Thursday to the Chugiak/Eagle River Chinooks at Coral… Continue reading

Hallie Bergwall makes a move in a Scrabble game on Thursday at Resurrect Art Coffee House in Seward, Alaska. Bergwall took home the win. (Photo by Kat Sorensen/Peninsula Clarion)

Tangled up in Blue: Just playin’

I learned how to play a new card game. Pinochle, according to Wikipedia, is a trick-taking, Ace-Ten card game played with a 48-card deck originally… Continue reading

Hallie Bergwall makes a move in a Scrabble game on Thursday at Resurrect Art Coffee House in Seward, Alaska. Bergwall took home the win. (Photo by Kat Sorensen/Peninsula Clarion)

Refuge notebook: Monitoring wetland change on the Kenai

For the past year I’ve been sitting in a university office in Eastern Pennsylvania staring at maps of the Kenai Peninsula. The maps show the… Continue reading

Oilers come up empty in home opener

The bats stayed silent until the end Wednesday night at Coral Seymour Memorial Park as the Peninsula Oilers fell 6-3 in their home opener to… Continue reading

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

Oilers preview: Team looks to continuity, familiarity for success

The Peninsula Oilers will look to continuity and familiarity to breed success as they chase their first Alaska Baseball League title since 2011. Kyle Brown… 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

Seward runner completes marathon on Mt. Marathon

The mountain goats dotting the face of Mount Marathon had climbing competition last Saturday in Joe Nyholm. The 28-year-old Seward runner spent 18.5 hours straight… 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