Sports

Friday: Nikiski breaks homecoming streak

Nikiski football coach Ted Riddall does not hide his disdain for high school homecoming weekend. The week of activities and social gatherings can play a… Continue reading

Bears earn weekend split with Magicians

The Kenai River Brown Bears topped the Minnesota Magicians 5-1 on Saturday in Richfield, Minnesota, to earn a weekend split.The Bears move to 3-5 in… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2014
  • By Staff Report

CIA soccer dominates ACSAA tourney

The Cook Inlet Academy coed soccer squad continued its winning ways Saturday at the 2014 Alaska Christian Schools Athletic Association tournament, crushing Birchwood Christian School… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2014
  • By Staff Report

SoHi netters stump Palmer

As much of a momentum sport that volleyball is, a two-set lead can vanish pretty quickly in any given match. The Palmer Moose rallied back… Continue reading

Week 7 football preview: Playoff picture sharpens

After six jumbled weeks to start the 2014 prep football season, the playoff pictures for the medium-schools Northern Lights Conference and the small-schools Greatland Conference… Continue reading

Seward football clinches 1st playoff berth in 10 years

Seward grabbed a pivotal 42-6 Greatland Conference win over Voznesenka Thursday night in Seward, clinching a small-schools playoff berth for the Seahawks for the first… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2014

Ostrander goes for clean sweep of Region III meets

If one was searching for two of the top prep cross-country runners in this country of some 315 million this weekend, a remote island in… Continue reading

Pigskin Pick’Em Week 4: The Sultan’s swagger is back!

The Sultan of Sides has his swagger back after a scintillating 11-4-1 performance against the spread last week. That result, following a disastrous week 2,… Continue reading

  • Sep 25, 2014
  • By Nolan Rose

Palmer volleyball comes back to topple Kenai

The host Kenai Central volleyball team got a lot of little victories Wednesday, but it was Palmer that came away with a big win.The Moose… Continue reading

Nikiski rallies to beat Homer in 4 sets

In a crucial Tuesday night Southcentral Conference matchup, Nikiski took care of business with a 3-1 win over Homer at Nikiski High School.The Bulldogs trailed… Continue reading

Saturday: SoHi, Homer dominate Homer Spit 5K

The Stars and the Mariners took a firm hold of Saturday’s Homer Spit 5-kilometer high school run, which runs the length of the famed Homer… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2014

West Spiketacular draws Peninsula teams

With three separate brackets dividing 21 teams at Saturday’s West Spiketacular volleyball tournament in Anchorage, the Soldotna, Kenai Central and Nikiski teams had different agendas.… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Friday: Lindquist’s dominate SoHi Pentathlon

Growing up with siblings can lead to some interesting family rivalries that often continue into future years.The Lindquist family of Kodiak can attest to that.It… Continue reading

Brown Bears finish off NAHL Showcase

The Kenai River Brown Bears ended their weekend at the North American Hockey League Showcase Tournament with a 7-1 blowout coming at the sticks of… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Football: Nikiski pops Voz, Seward tops Valdez

The Bulldogs cruised to a 45-0 rout of Greatland Conference rival Voznesenka Saturday at Nikiski High School. Nikiski racked up 221 rushing yards overall with… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2014
  • By Staff Report

CIA soccer extends undefeated streak

The Cook Inlet Academy coed soccer team has quietly become the unstoppable force of the Kenai Peninsula sports scene.The Eagles dominated the pitch in a… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2014
  • By Staff Report

SoHi clinches football playoff berth

With a 51-6 rout of Northern Lights Conference opponent Homer on Saturday, the Soldotna Stars football team can breathe easier after clinching a spot in… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Brown Bears escape with OT win over Bulls

After giving up a 3-goal lead in the third period, the Kenai River Brown Bears came through with a clutch 4-3 overtime victory over the… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2014
  • By Staff Report

SoHi netters show well at Spiketacular

Soldotna went 6-2 on the opening day of the West Spiketacular volleyball tournament, which hosts many of the state's top teams. 21 complete teams showed… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Week 6 prep football preview: Getting down to crunch time

It’s getting down to that time of year for prep football teams. With three weeks left in the regular season, playoff spots are still up… Continue reading