Sports

Brown Bears 2014-15 season preview: Organization seeks win in playoff series

As the Kenai River Brown Bears enter their eighth season today with a 7:30 p.m. tilt with the Fairbanks Ice Dogs at the Soldotna Regional… Continue reading

Birch Ridge report: Columnist roots for November golf

There’s just one tournament left on the 2014 calendar. Sad! The Cold Weather Classic is set for Sept. 20. The two-person event pairs a man… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2014

Bird Homestead golf report: Birch Ridge gets their “bird cooked” at B&B

The season is coming to a close very shortly. The weather is getting colder, but the one good thing about golfing in the cold, is… Continue reading

  • Sep 10, 2014
  • By Kelsey Slough

Pigskin Pick’Em: Ravens open tonight after tough week

I don’t like to jump into social issues but I can’t help but address this Ray Rice ordeal. Obviously, there is no place in our… Continue reading

  • Sep 10, 2014
  • By Nolan Rose

SoHi volleyball uses late rally to sweep Nikiski

Soldotna staved off the threat of losing a clean sweep to Nikiski with a late rally in a nonconference volleyball match Tuesday night at Soldotna… Continue reading

Kenai Golf Report: Results of Atigun Cup are in

It is hard to believe that we are in the last month of the season. As always, the greens and fairways are in excellent condition.Even… Continue reading

  • Sep 9, 2014
  • By Gordon Griffin

CIA coed soccer wins Tri-Valley Tournament

The Cook Inlet Academy coed soccer team won the Tri-Valley Tournament for a second-straight year this weekend.The Eagles started the tournament with a 6-0 victory… Continue reading

  • Sep 8, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Results posted for circle track races

A rainout on Friday caused a long day of racing Saturday at Twin City Raceway.The day started with a program to make up for Friday’s… Continue reading

  • Sep 8, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Soldotna leads Peninsula swim teams at Homer Invitational

The Soldotna swimming and diving team led Peninsula teams at the Homer Invitational on Friday and Saturday.In the girls competition, the Stars were runner-up to… Continue reading

  • Sep 8, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Kenai football topples Palmer

The Kenai Central football team used a powerful second-half effort Friday night at Ed Hollier Field in Kenai to take down large-schools opponent Palmer with… Continue reading

Eielson running back collects state rushing record against Nikiski

Facing a third-down situation against Nikiski with 45 seconds left and the victory essentially locked up, Eielson running back Anthony Griffith took the ball on… Continue reading

Week 4 football roundup

The Homer football team routed Valdez in a 55-0 game Saturday in Valdez. The win improves the Mariners overall season mark to 2-2, while the… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Kodiak sweeps Homer Invitational

The Kodiak girls and boys swimming and diving teams swept the Homer Invitational on Friday and Saturday.Ila Hughes and Tahna Lindquist both had two individual… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Weekend cross-country roundup

The Kenai Peninsula had a big day at the Palmer Cross Country Invitational on Saturday, claiming two individual champions and a team champion.Kenai Central swept… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Wasilla netters take Shayna Pritchard Memorial

The Wasilla volleyball team won the Shayna Pritchard Memorial Volleyball Tournament on Friday and Saturday at Nikiski.The brackets were set up by pool play Friday.… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Brown and Gold Game: Fans get close look at Bears

The Brown and Gold Game is an annual chance for fans to get a sneak peek at the current season’s edition of the Kenai River… Continue reading

A roundup of Tsalteshi Cycle events

A season of cycling culminated at Tsalteshi Trails with Salmon Cycle Series #9 on Thursday and PsychoCross 2014 on Saturday.“We did 10 events, and that’s… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Twin City races postponed to Saturday

The circle track races at Twin City Raceway were postponed Friday due to wet track conditions. The event that had been scheduled for Friday will… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Week 4 football preview

Astonishingly, the prep football season is already hitting hump week. After this weekend’s slate of games, the 2014 campaign will be on the downhill path… Continue reading

Swim preview 2014: Can Kodiak be dethroned?

Being happy with the way your swim program is progressing is one thing. Thinking that program can knock Kodiak from its Region III perch is… Continue reading