Sports

Close race shapes up in Iron Dog

A close race was shaping up in the Iron Dog, and area riders are right in the thick of it.Mike Morgan of Nome and Chris… Continue reading

  • Feb 17, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Iron Dog gets going

The 2,000-mile Iron Dog snowmachine race started Sunday in Big Lake. The 37 teams will go to Nome and then to Fairbanks, arriving at the… Continue reading

  • Feb 16, 2014
  • By Staff Report

SoHi’s Harvey makes all-state team

Soldotna senior goalie Cody Harvey made the all-tournament team at the Alaska Schools Activities Association state hockey tournament.The Stars opened the tournament with a 2-1… Continue reading

  • Feb 16, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Weekend hoops roundup

The Kodiak girls basketball team swept Soldotna in a battle of Northern Lights Conference heavyweights Friday and Saturday in Kodiak.Both teams came into the contests… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2014
  • By Staff Report

SoHi hockey ends with loss to Dimond

A 5-0 loss to the Dimond Lynx on Saturday at the Curtis Menard Sports Complex ended the season and two coaching careers of the Soldotna… Continue reading

Area skiers compete at Region III ski meet

Sadie Fox and the Soldotna girls team managed to stay on track even without classic tracks Friday and Saturday at the Region III Nordic Ski… Continue reading

Soldotna boys take on Kodiak

It’s asking a lot to contain Kodiak sophomore point guard Alec Canete-Hall for four quarters.Friday in Northern Lights Conference play at Soldotna, asking to contain… Continue reading

Friday hoops roundup

The Skyview girls basketball team started the 37th Annual Valdez Elks Basketball Tournament with a 45-24 victory over Nome. The Panthers advance to the semifinals… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2014
  • By Staff Report

SoHi hockey survives for one final day

The whistle sounded to end Friday's state consolation semifinal between Soldotna and Lathrop, and instead of regrouping for an overtime period, as they have for… Continue reading

SoHi drops state opener to Chugiak in triple overtime

When Thursday’s first-round state tournament game with Chugiak went into overtime, the Soldotna Stars hockey team had to be feeling the game was right in… Continue reading

Region skiers face the great unknown

Skiers will enter the great unknown today and Saturday at Tsalteshi Trails in the Region III Nordic Ski Championships.And they are just fine with that.Will… Continue reading

Nikolaevsk hoops teams split

The Nikolaevsk girls hoops team continued its run through the Class 1A girls season with a 40-28 victory over King Cove Wednesday in Nikolaevsk. Kayla… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Stars hockey ready for state challenge

If the Soldotna Stars have any reason to believe they can win a state hockey championship, it’s because of their clutch ability in high intensity… Continue reading

Ninilchik hoops teams take on King Cove

The visiting King Cove girls and boys basketball teams swept Ninilchik on Monday.In the girls game, the T-Jacks notched a 34-28 victory over the Wolverines.Ninilchik… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Kenai boys, SoHi girls take borough ski titles

Through rain, sun and horrendous wind, high school cross-country skiers still put on the Kenai Peninsula Borough ski championships Friday and Saturday at the Tsalteshi… Continue reading

SoHi girls drop two straight, win on Saturday

After starting the season 13-0, the Soldotna girls have run into a bit of trouble recently. After losing their first game of the year Thursday… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Stars earn state berth in 4OT

The Soldotna Stars certainly don’t lack a flair for the dramatic. After scoring the game-winner during the final second of its first-round game and netting… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2014
  • By Clarion and Frontiersman reports

State 4A wrestling tournament updates

Kenai Central wrestler Paul Steffensen capped off a sterling freshman campaign with a Class 4A state championship in the 126-pound weight class Saturday at Bartlett… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Grace boys hold off Kenai hoops

It seems like every gym Chuck Boerger visits these days, it’s the last time he’ll be there as a basketball coach.In his final year of… Continue reading

Brown Bears dominate Bruins

There’s an old saying in sports. Whenever somebody asks how many more points are needed, the answer is always more.It seems the Kenai River Brown… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2014
  • By Staff Report