Sports

Friday: Oilers drop showcase game to Chinooks

The Peninsula Oilers got their Scouting Showcase weekend off to a slow start, losing to the Chugiak-Eagle River Chinooks 7-4 Friday afternoon at Mulcahy Stadium… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Twins sweep West

With the Alaska Legion National Division baseball standings so tight for the three state slots allotted to the division, Post 20 Twins coach Hector Rivera… Continue reading

Hard work pays off as Bears’ Wolter commits to UW-Eau Claire

This Christmas, former Brown Bears forward Jacob Wolter was shocked to hear a team thought he belonged in the North American Hockey League.At the beginning… Continue reading

Oilers fall to Chinooks

The Scouting Showcase and All-Star weekend in the Alaska Baseball League could not come soon enough for the Peninsula Oilers, who lost their third-straight game,… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Birch Ridge Golf Report: Skins Game and Pro-Am goes off without a hitch

What a week at Birch Ridge Golf Course! The Wells Fargo All Alaska Pro-Am and Skins Game got things started on Monday. Aaron “Baby Dex”… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2014
  • By Nolan Rose

Circle track races set for Saturday

The Kenai Peninsula Racing Lions - Circle Track Division will hold races Saturday at Twin Cities Raceway.Races start at 6 p.m., while qualifying is at… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Salmon Series Run results posted

Derek Gibson and Taylor Ostrander won Salmon Run Series #2, held Wednesday at Tsalteshi Trails behind Skyview High School.Gibson won the five-kilometer event at 16… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Bucs take rubber game from Oilers

Between inconsistent pitching and lean batting, the Peninsula Oilers simply could not get anything going against the Anchorage Bucs on Wednesday night at Coral Seymour… Continue reading

Bird Homestead Golf Report: Ladies get rewarded for sticking it out through rain

The only thing funny on Funny River Road is how fun golf can be out here. On Mile 11.8 the laughter and fun never stops… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2014
  • By Kelsey Slough

Oilers, Bucs split doubleheader

Both the Peninsula Oilers and the Anchorage Bucs have both seen their share of struggles in recent weeks, so both squads looked pretty reluctant to… Continue reading

Kenai Golf Report: Busy summer means lots of results to report

The Kenai Golf Course, the only 18-hole golf course on the Kenai Peninsula, continues to improve dramatically with the great weather conditions over the past… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2014
  • By Gordon Griffin

Dexheimer, Wright win All-Alaska skins game under glorious skies

Sometimes, the best advice comes from the unlikeliest source. In Monday’s professional skins game that capped a day of action in the All-Alaska Pro-Am tournament… Continue reading

Oilers snap losing skid

After a defeat Sunday stretched the Oilers’ losing streak to eight, head coach Kyle Richardson stressed the need for clutch hitting. His team answered the… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Twins drop nonleague game to Wasilla

The American Legion Twins dropped a nonleague game to Wasilla on Monday 12-2. The game had been postponed earlier in the year and was played… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Bucs send Oilers to eighth-straight loss

It’s tempting to say the Peninsula Oilers lost 3-1 to the Anchorage Bucs in 11 innings Sunday at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai due… Continue reading

Twins’ Pierren throws no-hitter against East

Dallas Pierren threw a no-hitter for the American Legion Twins on Sunday in the first game of a doubleheader against East in Anchorage.The Twins won… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Shields gives Theisens a stiff challenge

It seems the Theisen brothers of Kenai have found some new competition on the road.Saturday’s 11th annual Soldotna Rotary Unity Run that ended at Soldotna… Continue reading

Three area athletes prepare for powerlifting nationals

Three local high schoolers are on their way to greater heights, starting this weekend at the USA Power Lifting Raw National Championships.Kenai Central sophomore Robin… Continue reading

Goldpanners complete 5-game sweep of Oilers

The Peninsula Oilers will be glad to get home.The Oilers finished off a winless, six-game road trip Friday with an 11-6 loss to the Alaska… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Kenai River Wolfpack hosts annual tournament

The Kenai River Wolfpack Rugby Football Club hosted its annual Between the Tides Dipnet Tournament on Saturday in Kenai.The tournament is so named because the… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2014
  • By Staff Report