Sports

NLC baseball preview: Tourney to put pitching depth to the test

The Northern Lights Conference baseball tournament starts today at the Soldotna Little League fields, putting the depth of each team’s pitching staff to the test.There… Continue reading

Homer softball tops Soldotna, clinches state berth

The Homer softball team clinched a state berth with a 3-2, eight-inning victory over Soldotna on Wednesday at the Soldotna Little League fields.The state berth… Continue reading

Bird Homestead Golf Report: Fire update

The only thing on fire at Bird Homestead Golf Course are the very talented golfers. Bird Homestead Golf Course is completely safe from the blazing… Continue reading

  • May 28, 2014
  • By Kelsey Slough

Skyview softball tops SoHi; Homer beats Kenai as drama thickens for final NLC state berth

With the doors closed on their final school year and their building taken over by firefighters, the Skyview softball team proved it is never too… Continue reading

  • May 27, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Kenai Golf Report: Projects to improve course come to fruition

The Kenai Golf Course, the only fully equipped, 18-hole golf course on the Kenai Peninsula, has been open for three and a half weeks now. This… Continue reading

  • May 27, 2014
  • By Gordon Griffin

All-NLC soccer awards posted

All-NLC soccer awards postedThe all-Northern Lights Conference awards were announced last weekend during the tournament. The awards follow:All-Northern Lights ConferenceBoys Player of the Year —… Continue reading

  • May 27, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Dorvall makes history at Nikolaevsk

Following Nikolaevsk School’s end-of-the-year awards assembly on May 19, the students, faculty, staff and a scattering of parents were asked to stay seated. There was… Continue reading

Kenai baseball tops Homer

The Kenai Central baseball squad’s 6-1 win over Homer on Monday at the Kenai Little League fields didn’t rate high on style points, but style… Continue reading

Results posted for Hershey Track and Field Meet

North Peninsula Recreation held the Hershey Track and Field Meet on May 16 at Nikiski High School.First-place results are compared with other local meets held… Continue reading

  • May 25, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Results posted for Caveman 5K

The Caveman 5K was held Friday at Tsalteshi Trails. Shoes were optional. Derek Gibson, finishing in 18 minutes, 33 seconds, was the top finisher for… Continue reading

  • May 25, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Palmer softball edges SoHi

The Palmer softball team pushed a run across in the top of the seventh inning to top host Soldotna in nonconference action Friday.The Stars led… Continue reading

  • May 25, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Becher pitches SoHi past Palmer

Soldotna sophomore Joey Becher threw strikes — well, for the most part — and let his defense take care of the rest.Becher pitched the Stars… Continue reading

Kenai’s Ostrander sets pair of state records

The 3,200-meter race that Kenai Central’s Allie Ostrander ran on Friday at Dimond High was not unusual for the 5-foot-1 junior. In fact, it didn’t… Continue reading

SoHi girls top Kenai for NLC crown; Homer boys take 3rd place

WASILLA — When the Soldotna Stars capped the regular season with a match against chief rival Kenai Central, the Stars left the field with a… Continue reading

  • May 25, 2014
  • By Jeremiah Bartz

Friday NLC: Kenai, SoHi to meet in girls title game

WASILLA — After playing in a tight match against Wasilla, a 1-0 win over the Warriors, late in the regular season, Kenai Central expected Friday’s… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2014
  • By Jeremiah Bartz

Skyview grad O’Guinn captures 3rd in 1,500 at Division II meet

Ivy O’Guinn, a graduate of Skyview High School, finished third in the 1,500 meters Saturday at the 2014 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Palmer softball edges Soldotna

The Palmer softball team pushed a run across in the top of the seventh inning to top host Soldotna in nonconference action Friday. The Stars… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Ostrander breezes to girls 3,200 state record

The 3,200-meter race that Kenai Central's Allie Ostrander ran on Friday at Dimond High was not unusual for the 5-foot-1 junior. In fact, it didn't… Continue reading

SoHi boys baseball defeats Palmer

Soldotna sophomore Joey Becher threw strikes — well, for the most part — and let his defense take care of the rest. Becher pitched the… Continue reading

Wasilla, Colony boys to play for title; Kenai, Homer to play for 3rd

PALMER — The Colony Knights have their sights set on winning the team’s 11th region title in program history. But Friday, the Kenai Kardinals were… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2014
  • By Jeremiah Bartz