Sports

Ostrander runs to new heights

For those distance running enthusiasts out there, you better sit down before reading this.Kenai Central junior Allie Ostrander finished second among 33 runners in the… Continue reading

Peninsula soccer teams gearing up for season

Football season is just around the corner for those that are aching to see some action on the turf.Of course, since it is the spring… Continue reading

Carstens, Dorvall play in AABC All Star Games

Seth Carstens of Nikiski and Nianiella Dorvall of Nikolaevsk represented the Peninsula in the 2014 AABC Senior All Star Games, held Friday at Anchorage Christian… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Brown Bears ready for Game 5 in Fairbanks

If there is a team that knows what a big game in the Big Dipper Ice Arena is like, that team is the Kenai River… Continue reading

Brown Bears take game 4

The Kenai River Brown Bears forced a deciding Game 5 in a first-round playoff series by defeating the Fairbanks Ice Dogs 4-3 Wednesday at the… Continue reading

Ice Dogs send Brown Bears to brink of elimination

The Fairbanks Ice Dogs put the Kenai River Brown Bears on the brink of elimination with a 5-2 victory Tuesday at the Soldotna Regional Sports… Continue reading

Brown Bears, Ice Dogs ready for Game 3

Less than 72 hours after a bruising overtime contest in Fairbanks, the Kenai River Brown Bears and Fairbanks Ice Dogs commence a de facto best-of-three… Continue reading

Preview: High school track and field season begins

Most coaches would agree that the spring track and field season in Alaska is one of the most difficult to prepare for in the country.… Continue reading

Brown Bears even playoff series against Ice Dogs with OT victory

The Kenai River Brown Bears amassed a lot of less-than-pretty numbers against the Fairbanks Ice Dogs this season. But right now, the only numbers that… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Skjold finishes freshman year on high note

A season full of basketball highlights came to a dazzling end last month in the freshman year of Kaillee Skjold.Skjold, a 2013 Soldotna High graduate… Continue reading

KPHA squad loses in quarterfinals at nationals

Kenai Peninsula Hockey Association was eliminated from the USA Hockey Tier II Girls 16U National Championships on Saturday in Amherst, NY.The Ice Hawks, who had… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Ostrander shatters own state record in 3200 at Big C Relays

The Kenai Central running phenom known as Allie Ostrander further established her place in the Alaska high school track and field record books with another… Continue reading

Ice Dogs take 1-0 lead in best-of-5 playoff series

The Fairbanks Ice Dogs defeated the Kenai River Brown Bears 3-0 on Friday in the first game of a first-round playoff series at the Big… Continue reading

  • Apr 5, 2014
  • By Staff Report

KPHA squad loses on Day 2

Kenai Peninsula Hockey Association lost Thursday at the USA Hockey Tier II Girls 16U National Championships.KPHA fell 3-1 to the Bay State (Mass.) Breakers in… Continue reading

  • Apr 3, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Brown Bears set to try and knock off Ice Dogs

It’s the Ice Dogs vs. the underdogs.History, both current and ancient, has the Fairbanks Ice Dogs as the favorites in a first-round, best-of-five playoff series… Continue reading

KPHA U16 girls dominate on first day of national championships

The Kenai Peninsula Hockey Association Under-16 girls grabbed a dominating 4-0 victory over the Colorado Selects, Wednesday at the Tier II National Championships in Amherst,… Continue reading

  • Apr 3, 2014

Brown Bears make playoffs

The Kenai River Brown Bears believe in magic, or more specifically magicians. Minnesota Magicians. The Magicians pulled a playoff berth out of the hat for… Continue reading

Brown Bears swept in Fairbanks

After missing out on two chances to clinch a playoff berth with losses in Fairbanks on Friday and Saturday, the Kenai River Brown Bears are… Continue reading

SST competition showcases improvement of Peninsula athletes

The Speed, Strength and Training competition held on a biannual basis is not for the faint of heart. Even the energy and exuberance of a… Continue reading

Peninsula athletes help Alaska rule ulu count at Arctic Winter Games

Team Alaska, made up of over 400 athletes, coaches and volunteers, won the most ulus at the Arctic Winter Games held from March 15 to… Continue reading