Sports

Oilers Corner: Opening Day gets closer

51 DAYS UNTIL OPENING DAY!The first game of the 2014 season will take place June 8 at 2 p.m. This game will have free admission… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2014
  • By James Clark

Brown Bears looking forward to more stable offseason

The 2013 offseason for the Kenai River Brown Bears was marked by change. The upcoming offseason is shaping up to be much more stable.After the… Continue reading

Choose Your Weapon 10K on Saturday

Choose Your Weapon 10K on SaturdayTsalteshi Trails will hold a 10-kilometer Choose Your Weapon race at 11 a.m. April 19 at the Wolverine Trailhead off… Continue reading

  • Apr 15, 2014

Kenai tri-meet sees first home competition

It’s plain to see that the new turf and track at Kenai Central High School is popular.On a rainy Tuesday afternoon, athletes from the Kenai,… Continue reading

Former Soldotna coach Devenney dies at 69

“Nobody ever won the Kentucky Derby riding a mule.”As the state championships piled up for Soldotna High School in cross-country and track, I would ask… Continue reading

Ice Dogs eliminate Bears with Game 5 victory

The Fairbanks Ice Dogs defeated the Kenai River Brown Bears 3-2 on Saturday at the Big Dipper Ice Arena to advance to the Midwest Division… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2014
  • By Staff Report

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