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Photo by Dan Balmer/Peninsula Clarion Peninsula Oilers baserunner Jeff Paschke slides into second base late as the San Francisco infielder tags him out in the second inning Sunday at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai. The Oilers scored eight runs in the fifth inning and won their season opener 9-0.

Oilers roll past Seals for home opener

The Peninsula Oilers could not control the fact that the San Francisco Seals arrived in Kenai at 4 a.m. Sunday after flying from Seattle and… Continue reading

Photo by Dan Balmer/Peninsula Clarion Peninsula Oilers baserunner Jeff Paschke slides into second base late as the San Francisco infielder tags him out in the second inning Sunday at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai. The Oilers scored eight runs in the fifth inning and won their season opener 9-0.

Homer takes 3rd at state softball

After a spirited run at one of the top softball teams in the state, the Homer Mariners fell just shy of competing for another small-schools… Continue reading

Area athletes compete at Brian Young Invitational

Homer’s Aurora Waclawski and Kenai Central’s Jordan Theisen notched victories at the Brian Young Invitational this weekend in Kodiak. Waclawski got her victory in the… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2014
  • By Staff Report
Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion  Kyle Richardson, head coach of the Peninsula Oilers baseball team, fixes home plate before the team's season opener Saturday June 7, 2014 in Kenai, Alaska.

Season preview: Oilers season on the mend

The field is green, the dirt is soft, the weather is nice, the players are here and so are the coaches. The only thing missing… Continue reading

Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion  Kyle Richardson, head coach of the Peninsula Oilers baseball team, fixes home plate before the team's season opener Saturday June 7, 2014 in Kenai, Alaska.

250 show up for Run for the River races

Rain couldn’t deter an enthusiastic group of runners Saturday morning in downtown Soldotna, as 250 completed the Run for the River five-kilometer and 10-mile races.As… Continue reading

Homer goes 2-1 on opening day of state softball tourney

The Homer softball team survived day one at the Alaska School Activities Association state small-schools tournament with two wins and a loss, leaving the Mariners… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Homer softball team ready for state

It was a rough go of it at first, but the Homer softball team managed to grab a spot at the state tournament for the… Continue reading

Birch Ridge Golf Report: PGA pro to host junior camp

Next Wednesday, PGA Golf Professional Chip Beck will host the Birch Ridge Golf Association Junior Camp. You read that correctly. Chip Beck is a four-time… Continue reading

  • Jun 5, 2014
  • By Nolan Rose

Bird Homestead golf report

Can the weather get any better for golf?! Clear sunny skies, no smoke in the air, and a light breeze to keep off the mosquitos.… Continue reading

  • Jun 4, 2014

Mountain biking season kickoff set at Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center

Tsalteshi Trails Association will hold a mountain biking season kickoff at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 5, at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center. Celebrate off-road… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2014

All greens in tip-top shape at Kenai Golf Course

Rain followed by sunshine! What a great combination of weather! The Kenai Golf Course is in great shape for this time of year. We are… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2014

Brown Bears take 9 at NAHL draft

North Star Conference fans will need no introduction to two of the top three picks by the Kenai River Brown Bears in the North American… Continue reading

Brown Bears release schedule for 2014-15 season

The North American Hockey League released its schedule for the 2014-15 season Friday, marking the earliest release of the schedule in the modern NAHL era.For… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2014
  • By Staff Report
Colony's Cameron Shaw and Homer's Kaec Brinster both go up for the ball during the second half of Colony's 1-0 win over Homer in the ASAA state semifinals May 30 at Anchorage Football Stadium.

Homer boys tie for 3rd at state

Even though they didn’t get to keep it all to themselves, the Homer boys soccer squad took third-place honors at the Alaska state soccer championships… Continue reading

Colony's Cameron Shaw and Homer's Kaec Brinster both go up for the ball during the second half of Colony's 1-0 win over Homer in the ASAA state semifinals May 30 at Anchorage Football Stadium.

Wasilla wins SC baseball crown; Colony takes second and other state berth

Behind their senior workhorse pitcher Tyler Hansen, the Wasilla Warriors claimed their first Southcentral Conference title in 13 years after a 4-1 victory over the… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER
Skyview goes out a winner as softball team closes books on athletic program

Skyview goes out a winner as softball team closes books on athletic program

Let the record show that Skyview High School went out a winner. In the last sporting event in school history, the Panthers topped Kenai Central… Continue reading

Skyview goes out a winner as softball team closes books on athletic program

Soldotna girls nab 3rd at state soccer tourney by topping Kenai

The Soldotna girls soccer squad may have claimed third place at the Alaska state soccer championships for the third year in a row, but this… Continue reading

Colony boys keep Homer from soccer state title game

A day after the energy and exuberance lifted the Homer boys to a 3-1 upset win over Service, the Mariners were brought back down with… Continue reading

South girls claim OT win over SoHi in state soccer semis

The Soldotna girls pushed one of the state's top girls soccer teams and nearly won Friday in the state semifinals at Anchorage Football Stadium. Unfortunately,… Continue reading

Southcentral baseball: Wasilla wins crown, Peninsula squads eliminated

The Wasilla baseball team defeated Colony 4-1 on Friday night at the Soldotna Little League fields to win the Southcentral Conference title. Earlier in the… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2014
  • By Staff Report