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Series preview: Bears face Ice Dogs as playoff chase heats up

When the North American Hockey League started way back in September, one thing was apparent. If the Kenai River Brown Bears were going to make… Continue reading

Soldotna girls fall to West

They don’t call it March Madness just to draw in the crowds.Thursday’s first-round state tournament matchup between the Soldotna and West girls at the Sullivan… Continue reading

ACS girls roll past Seward

It was a valiant effort, but the Seward girls fell to Anchorage Christian School Lions 48-32 on the first day of the Class 3A state… Continue reading

Mt. Edgecumbe gets upper hand on Nikiski

The Nikiski girls hoops team fell short on the first day of the Class 3A state tournament at the Sullivan Arena in Anchorage, losing to… Continue reading

KPHA PeeWee B team wins state title

The Kenai Peninsula Hockey Association PeeWee B team won the Alaska State Hockey Association championship Monday at the Curtis C. Menard Sports Complex in Wasilla.The… Continue reading

Nikolaevsk girls take consolation game as Nikolaevsk boys lose consolation game

In a span of five minutes, Nikolaevsk basketball fans were dealt a loss and a victory Wednesday afternoon at the Sullivan Arena in Anchorage. On… Continue reading

Seldovia boys nab 3rd at state

The Seldovia boys basketball team had to fight its way through a tough schedule this season, which made the Sea Otters look worse than they… Continue reading

CIA, Nikolaevsk girls to meet in consolation final

The Nikolaevsk and Cook Inlet Academy girls hoops teams will face each other for a Class 1A championship for the second year in a row… Continue reading

Seldovia boys lose; Nikolaevsk boys win

The magic run the Seldovia boys were on at the Class 1A state hoops tournament came to an end Tuesday at the Sullivan Arena in… Continue reading

Bears’ Karlsson gets Star of Week

Forward Albin Karlsson of the Kenai River Brown Bears was given the Easton Midwest Division Star of the Week on Monday by the North American… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Seldovia boys storm into state semis

The Seldovia boys took their game — and their school — to a rare level Monday at the Class 1A state basketball tournament at the… Continue reading

Nikolaevsk girls bounce back at state

By JOEY KLECKA Peninsula ClarionSometimes, after a stressful situation, it’s best to take a breather to take your mind off the ordeal. Luckily for the… Continue reading

Nikolaevsk boys stay alive in consolation bracket

Nikolaevsk boys 60, Noatak 52The Warriors staved off elimination in the Class 1A consolation bracket Monday night at West High School with a gutsy fourth-quarter… Continue reading

CIA girls bounce back at state

CIA girls 57, Huslia 41The Eagles girls team staked out an early lead and cruised to a consolation bracket victory Monday at West High School.The… Continue reading

Nikolaevsk, CIA girls fall at state

In a span of less than two hours Saturday evening, the two girls basketball state finalists at the Class 1A level from a year ago… Continue reading

Nikiski, Seward girls set for state

Defense wins championships. That mantra has been proven to be true time and time again, and it’s exactly what the Nikiski and Seward girls hoops… Continue reading

Nikolaevsk’s Dorvall named Class 1A player of year

As a 6-foot-1 center in the 1A girls class, Nianiella Dorvall could probably easily dominate the basketball and the scoring column. But there’s more to… Continue reading

  • Mar 15, 2014
  • By Jeremiah Bartz

Bears gets Saturday win over Wildcats to gain in playoff chase

The Kenai River Brown Bears came from behind in the third period to secure two crucial points in the North American Hockey League playoff chase… Continue reading

  • Mar 15, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Stars ready to face West at state

Now that the Soldotna girls have clinched a spot at the Class 4A state basketball tournament in Anchorage, they can breathe easier.But they won’t be… Continue reading

Duwe plays big role for UAA

Soldotna High School and Kenai River Brown Bears product Brad Duwe had the game-winning goals Friday and Saturday as the University of Alaska Anchorage defeated… Continue reading

  • Mar 15, 2014
  • By Staff Report