Sports

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

Kenai wrestler accrues another award

As if winning a state wrestling championship and state MVP wasn’t enough, Kenai Central’s Paul Steffensen has now added one more accolade — AKMat’s Wrestler… Continue reading

Even after loss, Bears still control destiny

After a 5-1 loss to the host Fairbanks Ice Dogs on Friday, the Kenai River Brown Bears are still in control of their fate in… Continue reading

SoHi and Brown Bears product Duwe finds success at UAA

As a walk-on freshman on the University of Alaska Anchorage men’s hockey squad in 2013, Brad Duwe had little in the way of big expectations.… Continue reading

Bears control playoff destiny

The Kenai River Brown Bears head into the final weekend of the North American Hockey League regular season in control of their playoff destiny.That control… Continue reading

Results posted for snowmachine drag races

Freddie’s Roadhouse in the Caribou Hills held another day of snowmachine drag racing Saturday. Freddie’s is located 16 miles up Oilwell Road in Ninilchik.The fastest… Continue reading

  • Mar 24, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Area gymnasts win state title

River City Cheer and Gymnastics of Soldotna took the Level 2 state title this weekend at the USA Gymnastics Alaska State Meet 2014.The meet, the… Continue reading

  • Mar 24, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Bears topple Ice Dogs, move into sole possession of 4th place

The Kenai River Brown Bears moved into sole possession of the fourth playoff spot in the North American Hockey League Midwest Division with a 4-2… Continue reading

SoHi girls beat Dimond, wrap up 4th place at state

A strong season of basketball by the Soldotna girls ended with a spark Saturday at the Wells Fargo Sports Complex at UAA in Anchorage.The Stars… Continue reading

Seward girls fall in 4th-place game

The Seward girls basketball team didn’t get the win it wanted Saturday, but at least the Seahawks were playing Saturday.The Seahawks ended their season with… Continue reading

SoHi girls cruise past East on Friday

If only things had gone a little differently.That must be the thought swirling in the heads of the Soldotna girls hoops team, a team that… Continue reading

Friday Class 3A: Seward girls win; Nikiski girls lose

For the first time in three years, the Seward girls made it to the final day of the Class 3A state basketball tournament.After a loss… Continue reading

Ice Dogs top Bears in shootout

The Kenai River Brown Bears moved into a tie for the final playoff spot Friday with a 3-2 shootout loss to the Fairbanks Ice Dogs… Continue reading

SoHi routs East on second day of 4A state tourney

If only things had gone a little differently. That must be the thought swirling in the heads of the Soldotna girls hoops team, a team… Continue reading

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