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Brown Bears set for home opener

Brown Bears set for home opener

Soldotna’s Preston Weeks, 20, has been on the Kenai River Brown Bears for five straight seasons and the team has improved in every one of… Continue reading

Brown Bears set for home opener
Refuge notebook: More elodea found on Kenai refuge

Refuge notebook: More elodea found on Kenai refuge

When we first found elodea on the Kenai Peninsula seven years ago, partners in the Kenai Peninsula Cooperative Weed Management Area didn’t really have any… Continue reading

Refuge notebook: More elodea found on Kenai refuge

Pigskin Pick ‘Em: How to dig out of an early hole

The early highlight of the NFL season took place in the opening game of week five when the Seattle Seahawks edged the Los Angeles Rams… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2019
Zank, Manwiller headline peninsula names on All-Conference football list

Zank, Manwiller headline peninsula names on All-Conference football list

All-conference football awards were announced Wednesday for the Division III Peninsula Conference, with several local names being recognized. Homer’s Justin Zank was awarded co-Coach of… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2019
Zank, Manwiller headline peninsula names on All-Conference football list
The phrase #Bowerstrong adorns the back of Kenai’s Abby Every, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, at Kenai Central High School in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Kenai netters use #Bowerstrong to fuel win over Nikiski

The social media hashtag #Bowerstrong took on a whole new meaning Tuesday night at Kenai Central High School in an event that underscored the meaning… Continue reading

The phrase #Bowerstrong adorns the back of Kenai’s Abby Every, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, at Kenai Central High School in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)
Soldotna’s Youngren perseveres through going off course, finishes 2nd at Portland Marathon

Soldotna’s Youngren perseveres through going off course, finishes 2nd at Portland Marathon

Soldotna’s Megan Youngren, 28, has big goals for her marathon running. Fortunately, Sunday’s second-place finish in the Portland Marathon was not a big part of… Continue reading

Soldotna’s Youngren perseveres through going off course, finishes 2nd at Portland Marathon
Hannah Lafleur of Seward, Alaska, runs at the top of the cliffs at the Mount Marathon Race on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in Seward. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Seward’s Lafleur wins Girdwood Trail Marathon

Seward’s Hannah Lafleur won the Girdwood Trail Marathon on Saturday, finishing in 3 hours, 41 minutes, 13 seconds, to defeat men’s winner Ryan McLaughlin and… Continue reading

Hannah Lafleur of Seward, Alaska, runs at the top of the cliffs at the Mount Marathon Race on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in Seward. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
CIA coed soccer places 5th at Borealis tourney

CIA coed soccer places 5th at Borealis tourney

The Cook Inlet Academy coed soccer team dropped their final match of the Borealis Conference tournament in Palmer on Saturday. The Eagles lost 2-0 to… Continue reading

CIA coed soccer places 5th at Borealis tourney
Homer girls, Kodiak boys sweep weekend swim dual meets

Homer girls, Kodiak boys sweep weekend swim dual meets

The Homer girls and Kodiak boys swept swimming dual meets in Kodiak on Friday and Saturday. Friday, the Homer girls won 80-77, while the Bears… Continue reading

Homer girls, Kodiak boys sweep weekend swim dual meets

CIA coed soccer falls in Borealis semis

The Cook Inlet Academy coed soccer team lost 2-1 in overtime to Susitna Valley on Friday in the semifinals of the Borealis Conference tournament in… Continue reading

State XC: Daigle double leads peninsula

State XC: Daigle double leads peninsula

After falling short in her quest to defend her Division II state cross-country championship last year, Homer’s Autumn Daigle took solace in the fact that… Continue reading

State XC: Daigle double leads peninsula
Chilson, Aldridge, Showalter take Chainwreck race

Chilson, Aldridge, Showalter take Chainwreck race

Jordan Chilson, Morgan Aldridge and Landen Showalter claimed victory at the fourth race of the Chainwreck Cyclocross Series on Thursday at Tsalteshi Trails. In cyclocross,… Continue reading

Chilson, Aldridge, Showalter take Chainwreck race
Prep volleyball: SoHi splits with Wasilla; Kenai sweeps weekend

Prep volleyball: SoHi splits with Wasilla; Kenai sweeps weekend

The Soldotna volleyball team lost for the first time this season, falling to Wasilla on Saturday in Northern Lights Conference play in Wasilla. The scores… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2019
Prep volleyball: SoHi splits with Wasilla; Kenai sweeps weekend
Steel sweep Brown Bears

Steel sweep Brown Bears

The Kenai River Brown Bears were swept on the road against the Chippewa (Wisconsin) Steel, losing 8-2 on Friday and 5-0 on Saturday in North… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2019
Steel sweep Brown Bears
Kenai swimmers sweep Seward Invitational

Kenai swimmers sweep Seward Invitational

The Kenai girls and boys swimmers swept the Seward Invitational on Saturday in Seward. The Kardinals girls scored 404 points, while Soldotna had 391 and… Continue reading

Kenai swimmers sweep Seward Invitational
Soldotna football tops Kenai, finishes perfect regular season

Soldotna football tops Kenai, finishes perfect regular season

On Oct. 3, 2015, a Kenai Peninsula Pop Warner Jr. Midget team quarterbacked by an eighth-grader named Jersey Truesdell played a scrimmage at halftime of… Continue reading

Soldotna football tops Kenai, finishes perfect regular season
Nikiski football tops Seward, clinches playoff spot

Nikiski football tops Seward, clinches playoff spot

Clinching a spot in the playoffs. A homecoming victory. A win on senior day. Taking the first Fish Bowl trophy. The first home triumph of… Continue reading

Nikiski football tops Seward, clinches playoff spot
CIA soccer wins, advances in conference tournament

CIA soccer wins, advances in conference tournament

The Cook Inlet Academy coed soccer team survived and advanced at the Borealis Conference tournament Thursday in Palmer with a 3-2 overtime win over Birchwood… Continue reading

  • Oct 3, 2019
CIA soccer wins, advances in conference tournament
Kenai volleyball holds off Seward

Kenai volleyball holds off Seward

Kenai Central handled its business Thursday night on the volleyball court, picking up a 3-1 Southcentral Conference victory over Seward with game scores of 25-19,… Continue reading

Kenai volleyball holds off Seward
Week 8 football preview: One last time before the playoffs

Week 8 football preview: One last time before the playoffs

The final week of the prep football regular season arrives as a final act for some teams and a playoff primer for others. For Soldotna,… Continue reading

Week 8 football preview: One last time before the playoffs