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Tuesday volleyball roundup: SoHi, Nikiski notch wins

Soldotna volleyball grabbed a road win against Homer Tuesday night with a 3-1 nonconference victory. The Stars took hold early, winning with game scores of… Continue reading

  • Sep 30, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Peninsula runners shine in Region III meet

It was already known coming into Saturday’s Region III meet in Kodiak that a few of the nation’s fastest runners would be showing up, so… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2014
  • By Staff Report
Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Peninsula Clarion The Soldotna Stars bring down Faribanks' West Valley Wolf Pack's Joshua Cummings, Saturday, September 27, 2014 at Soldotna High School in Soldotna, Alaska.

Stars take homecoming game over West Valley

The Soldotna Stars got the challenge that they wanted on the football turf Saturday for homecoming. It looked to be the makings of a great… Continue reading

Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Peninsula Clarion The Soldotna Stars bring down Faribanks' West Valley Wolf Pack's Joshua Cummings, Saturday, September 27, 2014 at Soldotna High School in Soldotna, Alaska.

Kenai volleyball holds off Wasilla

The Kenai Central volleyball team has worked hard on doing things like club volleyball, quick sets and jump serves that make for competitive teams in… Continue reading

Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Peninsula Clarion The Kenai Kardinals' take down Homer Mariner's Eric Hill, Saturday, September 27, 2014, at Kenai Central High School in Kenai, Alaska.

Kardinals roll past Mariners and into the playoffs

A punishing ground offense and a stout, opportunistic defense pushed Kenai Central to a 41-6 homecoming victory over Homer on Saturday at Ed Hollier Field… Continue reading

Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Peninsula Clarion The Kenai Kardinals' take down Homer Mariner's Eric Hill, Saturday, September 27, 2014, at Kenai Central High School in Kenai, Alaska.
Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion Barrow Whaler David Elavgak is swept off his feet for a tackle during a game against the Nikiski Bulldogs Friday September 26, 2014 in Nikiski, Alaska.

Friday: Nikiski breaks homecoming streak

Nikiski football coach Ted Riddall does not hide his disdain for high school homecoming weekend. The week of activities and social gatherings can play a… Continue reading

Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion Barrow Whaler David Elavgak is swept off his feet for a tackle during a game against the Nikiski Bulldogs Friday September 26, 2014 in Nikiski, Alaska.

Bears earn weekend split with Magicians

The Kenai River Brown Bears topped the Minnesota Magicians 5-1 on Saturday in Richfield, Minnesota, to earn a weekend split.The Bears move to 3-5 in… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2014
  • By Staff Report

CIA soccer dominates ACSAA tourney

The Cook Inlet Academy coed soccer squad continued its winning ways Saturday at the 2014 Alaska Christian Schools Athletic Association tournament, crushing Birchwood Christian School… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2014
  • By Staff Report
Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Peninsula Clarion Soldotna Stars' Skylar Shaw reacts after missing the ball during the game against the Palmer Moose Friday, September 25, 2014, at Soldotna High School, in Soldotna, Alaska.

SoHi netters stump Palmer

As much of a momentum sport that volleyball is, a two-set lead can vanish pretty quickly in any given match. The Palmer Moose rallied back… Continue reading

Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Peninsula Clarion Soldotna Stars' Skylar Shaw reacts after missing the ball during the game against the Palmer Moose Friday, September 25, 2014, at Soldotna High School, in Soldotna, Alaska.

Week 7 football preview: Playoff picture sharpens

After six jumbled weeks to start the 2014 prep football season, the playoff pictures for the medium-schools Northern Lights Conference and the small-schools Greatland Conference… Continue reading

Seward football clinches 1st playoff berth in 10 years

Seward grabbed a pivotal 42-6 Greatland Conference win over Voznesenka Thursday night in Seward, clinching a small-schools playoff berth for the Seahawks for the first… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2014

Ostrander goes for clean sweep of Region III meets

If one was searching for two of the top prep cross-country runners in this country of some 315 million this weekend, a remote island in… Continue reading

Pigskin Pick’Em Week 4: The Sultan’s swagger is back!

The Sultan of Sides has his swagger back after a scintillating 11-4-1 performance against the spread last week. That result, following a disastrous week 2,… Continue reading

  • Sep 25, 2014
  • By Nolan Rose

Palmer volleyball comes back to topple Kenai

The host Kenai Central volleyball team got a lot of little victories Wednesday, but it was Palmer that came away with a big win.The Moose… Continue reading

Nikiski rallies to beat Homer in 4 sets

In a crucial Tuesday night Southcentral Conference matchup, Nikiski took care of business with a 3-1 win over Homer at Nikiski High School.The Bulldogs trailed… Continue reading

Saturday: SoHi, Homer dominate Homer Spit 5K

The Stars and the Mariners took a firm hold of Saturday’s Homer Spit 5-kilometer high school run, which runs the length of the famed Homer… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2014

West Spiketacular draws Peninsula teams

With three separate brackets dividing 21 teams at Saturday’s West Spiketacular volleyball tournament in Anchorage, the Soldotna, Kenai Central and Nikiski teams had different agendas.… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2014
  • By Staff Report
Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion Kodiak's Talon Lindquist touches the edge of the pool while competing in the 50 yard breaststroke during the 2014 Sohi Pentathalon in Soldotna, Alaska. Lindquist placed second in the heat.

Friday: Lindquist’s dominate SoHi Pentathlon

Growing up with siblings can lead to some interesting family rivalries that often continue into future years.The Lindquist family of Kodiak can attest to that.It… Continue reading

Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion Kodiak's Talon Lindquist touches the edge of the pool while competing in the 50 yard breaststroke during the 2014 Sohi Pentathalon in Soldotna, Alaska. Lindquist placed second in the heat.

Brown Bears finish off NAHL Showcase

The Kenai River Brown Bears ended their weekend at the North American Hockey League Showcase Tournament with a 7-1 blowout coming at the sticks of… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2014
  • By Staff Report
Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Peninsula Clarion Nikiski Bulldog's Dennis Anderson makes a pass before Voznesenka Cougar's David Kuzmin can intercept, Saturday, September 20, 2014, at Nikiski High School in Nikiski, Alaska.

Football: Nikiski pops Voz, Seward tops Valdez

The Bulldogs cruised to a 45-0 rout of Greatland Conference rival Voznesenka Saturday at Nikiski High School. Nikiski racked up 221 rushing yards overall with… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2014
  • By Staff Report
Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Peninsula Clarion Nikiski Bulldog's Dennis Anderson makes a pass before Voznesenka Cougar's David Kuzmin can intercept, Saturday, September 20, 2014, at Nikiski High School in Nikiski, Alaska.