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Brown Bears lose season opener in shootout

Brown Bears lose season opener in shootout

Opening night for the 2019 North American Hockey League season didn’t go the Kenai River Brown Bear’s way Wednesday as the peninsula team lost 3-2… Continue reading

Brown Bears lose season opener in shootout
Public meeting a positive step for Oilers financial future

Public meeting a positive step for Oilers financial future

The Peninsula Oilers will return to play baseball in 2020, but they are still searching for the money fund the season. The Oilers announced in… Continue reading

Public meeting a positive step for Oilers financial future
Nikiski fends off Kenai for volleyball win

Nikiski fends off Kenai for volleyball win

After showing up last weekend to support their friendly peninsula rivals, the Nikiski volleyball team felt the love back Tuesday night in a Southcentral Conference… Continue reading

Nikiski fends off Kenai for volleyball win
Kenai River Brown Bears forward Brandon Lajoie controls the puck against the Springfield (Illionis) Jr. Blues on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Season preview: Brown Bears look to snap playoff drought

The Kenai River Brown Bears will embark on their 13th season today in search of breaking a five-year playoff drought. The Bears face the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton… Continue reading

Kenai River Brown Bears forward Brandon Lajoie controls the puck against the Springfield (Illionis) Jr. Blues on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Wiebe, Dixon capture Homer Mariner Triathlon

Wiebe, Dixon capture Homer Mariner Triathlon

Jane Wiebe and Adam Dixon won the Homer Mariner Triathlon on Saturday in Homer. Wiebe finished in 2 hours, 6 minutes and 37 seconds to… Continue reading

Wiebe, Dixon capture Homer Mariner Triathlon
Nikiski volleyball tops Homer in 5 games

Nikiski volleyball tops Homer in 5 games

The Nikiski volleyball team pulled out a 25-18, 13-25, 25-21, 23-25 and 15-11 victory in Homer on Saturday. The Bulldogs move to 1-1 overall and… Continue reading

Nikiski volleyball tops Homer in 5 games
Homer’s River Mann takes the ball up the field during a Friday, Sept. 13, 2019 football game against Valdez High School on the Mariner field in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Prep football roundup

The Nikiski football team escaped with its first win of 2019 Friday night in Ketchikan, toppling the King 9-8. The Bulldogs (1-0 conference, 1-3 overall)… Continue reading

Homer’s River Mann takes the ball up the field during a Friday, Sept. 13, 2019 football game against Valdez High School on the Mariner field in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
West Valley football escapes with win over Kenai

West Valley football escapes with win over Kenai

The pomp and circumstance that comes with homecoming weekend fell quiet for the Kenai Central football team after a 45-22 loss to West Valley on… Continue reading

West Valley football escapes with win over Kenai
Brown Bears scrimmage to prepare for season

Brown Bears scrimmage to prepare for season

The Kenai River Brown Bears played scrimmages Friday and Saturday against the Minnesota Wilderness in Cloquet, Minnesota. The Brown Bears dropped a 4-3 decision in… Continue reading

Brown Bears scrimmage to prepare for season
SoHi football rolls to W over Lathrop

SoHi football rolls to W over Lathrop

It took them a month, but the Soldotna Stars finally got to show off their 2019 wares to their home crowd, rolling their way to… Continue reading

SoHi football rolls to W over Lathrop
CIA soccer draws, loses at home

CIA soccer draws, loses at home

The Cook Inlet Academy coed soccer team moved to 0-6-2 on the season with a tie and a loss this weekend at the Kenai Soccer… Continue reading

CIA soccer draws, loses at home
SoHi nips Palmer on ‘Tip for Tori Night’

SoHi nips Palmer on ‘Tip for Tori Night’

The host Soldotna volleyball team persevered for an emotionally draining 17-25, 22-25, 25-20, 25-23 and 15-9 victory over Northern Lights Conference rival Palmer on Friday.… Continue reading

SoHi nips Palmer on ‘Tip for Tori Night’
Kenai boys, SoHi girls swimmers take Kenai Tri

Kenai boys, SoHi girls swimmers take Kenai Tri

The Soldotna girls and Kenai Central boys won the Kenai Tri on Saturday at Kenai Central High School. The Stars scored 137 points to top… Continue reading

Kenai boys, SoHi girls swimmers take Kenai Tri
Beeson, Aldridge, Showalter win at cyclocross

Beeson, Aldridge, Showalter win at cyclocross

Brian Beeson, Morgan Aldridge and Landen Showalter picked up victories at the first race of the Chainwreck Cyclocross Series on Thursday at the Slikok Trails.… Continue reading

Beeson, Aldridge, Showalter win at cyclocross
Colony sweeps, Homer’s Daigle wins at Frank D. Invite in Seward

Colony sweeps, Homer’s Daigle wins at Frank D. Invite in Seward

The Colony girls and boys cross-country teams swept the Frank D. Invitational on Friday in Seward. The Colony boys won with 60 points, while Soldotna… Continue reading

Colony sweeps, Homer’s Daigle wins at Frank D. Invite in Seward
2020 Tustumena 200 sled dog race cancelled

2020 Tustumena 200 sled dog race cancelled

The long-running Tustumena 200 sled dog race has been cancelled for 2020, according to the T200 Sled Dog Race Association Board of Directors. In a… Continue reading

2020 Tustumena 200 sled dog race cancelled
Palmer volleyball tops Homer

Palmer volleyball tops Homer

The Palmer Moose defeated the Homer Mariners in nonconference volleyball action Thursday night 3-1 with game scores of 25-21, 27-25, 14-25 and 25-22. Homer dropped… Continue reading

Palmer volleyball tops Homer
Seward swimmer makes USA Junior National swim team

Seward swimmer makes USA Junior National swim team

Seward sophomore Lydia Jacoby was named to the 2019-20 U.S. Junior National swim team in an announcement this week by USA Swimming. Jacoby was one… Continue reading

Seward swimmer makes USA Junior National swim team
Week 5 prep football brings slate of home games

Week 5 prep football brings slate of home games

Heading into last weekend’s Friday night showdown in sunny San Diego, Soldotna Stars football coach Galen Brantley Jr. warned about the tough matchup facing SoHi.… Continue reading

Week 5 prep football brings slate of home games
Brown Bears forward and Wasilla High School product Schachle commits to UAA

Brown Bears forward and Wasilla High School product Schachle commits to UAA

Kenai River Brown Bears forward Porter Schachle announced his commitment to Division I University of Alaska-Anchorage on Wednesday. Schachle, 18, is entering his second season… Continue reading

Brown Bears forward and Wasilla High School product Schachle commits to UAA