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Seward High School junior Laura Kromrey scores against Bethel during their 3A girls consolation bracket game in the ASAA state basketball tournament at Anchorage's Sullivan Arena on Friday. Seward won 37-33. Seahawks teammate Maria Jackson (22) moves into the play.

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

Seward High School junior Laura Kromrey scores against Bethel during their 3A girls consolation bracket game in the ASAA state basketball tournament at Anchorage's Sullivan Arena on Friday. Seward won 37-33. Seahawks teammate Maria Jackson (22) moves into the play.

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

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

Series preview: Bears face Ice Dogs as playoff chase heats up
Soldotna's Julie Litchfield shoots against West's Marshal Eady (23) and Chamira Cockerham during their 4A girls state basketball tournament game on Thursday night at Anchorage's Sullivan Arena.

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

Soldotna's Julie Litchfield shoots against West's Marshal Eady (23) and Chamira Cockerham during their 4A girls state basketball tournament game on Thursday night at Anchorage's Sullivan Arena.
Seward's Ashley VonBorstel drives against Anchorage Christian's Hollie Duncan during their 3A girls state basketball game at Anchorage's Sullivan Arena on Thursday.

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

Seward's Ashley VonBorstel drives against Anchorage Christian's Hollie Duncan during their 3A girls state basketball game at Anchorage's Sullivan Arena on Thursday.
Nikiski's Hallie Riddall (2), Emily Lynch (22) and Chena Litzen defend Mt. Edgecumbe's Taryn White during their 3A girls state basketball game on Thursday at Anchorage's Sullivan Arena.

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

Nikiski's Hallie Riddall (2), Emily Lynch (22) and Chena Litzen defend Mt. Edgecumbe's Taryn White during their 3A girls state basketball game on Thursday at Anchorage's Sullivan Arena.

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's Vera Fefelov (12) drives past Cook Inlet Academy's Nicole Moffis (11) during the 1A girls third-place game at the 2014 high school state basketball championships at Anchorage's Sullivan Arena on Wednesday.

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

Nikolaevsk's Vera Fefelov (12) drives past Cook Inlet Academy's Nicole Moffis (11) during the 1A girls third-place game at the 2014 high school state basketball championships at Anchorage's Sullivan Arena on Wednesday.

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

Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion  Nikiski Bulldog Rachel Thompson runs in for a layup during their game against the Mt. Edgecumb Lady Braves Friday Dec. 20, 2013 at Kenai Centra High School in Kenai, Alaska.

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

Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion  Nikiski Bulldog Rachel Thompson runs in for a layup during their game against the Mt. Edgecumb Lady Braves Friday Dec. 20, 2013 at Kenai Centra High School in Kenai, Alaska.
Nianiella Dorvall has been named the 1A girls player of the year.

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
Nianiella Dorvall has been named the 1A girls player of the year.