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Results posted for SoHi Mini Meet

The Nikiski, Kenai Central and Soldotna track and field teams got together for the SoHi Mini Meet on Tuesday at Soldotna High School. The results… Continue reading

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Kenai Central's Zane Pellegrom slides under the tag of Soldotna's Ari Miller on Monday, April 29, 2024, at the Kenai Little League fields in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Monday: Kenai baseball comes back to defeat Soldotna

The Kenai Central baseball team defeated Soldotna 6-5 in eight innings Monday at the Kenai Little League fields in Northern Lights Conference action. The Kardinals… Continue reading

Kenai Central's Zane Pellegrom slides under the tag of Soldotna's Ari Miller on Monday, April 29, 2024, at the Kenai Little League fields in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Soldotna's James Innes hands to Jeren Nash on Soldotna's winning 400-meter relay Saturday, April 27, 2024, at the Kenai Invitational at Kenai Central High School in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Soldotna track and field sweeps Kenai Invitational

The Soldotna girls and boys track and field teams swept the Kenai Invitational on Saturday. The Soldotna boys scored 299 points, while Kenai Central was… Continue reading

Soldotna's James Innes hands to Jeren Nash on Soldotna's winning 400-meter relay Saturday, April 27, 2024, at the Kenai Invitational at Kenai Central High School in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
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Sunday: Soldotna baseball defeats Kodiak

The Soldotna baseball team defeated Kodiak 4-0 on Sunday in Northern Lights Conference action at the Soldotna Little League fields. The two squads had to… Continue reading

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Kodiak's Ejler Durand forces out Kenai Central's Gabe Smith on Friday, April 26, 2024, at the Soldotna Little League fields in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Friday baseball: Kenai tops Kodiak; Soldotna sweeps; Homer falls to Redington

The Kenai Central baseball team defeated Kodiak 18-3 in Northern Lights Conference action Friday at the Soldotna Little League fields in Soldotna. When the Kardinals… Continue reading

Kodiak's Ejler Durand forces out Kenai Central's Gabe Smith on Friday, April 26, 2024, at the Soldotna Little League fields in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
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Colony's Kara Macy slides into home safely as the ball bounces in front of Kenai Central catcher Maggie Grenier at the Rally in the Valley tournament Thursday, April 25, 2024, at Colony Middle School in Palmer.

Soldotna softball takes 7th at Rally in Valley; Homer 8th, Kenai 13th

The Soldotna softball team led the Kenai Peninsula by finishing 4-3 to take seventh at the 6th annual Rally in the Valley softball tournament Thursday… Continue reading

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Colony's Kara Macy slides into home safely as the ball bounces in front of Kenai Central catcher Maggie Grenier at the Rally in the Valley tournament Thursday, April 25, 2024, at Colony Middle School in Palmer.
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Saturday soccer: Kenai sweeps Soccerfest titles

The Kenai girls and boys defeated Homer for Soccerfest titles Saturday, while Nikiski lost in the fourth-place matches and the Soldotna girls and boys tied… Continue reading

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Friday soccer: All the peninsula teams win

All of the Kenai Peninsula’s soccer teams won Friday, with the Kenai, Homer and Nikiski girls and boys winning at Soccerfest, and the Soldotna girls… Continue reading

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Saturday baseball: Kenai finishes sweep of Kodiak

The Kenai Central baseball team defeated Kodiak 10-0 in five innings on Saturday in Northern Lights Conference action at the Soldotna Little League fields. The… Continue reading

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Thursday baseball: Soldotna, Homer pick up victories

The Soldotna baseball team, the two-time defending Division II state champions, opened up their season with a 10-0 victory in five innings over East in… Continue reading

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Thursday soccer: Homer, Kenai girls, boys win at Soccerfest

The Homer and Kenai girls and boys soccer teams won first-round matches at Soccerfest on Thursday, with the boys tourney at Houston and girls tournament… Continue reading

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Wednesday: Homer softball blows past Redington

The visiting Homer softball team defeated Redington 24-2 in two innings Wednesday in Northern Lights Conference action. The Mariners improved to 1-0 in the league… Continue reading

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Wednesday: Homer baseball edges Kenai

The Homer baseball team defeated Kenai Central 4-3 on Wednesday at the Soldotna Little League fields in Northern Lights Conference action. The game was originally… Continue reading

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Thousands of pounds of trash collected at eight beaches. (Photo by Sarah Conlin/NPS)

Refuge Notebook: Collaboration on the high seas and other lessons learned on marine debris cleanup

“Cowboys use rope; you collected dock line.” Consider it another lesson learned onboard the R/V Island C. And there were many more over the six… Continue reading

Thousands of pounds of trash collected at eight beaches. (Photo by Sarah Conlin/NPS)
Soldotna's Andrew Arthur (right) celebrates his goal with teammates Owen Buckbee, Zac Buckbee and Nuno Venturi on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, at Soldotna High School in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Tuesday soccer: SoHi sweeps Kenai; Homer sweeps Nikiski

The host Soldotna soccer teams swept Kenai Central in Peninsula Conference action Tuesday, with the girls winning 2-1 and the boys winning 2-0. The Stars… Continue reading

Soldotna's Andrew Arthur (right) celebrates his goal with teammates Owen Buckbee, Zac Buckbee and Nuno Venturi on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, at Soldotna High School in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
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Field conditions cause shuffling of softball, baseball schedule

Field conditions in Homer caused some changes to the softball and baseball schedules this week. Tuesday’s softball game between Kenai and Homer, which was scheduled… Continue reading

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Kenai Central's Greg Fallon runs in the 1,600-meter relay Saturday, April 20, 2024, at the Soldotna Invitational at Soldotna High School in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Soldotna track and field sweeps Soldotna Invitational

Kenai’s Fallon, Seward’s 400 girls relay break school records

Kenai Central's Greg Fallon runs in the 1,600-meter relay Saturday, April 20, 2024, at the Soldotna Invitational at Soldotna High School in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
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Saturday: Kenai soccer sweeps Homer

The visiting Kenai Central soccer teams swept Homer on Saturday in Peninsula Conference action, with the boys winning 1-0 and the girls winning 5-1. The… Continue reading

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Homer softball finishes 0-7-1 at Sitka tourney

The Homer softball team finished 0-7-1 at the Sitka Softball Tournament to open the season. After losing to Sitka 10-0 and Thunder Mountain 16-2 on… Continue reading

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Kenai Central's Kate Wisnewski heads the ball wide of the net Friday, April 19, 2024, at Kenai Central High School in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Friday: Kenai girls soccer topples Grace

Kate Wisnewski netted a hat trick as the host Kenai Central girls soccer team notched a 6-1 nonconference victory over Grace Christian on Friday. The… Continue reading

Kenai Central's Kate Wisnewski heads the ball wide of the net Friday, April 19, 2024, at Kenai Central High School in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)