Sports

Krajnik commits to UAA; Bears sweep Magicians

The Kenai River Brown Bears picked up a Division I commitment Thursday and North American Hockey League victories Friday and Saturday. Zach Krajnik, 20, of… Continue reading

Palmer girls, Kenai boys swimmers win Kenai Invitational

Seward’s Lydia Jacoby, Homer’s Madison Story, Kenai Central’s Koda Poulin and Soldotna’s Ethan Evans each won two individual events Saturday at the Kenai Invitational at… Continue reading

Beeson, Aldridge, Showalter win at Chainwreck Cyclocross Series

Brian Beeson, Morgan Aldridge and Landen Showalter came out on top of the third race of the Chainwreck Cyclocross Series on Thursday at Tsalteshi Trails.… Continue reading

Ostrander sets PR in steeplechase, misses finals cut at Doha World Championships

Pro runner Allie Ostrander came up less than a second shy of making the final of the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase at the IAAF World Athletics… Continue reading

Week 7 football: Playoff picture expected to clear up

The high school football regular season still has two weeks left, but this weekend could help solidify the playoff picture a great deal. The Soldotna… Continue reading

Region cross-country preview: Truncated season adds suspense

There’s always drama at the Region III cross-country meet, of course, but many times by this point in the season, many of the plotlines have… Continue reading

Michael Armstrong’s dog, Leia, waits patiently to go for a walk on the Homer Spit beach on Jan. 25, 2014, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Out of the Office: Need an exercise plan? Get a dog — a really rowdy, rambunctious dog

Suppose at your latest physical you got a stern lecture from your doctor. Suppose she told you to start exercising more — a lot more.… Continue reading

Michael Armstrong’s dog, Leia, waits patiently to go for a walk on the Homer Spit beach on Jan. 25, 2014, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Ostrander ready to take on world at Qatar championships

Pro runner Allie Ostrander will begin her journey at the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, with a Friday semifinal heat race in the… Continue reading

Pigskin Pick ‘Em: Time for a rebound

Another rough week has left all of us at Pigskin Prognosticator Headquarters searching for answers. Picking winners in the NFL is really hard, but we’re… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2019

Tuttle stays hot in college soccer

Whatcom Community College freshman Zack Tuttle stayed hot with goals in consecutive games for the Washington school. Tuttle provided the Orca’s only offense over two… Continue reading

  • Sep 24, 2019

Daigle, Dunham, SoHi girls and boys nab borough XC crowns

Add the prep cross-country season to the many thing that were indelibly marked by the chaotic, extended wildfire season in Southcentral Alaska. The Soldotna girls… 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)

Lafleur, Dixon lead peninsula at Equinox Marathon

Hannah Lafleur and Pyper Dixon led a strong Seward contingent Saturday at the 57th Equinox Marathon in Fairbanks. Runners faced temperatures in the 30s, as… 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)

Homer girls, Colony boys swimmers take Soldotna Invitational

The Homer girls and Colony boys swim teams won the Soldotna Invitational on Saturday at Soldotna High School. After Friday night’s Pentathlon, the schools got… Continue reading

Homer places highest among local schools at Spiketacular

The Homer Mariners finished tied for fifth among 18 teams at the West Spiketacular volleyball tournament in Anchorage, the highest placer among peninsula schools. Kenai… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2019

CIA soccer finishes weekend homestand 1-2

The Cook Inlet Academy Eagles lost a pair of weekend games to finish 1-2 on a three-game homestand at the Kenai Soccer Complex. CIA lost… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2019

Football: Kenai falls to Eagle River; Homer thumps Seward

The Eagle River Wolves rolled to a 31-0 Northern Lights Conference win Saturday over Kenai Central, and locked up a Division II state playoff spot… Continue reading

Brown Bears win Friday, Saturday at Showcase

The Kenai River Brown Bears put on an extended show at the season-opening North American Hockey League Showcase from Wednesday through Saturday in Blaine, Minnesota.… Continue reading

SoHi football routs Kodiak for 1st NLC win of year

The efficient and unstoppable Soldotna football machine rose to new levels Saturday in a 63-7 win over Kodiak in Northern Lights Conference play. The Stars… Continue reading

Friday: Houston shuts out Nikiski football

Tasked with trying to slow an unstoppable force, the Nikiski Bulldogs found out Friday night why the Houston Hawks are undefeated an aiming for another… Continue reading

Hall, Aldridge, Showalter win at Chainwreck Cyclocross Series

Jim Hall, Morgan Aldridge and Landen Showalter won at the second race of the Chainwreck Cyclocross Series on Thursday at Tsalteshi Trails. In cyclocross, racers… Continue reading