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Nikiski's Koleman McCaughey rushes against Houston on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, at Nikiski High School in Nikiski, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Houston football topples Nikiski

Hawks move to Division III semis

Nikiski's Koleman McCaughey rushes against Houston on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, at Nikiski High School in Nikiski, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Soldotna's Josh Heiber escapes the tackle of Kenai Central's Tucker Vann on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, at Justin Maile Field at Soldotna HIgh School. Heiber would run to the end zone on the play, but the score would not stand due to a penalty. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

SoHi football tops Kenai to close regular season

Stars’ playoff opponent goes into quarantine

Soldotna's Josh Heiber escapes the tackle of Kenai Central's Tucker Vann on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, at Justin Maile Field at Soldotna HIgh School. Heiber would run to the end zone on the play, but the score would not stand due to a penalty. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
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Kenai volleyball tops SoHi in 5 sets

Kards stay perfect

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The climb up April Bowl provides expansive views, seen here Aug. 3, 2020 in Hatcher Pass, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
The climb up April Bowl provides expansive views, seen here Aug. 3, 2020 in Hatcher Pass, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Andrew Berg outside his ҈omesteadӠcabin, which stood originally on Tustumena Lake and now stands at the headquarters of Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. (Photo provided by Kenai National Wildlife Refuge)
Andrew Berg outside his ҈omesteadӠcabin, which stood originally on Tustumena Lake and now stands at the headquarters of Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. (Photo provided by Kenai National Wildlife Refuge)
Homer’s Gracie Gummer and Kenai’s Erin Koziczkowski meet across the net during a Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020 volleyball game in the Alice Witte Gymnasium in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Kenai volleyball defeats Homer

Seward sweeps Soldotna

Homer’s Gracie Gummer and Kenai’s Erin Koziczkowski meet across the net during a Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020 volleyball game in the Alice Witte Gymnasium in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Homer’s Sly Gaona (No. 8) and Kamdyn Doughty (No. 24) tackle Soldotna’s Hunter Secor during a Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020 football game at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Soldotna football topples Homer

Heiber notches 3 touchdowns

Homer’s Sly Gaona (No. 8) and Kamdyn Doughty (No. 24) tackle Soldotna’s Hunter Secor during a Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020 football game at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Kenai swimmers sweep tri meet on senior night

Kenai swimmers sweep tri meet on senior night

Homer’s story breaks record in dual with Seward

Kenai swimmers sweep tri meet on senior night
Kenai volleyball nabs Pritchard tourney

Kenai volleyball nabs Pritchard tourney

Nikiski’s Lakin gets Pritchard award, Kenai’s Morris gets MVP

Kenai volleyball nabs Pritchard tourney
Kenai’s Boonstra, Dunham take region titles

Kenai’s Boonstra, Dunham take region titles

Peninsula runners secure state berths

Kenai’s Boonstra, Dunham take region titles
Kenai football tops Nikiski

Kenai football tops Nikiski

Kardinals ride big plays to victory

Kenai football tops Nikiski
Kenai at Seward volleyball postponed

Kenai at Seward volleyball postponed

All other weekend activites are a go

Kenai at Seward volleyball postponed
Region III cross-country meet to look different

Region III cross-country meet to look different

Number of runners at state will be down for coronavirus mitigation

Region III cross-country meet to look different
A photo of the author’s hands during a drier October full of blueberry picking. (Photo provided by Kat Sorensen)
A photo of the author’s hands during a drier October full of blueberry picking. (Photo provided by Kat Sorensen)
Refuge Notebook: Greater duckweed on Kenai Peninsula refuge
Refuge Notebook: Greater duckweed on Kenai Peninsula refuge
Kenai volleyball sweeps Nikiski

Kenai volleyball sweeps Nikiski

Kards still haven’t lost a game in a 5-set match

Kenai volleyball sweeps Nikiski
Kenai, SoHi runners split up borough honors

Kenai, SoHi runners split up borough honors

Championships require overcoming adversity

Kenai, SoHi runners split up borough honors
Kenai volleyball sweeps Soldotna

Kenai volleyball sweeps Soldotna

Kards prevail on SoHi’s home floor

Kenai volleyball sweeps Soldotna
Kenai Central’s Tucker Vann is congratulated by Soldotna’s Brayden Taylor after scoring a touchdown Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, at Ed Hollier Field at Kenai Central High School. Soldotna won 58-14, but Vann explained after the game he’s knows many Soldotna players through Pop Warner football. "We’re buddies whether we’re rivals or not," Vann said. "They take care of me and I take care of them." (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Kenai-Soldotna football games canceled

Kards pull out due to non-COVID illnesses

Kenai Central’s Tucker Vann is congratulated by Soldotna’s Brayden Taylor after scoring a touchdown Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, at Ed Hollier Field at Kenai Central High School. Soldotna won 58-14, but Vann explained after the game he’s knows many Soldotna players through Pop Warner football. "We’re buddies whether we’re rivals or not," Vann said. "They take care of me and I take care of them." (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
The Kenai River curls to Skilak Lake, as seen from the Hideout Trail on July 5, 2020. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Out of the Office: Burn it all down

The plastic paradox and rockwork on Skyline Trail

The Kenai River curls to Skilak Lake, as seen from the Hideout Trail on July 5, 2020. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)