Sports

SoHi leads area skiers at Government Peak

The Soldotna ski team led the area Friday and Saturday at the Government Peak Recreation Invitational on Friday and Saturday. The SoHi boys were the… Continue reading

Hockey roundup: Kenai gets 1st win, SoHi shines

By JEREMIAH BARTZ Frontiersman.com The Kenai Kardinals earned their first victory of the 2018-19 season Saturday afternoon. Nate Beiser scored twice to lift Kenai to… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2019

Steel score weekend sweep of Brown Bears

The Chippewa (Wisconsin) Steel continued to be a thorn in the side of the Kenai River Brown Bears in the race for the North American… Continue reading

Tyle Owens rides to victory Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, in Freezer Food Series Race 5, a six-mile fat bike race at the Slikok Trails outside of Soldotna. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Kenai’s Crawford leads Peninsula riders at Frosty Bottom

Mike Crawford led the way for Kenai Peninsula fat bike riders Saturday at the Frosty Bottom in Anchorage. Kenai’s Crawford finished sixth in the men’s… Continue reading

Tyle Owens rides to victory Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, in Freezer Food Series Race 5, a six-mile fat bike race at the Slikok Trails outside of Soldotna. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Soldotna, Homer hockey notch victories

A night after edging Palmer in overtime, the Soldotna Stars drilled Houston 9-2 Thursday night at the Big Lake Recreational Center in Big Lake. Eight… Continue reading

Thursday hoops roundup

The Nikiski girls basketball team notched a 66-38 victory over host Seward on Thursday in Southcentral Conference play. Bethany Carstens led the Bulldogs with 31… Continue reading

Series preview: Bears begin 9-game homestand against Steel

The Kenai River Brown Bears begin a nine-game homestand Friday in a heated playoff race that looks like it will be getting even hotter. After… Continue reading

Anchorage defenseman Reid proves he belongs with Brown Bears

It’s worth remembering that the only junior level above the 24-team North American Hockey League in this country is the 17-team United States Hockey League.… Continue reading

Tangled up in blue: Squeaky boards

By KAT SORENSEN There are a few squeaky floorboards in Resurrect Art Coffee House. The old church was built in 1916, though, so it’s to… Continue reading

Brantley III scores in OT to lead SoHi hockey past Palmer

By JEREMIAH BARTZ Frontiersman.com PALMER — Soldotna and Palmer were ready to play eight minutes of extra hockey. But thanks to Galen Brantley III, the… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2019

Kenai’s Ostrander makes The Bowerman preseason watchlist

Allie Ostrander, a 2015 graduate of Kenai Central High School, is on the watchlist for collegiate track and field’s top honor for the third time.… Continue reading

Tyle Owens rides to victory Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, in Freezer Food Series Race 5, a six-mile fat bike race at the Slikok Trails outside of Soldotna. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Owens, Aldridge, Showalter win Freezer Food fat bike race

Tyle Owens, Morgan Aldridge and Landen Showalter braved the cold to win a Freezer Food Series fat bike race Sunday at Tsalteshi Trails. The format… Continue reading

Tyle Owens rides to victory Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, in Freezer Food Series Race 5, a six-mile fat bike race at the Slikok Trails outside of Soldotna. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Homer High School Athletic Director Chis Perk, right in blue, is inducted into the Alaska Wrestling Hall of Fame on Dec. 15, 2018 at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Alaska Schools Activity Association)

Homer athletics director, coach, joins Alaska Wrestling Hall of Fame

When Homer wrestling coach and high school athletic director Chris Perk found out last month he was about to be inducted into the Alaska Wrestling… Continue reading

Homer High School Athletic Director Chis Perk, right in blue, is inducted into the Alaska Wrestling Hall of Fame on Dec. 15, 2018 at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Alaska Schools Activity Association)

Homer hockey tops Kenai

The host Homer hockey team notched a 7-4 Railbelt Conference victory over Kenai Central on Tuesday. The Mariners took a 4-0 lead after the first… Continue reading

Kenai boys basketball has 1st-round game change

The Kenai Central boys basketball team had its opening-round game change at the Alaska Prep Shootout at Dimond High School in Anchorage. The Kardinals will… Continue reading

Weekend hoops: Kenai girls take 2nd, Nikiski girls take 3rd at ACS Invite

The Kenai Central girls scored a 42-41 overtime victory over Nikiski on Friday in the semifinals of the ACS Pepsi Invitational in Anchorage before falling… Continue reading

Freddie’s Roadhouse drag races give racers a boost

Competition is the tide that raises all boats, or in this case, all sleds. The Freddie’s Roadhouse snowmachine drag races hosted at the picturesque restaurant… Continue reading

Nikiski, Kenai girls win at ACS tourney

The Nikiski and Kenai Central girls won first-round games Thursday at the ACS Pepsi Invitational in Anchorage, while the Kenai Central and Soldotna boys dropped… Continue reading

My snowy driveway one winter morning, near Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Out of the Office: Get outside 2019

Last New Year’s Eve I was at the same event I was for the two previous New Year’s. I rang in 2018 in a duplex… Continue reading

My snowy driveway one winter morning, near Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Owens, Bethe, Showalter win at Freezer Food Series

Tyle Owens, Amber Bethe and Landen Showalter won the sixth race of the Freezer Food Series on Sunday at the Slikok Trails. The race was… Continue reading