Sports

Evans, Jacoby take SoHi Pentathlon

Soldotna junior Ethan Evans proved once again that he has no rival, while Seward sophomore Lydia Jacoby and Homer junior Madison Story renewed their rivalry,… Continue reading

CIA soccer nabs 1st win of 2019

The Cook Inlet Academy coed soccer team picked up its first win of the 2019 season Thursday with a 5-3 score over Nenana at the… Continue reading

Soldotna quarterback Jersey Truesdell runs the ball against the Lathrop Malamutes Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at Justin Maile Field in Soldotna. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Week 6 football preview: Conference schedule begins

Week 6 of the prep football season brings the season’s first full slate of conference games, along with relief following the averted teacher’s strike. Tuesday’s… Continue reading

Soldotna quarterback Jersey Truesdell runs the ball against the Lathrop Malamutes Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at Justin Maile Field in Soldotna. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Brown Bears fall to Brahmas in overtime

For a second straight night, the Kenai River Brown Bears went to overtime at the North American Hockey League Showcase in Blaine, Minnesota. For a… Continue reading

The author and her first cousin once removed, August Murphy, play at the waterfront playground in Seward, Alaska, in late August 2019. (Photo courtesy of Michelle Murphy)

Tangled up in Blue: Viewscapes

I want to start reflecting on this summer with an onslaught of adjectives — hot, exciting, adventurous, challenging — but I have two more things… Continue reading

The author and her first cousin once removed, August Murphy, play at the waterfront playground in Seward, Alaska, in late August 2019. (Photo courtesy of Michelle Murphy)

Refuge notebook: The porcupine — an underappreciated creature

Sauntering my way, the animal halted and gazed in my direction. It appeared uncertain about my status. Was I a threat? Or, was I anything… Continue reading

SoHi volleyball defeats Homer

The Soldotna volleyball team picked up a 3-1 nonconference win Wednesday night over the Homer Mariners at Soldotna High School, winning with game scores of… Continue reading

Theisen, Lindquist finish top-10 in college XC race

Jordan Theisen of Kenai and Ruby Lindquist of Moose Pass both racked up top-10 finishes Friday at the Frontier Preview Meet in Billings, Montana, competing… Continue reading

Brown Bears lose season opener in shootout

Opening night for the 2019 North American Hockey League season didn’t go the Kenai River Brown Bear’s way Wednesday as the peninsula team lost 3-2… Continue reading

Public meeting a positive step for Oilers financial future

The Peninsula Oilers will return to play baseball in 2020, but they are still searching for the money fund the season. The Oilers announced in… Continue reading

Nikiski fends off Kenai for volleyball win

After showing up last weekend to support their friendly peninsula rivals, the Nikiski volleyball team felt the love back Tuesday night in a Southcentral Conference… Continue reading

Kenai River Brown Bears forward Brandon Lajoie controls the puck against the Springfield (Illionis) Jr. Blues on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Season preview: Brown Bears look to snap playoff drought

The Kenai River Brown Bears will embark on their 13th season today in search of breaking a five-year playoff drought. The Bears face the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton… Continue reading

Kenai River Brown Bears forward Brandon Lajoie controls the puck against the Springfield (Illionis) Jr. Blues on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Wiebe, Dixon capture Homer Mariner Triathlon

Jane Wiebe and Adam Dixon won the Homer Mariner Triathlon on Saturday in Homer. Wiebe finished in 2 hours, 6 minutes and 37 seconds to… Continue reading

Nikiski volleyball tops Homer in 5 games

The Nikiski volleyball team pulled out a 25-18, 13-25, 25-21, 23-25 and 15-11 victory in Homer on Saturday. The Bulldogs move to 1-1 overall and… Continue reading

Homer’s River Mann takes the ball up the field during a Friday, Sept. 13, 2019 football game against Valdez High School on the Mariner field in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Prep football roundup

The Nikiski football team escaped with its first win of 2019 Friday night in Ketchikan, toppling the King 9-8. The Bulldogs (1-0 conference, 1-3 overall)… Continue reading

Homer’s River Mann takes the ball up the field during a Friday, Sept. 13, 2019 football game against Valdez High School on the Mariner field in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

West Valley football escapes with win over Kenai

The pomp and circumstance that comes with homecoming weekend fell quiet for the Kenai Central football team after a 45-22 loss to West Valley on… Continue reading

Brown Bears scrimmage to prepare for season

The Kenai River Brown Bears played scrimmages Friday and Saturday against the Minnesota Wilderness in Cloquet, Minnesota. The Brown Bears dropped a 4-3 decision in… Continue reading

SoHi football rolls to W over Lathrop

It took them a month, but the Soldotna Stars finally got to show off their 2019 wares to their home crowd, rolling their way to… Continue reading

CIA soccer draws, loses at home

The Cook Inlet Academy coed soccer team moved to 0-6-2 on the season with a tie and a loss this weekend at the Kenai Soccer… Continue reading

SoHi nips Palmer on ‘Tip for Tori Night’

The host Soldotna volleyball team persevered for an emotionally draining 17-25, 22-25, 25-20, 25-23 and 15-9 victory over Northern Lights Conference rival Palmer on Friday.… Continue reading