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Moose River Hustle raises money for Meals on Wheels

The Moose River Hustle fun run was held Saturday in Sterling. The event raises money for the Sterling Senior Center Meals on Wheels. The results… Continue reading

Homer softball sweeps Houston in twin bill

Homer softball swept a Thursday doubleheader in Homer over the Houston Hawks, gettings wins of 17-11 and 19-4. The twin bill sweep pushed Homer’s win… Continue reading

Soccer roundup: Kenai boys eke out close win over Homer; Mariners girls nip Kards

Game two of the regular season series between Kenai Central and Homer was headed toward another tie when fate delivered the host Kardinals a last-second… Continue reading

Soldotna seniors Aliann (bottom left) and Danica Schmidt (bottom right) sign their letters of intent to play college basketball Thursday at Soldotna High School, with parents, Margaret and Curtis Schmidt, by their side. (Photo provided by Kyle McFall)

SoHi’s Schmidts sign to play college hoops

Soldotna seniors Aliann and Danica Schmidt signed letters of intent to play college basketball Thursday afternoon in a ceremony at Soldotna High School. Aliann signed… Continue reading

Soldotna seniors Aliann (bottom left) and Danica Schmidt (bottom right) sign their letters of intent to play college basketball Thursday at Soldotna High School, with parents, Margaret and Curtis Schmidt, by their side. (Photo provided by Kyle McFall)
A metal figurine stands atop a peak in the Mystery Hills on the Kenai Peninsula on April 28, 2019. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Column: What will 30 bring for me?

I’ve turned 30 years old recently, and as this occasion arrived, I wondered how different it would feel as I enter this particular stage of… Continue reading

A metal figurine stands atop a peak in the Mystery Hills on the Kenai Peninsula on April 28, 2019. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
A male Golden-crowned Kinglet displays its “mohawk” on Fuller Lakes Trail on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. (Photo by Colin Canterbury)

Refuge notebook: Little rock star of the woods

Earlier this month, I took a hike up Fuller Lakes Trail with my dog, Scout. The sun was just peaking over the tips of the… Continue reading

A male Golden-crowned Kinglet displays its “mohawk” on Fuller Lakes Trail on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. (Photo by Colin Canterbury)

Homer baseball defeats Soldotna

The host Homer baseball team defeated Soldotna 7-3 on Wednesday in nonconference action. The teams will play their Southcentral Conference game May 15. Homer moves… Continue reading

SoHi baseball routs Kenai

The Soldotna walked away with a dominant 13-2 win over Kenai Central in Southcentral Conference play Tuesday evening at the Kenai Little League fields. Soldotna… Continue reading

Homer softball beats SoHi on 8-run inning

The Homer Mariners plated eight runs in the second inning of a Northern Lights Conference game with Soldotna and cruised from there on the arm… Continue reading

Soccer roundup: Homer sweeps Nikiski; Soldotna sweeps Seward

The visiting Homer girls soccer team scored with less than three minutes left in the game to pull out a 2-1 Peninsula Conference victory over… Continue reading

2017 Kenai grad Dye finishes spring golf season

Max Dye, a 2017 graduate of Kenai Central High School, finished his spring golf season for Marian University in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, by helping… Continue reading

Ostrander receives MW Athlete of Week award

Boise State redshirt junior Allie Ostrander was named Mountain West Women’s Track Athlete of the Week on Tuesday afternoon. Ostrander posted the fastest collegiate time… Continue reading

Furlong part of national qualifying relay

Dakota State University sprinter Brenner Furlong helped the Trojans 400-meter relay team to an NAIA national qualifying time Saturday in the Dakota Relays at Howard… Continue reading

Kenai Central soccer sweeps Soldotna

The Kenai Central soccer teams traveled to Soldotna and came away with a sweep Monday in Peninsula Conference action between the rivals. The Kardinals girls… Continue reading

Homer softball wins Rally in the Valley

The Homer softball team defeated North Pole 11-2 on Saturday to finish in first place at the Rally in the Valley tournament at Redington. The… Continue reading

Arneson, Strabel win Turnagain trail races

Runners with peninsula ties picked up victories in Thursday’s Turnagain Arm Trail south of Anchorage. Anchorage’s Lars Arneson won the men’s eight-mile race in 51… Continue reading

SoHi’s Taylor signs to run track at UAA

Soldotna senior Brittany Taylor inked a letter of intent to run indoor and outdoor track and field for the University of Alaska Anchorage Wednesday afternoon… Continue reading

Stars sweep Kenai Invite track meet

With the borough, region and state track and field meets all upcoming in the next three weeks, Saturday’s Kenai Invitational provided local prep teams a… Continue reading

Homer softball sweeps Friday doubleheader in Valley; Soldotna sweeps Houston; Kenai splits with Houston

The Homer Mariners pulled off a softball sweep Friday at the Rally in the Valley tournament at Redington High School, starting with a 4-1 victory… Continue reading

Wasilla pitcher Carter Huston delievers home Friday, May 3, 2019, at the Kenai Little League fields in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Weekend baseball roundup: Wasilla defeats Kenai

The Wasilla baseball team finished a dominant tour of the central Kenai Peninsula on Friday with a 14-0 Southcentral Conference victory over Kenai Central in… Continue reading

Wasilla pitcher Carter Huston delievers home Friday, May 3, 2019, at the Kenai Little League fields in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)