Peninsula high school sports

Tuesday Hockey Kenai at Soldotna, 7:30 p.m. Basketball Nikiski JV girls at Ninilchik, 4 p.m. Nikiski JV boys at Ninilchik, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday Basketball Homer… Continue reading

Hockey roundup: SoHi gets weekend sweep

Hockey roundup: SoHi gets weekend sweep

Brown Bears sweep Ice Wolves, snap 7-game skid

The Kenai River Brown Bears swept the New Mexico Ice Wolves on Friday and Saturday at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex in North American Hockey… Continue reading

Hoops roundup: Nikiski, Homer split

The Nikiski girls and Homer boys picked up victories on Friday in Southcentral Conference action in Nikiski. The Bulldogs girls rolled to a 58-28 victory… Continue reading

SoHi girls, Palmer boys pick up NLC wins

Both Palmer and Soldotna high schools walked away with basketball wins Saturday at Soldotna High School. The SoHi girls and Palmer boys took Northern Lights… Continue reading

  • Jan 25, 2020

Daigle, Walters notch Kenai Klassic wins

Skiers at Friday’s Kenai Klassic at the Kenai Golf Course were able to handle the subzero cold. They had no answer for Homer’s Autumn Daigle… Continue reading

Hockey roundup: Homer, Soldotna net wins

Staff report Alden Ross used a hat trick to help Division II Homer score a nonconference road win over Division I Wasilla Thursday night at… Continue reading

Thursday hoops roundup

Mt. Edgecumbe topped visiting Kenai Central 41-28 in nonconference action Thursday. Lisa Strom had eight for the Braves, while Kailey Hamilton had eight points for… Continue reading

Bear Lake. Seward, Alaska. (Photo by Kat Sorensen/For the Clarion)

Tangled Up in Blue: A Bear Lake Loop

All summer long, you can find rowers, kayakers and more on Bear Lake just outside of Seward. Somewhere hidden on the west side, there’s a… Continue reading

Bear Lake. Seward, Alaska. (Photo by Kat Sorensen/For the Clarion)

Bears look to snap 7-game skid

Kenai River Brown Bears head coach Kevin Murdock does not think his team deserves to be on a seven-game losing streak as the Bears head… Continue reading

Refuge Notebook: Wildfire in Kenai Mountains tundra

Late last summer, as I waited in a line of traffic on the Sterling Highway to get through the Swan Lake Fire, smoke rose from… Continue reading

Hoops roundup: Mt. Edgecumbe sweeps Kenai Central

Host Mt. Edgecumbe swept Kenai Central on Wednesday in nonconference play. The Kenai girls lost to Mt. Edgecumbe 34-31. Kenai led 30-21 after three quarters… Continue reading

Hoops roundup: Soldotna sweeps Nikiski

An explosive second quarter led the Soldotna girls to a 55-22 nonconference victory over Nikiski on Tuesday. The Stars led the game 4-3 after the… Continue reading

Area skiers compete at Homer Besh Cup races

The Kachemak Nordic Ski Club hosted Besh Cups 3 and 4 on Saturday and Sunday at Lookout Mountain in Homer. There are six Besh Cup… Continue reading

Monday hoops: Nikiski JV, Ninilchik split

The Nikiski junior varsity and Ninilchik split nonconference games Monday at Nikiski. The Nikiski JV girls started fast in a 37-16 victory, outscoring Ninilchik 19-2… Continue reading

Nordiques sweep Brown Bears

The Maine Nordiques swept the Kenai River Brown Bears on Friday and Saturday at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex to extend Kenai River’s North American… Continue reading

Hoops roundup: Soldotna girls, boys sweep Kodiak in weekend NLC play

The host Soldotna boys notched a 50-32 victory over Kodiak on Friday in Northern Lights Conference play, then completed the sweep Saturday. Soldotna led 17-11… Continue reading

Nikiski girls, West JV boys take Tip Off titles

The host Nikiski girls basketball team wrapped up a Rus Hitchcock Tip Off Tournament title Saturday by defeating the Dimond JV 49-9. Lillian Carstens, the… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2020

Homer hockey tops Kenai

When the Homer hockey team got to work, Kenai Central had a hard time stopping the Mariners. Homer notched a 7-0 Railbelt Conference victory over… Continue reading

Thursday hoops roundup: Nikiski girls win on opening day of Tip Off Tournament

The Houston boys opened the Rus Hitchcock Tip Off Tournament in Nikiski with a 56-46 victory over the host Bulldogs. Braden Cart and Cody Wyrick… Continue reading