Sports

Pigskin Pick ‘Em: NFL Week 5 shooting for better results

The fourth week of the NFL season was filled with upsets and baffling performances. Raise your hand if you had the Tampa Bay Bucs hanging… Continue reading

  • Oct 3, 2019

SoHi volleyball sweeps Nikiski

In building a strong season resume, the Soldotna Stars volleyball team has checked all the boxes in winning the games they ought to be winning.… Continue reading

Runners conquer rain, wind at Kenai River Marathon

A women’s running group from Homer, a pair prepping for the California International Marathon, and rainy, windy conditions prevailed Sunday at the Kenai River Marathon.… Continue reading

SoHi graduate Newbould takes 10th at U.S. Mountain Running Championships

Brandon Newbould, a 2000 graduate of Soldotna High School, took 10th in the 2019 U.S. Mountain Running Championships on Sunday in Waterville Valley, New Hampshire.… Continue reading

CIA has big weekend, moves up to No. 5 seed

The Cook Inlet Academy coed soccer team went 2-0 on the weekend to move up to the fifth seed in the nine-team Borealis Conference tournament,… Continue reading

SoHi football celebrates Martinelli, seniors before walloping Eagle River

Soldotna’s Northern Lights Conference showdown Saturday afternoon with Eagle River quickly turned into a blowout, which allowed for some early celebrating for the team and… Continue reading

Football: Nikiski pulls upset over Homer, Kenai eliminated

The Nikiski football team toppled the Homer Mariners 26-22 Saturday in Homer to set up a potential Div. III playoff clincher in the final week… Continue reading

Nikiski volleyball sweeps ACS, Grace

The Nikiski volleyball team commanded the floor Friday night in a 3-0 Southcentral Conference victory over Anchorage Christian Schools, winning with game scores of 25-20,… Continue reading

Kenai, SoHi, Homer all earn volleyball wins

The visiting Kenai Central volleyball team swept Seward on Friday in Southcentral Conference play to move to 1-2 in the league and 1-2 in nontournament… Continue reading

Homer’s Daigle, Soldotna’s Arthur win Region III XC crowns

Homer senior Autumn Daigle and Soldotna junior Erika Arthur won individual titles Saturday at the Region III cross-country meet at the Michael Janecek Running Trails… Continue reading

Krajnik commits to UAA; Bears sweep Magicians

The Kenai River Brown Bears picked up a Division I commitment Thursday and North American Hockey League victories Friday and Saturday. Zach Krajnik, 20, of… Continue reading

Palmer girls, Kenai boys swimmers win Kenai Invitational

Seward’s Lydia Jacoby, Homer’s Madison Story, Kenai Central’s Koda Poulin and Soldotna’s Ethan Evans each won two individual events Saturday at the Kenai Invitational at… Continue reading

Beeson, Aldridge, Showalter win at Chainwreck Cyclocross Series

Brian Beeson, Morgan Aldridge and Landen Showalter came out on top of the third race of the Chainwreck Cyclocross Series on Thursday at Tsalteshi Trails.… Continue reading

Ostrander sets PR in steeplechase, misses finals cut at Doha World Championships

Pro runner Allie Ostrander came up less than a second shy of making the final of the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase at the IAAF World Athletics… Continue reading

Week 7 football: Playoff picture expected to clear up

The high school football regular season still has two weeks left, but this weekend could help solidify the playoff picture a great deal. The Soldotna… Continue reading

Region cross-country preview: Truncated season adds suspense

There’s always drama at the Region III cross-country meet, of course, but many times by this point in the season, many of the plotlines have… Continue reading

Michael Armstrong’s dog, Leia, waits patiently to go for a walk on the Homer Spit beach on Jan. 25, 2014, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Out of the Office: Need an exercise plan? Get a dog — a really rowdy, rambunctious dog

Suppose at your latest physical you got a stern lecture from your doctor. Suppose she told you to start exercising more — a lot more.… Continue reading

Michael Armstrong’s dog, Leia, waits patiently to go for a walk on the Homer Spit beach on Jan. 25, 2014, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Ostrander ready to take on world at Qatar championships

Pro runner Allie Ostrander will begin her journey at the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, with a Friday semifinal heat race in the… Continue reading

Pigskin Pick ‘Em: Time for a rebound

Another rough week has left all of us at Pigskin Prognosticator Headquarters searching for answers. Picking winners in the NFL is really hard, but we’re… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2019

Tuttle stays hot in college soccer

Whatcom Community College freshman Zack Tuttle stayed hot with goals in consecutive games for the Washington school. Tuttle provided the Orca’s only offense over two… Continue reading

  • Sep 24, 2019