Sports

Daigle, Dunham, SoHi girls and boys nab borough XC crowns

Add the prep cross-country season to the many thing that were indelibly marked by the chaotic, extended wildfire season in Southcentral Alaska. The Soldotna girls… Continue reading

Hannah Lafleur of Seward, Alaska, runs at the top of the cliffs at the Mount Marathon Race on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in Seward. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Lafleur, Dixon lead peninsula at Equinox Marathon

Hannah Lafleur and Pyper Dixon led a strong Seward contingent Saturday at the 57th Equinox Marathon in Fairbanks. Runners faced temperatures in the 30s, as… Continue reading

Hannah Lafleur of Seward, Alaska, runs at the top of the cliffs at the Mount Marathon Race on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in Seward. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Homer girls, Colony boys swimmers take Soldotna Invitational

The Homer girls and Colony boys swim teams won the Soldotna Invitational on Saturday at Soldotna High School. After Friday night’s Pentathlon, the schools got… Continue reading

Homer places highest among local schools at Spiketacular

The Homer Mariners finished tied for fifth among 18 teams at the West Spiketacular volleyball tournament in Anchorage, the highest placer among peninsula schools. Kenai… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2019

CIA soccer finishes weekend homestand 1-2

The Cook Inlet Academy Eagles lost a pair of weekend games to finish 1-2 on a three-game homestand at the Kenai Soccer Complex. CIA lost… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2019

Football: Kenai falls to Eagle River; Homer thumps Seward

The Eagle River Wolves rolled to a 31-0 Northern Lights Conference win Saturday over Kenai Central, and locked up a Division II state playoff spot… Continue reading

Brown Bears win Friday, Saturday at Showcase

The Kenai River Brown Bears put on an extended show at the season-opening North American Hockey League Showcase from Wednesday through Saturday in Blaine, Minnesota.… Continue reading

SoHi football routs Kodiak for 1st NLC win of year

The efficient and unstoppable Soldotna football machine rose to new levels Saturday in a 63-7 win over Kodiak in Northern Lights Conference play. The Stars… Continue reading

Friday: Houston shuts out Nikiski football

Tasked with trying to slow an unstoppable force, the Nikiski Bulldogs found out Friday night why the Houston Hawks are undefeated an aiming for another… Continue reading

Hall, Aldridge, Showalter win at Chainwreck Cyclocross Series

Jim Hall, Morgan Aldridge and Landen Showalter won at the second race of the Chainwreck Cyclocross Series on Thursday at Tsalteshi Trails. In cyclocross, racers… Continue reading

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