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River City Academy teachers Annaleah Karron, Chris Kolishchak and Thomas Degray defend their goal in a Monday morning game of goalball at River City Academy in Soldotna, Alaska. Since the game is meant to be played by those with visual impairments, each team member had to wear blindfolds and listen for the ball, which is equipped with a jingling bell. (Photo by Kat Sorensen/Peninsula Clarion)

A quiet crowd — district embracing goalball

There is one objective in goalball: get the ball across the goal line. Each team has three players and one teammate propels the ball towards… Continue reading

River City Academy teachers Annaleah Karron, Chris Kolishchak and Thomas Degray defend their goal in a Monday morning game of goalball at River City Academy in Soldotna, Alaska. Since the game is meant to be played by those with visual impairments, each team member had to wear blindfolds and listen for the ball, which is equipped with a jingling bell. (Photo by Kat Sorensen/Peninsula Clarion)
Sondra Stonecipher runs in the Kenai River half-marathon on Sunday, Sept. 24 near Kenai.

Kenai River Marathon makes strides

One did it using a handcycle after breaking his back seven years ago. Others competed after coaching at — or even running in — the… Continue reading

Sondra Stonecipher runs in the Kenai River half-marathon on Sunday, Sept. 24 near Kenai.
Two lucky anglers hold up king salmon they caught on Deep Creek on the lower Kenai Peninsula this weekend. (Photo courtesy Greg Harrington)  Two lucky anglers hold up king salmon they caught on Deep Creek on the lower Kenai Peninsula this weekend. (Photo courtesy Greg Harrington)

Fishing report: Kings boom, Russian River opener primed

There’s one thing sportfishermen can’t stop talking about this summer: the Kenai River king salmon fishing. For the past several years, the king salmon fishing… Continue reading

Two lucky anglers hold up king salmon they caught on Deep Creek on the lower Kenai Peninsula this weekend. (Photo courtesy Greg Harrington)  Two lucky anglers hold up king salmon they caught on Deep Creek on the lower Kenai Peninsula this weekend. (Photo courtesy Greg Harrington)
Pickleball padawan Ludy Link returns a volley in a game of pickleball at the Pickleball Skills and Drills instructional clinic on Monday, March 27, 2017 at the Sterling Community Center in Sterling, Alaska. The Sterling Community Center recently began offering introductionary lessons to the tennis-like game every Monday from 11:30 a.m to 1:00 p.m. The classes cost $6, or are free for Sterling Community Center members.

Pickleball padawan

Ludy Link returns a volley in a game of pickleball at the Pickleball Skills and Drills instructional clinic on Monday in Sterling. The Sterling Community… Continue reading

Pickleball padawan Ludy Link returns a volley in a game of pickleball at the Pickleball Skills and Drills instructional clinic on Monday, March 27, 2017 at the Sterling Community Center in Sterling, Alaska. The Sterling Community Center recently began offering introductionary lessons to the tennis-like game every Monday from 11:30 a.m to 1:00 p.m. The classes cost $6, or are free for Sterling Community Center members.