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Colony girls, Kodiak boys swimmers win SoHi Invite

The Colony girls and Kodiak boys swimming and diving teams won the SoHi Invitational on Friday at Soldotna High School. Colony had 95 points for… Continue reading

 

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Grace sweeps Frank D. Invite

The Grace Christian girls and boys cross-country teams swept the Frank D. Invite on Friday in Seward, with individual titles going to Grace Christian’s David… Continue reading

 

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Boersma takes cyclocross race

Ben Boersma won the first race of the Chainwreck Cyclocross Series on Thursday at Tsalteshi Trails. In the series, the leader does as many 1.5-… Continue reading

 

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Area volleyball teams pile up experience at West Spiketacular

The Kenai Central volleyball team led the Kenai Peninsula at the West Spiketacular by taking second in the Silver Bracket. The Kardinals started out play… Continue reading

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SoHi football holds off Eagle River

The visiting Soldotna football team defeated Eagle River 27-14 on Saturday to take a crucial step toward a 15th straight Northern Lights Conference title. Both… Continue reading

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Soldotna’s Youngren part of historic Equinox Marathon

Soldotna’s Megan Youngren finished second Saturday in the most stacked women’s field in the 58-year history of the Equinox Marathon in Fairbanks. On a day… Continue reading

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Brown Bears finish 1-3-0-0 at Showcase

The Kenai River Brown Bears fell 3-2 to the Maine Nordiques on Friday and 6-2 to the North Iowa Bulls on Saturday to finish the… Continue reading

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Jacoby wins 2nd Pentathlon in record-setting fashion

A lot has happened, to say the least, to Seward senior Lydia Jacoby and the world in which she lives since Jacoby won her first… Continue reading

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Seward football nips Valdez

The visiting Seward football team defeated Valdez 54-50 on Saturday in Denali Conference play. The Seahawks had lost to the Buccaneers 66-36 in Seward in… Continue reading

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Nikiski's Mayaac Schmit blocks for Truit McCaughey on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, at Redington High School in Alaska. (Photo by Tim Rockey/Frontiersman)

Redington football tops Nikiski, stays perfect

Redington continued its outstanding start to the 2021 football season, advancing to 5-0 with a 62-12 nonconference win over Nikiski (1-4 overall) on Friday night… Continue reading

Nikiski's Mayaac Schmit blocks for Truit McCaughey on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, at Redington High School in Alaska. (Photo by Tim Rockey/Frontiersman)
Kenai Central's David Martin catches a touchdown on Homer's Morgen Techie on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, at Ed Hollier Field in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Kenai football holds off Homer

The Kenai Central football team held off a Homer comeback for a 27-23 victory Friday in Mid Alaska Conference play at Ed Hollier Field in… Continue reading

Kenai Central's David Martin catches a touchdown on Homer's Morgen Techie on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, at Ed Hollier Field in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Dylan Dahlgren receives a long pass to score a touchdown during Soldotna High's homecoming footall game at Justin Maile Field in Soldotna, Alaska, on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. (Camille Botello/Peninsula Clarion)

Week 6 features pivotal matchups

By JEFF HELMINIAK Peninsula Clarion In an Alaska with a short, eight-week regular season as it is, COVID cancellations have quickly brought Kenai Peninsula prep… Continue reading

Dylan Dahlgren receives a long pass to score a touchdown during Soldotna High's homecoming footall game at Justin Maile Field in Soldotna, Alaska, on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. (Camille Botello/Peninsula Clarion)
A thunderstorm is seen Aug. 3, 2021, in Okanogan County, Washington. (Kathryn Knowlton/submitted photo)

Tangled Up in Blue: Shelter from the storm

I recently learned that the opposite of deja vu is jamais vu, meaning “never seen.” Deja vu is the feeling that you’re experiencing something familiar,… Continue reading

A thunderstorm is seen Aug. 3, 2021, in Okanogan County, Washington. (Kathryn Knowlton/submitted photo)
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Brown Bears get 1st win of season

The Kenai River Brown Bears defeated the Johnstown (Pennsylvania) Tomahawks 2-1 on Thursday at the North American Hockey League Showcase at the Super Rink in… Continue reading

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Bears drop to 0-3 with loss to Ice Wolves

The Kenai River Brown Bears dropped to 0-3-0-0 with a 5-0 loss to the New Mexico Ice Wolves at the North American Hockey League Showcase… Continue reading

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Homer volleyball tops Nikiski

The visiting Homer volleyball defeated Nikiski 25-15, 25-19, 23-25 and 25-19 on Wednesday in Southcentral Conference action. The Mariners move to 2-0 overall and 1-0… Continue reading

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Lydia Jacoby of the United States swims in a heat during the women’s 100-meter breaststroke at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Jacoby named to National Team

Staff report Seward senior Lydia Jacoby, 17, has been named to the 2021-22 National Team roster by USA Swimming. Jacoby won a gold medal in… Continue reading

Lydia Jacoby of the United States swims in a heat during the women’s 100-meter breaststroke at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Nikiski's Jaycee Tauriainen digs up a ball from Soldotna on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, at Nikiski Middle-High School in Nikiski, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

SoHi volleyball sweeps Nikiski

The visiting Soldotna volleyball team notched a 25-16, 25-15 and 25-22 win over Nikiski in nonconference play Tuesday. The Stars move to 1-2 overall in… Continue reading

Nikiski's Jaycee Tauriainen digs up a ball from Soldotna on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, at Nikiski Middle-High School in Nikiski, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
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Results posted for The Gauntlet

The Gauntlet, the season-ending mountain bike event at Tsalteshi Trails, was held Saturday at the trail system just outside of Soldotna. The format of the… Continue reading

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Brayden Taylor runs the ball to the end zone during Soldotna High's homecoming footall game at Justin Maile Field in Soldotna, Alaska on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. (Camille Botello/Peninsula Clarion)

Soldotna beats Palmer to win homecoming game

By CAMILLE BOTELLO Peninsula Clarion The Soldotna Stars football team overpowered the Palmer Moose to win Friday’s homecoming game 46-27 at Justin Maile Field. Soldotna… Continue reading

Brayden Taylor runs the ball to the end zone during Soldotna High's homecoming footall game at Justin Maile Field in Soldotna, Alaska on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. (Camille Botello/Peninsula Clarion)