The Peninsula Oilers dropped a 9-4 decision to the Anchorage Glacier Pilots on Monday at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai. The loss is the sixth straight overall for the Oilers, as well as the fourth straight in the Alaska Baseball League.
The Kenai Peninsula Racing Lions - Circle Track Division hosted racing at Twin Cities Raceway on Saturday. The results follow:
Heat 1 - 1. Dean DeVaney; 2. Jimmie Hale; 3. Dean Scroggins; 4. Alex Schwochert; 5. Lucas Barkman; 6.
There will be a summer running camp for those ages 7 to 11 starting Thursday at the Skyview track from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The camp will continue at that time and place Friday, Saturday, Monday, July 29 and July 30.
As Oilers play-by-play man Dan Gensel said several times during the broadcast of the Alaska Baseball League All-Star game Sunday, the reason the Oilers are in last place in the American League is because they have a hard time driving in runs.
In the weeks since the school year finished up and in the dog days of summer that have taken hold of Southcentral Alaska, a Midwestern transplant that finds himself 3,500 miles away from home is thriving on the mound.
With a state tournament berth on the line, the Legion AA Twins needed a big day Saturday against Bartlett. They got one en route to sweeping the Bears in a league doubleheader at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai and clinching a state playoff spot.
John-Mark Pothast and Leah Kiviat were the winners at the Salmon Cycle Series #2, held Thursday at Tsalteshi Trails.
Pothast was the first finisher in the race, finishing the 10-kilometer course in 21 minutes, 7 seconds.
The Peninsula Oilers went 0-2 at the Alaska Scouts Showcase at Mulcahy Field in Anchorage on Friday and Saturday, falling to the Chugiak-Eagle River Chinooks 7-4 on Friday and the Alaska Goldpanners of Fairbanks 7-1 on Saturday.