Less than 30 days ago, the Peninsula Fighting Championship returned to the Soldotna Sports Center for Peninsula Fighting Championship: 3. It was the culmination of an eight-month layoff that featured setbacks, roadblocks and negotiations. On Dec.
The Nikolaevsk girls opened up play in the ConocoPhillips/Warrior Rumble on Thursday in Nikolaevsk with a 38-20 victory over Wasilla Lake Christian. The victory also counted in the Peninsula Conference standings.
The Oilers Sweetheart Gusher Gala will take place on Feb. 16 at the Soldotna Sports Center.
This year's event will be a semiformal, black-tie optional event. Doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 7 p.m.
The Northern Lights Conference will see an end to the wrestling season this weekend when the Kenai Kardinals and Soldotna Stars travel up to Palmer for the Northern Lights Conference tournament that will determine the state contestants.
The host Homer basketball teams swept Skyview on Tuesday in Southcentral Conference action. The Homer girls took a 34-28 victory. Tayla Cabana had eight of her 12 points during a pivotal second quarter to lead the Mariners.
The good news for the Soldotna hockey team: goalie Cody Harvey has not given up a goal in the Stars' last three North Star Conference games.
The bad news: Harvey did not notch a win in any of those contests.
The Cook Inlet Academy and Nikiski basketball teams split a pair of games Monday in nonconference action at Cook Inlet Academy.
The Nikiski girls used stifling defense to control the game and notched a 42-21 victory.
Soldotna High School graduate Bree Mucha finished seventh in the Junior 1 and older women's 7.5-kilometer classic mass start Sunday at Tsalteshi Trails.
Mucha finished at 27 minutes, 50 seconds, while Marion Woods won at 26:04.