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Back in Alaska for the first time since decamping for Pennsylvania at the end of the 2011-12 season, the Johnstown Tomahawks franchise made itself right at home Friday at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex.

Sat, 02/21/2015 - 1:05am

Max Donaldson captured his third straight state skimeister title Friday afternoon at Kincaid Park in Anchorage, denying Kenai Central's Travis Cooper a shot at becoming the Peninsula's first state ski champion. Trailing Cooper by 20 seconds after Thursday's opening day 7.5-kilometer classic race, Do...

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 9:42pm

Joe Weltzin poured in 25 points as the visiting Soldotna boys picked up a 71-68 Northern Lights Conference victory over Palmer on Thursday. SoHi made the win happen by outscoring Palmer 27-21 in the final quarter. Brooks Furlong added 13 for the Stars, while Clayton Southwick had 22 and James Blake ...

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 3:25pm

Racers preparing for this year’s edition of the Iron Dog snowmachine race can expect a lot of the usual dangers, as well as a few unpredictable surprises, both on the trail and off it. For one, there is the weather. A recent surge in temperatures across the Southcentral region of the state have me...

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 3:23pm

As part of an effort to help some of the Kenai River Brown Bears players move up in their careers, the starting time has been moved up for Saturday’s game between the Brown Bears and Johnstown (Pennsylvania) Tomahawks. The game will start at 7 p.m. in order to allow Jack Gessert, Maurin Bouvet, Ty...

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 3:21pm

If the Kenai Peninsula is to crown its first ever boys state skimeister champion, it will need a big day today from Travis Cooper. Cooper, a Kenai Central senior, won Thursday’s 7.5-kilometer classic race at Kincaid Park in Anchorage. Cooper’s winning time of 20 minutes, 24.3 seconds, left him 2...

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 3:19pm

Many bad numbers have been rapidly increasing since the Kenai River Brown Bears entered a protracted slump at the beginning of December. However, one number — the points the Bears remain out of a playoff spot — has been surprisingly stubborn during that whole time. “I think the guys have the r...

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 3:18pm

The Ninilchik boys shook off the Kodiak ESS squad Wednesday night for a 61-40 nonconference hoops win. Austin White scored 24 points to lead Ninilchik, while teammate Tyler Presley chipped in 21.

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 10:46pm

Road trips, including multiple times off the Kenai Peninsula, just to find snow. Pool workouts. Ice skating on Headquarters Lake. And spinning at The Fitness Place. What a long, strange season it's been.

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 10:46pm

A fast and flashy show of offense carried the Soldotna boys to a 77-54 nonconference win over Nikiski on senior night Tuesday at Soldotna High School.

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 11:19pm


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