Soccer is a sport known for its ties. Baseball? Not so much, beyond that they always go to the runner.
But so far this season, the Oilers have more ties on their record (2) than there have been at the World Cup (0).
With only one catcher on the team for now, the Peninsula Oilers are putting a lot of weight on Gabriel Munoz's shoulders. But the 5-foot-11, 215-pounder out of Cathedral City, California, can handle it.
"Finish the Fight" is the motto for the 17th annual Central Peninsula Relay for Life.
It just as easily could have been the motto for the Relay for Life 5K fun run/walk at Tsalteshi Trails.
The event didn't even originate as a run/walk.
Kenai Central junior Allie Ostrander has already established her dominance as a 3,200 meter runner in Alaska prep sports, but on Saturday, Ostrander proved she is just as competitive in a true 2-miler.
Running a time of 10 minutes, 28.
The Peninsula Oilers improved to 4-1-1 overall Saturday with a nonleague win over the Lake Erie (Michigan) Monarchs at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai.
The Oilers continue the four-game series today when they host the Monarchs at 2 p.m.
Earlier in the day Friday, Peninsula Oilers head coach Kyle Richardson joked with new arrival Jordan Sanford about if he had any jetlag from his flight into Kenai.
"He struck out on his first (at-bat), and it was like, all right, this may be a rough day for him," Richardson said. "Then the first pit...
WASILLA - Tanner Schachle and Colton Fletcher grew up playing hockey together.
The duo skated through the youth and comp ranks before playing two seasons of high school hockey together with the Wasilla Warriors.