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Local ski studs hope to see state glory

...Saturday behind Skyview Middle School at Tsalteshi Trails, racers from Soldotna, Kenai Central, Nikiski and Homer competed in...finished seventh in last year's region meet and 28th among 110 racers to lead the charge for Peninsula athletes at last season's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-12-06/local-ski-studs-hope-to-see-state-
Sports
Michaela Hutchison's historic wrestling title makes Alaska Sports Hall of Fame

...Nome to Fairbanks. This February it will expand in scope if not distance by holding a ceremonial start in downtown Anchorage. Racers compete in two-person teams for safety reasons - rough terrain and high speeds can be a dicey combination in any motor sport...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-12-08/michaelas-hutchisons-historic-wres
Sports
Ostrander finishes 2nd in regional championship meet

...the snowy conditions, times were sluggish across the board, but Ostrander managed a runner-up finish out of a field of 152 racers, in a time of 18 minutes, 59.5 seconds, almost four seconds behind race winner Ella Donaghu of Portland, Oregon. The...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-11-15/ostrander-finishes-2nd-in-regional
Sports
Fat bikes go where no bicycle has gone before

...carcasses to create something entirely new and utilitarian.The larger tires, with greater traction and more flotation, allowed racers to traverse the packed snow trails. Where most mountain bikes might've sunk inches deep, these new tires (later referred...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-11-13/fat-bikes-go-where-no-bicycle-ha
Outdoors
Helmets have become commonplace on the slopes

...than they used to be. They even have Bluetooth now, so you don't even need a cord."MBSEF requires all of its alpine ski racers and freeride skiers and snowboarders to wear helmets. Hill says that proper helmet fit is crucial. If a helmet is too big...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-11-20/helmets-have-become-commonplace-
Outdoors
Circle-track racers have fan appreciation afternoon

...Racing Lions - Circle Track division held its fan appreciation night Sunday afternoon at Twin Cities Raceway.The circle-track racers were able to get in some racing after rain postponed a Saturday night event.The results follow:A-StockHeat 1 - 1. Bert...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2013-08-19/circle-track-racers-have-fan-appre
Sports
Area racers scratch from Iron Dog

All three of the racers from the Kenai Peninsula in the 27th Iron Dog snowmachine race have scratched. Racers are struggling with low-snow and warm conditions. In the Pro Class, Soldotna's Scott Davis and Wasilla's Todd Palin scratched...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/022310/spo_484092117.shtml
Sports
Local racers compete on personal watercraft

A few local racers took part in the Personal Watercraft Club of Alaska races Saturday at Rumrunner's II at Mat-Su Resort on Wasilla Lake.Kenai's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2011-08-18/local-racers-compete-on-personal-w
Sports
Peninsula runners shine in Region III meet

...was plagued by rain, it made for a deceptively difficult race, as the grass softened up and sapped additional energy from racers. It only made the resulting record times that much more impressive.In the Class 3A meet, the Homer girls used a 1-2 finish...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-09-27/peninsula-runners-shine-in-region-
Sports
Ostrander looks to cap prep cross-country with a state title

...depends on how it pans out," McKenney said. "We'll see who places well, and where the other teams fit in between our racers." If the Stars can pull it off, it would be the first time ever that a SoHi girls team won the state championship, and the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-10-02/ostrander-looks-to-cap-prep-cross-
Sports

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