The Peninsula Oilers board of directors and concerned community members are set to begin a major fundraising push that will determine not only the fate of the 2015 season, but the future of the organization itself.
The Alaska Goldpanners won the Alaska Baseball League championship series Wednesday at Mulcahy Stadium with a 2-1 victory over the Mat-Su Miners.
...ABL title seriesThe Alaska Goldpanners showed the Mat-Su Miners the kind of offense that has carried them to the Alaska Baseball League's best overall regular season record in 2014 by routing the Miners 14-0 in Game 1 of the ABL Championship...
Mother Nature hasn't been kind to the Alaska Goldpanners of Fairbanks this summer, a team that has struggled just to play baseball in Fairbanks and has a few games still on the schedule to be made up, so when the team showed up at Coral Seymour Memorial Park on Thursday for a game with the Peninsula Oilers with a light rain falling, the Panners wasted no time in getting an official game in.All that was needed for the Panners to notch a 6-0 win was five innings and 1 hour, 11 minutes.
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.
Both the Peninsula Oilers and the Anchorage Bucs have both seen their share of struggles in recent weeks, so both squads looked pretty reluctant to leave the park Tuesday at Coral Seymour Memorial Park with a doubleheader split.
After a defeat Sunday stretched the Oilers' losing streak to eight, head coach Kyle Richardson stressed the need for clutch hitting. His team answered the call Monday in a 7-4 victory over the Anchorage Bucs at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai.
The Peninsula Oilers extended their losing streak to six games with a doubleheader sweep by the Alaska Goldpanners at Growden Memorial Park in Fairbanks Thursday evening, losing the first game 11-5 and the second 4-1.
The Peninsula Oilers fell 9-3 to the host Alaska Goldpanners of Fairbanks on Wednesday. It is the fourth-straight loss for the Oilers, including dropping the first three of the current six-game road trip.
The Peninsula Oilers opened a road trip with an 11-9 loss to the Mat-Su Miners on Monday. The Oilers now travel to Fairbanks, where they play the Goldpanners five times in four days, starting with a 7 p.m. game today.
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