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 By Erik LeDuc    Sports    November 20, 2014 

Viking wrestlers take fourth in Bill Weiss bouts, readying for regions

Throughout history, sages and generals have proclaimed that the greatest teacher a man may have is his adversary, and Vikings wrestlers hit a bit of a learning curve at the Bill Weiss tournament in...

 By Erik LeDuc    Sports    November 20, 2014 

Lady Vikings take third in regions, Emma Chase goes all-conference

The Lady Vikings rallied against great odds in their final regional battle, pushing Sitka to the edge in their final 3A tournament that also saw sophomore Emma Chase selected as one of six...

 By Erik LeDuc    Sports    November 13, 2014

Aulbach breaks state swim record; Vikings boys place fourth overall

Abe Aulbach went out in style, smashing a state record for the 100-yard freestyle race set in 1998, as he and many of his teammates took their last competitive lap in Anchorage at the state... Full story

 By Erik LeDuc    Sports    November 13, 2014

Volleyball in extra match against Wrangell, preparing for 2A change

Viking volleyball got a taste of the years to come on Nov. 4, when they had a friendly match with past and future rivals in Wrangell. The teams haven’t met on the courts for several years, as a higher student headcount kept Petersburg in the...

 By Erik LeDuc    Sports    November 13, 2014

Wrestlers under the weather, sharpening skills in downtime

Viking wrestlers went for broke again in Sitka, going first or nothing when it came to the championship rounds of the unconventional double elimination tournament and taking three titles for Petersburg. Buddy Stalmach, 113; John Brooks, 145; and...

 By Erik LeDuc    Sports    November 6, 2014

Vikings boys Region V swim champions

The Petersburg Vikings swim because they're too fast for sports that require clothes, the banners at the aquatic center proudly proclaimed, backed by dozens of individual posters cheering on particula... Full story

 By Erik LeDuc    Sports    October 30, 2014

Younger Vikings volleyball team tastes victory

While the Vikings Varsity volleyball team is away, the JV girls went to play in Sitka — and they played hard, winning the majority of their matches with Assistant Coach Arlana Corl. “It was an exciting weekend,” she said. “We went to a...

 By Erik LeDuc    Sports    October 30, 2014

Vikings get the pin again as wrestlers continue improvements

The wrestling Vikings are continuing to bring in wins, mixing up their rosters and rankings over the weekend at Juneau. "It was a pretty big meet, but we only brought seven guys - our two captains, Jo...

 By Erik LeDuc    Sports    October 23, 2014

Weary Viking swimmers continue to maintain lead, readying for regional

Swimming Viking boys continue to carve themselves a place ahead of their competitors, though that margin remains slim as competitors kick hard to catch up. The team took first place at their recent invitational at Sitka both Friday and Saturday,...

 By Erik LeDuc    Sports    October 23, 2014

Two Vikings crowned at local wrestling tournament

The season has just begun, and already it's a good year for Petersburg wrestling, coming in with four boys in the final bouts of a weekend invitational that brought teams from across the southeastern... Full story

 By Erik LeDuc    Sports    October 16, 2014

Strong start for PHS wrestling, next test at home

Petersburg wrestlers got a taste of what the coming season will have in store for them, coming off a Round Robin tournament hosted in Metlakatla last weekend. "Everybody wrestled everybody in their we...

 By Erik LeDuc    Sports    October 16, 2014

PHS honors music to depart, All-State selected

Petersburg continues to field talented musicians, with an even dozen set to depart for the Southeast Alaska Honors Music Festival in Juneau and half that beginning their preparations for the longer...

 By Erik LeDuc    Sports    October 16, 2014

Vikings chase competitive edge for volleyball conquest

When it comes to volleyball, the Vikings are learning that they can hold their own against the toughest teams in the region, coming closer to the tipping point from hard-fought games to well-earned...

 By Erik LeDuc    Sports    October 9, 2014

Swimming Vikings lead individually, swamped by numbers in Ketchikan

Petersburg's Vikings continue to pull ahead of other schools at swim meets, leading in many of the events over Friday and Saturday in Ketchikan. “The kids swam great, we didn't have a whole lot of competition ― there was only one or two guys...

 By Erik LeDuc    Sports    October 9, 2014

Cross country Vikings retire for the season

Petersburg's Cross Country Vikings have ended a stellar season that saw both teams, boys and girls, take second place in the region and push hard for a sixth place finish at the state meet in...

 By Erik LeDuc    Sports    October 2, 2014

Lady Vikings head to second shot at Sitka, Mt. Edgecumbe

The Lady Vikings wear their hearts on their sleeves as they play, flagging each conquest with a flash of their smiles. That energy buoyed them to the next spike or sliding defense, but it might also...

 By Erik LeDuc    Sports    October 2, 2014

Cross country Vikings to send both teams to state meet

For the first time in many years, both of Petersburg's running teams will be going to the state championship match after both teams finished second at the regional meet in Ketchikan on Sept. 27. "It's...

 By Erik LeDuc    Sports    September 25, 2014

Viking volleyball readying to face Sitka for home conference; Girls finished with close loss against Thunder Mountain

While Petersburg's varsity volleyball team didn't bring home a win from their Friday and Saturday matches last weekend, neither did they break against the rock of Thunder Mountain's larger 4A team....

 By Erik LeDuc    Sports    September 25, 2014

Vikings lead region in Swim and Dive

Petersburg's Vikings returned triumphant from their watery battles over the Sept. 19 and 20 weekend in Juneau for the Swim and Dive invitational match ups, but the youth can't lean on their laurels...

 By Erik LeDuc    Sports    September 25, 2014

Viking girls lead Cross Country runners heading into Ketchikan regionals

Petersburg cross country runners will be pacing themselves this week as they prepare to run in Ketchikan this weekend for the regional competition, coming off a strong performance in the recent Sitka match. The Vikings girls finished within one...

 By Orin Pierson    Sports    September 18, 2014

'Super Six' remain undefeated

Over 200 runners, teams from 15 communities across Southeast, stampeded into Petersburg for last weekend's cross country invitational. They raced in the warm sun before a crowd of enthusiastic... Full story

 By Orin Pierson    Sports    September 18, 2014

Vikings hold their own against seasoned Braves

Vikings volleyball faced some serious competition last week when the very experienced Mt. Egecumbe Braves came to town. Mt. Edgecumbe was 3A state champion in 2011 and 2012, and runner up last year....


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