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 By Jess Field    Sports    November 26, 2015

Volleyballers crowned Regional champs

The Petersburg High School volleyball team is headed to State after winning the Regional Tournament in Skagway last weekend. The Vikings continued to dominate their 2A opponents, going 3-0 over for the tournament and never losing a set. Now, they... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    Sports    November 26, 2015

Student sport shooters bring home trophy

The Devil's Thumb Shooters brought home a first place trophy from the first annual Juneau Trap Tournament where 31 competitors across Southeast shot clay targets. Petersburg High School Freshmen...

 By Jess Field    Sports    November 12, 2015

Ith and Higgins barely miss out on finals at State

Viking swimmers Izabelle Ith and Ben Higgins, both juniors, traveled to Anchorage last weekend for the 2015 Swimming and Diving State Championships. Both managed personal bests in their individual events, but they fell just short of making the...

 By Jess Field    Sports    November 12, 2015

Wrestlers hit the mat against toughest competition of the year

Four Viking wrestlers headed to Anchorage last weekend to participate in the Lime Solar/Alaska Christian Schools (ACS) Invitational. The two-day tournament showcased 673 matches and over 355 1A/2A/3A wrestlers from all over Alaska. This meant facing...

 By Jess Field    Sports    November 12, 2015

Petersburg volleyball keeps on rolling in Wrangell

Viking volleyball continued their domination of 2A division opponents at the South Seeding Tournament last weekend in Wrangell. The girls went 5-0, winning every set they played, and only allowing opponents to score more than 10 points in four sets....

 By Jess Field    Sports    November 5, 2015

Two Viking swimmers qualify for State in Anchorage

Petersburg swimmers traveled to Sitka last weekend for Regionals, and two of the team’s strongest qualified for State this weekend in Anchorage. Izabelle Ith and Ben Higgins each managed to qualify for two events and making the finals on Saturday...

 By Jess Field    Sports    November 5, 2015

Viking wrestlers under the weather, half of team misses trip to Ketchikan

Petersburg High School wrestlers traveled to Ketchikan last weekend for the Bill Weiss Invitational, but only a handful of the squad made the trip. Six wrestlers participated in the event, the rest stayed home because they were feeling under the...

 By Jess Field    Sports    October 29, 2015

Viking volleyball continues undefeated ways in Juneau

Petersburg volleyball traveled to Juneau to participate in an All Comers Tournament last weekend, and the Varsity and C-team both brought home tournament championships. The Varsity squad went... Full story

 By Jess Field    Sports    October 22, 2015

Petersburg swimmers ready to rest up for Regions

The Petersburg High School swim team held its second home meet of the season last weekend, and they looked ready for Regions and rest. The team has been pushing hard to lower their times and they...

 Sports    October 22, 2015

Petersburg volleyball goes 6-0 at home tourney

Petersburg volleyball had a stellar showing during the Northern Seeding Tournament last weekend while playing host to six 2A squads. The Vikings went undefeated, winning all six of their matches. The...

 By Jess Field    Sports    October 22, 2015

Viking wrestlers face tough competition at first tourney

The Petersburg High School wrestling team traveled to Wrangell for the Tom Sims Invitational last weekend. It was the first tournament of the season for the team and they came away with a ninth place...

 By Jess Field    Sports    October 15, 2015

Viking volleyball earns third place at Juneau tourney

Petersburg volleyball had a great weekend overall, finishing third at the Juneau Invitational, a Varsity only tournament with tough competition. Head coach Jaime Cabral said the team's effort and performance was the best that he's been a part of...

 Sports    October 15, 2015

Big turnout for Soccer Shoot

RESULTS Boys Division Age 12-13 1st - Zephrie Whitethorn Age 10-11 1st - Andrew Cole 2nd - Jaren Whitethorn 3rd - Owen Anderson Age 8-9 1st - Elias Ward 2nd - Lukas Dormer 3rd - Gage Massin Age 7...

 By Jess Field    Sports    October 8, 2015

Viking swimmers continue to swim faster

The Petersburg swimmers showcased endurance at Juneau Invitational last weekend against tough competition. The Vikings competed against athletes from Juneau-Douglas, Thunder Mountain, Sitka, Ketchikan and Craig. “Our longer events were our better...

 By Jess Field    Sports    October 8, 2015

Viking runners finish strong at State

Petersburg cross country girls ended their season last weekend with a fourth place finish at State in Anchorage. The Vikings also had good individual showings from Tucker Hagerman and Nathaniel Lenhard, and head coach Tom Thompson could not have...

 By Jess Field    Sports    October 8, 2015

Petersburg volleyball earns huge W in first match of season

Viking volleyball kicked off their season by splitting six matches with Juneau-Douglas High School (JDHS) squads last weekend in Petersburg. The Varsity girls got the gym rocking with a big win on Fri...

 By Jess Field    Sports    October 1, 2015

Viking girls win Regionals in tough weather conditions

Petersburg cross country girls are heading back to State, after an exceptional meet and first place team finish at Regionals last weekend in Juneau. The boys squad finished in fourth place, and had a... Full story

 By Jess Field    Sports    October 1, 2015

Viking wrestlers ready for start of season

Viking wrestling started up Wednesday, although the majority of kids out for the team this season have already been getting in shape for weeks with preseason workouts. Head coach Dan van Swearingen says the goal for the first week of practice is...

 By Jess Field    Sports    September 24, 2015

Viking cross country makes final push for State

Petersburg cross country teams traveled to Ketchikan last weekend for their final regular season meet before the much anticipated Regionals in Juneau this weekend. The Vikings continued to clock...

 By Jess Field    Sports    September 24, 2015

Petersburg swim teams still improving

Petersburg swim teams headed to the Ketchikan Invitational last weekend, and there were no signs of slowing down since their home meet in Petersburg. If anything, Viking swimmers took the time off to improve their conditioning and the hard work paid...

 By Jess Field    Sports    September 17, 2015

Viking cross country teams place high against tough competition

Petersburg High School cross country had tough competition at the Wrangell Invitational last weekend. The boys and girls faced a field with multiple 3A and 4A teams, including Juneau-Douglas, Thunder...

 By Jess Field    Sports    September 17, 2015

Viking volleyballers are ready to go

Petersburg High School volleyball started this week, and over 35 girls will be participating for the Vikings. Last year, the volleyball team played as a 3A team, and this year they will be playing in the smaller 2A classification, but still face...

 By Jess Field    Sports    September 10, 2015

Viking swimmers prove tough in season opener

The Petersburg Swim and Dive team began the season last weekend by hosting Craig and the larger 4A Ketchikan, which fielded A and B squads. The girls and boys performed well on Friday and Saturday, wi...

 By Jess Field    Sports    September 10, 2015

Viking cross country continues success

Petersburg High School cross country continued their strong showing in the second meet of the season. Last weekend the boys and girls traveled to Craig, and both teams placed second in the overall 1A/2A/3A/4A standings, finishing just behind the...


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