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 By Jess Field    Sports    October 20, 2016 

Petersburg swimmers ready for regionals

The Petersburg High School swim teams took off to Juneau last weekend to compete in their final meet before regionals in two weeks. Head coach Andy Carlisle says both teams did well. “We had several best times, and that’s always good,” he...

 By Jess Field    Sports    October 13, 2016

MMS hosts first cross country meet

Mitkof Middle School cross country hosted the first meet in the young history of the program last Saturday with a sizable squad from Ketchikan. The cross country program started as a club and became...

 By Jess Field    Sports    October 13, 2016

Vikings spike Wolves in weekend series

PHS volleyball played Wrangell last weekend and swept the Wolves, adding two more victories to their early season total. The teams faced off in Wrangell on Friday, then played in Petersburg the next...

 By Jess Field    Sports    October 6, 2016

Busy volleyball weekend in Petersburg

PHS volleyball hosted a handful of teams last weekend with a full schedule of games. The Lady Vikings had four squads participating in the event and they looked ready for the season, especially PSG...

 By Jess Field    Sports    October 6, 2016

Swimmers already focusing on regionals

The Petersburg High School swim team hosted its only meet of the season last weekend, and everything went smoothly, except for the scoreboard malfunctioning a few times. The Vikings took on Ketchikan...

 By Jess Field    Sports    October 6, 2016

Petersburg High School girls run fifth at state

Petersburg cross country had perfect conditions at state last weekend in Anchorage, and the girls team continued their pack mentality en route to finish fifth as a team. The meet was competitive, and head coach Tom Thompson said the talent keeps...

 By Jess Field    Sports    September 22, 2016

Girls cross country takes second in Juneau

PHS cross country took on a hill-filled course in Juneau last weekend, and the girls came in second to Juneau-Douglas by one point. Head coach Tom Thompson said the finish, with the exception of... Full story

 By Jess Field    Sports    September 15, 2016

Viking runners quicken the pace at Metlakatla

PHS cross country had an exceptional met in Metlakatla last weekend, with nine runners earning personal records (PR). The girls team placed first, edging Ketchikan by one point for the victory, and the boys took second as a team. Senior Kayleigh...

 By Jess Field and Dan Rudy    Sports    September 8, 2016

Swimmers hit pool in Sitka

The PHS swim teams traveled to Sitka last weekend for the first meet of the year. The meet offered two days of events and showed the strongest events for the Vikings so far would be anything... Full story

 By Jess Field    Sports    September 8, 2016

Petersburg hosts x-country runners

Petersburg hosted around 200 cross country runners last weekend for a sunny installment of the Jack Eddy Invitational. The boys ended up taking fifth as a team and the girls earned second place...

 Sports    September 8, 2016

2016 Rain Forest Run

Half marathon, 13.1 miles, Forest Road 6204 to Sandy Beach Park, Monday, September 5, Labor Day, 2016 Runners 1 – Keith Billi, 1:40:28 2 – Rachel Cramer, 1:44:41 3 – Brenna Larson, 1:52:29 4...

 By Jess Field    Sports    September 1, 2016

Cross country off to fast start this season

The Petersburg High School cross country teams traveled to Ketchikan last weekend to open the 2016 season. The boys and girls performed remarkably well to kick off the year, with the boys earning a... Full story

 By Jess Field    Sports    August 18, 2016

Viking swimmers prepare for first meet

The Petersburg High School swim team is busy getting ready for the upcoming season, and the numbers are better than normal, according to head coach Andy Carlisle. “We had 14 in the water yesterday,’’ he said on Tuesday. “They look pretty... Full story

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    August 18, 2016

Cancer care tourney pencils in $6,000 over weekend

WRANGELL – Area golfers raised close to $6,000 over the weekend during the annual Rally for Cancer Care and Blue Tees Tournament. Money raised from the two-part tournament go to support Wrangell...

 By Jess Field    Sports    August 11, 2016

Cross country practices under way

As he prepares to add another year to his coaching career, PHS cross country coach Tom Thompson is excited for the 2016 season. It seems every year the team loses strong leadership and talent, but...

 By Jess Field    Sports    June 23, 2016

Devil's Thumb Shooters take talents to state

The Devil's Thumb Shooters put on a show and brought home some hardware, including a hat with a bunch of holes in it, from the state competition held in Wasilla June 8 - 11. Three shooters made the...

 By Jess Field    Sports    June 9, 2016

Ith competes against top Alaskan athletes

Soon-to-be PHS senior Izabelle Ith traveled to Kodiak last Saturday to compete against the top track and field athletes in Alaska. Ith, coming off another impressive season, earned the invitation to...

 By Jess Field    Sports    June 2, 2016

Track and field performs exceptionally well at state

Petersburg High track and field took 15 athletes to the state meet in Anchorage last week, and the girls team scored enough points to earn third place out of 29 1A/2A/3A teams. The number of competito... Full story

 By Jess Field    Sports    June 2, 2016

Vikings win one, lose two at regionals

The Petersburg High School baseball team wrapped up the season hosting Regionals last weekend. They dropped their final two games after winning the tournament opener. The team made some defensive mist...

 By Jess Field    Sports    May 26, 2016

Track and field teams take second at regionals

The boys and girls track and field teams both earned second place finishes behind Sitka at the regional meet last weekend in Juneau. Seventeen athletes qualified for events at the state meet in... Full story

 By Jess Field    Sports    May 26, 2016

Vikings go 0-3 against tough Sitka squad

The Petersburg High School baseball team dropped three games in Sitka last weekend, and will head into the regional tournament this weekend as the No. 5 seed. The Vikings made their share of errors,...


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