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 By Dani Palmer    Sports    June 25, 2015

Petersburg student wins gold with 16U USA team

Known as "Alaska" on his team of nine, Stewart Conn, 16, represented Petersburg well as his 16U USA basketball team went on to win gold at the United World Games. Conn, a student and basketball...

 By Mary Koppes    Sports    June 4, 2015

Vikings bring home five state titles

Two athletes in the Vikings six-member track and field team that traveled to Anchorage last weekend to compete in the State competition came home with individual state titles, and the men's and women'... Full story

 By Mary Koppes    Sports    June 4, 2015

Baseball seasons ends for Vikings at regionals

The Petersburg High School baseball team ended their season with two losses in the Region V double-elimination tournament held in Juneau last weekend. The Vikings faced off against number four seed...

 By Mary Koppes    Sports    May 28, 2015

PHS boys earn first-ever regional title

The boys Track and Field team emerged as the Region V champs at last week's regional meet in Juneau. The girls team took second place, behind Sitka, and twelve PHS athletes qualified for the State... Full story

 By Mary Koppes    Sports    May 28, 2015

Injury shakes up Vikings; PHS falls to Kings in three games

The Vikings baseballers struggled to match the Ketchikan Kings intensity in a three-game matchup last week. A Friday night injury to starting pitcher Colby Bell’s hand shook up the team; they were finally able to recover and play competitively...

 By Mary Koppes    Sports    May 28, 2015

Aulbach to swim for Division I, University of Louisville

Petersburg High School senior Abel Aulbach will trade in his Viking blue for the University of Louisville's Cardinal red as he suits up to swim for the school's team starting this fall. Aulbach has...

 By Mary Koppes    Sports    May 21, 2015

Four more track and field records broken as team heads into regionals

Petersburg High School's (PHS) Track and Field team took a small but mighty subsection of runners, jumpers and throwers to Ketchikan last week where another four school records were broken. After...

 Sports    May 21, 2015

Eric Corl Memorial Tourney

The Eric Corl Memorial Norske Softball Tourney saw four teams competing for the championship during Little Norway this year. Harbor Bar's team defeated the Haakons 25-4 Saturday to claim the victory....

 By Mary Koppes    Sports    May 14, 2015

Runners break four school records at Juneau Invitational

Sophomore Izabelle Ith and senior River Quitslund collectively broke four Petersburg High School (PHS) records at the Juneau Invitational May 8-9. Those record-breaking runs and jumps, in addition to...

 By Mary Koppes    Sports    May 14, 2015

Baseball Vikings win 2 of 3 against Thunder Mountain

Strong hitting and good defense contributed to two wins at home against Thunder Mountain on Friday and Saturday. The Falcons kept the Vikings on their toes, and each game was hard fought. Senior...

 By Dani Palmer    Sports    May 14, 2015

PHS mulling valedictorian requirements and more

Petersburg High School is examining the possibility of altering requirements for valedictorian status, among other potential changes for next year. Principal Rick Dormer presented a “very draft” version of grade and graduation proposals during...

 By Mary Koppes    Sports    May 14, 2015

Quitslund will take running talents to PLU

Petersburg High School (PHS) senior River Quitslund will be adding his talents to a young team of runners at Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) this fall. Quitslund has been running competitively all...

 By Mary Koppes    Sports    May 7, 2015

Vikings perform well in season opener against Sitka

The Petersburg High School baseball team opened its season at home versus the Sitka Wolves, defending state champs, in a three-game match up last weekend. Though the Vikings didn't come out on top in...

 By Mary Koppes    Sports    May 7, 2015

Track and field warms up in Ketchikan

The Petersburg High School track and field team participated in the first official meet of the season in Ketchikan last weekend. The girls and boys team each finished in second place over all. PHS...

 By Dani Palmer    Sports    April 23, 2015

Devil's Club wins Alaska's first ever co-ed vs. co-ed derby bout

Petersburg hosted and won the state's first co-ed vs. co-ed roller derby bout Saturday night, and "oh my gosh, it was so great," Devil's Club Co-Captain Rebecca Anderson said of the experience. The... Full story

 By Mary Koppes    Sports    March 26, 2015

Petersburg soccer team takes third in Juneau tournament

Petersburg's adult co-ed soccer team took third place in the Southeast Alaska Shamrock Invitational tournament in Juneau. The three-day tournament was held March 20-22 and featured five teams from...

 By Mary Koppes    Sports    March 12, 2015

PHS cheerleaders earn top spot at regionals

The Petersburg High School cheerleaders came away from last week's Region V tourney as the 3A champs after being judged on their performance during game time as well as in a cheer showcase. The...

 By Mary Koppes    Sports    March 12, 2015

Lady Vikings take 2nd at Region V tourney

After winning their first two games against Sitka and Mt. Edgecumbe, the Lady Vikings ultimately fell to the Sitka Lady Wolves during the last two games of the Region V basketball tournament last week in Ketchikan. Each team matched the other in...

 By Mary Koppes    Sports    March 12, 2015

Vikings fall to Sitka in overtime, take 3rd in regionals

The Petersburg Vikings placed third in the 3A division of the Region V Tournament in Ketchikan last week after falling to Sitka in overtime last Thursday morning. Head coach Rick Brock said despite the loss, the team came back from a disappointing...

 By Mary Koppes    Sports    March 5, 2015

Lady Vikings take first two games at regionals

The Lady Vikings started off the Region V Tournament with back-to-back victories against the Sitka Lady Wolves on Tuesday and the Mt. Edgecumbe Lady Braves on Wednesday. In Tuesday's game, the...


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