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 By Jess Field    Sports    January 28, 2016

Lady Vikings continue winning ways in Craig

Petersburg girls basketball went to Craig on Thursday and Friday for a two-game set against the Lady Panthers. Craig celebrated homecoming on Friday, but the Lady Vikings put a damper on the festivities by winning both nights. Head coach Dino Brock...

 By Jess Field    Sports    January 28, 2016

Vikings victorious in Craig, spoil Panthers homecoming

The Petersburg High School boys basketball team took two games from Craig last Thursday and Friday, but the Panthers played tough and showed resilience on their homecoming night. Head coach Rick Brock says Friday’s game was a good learning...

 By Jess Field    Sports    January 21, 2016

Vikings boys step up against Chiefs at home

The Petersburg High School boys basketball team just keeps on rolling adding three victories to their season total last week. After beating Haines at home on Wednesday night, 68-30, the Vikings...

 By Jess Field    Sports    January 21, 2016

Metlakatla puts up good fight against Lady Vikings

Petersburg High School girls basketball team traveled to Metlakatla to take on the Lady Chiefs last weekend in a two-game set. Going into the games, head coach Dino Brock said dealing with the 2-3 zone defense of Metlakatla would be one of the major...

 By Jess Field    Sports    January 14, 2016

Lady Vikings tame Lady Wolves at homecoming

The Petersburg High School girls basketball team continued to improve last weekend with two wins over rival Wrangell during homecoming festivities. Head coach Dino Brock likes the balance of his team...

 By Jess Field    Sports    January 14, 2016

Viking boys take two from Wolves at home

The Viking boys basketball team earned two wins over rival Wrangell last weekend while celebrating homecoming in front of a loud hometown crowd. Head Coach Rick Brock was pleased with the performance...

 By Michael Brock Special to the Pilot    Sports    January 7, 2016

Boys claim sixth place at Christmas Classic

The Petersburg boys' basketball team went 1-2 and claimed sixth place at the annual Clarke Cochrane Christmas Classic in Ketchikan, however valuable experience was gained. This experience began early...

 By Jess Field    Sports    December 24, 2015

Viking wrestlers gain valuable experience at State

Petersburg High School sent six wrestlers to State in Anchorage last weekend. Although the results were somewhat underwhelming the experience should help build the Viking wrestling program. The team consisted of a freshman, a sophomore, three...

 By Michael Brock Special to the Pilot    Sports    December 24, 2015

Lady Vikings take first in tourney play at home

The Lady Viking's speed was a prominent reason for their three consecutive victories against Wrangell, Haines, and Cordova en route to a first-place tournament finish. The Vikings began Thursday's...

 By Michael Brock Special to the Pilot    Sports    December 24, 2015

Vikings take second place in Little Norway

The Petersburg boys' basketball team bounced back after an early-tournament defeat to win their next two games and claim second place at the Little Norway Tournament. Thursday's game with Thunder...

 By Jess Field    Sports    December 17, 2015

Viking wrestlers take third among 2A teams at Regions

For wrestling fans attending the Region V Tournament in Petersburg last weekend it was long, loud and action packed. The hometown team earned a 2A third place finish in points and six Viking wrestlers...

 By Jess Field    Sports    December 10, 2015

Viking volleyball finishes third at State

Petersburg volleyball only lost one match last weekend to earn third place at the State Tournament in Anchorage. However, the outcome was somewhat disappointing for the six seniors on the team but... Full story

 By Jess Field    Sports    December 3, 2015

Brock brothers ready to lead Viking basketball teams yet again

Between boys basketball head coach Rick Brock and his brother Dino, the two have 50 years of experience coaching basketball. The Vikings took to the court on Wednesday for their first practices of the season, marking the start of Rick’s 26th year...

 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...


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