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 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....

 By Orin Pierson    Sports    September 11, 2014

Vikings cross country runners take second in Metlakatla

Petersburg Vikings Cross Country teams, both the boys and girls, took second place at Saturday's Metlakatla Invitational. Ketchikan took first at the 1A/2A/3A meet. Other teams competing included...

 By Mary Koppes    Sports    September 11, 2014

Volleyball Vikings keep Juneau-Douglas on their toes

Petersburg High School's volleyball girls continued to hone their skills against 4A Juneau-Douglas at home last Friday and Saturday. After losing two star varsity players from last year, Kylie...

 By Orin Pierson    Sports    September 11, 2014

Vikings dominate first home swim meet

Vikings Swim and Dive team started the season with a home meet, hosting Thunder Mountain and Sitka over the weekend.  "We had a really good meet. Our kids raced really well all the way around," said...

 By Orin Pierson    Sports    September 4, 2014

"Super Six" girls team upsets the competition

PHS Cross Country is off and running with a new head coach. Vikings Head Coach Tom Thompson has led practices for a full month and took the girls and boys teams to Juneau for the first meet of the...

 By Kyle Clayton    Sports    June 5, 2014

Vikings exceed expectations at regional tournament

The Petersburg Vikings baseball team finished third in the region tournament last weekend after defeating Sitka's Thunder Mountain High School twice. "We knew going in that if we could get runs to...

 By Kyle Clayton    Sports    May 29, 2014

Freshman Izabelle Ith takes first in two events at state track meet

The Petersburg girls track team placed higher than any other Petersburg team in history during last weekend's state meet in Anchorage. They took fifth out of 29 teams from across Alaska. Ith placed... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    Sports    May 22, 2014

PHS girls: Region V champs

Fifteen Petersburg Vikings track athletes qualified for state at the regional meet in Sitka last weekend. The girl's track team also won first place at the regional meet by more than 80 points. "81... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    Sports    May 22, 2014

Vikings baseball lose two at home

The Petersburg Vikings baseball team lost two home games against Sitka during last Friday’s double-header. Junior Colby Bell pitched the first game and struck out the first three batters in the first inning. In the bottom of the first inning,...

 Sports    May 22, 2014

Lop the Loop 2014 Race Results

Lop the Loop 2014 Race Results A total of 67 runners participated in this year’s race. Overall Winners and Top Males Overall 26: 01 Jesse Agner 26:50 Jonathon Kriess Thompkins 30:20 David Galaktionoff Top Females Overall 31:03 Anna Chormyak 32:44...

 By Kyle Clayton    Sports    May 15, 2014

High school track heads to regionals in Juneau

Petersburg High School track team athletes performed well in a meet last weekend and several are on the right track to qualify for state. Petersburg athletes competed against Ketchikan and Thorn Bay...

 By Kyle Clayton    Sports    May 15, 2014

Vikings baseball wins first varsity game

The Petersburg Vikings baseball team won its first varsity game since the team’s creation eight years ago. The Vikings have played at the junior varsity level until last year. Head Coach Jim Engell said Saturday’s victory over Ketchikan was...

 By Kyle Clayton    Sports    May 8, 2014

Vikings fall to Juneau at home

The Petersburg Vikings baseball team lost three bouts late in the game to Juneau last week. Head Coach Jim Engell said he was pleased with his players batting game but they need to dial in their...

 By Kyle Clayton    Sports    May 8, 2014

Viking Swim Club performs well at in Junior Olympics

The Viking Swim Club competed last month in the Alaska Swimming Junior Olympics in Anchorage. Twenty-four teams composed of 496 athletes competed in the statewide contest. Petersburg's team was one...

 By Orin Pierson and Kyle Clayton    Sports    May 1, 2014

Petersburg girls dominate conference track meet

The Petersburg High School girl's track team won the conference track meet division wide in Ketchikan last weekend-a feat the Petersburg girl's team hasn't accomplished in more than three decades.... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    Sports    May 1, 2014

Vikings go undefeated during first baseball games

The Petersburg Vikings baseball team kicked off its season with two wins against the Junior Varsity Sitka Wolves last week. Head Coach Jim Engle said the Vikings are a small but balanced team this year with several veteran players and other new but s...

 By Kyle Clayton    Sports    March 20, 2014

Petersburg soccer team takes first at Juneau tournament

Petersburg soccer players took home championship trophies from the Shamrock Soccer Tournament held in Juneau last weekend. This is the second year Petersburg athletes have competed in the coed...

 By Kyle Clayton    Sports    March 20, 2014

Local sport club brings home trophy

The local hockey club The Petersburg Whalers won the Rainforest Classic's B Division tournament in Juneau earlier this month. The "Old Timer's Tournament" consisted of hockey players more than 35 year...

 By Kyle Clayton    Sports    March 13, 2014

The Lady Vikings take home one win at regionals

After beating the Sitka Wolves in Juneau last Wednesday, the Lady Vikings fell to Sitka and Mt. Edgecumbe in the double elimination tournament. Head Coach Dino Brock said Thursday's contest against... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    Sports    March 13, 2014

Vikings lose to Mt. Edecumbe at Region V Tourney

The Petersburg Vikings lost twice to Mt. Edgecumbe at the regional tournament games last week. Vikings Head Coach Rick Brock said his team needed to regroup after it lost to Mt. Edgecumbe on...


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