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 By Kyle Clayton    Sports    January 22, 2015 

Vikings lose in overtime during two close games

The Petersburg Vikings fell to the Sitka Wolves last weekend after two tough games that both went into overtime. The Vikings started out with a solid lead during Friday night's competition, ahead...

 By Kyle Clayton    Sports    January 15, 2015

Ragnarok Rollers win bout in Ketchikan

The Petersburg Ragnarok Rollers won a hard fought battle against the Ketchikan Rainforest Rollergirls last Saturday night. Head Coach Rebecca Anderson said most of the girls, who have competed in... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    Sports    January 15, 2015

Lady Vikings wrangle the Wolves

Petersburg took home two wins from the Wolves last weekend during Wrangell's homecoming games. Petersburg and Wrangell went back and forth Friday night with the point spread not widening more than one...

 By Kyle Clayton    Sports    January 15, 2015

Vikings tame Wrangell Wolves at their homecoming

The Vikings beat the Wrangell Wolves last weekend during Wrangell's homecoming games. Petersburg had a slow start Friday night, with players setting up different defenses. "We were a little confused...

 By Kyle Clayton    Sports    January 8, 2015

Lady Vikings go 2-1 in Ketchikan tourney

The Lady Vikings took third place at the Clarke Cochran Christmas Classic Tournament in Ketchikan last week. After defeating a California team early in the tournament the Lady Vikings went on to face...

 By Kyle Clayton    Sports    January 8, 2015

Vikings place in top half of Ketchikan tourney

The Petersburg Vikings placed 4th last week in the Clarke Cochran Christmas Classic Tournament in Ketchikan. The Vikings went 1-1 during the first two games of the tournament and beat North Pole last Wednesday. Head Coach Rick Brock said the...

 By Kyle Clayton    Sports    January 1, 2015

Vikings defeat two-time state title winner

The Petersburg Vikings are 1-1 as of Tuesday afternoon as they compete in Ketchikan at the Clarke Cochran Christmas Classic tournament. The Vikings faced off Monday against Fairbanks’ three time state champions Monroe Catholic. Vikings head coach...

 By Kyle Clayton    Sports    January 1, 2015

Lady Vikings win first tourney game

The Lady Vikings won its first game in the Clarke Cochran Christmas Classic tournament in Ketchikan Tuesday morning. The Petersburg girls beat the California team University Prep. Head Coach Dino Brock said his team started out strong and kept a...

 By Kyle Clayton    Sports    December 25, 2014

Lady Vikings place first in Little Norway tourney

The Lady Vikings took first place in last weekend's Little Norway Tournament. Petersburg's girls hosted teams from Haines, Ketchikan and Metlakatla. The Lady Vikings came out swinging Thursday night,...

 By Kyle Clayton    Sports    December 25, 2014

Vikings win two games at home

The Petersburg Vikings placed third in last weekend's Little Norway Tournament. Petersburg hosted Craig, Ketchikan and Metlakatla. Head Coach Rick Brock said the Vikings played a solid game Thursday...

 By Erik LeDuc For the Pilot    Sports    December 18, 2014

Wrestlers walled out at state meet, Vikings back to the mats for next year

Viking wrestlers didn’t manage to seize the crown during this year’s competition at the state wrestling championship, pulling up third as the closest as four boys made their bids for first. “It was a tough tournament – state is never easy,”...

 By Mary Koppes and Orin Pierson    Sports    December 18, 2014

Lady Vikings open the season strong

The lady Vikings started the season strong with two wins at home against the Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears last weekend. The Vikings topped the Bears 53-30 Friday night and 50-32 on Saturday. Coach Dino Brock said the girls' strong start gave them a...

 By Mary Koppes and Orin Pierson    Sports    December 18, 2014

Petersburg boys battle hard but fall to Kayhi

The boys basketball team played hard in their season opener away against Ketchikan last weekend, but ultimately fell in both games to the 4A team. The Vikings are a young team this year with only...

 By Erik LeDuc    Sports    December 11, 2014

Wrestlers win 3A Region tournament, four heading to state meet

The Vikings more than held their own against a fuller regional pool than usual, coming out on top of the 3A southeastern region schools during the battle in Wrangell. The 3A team racked up 11 pins in... Full story

 By Erik LeDuc    Sports    December 11, 2014

All-Stars split with Wrangell in final game of youth season

The Parks and Rec All-Stars were fast and fiery for their final matches of the season, running ahead of even themselves as they strove for victory against visiting Wrangell. The matches came out with...

 By Mary Koppes    Sports    December 11, 2014

Girls on the Run improvise 5k in the snow

Girls on the Run participants traded their running shoes for snow shoes after slick, icy roads prohibited the group of young runners from completing a scheduled 5k race on Saturday. "Mother nature...

 By Erik LeDuc    Sports    December 4, 2014

Hockey club angling for new recruits ahead of tournament

The Wild Kings of Petersburg aren't strapping on their ice skates just yet, but the season is just about right for hockey as winter sets in. As the club waits for the weather to allow area waterways...

 By Mary Koppes and Dan Rud    Sports    November 27, 2014

Ragnarök Rollers skate Fall Brawl at Wrangell

The Ragnarök Rollers, Petersburg's roller derby team, bouted against Wrangell's Garnet Grit Betties Saturday evening at the Fall Brawl in Wrangell as some 260 spectators cheered on the skaters. "We...

 By Erik LeDuc    Sports    November 20, 2014

Viking wrestlers take fourth in Bill Weiss bouts, readying for regions

Throughout history, sages and generals have proclaimed that the greatest teacher a man may have is his adversary, and Vikings wrestlers hit a bit of a learning curve at the Bill Weiss tournament in...

 By Erik LeDuc    Sports    November 20, 2014

Lady Vikings take third in regions, Emma Chase goes all-conference

The Lady Vikings rallied against great odds in their final regional battle, pushing Sitka to the edge in their final 3A tournament that also saw sophomore Emma Chase selected as one of six...

 By Erik LeDuc    Sports    November 13, 2014

Aulbach breaks state swim record; Vikings boys place fourth overall

Abe Aulbach went out in style, smashing a state record for the 100-yard freestyle race set in 1998, as he and many of his teammates took their last competitive lap in Anchorage at the state... Full story

 By Erik LeDuc    Sports    November 13, 2014

Volleyball in extra match against Wrangell, preparing for 2A change

Viking volleyball got a taste of the years to come on Nov. 4, when they had a friendly match with past and future rivals in Wrangell. The teams haven’t met on the courts for several years, as a higher student headcount kept Petersburg in the...

 By Erik LeDuc    Sports    November 13, 2014

Wrestlers under the weather, sharpening skills in downtime

Viking wrestlers went for broke again in Sitka, going first or nothing when it came to the championship rounds of the unconventional double elimination tournament and taking three titles for Petersburg. Buddy Stalmach, 113; John Brooks, 145; and...


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