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Local ski studs hope to see state glory

...ranks of community skiing will pay off at the high school level."The biggest difference is, I can't think of any one athlete on the high school team that doesn't wanna be there," Parks said. Parks said Homer currently holds a strong girls team...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-12-06/local-ski-studs-hope-to-see-state-
Sports
Local Special Olympic bowlers qualify for State Tournament

...Strayhorn. Athletes begin their training in August according to coach Strayhorn, "We have eight weeks of mandatory practice each athlete to complete twenty four games in order to qualify for the local tournament which gives them a chance to advance to the state...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-11-10/local-special-olympic-bowlers-qu
Dispatch
Kenai wins 4th straight Luke Spruill Memorial

...for the Kards who was lost in a boating accident in June 2004 at the age of 27. At the tournament, each coach nominates an athlete for the Luke Spruill Outstanding Wrestler Award. The award is based on eight qualities - dedication, a coach, sportsmanship...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-11-25/kenai-wins-4th-straight-luke-sprui
Sports
Helmets have become commonplace on the slopes

...a concussion, the same test is taken again by the injured athlete, yielding comparative scores from before and after the injury...MBSEF snowrider crashes and his or her helmet is cracked, that athlete is prohibited from continuing on the slopes that day, because...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-11-20/helmets-have-become-commonplace-
Outdoors
Alaskan shares knowledge of cross-country skiing

...balance - and that must be hard to find, especially with such a range of students."Buckley said his goals as a teacher and athlete remain simple as he enters his 70s."Keep on trucking," he said with a smile. "I just want to keep on skiing."

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-11-27/alaskan-shares-knowledge-of-cros
Outdoors
Kenai Central's Ostrander to be featured in MileSplit video

...and field athletes. FloCasts wanted to bring that video profile dimension to MileSplit and Ostrander was chosen as the first athlete. "Allie Ostrander came to mind given the fact that she is one of the top runners in the country and has a really unique situation...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-11-24/kenai-centrals-ostrander-to-be-fea
Sports

...places," Dadgostar said. "Just like that," he said with a snap of his fingers, "everything changes."His growth as an athlete has been similarly startling, but in a far better way.Dadgostar was not playing sports when he received an unexpected invitation...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-11-06-0
Outdoors
Peninsula runners shine in Region III meet

...and Thomet were also both named Class 4A Athlete of the Year on the girls and boys side...race - and her second straight 3A girls athlete of the year award - with a winning time...fifth-place finish in 18:21.Class 4ABoy athlete of the year - Levi Thomet, KodiakGirl...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-09-27/peninsula-runners-shine-in-region-
Sports
SoHi sweeps Nikiski netters

...night with six service points and two kills."I like her mindset," Kupferschmid said. "She's an athlete, and she performs like an athlete."We were in a rut, and I think her run changed momentum and carried us through."SoHi libero Alex...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-10-07/sohi-sweeps-nikiski-netters
Sports
Ostrander wraps up 3rd Class 4A title

...just a college runner that can go anywhere she wants." One athlete that will be happy to see Allie leave to college is Soldotna's...he was able to offer a personal perspective of the kind of athlete that she is. "I don't think her records will ever be beaten...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-10-04/ostrander-homer-girls-notch-state-
Sports

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