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A roundup of Peninsula prep coaching changes

...down as athletic director because he wants to spend more time with his three children. Johnson will continue as boys basketball coach. "There were too many nights where my son was at a hockey tournament in Fairbanks and I was running a hockey...
SoHi?s Besse to play hoops at UAF

...close to home. Besides basketball, I like hunting, fishing, and not traveling too far to do it.? Soldotna boys basketball coach Chris Hanson said UAF knew about Besse from last year, when the school scouted him at the Northern Lights Conference...
CIA boys looking for repeat

...expectations haven't changed. "Every year I tell our guys our goal is to win regions," the Cook Inlet Academy boys basketball coach said. "Every year we are right there, and as long as we work hard, we will be there. Anything is achievable...
Players, coaches, community show longtime coach Massie what he means to them

...about nine men from Massie?s tenure as the head boys basketball coach at Kenai. He started coaching the boys in 1971. After three championship. Kenai Central High School boys basketball coach Jim Beeson wipes a tear as Massie is introduced. Photo by...
Andrews, Jung inducted into Hall of Fame adorns the Kenai Central gym floor, as another coach who inspired him. Massie was the athletic director and boys basketball coach when Jung started at Kenai in the late '70s. "He just taught me things like how to travel," Jung said...
Stars sweep Bears, and win as a young team? That was a veteran team we beat tonight." Soldotna boys 64, Kodiak 55 Soldotna boys basketball coach Matt Johnson has waited all season for his team to peak. If the Stars' most recent game is an indicator, the...
Kardinals sweep Soldotna

...the season, during the season and in the days leading up to the most pivotal game of the season, Kenai Central boys basketball coach Ken Felchle said Soldotna was the team to beat in the Northern Lights Conference Southern Division. On Saturday...
Spalding, Bak chase state titles: Area athletes converge on Fairbanks for track and field meet

...Spalding, who also plays basketball, joined the track and field squad as a freshman when former Kenai Central boys basketball coach Jim Beeson suggested he take up another sport during the offseason. Since then, he has reached state four consecutive...
Kards peak at right time

...After a 57-31 loss to Colony on Feb. 23 in which the Kards scored just 12 points in the second half, Kenai boys basketball coach Jim Beeson had seen enough. Beeson has won four state titles as a football coach and he decided to put that experience...
Kards sweep SkyHi

...more touches." Kenai Central boys 67, Skyview 45 After an impressive victory over a rival, all Kenai Central boys basketball coach Ken Felchle wanted to avoid was a letdown. His team delivered a first-quarter beatdown. The Kards scored 27...


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