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State soccer preview: Area teams experience quirks of random draw

...time this season in state's first round. Soldotna girls coach Jimmy Love has often expressed a desire to test his program...Kenai-Juneau winner. "It's a pretty sweet draw," Kenai girls coach Dan Verkuilen said. "Not that any of these teams are...
Cross-country preview 2015: A chance to fill 3-time champs' void

...Brooke Satathite give more promising youth. Calvert won the freshman-sophomore race Monday at Nikiski. "We have 20 girls," coach Calvert said. "It'll be kind of neat to see them competing. You never know what will happen by the end of the...
Friday NLC soccer: SoHi girls, Kenai girls and boys earn state berths

...could handle. It's like a volleyball game with all the momentum swings," said Verkuilen, who was named the NLC Girls Coach of the Year during a conference awards ceremony Friday. Verkuilen said he felt both sides had their moments of control...
Level playing field?

...shifted into one giant melting pot, while the other three larger division contained about 70 teams total.Ninilchik girls coach Rod Van Saun said the reclassification was done mostly for the benefit of the larger divisions, namely the 3A and 4A...
Nikiski's Anderson, CIA's Leaf earn Coach of Year honors in all-state voting

Nikiski girls coach Scott Anderson and Cook Inlet Academy girls coach Kenny Leaf earned Coach of the Year...Saturday.Anderson earned Class 3A girls Coach of the Year honors for leading the Bulldogs...
State preview: Nikolaevsk girls, boys meet goal of returning to Alaska Airlines Center

...Akiak at 5:10 p.m., while the Nikolaevsk boys face Noorvik at 6:50 p.m. Klaich and his wife, Nikolaevsk girls coach Bea Klaich, decided to emphasize fundamentals at the middle-school level and have watched that pay off in high school...
State preview: CIA girls getting healthy at right time

Cook Inlet Academy girls coach Kenny Leaf doesn't know much about Wainwright, the Eagles' opponent...never coached basketball before the season, was recognized as the girls coach of the year in the conference. He said that was a team award...
Wasilla girls defeat Kenai in NLC semis, will face Colony in final

...Kodiak; Abby Beck, Kenai; Sarah Blumbaugh, Colony; Haley Miller, Soldotna. Girls MVP: Faith Farris, Colony Girls coach of the year: Jeff Bowker, Colony. Friday girls Warriors 40, Kardinals 18 Wasilla 10 7 12 11 -40 Kenai 1 4 6 7 -18...
Southcentral Conference tourney preview: Parity reigns and the players," Nikiski girls coach Scott Anderson said. "For the...third game on a third day," Homer girls coach Chad Felice said. "They's all about heart," Seward girls coach Mark Clemens said. "Anytime you...
Kenai girls topple Soldotna in OT to claim NLC soccer crown

...the heels of a 2-1 overtime victory by the Kards over Wasilla on Friday. "It was an amazing team victory," Kenai girls coach Dan Verkuilen said. Both the Kards (13-1-2) and the Stars (15-1-1) will move to the state tournament...


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