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Athletes Tri-the-Kenai

...dogs take vacation in the summer, they compete in races to stay in shape. Kristy Berington said her sister is a better swimmer and she had to catch up with her from the start. "I fell behind on the bike and (Kristy Berington) builds a better...
Swim preview 2014: Can Kodiak be dethroned?

...toughest competition the state has seen in her generation of swimmers," Petersen said. "But that only makes her a better swimmer." English qualified for state in the 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke, while senior Rachel Henry made it in the...
Lindquist, Kessler wear Pentathlon crowns

...IM, butterfly, backstroke and total time set in 2000, said Weeks' class is really strong, and it makes Weeks a better swimmer."She's definitely improved this year," Petersen said. "I've been impressed with her stroke, it's not...
Heaven smashes records

...according to USA Swimming. Those rankings constantly change, Heaven said. The meet consisted of the Northwest's best swimmers. "It was a very, very big meet," Lallier said. "Even in warm-ups, you're fighting for a spot in the lane...
Kids Don't Float: The program works

...unpredictable weather and tragedy can be near. Even a good swimmer has poor odds of survival without a life jacket. Children...accidents can happen to very experienced persons who are good swimmers and who are operating otherwise seaworthy watercraft...
Brown steps down

...director position for the Alaska Judicial Council opened in Anchorage, and considering his two daughters who were becoming good swimmers would have a more competitive environment in that city, the Brown family moved. Then, in 1989, the Exxon Valdez went...
Two Rivers musher leads early in T-200 dog race

...transpired at the Kusko, Mackey also is relieved at the conditions. "I don't want to go swimming. I don't have very good swimmers," he said with a smile. "... The fastest teams can't go that fast in this deep powder snow. I think it's...
Peninsula teams ready for regions

...possibly joining a relay.Hershock said it's difficult to put together a winning relay team because many of the best swimmers are putting their best efforts into individual events, but Hershock is confident with Seward's relay teams."They're...
State swimmers look for glory

...worth of hard work will be put to the test this weekend at the Bartlett High School pool in Anchorage as the state's best swimmers and divers compete for the top of the podium in 12 separate events. The top two divers in each conference tournament...
Kodiak sweeps Skyview Invite front of Homer (92), Soldotna (57) and Skyview (7). "They have a lot of really good swimmers and they have a large number of good swimmers," said Skyview coach Angie Brown. "That's hard for a little team with only 16 swimmers...


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