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Local ski studs hope to see state glory

...said Homer currently holds a strong girls team and an emerging boys team which will be built up."We have a lot of great athletes on the team, some that I've coached since their junior Nordic days," Parks said. "And once you get a group...
'Finding Your Roots' with Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr.

...wildflowers, we can be seen in many different hues, shapes and origins. Gates says some scientists believe that great athletes like King, Jeter and Lobo inherit certain traits in their DNA, giving them advantages others don't have. While...
Homer, Nikiski head off to state volleyball tourney

...with what to expect," Segura explained. "I had a team then that didn't have as much chemistry, but a lot of great athletes. This year, I think the girls may not be the best hitters, but they have really good chemistry, and that's exciting...
Houston football shuts out Skyview

...the game. "We kept our heads up," Soptick said. "We've been on the opposite side before. Skyview has some great athletes, but their heads were hanging in the second half. This year, we always want to have our heads up." Finley gave...
Two high schools better for students to meet the kids needs. Funneling kids into one bigger school does the exact opposite. Two schools provide greater athletes and smarter kids; the statistics agree. 2008-2009 National Graduation Rate - 75.5% 2008-2009 State Graduation...
Nikiski boys seek to defend crown

...Kaden Spurgeon, a junior. "He's never played in goal, but he's doing really well," Coburn said. "He's a great athlete." Other key contributors will be junior midfielder Doogan Seater and junior midfielder and forward Camron Lott...
SoHi outlasts Eagle River for us." Brantley Jr. agreed."The scariest thing was kicking off to them," he said. "They have some great athletes."SoHi lost one of its senior captains early in the game. After scoring the team's first touchdown of the season...
Season preview: Area track athletes ready to run

...nominated her to compete in the pentathlon at the Big C Relays in Anchorage," he said. "She is just an all-around great athlete."Steyer said the upcoming track, when built, will help, but for now, the team is taking alternative ways to...
Kenai baseball ready for state

...Wilson can come through with some clutch hits, and with a guy like AJ, we can do it," Paulus said. "AJ is just a great athlete, and we're just going to play our game, no reason to change things now." Kenai's game against the Cougars starts...
Bulldogs are back: Resurgent program set to host state this year

...Bulldogs After losing in the small-schools football playoffs, Nikiski coach Ted Riddall said his team had a bunch of great athletes that worked hard. The problem is the team didn't have enough size. Anders is finding the same thing, although...


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