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Local track teams jump right into season around on icy roads," Ostrander said. Soldotna coach Phil Leck echoed Hanson's remark, saying that every longtime coach at Soldotna has never seen a year that begins with an outdoor training session."Last year, we didn't get outside...
Local ski studs hope to see state glory

...result from last season's region meet.The one thing that Parks stresses the most is learning to be positive. The longtime coach said on the first day of practice in early November, the Mariners ran down to the beach in Homer and incorporated...
Season softball preview

...1982, my son is a freshman this year, and with the school closing, my coaching days are over," he said.The longtime coach mentioned that assistant coaches Sheila Kupferschmid and Beau Manley have been a great help this year and in years...
Peninsula soccer teams gearing up for season

...Carpenter at the helm, the Skyview girls have missed the Region III tournament only twice, including last year. The longtime coach said that bothered him."I told the girls that back in the day, we would play the Valley schools and beat them...
Soldotna, Kenai face tough task at NLC wrestling tourney

...of state, a few drop due to grades .. we have six less than last year at Skyview at the end of the year."The longtime coach said this season has been among the worst in injuries and sickness. But it is something that every team is seemingly...
Peninsula Conference preview: Boys berths will once again be up for grabs, but what about the girls?

...first-, second- and two third-place finishes in his five-year tenure. Replacing Hitchcock is Kenny Leaf, the longtime coach of the CIA coed soccer team. Leaf has led the Eagles to four-straight Aurora Borealis Conference championships...
Kupferschmid, 4 seniors to be honored

...will be honored tonight.Randy Neill, in his ninth year as the principal at Skyview, said that the school's longtime coaches will be honored over the course of the year as the school prepares to close its doors at the end of this school year...
Prep track season ramps up

...finish in the high jump on Saturday. SEWARD SEAHAWKS The biggest change for the Seahawks this year is the departure of longtime coach Lori Krier. In her place is Seward resident Solomon Snyder. Seahawks senior Tessa Adelmann scored an impressive...
SkyHi frosh leaves it all on the mat

...said Craig, who is 17-8 this season. "Did you see me point my thumb up at the guys on the bench?" Even longtime coach Neldon Gardner was amused by the exchange. "I think he drank a little too much Gatorade after weigh-in, or something...
Soldotna hockey takes down Kenai's always exciting to beat Kenai. We also clinched the No. 1 seed." Swanson talked it over with Pat Nolden, a longtime coach in the program, and the two said they didn't think the Stars had been the No. 1 seed at the tournament since the...


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