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Future is now for Parker

...Wrestler Award at the Luke Spruill Memorial Wrestling Tournament at Kenai Central High School on Saturday, Nikiski coach Lucas Peless glossed over his own wrestler, only a sophomore, for that very reason. Figuring Matt Parker had two more years to...
Nikiski wrestlers bet on state trip

...High School on Saturday starting at 9 a.m. With this year's state tournament being held in Sitka, Bulldogs coach Lucas Peless has already booked eight plane tickets for the next weekend's journey, anticipating that many grapplers will qualify...
Vanderford ready to roll

...positive mental attitude and the kids are listening because they know they've been there," said Bulldogs' coach Lucas Peless. Others making the trip include seniors Stony Wall (135) and Ancel Ware (140) and freshmen Karl Buccholz (152...
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...spaghetti feed dinner from 6 to 8 p.m.; and ยท March 9 inservice, end of quarter, no school. Nikiski Middle-High Lucas Peless was chosen as this month?s Golden Apple recipient. Peless was chosen because he goes to work each day with a cheery...
Infectious enthusiasm

...worthwhile. ?Wrestling is one of the most it is the most difficult individual sport,? Nikiski wrestling coach Lucas Peless said. ?For a teenager it?s not fun to work that hard. He worked hard not only because of his goal, but he was...
Split's gone

...freshman Kyle Rogers (171) will be key wrestlers for the team. Nikiski In his third year of leading the program, Lucas Peless will be joined this year by co-head coach Adam Anders. Nikiski's program is in building mode Peless had six wrestlers...
Dinner, auction successful with the help from many

...Vincent's Auto, Wells Fargo, XTO Energy and Zeny's Design Hair Studio. Our young Nikiski High School students, led by Lucas Peless, who assisted in serving and cleaning up were Nick Kellie, Justin Smith, Leora Olsen, Peter McKay, Walker Boyle...
Skyview grapplers defeat Nikiski

...Kenai last Thursday and then came back and won some of those matches" at the Skyview Invitational, said Nikiski coach Lucas Peless. "Every time we've met the same opponents, we're getting better and better. That's exciting. A bright future...
Once bitten, but not shy

...state meet despite boasting no region champions. "The tournament was tougher than expected," said Bulldogs' coach Lucas Peless. "There were some surprises, some kids that haven't been wrestling all season from other teams that came out here...
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...Parents and community members are welcome. Registration forms are available at the office. Nikiski Middle-High Lucas Peless has been chosen as this month?s Golden Apple recipient. Lucas was chosen because he comes to work each day with a cheery...


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