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Reading scores soar at Aurora Borealis

...Ball substantially modified an existing reading program that advances students' reading levels, kindergarten teacher Luke Oliver said. The program takes a phonics-based approach to teaching reading that begins the first week of the school year...
Post 20 Twins enter state as top seed

...that help the players perform at the level needed to win, which include Al Hull, Hector Rivera, J.K. Darrow and Luke Oliver. But Oliver said performance in the tournament starts with the experienced players. "This team would not be where...
Run for the River draws over 260

...part of her life.Meanwhile, Luke Oliver, 28, placed second in the men's...Arneson won the 5K in 18:00.07.Luke Oliver will participate in the Mayor's...and 2010 Kenai River Marathons.Luke Oliver's reason for running is simple...
Run like the wind: Chilly temperatures, wind greet runners

For the second year in a row Soldotna's Luke Oliver took first in the 2010 Kenai River Marathon. While the 27-year-old knocked 21 minutes, 36 seconds off of his winning time...
Kailey edges sister for crown

...Catie Bursch took second and the foursome of Gibson, Luke Oliver, Kathleen Herring and Brad Nyquist finished third...12; 3. Team C (Brad Nyquist, Kathleen Herring, Luke Oliver, D'Anna Gibson) 40:29; 4. Team K (Lucas Thein...
American Legion Twins, South split doubleheader

...tournament set to begin Friday, Twins assistant coach Luke Oliver was happy with the way his team won the pitcher's dual...and Ethan Oliver were 1 for 3.In the second game, Luke Oliver said players were moved around to some different positions...
Twins split twin bill with Bears rain."This is back-to-back conference games where we've played really well," said Twins assistant coach Luke Oliver. "That's what we're looking for heading into the state tournament."One essential element for a solid run in...
Local softball teams win Firecracker tourney

...the championship game. Heat Systems finished third.On the all-star team from Tobacco Distress were Nate Jester, Luke Oliver, Sarah Herrin and Amanda Cobb.Tobacco Distress also claimed the MVPs - Luke Mese with an .800 average and Molly...
Sports Briefs

...50-kilometer freestyle men -- 12. Adam Reimer, Soldotna, 2:29:53; 19. Pete Alexson, Homer, 2:38:56; 30. Luke Oliver, Soldotna, 2:43:03; 39. Kent Peterson, Soldotna, 2:49:56; 79. Matthew Dura, Kenai, 3:10:27; 85...
Leaders of the pack: A look at the fine of 2009

...Rosika Nees won the women's five-kilometer race and Anchorage's Ryan Cox won the men's five-kilometer title. Luke Oliver won the men's Kenai River Marathon. Valdis Kirsis won the men's half marathon. Sarah Duffy won the women's marathon...


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