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SoHi vs. South headlines opening weekend of football

...bring white and navy blue towels to the game to support the Stars. There will be a halftime ceremony for the late Mark Devenney, the successful Soldotna track and cross-country coach who passed away last year at the age of 69. Bartlett at...
Former Star asks for support in naming track

...track facility after the late Mark Devenney. I will not list the accolades of the sports teams Mark Devenney coached during his time at Soldotna...achievements of the teams coached by Mark Devenney. However, it's not until you...
Former Soldotna coach Devenney dies at 69

...As the state championships piled up for Soldotna High School in cross-country and track, I would ask head coach Mark Devenney, who died April 4 in Nebraska at the age of 69, why he won so much in post-meet interviews.He would immediately...
Running programs regain footing

...coaches are starting to establish programs. Before the 2005 season, Soldotna assistant Dan Harbison took over for Mark Devenney, who had been at the school for 14 years. Kenai Central's Liz Burck, who had been the coach eight years, was...
SoHi XC Runners honored by Borough Assembly...

...that everyone wanted to beat, but no one could. Led by state champion Kyle McBride, the SoHi boys team coached by Mark Devenney and Dan Harbison, won the State Championship for the third year in a row, defeating the Region III champions, Palmer...
Physical, mental maturation makes McBride a top runner and telling an assistant coach, 'That guy's gonna be good,'" said Soldotna track and cross country coach Mark Devenney. "Back then, though, he was just so frail. "It took a great deal of dedication and maturation for him to get...
Truesdell stepping down

...carry on the legacy of the track and field program which Mark Devenney built up, winning three state titles in 14 years before...2005. ?There are big shoes to fill when a guy like Mark Devenney has coached at a school,? Buckbee said. ?You...
Taking a 'Wild Shot'

...Andy Liebner is today, and he is first to credit many people who have supported him, one of the most important being Mark Devenney, his former cross-country running coach at Soldotna High School."He's probably the best coach I've ever had...
Deflection of graduation losses puts SoHi right back in state title game vs. Kodiak

...the only programs to take three straight state titles at Soldotna. That boys cross country program was coached by Mark Devenney, who once coached Brantley Jr. to a state title in the shot put at Soldotna. "I've been fortunate enough to have...
Borough should name SoHi's new track after coach

Last month, one of the Peninsula's most successful coaches, Mark Devenney, passed away while battling cancer. Coach Devenney led the SoHi Stars to six team state championships, four team state championship...


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