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Kenai, SoHi hoops teams ready to accept challenge of being the smallest in Class 4A

...huge shock to them." Johnson said his coaching staff also provides an edge in player development. Bill Withrow and Mark Tuter both have previous varsity coaching experience at Soldotna.
Skjold signs with University of Alaska Fairbanks

...mind," she said. "It was a reach."By sophomore year, Skjold was helping Soldotna to the Class 4A tournament when Mark Tuter was the coach."I wasn't the leader I needed to be yet," Skjold said. "Jessie Duke and Becca Satathite knew what...
Arthur T. Schmidt celebration of his life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 22, 2013, at Poacher's Cove in Soldotna. Mark Tuter will officiate.Smitty was born April 10, 1933 in Mukilteo, Wash. He was raised and educated there. He also learned...
Kenai takes 1st at Challenge: Soldotna also finishes perfect at tourney, loses in tiebreaker

...13-point effort in the Stars' 59-29 victory Thursday over Mt. Edgecumbe. "She's a quality player," coach Mark Tuter said. "She can play inside, outside. She can dribble the ball, pass the ball. She makes coaches look pretty good...
Soldotna hoops squads sweep Homer

...25 On a night when the coach added a few new wrinkles, the Soldotna girls basketball team enjoyed a smooth victory. Mark Tuter implemented a new starting lineup and revealed some fresh looks on defense as the Stars earned a 51-25 win over Homer...
Stars sweep Bears

...sending a pass to Grupp, who didn't get a clear look at the hoop. "We didn't want her to beat us," SoHi coach Mark Tuter said of Garcia, who finished with 14 points. "We were going to double-team her if we had to." The Stars improved...
Soldotna girls win 3 straight to go to state

...begins March 17 at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage. "The girls were super thrilled and I was super thrilled," said coach Mark Tuter, whose girls finished fifth at state in 2007. "It means a lot to all the girls. Sometimes I cry when we lose, but...
Falling short: Underdog Stars give Knights a battle before getting tired

...m. Friday. Both games are at Sullivan. "I felt like we played like a team that belonged at state," SoHi coach Mark Tuter said. "We ran out of gas there at the end a little bit, turned the ball over and missed a few shots." SoHi, which...
Rocky road: NLC tourney gets underway at Kodiak

...Saturday, unless Colony somehow falters along the way. "They're the best team in the state," added Soldotna coach Mark Tuter, whose team fell by 42 points at Colony on Saturday. "They can be beaten, but if they are clicking, they are a very...
Easier, not easy: NLC North is down, but girls state trips from South are tough

...are booking hotels in Anchorage just yet. "We're still going to have to play well to beat them," Soldotna coach Mark Tuter said. "They are not going to back up to us. We're going to have to play better." The four peninsula schools...


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