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Flanagan sacked by Bears

Kenai River Brown Bears head coach Mike Flanagan monitors action in a game against the Alexandria Blizzard...Moon Kenai River Brown Bears coach and general manager Mike Flanagan was fired by the team Monday. Flanagan coached the...
Will third time be a charm?

Kenai River Brown Bears general manager and coach Mike Flanagan goes over a play with members of the new North American...that no pressure is seeping down from ownership, coach Mike Flanagan concedes he is overwhelmed with it. "Nobody's putting...
Ice Dogs throw shutout at Brown Bears

There were a number of excuses Mike Flanagan, the coach and general manager of the Kenai River Brown Bears, could have reached for after a 2-0 North American Hockey League...
Brown Bears notch upset against Wildcats

Prior to departing on a 22-day, eight-game road trip, Kenai River Brown Bears coach Mike Flanagan knew that team owner, Barry Schoenly, and others had planned on renovating the Brown Bears' locker room in anticipation of their...
Brown Bears take 2

...of the Bobcats from the puck in the third period Friday. Photo by M. Scott Moon For Kenai River Brown Bears coach Mike Flanagan, it's never too early to start thinking about the North American Hockey League playoffs. The Brown Bears, who...
Brown Bears drop 2 games at home

...Goodwin to the puck in the second period Friday at the Soldotna Sports Center. Photo by M. Scott Moon Kenai River coach Mike Flanagan sensed something was amiss during his team's early morning skate Friday. "I was concerned about it for the rest...

...boisterous game at the Soldotna Sports Center. Both players received penalties for the skirmish. Photo by M. Scott Moon Mike Flanagan turned his back to the ice, faced the crowd and unfurled his arms with a quizzical look plastered upon his face...
Tornado blow away Brown Bears

...the Tornado in the first period Thursday at the Soldotna Sports Center. Photo by M. Scott Moon Kenai River coach Mike Flanagan knows that no amount of practice can cure penalties. As he says, it's just discipline. After the Brown Bears performance...
Wildcats take 2 from Brown Bears

...Saturday. Photo by M. Scott Moon Some people say close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades. Kenai River coach Mike Flanagan seems to think otherwise. After suffering their 12th one-goal loss of the season, a 4-3 setback to first-place...
Sports Briefs

...Christmas break. For more information, call Gwen Johnson, Brown Bears housing director, at 283-2799 or coach Mike Flanagan at 262-7825. The first homes games will be Sept. 14 against the Alaska Avalanche and Sept. 15 and 16 against the...


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