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A look at the Soldotna-Skyview co-curricular consolidation

...Normally, that type of experience is impossible to replace. But that's where Skyview comes in.Enter coaches like Neldon Gardner (head wrestling coach at Skyview since 1990), Ted McKenney (22 years as cross-country coach at Cook Inlet Academy...
Steffensens seek state titles on same day

...he would like to return next season as an assistant coach, hopefully under the guidance of longtime Skyview coach Neldon Gardner. The Soldotna head coaching position hasn't been determined yet for next year, but Gardner would fit that slot...
Area wrestlers ready for NLC tourney has come in and helped us, some other Skyview boys came over and helped. We have to thank (Skyview coach) Neldon Gardner for coming over and helping us out."The Skyview-Soldotna connection is important, Hackett reminded, because...
Skyview ready for final state wrestling appearance

...Seth Hutchison at 113 pounds and Bailey Blumentritt at 145 pounds. "I feel fine about them," said Skyview coach Neldon Gardner. "We still have a few kids with minor injuries, one with a sickness, but the kids are working exceptionally hard...
Kachemak Conference wrestling tournament preview

...season long and a conference championship would certainly be the best way to cap the 24-year tenure of head coach Neldon Gardner.Last December, Nikiski took the conference title by eight points over Skyview, but several graduating seniors...
Skyview eases to dual meet win amid school celebration

...a 60-17 dual win over the Homer Mariners in front of the fans and supporters for the final time.For head coach Neldon Gardner, who was honored in a celebration after the competition in the commons area outside the gym, the dual felt like...
Skyview tops Nikiski in duals

...Skyview will be hosting a dual on Saturday with Homer that will also double as a celebration honoring head coach Neldon Gardner.Wednesday Dual at Nikiski98 - double forf; 106 - Austin Craig, Sky, forf; 113 - Seth Hutchison, Sky, forf...
Small-schools wrestling preview: Bulldogs search for 5th-straight conference crown

...The Skyview wrestling program is in its last year because the school is preparing to close its doors in the spring. Neldon Gardner has been the coach for each year of the school's existence, starting in the 1990-91 school year."We'll do...
Skyview's first and only wrestling coach finishes a winner

"A New Year brings new expectations," is a reply that Skyview High School's wrestling coach Neldon Gardner often told his students when he asked them to raise the bar and look at winning at regional's and going to state, "They might...
Panthers wrestlers go out on high note

...champion. "They both wrestled to their potential, and anything can happen in state finals," said Skyview head coach Neldon Gardner. "They came out mentally and physically ready to wrestle. They did an awesome job, and I'm really happy for...


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