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Skyview wrestling coach to be honored

The moment Neldon Gardner stepped into the brand new Skyview...have nothing but good things to say."Neldon is a classy, wonderful guy," said Kenai...our awards speaker at our banquet. With Neldon, he says, you bet. And that's the...
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...
Skyview edges Nikiski on mats

...night. There were six forfeits in the match, Skyview coach Neldon Gardner said. For the Panthers, Hannah Hutchison earned a...All in all I was real happy with our kids," Skyview coach Neldon Gardner said, "It's going to be a battle each time we face...
Steffensens seek state titles on same day

...Hackett said 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 easily...
Area wrestlers ready for NLC tourney

...Hutchison family 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 many...
Skyview eases to dual meet win amid school celebration

...wrestlers with 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 just...
Skyview tops Nikiski in duals

...McCormick. 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...
Kachemak Conference wrestling tournament preview

...strong all 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 left...
Panthers wrestlers go out on high note

...state 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 them...
Skyview ready for final state wrestling appearance

...pounds, 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...


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