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...season feels different. "We had a lot better turnout in open gym, and the enthusiasm around school is different, the girls...we'll do well."With more girls getting time in Kenai's open gym sessions, King hopes the practice from that many more...
Tyonek girl wins Spirit of Youth award

...coaches and competes in the Native Youth Olympics. On the side she babysits, goes to church and sometimes takes kids to open gym. Standifer's cousin, whom she calls Auntie, Betty Valka said Tebughna, the only school in the village, houses 35...
Basketball culture propels Seldovia to state

...not a whole lot of other activities to do when it's raining out."And it's not only the kids that play ball. At open gyms, young players get a chance to learn at the hip of the adults.That's how a group of all sophomores and juniors...
Sterling hosts hoops tourney

...back and forth until the team's uncle Will Von Hoose missed a last second shot. Harshman, who is a regular at the SCC open gym, said the tournament went better than he anticipated. "We got a great response from the community," he said. "It...
Skyview entering final state volleyball appearance

...weight training program for the Kenai Peninsula schools has also benefited some members of the team."Weight training and open gym sessions have really helped us this year," Schoessler said. "And I think we just want it more this year, and we came...
New Sterling Community Center opens with Head Start Dinner

...lot of possibilities and so far we've started exercise programs for a variety of age groups, we have an after school open gym for kids and will soon have arts and craft projects, science learning and training in specific sports. Most of the programs...
Kupferschmid, 4 seniors to be honored

...year-round to the program," Principal Neill said. "She's working all summer long and through the whole year with open gym on Tuesdays and Thursdays."She's paid only during the volleyball season. She volunteers her time above and beyond...
Topsy-turvy games continue to beguile

...against the New England Patriots.OK, let's move on to this weeks picks. I have to go embarrass myself at basketball open gym in an hour. It's incredible how, even at age 29, your body can't do what it used to do on a basketball court...
Fast-melting snow allows softball teams to play

...and four underclassmen on varsity this year, as the team lost four seniors from last year. Cleveland said he ran an open gym period during the school year that anyone was encouraged to do, and routinely ran the pitching machine and had athletes...
Soldotna softball sweeps Kodiak

...4-3 on Saturday. Soldotna coach Dave Cleveland still remembers when Wong came up to him this winter during softball open gym and told him she wanted to join the team. He told the beginner to get in the batting cage. "I've never seen a hitter...


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