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3rd annual Mud Run gets messy

...Uncle Si" from Duck Dynasty, and even a pimp. Pako Whannell, dressed as the Si character, complete with a fake...Sohnya OBrien 41:08; 18. Chris Johnson 41:11; 19. Pako Whannell 42:40; 20. Desiree Reyes 43:23; 21. Janell Retler...
Going abroad

...volleyball exchange team picked by Pako Whannell, who coaches at KCHS, will be...mother. Junior Kyla Whannell, Pako Whannell's daughter, who is a part of...That shows me dedication," Pako Whannell said. "These girls are not your...
Exchange coordinator plans to bring volleyball team to Japanese sister city

...hand gestures to play the sport, Pako Whannell, Lehtinen's daughter and local...language barrier, she said. Pako Whannell will likely coach the Kenai team...high school level over there," Pako Whannell said. "I think that I would...
Japanese officials honor Kenai woman for exchange efforts

...three speeches to a large audience of friends and officials that represent and have participated in the exchange.Pako Whannell, Lehtinen's daughter, who, along with her husband and two kids, accompanied Lehtinen to Japan, said it is not...
Turkey Trot held in Kenai

...Huff, 59:27; 28. Owen Huff, 59:27; 29. Chris Morin, 1:00:57; 30. Mindee Morning, 1:00:57; 31. Pako Whannell, 1:01:20; 32. Elaine Agosti, 1:01:22; 33. Amelia Mueller, 1:04:22; 34. Marcus Mueller, 1:04...
Volleyball squads bounce back

...volleyball teams lost a lot of seniors. Soldotna, which made the Class 4A state tournament, lost seven seniors and coach Pako Whannell. Nikiski, which finished fourth at the Class 3A state tournament, lost six senior starters and coach Bruce King...
Soldotna netters go five games to top Houston

...tie-breaker, lasted for nearly 50 serves with match point taking 12 serves and seeing eight service changes. Coach Pako Whannell said she had expected more from her team Saturday. "Oh my goodness," Whannell said. "I thought since this was...
Volleyball coaches expect nip-and-tuck season

...the peninsula) are really scrappy on defense, so we have our work cut out for us this year," said Soldotna coach Pako Whannell following her squad's season-opening victory over Skyview on Aug. 26. That match illustrated how many coaches...
Making time

...between points and the time when an opponent was setting up an attack. ?We called her the communicator,? said Pako Whannell, who coached Senette all four years on the varsity before stepping down after the 2006 season. ?At practice, we would...
King set to coach Soldotna netters case, I would end up sometimes driving 7,000 or 8,000 miles back-and-forth.? King will take over for Pako Whannell, who resigned following Soldotna?s surprising 2006 campaign. All she did was lead SoHi to a seventh-place finish...


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