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Prep hockey season preview: Teams suit up different players and coaches

...with a 3-5-2 conference mark.SOLDOTNA STARSAfter nearly five years of playing the role of assistant to Swanson and Pat Nolden, the 2014-15 season will be the first for Urban as a head coach of a high school team, but his experience elsewhere...
A look at the Soldotna-Skyview co-curricular consolidation

...some of that change came due to the merger, some of the change also came from the departure of bedrock coaches like Pat Nolden, Aaron Swanson and Matt Johnson.Normally, that type of experience is impossible to replace. But that's where Skyview...
Preview: High school track and field season begins

...Leck. "Some kids have gotten better, so we'll see this year." Leck will once again share coaching duties with Pat Nolden, and specializes in the sprint and middle distance events. "We're still trying to get outside, so it's always...
SoHi hockey survives for one final day

...sloppy rebounds out." For the Stars, all that remains now is one last game of the season, which doubles as Swanson and Pat Nolden's last hockey game as members of the coaching staff. "It's nice to earn the right to play a game on Saturday...
Prep track season ramps up

...Saturday, Peninsula teams had a chance to see where they ranked among other schools. SOLDOTNA STARS Stars head coach Pat Nolden holds a lot of confidence in this years team, saying the numbers have not dropped at all. "We're progressing, the...
Region III track and field races this weekend

...Sandahl and sophomore Beverly Schindler are adept hurdlers who are also looking at state. SOLDOTNA STARS SoHi coach Pat Nolden thinks that the Stars' best chances for state lie with the relay teams. "For regions, we are focusing on the relays...
State track meet

...soon forget Friday and Saturday at Lathrop High School in Fairbanks. "The weather was unbelievable," Soldotna coach Pat Nolden said. "It started out 20 degrees this morning." The meet was memorable for more reasons than the weather. The Kenai...
Soldotna hockey takes down Kenai

...senior night, and it's always exciting to beat Kenai. We also clinched the No. 1 seed." Swanson talked it over with Pat Nolden, a longtime coach in the program, and the two said they didn't think the Stars had been the No. 1 seed at the tournament...
Season preview: Area track athletes ready to run

...our practices every day, just taking charge, so it's nice to have that."Soldotna StarsSoldotna high track coach Pat Nolden is taking over coaching duties from Dave Emery, and admits that after the graduation of a few key seniors last year...
Revenge on ice SoHi, was an assistant for four years with Swanson. He said he is grateful to have his former high school coach, Pat Nolden, and Todd Duwe on his staff. "It's pretty exciting to get to coach where I played," Howell said. Howell was welcomed...


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