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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...
SoHi hockey ends with loss to Dimond

...fourth-place consolation tilt represented his final time manning the helm of the SoHi pucks squad, along with assistant coach Pat Nolden. Swanson said nothing felt different."When it's game time, it's game time," he said. "It's a matter of...
Stars hockey ready for state challenge

...Soldotna head hockey coach after this weekend in order to spend more time with his family. Additionally, assistant coach Pat Nolden will also be calling it quits after 29 years with the SoHi hockey and football teams."It's just at a point in life...
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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