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SoHi alumni further talents on college hardwood

...tournament, Blossom believes it was that kind of state success that helped bridge the gap between collegiate coaches and Peninsula athletes."If players tell a college coach, 'I made it to state the last two years,' he'll know he's on a good...
Homer's Harrington wins historic girls title; Johnson, Carstens triumph for Nikiski

A trio of Peninsula athletes claimed a Class 1-2-3A state wrestling crown under the glare of the spotlight in the Bartlett High School gym Saturday night...
Local ski studs hope to see state glory

...another year. Cooper finished seventh in last year's region meet and 28th among 110 racers to lead the charge for Peninsula athletes at last season's state meet. Nyquist said he believes Cooper could potentially grab a top-five result at state...
SoHi girls take 6th at state swimming

...the old marks that have been around for a while go down." Weeks represented the highest-placing swimmer among Peninsula athletes, taking the bronze medal in both the girls 50-yard and 100-yard freestyle races. Her time of 23.93 seconds...
Week 5 prep football preview: Grading the teams

...better, as senior Chase Logan had 292 yards on 29 carries. Logan has 674 overall rushing yards in 2014, tops among Peninsula athletes. Wasilla amassed 343 rushing yards in a 49-25 win last week against West Valley in Fairbanks, and running back...
3 area high school students excel at national powerlifting meet

...says she will go to a workout plan similar to Castellano's to get ready for worlds.The next meet for all three Peninsula athletes will be Aug. 23 at the Alaska State Fair Powerlifting Challenge.While Johnson and Castellano are clearly committed...
Ostrander breaks 2 region track records

...claim second and third. Hutchings ran 2:18.06 and McCormick 2:18.81. Ostrander was one of a handful of Peninsula athletes to earn top spots during the first day of the meet. Soldotna senior Makayla Wong won the girls discus with a throw...
Kenai's Ostander set region record in 3,200 can't control the weather. Everyone runs in the same conditions." Ostrander was also one of a handful of Peninsula athletes to earn top spots during the first day of the meet. Soldotna senior Makayla Wong won the girls' discus with a...
Preview: High school track and field season begins

...prepare for in the country. Last spring proved to be a cruel mistress, as colder-than-normal temperatures kept Peninsula athletes from putting in good training hours outside, and it seemed to never let up. Even the state meet in Fairbanks in...
SST competition showcases improvement of Peninsula athletes

The Speed, Strength and Training competition held on a biannual basis is not for the faint of heart.


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