After the opening day at the Class 3A state volleyball tournament in Anchorage, both Peninsula teams were relegated to the second-chance consolation bracket.
The Brown and Gold Game is an annual chance for fans to get a sneak peek at the current season's edition of the Kenai River Brown Bears. Friday, that peek was more up close and personal than ever at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex.
...said. "She had four or five spectacular saves that really kept us in the game."But Adair would have given the player of the game for Nikiski to Brianna Vollertson."She really stepped up big on defense and helped shut down the attack on that...
...just about had it," Swanson said. "It would've been another one of those miracle saves, but he's still the player of the game for us."Chugiak coach Wild said he was impressed with Soldotna's composure afterward."For them to come back...
...Phillips said. "We are rebuilding and it's good we have some young players to build around." Phillips said his player of the game was sophomore midfielder Ronny Jackson. The Panthers added three more goals in the second half. Sterling Stasak...
The Soldotna girls soccer squad may have claimed third place at the Alaska state soccer championships for the third year in a row, but this one felt the most bitter.
The Kenai River Brown Bears topped the host Fresno (Calif.) Monsters 6-1 on Friday to pick up their eighth point in their last five games. Matt Seidel and Brad LeLievre led the effort with two goals apiece. Kenai River is 17-19-6, 10 points ahead of last-place Fresno in the North American Hockey League West Division, but 19 points behind second-place Fairbanks.
Cook Inlet Academy continued its roll through the Alaska School Activities Association Class 1A state girls tournament by defeating Klawock 46-37 on Monday at the Sullivan Arena in Anchorage.
There aren't many places like Alaska, but three Soldotna High School football players recently signed letters of intent to play somewhere that is pretty close.
Down 1-0 in the final 10 minutes on Friday to the most successful North American Hockey League team in the playoffs the past three years, a Brown Bears victory was going to take something special - with maybe a fortunate bounce tossed in.
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