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Week 2 prep football preview: Big conference, nonconference matchups loom

...against Juneau. "I asked the guys who we were gonna give the ball to (late in the game)," Marquez said. "They said, 'Coach, we gotta give it to Welborn.' That's the type of team we have, kids are trying to share the load." Nikiski...
2014 football season preview: SoHi, Nikiski seek to defend crowns

...also had an offside penalty on a Juneau fourth down. "I've preached to these kids, you play one game at a time," said coach Marquez. "They believe they're gonna win every game, and they're focused on Juneau right now. "We take it one...
Season softball preview

...and a number of key players returning for their senior year, this season might be the one."It is a little bit," said coach Steve Schoessler when asked if this season feels different. "We had a lot better turnout in open gym, and the enthusiasm...
Peninsula soccer teams gearing up for season

...get to the championship game," said coach Jimmy Love. "When we first started...make it to state and do well," said coach Jeff Siemers. "It was too bad make it to state last year," said coach Dan Verkuilen, who is returning...
Preview: High school track and field season begins test it out with the Homer Invitational on April 18 and 19. "I'm a bit nervous but it's coming together," said coach Bill Steyer. "We have some work to do, but this is the biggest team that I've coached here in Homer." Steyer said...
Peninsula athletes help Alaska rule ulu count at Arctic Winter Games

...round-robin game against Yukon, Alaska came back from a 5-1 deficit in the third period to forge a tie.Terry Eubank said coach Adam Powell challenged the team before that period, and the squad responded."They stepped up and we scored five goals...
KPHA U-16 Girls Tier II Ice Hawks head to national competition

...come a very long way in a short period of time. It's truly been amazing to watch their development over the years," said Coach Barton in an interview during a team practice last week. "As with most players in KPHA you have those who become competitively...
Southcentral Conference hoops preview

...the work they put in during the offseason is big," said coach Kyle McFall. "They had a lot of individual time in...year, and there is good leadership in our seniors," said coach Reid Kornstad. "We've got a core of players that...
Brown Bears hoping to end slump

...not particularly defensive, finishing second in the division in scoring and third in goals allowed. But Beauparlant said coaches are always altering styles to mesh with the strengths of a roster."They play a counterattack kind of game and do...
Prep hockey scene gains speed with Ice Challenge

...Kenai qualified for the state tournament. But an early season win over Homer on Tuesday bolstered the team's hopes, said coach Pete Iverson.After a 2012 season that saw the Kards go 2-7-1 in conference play, Kenai is hoping for better things...


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