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Mucha takes 12th in Junior Olympics sprint

...Soldotna freshman Kailey Mucha finished 12th in the Junior 2 girls freestyle sprint on Monday at the Junior Nationals in Soldier Hollow, Utah. Also from the peninsula, Kenai Central?s Christopher Hall was 34th in the men?s Older Junior sprint...
Peninsula puts 5 on Team Alaska

...Hall and Skyview?s Erick Romig were named to the team. The crew will race for Alaska at the Junior Nationals at Soldier Hollow, Utah, from March 1 to 11. Mucha finished second on the Junior 2 Besh Cup points list. She had another solid day...
Alaskans Teela, Steer, Hakkinen headed for Olympics

...Alaskans were named to the eight-person U.S. Olympic biathlon team Thursday, the final day of the Olympic Trials at Soldier Hollow, the site of next month's Winter Olympics. But the wild celebrations you might expect from athletes who have achieved...
Here is a rundown of Alaska's Olympic athletes as compiled by the Anchorage Daily News:

...Began training with Jim Galanes and the APU/Gold 2002 after college five years ago. Grew up near Olympic trails in Soldier Hollow. ------ Kikkan Randall Sport: Cross-country skiing Hometown: Anchorage Age: 19 Height/weight: 5-foot-6...
Bosick signs with NAIA powerhouse

...this season. Area skiers compete at Junior Nationals Area skiers wrapped up competition at the Junior Nationals at Soldier Hollow, Utah, on March 10, helping Team Alaska to a third-place finish behind Intermountain and New England. The final...
Alaska's Nina Kemppel finishes 30th in last Olympics

...cross-country ski race. An estimated 11,000 people showed up for the women's 15-K and men's 30-K races at Soldier Hollow. Though attendance records don't exist in this sport, it was easily the biggest crowd ever to watch a cross-country...
U.S. Nordic teams hail medal-less Olympics a success

...skiing disciplines. The Americans were shut out at Soldier Hollow. But the Nordic skiing teams had several breakthrough...confidence.'' They could use more facilities like Soldier Hollow, too. ''The facilities and the programs need to...
Biathlon team has high hopes for Teela

...don't care, everything goes perfect,'' he said. His skiing improved, too, because he got used to the crowd at Soldier Hollow, where about 10,000 spectators showed up on a gloriously sunny day. The crowd cheered loudly for the Americans...
Mucha 26th at JO's

...Soldotna skier Bree Mucha finished 26th out of 38 Older Junior skiers on Wednesday in the Junior Olympic championships at Soldier Hollow, Utah. Mucha finished with a time of 36 minutes, 3 seconds, which was 3:45 behind race winner Sharmila Ahmed...
Mucha finishes 31st at Junior Olympics

...Bree Mucha finished 31st out of 43 skiers in the Older Junior division Friday at the Junior Olympic Championships in Soldier Hollow, Utah. Mucha finished the 5-kilometer classic-style race in 16 minutes, 26 seconds, which was 1:42 behind...


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