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Steffensen, Hutchison bring familiar names to state wrestling championships

...with the intent of reclaiming his spot at the top of the mountain."He plans on winning it," said Kenai coach Stan Steffensen. "I think he plans on pinning them all."Soldotna junior Seth Hutchison also has a chance at etching his name...
Soldotna, Kenai face tough task at NLC wrestling tourney

...Anchorage is second on that list with nine.The dilemma in front of Soldotna coach Nelson Gardner and Kenai coach Stan Steffensen will be to pack as many wrestlers into a state qualifying bid as they can."They're just gonna be hard to beat...
4 Peninsula wrestlers earn state titles

...5-point deficit after Friday's semifinals to take the top prize.Kenai coach - and father of the two brothers - Stan Steffensen said it meant a great deal for Paul to avenge his first loss with a victory over Pellumbi."It was just about doing...
SoHi, Kenai wrestlers nab region wrestling titles

...record this year - all on pins, according to coach Stan Steffensen - with only the state tournament looming ahead...makes it all the more special."Coach - and father - Stan Steffensen added that the sibling rivalry continues to run deep...
Big-schools wrestling preview: Coaches Steffensen, Gardner return to old mat rooms

...wrestling teams, changes have transpired that have seen old faces reunite with old places.Kenai Central wrestling coach Stan Steffensen was able to move his Kardinals squad out of the "Kenai cage" as they called it, and back into the old wrestling...
Kenai wins 4th straight Luke Spruill Memorial

...pounds, was chosen outstanding wrestler this year. "He carries the torch for the whole community," Kenai coach Stan Steffensen said. Steffensen also said his team did a great job of living up to Spruill's memory with its wrestling. At 138...
Kotzebue wins Peninsula Duals tourney, Nikiski takes 3rd

...Koziczkowski and Matt Vandermartin both followed behind with 3-1 records."They all did great," said Kenai coach Stan Steffensen. "We're still missing a few players, but these guys did well this weekend."Homer finished 2-3 on the weekend...
Kenai takes dual win over SoHi

Over the years that Soldotna's Neldon Gardner and Kenai Central's Stan Steffensen have faced each other as coaches on the wrestling mat, the rivalry has been intense but fun. Tuesday night at Soldotna Prep School...
Area wrestlers ready for NLC tourney

...high school.For Kenai coach Stan Steffensen, he was just watching another...He's pretty excited," Stan Steffensen said. "He definitely just wrestles...and you hope they can do it," Stan Steffensen said. "You take it one match...
State 4A wrestling tournament updates year with a 36-0 record."He had probably the best days of wrestling in his life," Kenai coach and father Stan Steffensen said. "It's great, they work super hard, and you get to see their reward for hard work."Ultimately, Paul...


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