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Les Palmer: All about the black spruce Alaska, some of the other northern states and Canada. When you're fishing any river in Southcentral Alaska, that "sweeper" leaning over the water probably is a black spruce. A scraggly evergreen that looks like it was designed by Dr. Seuss...
Weekend soccer roundup

...did a nice job in the midfield, playing all 80 minutes despite having a track meet later in the day. Kylie Morse was the sweeper, while Alli Steinbeck got the shutout in goal. Verkuilen said defender Caitlin Steinbeck also stood out. On offense, Verkuilen...

...and up to 1,000 have been detained in a nationwide crackdown, the Society said.Mohamad found illegal work as a street sweeper, earning about $70 a month, and now lives in a tiny hovel with about 17 other Rohingya men. He remains tortured with guilt...
Peninsula teams head into region soccer tourney with heads up

...The Bulldogs have one of the top goalies in the state in Rachel Thompson. Adair also said Hannah Love will be vital at sweeper, and Katie Costello will provide leadership. "These girls want to make every team that beats us have to fight," Adair...
Soldotna, Homer, Kenai girls pick up day one wins in NLC soccer

...left. Todd said senior goalie Rachael Doan only had to make four or five saves due to great defense, especially by junior sweeper Aspen Daigle. "She played the game of her life," Todd said. "It was awesome." Wasilla 3, Nikiski 0 As the Wasilla...
State soccer preview: Random draw draws reaction from coaches able to match the Cougars with size and speed. Homer's leading scorer, Kenneth Schneider, will be relegated to the sweeper position as he is nursing an ailing hamstring.Waldorf has consistently complimented Schneider by saying he could play any...
Soldotna girls nab 3rd at state soccer tourney by topping Kenai Steinbeck, but rebounded right back to Olivia Conradi, who sent the ball into the upper netting.After the game, SoHi sweeper Taryn McCubbins was presented with the player of the game award for her stubborn suppression of the Kenai offense on the outside...
Various factors contribute to high number of accidents on Kenai

...Scout group went overboard after hitting a sweeper. Three rafts were in the party and two...non-experienced group of rafters hit the sweeper. One scout on that raft was knocked into...was knocked off her party's raft by a sweeper. After spending some time in the water...
Signs of spring

...later, just as it gets bright enough that I don't have to wait at the access road for a vehicle to come by to use as a moose sweeper, Daylight Savings Time kicks in. The artificial time flux abruptly slaps me back into dodging shadows that may be ungulates...
Prep soccer season preview

...returning players include junior Rebekah Krogseng in goal, senior forward Bailey Buchholz and senior Taylor Calderwood at sweeper. "Our defense is almost entirely different from last year, so we're working to build up defensive strength," Adair said...


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