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SoHi graduate Blackburn continues with throwing career

...Many involved in the program end up trying out for the Olympics.The only problem for Blackburn has been the recovery...think I read that the average age for throwers (in the Olympics) is 28, so with smart training, I should be close...
2014 travel hot spots: Sochi, Brazil, Berlin, Sarajevo

NEW YORK - The Olympics, the World Cup and commemorations of World War I, D-Day and the fall of the Berlin Wall are some of the events that will spotlight...
Is it spring yet?

...very happy to take a two week break and concentrate on the Olympics. Actually, concentrate is a slight misnomer, as I...And there was no need to watch NCIS or The Blacklist. The Olympics had the usual figure skating drama and scoring scandal...
Rockin' the 2014 Winter Olympics

...happened again. But I digress, on to Sochi. Things have been very different and laid back around the abode since the Olympics have kicked into full gear. I'm not sure why. Maybe it's because we've subtly assumed the cool attitude of the...
Profane foreign relations

...wear a shirt sometimes, particularly if they are physically incapable of smiling. The reporters assigned to cover the Olympics are just finding that out. They have been harshly put in their places. Their places being the hotel rooms from Hell...
Stassel set for Winter Olympics

...Girdwood's Callan Chythlook-Sifsof also comes from a commercial fishing backround in Dillingham. Chythlook-Sifsof made the Olympics in snowboardcross in 2010, but was left off this year's team.Jay Hakkinen, a four-time Winter Olympian who did...
SoHi grad Liebner goes to Sochi as a ski coach

...and he realized he could try the Olympic experience again."We were trying to find someone to replace me and go to the Olympics," Carcelen said with a laugh. "We were trying to keep going, and now I say this will be it."However, Carcelen...
Hutchison does not make Olympics

Skyview graduate Michaela Hutchison did not make the Olympics on Saturday at the Olympic Trials in Iowa City, Iowa. Hutchison wrestled at 55 kilograms, but did not make it to the finals...
Apodaca does not make Olympics

Melissa Apodaca, who wrestled for Soldotna Middle School and Chugiak High School, did not make the Olympics on Sunday at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Iowa City, Iowa. Apodaca lost both of her matches at the trials. She lost her first...
Nikiski's Hall sets sights on Olympics

If North Roader Zach Hall performs well in Western Europe, the Alaskan could be headed south to the Olympics. The 25-year-old Nikiski High School graduate will compete at the International Biathlon Cup races in Altenberg, Germany...


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