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Series preview: Brown Bears vs. Chill

...While the start of the season has been disappointing, Beauparlant said there is a flip side to playing so many young players."What's made our staff excited, and what should make our fans excited, is the number of first-year players...
SoHi, Kenai begin fight for NLC supremacy

...seniors on the team, which Kupferschmid said is a challenge at the Class 4A level. "It's going to come down to the younger players," she said. "There's not much else we can do with changing our rotations, I'd rather just plug in other players...
Twins ready to begin play Outside

...the reigns and seen the squad through to the end. With the run of strong play to finish the summer and a bounty of young players, Quelland said he hopes to see the players contend Outside more in the future."Hopefully this will become a benchmark...
Late comeback gives Twins big win

...bottom of the seventh."The older players and the younger players had a nice conversation," Quelland said. "It did not have the same drama as Kays played his younger players in order to get them experience. The Twins took a...
Twins season preview: Team happy to have a building year

...league record, Rivera had a hard time getting the young players much playing time because he had to focus on rolling...middle of the season that we were able to play the younger players in nonleague games."This year, instead of having...
Soldotna boys miss out on state baseball tourney

...seniors Miller and David Rue deserve credit for leading such a young team. "They've been nothing but mentors to the younger players," Quelland said. "They've taught them how to play baseball right." Quelland also thanked the parents and supporters...
Kenai boys get 1st win in program history at state

...Thursday morning and sent a few words of wisdom to the younger players in an attempt to impress upon them the importance of the game. Reemtsma said McKee thanked the younger players and fellow seniors for helping get the Kards to the...
State soccer preview: Area teams experience quirks of random draw

...Robin Glosser, who recently just missed making the U-23 Portland Timbers. But Waldorf was able to get some of his young players time during that tournament run. They impressed then, and have impressed since, narrowly missing state in 2013 before...
Kenai soccer sweeps Homer

...him the same thing after the game."He's got a lot of youth, too, and it's amazing how he's worked those young players in and they still touch and move the ball nicely," Reemtsma said. "Their off-ball movement is tough to track...
Level playing field?

...shortchanged. The biggest concern with some teams utilizing younger players is the extra year of experience they receive, either a player or coach, believes the use of younger players on his team would force his hand to play them, which...


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