Whether or not the rest of Alaska wants to accept it, the Soldotna football program keeps pounding away at the rock.
Mike Crawford improved to 7 for 7 in the Soldotna Cycle Series this season, topping the rest of the field at Tsalteshi Trails on Thursday.
In leading Nikiski to small-schools state football titles in 2011 and 2013, then-Nikiski coach Ted Riddall gained a reputation as a coach concerned more with quality of play and constant improvement than what was on the scoreboard.
Author’s note: This column first appeared in the June 8, 1990, edition of “The Tides,” a Clarion supplement. — LP
Winning an Alaska lottery is the ultimate experience of a lifetime. Although it may not be a lottery with a big cash payout, it does offer an incomparable wholesome experience into a bear’s world for a few days. Applicants of this “lottery” may become lucky enough to win a trip to McNeil River State Game Sanctuary and Refuge. I was fortunate to indulge in this unbelievable experience for four days during peak bear viewing season in July.
These days, it seems like everyone wants to take a shot at knocking off the mighty Soldotna Stars football team from their throne.
Kenai Peninsula Builders Association held their seventh annual Golfing For Scholarships Tournament at Bird Homestead Golf Course on Saturday. This tournament was a great success and a lot of fun.
Birch Ridge Golf course has kept busy with regular events in the past week, and there is much more to pack in even as the calendar turns to mid-August.
The Kenai Peninsula Racing Lions - Motocross Division will hold state races Saturday and Sunday at Twin City Raceway, with riders coming from all over the state.
The banks of the Kenai River in Soldotna Creek Park may be a little quieter, but the love for the salmon that fills the banks hasn’t waned, as evident at Thursday night’s gathering in celebration of Wild Alaska Salmon Day.