With the departure of two schools and the arrival of a prominent head coach, the landscape of Class 4A wrestling assumes a new look on the central Kenai Peninsula in 2011-12. Kenai and Soldotna are the only two big schools left in the division.
The Kenai Central and Soldotna hockey squads went to overtime in a 3-all tie on the final night of the Peninsula Ice Challenge Saturday at the Soldotna Sports Center. The tie means the Stars earn the tournament championship.
The Nikiski volleyball team failed to qualify for the Class 3A state championships thanks to consecutive losses at the Southcentral Conference tournament at Anchorage Christian Schools on Friday and Saturday. Seward lost in the title game to Grace Christian at the tourney. The Seahawks and Grizzlies make state.