Not since 2004 has a Kenai Peninsula Hockey Association made the trip to the national tournament. The last to do so were the Under-16 Ice Hawks nine years ago. This year, the Midget AA team broke the dry spell.
Lately, the Kenai River Brown Bears have been beating teams stocked with players with Division I commitments, so it's no surprise college interest has picked up in Brown Bears players.
Three Brown Bears announced college signings this week.
Freddie's Roadhouse, located at Mile 16 Oilwell Road in the Caribou Hills, held another round of snowmachine drag races on Saturday.
The results follow:
370 cc - 1. Dalton Best; 2. Tanner Best.
440 cc - 1. Keegan Ridenour; 2. Tanner Best.
The Kenai River Brown Bears completed a two-game sweep of the Fairbanks Ice Dogs with a 5-2 victory Saturday at the Soldotna Sports Center in North American Hockey League action in front of 1,114 fans.
Only about three hours after the Seward boys were eliminated from the Class 3A state basketball tournament, the Seward girls also dropped out with a 48-32 loss to Houston on Friday at the Sullivan Arena.
Just when things seem to be going your way, everything can turn on you in the blink of an eye, and exactly that happened on Friday when the Seward boys lost 40-29 to Grace Christian at Sullivan Arena in the consolation bracket of the Class 3A state basketball championships, ending their season short...
The Kenai Central track and field team kicked off the season with a two-day meet, known as The Mini, at The Dome in Anchorage.
"We had a great start, both the boys and girls," Kenai track coach Tim Sandahl said.
When Kenai River Brown Bears forward Matt Seidel plays 1-on-1 hockey, he is pretty good.
But when Seidel played 5-on-5 hockey Friday night at the Soldotna Sports Center, he was great enough to deal a blow to the efforts of one of the North American Hockey League's model franchises as it seeks home-i...