For three long years, the Wasilla girls basketball team has held a stranglehold on the Class 4A state championship crown, and the Warriors have certainly been the class of not only the Northern Lights conference, but the entire state.
Last season, the Kenai River Brown Bears went into the holiday break with a 12-12-4 record.
All season, then-head coach Oliver David had preached patience, saying the young team would mature in the second half.
When Nikolaevsk and Cook Inlet Academy face each other on the basketball court these days, it's almost a given that it will be a close game. On Thursday at the Cook Inlet Classic tournament at CIA, the boys and girls teams split.
Kailey Mucha, a graduate of Kenai Central, led area skiers in the Besh Cup mass start freestyle races at Kincaid Park in Anchorage, finishing sixth in the Under-18 to Master women's 10-kilometer race.
Mucha finished at 32 minutes, 52.
Adrian Borchgrevink had four goals and two assists to lead the Kenai alumni to an 11-9 victory over the Soldotna/Skyview alumni on Saturday in the Alumni Hockey Game at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex.
The Juneau-Douglas High School Crimson Bears sent Homer’s goaltender to the locker room early, scoring four goals in the first period and skating away with their second win in as many days over the Mariners on Saturday at Treadwell Arena in nonconference action.
Senior Zach Easton scored at 6 minu...