What Allen Butcher started in Anchorage when Alex Jackstadt was 5 years old is still paying dividends now that Jackstadt is an 18-year-old playing for the Kenai River Brown Bears.
Allen is the father of Alec Butcher, also an 18-year-old forward for the Bears. Because Allen was one of Jackstadt's fir...
ACS girls 67, Nikiski 41
This is the tough semifinal matchup that was brought to the Bulldogs by the loss of a coin toss.
Nikiski, No. 2 in the south due to that coin toss, falls into the third-place bracket while ACS, No. 1 from the north, moves on to the title tilt.
The Lions took control from the...
Both Soldotna basketball teams snatched victories on the first day of the 2013 Northern Lights Conference tournament Thursday at Soldotna High School, while both Kenai Central teams saw their chances at a state berth come to an end.
Logan McAnallen, a 6-foot-3, 205-pound redshirt junior and left-handed pitcher at the University of Michigan, will return to the Oilers for the 2013 season. Last season for the Oilers, McAnallen posted a 4.33 ERA with a 1-1 record in 14 appearances.
The first day on the Southcentral Conference tournament in Seward concluded without any major upsets.
The Seward boys and girls, the No. 1 seeds from the south, and the Anchorage Christian boys and girls, the No.
The Kenai River Brown Bears snapped a four-game losing streak by defeating the Fresno (Calif.) Monsters 5-1 on Thursday at the Soldotna Sports Center.
The same two teams drop the puck tonight and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the sports center.
Nikiski girls 39, Cordova 26
A couple of days of 6 a.m. practices paid off for the Bulldogs, the second seed from the Southern Division.
Nikiski took a 18-14 lead at halftime, then won the second half 21-12 to advance to the semifinals.
Just four players scored for the Bulldogs, but that was more th...