James Contreras has played enough tournaments at Birch Ridge Golf Course to know winning there isn't easy.
The Fairbanks Golf Course pro just made it look that way Saturday and Sunday at the Kenai Peninsula Open.
Chris Morin fired a 3-over-par 78 on Saturday at Kenai Golf Course to take the lead in the Donald R. Morgan club championship. Greg Harrington is in second at 78 and lead with a net of 69, while Chris Murray is in third at 80.
The Kenaitze Indian Tribe held its second annual Superhero 5k on Saturday in Kenai. The run supports the Court Appointed Special Advocates program.
A total of 98 registered, with 88 runners completing the course, most in full superhero costumes.
John-Mark Pothast and Heather Schramm won the Salmon Cycle Series #6 on Thursday at Tsalteshi Trails.
Pothast finished the 10-kilometer course in 22 minutes, 19 seconds. Tony Eskelin was second at 23:36, while Lars Arneson was third at 23:36.
The Kenai Peninsula Racing Lions - Circle Track Division will hold racing Saturday at Twin City Raceway.
Racing is at 6 p.m., while gates open at 3 p.m. and qualifying is at 4 p.m.
It will be students' night, so students get in free.
Although the weather has been ugly, Larry Hamilton and his crew have been working through the rain every day to maintain the course. Bird Homestead Golf Course is looking amazing. Don't let the rain stop you from coming out.