There will be no defending champion at the Kachemak Conference wrestling tournament Friday and Saturday at Houston High School, but the Nikiski wrestling team hopes there is at least a familiar champion.
Nikiski graduate Lincoln Johnson, a sophomore at Greenville College in Greenville, Illinois, has made first-team all-conference in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference.
Johnson, who is 6-foot-0, 215 pounds, made the team at defensive line.
The Kenai River Brown Bears picked up three points in a Friday and Saturday split against the host Wenatchee (Washington) Wild. "It's one of the toughest places to play in the league," Kenai River head coach Geoff Beauparlant said.
After getting swept on their home ice by the Wenatchee (Washington) Wild last weekend, the Bears defeated the host Wild 3-2 in a shootout Friday to start a 13-game road trip.The Bears are 0-2 against Wenatchee in Soldotna, but have three wins in four tries at the Town Toyota Center, which drew 3,105...
Maurin Bouvet's "Welcome to Alaska" moment came quickly. Bouvet had reported to the Kenai River Brown Bears from France for the 2014-15 season when he went to the Alaska State Fair with teammates Tyler Andrews, Gustav Berglund and Ben Campbell.
It's the time of year to give thanks. I'm thankful for having a great dad, someone who has always had my back even when I didn't deserve it. I'm thankful for my smoking hot and ultraintelligent fiancee. I'm thankful for my dog most of the time.