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.
MileSplit, which bills itself as the premier website for high school cross-country and track and field, will use the story of Kenai Central senior and running standout Allie Ostrander to launch a series of videos chronicling elite athletes.
Kenai Central graduate Taylor Ostrander finished 64th at the NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships in Mason, Ohio, on Saturday.
Ostrander, a junior at Willamette University, covered the six-kilometer course in 22 minutes, 56.8 seconds.
The Soldotna hockey team won the End of the Road Shootout by defeating Homer 3-1 on Saturday in Homer. The two teams had split two earlier meetings, but the Stars (5-2 overall) took control Saturday by going up 3-0 heading into the third period.
The hot Wenatchee (Washington) Wild notched a sweep of the Kenai River Brown Bears on Friday and Saturday at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. The Wild, winners of four straight, finished up the sweep with a 4-0 victory in front of 954 on Saturday.
Staff report The Soldotna and Homer hockey teams set up a title match in the End of the Road Shootout by winning games Friday in Homer. The Stars took down Bartlett 2-1 to improve to 4-2 on the season.