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Posted: Friday, July 21, 2006

Kenai football camp starts Wednesday

The Kenai Central High School Football Camp will be Wednesday, Thursday and July 28. The camp will go from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. each day. Cost for the camp is $25.

Equipment for the Kenai Central High School football team will be issued on July 29 at 10 a.m. Physicals will be available on July 29 at 10:30 a.m. in the little theater for $15.

The first practice for the high school football team will be July 31 at 8:30 a.m.

Kenai cross country to start July 31

The first practice for the Kenai Central High School cross country team will be July 31. The practice is both informational and a short run. The practice will start at 6 p.m. in the little theater at the high school.

Athletes must have a physical before they can run. Physicals will be available at the high school on July 29 at the little theater for $15. Athletes also must fill out paperwork before they are able to run. For this reason, athletes’ parents should show up at the first meeting or first practice.

For more information about running or physicals, contact coach Sandra Lewis at 283-3870.

West, Fowler post top times at rodeo grounds

Becky West edged Mellissa Fowler by two-thousandths of a second to win the 1D Class in the Open barrel racing competition at the Soldotna Rodeo Grounds on Wednesday.

West completed her run in 15.928 seconds while Fowler clocked in at 15.930 seconds.

Fowler posted the top time in the Open Class 1D polebending competition with a time of 22.044 seconds.

National Barrel Horse Association Results

Wednesday at the Soldotna Rodeo Grounds

Barrel Racing

Open: 1D — 1. Becky West, 15.928 seconds; 2. Mellissa Fowler, 15.930; 3. Chelsey Fowler, 16.153. 2D — 1. Jenny Robertson 16.432; 2. Amber Davis, 16.526; 3. Jackie Rainwater, 16.871. 3D — 1. JoAnn McWhorter, 16.984; 2. Beth Fowler, 17.607; 3. Jadra Orr, 17.674. 4D — 1. Corey Dix, 18.286; 2. Tina Williamson, 19.052; 3. Brandi Aldridge, 19.971.

Youth: 1D — 1. Jake Fowler, 16.276; 2. Jenna Jensen, 16.365; 3. Kassy Ferganchick, 16.727. 2D — 1. Sara Jensen, 17.056; 2. Brittney Morris, 17.058; 3. Ciarra McKenzie, 17.225. 3D — 1. Laura McKenna, 17.431; 2. Cheyenne McGrane, 17.495; 3. Shelby Rodge, 18.014; 4. Maya Johnson, 18.105; 5. Nathan Carrico, 18.184. 4D — 1. Kaiti Oliva 18.998; (tie) Shawnacee Brooks, 18.998; 2. Kendra Ashwell, 21.855.

Pole Bending

Open: 1D — 1. Mellissa Fowler, 22.044. 3D — 1. Beth Fowler, 24.218; 2. Amber Davis, 24.573; 3. Corey Dix, 27.007; 4. Brandi Aldridge, 27.284; 5. Tina Williamson, 28.015.

Youth: 1D — 1. Jake Fowler, 23.251; 2. Ciarra McKenzie, 23.407; 3. Cheyenne McGrane, 24.247. 2D — 1. Brittney Morris, 24.491. 3D — 1. Sara Jensen, 25.887; 2. Maya Johnson, 25.900; 3. Nathan Carrico, 26.244; 4. Teresa Bitterich, 27.792; 5. Shawnacee Brooks, 28.052.

Charity disc golf tourney planned

A charity disc golf tournament is being planned for Aug. 19 at the Kenai Disc Golf Course behind Coral Seymour Memorial Park at the end of Tinker Lane in Kenai.

The tournament will benefit Cancer Survivors on Mt. Aspiring, a nonprofit group with a the mission of funding oncology camps for children.

Teams of four are asked to raise $500, the average cost of a week of camp, in donations. The donations will go toward tuition for children to attend camp and participate in activities outside the hospital environment.

A barbecue will include prizes and a trophy for the winning team. Bob Summer also will be on hand to discuss his upcoming climb of Mt. Aspiring in New Zealand.

For more information, contact Doug Baxter at 398-1780 or Summer at 262-6631.



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