Sports Briefs

Posted: Friday, July 27, 2001

Kenai Central runners start practice Monday

The Kenai Central High School cross country running team will begin practice Monday. Report to the outdoor area by the office and swimming pool at 10 a.m. Bring running shoes and a current physical. Practice will be over at noon. If there are any questions, please call coach Liz Burck at 262-7446.

Kenai Central football slates equipment pickup

All players interested in joining the Kenai Central High School football team should report to Mountainview Elementary School at 10 a.m. Saturday for equipment pickup. Players should have a parent with them, if possible. Physicians assistants also will be available to give physicals.

All-American Volleyball Camp comes to Kenai

The Kenai Central High School volleyball program will host the All American Volleyball Camp in the afternoons of Aug. 3 and 4. This years camp is an individual skills camp aimed toward incoming seventh-, eighth- and ninth-graders from any school.

The featured coaches at the camp, which costs $100, will be professional volleyball players Bonnie Bremner and Cristy Chapman. Both are members of the United States Professional Volleyball League Dream Team. Bremner is a four-time All-American who helped lead Penn State to the 1999 NCAA volleyball title. Chapman was an honorable mention All-American in 1998 at the University of Illinois.

Please call Vanessa Gabel at 776-5851 for more detailed information and to reserve a spot in the camp. Space is limited.

Skyview gridders to meet Saturday

A meeting for those interested in participating in the Skyview High School football program is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday at Skyview High School. Practice sessions begin Monday at 8 a.m.

Sports Car Club, Legends come to Soldotna

Sports Car Club, Legends come to Soldtna

The Alaska Sports Car Club will put in two days of racing Saturday and Sunday at the Soldotna Municipal Airport.

Saturday, the group will start with a 10 a.m. practice, then will run until 4 p.m. At 4 p.m., people will be able to bring their cars off the street and run them around the course for $20. This will last until 6 p.m. Sunday, assuming the North Star Speedway isnt rained out Saturday, the Alaska Legends Cars will join the sports cars at the Soldotna airport. Practice will start at 10 a.m. and racing will go until 6 p.m.

From four to six Legends drivers, including current state championship points leader Erik Johnson, will participate Sunday.

The Legends cars are five-eighths scale replicas of the original NASCAR modified racing cars. They are manufactured in Charlotte, N.C. The class is an attempt to bring back affordable racing by placing emphasis on driver skill. The Legends cars all have the same Yamaha four-cylinder motorcycle engine and the same BF Goodrich tires.



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