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Southeast's youth wrestlers put on a top-notch grappling show

...Dryden assistant coach Ken Brown said. FDMS assistant Chris Heidemann is acting head coach this season due to head coach Kris Mercer's health. "It was wonderful to see so many kids working so hard to represent their community in a positive manner...
Brandon Pilot Invitational hosts regions best grapplers

...former Floyd Dryden Middle School coach the past 16 years, has taken over the Crimson Bears' head coaching duties from Kris Mercer, who suffered a recent heart attack and under doctor's orders must take a year away from the mats."A lot of these...
Dumesnil and Adams led Crimson Bears' grapplers at Soldotna

...Kayhi in a tri-meet Friday and Saturday."We had some of the best competition we have had all season," JDHS coach Kris Mercer said. "We took our licks and are going to come back stronger next time."On the road, Dumesnil, wrestling at the...
Havoc on the mat

...victorious aching, fatigued and dreading the next morning."Kids find that out after the first day," JDHS coach Kris Mercer said. "If they make it through a week that shows something special."The JDHS and TMHS wrestling teams are seeking...
Middle School XC Run at Sandy Beach

...Merry Ellefson. Cory Crosset coached Montessori Borealis. Ray Imel and Gary Campbell coached Dzantik'i Heeni, and Kris Mercer and Josh Yerkes coached Floyd Dryden.Following are final results of Wednesday's race:Girls Grade Eighth:1 Zosha...
TMHS & JDHS grapplers return from Skagway

...second ranked 195-pounder from Mt. Edgecumbe."It was limited competition but it was nice competition," JDHS coach Kris Mercer said. "When that kid was done wrestling JD he was ready to call it a weekend. It was a nice place start the season...
JDHS' Dumesnil, Hudson claim Region V grappling titles

...Malik Brown (runner-up at 152), and Tulensa Timothy (runner-up at 220), "We had a long season," JDHS coach Kris Mercer said. "We were able to teach them a lot over that season. Today we saw a lot of kids executing moves they haven't...
Looking to grow

Clipboard in hand, Kris Mercer stood at the edge of the mats and smiled as about two dozen Juneau-Douglas High School wrestlers went through their paces Tuesday...
Optimism abounds for JDHS

Juneau-Douglas High School wrestling coach Kris Mercer is taking a decidedly different approach to the upcoming season. Sound off on the important issues at After the Crimson Bears...
JDHS wrestling takes eighth in Washington

Juneau-Douglas High School wrestling coach Kris Mercer received his wish on Friday and Saturday in Washington state - he got his Crimson Bears some serious competition. Riverside High...


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