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Dave Goldman

I come to Alaska by way of CTV in Largo, Maryland, a Washington D.C. suburb. It was truly an honor when KTVA offered me the chance to become its sports director and more importantly, part of the team.

Stories by Dave Goldman

  • Local

    Seawolves make the grades

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 20, 10:18

    Most gymnasts would cringe at a score of 4.0. For three University of Alaska Seawolves, it’s perfection. Sophomores Marie –Sophie Boggasch and Simone Penker, along with redshirt freshman Julia York, all posted a GPA of 4.0. With six other UAA members at 3.5 or higher, the team ranked 25th nationally with a cumulative score of 3.4187. The GPAs are […]

  • Local

    New digs suit Seawolves just fine

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 13, 7:10

    Yes, they dig their new place. The University of Alaska Anchorage volleyball team worked out in the new Alaska Airlines Center in front of the media for the first time today. Starting the season in a new place, there’s an air of excitement. “It’s a wonderful facility, we’re happy to make the move. It’s going […]

  • Football Final

    Football Jamboree: the season is almost here

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 10, 11:19

    No one kept score, and the records are still 0-0. But it was a reminder that football season is almost here. A week before the start of the high school football season, Dimond High School hosted the Football Jamboree with its home team and three other teams: East High School, South Anchorage High School and […]

  • Local

    Summer runs end for two Alaska teams

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 07, 22:46

    Knik falls short in semifinal San Bernardino, Calif. – The Knik Little Leaguers nearly pulled it off. Down 7-0 to Bend, Ore., Knik rallied to cut the Oregon lead to 7-6 but was unable to push across the tying run in the 6th inning in a Northwest Region Semifinal. Ian Frizzele singled in a run to cut […]

  • Local

    Local teams see mixed results on the road

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 07, 13:50

    Knik wins a thriller In San Bernardino, California, the 11-12 Knik Little League went to extra innings Wednesday, pulling out a 6-5 win over Montana in West Regional play. Knik scored twice in the bottom of the eighth after Montana took a 5-4 lead in the top half of the inning. Christian Cambridge drove in […]

  • Local

    Fairbanks strikes gold, will play another day

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 05, 12:53

    Jacob Hayes’ three-run home run sparked a five-run second inning as the Fairbanks Goldpanners eliminated the Arvada (CO) Colts 8-6 Monday night at the National Baseball Congress World Series at Lawrence Dumont Stadium. With the win, the Goldpanners advanced to the fourth round of the tournament and will face the San Diego (CA) Waves on […]

  • Local

    On the run at The Dome

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 05, 7:51

    It’s not your run-of the-mill sporting event. On Monday morning, a group of ultra-runners — those who specialize in long-distance running — got together and took off for the lane in front of them. They will continue to make a circle in the event known as “6 Days in The Dome.” They will run from […]

  • Local

    ASAA welcomes new Hall of Fame members

    by Dave Goldman on Jul 31, 7:48

    The Alaska School Activities Association has added 11 new members to its Hall of Fame. Three athletes, five coaches, an official and two administrators will be inducted in a ceremony on Sunday, Aug. 3 at the Millennium Alaskan Hotel in Anchorage. ATHLETES On the basketball court, Whitney Leman Schollenberg of Ninilchik led her team to […]

  • Local

    UAA adds to the hall

    by Dave Goldman on Jul 30, 22:06

    The club just got bigger. University of Alaska Anchorage Athletic Director Keith Hackett has announced the addition of three new members to the Seawolf Hall of Fame: Eric Strabel (cross country/skiing), Peter Bullock (men’s basketball) and Tim Molle (hockey). All three will be inducted in a ceremony at the Alaska Airlines Center on Sunday, Oct. […]

  • Local

    Building to raise UAA gymnasts to new heights

    by Dave Goldman on Jul 26, 23:17

    University of Alaska Anchorage student body, meet the gymnastics team. Gymnasts, the UAA student body. The Alaska Airlines Center’s gymnastics venue can’t negotiate a balance beam, but it may boost the program in ways even the athletic department didn’t expect. “It’s a dedicated facility, it’s right on the main floor, all the students are going […]

  • Local

    Rain halts Bucs play until Friday

    by Dave Goldman on Jul 25, 10:07

    Even the hearty Alaska spirit has a limit. The Bucs and Miners made it to the fourth inning of their game Thursday at Mulcahy Stadium: Mother Nature saw to it that’s as far as they would go. With the Miners on top 3-2 in a steady downpour and players sliding all over, the head coaches and umpires […]

  • Local

    Enter at your own risk

    by Dave Goldman on Jul 24, 17:59

    The headline may sound sensational. But in this case, we can assure you it’s not a stunt. “It’s fun, it’s exciting, it’s Alaska, it’s what we’re about, but that doesn’t mean there’s not risks involved.” And that comes straight from Michael Friess, the Crow Pass Crossing’s race director and head coach of University of Alaska […]

  • Local

    Glacier Pilots limp to the finish line

    by Dave Goldman on Jul 24, 8:14

    The Glacier Pilots’ final home game was both memorable and forgettable: Memorable for the Goldpanners, forgettable for the hosts. The Goldpanners scored nine runs on only 9 base hits, cruising to a 9-1 win at Mulcahy Stadium Wednesday. Long Beach State sophomore Eric Hutting hit two home runs — his second and third of the season […]

  • Local

    For Chinooks, 7 is a lucky number

    by Dave Goldman on Jul 23, 9:35

    Score seven runs in any inning and you should be ok. Chugiak was. The Chinooks  (12-23) put seven on the board in the third inning at Loretta French Field Tuesday night en route to a 10-3 win over the Anchorage Bucs. Seven different Chinooks knocked in runs as William Arendt and Steven Karkenny each drove in […]

  • Local

    Goldpanners shut out Bucs in doubleheader

    by Dave Goldman on Jul 22, 13:17

    The Alaska Goldpanners struck it rich Monday at Mulcahy Stadium. Well, maybe not rich, but they did pull out a pair of one-run victories over the Anchorage Bucs, 2-1 and 3-2. Game 1 featured only five hits, but it was a pair of fielding mistakes that cost the Bucs the win. Ryan Clark led off […]

  • Local

    Anchorage native signs with New England Patriots

    by Dave Goldman on Jul 21, 18:15

    Anchorage native Eathyn Manumaleuna is headed for what he hopes will be a Boston Tea Party. In the roller coaster ride that is the National Football League for so many fringe hopefuls, the undrafted free agent defensive lineman has inked a contract with the New England Patriots. This is his second contract on the “up” […]

  • Local

    Alaska is twice as nice when it comes to soccer

    by Dave Goldman on Jul 14, 22:32

    The West was best. Twice. A pair of Anchorage soccer teams made their cross-continent trips count as both the Under-16 Boys and Under-17 Girls claimed soccer titles at the U.S. Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup in South Carolina. The Velocity 98 Boys edged Valley Forge of Pennsylvania 3-2 in penalty kicks for its third win […]

  • Local

    Tennessee takes the title in BP Invitational

    by Dave Goldman on Jul 14, 20:38

    Columbia Post 19 of Tennessee took home the prize from the 20th Annual BP Invitational Baseball Tournament, defeating Anchorage South Post 4 5-0 on Sunday at Mulcahy Stadium. The team from the Volunteer state also won the title in 2012 by dropping Dimond, which was the 2010 champion. South reached Sunday’s final advancing past Colchester […]

  • Local

    Alaska Aces clinch the Kelly Cup title

    by Dave Goldman on Jun 09, 20:19

    Make more room in the trophy case. The Alaska Aces have won the franchise’s third Kelly Cup, defeating the Cincinnati Cyclones 4 – 0 in Game 6 at the US Bank Arena in Cincinnati. The Aces also made it 4-for-4 in clinching situations this playoff season. The Cyclones entered 8-4 when facing elimination since 2007. […]

  • Local

    Aces’ quest for the Kelly Cup continues

    by Dave Goldman on Jun 07, 23:16

    After falling behind twice, the Aces scored three unanswered goals en route to a stirring 4-2 win to take a 3-2 series lead and move within one win of the Kelly Cup title. It would be their first since 2011. Brad Richard broke a 2-2 tie in the third period with a most timely goal, […]