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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

    Say Redskins, pay the price?

    by Dave Goldman on Oct 01, 14:11

    It used to be that washing someone’s mouth out with soap was enough to curb bad language. Now cash may be the answer. Until now, it was considered only politically incorrect to some to say “Redskins.” According to Reuters, the Federal Communications Commission may start hitting broadcasters in the wallet with fines for saying the […]

  • Football Final

    Keeping it real … low

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 19, 12:22

    Colony travels to Wasilla as these two rivals headline our high school football coverage in week six. The host team is in search of its fourth win. And there’s no mistaking how they plan to get it. For game highlights, be sure to tune in for Football Final on Friday during KTVA’s Nightcast.

  • Local

    Aces continue season preparation

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 19, 10:49

    The Alaska Aces have announced the signings of a pair of free agent forwards, Shane Heffernan and Justin Breton. Heffernan, 26, is well-traveled having spent time in Belarus, Norway and Sweden. Breton is 25 and played for Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts.

  • Local

    East spikes a sixth

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 19, 9:09

    Mafi Makihele and Brenda Luafulu had 19 assists each while Taylor Noga added 10 kills as East High School improved to 6-0 with a four-set win over Juneau-Douglas. Juneau-Douglas (2-3) put East in comeback mode, winning the first set 25-17. But from that point on, the T-Birds took control, notching three straight sets 25-17, 25-21, […]

  • Local

    Road warriors not weary

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 18, 12:53

    The University of Alaska Anchorage machine rolls on. Anchorage native and All-American Katelynn Zanders recorded 10 kills and 8 digs while Julia Mackey posted 12 kills in UAA’s sweep of Simon Fraser 29-27, 25-22, 25-10. The Seawolves improved to (8-2, 2-0 GNAC) while the Clan slipped to (7-3, 1-1 GNAC). Sophomore Megan Hooe poured in […]

  • Football Final

    Knights to shine again?

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 18, 11:18

    After starting the season 4-0 Colony hit its first speed bump … and it took out the transmission. Now they’ve put it back. Lathrop shredded the Knights’ defense in a 49-28 loss, which made for a long bus ride back home. Despite the loss, Colony still holds the 5th spot in this week’s ASBN poll […]

  • Football Final

    With 3 weeks in the books, Bartlett now king of the hill

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 01, 23:10

    This week’s Top 5 poll of large and medium/small schools is out. There’s a change at the top of the large schools, while the medium/small school list sees some movement below the top spot.

  • Local

    APU students, coach honored

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 29, 19:08

    Thursday was a huge night for the Alaska Pacific University ski program.  

  • Local

    East, Palmer pick up victories on the field

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 29, 9:29

    In high school football this week, the East T-birds picked up their first victory of the season over Eagle River while the Palmer Moose won out over North Pole in a showdown that featured more than 100 points. Watch the video above for highlights from each game.      

  • Local

    Get a sneak peek of the UAA Alaska Airlines Center

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 28, 23:00

  • Local

    Alaska skier gives back

    by Dave Goldman on Aug 27, 23:42

    Alaska Pacific University skiers are some of the finest in the world, routinely filling out the U.S. Olympic team roster. Tuesday, APU athletes took a trip, and for one member — Service High School alum Tyler Kornfield — the journey held a special connection.

  • 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. […]