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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

    Alaska High School Football: Large School Championship

    by Dave Goldman on Oct 22, 11:51

    East 13 — West 7 East Anchorage High School is finally all the way back. The Thunderbirds ended the drought with the best drink of water—a state championship. And they did it against their crosstown rival, West Anchorage High School. In front of an enthusiastic crowd, Joshua Malnoske ran for one score while sealing the game with an interception in the final […]

  • Local

    AFL caps another season, now looking to expand

    by Dave Goldman on Oct 18, 21:28

    The Alaska Football League just completed its season Sunday as the Greatland Packers dropped the Anchorage Cowboys for the title. Next season, they and the other four teams in the league may have company. The AFL is considering expanding. “We’re going to be talking to some people on the [Kenai] Peninsula at the end of this month, the end of October, about next season.” […]

  • University of Alaska

    UAA’S fate hangs on the balance beam

    by Dave Goldman on Oct 18, 21:23

    The balance beam is narrowing. As the University of Alaska Anchorage gymnastics team prepares for their season, an ominous questions looms: Will this team be here this time next year? Right now, no one knows the answer. What is known is that budget cuts are coming throughout the university and the athletic department will not be spared. Along with hockey and skiing, it’s […]

  • Local

    Alaska High School Football: West will defend its crown

    by Dave Goldman on Oct 15, 14:16

    Large School Semifinals West 28 – Bartlett 27 The third seeded Eagles return to the state championship for large schools after surviving a back-and-forth affair with number one Bartlett at the Anchorage Football Stadium. The Bears failed to convert their final extra point, leaving the score at 28-27. Bartlett ends the season as the Cook inlet Conference champions […]

  • University of Alaska

    Local comes home like he never left

    by Dave Goldman on Oct 08, 11:52

    When you leave Alaska, you’re a long ways away, no matter where you go. So the return is that much more rewarding. Eric Schierhorn is now home—if only for a few days. The University of Minnesota sophomore goaltender and Anchorage native played a game in his home state for the first time since seventh grade. He recorded 14 […]

  • Local

    Alaska High School Football: Large School Quarterfinals

    by Dave Goldman on Oct 08, 11:02

    Service 54 — Chugiak  42 The Cougars scored a pair of touchdowns in the second quarter while recovering two Chugiak fumbles. Dominik Norman’s 82-yard run evened the game at 21 heading into halftime, enabling the Cougars to outscore the Mustangs 33-21 in the second half. Fourth seeded Service will play the Lathrop-Wasilla winner next weekend at Anchorage Football Stadium. West 28 — Colony […]

  • Local

    Bartlett football forced to trim roster for playoffs

    by Dave Goldman on Oct 07, 9:05

    Less is not always more. As Bartlett High School enters this weekend’s playoff game with Wasilla, the number one seed will be shorthanded. The Bears will have a full compliment of players as they face the Warriors Saturday afternoon but not as many as they feel they should.. A long standing rule is forcing the […]

  • Alaska Aces

    Aces’ coach Rob Murray named to 2017 AHL Hall of Fame

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 29, 12:36

    The Hall of Fame is a big deal, at any level. It says you’re standing with a select group of individuals. Aces head coach Rob Murray is there. The 49-year-old coach and president of hockey operations for the team was honored by the American Hockey League (AHL) Thursday as a member of this year’s AHL […]

  • University of Alaska

    University of Alaska Anchorage to host 2018 GNAC championships

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 29, 11:52

    The list of big-time events at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage is growing. The 2018 Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships can now be added to the list. This is the first time the event will be hosted at the new 5,000 seat arena. .@UAASeawolves and @AKAirCenter to host 2018 #GNACMBB […]

  • Local

    Alaska Aces vs. the NHL: Now a virtual reality

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 28, 22:25

    Gamers unite! You now have the power to create match-ups only dreamed of before. The Alaska Aces versus the Los Angeles Kings? Check. In reality, it’s EA Sports’ NHL 17, which has given its fans the option to mix and match. For the first time, the company added the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL), the Aces’ governing body, and its teams to its […]

  • Alaska Aces

    William Wrenn returns to the Aces for another season

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 28, 11:15

    As the Aces embark on a new season, they’ll do it with local favorite and Anchorage native William Wrenn. The team announced Wednesday that the 25-year-old defenseman will re-sign with the Aces. The team captain had a stellar season last year for Glacier Blue playing in 57 games, scoring four goals with 37 assists. Wrenn […]

  • University of Alaska

    UAA hockey now gets to the ice after months of talk

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 27, 23:22

    Finally. The talk ends. In the case of the University of Alaska Anchorage Seawolves, the discussion of breaking a two-year playoff drought was replaced all off-season with the constant chatter of whether or not the program will be around next year. That possibility still lingers. Budget cuts are coming. But at media day on Tuesday the […]

  • Local

    Week 7 of Alaska high school football

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 24, 2:16

    Chugiak 48 – Wasilla 12 Up 17 to 6 in the second quarter, the Mustangs (4-3) closed the half with a flourish on a pair of Derryk Snell touchdowns and a 44-yard field goal by senior placekicker Jacob Morey. Wasilla dropped to 2-5. North Pole 48 – Juneau 6 Juneau suffered its first rail belt […]

  • University of Alaska

    UAA ski coach stresses to his athletes to stay in the moment

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 21, 21:33

    It’s eyes straight ahead for the University of Alaska Anchorage ski team. Budget cuts loom, and as one of four programs potentially on the chopping block in the Seawolves athletic department, the men and women skiers are keeping their focus on the trail. The coaching staff is doing its best to deflect any pressures of a potentially final season […]

  • Local

    Redington football riding out rocky start to first year of varsity play

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 21, 9:23

    They are high school’s version of an expansion team and the Redington Sr. Jr/Sr High School Huskies are faring like most groups starting out. In their first year of varsity play, they stand at 0-5 — but the program is there a year earlier than expected. Call it short-term pain, long-term gain. “It’s really been a struggle, […]

  • University of Alaska

    NCAA vice president Anucha Browne visits UAA

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 17, 15:33

    Usually a visit from the NCAA would make a school nervous, but the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) was happy to host on Friday. Anucha Browne is a vice president with the NCAA in charge of women’s basketball championships. She made her first trip the 49th state to meet with the women’s basketball team, last year’s […]

  • University of Alaska

    UAA skis on with no guarantees

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 14, 22:00

    Call it a pre-season of uncertainty. The world of Division I College athletics is competitive enough, now try entering your season wondering if it will be your last. The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) Seawolf ski team, along with the hockey and gymnastics programs, doesn’t know if it’ll be around next year with potential budget […]

  • Alaska Aces

    Former Aces goalie Coleman returns to coach

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 13, 10:31

    A familiar face is coming back to the Alaska Aces. Gerald Coleman is returning to Anchorage — this time to coach. The 31-year-old Coleman helped Glacier Blue to its most recent Kelly Cup title in 2014 and will serve this season as the Aces’ goaltending coach. At 6 feet 5 inches tall, he had an […]

  • National

    Former East High School star Holley catches on in Canada

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 12, 22:26

    It’s a dream for many, but realized by very few. Caleb Holley is one of the few — the former East High School star is now getting paid to play football. As a receiver for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League, Holley has caught one touchdown pass and 307 yards receiving. “I’m loving it,” he said in […]

  • Local

    Week 6 ASBN high school football polls feature familiarity

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 12, 15:29

    After weeks of upheaval, the Large Schools have some consistency. There’s very little change in the Alaska Sports Broadcasters Network poll for Week 6. East remains number one. Colony, Lathrop, and Bartlett all follow at 4-1. West jumps back into the fifth spot, replacing Service. In the Medium/Small School group, one and two remain the […]