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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

    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, […]

  • Local

    Aces take 3-2 series lead in Bakersfield

    by Dave Goldman on May 26, 7:53

    After falling behind the Bakersfield Condors 2-1 Friday, the Aces came roaring back over the weekend. The Aces team won two straight games, including a 4-0 shutout of the home team Sunday. Nick Mazzolini and Andy Taranto scored second period goals while Olivier Roy made 11 saves. The Aces now have the opportunity to close out […]

  • Sports

    Condors defeat Aces in overtime

    by Dave Goldman on May 17, 22:56

    Alaska Aces lose 3-2 to the Bakersfield Condors in overtime at the Sullivan Arena Saturday during Game 2 of the Western Conference finals.

  • Local

    Aces head to Idaho

    by Dave Goldman on May 05, 10:38

    A pivotal week in the Aces’ season begins Monday night as the Western Conference semifinal series with the Idaho Steelheads shifts to Boise for the next three games. It’s tied at a game apiece and at times, in Game 2’s conclusion, was contentious. Both sides expect the physical, hard-checking play to continue. Aces head Coach […]

  • Local

    Aces even it up

    by Dave Goldman on May 03, 0:09

    A night after being shut out on 47 shots the Aces made six of them count, getting goals from five different scorers as they evened up their Western Conference semifinal series against the Idaho Steelheads with a 6-4 win Friday night. Anchorage native Evan Trupp scored twice in the second period to give the Aces […]

  • Local

    Aces set to go fishing

    by Dave Goldman on Apr 29, 12:50

    The Alaska Aces have a dance partner for the second round. It took a while, but the Idaho Steelheads finally emerged from an epic, four-overtime thriller against Colorado in Boise Monday night, advancing to the Western Conference semifinals of the 2014 Kelly Cup Playoffs. The Aces were 6-3-3 against the Steelheads this season, and the series sets up to be a […]

  • Local

    Micah Chelimo named Athlete of the Year

    by Dave Goldman on Apr 26, 10:14

    For the second year in a row, Micah Chelimo has been named UAA’s athlete of the year. Chelimo, a senior, is a runner. Last year he was named as an All-American and has 4 All-American awards for 2 years of indoor running. “I am part of a team that I came when it was not […]

  • Local

    Seawolf gymnasts receive academic honors

    by Dave Goldman on Apr 18, 7:34

    Five Seawolf gymnasts have been named to the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation All-Academic Team. The University of Alaska Anchorage student-athletes all achieved above a 3.0 GPA. Both Marie-Sophie Boggasch and Simone Penker both had 4.0 GPAs; Stefany Bryan, Nicole Wetzel and Morgan Cook also made the list. Besides grade requirements, all-academic team members must also […]

  • Local

    Aces a day away from playoffs

    by Dave Goldman on Apr 17, 21:08

    The Alaska Aces and the Las Vegas Wranglers are a just day away from their playoff opener. The Aces really owned this season and went 11-2 against Vegas. They finished the season with 97 points, which is the best in the ECHL and twice as many points as the Wranglers (48). But now it’s the […]

  • Local

    Aces watch for whales in Seward

    by Dave Goldman on Apr 17, 6:34

    Four days before the playoffs, you might expect to find the Alaska Aces on the ice, but the Sullivan Arena was empty. Instead, the team spent Tuesday on a Kenai Fjords whale-watching trip. Left wing Tyler Mosienko brought his wife and 10-month-old daughter. “This is something I’ll always remember for the rest of my life,” […]