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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

  • Sports

    Athletes serve up excitement at state volleyball tournament

    by Dave Goldman on Nov 13, 22:39

    The Alaska School Activities Association state volleyball tournament opened with a rousing start Thursday.

  • Local

    After good season start, UAA hockey looks ahead

    by Dave Goldman on Oct 15, 7:57

    It’s only two games, but the UAA hockey team is off to a very good start. They put their 2-0 record on the line this weekend as they take their first road trip of the season.

  • Local

    4 flag football teams advance

    by Dave Goldman on Oct 15, 7:41

    It’s down to four teams in pursuit of the flag football crown. On Tuesday night, South, Service, Dimond and East all advanced to play Wednesday at 6 pm. Bartlett 12 South 32 Eagle River 6 Service 25 Chugiak 0 Dimond 34 West 0 East 6 The championship game is Friday at 4 p.m.

  • Local

    UAA volleyball sweeps Saint Martin’s

    by Dave Goldman on Oct 03, 10:56

    The UAA volleyball team began its three-game home-stand with a sweep of Saint Martin’s University. Julia Mackey starred for the Seawolves, continuing her stellar play. The Seawolves face Western Oregon University Saturday evening.

  • Football Final

    Dimond demolishes Eagle River

    by Dave Goldman on Oct 03, 8:07

    Dimond football improved to 4-4 on the season with an easy victory over Eagle River on Thursday.

  • Football Final

    South takes top spot in CIC

    by Dave Goldman on Oct 03, 7:58

    The South Wolverines completed an undefeated regular season to claim the top spot in the Cook Inlet Conference. Now the fun really begins as the playoffs await.

  • 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 […]