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Jake Edmonds

Stories by Jake Edmonds

  • Local

    Goldpanners sweep ABL Championships

    by Jake Edmonds on Jul 30, 21:06

    After a lopsided win for the Alaska Goldpanners over the Mat-Su Miners on Tuesday, it took a defensive effort for them to finish off the sweep Tuesday evening. The Panners came into the game needing just a win to finish off the Miners in the best-of-three series. They got it, thanks to a couple of […]

  • Iditarod

    Musher honored for blazing Iditarod trail

    by Jake Edmonds on Jul 24, 18:29

    The Wasilla Musher’s Wall of Fame added a new face over the weekend. Jujiro Wada was considered by many to be a pioneer of the Iditarod trail and a legend in the dog mushing culture in Alaska. Born in Japan, Wada stowed away on a boat headed for San Francisco where he was shanghighed and forced […]

  • Local

    First annual Rally in the Valley marks disc golf’s growing popularity

    by Jake Edmonds on Jul 19, 17:21

    It’s a sports not many people know about – disc golf. But while not many have heard about it or participated in it yet, it is already becoming a popular thing to do in the summer. The Mat-Su Disc Golf Association (MSDGA) hosted its first annual Rally in the Valley event on Saturday at the […]

  • Sports

    Glacier provides unique opportunity for Alaska competitive skiers

    by Jake Edmonds on Jul 18, 8:52

    Just a jump, skip and a helicopter ride away from Anchorage lies one of the most unique training camps in the world: The North American Women’s Training Alliance camp. It sits right on top of Eagle Glacier, and gives athletes of every kind the opportunity to spend about a week polishing their skiing skills.

  • Local

    Miners bury the Pilots

    by Jake Edmonds on Jul 15, 22:42

    After losing to the Mat-Su on Monday night, the Glacier Pilots were virtually dead in the water coming into Tuesday, down three games behind the Miners. They did not make matters any better Tuesday night, losing to Mat-Su, 13-6. The Pilots got out to the early lead, scoring three runs in the fourth inning to […]

  • Local

    Pilots lose crucial meeting with Mat-Su

    by Jake Edmonds on Jul 14, 23:01

    It was a virtual must-win scenario for the Anchorage Glacier Pilots when they faced the Mat-Su Miners Monday night, but the Miners were too much to handle as they grounded the Pilots 5-1. The Pilots were the first on the board with a shot over the left field fence from Kevin Viers in the bottom […]

  • Local

    Baseball with a noisy twist

    by Jake Edmonds on Jul 11, 19:14

    Imagine a large softball flying right at you, beeping like the alarm clock that woke you up this morning. Now imagine not being able to see the ball, but having to hit it with a bat or field it off the ground. That’s beep baseball. Camp Abilities 2014 kicked off Friday morning. It’s a developmental […]

  • Local

    Seahawks help Alaska kids stay active

    by Jake Edmonds on Jul 08, 17:37

    What do you get when you combine a few hundred excited kids, a couple of NFL Super Bowl champs and a very big playground? You get the fourth annual Mat-Su Sea Hawkers Play 60 Challenge. The Play 60 Challenge is designed to help motivate kids to stay active by participating in some sort of physical […]

  • Local

    Bucs overcome errors in win over Chinooks

    by Jake Edmonds on Jul 07, 22:16

    Despite committing two errors during the game, the Anchorage Bucs managed to come back from down 2-0 in the first inning to pull out a win against the Chugiak Chinooks Monday night. The Chinooks struck first, scoring two runs in the top of the first, but it was the Bucs battling back with one run […]

  • Local

    UAA adds former D-I football player to hoops roster

    by Jake Edmonds on Jun 27, 16:28

    The University of Alaska Anchorage men’s basketball team has landed a Division I transfer of a different sort as head coach Rusty Osborne announced Friday that former Utah multi-sport prep star Travis Parrish has signed a scholarship agreement with the Seawolves. Parrish, a 6-foot 3-inch, 220-pounder from Bountiful, Utah, spent his first two collegiate campaigns as a […]

  • Local

    Master’s transfer Fain joins Seawolves for final season

    by Jake Edmonds on Jun 24, 16:08

    The University of Alaska Anchorage men’s basketball team added more experience and another sharpshooter to its 2014-15 lineup as head coach Rusty Osborne announced Tuesday that Texas native Derrick Fain will transfer to UAA for his final season. A 6-foot 4-inch, 175-pound guard, Fain played the last two seasons at NAIA program The Master’s College in Santa […]

  • Meet The Team

    Jake Edmonds

    by Jake Edmonds on Jan 04, 14:33

    What a great way to start my sports broadcasting career! When I graduated from BYU in April of 2014, I had no idea where I would end up and I really couldn’t have hoped for a better place than Anchorage and specifically KTVA. I grew up just south of Salt Lake City, so I have […]