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  • Sports

    112th Annual Midnight Sun baseball game held in Fairbanks

    by KTVA Sports on Jun 22, 11:12

    The second longest running event in baseball history is underway in Fairbanks and is a truly Alaskan experience. The 112th annual Midnight Sun game is held the longest day of every year, being beaten in longevity only by the World Series itself. KTVA 11 News’ Dave Leval traveled to Growden Park to get a first-hand […]

  • University of Alaska

    UAA gymnastics coach retires after 33 years at the helm

    by KTVA Sports on May 30, 11:12

    Soon, the University of Alaska Anchorage gymnastics program will have a different look. Not on the roster or the equipment, or even the venue. It will be the coach. Next fall, someone other than Paul Stoklos will be at the helm. For 33 years, coaching the women’s gymnastic team at UAA has been his pride […]

  • Alaska Aces

    Voice of the Alaska Aces calls team’s end ’emotional’

    by KTVA Sports on Apr 10, 21:34

    Over the weekend, the Alaska Aces played their last game. It ended nearly three decades of the team’s history in Anchorage. It was an emotional night on Saturday during that final game, and on Monday, KTVA Sports Director Dave Goldman sat down with Kurt Haider, the voice of the Aces for two years. That wasn’t […]

  • Local

    Anchorage Christian Schools brings home the crown

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 31, 9:20

    The Anchorage Christian School Lions brought home a 3A state title, defeating Sitka 52 to 40 at the Alaska Airlines Center. They stopped by the KTVA studio to discuss their title run.

  • Local

    3A, 4A champs crowned in ASAA high school basketball state tournament

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 25, 17:51

    The final games for the 3A and 4A classifications in the Alaska School Activities Association (ASAA) high school basketball state tournament were set to take place this weekend at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage. Last weekend, the 1A titles were taken home by the Scammon Bay Lady Eagles and the Ninilchik Wolverines, while the Bristol Bay Lady Angels and Petersburg […]

  • Iditarod

    Iditarod 45 Race Blog: Mushers continue the trek to Nome

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 16, 8:00

    View the 2017 Iditarod Trail Map  

  • Iditarod

    On the trail: Jason Mackey off to a strong start in this year’s Iditarod

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 07, 20:40

    Jason Mackey took an early lead in this, his seventh run in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. This year, he’s doing it without his brother, Lance Mackey, on the trail. KTVA Sports Director Dave Goldman caught up with him in Manley Hot Springs to see how he’s doing. KTVA is the official station of […]

  • Local

    Anchorage School District announces change in cheerleading programs

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 06, 18:35

    Last updated at 7:48 p.m. on Monday, March 6 The Anchorage School District says this spring season will see a new extracurricular sports for high school students, but that it will come at no extra cost to the district, which is facing major budget cuts. In a statement released Monday, ASD spokeswoman Heidi Embley said stunt […]

  • Alaska Aces

    Former UAA player signs with Alaska Aces

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 04, 12:36

    A former University of Alaska Anchorage Seawolves hockey player has signed a contract with the Alaska Aces, the team announced Saturday. Rob Murray, the Aces’ head coach and president of hockey operations, announced the contract for 24-year-old defenseman Chase Van Allen. Van Allen will be wearing jersey 2 when he plays with the team in […]

  • Local

    Roxy Wright wins Fur Rondy sled dog races

    by KTVA Sports on Feb 26, 17:45

    Roxy Wright took home top prize at the 2017 Fur Rendezvous World Sled Dog Championship races over the weekend. The races take place over three days as competitors sprint a 25-mile loop through Anchorage, running a total of 75 miles. This year’s championship had the largest prize purse ever of $100,000. In perspective, last year’s […]

  • Iditarod

    2017 Iditarod musher profiles

    by KTVA Sports on Feb 22, 9:03

    Watch the Ceremonial Start from Downtown Anchorage LIVE on KTVA 11 beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 4. The official restart from Fairbanks will air on GCI Channel 907 beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, March 6.  Click on the name below to learn more about the musher.

  • Iditarod

    Iditarod 45: Interactive Trail Map

    by KTVA Sports on Feb 10, 13:07

    Citing a lack of snow and poor trail conditions through the Alaska Range, the Iditarod Trail Committee unanimously decided to move this year’s official restart to Fairbanks. (Route seen in blue on the map above.) Per Iditarod rules, mushers traditionally take the southern route (seen in orange above) on odd numbered years. This is only the […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Remembering Rod Udd: Late Anchorage businessman honored for generosity, spirit of community

    by KTVA Sports on Feb 05, 15:27

    Many Alaskans are here because they love where they live, and Rod Udd showed it every day. The longtime businessman died last week on Jan. 22, following a lengthy illness. He was 78. Friends and family gathered at the Anchorage Baptist Temple Saturday to remember his life.  “The sounds you heard on Jan. 23, was the express elevator […]

  • Local

    Soldotna hockey captain suspended for racist Twitter posts

    by KTVA Sports on Jan 22, 12:21

    Racist comments posted on Twitter recently by the captain of the Soldotna Stars hockey team created a firestorm on social media and have cost the player his spot on the team. Soldotna High School student Ethan Brown used his personal Twitter account to denigrate Alaska Natives and homosexuals while also making a racist remark about former first family, […]

  • Local

    Poll: Week 8 of Alaska high school football puts Bartlett in the lead

    by KTVA Sports on Sep 26, 13:12

    This week’s new number one high school football team for large schools is Bartlett High School. The Bears’ 21-17 win over Service High School made it their sixth win in a row. Soldotna continues to dominate in the medium and small schools division at 7-0. Large Schools Bartlett 6-1 Colony 6-1 East 5-2 Lathrop 5-2 […]

  • Sports

    Week 5 of Alaska high school football

    by KTVA Sports on Sep 09, 21:59

    West  27  Dimond 8  The West High School Eagles ran out to a 21-8 halftime lead. Turek Taylor returned an interception 36 yards for a touchdown.  West is now 3-2, Dimond 2-3.  Chugiak 33   West Valley  8  Hunter Haar connected with Derryk Snell with 18 seconds remaining in the first half to break the scoreless tie. The Chugiak High School […]

  • Local

    East High School football stays at No. 1 in poll for third week in a row

    by KTVA Sports on Sep 05, 11:04

    How often can a top ranked team lose and a stay number one? Almost never. But this week is the exception. East is still there in this week’s large school Alaska Sports Broadcasters Network (ASBN) poll. The T-Birds’ 22-21 near miss on Saturday against No. 1 Soldotna of the medium/small school division may give them some […]

  • Sports

    East High School football still ranked number 1 in Alaska

    by KTVA Sports on Aug 29, 12:32

    Finally, some staying power. For a second straight week, East High School is the number one ranked large school football team in Alaska, according the Alaska Sports Broadcast Network (ASBN) poll. The T-Birds topped Dimond High School and improved to 3-0 in the 1-2 match — winning 40-20. West High School is back to number […]

  • Local

    Saturday game results for week 2 of Alaska high school football

    by KTVA Sports on Aug 21, 1:16

    Kyle Henrickson threw three touchdowns and ran for another as Dimond improved to 2-0 on the young season with a 28-10 home win over Wasilla. The visiting Warriors (1-1) had the early advantage. Ethan Patnode recovered Matthew Ward’s fumble at midfield. Four plays later the Warriors cashed in as Aaron Milliron bounced off of would-be […]

  • Local

    Week 2 of Alaska high school football

    by KTVA Sports on Aug 19, 22:05

    In week one, Bartlett High School took a pounding and lost at home to Colony High School 47-6. However, in week two the Bartlett Bears doled out the punishment easily, handling visiting Palmer High School 56-9. The Bears rolled up 405 yards in the first half alone, then cruised to the win as they played […]