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  • Local

    Monday, March 2 prep basketball scores

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 03, 8:04

    Prep boys basketball Monday, March 2: West 83 Chugiak 33 Prep girls basketball Monday, March 2: Eagle River 21 East 64

  • Local

    Aces drop one on the road

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 03, 7:02

    The Alaska Aces lost in Bakersfield, 5-4, in a shootout Monday night. The Aces blew a 3-1 lead in the third period to the Condors and then were outscored in the shootout. The Aces will play Tuesday in Ontario against the Reign. The puck drops at 6 p.m. Alaska time.

  • Iditarod

    Junior Iditarod winner announced

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 02, 21:20

    Kevin Harper nabbed the win in the 130-mile Junior Iditarod Sled Dog Race Monday. Jimmy Lanier and Andrew Nolan finished second and third, respectively. The race, which featured 11 mushers (aged 14 to 17) this year, started on Sunday. Due to the poor weather conditions that have plagued snow sports all winter long, the race was […]

  • Local

    Another honor for UAA’s Travis Thompson

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 02, 19:50

    Senior Seawolves star Travis Thompson was named to the All-GNAC First Team basketball squad this week. This is Thompson’s second year in a row to receive the honor. The 6’1” guard is fourth in the league in scoring, averaging 17.2 PPG and 44.1 percent from the three-point line. He’s also the team’s clutch free-throw shooter […]

  • Local

    19 Seawolves earn all-region track honors

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 02, 17:42

    A total of 19 Seawolves are named All-Region for the 2014-15 NCAA D II indoor track season. Monday, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the list. Junior Karolin Anders leads the University of Alaska Anchorage’s team totals with four honors (long jump, high jump, triple jump, pent.), and junior Rosie Smith […]

  • Iditarod

    Iditarod committee moves Fairbanks restart to new location

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 01, 21:49

    Less than three weeks after moving the Iditarod restart from Willow to Fairbanks, the Iditarod committee is making yet another change. Organizers had planned to move the restart to the Chena River behind Pike’s Landing, but because of deteriorating conditions on the river the restart will be moved to Dale Road, less than a mile […]

  • Local

    Slideshow: UAA sees blowout victory over Saints in home finale

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 01, 11:59

    In the final home game at the Alaska Airlines Center, the UAA men’s basketball team recorded a 101-67 victory over Saint Martin’s on Saturday.

  • Local

    Junior Iditarod moved to Cantwell area

    by KTVA Sports on Feb 26, 8:36

    The 2015 Junior Iditarod Sled Dog Race has been moved to the Cantwell area because of icy conditions around Willow, race officials say. The decision to move the race from Willow was made Tuesday, said Barb Redington in an email. Teams will leave from the parking lot area on the Denali Highway Sunday, March1 at […]

  • Local

    Iron Dog mishap at Golovin Bay; racers safe

    by KTVA Sports on Feb 25, 23:00

    A freak accident in the Iron Dog race has left a pair of racers wet, but safe. Randy Gravatt and Dieter Stroebel’s snowmachines went into Golovin Bay on their way from Golovin to White Mountain on Wednesday. They were rescued by Golovin Search and Rescue. The two are fine after the accident. A total of […]

  • Local

    UAA women cagers look to finish strong

    by KTVA Sports on Feb 25, 10:44

    The University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team hosts their final two games of the regular season at the Alaska Airlines Center this week. Head coach Ryan McCarthy talked Tuesday about the team’s success in the backstretch of the season. UAA is currently ranked No. 1 across the board from the WBCA/USA Today NCAA Div. […]

  • Iditarod

    Even with Fairbanks restart, Iditarod rolling with the weather

    by KTVA Sports on Feb 24, 23:01

  • Local

    New Zealand native Cody Thomas on track for UAA

    by KTVA Sports on Feb 23, 17:20

    The University of Alaska Anchorage men’s indoor track team won the school’s first-ever Great Northwest Athletic Conference title this season. Much of the team’s success comes from a guy who describes himself as a person who is “just OK at a bunch of stuff.” Cody Thomas, a New Zealand native, competes in the heptathlon and decathlon, but […]

  • Local

    UAA hosts a week of ski tournaments

    by KTVA Sports on Feb 22, 18:18

    Monday, Feb. 23, starts a week of skiing in the Anchorage area hosted by the University of Alaska Anchorage. According to a university release, the men’s and women’s ski teams start the week with the Seawolf Invitational, Feb 23-26, then host two days of the NCAA West Regional/RMISA Championships, Feb. 27-28. Below is the schedule with […]

  • National

    Logano wins his first Daytona 500

    by KTVA Sports on Feb 22, 14:17

    Joey Logano, the driver who seemed washed up at 22 years old, has won his first career Daytona 500. Logano took the lead in the white-knuckle race following a restart with 19 laps remaining on Sunday. Once out front, his Ford was stout and he seemed to have the race in control until a caution […]

  • Local

    High school skiing state championships in Anchorage

    by KTVA Sports on Feb 22, 11:50

  • Local

    UAA men’s team nabs historic GNAC track win

    by KTVA Sports on Feb 21, 18:49

    The University of Alaska Anchorage men’s indoor track team won the school’s first ever Great Northwest Athletic Conference title. The Seawolves upset Western Washington Saturday in the weekend event. The men finished with 142 points to beat out the four-time champions. Junior Cody Thomas continues to be the anchor for the team, winning the heptathlon and […]

  • National

    Anchorage snowboard champion sidelined

    by KTVA Sports on Feb 20, 7:57

    Ryan Stassel will be on the shelf for a while. The Anchorage native and Service High School graduate announced on his Facebook page that he broke his collarbone training for a event in Canada. Stassel shocked the snowboarding world by winning a gold medal for slopestyle at the world championships in Austria last month.

  • Local

    More mushers complete Yukon Quest

    by KTVA Sports on Feb 20, 7:47

    Kristin Knight Pace crossed the finish line on Thursday evening at the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race. Shortly after five in the afternoon Lance Mackey reached the end. In the meantime, with his fourth-place finish, Damon Tedford was the race’s top rookie musher. He will earn the Rookie of the Year honor for his […]

  • Iditarod

    Sarah Stokey withdraws from Iditarod, husband will remain in race

    by KTVA Sports on Feb 18, 23:11

    Musher Sarah Stokey withdrew from the Iditarod Wednesday night. Her husband, Travis Beals, will remain in the race. On the Iditarod Trail Committee Facebook page, the 26-year old from Seward cited the tremendous challenges of training in Seward, despite a lack of snow. It forced Stokey and Beals to travel nearly 20,000 miles since September to find pockets where they could effectively manage their teams and get the proper […]

  • Iditarod

    Casillo talks Iditarod race prep

    by KTVA Sports on Feb 18, 20:38

    Iditarod veteran Rick Casillo talks preparation for his sixth turn on the trail.