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    Soccer season starts in Alaska

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 24, 23:17

    Spring is here in Alaska, which means soccer is here. But Alaska’s high school soccer is different, with three seasons — indoor, outdoor and the playoffs — rolled into one. It all runs in a three-month span — let the games begin.

  • Iditarod

    Cindy Abbott wins Iditarod 43 Red Lantern

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 23, 7:47

    The final musher for Iditarod 43 made it to Nome Sunday evening. The Red Lantern goes to Cindy Abbott, who finished the Last Great Race in 13 days, 11 hours, 19 minutes and 51 seconds. The award is for the last musher who successfully crosses the burled arch. This was Abbott’s third attempt at finishing […]

  • Local

    Doutrive, Huffman double-doubles send West to 4A semifinals

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 21, 11:03

    A pair of double-doubles from Devontae Doutrive (18 points, 16 rebounds) and Brandon Huffman (18 points, 20 rebounds) sparked West Anchorage in the Eagles’ 67-52 win over Service Friday night. The Eagles led by 14 at the half and kept the pressure on all game. Da’zhon Wyche added 17 points, seven rebounds, and four assists. […]

  • Local

    East, Service, West advance to state basketball semi-finals

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 20, 7:04

    It was an Anchorage clean sweep as the East High School Thunderbirds, Service High School Cougars and West High School Eagles each won their first round match ups in the 4A state high school boys’ basketball tournament. Led by a talented backcourt in Desmond Johnson and Marquis White, East High School got off to the […]

  • Local

    State tournament: Tuesday girls high school basketball results

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 18, 6:46

    St. Mary’s: 45 Newhalen: 54 Nikolaevsk: 42 Shishmaref: 39 Manokotak: 32 Minto: 50 Scammon Bay: 53 Kipnuk: 42 Teller: 29 Wainwright: 64 Nenana: 40 Dillingham: 33 Bristol Bay: 45 Metlakatla: 46 Selawik: 27 Buckland: 31 Hooper Bay: 48 Point Hope: 54 Craig: 35 Glennallen: 48

  • Local

    State tournament: Tuesday boys high school basketball results

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 18, 6:38

    Kotlik: 37 Klawock: 76 Fort Yukon: 55 Toksook Bay: 50 Manokotak: 74 Noatak: 66 Nikolaevsk: 60 Elim: 51 Seldovia: 56 Anaktuvuk Pass: 55 Metlakatla: 40 Nenana: 31 Unalakleet: 37 Dillingham: 41 Angoon: 49 Scammon Bay: 55 Wrangell: 67 Chevak: 30 Glennallen: 28 Unalaska: 21

  • Iditarod

    Dallas Seavey leaves White Mountain, retains lead

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 17, 7:46

    Update at 7:54 p.m. – Dallas Seavey left the White Mountain checkpoint at 6:10 p.m., exactly 8 hours after arriving. He was in good spirits as he prepared to leave White Mountain, but was quick to point out that this race is far from over. “This is ominously too familiar — a team out front […]

  • Local

    State tournament: Monday girls high school basketball results

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 17, 6:52

    Wainwright: 56 Newhalen: 46 Cook Inlet Academy: 36 Minto: 40 St. Mary’s: 23 Teller: 25 Kake: 43 Manokotak: 47 Dillingham: 36 Metlakatla: 37 Bristol Bay: 52 Nenana: 33 Buckland: 37 Shishmaref: 33 Yakutat: 40 Kipnuk: 47 Nikolaevsk: 37 Selawik: 41 Akiak: 50 Scammon Bay: 71 Point Hope: 63 Glennallen: 83 Hooper Bay: 33 Craig: 47

  • Local

    State tournament: Monday boys high school basketball results

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 17, 6:45

    Dillingham: 62 Nenana: 51 Unalakleet: 62 Metlakatla: 43 Noatak: 58 Anaktuvuk Pass: 64 Klawock: 54 Akiachak: 50 Manokotak: 55 Seldovia: 56 Teller: 47 Kotlik: 52 Chevak: 31 Unalaska: 59 Wrangell: 29 Glennallen: 43 Elim: 48 Scammon Bay: 60 Toksook Bay: 51 Newhalen: 49 Fort Yukon: 62 Noorvik: 52   For more high school basketball coverage […]

  • Local

    Cal Baptist advances from NCAA West Regional tournament

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 16, 23:07

    Fifth-seeded Cal Baptist advances from the women’s basketball NCAA Division II West Regional championship Monday night with a 81-58 win over Cal Poly Pomona. The Lancers defeated the defending West Region champions and will play New Haven, the winner of the East Region, March 24 in the national quarterfinals. This was the first time the […]

  • Iditarod

    Dallas Seavey catches Burmeister, arrives first into Koyuk

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 16, 13:47

    UPDATE: Dallas Seavey was the first musher out of Koyuk, leaving at 4:48 p.m. Original Story: After giving chase for most of the evening, 2014 Iditarod winner Dallas Seavey arrived at the Koyuk checkpoint at 12:34 p.m., a mere 3 minutes ahead of Aaron Burmeister. Facing light winds and temperatures in the single digits — […]

  • Iditarod

    Burmeister first to Unalakleet, earns Gold Coast Award

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 15, 16:11

    Aaron Burmeister was the first musher to reach the Bering Sea coast, pulling into Unalakleet Sunday afternoon at 3:49 p.m. under sunny skies and temperatures around 0 F. With his arrival, the 39-year-old Burmeister earned the Wells Fargo “Gold Coast Award” and $3,500 worth of gold nuggets. Aliy Zirkle, last year’s “Gold Coast Award” winner, […]

  • Local

    March Madness Alaska is underway; 1A scores from day one

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 14, 22:03

    1A Boys’ Basketball Anaktuvuk Pass 64 Akiachak 61 Noatak 51 Klawock 41 Scammon Bay 59 Newhalen 42 Elim 62 Toksook Bay 55 Seldovia 67 Kotlik 47 Manokotak 59 Teller 43 Nikolaevsk 50 Noorvik 33 Angoon 50 Fort Yukon 44 1A Girls’ Basketball Newhalen 52 Minto 32 Wainwright 44 Cook Inlet Academy 43 Shishmaref 59 Kipnuk 39 Buckland […]

  • Local

    UAA stunned in first round of NCAA tournament

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 14, 13:21

    The top-seeded UAA women’s basketball season is over after a heartbreaking loss Friday evening. University of Alaska Anchorage suffered a 64-63 loss to the Western Regional eight seed, Point Loma. The Sea Lions jumped out of the gate on a 14-0 run that forced the Seawolves to battle back the rest of the way. After […]

  • Iditarod

    Gwenn Bogart second musher to scratch from Iditarod

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 12, 0:08

    Last Updated: Thurs. Mar. 12, 2015 at 12:45 PM Gwenn Bogart became the second musher to scratch from the 2015 Iditarod, citing personal reasons, according to a release from the Iditarod Insider. The 57-year-old Wasilla musher made the decision to leave the race at 11:28 a.m. Thursday. This was the first Iditarod for Bogart. Zoya […]

  • Iditarod

    As first to Galena, Jeff King wins 5-course meal

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 11, 23:48

    Updated Thursday, March 12 at 6:30 a.m. Veteran musher Mitch Seavey was the first to pull into the Ruby checkpoint Wednesday afternoon, followed minutes later by his son and reigning champion, Dallas Seavey. The pair arrived into Ruby shortly after 6 p.m. As they rested, mushers continued to arrive, including Aaron Burmeister, Martin Buser and […]

  • Iditarod

    Brent Sass disqualified from Iditarod 2015

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 10, 20:40

    This year’s Yukon Quest winner, Brett Sass, has been disqualified from the 2015 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race for breaking Rule 35 of the competition. Rules 35 reads: ”No two-way communication device, including cell phones, shall be carried or used unless provided by ITC.” Sass was carrying an iPod Touch. He says he used the device […]

  • Iditarod

    Veteran musher Martin Buser first to arrive in Tanana

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 10, 17:12

    Martin Buser was first to arrive at the third checkpoint of the 2015 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Buser, wearing bib Number 4, checked into Tanana just before 3:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. It took the veteran musher just over six hours to travel the estimated 66 miles from Manley Hot Springs. So far, he has […]

  • Iditarod

    Nicolas Petit first to arrive at Manley Hot Springs checkpoint

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 10, 8:45

    In day two of the 43rd Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, Nicolas Petit was the first musher to make it to the Manley Hot Springs checkpoint. Petit arrived at the checkpoint, 161 miles into the race, at 3:01 a.m. Tuesday. Now it’s on to Tanana.

  • Iditarod

    In Fairbanks, mushers prep for Iditarod 43

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 09, 7:43