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    Friday’s high school football recap

    by KTVA Sports on Aug 28, 22:57

    The weekend is off to a rousing start. The top-ranked team in the state, West survived a late charge by #2 Dimond, winning on the road at Alumni Field 18-13. The Eagles took an 18-0 lead into the half as Julo Tagalu scored twice and PJ Seui added a touchdown run. At Palmer, the Moose got their first win of the […]

  • Local

    Alaska high school football recap, Week 2

    by KTVA Sports on Aug 22, 12:27

      It’s only week two. It’s a blanket statement, but in this case, it highlights the fact that already the sledding is tough for the top team in this week’s Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network poll. The Chugiak Mustangs pulled off the upset of the No. 1 Bartlett Bears in a 36-35 home win. In the […]

  • Local

    Looking for a lift: GCI Great Alaska Shootout partners with firm

    by KTVA Sports on Aug 20, 0:17

    For years, the Great Alaska Shootout wasn’t just a destination, it was the destination. The nation’s top college basketball teams would flock to Anchorage to spend Thanksgiving. But Kentucky, Duke and Kansas haven’t been to the 49th state in many years and it’s unlikely they’ll return. Nowadays, the shootout faces fierce competition. The options are many, […]

  • Local

    Soldotna all-state running back out for season with torn ACL

    by KTVA Sports on Aug 15, 21:13

    Soldotna Stars running back Drew Gibbs will miss the remainder of the season after tearing his ACL Friday evening during Soldotna’s 21-17 win against the defending state large school champions, South Wolverines. Gibbs rallied off a 40-yard run on the first drive of the game Friday evening. On the ensuing Wolverine possession, Gibbs injured his […]

  • Local

    Alaska kicks off the season in style

    by KTVA Sports on Aug 15, 0:41

    Friday night in the 49th got off to a rousing start. It was a champions’ match as South, the large school title holder, traveled to Soldotna, the medium champs. No need to “super size” it as medium out-dueled large in a 21-17 Soldotna win. The Stars picked up their 30th consecutive victory in the process. […]

  • Local

    Valley high school prepares for first season of football

    by KTVA Sports on Aug 12, 9:23

    Lucas Kirn has played football most of his life. It’s a game he enjoys. “I love the teamwork, and we can all work as a team,” Kirn said as he described his new team. They will need to learn fast how to work together as the inaugural football team at Joe Redington, Sr. Junior-Senior High School in […]

  • Local

    Service looks for new head coach as season opener approaches

    by KTVA Sports on Aug 10, 11:13

    Liam Mamikunian loves to play football and says he is looking forward to the upcoming season. “I’m really excited about this season,” said the defensive back and wide receiver. “I think we have a great chance of making state. We have a really young team, but we have a lot of talent and we have a […]

  • Local

    Anchorage Curling Club to reopen after closure

    by KTVA Sports on Aug 10, 8:19

    John Siegle spends a lot of time at the Anchorage Curling Club. He does not play there though — yet. Siegle and other volunteers have donated their time to get the club ready to reopen after it closed its doors last year. Faulty pipes prevented club operators from making ice for the playing surface. “This […]

  • Local

    Anchorage Bucs capture Alaska Baseball League title

    by KTVA Sports on Aug 04, 23:39

    The Anchorage Bucs used strong pitching and defense to win their first American League Baseball title since 1998. The Bucs shutout the Mat-Su Miners 2-0 on Tuesday night to win the league’s “Top of the World Series” at Hermon Brothers Field, two games to one. The third game became necessary when Mat-Su won Game 2 […]

  • Local

    Dominant pitching lifts Juneau over Service in regional qualifier

    by KTVA Sports on Aug 03, 8:39

    Nathan Klein struck out 16 batters, going all nine innings as Juneau topped Service 5-1 in the Northwest Class A Regional Tournament qualifier. After Chugiak clinched the Northwest Regional playoffs in Cheyenne, Wyoming, by beating Kenai in the Alaska Legion championships, the Twins were the first team chosen to represent Alaska in the lower-tiered “Class […]

  • Local

    Ostrander, Thomet to represent Alaska in mountain running world championships

    by KTVA Sports on Aug 03, 8:26

    Kenai’s Allie Ostrander and Kodiak’s Levi Thomet were selected for the US Junior Mountain Running team Sunday morning. The two will join five other US athletes competing in the 31st World Mountain Running Championships. Ostrander won the Nike Cross national championship in 2014. She’s also an experienced mountain runner, having won multiple times in the […]

  • Local

    Chugiak avenges loss, beats Kenai in title game

    by KTVA Sports on Aug 02, 12:23

    It took a loss to Kenai in the first game of a double-elimination title series to spark the Chugiak Mustangs to a 6-0 win over the Twins in the Alaska Legion state tournament. Kenai, who lost in the first round to South on July 28, won four elimination games in a row to rise out […]

  • Local

    Heads Up: Alaska coaches get certified in concussion safety program

    by KTVA Sports on Aug 02, 11:46

    Keegan Baker loves to play tackle football. “You get to tackle people,” said Keegan, who plays tight end for the Chugiak Mustangs U-10 team that took part in the annual Football Jamboree, hosted by Alaska Boys and Girls Clubs. Keegan has played tackle football for the last two years, and injuries are the farthest thing from […]

  • Local

    Yukon Quest purse announced; officials will offer at least $115,000

    by KTVA Sports on Aug 02, 11:16

    A total of 21 mushers signed up Saturday for the 2016 Yukon Quest. See the video above for more information via KTVA Sports.

  • Local

    Chugiak bucks Juneau to advance to Legion championship

    by KTVA Sports on Jul 30, 22:49

    Eight weeks after Chugiak beat South in the high school baseball state title game, the Mustangs are looking for yet another first place finish after beating Juneau 12-5 in the American Legion State Tournament on Thursday. The Mustangs were in trouble early after Juneau followed up a 1-run first inning with three runs in the fourth […]

  • Local

    South Anchorage High School works to bolster Alaska’s football image

    by KTVA Sports on Jul 25, 17:23

    Nathan Lujan has lined up to play football for most of his life. The 17-year-old wants to continue playing after he completes his senior season at South Anchorage High School, but the offensive lineman knows there’s a big obstacle in front of him and other high school players around the state. “Not a whole lot […]

  • Local

    Chugiak holds off tough Texas team in BP Exploration Tournament

    by KTVA Sports on Jul 12, 10:34

    It was bound to be a clash. The top team from Alaska against a team that had gone 10-0 in Alaska so far this year, beating its opponents by a combined 75-22 in those games. But the Mustangs held tough, beating Castroville (TX) 8-7 to end pool play in the BP Exploration Invitational Tournament. The […]

  • Sports

    Seattle Seahawks come to Mat-Su, stress the importance of an active lifestyle

    by KTVA Sports on Jul 08, 19:45

    Palmer High School football players played catch with some new friends, while others showed youngsters how to improve their game. The annual Mat-Su Sea Hawkers’ “Play 60 Challenge” took place at Wasilla’s Curtis D. Menard Memorial Sports Complex. It’s an extension of the program promoted by the National Football League. It teaches kids the importance of being […]

  • Local

    Seattle Seahawks coming to Alaska to tackle childhood obesity

    by KTVA Sports on Jul 05, 13:05

    The Seattle Seahawks are coming to Southcentral Alaska next week. A few players will be at Wasilla’s Curtis D. Menard Memorial Sports Center Wednesday at 9 a.m. They will take part in the annual Mat-Su Play 60 Program. It’s part of the National Football League’s campaign to get kids more active and reduce childhood obesity. […]

  • Mt. Marathon Race

    WATCH: 2015 Mount Marathon men’s race

    by KTVA Sports on Jul 04, 16:59

    Try Ustream Pro!     Kilian Jornet nabbed a record-breaking finish in the Mount Marathon men’s race with a time of 41 minutes, 48 seconds. The Spanish speedster beat the former record held by Eric Strabel by more than one minute. Strabel, who won back-to-back Mount Marathon races in 2013 and 2014, finished in fourth this […]